In an interview with IGN, SCEA’s senior VP of marketing – Peter Dille – has commented on the fact that Sony Computer Entertainment are “actively thinking about” charging gamers to use the PSN. The question we want to know is, what might we actually be charged for?
It has been reported that some people delving into the source code of Mass Effect 2 have made an interesting discovery – could it be a version of the game exists for the PS3?
Regular news followers will have read the recent story in which two national newspapers – The Times and METRO – went to press with the headline “Video gaming leads to surge in rickets”.
What followed were vast amounts of column inches of what I consider to be absolute spin as once again the video games industry was demonised, whilst the actual message that should have pervaded was ignored.
It seems that the recession has claimed another scalp, as Namco Bandai have announced they plan to cut its workforce by 10% due to a weak financial year.
German games magazine ‘PC Games’ have come forward with the first solid morsels of information on Crysis 2. Will it be just another graphical tour-de-force, or will the substance match the style this time?
Warner Bros have announced that LEGO: Harry Potter Years 1-4 will be arriving sometime in May. But with the lacklustre reception LEGO Indiana Jones received, has the LEGO franchise run its course?
In what seems like a massive middle finger to the recession, it has been reported that EA have been paying £200,000 a year to have Wayne Rooney’s face appear on their FIFA games box art. Is celebrity endorsement worth such a price?
Analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that – although the console war is far from over – it will be Nintendo who emerge triumphant. The question we ask is this; in this period of economic uncertainty should we be worrying about a console war in the first place?
Codemasters have announced that Heist – their criminal action title set in 1969 – has been cancelled as the team strives for ‘high quality titles’.
In an interview with CVG, Sony’s product manager for Heavy Rain has commented that the platform holder has taken a gamble by supporting Quantic Dream’s magnum opus – but that ultimately they have faith in the team and the game.
Will this faith pay off?
The website to Capcom’s upcoming game – Lost Planet 2 – is now live. Capcom have stressed that this is only the first stage of the website, and urge fans to register now to avoid missing out on any updates.
In what we consider to be a fairly big surprise, GamesMaster magazine has scored Final Fantasy XIII a respectable – but fairly underwhelming – 81%. So what’s the big deal?
SEGA recently revealed that Sonic would be the only playable character in the upcoming game – Project Needlemouse
The announcement was drawn out over five days via a massive online campaign involving major input from Sonic fans.
It seems that this was so successful SEGA are doing it again, so what do they have in store for us this time?
The Sun newspaper has reported a massive increase in game related injuries, whilst outdoor related injuries have plummeted.
Is the video game industry once again being blamed for something it has no control over?
In what we consider to be a bold (or crazy) move, Ben Jones of Zipper Interactive has made the comment that he thinks the crowd on Xbox Live are more juvenile than those who frequent the PSN.
Ubisoft have jumped head first into 2010, saying that they have a stack of unannounced games that they are confident will be out by the end of the year.
But with many of their 2009 releases appearing on other platforms, what does this all mean for PS3 owners?
SEGA have announced that the next Sonic game – tentatively titled ‘Project Needlemouse’ – will feature Sonic, and Sonic only.
Both The Times and METRO ran headlines last week claiming that a report written at Newcastle University found that the playing of video games has led to an increase in rickets.
Well, fans of common sense rejoice because Dr Timothy Cheetham, one of the people who helped write the report, has come forward with the real results.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that LEGO Batman: The Videogame has sold through more than one million copies across all formats in the UK since launch in 2008.