Category Archives: PAX 2012
Sat, Sep 15, 2012 | 15:09 BST
The Shadowrun Returns PAX presentation is now available for viewing online. It’s below. The video is mainly highlights from the panel in which Harebrained Schemes discussed the RPG, which earned $1,836,447 in funding through Kickstarter. Shadowrun Returns is expected on PC, Mac and Linux in early 2013. Thanks,EvilAvatar.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 20:46 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown was at PAX, and if you missed out on the panel conducted by Firaxis, it’s posted below. The video is titled: “A Thousand Stupid Ideas on the Road to Glory,” and in it the four leads discuss the development process and some of the ideas which didn’t make it into the game. Never-before-seen clips from very early versions of the game are also tossed in for good measure. Enjoy. XCOM: Enemy Unknown launches on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 October 11. Thanks, Blue.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 20:12 BST
The God of War: Ascension panel from PAX Prime has been released by Sony on highlight video form. Panelists include: Mark Simon – lead designer, Patrick Murphy – principal character artist, Marianne Krawczyk – writer of the God of War series, and Todd Papy – game director. God of War: Ascension will release March 12 in North America, March 13 in Europe, March 14 in Australia and New Zealand, and March 15 in the UK.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 | 16:23 BST
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 07:35 BST
Respected writers Tim Schafer and Erik Wolpaw told PAX Prime 2012 audiences that games which favour player agency over directed narrative may be the future of the entire medium.
Sun, Sep 09, 2012 | 23:56 BST
Some WarZ footage popped out of PAX, showing the DayZ competitor looking a bit like a slower take on the whole survive-in-the-zombie-apocalypse-again thing. There’s little more to say. You walk round a wood trying not to die. If you haven’t completely, totally and utterly had enough of zombies at this point, you can look forward to an autumn launch.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 09:00 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes definitely isn’t Project Ogre, Hideo Kojima has confirmed. He also wants you to stop asking him what it is.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 04:12 BST
Portal 2′s development was full of ideas which didn’t make the final game, including a sequence in which protagonist Chell ended up married to a turret. Yep.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 03:23 BST
Metal Gear’s future could go in a number of different directions, with franchise creator Hideo Kojima showing enthusiasm for a couple of potential projects.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 01:11 BST
Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 raised controversy among franchise fans for its apparent departure from the established tone, and Gearbox apparently agrees – the game-formerly-known-as will release as a brand new IP.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 21:33 BST
Shootmania Storm will have two free modes available at launch: Royal and Elite. Royal tasks players will gaining control over a map point in a free-for-all, and Elite will see two teams of players defending and attacking their opponent’s base. Ubisoft has released a trailer which shows the modes, and it’s posted below. The online FPS from Nadeo will allow players to create, edit and share maps when it releases exclusively on PC later this year.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 20:56 BST
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 21:01 BST
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate may have been pushed into 2013, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ogle a few screenshots and concept art for the game in the interim. Head over to Gematsu for a look. Mercury Steam’s Mirror of Fate will be released on 3DS.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 21:14 BST
PAX is coming to Australia next year, Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins confirmed today. It was also announced PAX Prime would last for four days instead of three next year. The Penny Arcade fellas are also considering a UK event as well, but there is nothing to announce on that end at present. Thanks Joystiq.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 22:08 BST
Insomniac Games has renamed and reworked Overstrike, its new shooter in the works, which will from here on out be referred to as Fuse.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 18:50 BST
PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royale fighters Nariko and Sir Daniel Fortesque were revealed yesterday via a video from Gamespot. Today, Sony has released two videos for each fighter, showing off the various moves both can pull. Have a look below. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is due exclusively on PS3 in October.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 20:16 BST
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 17:58 BST
Scribblenauts Unlimited will launch with Steam Workshop on PC, 5th Cell announced today at PAX. A pre-show demonstration of the game detailed how players will be able to create objected, and the keyboard and mouse controls were also demoed. At present, the PC version supports WASD movement as well as click-to-move control with the mouse. The Steam version will feature Steam achievements and sharing through Steam Workshop. 5th Cell said over 300 puzzles will be included in the game, over 100,000 words and adjectives, and the Object Editor. Scribblenauts Unlimited is slated for release on 3DS, PC, and Wii U later this year. Via Polygon.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 17:41 BST
PlanetSide 2 stats from the beta have been released by SOE, and they are rather impressive.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 01:58 BST
Aliens: Colonial Marines will contain a four against four multiplayer mode called Escape, according to an announcement from SEGA.