Archive for 5 June 2012


Microsoft: Halo 4 will revolutionise storytelling and multiplayer

According to Microsoft and 343 Industries, Halo 4 will “redefine and revolutionise the way people think about storytelling and multiplayer gameplay.”
Well… I hope they’re right.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Isaac can still go it alone in Dead Space 3

Worries that Dead Space 3’s fear factor could be toned down due to the drop-in/drop-out co-op may be a little bit unfounded.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: The Last of Us [Preview]

Given their work on the Uncharted series, any new Naughty Dog IP comes with a set of expectations.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition E3 2012 trailer [Video]

Namco Bandai has released a new trailer for the Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, which shows off a whole lot of combat with monsters both new and old.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

ZombiU E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

We promised you ZombiU footage, and you know what? We’ve got ZombiU footage.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddyssee HD not just a re-release, coming summer 2013

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddyssee HD will launch during the summer of 2013, a post on the Oddworld Inhabitants Facebook page has revealed.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U supports full 1080p HD, GPU and CPU details announced

Yes, the Wii U will support 1080p. Nintendo confirmed the news in a fact sheet sent out after its E3 2012 press conference.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Super Mario Bros. U E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

Reggie Fils-Aime introduces a video showing off some footage from the forthcoming Super Mario Bros.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U GamePad’s battery lasts 3-to-5 hours

As detailed by Nintendo, the Wii U GamePad controller will have a battery life of three to five hours.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition – first screens

Announced today at Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference, here are the first screens for the Wii U exclusiveBatman: Arkham City: Armored Edition.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Nintendo E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

Arguably, it was Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference that was most anticipated, given that they were the only platform holder showing off unreleased new hardware.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Further ZombiU features detailed

More ZombiU details have come out of Nintendo’s E3 conference.
Ubisoft lurched on stage to show off a trailer of the fascinating-looking ZombiU, this time explaining how the Wii U’s controller operates with the game.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 5

Wii U will open the doors of Nintendo Land

In a bid to further utilise the ‘Mii’ avatars on the Wii U, Nintendo has announced Nintendoland; a theme park featuring rides from famous Nintendo series’.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Lego City Undercover unmasked

Nintendo has announced Lego City Undercover for the Wii U.
It looks a lot like a more family-friendly version of Grand Theft Auto from the perspective of the police, in that it looks to be a free-roaming open-world-y title with a focus on crimebusting.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Nintendo announces Wii Fit U

Nintendo has announced the Wii U’s own iteration of massively popular sweat-maker Wii Fit.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

New Paper Mario coming to 3DS

Nintendo has revealed a new Paper Mario game, dubbed Paper Mario Sticker Star, at its E3 2012 press event.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Luigi’s Mansion 2 dated and renamed

Luigi’s Mansion 2 has been given a release window and a new name.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

SiNG bringing karaoke dance to Wii U

Billed as the performance game “where everyone plays”, FreeStyleGames’ SiNG (which is just a working title for now) looks like it’s trying to sneak karaoke into your living room.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off