Introversion is developing a multiplayer version of the cult, quirky strategy game Darwinia.
Called Multiwinia and due for release in 2008, the game will combine "elements of the award-winning Darwinia, with the addition of multiplayer support which will enable both co-operative and competitive battles between massive Darwinian armies," Introversion tells us.
Multiwinia lead designer John Knottenbelt has further explained, "We've created a new formation mode which will let you organize your
New details on Sega's videogame tie-in with movie The Golden Compass, which is based on the first book in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, have emerged. Sega's game sticks closely to the screenplay adaptation of the novel. Players will assume the role of the trilogy's main character Lyra as well as Iorek Byrnison, a warrior polar bear whom Lyra befriends during her adventure. Accompanied by her demon Pantalaimon, Lyra's adventures begin when she goes in search of a friend kidnapped
Point your peepers at this fresh action footage from Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, which reveals an exciting treat for anyone who snatches up the game when it hits PC, PS3, PS2 and Xbox 360 later this year. Alongside tanks, Mercs and clapped out saloons, you'll be able to jump aboard a van that's the spitting image of the A-Team's legendary ride from the classic 80s show.
The in-game clips come from developer Pandemic's latest blog episode, in which the team reveal their plans for platform
Is the PC taking another bullet to the chest as a feature that was unique to the platform is now spreading to console?
Epic Games vice president Mark Rein dropped an interesting little bombshell the other day concerning Unreal Tournament 3 and modifications, game reworks - and often labors of love - developed by third-parties and bedroom coders that have kept PC titles alive for years after
Dave "Earthworm Jim " Perry and Acclaim have called on gamers to help the development of their "Top Secret" MMOG project, which will rely heavily on user input. Perry will be building the online game from scratch and will be calling on members of the Acclaim player community to help him develop it in a "collaborative effort with some of the industry's best talent."
He'll then judge the contributors Simon Cowell-style and award the lucky winner a "Video Game Industry Directorship," working on
Eidos is keen to show off the visuals of its DirectX 10-based action-RPG, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, on the way to PC and Xbox 360. This footage gives you a scenic fly-through of a town called Khemi - a dusty town near a stretch of water, in what the trailer proudly boasts to be "in-game" graphics.
Although to be honest, apart from some nice water effects and a decent volume of buildings, we found it rather
Fancy a sneak look at Loki before anyone else? Then hit the Movies tab and get watching. This fantasy hack and slash RPG is looking like being a lot of fun with everything you'd want to see from such a game. Looking similar to Dungeon Siege, the game features magic attacks, badass monsters and a massive dragon, complete with some nifty visual effects.
The player will be given four heroes to choose from - a Norse warrior, Greek fighter, Egyptian sorcerer or Aztec shaman. With over a hundred
Prepare for ranches filled with decently-priced women, funnels you can hurl your savings into, and a drunken gas-gobbling murder-frenzy in the passenger seat of Al Alcorns Humvee. Ok, so what if you had to Google Al Alcorn just now to find out he was the mega-celebrity visionary behind the overly-complex and utterly confusing Pong. Your brain will dissolve and leak from your hair follicles when you arrive at the Riviera Hotel in Vegas on July 28th or 29th.
Because you and possibly Alcorn will
Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl's promise of gloomy survival among the ruins of the world's most infamous nuclear plant has always been an enthralling idea. Finally, after taking you on a tour of the Zone and revealing our early playtests, we've had the chance to cosy up with Stalker and really work our way into the game's chilling heart. And here's five reasons why that journey has been an apocalyptic
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames will be released on PlayStation 2 as well as PlayStation 3 when the game launches later this year, developer Pandemic has revealed, and will also be joined by Xbox 360 and PC versions.
A 360 version was all but inevitable, given the original Mercenaries' huge success on PS2 in 2005, but Pandemic has surprised by announcing the PS2 edition of the high-powered, next-genified sequel.
Unsurprisingly, the old-gen version will be stripped of much of the visual flair