Archive for 7 June 2012


Star Wars 1313: What we know so far

To say that Lucasarts is being tight with the information about Star Wars 1313 would be a bit like suggesting the Emperor was “slightly put out” by the destruction of the Death Star.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – E3 2012 Cinematic Trailer [Video]

Konami has released a cinematic trailer for the just-announced sequel to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, currently in development by MercurySteam.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

Nintendo employees will vet Miiverse messages

To the surprise of no-one (we hope), Nintendo will not be allowing user-created messages to appear uncensored in the Wii U’s community ‘Miiverse’ space.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Humble Indie Bundle V adds more games

The latest Humble Indie Bundle has added yet more games.
That bundle, in case you missed the news, already comprised Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Limbo, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Psychonauts, and – if you paid over the average – Bastion, along with all of their soundtracks, which is a ridiculously good bundle for under $10.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dead State Kickstarter opens

DoubleBear Productions has opened up a Kickstarter for Dead State, their forthcoming zombie apocalypse RPG with a hefty focus on survival.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jun 2012 | 7

See the PlayStation All-Stars do battle [Video]

Sony has released the trailer for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, shown during its E3 2012 press event.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Peter Molyneux starts bizarre social media experiment

Peter Molyneux has revealed the first title coming from new studio 22 Cans – a game in which players tap at a block.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Sixense will add PlayStation Move support to Portal 2

Using motion controls in Portal 2 is currently an expensive business.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 2

38 Studios is bankrupt and under FBI investigation

With all the E3 2012 business going on, it’d be easy to forget about the ever-growing whiff of scandal around Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios and its ill-fated MMO project ‘Copernicus’.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

The telekinetic powers of Beyond’s Ellen Page [Video]

In case you missed the reveal of Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls during the Sony E3 2012 press conference, here it is in all of its ‘press triangle to freak out a cop’ glory.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

‘Behind the scenes’ with Black Ops 2 [Video]

What’s going to be in the next Call of Duty title?

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

A Game of Dwarves has a bedtime story for you [Video]

Settle down children, because Paradox has crafted a lovely bedtime story just for you.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Phasers on ‘co-op’ for Namco’s Star Trek [Video]

Footage from E3 2012 shows Namco’s forthcoming Star Trek title in co-op action.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

E3 2012: Dishonored [Preview]

No matter how jaded the annual E3 event might leave you feeling, a game or two that seem tailor-made to your tastes will almost always emerge. 

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 8

E3 2012: Gears of War: Judgment [Preview]

Epic Games want to release a new Gears of War game before the next generation of consoles hit.

By John Robertson | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Scribblenauts Unlimited doodling onto PC too

In the excitement of 5th Cell’s Scribblenauts Unlimited being unveiled at Nintendo’s press conference, it temporarily went unnoticed that the game is also coming out for the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Skyrim’s ‘Dawnguard’ DLC will be 10-20 hours long

Bethesda is billing ‘Dawnguard’, the first DLC update to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, as a 10-20 add-on.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer is best thing about E3 2012?

Ok, I admit it, I’m a Platinum Games fanboy. Therefore, my position is biased.

By John Robertson | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off