Archive for June 2010
Take-Two Seeks To Alleviate Sequelitis
In an interview over at Gamasutra, Take-Two’s corporate communications vice president Alan Lewis has claimed that the publisher will seek to introduce “at least” one new intellectual property per year.
LEGO Universe: Play, Build and Battle Trailers
The three E3 trailers for LEGO Universe each highlight a different aspect of the block-based MMO world: playing, building and battling.
Steam Launches Gigantic "Perils Of Summer" Sale
Valve clearly doesn’t want PC users to get any kind of a tan this summer, as Steam’s massive “Perils of Summer” sale is urging everybody to “Play it safe.
APB’s Voice Chat To Feature Adverts
Just days before the All Points Bulletin (APB) launch date, beta testers and community members have discovered a previously unannounced in-game advertising ‘feature,’ as Massively reports.
IncGamers Podcast 24/6/10
We made it back from E3 and the regular IncGamers Podcast service resumes.
City of Heroes Dev Diary – The Making Of Super Booster V: Mutation
In the latest developer diary from Paragon Studios, David Nakayama, City Of Heroes Art Lead and Floyd Grubb, Sr.
Aion and Special Force Directors Join Kingdom Under Fire 2
Blueside has revealed that two prominent game directors have now joined the Kingdom Under Fire 2 development team.
The two new additions to the team are creative director Yong-Chan Jee and project manager / lead server programmer, Young-Sun Lee. Yong-Chan Jee is known as the man behind designing NCSoft’s MMORPG Aion: The Tower of Eternity and Young-Sun Lee was the former director of Special Force, one of the most popular FPS games in the history of Korean online gaming.
DICE Listening To Medal Of Honor Beta Feedback
DICE has posted a round-up of its latest beta details and findings, suggesting that several concerns from the PC crowd will be addressed.
China Introduces Strict Regulations For Online Gaming
Chinese publication Xinhua is reporting that China’s Ministry of Culture has passed a series of regulations that will force online games companies to protect minors from “unwholesome” content.
Bleszinski: Industry "Scared" By Used Game Sales
In an E3 interview with Joystiq, Epic Games’ CliffyB has voiced the opinion that the games industry is “scared” by used game sales.
US Vice President Goes On The Offensive Against Piracy
Appearing at a Washington D.C. press conference alongside Victoria Espinel (U.S.