More stories on: E3 2012
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.
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.
THQ financials reveal cancelled UFC title
One of the few surprises of E3 2012 was EA’s on-stage reveal that it now owned the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) license; a series that had previously belonged to THQ.
E3 2012: Resident Evil 6 [Preview]
I’ve been kinda looking forward to Resident Evil 6. I have a soft spot for the series in general: I like the cheesy B-movie vibe of the earlier entries, I like Resi 4‘s well-paced and well-executed action, I like the (genuinely scary) Gamecube remake of the first title.
Animal antics of Tokyo Jungle coming to US/EU
To our great delight, Sony has confirmed that Tokyo Jungle will get both a North American and European release over PlayStation Network.
Crytek’s future games will be free-to-play
Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has indicated that his company will soon focus exclusively on “triple A” (in other words “high budget”) titles that are free to play.
Lucius invites you to become a killer child
Shiver Games’ Lucius will draw on a classic staple of the horror genre (in cinema at least) by casting you as a murderous child infused with the power of Satan.
Buffy up on your vampire knowledge for Sacrilegium
Reality Pump, the developers behind Two Worlds, are heading to Romania for their new title, Sacrilegium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sixense will add PlayStation Move support to Portal 2
Using motion controls in Portal 2 is currently an expensive business.
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.