Need for Speed Carbon, the latest in publisher EA's street-racing series, will not be playable online for Nintendo's new console, Wii.
NFS Carbon will support online play for the PS2, Xbox, PS3 and 360, but won't be available to Wii owners, according to Game Informer magazine.
It has also come to light that Carbon will not make use the motion sensing capabilities of either the Wii remote or the PS3 "tilt" controller. EA apparently has concerns over gamer fatigue, what with all the
We've laid our hands on some new screenshots of Sony's next-gen shoot-'em-up, Warhawk, which reveal some of the larger airborne vessels that appear in the game. Click the Images tab above for the full set.
Warhawk is a futuristic shooter in which you assume the role of soldier protecting his homeland from the invading Chernovan army. The all-out war that ensues can be fought on land but it's the aerial dogfights that Sony has been focusing on, as you will be able to control the futuristic jets
Friday 30 June 2006
Wes Craven, the Hollywood director responsible for the Scream and Nightmare on Elm Street films, could be getting involved with games development.
Craven told reporter Dean Takahashi - the author of The Xbox 360 Uncloaked - that he was "in talks to create an original game". Unfortunately, the movie man didn't offer any more details than that.
If these talks lead to production, Craven will join a growing list of Hollywood heavyweights getting involved in games development.
Publisher Activision is giving gamers and comic fans a chance to be part of its forthcoming superhero action-RPG Marvel: Ultimate Alliance as the voice of one of the in-game characters.
Previously Activision held online auditions for fans to become the voice of weedy Hulk alter-ego Bruce Banner. The response was so overwhelming that it's decided to extend the competition to allow fans to try out for the voice of the Sub-Mariner Namor. We reckon you should go for fishy and
A selection of Medal of Honor: Airborne shots have dropped into our laps and give us a further glimpse at some of the night jumps that will appear in the upcoming World War II first-person shooter.
The action in Medal of Honor: Airborne follows the story of a super-soldier who somehow manages to show up in every major airborne assault that took place during WWII. The soldier in question is Private Boyd Travers, who - according to game producer Patrick Gilmore - would rather "crash and burn
A job listing for Sony's Liverpool development studios has confirmed that a PlayStation 3 version of iconic racer Wipeout is in development.
The Merseyside-based studio is looking for a senior/lead designer to work on Wipeout, which is described as being a "most revered, innovative and respected arcade/action racing franchise of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide
We've managed to get our hands on the latest shots of developer Insomniac's Resistance: Fall of Man, which is shaping up to be an important title for Sony's PS3 launch.
The game is certainly a departure for the Ratchet & Clank developer - Fall of Man is a gritty shooter set in an alternate reality where World War II never happened and mankind is thrust into a struggle against a mysterious race of Chimera that are sweeping across the
For millions of gamers, moviegoers and comic book fans, summertime symbolizes one thing - awesome trailers for movies we're not going to see for a year. As far as we're concerned, there's only one movie coming out in 2007, and it's Spider-Man 3, a film that's making the rounds ahead of Superman Returns right now. Or you can just view it here.
It's just a teaser, but there's plenty to soak up. You get to plainly see the living, tar-like black costume overtake Peter Parker as he sleeps, as well
The PS3's revolutionary motion-sensing controller might not be so revolutionary after all, according to PSM Executive Editor Randy Nelson. In our sister magazine's latest video podcast, he takes Warhawk for a motion-sensitive test flight. Except that it's the original, 10-year-old PSone Warhawk. And he's using a motion-sensitive Pelican PSone controller from 1999, which he bought on eBay for about $5.
Using the controller and a GamesRadar-supplied copy of Warhawk, Nelson swoops and dives
• Alone in the Dark teaser (WMV, 54.8MB)
Wednesday 28 June 2006
Alone in the Dark, the next-gen evolution of the series that created the term 'survival horror', will combine explosive action with an incredible level of interaction when it lurches on to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC next year. And, with this new trailer, you can finally get a glimpse of the game's forever-midnight world in motion.
As Edward Carnaby you'll be running for your life through a meticulously detailed rendition of