Archive for 23 July 2012


Former EA Canada head hired as THQ production executive

THQ president Jason Rubin has hired Ron Moravek as the publisher’s executive vice president of production.

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Silent Hill: Downpour studio could be shut down

Following work on Silent Hill: Downpour, Czech studio Vatra Games is at risk of being closed down.

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Wheatley is finally going into outer space [Portal 2]

It’s always nice to see dreams come true, and that’s what’s happening to Portal 2’s lovable, but slightly frightening, robo-eye, Wheatley.

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Gearbox on Borderlands 2: “We can’t redo every element for the PC”

Speaking to IncGamers, Gearbox’s chief creative officer Brian Martel has said that the developer has spent more time making sure the PC controls are up to scratch on Borderlands 2 than they were with the original.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | 7

MotorStorm, SOCOM & Eye of Judgement PS3/PSP servers shutting down

Sony has confirmed that servers for various MotorStorm and SOCOM games will be shutting down on 1 October this year.

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Lack of new consoles mean customers are getting bored, says Ubisoft

Yves Guillemot, chief exec of Ubisoft, has said that the longer than usual console life cycle we’re currently experiencing has resulted in the publisher being “penalised” and customers getting “bored”.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | 1

Lego Batman 2 tops charts for fifth week, Kingdom Hearts 3D opens well

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes has held the top spot in the UK all-format chart for the fifth week running, again resisting the challenge from the likes of London 2012 and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

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Dyad [Review] – And now for something completely different

If you’ve already scrolled down this article and looked at the images… I know what you’re thinking, Dyad is a Rez clone and how dare someone be so brash as to so blatantly copy a Dreamcast classic.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off