This fresh gameplay footage from Supreme Commander, the spiritual successor to RTS cult hit Total Annihilation, isn't just for show - it's a voiced walkthrough of some of the basic tasks and procedures you'll be undertaking when the game's released for PC next year. Hit the Movies tab above and select "Supreme Commander - tutorial 11-20-06" to watch the educational
If youre getting sick of ho-hum activities like planting bombs and capturing flags, then todays news that the creators of Counter-Strike are developing Left 4 Dead, a co-op multiplayer game, might get your mercenary-for-hire juices flowing. Set for release on the PC sometime in 2007, Left 4 Dead will utilize the same sparkly Source engine that made Half-Life 2 look so fantastic, and will, according to Valve, "do for co-op games what Counter-Strike did for multiplayer
Want a PS3?
Yeah, we know - not everyone who wants a PS3 got one. Hell, most of our staff doesn't have their own units yet. Just as we predicted in our recent feature, a site has popped up to help you find one. Playstation Finder has an email alert system that notifies you immediately whenever a system shows up on an online retailer. Now, once about a billion people subscribe to this service it might be useless, but it's worth keeping an eye on - it might just get you the system you want
The great looking city building simulation that introduced a dynamic class system and the ability to build outside of the traditional right angle map grids will receive a bit of a facelift with the release of City Life: World Edition in the states. More like an updated version of the original City Life than an all out sequel, City Life: World Edition will feature new maps and over a 100 new
A promotional image in the new issue of PC Gamer here in the states - page 28, to be exact - suggests that thrill-a-minute blastfest Gears of War is heading for release on PC.
Copies of Gears of War, displayed in Games For Windows-branded cases, line up in the image alongside Flight Simulator X and Halo 2, with a caption reading "Now playing at a store near
Today, PC Gamer has begun terrorizing the magazine racks with a scandalous expose of the mysterious Windows Vista. This hard-hitting piece of hardcore investigative journalism whispers Illimunati-caliber transnational secrets, leaked from the shadowy underground kings of computerized gaming society.
Youll finally see if you should wait to buy DirectX 10 hardware; or if “Games for Windows” is just another meaningless slogan; or if you might one day be yelling through your headset at
This past week, thousands of diehard Sony fans across the country have foregone sleep and hygiene to camp in line for their chance to be the first to get their hands on a shiny new PlayStation3 at last night's midnight release. On the eve of the PS3's big debut, our friends from PC Gamer magazine made their way through the crowds and hype outside the Sony Metreon in the heart of San Francisco to convert the most zealous Playstation console fans to the PC gaming camp.
The challenge: convince a
Thursday 16 November 2006
These new images from Colin McRae: Dirt, Codemasters' reinvented, next-gen vehicle for the off-road racing maestro, show off the game's lush visuals thanks to a newly developed game engine called Neon.
Dirt is the first game to use the engine, which has been created by Codies' own computer bods. Hit the images tab above for more views.
Colin McRae: Dirt drops the series' tight focus on the World Rally Championship, instead taking in a wider array of off-road events,
With titles like Naruto, Dragon Ball Z and Rurouni Kenshin, Shonen Jump is the most popular comic magazine in the US. But it's even bigger in Japan. That's why this is big news. The January issue of Monthly Jump, which goes on sale December 6 (or one week before Blue Dragon's December 12 release) will feature Blue Dragon ST (that's Secret Trick.) Bigger news: Weekly Shonen Jump will be getting Blue Dragon: Raf Grad, drawn by the same artist who works on immensely popular Jump title
Usually when publishers release collections of their older games, they're either seriously outdated or were mediocre when they first hit. Not so with Star Wars: The Best of PC. This collection, just announced by publisher LucasArts and due to hit store shelves sometime next week, will bundle together five relatively new, well-received Star Wars games: Empire at War, Battlefront, Knights of the Old Republic, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Republic Commando.
For those who missed them the first