CliffyB says Epic Games has no current plans to return to the first-person shooter franchise he co-created, but would love to see open-world exploration in its future...
The good folk over at Official Xbox Magazine UK have not only had a fancy new redesign of their site, oxm.co.uk, but they're also delivering some LOL worthy videos to accompany it.
A new monthly video named The OXM Breakdown had us chuckling throughout and we're already looking forward to the next month's episode. So brighten up your day by clicking the play button above. WARNING: Video may contain grown man dry-humping a HD-TV.
Eidos' first-person actioner Urban Chaos: Riot Response isn't far from release now - you can probably hear the sirens approaching if you listen - and we've got some fresh videos to share. One's a slick new trailer, the other's a gameplay sequence where you lend a hand to some heroic firefighters. Click on the Movies tab above to see those and the rest of the flicks in our generously-sized collection. Just two more weeks until you can save the city yourself.
• Urban Chaos: Riot Response (WMV, 12.8MB) - right-click to download
Thursday 13 April 2006
It's panic on the streets of Urban Chaos: Riot Response's unnamed city, as tooled-up gangs clash with the law under the shadow of a dramatic terrorist assault. We've collared some brand new images of the game, as well as a news report-style trailer to give you the low-down on the chaotic action.
We've played Urban Chaos and it's hot like fire, melding some satisfying, crunchy combat with 24-esque
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
The latest selection of images released by Activision for their upcoming comic adaptation, Ultimate Spider-Man, has got us tingling with anticipation - the game looks absolutely gorgeous.
The shots show off the fantastic cel-shaded style - a look that is a drastic departure from previous Spider-Man games and one that suits the Marvel comics arachnid do-gooder perfectly.
For a better look at Ultimate Spider-Man's glorious, comic influenced aesthetic, check out this and start climbing the
Just look at those screenshots. OK, there are only two of them but, let's face it, at first glance, Ultimate Spider-Man looks lush.
Yes, we're suckers for cel-shaded games but, even if you're not, Ultimate still sounds an attractive proposition. Players are given the opportunity to play as both Spider-Man and a super-villain across expanded, free-roaming environments, including the addition of Queens, New York.
We're also promised diverse gameplay and improved combat systems (there are two
Official ELSPA Top 20 Software Chart (all prices)
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Xbox, PC)2 (2) (Gamecube)3 (3) (PS2, Xbox,
PC)4 (5) (PC)5 (4) (Xbox)6 (11) (PS2, Xbox,
GBA)7 (9) (PS2,
Xbox)8 (6) (PS2,
Xbox)9 (15) (PS2,
PC)10 (7) (PS2,
Xbox)11 (8) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)12 (NE) (PS2)13 (12) (PS2, Xbox,
PC)14 (NE) (Xbox)15 (13) (PS2, PC)16 (18)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC, PSone, GBA)17 (16) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA)18 (17)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)19 (10) (PC)20 (14) (Xbox,
Official ELSPA Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 15 May1 (2) (PS2, Xbox, PC)2 (NE) (Gamecube)3 (1) (PS2, Xbox, PC)4 (NE) (Xbox)5 (3) (PC)6 (4) (PS2, Xbox)7 (5) (PS2)8 (6) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)9 (NE) (PS2, Xbox)10 (8) (PC)11 (NE) (PS2, Xbox, GBA)12 (11) (PS2, Xbox, PC)13 (14) (PS2, PC)14 (7) (Xbox, PC)15 (RE) (PS2, PC)16 (10) (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, GBA)17 (16)
(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC)18 (13)
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