Owners of team-play multiplayer game Day of Defeat: Source will be able to download a new update this Wednesday, 28 June, which offers a smattering of gameplay enhancements and adds a totally new match type, complete with two fresh levels designed for the new mission objectives. And we've got a video to give you a sneak preview.
The brace of new levels - Colmar, set on a stormy northern France battlefield; and Jagd, a tight, urban environment in Germany - pit Axis and Allies against each other
Tuesday 27 June 2006
Water, as we all know, is vital for many things such as survival and, of course, swimming. But now Codemasters is attempting to make it indispensable for real-time strategy games with the release of Maelstrom for PC on 30 September.
The action is set in a post-apocalyptic vision of Earth where three factions are struggling for power. Firstly there's the Ascension, a huge corporation that is intent on conquering Earth with its hugely advanced technology.
Tuesday 27 June 2006
A clued-up computing student has created a modification for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion that enables two-player jaunts into the gigantic world of Cyrodiil. Unbelievable? Just head over to the mod's official site and you can download a video showing it in action.
Right now, the mod is very basic. You and a friend can wander around together, with the other player represented by a non-player character (like the folk you see wandering around the cities). Eventually the
• Day of Defeat update trailer (WMV, 10.4MB)
Tuesday 27 June 2007
Owners of team-play multiplayer game Day of Defeat will be able to download a new update this Wednesday, 28 June, which offers a smattering of gameplay enhancements and adds a totally new match type, complete with two fresh levels designed for the new mission objectives. And we've got a video to give you a sneak preview.
The brace of new levels - Colmar, set on a stormy northern France battlefield; and Jagd, a tight, urban
New shots of the operatic space combat adventure DarkStar One have surfaced on the long range scanners today. You'll explore over 300 planets, nebulas and asteroid belts aboard the DarkStar One - the experimental spacecraft you've inherited by your murdered father. Unlike a standard role-playing game where your character would normally get a shiny new blaster pistol or a fancy hat, the ship itself is the game's main focus. This mysterious vessel is especially designed to accept any manner of
We've got the latest amusing video from the gang creating Rayman Raving Rabbids - just hit the Movies tab above to give it a view. In the second installment of what could be a neverending stream of clips showcasing what Rayman's enemies cannot do, we learn the murderous "rabbids" ain't so hot at housework. Click, smile and wait for the game's inevitable release near the holidays.
We've snagged a new video of Ubisoft's upcoming role-playing Dark Messiah of Might & Magic, (click the Movies tab above) which shows the bloody and brutal path of the warrior. The game is due for release on September 26.
Dark Messiah is the latest game in the long running Might & Magic series which is being developed by Arkane Studios. Set in a fully 3D world and played from a first-person perspective, the game allows you to make your way through a mystical world as warrior, mage or
Monday 26 June 2006
Only 25% of Half-Life 2: Episode One gamers have managed to complete the first in the H-L2 trilogy, despite the game taking, on average, just five hours to complete.
Other points of interest from a gameplay report released by developer/publisher Valve include the fact that less than 7% of gamers have played it on the hardest skill setting. Lightweights.
Game download service Steam allowed Valve to collect data on the way its first foray into episodic gaming is being played
There's hardly a rim left to tweak in the Need for Speed universe, so perhaps that's why the series is once again wandering into the wilderness in search of new thrills. EA's newly announced Need for Speed Carbon slams you onto perilous canyon roads that twist and turn through dusty, gusty outdoor settings, but don't worry, you'll still be managing a pimped-out runnin'
Notch the post one more time in favor of an extremely bleak future for planet Earth. The upcoming future sci-fi strategy game Maelstrom sends an enormous meteor to our planet, wiping out most of us and causing an ecologic catastrophe. The remaining humans divide into two groups and try to strangle each other for the most precious resource of all: water. Then the aliens come. The dinosaurs had it easy...
After the meteor hits in 2015, the ecosystem collapses. The last remaining human factions -