Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar, the massively-multiplayer game set in Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy world, will feature an intriguing form of Player versus Player combat called 'monster play'.
This will see gamers "inhabit the evil creatures of Middle-earth" to complete quests and engage in battle with other human-controlled characters, according to Turbine, the game's
With Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-King - the expansion pack to the Lord of the Rings RTS - out this week, we thought we'd give you a taste of the type of action you can expect with a brand new trailer. Hit the Movies tab and find "LOTR: Rise of the Witch-king - trailer 11-28-06."
The Witch-King is responsible for the spread of evil after the 1,000 years of peace that followed the Battle of the Last Alliance. He waged a 500 year war against the kingdoms of men and it is
What's hotter than watching a cute princess kiss a fat, middle-aged plumber? Well, anything really, but given the headline above, the answer should be obvious: watching a cute princess kiss another cute princess. It's sexy, it's vaguely taboo and it's pleasantly devoid of bristling mustaches and lingering sewage odors.
It's much more common to see girl-on-girl kisses in other media, but it happens in games more often than you'd think. To prove it to you, we've collected the very best ones and
Tuesday 21 November 2006
The creator of terrorist shooter Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Turtle Rock Studios, is working on a brand new multiplayer PC game called Left 4 Dead, due for release in summer 2007, publisher Valve has revealed today.
A Counter Strike-esque co-op shooter, Left 4 Dead pits you and three friends against an impressively inventive and relentless horde of mutated nasties, with up to four rival players also able to join the ranks of the zombie menace. The game will use
Call it overkill, but this particular cinema from Twilight Princess was so cool we wanted to post it. It occurs just before the third temple, so if you're afraid of spoilers, well, you're still missing out. You'll see how and why there are two planes of existence in this Hyrule and even catch a glimpse of a power that might corrupt even Link... ooh,
If youre getting sick of ho-hum activities like planting bombs and capturing flags, then todays news that the creators of Counter-Strike are developing Left 4 Dead, a co-op multiplayer game, might get your mercenary-for-hire juices flowing. Set for release on the PC sometime in 2007, Left 4 Dead will utilize the same sparkly Source engine that made Half-Life 2 look so fantastic, and will, according to Valve, "do for co-op games what Counter-Strike did for multiplayer
This new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess illustrates how Wii's motion-sensitive controller is used during Link's latest outing - hit the Movies tab and then click on "Twilight Princess - gameplay trailer 11-16-06" to see the gameplay demo. And if you fancy reading more about how the motion-sensitive method works out, check our recent preview.
Set to launch alongside Wii when it touches down on December 8th, Twilight Princess will be an interesting prospect for any long-term
Sure, you could spend this Thanksgiving eating turkey, watching sports or - if you're really desperate - spending time with family. But now you've got a much better option. Capcom announced today that it will release a new playable demo for Lost Planet over Xbox Live on November 23.
While the single-player looks very promising, it's Lost Planet's multiplayer that has us willing to brave the cold. So you'll be happy to hear that it's the multiplayer that you'll be digging into after digging
Friday 10 November 2006
You might have thought it wasn't possible; you might have hoped it wasn't possible but Little Britain is coming to PS2 and PC in January, with a PSP version due later in the year.
Based on the BBC sketch show, the game will follow an episode of the programme with each character having to complete their own minigame and deliver their catchphrase before moving on to the next scene and joke. And much like anyone watching the last series, their objective is to reach the
The Collector's Edition of Capcom's chilly alien blast-fest, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, will give access to an exclusive multiplayer map that gamers who spring for the regular purchase won't be able to play until it's released as a free download next summer. Released alongside the standard game in January 2007, the special pack will also come bundled with a pretty book o' concept art, videos, music and a heap of digital