Is it harder to upgrade a game to HD when the main character doesn't have limbs? Only Ubisoft game creator Michel Ancel can answer that one, since his signature creation—fresh off the awesome Rayman Origins—gets a shinier PS3 re-release this week. Other notable happenings inlcude a whole passel of Final Fantasy games…
Until recently I was under the impression that Warhammer 40,000 was a tabletop war game played mainly by bookish and bearded nerds in comic shops and out-of-the-way conference rooms at sci-fi / fantasy conventions.
If you give me the option to make a pink and yellow Space Marine, I'm going to make a pink and yellow Space Marine.
Relic Entertainment has proven time and time again with its Dawn of War real-time strategy franchise that it has a deep respect for Warhammer: 40.000. Does that respect extend to the third-person shooter?
I might not know a Space Marine from an exploding squig, but I know a true action hero when I ram his weapon down the throats of a couple thousand Orks.
Large and bulky like the mutated heroes of the game itself, the Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine collector's edition could easily take down your average Ork. Let's take a peek inside.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is an action shooter with weight. And that weight doesn't come from just the screen-shaking heft of the marines you play, it also comes from the deep history of the nearly 25-year-old franchise upon which the game was built.
While its big, burly characters make it look like it wants to be Gears of War, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine's core tenant is distinctly un-Gears-like: Cover is for the weak.
Proof positive that pre-release demos can make or break a game, my interest level in Relic Entertainment's Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine went from zero to must-buy within 30 minutes of try-before-you-buy gameplay.
Mark Strong, the actor who voices Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine's Captain Titus, is new to the Warhammer world. After getting a taste of Warhammer, he says he want to "take a big swim" in the universe.
Upcoming title Warhammer 40,000 gets a a handful of short trailers that should loop in newcomers and get old hands excited.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is a big, bone crunching action game, and it needs to sound like it. The development team looked to Hollywood to create cinematic moments that felt as gigantic and world moving as those on the silver screen. Using a live orchestra sure doesn't hurt.
Earlier today, a post on the official forum for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine said that cooperative multiplayer for the game would not be available at launchand would be added into the game 30 days after launch "give or take." The post has since been removed, but publisher THQ has yet to confirm any plans or…
The only problem with this thrilling cinematic trailer for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is that I'm not entirely clear on who is supposed to be war. I only know someone is, and they're quite vehement about it.
To the uninitiated, the Chaos Marines in Warhammer 40,000 are just like the Space Marines, only purple with glowing red eyes. Perhaps it's best we just leave it at that.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is still a big, thunderous shoot 'em up mixed with Ork-eviscerating action. Not much has changed here: Space Marine is booming, bloody violence in the most unpleasant of alien environments.
Fans familiar with the Warhammer 40,000 universe are incredibly excited about THQ and Relic Entertainment's Space Marine for the Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Players not familiar with the universe have no idea what's going on. This video fixes that.
THQ's third-person shooter Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine would be pretty boring if you were only fighting the Ork forces. Developer Relic Entertainment mixing things up by introducing the forces of Chaos, the original mixer-uppers.
THQ today detailed their release plans for a half-dozen games, including Red Faction Armageddon which is now planned for a May 2011 release day.
The Warhammer 40,000 universe's descriptive tagline—"In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war"—does not sound like a cheery fantasy in which many of us would like to find ourselves.