A new trailer for Shadowrun has indicated that PC gamers wanting to play against Xbox 360 owners online will need a Live Gold account.
A caption, pointed out by Joystiq, displayed in the closing scenes of the trailer reads: "Cross platform play requires Xbox Live Gold account and hard drive (on Xbox 360), or Games for Windows - Live Gold account (on Windows)."
So, the chance to beat on pad-using console n00bs is one incentive for PC owners to cough up the cash for a Gold account - Microsoft
The next chapter in NCSoft's and ArenaNet's Guild Wars MMOG series is named Eye of the North and is due for release in Q3 this year, it's being reported.
According to The Inquirer, Eye of the North is targeted at max-level characters and features "18 new multi-level dungeons, 40 new armor sets, 10 new Heroes and a massive 150 new skills, out of which 50 belong only to
First details have emerged on an expansion pack for Flight Simulator X that's due out in the fall.
Called Adrenaline, it's been revealed that the expansion introduces multiplayer air racing, new missions and new aircraft - the P-51 Mustang provided as an example. In addition, it's mentioned that those running Adrenaline on Vista will witness it in DirectX10 - should you have the supporting
The first in-game screen of Transformers: The Game has morphed into view, giving us a tantalizing enigma to ponder while we wait for the game and movie to arrive. The single in-game screenshot shows Bumblebee towering above trees and a factory and... a person? We've blown up the image so you can decide for yourself, but we reckon it looks like a lady running away from the towering beast.
Of course, stomping people may not be a feature of this family-friendly game, but we'd like to think it
Originally announced back in 2005 as Shrek 3, the now renamed Shrek the Third is a totally new quest with a plot running parallel to that of the movie.
As you work through the comedy fairytale, you will get to play as Shrek, Donkey, Puss-in-Boots, Fiona, Arthur and Sleeping Beauty.
All the usual stuff will feature - various collectibles, boss battles and a number of multiplayer minigames.
Shrek the Third will launch for... *deep breath*... Wii, Xbox 360, PS2, PC, PSP, DS and GBA in
Recently released MMORPG Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is to receive its first content update on March 6.
New additions include new weapon models, six new NPC races and two new mid to high level areas to adventure in - Deep Swamp and Gorgalog. A number of the game's existing dungeons are also receiving art and lighting
Gas Powered Games has unveiled a Google Maps-style feature for its recently released RTS Supreme Commander that will shortly be released for the game in a patch.
FiringSquad.com reports that the developer has built a map of Earth via which players can discover stats on any registered Supreme Commander player. In addition, the map can show the likes of multiplayer matches currently in progress - which it's said you can join in with by clicking on the match location - and the Supreme Commander
A massively multiplayer online game based on Games Workshop's nightmarish future world of Warhammer 40,000 has been announced by the wargame maker and THQ today, with development to be handled by Vigil Games, a newly created studio owned by THQ.
But, Warhammer 40K fans needn't worry about the developer's unproven credentials. The studio itself might not be responsible for any big hitters, but the creative noggins employed there certainly are, with the high-level staff including experienced
The March issue of UK magazine PlayStation World dropped quite a bomb in its pages this week, in the middle of a Star Wars retrospective feature. On page 65, PSW states that Free Radical - the team behind GoldenEye and TimeSplitters - is masterminding the next iteration of the Star Wars Battlefront franchise. Check out what they had to say:
"Star Wars Battlefront III is also currently in development, with LucasArts having switched coders from Pandemic Studios - who made Battlefront I and
A trailer for White Gold, a new game from developer Deep Shadows, is giving us our first glimpse of gameplay in what's being described as a spritual successor to the developer's Boiling Point.
Like Boiling Point, White Gold is a free-roaming shooter - with RPG elements thrown in - but this time around the action takes place in the sunny Caribbean.
You can see in the trailer that Deep Shadows' new Vital Engine 3 that's powering the game is capable of producing very pretty environments -