Square Enix has confirmed that it's working on a new massively multiplayer online RPG for PS3 and PC via a comment from the producer of Final Fantasy XI, Hiromichi Tanaka.
"As we work on Final Fantasy XI, we're currently working on a new MMORPG targeting Windows Vista and PS3," Tanaka told Japanese game site Impress Watch recently. Furthermore, it's a game that Square Enix hopes to release worldwide.
That may sound a little strange, given that Square Enix has the clout and the rep to release
A new Earthworm Jim title is in the pipeline for next-gen consoles, according to an anonymous source close to the game's development.
What makes this more exciting than the standard whispered announcement, though, is that it's going to be created by the team behind the original game. This includesShiny Entertainment founder Dave Perry, Planet Moon Studios co-founder Nick Bruty, long-serving tunesmith Tommy Tallarico and more.
For those of you too young to drink, Earthworm Jim debuted on
Thursday 13 April 2006
PlayStation 3 will run an 'always on' operating system behind the scenes as you play its next-gen games. This will enable online gamers to trade insults, comebacks and try-hard one-liners at all times across any PS3 title.
A side-mounted pane will appear on a button press to allow players to access the operating system and its functions, much like the 'blade' design of Xbox 360's Dashboard. This info-burst comes courtesy of nameless sources involved in PS3's development,
An announcement was made today that the Brothers in Arms series of first-person WWII squad-based shooters will receive a new installment to its ranks. Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC platforms and will focus on Operation Market Garden, an offensive designed to bring a quick end to the war back in
The Alone in the Dark name might have been irreversibly tainted when it was made into one of the worst film abominations to ever hit theaters, but Atari's not giving up on its horror franchise just yet. The publisher today announced that the fifth installment of Alone in the Dark - previously announced for the Xbox 360 - will also hit PCs at the same time. (And while the company hasn't made an official announcement, we're guessing the PlayStation 3 will fit into those plans as
Sony is on target for its global launch of PS3 this November, according to the company's president of worldwide studios, Phil Harrison, who has asserted that the gaming giant is in the best possible position for meeting the
Critically beloved but still not the most popular kid in class, the funky-haired, no-limbed Rayman is still chugging along. Today, we learned he's getting a fourth game, which publisher Ubisoft announced will hit stores in time for the
Ubisoft released a few screens and a bullet-point features list for the upcoming Rainbow Six Vegas, their newest Clancy-based tactical shooter. Renewed focus on realism drives the latest installment starring an all new roster for Team Rainbow.
Logan Keller heads up the team as the resident recon expert while Michael Walter (heavy weapons and demolitions specialist) and Jung Park (long-range and electronics specialist) round out the crew. Real-time briefings can occur mid-mission and individual
Friday 7 April 2006
Ubisoft Montreal has revealed that Rainbow Six Vegas, the Las Vegas-set outing for the anti-terrorist series, will drop the characters from previous games and introduce a brand new team of sharp-shooting operatives when it launches on PS3, PC and Xbox 360 later this
Thursday 6 April 2006
Publisher Ubisoft has announced that it will release Rayman 4 this Christmas for next-gen and current-gen machines. Michel Ancel, superstar creator of platforming hero Rayman and the excellent Beyond Good & Evil, will spearhead the development of the latest game in the cartoon action series.
Ubisoft expects the new Rayman "to sweep players off their feet," an ambitious leap for the decade-spanning Rayman series. But with Ancel at the creative wheel, we're hoping Rayman