April 26, 2010
According to the developers of games for consoles such as the Philips CD-i and the Panasonic 3DO, FMV was the future of gaming. In the PS1 era, FMV was the medium of choice to explain narrative in the form of filmed cutscenes. Fast forward to 2010, and FMV is used as the chief game mechanic for this weeks minis game, Hysteria Project.
April 5, 2010
After last week’s minis experience, I admit to being apprehensive as I downloaded DynoGems for £1.74 (it’s currently part of the PSN Special Offers) to my PS3 for this week’s minis Monday. I needn’t have worried really, as DynoGems is a pretty solid, if unspectacular, effort that can easily while away a few lazy hours.
March 29, 2010
As a big fan of alliteration, there was only ever going to one title to pick for the inaugural minis Monday column on infinitecontinues, wasn’t there? The unashamedly silly-named Manic Monkey Mayhem is the winner of this dubious honour. Launched on the 1st October 2009 and intended as easily downloadable content for newly-launched and much-maligned PSPgo, the minis range was thrown open to PS3 users with a firmware update just before Christmas. I’ve hitherto avoided them for one simple, shallow reason – I’m a trophy whore and minis will not furnish me with any! In a bid to throw open the breadth of gaming content on infinitecontinues, a new column called minis Monday will appear every (you guessed it) Monday to cater for those that enjoy snack-sized gaming on the go or on the sofa.