Posts Tagged ‘infamous’

Burnt Zombie Awards 2009

December 31, 2009 3 comments

It’s been a hectic last few weeks here at BurnAllZombies: those of you who know us will know why it’s been a bit quiet on the updates, but with 2010 just around the corner, updates will be coming at you so fast, you won’t know what’s hit you.

New Year’s Eve is as good a time as any to look back over some of the best of what 2009 had to over. On that note, we bring you the inaugural Burnt Zombie Awards, a run-down of the finest movies, games, music, TV and comics had to offer this year. Of course, if you disagree, we can discuss below. It’s not as if we’ll send the zombies around if we don’t agree with you…

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Shocking Infamy

June 21, 2009 4 comments

infamous-ps3-boxart-bigVideo games based around superheroes are rarely good, but they’re usually fun to play, right?  (Well, except for the games where you get to play as Superman…there’s just something about them that never quite works…) Whether it’s a pure comic book game, or a movie tie-in, there’s usually something in there than can provide at least five minutes of clobbering fun before you bring it back to the shop to trade in.

It’s unusual then that one of the best superhero games is an original property, with no original basis in comics or movies. Sure, the basics are there in a lot of other forms, but “Infamous” is its own game, and all the better because of it.

A single-player game and PS3 exclusive, “Infamous” puts you in control of Cole MacGrath in the fictional Empire City: a messenger, Cole delivers a package that explodes upon delivery, wiping out several blocks of the city and granting Cole electricity-based superpowers. As the city is forced under a government quarantine, Cole finds himself using his powers to fight the gangs that have taken over Empire City. Through several missions and side-quests, Cole finds his own path and thanks to the game’s karma system, ultimately becomes either the city’s guardian, or a force to be feared. Read more…