XBOX Friday, September 16, 2005 | 7:08 AM

TGS05: Quick impressions

TGS05: Quick impressions

Hey there! I finally managed to connect again to the internet after the connection at the hotel broke down. Bleh. Anyway, it's past 2 PM now here and I managed to see/play quite a few games already. Here are my quick impressions.

- Ridge Racer 6: I can't say I've been impressed with this demo with only one track and one car. It certainly runs well but the graphics are not really incredible either. It plays really nicely, it's a lot like the PSP version as far as I can tell

- NFS:MW: The framerate is still very bad, seems about the same as the E3 version

- Test Drive Unlimited: Same as NFS:MW, with an even worse framerate !

- 99 nights: It plays as nicely as it looks. A rather mindless game, but quite enjoyable so far.

- Enchant Arm: Bleh. Not my type of game after all. It looks ok but the battle system is the old school grid type I don't really like.

- Dead Rising: Fun gameplay, but the framerate needs a lot of work.

- World Air Force: I barely played it so I can't comment. Looked ok.

- Kameo: I've been at a private presentation of this game, and I'm simply floored by how great it looks and how inventive all the creatures and gameplay are. Honestly I did not expect much at first, but I'm *really* impressed and can't wait to play this. Look forward to some awesome gameplay videos soon here :)

I don't have much time and I certainly have forgotten quite a few things. I'll update the site as soon as I can get more free time. It could be in a few hours or even tomorrow...

All comments

Commented on 2005-09-16 07:28:23
Good to hear about Kameo & Dead Rising
Commented on 2005-09-16 07:33:10
framerates are often one of the last problems to be dealt with during developement, sometimes right before release. so i probably wouldn't worry too much about that. what i am worried about though is that i have serious doubts that many games will run at 60fps. i think a good many of them will be running at 30fps.... that disappoints me mucho.
Commented on 2005-09-16 07:40:22
did the ms start showing anything yet?
Commented on 2005-09-16 07:40:48
RR6... looks like PSP version??? WTF?!?!
Commented on 2005-09-16 08:20:01 In reply to XpiderMX
Commented on 2005-09-16 08:21:24 In reply to XpiderMX
Posted by XpiderMX
RR6... looks like PSP version??? WTF?!?!
I think it plays like the PSP version. You know, it's easier to take curves if you don't even think about braking and so on... :)
Commented on 2005-09-16 08:50:03
why??????? PSP and xbox360????
Commented on 2005-09-16 08:53:52
Thanks for the updates Blim, xboxyde rocks@TGS.
Commented on 2005-09-16 09:19:00 In reply to myyin
Posted by myyin
why??????? PSP and xbox360????
Oh my...
Commented on 2005-09-16 09:32:44 In reply to Hakkiz
Posted by Hakkiz
I think it plays like the PSP version. You know, it's easier to take curves if you don't even think about braking and so on... :)
I hope it is true... I want RR6, but I dont want PS2/PSP port...
Commented on 2005-09-16 11:09:44
You guys really need to read before you make an ass of yourself.
Commented on 2005-09-16 13:09:30
Enchant Arm is the game I'm looking forward to playing (along with Kameo), I quite like the turn-based battle system as it is a Japanese RPG, most of there RPG games have this style of playing, this hack & slash doesn't do it for me
Commented on 2005-09-16 15:23:27
I am really interested in Dead Rising. It looks fun and now we got a confirmation. Sweet!
Commented on 2005-09-16 17:56:47 In reply to tenniswack88
Where is TOPSPIN 2??????????????????? I need this game!

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