Valve Software is giving away free games to owners of ATI Radeon graphics cards.
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch are being offered through Steam, which will confirm the presence of ATI Radeon hardware in your PC "and then enable immediate access to full versions of the games free of charge," the developer has said.
The official Steam website states that the free game offer is only open for a limited period of time, so get in
Future-war shooter Haze will team you up with some alarmingly outspoken AI comrades, promises David Doak, co-founder of developer Free Radical. Haze's mercenary-military action will put you in some very uncomfortable situations, but if you hesitate for a second your tooled-up soldier "buddies" are going to be hassling you mercilessly.
"I don't think you will see in any other game points in the narrative, in cut-scenes or cinematic gameplay moments, where people are calling you a pussy -
Microsoft is putting updated ESRB labels on copies of Halo 2 Vista, as the first batch of games to hit retail have shipped with "accidental," "partial nudity" included.
"It has come to our attention that an unfortunate, obscure content error which includes partial nudity was included in our initial production of Halo 2 for Windows Vista," the company said in a statement this morning.
"As such, we have updated the initial game packaging at retailers with a label, so customers are aware before
At Ubisoft's recent press event, Haze developer Free Radical told us the game is in development for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC and not just PS3 as has been reported.
During the Haze section of the Ubidays conference, the impressive-looking shooter was unveiled for the PS3 with no other systems mentioned.
Haze was originally announced for all three systems in 2006 but the lack of any other system being mentioned for over a year, and the fact that the TimeSplitters team has a massive PlayStation
Free Radical's Haze, the high-action shooter that's also a political statement, will feature four-player co-op gameplay online, enabling you to blast through the entire single-player campaign mode with three tooled-up buddies.
And, guess what, we've got some new screens and a teasing trailer to go with the fresh info. Hit the Images tab for new screens and and artwork, while you can watch the plot-hinty video below or on our movie page.
Critically acclaimed developer Free Radical, creator of TimeSplitters and now the murky future-shooter Haze, believes that next-gen games should push us into new, mature territory, and that devs should be looking "beyond the technology" and instead focus on changing what it means and feels like to play videogames.
Using Bungie's blastacular Halo 3 as an example, Haze scriptwriter Rob Yescombe believes that "while Halo is brilliant, you're a teenager - the next-gen is about becoming more
Sega is to deliver a PC and Xbox Live Arcade game based on the Happy Tree Friends animated series this autumn.
The action-puzzle game, Happy Tree Friends False Alarm, is being developed by Stainless Games and will be released as a digital download for PC.
Happy Tree Friends False Alarm, explains Sega, features the furry woodland creatures in a host of dismembering and ill-fated calamities, and the company promises that it'll play unlike any other action title on the market thanks to its
On top of the many demos Sega delivered in its press day this morning (check the news sections for more), the company also announced three new titles that'll bolster its lineup over the next year. The first and most exciting of the three is Condemned 2: Bloodshot, a sequel to one of the 360's better launch games due early next year. Underneath the original's unsettling and depressing atmosphere was a truly enticing gameplay experience just waiting for you to explore - if you like crawling
Players of Hellgate: London, the online action RPG set in a demon-infested capital, will be able to opt for one of two subscription setups. Namely, pay money and get extra in-game gubbins, or play for free and receive a more stripped-down experience.
The pricing will be $9.95 a month. Pay up and you'll be able to store more characters on your account (a max of 12 instead of 3 for non-paying players), more items in your account 'vault' (40 instead of 20), enjoy 'VIP shuttles' to zip across to
Calling all Potter fans - EA has released new in-game footage from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the publisher's latest title starring the boy wizard that's set to release alongside the movie this summer. The movie runs for around 90 seconds and can be seen at the bottom of our page. Make sure to see new screens of Potter's adventure here.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix videogame is being brought to consoles, handhelds and the PC and relives the fifth-installment