It's a good time to be a pirate. Captain Jack Sparrow is packing theaters once again this summer and game fans are getting not one, but two One Piece games later this year. And on top of that, we've got 16 brand new shots from the two-player beat 'em up Grand Adventure.
For more on the rubbery, fish-headed cast of pirate people, head over to our earlier preview.
You know, we were so hoping to see the four simian heroes of Super Monkey Ball Adventure happily scampering across our television sets by now. But now that the game's due out in August, we have to make do with these five new screens from the PS2 version. You can see them here.
Adventure is also coming to GameCube and PSP.
We've got the latest amusing video from the gang creating Rayman Raving Rabbids - just hit the Movies tab above to give it a view. In the second installment of what could be a neverending stream of clips showcasing what Rayman's enemies cannot do, we learn the murderous "rabbids" ain't so hot at housework. Click, smile and wait for the game's inevitable release near the holidays.
It doesn't really matter how long you've been gaming - you know who Sonic the Hedgehog is. Ever since his first appearance on the Sega Genesis in 1991, the hyperactive hedgehog has consistently been one of the most popular characters in video game history. To honor his longevity, SEGA's trumpeting its new, next-gen Sonic the Hedgehog game, due later this year, as well as an enhanced remake of the original Genesis game, only for Game Boy Advance. The new version will incorporate Sonic's spin
There's hardly a rim left to tweak in the Need for Speed universe, so perhaps that's why the series is once again wandering into the wilderness in search of new thrills. EA's newly announced Need for Speed Carbon slams you onto perilous canyon roads that twist and turn through dusty, gusty outdoor settings, but don't worry, you'll still be managing a pimped-out runnin'
Did you like flying around in a Legofied Jedi starfighter in Lego Star Wars? Stuff like that will be just the tip of the iceberg in the sequel, according to publisher LucasArts.
In a press release yesterday, the company announced that Lego Star Wars II will not only add a slew of new vehicles - including X-Wings, plastic dewback lizards (complete with chomping action) and a bricky version of the Millennium Falcon - but it'll integrate them into the platform-hopping gameplay in ways that the
So, we've seen screens and artwork for Naruto: Clash of Ninja 2 already, but what we have today is the next logical step - a full-on trailer showcasing just why you'll want to check out this multiplayer fighter when it lands in September.
Tear yourself away from Cartoon Network for two minutes and check out the trailer by hitting the movies tab up there. Then, won't you join us back at the TV for more Adult Swim?
Friday 16 June 2006
GAME, the UK's biggest specialist games retailer, is set to abandon its '10 day no quibble' returns policy, according to industry magazine MCV.
GAME's '10 Day Returns' policy currently allows gamers to return a purchased game within that time for a full refund, even if the game packaging has been opened. It really was too good to be true - many a forum-going UK gamer has admitted to using it as a glorified rental service over the past few years.
Which would explain why
Friday 16 June 2006
The Golden Joystick Awards, one of the longest running videogame ceremonies around, will be taking place in London on 27 October, and here's your chance to influence the outcome.
What marks the Golden Joystick Awards out from the crowd is that the winners from each of the 17 different award categories are voted for by you. Not him over there - you.
Remember how annoyed you were when that game you didn't like got to number one in the charts? Now's your chance to put things
Kart racers are a dime a dozen... well, maybe less than that. But over-abundance is no reason to shun every new attempt at the genre, so we'll go ahead and welcome these new, villainous Pac-Man World Rally screens with open arms.
If you don't want to control the good guys (Pac, Mrs. Pac and their pals), Rally brings in the already revealed Pac-Devil, along with the robotic Toc-Man, ghoulish Erwin and the undead Spooky. Check them out below, and keep your eyes peeled for Rally's August