The game still being years away doesn't seem all that shy and it’s certainly a RPG at heart but with focus strongly toward action-packed fire fights.
Creative director Joe Madureira assures PC Gamer that all important races to the lore "will be represented." The MMORPG is being handled by THQ's Vigil Studios.
The publisher has decided to close down the Birmingham studio; it released SEGA Rally for Xbox360, PS3 and PC last year to good reception. Unfortunately it didn't make too big a splash.
SEGA Racing Studios employed 60 people and had a numbered of unannounced projects being worked over.
Electronic Arts have signed a new license deal with Epic Games that lets them use the Unreal Engine 3 for another five projects. Mark Rein, big boss at Epic, says that the next iteration of the engine won't be released until the next generation of consoles.
EA has used UE3 in recent projects like Army of Two. Most major publishing houses have licensed the Unreal Engine technology to help reduce development costs.
Andi was able to take a look at an early build of the upcoming MMORPG Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures from Funcom. So what does this title offer to set it apart from the giant of the genre, World of Warcraft? The preview may answer that question.
Read the Age of Conan preview.
We've published 8 new screenshots for King’s Bounty: The Legend, which is in development by 1C Company and is currently set for release on the PC.
King’s Bounty: The Legend will be released in 2008.
Napoleon's Campaigns, an engaging battle strategy game from Ascaron, is available today. Take on the role of the infamous leader Napoleon Bonaparte to experience renowned battles of the 19th century in complete historical accuracy. Play either as Napoleon or one of his enemies such as Tsar Alexander during Austerlitz (1805) or Bennigsen during Friedland (1807).
Stardock Entertainment revealed today that it plans to release the Sins of A Solar Empire v1.04 patch sometime this week. The patch will mark the first serious attempt to user-requested game balancing.
Recently MTV news has claimed to have been contacted by an 'anonymous development source', who has vaguely outlined the software giant’s plan to challenge the Wii-mote.
Not only that but the claim goes on to suggest that the new Xbox360 controller will go on sale this year. MTV say that Rare is developing an avatar system similar to Mii avatars too.
A 12 page preview from US mag Game Informer tells all, Epic's Gears of War 2 is an Xbo360 exclusive that'll hit stores this November.
Drop-in co-op play, more expansive campaign, more weapons, more collectibles, more back-story, more characters, more Locust, less linear battles and even more action. Now that's a sequel.
We've published 9 new screenshots for Red Faction: Guerilla, which is in development by THQ and is currently set for release on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Red Faction: Guerilla will be released in 2008.
Pseudo Interactive was pronounced shutdown last week
, the developer had worked on Full Auto. What was kept quiet however was their Carmageddon project which would have brought the cult classic to the next-gen console scene.
SCi's corporate restructing, which lead to14 project kill offs and a 25% workforce reduction was the cause of Pseudo's downfall.
This hybrid creation from Gas Powered Games, developer of Supreme Commander, has said that Demigod will be pushed back to an early 2009 release. This is to collect and work with all the summers’ beta feedback from gamers.
Demigod is a RTS-RPG mix; Stardock will be publishing the game both through retail and digital distribution channels.
It seems that the Xbox360 and PC can't contain the thirst of the project, but there hasn't been any confirmation it'll see Sony's console.
Of course there's plenty of writing on the wall that team Marin will be pursuing it, it's a post for a senior designer and "Playstation3 experience is required."
Eidos Montréal has announced they're working on their second AAA project and give us salivating peons the letter 'T' to go wild over. The Canadian studio is already working on Deus Ex 3 which is big news enough.
There are other 'T's out there but a Thief 4 looks like the frontrunner, Eidos UK had a less teasing "no comment."
EA, Harmonix and MTV Games confirmed that Rock Band's European tour will be hitting the UK this spring. The UK release of Rock Band will have an exclusive launch window on the Xbox 360, beginning on May 23. Rock Band will be available for additional platforms later this summer.
Charles Winfrey and a few other Dungeon Keeper fans have been working since last weekend on getting a lan/multiplayer option for Dungeon Keeper, Bullfrog's strategy title for the PC which is considered a cult classic by many.
We've published 8 new screenshots for Monster Madness: Grave Danger, which is in development by South Peak Interactive and is currently set for release on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Monster Madness: Grave Danger will be released in Q2 2008.
We've published 28 new screenshots for Crazy Machines 2, which is in development by Viva Media and is currently set for release on the PC.
Crazy Machines 2 will be released in Q4 2008.
A new list of features for Mafia 2 has hit the net with some very interesting confirmations and a few nice surprises.
This sequel carries no story connectivity the first and is holed up in Empire City, which is twice the size of Mafia's Lost Heaven urban scrawl. Cash for new threads, fancy dining and to cover that car wash fee.
For any who've watched the latest Bonus Round over at GameTrailers you'll have picked up the chilling words of analyst Michael Pachter.
He said that if Electronic Arts managed to take control of TakeTwo they would benefit from delaying the launch. T2 are contracted with Microsoft to deliver the game on time.