E3 2008 News


Civilization 4 Colonization E3 Preview

By Aaron Linde, Jul 16, 2008 11:10am PDT

Sid Meier's Civilization franchise has never been about making history fun. It's about making a fun version of a new history, in which Gandhi's...


"Oh man, I can't wait for this. The original is right next to Civ in my all-time favourites ..."

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Live from the Take-Two Press Conference

By Nick Breckon, Jul 16, 2008 10:40am PDT

It's the second day of E3, and Take-Two is making ready to present the last of the major publisher press conferences. We expect to at least...


"Take Two has the publishing rights to DNF. So unless they sell those rights before it is done ..."

- Kristian Joensen see all 14 comments

No Halo Wars In 2008

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 16, 2008 10:23am PDT

Microsoft just confirmed with Shacknews that Ensemble Studios' Halo-based strategy game Halo Wars is delayed until the first half of 2009. Though...


"If the general feeling is that their game is 3-4 months away I add 6 months (at least) to that. ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 9 comments

E3 2008 Day One Recap: Previews, News and Media

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 8:48am PDT

E3 2008 officially kicked off yesterday, and with over 50 posts in the past day, it's pretty easy to assume that something got lost in the shuffle....


"Any other Wii owners out there displeased with the lack of a Wii storage solution announcement? ..."

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Carmack: Doom 4 Sports Better Graphics Than Rage; Uses id Tech 5, Lower Frame Rate

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 2:30am PDT

Though powered by the same id Tech 5 technology as id's open-world shooter Rage, Doom 4 will be so detailed that it appears to run on "a...


"Exactly. Why in satan's fiery hell would you take a comment that Doom 4 will be demanding to ..."

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Wii Music E3 Hands-on Preview

By Aaron Linde, Jul 16, 2008 1:13am PDT

Wii Music is probably not what you expect it to be. It's definitely not a rhythm game—at least, not in the way that Rock Band and Guitar...


"as long as "own the fuck out of everyone" is on the box, or better yet, is the name of the game, ..."

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Dead Space Hands-on Preview: Resident Evil 4 in Space

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 12:56am PDT

EA Redwood Shores' sci-fi survival horror effort Dead Space (PC, PS3, X360) can best be summarized as Resident Evil 4 in space, and no, that's not...


"Gotta admit, as cool as the other vids have been, that was by far and away the least inspiring ..."

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Killzone 2 Footage from the Floor

By Nick Breckon, Jul 16, 2008 12:48am PDT

Here's a little Killzone 2 clip, straight from the E3 show floor. Killzone 2 is set to arrive next February on PlayStation 3. For more, check...


"Put those same PC players back on a mouse and keyboard and have them play against the best ..."

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LittleBigPlanet Preview: It's the Real Deal

By Nick Breckon, Jul 16, 2008 12:36am PDT

It was on the fifth playthrough of the same level that I decided LittleBigPlanet was definitely going to be good. People continue to ask what...


"This is still the lone reason I want a PS3. Great preview. Thank you good sir!"

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Wario Land: Shake It! E3 Hands-on

By Aaron Linde, Jul 15, 2008 11:20pm PDT

Wario Land: Shake It! (Wii) is a 2D game, and it's not on WiiWare. That was unexpected. But the production values—high quality, hand-drawn...


Fable 2 Preview: Condoms, Combat, Domestic Abuse

By Chris Faylor, Jul 15, 2008 10:25pm PDT

As I approach one of the many random houses that litter the Fable 2 countryside, I notice the front door is glowing red. So I do what any normal...


"you should do some more research on the game. theres ALOT that makes it stand out. and a lot of ..."

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Wii MotionPlus, Wii Sports Resort Hands-on: Waggling Done Right?

By Aaron Linde, Jul 15, 2008 9:00pm PDT

A few months before the Wii's original launch, the limitations of the system and its motion-centric controls finally dawned on me: tethered to the...


"It just hit me that if we do ever get a second Zelda on the Wii...this could be really badass."

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E3 Capcom Media Post

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 15, 2008 8:53pm PDT

Eyes not tired yet from the bombardment of E3 media? Good, because we have several items from Capcom for you. Check out the full story for...


"honestly, you couldn't be any more wrong than you are. Is it Troll week or something?"

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Guitar Hero World Tour Getting YouTube-like Song Sharing Service

By Aaron Linde, Jul 15, 2008 8:43pm PDT

Following the new details on the song creation functionality of Neversoft's Guitar Hero World Tour, publisher Activision has revealed a...


"Give us shit we actually want. I don't care about any of this garbage."

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Guitar Hero World Tour Music Creation Details Revealed

By Aaron Linde, Jul 15, 2008 8:30pm PDT

Publisher Activision today announced that Neversoft's upcoming rhythm game follow-up Guitar Hero World Tour will provide a number of new features...


"Well, the Rock Band 2 drumkit has add-ons for two extra cymbals, so that might be able to work ..."

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