Author: Misha

  • Review: Cocoto Racer (Nintendo DS)

    Cocoto Racers Genre: Driving Developer: Neko Publisher: Midway Release Date: October 19th 2007 Stepping from the ranks, another challenger to the Mario Kart crown. Can cute little demons succeed where other have failed? Well, consider that the Box Art and the Title Screen disagree on what the game’s title is (either the box has an […]

  • Preview: Worms 4 Mayhem (PC)

    Who’d have ever thought that watching teams of invertebrates wandering around with noutsides guns and killing each other would be such fun? Team 17 did, and the result was the hugely successful Worms franchise. Now, the WorMania is set to hit again, as the second incarnation of tri-dimensional Worms jumps onto your PC, PS2 or […]

  • Review: The Legend Of Zelda: The Minish Cap (Game Boy Advance)

    The Legend Of Zelda: The Minish Cap (GBA) Developer: Capcom / Flagship Published by: Nintendo Genre: Action RPG Release: 11/12/04 (Europe), 01/10/05 (USA) Ah, Nintendo. How, when most games companies would KILL for a distinctive mascot character, does one company come up with an entire stable of them? It defies belief, it really does. And […]

  • Preview: The Legend Of Zelda : The Minish Cap (Game Boy Advance) Hands-On

    Publisher: Nintendo / Developer: Flagship / Genre: Action / Release Date: 01-10-05 A new Zelda game is always hotly anticipated, whatever format it’s on. Be it a new Cube epic, or a portable masterpiece, when Link shows up, gamers everywhere rejoice. And now, with Nintendo not wanting anything to interfere with the release of the […]

  • Review: Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne (PS2)

    Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne Developer: Atlus Publisher: Atlus System: Playstation 2 Genre: RPG So, here it is. After seemingly years of waiting, Atlus have finally given us a new PS2 Megaten game. Better still, it’s the special-edition Director’s Cut of the original game. But will the game live up to the hype, and join Disgaea […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 08.17.04

    There’s a word *and the word is news and it’s right for us *It’s right for us And the word is news Oh, yes, we’re back *unless the Pun Police catch up with you first Me? They’d have to arrest half the Pulse staff before they got to me… *Regardless. It’s Tuesday, this is The […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 08.10.04

    Greetings, gamers everywhere! To those of you who made the migration from 411 Games, welcome back. For those of you who are new around here, well… Let me please introduce myself I’m a man of wealth and taste I’m Misha, Brit gamer and multi-classed New Geek1. My companion, here, is Marvin *Hello He’s a Reploid, […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 07.13.04

    Welcome, everybody, to another edition of the Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games. Mr Cheerful over here is Marvin, of course *Hello and I’m Misha. This week’s news is a little bit special, since it’s the last edition before the pair of us take a break. *Yes, indeed. We’re off to spend three weeks spreading our […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 07.06.04

    ANNOUNCER: Introducing first, from London, England… Misha!! *This isn’t going to work, you know… Shut up! We’ve got enough random clickthroughs from wrestling to justify it…. *Whatever ANNOUNCER: And his tag-team partner, from… *Don’t even bother trying. You’ll never convey the complexities of it ANNOUNCER: ….Marvin!!! *Is that done, then? Yes. You can reactivate your […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 06.29.04

    *Oh, hello there. Misha’s not here right now, so it’s just me, Marvin, for the moment. And since I don’t do intros on my own, we’ll get straight to the news WAIT!!! I’m here!!! *Too late. Intro’s over. News X-Box 2: Provisional specifications An internal leak from Microsoft has shed some light on when gamers […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 06.22.04

    It’s that time again *Oh yes You ready? *Do I have a choice? Not really *I thought as much Yes indeed. It’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games *With me, Marvin And me, Misha *Right, can we get down to business now? News DS vs PSP: Famitsu Face-Off Famitsu, the Japanese games magazine and journalistic […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 06.15.04

    We’re ba-aaaack! Did you miss us? *Of course they didn’t Why not let THEM answer that? *Can’t be bothered. The fact that I had to spend last week cheering you up means I reserve the right to be even more cynical this week Well, I suppose you earned it… Too damn right Anyway. I’m Misha, […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 06.01.04

    Ah, greetings, friends! And welcome to another chapter of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games. I’m Misha, as ever, and just over here, we have Marvin *Hello And this week, to confuse you all, we’re not doing a ‘proper’ intro. *So there News Is this a perfect Cell? Following on from Sony’s E3 announcements, more […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 04.25.04

    Hello, good morning/afternoon/evening, and welcome. You’ve made it through to another Tuesday, and that mean another helping of news, with me, Misha *And me, Marvin And now…. *Wait a minute What?? *You’re just going to leave them like that? What do you mean? *I mean, that was the worst intro ever. The readers deserve more […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 05.18.04

    *It’s OK, you can come out now You mean it’s finally finished? *Yes No more E3 stuff? *Yes Whew. It was starting to overwhelm me *Just because you couldn’t go… Neither could you… *Yes, but I’m content to wait until ECTS. When you’ve lived as long as I have, you learn patience… I’m patient. I […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 05.11.04

    G’uh? Oh. That time again, is it? *No, it’s not. It’s not really Tuesday, I’m not really me, you’re not really you, and you don’t have a news report to do Ey. Now I know this is really Tuesday… Even *you’re* not this obnoxious without a fairly decent reason *Charming. You remind a man his […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 05.04.04

    Aha! It’s Tuesday again! *And just when you thought it was safe to log on to 411 We’re back. With all the usual mirth and merriment you’ve come to know and love from us *Well, love might be a bit strong. Disguised contempt might be a better way to describe it… Well, anyway. for those […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 04.27.04

    And thankfully, normal service had now been resumed *Speak for yourself… I’ve still got that whining voice reverberating around my skull Hey, it could be worse… It could have been Twinkie from Buck Rogers in there *If it were, I’d have deactivated myself. Guarantee it Well, anyway. Shall we continue? *Yes, let’s. Before anything else […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 04.20.04

    Hola, amigos! I have returned, after a brief hiatus. I’d like to thank Marvin for covering last week… But I can’t. Mainly because he wouldn’t hear me… *Marvin’s not home right now… Since you last saw him he’s undergone a… slight change…. *He’s been upgraded… And possessed by Starscream’s Ghost. Expect an even more cynical […]

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Video Games 04.13.04

    Whu? Wha? Whassat? *Wake up, you lazy git! …Marvin? What the hell is this? *Get up! You’ve got the news to do! Huh?….Uhhh…. You go ahead… Me ill… *I don’t know… A couple of all-nighters to finish some uni work, and suddenly he thinks he’s got the right to take a day off. So, looks […]