What's going to drive Windows Vista gaming this year? Well, ask anyone in the know (i.e., us) and they'll tell you that the holy trinity is shaping up to be Crysis for FPS fans, Age of Conan for MMO groupies and World in Conflict for RTS aficionados.
That last one is what concerns us here, with the fresh release of a new movie showing NATO as the third faction in Massive Entertainment's intriguing RTS
Today we stumbled across some new screenshots from World In Conflict waiting for us to share with you. Check 'em out here.
World in Conflict is the latest PC RTS from Massive Entertainment and chucks you into a fictional Cold War scenario when Soviet forces have invaded Europe and the United States. So it's your job to use strategy, tactics, and military might to kick Soviet Army ass.
We recently caught up with Massive Entertainment's founder and president Martin Walfisz to chat about the
Wednesday 4 July 2007
This brand new movie for World in Conflict, the RTS set in an invasion-struck United States, might not tell us anything about how the game will feel to play - but it's an excellent bite of cinematic entertainment.
World in Conflict sees a modernish-day Russian army strike at the US in spectacular fashion, launching air-drops of troops and synchronised bombing runs on the beleaguered 'most powerful nation on Earth'. And this trailer does a grand job of setting up an
Aug 28, 2007
Sierra's promised World in Conflict PC demo is now out for download, weighing in at a cool 1.2GB and featuring both single-player and multiplayer action.
One the single-player side, the demo serves up a tutorial mission - US Airbase - and mission three from the single-player campaign, which carries the title The Battle of Pine Valley.
In addition, the Skirmish mode can be experienced on map Seaside (US vs. USSR), where you can play solo against the AI.
Oct. 2, 2007
The PC version is already sitting on the shelf in your local Woolworths, but it looks like Xbox 360 owners are going to have wait a bit longer for stellar RTS World in Conflict.
Originally slated for console release at the end of the year, World in Conflict's publisher Sierra now says we're going to have to wait until "some time" next year for the Xbox 360 version - disappointing news for console fans gushing over the console
Dec 6, 2007
World in Conflict players will soon be able to download a new multiplayer map for the RTS, thanks to developer Massive Entertainment.
The new map, Countryside, is a Domination map and Massive says it's "unique in the sense that it has been created entirely post-release of World in Conflict."
Currently Countryside only has a "coming soon" release date, but we imagine it'll be with us in the next few days. When it does, the download with be available via Massgate, Massive
A trailer pimping Sierra's PS3 and Xbox 360 version of RTS World in Conflict can been seen right here.
The game is out on PC already, and was extremely well received on the home of the RTS genre. World in Conflict features a fictional Cold War scenario where Soviet forces have invaded US soil.
The subtitle "Soviet Assault" has been added to the console release, and funnily enough, they feature a new campaign
We like when developers try new things in the
MMO-space, and Wargaming.net definitely does just that. With their last title,
World of Tanks, they created a tactical shooter unlike any we’ve ever played,
and found ways to cleverly adapt it to work as a free-to-play MMO. With their
next game, World of Battleships (not to be confused with the upcoming Liam
Neeson/Rihanna blockbuster Battleship film), they’re set to go even further
away from the norm, letting players go head-to-head in 20th century warships.
Confused? Don’t be: the developer has launched a website for the game with leagues of screenshots and information to
get you up to speed on their exciting entry in the massively-multiplayer online
naval action shooter genre (or MMONAS, as we’re going to start calling it)…
The independent developers behind World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD, and Penumbra: Overture have joined forces to cut out the middle man with the release of the Humble Indie Bundle. The unique package offers DRM-free versions of these underground hits for Windows, Mac, and Linux. But the interesting part is that they’re letting customers name the price…
In a surprisingly short amount of time, the developers of five indie games have earned over $1,000,000 to be distributed amongst themselves, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Child's Play (after credit card fees). Each of the five developers has thus far earned about $144,641.
The Humble Indie Bundle can be purchased for whatever price you deem reasonable, and the distribution of your funds can be customized to favor the developers or non-profits, or to be split evenly between both.