Articles in Videos
One of the definite highlights of this year’s E3 was the rebirth of the Tomb Raider franchise. Crystal Dynamics’s unveiling of a younger, greener Lara Croft is easily one of the most visually pleasing trailers the industry has ever seen.
So how is it that a trailer for Deus Ex: Human Revolution integral in making this breathtaking trailer possible?
If you haven’t been paying close attention, id Software’s RAGE is fast approaching release. We’ll be descending into the post-apocalyptic wasteland this October (4th US/7th UK).
In perfect lockstep with the prototypical elements of the genre which id itself spawned in the early 90’s, RAGE will include a devastating array of weapons to arm yourself with. The development team would like to introduce you to the selection of tools at your disposal.
In the Batman universe The Riddler has always (with the exception of the Hush series) been somewhat of a punching bag. A swollen bag of hot air, consistently talking a big game only to fall well short of fulfilling his grandiose diatribes.
In Batman: Arkham City, Rocksteady’s anticipated sequel, however Edward Nigma will be taking on a darker, more sinister role.
PES has a decent level of support, and last year’s showing was actually pretty good, but for most football fans, hardcore or casual, there’s only one football series for them.
FIFA’s success is partly down to shallow reasons: it has a huge marketing budget, high production values, 500 plus officially licenced clubs and 15,000 plus players. But underneath the Wayne Rooney adverts and Sky Sports presentation lies great gameplay, gameplay that claws you back every time for one more match.
As the medium of video games evolves, story elements and player motivation carry an ever-increasing amount of weight in the overall gameplay experience.
Take a look at what Eidos Montreal has in store for their much anticipated prequel, Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Roughly a week ago Irrational Games gave us a taste of their BioShock Infinite E3 demo which was shown exclusively to those in attendance. Thankfully Ken Levine, creative director on BioShock Infinite, promised to later unveil the entire 15 minute demonstration to the public.
It’s later now.
To become a champion UFC fighter you have to be prepared to sweat buckets. They are hard as nails, some of the best conditioned athletes on the planet, because they know they have to be faster, stronger and more flexible than their opponents, otherwise they risk being on the receiving end of an ugly beating. They get there through following intense routines in the gym, but now, thanks to UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fighting System, you can get there simply through playing a game, from the comfort of your home.
Press releases are important, screenshots are nice and trailers are exciting but uncut gameplay footage is where it’s really at. The crème de la crème of pre-release content.
In anticipation of Batman’s return to the PS3 Rocksteady Games has supplied a hearty chunk of uncut gameplay footage to tide Dark Knight fans over until the time comes for Arkham City’s release. Go on take a look and validate your excitement.
Irrational Games Creative Director, Ken Levine has graciously provided a sneak peak at the demonstration for Bioshock Infinite which was shown behind closed doors this year at E3.
Even if you don’t count yourself among the throngs of Bioshock fans, you’ll want to see this.
The timeless sight of a mother bear nurturing her cubs, the quiet serenity of a babbling brook, a flock of graceful mallards slipping through the pale blue sky.
In Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012 gamers can soak up the majesty of the great outdoors, then shoot it.
The brainchild of Hothead Games and legendary Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert, DeathSpank is unlike most heroes; he’s a shoot before asking type of guy — a dispenser of justice and slayer of demons. He’s also quite the collector; on his quests to find a powerful artifact (known as The Artifact), our hero “acquired” more loot than Blackbeard. Read on to find out more about this PS3A Hero.
Binary Domain is the latest venture from Toshihiro Nagoshi, one of the minds behind the Yakuza series. This time around he’s traded in the Tokyo underworld for robotic revolution. This is what happens when robots stop taking orders.
If you’ve got eight minutes (technically 7:50, the extra 10 seconds are your prerogative) to spare there are much worse ways to spend it than watching gameplay footage from one of the industry’s most widely anticipated games. Enjoy this extended look at id Software’s RAGE.
Also announced during Sony’s E3 press conference was a new PlayStation Move title, Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest, which is developed by Zindagi Games, the team behind Sports Champions.
Square Enix have released a brand new Final Fantasy XIII-2 trailer for E3, which reveals possible plot and character details about the sequel to one of last year’s best-selling games.
Sly Cooper 4 has been rumoured for a couple of years now, but Sony have finally given platformer fans the news they’ve been waiting for, with the announcement of Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time.
It’s been rumoured for a while, but it was finally announced during Sony’s E3 conference that DUST 514 will be released exclusively on the PlayStation 3.
We have a release date for Mass Effect 3, budget your vacation time accordingly.
As E3 approaches, there’s nothing like releasing a trailer for one of the most anticipated games of recent memory to increase the already palpable excitement. That’s exactly what Sony and Naughty Dog have done, as over the last couple of days the internet has been going crazy for the new co-op trailer for Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception.