Friday 5 May 2006
EverQuest II, Sony's PC MMORPG, will be getting a third expansion pack this November in the form of Echoes of Faydwer, which will introduce a new playable race.
The race in question is the Fae, a group of winged creatures who inhabit the new starting city of Kelethin.
As well as the new race, Echoes of Faydwer will have over 350 new quests, a new range of professions, additional accessories and items, more than 40 new creatures and 20 new adventure zones.
Also available for
The Yakuza publicity machine is starting to stir as E3 approaches, and we've gotten our hands on the first US trailer of the game. While what we've seen of Yakuza thus far has shown us a world of urban wandering and random beatings, the trailer promises a much more action-heavy experience, all swordfights and gun battles and explosions.
Click the Movies tab above and check out footage of Yakuza's anti-hero, Kiryu Kazuma, waging a one-man battle against his rivals in Tokyo's criminal
World of Warcraft owners will be able to request a transfer to a different realm for their character, according to an official Blizzard statement in the WoW forums. The system will go live this summer, and will require you to pay a fee for each character transferred.
Realms are the names for the particular server that you connect to, with each area of the globe having a certain number of realms for you to choose from. Transferring between these realms is possible now, but only as part of a
RPG fans will get another cel-shaded adventure this October, but Rogue Galaxy isn't quite the sword-and-sorcery slasher they might be expecting. You'll use swords, sure, and there's plenty of magic, but how many fantasy games send you to the stars to search for treasure with space pirates?
We've already covered the major bases in our preview, but the brand-new trailer from Sony completes the picture. Just click on the Movies tab above, and you'll get a full-motion introduction to young pirate
Some new details on the upcoming episode of Alone in the Dark surfaced yesterday, along with a trailer and a handful of new screens... but sadly, not even the barest of hints at a release date. The newest game in a series that defined the survival-horror genre before it even had a name proposes another first for game structure by focusing on episodic
Reservoir Dogs the game, based on Quentin Tarantino's classic '90s film, is to be released for Xbox, PS2 and PC this fall, publisher Eidos confirmed today.
The third-person shooter will stay true to the chronology and plot of the diamond-heist-gone-wrong film, while trying to fill in the gaps that the film doesn't cover, such as: what really went on at the heist? What happened to Mr. Blue and Mr. Brown? And perhaps it will clear up once and for all who shot Nice Guy Eddie.
Codemasters has today confirmed that its much loved and hugely successful off-road series is to reappear after its two year pit-stop as a next-gen racer, under the working title of CMR'07.
Currently penciled in for unnamed "next-generation platforms," the British-developed veteran racer will include all manner of enhancements and new modes alongside its traditional high-speed rallying, with the focus on realism and detail.
Along with the international events, official cars and real tracks,
For all those desperate to see the merciless Kratos back in action, we've got a new trailer and a load of screenshots of Sony's much anticipated action-sequel, God of War II.
The sequel sees Kratos taking his throne in Olympus as the newly appointed god of war, but he's still not happy, so he soon leaves on another quest to end his torment.
This quest involves ripping the guts out of any mystical creature that crosses his path, so much so that you almost start to feel pity for the 15-foot
Eidos announced today that it has a new Lego Bionicle game slated for fall 2006, and they've tapped the team behind the incredibly successful Lego Star Wars to get it done. Set in the Bionicle universe, Bionicle Heroes charges you to play as a hero that has crossed over from the real world to save plastic block warriors in a third-person style
Even more screens were released today for the upcoming 360 exclusive robot battler Chromehounds. Offering up several metric tons of mechanized carnage, Chromehounds delivers multiplayer machine massacres over Xbox Live. Set in a sort of post-apocalyptic European battleground where nations have been deprived of their radio communications by erratic solar flare activity, wars must be fought using giant Hound