The developers of Forza Motorsport, Turn 10 have been linked with working on a new Natal Project, which begs the questions is there a motion sensor racing game on the way? Microsoft are releasing their last Mythic map pack for Halo 3 next month on the 2nd. Lord of the Rings Online has had some new patches released for it today that fixes certain issues with the skirmishes. The designer of MAG thinks that Xbox Live is “more juvenile” than the PSN, with PSN users more suited to their new online game. He also revealed that the games not limited to the current 256-player battles available, and that, that number could be exceeded in the future. And if you want even more MAG news then you can read the first part of our exclusive interview with the games developers, Zipper Interactive.

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You can download the new issue of P3Zine for free. And in this months issue we have a full and in-depth review for the new and original game – Brutal Legend by famed creator Tim Schafer and his development team Double Fine Productions. Brutal Legend is a 3rd person action game in which you play in a huge heavy metal fantasy world, filled with groupies, angry demons, legendary rock stars, unique musical scenery and one particular roadie called Eddie Riggs. Eddies a man on a mission, to help save the world from evil using his trusty guitar ‘Clementine ‘ and the power of rock!

There’s not much longer to go until the release of Assassins Creed II and we have one last hands-on preview of this highly anticipated sequel before it hits the store shelves.  Alongside this preview we have new and exclusive screens, one of which displays a certain Leonardo Da Vinci,  who’s working in his study preparing a new gadget for Ezio to play with. Plus we managed to have an exclusive 5 page interview with one of the games producers Sebastien Puel, who tells us what to expect from this exciting new title.

That’s not all though as we have first looks at the huge online game MAG, Army of Two: The 40th Day the new sequel to the popular co-op game and The Saboteur which takes place during World War II in Nazi occupied Paris. Then there’s hands-on previews for the eagerly anticipated Modern Warfare 2 and the new turn table game,DJ Hero. As well as full reviews for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, FIFA 10, Marvel Ultimate Alliance and Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes.

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At one point I thought that 2009 was going to be the best year ever for video games. In my opinion, 2007 and 2008 were both up there in the best of the best and as we recovered from the glut of stellar titles, this year looked set to carry this trend on.

However, as we sit here on the side of our once lush pool that used to be a teaming release schedule and has now dried up in the heat of summer, things aren’t looking quite so good. (more…)