A few tips on how to play the game better than you probably are right now...
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The indie football game doesn't quite live up to its promise...at least initially.
Worthplaying has posted some features and new screenshots of Table Tennis.
"By using the power of the X360 hardware and the resolution of new televisions, Table Tennis, developed by Rockstar San Diego, has an immediacy, an intensity, and a sense of physicality and reality, resulting in a purer, more visceral experience that simply was not previously possible."
"Think Billy Donovan has it easy? The Florida coach took his team to the Final Four and won the National Championship for 2006, so he can take it easy, enjoy the accolades, and watch the top prospects of the future roll off the bus and onto campus, right?
Getting to the top of the NCAA basketball world is hard enough, but staying there is even harder."
SyncGaming has posted an article entitled, Games Ahead Of Their Time.
"Because it played more like real hockey than any game I've ever played. Because it had tons of awesome goalie animations. Because the commentary was great and lively and kept up with the play by using pronouns instead of player names. Because there was no "money play." Because a lot of the action took place in the neutral zone, like in real hockey. Because they didn't focus on the fighting and the big hits, but rather making a balanced, realistic game that has believable scores and stats. Because it's the only hockey game I've played that, when I lost, I felt like the other team actually earned it through solid play, not sloppy mistakes and BS."
Table Tennis HD Trailer (360)
XBOX Exclusive has posted an HD trailer from Table Tennis.
Test Drive Unlimited Screenshots (360, PC)
Voodoo Extreme has posted some screenshots of Test Drive Unlimited.
NBA Ballers: Phenom Movie Clips (PS2, Xbox)
GameTrailers have posted some movie clips from NBA Ballers: Phenom.
MotoGP 4 Screenshots (PS2)
Gaming Horizon has posted some screenshots of MotoGP 4.
Question of the Day
Are you active in any sports or are you a couch potato and play sports video games?
- Video games get very, very naughty
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GameSpot has posted a trailer of Table Tennis.
2006 FIFA World Cup Preview (PS2, Xbox, 360, GC)
GameSpy has posted their preview of 2006 FIFA World Cup.
"So far, the builds are coming along nicely. The gameplay is a little more than three-quarters finished, as are animations and lighting. With that in mind, the gameplay feels about as sharp as the FIFA 06 game that came out last fall."
IGN Update (PS2, Xbox, 360, GC, PC, PSP, Sports)
IGN has posted the following:
- 2006 FIFA World Cup: Hands On Preview (PS2, Xbox, 360, GC, PC)
- Baseball Mogul 2007 Enters Play (Sports)
- Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis Screenshots (360)
- 2006 FIFA World Cup Screenshots (PSP)
- MLB 2K6: Sim City (Sports)
- 2006 FIFA World Cup Screenshots (PC)
- Test Drive Unlimited Screenshots (360, PC)
TeamXbox Update (360)
TeamXbox has posted the following:
- ROckstar Games Presents Table Tennis HD Trailer (360)
"This trailer gives us all a pretty good idea that Rockstar is very serious about their latest title, despite the surprise many of us had when the game was first announced."
- Test Drive Unlimited: Lamborghini (360)
"Lamborghini is known the world over for manufacturing some of the most expensive and powerful road-going vehicles available."
Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis Preview (360)
PALGN has posted their preview of Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis.
"Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis defintely looks like a next gen title. The player models and arenas are up to the level of Fight Night Round 3 on the Xbox 360, with swaying clothes and floppy ponytails, and the players get sweat stains and different expressions on their' faces as a game wears on."
Worthplaying Update (PS2, 360, PC, Multi)
Worthplaying has posted the following:
- MotoGP 4 Screenshots (PS2)
"The most realistic PS2 racing title is back with all licensed engine classes, circuits, and riders are recreated to provide fans with the most complete MotoGP experience to date."
- Test Drive Unlimited Lamborghini Unveiled w/19 New Screenshots (360, PC)
"Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads."
- 2006 FIFA World Cup Screenshots (Multi)
"EA will celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany with the launch of the event's only officially licensed videogame, 2006 FIFA World Cup."
- GTR 2 Weather System w/6 New Screenshots (PC)
"In addition to all the favorite cars and tracks returning from GTR, the player will now be able to experience the thrill of driving a whole set of new and exotic sports cars on several new tracks."
- OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast Trailer (Multi - 27.36 MB)
"Power your way across 15 new American themed environments from the OutRun2 SP arcade experience. Race from coast to glorious coast with a fresh new mission structure, a license mode and online play, with up to 6 players for a thrilling head-to-head journey."
- Table Tennis Trailer (360 - 44.97 MB)
"Rockstar Games is working on Table Tennis for Xbox 360, developed by Rockstar San Diego, the creative house behind the Midnight Club street racing series and the Western shooter Red Dead Revolver."
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 Preview (360)
XboxCore has posted their preview of WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007.
"Last year’s grapple system for SD! Vs Raw gave players new options for grappling. The system allowed them to have up to 3 different grappling styles out of a total of 7. So wrestlers had more originality in their style and in-ring abilities. This time around, players will be given a super-treat, as the grapple system will be handled with the right analog stick for pulling off certain moves with certain stipulations. For instance, in most wrestling games when you choose a suplex for your character, you either get to choose from a normal one, a delayed one, or a super-delayed one with a taunt. Instead, players can choose a simple suplex for their wrestler, and actually get to choose how the wrestler executes the move. If you want to delay the move then don’t press anything. If you want to showboat while your opponent is suspended in the air, you can press your taunt button during the middle of the suplex. You can even rotate or spin your opponent during the suspension, before slamming them to the mat."
GTR 2 Screenshots (PC)
The official GTR 2 website has posted some new screenshots.
"Extending the ground-breaking physics engine found in GTR, GTR 2 takes the thrill of driving to new heights. GTR 2, which is the official simulation of the FIA GT championship, features more than 140 high detailed cars and 34 different track-layouts in a hyper realistic racing world with breathtaking real-world-like effects. With a revolutionary Driving School Mode, GTR 2 will teach everybody how to become a real race driver."
Game Informer Online Update (360, PSP)
Game Informer Online has posted the following:
- 2006 FIFA World Cup Hands On Preview (360)
"While the game isn’t as complex as far as controls as a Winning Eleven title, it makes the game much easier for soccer novices. One touches, lobs, and through passes feel much cleaner than in RTWC. More precision controls such as directing specifics of a cross pass, faking a shot, or performing trick stick moves are available as well for players looking for a little more depth. However, trick stick moves are going to need some practice, because if you try to get cocky on the field, most of the time you’re going to lose control of the ball."
- World Rally Championship Screenshots (PSP)
"The world’s most skilled car drivers are braving the cliff roads to get to your PSP in World Rally Championship. Players will race across five continents and 16 countries that will include every type of terrain imaginable. 36 of the best drivers from the 2005 season will man the cars of Ford, Subaru, Mitsubishi and more. WRC will even support wireless multiplayer so you can wipe the floor with your best friend’s tailpipe."
Championship Manager 2006 Preview (Xbox)
CVG has posted their preview of Championship Manager 2006.
"But the big changes have happened to the actual matches themselves. While it's still possible to view your team's progress via ball-by-ball text updates, the two-dimensional 'tiddlywinks' match screen of old has been replaced by new-fangled 3D views. They're still pretty abstract compared to LMA Manager's graphical theatrics, each player looking more like a deformed Subbuteo player than a recognisable human being, but it makes following your team's fortunes much easier. And just to make things even more helpful, you can carry on tinkering with your team during matches, CM2006 helpfully sweeping you back to the action with a replay whenever something important happens."
2006 FIFA World Cup Preview (PS2)
GameZone has posted their preview of 2006 FIFA World Cup.
"Enhanced player animations were promised and the developers did not disappoint. The players look more realistic and have increased fluidity. Kicks look more natural. When they run, it appears that real players are out there on the field, not polygonal video-game characters. Face, skin, and body detail has also been improved. I don't know one soccer player from the next, but I can tell you that these guys are looking more and more like real players (as opposed to looking like enhanced 3D characters. 3D is good, but reality is better)."
Winning Eleven 10 Trailer (PS2)
PSX Extreme has posted a trailer from Winning Eleven 10.
"We won't be getting another Winning Elven for several months, but here's a sneak peak at the Japanese version of the next iteration."
Table Tennis Update (360)
Xboxyde has posted a trailer of Table Tennis and Kotaku has posted some screenshots.
AND 1 Streetball Movie Clip (PS2, Xbox)
GameTrailers have posted some movie clips from AND 1 Streetball.
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- Oblivion Patch Update
- What the well-dressed dog is wearing
- More Arcade Classics Hit Xbox Live
- Virtua Fighter 5: Nine Gameplay Videos!
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Xboxyde has posted some screenshots of Test Drive Unlimited.
"After Aston Martin last week, it's now the turn of the Lamborghini cars from Test Drive Unlimited to be unveiled for our enjoyment."
Welcome to the PGR3 Global Tournament (360)
Check out the official PGR3 Global Tournament website.
"Think you've got the speed, style, and stamina to take on the world's best? Then register and compete in the first ever Project Gotham Racing 3 Global Tournament.
You could win a trip to the Lamborghini factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy. Registration is now open and competition starts on April 17th.
Whether you're seeded to race or just seated on the sidelines, you can catch all of the competition on Xbox Live on Gotham TV. Tune in and watch your favorite racers compete to be the best. Then check back here to see how you are doing in comparison."
OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast Trailer (PC)
3D Gamers have posted a trailer from OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast.
"So much speed, so little time! Experience the superior speed and handling of the latest and greatest Ferrari's in OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast! Your only problem is... which one first? Will it be the limited edition Superamerica with a top speed in excess of 200kph or the F430? Choose from 15 elite racers in this arcade favorite. You'll streak across deserts and blaze through cities and mountains in 30 thrilling stages, including 15 new U.S. locations. Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines!"
Table Tennis Trailer (360)
Xbox 360 - The Official Magazine has posted a trailer from Table Tennis.
"In our recent hands on time with Rockstar's debut sports title, we were all blown away by its speed and precision - taking the frantic urgency of a classic Pong style game, Table Tennis is also blessed with enough next-gen finesse to make a veteran gamer blush. From the pitch perfect knock of ball on wood (easy now) to the ultra realistic character models."
Table Tennis Website Launches (360)
Rockstar Games have launched their Table Tennis website, which includes some screenshots and movie clips.
Question of the Day
It's FRIDAY! Got any plans this weekend?
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Worthplaying has posted the following:
- AND 1 Streetball Gets Delayed w/Trailer (PS2, Xbox)
"Ubisoft announced today that AND 1 Streetball has been delayed and will now ship to retail June 6, 2006, a few days after the kick-off of The AND 1 Mix Tape Tour on June 3, 2006."
- World Rally Championship Goes Gold w/Screenshots (PSP)
"Namco Bandai announced today that its World Rally Championship racing game has gone gold. The first officially licensed WRC rally game on a handheld, WRC provides the hi–octane thrills, pace and dynamics of rally across the globe to the gamer on the move."
- FlatOut 2 60 New Screenshots (PS2, Xbox, PC)
"The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S."
World Rally Championship Preview (PSP)
1up has posted their preview of World Rally Championship.
"The quick load times and quick races add to the game's immediate sense of portable appeal; you can throw Rally in, zip around New Zealand, and be done in time to get another few tracks in before your commute is over."
HEXUS.gaming has posted their hands on preview of Test Drive Unlimited.
"Test Drive Unlimited nicely strikes the balance between arcade fun and sim-style realism. So if you floor it in some 550hp rear-wheel drive monster, you are going to have to work to keep it on the straight without the back wheels trying to overtake the fronts. Similarly, many of the cars corner like they’re on rails, unless you do something daft like boot it halfway through, in which case you’ll get some great power induced oversteer and lift-off understeer. Some of the tight, twisty roads on Oahu make for some of the most exciting driving you can have, even without actually racing anyone."
New Super Hang On Game In Development?
GameGossip has the scoop.
"Could Sega be planning on bringing back its Super Hang On series? That's the question this morning, as a recent filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), shows Sega recently filed for the name."
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REAL WORLD GOLF FOR PLAYSTATION®2 AND XBOX®
San Diego, Calif. – April 6, 2006 - Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSE: MCZ), a leading third party video game accessory provider, announced that it is shipping the Real World Golf video game and the new motion-capture controller, Gametrak. Mad Catz anticipates the product will be available at retail on April 11, 2006. The game and Gametrak accessory will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox®. Mad Catz is the official publisher of Real World Golf on the Xbox, and Valcon Games, Inc. is the official publisher of Real World Golf on the PlayStation®2
”We are very excited to bring Real World Golf and the Gametrak motion-capture controller to market” said Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz. “The introduction of this innovative controller and game will demonstrate to consumers just how interactive a game can truly become.”
The Gametrak controller is the centerpiece of this new technology which precisely tracks the player’s movements and translates them to an in-game character of their choice. Real World Golf lets them actually swing the golf club to hit the in-game ball as the controller captures their swing in real time. The controller is so realistic that a golfer can actually draw, hook, slice, or put backspin on the ball. Game features include ten beautiful 18-hole golf courses, customizable player profiles, skill levels from novice to pro, tournament mode, championship mode, and a training mode with a in-game golf pro. It also contains multiple mini-games such as smashing a ball through the windows of the clubhouse, hitting a golf ball at a giant dartboard, and target practice on a driving range.
The only controller of its kind, Gametrak operates using two gloves attached to the Gametrak to capture hand, wrist, and arm movements in detail. With incredible accuracy it can track swing speeds up to 2000 mph and tracks movements as small as 1mm. This all translates to an exceptional golf game that knows where a ball will land as if the player hit a real golf ball on a real golf course.
This new controller and game will be bundled together and sold at major retailers nationwide on April 11th for an MSRP of $69.99. For more information or to get a sneak peak of the game visit www.realworldgolf.com.
About Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Mad Catz is a worldwide leader of innovative peripherals in the interactive entertainment industry. Mad Catz designs and markets a full range of accessories for video game systems and publishes video game software, including the industry leading GameShark brand of video game enhancements. Mad Catz has distribution through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products. Mad Catz has its operating headquarters in San Diego, California and offices in Canada, Europe and Asia. For additional information go to www.madcatz.com.
The official Super Bikes Riding Challenge website has posted a trailer from their game.
Question of the Day
What game(s) would you like to see on Xbox Live Arcade?
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GameSpot has posted the following:
Super-Bikes: Riding Challenge Teaser Trailer (PC)
GameSpy has posted a trailer of Super-Bikes: Riding Challenge.
IGN Update (PS2, Xbox, PC, Sports)
IGN has posted the following:
- AND 1 Bounces to June (PS2, Xbox)
- Play of the Day: MLB 360 (Sports)
- Super-Bikes: Riding Challenge Trailer (PS2, PC)
- AND 1 Streetball Video (PS2, Xbox)
Top Spin 2 Preview (360)
PALGN has posted their preview of Top Spin 2.
"Graphically, the game was not one to blow you away. However, we’re willing to forgive it because it was a build from the earlier development stages. Still, it did house some promise."
NFL Head Coach Preview (PS2)
1up has posted their preview of NFL Head Coach.
"The big question isn't if this'll be technically competent when all is said and done. The question is whether Head Coach will let you live the glory of building a franchise knowing that you could be a coach, or if it will be just as frustrating as watching a football game and wishing you could take control of the players and make them perform."
FlatOut 2 Q&A (PS2)
TotalVideoGames has posted a Q&A session with Jussi Laakkonen of FlatOut 2.
TVG: "FlatOut was noted for its extensive use of physics in vehicle damage and collisions. Tell us how you've gone about creating even better physics and what this will add to gameplay?"
Jussi Laakkonen: "Our in-house physics engine is by far the most advanced of its kind. It offers over 5,000 destructible objects per track even on the PlayStation 2. What that really means is that you can take your overpowered, understeering, beast of a car and tear through the scenery in a way no other racing game lets you."
Worthplaying has posted the following:
- WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 10 New Screenshots (PS2, PSP, 360)
"THQ and JAKKS are working on WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 enabling players to experience the intensity of being a WWE Superstar like never before with key updates and new game play features."
- Earache Extreme Metal Racing Trailer (PS2, PSP, PSP - 3.55 MB)
"Teenage Goth-Metal girl designs extreme metal racing video game based in Hell…. Earache Extreme Metal Racing will feature ten evil Earache racing teams burning a lot more than rubber through hell and other wastelands."
Strategy Informer Update (PS2, PS3, PC)
Strategy Informer has posted the following:
- WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 Screenshots (PS2)
- WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 Screenshots (PS3)
- Earache Extreme Metal Racing Trailer (PC - 3.61 MB)
Incorporated to Deliver Dynamic Advertising into Highly Anticipated
Sports Title – Major League Baseball® 2K6
Sports Join Forces with Massive Video Game Network
NEW YORK CITY—April 5, 2006— Massive Incorporated, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), MLB Advanced Media and 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTWO), today announced a worldwide agreement to deliver dynamic advertising into Major League Baseball® 2K6. As part of the agreement, Massive is an exclusive partner with MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) for the delivery of dynamic advertising in certain MLBAM-licensed video games, and with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA).
As part of this agreement, 2K Sports, the exclusive third-party publisher of Major League Baseball video games, is now a key member of the Massive Network. 2K Sports also publishes highly acclaimed and popular sports video game franchises in basketball, hockey, college basketball, tennis and snowboarding.
Advertising has long played a prominent role in sports video game titles; however, until now, this advertising took the form of hard-coded, static product placement. Massive’s Network and technology allow MLB Advanced Media and 2K Sports titles to leverage dynamic advertising for ever-fresh brand messaging in their games, mirroring the rapidly changing and expanding advertising opportunities in the live action sports industry.
“Sports games are ideal vehicles for in-game advertising, as the advertising adds an element of realism to the experience for gamers,” said Steve Glickstein, Vice President of Licensing for 2K Sports. “Our sports properties attract top-tier, high profile advertisers and I’m confident Major League Baseball 2K6 will be even more appealing as the Massive Network allows seamless delivery of customized, real-time advertising campaigns.”
“We selected Massive to open this new revenue stream because of their knowledge of the advertising, sponsorship and video game industries,” said John Olshan of the MLBPA. “This combination makes them the ideal partner to work through the complicated issues arising from baseball’s multiple rights holders and conflicting sponsors.”
“We are thrilled to work with MLBAM, MLBPA and 2K Sports to leverage and fully extend the advertising potential of this great franchise,” said Mitch Davis, CEO of Massive. “Major League Baseball has already brought significant innovation to advertising in live sports; together, we will now do the same for their video game properties.”
About MLB Advanced Media
Established in June 2000 following a unanimous vote by the 30 Major League Baseball club owners to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations, MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) is the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, www.mlb.com, and each of the 30 individual Club sites to create the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. MLB.com offers fans the most complete baseball information on the Web, including up-to-date statistics, game summaries, extensive historical information, and exclusive features about Major League Baseball events and programs, including online ticket sales, baseball merchandise, authenticated memorabilia and collectibles, fantasy games, live and archived radio broadcasts of every game, live and archived video webcasts of entire games, pitch-by-pitch enactment of games, and hosted post-game video highlight shows. MLB.com offers more live events on the Internet than any other website in the world.
About Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an integrated global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and accessories for the PC, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™ and Game Boy® Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 2K Sports and Global Star Software; and distributes products in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two also manufactures and markets video game accessories in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region through its Joytech subsidiary. The Company maintains sales and marketing offices in Cincinnati, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Vienna, Milan, Sydney, Breda (Netherlands), Auckland, Shanghai and Tokyo. Take-Two's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at www.take2games.com.
All trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their respective holders.
About Major League Baseball Players Association
The Major League Baseball Players Association (www.MLBPLAYERS.com) is the collective bargaining representative for all professional baseball players of the thirty Major League Baseball teams and serves as the exclusive group licensing agent for commercial and licensing activities involving active Major League baseball players. On behalf of its members, it operates the Players Choice licensing program and Players Choice Awards, which benefit the needy through the Major League Baseball Players Trust, a charitable foundation established and run entirely by Major League baseball players.
About Massive Incorporated
Massive Incorporated is the creator of the world’s leading network for dynamic video game advertising. With 37 game publishers and more than 100 titles, the Massive Network offers advertisers the ability to reach an aggregated gaming audience in real-time across multiple platforms. Over 60 blue-chip advertisers have run campaigns across the Massive Network throughout North America and Europe. Publishers in the Massive Network generate the highest yield per title from dynamic in-game advertising, enabling them to leverage the value of their content while preserving and enhancing the game experience. Massive’s technology allows for all forms of downloadable media and advertising content to be contextually integrated into the game environment, including image, audio, video and game object formats. www.massiveincorporated.com
FOR XBOX 360 AND PSP HAVE GONE GOLD!
Major League Baseball 2K6 for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PSP™ (Play Station® Portable), the latest in the popular Major League Baseball 2K video game series, have gone gold. Major League Baseball 2K6 showcases groundbreaking new features, outstanding graphics, incomparable gameplay and online play.
Major League Baseball 2K6, the only officially licensed Major League Baseball video game to be available for every major gaming console, brings baseball to life with a variety of original and exciting features for Xbox 360 and PSP. Providing baseball fans with the ultimate MLB video game experience, Major League Baseball 2K6 offers the new, innovative Swing Stick batting mechanic, A.I.-driven Inside Edge™ technology, World Baseball Classic Mode, and Pure Motion Physics, among other compelling features.
Major League Baseball 2K6 for Xbox 360 demonstrates the game’s exceptional graphics through high-definition details in cloth physics, 3D interactive crowds, and high-resolution textures. Through the power of the Xbox 360, the new Flashback Highlights technology allows players to relive key moments in the game.
In addition to incorporating a suite of superior features included in the console versions, Major League Baseball 2K6 for the PSP features the exclusive Home Run Derby Career Mode, challenging gamers to battle their way through the heavy hitters of Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball 2K6 with these features and more will be shipping to retailers on April 10 for Xbox 360 and April 14 for PSP.
For more information click on www.2ksports.com
XBOXExclusive has posted their preview of Table Tennis.
"From the moment when I first served the ball, to the slow motion sequences that take place, my first initial feel of the game was: this is going to be a great game. So with that said, if you liked Top Spin or Virtua Tennis, you will LOVE this game. You are definitely going to want to play this game. Developed by Rockstar San Diego (Midnight Club), this game has been completely built from the ground up and separate from the Top Spin developers. Table Tennis will be available May 22, 2006 with a price tag of $39.99."
Winning Eleven 10 Gameplay Movie Clips (Xbox, PS2)
Xboxyde and Playsyde have posted some gameplay movie clips from Winning Eleven 10.
"Konami keeps releasing really, really low-resolution trailers for their upcoming World Cup game, Winning Eleven 10. Unfortunately, it probably won't be released here in time for the real World Cup, but PES5 could keep me busy for the upcoming 10 years or so anyway. One of the videos is the game's intro, while the other shows some new features and animations."
Table Tennis Hands On Impressions (360)
GamePro has posted their hands on impressions of Table Tennis.
"The core mechanics of the game make play surprising simple, though mastering the different types of spin shots and keeping light on your feet will set the good and great players apart. Face buttons control different spin shots, and a colored trail follows the ball to designate what type of spin it has on it (i.e., side, top, or back). The shoulder buttons are used for focus (slow-motion power shots) and drop shots."
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 Screenshots (360)
Xboxyde, Playsyde and 360Monster have posted some screenshots of WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007.
Test Drive Unlimited Screenshots (360)
360Monster has posted some screenshots of Test Drive Unlimited.
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