On 16 March Final Fantasy XII was released for PS2 in Japan and, within just four days, managed to sell a walloping 1.76 million copies. It's a figure that puts the long-awaited RPG outrageously far ahead of Animal Crossing DS, the next bestselling game, with 71,000 copies.
Should we be at all surprised, given that Japanese gamers seem to exist on a diet that's so rich in vitamins R, P and G? Final Fantasy X recently topped a poll run by Japanese magazine Famitsu, asking its readers to vote
3D Realms CEO Scott Miller has revealed details regarding two of the developer's biggest upcoming titles: Prey and Duke Nukem Forever. Well, we say 'upcoming', but still no one knows when the latter is coming out.
So, just what has happened to Duke Nukem Forever? "No-one wants to spend so long on making a game, and we've definitely screwed up along the way," Miller told FiringSquad.com. "But in the end, it'll work out fine as long as we produce a hit. If we manage that, few will care that it
Activision has rushed over a batch of brand new images for Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, with Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker making a welcome appearance.
Lego Star Wars II will up the action from the original game by adding more characters, vehicles, abilities and giving you loads of new Force powers to play with - Vader's got his choke, as you can see if you click the image tab above, and the Emperor will shoot Force lightning from his fingertips.
Two new titles were unveiled today for inclusion in the Xbox Live Arcade family of casual-friendly games. Both Astropop and Feeding Frenzy will be available for download starting immediately via Xbox Live.
Astropop is a space-themed, block-puzzler where players are challenged to use a magnet ray to grab and match colored blocks in an odd marriage of Tetris and Breakout (or Brickout... or Super Breakout ). Apparently, some form of sci-fi storyline drives you on through levels of increasing
Games Workshop will bring its fantasy tabletop phenomenon Warhammer to the PC in a new massively multiplayer online world. Mythic Entertainment, the developer behind Dark Age of Camelot, has announced it has been tasked with the project. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning comes to life in 2007.
Age of Reckoning promises to blend realm-vs-realm, player-vs-player and player-vs-environment combat into one "seamless experience," with every element of the game intrinsically linked to a great war
Publisher Eidos has announced today that its upcoming government-toppling action title Just Cause will also make an appearance on Xbox 360 this fall, in addition to the previously confirmed releases for PC, Xbox and PS2.
Developed by Avalanche Studios, Just Cause offers a volatile mix of political turmoil, weapons of mass destruction, rebel factions and drug cartels all bubbling away nicely under the relentless sun of tropical South American island, San
Tales of the Tempest is the latest in Namco's long-running RPG series, which is due out in Japan next month. Avid importer or not, be sure to check out our new screens of dreamlike attractiveness.
Tempest certainly looks pretty, which is to be expected - all recent Tales games on a variety of consoles have packed in some truly colorful environments. Another staple, the real-time combat system, will now be centered around the DS' touch screen and
An entire generation of kiddies has grown up, graduated high school and moved on to careers since Mario and Luigi last graced the world with their platforming presence. The Super NES' pack-in game, Super Mario World, dropped in 1991 and remains the "newest" original title of the Bros. resume ... until May 15 that is.
Nintendo's slipped out some shiny new screens of New Super Mario Bros. that show off some of the single-player areas Mario will tread through. They all look familiar in frozen,
Blizzard, the developer behind the seemingly unstoppable MMORPG juggernaut World of Warcraft, has announced some fresh details for its upcoming Burning Crusade expansion pack, revealing Hellfire Citadel - an instance (a quest that doesn't generate its content until the player has begun the quest) for roving adventurers to explore.
Described by Blizzard as "a nearly impenetrable bastion," Hellfire Citadel is located deep within Hellfire Peninsula in the Outlands zone and, according to WoW lore,
Excited about Battlefield 2142 on PC? Then check out our brand new screens of Dice's futuristic online combat game by clicking on the images tab just above. The Battlefield series has been host to some of the greatest online scraps available, and 2142 - which takes the fight into a mech-filled dystopia - looks to be no