Author Archives: Brenna Hillier
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 23:00 BST
Ubisoft is cautiously forecasting fewer sales of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag than last year’s entry, Assassin’s Creed 3.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 22:44 BST
An academic study into file sharing has found much lower levels of game piracy than those claimed by the Electronics Software Association.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 07:59 BST
Lost Planet 3 isn’t the hum-drum shoot-a-thon you’re probably expecting, but one of the most character-filled sci fi stories the industry has produced in years.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 06:55 BST
Best known for her role as producer of thatgamecompany’s Journey, Robin Hunicke will open the 2013 Boston Festival of Indie Games.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 06:43 BST
A mysterious Sony-published titled has turned up on the delightfully spoileriffic Australian Classification Board.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 06:28 BST
Android-based portable gaming device Nvidia Shield is due in June, with pre-orders opening next week. To entice you to try out the slick-looking device, which can even stream games from your PC so you can relax on the couch, Nvidia has released a video showing off its final design and feature set.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 03:44 BST
Just in case somebody, somewhere was not yet aware that Gran Turismo 6 is a thing, Sony’s added a product page for the unannounced but inevitable sequel.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 02:18 BST
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 01:37 BST
A new report from industry analyst Michael Pachter suggests sales of both Nintendo home consoles declined over the last month, although the 3DS is on the up.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 01:24 BST
Tecmo Koei has announced a new entry in its long-running strategy series, Nobungaga’s Ambition.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 22:14 BST
4A Games is pretty sure messing with the field of view in Metro: Last Light is going to ruin everything, but since you really want to, it’s going to make that possible.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 23:45 BST
Deus Ex creator Warren Spector would rather make a game world “an inch wide and a mile deep” than “a mile wide and an inch deep”.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 23:18 BST
Rovio Stars is a new publishing initiative from the makers of Angry Birds to highlight mobile development talent. The first game from the program is Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage – check out a trailer through the break.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 22:58 BST
Legendary Civilization designer Sid Meier has said he personally would not enjoy the way Kickstarter projects often mean designers must commit early concepts.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 09:09 BST
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Tue, May 14, 2013 | 07:08 BST
Developer direct digital distribution hub Show Me The Games is throwing a whopping sale for the next few days, with discounts of 35% to 75% on 32 indie titles. There are some well known names on the list – And Yet It Moves, Gratuitous Space Battles, Defcon and Voxeltron, for example – as well as a bunch of lesser-known efforts you might not have heard of. A wide variety of genres are represented, and many titles are available on Linux and Mac as well as PC.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 06:58 BST
US vice president Joe Biden has said there’s no legal objection to imposing a tax on violent media.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 06:46 BST
Or possibly tyre treads; but you get the idea. Contraption Makers is a spiritual successor to The Incredible Machine from the creators of the original Sierra franchise.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 06:38 BST
Here’s a new trailer for Killzone: Mercenary that comes not via the usual channel of a polite email from Sony but from the untamed wilds of the Internet, which is why it’s blessed with Cyrillic subtitles. I call that value added.