Hero and poster boy for Specsavers Gordon Freeman is about to hit arcades in a brand new first-person shooter called Half-Life 2 Survivor, but sadly the only coins it will be taking are Japanese Yen.
Valve's and adventure has been converted for the arcades by Namco and comes in a specially built cabinet equipped with multiple joysticks and foot peddles.
Featuring a number of multiplayer options and a story mode, gamers will be able to transfer their progress and kill ratio to slimline
Activision has signed the rights to produce Spider-Man games until the End of the World. Or, more specifically, 2017.
"This agreement allows Activision to continue bringing its own magic and vision to this unique, evergreen property," said CEO Mike Griffith, "and to build on the success that the company has already achieved with the Spider-Man movies."
Griffith's statement seems to hint at there being games beyond movie-specific releases planned, so fans may not have to wait for another
Pac-Man, the iconic 1980s arcade ghost-chaser, is to become the star of his own rally game.
Pac-Man World Rally features 14 playable characters including Toc-Man (that's him in the shots), who's actually a ghost posing in a robotic Pac-Man suit.
It's a very Mario Kart-style affair, with power-ups, krrrazy colourful levels and speedy, slippery racing; all conducted by a big yellow circle that eats ghosts.Pac-Man World Rally is due out on Gamecube, PC, PS2, PSP and Xbox in
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 26 November1 (NE) Need for Speed Most Wanted(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA, PSP)2 (4) Pro Evolution Soccer 5(PS2, Xbox, PC, PSP)3 (1) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA, PSP)4 (5) FIFA 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA, PSP)5 (NE) 50 Cent Bulletproof(PS2, Xbox)6 (2) Star Wars Battlefront II(PS2, Xbox, PC, PSP)7 (3) WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2006(PS2)8 (7) World Tour Soccer(PSP)9 (12)
50 Cent believes parents should buy their children his new gun-happy game Bulletproof, regardless of the child's age.
50 Cent Bulletproof has been rated 'Mature' in the US (17+) and 18 in the UK for its graphic violence, bad language and sexual themes.
The rapper told Reuters that he believes parents should sit down and play Bulletproof with their children, explaining what was happening as they did so.
Such a conversation would probably go like this: "Now I'm shooting this man in the
Ladbrokes has released a betting list offering odds on this Christmas' gaming number one, with the high street bookmaker predicting that movie tie-ins will be the hot sellers over the festive season.
The Traveller's Tales-developed Chronicles of Narnia game is favourite at 3/1, while EA's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Ubisoft's adaptation of Peter Jackson's King Kong are both hotly tipped at 6/1.
Beyond the Hollywood spin-offs, Prince of Persia 3, Call of Duty 2 and Need for Speed
A review of a leaked copy of the upcoming Halo movie reveals that it will include many of the game's set-pieces in an attempt to stay faithful to the classic first-person shooter.
The opening sequence involves Master Chief having a flashback to a huge battle between the Covenant and an army of Spartan warriors. He's then snapped out of the dream as he's called to defend the huge battle-cruiser The Pillar of Autumn, just as he did at the beginning of the first Halo game.
The soundtrack to the game 50 Cent Bulletproof will feature 13 never before released tracks by the multi-million selling rap star.
Also on the soundtrack will be hits from 50 Cent albums Get Rich or Die Tryin' and The Massacre, contributions from G-Unit members Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Young Buck, as well as 90 minutes of original music score by Emmy Award winning producer Sha Money XL. This takes the total number of track in the game to over 150.
The full list of exclusive tracks can be
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 29 October1 (1) Pro Evolution Soccer 5(PS2, Xbox, PC)2 (3) FIFA 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)3 (2) Football Manager 2006(PC)4 (4) The Warriors(PS2, Xbox)5 (5) Pokemon Emerald(GBA)6 (NE) Star Wars Battlefront II(PS2, Xbox, PC)7 (8) Ultimate Spider-Man(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA)8 (7) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSP)9 (NE) Tony Hawk's American Wasteland(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)10 (31) Singstar
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 15 October1 (1) FIFA 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)2 (2) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSP)3 (8) Spartan Total Warrior(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)4 (NE) Ultimate Spider-Man(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, DS, GBA)5 (3) Burnout Revenge(PS2, Xbox)6 (6) Black & White 2(PC)7 (16) Brothers in Arms Earned in Blood(Xbox, PC)8 (4) Conflict Global Storm(PS2, Xbox, PC)9 (7) Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube,