THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 – QuizUp Video Game News
... QuizUp Video Game News. November 17th, 2012 VinMan. Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, has chosen independent mobile game developer Plain Vanilla Games, to develop an official Twilight Saga mobile game, Twilight Saga QuizUp.
Car Town Streets – VIDEO GAME NEWS & UPDATE
Cie Games, a successful social game developer and creator of the leading automotive-based Facebook game, Car Town, today announced the global launch of Car Town Streets, now available for free on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. In Car ...
Video Game Review: Assassin's Creed 3
New York Daily News
This is a different brand of Assassin's Creed game, and you — as the new protagonist Connor — will learn that quickly. The true intentions of the main story take hours — yes, ... As usual, developer Ubisoft Montreal does its homework, crafting two ...
New York Daily News
Forza Horizon – VIDEO GAME NEWS – XBOX 360 UPDATE
Outlining the extensive post-launch support available in “Forza Horizon,” the video gives Forza fans an inside look at how the developers behind the game continue to build engagement and content for “Forza” fans on the open roads of Colorado. This ...
Talisman Board Game To Roll Out Video Game Version
Talisman: Prologue. (Photo : Talisman-Game) Talisman board game will launch avideo game in two weeks. Talisman board game will be launching a video game in two weeks said its developer Nomad Games, Eurogamer reported. Nomad Gameswill ...
Review: Nintendo blows up dual-screen video gaming with Wii U
Yet the handheld DS, blending one touch-sensitive screen with a slightly larger video display, became a runaway hit. Article continues below. FILE - In this June 5, 2012 publicity file photo provided by Nintendo of America, Katsuya Eguchi, Producer of ...
New 'GTA 5' graphics, lead platform, game length and other details revealed
The open-world action-adventure video game is set in Los Santos, a fictional city which is based on Los Angeles. It will feature three main playable characters that can be switched. Rockstar North and Rockstar Gamers are the developer and publisher ...
CryEngine 3 SDK Improvements Detailed
... CryEngine 3 improvements for developers. It seems the people who have licensed the engine can avail of these features, and they have also released a free development tool. It was also the week where Crytek first released its visually stunning FPS ...
Hulu's New Video Game Channel Lets You Watch All the Latest Trailers
Clicking on a game will bring up a short description, including developer, genre, platforms and release date. It's not super flushed out yet, but it's a pretty cool destination to see trailers and the like. Perhaps it'll one day become a place Hulu ...
The Game Archaeologist: Steve Nichols' The Realm Online debriefing, part 1
The Game Archaeologist: Can you take us on a quick journey through your personal history as a player and developer leading up to your assignment on The Realm? Stephen Nichols: Sure! I've been making video games professionally for over 20 years now.
Warren Spector, Disney Epic Mickey, and Making Games That Matter
Most video game luminaries have charisma, but Warren Spector's ability to captivate is innate. ... These ideals are what the man sees as important, and are the design philosophies he'll continue supporting. “And if ... That is what I care about as a ...
Editorial: On the Rise of Independent Video Game Development
This exponential increase in development cost has resulted in a loss of jobs throughout the industry on a regular basis, a sincere lack of risk-taking on a large scale in the mainstream game market, and has led to the rise of independent game design...
Date 149 girls at once in new PS Vita game 'AKB1/149 Romance Election'
Just when you thought it was safe to talk about the portrayal of females in video games again, Japan proves us all wrong with this new game from Bandai Namco for PS Vita and PSP. AKB1/149 romance election is the third in a series of pseudo-perverted ...
From NES to WII U: A Look Back at Nintendo Game Consoles
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Game Boy (1989). A brick-like device in its original form, this handheld brought Nintendo's game-development prowess to a small grayscale screen powered by AA batteries. It became the best-selling handheld ... motion-controlled video games. Microsoft ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
State becoming a home for the gaming industry
NEW ORLEANS -- Video games are nothing new to New Orleans, just ask any gamer who's mastered "Left for Dead 2" or "Assassin's Creed 3." The city has now gone from being a backdrop to a producer of digital media. “So now it's flipped the script a little ...
Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again
San Jose Mercury News
The touchscreen controller can also serve as a makeshift TV remote control and online videoaggregator for services like Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon Instant Video. (Nintendo cheekily ... The abilities of the GamePad are most notably showcased by Nintendo ...
National Review Online
Every video-game company dreams of owning a Money-Printing Annual Franchise — one of those series whose fans will turn out in droves to pay $60 for a fresh game every single year. There aren't many members of this elite club: Call of Duty, Need for ...
The future of the Western role-playing game
Video game tech seems to be getting shinier, faster, and smaller, but I don't see anything potentially disruptive in the way that CD storage was on the horizon. Moreover, I'd say that in general, the pace of change has slowed. Today's games are closer ...
New Wii may do well, but tablets et al threaten game units
The long-term outlook for the home console and its software isn't so promising as the world's biggest maker of video-game machines faces surging sales of smartphones and tablets, which can give players access to free games. Pressure is mounting ...
Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again with Wii U
The Associated Press
about it, they say it's going to change the way video games are made and played. "You can't manufacture buzz," ... "Nintendo Land" turns the GamePad into several different tools, such as the dashboard of a spaceship or the ultimate advantage in a game ...
Plus, I was unsatisfied with some of the functionality of my console game library and ultimately decided to port it to SFML, improving it along the way. Essentially ... But to kick things off, I wanted to share some observations I've made as an amateur ...
OXM Breakdown – how an official Microsoft magazine has challenged the ...
The Guardian (blog)
News sites speculate endlessly – and with sombre gravity – over the latest jingoistic military shooters, while video reports usually consists of re-packaged game trailers and flatteringdeveloper interviews. Believe me, once you've seen one clip of a ...
Studio Tour: Keiji Inafune, legendary Mega Man creator, shows us his HQ
In the reception room, near the elevator, a TV screen shows an endless loop of trailers for Yaiba and 3DS game KAIO: King Of Pirates. A display case holds framed artwork for some of Comcept'sgames - including J.J. Rockets, a smartphone game made by ...
Two free DLC characters for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale announced
But that hasn't stopped developer SuperBot from going ahead and announcing thegame's first two DLC character additions: Kat, the heroine of PlayStation Vita darling Gravity Rush, and Emmett Graves, Starhawk's protagonist. Development on the characters ...
'New Super Mario Bros. U' Review – A Mario For U
A new Nintendo console means a new playground for some of the most innovative minds in the video game industry to create new experiences. Keeping gamers glued to their TV's at home and staring down at their Game Boys and DSes out in the wild has ...
Can Sony and Nintendo's next-gen consoles escape Japan's stifling cultural ...
Japan has long been a dominant driving force in the video game industry. Decades ago, western brands like Atari and Coleco did well. After the video game crash in the '80s, Japan really stepped up. Nintendo, Sega, and Sony were really the only ...
'State of Decay' brings zombies one step closer to Xbox Live
Undead Labs also spoke in length about the design philosophy behind making “State of Decay”. Thedeveloper chose to make the game, which is centered on a zombie apocalypse, actually be more about survival than pure combat. That isn't to say that the ...
DmC Devil May Cry Fighting The Power Video Dev Diary
We have the second video developer diary for DmC Devil May Cry, a game that sees the team at Ninja Theory joined by key staff from Capcom's R&D division. Set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC will depict a duplicitous world where nothing is ever as ...
Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Review
Everything from Dishonored to God of War: Ascension was targeted, and many people started to agree that video games were indeed becoming increasingly more violent. I'm not going to lie; ... You can always tell when a developer loves the subject matter ...
REVIEW: "Halo 4" Bridges The Gap Between Old And New; Delivers A Classic
Now, after developer Bungie Games moved on to create a new IP, 343 Industries attempts to maintain the allure of the iconic franchise with "Halo 4" for the Xbox 360. A more polished presentation than we've ... The first biggest improvement in "Halo 4 ...
Team Ninja On Working With Inafune And Making Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
... Edge, we asked Team Ninja leader Yosuke Hayashi questions about Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. First revealed through a teaser video, Yaiba is a zombie killing ninja game developed by Comcept, Team Ninja, and Lost Planet 3 developer Spark Unlimited.
Daily iPhone App: Micro Miners combines Lemmings and mining in a cute brew
Another developer named Jean-Philippe Sarda later decided to take that idea and run with it on Apple's iOS platform, and the result is this game, Micro Miners, out this week on the App Store. You can see the basic gameplay idea in the video below: The ...