Archive for 30 August 2012
Clucking hell, it’s some Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse images
Chickens. Chickens are everywhere in these new Xbox 360 images from Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse.
Firefly to crowd-fund Stronghold: Crusader 2
It may be time to return to your fortress walls, as Firefly Studios announces its intent to develop Stronghold: Crusader 2, the follow-up to one of its best-loved titles.
So many ways to kill redcoats in Assassin’s Creed 3 [Video]
Ubisoft’s second episode in the ‘Inside Assassin’s Creed 3‘ series focuses on combat, weapons and tactics.
Steam Greenlight goes live
Steam Greenlight, you may recall, is Valve’s new way or gauging community reactions to various game projects.
Drakensang Online Celebrates First Anniversary; Exceeds 10 Million Heroes and Warriors in the Anderworld
San Francisco – 30th August, 2012 – Bigpoint (www.bigpoint.com) – a worldwide leader in online games – today announced that Drakensang Online has surpassed ten million registered players worldwide since the game’s launch one year ago.
Madden NFL 13 sells 900k on day one, new franchise record
EA has announced that Madden NFL 13 has sold over 900k units on day one.
Marvel vs. Capcom Origins gets PSN/XBLA release date
Capcom has givn Marvel vs. Capcom Origins a release date of 25 September on PlayStation 3 (via PSN) and 26 September for Xbox 360 (via XBLA).
Atari launching ‘Atari Arcade’, classic games available in your browser
Atari has struck up a partnership with Microsoft to launch the Atari Arcade on the Internet Explorer web browser.
Kickstarter and similar pose no threat to publishers, says Charles Cecil
Some commentators have said that crowd-funding sources such as Kickstarter marks the beginning of the end for the traditional publisher.
Well done, Gearbox! Borderlands 2 DLC has no platform exclusivity
Gearbox has provided more details on the DLC content that it’s going to release for Borderlands 2.
Wizkids/Neca, LLC obtains consent permanent injunction against Tree House Kids, Inc.
Hillside, NJ—August 30, 2012— National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA) is pleased to announce the entry of a Consent Permanent Injunction in a trademark infringement lawsuit against Tree House Kids, Inc.
LA Noire team announce PS4 / Xbox 720 game, Whore of the Orient [First Screen]
Team Bondi, the development studio responsible for LA Noire and The Getaway, has announced their next game, Whore of the Orient.
Ghost Recon Online [Review] – Back to war
Have you heard of the bystander effect? This particular little psychological quirk basically means that, if lots of people witness an emergency, they’re less likely to act on it than if only one person had witnessed it.
Lockwood Publishing Releases Free-to-Play MMORPG – Mercia: Fractured Realms
Today 30th August , Nottingham based Lockwood Publishing celebrates the launch of its most ambitious title to date, Mercia: Fractured Realms on PlayStation®Home – a 100% free-to-play MMORPG.
Unique new club launches puzzles into the digital age
Two Way Media is proud to announce the launch of the world’s first truly cross-platform puzzling service, ‘myPuzzler’.
NGames Celebrate Pockie Ninja II Original One Month Anniversary
Naruto and Bleach MMO sequel, Pockie Ninja II Original, turned one month on August 25th.
BBC radio on demand added to Xbox Live iPlayer app
The BBC iPlayer add on Xbox Live has been updated and now gives you on demand access to a number of BBC radio stations.
Most big budget games “forget about the gameplay,” says indie dev
Innovation, in both a positive and negative sense, it’s something of a buzzword in the videogame industry right now.
Balancing depth and accessibility in F1 2012 [Interview]
Sports games are a difficult beast to get right. On the one side you’ve got the hardened fans of the sport, the people that won’t accept anything less than a pitch perfect recreation of every nuance, tactic and system.