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Dark Souls II

Dark Souls II slated for March 2014, says E3 banner


Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 still listed
Jun 02
Dark Souls II will see release in March 2014, according to its E3 banner snapped by NeoGAF user Gribbix. The banner still sports the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 logos in its bottom right corner, and leaves no indication of a n... read
Amazon Deals

Amazon graduation deals feature discounted Gears, Riptide


Xbox Live Gold and Dualshock 3 also slashed
May 25
Are you a graduate of this fine year? Well, congratulations to you! But even if you're not, you may still want to head on over to Amazon's Graduation Deals page, as they've discounted titles like Gears of War: Judgment, Dead ... read
Black Ops 2

Black Ops 2's Revolution DLC has a free trial weekend


Currently only confirmed for Xbox 360
May 23
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's Revolution map pack will be free to play on Xbox 360 this weekend, Activision's Dan Amrich announced, who only confirmed the promotion for Microsoft's console. The promotion has the content playabl... read
EA at E3

EA's E3 conference includes first look at Star Wars plans


Battlefield 4, Need for Speed and EA Sports also included
May 22
Electronic Arts' E3 press briefing will provide viewers with a first look at what the company plans on doing with its multi-year Star Wars deal with Disney, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau announced. The new Star Wars titles... read
Mortal Kombat Komplete

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition uppercuts PC this summer


Physical copy to follow digital release
May 22
[Update: Digital release confirmed to be Steam-exclusive.] Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition will be available for PC this summer, with a digital release on July 3 followed by a retail release on August 6, Warner Bros. Interacti... read
Xbox One

Xbox Live Gold works across platforms, multi-user access


Households can live under one Gold membership
May 22
Xbox Live Gold memberships will be accessible on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One when it releases later this year, Microsoft's Phil Harrison told Polygon.  "If you have an Xbox Gold membership today for 360 and you buy an Xbo... read
Black Ops II

Vote on Black Ops 2's new Personalization Packs


Polling begins Thursday, May 23
May 22
Two new Personalization Packs will be released for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on May 29, and starting this Thursday you'll be able to vote on which packs make the cut, Activision's Dan Amrich announced. Voting will take p... read
Frostbite 3

Frostbite 3 not on Wii U due to poor Frostbite 2 tests


EA DICE chose not to go down the Wii U path
May 07
EA DICE's Frostbite 3 engine, which powers the upcoming Battlefield 4 and the recently announced Star Wars games, will not support Wii U due to poor results from Frostbite 2 testing, engine director Johan Andersson tweet... read
GTA V Screens

New GTA V screens showcase the boys in action


Parachuting, heists, driving without roads...
May 07
Rockstar Games today released a new batch of Grand Theft Auto V screenshots which showcase the game's trio of protagonists performing various "action-based" activities. The new screens also do a great job of showing the vario... read
Club Nintendo

Super Mario RPG highlights May's Club Nintendo rewards


And that's about it...
May 06
Another month is upon us, and thus, so is another set of Club Nintendo rewards. The big get for May is Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars on Wii for 200 coins; other than that, the pickings are slim. Maboshi's Arcade&... read
Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2's sixth playable character available May 14


Heh. He spelled it "meat."
May 06
The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho Bandit, will be available for loot hunting on May 14, Krieg himself announced on Twitter. Unveiled at developer Gearbox Software's PAX East panel back in March,... read
Wii U Marketing

Nintendo urges Wii owners to discover Wii U


Wii owners will receive the info-message through their console
May 01
Nintendo has sent out a mass-message to Wii owners to inform them of the Wii U's release, Kotaku reports. The message was sent in an effort to inform the mass audience that the Wii U is "an all-new home console from Nintendo,... read
Mega Man 3DS Case

Mega Man 3DS cases celebrate Virtual Console release


Will be available by San Diego Comic-Con
May 01
Capcom will release special edition Mega Man 25th anniversary 3DS and 3DS XL cases to commemorate the series' release on the 3DS eShop, community manager Brett Elston announced on Capcom-Unity.  The two-piece case featur... read
Pokemon 3DS

Salivate over these Pokémon 3DS XL mock-ups


New Eevee 3DS LL releasing in Japan, apparently
Apr 28
Sure, Nintendo already released both a Charizard and Pikachu 3DS XL, but with nearly 700 pocket monsters at their disposal, and with Pokémon X/Y on the horizon, certainly a few more of the adorable critters can be... read
Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes servers close May 7 in favor of Steam


You'll need your CD-Key to make the switch
Apr 23
Company of Heroes' current online servers will shut down May 7 in favor of replacement Steamworks servers, Relic Entertainment announced on the game's official forums.  Relic offered instructions on how to transfer ... read
SoulCalibur

SoulCalibur V hitting Games on Demand, PlayStation Store


A tale of souls and swords, now digitally reborn
Apr 17
SoulCalibur V will be available on Xbox Live's Games on Demand and the PlayStation Store on April 23 for $19.99, Namco Bandai Games today announced. The game features a roster of over two dozen fighters, including Ezio Audito... read
Why Tales of Symphonia resonated with the West, and potential Wii U support
During Namco Bandai Games' Manhattan press conference last week, where they showed off the likes of Armored Core: Verdict Day and Dark Souls II, I had the chance to sit at a round-table with Tales series producer Hideo Baba. ... read feature

VP of Marketing and Digital Sales discusses company's success and future
"This year, the industry has had a lot of changes," Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing and Digital Sales at Namco Bandai Games America said at the company's Gamer's Day press conference last week. "The way the consumer... read feature

A three-faction war rages on
Back in early 2006 there was not much going for the Xbox 360 in regards to engrossing online play. There was Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, which was great, but that was it. That is, however, until the release of From Soft... read feature

An informal discussion with director Yui Tanimura
So, you saw the gameplay reveal yesterday, you saw the screenshots, and yet, you still want more Dark Souls II. Of course! Why wouldn't you?! Well, good news for you, as it just so happens a round-table discussion with Dark S... read feature

The possibility is being discussed 'regularly'
Evoland, an exploration of adventure games' evolution from independent developer Shiro Games, is currently available for PC through Steam and GOG.com, with an iOS release due later this month. However, given the nature of the... read feature

BlazBlue

BlazBlue team targeting PS4 for new fighting series


It's 'who Arc System Works is,' says producer
Apr 05
Arc System Works has their sights set on the PlayStation 4 as the platform to debut another new fighting series to the world, according to a Shoryuken-translated Dengeki interview with BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori. ... read
Grand Theft Auto

Liberty City/Vice City Stories now on PlayStation Store


May help ease the wait for Grand Theft Auto V
Apr 03
The catalog of downloadable PlayStation 2 titles on the PlayStation Store increases by two today, as Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories are now available in North America and Europe for $9.99/€9... read
The Fog of War clears just a tad
With Fire Emblem: Awakening released on 3DS and seeing quite the success, many may be wondering what that could mean for developer Intelligent Systems' other franchise, Advance Wars. When inquired about the possibility of a n... read feature

Road Rash Reboot

Road Rash reboot now being discussed, says designer


Programmer/co-designer responds to fan reaction
Mar 15
Following the stir caused by Road Rash programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler's Reddit post about the possibility of a series reboot comes a promising reply to the fan response. "I am amazed at the level of interest in the remake... read
The Conduit HD

The Conduit HD now available for Tegra 3 devices


Has multiple purchasing options
Mar 15
The Conduit HD, a high-definition re-release of High Voltage Software's Wii-exclusive first-person shooter, is now available for Tegra 3-optimized Android devices on Google's Play Store. Along with the visual upgrade, the gam... read
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 Bluetooth controller


Bears a striking resemblance to that other controller
Mar 15
Samsung yesterday showed off its new Galaxy Bluetooth controller at the Galaxy S4 Unpacked event in New York City, where the company unveiled its new flagship phone. The controller, referred to as the "Game Arcade," will see ... read
Open Beta

Tactical Intervention now in open beta


Full game launches March 28
Mar 14
Tactical Intervention, Counter-Strike co-creator Minh "Gooseman" Le's free-to-play first-person shooter, is now available to play in open beta, with the full game to launch March 28. No keys are required to participate in the... read
Unreal Engine 4

Spec Ops developer licenses Unreal Engine 4 for next game


Next-gen game to be unveiled 'in the coming months'
Mar 14
Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager today announced their licensing of Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4, making them the first independent studio to do so in Europe. Yager will utilize the new engine on their next project, "a ... read
Road Rash Reboot

Road Rash to resurface if there's demand, says designer


Programmer/co-designer takes to Reddit
Mar 13
A new entry in the long-absent motorcycle racing series Road Rash could be a possibility if there's enough demand for it, programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler said on Reddit. When a post raised the question as to why ... read
Skyrim Statue

Limited Dragonborn statues are hand-crafted, pricey


1/6th scale replica with hand-crafted armor
Mar 13
If your mantel is in need of a protector from pesky dragons, then look no further than artist Alejandro Pereira's 1/6 scale replica statue of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dovahkiin, the Dragonborn. This hand-crafted, hand-pa... read
Xbox 360 bundle

Xbox 360 spring bundle shipping in US today


Available for a limited time
Feb 28
Microsoft today announced a new Xbox 360 bundle that is shipping to select major US retailers today. The "Spring Value Bundle" is a $299 package that includes a 250GB Xbox 360 console, a wireless controller, a physical copy o... read






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