Tom Clancy's EndWar News

LBP costumes lead PSN update

LBP costumes lead PSN update

Festive cupboards filled with goods.

Sony has restocked the PlayStation Store cupboards to include a free Santa outfit for LittleBigPlanet. Ho ho ho.

The same game also hails the arrival of four Street Fighter-themed costumes, featuring togs worn by Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile and Zangief. These are GBP 1.59 a pop, or all four for GBP 4.79.

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords - Revenge of the Plague Lord is up for grabs at GBP 15.99. And full games NBA Live '09 and Tiger Woods PGA Tour '09 can be downloaded for GBP 29.99 and GBP 31.99, respectively.

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EndWar gets Escalation Pack DLC

Plus 4v4 multiplayer mode update.

Ubisoft plans to release an Escalation Pack for Tom Clancy's EndWar on Xbox 360 and PS3 today. That's the plan; there's nothing on either online service just yet.

Pre-order EndWar for 360, get beta access

Pre-order EndWar for 360, get beta access

Try out the multiplayer bits and everything.

Ubisoft has confirmed to Eurogamer the first people to pre-order Tom Clancy's EndWar for Xbox 360 will get access to the open beta.

As reported by IGN, Ubi is billing the beta as a "VIP demo". Those taking part will be able to try out the multiplayer element of the game and help out with an online stress test.

The VIP demo will begin in early October. Access tokens are limited and will be dished out on a first-come, first-served basis.

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EndWar gets gesture controls

Wave goodbye to your enemies.

Not content with shaking up the RTS genre with voice-driven gameplay, Ubisoft's Shanghai team has just implemented a gesture-based system in EndWar that lets you perform Minority Report-style screen manipulation using a console camera.

EndWar factions revealed

Europe vs. Russia vs. US.

Ubisoft has whipped the wrappers off the three factions in real-time strategy console game Tom Clancy's EndWar.

EndWar beta test in November

EndWar beta test in November

Says creative director.

Tom Clancy's EndWar will be publicly beta-tested later this year, judging by comments made by creative director Michael de Plater in an interview with Eurogamer. Ooh, that's us.

"We really believe that as soon as anyone can get their hands on the controls and experience it, it'll be something new and it's a level of immersion and realism and accessibility that's never really been in a strategy game," he said during Ubisoft's Parisian showcase yesterday.

"We're really focusing on getting our beta-test out for November."

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EndWar is voice activated

Hands-free Clancy.

Tom Clancy's EndWar will be playable using only voice commands, Ubisoft revealed in its Ubidays press conference, although there will also be the option to use a joypad.

Ubi unveils Tom Clancy's EndWar

Ubi unveils Tom Clancy's EndWar

"100% next-gen" strategy game.

Ubisoft has unveiled Tom Clancy's EndWar - a strategy game with online multiplayer for next-generation consoles, set on the battlefields of World War III. Yes, three.

Due out on next generation consoles in fiscal year 2007/2008 (i.e. by the end of March 2008), it's described as "a revolutionary war strategy game" that "will push the standards of technology, showcasing artificial intelligence, graphics, physics and animations that were not possible prior to the launch of the new hardware systems".

It's being put together by Ubisoft Shanghai, and the publisher's touting it as "the first 100 percent next-generation Tom Clancy brand".

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