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Zelda Marathon in progress, do your part to help a good cause


Aug 01
It looks like those big-hearted guys and girls who helped raise close to $12,000 dollars for the Child's Play charity last month with the Mario Marathon are at it again.This time, they've teamed up with Cameron Banga and the ...

PC version of Devil May Cry 4 not doing so well, so what's the deal?


Aug 01
Recently on the Unity forums, fans inquired about Devil May Cry 4's lackluster PC sales, and how Capcom felt about it. Christian Svensson responded that while he can't speak for the entire company, he wasn't exactly pleased a...

Sonic proves to the world that he is F'n Metal


Jul 31
Ever since we first saw our beloved hedgehog brandishing a sword on the front cover of Nintendo Power and cringed, we've had wonder if hardcore is the proper direction that Sega should be taking Sonic. That is, before we witn...

60GB Xbox 360 has no street date, as Major Nelson points out


Jul 31
When Major Nelson said that the 60GB Xbox 360 was going to mysteriously show up on store shelves without Microsoft making a big spectacle out of it, he obviously meant it.Previously, we only knew that they were expected to hi...

Gran Turismo TV makes its debut with Friday's update


Jul 31
Friday is going to be a good day for those of you who have been patiently waiting for Gran Turismo TV to finally make its way onto the PS3. If all goes as planned, you'll be greeted with what Sony terms a "significant up...

Gary Oldman spills the beans on Dark Knight game


Jul 24
 We're utterly amazed that the game wasn't timed to match the Dark Knight's theatrical release, but we're guessing that the developers had to save something to go along with the movie's eventual DVD debut. What new Batma...

Bikes and planes: New Burnout Paradise footage is a real crowd pleaser


Jul 24
Even the blurriness and brevity of this video has little impact on awesomeness of what transpires onscreen. Though only 10 seconds in length, we finally get a peek at what Criterion was talking about when they mentioned addin...

Hey Nintendo, secrecy isn't always such a great thing


Jul 24
I suppose president Satoru Iwata already did his best to apologize to jaded gamers over Nintendo's less than impressive showing at E3, but it appears that he may want to extend those apologies even further. According to seve...

Kmart ad for US greatest hits is colored in irony


Jul 12
We're still crossing our fingers that Sony will melt our faces off with a megaton announcement regarding Home, but something more likely to happen during Tuesday's press conference involves some fantastic games that are about...

Is Darwin going to shift the balance of power away from Nintendo?


Jul 11
At first glance, it would seem as if Motus Games is looking to cash in on the Wii craze with its introduction of the Darwin controller, but as Galagabug highlights in his community blog, nothing could be further from the trut...

Rumortoid: New unannounced Halo game in the works


Jul 05
With this year's E3 being just a couple of weeks away, the rumor mill has kicked into overdrive once again -- and guess which beloved IP is mentioned? None other than the Master Chief variety. Don't expect the man in green to...

Japanese Web site asks if you're still Wii Fit


Jul 05
How many of you are guilty of starting an exercise program, only to throw it by the wayside after a couple of weeks? As statistics show, you are hardly alone in that regard. Here's another one for you: Who among you rushed to...

Siren: Blood Curse priced, nearly ready for European debut


Jul 04
Wishing for a little episodic horror in your life? Come July 24th, fire up your PS3, and the wait will be over. That's the day that Siren: Blood Curse makes its debut in all its downloadable goodness -- via PSN.Although I'd l...

PS3 Home is still on target for Fall release


Jul 04
Sony might be still trying to figure out why their latest firmware update for the PS3 caused some (mine still works like a charm) consoles to malfunction, but that hasn't distracted them from their other big update in the wor...

What? LucasArts lays off key members of Force Unleashed team


Jun 27
A few weeks ago, LucasArts announced that it was laying off some internal staff as part of its restructuring plans. Yesterday, however, we were shocked to learn that those cuts included key staff that's been working on The Fo...

Spider-Man: Web of Shadows combat trailer delights


Jun 21
Just when we were ready to resign ourselves to the fact that Spider-Man games had reached their peak and were on the decline -- in terms of quality -- along comes this combat trailer for Web of Shadows, and melts our faces of...

Lightsaber Duels, Wii have them


Jun 21
The debut trailer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars -- Lightsaber Duels features plenty of action, and we think you'll agree that it looks delectable. It's still early on, and LucasArts doesn't want to give too much away, but it ...

Atari goes on the offensive to protect Alone In The Dark legacy


Jun 20
Word on the net has it that a few reviews of Alone In The Dark are based on illegally obtained code for the game, and Atari is none too happy about it. They're so displeased, in fact, that their lawyers went on the offensive ...

ESRB lowers the shroud of secrecy surrounding unannounced games


Jun 20
According to a memo forwarded to Next-Gen editors (by a mystery publisher) you can thank the ESRB's recent policy change for putting the damper on one of your favorite hobbies -- scouring their database for clues about games ...

Dust off those Wiimotes, Star Wars: The Clone Wars -- Lightsaber Duels confirmed


Jun 19
As Dale highlighted earlier this morning, LucasArts has no intention of attending this year's muted E3 summit, but that doesn't mean that good old Georgie blew his load with The Force Unleashed, and has nothing left to show. ...

Square-Enix clears the air around Final Fantasy Versus XIII, not held after all


Jun 19
Just when we thought it was game over for Final Fantasy Versus XIII, comes word that it was all just a big misunderstanding on our part. At least that's what Square-Enix is now saying about the famous words of director Tetsuy...

Nintendo's recent trademark filing in Japan raises eyebrows


Jun 19
Depending on your TV viewing habits as a child, you may forever associate the letters N.O.M with the sound a certain "googly-eyed" Sesame Street character made while smashing cookies against his forehead in a fit of...

Terminal Reality has Zootfly to thank for helping to make Ghostbusters a reality


Jun 18
Lady Luck has a way of intervening at the most crucial moments, lending that extra hand that helps us through the tough times. On occasion, even developers are able to bask in her warming glow... just ask Mark Randel, preside...

Denis Dyack: Too Human will be ready soon, for real this time


Jun 14
To some, the latest entry in Denis Dyack's blog might not seem all that newsworthy: Too Human for the Xbox 360 is all but complete. Then again, we're talking about the first entry in a three-part trilogy that's been the talk ...

Robbie Bach: Customers forgave us for the RROD, still love their Xbox 360s


Jun 13
While the Red Ring of Death debacle proved costly monetarily, as far as Microsoft is concerned, the image of the Xbox 360 has managed to remain relatively untarnished through it all. During a recent interview with Venture Bea...

Newest LEGO Batman trailer reminds us that Nightwing looks cooler than Robin


Jun 13
The latest trailer for LEGO Batman introduces us to Nightwing, the character who actually has his roots in Superman mythos, but is recognized by most people as one of the Dark Knight's sidekicks.Just like Batman, he is exceed...

New Force Unleashed video spoils us silly. Can you resist the urge to peek?


Jun 12
If you are like the majority of gamers who shun anything resembling a spoiler, then you are going to want to skip this video -- however overpowering the impulse to watch it may be. Those of you willing to throw caution t...

MGS Europe gets it, decides that cancelling games isn't a good thing


Jun 12
If business development manager Peter Zetterberg's words aren't just empty promises, Xbox 360 owners in Europe have assurance from Microsoft that they can bank on: "Nobody cancels games under our watch... Punk!" Wel...

Surprise! Guitar Hero: On Tour bundle officially announced


Jun 12
Today marks the day that Nintendo proudly (and officially) announces the DS bundle that we knew was coming all along: Guitar Hero: On Tour. While not exactly the sexiest of the DS line, the silver and black handheld proudly d...

Sony offers PlayStation-edu program to help groom new talent


Jun 06
Doing their part to help ensure an adequate supply of programmers on hand to code for PlayStation platforms for the foreseeable future, Sony proudly unveiled their newest tool: the PlayStation-edu program.  In essence, i...

Bethesda Softworks and Amazon.com announce Fallout 3 Survival Edition


Jun 06
If you are the type that prefers the collector's editions in lieu of normal game packaging, then you are going to love what the guys (and gals) behind Fallout 3 have in store for you. In order to satisfy those of you who want...






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