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Nintendo DeNA Alliance

Nintendo and DeNA enter into licensing agreement for mobile development


Welcome to the machine
Mar 17
Today, Nintendo  and DeNA formed a capital and licensing alliance to bring Nintendo intellectual properties to smart devices. They will also be creating a multi-device membership service set to deploy worldwide. The part... read
Battlefield: Hardline

Prepare to pay full price twice to unlock all of Battlefield Hardline's exclusive features


Surprisingly its not releasing on iOS
Mar 03
"Own More and Be More" is EA's dystopian-toned tagline for its unveiling of Battlefield Hardline Premium. In addition to the £44.00/$59.99 price for the base game (£59.99/$69.99 for the "deluxe" version), you can slap down an additional £44.00/$59.99 to unlock exclusive things that should have been included anyway. read
Dying Light

You're trying too hard, Techland


Emails straight from our inbox to your eyeballs!
Jan 21
Today is was revealed that David Belle, the recognized founding father of parkour had in fact partnered with Dying Light to help the development team influence the game’s highly acclaimed natural movement system. Consi... read
Bloodborne

Bloodborne is releasing in Japan on February 5


Global launch shouldn't be too far off
Sep 01
From Software's (Dark Souls) Bloodborne is coming to PS4 in Japan on February 5, 2015.  Given that we expected an early 2015 release for Bloodborne globally, hopefully we won't have to wait too long after that for the North American release.  read
But you don't have to take my word for it...
Sometimes, when I check my email, I find wonderful things like messages from friends and family, beta invites, or announcements that something I ordered has shipped. Sometimes, I find a pile of press releases. Sometimes they'... read feature

E3: 2012 badges tout Persona, 3DS, and Wii U


Jun 03
Our own Chad Concelmo is now in possession of his E3 2012 press pass, and he was nice enough to send along a pic for us to all take a gander at it. It's always interesting to see what companies are willing to get their produc... read

Good People Die renamed, confirmed for Vita in NA as well


Feb 28
Last week, Aksys made dreams come true by announcing that the 999 sequel Good People Die will be arriving in North America later this year. Today, Aksys follows up with an official press release that dishes a whole mess of ne... read

First run copies of Solatorobo come with soundtrack CD


Aug 10
XSEED has confirmed that customers who pick up first run copies of their upcoming Nintendo DS RPG Solatobo: Red the Hunter will be getting a 24-track soundtrack disc along with their purchase.  They also note that this i... read

Presenting Aksys Games' Press Release Theater


Apr 07
Aksys Games is celebrating a win in the recent Nintendo Power Awards in the category of "Best Story" for Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors. Generally, when something like this happens, we get sent a press release from the company boasting about their accolades. And often these press releases are ignored in favor of things which are, well, actual news. This was a much, much smarter idea. read

Hands-on with Dead Space 2's Puker


Nov 11
Last time we checked out Dead Space 2's multiplayer, we were impressed with the Left 4 Dead-influenced survival modes. While the Humans versus Necromorphs gameplay doesn't leave for variety of modes, the core gameplay looks l... read

E3 10: Lose big (weight) with The Biggest Loser on Kinect


Jun 14
Hey! You know Kinect for the Xbox 360? That body-waggle thing? It'll launch with something on the order of a bajillion exercise games, and THQ's The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout is one of them. According to the marketing co... read

Nintendo DSi XL arrives with smallest press release ever


Mar 23
Nintendo sent along a retail Nintendo DSi XL, and it arrived today... with the smallest press release and fact sheet ever. To give you an idea, I've taken a picture of it next to my four-month-old's foot. She's got tiny feet ... read

Mass Effect 2 sells 2 million copies in first week


Jan 29
Sounds like EA has a lot to be happy about, according to this press release they've sent out today. Two million copies of Mass Effect 2 have been sold in the first week of release, which is nothing to shake a stick at. I... read

Building towns and beat-downs in White Knight Chronicles


Jan 15
I don't know if you guys have heard about this game. It's called White Knight Chronicles. Ring a bell? It does?! No way! I'm just, you know, surprised that you would even remember this thing. When was it announced? Like 2005?... read

Ubisoft announces E3 details, hosted by Talk Soup star


May 07
God knows I've sat through many an award show hosted by a celeb delivering poorly scripted jokes to have developed some sort of resistance to that sort of thing, but I have to say I never expected to suddenly find this to be ... read

XSEED announces Drill Sergeant Mindstrong for WiiWare


Mar 30
This is a weird one, but it's coming from XSEED so I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Drill Sergeant Mindstrong is a title coming to WiiWare next month. With a militaristic theme, players have to answer questions correctly to ... read

YUKE'S announces new downloadable games division called Akinai Games


Jan 21
YUKE’S Company of America has a new division that's going all download now. Called Akinai Games, they will be creating games for WiiWare, Xbox Live, and Sony's PlayStation Network. They're also considering PC and mobile... read

Atlus lays a subtle smackdown on ESRB leaks


Dec 05
I've said it before, but I'll say it again: God bless the gang at Atlus. While some companies would get all up in arms about the ESRB leaking unreleased information on their website, effectively taking the thunder away from m... read

You already knew this, but The King of Fighters XII is coming to NA and EU '09


Nov 18
Okay, maybe you didn't know. Now you do. Ignition Entertainment sends us a press release today to say that The King of Fighters XII is coming to North America and Europe some time in 2009. The 3-on-3 fighter has been made ex... read

Sega announces official E3 2008 lineup


Jul 14
E3 08 is so close, yet so far away. I don't know about the rest of you, but I am having an incredibly tough time sitting still from all the excitement and anticipation, and I'm not even at E3.To help pass the time, why not ch... read

THIS! IS! SPARTA! I MEAN VEGAS ... This is Vegas, actually


Feb 06
"Open World, Lifestyle Action Experience Allows Players to Fight, Gamble, Drive and Party in the World's Most Decadent City," is how Midway chooses to introduce the world to a new game it is working on called This i... read

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney to hit North American shelves on February 12


Jan 11
If you are a huge Phoenix Wright fanboy like me, you will be very excited to hear that Capcom has just announced the first game in its spin-off series, Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, is scheduled for release in North... read

From the Dept. of Vagueness: LucasArts and BioWare announce they're doing stuff


Oct 30
It's early in the morning, so maybe LucasArts and BioWare thought they'd be able to send out a press release that says next to nothing, but we're not having it. The two have announced a partnership that will yield a "gro... read

Halo 3 promotion lets you experience the game on an IMAX screen


Sep 06
Unless by some cruel misfortune, you are not only blind, but deaf too, you already know that the Halo 3 marketing blitz is in full effect. You’ve seen the commercials, tried the game’s official beverage, and you'v... read

The Xbox Live Arcade news just keeps on coming, doesn't it? This Labor Day weekend, 4 XBLA games will receive a 50% off price drop. However, this offer will only be available from 12:00 a.m. GMT on Sunday, Sept 2 through 11: ... read feature

Guitar Hero III demo details emerge, two ways to get in on the action


Aug 23
Activision has announced today that anyone who buys the Xbox 360 version of Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground (available October 9th) will be able to play a demo for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. The songs included in t... read

New talent agency for freelance game industry professionals


Aug 13
ITM Creatives is the artistic branch International Talent Management, and they work to connect freelance professionals with the video game, film, and television industries and their new Web site launched today.The site enable... read

Surprise! 80gb PS3 is available. Bigger suprise: 60gb sales up 113%


Aug 07
You're not suprised, are you. No, we knew this was coming since last month, but now it's official: the new 80gb model of the PS3, packed with the off-road racing game MotorStorm, is now available in retail stores in the Unite... read

Guitar Hero III rocks 11 new tracks


Aug 02
Activision has just released a list of 11 new tracks to the set list of the upcoming Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (which you'll remember we rocked at E3), featuring works from artists like Iron Maiden, Slayer, Red Hot Chi... read

Valve and Nexon to bring Counter-Strike to Asia


Jul 27
Valve's Doug Lombardi has dropped us a line announcing plans to bring Counter-Strike to Asian markets, effectively positioning the world's #1 most played online first-person shooter in the most insane competitive gaming circu... read






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