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There's already an HD version of Atari's classic Warlords on XBLA, but one remake isn't enough to fully explore the possibilities of Warlords' four-player competitive Breakout concept. Atari is giving the vintage combat game a more significant upgrade for an XBLA/PSN version, due this summer. Wh...

March 29th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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At a recent preview event for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Activision had all versions of the game playable but, for the life of me, I just couldn't put the DS game down. Developed by Griptonite, the DS version is heavy on the exploration and features a light, fluid combat system. The DS game...

August 31st 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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For a while last night and today, there were two ways to check out Assassin's Creed II: Discovery before its official release on the iPhone App Store: Have a Nintendo DS Download the early version that somehow made it to the App Store before the official release date The mistakenly-listed...

January 8th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Of all the upcoming titles on display at last night's PSP showcase in San Francisco, we were most eager to check out Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines. After seeing the video from the PlayStation Blog, we just had to confirm that it really looked that amazing in person – and it does. Although our...

September 18th 2009 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Aside from showing off a mess of impressive gameplay from Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines, a recent PlayStation.Blog interview with Bloodlines producer Dominic Lefrançois and senior producer Dan McAuliffe revealed some interesting facts about the interactivity between the PSP game and its PS3 s...

September 16th 2009 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Just as we promised here's your chance to win a free copy of The Urbz: Sims in the City for the brand new Nintendo DS. Be the first person to comment on this post with the codeword "circular", and we'll hook you up with a little something to play on your new toy. Like we said before, remember to au...

November 23rd 2004 at 6:46pm 0 Comments
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It's Sims in the city! Alas, after poor console sales of the Sims, EA decided it needed to get more hip with its latest offering, opting to strip away the basic Sims formula, replacing it with glitz & glamour, and of course, attitude. The Urbz is basically a popularity contest, and not unlike r...

November 12th 2004 at 11:53am 0 Comments
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In all the hubbub about Halo 2, Half-Life 2, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Everquest 2, it sure is easy to lose track of other upcoming titles. Somewhere in this frenzy The Urbz: Sims in the City has been shipped to stores. This would usually cause quite a stir, but these days we had to find a...

November 11th 2004 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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If you like The Black Eyed Peas, you'll be happy to know that the band will be making an appearance in The Urbz: Sims in the City. Electronic Arts, A&M Records and iTunes have teamed up to offer the first cross-media album featuring a single band. The band will appear in the game itself, where...

October 14th 2004 at 1:41pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has announced which games will accompany the DS for its North American launch. The first wave is short, but sweet. You'll have your choice between Super Mario 64 DS, Spider-Man 2, Madden 2005, the Urbz, and Mr. Driller. Also due out by the end of November are: Asphalt Urban GT, Feel the Ma...

October 8th 2004 at 9:17am 0 Comments
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Taking a hint from the Japanese, EA is cashing in on the game-to-toy phenomenon. The gaming giant has plans to release a line of Urbz figures to coincide with the release of the game. EA is looking to market to the large number of females (especially "tweens") who enjoy the original Sims games. I...

August 12th 2004 at 4:36pm 0 Comments