We can't speak as to whether the inhabitants of the continent of Telon celebrate Christmas, but they sure are in a gift-giving mood this holiday season. Just in time to make a snappy present, they (with the help of Sony Online Entertainment and Sigil Games Online) have bestowed brand new screenshots of the environments from their upcoming MMORPG, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.
After you've fully customized your character's race and class, there'll be no shortage of space in which to navigate. We're
Thursday 14 December 2006
If you liked the first in-action look at Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 earlier this week, then you'll love this new extended movie that's just deployed itself in front of our eyes. Hit the movies tab above to see the fresh footage.
Due to launch over PC, PS3, Xbox 360 in March next year, we're hoping for another tour of GRAW's superb warfront battling, this time set on American home soil as you fight to repel an invading army of rebels from GRAW's previous Mexico
The mysterious plot of Assassin's Creed is "based on research... about the fact your genes might be able to hold memory" and features a "science company trying to... go into people's brains and find out an ancestor who used to be an assassin,” according to talkative Veronica Mars actress Kristen Bell, whose voice and likeness appears in the game.
Bell unwittingly revealed the sci-fi secret at the heart of one of next year's most exciting games during an interview with IGN TV.
Thursday 14 December
As we reported in our exclusive preview of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, players will have access to a new ground-based support vehicle called MULE, and now we've captured the first shot of the rugged rover in action.
A multi-purpose armoured vehicle, players can take control of MULE and drive it around, safe in the knowledge that it's impervious to attacks from assault rifles. Its resilience also makes it an ideal place for the ghosts to take cover behind when
Obsidian Entertainment, developer of Knights of the Old Republic II and Neverwinter Nights 2, has been revealed as the developer of Sega's recently announced RPG based on the Alien film franchise. The game is set to burst onto PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, perhaps in 2009.
Obsidian was Sega's "first choice" of developer, which it'll be pleased to hear, with Sega America president Simon Jeffery stating that the KOTOR II dev was "the only developer for us that could effectively combine the Alien
Command & Conquer 3's third race has been revealed as an invading alien force, fighting to lay claim to Earth's deadly infestation of Tiberium crystals. We've just uncovered a brand new trailer showing snippets of C&C3's cut-scene movies - including Lost's Sawyer as a gun-toting NOD commander - as well as what will be your first peek of the new alien enemies. Hit the Movies tab above right now.
The extraterrestrials resemble insect-like, almost robotic creatures, and a recent preview in PC mag
With December almost halfway over, you can see the signs of the coming year's end nearly everywhere you look. One of the most reliable of these omens is the compulsion of every media outlet in existence to offer some sort of year-in-review list aimed at cashing in on your nostalgic desire to remember all the mainstream (or not-so-mainstream, you indie rogue, you) media you've consumed before it washes away in a flood of eggnog and sentimentality.
Well, the fine forward-looking folks at PC
This healthy dose of gameplay footage from Hellgate: London, the demon-hunting RPG set among the crumbling ruins of a hellish and apocalyptic capital, ought to bring you closer to that most important of player choices: are you a Cabalist, a Templar or a Hunter?
The three factions announced so far offer very different forms of gameplay, much like with Hellgate's spiritual predecessor, Diablo. Cabalists are magic users, Hunters bring a more FPS-style approach to the beast-blasting while Templar
Christmas has come early this year. To keep us patiently waiting for Supreme Commander in 2007, Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games have given us a new trailer for their sci-fi strategy game. The clip is a teaser at a modest 45 seconds, but shows how the player is more than just an unseen presence in the midst of battle. Check the Movies tab above, launch the video player, and select "Supreme Commander- trailer
Valve has revealed plans to make several pistol weapons in Counter Strike: Source "more effective," in response to an imbalance in the team-play shooter caused by the new weapon pricing system.
In Counter Strike's new setup, popular weapons have their in-game price increased, while weapons that players ignore are lowered in value. As any veteran of CS will know, there's only one pistol really worth buying - Desert Eagle - which has led to the powerful side arm reaching a price that even