Tech-Gaming Interview: Astro Boy - Attempts Daring Rescue of Licensed Games

Tech-Gaming writes: "One of the most invigorating trends at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo was the amount of care developers were devoting to licensed games. Over the years, we've suffered through a plethora of comic, film and television tie-ins, which were the products of a rushed product cycle and lack of quality control. D3Publisher is aware of the dilemma that plagues the industry, and displayed a trio of games that appeared to circumvent that quandary. Each of their showcased titles drew inspiration from console masterpieces- The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun recalled Bionic Commando with its versatile swing mechanic, while Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks subtly evoked Metroid Prime with its multi-character environmental exploration. After the convention we were able to speak to Cameron Rains, producer at High Voltage Software about upcoming Wii title, Astro Boy: The Video Game."

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