Archive for June 2012


The Secret World [Preview] – Conspiracy Theories

Every now and then, there’s a game that you feel might be made for you.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Jun 2012 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 15 Jun 2012 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dungeon Defenders Vita port shelved

In the latest news update from Trendy Entertainment, the Dungeon Defenders developers have confirmed that the no-show at E3 2012 for the PlayStation Vita port is due to the fact that it is no longer being made.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 4

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.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

ShootMania Storm [Preview] – Lightning reactions

Nadeo is establishing themselves as a developer with a winning formula; create a fun, innovative spin on a well-worn genre and then hand the instruments of construction over to the players.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 1

38 Studios’ Schilling sued by RBS Citizens bank

Curt Schilling, the former Red Sox baseball player and co-founder of the now bankrupt and scandal-laden 38 Studios, is being sued by RBS Citizens Bank for $2.4 million USD.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | 1

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.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Medal of Honor: Warfighter to get military-only special edition

EA are to release a special edition version of Medal of Honor: Warfighter that will only be available to active, reserve and veterans US military personnel.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The crazy Tokyo Jungle tops Japanese chart

The bizarre Tokyo Jungle has topped Japanese charts on its first week on release, shifting 110,309 units.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Nintendo will not bid for Wii U exclusivity with third-parties

Nintendo has stated that it will not be paying third-party developers to set up deals for titles exclusive to the Wii U.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tomb Raider does not have attempted rape, says Crystal Dynamics

Crystal Dynamics has denied that the upcoming Tomb Raider prequel includes a scene in which Lara Croft is the subject of an attempted rape, despite what a fellow employee working on the game had previous said.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

iOS app update let you control your Xbox 360 with your iPhone/iPad

The My Xbox Live app for iOS devices has been updated to allow you to connect to your Xbox 360.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Gran Turismo Vita mentioned in Sony survey

Sony has put forward the idea of Gran Turismo appearing on the PlayStation Vita in a recent customer survey.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off