Capcom and Ubisoft have ganged up to bring three top console action games to PC, beginning in February with Onimusha 3: Demon Seige. Resident Evil 4 - the game you voted the best of 2005 - and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition will follow later this year.
The three titles are easily among our favourite games, from Onimusha 3's spectacular time shifting sword action to the breakneck terror of Resi 4, and the idea of seeing them in glorious PC pin-sharp detail has us sweating
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
Capcom has released new screens of Resident Evil's upcoming debut on the Nintendo DS - Resident Evil: Deadly Silence.
Deadly Silence is basically a remake of the original PSone Resi, with Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield fighting for their lives inside the Spencer Mansion. The big difference is that Capcom has got DS's unique capabilities to play around with.
Beta testing has started on RF Online, an MMORPG that is being operated and published by Codemasters.
RF Online is a sci-fi RPG that has already achieved huge success in the Far East. Codemasters announced that it had secured the rights to publish the Korean-made game earlier this year.
Developed by CCR Inc, RF Online mixes traditional fantasy with sci-fi action and is set in the galaxy of Novus, where three powerful factions - the Bellato Union, the mystical Holy Alliance Cora and the
Resident Evil 4 is the runaway leader of the GamesRadar Game of 2005 poll. Capcom's explosive sequel has collected almost a quarter of the total votes - currently topping 10,000 - and looks certain to still be miles ahead of the competition when the poll closes on Friday 6 January.
Far less certain is which game will pick up second place with Call of Duty 2, Mario Kart DS and Pro Evolution Soccer 5 all vying for the runners-up or 'first losers' spot.
While it's unlikely that Resident Evil 4
New screens of Xbox 360 driving sim Ridge Racer 6 have revealed that it won't be just cars that gamers can hammer around the next-gen tracks in, but futuristic hovercrafts as well.
Rather than limiting the action to the usual four-wheeled automobile challenge, developer Namco has included several concept vehicles such as a tripod super car, a fat-tyred drag racer and suped-up hovercrafts.
The sixth game in series will be the first Ridge Racer to be playable online and will feature over 130
A host of new shots from Namco's Ridge Racer 6 for Xbox 360 have power-slided their way into our possession and are parked ready for your perusal over on the right.
This latest drive out for the popular franchise provides over 130 vehicles, 30 circuits and a selection of modes, including the all-new World Explorer mode, which itself offers over 230 races.
Ridge Racer 6 will also allow gamers to take the race online using Xbox Live - players will be able to compete head-to-head in drift
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 10 September1 (NE) Rainbow Six Lockdown(PS2, Xbox)2 (2) Brian Lara International Cricket 2005(PS2, Xbox, PC)3 (15) Delta Force Black Hawk Down(PS2, Xbox, PC)4 (1) Ridge Racer(PSP)5 (NE) Incredible Hulk Ultimate Destruction(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)6 (4) Virtua Tennis World Tour(PSP)7 (7) Midnight Club 3 Dub Edition(PSP, PS2, Xbox)8 (3) Wipeout Pure(PSP)9 (6) Need For Speed Underground Rivals(PSP)10 (25) Super Monkey Ball