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Mean Girls: The Game

I feel personally victimized by the fact that there is a Mean Girls mobile game


So Much Drama™
Jan 14
I took a look at the official Princess Bride mobile game the other day and it was garbage. Granted, I don't like that movie, but I know plenty of people who do. It was a terrible, uninspired amalgam of boring minigames that h... read
Batman

Holy Batman 1989 videogame figure, NECA!


A worthy followup to the RoboCop figure
Jul 23
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of both the 1989 film and videogame, NECA has announced its first ever Batman figure in 7" scale. This figure has over 25 points of articulation plus removable cape, Batarang, and Spear Gun a... read
Man, you guys hear about Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn? That's a pretty great idea, but here are some even better ones, like a game where James Van Der Beek's head is a Hydro Thunder boat, or where the cast of Love Actually beats each other to death. read feature

Spider-Man

Become the ultimate hunter in The Amazing Spider-Man 2


Totally different than Man-Spider
Jan 23
A new The Amazing Spider-Man movie is set to hit theaters this May, and unsurprisingly, a videogame tie-in will launch right alongside it. Aptly titled The Amazing Spider-Man 2, developer Beenox is again at the helm aft... read
Rambo

The gameplay modes of Rambo: The Video Game


But where did they put the kitchen sink?
Jan 17
A new trailer has been released for Rambo: The Video Game focused on the variety of gameplay contained within. You'll see stealth kills, bits of shooting, environmental destruction and QTE. Yeah, quick-time events are apparently considered a "feature" in Rambo, which ought to give just about anybody pause for reflection. read
Rambo game

Rambo: The Video Game looks like a bad PS2 game


RAMBO. JOHN J.
Jan 11
If the bad gameplay clips from the upcoming Rambo: The Video Game didn't scare you off earlier this week, maybe this bad trailer will. This game is still actually happening. Only in Europe, though. Did Rambo have a recent Eu... read
Telltale

Telltale would love the chance to make a James Bond game


The Walking Dead developers are still hesitant to do a new IP
Jan 08
Telltale Games is on something of a roll right now; along with Fables: The Wolf Among Us and the second season of The Walking Dead, it has upcoming series based on Borderlands and Game of Thrones. But if money and t... read
Rambo

Check out these clips from Rambo: The Video Game


'Don't push it, or I'll give you a war like you won't believe'
Jan 06
It's been awhile since we last heard of Rambo: The Video Game. After the reveal of the Rambo figurine pre-order bonus, we haven't seen any videos or pictures since. Now, it seems publisher Reef Entertainment is ready to give... read
Batman: Arkham Origins

Everyone wants Batman dead in this Arkham Origins trailer


That must be a depressing feeling
Oct 23
Much like Washington and his famous trip across the Delaware River, Batman doesn't care much for taking the holidays off. Well, to be fair, he can't. Not when the entirety of Gotham City's underground is trying to kill him. ... read

Troy Baker KILLS it as the new voice of The Joker


Hear him do the monologue from The Killing Joke
Oct 14
Troy Baker is one of the biggest voice actors in gaming these days. He's been the main voices in Saints Row IV, The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, and will soon play Revolver Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. A... read

Batman Arkham Bundle brings together the first two games


Plus most of the downloadable content
Sep 16
Just in time for Batman: Arkham Origins, the Batman Arkham Bundle collects the first two games with most of the downloadable content packs and garbage that were released. For Batman: Arkham Asylum, you'll be getting the Game ... read
Rambo game figurine

Rambo: The Video Game has Sly pre order figurines


Ramb-oh-no!
Aug 19
Rambo: The Video Game is happening apropos of nothing. The game mashes up First Blood, First Blood Part Two, and Rambo III. The first two get three inch figurines that look a little like Keanu Reeves with pre-order at select ... read
Freddy Krueger

Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine


Jason has a playmate
Aug 08
And the world becomes a little bit better. Hot on the heels of NECA's incredible videogame Jason Voorhees, which sold out super fast at San Diego Comic-Con, comes videogame Freddy Krueger. Like his Friday the 13th counterpart... read
Rambo

Rambo: The Video Game gets Rambo: The Trailer


Not by the hair on my chiny chin chin!
Jul 10
I completely forgot that there was a Rambo game, which covers events from the first three movies, coming out for PS3, 360, and PC. It looks so jank. Polish developer Teyon doesn't exactly have the most spectacular of resumes... read
Young Justice: Legacy

This Young Justice: Legacy trailer serves no purpose


It's ThunderCats all over again
May 29
Young Justice was a show about the DC universe sidekicks going on world-shaping undercover missions while the main superheroes battled the much more public threats. Sounds badass, doesn't it? Too badass for Cartoon Network, ... read
Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel in the Arkham franchise, following a Batman who's more myth than legend at this point in his crime fighting career. This is a younger Bruce Wayne, more agile in combat yet still equipped w... read feature

Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel, and as such developer Warner Bros. Montreal is changing the voices of Batman and Joker. "We went in our game back several years [and] we really wanted to cast people that sounded like t... read feature

Origins teaser trailer

Suit up for this Batman: Arkham Origins teaser trailer


Deathstroke gets his assassin on
May 16
Batman battles the relentless Deathstroke in this new teaser trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins, and honestly, that's about all you're going to get. Batman scowls, the sword comes out, and he blocks it with his arm blades li... read
After The Walt Disney Company's acquisition of LucasArts last year, the development house as we knew it was effectively closed. Disney moved the studio into a licensing model, "minimizing the company's risk while achieving a ... read feature

That distributor of exclusive game announcements, Game Informer, has revealed its May issue cover and unveiled Batman: Arkham Origins in the process. Warner Brothers Montreal is on the project, taking over from Rocksteady.&nb... read feature

Rock Band

Metallica Pack 01 removed from Rock Band Music Store


As licensing agreements expire, Harmonix working to minimize effects
Apr 08
If you hopped on to the Rock Band Music Store today, planning to buy "Ride the Lightning," you may have already missed your chance. That song, and the other three tracks making up "Metallica Track Pack 01" have been removed f... read
Take a beloved franchise like Star Trek, influences from the heavier hitters in a genre, and you can't go too wrong, right? Well that final verdict of course remains to be seen, but I can't say Digital Extremes' Star Trek makes a good case for itself. read feature

More Warhammer 40,000

Slitherine is making a turn-based Warhammer 40,000 game


New deal with Games Workshop announced
Mar 15
Strategy game developer Slitherine has signed a licensing agreement with Games Workshop to make a multiplatform turn-based title based on Warhammer 40,000, it was announced this week. This project will be in line with what th... read
Activision layoffs

Activision expects to have fewer licensed games this year


Approximately 30 full-time employees laid off
Feb 20
Word got out yesterday that Activision had laid off around 30 full-time employees, which was later confirmed by the company. "Like any successful business, Activision Publishing consistently works to align its costs with its... read
Aliens: Colonial Marines is finally out over more than half a decade of waiting, and the disappointment is real enough to lick. It's a terrible letdown, to the point that this particular Aliens fan -- who buys almost anything... read feature

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


Arkhaaaaaaaaw MAH GAWD!
Feb 12
[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. ... read

Walking Dead: Survival Instinct finally gets real trailer


Was it worth the wait?
Feb 07
Activision's tried to put it off for as long as possible, but has finally released a real gameplay trailer for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Now the day's finally arrived, I don't even know what to say. In all honesty... read
Delayed DLC

Scott Pilgrim DLC has last-minute delay


After years of waiting, more waiting
Feb 04
Last week, we reported on an announcement regarding long-anticipated downloadable content for Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game posted to the Tumblr of Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley which vanished into... read

Finally, a new Dynasty Warriors-style Kamen Rider game


Took 'em long enough
Jan 16
Well, it's about time! Toei's Kamen Rider was a Dynasty Warriors before Dynasty Warriors of a sort, defined as it was by a lone hero in a ridiculous costume effortlessly plowing through hordes of weak mini... read

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct confirmed for Wii U


Shuffling in ZombiU's footsteps
Jan 10
[Update: The Walking Dead is coming out on March 26 in North America.] The likes of Crysis 3 and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 may be turning their backs on the Wii U, but never fear! Activision never misses a trick, and has... read






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