The multiplayer, team-oriented prequel to the Quake saga was shown to the press Monday morning at a press conference held by Activision. Enemy Territory: Quake Wars tells the story of the Strogg invasion of Earth in 2065, and the human GDF forces brave defense of the planet. Instead of simply painting the same army two different colors, Enemy Territory plans to offer two very different teams fighting each other, with completely different weaponry and unique abilities on each side.
Each map has
Online gamers will be able to rain down fire, crash to earth, parachute into action and radio requests for transport in Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, once it touches down on PC at the end of the year.
To keep you in the thick of it, the Enemy Territory in-game menu allows players to call in quad bikes, tanks, artillery... and Strogg players will spawn from orbit, crashing down to earth in rocket pods!
We've just witnessed developer Splash Damage putting the game through its paces and it's
Today, Konami's first Wii game was unveiled in... minor detail. The quirky game, called Elebits, stars a race of tiny magical creatures of the same name. They just happen to look a lot like overweight Pikmin... which might be a coincidence. These strange little creatures provide all of the power in the game's world - no gasoline price hikes, no power plants.
Wednesday 10 May 2006
After all the talk, after all the pre-show conferences, after all the trailers and all the hype, E3 is finally open. And we're here!
Yes, the vast LA Conference Centre has finally opened its doors and we are on the floor of the show itself, ready to bring you all of the breaking news, ready with informative and informed hands-on reports and ready with plenty of footage, right from the heart of
Wednesday 10 May 2006
The wraps have finally come off the often-rumoured follow-up to classic NES Excitebike; it's called Excite Truck and brings rough and tumble off-road racing to Wii.
Controlled by grasping the Wii-mote and holding it like the handlebars of a bike, all you need to do to turn your truck on-screen is to tilt the controller and hit 2 to accelerate. But racing - and more importantly winning - demands that you make the most of any boost you get. So when you take to the air after
Wednesday 10 May 2006
With just hours to go until this year's E3 games show officially opens for business in Los Angeles, GamesRadar has managed to obtain an exclusive sneak preview of the show floor. As you can see from these photos, many of the stands are still under construction - including those for PlayStation 3 and Wii, both of which will be playable on the show floor.
The Sony and Nintendo areas sit side-by-side in the LA Convention Centre's massive West Hall and are the focal points of
Tuesday 8 May 2006
Probably one of the most unexpected and probably innovative games to appear at Sony's showcase has to be the card-battling, EyeToy-using Eye of Judgement.
Created by Richard Marks, the man behind EyeToy, Eye of Judgement is a real-time card game that uses the next-generation version of EyeToy to mix animated beasts with real cards. So instead of dealing with your deck virtually, you place real cards down on a sensor mat and let PS3 move the monster around on screen according
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
Wednesday 3 May 2006
Ubisoft has confirmed that it will be bringing [eM] -eNCHANT arM-, the oddly titled Japanese role-playing game for Xbox 360, to the UK. Rechristened Enchanted Arms, the game will touch down in a shop near you this summer.
Enchanted Arms is a turn-based RPG, but unlike similar games you'll be able to shift your characters around mid-battle in order to gain a tactical advantage. You're a student enchanter called Atsuma and you've managed to open a magical seal and release
Not everyone wants to run around in a persistent online world populated by elves and dragons and other people asking to borrow money all the time. Some of us would like to play a fantasy RPG without all the pesky socializing and group dynamics that massively multiplayer games like Final Fantasy XI foist upon us - and we'd like to do it all by