Compared to EA's newest racing acquisition Burnout, the last Need for Speed outing was a little underwhelming.
While it sold well to those gamers who prefer to spend their money on fully established, 'safe' buys, Need for Speed wasn't anywhere near Burnout's level.
However, thanks to the new graphical splendour bestowed upon this new iteration by the advanced power of Xbox 360 (or should we say, ), NFS has been given a new lease of life.
Everything's just so much more intricately detailed
Cold Winter is the latest in a long line of games to make a run for the, as yet unclaimed, 'best PS2 FPS' crown - a prize that has sat sparkling and tragically dormant for years.
Akin to Sleeping Beauty, slumbering in her castle and awaiting that essential kiss from a handsome prince, PS2's FPS-delivering abilities are still in repose, awaiting their own princely offering to finally arrive and awaken PS2's potential.
Could Cold Winter be it? As Cold Winter gallops ever nearer to its release,
If you're sick to the core of watching grizzled old men in body-hugging wetsuits limp-wrist their way around oil rigs and military bases, you'll be glad to know that Fatal Shadows performs the hitherto unimaginable task of making stealth actually sexy.Firstly, there's a noticeable drop in the number of men involved this time around. Former Tenchu protagonist Rikimaru has been axed in favour of series mainstay Ayame and newcomer, Rin. They're both women, they're both incredibly 'well-rounded'
No doubt you're already in the midst of the arcade-racing/modding experience that is Midnight Club 3, which debuted in this week's charts at number two. And no doubt you've been nodding your head along to the fine selection of choons that is included in the game.
But how did Rockstar go about choosing the music for its latest car-'em-up - and what difference can a soundtrack make to the whole gaming experience? We caught up with none other than Rockstar CEO Terry Donovan to talk music,
Busts are great. Whether they're adorning a lady's front or reminding you what Mozart looked like, they're pleasing to the eye, even nicer to touch and... no, hang on a minute. Narc, obviously, isn't about that type of bust at all. Based on the ultra-violent 1988 arcade game, it's a True Crime clone, full of drugs, guns and - surprise! - ultra-violence. Oh, and busts. Gravelly voice on, then: you are Jack Forzenski (voiced by Michael Madsen) or Marcus Hill (Bill 'Who He?' Bellamy) - one's a
After three years in the making, Sony's Santa Monica Studio-developed God of War is finally done and dusted, and has since been celebrated with high acclaim from the games media.God of War's director David Jaffe has, according to his blog, now officially 'gone fishing' but, before disappearing into the sunset, the mastermind behind the Greek epic took some time out to answer a few of our questions. God of War has been in development for a considerable time. Is this because the team has been
A sensationally original web-based game was released in 2002 that set the internet alight. That game was Alien Hominid, and it was downloaded a whopping nine million times.Spruced up and released as a full-blown title, Hominid is looking and playing sharper than ever. Our yellow bug-like extraterrestrial pal romps his way through 16 levels of blasting heaven in a quest to recapture his UFO.Hominid is a 2D two-player side-scrolling shooter that plays similarly to Metal Slug or Contra, but sports
Given what you may already know about Red Ninja - the flashing of thighs, the slashing of throats - it may seem perverse that it has a heart as affectingly warm as its savagery is cold. It's still remarkably savage: surprise is usually mortal, thunderous arterial spray in place of exclamation marks, and that sinuous Tetsugen wire so shockingly swift that a sentry's decapitated body takes an eternity to follow his head in a grisly twirl to the turf. But where much of the stealth genre is cloaked
While the world marvels at the tightly-honed realism of the latest Gran Turismo instalment, Rockstar is about to hit back with another one of those fast and crazy arcade racers that throw away the restrictions of real life physical laws and just concentrate on fun. Eye-bleeding, face-lifting fun.Featuring 65 licensed cars, 10 different motorcycles spanning standard bikes and choppers, and officially licensed parts and car designs, Midnight Club 3 is a game of two halves.On one hand you have
One of the key features of Gran Turismo 4 when it was first announced was that you would be able to play the game online. However, back in September, Sony revealed that the game would be .
But whatever Sony would have us believe, it is possible to play GT4 online by tricking the game into thinking that it's hooked up to a local area network when, in fact, it's working over the internet. Here's how to do it.
You will need:A PS2 with a network adaptorA copy of Gran Turismo 4A PC with a