Author Archives: Justin Kranzl
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 21:46 BST
Rovio, maker of hit mobile game Angry Birds, has released footage and details of a Halloween-themed edition.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 21:19 BST
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 21:01 BST
Block-building dark horse hit Minecraft will eventually become an interconnected world, allowing connections between different servers. The key word being “eventually”.
Thu, Oct 21, 2010 | 09:16 BST
David Braben, the founder of Frontier Developments and a long-time opponent of the pre-owned games market, has written up six potential fixes to the “problem” – while also sinking his boot into the presently in-vogue “online pass” method.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 20:28 BST
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 20:05 BST
The head of Insomniac Games, Ted Price, has taken to his company website to urge games media to focus on the bigger picture.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 18:36 BST
EA and Danger Close have been receiving plenty of feedback from Medal of Honor players on the game’s online modes. Now they’re readying a second multiplayer patch.
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Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 17:55 BST
US stat tracker NPD claims its decision to drop individual sales numbers for game software and hardware in favour of a top ten by title hasn’t gone down well in some quarters; the silver lining is it’s promising a new report which will, for the first time, capture digital and mobile sales.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 17:18 BST
The key ministerial roadblock to a R18+ rating for games in Australia – Senator Michael Atkinson – stood down from the front bench half a year ago. Yet Australian gamers of any age still cannot legally play games with content judged beyond a MA15+ rating.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 08:08 BST
John Romero hasn’t had the best decade-or-so. At one time the biggest name in games development, the Doom designer exited then all-conquering id Software to head up his own uber project. Sadly, that project was Daikatana, an overblown, overhyped and ultimately mediocre FPS whose development went down in games lore as one of the biggest fiascos of all time.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 08:11 BST
Activision Blizzard’s DJ Hero 2 hits stores today, and it appears reviewers have been having a Gaye old time. Like Marvin, that is.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 03:43 BST
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | 20:54 BST
Googling “Assassin’s Creed II too short” will return you around 176,000 entries. However, players who actually have completed Assassin’s Creed II are in the minority according to Ubisoft’s Gaelec Simard.
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | 20:30 BST
Forget racing games. The real crossover action between videogame and automotive industries is in first-person shooters. Just ask manufacturer Chrysler, who today announced it would release a special Jeep Wrangler to honour Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops game.
Seriously. A car.
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | 19:43 BST
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | 18:19 BST
As part of the lead-up to the Undead Nightmare DLC for Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games has gotten into the spirit by releasing a trailer featuring John Marston, zombies, and… John Marston killing zombies.
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | 18:02 BST
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