Our day has come to a close, and with a THQ to boot. Get caught up on what happened during our shift below. You won’t regret it, and if by some slim chance you do, too bad cowboy.
You can get caught up on what happened during Stace’s stint here.
- Euro PS Store update: Section 8, L.A. Noire, Black Ops, Homefront
- Dstroyd and Rigonauts: Broadside take first and second in Activision Independent Games Competition
- Quick Shots: DeathSpank gets pimped out in The Baconing
- Report – Disney offering to purchase UTV Software for $454 million
- Croteam goes asset mental with Serious Sam: Double D
- EA Sports convinced Wii U can “do anything” PS3 and 360 can do, and vice versa
- Quick Quotes: Ubisoft has high hopes for its free-to-play model
- Origin: “We hope to be HBO meets Netflix for gaming,” says Riccitiello
- Quick Shots: Rise of Isengard takes you to Rohan
- Warhamer 40,000: Space Marine video is cinematic
- Worms: Ultimate Mayhem officially announced
- Dragon Age anime Dawn of the Seeker moves into 2012
- Shots and videos released for Resident Evil HD remakes
- European release date announced for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
- McNamara: Rockstar were “brave enough to take the risk” with L.A. Noire
- NFS: The Run video shows an unforgiving Nevada desert
- Driver release slips a few days in the US
- Crunch time: More industry vets voice opinion on topic du jour
- Free Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack hitting RDR in September
- Wednesday Shorts II: Deus Ex, Wii U, study, Rise of Nightmares, Black Ops
- THQ Q1 – Net sales of $195.2M, net loss of $38.4M
Lots of good things arrived on the PS Store today for European PSN users. Get the highlights.
Activision has announced the first and second place winners of its Independent Games Competition.
DeathSpank shots show off some cool duds, and weapons. It’s baconriffic.
A report claims Disney might be paying a whole lot of money for UTV.
Serious Sam shots and gamplay information are herein. Double D means, what though?
EA Sports SVP Andrew Wilson seems pleased with the power behind Wii U, and says the firm is working with Nintendo in the online department.
Ubisoft is hedging bets on its free-to-play line.
EA CEO John Riccitiello wants Origin to be like Netflix, thinks third-parties may offer games on it in the future, and says EA sales have been well on the service when compared to Steam.
LOTRO players will be going to Rohan this fall with Rise of Isengard. We’re all verklempt over it.
THQ has released a really nifty and dramatic WK40K: Space Marine video. Have a watch.
Because more Worms is a good thing indeed! Thank you Australian Classification Board for outing it months ago.
Did you know there was an anime film in the works for Dragon Age? Whether so or not, it’s called Dawn of the Seeker and it has been pushed into 2012.
Capcom has released screens, trailers, dates, and pricing for its HD remakes of Resident Evil 4, and Code Veronica X.
The title says it all really, and we’re sure you’re pleased as punch about it.
Team Bondi’s Brendan McNamara on how Rockstar is ace for taking such a “risky” move with L.A. Noire.
A new video showing cars racing through the desert of Nevada has been released for NFS: The Run.
Driver: San Francisco’s release has been delayed a few days in the US. It’s a distribution issue, not a quality issue.
Crunch time is bad. That much everyone can agree on.
The last bit of DLC for Red Dead Redemption will be released in September. The header looks a bit like Sam Elliott doesn’t it?
So many shorts, so many links, and so many oddities. It’s all there in snack portions for you.
THQ was not happy with its Q1 results for FY12. Red Faction was handed part of the blame, and the firm doesn’t plan on continuing the franchise in “any meaningful way” from here on out due to it being “niche”. There’s also a lot of information on Saint’s Row: The Third in there, as well as hints on upcoming titles and plans for Dark Millennium Online.
And here’s a bit of help we got from Deb today. Isn’t he just groovy?
- Humble Indie Bundle 3 earns more than $500,000 in less than 17 hours
- Report: US Cities encounter disparities in game download speed between them
- Kung Fu Hight Impact coming to Kinect in November
- Sony sheds light on its PSP Remaster Project
The third Humble Indie Bundle has broken all records scoring over 105,000 purchases in just under 17 hours of being put on sale. That’s more than $500,000 paid out in total.
A report published by downloadable content delivery provider Pando Networks has discovered wide disparities between download speeds and completion rates for gaming content across various American locales.
Everyone will be King Fu fighting this fall. No word yet on whether they will be fast as lightening or not.
Teiji Yutaka has shared some interesting new details regarding SCE’s PSP Remaster Project, which allows developers to emulate PSP titles on PlayStation 3.
See you tomorrow. I leave you in Brenna’s lovely hands. Be nice to her, okay?