By aurahack 4 Comments
So... Top Gear is kind of an amazing show. I watched two episodes in a row and immediately jumped onto the PS3 to drive an R8 on the Test Track like in the show.
... then I got way bummed out because holy shit the Top Gear track looks like ass in GT5. Ugh. Anyways, on with the blog!
I'm sure the vast majority of you reading have played through the brilliance that is Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and can already see why I've picked them as my favorite couple in gaming. An odd choice, considering they're never described as being an item and you'll never really see them acting as so. It's just easy to see that they are, even if they do throw insults and jokes at each other more often than not. It's not like they have to be established as being in a relationship or something like that for their chemistry to work. Both of their terrific characterizations and sublimely well-written dialogue makes every instance where the two are near each other absolutely entertaining to watch, whether it's discussing the completely rational fear of clowns or trying to reassure and take care of each other after losing a close friend.
The way they move the plot forward and the non-related-yet-ever-so-amusing banter between the two is what makes Elena and Drake such a fun couple to see on-screen. And it's not like I haven't played any other games where there are romance and relationships involved. I have-- plenty, even. It's just that none of them play as naturally portrayed as in Uncharted, and that is something I sincerely wish developers start taking notes if they're going to start doing more of it.
Days of Gaming Recap!Feb 13th, 2011 - Day 1: Your Very First Videogame
Feb 14th, 2011 - Day 2: Your Favorite Character
Feb 15th, 2011 - Day 3: A Game That Is Underrated
Feb 16th, 2011 - Day 4: Your Guilty-Pleasure Game
Feb 17th, 2011 - Day 5: Game Character You Wish You Were
Feb 18th, 2011 - Day 6: Most Annoying Character
See you, once again, tomorrow!