After yesterday's Iron Man announcement, Marvel Comics fans might begin to question reality when yet another major franchise has been revealed for practically every platform under the sun. Take-Two Interactive announced today that Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer will herald the return of Marvel's First Family in a third-person action game. With only this bit of info to go on, we're already hoping against hope that it's better than the last movie
Monday 16 October 2006
A new trailer for Extraction Point, the upcoming expansion pack for PC shock-and-gore shooter FEAR, has been released - hit the movies tab above for a dose of high-velocity bamfing.
Sadly it doesn't show off too much of the game, preferring to spend half its running time congratulating itself for the original FEAR being so good - but when it does kick in with some furious gunfights, wall-climbing freaks and near-invisible poltergeists, all is forgiven.
It also misses a
Making pragmatic use of today's terrorist-filled headlines, the real-time strategy mash-up Field Ops puts armchair generals to the test by sending them down to the battlefield with a first-person shooting mode.
You'll control the US Special Forces as you span the globe and hunt down terrorists in Cuba, Ukraine, Afghanistan - and eventually all the way back to Manhattan, New York. Each environment looks as wildly different as they sound, and today's batch of shots are fired from the jungles of
Microsoft's Flight Simulator is one of the most enduring franchises of all time, and one that completely dominates the simulator genre. So, what could Microsoft do to make their sandbox in the sky even more appealing? Plenty, it seems.
"Next-gen" is a term we usually reserve for the world of consoles, but Flight Simulator X is the first shot in a salvo of rule-changing games that are beginning to emerge on the PC. This internet-connected simulator offers up real-time weather, 24,000 real-world
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
Friday 8 September 2006
Football Manager 2007 will offer budding tacticians a true test of their management skills with a challenge mode that places the player at the helm of a randomly selected club team. The game will also add over 100 other new features to the series, including a customisable 'snapshot' page, enhanced functions for multi-processor packing PCs and an improved user interface.
This info comes courtesy of Sports Interactive's boss man, Miles Jacobson, via the developer's
Friday 1 September 2006
The expansion pack for phenomenal PC shooter FEAR continues to blast its way towards a late-2006 release and the latest screens show that its new developer hasn't strayed far from the magic formula of constant destruction.
Like aversion therapy for a phobia of tidy urban environments, you can expect to do almost as much damage to the scenery as your enemies - as you can see by checking the images tab
Tuesday 15 August 2006
Sports Interactive, developer of the fantastic Football Manager series, is offering you the chance to be a professional football player - simply fill in a form on its website and attach a digital snap of yourself and you could turn up as a player or member of staff in Football Manager 2007 when it launches this Christmas.
Over 250,000 players are available in Football Manager's huge database and it constantly evolves, adding fictional generated players and staff members
Field Ops is an ambitious game that will combine real-time strategy with first-person shooting when it is released in early 2007, and we've got the latest shots of the game that's split in two.
Your role is to plan operations to take down terrorist targets. This is done by first organizing the eight different solider classes and the vehicles in the RTS part of the game, then getting right to the heart of the action with the FPS sections.
It's a dramatic looking game that will challenge your
With the September release date looming, Ubisoft is making sure everyone knows about its new PC real-time strategy, Faces of War, by releasing a trailer and playable demo.
Faces of War gives you the chance to influence the outcome of many of the most decisive battles of WWII. You command English, Soviet, US or German troops in such battles as the Normandy landing or the Battle of Berlin.
Click on the movies tab above to see the trailer demonstrating how action packed the game is and how the