PS3 Monday, July 21, 2008 | 8:40 AM

Afrika trailer

Afrika trailer

Sony Japan has updated the official Afrika page with this new trailer and a release date (Japan only): August 28. It certainly seems to look and move very nicely, but is this only a virtual photo safari?


Trailer

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Commented on 2008-07-21 09:41:50
They should have licensed "Circle of Life" song from Disney, it would fit perfectly in this trailer :)
The game looks good.
Commented on 2008-07-21 10:52:53
From my understanding it's supposed to be a SIM game, so I guess you create an animal kingdom of sorts. I wonder if you'll be able to pit different animal herds against each other, like having a group of monkeys fight a herd of elephants:)
Commented on 2008-07-21 12:17:30
good job peter molyneux isnt in charge of this game, your character would end up catching aids and malaria
Commented on 2008-07-21 13:18:39 In reply to keviinmc
Posted by keviinmc
From my understanding it's supposed to be a SIM game, so I guess you create an animal kingdom of sorts. I wonder if you'll be able to pit different animal herds against each other, like having a group of monkeys fight a herd of elephants:)
no its not.
its a virtual safari.
an earlier trailer showed some gameplay.
you take pictures and maybe you can go hunting.
but the hunting is not confirmed yet.
Commented on 2008-07-21 13:33:27
Its actually like a 3rd person shooter, but you use a camera instead of a rifle...take shots at the wild life, looked pretty cool...and those graphics are stunning.
Commented on 2008-07-21 14:56:31
Whats the point releasing this in Japan only??? I dont get it...
Commented on 2008-07-21 14:58:30
I wonder what kind of rocket launcher that will be used for the hunting? And can you rocket-jump for some nice giraffe headshots?
Commented on 2008-07-21 15:01:54
Afrika... flower... flOw... LBP... Sony should recall the PS3 to "emotion machine" just wonderfull... it feels just right... some change to blood, gore and mindless shooting everywhere... :)
Commented on 2008-07-21 15:15:09
I'm really interested in this game, I loved Endless Ocean on the Wii, this seems to be much the same thing, except set in Afrika. Too bad it's not being released outside of Japan, I would have bought it immediatly.
Commented on 2008-07-21 15:37:06 In reply to WinterSnowblind
Posted by WinterSnowblind
I'm really interested in this game, I loved Endless Ocean on the Wii, this seems to be much the same thing, except set in Afrika. Too bad it's not being released outside of Japan, I would have bought it immediatly.
How about importing it from Japan. I know i will ! - Look out rhinos and Lions, im about shoot you! ..hehe..get it ?..like photoshoot ? :(
Commented on 2008-07-21 17:41:53 In reply to WinterSnowblind
Posted by WinterSnowblind
I'm really interested in this game, I loved Endless Ocean on the Wii, this seems to be much the same thing, except set in Afrika. Too bad it's not being released outside of Japan, I would have bought it immediatly.
If you want to go underwater there is Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories.
Commented on 2008-07-21 18:18:34 In reply to jioann00
Posted by jioann00
good job peter molyneux isnt in charge of this game, your character would end up catching aids and malaria
i'm pretty sure malaria and aids don't get transmitted to other animals, you won't here lion got aids from crocodile or cheetah

how ignorant
Commented on 2008-07-21 18:48:18
This is what next generation is about...

*cough*
Commented on 2008-07-21 19:16:18 In reply to gmulis
Posted by gmulis
i'm pretty sure malaria and aids don't get transmitted to other animals, you won't here lion got aids from crocodile or cheetah

how ignorant
*hear (I think, it's not like the sentence makes sense either way), and I'm pretty sure it was a joke.
Commented on 2008-07-21 19:38:20
the game does indeed look very nice. im just hoping its import friendly. i know its got a huge encyclopedia of info on all the animals, which is obviously in japanese, but if the game is perfectly playable, and the language barrier doesnt get in the way, i'll probably buy it. should be a nice game to just chillax with.
Commented on 2008-07-21 20:08:08
If it's in English, I'll buy it even if it's just Endless Ocean set on land.
Commented on 2008-07-21 20:25:21 In reply to Larry
Wow I thought this gamne had been canceled.

Not sure what to think of it TBH, there is little point bringing it to the west I dont think it would sell that well.

Graphics are pretty sweet, the physics engine lets it down a bit.
Commented on 2008-07-21 21:16:03 In reply to gmulis
Posted by gmulis
i'm pretty sure malaria and aids don't get transmitted to other animals, you won't here lion got aids from crocodile or cheetah

how ignorant
he said your character, and it was a joke. Lighten up. hate how many games sony is releaseing only in Asia though, there IS a market for that stuff over here you bastards! =) This is just the sorta game my gf would love too, but she hates when she can't understand languages in a game v.v
Commented on 2008-07-21 21:34:33
Beauty................. now just give a weaporn to kill all those animal !!!!!!, a vulcan plz
Commented on 2008-07-21 21:49:29 In reply to Seba501
Posted by Seba501
Beauty................. now just give a weaporn to kill all those animal !!!!!!, a vulcan plz
Far Cry 2? :)
Commented on 2008-07-21 22:18:37
where are my dinos?
Commented on 2008-07-21 23:08:57 In reply to WinterSnowblind
Posted by WinterSnowblind
I'm really interested in this game, I loved Endless Ocean on the Wii, this seems to be much the same thing, except set in Afrika. Too bad it's not being released outside of Japan, I would have bought it immediatly.
well, ps3 games are region free, so just import it.
Commented on 2008-07-22 00:41:02
Nice... for a screensaver :-)
Commented on 2008-07-22 01:04:51 In reply to staatsfeind1234
oh, I guess the person who wrote the article I read was misinformed:( I still would like to see a SIM game like this where you can pit species against each other.


If this is just going to be a virtual safari with possible hunting I hope it doesn't cost much.
Commented on 2008-07-22 15:27:40 In reply to szaromir
Posted by szaromir
They should have licensed "Circle of Life" song from Disney, it would fit perfectly in this trailer :)
The game looks good.
Ha Ha You right!! ))))
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