Review – Uncharted: Golden Abyss

8/10 Banzai!s The Game: Uncharted: Golden Abyss is an American title developed by both SCE Bend Studio and Naughty Dog, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.  It was first released in Japan on December 17th 2011 as a launch title for the Playstation Vita, and follows the same general action-adventure gameplay as other titles in the Uncharted series – while also making use of the Vita’s touch-screen capabilities. Taking place several years before Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Nathan Drake is hired help for friend and wealthy colleague, Jason Dante, to uncover the secrets behind a 400 year old massacre of a …

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Review – Ridge Racer Vita

6 / 10 Banzai!s The Game: It’s become a tradition for Namco Bandai to release a Ridge Racer game as a launch title whenever a new system hits the market.  Nintendo 3DS had Ridge Racer 3D, the Playstation 3 had Ridge Racer 7, Playstation Portable had Ridge Racers, and so on.  For obvious reasons, developers face pretty tight deadlines when putting together a launch title.  But since the Ridge Racer games don’t need to be programmed from scratch – merely modified – they make convenient games to hit the shelves as new titles for a new console – plus they …

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Episode 41

– ニコニコ動画 (Nikoniko Douga) is hosting a convention at Makuhare Messe – Playstation Vita has been hacked! – Dual support for Super Smas Bros. – Damon plays some Simple2000 games – Zack blows the dust off Halo Reach