When mega-publisher Activision secured the rights to the Guitar Hero franchise, we all expected it to ditch this pesky PS2-exclusitivity business. Well, now that's happened. Beginning next year, the fret-crunching rock series will hit several platforms, the most likely of which will be Xbox 360. Yearly track list updates are also on the horizon.
Right now Activision and its publisher buddy RedOctane aren't saying precisely which systems Hero will appear on (or when), but given its incredible
Two new screens for BioShock, the underwater-set survival shooter, have surfaced showing off some new, gruesome looking mutant enemies and an underground facility location. You can see the redneck-esque nasties below, wearing what looks like a mask made of human flesh - or has he just lost part of his own face? - or hit the Images tab above to view the deep-sea
Aren't you glad you didn't cancel your subscription to the superhero online role-playing game City of Heroes? With the upcoming Issue 8 content update, nicknamed "To Protect and Serve," hard-battlin' heroes will be shown some love for their allegiance in the form of Veteran Rewards. Exactly what form those rewards will take is still secret, save for one revealed costume accessory:
Wednesday 20 September 2006
Football Manager 2007, the latest update to the best footie management game in existence, will feature feeder clubs, a brand new youth system, an enhanced match engine and a massive level of interaction with both your players and your bosses in the boardroom. Have a look at the new screens below to see many of these new updates in 'action' - like club takeovers or player discussions.
Sports Interactive has gone all-out to beef up Football Manager 2007 with new bits
GamesRadar meets Associated Press - and looks good
GamesRadar regulars also reading "legitmate" news sites - you know, the ones that don't know jack squat about games and can't seem to decide whether games are turning us all into murderers or rapists - might have noticed a familiar face in recent, Wii-related news stories. Well, familiar to us, at least. GamesRadar's own Nintendo Editor Brett Elston is the man shown playing Wii in stories like this one, peculiar hairstyle and all.
Today we've got three new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance videos to share. That makes 11 so far if our counting abilities are to be believed. Then we realize that the game has 20 playable characters and more than 140 cameos - could they all be getting their own special videos? Does the internet have enough space left to contain all this
Hot off the presses and hitting the newsstand today is the November issue of PC Gamer, chock-filled as usual with can't-miss content from our own kids down the hall.
Featured on the cover is the upcoming MMO Guild Wars Nightfall, and PCG dishes all of the lurid details of this second Guild Wars expansion, in addition to granting readers an exclusive in-game mission and pet.
Inside the "Shooters" section, intern-fo'-life Norman Chan gives us his hands-on take of team-based titan Battlefield
Feast your eyes on the latest batch of screens from the forthcoming action role-player The Witcher, which has quietly been brewing away in its native Poland for the past three years or so.
Based on a series of local fantasy novels, it's a grimmer world than your usual orcs and elves fantasy fare, being not so much good-and-evil as necessary-evil-and-evil. Casting you as (in)famous monster hunter Geralt, you'll have to make some difficult moral choices between the slightly easier choices of
Tuesday 19 September 2006
A new run of the Game On exhibition - the interactive (that is, playable) history of videogames that first ran back in 2002 at London's Barbican - will be opening on 21 October at London's Science Museum.
Now graciously sponsored by Nintendo, despite featuring many of its competitors, this new-and-improved Game On will allow you to get an eyeful of the whopping great machine (no, not a PS3) that ran the world's very first videogame, before carrying onwards through
Tuesday 19 September 2006
A fleet of new shots from Star Trek Legacy, the galaxy spanning space shooter, have just materialised in our hands, offering another glance at the game's deep space action - and perhaps one of the brightest images we've seen in ages, below. Hit the images tab above for the