Developer Factor 5, the creators of PS3 Sixaxis-enabled dragon-battler Lair, has revealed that it is working on a remake of the Turrican series, a Metroid -style platform/shooter game first released in the early 90s.
Plans are to give Turrican's traditional 2D battling a similar sort of 3D revamp as Nintendo did with Metroid. Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht says that he's been "looking at Metroid Prime's reinventing of a franchise... and we're facing same thing with Turrican." But the
Our friends at UK sister mag Xbox World 360 uncovered some delicious tidbits for the next iteration of property damage-simulator, Burnout.
Criterion producer Alex Ward is feeling confident that the next Burnout will be a true evolution: “To us, what next-gen means is really making a completely different game experience than ever before. In the past our games have been racing games, very linear, the players been restricted by loops, laps, modes, menus that weve tried to remove. Weve just
Warhawk has had a checkered past - we still don't know for sure if it'll be available to download or buy on disc - but that hasn't prevented it from igniting our excitement. And this new collection of gameplay snippets makes Warhawk look like sacks of fun.
Just point your eyes down for the action. Or, if you prefer your images in still flavor, try the fresh batch of screens in our gallery.
The very first thing you see when entering their lobby is a curvaceous statue of Lara Croft. The second thing? An intimidating life-size replica of Hitman's Agent 47. But gaming publisher Eidos is offering more than just testosterone and other hormone-driven action games this year. They've also got a surprising number of mainstream-friendly handheld titles in the lineup. The games are simple and straightforward... are they also addictive? We dropped by their offices earlier this week to find
After a cold and quiet few months, everyone's favorite French publisher Ubisoft has decided to break the silence on its Prince of Persia-meets-Hitman adventure, Assassin's Creed. Our colleagues at Xbox World 360 in the UK spoke to the game's script writer, Cory May, and you can find the entire interview right here.
Plus, check back next week for a full blow-out feature with new information and new photos. Until then...
Q: So, Cory, tell us about the main story to kick things off...
Crytek boss Cevat Yerli has promised that its hotly anticipated first-person shooter Crysis will feature major shocks and scares in addition to the glorious action we've all drooled over.
And where will the brown-trouser moments come from? Our encounters with the alien menace invading Earth, that's where.
We've seen a fair amount of alien vehicles and machines, and we're guessing we got a very brief glimpse of the actual aliens themselves in a recent Crysis trailer that got leaked, which EA
Corporations are releasing two new drugs today, hoping to lure you into the abdomen of addiction. The drugs come in the form of Xbox Live games, cheap-quick 10-dolla baggies of interactive simplicity.
Eets: Chowdown is especially hazardous, a 120-level actioneering puzzle entertainment where youll use radioactive ginseng, exploding pigs, and fuming marshmallow contraptions to manipulate the emotions of your
Dynasty Warriors: It's the gift that keeps on giving. Now that gift has been given to the Nintendo DS in the form of Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle.
In this latest iteration, players will control either the Phoenix, Dragon or Chimera characters while taking advantage of a new feature called the "Obstacle Roulette System." What does that entail, you ask? Excellent question! This new system " lets players unleash tactics or spells using cards from the players' Battle
Wednesday 25 April 2007
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe recently revealed that in an effort to significantly reduce its cost base it was going to make up to 160 of its 1900 staff redundant. Where those cuts would be made wasn't clear, but now the first details of where the axe has fallen across SCEE have emerged, courtesy of developer blog, Inner Bits.
According to Inner Bits, the job losses have hit the following Sony studios:
• Sony Liverpool (Wipeout and Formula One) - over 50
Eidos daddy company SCi has thrown in the towel and decided to release its blaster duo Kane & Lynch: Dead Men and Crossfire on PlayStation 3.
This sets up Kane & Lynch, the next shooter from the Hitman boys, for a simultaneous release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this year. Crossfire meanwhile, a new game from the developer behind the Conflict series, will arrive next year on the same platforms.
SCi also says it's in advanced negotiations for the film rights to the Kane & Lynch film, following up