The new generation of game consoles is slowly getting up to speed. While Nintendo does its thing free of prere, Sony and Microsoft put on high trumps
Almost two years ago, the new generation of game consoles began, but real bangers, memorable entertainment experiences that are not forgotten immediately after switching off the console, have been rare so far. On the Xbox 360 side, the sci-fi monster shooter Gears of War (which wasn’t even released in this country) and the underwater super-drug nightmare Bioshock reached this level and, in the case of Gears, provided exciting extra hours of gameplay in multiplayer online matches. Those who own a PlayStation 3, on the other hand, couldn’t get past the racing game MotorStorm, and on Nintendo’s Wii, Wii Sports was and is bowled and boxed until you go limp. With the wave of new releases rolling since the beginning of autumn, the main competitors Microsoft and Sony finally present further highlights. Two exclusive titles stand out in particular: Halo 3 and Heavenly Sword are considered system sellers and also have some next gen power to offer.
Ending the battle: The Master Chief is the hero of the Halo game trilogy. In the recently published part three, his story ends