Despite the fact that 2K Play sent me a plush cow stuffed with a whoopie cushion to promote it, I wasn't finding Herd Herd Herd nearly as charming as I thought I would. Then the sheep showed up.
I'm not generally a big fan of tilt-control in my mobile games. Over the past few years only one mobile game that used the accelerometer as its primary means of control has really grabbed me, and that's One Man Left's Tilt to Live. 2K Play's GridBlock makes it two.
At E3, I visited the 2K Games booth every day of the show. Every day I went there, I saw these two guys from High Voltage Software in the 2K "Sports Bar," sitting in easy chairs, playing Nicktoons MLB. As far as I know, it was all they did all day.
Baseball, the National Pastime. For 141 years, it is a game whose numbers and names need no introduction. Mantle. DiMaggio. .406, 755. Ren. Stimpy.
Dora the Explorer and Top Chef host and professional hamburger eater Padma Lakshmi hang together at the New York City launch party for Nickelodeon Fit for the Wii.
2K Play launches its indie game initiative with Axel & Pixel, a point and click adventure game from Czech studio Silver Wish Games starring a man, his dog, and a giant mutant rat.
Forget Xbox Live Indie Games. 2K Games is bringing independent titles to Xbox Live Arcade directly, with The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom and Axel & Pixel due out this fall.