Thu, Aug 18, 2011 | 21:24 BST
Thursday Mega-Shorts: Payday dated, Trine 2 trailer, an awful lot more
We heard you like reading every little bit of news that comes out of a Games Convention, and we wouldn’t ever think of letting you down. Here’s the news which you might want to catch up on. Make sure to put your reading glasses on, because you’re going to need them!
- Cubed3 has done a neat interview with the developers of Xenoblade Chronicles. You can read it here.
- PlanetSide 2′s got a whole bunch of new screenshot thanks to GamesCom. Mmorpg’s got them over here.
- Housemarque – the developer of PSN titles like Outland and Dead Nation, is now making a game for iOS devices. The game’s a physics based puzzle title called Furmins.
- Excited about upcoming survival-horror title Amy? Well, now you can get scared aswell by watching the first trailer for it and reading some hands-on impressions.
- SOE’s released a new trailer for DC Universe: Online and it revolves around the “Lantern Corps”.
- IGN’s got some new screenshots for Star Trek: infinite. You can view them over here.
- SOE’s priced and dated three of their upcoming PSN titles – Payday: The Heist, Rochard, and Sideways: New York.
- Trine 2′s got a beautiful new gamescom trailer and RPS’s got it for you here.
- Siliconera’s carrying a bunch of new assets for Tales of the Abyss 3DS and you can view all of them here.
- CCP has introduced a new bot-reporting feature in EVE Online.
- iD’s holding an event at the Sydney Opera house on September 14. It’ll have RAGE’s creative director Tim Willits discussing the company’s plans as well as where he thinks the games industry’s headed.
- Mojang – the developer of Minecraft, has signed on a deal with Skrill – an online global payment service provider, to ensure that everyone can purchase their title.
- A rumour is doing the rounds which suggests that the entire team at Faxion Online has been laid off. We wish everyone involved the best of luck if this is true.
- Siliconera’s got some new details about how you can interact with your teammates in Binary Domain – Sega’s upcoming RPG title for PS3 and Xbox 360.
- Feast your eyes upon some beautiful new gamescom screenshots for PixelJunk SideScroller.
- CNN’s carrying a report which suggests that most people don’t bother finishing the games they’ve paid for.
- A new trailer’s been released for Devil Survivor Overclocked – the upcoming 3DS title and sequel to the hugely popular 2009 RPG Devil Survivor.
- Finally, have a roll watching PS Vita trailers for 11 (yes, 11) upcoming games for the handheld. It includes games like Uncharted: Golden Abyss, ModNation Racers, WipeOut 2048, and lots more.
- Troy Online is launching tomorrow, just in case it slipped your mind.
And that’s it. Yeah, that’s really it! If you’ve read all of the above, stand up and give yourself a round of applause.