Disney Interactive has confirmed that The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will be released for (deep breath) PS2, PSP, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA, DS and PC this Christmas.
The action-adventure title is based on the new movie - which is itself based on the classic CS Lewis book - that's out in December.
Traveller's Tales (of Lego Star Wars and Crash Twinsanity fame) is currently working on the console and PSP titles, while Griptonite Games (the company that's
From just below the bottom line of a financial report so dull that it could take all the enamel off your teeth, comes the rather exciting news that Activision are planning a pair of follow-ups to their huge selling and rippingly good fun PC shooter, Call of Duty, and its console cousin, .Pencilled in to appear in the next financial year - so between April 2005 and March 2006 - the pair of shooting sequels have been confirmed by the grandest of all the fromages at Activision, Mr Ron
After a resounding victory in Vietnam and Desert Storm (twice), the SCi boys have now set their sights on the fight against international terrorism with the announcement of Conflict: Global Terror.Due to be released in autumn 2005, this fourth instalment of the team-based shooter will reunite the original team of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones. With the famed four-strong squad having been promoted from lowly frontline grunts to an elite anti-terrorist unit, they have been handed the task of
John Constantine - blond, chain-smoking Sting-resembling Liverpudlian paranormal investigator of comics fame - is hitting the silver screen and he's mutated into Keanu Reeves. Sacrilege? Well, better Keanu than Sting.And even if he's become American and dark-haired, Constantine's still one hell of a cool character. He can see demons masquerading as humans and kill them with special weapons like a Holy Shotgun - a nailgun that fires nails from crucifixion victims - as well as taking short cuts
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 4 September1 (NE) Conflict Vietnam (PS2, Xbox, PC)2 (NE) ShellShock: Nam '67 (PS2, Xbox, PC)3 (2) Spider-Man 2 (PS2, Xbox, Cube, GBA)4 (9) The Simpsons: Hit and Run (PS2, Xbox, Cube, PC)5 (1) Athens 2004 (PS2)6 (4) Driv3r (PS2, Xbox)7 (8) Need for Speed Underground (PS2, Xbox, Cube, PC, GBA)8 (NE) Second Sight (PS2, Xbox, Cube)9 (7) FIFA 2004 (PS2, Xbox, Cube, PC, GBA, PSone, N-Gage)10 (3) Doom 3 (PC)11 (6)
It's all-too-easy to feel jaded by the seemingly endless barrage of war games these days but, based on what we've seen of it so far, Call of Duty: Finest Hour could yet make us eager to storm back into virtual combat.We first saw the World War II console outing - a completely different game to the original PC Call of Duty, incidentally - at this year's E3, where its Stalingrad level impressed with its grimly authentic sense of battlefield panic.The latest tank-based demo that we've seen of the
On: Xbox - OUT: March 2005
THE PITCH: "Notoriously naughty" squirrel Conker makes his ultra-cheeky debut on Xbox in an all-new Xbox Live friendly team-based shooter. Keeping its tongue firmly in its (butt) cheek, Conker Live and Reloaded aims to deliver frenzied action and gratuitous toilet humour by the bucketload.
Two unique campaigns - Old World and Future War.
Campaign storylines, including a series of multiple missions.
Players can choose from six character classes,
On: PS2, Xbox - OUT: Autumn
Codemasters' annual rally-fest throws up dirt for its 2005 incarnation. The main additions are online console head-to-head fun and the new non-linear Career Challenge mode. Taking place over 23 individual rally events, you'll participate in a daunting 300+ stages.The anticipated graphical upgrade appears to focus on the cars and the inevitable collisions. Each car has its own unique damage model and the scenery will reflect this, receiving a hefty
We'll be reporting on Eidos' new online racer Crash 'n' Burn when we get our hands on it shortly at E3. For now, content yourself with the game's debut trailer.Although the trailer is completely gameplay-less, it's a very cool FMV dip into racing mentalism, with two groups of cars - hundreds of vehicles strong - storming across the desert for an earth-shattering head-on collision. Cars flip and fly into the air, causing mayhem and multiple pile-ups, while angry hogs strain at breakneck speed
Codemasters have today announced that Colin McRae Rally 2005 will be released for PS2 and Xbox in the autumn - and both versions will feature online head-to-head rallying for up to eight players.A new Career Challenge mode sees players having to speed through over 20 different classes of rally events including Challenges, Cups, SuperCups, Shields and Championships across a mammoth selection of over 300 stages. Other modes include 4WD Championship, Rally and Stages as well as the aforementioned