Are gamers ready for a new generation of consoles that are ‘always online’? Ubisoft Montreal CEO, Yannis Mallat, thinks so. In an interview with UK news publication, The Guardian, Mallat spoke about the readiness of his company and gamers for the upcoming next-generation of consoles.
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Naughty Dog is giving 24 fans of their upcoming The Last of Us game a chance to get their names into the game. The names of winners from a series of 3 contests, with 8 winners selected from each one, will get imprinted in Firefly pendants, which are collectible in-game items.
A total remake of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse has just been confirmed by Sega and Disney Interactive today. The remake of Castle of Illusion, a 2D side-scrolling game originally released in 1990 for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, is being developed by Sega Studios Australia and will feature ‘reimagined’ graphics in high-definition that mixes both 2D and 3D artworks. The original 1990 game saw the journey of Mickey Mouse battling his way through the Castle of Illusion to rescue […]
Ubisoft has just released a new trailer for their upcoming stealth adventure game Splinter Cell: Blacklist. The trailer highlights protagonist Sam Fisher’s abilities which compose of different ways he “stalks and strikes in silence”. Splinter Cell: Blacklist features the usual goodies from the stealth genre, with night vision goggles, silent takedowns and sneaking around the baddies. The trailer also shows off Sam in a Middle Eastern environment, inside a warehouse-like facility and some other locations.
The long awaited indie sandbox – Starbound, is now available for pre-order via the official website. The game, which shows huge similarities to the successful indie title Terraria, is expected to have a 2013 release.
Currently there are several tiers at which you can purchase the game – the lowest price being $15 (which includes: a copy of Starbound, a Steam key, a beta invite and the official soundtrack) and the highest going all the way up […]
It’s official – BioShock Infinite characters are set to become super cool collectible HeroClix figurines you wouldn’t mind decorating your room with. Among the confirmed action figures are main protagonists Elizabeth and Booker, evil Comstock, Vox Populi leader Daisy Fitzroy, former soldier Cornelius Slate, those annoying turrets, a Vigor (!), menacing Heavy Hitters and that rad mechanical horse you encounter early in Columbia.
I’m surprised and disappointed to see that other major figures like Songbird, Jeremiah Fink and the Lutece […]
Activision has released a trailer for Black Ops 2’s ‘Uprising’ DLC which features a brand new multiplayer mode known as Mob of the Dead where four Hollywood actors find themselves stranded on Alcatraz Island inhabited by hordes of scary zombies. The DLC will release for XBLA first on April 16 and on a later date for PS3 and PC players. Meanwhile, check out those yellow-eyed zombies below:
Capcom is planning to have 4 add-on packs with the release of Resident Evil: Revelations. As revealed by the Season Pass, which is one of three pre-order bonuses on Steam (in addition to an Artbook and Soundtrack for Resident Evil: Revelations as well as the Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions game thrown in for free), the game will sport 4 content pieces that “will be revealed and available shortly after the game’s release”.
A re-imagined and HD version of sci-fi platforming game Flashback will be brought back to the gaming world to celebrate the game’s 20th anniversary, only this time it has 3D model renders with protagonist Conrad B. Hart looking very much like Uncharted‘s Nathan Drake in a leather jacket. The classic game which was a big success in the 90s will be bringing back all characters and enemies from the first game with new improvements and possibly new characters, according to […]
Before last week, Adam Orth, Microsoft Studio’s (now former) creative director, was just one of countless individuals in the gaming industry. But over the weekend, he sparked a lot of controversy in back-and-forth conversations with followers on Twitter as Orth stood his ground on supporting ‘always on’ consoles.
PlayStation Europe has just announced the start of the PlayStation Store’s Declassified Sale in Europe. The sale, effective today until April 24, 2013, slashes the prices of games in various franchises by 50% to 60% for the public while PlayStation Plus get an additional 10% off on top of the existing sale discounts. The game franchises in the Declassified Sale encompass the Crysis, Hitman, Metal Slug and Tom Clancy/Splinter Cell series.
Notably, Hitman: Absolution which was just released […]
The PC version of upcoming stealth adventure game reboot Thief will be more than just a console port. Stephane Roy, the producer of Thief, talked with Strategy Informer about the game and the themes and aspects of gameplay that are currently being developed for it.