Gaming preview: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Video
Just announced at the 2009 Game Developers Conference, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks will be an all-new Zelda title exclusively for the Nintendo DS. Details on the game are light right now, but it seems this adventure will have Link as the conductor of a train, traveling from dungeon to dungeon.
Nintendo kicked off its E3 press event with a preview of the next chapter in the popular Zelda game series. Expected to be released in 2011, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is designed for use with the Wii MotionPlus.
A franchise that has literally changed the face of gaming returns, this time on every next generation console. 'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' improves on an already winning formula, promising more master tracks than ever before. 'Guitar Hero III: Lege
The designer of such iconic games as "Donkey Kong," "Super Mario Bros.," and "Legend of Zelda" spoke with CNET News about what will make Nintendo's newest game a hit and why it could help create a new generation of musical stars.
Brutal Legend is the latest from legendary game designer Tim Schafer, who is responsible for such classics as Grim Fandango and Psychonauts. His latest adventure, undoubtedly the most mainstream yet, stars Jack Black as the voice of Eddie Riggs, a roadie for a metal band who finds himself transported to demonic, metal-infused world.
From filmmaker Sam Raimi and acclaimed Japanese director Takashi Shimizu comes a terrifying tale of horror in the tradition of "The Ring" and "28 Days Later." Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as an American nurse who has come to work in Tokyo. Following a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths, she encounters the vengeful supernatural spirit that possesses its victims, claims their souls, then passes its curse to another person in a spreading chain of horror. Now, she must find a way to break this supernatural spell or become the next victim of an ancient evil that never dies, but forever lives to kill.
Lara Croft is back in a brand new adventure for gaming platforms across the board. With the success of "Tomb Raider Legend," the team at Crystal Dynamics is back in the driver's seat. This latest "Tomb Raider" will try and find a solid balance between puzzles and action when it hits stores November 21.
When Harlan Carruthers, a charismatic cowboy who seems as if he would be much more at home in Monument Valley than in the San Fernando Valley, has a chance encounter with Tobe, a bored and restless suburban teenager, both of their lives are turned upside down. To Harlan, Tobe embodies all the purity and innocence impossible to find on the mean streets of L.A., while Tobe is drawn to Harlan's poetic charm and romantic spirit. Despite the obvious difference in their ages and backgrounds, the couple pursues their passionate furtive romance until it becomes apparent that Tobe is unprepared for the intensity of Harlan's love. Then, things take a sudden dangerous turn when Tobe discovers that Harlan is not at all what he appeared to be.
Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo executive vice president for sales and marketing, shows off Wii titles like the new "Legend of Zelda" at a pre-E3 press briefing on Wednesday. See the new games, as well as the console's controller and remote. And get a look at a virtual tennis match between Fils-Amis, Nintendo President Satora Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development, and contest winner Scott Dier.
Split/Second is an action racing game, set within a reality tv show where anything goes. Competitors must race through the various tracks, avoiding epic, Hollywood-style destruction with the goal of being the first to the finish line.