This fall, fans of Family Guy will finally be able to explore the cel-shaded town of Quahog, Rhode Island, for themselves. Playing as idiot paterfamilias Peter Griffin, alcoholic family dog Brian and diabolical toddler Stewie, you'll brawl, sneak and shoot your way through a bizarre plot involving world domination, mind control and 1980s TV housekeeper Mr.
More information has been uncovered regarding the upcoming expansion of the world of Vana'diel. Some new enemies enter the fray in the form of the Mamool Ja tribe of beastmen that rule over the Mamool Ja Savagelands. Fortunately, in addition to the previously announced Corsair job class, Blue Mages are also scheduled to make their FFXI debut in the new expansion to combat the ever-increasing
On 16 March Final Fantasy XII was released for PS2 in Japan and, within just four days, managed to sell a walloping 1.76 million copies. It's a figure that puts the long-awaited RPG outrageously far ahead of Animal Crossing DS, the next bestselling game, with 71,000 copies.
Should we be at all surprised, given that Japanese gamers seem to exist on a diet that's so rich in vitamins R, P and G? Final Fantasy X recently topped a poll run by Japanese magazine Famitsu, asking its readers to vote
Joining the likes of Blizzard (World of Warcraft) and Sony Online Entertainment (EverQuest), Square Enix held its first annual Final Fantasy XI Fan Festival in Santa Monica over the blustery, unseasonably chill March 10th weekend.
To fans of online role-playing games, the community is as important - if not moreso - than the gameplay itself. Pushing that sense of community into the real world is a great way to reinforce the relationship between fans ... as well as rack up some tidy merch sales.
The long-awaited RPG Final Fantasy XII is finally shipping in Japan, accompanied by a perfect score of 40 (four reviewers all gave it a 10) in Famitsu, the country's biggest video game magazine. It's a momentous enough occasion that GamesRadar's industry-minded companion site, Next Generation has posted an article exploring the score, the magazine, and Final Fantasy's history in general.
If that sounds interesting, please consider yourself invited to read the article here. If it doesn't,
If you think you've got more flik-flaks than Ronaldinho, or can out-spin Zidane, Electronic Arts wants to see you in action. Head over to www.fifastreet2.com and hit Show Your Skillz and you could find yourself starring in a future FIFA Street game.
There's already a bundle of uploaded clips, and some of them are so tricksy they made our eye-spheres spin in their sockets. Get practising, chuck your video on the site and get in the
Empire Interactive has released details and shots of FlatOut 2, the sequel to its extreme racing game that combined detail and tight physics with over the top action.
Developer Bugbear Entertainment has taken the predictable bigger and better approach to FlatOut 2, and so has included twice as many new cars, nearly double the number of tracks, a new and improved Championship mode and six new minigames, which usually involve hurling your driver through the windscreen so you can admire the
Ford Street Racing takes to the streets of Los Angeles, signifying a new direction for the Empire-published series.
Surfing the mighty wave started by The Fast & The Furious, the Need for Speed Underground games and Juiced, this fourth outing for Ford Racing has caught on to the craze for car tuning and illegal racing.
FSR has an unusual three-car team system that allows players to create and direct a crew of their own - as seen in Juiced - and 18 classic Fords. The Mark 1 Capri RS1600, GT
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 15 October1 (1) FIFA 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)2 (2) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSP)3 (8) Spartan Total Warrior(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)4 (NE) Ultimate Spider-Man(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA)5 (3) Burnout Revenge(PS2, Xbox)6 (6) Black & White 2(PC)7 (16) Brothers in Arms Earned in Blood(Xbox, PC)8 (4) Conflict Global Storm(PS2, Xbox, PC)9 (7) Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube,
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