Archive for August, 2011

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is one of those delightful little surprises in this year’s gaming calendar. It’s a typical knife-edge wildcard title that could change everything or fall under its own pretence. If you look at its pedigree, you can see a definitively strong title in the original Deus Ex but also the bitter disappoint of Deus Ex: Invisible War so many would be forgiven for feeling a touch apprehensive   Read More ...

Microsoft revealed a new Xbox Live Arcade title coming from ThinkFlowGames. The game seems to draw influence from titles like Geometry Wars and Pacman.   It appears Blocky is a 2D arcade style game with a reward system and long term goals to keep inviting players to come back and play. It appears the game has two modes, Retro and Waves mode. Retro mode is a survival style mode where   Read More ...

What was once fiction is now fact, Sony has confirmed via the PlayStation blog that their upcoming 24″ 3D TV will include a copy of Motorstorm Apocalypse on Blu-ray as well as Resistance 3 on Blu-ray.   Sony is recommending you place your pre orders by September 30th as the TV will launch sometime in November. The 3D TV will also come with a pair of universal 3d glasses and   Read More ...

If you’ve been playing the latest release of Dues Ex: Human Revolution from Square Enix and Eidos Montreal, you’ve probably noticed something interesting. Jensen needs a new mirror in his apartment and he just won’t take no for answer. However, this time it appears he’s taking matters into his own hands.

Categories: News, Video

In the days where RPGs have been played on multiple discs, much like BioWare’s Mass Effect series, Bethesda mentioned to one curious reporter about the size of the newest release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.   Some games this year on Xbox 360 have moved from 2 discs to even three discs (LA Noire). With the large world, characters and environment you would come to think that Skyrim would   Read More ...

Isn’t it a bit strange when you see a game be just announced only a few months ago and to have a finalized release date all of a sudden? We’re sure your probably skeptical about it as you ought to be. The game will be launching on September 13 on Steam.   Hard Reset is the PC exclusive sci fi first person shooter from Poland’s Flying Wild Hog. You can   Read More ...

Valve announced today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be using Steam and Steamworks.   You’ll be able to use to pre-order the game via pre-purchase on Steam. The game will be releasing worldwide on November 8th. The PC version of the game will  have two versions that are powered by Steamworks as both a digital version and a tangible version. Offline play will also be supported by   Read More ...

Categories: Activision, Mac, News, PC, Worldwide

The announcement of Halo 4 back at E3 earlier this year brought excitement to fans all over the world. Halo has 10 years of history behind and has grown into one of those franchises that is bound to last a lifetime much in the way Star Wars has. With 343 Industries at the helm of this direct sequel to Halo 3 they want to present Master Chief as both a   Read More ...

From developers at Scorsoft and publishers BulkyPix (http://www.bulkypix.com), comes a new arcade title experience for your mobile iOS devices.   As you begin the game villages of Jellies have been destroyed  and the inhabitants are in peril from the spiky king. You must join in with the hungry blue jelly to eat fruit scattered across each maze while avoiding being devoured. The game will be made available for iPhone and   Read More ...

It was announced from HaloFest this weekend in the Penny Arcade Expo that the upcoming new warthog in Halo 4 will be playable, at least in an interactive museum experience kind of way, in Forza Motorsport 4.   In this new Autovista experience players get to see a first hand look at the Warthog. When players pick up Forza Motorsport 4 you’ll be able to interact with this Warthog in   Read More ...

When Mass Effect 3 launches next year, BioWare has confirmed that there won’t be an origin-story comic to come with it to keep players up to date on the story.   Instead it looks like we’ll be seeing something like “Previously on Mass Effect” videos before launch of the game to catch you up on the story thus far. So it looks like you’ll have to stick with playing Mass   Read More ...

Categories: BioWare, Developer News, News, PAX

It certainly wouldn’t be a fighting game if there wasn’t an arcade stick with relevant art on it to go along with it. Mad Catz has recently entered into a multi year agreement with Capcom to bring in Street Fighter X Tekken arcade sticks and accessories. The agreement covers both North America and European territories.   The arcade stick will launch based on the upcoming Street Fighter X Tekken title   Read More ...

Categories: Capcom, Industry News, News

For those of you who may not know, Nolan North is the man behind the voice of the Uncharted series main character, Nathan Drake. We recently previewed Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and now we have a preview of the Collectors Edition, which is pretty hilarious I must say. Nolan North, you sir are a funny guy.   Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception launches on November 1.

With OnLive in the news recently and its latest update online and ready for your time, we have here our feature review of the home console. OnLive is available in the United States and is officially coming to Europe as well during the Eurogamer Expo in September. Now, keep in mind that OnLive is a game streaming service, much like video streaming services like Netflix. What that means is you   Read More ...

Categories: Features, OnLive, Reviews

If you’re looking forward to upcoming release of Dead Island, Deep Silver announced today that you’ll be able to extend your Dead Island experience into your Xbox LIVE Avatar. You’ll be able to choose between different outfits and items to tag on your Avatar. Read below to to check out what outfits and items you’ll be able to use on your Avatar.   [Xbox.com]  

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