Running out of time
Practically from the moment Sony announced the PlayStation Move controller, so-called ‘hardcore’ gamers have been more than happy to brand it a device aimed at ‘casual’ players. It could be argued that they have a point – especially when you consider how closely some Move titles resemble undemanding Wii-standard...
Crisis over, and about time
Time Crisis: Razing Storm is a decent compendium of Namco's arcade shooting games but issues with the cursor's accuracy arguably prevented it from reaching its full potential. Now the publisher has released a new, free patch to address the problem, enabling you to blast with full precision. This new update certainly ups...
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Whilst we Western PlayStation owners sometimes get a raw deal when box art makes the trip from Japan – just ask anyone who picked up an American Ico – it's not always a one-day street, as evidenced by this amazing Start the Party! box art from the Far East. The remainder of Move software fares significantly better,...
Four titles in top 20
PlayStation Move launched in Japan a week ago, with some encouraging performances from launch titles. The Japanese chart from the 18th to 24th of October put the PS3 2,000 units down on the previous week, shifting 20,128 across the seven day period, but Move software fared well overall. Beat Sketcher reached the heady heights...
Early reports suggest Move control setup is not ideal for light gun titles
As you're probably already aware, Namco Bandai's arcade blaster Time Crisis: Razing Storm is available this week across North America, with the European release landing on the 3rd November. The game - which features Razing Storm, Time Crisis 4 and Deadstorm Pirates - is one...
Demo coming next Wednesday
Fortunate North Americans are likely already shooting their way through Time Crisis: Razing Storm, Namco's collection of three shooters: Razing Storm, Time Crisis 4's arcade version and Deadstorm Pirates. Europeans will get the chance to try out the title in just two weeks, as the game launches across the continent in...
Double barrel delights today
If The Shoot is a little casual for your tastes, you can still satiate your lust for shooting things with Namco's Time Crisis: Razing Storm, also out across North America today. As well as a series-first Online Battle Mode for up to eight players, there's extra bonuses in the form of included games Deadstorm Pirates and...
Namco shooter on the way
Time Crisis: Razing Storm is packing a lot of heat into a single Blu-ray disc when it launches in North America on October 19th, as it features Time Crisis 4 (Arcade Version) and swashbuckling shooter Deadstorm Pirates. The package will naturally utilise the Move controller for precision shooting, although the Guncon 3 is...
Destroy everything in sight, from the environments to the futuristic terrorists aiming to take you down!
Get your gun ready for combat and keep the ammo coming. The future of the free world depends on you and your PlayStation Move motion controller, soldier.
Destruction! The first Time Crisis game to have fully destructable environments. Now, you can obliterate anything that gets in your way. The intuitive controller allows for highly realistic combat.
Wage war in 4 realistic modes:
o Arcade Mode (1-2 players): Annihilate enemies with your friends. The arcade hit is now available in the bunker of your own living room! Keep track of the competition with online rankings.
o Story Mode (1 player): This free-roaming mode allows you to fire at will in all-new stages. Get more action than ever before!
o Sentry Mode (1-4 players): Prisoners have escaped and you must stop them in their tracks. See which of your friends can get the highest score before time is up!
o Online Battle Mode: For the first time in the Time Crisis series, up to 8 players from around the world can engage in multiple online battle modes.
PlayStation®Move motion controller Support: Blast your enemies with the all-new motion controller for highly realistic combat.
Destruction!: The first Time Crisis™ game to have fully destructible environments. Now, you can obliterate anything that gets in your way.
Futuristic Weapons: Use cluster shot, rocket launcher, and sniper rifle to take the terrorists out! The battle never gets old with this arsenal.
More Content on one Blu-ray Disc™:
Deadstorm Pirates™ Set sail and step into the shoes of a young swashbuckler in Deadstorm Pirates. Deadstorm Pirates' intuitive gameplay mechanics will have players manning the helm, firing guns and cannons, as they travel across the open seas in search for Poseidon's Breath. Go forth on an arcade adventure shooting down hordes of adversaries and extraordinary monsters. Team up with a friend and combine your forces with the ‘combination shot’ to take down the most difficult of foes.
Time Crisis™ 4: Arcade Ver.
o Relive the dynamic partnership of Giorgio Bruno and Evan Bernard as they prevent a biological weapon from falling into the wrong hands in the arcade version of Time Crisis™ 4. Based on the 2007 hit, Time Crisis™ 4 features fast-paced action that will keep everyone on their toes in the game’s single or split-screen multiplayer modes. You can take cover from the barrage of bullets, lead out, and then engage your enemies.
*An online ranking system will be available in both Deadstorm Pirates and Time Crisis™ 4, so players can see how their performance stacks up against the world. Both games support the PlayStation®Move motion controller and the Guncon®3.