Lately, we've seen a lot of movie-based games that try to expand on - instead of directly adapt - the story of the film they're based on. The Godfather did it, Over the Hedge did it and this summer, Cars will do it. Picking up where the movie left off, Cars casts players as red stock-car Lightning McQueen and sets them loose to explore the colorful desert town of Radiator Springs.
Sony's annual E3 press conference opened with what could have been the biggest reveal of the entire show if it hadn't been leaked last week: the new $499 price of the PS3, as well as the introduction of a new $599 model that comes with an 80GB hard drive and a copy of online-enabled dirt racer Motorstorm. This left biggy-wig Jack Tretton (who began the event speaking through his character in the PS3 virtual world Home) to launch right into the publisher's game-centric, four-part
Eidos has today confirmed that footie management sim Championship Manager 2006 will be released for PlayStation 2 and Xbox this spring.
The PC game has been shaped to fit the consoles by developer Gusto Games who was responsible for the recent Championship Manager PSP.
The console versions will include all the transfers that took place during the recent transfer window so all the squads will be completely up to date.
It should be interesting to see how Champ Man 2006 compares with the
Take 2 has just released the first shots of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the game based on the forthcoming remake of the classic movie.
Due for release across all major platforms in July (bar DS), the game's set inside Willy Wonka's famous confectionary plant and features a slew of environments, both from the new Tim Burton movie and from the original book.
We're expecting a relatively straightforward platforming experience from the game, although it should at least be interesting
The musical shooter man is bowing out of games production, at least for now, as Q Entertainment announces Tetsuya Mizuguchi has taken on a spokesperson role for the company...
Ladbrokes has released a betting list offering odds on this Christmas' gaming number one, with the high street bookmaker predicting that movie tie-ins will be the hot sellers over the festive season.
The Traveller's Tales-developed Chronicles of Narnia game is favourite at 3/1, while EA's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Ubisoft's adaptation of Peter Jackson's King Kong are both hotly tipped at 6/1.
Beyond the Hollywood spin-offs, Prince of Persia 3, Call of Duty 2 and Need for Speed
Disney Interactive has confirmed that The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will be released for (deep breath) PS2, PSP, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA, DS and PC this Christmas.
The action-adventure title is based on the new movie - which is itself based on the classic CS Lewis book - that's out in December.
Traveller's Tales (of Lego Star Wars and Crash Twinsanity fame) is currently working on the console and PSP titles, while Griptonite Games (the company that's
An inevitable videogame tying in with the forthcoming second Narnia movie Prince Caspian is on the way, and here we have new screenshots from the 360 version. Due out June 20 (May 12 in the States), Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is in development at Traveller's Tales (for PS3, Xbox 360, PC, PS2 and Wii), which did the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe videogame. It combines action-adventure with puzzle solving, features over 20 playable characters -
Dec 11, 2007
If you ever wondered what it was like to develop a kick-ass basketball game, 2K Sports shows you everything you ever wanted to know in our exclusive video on the newly-released College Hoops 2K8.
With Don LaFontaine-style narration and some dramatic editing, this video shows you how basketball stars like Greg Oden, Glen Davis, Alando Tucker, Al Thornton, Mike Conley, Jr., and Julian Wright participated in motion capture sessions to demonstrate the physics in basketball, from