Author Archives: Brenna Hillier
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 03:01 GMT
Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager is seeking new staff to work on a free-to-play, next-gen title, presumably its long-awaited new project.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 22:58 GMT
Saints Row 4′s latest DLC pack includes the three stars of web show Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’?
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 02:13 GMT
WWE 2K14 gets a new DLC pack in this week’s console network updates. The $8 WWE Superstars and Moves Pack adds new Intercontinental Champion Big E Langston, Fandango, the Bella Twins and Summer Rae as playable characters, as well as 30 new moves and taunts. It’s part of the game’s season pass – although Summer Rae is available in a free, standalone pack. Videos showing off the new content are posted through the break.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 01:59 GMT
This week’s North American PlayStation Store update includes a couple of new PS4 digital titles and even a few Vita releases.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 01:47 GMT
Runescape 3 players raised over $90,000 to various charities using the free-to-play MMO’s Well of Goodwill during the month of November. Jagex said “many tens of thousands” of players chipped in in-game wealth and Bonds to secure $90,838 in donations for the Willow Foundation, SpecialEffect, Action For Kids, Games Aid, Internet Watch Foundation, HART and the DEC Philippines Typhoon Appeal. The Well of Appeal will remain in game but is currently closed as Jagex plots its next charitable drive.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 01:00 GMT
Peggle 2′s Masters are a varied lot; learn about their new super powers in the trailer series through the break.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 09:55 GMT
EA CEO Andrew Wilson gives Microsoft and Sony just a few years grace before companies like Apple and Google make serious bids for living room dominance.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 00:27 GMT
This Japanese commercial for the Vita TV tracks the daily life of one family over the course of decades as their living room habits change and evolve; it puts a pretty strong emphasis on the TV as something whole families can share, which makes Sony’s new device seem pretty attractive.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 00:10 GMT
Simon Roth’s Maia is now available through Steam Early Access; it’s currently on sale at 25% off the normal price of $25. Kickstarter and Indiegogo backers can redeem a key to receive a free copy by logging into the Maia members area. Take a look at the sci-fi base-building sim’s progress in the new trailer through the break.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 08:04 GMT
Battlefield 4′s China Rising DLC is not without its problems, but DICE is aware of a couple of issues and is working on them.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 08:43 GMT
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will outsell their precursors well ahead of the previous generation’s schedule, according to take Two CEO Strauss Zelnick.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 22:43 GMT
Dungeons & Dragons Online will receive at least four major updates in 2014, adding a classic module and several new areas to explore.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 22:18 GMT
Although we’ve no word on when the western version will arrive, a demo for expanded Vita RPG re-release Soul Sacrifice Delta arrives on the Japanese PlayStation Store next week. Details and trailer through the break.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 21:58 GMT
Planetside 2 develoepr Sony Online Entertainment is hoping to implement new systems giving veteran players something to work towards besides better gear.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 21:52 GMT
Splinter Cell: Blacklist developer Ubiusoft Toronto wanted the game to be easy to pick up and play, but to teach players not to run-and-gun via difficulty spikes.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 17:20 GMT
PlayStation 4′s Remote Play feature and a war in the Murder House living room inspired Brenna to dust off her long-neglected Vita, with compelling results.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 04:18 GMT
The City of Bathurst has named an internal road on the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit after Polyphony Digital’s racing sim.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:27 GMT
EA has filed two trademarks for Desert Strike, which you may recall as a 16-bit era isometric action strategy hybrid which spawned a series of five games ending with 1997 N64, PC and PSOne release Nuclear Strike. There’s been no indication the publisher intends to resurrect the beloved property, unfortunately, so don’t get too excited over what may be a sensible defensive filing, even if EA hasn’t forgotten its back catalogue.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 02:20 GMT
Microsoft is said to be planning a system called Threshold to bring together its currently disparate Windows PC, Windows Phone and Xbox One operating systems.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 01:42 GMT