Wednesday 29 March 2006
Sony has announced B-Boy, a dance-off game centred on stylish skills, for release on PSP and PS2 in September.
Billed as a fighting game as much as a rhythm-action game, players are given access to over 800 motion-captured moves in order to 'toprock' and 'freeze' their way to the top of the freestyle pile, from lowly street battles through to the world championships. Makes a difference from 'shooting' and 'driving' our way to the top, at least.
Excited about Battlefield 2142 on PC? Then check out our brand new screens of Dice's futuristic online combat game by clicking on the images tab just above. The Battlefield series has been host to some of the greatest online scraps available, and 2142 - which takes the fight into a mech-filled dystopia - looks to be no
BioWare has revealed today that it is working on a massively multiplayer online roleplayer that "combines the best of BioWare's great past games with a compelling persistent online experience".
The developer of NeverWinter Nights and Baldur's Gate has created a brand new studio in Austin, Texas to work on the MMORPG, which we expect will make its first appearance at this year's E3 games show in
Who says video games don't teach you anything? International Brain Awareness Week kicks off on March 13th and can you believe there's a handheld game embracing the festivities?
Already a major success in Japan, Nintendo's Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day is headed for the Nintendo DS on April 17th. The game's nothing more than a package of noggin-shredding minigames that whip your brain into shape. Yes, it's a cleverly disguised way to actually ... learn while playing "them damn
Ubisoft has confirmed today that Brothers in Arms 3 will be released for Xbox 360 later this year, potentially launching before the PS3 version that was announced last year.
The next-gen sequel sees Baker and company returning to the frontline during WWII, with destructible environments - bullets smashing through wood, doors blowing off their hinges - and new leaning and blind firing abilities for your team that help them keep behind cover while still laying down suppressing fire.
With the UK
EA has released a payload of new shots of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat for 360.
Developer DICE is attempting to make the 360 version a much more hardcore experience than the previous console versions by toughening up enemy AI in single-player. The game also has a harsher edge thanks that will require a lot more HotSwapping (teleporting between active soldiers) than previous current gen versions.
The 360 version will support 24 players on Xbox Live and will include the four extra maps that
EA have released a ton of new shots of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat for Xbox 360.
Developer DICE is attempting to make the 360 version a much more hardcore experience than the previous console versions by toughening up enemy AI in single-player. The game also has a harsher edge thanks to the high-res and realistic graphics.
The 360 version will support 24 players on Xbox Live and will include the four extra maps that were downloadable for the Xbox version.
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat will
With the release of Black less than a month away, EA has unleashed a batch of new pics of the shoot-'em-up.
The FPS, which has been developed by British studio Criterion (best known for the Burnout series), looks set to take console shooters to a new level with its hard-boiled attitude and remarkable effects.
Black is a refreshingly straightforward shooter: these new screenshots feature all the on-screen information that appears in the game, which is just ammo and health. There's no
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