During Nintendo's latest installment of Nintendo Direct, company president Satoru Iwata revealed the newest iteration of their handheld line, the Nintendo 3DS XL.
The 3DS XL features a 4.88 inch upper screen, giving it a 90 percent larger viewing area than the current model 3DS, as well as a slightly larger lower screen. Surprisingly, the XL doesn't include a … [Read More...]
Capcom have announced they will be remastering their cult-classic adventure title Okami and bringing it to the PS3 as Okami HD.
Set for release this fall on PSN as a digital download, Okami HD will feature fully integrated HD graphics with a 16:9 aspect ratio, as well as Trophy and PlayStation Move support. … [Read More...]
Sony have revealed the contents of the God of War: Ascension Collector's Edition, and it just might be enough to satisfy your bloodlust after those recent trailers.
Available for pre-order now, The Collector's Edition includes: the game in a premium steelbook case, an 8" Kratos statue, the official soundtrack, and a pass for future DLC. Sounds good for $79.99. … [Read More...]
During their pre-E3 press briefing, Konami officially announced Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 via a three minute trailer. Developed by the Spanish company Mercury Steam, makers of the first game, Lords of Shadow 2 appears to pick up right where the last game left off.
Check out the trailer for some blood-sucking and demonic smoke-bats. … [Read More...]
Activision officially announced Call of Duty: Black Ops II via a trailer shown during the NBA playoffs. The game will be released on November 13 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
Black Ops II's campaign takes place in two eras: the 1980's and a second Cold War in the near future of 2025. Also Alex Mason, protagonist from the first Black Ops returns, bringing his … [Read More...]
After weeks of rumors of a God of War 4, it appears that Kratos will be returning to the PS3 in a game titled God of War: Ascension according to a retailer leak by Amazon.
Apparently a prequel, God of War: Ascension has yet to be officially announced by Sony, however the teaser trailer above and placeholder cover art look awfully authentic. Expect more … [Read More...]
343 Industries have released a new ViDoc detailing the music of the upcoming Halo 4, announcing that the game will be composed by Neil Davidge, formerly of Massive Attack, and orchestrator/conductor Matt Dunkley (The Dark Knight, Inception, and Black Swan).
"It's not a revolution, it's an evolution of the past Halo scores" says Davidge. As you can hear for … [Read More...]
During their Captivate event in Italy, Capcom unveiled a new trailer for Resident Evil 6 along with a new release date. Originally slated for a November 20 release, RE6 has been moved up nearly two months and will arrive on October 2, 2012.
Check out the latest trailer above for footage of the game along with the reveal of an intriguing new character. … [Read More...]
After several weeks of outcry from a portion of Mass Effect 3 fans disappointed with the game's ending, Bioware have announced an attempt to make things right with the release of free DLC titled "Extended Cut" due this Summer. According to Bioware's press release, Extended Cut will add "additional cinematic sequences and epilogue scenes" to give "further clarity … [Read More...]
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries have released a plethora of information and concept art detailing Warhouse, one of the new multiplayer maps in the upcoming game.
Going by the working title 'Warhouse', the map takes place on a mining ship that is symmetrical in shape and designed primarily for Slayer gametypes according to 343's latest Halo Bulletin:
Because … [Read More...]
The multiplayer online battle arena game known as Awesomenauts will make it's long-awaited arrival on consoles beginning May 1 for PSN in North America and May 2 for XBLA and PSN everywhere else. This means you have one short month to stretch and warm-up your fingers before the MOBA chaos ensues. Ronimo Games have stated that Awesomenauts will be priced at $10 … [Read More...]
Transformers fans will get to experience the final days of Cybertron beginning August 28 when Transformers: Fall of Cybertron releases for the Xbox 360 and PS3.
Fall of Cybertron is currently being developed by High Moon Studios, makers of the excellent War for Cybertron (2010), and will feature numerous improvements to both the single-player and multiplayer … [Read More...]
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing developer Lesta Studio about the just released Time Machine: Rogue Pilot (PS3 and PC). You may also know them from several notable PC real-time strategy games like Pacific Storm and Reign: Conflict of Nations.
Questions are answered by Lesta Studio’s Lucy Khatajaeva, International Affairs Manager, and Andrey … [Read More...]
The sultry ass-kicker Bayonetta will be making a cameo as a playable character in the upcoming online beat 'em up Anarchy Reigns, according to Japanese magazine Famitsu. Since Bayonetta is an IP owned by Platinum Games, developer of both titles, this doesn't come as a total shock. Bayonetta will be available as a pre-order bonus in Japan when the game releases … [Read More...]
What do you get when you combine time travel, hidden objects, and a match 3 game? You get Time Machine: Rogue Pilot, the new puzzle game from Russian developer Lesta Studio that landed on PSN this week. Should you go back in time with this innovative puzzler? Read on . . . … [Read More...]
Sega have released the first official screenshots of the recently announced Phantasy Star Online 2 for the PS Vita. When viewing these screenshots, keep in mind that according to Andriasang.com the game is still in the "early stages of development" and is only 10% complete.
The Vita version of PSO2 is scheduled to begin service in 2013, while the PC version is … [Read More...]
According to a report by Xbox360Achievements.org, Microsoft will soon be doubling the number of gamerscore points allotted to XBLA titles from 200 to 400, with the maximum number of achievements being upped from 20 to 30.
In addition, DLC will have its gamerscore allotment raised from 75 to 100 pts, with up to four DLC packs allowed during the lifespan of a … [Read More...]
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Comics will no longer be making licensed games with Sega.
Over the years this partnership has produced numerous titles based on Marvel characters -- Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Incredible Hulk, Thor: God of Thunder, and Captain America: Super Soldier -- all of which received lackluster reviews from critics and poor … [Read More...]
Here's a quick look at everything inside the Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 3.
They're are sold out at most stores, but you might still be able to find a copy at Amazon if you hurry. Commander Shepard would be proud. … [Read More...]
Starting tomorrow March 6, U.S. PS Vita owners will be able to download MotorStorm RC for free in the PlayStation Store courtesy of a sponsorship deal with Toyota's Scion brand.
The PS3 version of MotorStorm RC also releases tomorrow at the unfree price of $9.99. However, downloading the free Vita version also unlocks the PS3 version at no charge. So if you own … [Read More...]