Every once in a while a game concept comes along with the potential to change the way we fight our online multiplayer battles. Hopefully next time the developers won't drop the ball as badly as developer feelplus did with MindJack.
MindJack, due out next week from Square Enix and feelplus, features futuristic technology that special agents use to jack into the minds of civilians, robots, and vehicles. Why not dogs? This viral video explains.
While we're still not 100 percent sure how Square Enix's upcoming telepathic third-person shooter MindJack works, we do know when it's coming out, as the publisher gives the game a January release date.
This fall will be lighter one shooter, thanks to the delay of Square Enix and developer Feelplus' MindJack, the telepathic shoot 'em up that was originally planned to hit this October.
While the Xbox 360 isn't exactly setting Japanese retail on fire, Microsoft Game Studios has made a valiant effort to release Japanese-style role playing games like Blue Dragon.
I first saw the original Ju-on movie in Japan on Halloween night 2005. I was doing fine up until the part where the TV in this lady's apartment goes wonky.
GamePro's got an interview with Makoto Chida, Project Manager on the upcoming Ju-on game. In it, there's all kinds of tidbits on Japanese versus American horror and gameplay control systems that induce anxiety. But the best bit is this part right here:
Technically, Ju-on isn't an on rails shooter – because you're excruciating slow instead of on rails and instead of a gun, you get a flashlight.
Hope you're looking for some Blue Dragon DS footage. Hope you weren't, at the same time, looking for gameplay footage, because you won't find any here. What you will find is proof that Mistwalker, Feelplus and Brownie Brown (who all teamed up on the game) know full well that the DS can do JRPG pre-rendered scenes…