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By Jen Guerin On 14 Sep, 2013 At 09:17 AM | Categorized As Industry, News, Previews | With No Comments
Dishonored

Patient gamers, your wait will soon be over. First leaked last month by the Australian Classification Board, Bethesda has just announced the Game of the Year edition for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored, arguably the best AAA game to come out of 2012 (sorry, Borderlands 2). If for some reason you were in a coma or a […]


By Jeremiah Cheney On 12 Sep, 2013 At 08:31 AM | Categorized As Industry, News | With No Comments
Ludum Dare

Ludum Dare 27 was held recently. In this game jam, participants had 48 hours to make a game based around the theme of 10 seconds.  The submission window has been closed for a little over two weeks, but this is when the real fun begins. Now is the time for anyone and everyone to play […]


By Michael Archbold On 2 Sep, 2013 At 11:59 AM | Categorized As Battlefield 4, Featured, Industry, News, PS4 | With 2 Comments
Battlefield 4

Last week, it was reported via Tweet user JackFrags that Battlefield 4 was confirmed as running at 720p upscaled to 1080p on the PS4, rather than running at 1080p natively. It was also reported that it was holding a solid 60FPS. This was all from his interview with Lars Gustavsson. While a solid 60 FPS […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 30 Jul, 2013 At 10:27 AM | Categorized As Ext., Industry, News | With No Comments
Blu-ray - logo

Plans for the future successor of Blu-ray discs have been unveiled! Sony and Panasonic have both revealed their plans to succeed Blu-ray discs. Both companies want the next generation of disc to hold up to at least a whopping 300Gbs of data by 2015. Today’s Blu-ray discs can only up to 50Gbs of data. Sony […]


By Admin On 26 Jul, 2013 At 05:08 PM | Categorized As Battlefield 3, Featured, Industry, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 | With No Comments
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Through the recently released Electronic Arts Q1 FY14 financial reports, we were given insights on how the Battlefield 3 Premium and Origin services are performing. Through this financial report, it has been revealed that Battlefield 3 Premium has now passed a total of 4 million subscribers. In comparison to the report in January, this number […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 25 Jul, 2013 At 03:28 PM | Categorized As Black Ops 2, Featured, Industry, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 | With 5 Comments
'Black Ops 2'

Black Ops 2 dev, Treyarch, receives death threats and threats of violence after release of patch. I was – and still am – honestly appalled beyond words when news of this hit my Twitter feed. This is just a disgraceful and demeaning mess to gamers as a whole and to Treyarch themselves. Design Director David Vonderhaar of […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 25 Jul, 2013 At 10:40 AM | Categorized As Ext., Industry, News, Project SHIELD | With No Comments
Nvidia - Logo

Nvidia will be bringing its Kepler architecture to next-generation Tegra mobile processors. PC hardware brand Nvidia is bringing its latest GPU architecture - Kepler – to mobile devices. The company itself will be showing off its upcoming Tegra processor with a demo at the annual SIGGRAPH conference  this week, a think tank of researchers, artists, developers and such the like […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 24 Jul, 2013 At 10:30 PM | Categorized As Ext., Industry, Mass Effect 3, News | With No Comments
Matt Rhodes - Catalyst

Veteran BioWare artist Matt Rhodes has shared an array of early concept art from across the Mass Effect trilogy. BioWare’s veteran artist Matt Rhodes has posted up several concept art pieces of early designs from throughout the Mass Effect series. Some of the pieces in particular are very early ideas for environments and characters, and the series’ conclusion […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 24 Jul, 2013 At 07:08 PM | Categorized As Featured, Industry, News, Xbox One | With No Comments
Xbox One - #2

Microsoft has revealed that all Xbox Ones can operate as development kits, implying self-publishing for indie devs. Reports on this story surfaced throughout the day. It seems that the PS4 will not be the only console to allow indie developers to self-publish on their next-gen console. Microsoft’s Xbox corporate VP Marc Whitten has confirmed that indies will be able […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 23 Jul, 2013 At 09:32 PM | Categorized As Featured, Industry, News, PS3, Xbox 360 | With No Comments
'NCAA Football 14'

Publisher EA finds a way around NCAA’s decision to no longer renew its licensing agreement with CIC contract for College Football series. Following yesterday’s news of the NCAA no longer renewing EA’s contract for the NCAA Football license, the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), an organisation that manages the licensing of college football programs, has signed its own contract with EA and EA Sports. […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 23 Jul, 2013 At 07:16 PM | Categorized As Ext., Industry, News, PC, Project SHIELD | With No Comments
Nvidia SHIELD

The Nvidia SHIELD has been given a new release date due to last-minute technical issues. Back in June, Nvidia sent out a press release saying that their android-powered handheld gaming console – the Nvidia SHIELD – would be hitting shelves on June 27, along with reduced price-tag. Unfortunately, it has been nearly a month since the original […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 23 Jul, 2013 At 04:41 PM | Categorized As Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Featured, Industry, News, PC, PS3, PS4, Ubisoft, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With No Comments
'Assassins Creed'

The popular Assassin’s Creed series could eventually have a game set in modern times. One of Ubisoft’s flagship franchises, Assassin’s Creed, might possible get a game in the future where setting is ye olde modern times. According to lead writer Darby McDevitt, however, the Assassin’s Creed franchise’s “historical tourism” is one of the series’ biggest draws. […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 21 Jul, 2013 At 12:49 PM | Categorized As Featured, Industry, News, PS3, Xbox 360 | With No Comments
NCAA

The NCAA has decided to not renew its NCAA Football series contract with EA because of legal issues. UPDATE: Publisher EA finds a way around NCAA’s decision to no longer renew its licensing agreement with CIC contract for College Football series. ORIGINAL STORY: American college football body National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released a statement recently saying that it […]


By Michael Archbold On 20 Jul, 2013 At 10:45 PM | Categorized As Featured, Industry, News, World of Warcraft (Movie) | With No Comments
warcraft movie

It was only a matter of time, and it has been a long time coming, but finally a movie for one of the most popular fantasy video game franchises, “World of Warcraft”, is in the making. Legendary Pictures and Warner Brothers are both in on the action, and the movie itself, simply entitled “Warcraft”, is […]


By Kieran Mackintosh On 19 Jul, 2013 At 09:40 AM | Categorized As Featured, Grand Theft Auto, GTA 5, Industry, News, PS3, Xbox 360 | With No Comments
GTA-5

Some questions about GTA 5 are answered and Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies talks about character mechanics. Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies recently spoke with Jeuxactu in an interview about the three main protagonists for GTA 5 and how players will be able to control them. This is quite the switch-up to what has been the norm […]