What's hotter than watching a cute princess kiss a fat, middle-aged plumber? Well, anything really, but given the headline above, the answer should be obvious: watching a cute princess kiss another cute princess. It's sexy, it's vaguely taboo and it's pleasantly devoid of bristling mustaches and lingering sewage odors.
It's much more common to see girl-on-girl kisses in other media, but it happens in games more often than you'd think. To prove it to you, we've collected the very best ones and
Activision has snapped up the rights to publish games based on the upcoming DreamWorks film Over the Hedge, a computer animated feature from the makers of Shrek and Madagascar.
Despite releasing several screenshots, there's very little information available about the game, not even which format it will appear on. But as the Madagascar game appeared on every handheld and console, we can most likely expect a similar multiformat release.
As for the film, it has Bruce Willis providing the voice
Before the hype machine for September's CG flick Open Season can even begin, Ubisoft is already letting people know about their video game adaptation. In the grand tradition of Ice Age, Madagascar and Over the Hedge, you control grotesquely disproportioned animals as they engage in wacky hijinks. This time, you're wild forest animals looking to give inept hunters a hard time. This from Ubisoft Montreal - yes, the same Ubisoft Montreal that creates the consistently fantastic Splinter Cell
Over the Hedge trailer (WMV, 8.11MB) - right click to download
Thursday 6 April 2006
Pavement golf, fairway destruction derbys and remote control street races are all in the offing for players of Over the Hedge, Activision's fast approaching cartoon adventure based on the latest film from DreamWorks - and we've got a video showing these multiplayer minigames in action.
Over the Hedge enables players to take control of the urban-dwelling animal stars - RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy
Outrun 2006 is hurtling its way to consoles this March and, to prove it's still the ultimate arcade racer, Sega has sent us the latest screens of Outrun 2006: Coast 2 Coast 's "beautiful journey".
Outrun 2006 will test your power-sliding prowess over 15 branching stages as you travel through picturesque US countryside.
Then there's the option to play online to find out who's the quickest and most stylish driver, and Sega has recently announced that it is working with DemonWare to ensure that
Developer Oddworld Inhabitants is leaving the games market to pursue a life creating content for TV and film following disappointing and disheartening results from its latest release, Oddworld Stranger's Wrath.
Speaking in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, studio president Lorne Lanning also confirmed the closure of his game development studio and the company's relocation.
A large reason for the decision to move to pastures new seems connected with their apparent dissatisfaction with
Outlaw Golf 2 provides irreverent fun of the golfing kind for those who like a little more spice when peppering the greens. A simple glance to the right at these exclusive screenshots underlines the fact that, when it comes to risque clubbers, OG2 swings with the best of them.The game is full of modes that wouldn't make it into any 'respectable' golfing title but OG2 likes to throw the etiquette and staid nature of the game out of the window. Multiplayer modes such as Baseball (erm, golf with
Ubisoft have just released the first details of Obscure, a new survival-horror title that draws inspiration from teen horror flicks and TV shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Due for a September release on PS2, Xbox and PC, the game heralds the company's first venture into the genre since Project Zero II.A student going missing is the latest unnerving incident in Leafmore High, a school waning beneath some dark, oppressive cloud of evil. Five friends join forces to search out their missing
Oddworld Stranger is the latest in the platform puzzler series but has surprisingly mutated into a first-person shooter. These first screenshots of the game provide visual proof that the series has shifted direction but, befitting the Oddworld tradition, this isn't your run-of-the-mill shoot-'em-up.The central character is Stranger, a rootin'-tootin' bounty hunter. As such, he takes on assignments to bring in individuals dead or alive. Seeking enemies across the Oddworld landscape will include
On: Xbox - OUT: Autumn
A reworked version of the PC game comes to Xbox and includes Xbox Live multiplayer war games. Command and control soldiers of various ranks in cold war simulations where land, air and sea vehicles can be called into action. The variety in gameplay ranges from taking control of individual grunts to controlling squads, and that's not to mention riding shotgun in the vehicles.
The original PC mission-based campaign is the main game but Xbox