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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition dated


HD port of handheld title due April 1
Feb 20
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate released to tepid reviews (at best), but that's not stopped Armature Studios from taking another crack at the Dark Knight as they transition the handheld game to PC and console platforms in t... read
PS Vita

Risk of Rain is coming to PS Vita


More of the good stuff
Feb 11
I quite enjoy playing Hopoo Games' action-platformer Risk of Rain, and like most independently-developed games, I'd be happy to see it ported over to PlayStation Vita. That's happening. The list of indies on the handheld grow... read
Grand Theft Auto

GTA V on other platforms if 'that is where consumers are'


But Take-Two won't 'drive them there'
Feb 07
There was no official word about Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC, much less PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, during Take-Two's earnings call. CEO Strauss Zelnick was asked about the possibility of such ports, of course -- these are... read
Treasure

Treasure has plans for more ports to Steam and a new game


Company is focused on PC development right now
Jan 29
Ikaruga coming to Steam by way of Steam Greenlight was an unusual sight to behold but if that's weirdly what it takes to get Treasure games on the platform, I'm all for it. In an interview with Famitsu, Treasure president Mas... read
Metal Slug

Okay, sure: Metal Slug 3 hits Steam next month


Where are you going with this, SNK?
Jan 28
I have lost track of the number of times I've bought Metal Slug 3, which usually isn't a good sign -- but it's one of those timeless games and I can't help myself. Absolutely no regrets. Temptation will arise once again in Fe... read
Tomb Raider had a rather interesting development cycle. It went from pure hype, to "this looks like an Uncharted clone," to controversy, and back to hype. But all of that dev drama aside, when the game actually came... read feature

Phoenix Wright trilogy

Wright on: GBA Phoenix Wright trilogy coming to 3DS


In 3D! And only in Japan, for now. But with English!
Jan 22
Capcom is bundling the first three Ace Attorney games for 3DS, according to Famitsu, picked up by Siliconera. Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection will include Ace Attorney, Justice for All, and Trials and Tribulations, all gu... read
Disgaea 4 Vita

Disgaea 4 Return gets a debut Vita trailer


Portables are perfect for this series
Oct 31
Disgaea 4 is coming to the Vita in the form of Disgaea 4 Returns, and you can get a quick look at what's on offer in this new trailer from developer NIS. The franchise's signature style is all here, including Prinny costumes... read
Castlevania

PC version of Castlevania: Mirror of Fate HD coming later


Confirmed-ish
Oct 23
We've been teased before about the possibility of a PC release for the console-bound Castlevania: Lords of Shadow -- Mirror of Fate HD. When asked on Twitter if the game would see a simultaneous PC and console release, produc... read
Tales of Hearts iOS

Namco hates you: Tales of Hearts R is on iOS in Japan


Don't go breakin' my heart
Oct 10
I don't want to break your Tales of Hearts, Tales fans, but I guess it builds character. Tales of Hearts was a DS game that never got localized. It's supposed to be quite good. Namco polished the game, added a new character, ... read
Spelunky PC Port

PC Port Report: Spelunky


Pugs for everyone!
Aug 18
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] The original Spelunky, now known as Spelunky Classic, was a freeware PC title, but it was XBLA pl... read
Real Boxing Vita

Get your box off with Real Boxing on Vita


More like real boring har har har
Jul 31
The mobile title Real Boxing is coming to PlayStation Vita next month, August 27. Its press release boasts it is the, "first console-style boxing simulation for the PlayStation Vita" and has newly featured, "console-style mu... read
Disgaea 4 Vita

Disgaea 4 is coming to the PlayStation Vita in Japan


Scheduled for a January release as 'Disgaea 4 Return'
Jul 13
Rejoice Valvatorez fans, as Disgaea 4 is officially headed to the PlayStation Vita this January in Japan as Disgaea 4 Return. Following suit with every core game in the series that's either rocked the DS, PSP, ... read
XCOM

Critical Hit! XCOM: Enemy Unknown finally out for Macs


Running a paramilitary organization has never looked this trendy
Jun 29
Seems like a fair bit of critically acclaimed titles are finally making their long-awaited hop over to the Mac gaming universe. Last week we had Rockstar's take on a modern noir story in Max Payne 3, and this week we have Fir... read
Joe Danger on PC judged

PC Port Report: Joe Danger 1 & 2


*Controller not included
Jun 28
Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2: The Movie are such great games. I played the crap out of both of them on the consoles, and am still really happy that they have arrived on PC as well. Some new features have been added, including ... read
Resident Evil Revelations

PC Port Report: Resident Evil Revelations


A great game made slightly better
Jun 17
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] The 3DS version of Resident Evil Revelations was not the success it should have been. In my humbl... read
Lords of Shadow PC

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is coming to PC


In the form of an 'Ultimate Edition'
Jun 05
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the most successful Castlevania game in the franchise (I still can't believe that), is coming to the PC in August. It's being released digitally on August 27th and physically (on August 30th in ... read
Papo & Yo PC

PC Port Report: Papo & Yo


No less tragic, but a lot prettier
Apr 24
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] When I played Papo & Yo in August, last year, I quickly found myself fascinated by Vande... read
By the time Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is released, it will have been two and half years from the original's debut on the Wii. So what has changed in that time? Well, not a whole lot, and that's not a bad thing. Donkey Ko... read feature

Castle of Illusion

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes


Does this hint at a remake in the vein of DuckTales?
Apr 07
Last month, the Brazilian ratings board DJCTQ revealed that the SEGA Genesis platforming classic Castle of Illusion was coming to PS3, Vita, 360, and Wii U. Now, XBLA digital box art has appeared, indicating that a formal ann... read
Muramasa Rebirth

Check out Muramasa Rebirth's improved translation


Compare these screens from both Wii and Vita versions
Apr 06
Muramasa Rebirth, the Vita port of 2009's Muramasa: The Demon Blade for Wii, is more than just a simple up-res. As noted in Steven Hansen's recent preview, publisher Aksys Games has re-translated the game, resulting in a much... read
RE6 PC Port

PC Port Report: Resident Evil 6


Pretend you're playing Left 4 Dead 2!
Apr 06
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] The Resident Evil franchise boasts one of the worst PC ports of all time with its release of Resi... read
Square Enix expressed disappointment a couple months ago with the performance of Dragon Quest X on Wii, despite the MMO outpacing the sales and subscription retention of Final Fantasy XI, the most profitable FF ever. With the... read feature

Jak and Daxter

Jak and Daxter Collection might come to PS Vita


New ESRB listing suggests a port is in the works
Mar 23
The original Jak and Daxter was a charming little platformer if not a bit derivative. The two sequels were... err... something else, for lack of a better phrase. I enjoyed them nonetheless, and I'm disappointed that Naughty D... read
Deus Ex Wii U

Deus Ex: Human Revolution officially announced for Wii U


Revamped boss fights and GamePad functionality included
Mar 20
As a surprise to no one, Square Enix has officially announced and acknowledged the existence of the rumored Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Director's Cut for the Wii U. The new Wii U-centric features include GamePad hacking, inte... read
Deus Ex Wii U

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut coming to Wii U


Keep the late port train a-rollin'
Mar 19
Leave it to Amazon to once again break a story well ahead of a publisher's official announcement. A new listing on the online retailer reveals Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut for Wii U is set to release on May 7. Rum... read
Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons arcade games coming to PS3 and 360?


God, I hope so
Mar 16
Siliconera has a story up right now which may spoil some of Capcom's plans for this coming PAX East. According to the post, the publisher is set to announce the impending arrival of classic Dungeons & Dragons arcade ... read
Terraria

Terraria console devs 'looking into' Vita port


Vita 'could be a very natural fit'
Mar 12
In an interview on TechnologyTell, David Welch of 505 Games discusses some of the challenges and successes that the studio has encountered while bringing Terraria to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Interestingly, some of the ... read
The Conduit HD

Wii FPS The Conduit is going HD for smartphones


I completely forgot about this game
Mar 01
I won't blame you for only vaguely remembering The Conduit, the Wii-exclusive first-person shooter that developer High Voltage Software claimed would be so technologically proficient that it would demonstrate just how little ... read
Brutal Legend on PC

PC Port Report: Brutal Legend


Be prepared to use a controller for Brutal Legend on PC
Feb 26
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] It's been about three and a half years since Brütal Legend came out on consoles and it has f... read
Sony and Blizzard

Blizzard announces Diablo III on the PS3 and PS4


A "strategic partnership to take over the world"
Feb 20
Former professional wrestler Chris Metzen of Blizzard entertainment announced today that Sony and Blizzard have entered a "strategic partnership to take over the world."  While there's no mention of Pinky and the Brain's... read
Revelations HD

Fan feedback led to Resident Evil: Revelations HD


Console versions not a result of 'perceived disappointment' with 3DS sales
Feb 18
Love or hate Capcom, many vocal fans of the company seem to have an endless supply of opinions regarding why a decision was or was not made. In the case of Resident Evil: Revelations shedding its 3DS exclusivity with ports to... read






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