We’re finally being introduced to the newest female protagonist in video games, Nilin from Remember Me. Knowing this, let’s take a moment, look back, and remember the best leading ladies in video game history. [gn_heading style="2"]5. Nariko (Heavenly Sword)[/gn_heading] Once mistakenly referred to by gamers as the female God of War, this heroine uses her knowledge of warfare and swordsmanship to […]Read more ›
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Ah the video game inspired movie…let’s face it, video game movies have not really inspired much confidence in us over the years. From the utterly forgetful (Wing Commander, Hitman), to just bad (Double Dragon, Tomb Raider), to the just plain insane (Street Fighter and, of course, Super Mario Bros.), the translation from video game to movie has always just been turbulent to say the least, and it isn’t […]Read more ›
The CV of a former Sony employee has revealed that the company was developing Heavenly Sword 2. Work on the title began in 2008 but has since been cancelled. The original Heavenly Sword, developed by Ninja Theory, was released exclusively on PlayStation 3 in 2007. Ninja Theory’s creative director, Tameem Antoniades, revealed that the game would have been set in Hell. Antoniades has […]Read more ›
When it comes to modern platforming God of War is the benchmark against which all other games are measured. Action, puzzles, and amazing visuals are all characteristics of the series. After recently completing the original God of War I decided to see how some of its competitors stack up to it. This week I compared God of War (from the […]Read more ›
Heavenly Sword tells the story of Nariko, a fierce red-haired warrior whose clan has long protected the Heavenly Sword, a blade of immense power that drains its wielder of their life. A power-hungry ruler known as King Bohan is trying to obtain the sword to gain its devastating power, and after beginning the game the player is immediately thrust […]Read more ›