More Reviews
REVIEWS Wayward Manor Review
Not even the power of Neil Gaiman and The Odd Gentlemen could save this game from a fate worse than death: a terrible score.

ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red Review
"Unlimited World Red"? More like "Sorta Limited Town and Extended Areas... Red. And Blue. And Some Yellow."
More Previews
PREVIEWS Pillars of Eternity Preview
For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Sacred 3
Release date: 08/05/14

CounterSpy
Release date: 08/19/14

Tales of Xillia 2
Release date: 08/19/14

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Release date: 08/19/14


LATEST FEATURES How Bioware Creates Romances
Bioware's games have romances where you might save the world, on the side of course.

We Absolutely Should Be Upset With Club Nintendo's Latest Elite Rewards
Surveys out the wazoo and I get a code for Dr. Luigi?
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Picking Your Gender: 5 Industry Professionals Discuss Queer Identity in Gaming
Women from Naughty Dog, ArenaNet, Harmonix, and Gamespot unite to talk about what they want from games in terms of diversity.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Kakulukia
Why Sunset Overdrive Can Go Suck A Lemon
By Kakulukia
Posted on 07/14/14
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...

Project P-100 Preview

Josh_Laddin By:
Josh_Laddin
06/08/12
PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION
EMAIL TO A FRIEND
GENRE Action 
PLAYERS
PUBLISHER Nintendo 
DEVELOPER Platinum Games 
RELEASE DATE  
RP What do these ratings mean?

What did I just play?


“What the hell is Project P-100?” I thought to myself.

“Why is Anthony making me play this obscure Wii U game that wasn’t even important enough to be announced at the press conference?”

And then… “Why is watching this making my pants tighter?”



Probably because Platinum Games is the developer, and that was enough to make this crazy Wii U launch title my personal favorite game of the show this year. But alas, it’s one of those games that are impossibly difficult to describe, especially in the small amount of space I have here. The simplest way I can put it is that it’s a mashup of Pikmin, Katamari, and Okami glued together with Platinum’s trademark over-the-top style.
 
Imagine that you control a small superhero from an isometric perspective battling a huge invading force of aliens. Imagine that you can recruit all the civilians you pass and add them to your growing mob of angry humans who charge recklessly at any alien or robot you command them to attack. Imagine that you can draw shapes on the Wii U tablet to create living swords, guns, fists, hang gliders, ladders, chains, blobs, and slinkies out of your devoted followers.
                                                                                                                      
Now take everything you imagined and throw it out the window, because it doesn’t do the game justice. But if the rabid dog named “Platinum” were to take all of those ideas you just threw out the window, chew them up, and spit them back out on your doorstep, the resulting mass of awesomeness just might be close to the real thing.


 
Some examples: To unlock gates I had to draw my people into a large glove that could turn the dial to open them. To scale huge buildings I had to draw a line up the side of them to form human ladders that I could scamper up. To cross from one of the giant robot boss’s fists to the other, I had to bridge them with a people-chain... after which I whipped out my people-sword to smash the hands' weakpoints before making a people-glove to unscrew the arm from the torso.

I’m exhausted just from trying to adequately give a sense of what it’s like to play this game, and I think I’ve done all I can. Just keep tabs on it, because this is definitely a launch title to look out for (and remember, Project P-100 is just the working title).
More from the Game Revolution Network




comments powered by Disqus

 


More information about Project P-100


More On GameRevolution