The top complaint about the massively multiplayer comic-book RPG City of Villains? "It just doesn't feel evil enough." By sticking close to the formula that made its progenitor City of Heroes a success, CoV wound up being a little too polite for its own good. Where was the harassing of citizens, the smashing of public property, the terrorizing of a city?
Thankfully, it's all coming soon in the form of Mayhem Missions. Currently, villains get new missions by reading a newspaper; as they're
Controlling all of human existence? Yeah, we've done that. But this summer, 2K Games will publish CivCity: Rome, an intriguing sounding spin-off from Sid Meier's popular Civilization series of games. This time, you'll focus on just one city, but what a city it will be.
When you're building something as important as Rome, you have to start somewhere; it will apparently be as a small city. Grow it with schools, theaters, forts and that legendary venue for "sporting combat," the Circus Maximus.
We know what Sid Meier's Civilization IV needs: more violence! That's what we're expecting from the recently announced Warlords expansion pack.
The game's name comes from the new warlord unit, which brings a bit more aggression to the development of human existence. Warlords also promises six new scenarios, as well as new civilizations, wonders, units and other goodies. But really, we just want to march in and take control of all the cool things that everybody else on the planet owns.
Sega's spooky Xbox 360 launch title Condemned: Criminal Origins is set to creep across to PC sometime in the spring. We've got some dark and dangerous new screens that will shake you up.
The move from console to PC has been long predicted ever since Monolith Productions' first-person adventures in the underworld garnered high accolades. This news should leave PC players jumping for joy - moments before they soil themselves in terror.
You'll play a detective framed for homicide and spend part
Thanks to some beautifully despicable methods of persuasion we've successfully extracted a batch of exclusive new shots from the clutches of NCsoft for Destiny Manifest, its latest update - or issue - to MMORPG City of Villains.
Due for release in April, the latest swag bag of content will delight evil-doers with new patron power pools, power sets and over 300 new missions that will take villainous players from level 40 to 50.
In addition, two new high level zones will feature, Grandville and
From this Wednesday players of Counter Strike: Source will be able to download the VIP Mod, an independently developed add-on for the game which resurrects VIP mode, a much loved match-type from the original Counter Strike that wasn't included in the Source-powered update.
One counterterrorist player acts as the VIP, a pistol-carrying character who must be protected by team mates and shepherded to an extraction point on the other side of the level.
Terrorists, on the other hand, need to
If you're struggling to think of a suitable Valentine present to give your nearest and dearest, why not say it with 'super-villains' with a 14 day free trial of City of Villains.
Publisher NCsoft is allowing present users to give the gift of a two week trial in the MMORPG where superheroes and villains struggle for control of Paragon City.
If the recipient of this truly romantic gift activates the invitation before 13 March, both giver and receiver will be rewarded with two unique costumes
Amuse your bouche with these tasty titbits from Taito's slice-and-dice culinary sim Cooking Mama.
Designed for DS and currently set to be served up in Japan only, this sweet little treat sees you heating and stirring with the stylus, before serving the meal with a smile.
With the ability to chop, peel, boil and fry, greenhorned Gordon Ramseys can follow recipes while seasoned chefs can create their own dishes by combining a mixture of ingredients, flavours and spices.
Following the pointing
Sega's supernaturally spooky Xbox 360 launch title Condemned: Criminal Origins is set to creep across to PC sometime in the spring.
The move from console to desktop has been *long predicted* but, with the accolades that Monolith Productions' first-person adventures in the underworld has garnered, this news should leave PC players jumping for joy, moments before they soil themselves in terror.
If you want to know how the game looks on PC either imagine the zombie holocaust taking place during
Eidos has today confirmed that footie management sim Championship Manager 2006 will be released for PlayStation 2 and Xbox this spring.
The PC game has been shaped to fit the consoles by developer Gusto Games who was responsible for the recent Championship Manager PSP.
The console versions will include all the transfers that took place during the recent transfer window so all the squads will be completely up to date.
It should be interesting to see how Champ Man 2006 compares with the