Friday 21 April 2006
Namco has now officially confirmed that Ridge Racer 7 will be a launch title for PS3, meaning it'll be touching down with the console this November.
It's not clear whether that's a global launch for RR7 to go with PS3's worldwide release, however, or if it's just for Japan. If we had to bet, our money would go on the latter.
What we do know is that the game is set in 2010 - which is as good an excuse as any to make everything look beautifully shiny and cram stages with
• Rise and Fall Civilizations at War trailer (WMV, 18.5MB) - right-click to download
Thursday 13 April 2006
Midway has released a new trailer of its forthcoming PC game Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War, due for release in June, and, as luck would have it, you can view it now by right-clicking the link above and saving it to your desktop.
The movie shows some epic battle scenes, featuring hundreds of foot soldiers, a jam-packed arena and a horse trampling some unsuspecting subordinate.
We said that the Revolution's controller would be perfect for a first person shooter. Now, Ubisoft is putting that to the test. Today, info from the latest issue of Game Informer magazine hit the web. In it, a new Revolution first person shooter, known under the working title of Red Steel, has been revealed. The game puts you in the shoes of a regular American guy - who happens to be engaged to a half-Japanese woman who's kidnapped by the Yakuza, Japan's answer to the Mafia. He's forced to
Critically beloved but still not the most popular kid in class, the funky-haired, no-limbed Rayman is still chugging along. Today, we learned he's getting a fourth game, which publisher Ubisoft announced will hit stores in time for the
• Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis trailer (WMV, 46.2MB) - right-click to download
Friday 7 April 2006
Rockstar - ping - has released a trailer for its upcoming Xbox 360 - pong - sports sim, Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis, and you can see the - ping - brilliant ball smasher in action by - pong - steering your electronic paddle to the link above. OK, we'll - ping - stop that - pong - now.
Pretty much Table Tennis down to the double T, this first foray into next-gen territory may
Thursday 6 April 2006
Publisher Ubisoft has announced that it will release Rayman 4 this Christmas for next-gen and current-gen machines. Michel Ancel, superstar creator of platforming hero Rayman and the excellent Beyond Good & Evil, will spearhead the development of the latest game in the cartoon action series.
Ubisoft expects the new Rayman "to sweep players off their feet," an ambitious leap for the decade-spanning Rayman series. But with Ancel at the creative wheel, we're hoping Rayman
In what's slowly becoming an ongoing saga of video updates, Midway's dropped another set of monsters you'll see in the upcoming basher Rampage: Total Destruction. We've neatly packaged this release, plus the previous four for your viewing pleasure. Just click the "Movies" tab
Sony big-wig Phil Harrison's keynote speech at the Game Developers Conference on Wednesday was focused mainly on Sony's hardware and online initiative, but all that stuff is meaningless without games to back it up. Fortunately, several developers took the stage during the keynote to finally give us a glimpse of what the PS3 really looks like in motion - and for the record, it looks
After a daring raid behind enemy lines we can bring you images - covertly captured, of course - of the German 'super weapons' that will feature as part of the Nazi's arsenal in upcoming real-time strategy Rush for Berlin which is scheduled for release for PC in May.
Based on weapons that Hitler hoped would turn the tide of World War II in Germany's favour, allies advancing in to the heart of enemy territory will have to go up against such terrifying tools of termination as the Messerschmitt
Players of The Saga of Ryzom will soon be able to create their own adventures, environments and scenarios with Ryzom Ring, the upcoming expansion for the massively multiplayer game, due for release this summer - and we've got exclusive screens of the game in action.
Kitted out with a set of simple but effective design tools, Ryzom Ring is the first MMORPG to enable players to take creative control. "Ryzom's future is from now on in the hands of players", says executive producer, Daniel Miller.