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Beyond: Two Souls box art focuses on Ellen Page

By Shan S Apr 19 2013 add comment

Quantic Dream has revealed the box art for its upcoming game Beyond: Two Souls with main star Ellen Page (who plays Jodie) on it. The art looks like a movie poster, only with a PS3 label and pending ESRB rating stamp at the bottom. Another big star, William Dafoe will appear in the game as a scientist.
European product manager at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Ross Alexander said of the design, “We decided on the packshot you see above because it […]

Public testing server opens for another crazy Just Cause 2 Multiplayer mod weekend

By Harry Tidball Apr 18 2013 add comment

Prepare for more chaos if you’ve purchased Just Cause 2 on PC as the creators of the revolutionary multiplayer mod unravel another public testing weekend. But what is Just Cause 2 Multiplayer? Well, to put it simply, the exact same JC2 you know well – but with other players. This expectedly leads to insanity, as planes, helicopters, boats and all other types of vehicles cause mass amounts of mayhem on the island of Panau.
The test will be live at […]

Sega to bring out Castle of Illusion HD remake with Mickey Mouse this summer

By Brad S Apr 15 2013 add comment

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 […]

Indie game Starbound available for pre-order

By Harry Tidball Apr 13 2013 add comment

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 […]

BioShock Infinite immortalized as HeroClix action figures

By Shan S Apr 12 2013 add comment

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 […]

4 add-on content packs revealed with Resident Evil: Revelations Season Pass

By Brad S Apr 11 2013 add comment

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”.

Flashback HD remake confirmed, coming to consoles

By Shan S Apr 11 2013 add comment

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 […]

Controversial Adam Orth reportedly no longer with Microsoft

By Brad S Apr 10 2013 add comment

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 EU Declassified Sale starts today, PS Plus members get Hitman Absolution free

By Brad S Apr 10 2013 add comment

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 […]