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The quintessential boxing simulator from EA Sports has secured the likenesses of two legendary boxers, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. Incredibly realistic graphics and gameplay are back, along with other dazzling special effects. Fight Night Round 4 will be available for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The bell rings June 30.
Let's Tap brings with it a brand-new way to control video games. In fact, you don't even need to touch your Wii remote to play! By placing it face-down on a surface in front you, you'll tap your fingers to interact with the game. Let's Tap hits stores June 16, exclusively for the Wii.
Bionic Commando is an update to the game of the same name from the NES era. Capcom has reinvented the series, but remains true to some of the game's signature features such as the grapple arm. Bionic Commando swings into stores May 19 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. PC gamers can expect it sometime this July.
"Halo 3: Recon" is a prequel of sorts to "Halo 3." In fact, you won't be playing as Master Chief at all. Instead, you'll take on the role of a Shock Trooper, who?s still on Earth in the city of New Mombasa. The game will also support four-player co-op. along with 1,000 available gamer points. "Halo 3: Recon" will be released exclusively for the Xbox 360 sometime in the fall of 2009.
The King of Iron Fist Tournament is back for the sixth time, and the game looks better than ever. The arcade classic from Namco hits the PlayStation 3 later this year.
After years of development and delays, the evolutionary sim is finally here. "Spore" is one the most ambitious games ever to come from the mind of Will Wright. The game starts you off as a single-cell organism, which you must evolve into a civilization and beyond, through survival of the fittest. 'Spore' will release on September 7 for the PC and Mac, and for the Wii and DS at a later date.
"Ghostbusters: The Video Game" is perhaps one of the most ambitious efforts to continue a film franchise via a video game. The title will take place two years after the events of Ghostbusters 2 and stars all four original cast members. Also reuniting from the original films are Brian Doyle-Murray, William Atherton, and Annie Potts. "Ghostbusters: The Video Game" will be released on all gaming platforms in June 2009.
Crysis is a sci-fi shooter for the PC due in the fall of 2007 from Crytek, the creators of Far Cry. The game's CryEngine 2 graphics engine--as shown in this demo--could definitely make you shed a tear or two.
The year is 1191 A.D. and you are a highly trained assassin. From the makers of the 'Prince of Persia' series comes 'Assassin's Creed'--a game in which you must secretly navigate the streets of the Holy Land looking for specific victims. 'Assassin's Creed