Archive for April 2008
Candella Systems, UK just announced its new futuristic combat racing game for the PC, Nintendo Wii & Sony PSP.
`FlyBoys Squadron` Takes to the Skies
Our friends at Matrix Games announced today the release of its WWI Flight Combat Sim, Flyboys Squadron.
Sherlock Holmes Is Back
Ascaron have announced that ‘Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis’ will be released sometime in Q3 and will be called ‘Sherlcok Holmes Versus Arsène Lupin’ in Europe.
The Sims 3 Details
Ea re really hyping up the Sims 3 as their next-gen flagship PC title.
‘Mary King’s Riding School’ on DS
Publisher Ghostlight is wooing the girlies with its latest title for DS, ‘Mary King’s Riding School’, which features lots of cute pony antics.
Hard To Be A God Review
‘Hard To Be A God’ is a strange title in many ways.
Connect 08 Impression Part Two
Codemasters have been busy supporting some of the top MMORPG titles here in Europe,most notably ‘Lord of the Rings Online’ and ‘Dungeons & Dragons Online’.
Codemasters Connect Event
Codemasters Connect, set in the dizzy metropolis of Birmingham, was always going to be an interesting prospect.
‘LOL’ Now A Game
Described as being the “craziest hand-held game ever”, ‘LOL’ is a unique, free-form game for which the motto is “If the game is boring, then you are boring.”
“We decided not to include a single player mode in the game because that would defeat the purpose.
‘Looney Tunes: Cartoon Concerto’
Eidos have announced that ‘Looney Tunes: Cartoon Concerto’ will be out in June this year.
‘City of Heroes’ Issue 12 Details
NCsoft Europe, publisher of ‘City of Heroes’ has revealed new details of Issue 12 ‘Midnight Hour’, which promises a host of new features for players.The spandex-clad ones will be able to travel back to ancient Rome thanks to the powers of The Midnight Squad.
‘Vanguard’ Introduces Flying Mounts
Vanguard may not have done nearly as well as expected but it’s still up and running which is the main thing, and today a new update has been applied to the MMO which introduces flying mounts.Also included in this latest update is the Riftway system, the addition of an overland raid for high-level players, updates to three classes, bug and performance fixes and the inclusion of Veteran player rewards.Game Update 4 features:Flying Mounts – Griffon and Wyvern permanent flying mounts are now available for level 40+ players to attain.Riftway Revamp – At level 10, players will encounter the first riftway stone.
‘Wacky Races’ On Wii And DS
Eidos has announced ‘Wacky Races: Crash & Dash’ for DS and Nintendo Wii this June, bringing the classic cartoon caper to life.
More `BLEACH` for DS
Sega of America rolled out a formal announcement of its next anime fighting game, BLEACH: Dark Souls for the Nintendo DS. It will be released this summer. Here are some of the key points taken from the official press release:
Developed by famed Japanese developer Treasure and localized for North America , BLEACH: Dark Souls will feature a multitude of enhancements to last year’s critically acclaimed BLEACH: The Blade of Fate.
‘Line Rider’ For Nintendo Consoles and PC
Genius Products has confirmed that the popular internet game which allows players to determine the path of the of hero sled rider by drawing the route, ramps, hills and jumps, will be coming to the DS, Wii and PC this summer.
Imperium Romanum Review
I am a fan of strategy games, I am also a big fan of building games, and when ‘Imperium“Attention to detail is great”Romanum’ landed on my doorstep I was more than happy to fire it up and spend the next few days of my life recreating one of the most infamous empires of all time.
Loose Weight With Your DS
‘My Health Coach: Weight Management’ will come to the DS this summer. The game is developed under the cautious eye of a fitness coach and a nutritionist and promises to help maintaina healthy lifestyle.
‘Babysitting Mania’ Hits DS
Majesco Entertainment has announced the release of ‘Babysitting Mania’ for Nintendo DS.
‘Imagination Is The Only Escape’
The game in question is set in France during WWII and is about a boy who can see the atrocities of war around him, but chooses to escape through his imagination, hence the title.
Luc Bernard, the man behind the original idea for the game, has aired his opinions on various gaming sites saying that he’s appalled that WWII games can be made, glorifying a horrible period in time, but stories of significance and struggle won’t be published.
`C&C3 Kane`s Wrath` Gold
The C&C expansion Kane’s Wrath has now gone gold and will be storming store shelves on March 23rd.
`Pirates of the Burning Sea` First Look
It would be tough to argue that the world needs another MMO.
Wii Cheerleading Game
‘All Star Cheer Squad’ will be “the first-ever cheerleading videogame” ever created and will be coming to the Wii and DS, THQ announced.
‘The World Ends With You’
Square Enix is releasing ‘The World Ends With You’ on Nintendo DS on 18 April.
Nintendo To Get ‘Dream Pinball 3D’
‘Dream Pinball 3D’ promises to be a “cutting-edge” pinball simulation for both the Wii and the DS. By using the unique control technologies, the game will take pinball simulations to the next level of pinballing heaven.
‘Beautiful Katamari’ Review
I find myself something of an outsider on the “in joke” that is Katamari Damacy.
‘Napoleon`s Campaigns’ Review
‘Napoleon’s Campaigns’ is a lovingly recreated snapshot of the battles of one of France’s best“It’s all wood panelling, olde-world script, pen and ink, cutlasses and globes”loved historical figures, where determine the outcome.
`Fantasy Wars` Review
Disney To Bring ‘Ultimate Band’
Yes, a Disney game to take on the likes of ‘Guitar Hero’ and ‘Rock Band’, but ‘Ultimate Band’ won’t have the full kit. Instead it’ll just use the Wii remote (and stylus on DS) as virtual instruments.