With gun fights against Apache helicopters, a sexy new British sidekick and smoother cover mechanics, Uncharted 2 looks incredible. And, to continue the good Uncharted 2 news, Official PlayStation Magazine is giving away five access codes to the multiplayer beta, which includes deathmatch and campaign co-op modes and is ready for download right now. The team is running a competition for the codes through their Twitter page at
The latest edition of a popular Unreal Tournament mod, Tactical Ops 3, could be on its way to the PS3 version of UT III.
Hardcore fans will recognise Tactical Ops as the hit game-changing mod that brought fast-paced modern-day combat to UT back in 2000.
The third edition, currently in the works for PC, hopes to do the same with UT III and may even be ported to PS3.
"Eventually we do wish to support the PS3 and the XBOX
Unreal Tournament III fans can today download three new maps from the PlayStation Network - for free! The new map pack, weighing in at 83MB to download, resurrects two classic maps from UT past - Morbias and Facing Worlds, along with one new Capture the Flag map, Searchlight.
Epic will unleash a huge bug-stomping patch for the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament III on March 27. As well as crushing a list of bugs and glitches as long as your arm, it will make the Euro and US versions of the game cross compatible on the online multiplayer side. The update will be beamed out via PSN and you'll be prompted to download the it upon starting the game as of March 27. Here's a full list of the changes to be made to both the US
Jan 7, 2008
What is being labeled the very first third-party mod for Unreal Tournament III on PS3 has been released.
Action Cam carries this description: "Play from an over the shoulder view, like Gears of War or Mass Effect, and join the fight from an all new perspective. Action Cam is designed to offer better visibility, depth, and feedback to the player than the normal first person view, as well as create a more visceral experience when battling it out in the arena."
You can view the mod
Jan 3, 2008
The UT III mod cooker - a tool to turn PC mods into PS3-compatible mods - could be released as early as next week in an update.
Rein brought the good news in a brief progress report: "We're very close to releasing an update to the Unreal Engine 3 editor, that comes with the PC version of UT3, that will allow UT3 mod-makers to cook their mods into the required PS3 format.
"We've been doing some internal testing and we're hoping to expand to a wider group tomorrow or Friday. If all
Dec 21, 2007
The first user-created content for the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament III has hit the internet.
Deathmatch map DM-Shrine has been created by a bloke from Nottingham, and is described as a "small map designed for close-quarters combat" and supports two to six players.
DM-Shrine is hosted on FileFront, which has details on how to get the map up and running on PS3 UTIII once it's downloaded.
User-created content such as this has traditionally been the stomping ground of the PC,
Dec 21, 2007
December is the month of giving and, better yet, receiving. December is the month when sugarplum visions of $400 consoles and $60 games dance through your head. And, of course, December is the month when your loved ones usually just cheap out and buy you a gift card instead.
So long as that gift card is an online points card from Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo, however, you'll be alright. With so much downloadable content available for so little money, you could stretch a few
20th Dec, 2007
Gaming is an up and down experience. Some years cram top quality titles into our every orifice until were bursting with videogame joy and have excess polygons dripping messily out of our ears, while some other years… Well, some other years are 1983.
In 2007 though, weve had a very good year indeed. A scarily good year in fact. One which has provided us so much brilliance on every format that its a genuine worry that the laws of karmic balance will soon bring us a plague