AFRIKA - Preview

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  1. pbb76

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    Officially announced yesterday (and website launched) with video.

    Looks absolutely stunning! Dont know much about the game though. Looks a bit like you are a photographer in Afrika (sic).

    Cannot see much of a game coming out of it - maybe it will be a rumoured add on to Home (i.e. you can take a holiday from Home to Africa and take pics for your house?)

    Anyway, one to keep an eye on for 2007 :clap:
     
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    Have you got the link to webby??
     
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    Is this a PS3 exclusive? I have not heard of this before
     
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    Just looks like a tech demo. Is there really a game to be played there?
     
  6. coluigi

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    It was first shown at E3 '06 - and very little has been heard of it since. It will be a full blown game in the same way Endless Ocean for Wii will be.
     
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    Yes it is. It's being developed and published by Sony. It was announced last year but not much has been heard of it since.
     
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    Wooo hopefully it's like Jambo Safari, now that was a sweet game.

    Not sure what to make of the video, apart from looks bloody good visually!

    Ash
     
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    Well, watching that video again. I can safely say that if this is a sign of things to come I will be selling my PS3!
     
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    well if you can't shoot em i'm not playing it ! :rotfl:
     
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    as savage as that is, its exactly what i was thinking! imagine the uproar :D
     
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    I know mate, there would be kick offs, which is actaully daft when you can blow peoples heads off in games. :rotfl:
     
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    According to Amazon.com, looks like this game now has a release date of 1 June, and yet....

    ...there's still no confirmation of what this game is actually about! Looks like Sony are taking a leaf out of Steve Jobs book and waiting until the last possible moment before making any serious announcements. However, going by the trailers, I'm looking ahead to a summer spent driving around a virtual Africa taking photos of elephants :)
     
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    i remember reading somthing along the lines that you will be a photographer and you sneak about snapping all the animals :boring:
     
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    Oh christ it's pokemon snap all over again...
     
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    it was in the ps mag a couple months back, it has a very interesting feature using the eye toy, you get a special matt with the game and point your eyetoy at it, your eyetoy monitors your steps/crawl and you move the photographer on screen, if you step to hard or fast on the matt you will startle the animal and it will run or look up it will act accordingly. Its not all photography you get to have gun battles with hunters.
    No idea how this will work sounds to me like you need a huge space to play.
     
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    No mention of US - and it is region free.
     
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    it's looking that it will be a japanese only release as they like these camera type of games, it's not something that the EU and U.S would buy in droves, so if you want it then it looks like your going to have to import from Japan
     
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    Same video is also up on the Japanese store
     
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    Man that sounds dull.
     
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    Sounds like something my Gem would like, big question is will it have English text?
     
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    Sounds like Marmite.
     
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    Seems to be similar to Endless Ocean for Wii, but in Africa :D
     
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    I very much doubt it. The interesting thing is that Sony have officially said it won't be coming to Europe. As far as I know they haven't mentioned North America so it still may get released there. There is also the chance a third party publisher may pick it up for localization and publication outside Japan. It's happened before with first party games and it could happen again. It does seem to be for a niche market and and hence probably Sony's hesitance to localize and release it outside Japan.
     
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    It has a pretty extensive library of information about the animals you find and the habitat they live in, it would be a shame if there was no English version of the text.
     
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