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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

Scribblenauts Unlimited brings new multiplayer mode

5th Cell has revealed Scribblenauts Unlimited for the Wii U and 3DS platforms, featuring (in a first for the series) a multiplayer mode.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

New Super Mario Bros 2 dated for 3DS

Announced today at Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference, New Super Mario Bros.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U’s social ‘MiiVerse’ detailed

Nintendo has used its E3 2012 press event to demonstrate the ‘MiiVerse’, a the Wii U’s answer to PlayStation Home or the Xbox Live friends list.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Mass Effect 3 is a Wii U launch title

Mass Effect 3 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 are heading up the third-party support for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition announced for Wii U

Warner Bros has announced that Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition is coming to Wii U.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

New Super Mario Bros. U announced for Wii U – first screens

At Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference, Nintendo of America head-honcho Reggie Fils-Aime announced that the Wii U will be getting a new Mario game.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U to offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Video

Nintendo has revealed that the Wii U will support all sorts of video and TV streaming technology.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U supports two gamepads

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has confirmed that the Wii U will support two gamepads, and not just one.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Nintendo announce Pikmin 3 for Wii U

Shigeru Miyamoto took to the stage at Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference today to announce a new entry into the Pikmin series.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Unfinished Swan E3 2012 trailer [Video]

Have you seen any footage of Sony Santa Monica’s The Unfinished Swan?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tokyo Jungle continues to look insane

Sony has released some new screenshots from forthcoming animal-‘em-up Tokyo Jungle.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Last of Us E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

Fancy seeing seven minutes of straight gameplay footage from Naughty Dog’s forthcoming survival-based action-adventure title, The Last of Us?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off