Articles by Brodiesan
Ex-Staff Writer and Assistant Editor. He wrote a really awesome review of Blue Toad Murder Files Eps 4-6 that took AGES but it never got published for reasons unknown. Shame that. :(
Now that Eidos Interactive have officially transmogrified into Square Enix Europe, it’s interesting to hear how the new relationship is shaping up around the globe.
Speaking at the 6th annual Montréal Interactive Gaming Summit, and wasting no time flying the Happy Families Flag, the Japanese gaming giant’s CEO, Yoichi Wada, revealed plans are in their nascent form for a collaboration between Eidos Montréal and Square Enix on what he refers to as, potentially, their “first development collaboration.”
Confirmed by the Official US PS Blog, Peggle and its expansion pack, Peggle Nights (sounds saucy!), are out this week.
Fair warning: if you have an addictive personality, please ignore this new information. Peggle is like Modern Warfare 2 dipped in liquid crack.
Providing the voice of Gaz in the first game, Craig Fairbrass returned to the fray in the latest Modern Warfare phenomenon, this time voicing the enigmatic Ghost.
Speaking during the spectacular Modern Warfare 2 launch event in London, Fairbrass revealed that we may be seeing Ghost again sometime in the future. This time in a staring role.
New screens for Record of Agarest War have been unleashed. Want to see what it looks like? Course you do.
Previously a PSN exclusive and due last August, the game will now hit in spring of next year on both the PS3 and 360.
Becoming only the second full Beatles album to be released on The Beatles: Rock Back Music Store, MTV, Harmonix and Apple (anyone else want to get in on this?) are proud to announce that, arguably their most influential album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be available via DLC on the PSN next Thursday (the 19th).
A prequel to the events in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed II game, Lineage is Ubisoft’s first foray into movie-making.
Marrying live-action with assets created for the murderous capture-the-flag* sequel, the third and final part of the short-film is now available on YouTube for those wishing to watch the complete series in its entirety.
Speaking in a highly recommended interview over at Eurogamer, SOE’s John Smedley has waxed lyrical about the current state of MMOs with the genre’s impending explosion onto consoles in particular taking up a sizable chunk …
Doing a “Dead Space” and producing an animated movie companion for the upcoming hell-bound Dante’s Inferno, EA are hoping they’ve got all their “ducks in a row” and are suitably “aligning synergies” with what is essentially a clever marketing device to keep interest in the game high.
If you’ve been interested as to what the new Dante’s Inferno movie actually looks like, well, it’s a good thing we’ve embedded the trailer now, isn’t it?
The game previously known as Rainy Woods resurfaced this week when it was revealed as a survival horror budget exclusive for the 360 with the new title of Deadly Premonition.
We didn’t mention it because, well, it was hardly PS3 related – unless you count a game previously mentioned for Sony’s console no longer getting a release.
Well, it appears the ESRB, who have the noble task of rating the games we finally get to play, have confirmed the game will make an appearance on the PS3 after all.
We held off until someone (somewhere) gave the knowing nod, and it looks like a source close to Sony has finally buckled and told Eurogamer that, yes indeedy, Facebook is coming to the PS3.
The French wing of Eurogamer have snagged a sparkling new video of some Army of Two: The 40th Day co-op footage we thought we’d bring to your attention.
The video presents both protagonists doing their thing while highlighting a new gameplay aspect found in the upcoming sequel: bitching about what to do before ultimately shooting somebody.
Sega have confirmed via a press release that the upcoming Aliens Vs. Predator game will not be submitted to the USK (Germany’s classification board) and hence preventing the game from being released in the country. The reason quoted is that getting the title passed in the country would be near impossible “without significant cuts that would harm the gameplay experience”.
As a lot of people are fully aware, those of you out there wanting to get online with Modern Warfare 2 on the PSN, well, can’t.
Some people are equating this failure to connect with the recent 1.02 Trophy patch (which EU gamers are getting in a few hours by the way). Not so. The outage has nothing to do with the recent update apparently.
The culprit? You people.
Hot on the heels of high review scores and tales of shortages across the globe, it’s with little to absolute zero surprise to hear that Borderlands developer Gearbox are viewing a sequel to the RPS (Role Playing Shooter) as a “no-brainer.”
With EA announcing 1,500 job cuts worldwide due to a less than spectacular performance in Q2, it’s no surprise to learn that the mega-publisher are going back to the well and rejuvenating old cash cows in an effort to keep their shareholders happy.
Remember Medal of Honor? Well, soon enough you’ll be hearing a lot from the old dog as EA have announced plans to revitalise the popular FPS franchise.
Though we’d be happy if they just released the bloody thing with cars, Gran Turismo 5 producer and all-round speed-freak Kazunori Yamauci has revealed in an interview with IGN that, if fans really want racing of a two-wheeled nature in the upcoming racing simulator, it’s definitely possible.
Not content with working away on the next chapter of Agent 47’s blood-filled story along with a sequel to the infamous Kane & Lynch, C&VG have learned that IO Interactive have also spent the last three years secretly developing a new IP that is (and we’re quoting here) “Unlike anything else.”
Gearbox have confirmed that the “first in a series” of DLC for the anarchistic Borderlands will be available on November 24th.
Entitled “The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned”, the pack will be priced in the region of €9.99/$9.99/£5.99 and contain new items, missions and the aforementioned pesky brain-munchers.
Those of us looking for an early trip to Hell will get the very chance next month when a demo for Visceral Games’ Dante’s Inferno hits the PSN.
Entitled “Gates of Hell”, the demo is actually the entire first level of the game and will see the damned/early adopters fight through Hell’s first layer of nasties and then take on Death himself.