Dead or Alive 4 Producer Tomonobu Itagaki has expressed concern over current Xbox 360 efforts from Japanese developers.
Itagaki explained during an interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu that, after seeing other Japanese Xbox 360 games at E3, he came away disappointed with his contemporaries' efforts.
"They are supposed to be software makers that represent Japan," Itagaki proclaimed. "I wonder if they have any pride? Given the world's strongest console, I was hoping to see some amazing
Despite being arguably the best looking game shown at Microsoft's pre-E3 conference last month, Dead or Alive 4 is only 15% complete according to Tecmo producer Tomonobu Itagaki.
In an interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu, Itagaki revealed that the Xbox 360 title - assumed to be in the launch line-up - is just 15% complete, with development currently nearing the end of the motion capture phase.
As well as commenting that characters will move much more realistically than in previous
Tecmo producer Tomonobu Itagaki has confirmed that hibernating Xbox title Dead or Alive Code Cronus will be shifted on to Xbox 360, where its development will continue.
Speaking to Japanese magazine Famitsu, Itagaki apologised for the delay of the game and went on to explain how he simply couldn't return to its Xbox development once he'd seen the power of Xbox 360.
First announced at the Tokyo Game Show back in 2002, DOA Code Cronus has endured three years of silent development. And with
We were quite taken aback when we saw the PC version of Quake 4 at Activision's pre-E3 conference. To say that in places it was highly unpleasant and completely unnecessary is telling just half the story.
, viewing from the first-person, we got to experience the stages involved in being turned into a Strogg. Stages that involved brutal stabbing and dismemberment. It was wrong on so many levels.
However, wrong or not, some people will like it, and we're sure these people will welcome the news
Following on from the and the , are more amazing shots of Dead or Alive 4.
This was arguably one of the most graphically accomplished Xbox 360 titles at E3 and is something we're prepared to buy an Xbox 360 for, quite frankly.
If you feel the same as us about this (which you should - this is a stunning title), check out the amazing screenshots to the right.
Dead or Alive 4 will be released for Xbox 360 this
Rare has released the first proper information on its very-long-time-in-the-making prequel Perfect Dark Zero, which is currently due to be released for Xbox 360 at the end of the year.
Still in development at Rare, who have been working on the game since 1973, Zero is set around a secret war that has begun between shadowy corporations bent on, yes, world domination.
Joanna Dark and her father, Jack, are caught up in the fight for the planet's future after a seemingly routine bounty
As part of one of the hottest FPS franchises in existence, the latest instalment of Quake is by no means just another release. This is as important as anything else, and it's coming to Xbox 360.
Unlike the arena-based wonders of Quake 3, Quake 4 is the true sequel to Quake 2, featuring a single-player mode that, when all is said and done, looks a lot like Doom 3. It seems that if you use the Doom 3 engine, your game becomes Doom.
The first part of the demonstration we saw was worryingly
Activision has belatedly confirmed that Quake 4 will be released for Xbox 360 (we kind of guessed as much after was shown on MTV last week).
More pertinently, however, the publisher has released one - count it! - screenshot from the game. As expected, blood, gore and massive weaponry all feature prominently.
"Quake 4 utilises the power of our groundbreaking Doom 3 engine to transport players into a war-torn, science-fiction universe graphically realised like never before," reckons Todd
We're already expecting it be one of the must-have titles for Xbox 360, so it's with no small amount of excitement that we've managed to uncover the first ever screenshots of Perfect Dark Zero.
The sequel to N64's classic Perfect Dark reportedly makes use of Xbox 360's camera to scan gamers' faces into it, allowing you to, in effect, play as yourself.
Other features include 22 weapons, ranging from guns to grenade launchers, and a jet pack collectable, which will allow gamers to fly
The first shots of Dead or Alive 4 for Xbox 360 have just leaked out - and the series' trademark lush visuals are looking better than ever.
The Team Ninja-developed fighter is one of a number of games that the company is currently working on and, intriguingly, Ninja boss Tomonubo Itagaki recently said, "At the very least, we think we can release another two games for Xbox."
That said, Itagaki has revealed that next-gen development is taking up 90% of Team Ninja's time, with Itagaki