X360 Tuesday, July 10, 2007 | 9:56 PM

Ubisoft announces War World

Ubisoft announces War World

Ubisoft and The Third Wave unveil a new XBLA game, War World, scheduled for the end of the summer. From the screens, it seems like it's gonna be a third person shooter filled with big robots and palm-trees.


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Commented on 2007-07-10 22:11:08
XBLA doesn't need these types of games

it should be a place to make low risk intuitive pick up and play games. These 3D XBLA games are pretty much budjet full games.

however, still technically impressive for an XBLA game
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:16:45 In reply to Scarface
Looks very nice for a arcade game. About time XBLA got some good games but they is a few coming up.
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:37:25
This was demoed on onthespot (gamespot show) last week , graphically looked pretty good
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:40:45
Of course it looks good graphically. This is UBI we are talking about here. THey always do a fantastic job on the graphics.
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:54:15
OMG i'm in love I can't wait! Why complain about getting this good of a game for XBLA?
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:55:22
This game is simply gorgeous, especially considering that it has a size limit of 250MB. I can't wait to play this bad puppy online.

The only regret I have about this bad boy, is that everytime I look at it, I think about why is SEGA such a screw up for a company, and when are they going to bring hits like Virtual On to XBLA.

Ubisoft's World War shows that VO can be done, so why oh why can we not get any VO love from SEGA?
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:57:13
This game looks amazing. So many great things could be done with "arcade" games but few companies want to put their best efforts into it. Then again the same is true for full games (most are crap) so its the standard of the industry.

For the sake of constructiveness, I say make Treyarch build a Die By The Sword game for arcade (best and most advanced sword fighter ever) or Stainless make a Carmageddon game (most advanced inhouse physics ever). Both are active in the industry right now and both are churning out lacklustre material (especially Stainless with Missile Command and other forgettable titles).

Scarface: Your point is good, but if it werent for arcade this would be a 60-buck full game like Bomberman Act Zero or Fusion Frenzy 2. There is a place for those games and its not on a pressed disc and store shelf.
Commented on 2007-07-10 22:57:56 In reply to FordGTGuy
Posted by FordGTGuy
OMG i'm in love I can't wait! Why complain about getting this good of a game for XBLA?
coz i'd rather buy, play and then sell a full game and lose about £10, than buy and get stuck with an XBLA game that is trying to be a full game for £10
Commented on 2007-07-10 23:04:03 In reply to Scarface
Posted by Scarface
coz i'd rather buy, play and then sell a full game and lose about £10, than buy and get stuck with an XBLA game that is trying to be a full game for £10
If this were a full game you would be spending more then £10 and it being an XBLA you get to try it before you buy it and you have all the time in the world to decide.

@unfettered

I know 250 MB sounds small but in reality you can fit an awful lot in such a tiny amount of space. Just look at Roboblitz and that game is only 50 MB.
Commented on 2007-07-10 23:07:35 In reply to Scarface
Well you don't have to buy it. Just be glad that we are getting some more good games for the arcade. After bomberman comes out I don't know what will be next.
Commented on 2007-07-10 23:33:53
this was annouced last thursday
Commented on 2007-07-10 23:53:46
This game is rubbish, unless of course they've changed it alot since the PC version. That was rubbish.
Commented on 2007-07-11 00:10:25 In reply to thedudex06
Posted by thedudex06
this was annouced last thursday
Actually this was announced months ago but hey its probably alot closer to launch then it was then.

EDIT-
To be a little more specific Thursday, November 23, 2006. 20:17.34 EST
http://squadxp.com/modules.php?name=News&file=arti...
Commented on 2007-07-11 00:56:08
Buuu! shit game! sorry needed to be said...
Commented on 2007-07-11 01:39:35 In reply to Lixenstrand
Posted by Lixenstrand
Buuu! shit game! sorry needed to be said...
Don't be sorry, just explain why.

Why is it "shit"?
Commented on 2007-07-11 01:42:12 In reply to JediMasterMalik
Posted by JediMasterMalik
This game is rubbish, unless of course they've changed it alot since the PC version. That was rubbish.
^^ I haven't played it myself Plumb, but I'm just guessing this is why.
Commented on 2007-07-11 01:56:52
Yeah, I'm totally enlightened now.
Guess I'll have to go to another site for real impressions.
Commented on 2007-07-11 02:00:08
http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/pc/world...

Don't take my word for it, apparently I'm wrong. I did only play the demo, and it was rubbish, but they seemed to like the full game. I guess I passed judgement to early.
Commented on 2007-07-11 02:46:35
wow another war game
Commented on 2007-07-11 03:47:38
Reminds me of Mech Assault.
Commented on 2007-07-11 05:04:25
looks surprisingly good

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