We got a handful of new screens of Sega's upcoming tennis champion Virtua Tennis 3. Depicted are two scenes of the standard, behind-the-back gameplay that has made this one of the most well-loved series in the realm of video tennis, and four photo-realistic grabs of characters close-up. Showing off the impressive detail that this series is known for, these screens flaunt intricate shadows and emotive facial
Sega has served up a new video for Virtua Tennis 3, the next generation in the best tennis series around, and it looks brilliant. It's not so much the super-sharp visuals that impress the most, but the new, liquid-smooth animation that the next-gen power of PS3 and Xbox 360 can throw around. Hit the movies tab above to see for yourself.
All the regular Virtua Tennis features make an appearance - career mode, technique-enhancing minigames and a superbly intuitive control system. And Virtua
We've rooted out some new images of Rare's Viva Pinata which will be released for Xbox 360 at the end of the year. Check them out by clicking the images tab above.
The game gives you the opportunity to cultivate a pinata haven which will attract the colorful creatures to come and inhabit the area. It's all about customization as you try to make your little patch of green a desirable and safe place to live.
Once pinatas have decided to make your garden their home you can then go about
If we had the money to make just one game, we'd go for the "living pinatas" theme too. Uh... wait, no. Be that as it may, that's Rare's next big thing, and you can find out for yourself just how bizarre and adorable it can be by clicking on the "movies" tab above. Don't blame us if it leaves you with a craving for
The next big game from Rare will be a brand-new franchise called Viva Pinata. An original idea by game developer Rare, the game will debut this holiday, just a few months after the tie-in CGI animated cartoon debuts on American television. The game is not based directly on the show, but instead takes place in the same world of Viva Pinata Island.
In Viva Pinata, pinatas are living creatures. You tend a garden to attract them - if your dirt looks particularly inviting, worms will make your
The popular Virtua Tennis series will be continued on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the form of Virtua Tennis 3 and will be released in spring 2007, Sega has confirmed.
The game will feature photo-realistic graphics and improved opponent intelligence for its next-gen debut. Sega has also promised new gameplay features but hasn't mentioned any specifics, only confirming that the minigame-heavy career mode will return.
In fact, there are very few details on any of the gameplay, probably as
Rainbow coloured paper animals combined with gardening-based gameplay is a curious concoction that you'd not normally associate with Xbox 360. But that's exactly what developer Rare - the people behind Kameo and Perfect Dark Zero - is germinating for the console with its newly announced title, Viva Pinata, which it plans to release this Christmas.
Described by Microsoft as a "customisable, social and spontaneous game", Viva Pinata is based on an upcoming animated TV series of the same name,