To celebrate the trailer that was launched recently for Resident Evil 6 and with Resident Evil Revelations out on the 3DS this week, I thought that this would be a great starting point for this week’s deals.
Originally released in 2009, Resident Evil 5 was eventually released in a Gold Edition, which features extra content and downloadable content. But what many people may not be aware that a Move Edition was released, and was one of the first titles to use Sony’s motion-sensing game controller.
Despite the lack of distribution and advertisement towards the game’s re-release, it received positive reviews for it’s great use of the motion controls, having lots of content for fans of the series and those looking for a new survival horror game to play.
For just under ten pounds, this is an absolute must-buy for those seeking a new and exciting game, especially if you have an internet connection to download some additional content for the game. But don’t worry X-Box 360 owners as you can buy the game for around the same price (without the motion controls, mind you).
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster – X-Box 360 – £22.99 – Base
Gamers may not be aware of this title or did not pay too much attention to it at store shelves, but this turned out to be a lot better than people may have expected. From Double Fine Productions, the company behind Psychonauts and Brutal Legend, the team put a lot of creativity into this Kinect game and it offers as much fun for grown-ups as it does for children.
Elmo and Cookie Monster find a storybook and enter a magical world where they have to go through each chapter filled with multiple mini games, from riding on the back of a monster to flapping your arms up into the sky to dancing with other characters from the television show. It might be a bit short once you play through the game for the first time, but the game offers stars to obtain for each chapter and they can be played up to two players.
The Kinect sold well during the Christmas holiday and if people are looking for some new games to play with their new toy, this is a great new addition and will offer lots of fun in family homes.
Metroid Prime Trilogy – Wii – £10.99 – GAME
The Wii has relatively few shooting games compared with its competitors, but one game that has been as critically acclaimed as the likes of Call of Duty and Halo is Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Soon after the third game’s release, Nintendo and Retro Studios (who made all the Metroid Prime games, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Mario Kart 7) released the Metroid Prime Trilogy. Containing all three games with Wii controls and converted in a 16:9 widescreen presentation with some behind the scenes content, the game was not in massive demand as it unfortunately came out alongside bigger, more well-known first person shooters.
Both the first two games were originally released on the Game Cube and while the first game sold really well, the sequel suffered a bit as it was released around the same time as Halo 2. When the third game was released, it too had a bit of a rough time with other shooters being released around the same time.
As many people now have a Wii in their own homes, this is definitely worth picking up if you are looking for some new shooting games and if you have not played any Metroid games yet, this trilogy is worth the purchase!