Browsing German artist HeavyMetalHanzo's gallery and realizing how much potential some video games and video game worlds have as Western cartoons or comics makes me sad. Most of these will probably never get such a treatment, and these amazing pieces remain the closest things.
It's hard to reboot a franchise without shooting yourself in the foot. So many times the product feels bloated, weird, and abandons the thing that made it great to begin with. Strider, however, feels just right.
In 1989, marking the start of the blue-clad ninja's two-and-a-half decade career, the first Strider game was released in arcades throughout Japan and North America. From then on, it was a road filled with cameos, curious localization decisions, and slashed-up baddies.
Strider's reboot will release in North America on Feb. 18 for PS4 and PS3 (via PSN) and on Feb. 19 for PC (Steam), Xbox One and Xbox 360 (Xbox Live), Capcom said today. You may see our impressions of the game here.
In recent years, there have been many classic game-inspired re-imaginings—from Bionic Commando to DuckTales. At TGS 2013 today, I was able to get my hands on the newest one: Strider.
I'm positive my first question for Strider senior producer Andrew Szymanski and producer James Vance during our interview at Comic-Con last week was the question on every fan's mind. It's just not Strider without a massive robotic primate.
Excited by the news of that new Strider game? Then soak up seven minutes of slash-happy gameplay in this video.
Today at Comic-Con, Capcom announced a new entry in their long-dormant Strider series.
Before its demise, gaming studio GRIN was working on new entries in the Bionic Commando and Strider series, Spanish gaming website Anait Games reported today.
This week's Nintendo download comes with a mouthful of slinky lizard as the demo for Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D hits the 3DS eShop, all stealthy-like.
After a successful launch on the PlayStation Network, Square Enix delivers Strider-creator Koichi Yotsui's downloadable multiplayer side-scroller Moon Diver to Xbox Live Arcade on May 4.