Archive for June 2012
Spec Ops: The Line [Review] – Heart of gold, gameplay of darknes
The narrative pillars of setting, character and plot that try so heroically to hold up Spec Ops: The Line are – simply put – wonderful.
Tekken producer tells fans to stop “whining and complaining”
Tekken franchise producer Katsuhiro Harada has launched a fierce attack on the series’ fans via Twitter.
Camilla Luddington named as the new Lara Croft
With the Tomb Raider series receiving a reboot, Square have been on the hunt for a new actress to play Lara.
Dragon’s Dogma sequel coming, series will become “major franchise”
Capcom has announced plans to continue development of Dragon’s Dogma, with plan to turn it into a “major franchise”.
Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 [Review]
The bestest ever Magic: The Gathering videogame adaptation came out in 1997.
IncGamers Podcast #84
Summer is well and truly here, which means a great deal more Vitamin D (for those who venture outside) but slimmer pickings from the world of videogames.
Lingerie Football League sport-porn game incoming, developed by UFC and WWE dev
The rights to create videogames based on the sport-porn extravaganza that is the Lingerie Football League have been snapped up by Yuke’s, the developer behind THQ’s WWE and UFC Undisputedgames.
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor [Review] – A ‘hardcore’ Kinect game…
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor is simultaneously brave, brilliant, broken and bollocks.
Religion just got crazier in the worst videogame trailer of all time
Following yesterday’s post of the Senran Kagura Burst trailer – one of the best trailers ever, complete with giant boobs and machine gun dongs on girls – it got me thinking to what the worst videogame trailer out there might possibly be.
Tits, ass and a machine gun penis in crazy 3DS fighter trailer [Video]
Have you seen the trailer for the all-girl Nintendo 3DS beat ‘em up Senran Kagura Burst?
BioWare looking at free-to-play for Star Wars: The Old Republic
Despite BioWare saying late last year that it couldn’t see MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic going down the free-to-play route anytime soon, it was only a matter of before the developer looked into the prospect.
South Korea bans virtual item trading, Diablo 3 auction house dead
South Korea has officially banned the trade of virtual items, which would make Diablo 3’s Auction House illegal in the country.
Guitar Hero studio working on Call of Duty series
NeverSoft, the studio most famous for their work on the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Guitar Hero franchises, has been added to the list of developers working on Call of Duty.
Civilisation V added to Steam Workshop
2K Games has announced that Firaxis’ Civilisation V is now a part of the Steam Worskshop family.
German consumer association takes action over Diablo 3
The German consumer association, the vzbv, has today cautioned Blizzard over Diablo 3’s packaging description highlighting antitrust violations.
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs teaser is full of sunshine
Ok, no, of course it isn’t full of sunshine. It’s full of dark places, terrified breathing and pig noises.
Meet Van Helsing’s weird monsters
Neocore has released the first set of proper screenshots from its forthcoming action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing and, yes, these images do indeed confirm that the game looks like an action-RPG.
thatgamecompany can now bring games to “more platforms”
thatgamecompany, developers of Journey, flOW and Flower, is now free and able to bring titles to platforms outside of the PlayStation 3, according to a news update made on the company’s official site.
Abandoned Thief 4 trailer surfaces [Video]
It’s all been silent on Thief 4 front since the game was first announced way back in 2009.
Ubisoft still has faith in Vita: “It’s a really good platform”
Those already writing the PS Vita’s obituary should think again, says Ubisoft.
Microsoft not attending GamesCom or Tokyo Game Show
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be not make the trip to GamesCom or the Tokyo Game Show this year.
Sony execs take pay cuts following four years of losses
Sony executives have agreed to pay cuts following four years of significant losses for the firm.