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MechWarrior Is Coming Back

In the past few days, teaser trailers have appeared online that have gotten fans excited about the possible announcement of a new MechWarrior game. Well, we can confirm that the title is in development. Forget what you've played before; say hello to MechWarrior. That's its full title, there's no 5 or V after its name; this is a complete reboot for the famous franchise. To learn more, we have an exclusive interview with Smith and Tinker co-founder Jordan Weisman and Russ Bullock, president of Piranha Games. Weisman was also the co-founder of FASA and a co-creator of the BattleTech universe that MechWarrior is based upon.

Senator Conroy a confirmed moron

A spokesman for Senator Conroy confirmed that under the filtering plan, it will be extended to downloadable games, flash-based web games and sites which sell physical copies of games that do not meet the MA15+ standard.This means that even Australians who are aged above 15 and want to obtain the adult-level games online will be unable to do so. . It will undoubtedly raise the ire of gamers, the average age of which is 30 in Australia, according to research commissioned by the Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia.

Brink Preview

The interests of many a First-Person Shooter fan were piqued last month when Splash Damage broke the silence on their latest project "Brink", with publishing duties now in the capable hands of Bethesda Softworks. Information on the game, however, was scarce, with a brief teaser trailer to analyse and only the most basic written details available. This intrigue, coupled with fond memories of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars had put Brink among the top of our must-see titles at this year's E3. Lofty expectations to be sure, but I'm happy to say we weren't disappointed.

G4tv Interviews Gabe Newell

G4: So, is it safe to say that [Valve] have like four different projects in development right now? So, you have Left 4 Dead 2, you have Team Fortress 2, I'm going to go out on a limb and say Portal 2 and then...Episode 3?\n\nNewell: [laughs] Uh, I'm not going to talk about things that we...we're talking about Left 4 Dead 2 and Episode 3. As far as I know, that's all that we're talking about publicly.\n\nDoug Lombardi: We're not talking about Episode 3 publicly. (smiles)\n\nNewell: Oh well, I guess I'm not talking about Episode 3 publicly either. (laughs) So..what's your question? Yes, we have a lot of stuff that's going on. We have Steam. Steam's a lot of work. We have these movie things that we make, they take a lot of work.

Unreal Tournament 3 Free Weekend

Unreal Tournament 3 marks the return of the world's premiere first-person shooter. Unreal Tournament 3 unleashes the full power of Unreal Engine 3, taking graphics, gameplay, and challenge to a whole new level. Players engage in intense battles with other human players online, or against Unreal artificial intelligence that sets the industry standard. With the most powerful futuristic weapons and vehicles available, this is FPS action at its best!

Tim Sweeney Interview

Talking as part of a special Gamasutra interview spanning his career, Epic founder Tim Sweeney has suggested that "we're only about a factor of a thousand" away from perfect graphical realism in games, but it might only be 10-15 years time before it's accomplished.Sweeney, who founded Epic Games as a PC shareware company in 1991 and is renowned as one of the game industry's all-time technical gurus, continues to play a pivotal technical role at the Unreal Engine and Gears Of War developer.The comments were made as part of a major Gamasutra interview examining his career, which largely focuses on his company's fascinating early shareware days as Epic MegaGames.

Tony Hawk Ride

As was rumoured, it's been officially revealed that the next Tony Hawk game from Activision - called Tony Hawk: Ride - will be shipping with a giant, hulking skateboard peripheral.


You dive off a skyscraper, relying on quick reflexes to negotiate the intricate tangle of girders that make up the City. You perform aerial stunts at terminal velocity before parachuting into the arms of your cheering fans. You flip off your fans and drive them wild. You're their hero. Your mother would be proud.120meg Playable Alpha released

Killing Floor on Steam

Killing Floor is a Co-op Survival Horror FPS set in the devastated cities and countryside of England after a series of cloning experiments for the military goes horribly wrong. You and your friends are members of the military dropped into these locations with a simple mission: Survive long enough to cleanse the area of the failed experiments!

Killing Floor on Steam