Monday 19 February 2007
After the rain soaked tracks of Formula One and the eye popping action from the Dead or Alive girls in our previous video compilations we thought it was time to take the action back to the streets.
This weeks movie montage takes us courtside in the form of NBA Street Homecourt for PS3 and features some of the most extreme, gravity defying, tricked-out slamdunks ever to be committed to video. In fact, there are 50 in just 88 seconds!
To check out this incredible action
Monday 19 February 2007
PlayStation 3's Virtua Fighter 5 has beaten off massed opposition from Nintendo to top the Japanese sales chart in its first week, giving Sony its first ever PS3 chart topper - and making it the first PS3 game to enter the top ten - in Japan since the next-gen console launched last November.
The rest of the top ten boasts seven titles from Nintendo platforms, five of those released on DS, and two PS2 games. Meanwhile in the hardware chart, Sony spanked Microsoft,
17 new screenshots from The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on PS3 have galloped into our inbox, and they're presented here in all their fantasy RPG
Namco has released the first batch of Tekken 6 screenshots since it showcased an in-game teaser movie at last year's E3.
The screenshots, which are from the arcade version of the game, are a little too tiny for us to see the fighting sequel in explicit detail, but from the looks of it Namco has been doing some spring cleaning in the graphics department - with prettier character models and more detailed environments than the previous movie teaser. Hit the Images tab above to check them
The fourth Metal Gear Solid is still in the in the middle of construction, but series mastermind Hideo Kojima is already brainstorming his next game, a pay-to-play online game where you hand over cash in exchange for stumbling around as a zombie.
"The zombie idea I have is a bit different," he told our colleagues at Edge magazine. "Imagine a large town where half the inhabitants are zombies. Users would subscribe, get inside the town and get bitten. At that stage they become undead and can't
Q*bert, the 80s arcade game that saw, er, Q*bert bouncing around pyramid levels while attempting to avoid nemesis Coily and his goons, is being released for
The very first images of Activision's upcoming movie tie-in, Spider-Man 3, have crawled their way on to the web and give us a look at the sticky palmed wonder striking a pose in his all-new black suit. Hit the Images tab above for a look at the whole Spidey 3 gallery.
This monochromatic addition to Spidey's wardrobe will beef up the wall crawling hero's powers, but not without a price - the movie's official site reveals that the new suit brings out "the dark, vengeful side of his personality
Sony exec Phil Harrison has dropped a heavy hint that PS3 owners will be able to download movies and TV to the console in the not-too-distant future.
"I think PlayStation 3 needs to stand for gaming and digital entertainment in the living room pushing the envelope of high definition, pushing the envelope of broadband, and of course that includes more than just games," Harrison explained to 1Up.com when queried about plans for TV and movie downloads through PlayStation Network.
Sony Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison has confirmed that Sony will be making "exclusive announcements" at next month's Games Developers Conference.
Speaking to 1up.com, Harrison refused to elaborate on Sony's plans for the event, only adding that Sony "has some interesting announcements to make."
"I think it's no secret that we're going to make a couple of exclusive announcements there," he said.
Harrison also said that Sony will not allow competitors to change its plans and that
Destruction Derby, the classic car-wrecking racer and one of the best games of the early PSone era, is now available to download through the PS3 Store as of earlier today.
For $5.99, you can download the crazy racer onto your PSP memory card and enjoy manic, metal crunching pile-ups on the small screen.
Continuing with the car-wrecking theme, you'll get to give Full Auto 2 a thrashing as well with the playable demo that also went live today.