Bethesda Softworks has revealed two new Star Trek games, the often-rumored RTS Star Trek: Legacy for Xbox 360 and PC, and the action-driven Star Trek: Tactical Assault for PSP and DS.
After a messy legal scuffle between Trek licence holders Viacom and developer Activision, the rights to produce games from the entire history of Trek has passed to publisher Bethesda, just in time for the 40th anniversary of the TV series.
As shown in these two screens, Star Trek: Legacy will drop gamers into
LucasArts has announced Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, transforming A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi into fantastically charming episodes of Lego platforming action.
This time around players can drive vehicles, ride creatures like the Tauntaun, and unlock more than 50 characters to use in Free Play; over 50 more can be unlocked by using an old save game from the original Lego Star Wars.You can even mix and match the different body parts of your characters to
We've uncovered the first real-life photographs of Nintendo's redesigned dual-screened handheld, DS Lite, to give you a better idea of how this brilliant little gadget will look in the flesh. We've all eyed up the official, stylised images released last month; now we can gawk at the real thing.
The first thing to notice is the dual screens, which remain the same size despite the slimming down of the handheld body.
The images also confirm the pocket-sized dimensions - around 5 and a half
Here are five new snapshots of the next episode in Ubisoft's hell-in-island-paradise shooter, the increasingly randomly-titledFar Cry Instincts Predator, due to tear up the jungle at the end of March.
Coming to both 360 and Xbox (in further titling craziness, the Xbox version goes by the name of Far Cry Instincts Evolution ),the 360 version will feature an enhanced version of the original Xbox Far Cry Instincts for good measure.
Whether your preferred flavor is Evolution or Predator, you can
Gears of War, Epic Entertainment's super high-tech FPS for Xbox 360, has some of the most toothsome enemies we've seen for a long time ... just take a look at these new shots for the proof.
A brawny but thinky game, Gears of War is certainly looking like a must-have 360 shooter, employing the next-gen hardware's technical power to create stunning and atmospheric worlds, not to mention the ugly devils you can see here.
And while you get cosy with these images, we'll be hiding in the cupboard,
Capcom has announced Street Fighter Alpha Anthology for PS2, a generous compilation which will give beat-'em-up fans the opportunity to experience all four games from the Alpha arcade series in one package.
The compilation contains arcade conversions of Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold, and Street Fighter Alpha 3. Also, as a bonus, the cutesy Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix (also known as Pocket Fighter ) will be included in the package.
In an official confirmation that will surprise no-one, Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki has stated in the latest issue ofJapanese Famitsu 360 magazine that his next 360 title will be another Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball game.
In previous interviews, Itagaki has discussed his plans for DOAX2, letting slip that there will be at least one new game mode alongside the volleyball, and several new minigames in the style of the first title's pool-hopping.
Where the first DOAX had Xbox all to
Following from our story yesterday revealing plans for a web browser and TV tuner for DS, some new footage has come to our attention, showing the shiny gadgets in full working order.
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In an announcement today, publisher Eidos has revealed plans to release a special edition of Tomb Raider later this year to celebrate Lara's 10th birthday - or rather, a special edition of one Tomb Raider or another. Exactly which of Lara's escapades will be getting the special edition treatment hasn't been explained; could Eidos be remaking the original Tomb Raider?
Tomb Raider Legend is due for launch in a few months, making it unlikely that this special edition is a full, newly developed
We've rustled up a trailer and some new screens for Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War, the once-doomed, now looming strategy game that enables you to jump right into a conflict as the hero leader of your armies.
The trailer gives some idea of the scale of the battles you'll get involved with, alongside hammer-wielding warrior lords and armoured elephants.
Thanks to its mix of Dynasty Warriors-style frontline action and a tactical passion synonymous with the Total War series, Rise & Fall will