Xbox One Landing in Japan

News Posted 23|Apr by
Xbox One Landing in Japan

At long last, Microsoft names the date

With China opening up to console sales at last, Microsoft may well be less concerned with its never stellar sales of Xbox product in Japan. This isn't stopping it finally releasing the Xbox One in that country this year.

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On Film: Kick Ass 2 Game Finally Arrives

Nibble Posted 23|Apr by
On Film: Kick Ass 2 Game Finally Arrives
Sure, the movie came out to less than orgasmic reviews in 2013, but that hasn't stopped Freedom Factory Studios and UIG Entertainment from bringing the game out, erm, in May 2014.

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No Paper Power for inFamous Second Son

News Posted 23|Apr by
No Paper Power for inFamous Second Son

End of the Paper Trail is a disappointment

The Paper Trail missions that have enhanced inFAMOUS: Second Son over the last few weeks comes to an end on Friday and that end is annoying some people.

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New Face for Call of Duty 2014 Revealed

News Posted 23|Apr by
New Face for Call of Duty 2014 Revealed

And a Chaos variant to Extinction comes to Ghosts

Sledgehammer Games spent some time at the recent Game Developers Conference (GDC) talking about "Quest for Quality: Maximizing the Relationship Between Creative and Production". Sounds cool. But so was the image that was revealed for Call of Duty 2014 - and that you can see here.

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Video: GRID Autosport is Codies' Latest

News Posted 22|Apr by
Video: GRID Autosport is Codies' Latest

Release date due to the next title from the Grid series

Codemasters has released details for its newest driving game: Grid: Autosport. It will come into the shops on 24th June in the USA and on June 27th in Europe om Xbox 360, Windows PC via Steam and for the PS3.

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Video: Batman Arkham Origins Cold Cold Heart DLC

Nibble Posted 22|Apr by
Video: Batman Arkham Origins Cold Cold Heart DLC
Batman: Arkham Origins now has a new locations and a new storyline via the Cold Cold Heart DLC that is coming today.

Wayne Manor and GothCorp are included in the new places as Victor Fries encounters Batman for the first time. There is also new kit, including a Thermocharged Batarangs and Thermal Gloves. "Batman is also equipped with his powerful Extreme Environment (XE) suit to take down Mr. Freeze and his Cryo-thugs in hours of new story content."
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Dragon Age III: Inquisition - Video and Date

Nibble Posted 22|Apr by
Dragon Age III: Inquisition - Video and Date
Dragon Age III: Inquisition has a lush new trailer and within it - well, at the end of it - lurks a release date. So, get your viewing gear on.

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Next Gen Gears of War - Bleeding Edge

News Posted 22|Apr by
Next Gen Gears of War - Bleeding Edge

Job requirement from developer bigs up old franchise

Black Tusk Studios - the Microsoft beloved and Vancouver-based developer - is bigging up the Xbox One version of its livelihood: Gears of War.

A job posting - one of 13 currently in circulation - for work on GoW as a Senior Rendering Engineer, states that the new title will use, ”bleeding edge new rendering techniques to deliver best in class visuals for an AAA Console game.”
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Last of Us Lead Artist joins Unfinish Swan Studio

News Posted 22|Apr by
Last of Us Lead Artist joins Unfinish Swan Studio

It's all shuffle in the world of video game making

Nathan Wells - the lead artist on award winning PlayStation exclusive The Last of Us - has left its developer to join a smaller organisation.

Wells has in fact skipped from Sony darling Naughty Dog to join Sony darling and Unfinished Swan developer Giant Sparrow.

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Game of Thrones: Ascent - the Interview

Interview Posted 22|Apr by
Game of Thrones: Ascent - the Interview

We chat with the chaps from Disruptor Beam

Disruptor Beam is a relatively young development studio based in Boston, MA. Nonetheless, the company is dealing with something of a mammoth IP on tablets and PC. I met with Jon Radoff, the CEO of the company, and Rich Gallop, executive producer, to chat about Game of Thrones: Ascent, which they were showing off at PAX East 2014.
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New Resident Evil Movie Aimed at China

News Posted 22|Apr by
New Resident Evil Movie Aimed at China

Because, well, it's a vast market

One of the good things about China opening up to "the free market" for Entertainment folks is that old IPs can be reborn to potentially billions of consumers. Take the Resident Evil movie series.

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UK Video Game Charts: Titanfall Triumphant Again

News Posted 22|Apr by
UK Video Game Charts: Titanfall Triumphant Again

Xbox 360 release breathes new life into EA's start title.

The Xbox 360 release for EA and Respawn's Titanfall shooter provides a second successive week at #1 in the UK All Formats' Chart and, despite a 28% drop in sales week-on-week, a third week of #1 positions in all.

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Infinite Crisis

Interview Posted 18|Apr by
Infinite Crisis

Turbine talks DC Comics

Turbine is most famous for making MMOs such as Dungeons & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online, but Infinite Crisis is a departure for them as they enter into the increasingly crowded realm of MOBAs. We caught up with Executive Producer Jeffrey Steefel at PAX East 2014 to chat about Infinite Crisis as it approaches an open beta launch.
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TitanFall Producer Doesn't Give a Damn if it's Profitable

News Posted 17|Apr by
TitanFall Producer Doesn't Give a Damn if it's Profitable

Doesn't want to inspire more TitanFalls

For TitanFall producer Drew McCoy it's all about the love. So that's nice, right?

“I don’t know if it’s making a profit, I don’t know if it’s meeting sales expectations. I don’t really care,” McCoy told GameSpot.

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Ultra Street Fighter IV - Opening Movie and Gameplay Vids

News Posted 17|Apr by
Ultra Street Fighter IV - Opening Movie and Gameplay Vids

New features shown off

Capcom has released a couple of new Ultra Street Fighter IV videos for you to point your eyeballs at.

The first is the intro movie, which makes use of material from previous cut scenes while stitching in fresh scenes for newcomers Rolento, Hugo, Poison, Elena and Decapre.
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