Author Archives: Nick Akerman
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 16:47 BST
Ecco The Dolphin spiritual successor fails Kickstarter funding process, smaller project in the works
Ed Annunziata has failed to get his Ecco The Dolphin spiritual successor funded on Kickstarter. Even so, he still has plans to release his new idea in some capacity.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 14:56 BST
Square Enix has confirmed it is set to make redundancies to both its European and UK operations.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Activision has confirmed its upcoming Deadpool title for a June 28th release on consoles and PC. A smidgen of pre-order incentives were also outlined alongside the announcement, providing Marvel fans with extra reason to join the anti-hero’s adventure.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 23:09 BST
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 11:40 BST
Alternative Software bring the ruck(us) with new details and screens for Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 11:17 BST
Reports suggest Microsoft’s IllumiRoom could be part of the next Xbox’s setup.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 10:56 BST
Ever wondered how Beyond: Two Souls looks so goddamn good on the PS3? Quantic Dream co-CEO Guillaume Fondaumière has indicated the game utilises ideas garnered from PS4 hardware for much of its design.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 10:41 BST
Valve is set to launch the Left 4 Dead 2 beta on Linux this week. Those who already own the Steam version of the game will receive access soon, alongside the Extended Mutation System that has been available since February.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 10:27 BST
Dr. Lorenza Colzato of Leiden University in The Netherlands has produced research that suggests first-person shooter players are likely to have better memories than their non-gun-wielding counterparts.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 10:10 BST
It looks as if Joyoland is bringing the PC version of Ys Seven to Europe and America.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 09:44 BST
Despite a less than stellar promotion period, Dead Island: Riptide has debuted at number one in the UK games chart. The zombie title appears to have accumulated less than half the launch week sales of the original game, but still manages to come out on top.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 09:28 BST
A batch of Batman: Arkham Origins screens has finally arrived, sans watermarks. The prequel, which was revealed on the cover of GameInformer earlier this month, looks to be shaping up rather tastily.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 | 01:41 GMT
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag creative director Jean Guesdon is confident the franchise won’t succumb to annual fatigue. He believes Ubisoft has the imagination and resources to keep the AC brand fresh.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 17:26 GMT
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 17:08 GMT
Nintendo will support Fire Emblem: Awakening with free content across the Spring, it has been revealed. Although some free content is already available alongside paid DLC, players will be able to download four new maps across the coming weeks.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 16:42 GMT
Pokemon Rumble U is ready to go all Skylanders on us. Reports suggest the upcoming Nintendo game will ship with a line of physical Pokemon figures that can be used in-game.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 16:25 GMT
A group of developers who worked on franchises including Assassin’s Creed and Army of Two have formed Spearhead Games. The new team today announced its first project, known as Tiny Brains.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 16:01 GMT
Gaming video service Twitch continues to strengthen in popularity. The website, which is owned by Justin.tv, hosted over 600,000 unique broadcasters throughout February 2013.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 15:35 GMT
Mojang may have one of the most popular games in recent memory with Minecraft, but the company isn’t looking to stop there. Minecraft Realms is on the way and will offer a safer way for younger players to spend their time in the blocky universe.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 15:14 GMT
Square Enix has released a handy infographic breaking down just how popular Hitman: Absolution’s multiplayer Contracts mode has been.