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8:39 AM on 02.12.2013

Batman: Arkham 3 is due for release in 2013 [Update]

[Update: According to the rumor mill, Rocksteady won't be involved in this one. According to my Twitter feed of random people saying random things, the less-spectacular Spark Unlimited may take the helm. Hmmmm.] Warner Bros. ...

Jim Sterling





5:15 PM on 02.11.2013

New Legacy of Kain and Wolfenstein domains registered

Thanks to the secret ninja teams of CSC Corporate Domains, we now know that Square Enix has registered a domain linking to a possible new entry in the Legacy of Kain series. The domain in question, WarForNosgoth.com, makes di...

Jason Cabral

3:00 PM on 02.09.2013

Dreamfall Chapters appears on Kickstarter

Dreamfall Chapters was revealed by Ragnar Tørnquist late last year, to the delight of everyone that had been driven mad by Dreamfall: The Longest Journey's unsatisfying cliffhanger ending after it was released sev...

Fraser Brown

10:30 PM on 02.06.2013

Dead Space 3 hints at what's in store for series' future

Dead Space 3 has barely been out 24 hours, but that hasn't stopped Visceral Games from getting started on developing their next game. Designer Warren Price took to Twitter earlier today and announced that the studio is a...

Kyle MacGregor

12:15 PM on 02.05.2013

Crytek not interested in Darksiders 3

Crytek has explained that, while it has indeed acquired Vigil Games' staff, it's not particularly interested in Vigil Games' ... games. Basically, don't go expecting Darksiders 3, because Crytek's simply not interested. The t...

Jim Sterling

4:30 PM on 12.02.2012

Zero Escape writer talks early third game details

["K and Rabbit Zero" by Fuju] [Update: Seriously guys? Complaining that news of the hero from the first game returning for the third game is a spoiler? I don't think you know what a spoiler is.] If you've played through Zero ...

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 11.26.2012

Hotline Miami DLC to now be standalone sequel

Jonatan Söderström, half of the programming team behind the critically-acclaimed Hotline Miami, has confirmed that the game will be receiving a full sequel, as opposed to downloadable content. The news first broke o...

Conrad Zimmerman



Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask photo
Review: Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
by Matthew Razak

When Disney started re-releasing all their classic animated films in 3D because they like money and their classic films are really worth watching again in the theater, I wrote this review of the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast for Flixist. I bring this up for two reasons. The first is so that you're fully aware that I'm recycling a joke here, and the second is because that's exactly what Professor Layton and the Mysterious Mask is.

This is Professor Layton... in 3D. Do you like solving puzzles, charming art work, quirky characters, and ridiculous mysteries? Then you like Professor Layton and you're going to like him in 3D. If you don't enjoy those things, you've probably figured that out by now anyway. Having him in 3D is most likely not going to change your opinion of him unless the prospect of depth really makes you reconsider your love of puzzles.

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9:38 AM on 10.25.2012

Bravely Default gets a PC sequel with an even worse name

You thought the name Bravely Default: Flying Fairy was goofy? Check out the name of the newly revealed sequel: Bravely Default: Praying Brage. What the hell is a brage? Praying Brage is a PC sequel to the 3DS game. Siliconer...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 09.28.2012

EA re-releases FIFA 12 as FIFA 13 on Wii

Electronic Arts has been caught red-handed selling a barely updated re-release as a full sequel. While it's often hard to tell the difference with sports games, it's really bad this time, since the Wii version of FIFA 13 real...

Jim Sterling

4:00 AM on 09.21.2012

Gravity Rush wins Game of the Year award, sequel teased

I'm of the view that Gravity Rush is, and remains, one of the best games on the PS Vita, and worth a play, regardless of what you think of it in the end. Jim might not have cared for it, but it seems whoever was in charg...

Josh Tolentino

9:15 AM on 09.09.2012

Darksiders II sells 247,000 in North America at launch

Darksiders II managed to sell 247,000 copies in North America during its launch week, despite being pretty decently marketed and damn fantastic. Analyst Michael Pachter has estimated global sales at around a million.  Th...

Jim Sterling





9:30 AM on 09.07.2012

Beneath A Steel Sky 2 announced as Kickstarter goal

Revolution Software has received all the funding it needs to make Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse. However, the team has introduced a range of extra stretch goals, including an entirely separate game. If the studio makes $1...

Jim Sterling



What we want in Mirror's Edge 2 photo
What we want in Mirror's Edge 2
by Jim Sterling

Electronic Arts has repeatedly assured fans that Mirror's Edge as a series will not die, that one day we'll get the sequel of our dreams. Nevertheless, folks remain skeptical that we'll ever see Mirror's Edge 2. The original game didn't perform spectacularly and had a few issues that kept the mainstream from paying attention.

Nevertheless, the game had a strong cult following, and fans continue to hope for a new installment.

What would such a game entail? What would we even want from Mirror's Edge 2? After much soul-searching and discussion with fans, I've drawn up a must-have list of all the things we could want in a sequel. If you're a real follower of Faith and her adventures, you're bound to agree.

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11:30 AM on 09.04.2012

Angry Birds getting a real sequel in Bad Piggies

Rovio has announced an actual sequel -- not a spin-off -- to its ludicrously popular Angry Birds series. Bad Piggies reverses the roles and puts players on the side of the green pigs that have served as cannon fodder across ...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 08.20.2012

Double Fine's double awesome Happy Action Theater

Giant Bomb got to preview Double Fine's Happy Action Theater sequel recently and this is it, in all of its goofy glory. The entire interview is rather long, so if you just want to see a little of each mini-game shown yo...

Victoria Medina