The fourth Devil May Cry game is almost upon us. Later this year, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gamers will get the chance to take control of a new hero, Nero, and fight the demonic hordes that plague his world.
Today, we bring you the first new taste of Devil May Cry 4 you've had in a good while - in the form of world exclusive screenshots and movie footage that show off the latest adventure.
Feast your eyes upon Nero's battle with the wicked Berial, or the speedy Frost enemies. Witness the
DK Bongo Blast, originally intended to be a Bongo Controller-compatible game for GameCube, will launch later this year on Wii instead. According to The Wire, the latest issue of Japanese games magazine, Famitsu, has revealed that players will use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk to control DK as he rockets through sixteen courses within seven differing worlds.
Shaking the controllers makes DK accelerate on his rocket-powered barrels, and, strange as it may sound, steering is done by shaking one
Capcom Europe has told us that Dead Rising 2 remains a rumor even though details on the sequel have been spotted in Japanese gaming mag, Famitsu.
Internet reports have stated that the follow-up to the company's Xbox 360 zombie splatterfest has been confirmed as being in development in the latest edition of Famitsu, leading to speculation that Dead Rising 2 will be unveiled at a Capcom press event happening this week.
Going by Capcom Europe's comments to us, that won't be the case - but you
Feast your eyes on the first screen of Dracula: Origin the next adventure game of Frogwares studio. The game has been in development for several months and, even though its a long way off, we're expecting the finished product sometime in early 2008.
Frogwares is most well known for its work on the Sherlock Holmes' adventure series. Sherlock, the famous detective, tracks down criminals with logic and critical thinking. In Dracula, you'll take the role of Professor Van Helsing, another smart guy
As most of the world is dragged kicking and screaming into the high-def PS3 era, a handful of developers continue to service the ginormous PS2 market with smaller, easier-to-market titles. RPG fans know well the name of NIS America, the publisher responsible for titles like Atelier Iris, Ar tonelico and Disgaea, and today it's announcing four more games to fill that aching hole in your adventurous heart.
Disgaea Portable for PSP has been confirmed, but it's much more than the Japanese
The funny thing about inventing a genre of videogames is that, until it becomes completely played out, every game that emulates your formula is going to be attached to your name. Games that feature a wide-open, freely explorable world, for example, will have a hard time avoiding the label of "Grand Theft Auto clone," especially if their worlds are littered with vehicles to steal and drive.
In the six years since Grand Theft Auto III, a slew of games have tried to become "the next GTA," but so
Videogame sound effects creators have far too much fun. More than us even. Well, they do if they're creating wince-inducing neck-snap and gory dismemberment sounds for Digital Extremes' action game Dark Sector, anyway.
As it turns out, this involves extreme fruit and veggie abuse, a practice common the in darker corners of Norfolk where the sheep breathe sighs of relief. Have melon? Smash it, smash it with a hammer. Rip celery apart like a real man! And finger a zucchini to produce... squelchy
Following the multiplatform tumble of nearly every game in existence, Capcom has said that its Xbox 360 exclusives Dead Rising and Lost Planet will not be following Devil May Cry 4's lead and hopping on the multiplatform bandwagon.
This is according to the company's director of strategic research, Christian Svensson, who posted on Capcom's official forums stating that the two 360 action games "are not slated to appear on Wii or PS3 as far as current plans go."
Svensson previously said in
Final Fantasy this, Dragon Quest that. What of Squaresoft's forgotten role-playing son? Well, here's some great news for fans of the Mana series: 2007 will see the release of not one, but two games in the beloved franchise, giving imports one less reason to gloat. After all, the Mana series remains the third most popular reason suburban white kids learn the Japanese language, right behind diplomacy and Sailor Moon fetishes.
Dawn of Mana marks the first time the series will appear on a home
A new version of classic 80s laserdisc-based arcade game Dragon's Lair is to be released on Blu-ray in April by Digital Leisure. Which means you can play it on