Just look at those screenshots. OK, there are only two of them but, let's face it, at first glance, Ultimate Spider-Man looks lush.
Yes, we're suckers for cel-shaded games but, even if you're not, Ultimate still sounds an attractive proposition. Players are given the opportunity to play as both Spider-Man and a super-villain across expanded, free-roaming environments, including the addition of Queens, New York.
We're also promised diverse gameplay and improved combat systems (there are two
Official ELSPA Top 20 Software Chart (all prices)
- week ending 22 May1 (1) (PS2,
Xbox, PC)2 (2) (Gamecube)3 (3) (PS2, Xbox,
PC)4 (5) (PC)5 (4) (Xbox)6 (11) (PS2, Xbox,
GBA)7 (9) (PS2,
Xbox)8 (6) (PS2,
Xbox)9 (15) (PS2,
PC)10 (7) (PS2,
Xbox)11 (8) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)12 (NE) (PS2)13 (12) (PS2, Xbox,
PC)14 (NE) (Xbox)15 (13) (PS2, PC)16 (18)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSone, GBA)17 (16) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA)18 (17)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)19 (10) (PC)20 (14) (Xbox,
Official ELSPA Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 15 May1 (2) (PS2, Xbox, PC)2 (NE) (Gamecube)3 (1) (PS2, Xbox, PC)4 (NE) (Xbox)5 (3) (PC)6 (4) (PS2, Xbox)7 (5) (PS2)8 (6) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)9 (NE) (PS2, Xbox)10 (8) (PC)11 (NE) (PS2, Xbox, GBA)12 (11) (PS2, Xbox, PC)13 (14) (PS2, PC)14 (7) (Xbox, PC)15 (RE) (PS2, PC)16 (10) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA)17 (16)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)18 (13)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSone, GBA)19 (18) (PC)20 (12) (Xbox, PC, GBA)
On: Xbox - OUT: Late 2004
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict introduces new elements to the Unreal universe, most notably the opportunity to play in both first and third-person perspectives. Other tweaks include improved player agility and ability boosting adrenaline powers. The honourable pastime of fragging your mates with no quarter is accommodated via Xbox Live.
Hand-to-hand weapon combat is a first for the series, as is playing in first and
Following our revelation on Tuesday (20 April) that Maxis were developing a , Electronic Arts - publishers of the massively successful people-'em-up series - have confirmed that the game will be called The Urbz and that it will be released for PS2, Xbox, Cube and GBA in the autumn.As previously revealed, the game focuses on reputation, with players having to create these new sims, called urbz, by customising their style and building their status to become the biggest player in the city. Working
Developers Maxis have leaked early details of the sequel to The Sims Bustin' Out - and, in contrast to the traditional suburban Sims setting, this time round proceedings will be decidedly street. Due to be released on PS2, Xbox, Gamecube and GBA, the game currently has a working title of Urban Sims.The series is taking major new steps this time out by shifting geographical location to the big city and honing the focus of the gameplay on building a reputation. This has a significant knock-on
Microsoft have announced that a new Unreal game is currently being developed for Xbox by series creators Epic Games. While Unreal Championship 2: Liandri Conflict will have some additional game modes over its predecessor's offering, Epic appear to be concentrating their efforts on the playable characters.The most dramatic shift in player control is that you will be able to switch from Unreal's traditional first-person view to a new third-person perspective. In this view you can kick off with