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News: Developer: GoldenEye Was The 'Godfather' Of Shooters

Developer: GoldenEye Was The 'Godfather' Of Shooters

GoldenEye 007 Reloaded is out on PS3 next week

And as regular readers will know, we couldn't be more excited. Part of our excitement stems from nostalgia; GoldenEye is one of our favourite games of all time. With the original game being so fondly remembered, we can only imagine there must be a curious atmosphere at developer Eurocom. A kind of pressure, if you will. "We talk about the original..

News: Even Paris Games Week Can't Call A Winner Out Of Battlefield 3 And Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Even Paris Games Week Can't Call A Winner Out Of Battlefield 3 And Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Forget every big boxing bout of the past 50 years

The head-to-head between Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this Christmas is the only one that matters. And the competition is so fierce that not even the Paris Games Week can pick a winner. The best shooter award was, well, a tie. Seriously. Both Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 took home the gong. Elsewhere, Sony..

News: Pachter Predicts Jumbo Sales For Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Pachter Predicts Jumbo Sales For Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Seasoned video games analyst Michael Pachter has pulled out his crystal ball for the months ahead, predicting that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will sell twice as many copies as its rival Battlefield 3 during the fourth quarter of 2011

Chatting with Forbes, Pachter predicted that Modern Warfare 3 will sell about 16 million units during the fourth quarter of 2011, with Battlefield scooping up a..

News: Activision Drops Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch Trailer

Activision Drops Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch Trailer

Well that didn't take long, did it? Just a day after EA dropped the launch trailer for Battlefield 3, Activision's followed up with a jaw-dropping minute of footage from Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Both trailers feel like statements of intent from their respective publishers. It's nice to hear the dulcet tones of Captain Price again. We're also rather taken with Modern Warfare 3's World War III,..

News: Call Of Duty: Elite Hones In On Competitive Aspect

Call Of Duty: Elite Hones In On Competitive Aspect

At its core, Call Of Duty's multiplayer is all about competition

So it's important that Activision's subscription based stat-tracking component, Call Of Duty: Elite, should hone in the competitive nature of the series. In a new behind-the-scenes video, developer Beachhead Studios discusses the various ways players will duke it out for glory, with bragging rights and prizes lavished on the winners..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Details 'Strike Packages'

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Details 'Strike Packages'

A new video for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has detailed the game's most dramatic shake-up: Strike Packages

These come in three different flavours: Assault, Support and Specialist. Assault essentially entails Call Of Duty's vanilla offensive killstreaks, while Support includes goodies like UAVs and turrets. Finally, Specialist features no killstreaks, but unlocks additional perks with each two..

News: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Highlights Action

GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Highlights Action

In the last GoldenEye 007: Reloaded gameplay trailer, developer Eurocom opted to showcase the game's stealth features

But just because you can play the game in stealth, doesn't mean you have to. Bond's been involved in some pretty crazy fire-fights over the years, and that's definitely the focus of this latest walkthrough. The gun-play looks fast and fluid — though the guns do appear to lack..

News: Sledgehammer: We'll Probably Cancel Third-Person Call Of Duty

Sledgehammer: We'll Probably Cancel Third-Person Call Of Duty

Once upon a time Sledgehammer Games was working on a third-person, action adventure iteration in the Call Of Duty series

But shortly thereafter Infinity Ward went kaput, and the Glen Schofield fronted studio was dragged into Modern Warfare 3 development duties. The rest is history, and it means we'll probably never see Sledgehammer's third-person Call Of Duty title completed. “We’ll probably..

News: Sledgehammer Gaffer Compares Modern Warfare 3's Engine To A Porsche

Sledgehammer Gaffer Compares Modern Warfare 3's Engine To A Porsche

Sledgehammer Games' gaffer Glen Schofield has hit back at critics complaining that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's graphics engine is nothing but a cut and paste job

Chatting candidly with CVG, Schofield told fans to expect a "huge difference" in Modern Warfare 3's visual quality when compared to its predecessor, Modern Warfare 2. "I'll tell you one thing. I've worked on a lot of..

News: The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In Confirmed, Goes Open-World

The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In Confirmed, Goes Open-World

As previously rumoured, Beenox has confirmed it is already hard at work on a movie tie-in game for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man movie reboot

The game was announced at the New York Comic Con in front of hordes of excited fans. Drawing the biggest cheer was developer Beenox's admission that the game will return to Spidey's open-world routes. Exactly like the uber-popular Spider-Man 2 game on..

News: There's Some Great Sound Design In This Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer

There's Some Great Sound Design In This Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer

The Transformers universe always tends to bring out the best sound designers

This teaser trailer for High Moon Studios' upcoming War For Cybertron sequel, Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron, is no different. Sure it might not include many details about the actual game — but boy does it use some brilliant mechanical sound effects.

Rumour: Beenox Working On Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In?

Beenox Working On Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In?

Spider-Man: Edge Of Time is barely cold on store shelves

But already speculation is high about Spider-Man developer, Beenox's next project. According to sneaky photographs snapped by IGN at the NYCC, that project is a tie-in to next year's Sony Pictures' Spider-Man reboot. A poster snapped at the convention clearly shows The Amazing Spider-Man with Beenox and Activision logos plastered beneath..

News: Activision Announces New Men In Black Game

Activision Announces New Men In Black Game

Activision's confirmed it's working on a new Men In Black game, set for release on "consoles and handhelds" -- presumably PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita

The game's due out next year and is being developed by Romanian studio Fun Labs. It's designed to tie-in with the movie Men In Black 3, which is also due out next year. Activision explained that the game features "action packed yet..

News: Load Up for GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Multiplayer Action

Load Up for GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Multiplayer Action

Gunning for you

The other day we brought you a stealth video for GoldenEye 007: Reloaded, but let's face it, we all want a bit of multiplayer GoldenEye action on PlayStation Move. That's exactly what the trailer below delivers. There's also a spate of new screenshots available in our gallery showing everything from cheater's favourite Oddjob to the...

News: We're Secretly Stupidly Excited For Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

We're Secretly Stupidly Excited For Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

There's something a little big exciting about a game / toy hybrid isn't there? And Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is ridiculously ambitious in that regard

Activision's launch trailer sums the whole thing up, complete with irritating voice actors and try-hard punchlines. But even though the tone of the game doesn't particularly appeal to us, we think the idea of collectable action figures that..

News: Good Grief, GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Knows How To Push Our Buttons

Good Grief, GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Knows How To Push Our Buttons

We honestly couldn't be more excited for GoldenEye 007: Reloaded

Even a lousy hands-on hasn't managed to put us off. And this multiplayer trailer has turned our hype levels right back up to 'eleven' once again. Four-player split-screen is back, but it's the new 16-player multiplayer that we're hyped for. Guys, GoldenEye. Heck yes.

News: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Pre-Order Bonuses Include Paintball Mode

GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Pre-Order Bonuses Include Paintball Mode

Activision's playing on some real nostalgia with GoldenEye 007: Reloaded isn't it? One of the game's North American pre-order bonuses -- available from GameStop -- brings the original's legendary Paintball mode to split-screen and private online multiplayer matches

Remember Paintball mode? If that wasn't enough, GameStop's also handing out "early access" to the Classic Conflict gametype..

News: Stealth is the Key in New GoldenEye: Reloaded Video

Stealth is the Key in New GoldenEye: Reloaded Video

Shhh...

We're just two weeks away from GoldenEye 007: Reloaded's release on PlayStation 3, and a new video released by Activision wants to put you firmly in the espionage mood. The new "stealth" trailer below is exactly what it says on the tin, impressing on players the importance of taking things slowly instead of running in all guns...