A new patch for Gas Powered Games' RTS introduces the Google Map-style feature that GPG's Chris Taylor revealed was in the pipeline earlier this
Pssssssst. Hey… you need to buy a man? Look, we know some guys, they're called Three Rings, some indie game-makers from San Francisco. Just hush. The Feds are hunting us.
So, in mid-year they're unleashing a web-based free-market orgy for rogue DNA designers. It's called Whirled. Here, everyone has an avatar, everyone has their own place and neighborhoods, everyone meets and plays little party games, and... shhhhhhh...
Phew, thought we saw a federali. They operate in the shadows, you
HEI$T is the title of a just-announced game for PC and consoles (Xbox 360 and PS3) that chucks players into the big bad shoes of criminals running amok in San Francisco in 1969.
Specifically, you'll be robbing banks, pulling jobs, getting caught up in high-speed car chases with cops and shoot-outs as you work toward your ultimate goal - breaking into the San Francisco Mint. Sounds a bit like Ocean's Eleven meets Bullitt.
HEI$T's publisher Codemasters fills us in on the plot: "It's 1969, the
In news that has sparked mini-riots and postings of "bail out!" animated gifs across the Internet, Capcom Co. Ltd. has confirmed that its gorgeous Devil May Cry sequel is leaving PS3 exclusivity behind for a multi-platform release on Xbox 360 and PC.
The fourth installment, in case you missed it, has the two main heroes Dante and Nero facing off in the city of Fortuna. Playing as Nero you can use your "Devil Bringer" ability to grapple and re-arrange enemies, and chain-up potentially endless
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Codemasters has announced a bank-robbery focused action game called HEI$T, springing the first two shots into our palms as a taster. Set in 1969, the game's hold up hijinks will give you command of a gang of thugs aiming at pulling off one last big job - robbing the San Francisco Mint.
It's not just banks that'll be hit, though, as there's plenty of side jobs like raiding bars or restaurants, strip clubs or armoured cars in order to fatten your wedge. And with each job in
Surfing games have never been done quite right, but Ubisoft Montreal (Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory) will be taking another stab at it this summer with Surfs Up, based on Sony Pictures upcoming CG surfing flick of the same name. The game will hit the PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360, Wii, DS, GBA and PC on May 22nd. Cmon Ubi, wheres our N-Gage port?
As Cody Maverick, an up-and-coming surfer entering his first pro competition, youll compete against a large cast of wacky
Saboteur is the title of a World War II game in development at Pandemic Studios that focuses on the French Resistance's fight against Nazi occupation.
Reported on FiringSquad.com, it's said Pandemic's game combines stealth, platform action - which we assume means the likes of leaping from rooftop to rooftop - with open-world gameplay, and the lead character, as a member of the Resistance, unsurprisingly conducts sabotage missions. FiringSquad also reports that the game borrows one of Okami's
Following the lead of Activision, BioWare and pretty much every other notable company in PC gaming, Eidos has decided to provide a number of its biggest titles through Valve's Steam.
Recent releases Just Cause and Battlestations Midway are up for download on the service, along with games in the Hitman, Tomb Raider and Commandoes series. This year's new releases are also planned to appear in
Microsoft has described Games for Windows as "a long-term investment" in response to recent reports that Valve Software is hanging a question mark over the Washington, Redmond giant's commitment to PC gaming.
Recent comments from Valve's Doug Lombardi on Games for Windows suggested the Half-Life 2 dev reckons the branding could just be a short-term marketing device to push Vista sales, but Microsoft's director of Games for Windows, Rich Wickham, thinks Lombardi's comments "may be being taken
Yesterday, we left you at the point where we'd met the undead in our Egypt walkthrough. Now we'll take you further into this awesome new Tomb Raider: Anniversary level as we wrap up our week-long preview.
As the undead foes hit the ground and fade away, again the sense of isolation hits you. Everything is still again, except for the swirling sand and glistening reflections from the water around the obelisk in the middle of the courtyard. You can see an artifact high above you, but the puzzle