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Want to play Guitar Hero II cord-free? Now you've got a killer option. Today, Red Octane, maker of the game, has announced a wireless Guitar Hero guitar. It will be available next month, same as the game, and will set you back $60 (the regular, corded guitar goes for $40.) There are some other wireless (and wired) guitars coming out, and we're totally planning to shred the crap out of them with a full-on review feature... just you wait. For now, just hit Game|Life for a pic
Fashionably early for All Hallow's - which makes up for the game being a little fashionably late to our PCs - here's a new selection of Hellgate: London screens.
If there was a worry that the Diablo creators' jump to full 3D would mean the enemies wouldn't be packed on quite as thick as they used to, the crowds of flesh-hungry evil in these shots has put our minds at rest. In fact, the enemies are outnumbered only by the variety of guns and melee weapons you'll have to send them back to Hell
Using only a tractor beam and an outlandish Scottish accent, we've managed to capture a wave of screenshots from Star Trek Legacy, the PC and Xbox 360 space-strategy game due this December, Cap'n.
The game will drop you into the tight fitting velour uniform of a Star Fleet Admiral charged with clearing the 3D battlefields of Klingon, Romulan and Borg
Friday 27 October 2006
After yesterday's announcement of Rogue Warrior on 360, publisher Bethesda has confirmed that its covert-ops shooter is also scheduled to appear on both PS3 and PC next autumn.
Based on the book Rogue Warrior by the modest ex-SEAL Richard Marcinko, you play a super soldier SEAL - who also happens to be named Richard Marcinko - who is sent on a covert mission inside the not-at-all-made-up rogue state of North Korea. And when the cold war between the two Koreas goes hot,
Friday 27 October 2006
To celebrate today's release of the PC railway tycoon game Sid Meier's Railroads!, we've teamed up with Firaxis and 2K Games to offer 10 lucky winners a copy of the game.
One of the most-loved railroad building game series of all time is back - now in vibrant 3D. Delivering exciting multiplayer options, in-game customisation tools, a streamlined interface and fun gameplay that's easy to learn yet challenging to master, Sid Meier's Railroads! puts you in charge of
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Sony has announced what games will be available on the PS3's PlayStation Store on the system's November 11 Japan launch, and it's a little better than we expected... and a little worse. What do we mean? Well, the good stuff is downloadable, original games, including Blast Factor (pictured above), flOw and Lemmings, which we expect in the US. There are also two puzzle games: Kazuo (which looks like Sudoku to our untrained eye) and the imaginatively titled Puzzle, which
We don't usually report on this kind of thing - it's boring - but today Microsoft has announced that Gears of War has gone gold. Finished. Done development. Ready to go. And in celebration of its completion, Next Generation has put up an interview with the game's Lead Designer Cliff Bleszinski. His good word? "I dont know if its ever possible to be fully satisfied but my gut tells me, 'yes'. I sit down and I play the game and I have a blast with it, whether it be single player, versus
Thursday 26 October 2006
This amazing gameplay footage from PC super-shooter Crysis shouldn't show you anything new - unless you've been living in a box under the sea for the past two years - but it'll still blow your mind from here to next Tuesday with some truly gobsmacking jungle-based blasting and a teasing glimpse of the brittle ice-world at the centre of Crysis' pacific island locale. Hit the movies tab and enjoy.
With you fighting both a trigger-happy Korean army and a horde of
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, a sequel to the hit military squad shooter that was released earlier this year, has been revealed. The sequel, intended to follow up GRAW's impressive success, will be launched early next year - and could potentially grace PS3.
The sequel was announced in a statement released by publisher and developer Ubisoft today, which makes no mention of specific platforms planned for GRAW 2. But given the near-future warfest's quality gameplay and multiplayer appeal,
Six games for the price of... say... one and three-quarters
Time to clear out the warehouse? Must be. Capcom has today announced two big packs of digital entertainment - for cheap prices. Interested in Devil May Cry? You can pick up the whole PS2-bound series (that's three games) in a 5th Anniversary Pack for $29.99. Don't have a PS2 (by the way - who are you?) The Resident Evil 10th Anniversary Pack contains - for a mere $39.99 - Resident Evil, Resident Evil Zero and Resident Evil 4 in one