Category Archives: Platform holders
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:25 BST
Microsoft Europe’s VP of interactive entertainment Chris Lewis has predicted that the next wave of consoles can help the industry grow by 30% moving forward, and that while gamers seem to have enjoyed the length of the current generation, it is time to move on.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:16 BST
Crackdown 3 could be on Microsoft’s Xbox One slate, after a familiar agility orb symbol was spotted on a slide during the company’s presentation on Tuesday.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:05 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts was shown at Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal on Tuesday, and with it, speculation of a new game engine followed. It’s not an entirely new engine, Infinity Ward’s animation lead Zach Volker has confirmed, but it has seen significant upgrades.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 11:46 BST
Curve Studios has issued a statement expressing disappointment in Microsoft’s approach to indie games on Xbox One. They’re the same team that brought Mike Bithell’s Thomas Was Alone to PS3 and PS Vita recently, and they’re not best pleased.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 10:47 BST
Pokémon X & Y has received a quintet – that’s five – new screens, showing off bird-type Fletchling and more. You can now see your trainer’s hand when hurling a Pokéball, and there’s also a shot of the new Pokédex too.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 10:39 BST
Double Dragon 2: The Revenge is heading to the Japanese 3DS eShop next week. It’s a port of the NES classic, and it’s better than the recently released XBLA remake Double Dragon 2: Wander of the Dragons. That was shit, pure and simple.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 10:12 BST
Xbox One and PS4 are a generation ahead of current high-end PCs, according to EA’s CTO Rajat Teneja. The exec has discussed the leap in power between next-gen formats and current rigs in a new post.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 09:40 BST
GRID 2 developer Codemasters has revealed a new trailer for its IndyCar DLC pack, which is available with pre-orders of the game, and after release for a fee.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 09:44 BST
Dragon’s Crown developer Vanillaware has released a new batch of rather lovely character art for its brawler, which is heading to PS Vita and PS3 across North America from August 6. There’s also a handful of tarot card art and some gameplay screens as well.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 08:47 BST
Need for Speed will be getting its yearly reveal today, as confirmed by the game’s official Facebook hub. There’s also a new image that car nuts are likely to go, well, nuts for.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 08:35 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts has been confirmed for PS4 by Infinity Ward, which is incredibly shocking, I know.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 08:50 BST
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is set in Ubisoft Montreal’s most ambitious open world to date. Creative head Jean Guesdon tells Dave Cook what it takes to craft such a dense environment.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Destiny will receive a new CG trailer today, ahead of its June 10 showing at E3. The confirmation was included in a Rudyard Kipling book sent to VG247 this morning. We’ve got photos inside.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 07:59 BST
Point-and-click adventure game, Realm, failed to hit its Kickstarter funding goal today. Not wanting to concede, the creators plan to return to Kickstarter later in the year to try again.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 07:24 BST
A cinematic trailer for Relic’s Company of Heroes 2 single -player campaign shows the Russian Front during World War 2 as well as emphasizing the high price one pays for victory under those circumstances.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 06:58 BST
Two industry veterans have been brought on to the Oculus Rift team to work on its technology. Oculus VR has announced that Steve LaValle, a renowned researcher of robotics, and former Valve VR expert Tom Forsyth have both joined the team.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 06:30 BST
According to a recent study published from Texas A&M International University, watching violent media as a child is not necessarily a predictor of violent behaviour in the future. The study outlines that genetics and social environment have a larger impact on personal development.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 05:53 BST
The Ultimate version of Dead or Alive 5, arriving later this year, will include the characters Ein and Jacky Bryant, from the Dead or Alive series and Virtua Fighter respectively, in addition to the previously announced Ninja Gaiden character Momoji.
The characters come together on September 5 in Japan and around the same time for western countries, courtesy of Joystiq. The games will be available both at retail and on digital platforms.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 05:32 BST
Jump magazine has revealed this week that a new One Piece game for 3DS is in development. The game is called One Piece: Unlimited World Red. No other details have been revealed. Game Jouhou, who reported the news, speculate the game is related to Ganbarion’s One Piece: Unlimited series. Courtesy of Gematsu.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:27 BST
With the recent success of Ubisoft’s throwback to the 80′s with the Far Cry 3 DLC Blood Dragon, it looks like they may have decided to do another throwback, this time to the original Far Cry.
A Far Cry HD listing for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has surfaced on the Brazil’s rating board site. No announcement had been made by Ubisoft, but with the success the franchise is having, it could be on the cards.