Thursday 23 November 2006
Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 will be the first cricketing game to offer "extensive online play," publisher Codemasters has revealed today, with plans for Xbox Live-hosted multiplayer tournaments as well as leagues and exhibition matches when the game's released for Xbox 360, PC and PS2 next March. Head on up to the images tab to see how the game's looking.
All three formats will feature tournaments like the ICC World Cup 2007, and PC and 360 users will also
GamesRadar takes day off, nation gives thanks
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving day here in the US. Thus, whether you view this as a moment of peace, when two separate cultures came together to share their lives and pie recipes, or as the beginning of the white man's cruel wresting of the land from the Native Americans, the point is: there's football on TV and food on the table.
So, we're going to give thanks - lots of thanks - and we'll be back on Monday. Save us a leg.
Tecmo plans Dead or Alive
Push your girlfriend off a plane. Right now! C'mon, push her!
Ok, fine, if you wait until February 12, 2007, you can get some practice by playing Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle, a new point-and-click adventure for the PC where youll virtually throw that nagging wench off a jet. She has a parachute, she'll be fine.
But then youll get sad and nostalgic and think of all the times spent under the sycamore tree showing her the fabric of your soul. And then the music starts playing -
Lycos reminds us why Google became a verb
You know, we usually ignore those generic, "here's all the top toys kids want this year" lists that seem to sprout from every morning TV show, newspaper, and - least trustworthy of all - retailer. However, sometimes we get a list that can't be ignored because it just doesn't make any damn sense. This morning, search engine Lycos distributed its list of the top ten most searched for toys and video games this season:
The Top 10 Most Searched Toys this
Heroes, we love to watch your oiled-up muscles ripple. So now were gonna let you watch us… watch our steamy video, schnookums.
Its a sultry stream of climaxes from Issue 8: To Protect and Serve, the free expansion pack for City of Heroes. Oooohh, thatll make you hot, wont it? New missions, new powers, and new costumes… you know you like it when we dress up for
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, Ubisoft's next-gen sequel to one of the year's best squad-action titles, will feature impressive dynamic weather and environment effects, advanced AI over the original game and a number of enhancements to GRAW's brilliant Cross Com system.
Weather will now affect the levels around you, with puddles forming and collecting during heavy rainstorms, forcing you to constantly readjust your game plan as the weather worsens. For instance, heavy rain might mask your
If one massively-multiplayer PC game has the potential to rain on World of Warcraft's victory parade, it's Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning - just point your adventurous eyes at these new screens showing Warhammer's armored greenskin menace, the orc, along with some ludicrously huge weaponry. Hit the Images tab above to check them all out.
Like WoW, Warhammer: Age of Reckoning (or, rather aptly, WAR) asks you to choose between good and evil but, with the wealth of atmosphere provided by the
Mortal Kombat? King of the bloody games, easy. Doom? No better feeling than perforating demons from hell into pulpy heaps. Dead Rising ? Trauma Center? Gears of War? Yep, yep, yep - seen 'em. You've played these visceral thrills already - hell, everybody
Tuesday 21 November 2006
The creator of terrorist shooter Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Turtle Rock Studios, is working on a brand new multiplayer PC game called Left 4 Dead, due for release in summer 2007, publisher Valve has revealed today.
A Counter Strike-esque co-op shooter, Left 4 Dead pits you and three friends against an impressively inventive and relentless horde of mutated nasties, with up to four rival players also able to join the ranks of the zombie menace. The game will use
This fresh gameplay footage from Supreme Commander, the spiritual successor to RTS cult hit Total Annihilation, isn't just for show - it's a voiced walkthrough of some of the basic tasks and procedures you'll be undertaking when the game's released for PC next year. Hit the Movies tab above and select "Supreme Commander - tutorial 11-20-06" to watch the educational