Articles tagged with: Asura’s Wrath
It’s once again time for PS3 Attitude to take a flippant look at the world of gaming. This week’s trope is impossibly obese bosses, all of whom could definitely stand to lose a few pounds; or a few stones; or, in one case, a few million tons. We had a fair amount of fat – sorry, big-boned – characters to choose from, but these are the five that made it onto our virtual weighing scales.
This is a tough generation for Japanese devs working on PS3 with sales and enthusiasm for their products down well below normal and healthy levels.
The UK PS3 game sales charts for 2011 (compiled by GFK Chart-Track) featured no games in the top 10 from Japan. The list was instead dominated by American, Australian, Canadian and European studios. In addition, Japanese devs barely figured in the top 100 multiplatform charts too, excluding the always prolific Nintendo devs.
Developed by CyberConnect2 and Published by Capcom, Asura’s Wrath was first announced during last year’s Tokyo Games Show.
Asura is a formerly powerful and revered deity, emphasis on formerly. He’s been betrayed and thus is pissed beyond all reason. Those that stand in his way are to be lain to waste by a perfect storm of anger, fists, feet, weapons, and awesome hair.
Take a look at the newest trailer to get an idea of what Capcom is offering gamers with their new IP. As far as Capcom’s history of new ideas go will this one prove to be more Okami or Dark Void?
So much happened at the Tokyo Game Show that it’s easy to lose track of all the news. There were grown men crying, Samba Buses sliding, Dante looking hellish and Hell looking stylish; NIS embraced Hi-Res sprites and SEGA enlisted zombies. So basically we had a lot of shocks, surprises, some predictability and plenty of wow moments.
TGS, more than anything, showed that Japanese game development is still going strong today, despite rumours of the contrary. Japanese developers are still pumping out hugely inventive, aesthetically pleasing titles – the sort of games that make you say, “that must come from Japan.”
For this article, we have accumulate ten thoughts to take away from this year’s TGS. They weren’t all positive but most of them were…
Capcom is working with CyberConnect2 to unleash Asura’s Wrath.