Unveiling their diabolical plans for market domination in Russia, 1C's Nikolay Baryshnikov is confident of their growing international presence too.
They hope to have 70 retail outlets operational in the motherland by the end of the year, which would strengthen their iron grip on the Russian market.
European VP of strategic marketing for interactive entertainment at Microsoft EMEA David Gosen has told MCV that the Xbox 360 has sold “well over” five million in European regions, although the battle with the PS3 is far from over.
Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds has been doing the decent deed by donating $1000 to a fansite called APB-Evolved inorder to help with keeping the site running, as the team were looking to raise cash to buy its own dedicated server because of increased traffic.
Just as we expected, 3D Realms long-awaited first-person-shooter, Duke Nukem Forever, won't be making an appearance at this years E3.
I'm sure many of you would have been interested in seeing a bit more about this, but to be honest a lot of us are probably thinking that we'll never actually get to see this game.
Microsoft will soon allow third party manufacturers to produce their own versions of the Xbox 360 hardware, according to rumours aired on Kotaku.
In an open letter to the world, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of LIVE, Software and services John Schappert has told consumers that things are looking up for PC gaming.
He claimed that Microsoft had helped make the PC gaming platform the “largest gaming platform in the world.”
Ralph Eggleston, Production Designer for the soon to be released Pixar film Wall-E , recently told Edge that he is not threatened by the improvement in graphic quality in video games. Eggleston believes that the line between what he terms as “passive” movie entertainment and “active” video games will never be blurred.
JoWood Productions and DreamCatcher Games today announced The Orb and the Oracle, coming this Winter for the PC as the next installment to the dungeon lords saga.
1C Company has released a playable demo for Death Track: Resurrection, giving you a chance to try out the English version of Death Track: Resurrection, which is being developed by SkyFallen.
You can download it here
InstantAction announced today that the public beta test for Fallen empire: legions, a frenetic multiplayer FPS, is now open to all for an intensive testing period. Those interested are asked to simply fill in a small form at www.instantaction.com
to sign up.
Activision announced today the upcoming release of Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2 and Wii. The latest title in the Cabela's Dangerous Hunts franchise puts players in bone chilling, pressure-packed hunting situations as they seek out savage animals in the world’s most dangerous locations.
For the small price of 600 yen ($5.50, 2.80 GBP), Japanese gamers can do what the rest of us can do on only our old, old gaming consoles: play old Square Enix games! SquareSoft, actually, before they changed for better or worse. Oddly enough, none of the titles are actually Final Fantasy games, but the current list includes 'Einhander, Astronoka, Rakugaki Showtime, Raystorm, Fighters Impact and Xenogears."
The Dark Horizon image gallery has been updated with 5 new screenshots.
During an interview between Ubi's North American president Laurent Detoc and Forbes, he reveals they plan to hold off Altair's return for now.
Assassin's Creed was greeted with diverse opinion. Detoc says that when they do announce a sequel there'll be "more anticipation for it."
Following a bit of detective work, Gamespot has reported that Fable 2 is likely to be released in October this year. In a developer diary posted on the Lionehead Studios website, designer Peter Molyneux can be seen scrawling 'October' in a notebook. This follows his earlier comments stating Fable 2 would be released "when the leaves turn brown...when the evenings draw in, and it gets a little chilly, but not very chilly at night.”
During his lecture at the GDC in Paris, EA's David McCarthy has revealed that they plan on including bundled peripherals with some future titles.
There was no mention of any platforms or anything specific on the kind of peripheral, but it could start "even within the next 12 months."
This comes from a recent survey conducted by GameStrata, a leading online community.
The results come from "North American video game enthusiasts showing that over their peak gaming years of 18-48 the average gamer spends more than $30,500 on games and gaming hardware."
The MK team and those dastardly villains from the DC universe will be getting their fatality fix as eye watering gouges make a comeback.
Goody-two-shoe heroes with a conscious though won't kill but just 'brutalise' their opponents. Boo! No not the hand cuffs - just finish him!
This is their second western-developed project; the first is being handled in North America and being kept under wraps.
Capcom's Keiji Inafune says that "the general versatility of Unreal Engine 3 will fully meet the requirements particular to this project". Such an unfair tease.
Many rumours recently sparked up when Blizzard launched a new splash page on its official website, now VP of design, Rob Pardo, has confirmed that there will be a big announcement at Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational in Paris, and that it could be about a new title.