you remember that Nintendo cereal? It was a breakfast
delight, one part Fruity Super Mario, and one part
Berry Legend of Zelda. I mean honestly, two for
the price of one is a very good deal in my book.
That is why Peter Jackson's King Kong seems to have
such a high standing on my "Games to Get"
list. Not because you run around the crazy giant
island in FPS mode, chucking spears and shooting
dinosaurs, but rather because the first person mode
is only the first part of the game. Whoa, two games
for the price of one? Yes, because the second part
is where sweet sugar high lies, crowning you King.
analogies and foreshadowing aside, to date, Peter
Jackson's King Kong (or PJKK) looks more like a
really, really good Jurassic Park. Skull Island,
the island where our heroic team stumbles upon our
big hairy bosom buddy, is chock full of giant creatures.
Most notably are dinosaurs. The cool thing about
being a giant creature in a Next-Gen game is: the
recreates Skull Island as an actual living island.
A sort of eco-system, or food chain system, has
been implemented to create a sense of unpredictability.
What this means is that anything bigger than you
will go after you. Lucky for us, we're not the only
creatures on the island. Bigger creatures will go
after smaller creatures as well. So if you're under
attack by say, a giant scorpion, you should hope
that something that likes to eat scorpions comes
along to save your hide.
don't want to ruin it for you, well I kinda do,
but this system reaches its pinnacle on a level
featuring 2 T-Rex dinosaurs chasing their dinner.
That dinner being, you. And right when you reach
that dead end and all hope seems to be lost, Skull
Island's eco-system saves the day and brings in
King Kong. But what does King Kong do to the T-Rex?
That's completely up to you.
is the part of the game that really gets me hyped.
You will get to take on the role of King Kong in
third person mode fighting off the T-Rex. The hairy
God has an amazing display of brute strength. Three
primary attacks are known at this point: A round
house punch, a two-fisted slam which shakes the
ground and knocks down your opponents, and an amazing
"finishing move." King Kong will drop
T-Rex like a bad habit, then pick it up by its mouth
and rip the thing apart. This hopefully hints that
the Big Screen Kong will be a big, bad, brutal gorilla
and not just girl-crazy.
person shooter slash third person ape-chase, King
Kong is looking absolutely gorgeous. With only a
tiny bit of information on game play released, it
will be hard to gage just how fun this game will
be. However, if the graphics and the King Kong