Category Archives: Publishers
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 23:17 BST
Activision has signed up with so many licensees that it now has double the partnerships it had last year, so expect Skylanders and Call of Duty merchandise in every store.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 22:55 BST
Capcom has confirmed that its Panta Rhei demo Deep Down is not part of the Dragon’s Dogma franchise.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 21:34 BST
Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Edition is now available on PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices. The new +1 Edition adds new content not included in the mobile game from Behold Studios, such as new game areas, a longer campaign, a tavern, dungeon raids, and more loot. The game will run you $9.99,and there’s a premium Digital Deluxe Edition available for $14.99. The iOS and Android versions are available for $2.99, and everybody who already owns Knights of Pen & Paper on a mobile device will be leveled up to the +1 Edition for free.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:57 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:44 BST
A source close to Game Informer, and a number of various tweets, have confirmed another round of lay-offs at EA. Those cut worked at the company’s internal analysis and reviews team. The team was responsible for studying Metacritic trends and providing “critical response before titles get in the hands of journalists,” according to GI. It’s unknown how many people were let go but according to Polygon the number was less than 20 employees.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:07 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 19:11 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:26 BST
Activision has released a preview video for Vengeance, the third DLC Map Pack available for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Rumored earlier this week, the map pack includes four new multiplayer maps: Cove, Detour, Rush, and Uplink, a reimagining of the classic map Summit. Also included is the brand new Zombies adventure Buried, which features the new bonus Zombies weapon, the Ray Gun Mark II. Vengeance arrives first on Xbox Live July 2, with other platforms to follow.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 17:43 BST
Phantasy Star Online 2 is still heading west at some point, but the release has been delayed, according to SEGA. The delay in the western release was announced three months back when it was slated for an early 2013 release, so the fact that it is still delayed hopefully means you will still be able to play it at some point. Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 2 will release in Japan next month, and the game is available on PC and Vita. Thanks, Kotaku.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 17:27 BST
Mad Max was not the Avalanche Studios project God of War 2 lead Cory Barlog worked on, according to the firm’s CEO Christofer Sundberg.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 15:34 BST
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment president Martin Tremblay has said the firm is still confident in Wii U, it’s just the console got off to a slow start.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 15:16 BST
The Witch and the Hundred Knights will be released in Europe during spring 2014, Nippon Ichi Software has announced. The game lands on PS3 in Japan next month. The game was announced in March 2012 and was expected in the west sometime this year. Better late than never, I suppose. With the European release window outed, we expect to the North American release around the same time. We’ll ask just in case. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 15:09 BST
Saints Row 4 is the stupidest game you’ll play this year. Phil Owen spent some of E3 punching haters in the dick and speaking to Volition’s creative director. As you do.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 15:18 BST
Fallout 4 is the rumor du jour today, with Bubblenews reporting that Bethesda showed the game behind-closed-doors to select press at E3 last week. Follow through the break for more on this, along with your daily dose of salt.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 14:21 BST
Mars: War Logs was released in late April on PC and the console versions were to follow soon, however, developer Spider Studio held off onthe release in order to fix English localization issues which plagued the PC release.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:34 BST
FIFA 14 is heading to PC this year, but it won’t be powered by EA’s next-gen Ignite Engine. The reason, the publisher says, is that too many people still have low-spec rigs that can’t handle the PS4 and Xbox One version of the game.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:56 BST
Watch Dogs developer Ubisoft Montreal has released a trailer for the game’s ‘Live’ app, which they say will let players turn their phone into a weapon. They mean in the game people, let’s not start bashing each other’s skulls in with our iPhones and Galaxys please.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:11 BST
Thief developer Eidos Montreal has published a 33-minute presentation of its next-gen stealth title running on PS4. The clip has insight from the team and plenty of gameplay to tide you over for now.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 09:19 BST
The Cave is heading to iOS formats, and Sega will be handling porting duties for Ron Gilbert’s subterranean adventure-puzzler.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:09 BST
Avalanche Studios’ Mad Max utilises an actor with an American accent, something which has disappointed fans of the Australian-grown film franchise. Ausgamers asked the developer about the choice and was told that the team wanted someone “generic”, so it has opened a petition to request an Australian actor be brought on board. You know what to do. Mad Max is coming to PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014.