Article Archive for July 2011
Roughly a week ago Irrational Games gave us a taste of their BioShock Infinite E3 demo which was shown exclusively to those in attendance. Thankfully Ken Levine, creative director on BioShock Infinite, promised to later unveil the entire 15 minute demonstration to the public.
It’s later now.
After his success delivering the epic score for Insomniac Games’ Resistance 2, Boris Salchow, an L.A based film composer is returning for the third game in the series. He will be recording at London’s famous Abbey Road Studios.
Resistance 3 will focus on a far darker aesthetic to reflect the increased threat mankind faces from the invading Chimera, whilst continuing to represent the alternate 1950s setting that players will be accustomed to.
Last Friday, Disney made the sad decision to close British developer Black Rock Studio, the company behind awesome PS3 racers Pure and Split/Second. We were a big fan of the studio, and last year they were even included in our 100 Top Developers.
Games these days are all about shooting others in the face with massive guns or blowing things up. Where’s all the love?
Catherine is the type of game that focuses on relationships and character driven stories. PS3 Attitude was given a live demonstration of some of the early levels in the game by Aram Jabbari, the Manager of PR and Sales at Atlus U.S.A.
Bethesda Softworks, the masterminds behind the critically acclaimed Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises, have announced Dishonored, a new IP from developers Arkane Studios.
Not many details have been revealed so far except that it will be a first-person action game. More details are soon to follow in the August issue of Game Informer. We do have, however, the cover art for that issue.
This week’s update gives European PlayStation fans the chance to download a certain arcade rally-racer, continue their Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta conquests and pick through a selection of EA summer discounts.
Check it out.
To become a champion UFC fighter you have to be prepared to sweat buckets. They are hard as nails, some of the best conditioned athletes on the planet, because they know they have to be faster, stronger and more flexible than their opponents, otherwise they risk being on the receiving end of an ugly beating. They get there through following intense routines in the gym, but now, thanks to UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fighting System, you can get there simply through playing a game, from the comfort of your home.
Since its released earlier this month, inFAMOUS 2 has been bombarded with praise from reviewers having a shockingly good time with its sharp visuals and solid gameplay. But do you know what else is good about inFAMOUS 2? The soundtrack. And, do you want to hear something else that’s very good? Of course you do…
We have three CDs to give away to our EU readers, courtesy of record label Sumthing Else Music Works.
Read on to find out how you can get the tunes of inFAMOUS 2 blasting out from your sound system.
The US had its 235th birthday this week. Hope you celebrated properly and were able to drag yourself into work the next day.
Thankfully you got all of your celebrating out of your system because there isn’t much to get excited about in this week’s update. Highlights include a racer heavy sale and the public release of the Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta. Check it out.
Press releases are important, screenshots are nice and trailers are exciting but uncut gameplay footage is where it’s really at. The crème de la crème of pre-release content.
In anticipation of Batman’s return to the PS3 Rocksteady Games has supplied a hearty chunk of uncut gameplay footage to tide Dark Knight fans over until the time comes for Arkham City’s release. Go on take a look and validate your excitement.
The Uncharted series is one of the highest rated franchises on PlayStation 3, and is arguably the most popular, due to its engaging story and characters, entertaining and fluid gameplay, and the best graphics on Sony’s console.
However, as good as it was, the online multiplayer component of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was often overlooked by many gamers when compared to the impressive single player campaign, which is real shame considering the game’s high quality.
This is something that Naughty Dog is keen to address in the series’ upcoming release, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Therefore, the team is pulling out all the stops to make Uncharted 3 the killer online app on PlayStation 3.
Post E3, Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite has scooped 75 editorial awards, including the coveted Game Critics Award for ‘Game of Show’. But what have the press been shown behind closed doors to generate such levels of enthusiasm?
Irrational Games Creative Director, Ken Levine has graciously provided a sneak peak at the demonstration for Bioshock Infinite which was shown behind closed doors this year at E3.
Even if you don’t count yourself among the throngs of Bioshock fans, you’ll want to see this.