New Releases: What upcoming games are you looking forward to?
"Though you use the stylus to point on the bottom screen, you actually play on the top one."A few weeks ago, I concluded my review of Quantum of Solace on the DS by saying that maybe it should've been a first-person shooter like the other versions. But after playing the DS version of Call of Duty: World at War -- which is a first-person shooter -- I realize that no, no it shouldn't have been. At least, not like this. COD: WAW is one of the single most frustrating experiences I've had playing a game this year -- and last year, and the year before that. Why anyone thought this version was a good idea is beyond me, but I'd like to shake their hand for being so inept and ask them how they enjoyed their stint in the Bush administration. The source of all the frustration is the controls. Using a combination of the directional pad and the stylus (or the buttons and the stylus, if you're a leftie), you use the former to move forward and back, strafe left or right, and, if you tap up or down tw...
What's Hot: Decent visuals will prevent you mistaking your enemies for friendlies, and vice versa.
What's Not: Terrible controls make this irritating.