Okay, okay... the news on Lego Star Wars II is supposed to be all about how LucasArts is adding over 50 new characters to the already expansive 50 playable Lego Star War-riors from the first game. The press release issued today shouts about how the resulting library of more than 100 characters gets even more massive thanks to their character customization system. It continues at length to describe the individual abilities available through each character like Boba Fett's thermal detonators,
If current events are any indication, people around the world still won't have their problems sorted out in 136 years. This is great news for fans of the team-based military shooter franchise, Battlefield. EA and developer DICE have announced today that they are taking the conflict into the future to the year 2142. Battlefield 2142 will bring all of the massive online action to a futuristic battleground, where a new Ice Age forces the globe into a conflict over the last remaining fertile
Paradise, the next thriller from the makers of the award-winning point-and-click adventure Syberia, continues to make progress toward launch. The enigmatic journey stars the amnesiac heroine Ann Smith, on the run after an attempt at assassinating the evil dictator of a small north African country. And talk about daddy issues ... that dictator is her father.
Players looking forward to laying down their swords and rocket launchers for a while to play something more cerebral should check out
Tuesday 28 March 2006
Valve has introduced a commendable new feature to its popular content delivery system, Steam. Shoppers browsing the online Steam store will now find a review score (where available) handily placed for quick reference alongside game and price details.
Taken from metacritic.com, the scores represent the average grade given to a game by numerous web sites and magazines, reflecting a general consensus of critics rather than the opinion of a single review.
In addition to
More information has been uncovered regarding the upcoming expansion of the world of Vana'diel. Some new enemies enter the fray in the form of the Mamool Ja tribe of beastmen that rule over the Mamool Ja Savagelands. Fortunately, in addition to the previously announced Corsair job class, Blue Mages are also scheduled to make their FFXI debut in the new expansion to combat the ever-increasing
Even though she was pumped full of liquid adamantium in 2003's X2, Lady Deathstrike appears to be alive and ass-kickin'. Scope out the Kelly Hu-flavored Deathstrike in our new screens, artwork and trailer for X-Men: The Official
Now that Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter has stomped all over the Xbox 360 sales charts, PC players will be happy to hear that they won't need to wait much longer to invade Mexico City for themselves. The Windows XP version of GRAW should be ready for release in early May, and we're hoping to get our hands on it sometime next month, but until then, we've got a few teaser screens to hold you over. Click on the Images tab above and see all
The top complaint about the massively multiplayer comic-book RPG City of Villains? "It just doesn't feel evil enough." By sticking close to the formula that made its progenitor City of Heroes a success, CoV wound up being a little too polite for its own good. Where was the harassing of citizens, the smashing of public property, the terrorizing of a city?
Thankfully, it's all coming soon in the form of Mayhem Missions. Currently, villains get new missions by reading a newspaper; as they're
Peter Moore, archlord of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business (read: games) recently stopped by for a chat about the future of gaming on the PC.
Moore is concerned about the decline in the stature of the PC as a gaming platform and wants to leverage the success of the Xbox 360 with the cutting-edge Vista operating system. Even as futher delays of Vista were announced later that day, pushing it to Jan 01, 2007, Moore was optimistic that gamers will flock to the new OS to play
The publisher and creator of the ever popular Final Fantasy series, Square Enix, has released some new shots and info about Treasures of Aht Urhgan, the third expansion pack for its MMORPG, Final Fantasy XI.
The fresh provision of content will give adventurers roaming the world of Vana'diel new vocations, including the roles of Blue Mage and Corsair, extra locations to explore and the introduction of new monsters - with an original tribe of beast men, the Mamool Ja, also putting in an