Off-the-wall Far Cry 3 total conversion Blood Dragon may be getting a sequel, as actor Michael Biehn dropped hints of this on Major Nelson's podcast.
Sega and Gearbox had been named in a class-action lawsuit over having deceived the public with an E3 2012 build and trailers of Aliens: Colonial Marines that turned out to be nothing like the finished product. Sega had even admitted the trailers were misleading.
With the full release of Fuse from Insomniac Games due out May 28th, today we learn that EA and the studio will be launching a demo of the co-op action shooter next week on May 7th for Xbox 360 and PS3.
We get to play as each of the four "elite operatives" in the demo as we switch between them using LEAP at anytime during combat. It also promises "deep RPG-like character progression".
Timegate Studios, which developed the Kohan series, Section 8 and the unfortunate Aliens: Colonial Marines with Gearbox, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy thanks to the fraud suit filed against it.
Gearbox has confirmed in the wake of a leak yesterday that the fourth and final campaign add-on in Borderlands 2's Season Pass, Tiny Tina, will be coming the 25th June for PC, Xbox 30 and PlayStation 3.
Activision has officially announced the next Call of Duty game, and as expected, instead of going with the appellation Modern Warfare 4, the next game will be Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Attorneys are on the march as a lawsuit is launched against SEGA and Gearbox Software for 'unrepresentative trade show demos' regarding Aliens: Colonial Marines, which took place at PAX and E3 2011.
The lawsuit targets game levels, AI behaviour and visual fidelity not present in the final version. Review embargos led to the gamers who pre-ordered 'left in the dark' as to the discrepancies.
Call of Duty: Ghosts is supposed to be revealed later today by Activision, but a leaked poster shows a 5th November 2013 release date for the next edition of the CoD series. The poster is a reward at GameStop for preordering the game.
The only good bug is a squished one. Treyarch has released new title updates for Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Black Ops 2 with a different changelog provided for each. The latest Zombies map is tuned up.
This comes ahead of the impending announcement of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Ghosts. The studio has reverted the global spawn influencer due to "undesirable side effects."
Gamers who visit the Call of Duty official site will get redirected to a strange page with the shadowy image of a skull. Running a mouse over the page features a magnifying glass showing tiny square pictures.
2K Marin's original XCOM shooter has officially been rebranded to The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, which has been hinted at for the past few months with domain name registrations and a teaser video a few days ago.
Spark Unlimited is in collaboration with Capcom with Lost Planet 3, and that only happened because the "best-known developers" aren't all that interested in pursuing someone else's vision over their own.
Producer Andrew Szymanski said he was tasked with finding a studio with "the skill and the drive" to take on Lost Planet, whilst being open to collaboration with IP creators at Capcom Osaka.
Retailer EB Games has confirmed DICE has included the cob-webbed Commander Mode in Battlefield 4, which has a single individual guiding their team's strategy - it's like trying to herd cats, really.
Also mentioned is Drone Strike as the first downloadable content, although no date is provided, but it'll add "exclusive uniforms, weapons, and more," declares the promotional poster.
2K Marin has been busy 'evolving' the planned XCOM experience announced way back in 2010. Thanks to Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown, "the time is right" is explore a new experience in the series.
It seems the XCOM shooter has become a "high-stakes narrative" that's imbued with "core XCOM concepts." It's all rather fuzzy as to what that means, but we can expect to hear more soon.
Ubisoft has announced today that Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will be released on the 22nd May, 2013 for £11.99 on the PlayStation Network and PC, while it will cost 1200 Microsoft Points on the Xbox Live Arcade.
Epic Games has announced that the next map pack for Gears of War: Judgment, the Arms Map Pack, will be arriving this Tuesday, the 23rd April. The DLC features 3 new maps and a new game mode, as well as 10 new Achievements worth a total of 250 Gamerscore.
The apparent rebranding of XCOM
is in full force. After the official site had been closed and new website registrations appeared
, a new viral video has popped up claiming that the Russian meteor explosion that occurred this past February was a hoax.
developer TimeGate Studios won
its appeal last year in arbitration over a ruling it pay Southpeak $7.35M in damages as well as the Section 8
Alleged US retailer GameStop promotional materials for Battlefield 4 seems to indicate that the popular Commander Mode will be returning for the first time since Battlefield 2142.
It's a conspiracy! 2K Games has apparently pulled the website for their announced XCOM shooter, which has already been plunged into uncertainty more times than a probe into someone's [REDACTED].
The official site now returns a 404 error, and the marketing trailers via 2K's YouTube channel have been reclassified as 'private' so they can't be viewed. A G-Man cover-up!