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An Exclusive Look At Need for Speed Carbon on the Wii

News Week has posted an Exclusive Look At Need for Speed Carbon on the Wii.
"Those alternatives use both the Wii remote and the nunchuk attachment. In the first one, you rotate the nunchuk left and right to steer, and tilt the Wii remote forwards or backwards from a 45-degree position to accelerate or brake, respectively. For both the second and third alternatives, you hold the Wii remote at a 90 degree angle and tilt it forward to accelerate, while using the Z-button on the nunchuk to brake. The difference is that in the second alternative, you rotate the nunchuk to steer; in the third, you steer with the nunchuk's analog stick."

New Test Drive Content Next Month (360)

360Monster has the scoop.
"Atari have announced a new content download for Test Drive Unlimited called Unlimited Freedom. The pack will include six new cars to race around Oahu including the 25th Anniversary Lambourghini Countach, Ferrari 250 GTO and Noble M400."

Madden Gets Early Price Cut

PSX Extreme has the scoop.
"Once again a top-selling title, EA's Madden NFL '07 has been sitting at or near the top of the sales charts ever since its release in late August. And what's a good way to keep it up there? Well, according to a few online retailers, some of the game's most popular editions are getting a little price reduction."

Gameinfowire Screenshots (PS3)

Gameinfowire has posted screenshots from the following games:
  • Madden NFL 07
    "Coming into its 17th year and with more than 51 million copies sold, Madden NFL Football continues to stand out as the most popular football videogame franchise of all time with a combination of innovative new features and the most authentic football gameplay."
  • Need for Speed Carbon
    "What starts in the city is settled in the canyons as Need for Speed Carbon immerses you into the world's most dangerous and adrenaline-filled form of street racing. You and your crew must race in an all-out war for the city, risking everything to take over your rivals' neighborhoods one block at a time. As the police turn up the heat, the battle ultimately shifts to Carbon Canyon, where territories and reputations can be lost on every perilous curve. Need for Speed Carbon delivers the next generation of customization giving you the power to design and tweak your crew's cars in every way using the ground-breaking new Autosculpt technology. Represent your car class, your crew, and your turf in Need for Speed Carbon, the next revolution in racing games."

Question of the Day

Do you like sliders in video games?

Hell yes, I do.

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Member Comments
# 1 MachoMyers @ 10/25/06 09:27 AM

You could say I'm hopelessly addicted to sliders in games.
# 2 ExtremeGamer @ 10/25/06 09:29 AM
QOTD - no, actually I hate them. I miss the days of a game playing great out of the box instead of having to tweak sliders for weeks until it's "pefect".
# 3 Pete1210 @ 10/25/06 09:34 AM
QOTD: Yes. I don't bother too much with them, but its nice to have the option.
# 4 TJdaSportsGuy @ 10/25/06 10:27 AM

I pretty much echo Scott's sentiments regarding sliders. I think that, unfortunately, today they are a necessary evil. I'd love for these games to play a realistic brand of (insert sport here) out of the box, but for some reason, that hardly ever happens.
# 5 cbgatorade0202 @ 10/25/06 10:56 AM
QOTD: I've tried a few sliders here and there but I just stick with what comes out of the box , To lazy to really pay attention for sliders.
# 6 luv_mist @ 10/25/06 03:20 PM
I like them. Only one game that had them and didn't need to adjust them yet. They are a real good for helping the game mold better to what you want. Options are good.
# 7 slickdtc @ 10/25/06 06:49 PM
QOTD: I used to be a huge slider guy, but now I've just been playing the game to play the game. I am glad they are there though. It'll be tough to pull them from games once you added them in already anyway.

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