Casual Friday: Metal Gear Solid 4 vs. The Movies, Spore, and More
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I've learned all sorts of lessons from Solid Snake. For example, put a giant cardboard box over yourself--in
I have some good news for you Windows Mobile phone owners, though: I found a collection of MGS sound effects made for plugging into your handset. Trust me, nothing boosts your geek cred like
Spore Infects PC World
Earlier this week we had a chance to peek inside Will Wright's newest brainchild, Spore. The game is really a universe-in-a-box that you create (and share with the world).
Medal of Honorable Mention
While everyone else is blowing megabucks this week on the latest Metal Gear Solid, an addictive revamped classic, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3, is assaulting the PS3 and Xbox 360--and it'll cost you only $10. What's the deal? You play as one of three characters and blast anything that gets in your way. Upgrade guns, hop into vehicles, destroy, repeat. There isn't much more to it than that. Commandos 3 is a fun throwback to a simpler time of quarter-munching arcades. Heck, I could've financed a dot-com venture with all the quarters I blew on the original game. The only difference this time (besides the stylish 3D graphics, that is) is that you can play with two other squadmates, on the couch or online.
Senior Writer Darren Gladstone geeks out over gadgets, games, and odd uses for humdrum tech. In other words, he's a nerd--and he's okay with that.
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