Gaming news roundup: Superstar
DJ hits the
Friday 02 October 2009
There’s less than a month to gountil the launch of ‘DJ Hero’ and news about star signings is coming thickandfast.
Daft Punk, Grandmaster Flash, Cut Chemist and Jazzy Jeff are all in the mix but for sheer chart-topping excellence, the announcement that DJ David Guetta is joining the crew (and providing exclusive download-only mixes for the title) is enough to make dance fans punch the air. The disco king says “DJing has taken me alifetime to master, but ‘DJ Hero’ opens the art up to the masses.” Too right Dave – practise makes perfect but playing is much more fun.
Whiskers at dawn?
Move over, Hello Kitty, there’s another Japanese cat on the cyber scene. Angel Cat Sugar is the star of an eponymous new game where she fights aliens using a vast arsenal of heavyduty weaponry. Only joking – Angel Cat Sugar’s debut, which launches later this month, sees her healing hurt feelings, helping animals and making everyone happy. And don’t worry about her stepping on Hello Kitty’s paws – both felines are created by Yuko Shimizu so there won’t be any cat fights.
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Fancy tackling a game that has a real back story rather than a half-hearted collection of characters linked with awful dialogue? Try one of Enter the Story’s low-budget but high-concept adaptations, which see classic literature transformed into pointand- click adventures. So far, the tomes to have been given the treatment are Dante’s ‘Inferno’ (pictured below) and ‘Les Misérables’, and more are scheduled for release by the end of the year. To find out more about this unique project, visit Enterthestory.com
Life & Style blogs
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Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
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Air strikes? Talk of God? Barack Obama is following the jihadists’ script after James Foley beheading
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