Tagged: Mini-Games

When a game defines itself as ‘incredible’, even in an ironically epic tongue-in-cheek kinda way, it’s setting a certain level of expectation. And while it might not be entirely incredible, this one is still pretty awesome. The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II (IAVH) is a top-down hack-and-slash RPG with strong steampunk, noir and Gothic vibes. Makes sense, really, since you play as the son of original vampire-hunter Van Helsing, from Bram Stoker’s Gothic classic Dracula. You’re a sword-wielding, gun-toting, magick-dealing hunter, aided by sassy NPC spectre Katerina, on a quest to stop a supremely evil monster army taking over the … Read More »

Are you sick of staring at boring loading screens? Reading those same game tips over and over again? Well good news! Namco’s 1995 patent that basically prevented other developers from creating mini-games to hide loading screens has expired! The patent prevented other developers from including “auxiliary games” that would play while the main game loads. Namco initially used this feature with Ridge Racer. While waiting for the game to load, the player had a small Galaxian Mini-Game to play while they waited. A great idea, especially when you consider how long the load times for some games are nowadays, in fact … Read More »

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