The question of the year seems to be "Why doesn't Freelancer support my $400 super flight stick pro with real pilot goggles?" Digital Anvil's Jorg Neumann attempts to explain their decision to support mouse-only gameplay in his latest developer diary over at Gamespy.
Gamespy has posted an article that begs the age-old question, will games become art or are they already? Fargo compares the current games industry to the early days of movies when people were more interested and excited by the technology than the actual content. That's changed?I often look at the gaming industry today and I'm reminded of the movie industry about a century ago.
A Yahoo news post reports that Microsoft's financial woes over the Xbox have doubled. Increasingly determined to maintain their stranglehold on second place in the console war (if I may further abuse a tired and cliche gaming metaphor) Microsoft appears to be heading in the wrong fiscal direction. The price for beating Nintendo, a regularly profitable corporation, has jumped from a $180 mil
Checking over at Fileplanet I noticed they've got the Unreal Tournament 2003 bonus pack available for download. The Bonus Pack from Digital Extremes includes 6 all-new maps: 3 deathmatch, 2 CTF and 1 Bombing Run.
It's official, Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II will cost $8.95 a month when it is released this March. Many hoped its presence on Xbox Live would waive those monthly fees but that will not be the case. On the plus side of things, the first two months are free and it may be that you will already be done with the game by then! Read on for the press release highlights.
AICN has posted a nice interview with Andy Serkis, the man behind Gollum in The Two Towers. Most of the talk centers around all of the justifications behind giving Andy a supporting actor nomination for his work on Gollum.
Despite my jaded attitude towards the MMORPG market lately I've been keeping a close eye on Starwars Galaxies. Mostly because unlike many, I happen to love Verant as a company and I believe they have the best shot at creating some truly unique experiences.
Brute Force was delayed a while back to add some more spit and polish to the game. I was always disappointed that coop would only be available split-screen so imagine my delight when I read a press release that stated that Brute Force would be Xbox Live enabled!Now take that delight, ball it up and flush it down the toilet.