Article Archive for April 2010
To be honest, for many of us gamers the headline won’t be very surprising. Brain training games have been big business over the last couple of years, with Nintendo’s platforms in particular being flooded with them.
Well we hope everyone kept their receipts – because the claim that you can “train your brain in minutes a day” seems to be a false one.
One of the main aspects of Zen Studios’ upcoming Planet MiniGolf is the ability to build and customize entire golf courses. The latest trailer showcases the create feature and how easy it is to create a variety of holes, complete with obstacles and power-ups.
Charles Cecil, the MD of Revolution Software (the UK developer behind Broken Sword and Beneath a Steel Sky), has been speaking about downloadable platforms such as the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. He loves them, but the reason why you haven’t seen anything so far is because “you do need to go hi-res” on those platforms.
Lisa Morgan has stepped down from her position as CEO at GAME. Her announcement came shortly after announcing a 28% fall in profits over the past year. Morgan had been with the company since 1996 and became CEO in 2006. Chris Bell, a former Ladbrokes CEO, will be taking the job on a temporary basis.
OK so maybe that’s a bit dramatic – but there is no doubt that the erupting volcano in Iceland has been causing havoc all over the world. Writing the volcano’s proper name gives us wrist ache, so from here on in we shall refer to it as ‘Volcano M.Bision’.
GAME has now commented that Volcano M.Bison may cause delay to some of the releases coming out over the next few weeks.
The Super Street Fighter IV blog has updated and the changes made to Cammy, Fei Long, Sakura, Rose, Gen, and Dan are discussed in great detail.
Capcom has revealed that the next Dead Rising game will feature two-player co-op. You see, bashing in a zombie’s head with a baseball bat is not all it’s cracked up to be; not unless your best friend plans to follow with the garden rake (a garden rake attached to a car battery creating an electrified zombie prod, of course).
Splinter Cell: Conviction appears to be a game that is all but confirmed as a future release for the PS3.
Last month it was found that a Ubisoft Montreal developer had the game listed for release on the 360, PC and the PS3 on his LinkedIn profile.
In an attempt to help save the environment (and money), Ubisoft will no longer provide printed game manuals.
The free Tournament Mode update for Super Street Fighter IV releases in June and allows Capcom to host official tournaments online.
After a decade of demand, gaming’s greatest crossover continues!
Tony Hawk has been a bit of a naughty chap today and leaked the name of his next game via Twitter.
Activision is not going to be happy – in fact they have most likely summoned the Acti-ninjas.
Spencer can actually jump now!
This is the game the fans have been waiting for for over a decade. Yes, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is happening and we have the teaser trailer to prove it. The game is set to feature some of the most iconic characters from each universe such as Ryu, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Morrigan as seen in the trailer. Of course, there will be some fresh faces as well…
There’s no doubt SOCOM 4 was announced to a mixed reception – but the revelation that it would come with Move support has certainly grabbed people’s attention.
But can such a focused shooter work with motion controls? Can Zipper Interactive get to grips with the Move to do the series justice? CEO Brian Soderberg certainly thinks so.
The PlayStation Store will no longer update on Thursdays starting in May.
A new trailer has been released for Fatshark’s upcoming western themed third-person shooter, Lead & Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. It’ll be hitting the PlayStation Network in Europe this Thursday with the rest of the world soon to follow. Fatshark promises to give you more “bang for buck.” They really mean it, check out the trailer above.
A new trailer has emerged for Namco’s smash-em-up, Splatterhouse – featuring a combination of blood, head smashing and opera. What – what?
Blacklight: Tango Down is claiming to be a huge downloadable title coming to the PSN this summer and it now just got bigger. In addition to a decent single player campaign and competitive multiplayer modes, Tango Down will be getting a co-op mode called Black Ops.