Tag Archives: 2D

Nike football ad contains hidden playable 2D Sonic game!

Sega and Nike have teamed up for one of the cleverer bits of video games cross promotion MCV has seen in a while. The TV short, called My Time Is Now, was aired during Chelsea’s famous Champions League victory over Bayern Munich in Germany on Saturday night. It features a …

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Miyamoto wants old Zelda games in 3D

With Zelda’s next epic chapter due in shops next Friday (November 18th), the producer of Skyward Sword has hinted at an exciting new 3D future for the series. And furthermore, none other than Mario and Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto is fronting the project. Mr. Miyamoto himself has been talking recently …

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Enslaved getting 3D DLC

Namco Bandai has announced that the first DLC for the recently released action outing Enslaved will add 3D visuals to the game. Furthermore, as well as allowing owners of 3D TVs to play the entire game in full stereoscopic 3D, it will also allow owners of regular 2D TVs to …

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2D boost on 3DS

Though developers are currently clamouring to ensure that the 3D elements of their first 3DS titles are as impressive as possible, it turns out that turning off the effect altogether might be an even more appealing option. A tech analysis of the new hardware on IGN claims that turning off …

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E3 2010: New 2D Rayman in the works

Speaking at Ubisoft’s E3 conference, company CEO Yves Guillemot has confirmed that game design luminary Michael Ancel is returning to Rayman, the series he conceived, to create a 2D platformer named Rayman Origins. The game is set for a XBLA and PSN release, and has been created by a team …

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3DS users can turn off 3D

US news agency Forbes has revealed that the 3D elements of Nintendo’s upcoming handheld the 3DS can be switched off. The admission comes amidst concerns relating to the possible health effects for children who play 3D titles for a prolonged period of time. However, the claims point to a far …

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And Project Needlemouse is

16 years on from the release of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 on the Mega Drive – and after a string critically questionable 3D outings for the speedy mammal – Sega is to return to the series’ roots with Sonic the Hedgehog 4. The game was first touted in September last …

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US: NSMB Wii outsells Galaxy

Almost two decades on from when Sony’s first PlayStation ushered in a bright new 3D era and many predicted the slow demise of 2D gaming, Nintendo has proved once again that it’s capable of disproving everything we thought we knew about gaming. NPD data, as spotted by IGN, has shown …

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DS Metroid title in the works?

Whilst the recent Wii release of Metroid Prime Trilogy seemed to have drawn a close to Samus Aran’s FPS wanderings for the time being, Nintendo has now hinted at the possibility of a new game on the series for the DS. Speaking to ONM, developer Kansuke Tanabe admitted: We are …

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New 2D Sonic in the works

Sega has confirmed that development is well underway on a brand new 2D Sonic title, which is currently going under the name Project Needlemouse. Little is known about the game as of yet, though Sega’s associate brand manager Ken Balough told GameSpot that the game has been built from the …

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