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How Project Natal will change RPGs and Adventure games forever.

How Project Natal will change RPGs and Adventure games forever.

Tweet By Joseph Tresca Microsoft introduced project Natal at this years E3 and it has gamers excited about the possibilities for an unprecedented level of interaction. Natal is a piece of hardware that will attach to your Xbox 360 and sit just below your television, which can track your body movement on a 1:1 ratio using two cameras pointed diagonally toward the user. In the world of 3D animation...
What the iPhone 3G S will mean for handheld gaming

What the iPhone 3G S will mean for handheld gaming

Tweet By Joseph Tresca The iPhone 3G S has been released and it marks a substantial upgrade over the 2G and 3G versions of Apple’s wunderkind super phone. The inclusion of a faster 600 MHZ processor and double the ram with 256 MBs, has some consumers worried about the divide that will be created between applications which will be compatible with the old hardware and newer applications built...
Uncharted 2: E3 Hands On.

Uncharted 2: E3 Hands On.

Tweet By Joseph Tresca As a 3D Artist, I’m not easily impressed with todays console graphics, so when you read about me exclaiming how graphically good Drake’s Fortune 2 is, take note. I’m not kidding here when I say I wasn’t expecting the game to look this much better than the first iteration. For starters the amount of texture detail and normal mapping is absolutely stag...
M.A.G. E3 Hands-On

M.A.G. E3 Hands-On

Tweet By Joseph Tresca The Eyeballistic crew was able to get our hands on the Sony exclusive MAG which pits 256 players vs. each other in a no holds barred FPS frag fest. Though the game is somewhat lacking in the color department, it ran smoothly despite the massive amount of players and targets on screen. Each 16 man team has one squad leader who has the special ability to call in air strikes an...
E3 Eyes On Dante’s Inferno

E3 Eyes On Dante’s Inferno

Tweet By Joseph Tresca Let’s be perfectly upfront about this right from the beginning. Dante’s Inferno is God of War 3 with hell demons. You shouldn’t be put off by that though, the game is beautifully detailed and it runs at a blistering 60 frames per second. The animation is fluid and the bosses are huge. Yes there are quick timer events that allow for some gruesome finishing m...
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