Archive for 4 April 2011


A novel proposal: THQ teams up with Random House

Mega-publisher of books, Random House, and mega-publisher of games, THQ, have today announced the creation of a joint team to work together creating “original intellectual properties” for publication across multiple mediums.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Fraud charges added to Activision vs. EA suit

Yet another turn in the lawsuit and counterlawsuit between Activision, EA and former Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella, as the latter duo add fraud charges to their original complaint against the publisher.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

First Spider-Man: Edge of Time trailer spins confusing tale

Messing around with time and space always leads to confusion, which is why Spider-Man: Edge of Time’s two Spider-Men concept is a little tricky.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Ubisoft reveals next Anno will be set in 2070

The latest in the strategic city-building and economy-balancing Anno series will be getting a near(ish) future twist.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Battlefield Play4Free enters open beta phase

Battlefield Play4Free has now entered its open beta phase, allowing all interested players to give this mash-up of Battlefield 2 maps, Bad Company 2 weapons and free-to-play MMO finance model a try.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

MX vs ATV Alive Hands-On Preview

Here are a couple of facts for you. The MX vs ATV series consists of five games, with Alive representing the series’ sixth outing.

By John Robertson | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

MX vs ATV Alive Interview

Following on from our hands-on preview of Rainbow Studios forthcoming off-road racer, we sit down with MX vs ATV Alive’s Art Director, Ian Wood, to chat about the game’s realism and the unique way in which the game is being sold on consoles.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

The future of the FPS rests in ‘getting players connected’

Brink’s Creative Director, Richard Ham, talks about the future of the FPS genre.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Saint’s Row the Third: First gameplay trailer

First gameplay trailer for THQ and Volition, Inc’s latest walk down Saint’s Row.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off