Daily Archives: April 5, 2013

Retail Warn Against Next Xbox Blocking Used Games

Blocking used games could “kill” the next Xbox retailers have warned. Speaking with MCV, a variation of different retail executives warned of Microsofts blocking of used games if Sony decides to continue allowing used games. “It all depends on what the PS4 does. If Xbox doesn’t allow pre-owned and the PS4 does – it will [...]
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HMV’s Troubles Could Be Over

Struggling music retailer HMV has been saved today with a £50 million buy-out deal. The saviours of the iconic British company are none other than Hilco, the owners of HMV Canada who were in previous talks with administrators Deloitte to save the company. In March, it was reported that Walmart owned supermarket Asda was also [...]
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Microsoft Creative Director Lashes Out Against Complaints Of “Always Online” Functionality

Microsoft creative director, Adam Orth, has spoken out on Twitter in response to the negative criticisms of the rumours of the next Xbox requiring a mandatory constant Internet connection. A forum user on NeoGAF managed to get some handy screen caps of Orth’s Tweets before he made them protected meaning the average Twitter user cannot [...]
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Star Wars 1313 Was To Be A Boba Fett Game

Star Wars creator George Lucas had approached LucasArts in May 2012 to tell them to rework Star Wars 1313 into a story about Boba Fett it has emerged. A source close to Kotaku reveals Star Wars 1313 had a lengthy development cycle which saw the game cancelled and re-opened many times. Shortly before E3 2012, [...]
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‘Mittens’ Now Available on iOS

Disney Mobile Games and MetroGames are releasing their first collaborative title, Mittens. This mobile physics-based-puzzler allows players the ability to control Mittens, as he tries to win the heart of a cat called Mia.

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‘Fast & Furious: Showdown’ Announced For PS3 & 360

Activision today announced the muchly rumoured title Fast & Furious: Showdown, which will coincide with the release of Fast & Furious 6 theatrical release, June 6.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Day 42

Today’s update from Marc Webb’s Twitter feed reveals; Day 42. “Thinking about some new villains…” Check it out below!

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Three New Titles Announced By Deep Silver

Deep Silver, the publisher behind games such as Catherine, Cursed Mountain, Saints Row, and Dead Island, has recently announced three new games. As you can see from the picture above, at least one of them is motorcycle-themed. Well, it turns out that all of their new games have that same theme, and they belong to the Ride to Hell [...]
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What Do Mystery Books Provide Us That Others Don’t?

With the end of the story arc to both Journey Into Mystery books and Justice League Dark, one thing has really stood out about these books. They aren’t like many books out there because they take advantage of mystery elements. Action is cool, but wonder and adventure is even more exciting. AA today will take [...]
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Get ready to Fight in this Latest Trailer from ‘Remember Me’

Capcom has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming ‘Remember Me’, which showcases the enemies whom players will encounter. Nilin, the game’s protagonist, is taking the fight right back to Memorize, the company which brainwashes the population of Neo-Paris.

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Beyond: Two Souls Development Budget Less Than You Might Think

In a recent interview with CVG, creative director of Quantic Dream, David Cage, revealed that the development budget for Beyond: Two Souls is only “a little bit more expensive” than that of the studio’s previous title, Heavy Rain. “I don’t know if the budget is public but it’s been a very, very reasonable price,” Cage [...]
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Quantic Dream On PS4 – “You Would Be Amazed”

Quantic Dream is already making strong headway with its unannounced PlayStation 4 title. In an interview with CVG, Quantic Dream boss David Cage spoke of how people are already surprised with the high level of visual quality Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls already have adding “if I showed you what we’re doing with the [...]
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Every Last Detail on ‘Deus Ex’ for the Wii U

Following the recent reveal of ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’ – Director’s Cut, available exclusively on the Wii U, we now present you everything there is to know about this particular enhanced edition.

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Thief On PS4 To Almost Be On Par With PC Version

Thief on the PlayStation 4 will be “really, really close” in terms of visuals to the PC version of the game, a producer explains. In an interview with VideoGamer.com, producer Stephane Roy explains “For Thief, everything started on PC. So for example, all the interface, the menu and stuff like that, we want to adapt [...]
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Aliens Colonial Marines On Wii U Misses Launch Date

The Wii U port of SEGA and Gearbox’s Aliens Colonial Marines has quietly missed its launch date. Originally slated for a release by March 31st, the Wii U version of the game was announced later on to be coming to the Wii U but both publisher SEGA and one of the developers Gearbox had remained [...]
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