Daily Archives: August 19, 2009

  • New Bethesda game to be announced in "the next month or so"

    Fallout 3’s through. Over and done. So, what bomb is Bethesda dropping on the videogame world next? Well, we don’t really know. And Bethesda’s not telling. For now, anyway. However, MTV Multiplayer sends word that we’ll hear something from Bethesda “in the next month or so.” What will it be? Well, according to Pete Hines, […]

  • BUZZ! Quiz World coming to PSP and PS3 for the holidays

    New screens for BUZZ! Quiz World for PSP showed up over on Eurogamer today. The PSP version features online infrastructure support, over 3,000 new general knowledge questions in a larger single player mode, and players can also access MyBUZZ! content on-the-go.The game will also be supported post-launch with additional PSP-specific expansion Quiz Packs available on […]

  • Interplay titles now available on Steam

    Steam has added some Interplay titles to its download catalog. Now, users of the service can purchase Fallout and Fallout 2 along with Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel, Kingpin: Life of Crime, and Sacrifice. For the next week, you can get each one for 10 percent off the normal price as well. “We are excited […]

  • Fairytale Fights coming to PC, PS3 and 360, looks bloody

    Playlogic has announced that Fairytale Fights will release on October23 and 27 for PS3 and Xbox 360 in the UK and US, respectively. Using the Unreal 3 Engine and inspired by cartoons like Happy Tree Friends and Itchy and Scratchy, the game takes characters and tales from well known fairytales and makes them more macabre. […]

  • Lego Rock Band coming to the DS

    CVG‘s gotten a quick peek at Lego Rock Band on this Nintendo DS, and apparently, it’s even more family friendly than the main versions of the game. For one thing, “suggestive lyrics” will be absent from the game. Songs included on the DS’s surprisingly capable cart are Ruby by the Kaiser Chiefs, Monster by The […]

  • South Park: Let’s Go Tower Defense Play screens from GamesCom

    New screens for South Park: Let’s Go Tower Defense Play popped up on the net, courtesy of Shack. To be made available on October 7, it’s exactly as the name suggests. A tower defense game. What could be better than a game starring a fat fascist, a bleeding heart, a poor pervert in a hoodie […]

  • MS's GC Press Event: Watch the moment Fable III was announced

    So Fable III was announced this morning. How awesome. But words nor pictures don’t do justice. Instead, there is footage! Lovely, sweet, Molyneux-filled footage! It’s over at Eurogamer. It’ll be out for December 2010 on the Xbox 360.

  • ESRB listing provides first Assassin's Creed: Discovery details

    Assassin’s Creed: Discovery is real. We’re sure now. The ESRB has spoken, and it doesn’t lie. Ever. Here’s the ESRB’s description of the game, courtesy of GoNintendo. “This is a side-scrolling action game, set during the Renaissance, in which players assume the role of an assassin fighting against an enemy group known as the Templars. […]

  • House: PSPgo feedback positive, initial consumers to benefit

    SCEE president Andrew House has told VG247 that initial feedback for PSPgo has been positive, and the consumers who hop on board first will benefit. The console was given prices of $249/€249/¥24,980 when the console was announced back at E3 in June. And only last night did SCEE tell us that it’ll retail for £224.99. […]

  • Microsoft release new Halo 3: ODST shots

    Microsoft’s put out 22 new screens of Halo 3: ODST. Some maybe new, some may not be, you decide. Catch them over at Eurogamer. Game’s out from Bungie on September 22nd.

  • House: SCEE would "absolutely" make PS3 £199 if it were "sensible"

    SCEE president, Andrew House, has said that Sony would like to knock down the price of PS3 to the same £199 price point PS2 saw during its peak last generation. However, that is providing the decision to lower the cost that much was within the boundaries of “sensible business”. “If we could get to a […]

  • Beatles: Rock band getting three more albums in 2009, Rock Band adding Queen, Nirvana, every song ever

    Harmonix gave the business to GamesCom this year in the form of a colossal cacophony of Rock Band news. First up, the world’s rockin’-est game developer announced that The Beatles: Rock Band has three DLC albums lined up for the rest of 2009, with Abbey Road coming in October, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band […]

  • Bethesda release new screens of Brink

    Bethesda’s put live three brand new shots of Splash Damage’s Brink. It has to be said – they look incredi-fucking-ble. The screens are at Eurogamer. Nathan interviewed the developer last week at QuakeCon. You’ll hopefully get the interview soon.

  • Activision: No multiplayer Beta planned for Modern Warfare 2

    There will be no multiplayer Beta for Modern Warfare 2, according to Activision. Speaking with CVG at Gamescom, the publisher said it had no plays to release a Beta for the sequel, as it it did for the original. Guess the first one was a big enough hit as it was, we reckon. It’s out […]

  • New shots for MGS: Peace Walker released, co-op mode detailed by Kojima

    Konami had their GC press conference today and none other then creator of the MGS series, the motherfucking man himself, Hideo Kojima was there. He was there to demo Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and it’s co-op abillites for the game. Kojima started off by showing the brand new trailer for the game, which you […]

  • Cage: Heavy Rain's "not really a videogame anymore"

    Are you drunk on David Cage yet? Of course not! You need one more shot of his strongest words, and we’re here to provide that for you. Speaking at GamesCom, Cage told VG247 that Heavy Rain’s gone beyond the limits of what you’d typically call a “videogame.” “[It’s] something that is not really a videogame […]

  • Aliens vs Predator shots from Sega are nice looking

    Sega loves us today, so much so it sent over some Aliens vs Predator shots, which are below the page break. Not near as sexy as Bayonetta, but then again this is two totally different games we’re talking about here. One is a witch who wears her hair as clothing, the other are beings from […]

  • David Cage: Heavy Rain demo a "possibility"

    Speaking with VG247 at GamesCom, Quantic Dream’s David Cage said that, while his company might drizzle out a demo of Heavy Rain, it won’t be easy. “[A demo]’s currently in discussion. So yeah, that’s a possibility. At the same time, though, it’s difficult to find one scene that will represent the game and do justice […]

  • Cage: Heavy Rain 2? "I'm not sure"

    The first game isn’t out yet, but there’s already a possibility of Heavy Rain 2, right? Don’t count your chickens yet. Quantic Dream’s David Cage has told VG247 that he isn’t “sure” there will be one. But why is Heavy Rain 2, or for that matter Fahrenheit 2, most likely not gonna happen? “I’m not […]

  • David Cage: The PS3 is a "truly fantastic" machine

    During an interview with VG247 at GamesCom, the main brain behind Heavy Rain, David Cage, spoke of his admiration for Sony’s PS3. “It’s incredible — all the things you can do with it. I mean, you can have a video conference. It’s a media center. It connects to your PC and allows you to use […]