Archive for June 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Potato Sack bundle takes root on Steam
Remember the Potato Sack game that Valve used to promote Portal 2?
You could own Sony’s New York HQ
Financial realities are setting in for Sony, who are reported to be considering buyers or renters for its expensive New York headquarters.
Jagged Alliance’s ‘Crossfire’ adds 15-20 hours of gameplay
A standalone expansion (ie; you won’t need the original game to play it) to Jagged Alliance: Back in Action has been announced by bitComposer Games.
A guided tour of Assassin’s Creed 3’s frontier [Video]
Need a bit more information about the Assassin’s Creed gameplay that was shown at E3?
New features and civs explored in Civ V: Gods and Kings dev diary [Video]
2K Games and Firaxis have released a developer diary for the upcoming “Gods and Kings” expansion for Civiliation V, you can watch it in full below.
Dust 514 is free-to-play, but a top loadout costs $0.24
According to CCP vice-president Morgan Godat, a “very, very top end” loadout in PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter Dust 514 will set you back $0.24.
If you cheat in Max Payne 3, you will only play other cheaters
Rockstar is testing the waters with a new system for dealing with those players that decide to in Max Payne 3 multiplayer.
Microsoft say that they are not neglecting gamers, but are they?
In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference, the general consensus is that the games are taking a back-seat to the platform holder’s plan to turn the Xbox 360 into a catch-all entertainment and social media device.
EA wins the Mass Effect 3 ending investigation farce
EA has won in the investigation into the advertising campaign for Mass Effect 3.
Second part of Max Payne 3 comic, “Hoboken Blues”, out now
Rockstar has released the second chapter of the Max Payne 3 comic series.
No such thing as a Left 4 Dead prequel, it was all a rumour
Last week there was a rumour going around that Valve were working on a prequel to zombie-fest Left 4 Dead.
Tomb Raider is not like Uncharted, it has attempted rape
Crystal Dynamics has released a statement denying the existence of an “attempted rape” scene.
Gameplay from Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade line-up [Video]
Microsoft is keeping the Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ line-up pretty much in-house this year, with four of the five games coming from Microsoft’s own Game Studios.
European PS Store launches Vita sale
From tomorrow (that’s 13 June for the time zonally challenged), the EU PlayStation Store will be kicking off a few weeks of Vita-related sales.
Race for the White House wants your vote
Eversim has tossed its hat into the 2012 US Presidential election by announcing Race for the White House, a simulator where you buy the Diebold company and produce enough rigged voting booths to win the ultimate political prize.
Indie Game: The Movie now available on demand
What goes on inside the minds of indie game developers? For decades it seemed as if we could only ever guess the answer to that question, offering unsatisfactory answers like “pixels, maybe?” or “I dunno, socks?” That is, until now.
Final Skyrim ‘Dawnguard’ beta invites going out today
Bethesda has confirmed that the final batch of beta invites to Skyrim’s forthcoming ‘Dawnguard‘ DLC is going out to Xbox 360 users today.
Massive erection: Babel Rising footage [Video]
Ubisoft has released a fresh dose of Godly anger on the eve of Babel Rising’s launch.
Paradox announces most extreme game collection of all time
Yes, it finally happened. The boundaries of extreme-ness have been massively overstepped as Paradox today announced Ship Simulator Extremes Collection; a mega-extreme package that bundles the maritime madness of Ship Simulator Extremes will every single piece of DLC released for the game to date.
Fuijiwara’s Tomba! coming to PSN
MonkeyPaw Games has announced plans to bring Tokuro Fuijiwara’s Tomba! to PlayStation Network (via the PSone Classics section).