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|The Thing||Black Label Games (Computer Artworks)||2002||The Thing for the PS2 follows a military rescue team as they investigate the mysterious deaths of an American scientific expedition in the Antarctic. That?s right! The same scientific expedition that Kurt Russell was a member of in the 1982 film The Thing. This groundbreaking game features the revolutionary ?trust/fear interface? this interface adds a new dimension to the genre - How you influence non-player characters psychological state determines whether or not these characters will cooperate with you. Just like the paranoia that started in the film, you?ll never know who?s been taken over by the Thing and who hasn?t. Puzzle solving will be key to your survival. With many ways to accomplish each objective, no two people will play the game the same way.|
|Enter the Matrix||Infogrames (Shiny Entertainment)||2003||Merciless Agents stalk your every move. You will dodge their bullets. Defy gravity. Break all the rules. Explore the hidden depths of the massive dreamworld that has enslaved the human race. How far down does the rabbit hole go? Are you ready to find out? Are you ready to Enter the Matrix?
It features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, as well as insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn't just set in the Matrix universe. It is an integral part of the entire Matrix experience, weaving in and out of the highly anticipated 2nd installment in the film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded.
Enter The Matrix was developed under the creative direction of the Matrix filmmakers Larry and Andy Wachowski. The unprecedented level of collaboration between Hollywood's hottest filmmakers and the award-winning Shiny Entertainment team promises to make Enter the Matrix a truly unique gaming experience.
|Ghosthunter||Namco;SCEE (SCEE Studio Cambridge)||2003|
Product ID: [code]SCES-51463[/code]***History is alive with tales of ghosts, specters and phantoms whose anguished cries rarely escape to the mortal plane. And rarely are the living able to commune with the dead. A late-night disturbance call leads Lazarus Jones of the Detroit Police Department to an abandoned school, the site of a gruesome multiple murder some 10 years past. What should have been a routine visit becomes a disaster of supernatural proportions when hordes of malevolent, demonic spirits and tortured souls imprisoned for eons and lusting for vengeance are accidentally unleashed. Man-made weapons will barely keep the demons at bay; only through mastery of the paranormal will Jones be able to hunt down and capture the howling fiends before they destroy the world of the living.
* Nightmarish, suspenseful storyline and cinematic visuals unite with intense 1st and 3rd-person shooter combat for an action-horror experience of the highest caliber.
* Chilling haunted and hunting gameplay-stalk, battle and capture the vengeful spirits of the undead.
* Roam freely across a vast and sinister phantasmagorical landscape. Explore macabre locales like a clandestine research lab, a sunken ship and a demon-infested swamp.
* Arm yourself with a vast array of both earthly and paranormal weapons and items, from pistols and combat shotguns to ghost lassos, spirit capture grenades and spectral goggles.
* Feed off the power of your captured phantomsÑ-acquire supernatural abilities and summon helpful spirits to assist you in your quest.
* Innovative, player-guided puzzles and tense stealth sequences extend gameplay.
|Resident Evil 4||Capcom (Capcom Production Studio 4)||2005||Resident Evil Reinvented As U.S. agent Leon Kennedy looks into the abduction of the President's daughter, his investigation leads to a mysterious location in Europe. Encountering unimaginable horrors, he must find out what is behind the terror. Experience the thrill-a-minute Resident Evil 4! Now the smash hit, award-winning game delivers exciting new gameplay and bonus features exclusive to the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system: * NEW chapters - play as Ada Wong in "Separate Ways," 5 terrifying, adrenaline-pumping missions that reveal additional horrific surprisesn* NEW weapons, including the P.R.I. 412 laser cannon and the Gunpowder Bowgunn* NEW unlockable costumes for Leon and Ashleyn* Supports Progressive Scan, 16:9 Widescreen, and Dolby Pro Logic IIn Premium Edition * Resident Evil 4 Gamen* The Making of Resident Evil 4 DVDn* Limited Edition "Ada Wong" Laser Celln* Brady Games Resident Evil Prologuen***In Resident Evil 4 players are reacquainted with Leon S. Kennedy, Raccoon City Police Department's idealistic rookie cop from 'Resident Evil 2.' It has been six years since the destruction of Raccoon City and in that time, the U.S. government has been able to destroy the nefarious Umbrella Corporation. Fast forward to 2004 and players rejoin Leon, who is now a U.S. agent with a top-secret mission. He has been tasked to look into the abduction of the President's daughter and his investigation has led him to a mysterious location in Europe. As Leon encounters unimaginable horrors, he must find out who or what is behind everything.||labelimagesubject|
|Ōkami||Capcom (Clover Studio)||2006||[b]retelling[/b] — Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, Susanoo slaying Orochi, and likely others. There's also plenty of elements borrowed from other classic tales without explicitly retelling them, such as Issun-bōshi.***[spoiler=Show vague hints;Hide]Get to Agata forest - use Bloom on all the dark wrinkled trees with ribbons in the starting village and talk to Mr. Orange, you'll get Lily Pad brush power.
(more tips to follow; simpler tips omitted)
Black cherry trees : Bloom power
Green/white beam of light : dig
Pile of leaves : Galestorm power
Ice : Inferno power
Huge flags : Galestorm power
Guardian Statues : vases made by the woodcutter in Shinshu
Cat statues : Catwalk power[/spoiler]
Note: the game effectively pauses when drawing, and the only limit you have then is how large your ink pot (magic pool) is. Ink is restored quite fast when not drawing, so there's very little reason to upgrade it (unless some later puzzles require more). Of course, being brush heavy in the fighting will make you want to upgrade it. This is also works great for defending yourself when you otherwise feel like you can't (grow trees between the attackers and you, slash at the enemies or the stuff they throw at you, etc.)
Feeding animals gives 1-5 points of praise/adoration (xp) per animal, though single feeding affects the whole herd, flock, or whatever.***Other languages are only present on the game box and manual (in-game voices/text still in English), at least in European releases.
The Japanese title 大神 actually reads "great deity" rather than "wolf", but the pronunciation (and transliteration) is the same as with 狼 which stands for "wolf". So, in effect, it's a pun for "great wolf deity".***In Okami, the player takes the role of the mythical sun goddess Amaterasu, in the form of a wolf. Her task is to restore color (or 'life') to the world by destroying the monsters who have stolen it. Since Amaterasu is a deity, there are naturally people who worship her and people who don't. The more people who worship her (as a result of her restoring color and doing other good deeds for them), the more powerful she becomes.***In Ōkami, the legendary monster Orochi has come back to life and turned the world into a wasteland. To restore the earth's natural order and beauty, players assume the role of wolf-embodied sun god Amaterasu and participate in numerous action packed battles against the ominous beings they encounter. However, conquering these impending enemies is no small feat. Amaterasu will travel through different regions of the world to regain her 'Celestial Brush' powers, all the while revitalizing everything in her path. Using an innovative control scheme, gamers can slash away at enemies, use various brush strokes to solve puzzles, create pathways, chop down trees or turn night into day. The real-time fighting system not only involves assorted brush techniques, but also myriad of specials attacks typically not associated with the physical prowess of a normal wolf.
Featuring a visually stunning art style, Ōkami comes alive through beautiful scenic 3D levels that have the appearance and texture of paper scrolls brushed with watercolor-like calligraphy art. Throughout the vibrant and distinctive surroundings, players must also interact with a dynamic cast of characters, building their faith to uncover clues and hints. The blend of stylized graphics and unique gameplay will result in a rich and dynamic experience never seen before.***great art style
|Alone in the Dark||Atari (Eden Games)||2008||labelimageminimize|