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  • unmanneddrone 4:09 pm on November 18, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: , Gran Turismo 5, , , Under Siege   

    @angryjedi No worries sir, I was just being petulant! Super excited your wonderful brother nabbed you a copy, gives us all something to yap on about – regardless of platform! But ol’ FS…I hear there’s going to be a big single-player reveal in January! They’re smart fellows over at Mode 7, so I think we’re in for something special. Oh, and FS is coming to Steam!

    @cptcarnage GT5. Indeed. You know, the most exciting part of GT5 for me would be the B-Spec racing management component. It looks fantastic!

    As for review sites…for PC, I indulge in Out of Eight. (and @bowlisimo, Out of Eight’s twitter feed is a great source of indie and strategy titles – the man has taste!), for everything else it’s a combination of Strategy Informer, Fidgit (he may be intentionally contrarian, but you can’t hate Tom Chick) particular user impressions on NeoGAF and, of course, the fine folk found hanging around a certain Squawkbox.

    Oh, and for those interested in Under Siege, a new cinematic trailer came out! Gorgeous…utterly gorgeous! http://bit.ly/anuD53

  • unmanneddrone 1:20 am on November 11, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: Crescent Pale Mist, , , , , Under Siege   

    @bowlisimo I think the developers are aware of Jerry, so let’s hope they’ve the humour to slot him in somewhere in TW2. And the rabbit part when Jerry is just leaving the city walls? All I could think about was Silent Hill. “There was a rabbit here. It’s gone now.”
    @RocGaude “Legend of Zelda with a penis”. I like that! War strikes me as a fellow who’d sport some sort of big armoured penis, too. Perhaps with chains wrapped around the hilt.
    @beige Good work on the ‘Meat. I don’t know if you’re quite looking to fill the void yet, but outside of the TerRover suggestion, have you seen Crescent Pale Mist on the PSN store? A doujin-shooter mixed with Ninja Gaiden-esque hack and slashery. Best part? 5.99USD. Just came out. Looks utterly intense – http://bit.ly/clKBkm

    And new Squadcast! Good stuff, lads. It will be the soundtrack to my day. Many thanks to @angryjedi for arranging it all up there in his misty tower of audio warlockery.

    EDIT: Just some new info on the PSN RTS/Diablo/Myth spiritual successor Under Siege.


    Releasing in early December after a slight delay from this month, hitting both NA (14th) and Euro/PAL land (8th) for €14.99/£11.99/$19.99. And, while my bloody Move controller will be here FINALLY (Play-Asia’s backorder business and wholesaler mix-up got pre-orders shunted back to the 31st of October *grumble grumble*) within the next week or so, they say – much like RUSE – Under Siege is an utter breeze to control with the Dualshock. From an Edge preview:

    “The game began its development before Sony revealed Move, however, and the surprising upshot is that Seed has made the game play just as well, if not better, with the faithful old Dualshock. While R.U.S.E. demonstrated that, with imagination and ingenuity, an RTS can work well on console, Under Siege takes a reductive approach which goes further. Here, it’s difficult to imagine why you would need a mouse in the first place.”

    Let’s also remember Under Siege is being made by, what, a studio of five Portuguese blokes. They’ve done a sterling job, especially with the user creation tools for maps and missions. It seems the SoS is pretty much an 360 mob these days, but this surely warrants a look-in. So, the summary is:

    • Control scheme specially designed for the DualShock controller/Move Support
    • You can play multiplayer with up to four players online, and two two locally via split screen. You and your friends can play 1v1, 2v2, 3v1 or four players vs the A.I.
    • Video and voice chat in game and in the lobby
    • XMB screenshot and custom music support
    • Video recording
    • Since in Under Siege every map is made in the Editor, it basically means that any kind of multiplayer mode is possible. Currently, the game will ship with some maps of Deathmatch, Capture Point, Capture Treasure, and Survival. There will be more to come, but these will be a surprise.
  • unmanneddrone 12:33 am on August 17, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: , Under Siege   

    Gents! My morning coffee was made all the nicer when happening upon the new gameplay vids from the PSN RTS-Diablo/Myth hybrid Under Siege. Brass tacks, let’s get down to them. Under Siege supports Move pointer controls, online 4 player multiplayer & co-op, 2 player split screen, level creation and uploading, video recording and youtube uploading, vidoe PiP chat, 1080p, 720p with MLAA…etc…etc. However, the gameplay vids shown here seem to be showcasing the traditional Dual-shock input. In any case, it’ll be between 10 and 20 euros.

    Gameplay vid – http://bit.ly/byOvrH

    The big one, the most exciting one, the editor toolset! Within which, you can create any mode of game you care for, including DOTA and whatnot. With global sharing, nonetheless. Forgive my giddiness once again, but this is all sounding glorious. Feature-rich and low cost of entry.

    The official site is now live – http://www.undersiegegame.com/

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