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Archive for 4 June 2012


Ubisoft unveils Watch Dogs, looks incredible in first screens

Update:
Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs will be available on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Ubisoft shows off ShootMania Storm

Ubisoft showed off moddable FPS ShootMania Storm in spectacular fashion during their E3 conference.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 6

Trials Evolution: Over 85,000 created levels

Ubisoft were in a boastful mood at their E3 2012 press conference today, particularly when it came to the excellent Trials Evolution.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed 3 has cliff climbing, wolf shooting and musket death

Ubisoft has demonstrated an extended section of Assassin’s Creed 3 at its E3 2012 press event, featuring a whole host of activities.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

GTA V out this October – report

According to the CV of GTA V’s lead vehicle artist, the game is due for release this October.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Killer Freaks from Outer Space becomes ZombiU

Ubisoft’s Wii U title Killer Freaks from Outer Space has been reworked into the grim-looking ZombiU.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Rayman Legends supports up to five-player co-op and Wiimotes

Rayman Legends for Nintendo’s Wii U received an extensive showing at Ubisoft’s E3 2012 press conference today, including a demonstration of how co-op will work.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Far Cry 3 features boobs, hallucinations, jungles

Ubisoft has opened their E3 press conference by showing off Far Cry 3 and – in true high-brow fashion – the very first image from the new footage is of bare breasts, which just happen to be attached to a lady who’s gyrating on top of the protagonist (see trailer below).

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

More characters revealed for Avengers: The Battle for Earth

Ubisoft has showed off a CG trailer for the forthcoming Wii U and Kinect title Avengers: The Battle for Earth which reveals a few more of the Marvel characters that’ll feature in the game.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

First screens of Battlefield 3 ‘Armored Kill’ DLC, due September

EA has released a bunch of screens for upcoming Battlefield 3 expansion ‘Armored Kill’, see below.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 3

EA E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

The EA E3 2012 Press Conference has just ended, so here’s a quick summary of all the goings-on.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Gears of War: Judgment: A prequel to the first game

In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 press conference, a few new details have come to light regarding the next game in the Gears of War series.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Crytek demos Crysis 3

Crytek has shown off Crysis 3 at EA’s E3 conference.
Crytek’s Cevat Yerli was on hand to describe the team’s goals with the game, most notable being the use of “sandbox action”, which hopefully indicates a return to the more freeform combat of the first Crysis.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 2

Become Need For Speed’s Most Wanted in October

A few more details have been revealed about Criterion’s Need For Speed: Most Wanted at EA’s E3 presentation.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

EA Sports acquires UFC license, THQ’s catalogue gets smaller

What’s more shocking? The fact that EA Sports has taken over the license to produce UFC videogames, or the fact that the news wasn’t leaked before E3?

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 2

Fifa 13 lets you carry over your exp and level from Fifa 12

Afraid that all your time and hard work playing Fifa 12 will be lost when you start up Fifa 13?

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

BioWare talks forthcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic features

BioWare’s Ray Muzyka spoke to the audience at EA’s E3 conference about a mass of forthcoming features for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Medal of Honor: Warfighter gameplay demoed by EA

EA has shown off a spot of Medal of Honor: Warfighter gameplay during its E3 2012 conference.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Battlefield 3 Premium available now, PS3 users play first

Announced today at their E3 2012 press conference, Battlefield 3 Premium is available to purchase for $49.99.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Maxis Announces SimCity Social

Maxis has announced SimCity Social, a Facebook spin-off of SimCity.
At EA’s E3 press conference, Maxis showed off a trailer for the new Facebook offering, which has been rumoured for a little while.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Madden 13 to adopt Fifa impact engine

 
EA has revealed a couple of new features for the upcoming Madden 13, the most significant of which appears to be an almost direct adaptation of Fifa 12′s impact engine (albeit with a different sport).

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Dead Space 3: Co-op and giant monsters confirmed

EA today confirmed that Dead Space 3 will include co-op gameplay.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Capcom shows off new DmC: Devil May Cry trailer

Capcom has released a new trailer for DmC: Devil May Cry, their gritty reboot of the ever-popular demon murder franchise.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference is over, and we’ve rounded up all the news for you in one tidy list.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Bug out with Lost Planet 3′s E3 trailer

Unfortunate utility rig worker Jim Peyton is the focus of this E3 2012 trailer for Capcom’s Lost Planet 3.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

XBLA’s Summer of Arcade line-up announced

Microsoft has announced the Summer of Arcade line-up, although prices and release dates have not been announced.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Trion Worlds to publish Crytek’s Warface

It has been revealed that Trion Worlds will act as the North American publisher for Warface.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

LocoCycle announced for Xbox 360

Twisted Pixel has announced LocoCycle for the Xbox 360.
The announcement was made via a pre-rendered trailer that showed absolutely nothing in the way of gameplay, but did show an exceedingly shiny Tron-esque bike, which you can see above.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 2

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive officially dated

Valve has confirmed that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be available for all platforms (PSN, XBLA, Steam) on 21 August, 2012.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Black Ops 2 DLC coming first to 360, lets you fly a plane

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC will be a timed-exclusive for the Xbox 360.  

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off