Nintendo's official E3 conference may not be until tomorrow, but the company took advantage of pre-E3 hype by posting a new Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday evening. Read More.
News Articles By Matthew Pollesel
In a move that those less inclined to optimism might compare to rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, THQ announced today that it had appointed Jason Rubin -- Naughty Dog co-founder, Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter co-creator -- as its new President. Read More.
You could probably file this one under "Well, duh", but just in case you were wondering: the lead designer for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning announced Friday that the game won't be receiving any new patches. Read More.
There's moderately good news for PlayStation Vita owners lamenting the recent dearth of releases for the new-ish platform: Sony announced yesterday that 95 PSP games are being made available for download through the PlayStation Store. Read More.
If you were counting down the days until you got to return to the Bioshock universe, you're going to have to adjust your calendar: the newest game in the series, Bioshock Infinite has been pushed back to 2013. Read More.
It's important to remember a few things when you're looking at Famitsu's reveal of Soul Sacrifice, the newly-announced PlayStation Vita game. First off, they haven't said anything about the game coming out in the West yet. Secondly, there's no actual gameplay being revealed yet, just screenshots and concept art. Read More.
Black Ops 2 isn't the only newly-announced first-person game coming this fall: according to the PlayStation Blog, The Unfinished Swan is slated for release on thePlayStation Network sometime in the autumn as well. Read More.
If you were one of those people who put off buying Batman: Arkham City last November because you were sure there'd be a Game of the Year edition that included all the downloadable content that accompanied it: congratulations, your powers of prognostication were dead on, and you'll be getting your chance to pick up Arkham City: Game Of the Year Edition on May 29th. Read More.
To the surprise of no one who read Ripten's interview last week with THQ Vice President Danny Bilson, Darksiders 2 -- originally scheduled for release June 26th -- is getting pushed back to August. Read More.
For as long as Zynga has been charging middle-aged women real money to harvest virtual crops, the term "Facebook game" has rarely been used by hardcore gamers without at least a little derision. With the launch of a new app from Gaikai, however, that may be changing. Read More.
A few weeks ago, many gaming sites were abuzz with news about a sequel to one of last year's most idiosyncratic games, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. Seeing as the original didn't sell so well, this came as a bit of a surprise, but it was still welcome news for anyone who has ever complained about a lack of risk-taking on the part of game publishers. Read More.
The Wii U is still a few months away from getting its full E3 reveal, but that hasn't stopped several gaming news outlets from reporting on the new system's specifications in recent days. To review: Read More.
Finalists for the Canadian Videogame Awards have been announced, and plenty of familiar names are amongst the nominees.
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP leads the way with nine nominations, followed closely by Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine with eight nods apiece. Read More.
Regardless of the good things that could be said about Asura's Wrath, even its staunchest defenders would be hard-pressed to argue that it offered good value for money. I mean, when you get right down to it, the game was basically 18 short anime episodes, interspersed with some Quick Time Events -- some of which lasted less than a minutes, and most of which had little to no bearing on how the game's events played out. Read More.