We've got the first screenshots of the lovechild of Sega and Obsidian. No, not Aliens: Colonial Marines... the other one!
Alpha Protocol is a PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 game set in the modern day where you strap on agent boots as Michael Thorton. Thorton's been cast out by his government and possesses information that could stop an impending international catastrophe. Guess who has to save the day?
Funcom's seen fit to conjure up details on Age of Conan's PvP modes as the MMO creeps ever closer to release.The big, big, big end-game PvP feature in the title is siege warfare, which finds guilds and players fighting for control of battlekeeps with might of arms and siege weaponry. Successful conquering of enemy-held battlekeeps and subsequent ownership rewards all members of the conquering guild with buffs and bonuses.On top of this Funcom
Funcom says Age of Conan will never attract the same number of players that have flocked to Blizzard's World of Warcraft. "When it comes to World of Warcraft, it's going to run up to World of Warcraft and kick it in its knees, I think," product manager Erling Ellingsen quipped about the forthcoming MMO before adding: "It's never going to get the number of players World of Warcraft has." Ellingsen likened WoW to Facebook, calling it a social
Aliens: Colonial Marines isn’t the only special project developer Obsidian has going for next-gen gaming. Alpha Protocol, the spy-thriller in the works with Sega of America, is an RPG that aims to raise the bar in interactive next-gen gaming. “Alpha Protocol blends Obsidian’s knack for intricate story, engrossing characters, and significant character advancement with fast-paced modern combat,” said Feargus Urquhart,
22 years seems like a long time to wait for a movie tie-in. But, then, not every movie is the genre-busting horrorfest Aliens, James Cameron's all-action sci-fi sequel to Ridley Scott's similarly brilliant Alien. If Aliens: Colonial Marines is even half as thrilling an experience, the double decade wait will have been worth it.
We've been wondering since the dawn of time - well, maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration - about the PC hardware specs that'll be required to pump Age of Conan polygons around our monitor, and they've now been confirmed.Ready to weep or cheer? Here we go...
Here are the first screenshots of Sega's awesome-looking Aliens: Colonial Marines. No dirty scans here.If this is what the game will look like when you're actually playing, it's going to be gal durned impressive.The Aliens look awesome, with that Doom III-like slimy sheen, and in one screen you can see the player using a motion tracker while two other marines search the dark, moody corridors ahead with their flashlights. It looks tense.You also
Four new investigation types are slated for Assassin's Creed on PC, which is due out at the end of the month.The console original was criticised for a lack of variety once you progress into the game. Ubisoft is trying to iron out the complaints with four new investigation types.And they are; Archer assassination, rooftop race challenge, merchant stand destruction challenge and escort challenge.In the words of Technical Lead Charles Beauchemin:
Sega has confirmed that Aliens: Colonial Marines will arrive on 360, PS3 and PC in late 2008. The story has been penned by "renowned writers" Bradley Thompson and David Weddle. The game will retain the atmospheric look and feel of the original films as well as the plot element of Marines taking on the aliens. There'll be a story driven single-player mode and a four player co-op mode. In this mode each player assumes the persona of a Colonial
This game needs to be awesome. It really does. And by the looks of the first images, Gearbox Software is going the right way about it.Marines can be seen blasting at aliens and Facehuggers with meaty machine guns in dark, moody corridors. Now, we'll admit that the scans look so good that we wouldn't be surprised if they're actually cheeky renders. But if this is the art direction Gearbox is going for, then we're happy regardless. Take a look at