In an exclusive ad on Yahoo for Star Trek: The Video Game, William Shatner, the one and true Captain James Tiberius Kirk, once again battles his nemesis the Gorn – a reptilian humanoid alien he fought in the original Star Trek episode Arena.
You can’t swing an old-school wired joystick without hitting a video game that’s currently being turned into a movie. Assassin’s Creed, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Splinter Cell and World of Warcraft are all headed to the big screen sooner rather than later.
And now Paul Walker (from the Fast & Furious flicks) will be scraping a razor across his noggin for a cinematic reboot of Hitman, this time simply called Agent 47. Which sounds like the worst game-to-movie casting choice since Mark Wahlberg played Max Payne.
But where’s Kratos?
“Which games are good? What are people playing?”
I’m asked these questions frequently. There’s no shortage of gaming coverage out there, but it’s not always easily digestible for the casual crowd and weekend warriors. Subscribing to nerd culture podcasts strikes many gamers as a little intense. Still, they want to know what’s new and what’s worth their time.
Rumour has it that the new PlayStation 4, which most people expect will be unveiled on Feb. 20, will cost over $400.
So if you’re a Star Wars fanatic who spent most of the ’80s in a sweaty arcade, trying to impress your friends with your mad pinball skills, then you might be excited to hear that Star Wars Pinball is about to make a comeback.