Author Archives: Brenna Hillier
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 02:12 BST
Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U probably won’t have many third-party characters, director Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed, despite development assistance from Namco Bandai.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 01:46 BST
Both Microsoft and Sony have approached Bohemia Interactive about porting DayZ to new hardware, but creator Dean “Rocket” Hall is more in favour of the PlayStation 4 than Xbox One.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 01:32 BST
Xbox One engineering manager Jeff Henshaw has said the processing power of the new console is literally limitless.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 01:23 BST
Killer Instinct developer Double Helix said it jumped at the chance to work on the franchise, but it was Microsoft who initiated the reboot.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 01:03 BST
Director Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that 3DS and Wii U owners will not be able to play Super Smash Bros. against each other.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 00:41 BST
Several dungeons were cut from The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker, but they won’t be turning up in the HD remake, because Nintendo has already used them in later games.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 00:14 BST
DICE has confirmed what many of you no doubt predicted; the PC version of Battlefield 4 will not offer mod support.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 00:07 BST
Earth Defense Force, assemble! Somehow or other we are under attack by giant insect aliens again, and as usual everyone else is uselessly dying. Cue the arrival of Air Raider, who appears with a Metal Gear Solid homage to save the day. The recently delayed Earth Defense Force 2025 is headed to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in early 2014.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:58 BST
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:49 BST
This week’s Humble Bundle sale stars 11 bit Studios, developer of Anomaly Warzone Earth, which also happens to be the headline game. The DRM-free, cross-platform, pay-what-you-want package also includes Anomaly Warzone Earth: Mobile Campaign, Sleepwalker’s Journey, Funky Smugglers and – for those who pay more than average – a bonus copy of Anomaly Korea and a pile of digital content. As ever, you decide where you money goes – charities, indie devs, the organisers or a split between all three.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:31 BST
If game makers feel used game sales are eating into their profit margins maybe they should think about making games people want to keep, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime reasons.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:21 BST
Keita Takahashi and Robin Hunicke are working together again, reuniting one of the industry’s most awesome bromances.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 23:10 BST
PlayStation 4 natively supports Vita Remote Play at a system level, meaning almost every game will support the feature.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 22:51 BST
The DICE-developed Star Wars game isn’t a sequel to previous games in the series – it’s something new.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 22:46 BST
Medal of Honor developer Danger Close has been disbanded, EA has confirmed, with DICE LA taking its place and serving a support role for the main Swedish studio.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 22:25 BST
I just woke up and there’s a report on a Vita game called Floating Cloud God Saves the Pilgrims in HD in my in tray. Grab a timezone-appropriate beverage and let’s figure this out together.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 10:05 BST
Roberts Space Industries has broken $10 million in its campaign to pay for massive space sim Star Citizen without interference from pesky traditional publishers
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:51 BST
If there are few games on Vita it is certainly not XSEED’s fault. The publisher intends to deliver Valhalla Knights later this year, and to remind you why this is a pleasing prospect, offers an E3 2013 trailer. The players takes on the role of a hardened crim with a past full of nefarious deeds – or are you actually in this jail under false pretences? I don’t care, I just want to level up and kill monsters. Bam. Outta my way.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:44 BST
The latets YS game to head west courtesy of the diligent team at XSEED is Ys: Memories of Celceta. The Vita RPG drops in September, and tells a familiar JRPG story of a young amnesiac man searching for his identity. This one’s all set in a spooky forest, though, which is pretty rad. gaze upon the pure Nihon Falcom goodess in the E3 2013 trailer within.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:26 BST
The Secret World is having a double XP weekend, and my housemate-slash-guildie was just diagnosed with a fractured fibula. It’s all coming up Milhouse.