We've got the latest shots of Tomb Raider: Legend as Lara makes her debut on two new games machines – PSP and Xbox 360 - and she looks incredible on both the handheld and the next-gen console.
The actual gameplay of Tomb Raider: Legend is identical for every format but there are differences with presentation, especially with the 360 version; the visuals have been specifically created for the new console, rather than it just being a polished port.
The main difference offered with the 360
Eidos has revealed that British TV star Keeley Hawes will be providing the plummy tones for Lara Croft in the almost-here-and-damn-we-can't-wait Tomb Raider: Legend.
The British actress is most well known for her performance as Zoe Reynolds in the BBC spy drama Spooks but also appeared in Tipping the Velvet and most recently A Cock and Bull Story with Steve Coogan. Which is to say, she's well known to folks in the UK. Here in the US, there was a long pause, someone said "So, it's that chick
Karima Adebibe, an unknown model and Top Shop sales assistant (apparently, UK folks know what this is), has been announced as the new face of Lady Lara Croft, the tomb-raiding adventuress and one of the most recognizable video game icons alongside Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog.
The "real-life" Lara - who follows in the footsteps of beauties like Rhona Mitra, Nell McAndrew and Tomb Raider film star Angelina Jolie - has a daunting schedule to look forward to.
Karima will kick off with an SAS
Namco is planning the release of Tekken for PSP, according to respected Japanese gaming mag, Famitsu.
If the news is accurate, it confirms earlier rumours that a handheld version of the long-running beat-'em-up was in development for Sony's portable device.
We contacted Sony, who publish the Tekken series in the UK, but were given a straightforward "no comment".
It's unthinkable that Tekken won't appear on PSP at some point and we're fully anticipating an official announcement from Namco
Konami is releasing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare this April but, with Ubisoft snapping up the rights to create a game based on the upcoming Turtles computer animated feature film, this may be the last in the current series.
Konami's Turtle games are based on the animated series which uses a cel-shaded look to replicate the style of the show. Even story mode's 60 missions are split into episodes as the four half-shelled heroes attempt to save the planet from the 'Mutant
Witness the pulsating action of Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver 3 with this latest movie footage, which has been curiously offset with narration by a man with a voice as flat as the Netherlands.
TOCA Race Driver 3 is the latest in Codemasters' hardcore racing simulator series, which offers a truly comprehensive driving experience.
The game features over 120 different championships which allow gamers to test their racing driver credentials in different classes of car that range from the
Take 2 is bringing Tokobot to UK gamers, the first PSP game to come from Dead or Alive developer Tecmo.
Tokobot is a puzzle adventure game which revolves around the existence of Tokobots, small robot helpers that have extraordinary power.
The tiny bots have attracted attention from various treasure hunters who want to use them to take over the world; something which our hero, Bolt, wants to prevent from happening.
While small and feeble on their own, Tokobots become much more useful when
Eidos has announced that Tomb Raider: Legend will be released in the UK on 7 April for PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360 and PC, and we've got our hands on some screens from each format to tide you over till then.
The PSP version has yet to receive a confirmed release date but Eidos has stated that this version will follow "shortly after" the main console release.
Lara Croft's comeback is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year as new developer Crystal Dynamics gets to prove that it was the
Activision has released a selection of new images from their upcoming felony caper, True Crime New York City.
After creating the mean streets of LA for the original True Crime, developer Luxoflux has been busy realising a virtual version of Manhattan, with these latest shots offering a glimpse of main character Marcus Reed - a gang banger turned cop - on the beat in Harlem and Times Square.
Check the shots on the right to admire Luxoflux's handy work and hope that the developer has spent an
Codemasters has confirmed that TOCA Race Driver 2 will support an incredible 12 players in wireless multiplayer racing and that it will be ready for the PSP's UK launch on 1 September along with auto stablemate, Colin McRae Rally 2005.
Despite appearing on the pocket-sized console, TOCA Race Driver 2 will pack in 52 circuits spread across 30 championships and feature 22 competitors in each race.
If that wasn't enough, 12 WiFi linked racers will be able to drive almost any vehicle, from