The story behind Xbox 360 launch game Kameo Elements of Power is being made available to listen to via podcasts.
The UK-based developer of Kameo, Rare, is releasing one chapter a week over eight weeks, which can be downloaded from www.kameo.com. Alternatively, gamers can subscribe to the podcast feed and have chapters delivered to their audio device automatically.
The first chapter will feature secrets from the magical Wotnot Book which control the various Elemental Warriors. This should get
Microsoft and Maxmedia have revealed plans to adapt Rare's Xbox 360 fantasy adventure, Kameo Elements of Power, into an animated feature.
The game follows the story of Kameo, an elf that possesses the ability to morph into all manner of wonderful beasts, a power she must use to defeat the evil Troll King, Thorn.
The project will be headed up by Sunmin Park and production for the adaptation will begin in 2006.
Park, who previously produced, co-wrote and directed digital animation Wonderful
Harman Smith has seven personalities trapped inside his head, which must make it difficult for him to work as a professional killer. After all, what point is there in cowering in the shadows when there is a good chance one of the people who lives in your brain is liable to start barking any moment? Just imagine trying to infiltrate an enemy base dressed in the pastel garb of a faceless technician while one of your personalities swigs from a bottle of meths and babbles about his 'mind-control
There are numerous secrets still to be unveiled about Killer 7. Sure, it looks pretty but this cel-shaded enigma has revealed less than a Taliban fashion show. , we've all admired the style but, so far, no one outside of Capcom knows how it works, how it plays or even what kind of game it really is. But one nugget of information has finally escaped from Capcom HQ and that is a definite UK release date for both the PS2 and Gamecube versions: Friday 24 June. That might still seem a long way away
Once again Capcom have fed the world more meagre morsels of their sumptuously screened Killer 7. So let us pause for a moment while your eyes absorb the PS2 and Gamecube glory that adorns this page so beautifully. Just look at the way the bloody third-person beatings smear and blur into brutal first-person shooting. It's lovely.But while you're revelling in the artistry, isn't it time that the world wondered why so little has been seen of this title? Why no one has managed to get their hands on
The release of Kameo: Elements of Power - Rare's epic Xbox adventure, which was originally due out in the spring - has been delayed yet again. And this time it's been postponed indefinitely. While the last official release window was January 2005, Rare have just revealed that the game will be spending yet more time in development hell. A statement from the Brit developers reads, "After a lot of thought and discussion, Rare and Microsoft Game Studios have decided to push back the launch of
After its apparent slippage, things have been quiet on the Killer 7 front but Capcom have revived our interest with a batch of new psycho-killer screens. As befits the game to date, they're gorgeously stylish while giving very little actual gameplay info away.The screens focus on Kaede Smith, the 20-year-old female who is one of the seven assassin personalities that live within main character Harman Smith. The game uses a first-person shooting perspective, while in general you'll be running
Gritty sci-fi FPS Killzone aims to make you "look at the genre in a different way", claims Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America, without explaining what she means. Sideways, perhaps?The Guerilla developed shooter needs little in the way of hype, however, and the deafening buzz surrounding the title should see it safely through to its projected autumn release. Based in near-future colony Vecta, the game tells the story - through the medium of large guns
On: Xbox - OUT: January 2005
Few doubt Rare's ability to produce a decent game. Getting the game on the shelves would appear to be a different matter for the UK coders, though. We've been waiting for Kameo and the fact that it missed its spring 2004 release date comes as no surprise, unfortunately. The game is an epic adventure of exploration and fighting, dressed up in big and bold graphics typical of Rare. Kameo's ability to morph into creatures in her bid to fight the evil
Sony have just launched the , their belated response to Xbox's Halo. There's no real game info on the site yet but there are a few buttons to twiddle with, most notably a new teaser trailer.The FMV trailer shows an enormous Third Reich-style army being assembled, square-bashing style (but not quite getting into the goose step). While the screenshot to the right gives you an idea of proceedings, it won't convey the sheer enormity of the army. Futuristic choppers dust off and we're left with the