Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has explained that his next game is "going to be a real serious Mortal Kombat" in a recent interview. Speaking about what's coming after Armageddon with us earlier in the week, he said the new title will be "a lot more realistic-looking... we're not going to joke around in this one, it's not going to be like jokes."
It suggests a more edgy style for the next Mortal Kombat game, Boon reaffirming that it'll be "a lot grittier, dirtier" than previous titles in the
Brace yourselves, Sims fans - beginning tomorrow, an exhibition of art inspired by the venerable life simulator will open at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City. Titled "The Sims: In the Hands of Artists," the exhibit is a joint effort by Sims publisher Electronic Arts and New York art school Parsons The New School for Design. Featuring work by Parsons students, the exhibit will showcase machinima, toys, paintings, drawings and interactive installations, all based around the
Anyone fearing that Manhunt 2 wouldn't have a similarly stomach-churning and disturbing subject matter as the original - are you insane? - can rest easy, thanks to a new trailer, batch of screens and mind-troublingly murky interactive website. All of which flesh out a backdrop to Rockstar's gritty murderfest sequel that's darker than a blackout in a coal mine.
The fresh info exposed by this multimedia massacre suggests that Manhunt 2 might also share one of the first game's most atmospheric
At a press event in San Francisco yesterday, publisher Capcom announced that it's taking the reins of the MotoGP franchise - on PlayStation 2, at least. Promising to deliver hyper-realistic motorbike racing, MotoGP '07 - a title that might change, seeing as it could be confused with the THQ-published Xbox 360 version - is slated for a fall release.
The MotoGP series, previously developed and published on PS2 by Namco Bandai, is based on the real-world MotoGP racing circuit and tends to be
After months of sketchy silence regarding Rockstar's next brutal kill-fest, Manhunt 2, details of the twisted plot and new gameplay mechanics have been exposed.
According to an online retailer's listings, the main character, Daniel Lamb, is a doctor that escapes an asylum with mental inmate Leo Kasper after a science experiment at a secret research facility goes wrong.
Both characters go on the run as they're pursued by The Pickman Project, who wants to conceal the truth about the failed
The funny thing about inventing a genre of videogames is that, until it becomes completely played out, every game that emulates your formula is going to be attached to your name. Games that feature a wide-open, freely explorable world, for example, will have a hard time avoiding the label of "Grand Theft Auto clone," especially if their worlds are littered with vehicles to steal and drive.
In the six years since Grand Theft Auto III, a slew of games have tried to become "the next GTA," but so
Music has been a focal point of many of EA's titles for years, and now the publishing giant has gone a step further by forming its own music label.
In a joint venture with Nettwerk One Music, the new LA-based Artwerk record label will sign both new and established artists, the first of which will be Junkie XL, who worked on music for Madden, SSX Blur and Need for Speed Carbon games.
EA will use its games as a worldwide marketing tool to promote its artists.
"For the past five years, EA has
The Venezuelan Solidarity Network has taken issue with developer Pandemic's Mercenaries 2 and they want production stopped, targeting Bono as the one who could ultimately do the deed.
The organization is collecting signatures of religious leaders for a letter that it plans to send to U2's lead singer in early April, "to ask him to use his considerable influence to stop the sale of the game."
Bono is on the board of Elevation Partners, which has strong ties with the partnership established
Everybody's favorite anti-violent game activist, Jack Thompson, is once again attacking game publisher Take-Two over the release of Manhunt 2 and GTA IV.
Making it clear that he will never give up, Thompson has filed a lawsuit to "prevent the sale of two hyperviolent video games set to be released this year and sold to anyone under 17 years of age."
Thompson goes on to state that despite both games receiving 'Mature' ratings from the ESRB ratings board, findings have revealed that "they are
Konami America recently reported that it will close US online servers for the game but Konami Europe will keep them alive.
A post on Konami's website reads: "The European MGS3 Subsistence Servers will stay online. Indeed, Konami recently announced a dedicated league system - www.MGS3LEAGUE.com - which will continue to provide services for fans of the game."
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence launched last October in Europe and it looks like there's plenty of legs left in the game yet.