Let’s just hope the mainstream media doesn’t latch on to L.A. Noire with the same kind of misplaced rage they reserve for Rockstar’s other baby, because the imagery I witnessed in the first minute wasn’t just disturbing as hell, it’s damn sure something I’ve never seen done before...
After months of nothing but a few teaser shots and an E3 trailer, we finally had a chance to sink our fangs into the dragon-combat sim Lair. Due out sometime next year, it casts players as an armored, dragon-riding knight charged with defending his kingdom against an army that uses plenty of its own monsters as weapons.
Our time with the game started out with a brief tutorial, and we had a little time to marvel at the beautifully detailed scenery and leathery wings of our dragon as we flew
It's been a few months since we got our last close-up look at Lair, the dragon-riding simulation that some thought would launch alongside the PS3, and news on the game has been sparse since then. But with its July release date drawing closer, we've gotten another crack at its fiery, high-flying action, and this time we've come away with a much better idea of what's lying in wait.
We also got a few more plot details; Lair, as you may or may not already know, is the story of Rohn, a
So, let’s get this part out of the way: yes, Lara Croft’s appearing in a new game, and no, it’s not part of the Tomb Raider franchise. Why shed such an established brand? According to developer Crystal Dynamics, it’s because the download-only Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is going to be a completely different experience than what fans are used to, and the title’s intended to reflect that.
“Different” barely begins to cover it. The biggest change, however, is that Lara actually has someone along to help her this time. A dude someone.
It’s that time of year again. E3 is coming and the hype train is beginning to hiss. In preparation for this year’s maelstrom of new video game delights, which starts on June the 15th, we’re running a twice-weekly series of features highlighting the big hitters you’ll want to keep an eye on at the show.
Some you’ll know, some you won’t, but all will require your complete and undivided attention. So tune in to GamesRadar every Wednesday and Saturday, and have that attention primed and ready.
Today, we’re looking at Team Ico's upcoming etheral adventure, The Last Guardian, which is being released exclusively for the PS3.
Shadow of the Colossus in HD: What more do you need to know? The original games
were awesome and the next week’s PS3 collection makes them even better with
enhanced visuals and support for 3D TVs. But that’s not all! There’s a crapload
of behind-the-scenes wheelings and dealings you probably never knew about! Here’s a quick look
at candid interviews with creator Fumito Ueda, a 20 minute Team Ico roundtable discussion,
and most deliciously, a ton of previously unseen concept footage, plus a fresh
look at The Last Guardian!
Our first look at Naughty Dog's intense, character-driven, post-apocalyptic action game, The Last of Us...
We attempt to survive multiple encounters with the horrifying Infected in our first hands-on with Naughty Dog's upcoming adventure. Read our preview here...
And we had a bloody good time...
I’m carrying a bag filled with gold. My team is plundering a mine, and I’m the point man - lugging burlap-wrapped bullion back to a capture point in our base. My teammate is a desperado, and he’s yelling at me from beneath his face bandana to hurry the hell up.
“Throw the gold!” he hollers. I’m trying.