Gaming preview: 'Skate' Video
The 'Tony Hawk' series gets another overhaul--this time, it's all about your skateboarding career. 'Tony Hawk's Proving Ground' throws you into the middle of skateboarding's culture allowing a more open-ended experience not seen in any 'Tony Hawk' game to
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.
"Resident Evil 5" is finally on display at E3 2008. After the blockbuster "Resident Evil 4," Capcom is back with a new terrifying tale of an African village during a bioterrorism scare. Now offering online co-op as a major feature of the title, 'Resident Evil 5' looks to appeal to loyal fans of the franchise as well as attract new gamers to the horror genre. "Resident Evil 5" will ship March 13, 2009, for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Professional skateboarder and entrepreneur Tony Hawk is back on the The 404 Podcast to chat about his new book, the Tony Hawk Foundation charity events, his newest game Tony Hawk: Shred, and much more!
Highly regarded as one of the most realistic tennis simulators around, the "Top Spin" series returns with its third iteration in 'Top Spin 3' for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, and Wii. Brand-new controls as well as more playable characters and courts are just the beginning, as players in this version now tire out the longer they play. "Top Spin 3" will be served up June 23.
The 'Lego Star Wars' series has become an industry phenomenon, and now you can play through all six episodes of 'Star Wars' in 'Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga' for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Nintendo DS. 'The Complete Saga' is available now.
THQ's 'Stuntman' series is back and ready to make its return to the PlayStation 2, while debuting on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In 'Stuntman Ignition,' you take the role of a stuntman driver on various movie sets--the more destruction you cause,
CNET's The 404 Podcast is very proud to welcome Tony Hawk to the studio today! The man who rode skateboarding to mainstream success sits down with us for a chat about his expansive video game franchise, skateboarding being added to the Olympics, and, of course, his newest game, Tony Hawk: RIDE.
"Mirror's Edge" is a unique first-person game where you assume the role of Faith, a woman constantly on the run. The game offers a graphical style unlike anything seen before, where you must constantly scan your surroundings for items colored in red in order to progress seamlessly. "Mirror's Edge" is scheduled to be available this year for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
This week on preGAME, we ollie into a front-side 50-50 grind to bring you a live game demo of Skate 3. There are plenty of new tricks and elements to the most realistic skateboarding franchise on the market and we'll show you a few of them on today's show.