Kevin Butler's First Game Appearance
It’s official, Sony’s fictional VP of Everything, Kevin Butler, has made it into LittleBigPlanet Karting. [[MORE]] As the picture shows, KB himself will be an in-game pre-order bonus. The Sackboy version of the witty commerical man will get his own exclusive golf kart. It’s great to see the Kevin Butler hilarity continue, especially in-game. Long Live Play!
3DS Continues Smashing Vita in Japan
The latest Media Create sales figures are out. To no surprise, the Nintendo 3DS is killing the PlayStation Vita in Japan. [[MORE]] It’s not good news for Sony’s latest handheld. The Nintendo 3DS continues to run away at the top of the hardware sales charts. The PS Vita on the other hand is struggling to sell more than it’s predecessor, the still hugely popular, PSP. ...
Codemasters Racing Founded
A new subsidiary of Codemasters has been formed, Codemasters Racing. [[MORE]] The newly formed group will offer a ‘razor focus’ on the DiRT racing series and other racing series developed by Codemasters. Undoubtedly, the racing games made Codemasters are some of the company’s best games. GRID and the F1 series will also be worked on by the team. DiRT Showdown is the next game...
Capcom Wants Fan Art →
In order to prepare for the Street Fighter 25th anniversary, Capcom is calling for all fans to get involved. The creators of the fighting series are calling for fan art and music for ‘some pretty cool stuff’ which has been planned. Get creating!
God of War: Ascension Announced
After much speculation, a new God of War game has been announced, God of War: Ascension. Trailer inside! [[MORE]] The game was the reveal that was expected today after a PlayStation facebook tease. Whilst many thought it would be God of War IV, some sort of sequel to God of War. However, the trailer below suggests the game is a prequel, documenting Kratos’ early life. Check it out.
CS: GO Heat Maps →
Follow this link to see some awesome heat maps for Counter Strike: Global Offensive. The beta testing meant 6.5 million bullets were fired on this map. The heat map shows you where all players and each team had their most fierce battles. It even shows you where the most popular sniper spots are!
Dead Space 3 Listed by Retailer
A South African retailer, BT Games, has listed Dead Space 3. [[MORE]] The rumour mill has cranked up on Dead Space 3 once again. The retailer is even taking pre-orders. It is the same retailer that also listed Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2 just recently.
Diablo III Beta Installer →
It appears the Diablo III Beta has opened up for all. Here is the download link for the installer. The client is about 40mb and will require you to have your Battle.net account ready. Get playing as the beta will close on May 1st! Enjoy.
We’ve seen good growth with the arcade titles, and the game add-on business is...– Pav Bhardwaj of Xbox UK talking to MCV about Xbox Live’s status in the UK.
Another 4/19 Teaser Spotted
Another teaser image for the PlayStation announcement on April 19th has been spotted. [[MORE]] This one reads, as you can see, ‘Nothing will bring them back’. The ad is a appearing as a banner on top of websites such as Gamespot. We assume still that it is for God of War IV, the much rumoured title. The catchphrase would also play to the rumours of co-op, hence ‘them’....
007 Legends Announced
To celebrate 50 years of Bond, a new game has been announced, 007 Legends. [[MORE]] The Activision published game will offer a collection of some of James Bond’s most daring missions all tied into a story. The 6 missions will be developed by Eurocom will be straight out of the James Bond movies. The all important four player splitscreen multiplayer and online modes will be included. The...
Pikmin 3 Debut at E3
After confirming that they would show a new Super Mario Bros. game, Nintendo have announced they will also show Pikmin 3 at E3. [[MORE]] The Wii U title is a sequel to the 2004 Gamecube game, Pikmin 2. The news was confirmed in an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto with the Spanish newspaper, El Mundo. The game was originally scheduled to come out for the Wii, but it was confirmed...
I really do feel it’s time for our medium to grow up.– Jade Raymond of Ubisoft Toronto talking to CVG.
Halo 4 Coming on November 6th!
The release date has been confirmed, Halo 4 is coming on November 6th! [[MORE]] This means the game will land right in the all important holiday season. Furthermore, its the first main Halo game to release in November. Traditionally, Bungie Halo games would land in September. However, new development team, 343 Industries, obviously have different plans.
Microsoft E3 Press Conference Announced
Following Sony’s earlier announcement, Microsoft have announced the time of their much anticipated E3 press conference. [[MORE]] The conference will be earlier than Sony’s, as usual. The two conferences are on the same day, June 4th. The conference will take place at 10AM PDT. This means us Europeans won’t be up until the crack of drawn watching Microsoft, 6PM UK time.