Article Archive for March 2009
The official Noby Noby Boy web-site presents three of Noby’s daydreams. What does an ever-expanding omnivorous worm called Boy dream of?
Why new multi-player modes and haircuts, obviously.
Crytek have announced their new engine CryENGINE 3 and it’s coming to the PS3.
Scheduled to make its debut at the GDC in San Francisco this month, how will the German company’s new super engine impact the FPS genre in the console domain?
Is Killzone 2’s reign as King of the Console FPS to be short-lived?
At CES, Sony were demonstrating the power of 3D and showing off its potential. One of the demos that they showed off was a 3D edition of popular racing game, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue.
In a recent episode of Qore, it was a different game that was getting some 3D treatment…
“It’s like a finger, pointing to the moon. Don’t concentrate on the finger! Or you will miss all that heavenly glory!”
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic has a release date. And a trailer.
Sony responds to complaints in Canada and pulls 300 advertisements that were apparently freaking the local population out.
Considering we’re seeing Red Eyes in our sleep, we can kind of sympathise.
Variety reports that EA’s licence to publish Lord of the Rings games expired at the end of 2008 with the rights now reverting back to parent company Warner Bros.
Does this explain the shortcomings of Conquest that now appears to have been literally rushed out before the licence expired?
And what does this mean for future games?
Here is our first weekly Twitter feed digest, full of links to people you should follow and random musings from the various members of the PS3 Attitude Twitter Team.
A new Red Faction gameplay trailer surfaces showing the next installment in the Martian franchise.
This time around we get to see wanton destruction on Mars as things blow up willy-nilly, characters fly about on jetpacks and people get hit in the face with wrenches. Hard.
Price and content details of what’s on offer in the non-Free aspects of SOE’s Free Realms has come to light via Massive.
Click through to learn just what $4.99 a month buys you these days in the MMO market.
The Watchmen are coming back and this time they’re bringing strippers. Check what Deadline Games has planned for the second chapter in the series.
Unfortunately, any dreams of our very own Silk Spectre to play with appears to have been dashed.
SEGA’s successes go from strength to strength. Next up is eagerly anticipated “Devil May Cry In A Dress” Bayonetta from DMC auteur Hideki Kamiya.
SEGA have shared some new screenshots with us so we’re now sharing them with you.
Midway and Ubisoft today announced that Wheelman has gone gold. The game is due out in Europe on March 27th, or 3 days earlier on March 24th in North America.
Wheelman is an action and adventure open-world game centred in Barcelona. The game is based around an undercover agent and skilled driver who jumps into the criminal underworld to gain intelligence on a heist.
Our good friends over at Gamezine have a mammoth interview coming up next week with ex-Guerrilla Games employee and Killzone 2 screenwriter Iain Howe.
In preparation for the full article, Gamezine have released a teaser today for your delectation.
Holy haberdashery, Batman! $100 for a collector’s edition and it is not related to Resident Evil, Killzone 2, or any of the other much anticipated games of 2009. Speaking of Killzone 2, was there even a collector’s edition? Where’s my Helghan mask and helmet?
DLC for the new Resident Evil has already been revealed, before the game has even hit the shelves. Is this a great sign of phenomenal support for a much-anticipated game? Or is there a darker side to the advent of DLC in games which could lead down a very slippery slope?
Three demos last week, four demos this week. I am seriously expecting five demos next week (not really). Vin Diesel fans rejoice, go double dip yourselves in the multiplication of his digital self in not one but two demos. We have been waiting for The Chronicles of Riddick but we are not quite sure about The Wheelman yet. Best of both worlds today, we get to a taste of something we want and a glimpse of something we may enjoy. Boost with Burnout, rock with your Guitar Rock Band Hero or chill with a nice cup o’ Qore.
As we announced earlier, the St. Patrickâ€™s Day costume hit the PlayStation stores today. But that isnâ€™t the only slice of LittleBigPlanet content you will have available for you in the coming weeks.
Thatâ€™s right, Sony have announced a whole load of content that will be flying on the stores in North America and Europe.
It’s trailer time again over at the official PS blog with Brian Fleming from Sucker Punch Productions introducing the latest in visual candy from upcoming sand-box and electricity themed inFamous.
…The need for speed (no relation to the now horrible game franchise but total relation to the film Top Gun). The Boost Special pack lets you go even faster in the streets of Paradise City. Good news for the speed freak in all of us. Speaking of driving, there is a Wheelman demo coming your way in case you feel like driving with a virtual Vin Diesel after watching the latest Fast and Furious trailer for the one millionth and one time. And yes, there is some Sackboy content this week.
Read on for the full update.