Wednesday 10 May 2006
With just hours to go until this year's E3 games show officially opens for business in Los Angeles, GamesRadar has managed to obtain an exclusive sneak preview of the show floor. As you can see from these photos, many of the stands are still under construction - including those for PlayStation 3 and Wii, both of which will be playable on the show floor.
The Sony and Nintendo areas sit side-by-side in the LA Convention Centre's massive West Hall and are the focal points of
Puzzle-game fans should prepare to make some tough decisions this fall. Buena Vista Games today announced an agreement with Q Entertainment - makers of Lumines and Meteos - to bring no fewer than four new games to the US and Europe. Set to rock the PSP, PlayStation 2 and DS are Lumines II, Lumines Plus, Every Extend Extra and Meteos: Disney Edition.
Given that rhythmic block-dropper Lumines (reviewed here) is still one of the PSP's best-selling titles, it's no shocker that Lumines II topped
If stories of one boy, an empire in trouble and a rather fortunate dragon egg are your cup of tea, you'll no doubt be pleased to hear that publisher Vivendi will be bringing the game version of forthcoming fantasy movie Eragon to multiple consoles later this year.
The game will be appearing on Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, PSP, GBA, DS and PC in various guises - with no sign of a GameCube version, though - and will be given its first showing at E3 next month.
On consoles and PC, developer Stormfront
THQ has released some new screenshots of Evil Dead Regeneration - the latest game in the cult Bruce Campbell-led franchise.
Once again it is your job to guide square-jawed lead character Ash (Bruce Campbell) as you blast and chainsaw your way through hoards of rotting zombies and other random creatures of the night.
If you have an interest in amusing zombie games featuring loads of blood and over-the-top weaponry, check out the screenshots now.
Evil Dead Regeneration will hit PC, PS2 and
After , Sony has finally announced that the blackmail-tastic bit of software will be released in the UK in September.
Developed by Sony's EyeToy specialists London Studios, SpyToy comprises a selection of surveillance modes that includes snazzy face-recognition technology, meaning that it's possible to create profiles that can only be unlocked by certain users, allowing you to come up with 'personalised' alarms.
Meanwhile, video and audio recordings can be saved to memory card and
Gran Turismo 4 has forced us to announce more delays than the supposedly soothing pre-recorded female voice at the train station - slips for translation, slips for internet problems, slips due to excess slippage. We've seen, and told you, of them all and so it makes a nice change for the Polyphony to be announcing some good, if a little weird, news.First up, the Japanese developer is teaming up with Nike to launch Gran Turismo Limited Edition. Set to be released only in Japan, this shiny-cased
Sony have released new shots of EyeToy: Play 2 - and the screen of the granny playing air guitar is one of the wrongest things we've seen, well, this morning at least.The sequel to last year's best-selling Play compilation features 12 new games that make use of the webcam-style device and include the martial arts-inspired Kung2, home improvement madness in the shape of DIY and fast food shenanigans courtesy of Mr Chef.In addition to the host of new mini-games, Play 2 will also include SpyToy,
Sony have announced the sequel to their original EyeToy collection, Play, and as well as new games, some startling innovations are planned.Kung2, Mr Chef and DIY are among the 12 new games but the more interesting additions use some fancy new coding techniques developed since EyeToy's debut. MotionCam technology will take direction and velocity into account for ball games like Home Run, Boxing and Table Tennis, while the new-fangled MiniVision takes your image and shrinks it to slot more
After the cutesy mini-game compendiums that made up the first generation of EyeToy titles, Sony have revealed details of the first 'full' game for their hugely successful USB camera peripheral.EyeToy: AntiGrav, which is currently being developed by Harmonix Music Systems, takes the classic future-extreme sports route of sending players down eight courses while strapped to a hoverboard. Of course, this being an EyeToy game, rather than the usual joypad wrangling, you'll have to control your
Konami have announced the first details of a new racing title called Enthusia Professional Racing. The official blurb promises groundbreaking gameplay with lush graphics that provide an unprecedented racing experience.That's one hell of a claim considering that racing is the one genre that developers have really nailed (see Gran Turismo, Colin McRae, Project Gotham et al). Konami's aim is to make this the most realistic racer ever, with the emphasis being on flawless driving against opponents