We took the hard decision to favor the final game content instead of doing a...– Damien Kieken of Ubisoft talking to Xboxgamezone about Assassin’s Creed III
God of War & inFAMOUS Collections Announced
The PlayStation Blog has taken the wraps off two new PS3 collection bundles, the God of War Saga and inFAMOUS Collection. [[MORE]] Releasing alongside the Ratchet & Clank HD Collection on August 28th, the North Americans will be getting the two titles pictured above. As you can see, the God of War Saga will contain 5 games. The inFAMOUS collection gives you two full games and more: God of...
Konami Merges UK & German Offices
Konami have announced that they are to merge their UK and German offices into a centralised European headquarters. [[MORE]] The two divisions are set to come under one roof as Konami Digital Entertainment B.V, forming a headquarters in London. The change will begin as apart of the new fiscal year which begins in April 2013. Here’s what Shinji Hirano, the company’s President had to...
7 Million LBP Levels Created
Media Molecule have announced that over 7 million LittleBigPlanet levels have now been created. [[MORE]] The series’ first game came out on PS3 in 2008 and has since spawned a 2011 sequel and now two handheld games, one for PSP and the other for PS Vita due out in September. There is also LittleBigPlanet Karting coming to PS3 soon too. Here’s a nice infographic documenting how we...
'New Xbox' Mentioned by Microsoft
In a video interview with The Verge, a Microsoft employee, Brian Hall, has mentioned ‘the new Xbox’. [[MORE]] Here’s what was said by Hall in the interview: “We just decided it was time to do something new and bring the best from each of those and put them together and release it right in time for the new wave of products that we could have coming out with Windows 8,...
Report: FFVII PC Release Mistake
According to MCV, the recently withdrawn Final Fantasy VII PC re-release was due to a simple mistake. [[MORE]] MCV’s source claims that Square Enix are set to release a statement regarding the mishap soon. Apparently, the game wasn’t meant to be released at all. It was originally thought the problem was due to DRM. It seems someone at Square has an itchy trigger finger… Can...
I’m a big believer in never say never– Rod Fergusson of Epic Games talking to OXM about a Gears of War FPS
Namco-Bandai Gamescom Lineup Revealed
The Japanese publisher, Namco-Bandai, has revealed their lineup for Gamescom. [[MORE]] Here are the games that are playable at the company’s booth in Hall 9, Stand C11 at the Koelnmesse Centre in Cologne: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 One Piece Pirate Warriors Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Tales Of Graces F Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Tank! Tank! Tank!
DayZ Hits 1,000,000 Players
The hugely popular ArmA II mod, DayZ, has hit 1,000,000 unique users after having been released just three months ago. [[MORE]] The mod’s official website keeps a counter of the registered unique players. Still in the Alpha stage, the zombie survival mod has taken gaming PCs by storm. The mod is a free download, requiring ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead, a 2010 expansion for ArmA II. Not so...
Source 2 in Development
Files dug up in the recently released Source Filmmaker suggest that Valve are working a new engine, Source 2. [[MORE]] Discovered by ValveTime, the file can be found here. On line 1387, the following is said: ”Return an str with the current engine version. If key doesn’t doesn’t exist, assume ‘Source’, otherwise invalid — assume next-gen ‘Source...
Another ten years from now, it’s just going to be indistinguishable from...– Kim Libreri of Industrial Light & Magic talking to CVG about video game graphics.
MGS4 Trophy Patch Live
After four years of waiting, the trophy patch for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is live across the world. [[MORE]] Weighing in at 516mb, the patch brings full trophy support for your next playthrough of the 2008 masterpiece. There are 34 trophies in all, 20 of which have been disclosed. The patch will also bring the option to fully install the game as opposed to installing each...
Konami Employee Wins Olympic Gold
Kohei Uchimura, an employee of Konami, has won an Olympic gold medal for Japan in the Men’s Individual All-Round Gymnastics final. [[MORE]] Uchimura works for the Konami Sports & Life Co., a subdivision of the company which explores the areas that it’s name suggests. Uchimura was congratulated on the Konami Sports & Life website with the following statement: “Konami...
FFVII PC Released & Pulled
The PC re-release of Final Fantasy VII was released last night and was subsequently pulled just hours later. [[MORE]] The re-release is being released exclusively via Square Enix’s site. For some reason I can’t put my finger on, they decided not to release it on Steam or any other digital distribution services. Releasing for $11.99, it came out yesterday but has since been pulled....