In the continuing saga between Halo 3 developer Bungie and Game Informer, tidbits of gossip and internet chatter fly, further shrouding the true nature of one of the most anticipated games ever. It began with an exclusive interview between Bungie and Game Informer in which Halo 3 was reported to carry the title of Forerunner (possibly Halo 3: Forerunner) and to be a prequel to the popular first-person shooter. It would come complete with gigantic environments, four-player co-operative gameplay,
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
Word on the street from Microsoft is that it has stepped up its orders for Xbox 360 chips. The new order effectively doubles the number of chips expected to be available for new machines. This means that pretty soon you won't have to shiver in the cold of a Best Buy parking lot hoping to have the opportunity to purchase one of the sought-after consoles.
It also means that Microsoft is putting its money where its mouth is and making good on statements made by Vice President Peter Moore in an
Wednesday 12 April 2006
The eagerly anticipated Halo 3 will be a free-form prequel boasting persistent worlds, four-player co-op and non-linear evolving gameplay, and will be named Forerunner.
The Forerunner were techno-savvy aliens who created the colossal Halo artefacts and then disappeared. These details appeared after US gaming magazine Game Informer enjoyed an exclusive audience with Bungie, where it was also claimed that the new game will not continue the Halo story from where Halo 2
Tuesday 11 April 2006
As if we weren't excited enough about this summer's World Cup, EA has chosen to whet our appetites further still with a fresh batch of Xbox 360 screens of its officially licensed 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany.
And while we're sure the gaming scene is very big in Argentina, it would have been nice if EA had shown us the England side lifting the trophy instead. Still, you'll be able to take your chosen team all the way to glory and bring the Jules Rimet home to every major
Square Enix is developing a game to be released exclusively on Xbox 360. But don't get carried away - instead of a Microsoft-only installment of Square's renowned Final Fantasy series, the Japanese developer is creating a shooter for the next-gen platform, codenamed Project Sylph.
Set in a far-flung future where humans are travelling across galaxies to colonize new worlds, the game sounds like a deep space dogfight, with the possibility of planet-based air combat too. A trailer for Project
Over the next few months, from April to June, Project Gotham Racing 3 racers will have their chance to qualify for the global PGR 3 championship. Competitions are to be held as qualifying challenges and single-elimination knockout rounds. The 12 fastest speed demons get to travel to the Lamborghini factory in Italy in order to vie for the global championship crown. No word on what the Grand Prize is - unless it really is the crown - but the fact that the competition is at the actual factory
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