Tecmo Koei Canada Shutting Down End Of March

Tecmo Koei Canada is closing its doors at the end of the month after twelve years. Initially a graphical asset production house, the outfit transitioned into a fully fledged developer with ill-fated first release Fatal Inertia for the Xbox 360. The studio eventually transitioned into the mobile space with Samurai Cats and My Monster Rancher.

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Crysis 3 Was Running On Wii U, Was This Close To Seeing Release

Crytek chief Cevat Yerli has previously discussed the reasons why the company’s latest title Crysis 3 hadn’t made it to Nintendo’s latest console despite the latter’s newfound graphical prowess. The lack of a business arrangement between publisher EA and platform holder Nintendo was blamed, but what wasn’t mentioned is that the game actually ran on Wii U hardware.

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Retro City Rampage Coming To WiiWare As $20K Gift For Fans

Despite WiiWare’s troubled history with the very indie developers it was set up to cater to, the online shop for Nintendo’s aging original Wii will be seeing the release of one of this year’s best received indie games – Retro City Rampage. Much like the infamous MDK 2 release which made the developer no money whatsoever, Brian Provinciano’s opus is also very unlikely to meet Nintendo’s sales threshold and start making money.

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Getting Capcom Push For Western Appeal

Japan and other Asian territories have long been held up as the bellwether for player behaviour in the West. Trends like free to play, social gaming and trading card games to name a few rose to prominence in Japan before exploding everywhere else. Which makes the fact that Monster Hunter, one of the most popular franchises in Japan for years is still struggling to make an impact in the West fairly strange.

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Beyond: Two Souls From Heavy Rain Developer To See October Release

Despite not being shown anything of Beyond at Sony’s recent Playstation event (likely because this is a Playstation 3 game for the moment) despite game director David Cage’s presence on stage, Beyond is apparently getting an October release. Chances are Beyond will see a PS4 port before too long though, especially as its projected release date is fairly close to the new PlayStation’s holiday release window.

 

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Conduit HD Wii FPS Coming To Android

The Nintendo Wii’s self proclaimed best looking FPS is coming to Tegra devices. The game made waves when it managed to harness last generation’s least capable console to produce impressive results from a visual standpoint. Convergence between home console and mobile game visuals has been well on the way to becoming reality, but rarely is it as clearly illustrated.

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Alien vs Predator Evolution Launches On iOS And Android (video)

Fans of the Aliens and Predators franchise equipped with mobile devices, might be pleased to learn that the new Alien vs Predator Evolution is now available for iOS devices and in the Google Play Store for $5.

Alien vs Predator Evolution allows you to either play as an Alien or Predator, and includes gamepad support making it a little easier to control rather than using touchscreen buttons. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Metro Last Light Release Date Officially Confirmed By Deep Silver

If you have been patiently waiting for the Metro Last Light release date to be announced, you will be pleased to learn that the games publisher Deep Silver has today confirmed the official launch date, for the new game.

Announcing that the Metro Last Light release date will be 14th May 2013 in the US, just a few months after the original launch date of March, which was first set by the now-defunct developer THQ.

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Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC Lands On PS3 And PC (video)

Black Ops 2 gamers patiently waiting for the latest Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC to arrive on the PlayStation 3 and PCs, will be pleased to learn that the new download has now been released and is available to purchase.

The new Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC download brings with it for new multiplayer maps together with a new zombie feature that allows you to play as either the undead zombie or as the machine gun toting Peacekeeper.

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Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag Release Date Leaked

Following on from yesterday’s announcement by Ubisoft that their new Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag game will include 60 minutes of exclusive gameplay for Sony’s PlayStation 3, the Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag release date has now been leaked by Ubisoft.

The information was discovered on the Ubisoft website and the page revealed the released date as the 29th October 2013. The page has since then been quickly edited to remove the news.

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