Sega Racing Studio head designer Guy Wilday has branded PlayStation 3's motion-sensitive capabilities, offered by the new SixAxis pad, as rubbish - arguing that Dual Shock's rumble feature is far more appealing.
When asked by PSM3 if the next-gen renovation of Sega Rally, set to roll out in November, would support tilt control, Wilday replied: "Yes, tilt control will be included - it's not difficult to do. Fundamentally, though, the whole tilt control thing is rubbish... it's no compensation
We've given motorbike riders mountain-sized migraines in MotorStorm, mangled marvelous machines in Formula One: Championship Edition and caused millions of virtual dollars' worth of crash damage in Burnout Revenge. Now it's time to flatten some faces in Fight Night: Round 3 on PlayStation 3.
Click the Movies tab above and click on "Fight Night Round 3: 123 punches in 150 seconds - 02-01-07" for 150 seconds of teeth-loosening, jaw-breaking, eye-cutting action. A word of warning - it's not for
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Online retailer Play.com has confirmed to GamesRadar that every customer who pre-orders a PS3 through its website will receive a console on launch day, Friday 23 March. In addition, Play has reshuffled its bundled games package in response to our own investigations into UK pre-orders, replacing Formula One with the infinitely more explosive MotorStorm.
"We have been working hard with Sony to make sure that we can deliver every pre-order on the release date [of
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A UK school has banned its pupils from playing tag and kiss chase, after it claimed the influence of videogames was making the formerly innocent childhood activities 'too rough'.
"The children are watching television, they're watching films and they're playing computer games. Very often it's the violent element of that they are seeing and hearing. That's what they're going to come on to our playground to play," the headteacher at the school in Lincoln told the BBC.
You need to get a job at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Yes, after eight hours of microwaving mysterious factory-farm chicken-substance, youll almost have enough dollars to buy Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. Developer id Software is bringing this beast to those plastic boxes you gangsters must have stolen - Playstation the third and the Xbox with more than 300 degrees.
When we played a few bouts of this team-based strategic shooter on the PC, it shattered the steel exoskeletons of us jaded
A "Prologue" edition of Gran Turismo 5 has been confirmed for release in Fall 2007 with new vehicles, circuits and online capabilities according to French website JeuxVideo - information it claims to have got directly from Sony Computer Entertainment France.
As any long standing fan of the Gran Turismo series will know, it's unwise to pin your hopes on a GT release date until you've actually seen the game in the shops with your own eyes.
Sony was unavailable for comment at the time of
A Mercenaries 2 info spill has revealed that Pandemic's war zone sequel will feature online co-op multiplayer, a Just Cause -esque grappling hook for flooring enemies, scaling buildings and hijacking vehicles, and the ability to field your own army of fellow mercenaries recruited from the Venezuelan-set battleground. Point your eyes at this batch of new screens by hitting the Images tab above.
Multiplayer will work in a similar way to that of Gears of War - with one player inviting another
An Electronic Arts developer has gone on record to say that gamers shouldn't bother buying into PlayStation 3 unless a "big change" comes along for Sony's maligned next-gen console, posting to discussion site Free Republic that Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii are the better options.
"My opinion - get 360 and/or Wii. Skip PS3 unless there's a big change in the future," the post concludes. It was written by Andrew Garrett, a developer on previous EA titles like Battle for Middle Earth II and Medal
Pop Quiz, readers: What defines success in the gaming business? Critical appreciation? Animated spin-offs? Okay, pencils down. Those who answered "Money" get a gold star, although partial credit will be awarded to those who guessed "Cosplay Recognition." Our buddies over at Next Generation ran through the numbers with a fine-toothed comb and came up with a definitive look on who made bank in 2006. It's an incredibly comprehensive and insightful look at the financial dealings of the industry,
The first details of LucasArts' PS3 and Xbox 360 Star Wars project have finally emerged, from the latest issue of Game Informer.
It's called Star Wars: Force Unleashed and takes place between Episode III and Episode IV, when new Sith on the block Darth Vader is out to wipe the galaxy clean of runaway Jedi.
As Vader's apprentice, you're on a secret mission to dive head-first into the forbidden Dark Side of the force, take out the emperor and rule the galaxy as master and apprentice.