Quantcast
CES 2007: Quick rundown of some of the games at CES - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



CES 2007: Quick rundown of some of the games at CES


5:58 PM on 01.15.2007
CES 2007: Quick rundown of some of the games at CES photo



Instead of getting into long-winded detail about the upcoming games showcased on the show floor of CES (which mostly included 360 and Games for Windows titles anyway), I thought I'd give you my quick impressions of each title I was able to spend some time with. Before you yell at me about Cooking Mama for the Wii, I was a dope and missed my appointment with Majesco. I should be seeing it at the end of the month, so fear not on that.

Hellgate: London (PC): Think Diablo 2 mixed with Guild Wars then a dash of generic FPS Doom thrown in and you have Hellgate. I don't think the hype matches the actual quality of the game. Looks like it can get old ... real fast.

Shadowrun (PC and 360): Abortion. It has some cool features ... that I played 10 years ago. The 360 to PC gimmick is all it has going for it.  

Halo 2 (PC): Looked more polished than the 360 version, but didn't play as smooth. There were some choppy spots and the game was easier to play (for me) with a 360 controller. 

Lair (PS3): I never got a ton of time with this one, but the 5 minutes or so I did play, it was very difficult to control with the Sixaxis and there were jaggies invading my eyeballs.

Guitar Hero 2 (360): It looked HD. You got that, right? And a kick ass guitar controller. What I want to know is what downloadable songs we'll get and how much will they cost.

Alien Hominid (360 XBLA): Was fun, even though I had no idea what I was doing. Will it be worth a download? Meh, I'd rather play Castle Crashers.

Crysis (PC): Overhyped isn't even a strong enough word for this one. If you're one of five people in the world that will be able to play this, you'll be playing nothing but a dolled up Far Cry clone. It looked pretty, that's about it.

Crackdown (360): This game is always fun to play. It's not just a way to get into the Halo 3 beta, believe it. 

Age of Conan (PC): Unpolished and looked like the devs were trying to bite off more than they could chew. MMOs are a tough market to really do well in, and I don't Conan has much of a chance.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.








Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Halo

7:15 PM on 07.07.2014
Video: 343 teases Halo 2: Anniversary game modes and 'Gungoose'

During 343 Industries' stint at RTX 2014, they announced some multiplayer game modes which will appear in Halo 2: Anniversary Edition, coming by way of the Halo: Master Chief Collection to the Xbox One this Fall. They also announced a modified version of Halo 2's Mongoose vehicle, called the Gungoose.more



1:00 PM on 07.07.2014
Halo 2 gets the Mongoose with a gun in Master Chief Collection

When Microsoft revealed Halo: The Master Chief Collection at E3, it mentioned that Halo 2 would get the anniversary treatment to commemorate ten years since its release. One of the ways this will happen is through t...more



9:30 PM on 07.05.2014
This new Halo: Master Chief Collection trailer is sexy

A new trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection featuring the voice of actor Keith David's Arbiter was unveiled today at the Rooster Teeth Expo in Austin, Texas. The debut took place as part of a panel, hosted by de...more



View all Halo






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more