The Vita’s less than stellar sales are beginning to show in third party support, as Resident Evil Revelations, though announced for every platform under the sun, will be missing Sony’s handheld. Capcom product manager Mike Lunn explained the situation with nary a mention of the Vita’s infinitesimal install base.
Gears of War driving force and former Epic Games Design Director Cliff Beszinski has revealed he is actively considering starting up a new venture. Bleszinski left Epic in October after setting the wheels in motion for the storied developer’s new IP, Fortnite. However, the biggest consideration in setting up a new studio, beside whether to go indie or AAA is the challenge of building a competitive team.
In a state of affairs nobody would have predicted four short years ago when the death of PC was being touted, major peripheral manufacturer Logitech has announced it will be jettisoning its console peripheral line. Console peripherals join security cameras, remote controls and speaker docks among the product categories Logitech is no longer moving forward with.
The Last of Us, the massively anticipated new IP from Uncharted creators Naughty Dog will be getting a demo. However, the only sure way for players to get access to the demo will with the purchase of upcoming God of War Ascension on March 13th. The puzzling bit is an admission by Uncharted community rep Eric Monacelli that the demo might only see release as a companion to God of War Ascension.
Proteus, a generative minimalist exploration indie game is hitting Steam on January 31st after becoming an Indie Game Festival finalist. The game doesn’t carry any explicit goals and is more of a sensory experience in the vein of Rez or Journey. Proteus is still in beta, but that hasn’t stopped it garnering critical praise and a Museum of Modern Art showing for its freeform play and relaxing marriage of procedural landscapes and musical score.
Many gamers are wondering what is going on with Blizzard’s Blizzard All-Stars. It was unveiled at BlizzCon in 2010 and they promised that it was “coming soonish”. And here we are in 2013. Many gamers have given up hope.
Sonic is one of those classic games that is right up there with Mario Bros. And just like Mario, Sonic keeps coming back to please fans. Some new rumors suggest that SEGA is ready to announce a new Sonic game in February.
If you have been a little concerned that Rockstar Games might not publish their GTA 5 for PC, a sighting over on the French Amazon website might lay your mid to rest a little.
The French Amazon website has now listed a PC version of the new GTA 5 game which is available to pre-order for €49.99.
After filing for bankruptcy at the start of the year and being denied a quick sale of its assets to Clearlake Capital Group, the THQ saga has reached a conclusion with the company being split up and sold in pieces. The main beneficiaries of this fire sale are Sega and Ubisoft, while Deep Silver, Crytek and Take-Two have picked up the rest of the THQ studios and properties.
GameStick the new Android gaming console and controller, currently raising money over on the Kickstarter website has today announced the addition of a new indie developer tier to its offerings.
The new GameStick developer tier is priced at $249 and limited to just 250 backers. Its been created to offer indie developers with a one-time package to gain an unprecedented 100% revenue share for their game for a full six months as well as a GameStick bundle when the devices starts shipping in April.
Gamers looking forward to the launch of the new Dead Island Riptide game, the sequel to the popular zombie survival game Dead Island, whos marketing campaign caused a stir before the games launch.
Will be pleased to learn that Deep Silver has this week released 9 minutes of gameplay footage providing you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the new game once it officially launches later this year.
Back in 2011 Sony’s PlayStation network was hacked, and data from millions of users of the service was stolen, which included peoples names, addresses, dates of birth, and their account passwords.
Some users credit card details were at risk as well during the network breach, and now Sony has been fined by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) here in the UK.