SCi have today announced the first details of Total Overdose, a GTA-style third-person actioner that will be released this summer for PC, PS2 and Xbox.
Set across stylised Mexican neighbourhoods and jungle hide-outs, the -inspired gun-fest is centred around the convoluted tale of twin brothers, undercover agents, drug cartels and "an accident with a hand grenade".
The gameplay itself, promises SCi, will allow players to, "Crash cars, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the
You might not be able to race online in Gran Turismo 4 but Sony have teamed up with GT4 guidebook publishers Piggyback to bring you the next best thing (well, almost) in the shape of a European online league.
Anyone who owns a PAL copy of GT4 is eligible to join the league, which will house 58 events over the next seven weeks: 50 racing challenges and eight photo challenges.
Players who place in the top eight of each event will earn points towards their overall league ranking, with a
Sony will release the next incarnation of their PS2 karaoke series SingStar in May.
SingStar Popworld will include 30 new songs from the likes of Avril Lavigne, Jamelia, Keane, Robbie Williams, The Black Eyed Peas and The Hives.
Familiar modes such as Pass the Mic and Duets return while new features include Rap Scoring in which, according to Sony, you can "gain extra points as you battle against your crew to see who is the master of the mic, with the ultimate MC showdown!" Erm,
The Smackdown wrestling series has survived the legal wrangles between grappling supremos WWE and the games' publisher THQ, gamesradar.com can exclusively reveal.
While THQ originally signed up for the licence to produce WWE-themed games until December 2009, a cast major doubt over the future of THQ's critically and commercially successful Smackdown franchise.
But a source at THQ has today revealed that they have already been briefed on the next five WWE games - none of which, as yet, have
According to the Hollywood Reporter, US anime specialist Geneon Entertainment have acquired exclusive North American merchandising and TV rights to TV Tokyo Medianet's Viewtiful Joe series.
Reports indicate Geneon plans to produce all manner of Joe-branded merchandise, with toys, electronic games, action figures and perhaps even lunch boxes all set to accompany intended US TV broadcasting plans.
Geneon CEO Yosuke Kobayashi has reportedly confirmed he is in talks with major US children's TV
There might still be 75 days to go but there is already a crumpled and mildly pneumonic nerd in a patch-covered sleeping bag waiting outside Mann's Chinese Theatre. You can even check on him and his vital signs via his webcam at .
But what the Princess Leia-obsessed lard-lad doesn't know is that the game of the film is out 12 days before he will take his first bite of an industrial-sized chilli-dog. Not only that; two of the producers have already spilt the beans on the titular tied-in
Despite being scooped up by Activision at the start of the decade, the Fantastic Four have been doing a better job of keeping a low profile than Sue Storm (AKA Invisible Girl).
That is until now. Because, through a mixture of carefully calibrated gamma radiation and a few phone calls, we have managed to penetrate their barrier and snag some hot shots of the game in both solo mode and two-player, co-op action.
With a script scribbled by Zak Penn, the writer of the X2 X-Men United film, the
Following on from last week's that hip-hopper 50 Cent was set to appear in his own game, we now have the very first footage of the OG in action.
Under the title 50 Cent Bulletproof, this gritty game will follow the shot-up superstar as he fights crime in the New York underworld with help from his chum Dr Dre and his pals from G-Unit.
And while the man christened Curtis Jackson has claimed that he turned down the chance to appear in San Andreas, the designers of his game have obviously been
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 26 February1 (1) Mercenaries(PS2, Xbox)2 (4) Sonic Mega Collection Plus(PS2, Xbox)3 (3) The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, GBA)4 (2) Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords(Xbox, PC)5 (7) Grand Theft Auto San Andreas(PS2)6 (5) Need for Speed Underground 2(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, GBA)7 (8) The Simpsons Hit & Run(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)8 (12) Ace Combat Squadron Leader(PS2)9 (9)
While we revealed to you last year that was on its way, even our almost supernatural detection skills couldn't conjure up any more mystical information beyond that tiny, lonely factoid.
But now we can and, what's more, we can show you the first three screens from True Crime 2 Streets of Hong Kong.
For this follow-up to the spooky but popular True Crime Streets of LA, Nick Kang's patch has moved from South Central to South East Asia and he's making the jump to the next generation of