The votes are tallied, the results are in. Uncharted 2 has become E3 2009's game of the show. If the response to our beta contest is any indication, this game is going to be insanely popular on the PlayStation 3 when its released later this year.
The latest game in the Monster Hunter franchise, subtitled Freedom Unite, is being released today. You and three others can team up together via Ad Hoc play. One particularly cool feature of this game takes a page from the PSP's big PS3 brother: an optional install allows for quicker loading times, and presumably saves a bit of battery life as well. Ars Technica has the details.
Relax, folks, I'm only joking. Six years is a long time for a development cycle...usually.
Achievements are one of the most innovative features of games for this generation of consoles. Hearkening back to the old arcade days when you had to play just one more time to see your name on the high score list, achievements add play value to games. Maybe you're gamerscore isn't up to snuff, though, and you are looking for some co-op games to keep the achievement points rolling in?
We aren't really sure if these Army of Two action figures from Neca Toys will have actual "fist bump action" - but we'll keep our fingers crossed.
When Electronic Arts added co-op gameplay to Red Alert 3, we were pretty happy with the outcome. It wasn't perfect, but it built a good basis for co-op play in an RTS. Now a new survey uncovered by Shacknews hints that EA is looking to take the other Command and Conquer franchise in a similar direction, this time with some added elements.
Before we get into the awesome new looking campaign mode, lets get some announcements out of the way. Namco-Bandai has announced an October 27th release date for Tekken 6 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PSP. For the truly dedicated fan the Fight Stick bundle will be available for $149.99 and contain the game, a wireless Hori fight stick and a limited edition art book.
This just in from the "no duh" department: Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, Episode One was overpriced. Most gamers seemed to feel this way, but even director, Søren Lund of Deadline Games, agrees.
Not everyone is a gun nut, but just about everyone loves to get their hands on a video game controller. What if you had a dozen controllers to choose from? We took our time bringing you this month's Battlefield Report...take your time reading, and choosing.
Some dedicated Call of Duty: World at War players have dug deep into the mystery of the Shi No Numa zombie map (from Map Pack 2), and have even found clues in the Verrückt map (from Map Pack 1); it appears that Treyarch has put more thought into the Nazi Zombies mode than anyone realized could be attributed to a side quest.