Hideo Kojima, legendary developer and creator of the Metal Gear Solid series, has revealed his disappointment at the lack of a rumble feature in Sony's PS3 SixAxis pad. "I miss the rumble," he's said in a recent interview, adding "even now I hope it will come back."
The reasons behind Sony's decision to create the SixAxis controller without rumble haven't ever been officially confirmed, although most suspect that the cost of including the rumble technology put off the PS3 creator. It seems,
This batch of new images for MotorStorm, Evolution Studios' mud-tastic racer and one of PS3's brightest and nicest looking games, is a neat close-up look at several of the dirt-splattered vehicles you'll be tearing around in this holiday season. Plus, just for good measure, a nice image of a guy flipping himself off a cliff. Hit the Images tab to see 'em all
Gran Turismo HD isn't strictly a new outing for Sony's flagship racing series, just a hi-def version of Gran Turismo 4 - but one look at these new screens is enough to reignite our interest and have us fantasizing about thrashing out high-speed circuits of Laguna Seca while our eyes are caressed by the super-sharp high definition visuals.
The series has always looked good but hi-def will bring a new level of fetishistic obsession to Gran Turismo when it launches next year. With luck it'll also
GamesRadar takes day off, nation gives thanks
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving day here in the US. Thus, whether you view this as a moment of peace, when two separate cultures came together to share their lives and pie recipes, or as the beginning of the white man's cruel wresting of the land from the Native Americans, the point is: there's football on TV and food on the table.
So, we're going to give thanks - lots of thanks - and we'll be back on Monday. Save us a leg.
Tecmo plans Dead or Alive
Originally aimed for release on Xbox, Dark Sector has been polished up and enhanced for release on PS3 and Xbox 360 - and this first footage gives some hints about hero Hayden Tenno and his mutating abilities.
The footage also offers a glimpse of the mutant and human enemies you'll be butchering when the new-look survival-actioner finally hits next year. Hit the Movies tab above for the
Lycos reminds us why Google became a verb
You know, we usually ignore those generic, "here's all the top toys kids want this year" lists that seem to sprout from every morning TV show, newspaper, and - least trustworthy of all - retailer. However, sometimes we get a list that can't be ignored because it just doesn't make any damn sense. This morning, search engine Lycos distributed its list of the top ten most searched for toys and video games this season:
The Top 10 Most Searched Toys this
The violence-guzzling action movie-stars at PSM dove out of their limousines today to fire their new magazine into your chest. This month theyre seducing you and taking you on their private jet for a getaway to Hong Kong, where youll be romantically asphyxiated by dreamboat director John Woo. Yeah girl, its the apocalyptically destructive Stranglehold.
And Mr. Woo thinks youre pretty – youll be his little bloodbath artist, obliterating whichever watermelon you want, instigating whatever
Sony today unleashed its latest periodic firmware update for the PSP, but this one is more than just another necessary chore you'll have to undertake before you can play new games. The version 3.00 update adds Remote Play functionality, which enables the handheld to connect with the PS3 and stream music, video and images from the console. PSP owners can also use the PS3's web browser (if for some reason the PSP's just isn't enough), or access the PlayStation Network to check messages and update
Mortal Kombat? King of the bloody games, easy. Doom? No better feeling than perforating demons from hell into pulpy heaps. Dead Rising ? Trauma Center? Gears of War? Yep, yep, yep - seen 'em. You've played these visceral thrills already - hell, everybody
Want a PS3?
Yeah, we know - not everyone who wants a PS3 got one. Hell, most of our staff doesn't have their own units yet. Just as we predicted in our recent feature, a site has popped up to help you find one. Playstation Finder has an email alert system that notifies you immediately whenever a system shows up on an online retailer. Now, once about a billion people subscribe to this service it might be useless, but it's worth keeping an eye on - it might just get you the system you want