Wednesday 17 May 2006
So, that was E3 2006. The most manic week of the gaming calendar has hurtled by once again in a tornado of news and a frenzy of game playing. Now, as relative calm returns and the chaos slowly seeps away, we look back on the big games, the big announcements, the highlights and the disappointments.
Much of the week's hottest news happened before the doors had opened on E3, with Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft all making some big announcements at their pre-show
Wednesday 10 May 2006
After all the talk, after all the pre-show conferences, after all the trailers and all the hype, E3 is finally open. And we're here!
Yes, the vast LA Conference Centre has finally opened its doors and we are on the floor of the show itself, ready to bring you all of the breaking news, ready with informative and informed hands-on reports and ready with plenty of footage, right from the heart of
Wednesday 10 May 2006
With just hours to go until this year's E3 games show officially opens for business in Los Angeles, GamesRadar has managed to obtain an exclusive sneak preview of the show floor. As you can see from these photos, many of the stands are still under construction - including those for PlayStation 3 and Wii, both of which will be playable on the show floor.
The Sony and Nintendo areas sit side-by-side in the LA Convention Centre's massive West Hall and are the focal points of
If stories of one boy, an empire in trouble and a rather fortunate dragon egg are your cup of tea, you'll no doubt be pleased to hear that publisher Vivendi will be bringing the game version of forthcoming fantasy movie Eragon to multiple consoles later this year.
The game will be appearing on Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, PSP, GBA, DS and PC in various guises - with no sign of a GameCube version, though - and will be given its first showing at E3 next month.
On consoles and PC, developer Stormfront
THQ has released some new screenshots of Evil Dead Regeneration - the latest game in the cult Bruce Campbell-led franchise.
Once again it is your job to guide square-jawed lead character Ash (Bruce Campbell) as you blast and chainsaw your way through hoards of rotting zombies and other random creatures of the night.
If you have an interest in amusing zombie games featuring loads of blood and over-the-top weaponry, check out the screenshots now.
Evil Dead Regeneration will hit PC, PS2 and