Crytek designer Pascal Eggert talks to ‘The Firearm Blog’ about gun design within games. It discusses the compromises involved in creating something that is fun to play with and visually exciting, but also somewhat grounded in reality to help create immersion in game.
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is probably the most hyped PSP game released in 2010. Helmed by Hideo Kojima, possibly for the last time in the main Metal Gear Solid timeline, the game is a sequel to both Snake Eater on the PS2, and Portable Ops, also released on PSP.
The Spanish language gaming website levelup.com has released 22 new screenshots from Halo: Reach, detailing 3 new multiplayer maps for the game. (Update: The Screenshots have now been pulled from levelup.com, so this article has been re-edited to remove the dead links.)
It’s Friday, so that can mean only one thing: Another free game for your playing pleasure! This week, we’ll be casting a look at Valve’s recently released shooter, Alien Swarm.
Overclocked PC Gaming Podcast has an interview up with indie developer Lukewarm Media about their upcoming class-based humans versus dinosaurs shooter Primal Carnage.
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable is the PSP port of the hit PS2 turn-based Japanese RPG, Persona 3. it follows the exploits of a group of teenagers as they explore the “Dark Hour” a hidden 25th hour of day, using their ability to summon the games namesake Personas. These Personas play a pivotal role in combat against the Shadows, mysterious entities that feed off the people still awake within the Dark Hour.
The Doctor Who Adventure Games are now available for purchase in the US on Direct2Drive. $4.95 for a bundle of both games, currently on sale for $3.70. Which is a steal. You can read our review of Blood of The Cybermen here DWAG @ Direct2Drive
Limbo is a sidescrolling platformer for Xbox Live Arcade created by Danish developer PlayDead Studios. The game’s apparent simplicity belies devilish level design, and its striking visual and audio styles are superbly orchestrated to create a lonely and foreboding atmosphere. Though wonderfully crafted, the game is only a few hours long, and at 1200 Microsoft Points, has PlayDead given you enough bang for your buck?
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is set to end on an absolute test of endurance, as Rush’s 20-minute opener to the album of the same name, 2112, was announced to be the final track in the game’s new Quest mode.
Microsoft has announced that Kinect is going to cost $150 at launch, that should come as no surprise to anyone, many retailers have listed the price at $150 over the last month. The release date for Kinect is November 4th, just 15 days after the release of the Playstation Move. For those who don’t own a 360, there will be a Kinect bundle which will cost $300 though the internal memory of the 360 will only be 4GB. There’s no confirmation of a price or release date outside of the [...]
News surfaced this morning that Stuart Black, lead designed with Codemasters’ Guildford studio, has apparently walked away from his current project, Bodycount. However, the game is still due for release next year.
After being announced to tremendous applause at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last month and taking the US by storm, the redesigned ‘Slim’ Xbox 360 has been released in the UK.
First of all welcome to what I hope will become a regular feature here at Press X or Die. This weeks free game is the R* classic and the launch of one of the most successful video game franchises, the original and iconic Grand Theft Auto.
This week’s Famitsu magazine in Japan unveiled a flurry of new info regarding Capcom’s upcoming Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, the next iteration of their successful PSP franchise. We’ve got the info, as well as a link to the said scans, after the jump.
You might be aware that Dragon Quest is a pretty big thing in Japan. In fact, ‘pretty big thing’ is an epic underestimation in itself, when I should realistically say that Dragon Quest is a phenomenally monumental thing in Japan – whenever a new game in the Dragon Quest series comes out, Japan shuts down. People skip work, book holidays in advance so they can queue up waiting for stores to open. The Japanese MEXT (The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) have even implored to Square-Enix not [...]