Gears of War 3 Patch Arrives Today
A new patch for Gears of War 3 will be released by Epic Games tonight. There are plenty of additions/fixes! [[MORE]] Here are the full patch notes from Epic Games: IMPROVEMENTS Savage Drone and Savage Grenadier can now “swat” turn in Beast mode Spectator mode now starts viewing a player instead of a battle camera Alternate control users in multiplayer will no longer look at DBNO characters...
Rumour: Legacy of Kain Series Returning
According to a tip off at VG247, the developers, Crystal Dynamics, are set to bring back the Legacy of Kain series. [[MORE]] The series has remained dormant for many years and a reboot is said to be on the cards. The reboot is said to be focused on a Soul Reaver reboot, a sequel to the first title in the vampire action series. Crystal Dynamics have confirmed that they are working on a new...
Epic Mickey 2 Reveal Next Week
According to a tweet from Nintendo Magazine of France, the reveal for Epic Mickey 2 will come next week. [[MORE]] The tweet translates directly stating that there will be a presentation for the game. It also states there will be a separate version for the Nintendo 3DS which has the subtitle, Power of Illusion. All recent rumours point to the game’s reveal next week. Warren Spector of...
GAME Nearing the Brink
The most popular British game’s retailer, GAME, is nearing the brink of collapse according to various reports today. [[MORE]] Shares in the company plummeted once again on Friday as reports on the potential OpCapita bid stated that the deal was collapsing. The closing price of the stock was at 3.702 pence, opening this morning at 2.5 pence. Within moments, the stock went down further to...
A lot of western RPGs focus on creating a world and award the player a great...– Hironobu Sakaguchi in the latest issue of Nintendo Gamer magazine comparing Western and Japanese RPGs.
Blizzard Want WoW on iOS
The Senior Producer of the MMO, World of Warcraft, has expressed his desire to get the game running on iOS. [[MORE]] John Lagrave of Blizzard Entertainment was speaking to EuroGamer in an interview at Blizzard HQ. Lagrave stated his desire for the game to be playable on the ‘little handheld device’. “Here’s your platform, you’ve got to put an interface, what do...
Left 4 Dead 2 Cold Stream DLC Nearly Finished
Valve have confirmed that they are nearing the completion of the Cold Stream DLC for Left 4 Dead 2. [[MORE]] The pack will include a set of maps: Cold Stream, Blood Harvest, Crash Course, Dead Air, Death Toll and No Mercy. No release date has been given but the Left 4 Dead blog did clarify that they are nearly done. Now that we have a solid version of the maps (some minor changes still...
We would like to clarify that we are actively and seriously taking all player...– BioWare on the Mass Effect 3 ending via facebook.
Rumour: Wii U Resolution/Controller Details
According to a post on NeoGAF, the Nintendo Wii U’s resolution and controller details have been outed. To believe or not to believe, that is the question. [[MORE]] Here are the main points from the rumour: Wii U controller will be 480p. Given the size of the screen, it will still look hi-res. 720p will be the optimal resolution for high-end Wii U games. Less power intensive games will...
FIFA Street Rises to Number 1
FIFA Street has somersaulted it’s way to the top of the UK charts in it’s debut week, pipping Mass Effect 3. [[MORE]] However, it’s a win-win situation for EA. The top four spots are taken by games they have published. Mass Effect 3 was top last week in it’s debut week, but the tricky football game took it’s spot. Here’s a look at the full top 10: 1 – FIFA...
Ubisoft Annecy Working on AC3 MP
It has been confirmed that the France based studio, Ubisoft Annecy, will be working on the multiplayer element for Assassin’s Creed III. [[MORE]] The twitter profile of Tim Browne, a new addition to the Annecy team, listed ‘Lead Game Designer on Assassin’s Creed 3 Multiplayer @Ubisoft – Annecy’ on his profile. Fear not though folks, Annecy have been responsible for the...
CryEngine 3 Licensing Cost Revealed
It has been revealed that the licensing cost for use of the CryEngine 3 is $1.2 million. [[MORE]] Crytek’s gorgeous engine certainly is costly for commercial use, but with the potential it is and it’s potential rewards, it all adds up. The cost of an engine is usually undisclosed due to an agreement, but the guys at Digitalbattle claim to have obtained the information from an...
A lot of creators are just focused on Japan and the Japanese market and...– Hideo Kojima talking to EuroGamer about Japanese game development.
GAME BAFTA Awards Winners
Tonight was the GAME BAFTA awards for 2011 held in London. There were plenty of categories and plenty of winners. We have them all below the break. [[MORE]] Here are the categories with their corresponding winners: Best story: Portal 2 Best original music: L.A Noire Best audio achievement: Battlefield 3 Best design: Portal 2 Best game innovation: Little Big Planet 2 Best strategy: Total...