Why does one of the most visually impressive Wii games also have to be one of the most disgusting as well? This trailer for Deadly Creatures demonstrates beyond a doubt that the Wii definitely outpaces its predecessor, the GameCube, in realistic rendering of a spider crawling inside a dead de...

November 4th 2008 at 9:56am 0 Comments
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Remember Deadly Creatures, the game about a tarantula and scorpion who, uh, fight stuff and go on adventures? It seems like it's been forever since we heard about Rainbow Studios' creepy project. Apparently, THQ was planning on a Halloween release, but then Halloween turned out to be today, which i...

October 31st 2008 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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Deadly Creatures has both kinds of critters: creepies and crawlies. In this Wii action/adventure, gamers swap between a scorpion and tarantula, moving through claustrophobic settings. I played an in-development version at a recent THQ event, and the title has an interesting concept, but I wasn't hoo...

April 5th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Deadly Creatures seems to be marketed as a kind of nature-survival-horror thing, but it's closer to the "quirky" territory that we love, being an action-platformer about non-cutesy, non-personified insects. IGN's Matt Casamassina playtested Rainbow Studios' bizarre game, taking away some details abo...

April 3rd 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Last week, we told you about THQ's plan to release a Wii game called Deadly Creatures. While interested in the idea, we took up a "wait-and-see" policy regarding the title. The game's official site recently launched, however, giving us a glimpse into the unique desert creature adventure.From...

February 18th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Forget butterflies -- what we need is a game with manly critters to control.THQ intends to deliver on that desire, sating our need for a testosterone-infused game with Deadly Creatures. In this title, the player will control a scorpion and tarantula -- wait -- an armored scorpion and deadly tarantu...

February 14th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments