Category Archives: Arcade
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 06:48 BST
I’m not sure how many of you remember Retro Game Challenge, a weird nostalgia trip of a DS game released back in 2009, based upon the Japanese comedy show GameCenter CX. It didn’t even sell 100,000 copies in the west.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 03:18 BST
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 17:17 BST
SEGA has announced its E3 line-up, and the firm is bringing five titles to the expo next week. SEGA’s full line-up includes: Sonic Lost World (Wii U, 3DS) out this Holiday; Castle of Illusion (PC, PSN, XBLA) out this summer; Company of Heroes 2 (PC); Total War: Rome 2 (PC); and The Cave (mobile). This will be the first publish showing of both the new Sonic title and the mobile version of Double Fine’s The Cave.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 17:19 BST
Square Enix has announced it will be announcing next-gen, current gen, PC and mobile title at E3 next week.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 18:17 BST
The HD version of Spelunky will be released on PC this summer, according to developer Mossmouth. It’s the XBLA version of the game which was released in July 2012. It will release on Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store. The PS3 and Vita versions, which are being handled by Blit Game Studios, will also release this summer. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 19:56 BST
Fieldrunners 2 will be released on Vita this summer, Subatomic Studios has announced. The game was built using a new game engine, and there are over 25 new towers, the Gatling Tower returns, and there is even one which throws bee hives at enemies. Some event launch infectious syringes, and there’s also guns that turn enemies into cows, a flame throwing Jack O’Lantern and lots of other zany things. The team has also developed “special, precision based attacks,” such as Santa tossing explosive presents from his sleigh. The game is in the final stages of development and more information will be announced at a later date.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 02:07 BST
UFO Interactive has come clean regarding the localised release of Mamoru-kun Has Been Cursed, which now rejoices in the shorter title of Mamorukun Curse!
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 22:15 BST
Valve – indies shouldn’t “split royalties with a publisher” and expect “automatic yes on Greenlight”
Valve has blocked Paranautical Activity from Code Avarice from being released on Steam, after the developer abandoned their Steam Greenlight submission for a publishing deal with Adult Swim.
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 17:43 BST
An Australian ratings classification listing has Doodle Jump for Kinect heading to XBLA next month. It lists Smoking Gun Interactive as the developer of Lima Sky’s Kinect version of the mobile hit. The game was announced for the service back in 2011, and it was listed as coming within the next few months back in March 2013 when the game turned four. The information was first obtained by Lifelower which specializes in news regarding upcoming XBL titles, and then Polygon went live with a review of the game. It’s slated for release at the end of June and according to Lifelower, it will run you 400 MS Points.
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 22:24 BST
The Australian Classification Board has posted rating for 3D Sonic the Hedgehog and 3D Altered Beast. This leaves one to assume that the re-releases, which are landing in Japan, may be heading west. Other 3D titles in the series, Space Harrier and Super Hang-on, have already been released in the region. Space Harrier was playable during MCM in London last week. Hit up Joystiq for more information.
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 02:04 BST
A trophy list for something called Mamorukun Curse! has turned up over on the generally reliable Exophase. Although UFO Interactive haven’t done anything more than tease the possibility, it’s believed to be a localisation of G.Rev’s Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Meikai Katsugeki Wide Version, otherwise known as Mamoru-kun Has Been Cursed. The run-and-gun bullet hell is expected via the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:00 BST
Poker Night 2, along with Brock Fucking Samson, is now available for iOS. Telltale’s poker simulator will run you $4.99 on the App Store, and also includes Sam and Max, Claptrap, GLaDOS, and my personal hero, Ash Williams. Head over to the App Store and pick it up. The game’s also available through the Xbox Live Marketplace, Steam, and PSN.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 14:54 BST
Housemarque has announced a spiritual successor to Super Stardust is in development for PS4. The firm said the console enables it to “do things that wouldn’t be possible otherwise.” According to a post on the studio’s official website, the architecture of PS4 will allow the developers “to create incredible visuals with direct impact on the way the new game feels.” The firm is also working on another unannounced project for PS4. More information on both titles will be available in the coming months. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:01 BST
UFO Interactive Games in partnership with Tragnarion Studios has announced a July release for Scourge: Outbreak on Xbox Live.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 16:29 BST
Sony has announced the Best of PlayStation Network collections are in the works and Volume One, which contains four PSN exclusive games, will be the first to release in June.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 16:26 BST
Men’s Room Mayhem is out this week on Vita and mobile devices, and you can get a glimpse at some of the messes you will have to clean up below. These fella’s aren’t real good at aiming are they? Maybe they should sit down. It’s out today through the US PS Store and on May 22 in Europe. It will be made available worldwide on the App Store, Google Play Store and the Amazon App store May 23. On Vita, it will run you £1.99/€2.49/$1.99 and on mobile devices for £0.69/€0.89/$0.99.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 07:48 BST
Deep Silver and unheralded games company Rubicon Organization have a new ground-based co-op twin-stick shooter called Narco Terror that is primed for release this summer/winter (sometime in the next few months, to be clear) to the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. A trailer that explains it all is inside.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 20:02 BST
CastleStorm, the 2D physics-based structure destruction game from Zen Studios, will be releasing on XBLA on May 29. The game will cost you 800 MSP.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 17:36 BST
City Interactive has announced it has changed the name of its sci-fi, arcade-FPS Alien Fear – announced in 2012 – to Alien Rage. The game, which includes all sorts of weapons, firing modes, 21 enemy types and eight different bosses will be shown at E3 this year alongside its RPG Lords of the Fallen. Alien Rage will be available via digital distribution later this year for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. A teaser video is below.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 20:13 BST
Men’s Room Mayhem, announced earlier this month for Vita, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, will release next week on May 21 through the PS Store in the US and on May 22 in Europe. It will be made available worldwide on the App Store, Google Play Store and the Amazon Appstore May 23. On Vita, it will run you £1.99/€2.49/$1.99 and on mobile devices for £0.69/€0.89/$0.99. New screens are below.