Category Archives: Gamescom 2011
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 | 07:15 BST
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 | 02:07 BST
ArenaNet wants to make sure Guild wars 2 characters won’t run out of things to do for a very long time, it revealed at gamescom.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 13:59 BST
During gamescom, Epic president Mike Capps said the developer wrote two different endings for Clayton Camine into Gears of War 3 in case the fella’s fate was leaked earlier.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 12:48 BST
It really doesn’t get any clearer than that.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 08:25 BST
THQ’s released, as promised, the full 12 minute gameplay video of the Metro: Last Light. This was the demo from the 4A shooter that was shown at E3 in June and at gamescom last week. Going by what we saw in Cologne, it’s looking spectacular.
Get it below the break. Game’s out next year for PS3, 360 and PC.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 16:15 BST
One final video from the Microsoft Play Day: it’s Star Wars Kinect. There’s a minute-long video of the game from Terminal Reality, where you’ll be able to get “a lot of finesse” from challenges in the game for hardcore gamers playing it.
Star Wars Kinect launches this Christmas for Xbox 360.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 15:45 BST
We shot some videos last week at the Microsoft Play Day. Here’s the first of them, it’s Horde 2.0 from Gears of War 3 being shown at the event in Cologne.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 13:46 BST
Sales of PlayStation 3 were up by 65 percent last week in the UK, MCV is reporting.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 11:37 BST
Ubisoft has said it rebooted Ghost Recon because of changing conditions in the shooter genre, as well as how gamers play them.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 11:39 BST
Microsoft is looking at how to integrate Skype into Xbox Live, the company has told VG247, but it’s not something you should expect very soon.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 | 13:27 BST
The Vice President of EA’s Bioware Label Greg Zeschuk sits down with us to talk Bioware’s new label status, The Old Republic, MMOs on console and more.
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 | 21:39 BST
Koelnmesse’s announced this evening that this year’s gamescom hit 275,000 attendees in the five days the show took place.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 21:19 BST
Activision has sent over a batch of screenshots from GoldenEye 007: Reloaded. Earlier this week, we posted a video featuring the brand new Mi6 Ops Missions from the game, which contains levels separate from the campaign that span varied environments from the story. These missions also contain a challenge to complete different Assault, Elimination, Stealth and Defense objectives. GoldenEye 007: Reloaded will arrive in stores this fall and is being developed by Eurocom.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 21:18 BST
SEGA has announced Binary Domain will land in the US on February 14 and in Europe on February 17. It will be released for both PS3 and Xbox 360. Screenshots from gamecom, posted earlier in the week can be found here.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 20:25 BST
Gabe Newell has said one of the goals Valve has set with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the inclusion of cross-platform play.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 20:07 BST
“It’s a Batman game. He’s powerful and aspirational but you never lose sight of the fact that he is mortal. It’s such fertile ground and in Arkham City we will go deeper into the man behind the cowl by bringing in characters like Hugo Strange, who knows Batman’s true identity, and Talia al Ghul, who has a romantic relationship with him. Through those characters we see his vulnerable side but our aim has always been to make an action game, not a business simulator, and when you start thinking about what you would do while playing as Bruce Wayne, it doesn’t seem terribly exciting in comparison.” – Rocksteady’s Dax Ginn to Sony on why Bruce Wayne is not included in the Batman titles.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 19:56 BST
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 19:40 BST
CCP has explained to Joystiq how PSN will handle the microtransaction-based Dust 514.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 19:25 BST
EA Sports president Andrew Wilson has said consumers absorb content so expeditiously in this day and age, that if publishers are unwilling or able to keep up, the games industry will end up in the same boat as the music industry back in the Napster heyday.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 | 18:19 BST
Bioware has said it is “looking to bring back all the characters you interacted with,” in the previous Mass Effect games with Mass Effect 3, especially characters you started a story or relationship with.