Ubisoft has confirmed that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas, the latest in its tactical squad-based shooter series, will only be coming out for next-gen consoles.
Although unannounced, it was firmly believed that Xbox and PS2 versions would be created just as Ubisoft had done previously with its stablemate first-person shooter, Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter.
While no official explanation has been offered, presumably the reason Ubisoft is giving current-gen consoles the cold shoulder is in
Monday 8 May 2006
The E3 demo of Atari's racing sim, Test Drive Unlimited, will be available to play on Xbox Live this week.
Microsoft is keen for Xbox Live members to experience the magic of E3 via downloadble content on the online service, so 360 owners will be granted free Gold membership for E3 week (Monday 8 May until Sunday 14 May).
Test Drive Unlimited is a massively open online racing game which allows gamers to visit top sports car garages, get behind the wheels of the world's
Ubisoft announced today that they'll have a new content pack for Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter on 360 to unveil at E3 next week. The details of what the new Xbox Live downloadable will contain are slim, but the screenshot indicates that there may be some new multiplayer campaigns available... and, by extension, perhaps even some new
Tuesday 2 May 2006
Developer Silicon Knights has released a deluge of new shots of its forthcoming Xbox 360 action adventure Too Human.
The game is being published by Microsoft and should be one of the many 360 titles on show at next week's E3 games show, with the combination of stunning visuals and intense action guaranteeing plenty of interest.
Too Human is set in a futuristic world where the existence of mankind is under threat from a force of war machines. Gamers are thrust into this
If dungeon-delving, anime-style character designs and the phrase "real-time battles" are the kinds of things that turn your crank, then you'll want to keep an eye out for Tales of Abyss. Namco Bandai announced today that the latest chapter in its Tales series (Tales of Symphonia, Tales of Legendia, etc.) is coming to US PS2s.
While it's not a sequel to any of the previous Tales games, Abyss will play a little like the GameCube Tales of Symphonia, in that you'll fight monsters in action-based
Wednesday 19 April 2006
Microsoft's Too Human is a bit of a mystery, but we've a sexy new shot for you to goggle at that'll hopefully help make things clearer.
It's been in the pipeline for a long time. Developed by Silicon Knights (Eternal Darkness, Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes) and previously intended for GameCube, Too Human sounds like an extremely ambitious production: a third-person epic that's attempting to blend the complex combat of a beat-'em-up with some gorgeous environments
Ubisoft released a few screens and a bullet-point features list for the upcoming Rainbow Six Vegas, their newest Clancy-based tactical shooter. Renewed focus on realism drives the latest installment starring an all new roster for Team Rainbow.
Logan Keller heads up the team as the resident recon expert while Michael Walter (heavy weapons and demolitions specialist) and Jung Park (long-range and electronics specialist) round out the crew. Real-time briefings can occur mid-mission and individual
Friday 7 April 2006
Ubisoft Montreal has revealed that Rainbow Six Vegas, the Las Vegas-set outing for the anti-terrorist series, will drop the characters from previous games and introduce a brand new team of sharp-shooting operatives when it launches on PS3, PC and Xbox 360 later this
Ubisoft has addressed the delay between the shipment of Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter on the PC, and the blockbuster release on its console cousin, the Xbox 360. Namely, the two titles have been developed independently, and contain some very interesting differences.
Most notably, you'll be locked into the first-person perspective throughout the game. While this may knock down the cool-factor of sneaking, peeking and sliding into and out of cover, it promises to bring us right back to the
Wednesday 5 April 2006
Xbox Live punters will soon be able to sample Tomb Raider: Legend thanks to an Xbox 360 playable demo that's due to appear on Live Marketplace "hopefully tomorrow", according to the game's publisher, Eidos.
The demo will offer gamers the chance to try their hand at Legend's opening level. Set in Bolivia, Lara's first location sees her solving some puzzles and killing a few baddies, and gives players the opportunity to learn how the intrepid heroine handles. It's expected