An unnamed source close to the development of Lord of the Rings: The White Council, an Oblivion -style mega adventure set in the rich world of Tolkien's fantasy, has reported that developer Electronic Arts has cancelled the exciting project.
Speaking under "a condition of anonymity," the source was confident enough in the information to confirm to 1up.com that the game will not be completed, despite the scale of The White Council 's thrilling potential.
We contacted EA who offered "no
The first proper expansion pack for Xbox 360 and PC enormo-adventure The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion has finally been revealed as Shivering Isles.
The 30-hour campaign is set on an entirely new continent, featuring such tourist landmarks as The Hill of Suicides and The Lightning Coast, and sees you take on a fresh bestiary of hostile creatures and a series of freeform quests.
The main bulk of Shivering Isles ' gameplay will be concerned with a set of trials. These challenges are tasked to you
Criterion has finally unveiled the first incredible screens for its next-gen Burnout sequel, Burnout 5, giving us a glimpse at the riotous racer's crash technology, world map and typically beefy-looking vehicles. Hit the Images tab this second to treat your eyes to the wonder show.
The overhead map shows a cityscape spanning a huge environment that swoops over mountains, coastal roads and city streets in an impressively freeform style, while the crash slideshows give a delicious snapshot of a
Gran Turismo HD Concept, the bite-sized, high-def PS3 outing for The Real Driving Simulator series, might not be much more than a demo but it does feature a gorgeous new circuit, the Eiger Nordwand. Plus it's totally free to download, so we can't really complain. Hit the Movies tab above, launch the video player and select "Gran Turismo HD - Eiger Nordwand circuit 01-04-06" to see us tear round this fantastic-looking track in a shiny Ferrari
A video posted on YouTube titled Moral Kombat is set to become a controversial forum topic - a trailer for the first full-length film documentary to tackle the videogame violence debate head-on, featuring none other than game-obsessed lawyer Jack Thompson, among others.
According to the film's maker, Spencer Halpin (quoted on the Apple Pro/Video website), his aim is to show that "consumers need access to information about the content of games so they can make their own decisions about what to
Thousands of unopened PS3s are being returned to shops across the US as eBay opportunists fail to sell their consoles online for a huge profit. This is largely thanks to Sony managing to push out a fresh batch of PS3s before the Christmas break, lowering interest in the auctions.
Canadian newspaper The Hamilton Spectator recently interviewed a number of disappointed eBay sellers who plan to return their unwanted consoles. One person adds that it'll be "the 'scalpers' who really lose out." Poor
GamesRadar.com's print sibling, PSM: 100% Independent PlayStation Magazine, has entered uncharted territory today with the premiere of its ongoing weekly audio podcast.
Hosted by PSM's Executive Editor, Randy Nelson, episode one is co-hosted by Ryan Payton, Assistant Producer at Kojima Production. Even if you don't know the name, we bet you know the product - Kojima Production is the developer of the world-renowned Metal Gear Solid
Every game site, magazine, blog, and TV show in the universe does some sort of end-of-year wrap-up. It's a chance to look back and remember the triumphs, and sometimes tragedies, of the last twelve months, tie it all up with a neat, little bow, and give it one more little smooch before shoving it under the bed and screaming for something new, which you can then say isn't nearly as good as the old, classic stuff.
Anyhow, these lists are typically top tens, maybe twenties. But our companion site
Not only has Sony unleashed a lovely new clip of its Japanese Gran Turismo HD demo - you can see it via the movie tab above - but it has also revealed the date of when we can expect to hear more from Gran Turismo 5.
As you'll know by now, GT HD is the one-track, ten-cars, free demo due to be released on Christmas Eve in Japan - and, Sony announced today, in North America as well. The demo will be available for free download exclusively on the Playstation Store for the PS3. And Sony has
The producer on Resident Evil 5 has in a translation of a translated interview hinted that Resident Evil 5 might not appear until late in 2008. Talking to Japanese mag Famitsu Xbox 360 (via German website Gamefront and Babelfish), Jun Takeuchi, the man behind the next-gen survival horror title revealed the delay in development.
While he didn't give a reason for the go-slow, Takeuchi-san revealed that the team were concentrating on ensuring that the game ran at 60 frames per second and that