FPS archive

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 hits sales milestone
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 hits sales milestone

    By 24 June 2008

    It seems that although Metal Gear Solid 4 has now been knocked from the top of the charts, Konami still want to have a little shout about how well it did in its first week on the shelves. We're not talking GTA IV levels here, but respectable all the same....

  • Co-op for Call of Duty 5 confirmed
    Gaming

    Co-op for Call of Duty 5 confirmed

    By 23 June 2008

    Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty 5 will feature an online co-op mode for up to four players. Gamers playing on the Xbox 360, PS3 or PC versions will be able to get access to this feature, as well as the two-player split-screen co-op. Wii gamers...

  • Amazon gets exclusive Fallout 3 bundle
    Gaming

    Amazon gets exclusive Fallout 3 bundle

    By 6 June 2008

    Amazon customers in the States will be able to get their hands on an exclusive Fallout 3 bundle, thanks to a deal with the game's publisher, Bethesda. Fallout 3 Survival Edition will include everything that the special edition does - a hardcover art book,...

  • GTA: San Andreas best-selling game in US... ever
    Gaming

    GTA: San Andreas best-selling game in US... ever

    By 6 June 2008

    It seems Grand Theft Auto can do no wrong. Forbes magazine has dug up some data from NPD Group, which shows GTA: San Andreas is the best-selling game of all time in the US. Well, in the last 15 years at least. And there's not just that. GTA Vice City...

  • Take-Two chairman hints at Bioshock 3
    Gaming

    Take-Two chairman hints at Bioshock 3

    By 6 June 2008

    It seems Bioshock fans can be sure they'll have plenty to play for some time yet, as Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick has let slip plans for a Bioshock 3 - even though the second instalment of the franchise isn't out until the end of the year. Speaking...

  • New Call of Duty 4 Map Pack available
    Gaming

    New Call of Duty 4 Map Pack available

    By 5 June 2008

    Call of Duty gamers, listen up - a new Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack is now available for free download from Nvidia. The company has partnered with Activision to make the Map Pack available from its website. The pack features four new...

  • Is The Sims headed online again?
    Gaming

    Is The Sims headed online again?

    By 5 June 2008

    Despite the failure of The Sims Online, recently shut down for the last time after an attempt to rebrand it as EA-Land, it seems the bods at EA are not completely averse to giving it another go. In a recent interview, Nancy Smith, head of EA's Sims Division,...

  • Sony stops production on Eights Days and The Getaway
    Gaming

    Sony stops production on Eights Days and The Getaway

    By 5 June 2008

    Two PlayStation 3 titles that were in development at the Sony London Studio have been shelved, Sony has confirmed. The two games, Eight Days and The Getaway, were in differing stages of production. Eight Days was first announced at E3 2006. Its trailer...

  • 2K producer releases new Bioshock PS3 screens
    Gaming

    2K producer releases new Bioshock PS3 screens

    By 5 June 2008

    Now the news is official - Bioshock is being developed for PS3 - you can expect to see a few more of these floating around over the coming months. These two screens come courtesy of Alyssa Finley, 2K Marin's Executive Producer, who has also delivered...

  • Call of Duty 4 hits 10 million sales worldwide
    Gaming

    Call of Duty 4 hits 10 million sales worldwide

    By 4 June 2008

    Infinity Ward studio, owned by Activision, has confirmed that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Studio head Vince Zampella has said he doesn't know the numbers for the platform-specific sales, but he did say that...

  • Capcom denies Resident Evil 5 racist allegations
    Gaming

    Capcom denies Resident Evil 5 racist allegations

    By 4 June 2008

    The producer of Resident Evil 5 has denied reports that the game has been toned down following allegations of racism. A trailer of the game released by Capcom was slammed by Newsweek writer N'Gai Croal after he noted it only featured black zombies. He...

  • First two screenshots surface for PS3 Bioshock
    Gaming

    First two screenshots surface for PS3 Bioshock

    By 2 June 2008

    These are the two screenshots that have been released so far of the recently confirmed PS3 version of Bioshock. 2K had said it was looking into way to enhance the game for Sony's platform, but has since not provided any further details. From what we can...

  • iPhone gets First Person Shooter
    Gaming

    iPhone gets First Person Shooter

    By 29 May 2008

    Nobody thought the iPhone would become a portable games console to take on Sony and Nintendo, but looking at a demo of a new first person shooter for the phone it might just do that. Canadian Developer IUGO is showing off a FPS called Re-Volt at Qualcomm’s...

  • Screenshots and artwork released from Ubidays 2008
    Gaming

    Screenshots and artwork released from Ubidays 2008

    By 29 May 2008

    Some great screenshots and bits of artwork have started to leak through for some of the upcoming games from Ubisoft. We've picked a couple of our favourites for your viewing pleasure. Ubisoft recently held Ubidays, an event which showcased a lot of this...

  • Ubisoft announces new titles at Ubidays
    Gaming

    Ubisoft announces new titles at Ubidays

    By 29 May 2008

    There were only a few new titles announced at Ubisoft's Ubidays event in Paris. While the company spent time showcasing high-definition footage and demos of the latest Prince of Persia, Far Cry and Brothers in Arms franchises, attendees waited to hear...

  • BioShock coming to PS3
    Gaming

    BioShock coming to PS3

    By 29 May 2008

    BioShock is coming to the PS3 in October this year developer 2K Games has confirmed. Changing its stance from August last year when 2K Games said that the title wouldn't be making it to the Sony console the new port will now also be getting new content...

  • Gaming

    Scientists find video games trigger "caveman instincts"

    By 28 May 2008

    Scientists have discovered that men regress to their caveman instincts when playing computer games, because the area of the brain linked with the desire to conquer becomes activated. This, they believe, is why men are more likely to become obsessed with...

  • Glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case
    Gaming

    Glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case

    By 27 May 2008

    Just purely for the fun of it, you can now pre-order this glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case to funk up your console's look. By day it is just transclucent so you can see all the inner workings of your console. However, by night it will glow up a bright green....

  • Resident Evil site shows cryptic clip
    Gaming

    Resident Evil site shows cryptic clip

    By 27 May 2008

    A strange video has cropped up on the official Resident Evil website. Headed "Resident Evil: Countdown", the ongoing clip appears to be of a discarded video camera that is lying on the ground - focused on a bus wreck. Apparently a teaser for the upcoming...

  • Bioshock is headed for PS3
    Gaming

    Bioshock is headed for PS3

    By 27 May 2008

    It would appear that the rumours are true - the popular Take-Two shooter Bioshock is heading for the PlayStation 3. Of all places, the news was confirmed via a new magazine cover of UK PlayStation magazine PSM3, due out on 5 June. The cover promises a...

  • FPS Cross Fire headed for UK
    Gaming

    FPS Cross Fire headed for UK

    By 21 May 2008

    Cross Fire, an award-winning online FPS game, is making its way over to the UK thanks to a new publishing deal. North American publisher G4BOX reached an agreement with South Korean Neowiz to bring the game into North America and the UK. Under the terms...

  • Velvet Assassin headed to both Xbox and PC
    Gaming

    Velvet Assassin headed to both Xbox and PC

    By 14 May 2008

    Gamecock have announced Velvet Assassin will now also be available on Xbox 360 as well as the PC when it is released in autumn. Developed by Replay Studios, Velvet Assassin is a stealth-action game set in World War II and is inspired by real-life British...

  • EA backs off from DRM software
    Gaming

    EA backs off from DRM software

    By 12 May 2008

    Electronic Arts has decided to withdraw its plans to ship one of its biggest PC releases this year with digital rights management software installed. There was an outcry from gamers when they discovered SecuROM copy protection would be included on Mass...

  • Gears of War 2 trailer now available on Live
    Gaming

    Gears of War 2 trailer now available on Live

    By 12 May 2008

    Anyone that has been waiting for a look at the new Gears of War 2 can now download a video from the Xbox Live video store. With a personal introduction by Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski, the trailer will give players some idea of the bigger...

  • Pirates director to turn BioShock into a film
    Gaming

    Pirates director to turn BioShock into a film

    By 9 May 2008

    2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, has reached an agreement with Universal Pictures to turn its hit game Bioshock into a movie. The game, about an underwater utopia gone wrong, will be brought to life by Pirates of the Caribbean...