Calling all Potter fans - EA has released new in-game footage from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the publisher's latest title starring the boy wizard that's set to release alongside the movie this summer. The movie runs for around 90 seconds and can be seen at the bottom of our page. Make sure to see new screens of Potter's adventure here.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix videogame is being brought to consoles, handhelds and the PC and relives the fifth-installment
The man who birthed PlayStation and its sucessors, Ken Kutaragi will retire from his position on June 19.
He'll 'pass on the torch' (Sony's words, not ours) to Kazuo Hirai who now becomes Mr.PlayStation - or to use his official title, President and Group COO, SCEI. Congratulations, Kazuo.
Kutaragi, who will now take a back seat role as a technology advisor, had this to say:
"I am happy to graduate from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. after introducing four platforms to the PlayStation
It's recently emerged via a press release appearing on a Korean website that StarCraft 2 will be unveiled at Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational on May 19, in Seoul, South Korea.
Unsurprisingly, Vivendi's press office maintains a "no comment stance" on the situation, but we've learned that two key UK PC magazines have already been scheduled to attend the Blizzard event next month for the purposes of editorial coverage. Wanna bet they're there for a "big game" exclusive announcement?
Initial details on the plot for the forthcoming Hitman movie have materialized, and Agent 47's on the run.
Reported on IGN, an official synopsis of the storyline released reveals that the contract killer becomes embroiled in a political takeover and gets set up, resulting in him being pursued by the Russian military and Interpol. Someone wants Agent 47 out the picture, but who? Very
Thursday 26 April 2007
Konami has confirmed to us that the PS2 version of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 is now fully functional with the latest 1.7 PS3 fimware update. It sorts out the problems players encountered with playing the PS2 game online on the PS3 - ie. It didn't really work properly.
In their own words:
"Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH can confirm that the PlayStation®2 version of its Pro Evolution Soccer 6 (PES6) title is now fully compatible with PLAYSTATION®3. Users updating
Ubisoft has blown the lid off a sixth game in it's Settlers series, The Settlers: Rise of an Empire which is due to release in September.
So... it's back to the medieval era in a sim-strategy that finds players dealing with the daily lives of settlers, gathering resources, dabbling with economics and building an empire. Ubisoft explains that the primary objective in Rise of an Empire is "to create large, lively medieval towns," and through empire expansion you can aspire to ascend to the
The SixAxis could be getting ready to rumble as Sony confirms it's in talks with Immersion Technologies.
It's safe to say that we all want to see PS3's SixAxis pad rumble like a fat man's tummy in the morning while hammering it through the mud in MotorStorm. Well, it looks like rumble has just got a step closer.
Sony PR boss Dave Karraker recently told a Killzone fan site, "We are currently in discussions with Immersion on how we can incorporate their technologies into our products. No word
Square Enix spokesperson Shinji Hashimoto has told the Japanese press that the company famed for the Final Fantasy series that the Japanese market still requires its games in physical
When a developer sits down to create a game that involves a central starring character it's probably the most important part of the whole game making process. The key is to design a character who is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also someone you care about and believe in. Get it wrong or misjudge what your audience wants and your game baby might never turn into the multi-million dollar franchise you'd hoped
It's a big 'if.' But, 'if' Medal of Honor: Airborne manages to live up to this trailer, and 'if' the parachuting sections aren't just on-rails gimmickry, and 'if' EA can finally forge the MoH series back into the brilliant Nazi-busting WWII romp we fondly remember, the answer would be yes - Medal of Honor is good again.
After a spewing of installments that have been all but humiliated by Call of Duty and Brothers In Arms' superior soldiering, Airborne gives us a reason to turn back to the