With its irresistible mix of colourful New York gangs, fiercely protected territories and head-smashing violence, 1979 cult movie The Warriors offers a rich-picking of source material, tailor-made for Rockstar's notorious portfolio of games.A recent visit to the publisher's London office revealed that while the game focuses on the bare-chested, leather waistcoat wearing band of brothers from the title, it further elaborates upon the plot of the movie.The events of the film will effectively make
One fundamental element of any discernible street brawler is its ability to enhance the enjoyment of its single-player game by providing a quality cooperative experience, giving two people the chance to team up and fight side-by-side in a cosy union of cohesive violence.As a self-confessed descendant of such classic - and archetypal - examples of the genre as Streets of Rage and Double Dragon, it's no surprise that Rockstar's The Warriors offers the opportunity to take on the various degenerate
Winback 2: Project Poseidon is straightforward third-person shooting action at its core: run and gun down corridors with a pistol, hug walls and peek out for quick shots with the shotgun, or duck behind desks and crates to toss a grenade.
Since you're a covert operative, you'll perform dramatic evasion acrobatics, and even bang out a few switch puzzles, all while rescuing hostages. In an interesting twist, you only get ammo from enemies if you shoot their gun arm. Bullets are in short supply,
The next gauntlet to be thrown in the international conflagration known as the Videogame Soccer Wars is Winning Eleven Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 (also termed Longest-Titled Sports Game Ever ). Fans of the series can expect more of the sublime control and strategic options that they know and love, with some new additions sure to please the most demanding Beautiful Game enthusiasts.
Many longtime Winning Eleven gamers will wonder what could be done to make a great footy game somehow better. A
The summer Olympics are coming up. Bet you didn’t know that, huh? It’s cool - ‘cause Agetec’s got you covered by spiking Women’s Volleyball Championship into your face this August on the PS2. Featuring a slew of easily digestible gameplay modes and Olympic teams, WVC is poised to be a viable alternative to the big name franchise sport sims (read: Madden) hitting late summer.
All right, this might sound like an obvious idea, but WSC Real 08 is taking a first-person approach to snooker. As appealing as that sounds, it doesn’t mean taking the safety off a semi-automatic when a mobile goes off. No, you’ll be directly behind the cue when you take shots and you’ll be able to wander around the table to size up your next shot and take in your surroundings.
As we sat down to see Smackdown vs Raw 2010 for the first time in L.A. during Summerslam weekend, we were skeptical. This had been the longest we could remember going without seeing a given year’s Smackdown before its release, which will be on Oct. 20.
Over the past several years, THQ's WWE SmackDown franchise has evolved into a real champion, most recently offering a thick pro wrestling package loaded with awesome community features, an impressive story designer, and a wide array of today's top wrestling personalities...
If you've played any of the recent incarnations of the Smackdown series, Smackdown vs Raw 2006 will look instantly familiar, from its trademark graphical sheen to the huge catalogue of manoeuvres on offer. But, come its November release, will it include enough new material to warrant grapple-fans shelling out another 40 notes for the game?Ostensibly, there are few major changes at first glance. Instead, the focus has been on "addressing the critics", as Smackdown creative director Nick Wlodyka
First, let's cover the part of this preview that WWE fans really want to hear: the confirmed roster for WWE SmackDown! vs RAW 2007 so far includes Johnny Nitro, The Undertaker and Shelton Benjamin, along with the previously revealed John Cena, Triple H, Rey Mysterio, Kurt Angle, Chris Benoit and Booker T. With that out of the way, we can continue.
We've tangled with the Xbox 360 version of SmackDown! before, but this is the first chance we've had to really take our time with it. And while