Contradicting all reports that J.R.R. Tolkien is actually dead, Electronic Arts announced today that they are expanding the Battle for Middle-earth II universe, with the Rise of the Witch-King add-on for the hit strategy sequel.
The Witch-king expansion will take players down the dark path of evil, telling the story of the nefarious Witch-King's rise to power in a new campaign. The Witch-King leads a new faction, the Angmar, but goodie-goodies get an expanded retinue for each of the six
Thursday 27 July 2006
Ritual Entertainment, the developer behind episodic PC shooter series, SiN Episodes, has released a software development kit (SDK) for its first episode, Emergence.
The SDK is available for download from the Tools tab inside your Steam client (which can be bought from Valve's Steam Powered website) and allows you to create your own single-player level and new Arena mode maps.
This should certainly give fans of the series something to tinker with until the second SiN
Is it wrong for a gaming icon to play with himself? Well, that's exactly what's going on in these inexplicably interesting Pac-Man World Rally screens that showcase the classic, retro maze from the first game. As you race through the level, you'll catch glimpses of Pac and Mrs. Pac enjoying a table version of the original Pac-Man, complete with roaming ghosts, dots and an endless series of 90 degree turns.
The game's due on August 22, but the prospect of zipping through this maze, ghosts and
Developer Telltale Games has just released a handful of renders of the upcoming Sam & Max, the episodic adventure that will finally give fans a sequel to 1993's Sam & Max Hit the Road. While not actually screenshots, the renders are consistent with the look of Telltale's Bone games, and probably aren't far off from what Sam & Max will actually look like.
Fans of the Sam & Max comics will instantly recognize the freelance-police duo's dingy office and horrible neighborhood, but the renders also
We've got some power-packed new screens from the upcoming 3D real-time strategy game Joint Task Force. We're not too easily impressed, but damn - even we have to admit that these screens look good.
JTF drops you into realistic war scenarios, stocked with modern mechanized ass-kickers like the M1A2 tank, the F-117 stealth bomber, and AH-64 battle 'copters. Using all your deadly toys efficiently is the key to victory. And while this batch of new screens does show several of the war machines
Get your first glimpse of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with this behind the scenes promo of the Ubisoft game, currently in development to accompany the release of the new Turtles films, due to be released next March.
The promo shows how developer Ubisoft Montreal has approached the game by identifying three aspects of being a ninja turtle - combat, agility and teamwork - then making them integral to the gameplay.
While combat and agility translate into fighting and platforming, it's the
We've used our superhuman powers to gather up a full complement of new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance movies, publisher Activision's superhero RPG heading for a PS2, PS3, Xbox, Xbox 360, PC, Wii, PSP and GBA release this November. To see the six clips (consisting of a trailer and some character-specific highlight flicks), just hit the Movies tab above.
The game allows you to hand-pick a team of four superheroes from a total of 20 playable Marvel characters, then take on the united might of the
Valve has released a trailer of Half-Life 2: Episode Two, the next installment of Gordon Freeman's battle against the Combine, which will be released for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 later this
New screenshots have been revealed of the eagerly awaited World of Warcraft expansion, The Burning Crusade, which will feature a load of new features and two new races.
The new races are the Draenei and the Blood Elves, and it's because of their introduction that members of the Horde can play as paladins and the members of Alliance can now make use of the shaman
We might still be living our parent's basements or commanding tiny cubicles at work, but the upcoming massively multiplayer game ArchLord is set to finally give us our due. Every 21 days, someone has a chance to become supreme ruler of the entire universe (or rather, server).
Today we received the final details on how you can tread down the path of eternal glory as Chantra's ultimate leader. First, you'll need to be nominated by your guild, making it likely that you'll need to be a