Friday, June 27, 2008
Beijing 2008 is the official video game of the 2008 Summer Olympics for PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 & PC. While the Nintendo Wii had its own fantasy version with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Beijing 2008 is a realistic sports simulation with authentic presentation, featuring 38 events: Track and Field, Swimming, Gymnastics, Archery, Judo, Weightlifting, Table Tennis, etc. Beijing 2008 also allows you to compete in the men's Decathlon or women's Heptathlon. Impressive graphics immerse you in events and the various systems of control will challenge your reactions and co-ordination. There's in-depth Career and Competition modes, and you can compete online and represent your country on the global leader boards
DualShock 3 controller for Sony PS3
Sony have today released the new force-feedback "rumble" controller for the PlayStation 3 console: the wireless DualShock 3. This controller is slightly heavier and feels much more solid than the original SIXAXIS controller (SIXAXIS control features are still included). Definitely adds an extra immersive element to all supported games...
Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii
Super Smash Bros. Brawl features characters from Nintendo's universes (Mario, Pikachu, Link, Kirby, Donkey Kong, Pikimin, etc.) fighting against each other in head-to-head and multiplayer battles. The aim (as this is non-violent, family-friendly fighting!) is to weaken & then knock your opponents off the edge of the screen. Each character has their own unique fighting-style and special attacks. You can fully customize Brawls for up to four players and also battle online. Single player options include a Training and Classic modes, plus the side-scrolling adventure game: "Subspace Emissary", where the world of Smash Bros. has been invaded by hostile, hyper-dimension beings. Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii console is a celebration of everything Nintendo, with Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog and Metal Gear's Solid Snake also crashing the party
Friday, June 20, 2008
Star Wars: Lightsaber Duels on Wii
Yesterday, LucasArts announced a Star Wars: The Clone Wars game will be released exclusively for the Nintendo Wii console later this year. Today sees the world premiere of the game's trailer. Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Lightsaber Duels will immerse players in the iconic characters, locations and epic lightsaber duels from the new animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie. While you control your character and Force powers with the Nunchuk, Lightsaber Duels promises to have you wielding your Wii Remote as if it were an actual lightsaber
Star Wars: The Clone Wars game trailer
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Friday, June 13, 2008
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Thursday, June 12, 2008
Metal Gear Solid 4 for PlayStation 3
Twenty years after the release of the first Metal Gear game, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is released exclusively for the PlayStation 3 today... In a world overrun by Private Military Companies, where wars are micro-managed for maximum profit, Snake is about to be sent on his final mission. Equiped with "Solid Eye" (imaging technology displaying data on targets and Snake's physical / emotional state), "Metal Gear Mk. II" (a remote-controlled recon' robot), and "OctaCamo" (a chameleon-like camouflage stealth suit), a rapidly aging Snake returns to the battlefield on a mission to destroy his arch nemesis: Liquid Ocelot...
Metal Gear Solid 4 is an epic, cinematic adventure making the most of the PlayStation 3's impressive graphics potential. The gameplay offers a more open approach to combat than previous MGS games. Keeping with the tradition of the series, MGS4 is a game with many secrets to discover: hidden areas, alternative cut-scenes, bonus items, concealed game modes, etc. Metal Gear Online is included, allowing up to 16 people to take part in multiplayer combat. Also released today is the Official MGS4 Guidebook, with maps, mission walkthroughs and all the secrets revealed...
Friday, June 06, 2008
Lego Indiana Jones Adventures
Following the success of Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga, another Lucasfilm classic gets the Lego video game treatment. Lego Indiana Jones Adventures is released today on multiple formats, including PC, PlayStation 3, XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii, Sony PSP & Nintendo DS. With tongue-in-cheek reinterpretations of classic Indiana Jones scenes & characters, you can use Indy's whip to attack and disarm enemies, swing across gaps, activate levers and solve puzzles. There are also a variety of weapons to be found in the environments (chairs, guns, swords, bottles, etc.) Offering more than 60 playable characters, including villains and supporting characters (all with character specific abilities) from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom & Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade