EA has been showing off its stunning visuals for the Xbox 360 version of its console shooter Battlefield 2: Modern Combat.
Rather than just porting the Xbox version over to the new console, as it did with several of its sports games, EA, along with developer DICE, has ramped up the polygon count for every object in the game and increased the amount of texture detail to ensure the game looks its best on HDTVs.
It's not just the graphical quality that has changed, as now the mid-battle
Ubisoft has announced that Blazing Angels Squadrons of WWII, originally planned for just Xbox and Xbox 360, will be released for PC as well.
The flight combat game recreates the dramatic struggle for control of the skies over Europe during the Second World War. Gamers will be able to take control of one of 40 different aircraft in 18 single-player missions, or experience the mayhem of 16-strong multiplayer
Witness the pulsating action of Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver 3 with this latest movie footage, which has been curiously offset with narration by a man with a voice as flat as the Netherlands.
TOCA Race Driver 3 is the latest in Codemasters' hardcore racing simulator series, which offers a truly comprehensive driving experience.
The game features over 120 different championships which allow gamers to test their racing driver credentials in different classes of car that range from the
Electronic Arts is to add an Xbox 360 version of Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II to its empire of Tolkien-based titles, with the Xbox Live enabled incarnation due to hit Microsoft's new console this
SimBin, the development team behind the ultra-hardcore sim GTR: FIA GT Racing, has confirmed that work is underway on an equally realistic follow-up and, just to prove it, here are two gorgeous screens.
Named GTR 2, this slipstreaming sequel will again focus on racing a bumper's-width away from licensed reality by adding day and night racing, ever-changing weather and a further refined damage
Electronic Arts has finally confirmed a release date of 24 March for its delayed crime game The Godfather, based on the Mario Puzo book and 1972 film of the same name.
EA originally had its videogame adaptation of the classic gangster film down for an autumn 2005 release but decided that the developer needed more time on the ambitious
Midway has confirmed that Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War, the real time strategy title from doomed developer Stainless Steel Studios, will be released in June.
The game, which was at risk of being sucked into development limbo after the collapse of Stainless Steel last November, has been passed to Midway's internal developers in San Diego - and these screens suggest that the game hasn't suffered in the transition.
With experience on both Heroes of Might and Magic and Lords of EverQuest,
Korean created RF Online is set to go net-side next month to begin its testing phase and any gamer keen to enjoy Codemasters' first MMORPG can guarantee a place on Novus by purchasing a pre-order pack right now.
These packs not only offer you access to the beta test, which is currently set to begin in February, but they also guarantee you a copy of the game when it is released in the spring.
And just to get you further in the mood for RF Online, the pre-order packages also include a
With the 2005 festive season gone and marked by nothing more than an extra inch on our real-world hips, it is time to let our avatars in World of Warcraft engage in a little gorging, guzzling and virtual vomiting of their own, as Lunar New Year festivities launch across Blizzard's MMORPG.
Beginning on 27 January and ending on 14 February, this year's Lunar New Year celebration sees the little computer people of Azeroth able to indulge themselves with seasonal foods, clothing and fireworks