It's no secret that first-person shooters are tough to do properly on PSP, thanks to a rather limited control scheme. So we're not surprised that developer Guerilla thought long and hard about how best to recreate its fps hit Killzone, originally a PS2 title, for the PSP. What did surprise us, in a very pleasant way, was the solution Guerilla came up with - switching to an isometric, third-person view - and how well the resulting game plays after such a drastic overhaul.
The controls, thanks
At last year's E3, the Killzone PS3 demo was making all the headlines. This year, with no sign of a next-gen version, we'll have to talk about Killzone: Liberation instead - which will be out for PSP this fall - and show you this lovely selection of screenshots.
Liberation takes the ideas first seen in the PS2 first-person shooter and uses them in a third-person action game for the handheld. Situated in the same war-torn setting as the original game, Liberation has you battling against the
Tuesday 9 May 2006
At last year's E3 the Killzone PS3 demo was making all the headlines. This year, with no sign of a next-gen version, we'll have to talk about Killzone: Liberation instead - which will be out for PSP this autumn - and show you this lovely selection of screenshots.
Liberation takes the ideas first seen in the PS2 FPS and uses them in a third-person action game for the handheld. Situated in the same war-torn setting as the original game, Liberation has you battling against the
Do not adjust your eye-globes, this is not a rumour - Killzone Liberation is launching an assault on your PSP, and we've got the images to prove it. Sony has confirmed this completely new future-war adventure, and it's specially designed for handheld carnage.
Built from scratch to create a new episode in the Helghast-bashing universe, Killzone Liberation uses a third-person viewpoint to maximise easy blasting on PSP. Just take a look at these screens and you'll get an idea of how this will
We like being part of a big, popular games website. It means we get to save time on the show floor by having pleasant PR ladies and gents bump us ahead of everyone else.
After bringing you the yesterday, we managed to scam our way to the front of the queue for Ubisoft's King Kong and we're glad we did - this is going to be awesome.
A big, hairy ape thumping and grappling with two T-Rexes, grabbing hold of their heads and smashing them into massive rocks with the support of Dolby 5.1
Ubisoft has at last revealed the first details and screenshots from the multi-format monkey madness that is Peter Jackson's King Kong.
Based on the Lord of the Rings bloke's forthcoming remake of the classic flick, it features gameplay that alternates between a first-person battle for survival on Skull Island and third-person sections that, according to Ubisoft, allow you to "experience the staggering power of King Kong". Cripes.
You have a number of team members accompanying you, each with
Ubisoft has released a list of games it plans to show at this year's E3 in May, with titles of particular interest being Ghost Recon 3 and King Kong on Microsoft's new Xbox 360 platform, as well as a host of offerings for current-gen machines.
Well, except Nintendo that is. Gamecube seems to have been dropped and it appears to be too early for Revolution stuff.
Still, here's the list of games as released by the publisher:
And 1 Streetball (PS2)
Experience the jaw-dropping moves of genuine