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Thursday 6 April 2006
Pavement golf, fairway destruction derbys and remote control street races are all in the offing for players of Over the Hedge, Activision's fast approaching cartoon adventure based on the latest film from DreamWorks - and we've got a video showing these multiplayer minigames in action.
Over the Hedge enables players to take control of the urban-dwelling animal stars - RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy
LucasArts has announced Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, transforming A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi into fantastically charming episodes of Lego platforming action.
This time around players can drive vehicles, ride creatures like the Tauntaun, and unlock more than 50 characters to use in Free Play; over 50 more can be unlocked by using an old save game from the original Lego Star Wars.You can even mix and match the different body parts of your characters to
SmackDown maker THQ has nabbed the rights to create games based on the summer spy movie, Stormbreaker, which in turn is based on the Alex Rider books of Brit author Anthony Horowitz.
The DS version of the title will be developed by Altron (Zoo Tycoon DS) while the GBA game will be handed to Razorback Developments (Bionicle GBA), with both editions hitting the shelves this summer.
Like a baby-faced Bond, the 14 year old MI6 agent Alex Rider must protect the nation from menacing nasty types,
Konami has announced that it's re-releasing two Castlevania games: Harmony of Dissonance and Aria of Sorrow, but this time as the first in a series of double pack games.
The two highly rated titles continue the battle against the forces of Dracula with featuring Juste Belmont battling through the Count's castle, while introduces Soma Cruz to the fight and adds a new character building aspect to the classic platform action. Castlevania Double Pack will rise again on GBA in
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 19 November1 (6) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA, PSP)2 (2) Star Wars Battlefront II(PS2, Xbox, PC, PSP)3 (1) WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2006(PS2)4 (5) Pro Evolution Soccer 5(PS2, Xbox, PC)5 (3) FIFA 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA, PSP)6 (9) The Matrix Path of Neo(PS2, Xbox, PC)7 (RE) World Tour Soccer(PSP)8 (7) The Sims 2(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA)9 (14) Gun(PS2, Xbox, PC)10
Ladbrokes has released a betting list offering odds on this Christmas' gaming number one, with the high street bookmaker predicting that movie tie-ins will be the hot sellers over the festive season.
The Traveller's Tales-developed Chronicles of Narnia game is favourite at 3/1, while EA's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Ubisoft's adaptation of Peter Jackson's King Kong are both hotly tipped at 6/1.
Beyond the Hollywood spin-offs, Prince of Persia 3, Call of Duty 2 and Need for Speed
Since there is no chance, on today of all days, of you avoiding the magical world of JK Rowling, you might as well dive into these brand new shots of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
The game features three-way magical battling with an AI Hermione and Ron at your side and numerous minigames built around the Triwizard tournament, such as the on-broomstick, dragon-escaping scene in these screens.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released for PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, GBA, DS and PSP
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 7 May1 (NE) Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith(PS2, Xbox, PC, GBA)2 (1) Lego Star Wars(PS2, Xbox, PC, GBA)3 (3) FIFA Street(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)4 (2) Midnight Club 3 Dub Edition(PS2, Xbox)5 (6) World Snooker Championship 2005(PS2, Xbox, PC)6 (4) Gran Turismo 4(PS2)7 (NE) Pariah(Xbox, PC)8 (7) Splinter Cell Chaos Theory(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)9 (5) TT Superbikes(PS2)10 (11) Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 30 April1 (2) Lego Star Wars(PS2, Xbox, PC, GBA)2 (1) Midnight Club 3 Dub Edition(PS2, Xbox)3 (3) FIFA Street(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)4 (5) Gran Turismo 4(PS2)5 (NE) TT Superbikes(PS2)6 (8) World Snooker Championship 2005(PS2, Xbox, PC)7 (4) Splinter Cell Chaos Theory(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)8 (NE) Guild Wars(PC)9 (6) Doom 3(Xbox, PC)10 (10) The Punisher(PS2, Xbox, PC)11 (9) Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30(PS2, Xbox,
Shazam wand wavers! EA has confirmed that a Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire game will be released to coincide with the movie's opening in November.
Based on the fourth book in JK Rowling's well thumbed series, players will take the role of adolescent alakazam artist Potter as he competes in an international hocus-pocus competition called the Triwizard Tournament.
A sort of sorcerer's sports day, competitors in the tournament will, amongst other fantastical things, have to confront a