1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 9, 2012 under Featured, X360 News
We now have a somewhat solid confirmation that the next-generation Xbox console will arrive within 18 months, making the latest it can show up, early 2014. This isn't some rumour either, but comes straight from a Microsoft job posting making it more legitimate than the hinted end of 2013 dates we've heard previously. "Over the next eighteen months Microsoft will release new versions of all of o... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 8, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming, Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Up until now, fans of the original Grid game have only been left to guess details of the suspected sequel. Last week they got a short teaser trailer featuring a, slow-motion clip of a car peeling out followed by a logo with the number two in its centre. The official website TheRaceReturns didn't offer much either, until today when the announcement for Grid 2 was made by Codemasters Racing (forme... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 7, 2012 under Featured, Mobile, PC Gaming
Amazon has announced the first game from its internal game development studio, Amazon Game Studios, and it's called Living Classics - something that sounds more like a collection of retro games than a brand spanking new title. Designed to be played on Facebook, the free to play title is built with social features in mind. It's a hidden object game where players work to find items hidden in stor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 6, 2012 under Featured
Facebook has announced that last month, nearly a quarter of a billion people on its social network played games last month. This represents over 20 per cent of the entire site's user base, suggesting people are beginning to do more with the network than just post awful status updates and poke one another. Speaking in a TechCrunch video, Doug Purdy director of developer products at Facebook said... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 3, 2012 under Featured, Mobile, PC Gaming
Several announcements have been made at this year's Quakecon, but only one has made John Carmack sad: the canning of every id Software mobile project in favour of shifting those development teams over to Doom 4. Carmack said that it was a real shame, since he particularly likes working on mobile games, "taking that time, spending a month, a year or something working on a mobile project," Carmac... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Vicente on August 3, 2012 under Featured, PS3 Reviews
The puzzle-platformer game, Quantum Conundrum, is the first project Kim Swift has been lead designer of since she left Valve to work at Airtight Games. For those who may not know, she was the lead designer of Portal and there's definitely a reminiscent aspect of that in this IP. Much like Portal, the game is played in first-person utilizing physics defying technology to solve puzzles while a d... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 2, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming
The first alpha footage of Kickstarter MMO Forge, has now appeared online, showing off plenty of in-game scenery and PVP action. With a game focused mostly on stripping back the MMO experience to one that's less fetch quests and more, kill other players in fast paced battles, it's not surprising that the four and a half minute trailer features a lot of action. In it we see several abilities ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 1, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming, Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Fancy some Left 4 Dead style versus action in the next Resident Evil game? Well it's not quite like that, but if the Agent Hunt option is enabled in a player's save game, you'll be able to join as one of the many monsters found in the title. You can even team up with other gamers, picking a monster each and collaborating to take down the protagonist - strategising using voice communication tool... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 31, 2012 under Android, Featured
In what looks like more of an assault on the handheld gaming industry rather than the tablet marketplace, Wikipad has been talking about its self titled first product, the Wikipad gaming tablet, giving up the goods on its internal and external features. Th1 10.1 inch tablet weighs in at just 560 grams and is less than 9mm thick, with a display resolution of 1,280 x 800. On the inside, it'll be ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 30, 2012 under Featured
The new rating system for video games in the United Kingdom, PEGI, comes into force today, fully replacing the current hybrid of the traditional British Board of Film Classification and PEGI that has the film style age rating placed alongside PEGI's more specific warning labels. While this will see PEGI game ratings shown with more prominence on game packaging, it also brings into effect laws a... more.
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