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Viking Barbara joins Rayman Legends cast [Video]

With its surreal visual flair and a multitude of character designs, it’s hard to imagine what the Rayman series might have been missing.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Wii U features revealed for Fifa 13 and Madden 13

EA’s ‘Summer Showcase’ launched with a look at the Fifa 13 and Madden 13 sports titles for the Wii U, as developers from both titles took to the stage to explain the specific features that both games will have on Nintendo’s forthcoming console.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The Secret World Issue #1: Unleashed goes live

Ahead of the free weekend which kicks off on Friday, Funcom has now released the first major content update for The Secret World since launch.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

EA joins other businesses to oppose ‘Defense of Marriage’ act

EA has announced that it has joined various other businesses in signing an “amicus brief” that expresses its opposition to the US ‘Defense of Marriage’ Act (DOMA).

By Peter Parrish | 19 Jul 2012 | 4

Gears 3 gameplay designer quits Epic, shows off new iOS game

Lee Perry has quit Epic Games and has founded his own studio, BitMonster Games.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 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

Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition – first screens

Announced today at Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference, here are the first screens for the Wii U exclusiveBatman: Arkham City: Armored Edition.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Fifa 13 & Madden 13 getting Kinect voice support

At today’s Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference, EA Sports announced that Fifa 13 will be getting Kinect Voice Recognition support.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

EA revisits Need For Speed Most Wanted

Yet another E3 2012 ‘reveal’ has escaped a little early, with news that EA will announce a new Need For Speed: Most Wanted at their press event on 4 June.

By John Robertson | 1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The one brick: Lego Lord of the Rings confirmed [Video]

It had already been strongly hinted at by some Lego toy packaging, but now we have confirmation; Lego Lord of the Rings will be coming to multiple platforms this autumn.

By John Robertson | 1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Company of Heroes 2 [Interview] – Making Russia the good guys

Following on from our preview of Company of Heroes 2 last week, we sat down with game director Quinn Duffy.

By Paul Younger | 1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

More ARPG action in new Legends of Dawn trailer & screens

Due for release at some point later this year, indie developer Dreamatrix has sent over a new trailer for the upcoming ARPG Legends of Dawn which offers everything you would expect to find in today’s fantasy ARPGs.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2012 | Comments Off

38 Studios closure leaves former staff with second mortgages

The tales of internal mismanagement at 38 Studios keep on emerging, even after the developer was forced to lay off its entire staff and close its doors last week.

By John Robertson | 28 May 2012 | Comments Off

Carmageddon Reincarnation ploughs into Kickstarter target

Stainless Games’ attempt to bring back the much-remembered Carmageddon series is accelerating towards reality, as the Kickstarter fund to finance the game has met its target.

By John Robertson | 28 May 2012 | Comments Off

Repeat the cycle: Pro Cycling Manager 2012 images

If you’re not already distracted by the summer sporting events of the Olympics and Euro 2012, maybe you can find time in your life for a little Tour de France.

By Peter Parrish | 25 May 2012 | Comments Off

ARPG devs discuss Diablo’s influence on the genre [Video]

Earlier this week we held a special launch night event and thousands of Diablo gamers joined us for an online live show. 
During the show we aired four interviews with ARPG developers Crate Entertainment, Runic Games and Grinding Gear Games who discuss the influence of the Diablo franchise on their game development. 
The developers also talk about their upcoming titles Grim Dawn, Torchlight 2 and Path of Exile.

By John Robertson | 18 May 2012 | Comments Off

38 Studios unable to pay its workforce

Financial troubles are deepening for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning developer 38 Studios, as the latest reports from Rhode Island suggest that the company’s workforce is going unpaid.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off

Activision settles with EA in Modern Warfare case

Activision has reached a settlement with one of the parties in the complex Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 case, putting an end to the $400 million USD claim against fellow publisher Electronic Arts.

By John Robertson | 17 May 2012 | Comments Off