Get the hankies ready folks - Half-Life 2: Episode Two has been delayed. Again.
We were expecting it in summer - a delay from a previously announced early 2007 date - but it's now due this winter.
News of the new release date was sneaked in at the bottom of a press release announcing details on the Orange Box and Black Box versions of Half-Life 2: Episode Two that'll be released to retail.
HL2 Black Box is for PC and includes Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Portal and Team Fortress 2, while the
10) Gory deaths
Though primarily a first-person shooter, Turok switches to third person whenever Jo gets mangled by a dino. Fail to dodge and youre forced to hack away to bust free. Developers Propaganda are big F.E.A.R. fans and aim to make Turok terribly terrifying. Alas, the gore quotient is still a bit low for our tastes – ramp the entrails up please fellas!
9) Squad damage
Far from being a tough company commander, Turok begins this mission as a lowly grunt in Whiskey Company. Led
Rare, the developer of Viva Pinata, is currently at work on a game for Xbox 360's Live Arcade service. A team of less than 10 people from the studio are bringing their expertise together to create a game that will be evocative of Rare's personality, according to senior engineer Nick Burton.
Speaking to Edge magazine, Burton revealed that the game will be released onto the Arcade service this year. "It feels like a Rare game," he said, "I don't know what that means exactly, but it just does."
Digital Eclipse is giving us another reason to drink on a weekday tomorrow, with the release of Root Beer Tapper on Xbox Live
Our best buddy BioWare has detailed a new race for its upcoming 360 colossus Mass Effect; the survival suit-wearing quarians.
According to the game's official website the quarians are a nomadic race of humanoid aliens, dressing in scavenged materials and hiding their faces behind visors and goggles - basically they're like intergalactic grungers.
"Some believe the quarians are cybernetic, a blend of machine and biology that can survive for a time in the cold vacuum of space," the website post
Straight from Konami comes the umpteenth sequel to the public-embarrassment dancing sim, simply titled Dance Dance Revolution UNIVERSE for the Xbox 360, set for release on February 20th. Konami is wisely doing away with confusing sequel titles such as DDR2: 7th Mix, Extreme or Supernova, this time promising to universally appeal to everybody not afraid to hop around in their living room with its tutorial and Super Easy modes. Be prepared to put down your Wiimote, Grandma.
In addition to over
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The Xbox 360 release of Virtua Tennis 3 will be the first game on Microsoft's next-gen console to support 1080p, and will also offer a new VT:TV live spectator mode and opportunities for online-enabled racqueteers to battle it out in Ranked or Friendly modes over Xbox Live.
The 1080p visuals bring Xbox 360 right up to date alongside the PS3 version, and pave the way for for the 'real' hi-def revolution. But while Xbox Live will serve up both the Ranked and Friendly
Epic games hasn't ruled out exclusive patch content for the console versions of Unreal Tournament 3, producer Jeff Morris has revealed in an interview with our sister site, computerandvideogames.com.
Morris told CVG that while UT3 will have the same content and likely be "the same sort of size" on PC and consoles, exclusive content could come in patches.
"While we want all of the versions to be the same that's not to say we won't do exclusive patches for each platform and that would enable us
EA has revealed that development of The Lord of the Rings: The White Council has been suspended, not completely canned as earlier rumor suggested.
According to report on GameSpot, Warren Jenson, EA CFO, said of the game that "The Lord of the Rings product is back in development in terms of being on hold," during a post-earnings call yesterday.
Jenson's answer was given in response to a question on whether The White Council had been canned.
He went on to add that the game won't release until
THQ has dropped heavy hints that a sequel in the Red Faction first-person shooter is on the future cards.
"When you think about fiscal 2009 and beyond, there are three important takeaways we would like to leave you with," CEO Brian Farrell said to analysts during a recent financial conference call, GameSpot reports. "One, THQ has established six owned franchises which have reached the million-unit mark and our pipeline is growing..."
Asked to name the six franchises, Farrell replied Red