Warner Brothers new Batman: Arkham Origins is to have multiplayer attached, according to sources. We'll be playing as gang members associated with Joker or Bane as try to take down Batman and Robin.
There are a number of possibly customisable villains to choose from. These tips come from a source correct about Arkham Origins' Christmas Eve setting. WB Montreal is behind the project.
Nordic Games acquired
a number of licenses from THQ during the IP auction, one of them being Darksiders
. However, don't expect to see a Darksiders III
anytime soon. Nordic Games states it will not release a "sh----y"
, rushed game.
Indie developer Gamesbymo has announced A.N.N.E., a retro-styled open world "Metroidvania meets Gradius" title set on an alien planet. The game has been launched on Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight.
Insomniac Games' Ratchet & Clank is heading for the silver screen in 2015 (hey that rhythms!) courtesy of Blockade Entertainment and animation talent from studio Rainmaker Entertainment.
James Stevenson of Insomniac says the "action, humor and galaxy-spanning adventures" of the Ratchet & Clank series is perfect for film. T.J. Fixman is writing the script, who also wrote for all the games.
Vigil Games co-founder and lead designer for Darksiders 1 & 2 has told Nordic via the publisher's forums that any future title in the series should be adventurous, and explore those other horsemen comets.
Lead combat designer Ben Cureton implores them to stick with "fast-paced combat, the sense of scale, quality voice acting," and making Strife and Fury "BADASS" - or sell the IP to Crytek.
Rockstar Games has posted a viral video for Grand Theft Auto V, with "The 12 Tenets of Kifflom", marking a return of The Epsilon Program from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
The Boss has become the President of the United States in Saints Row 4, and gamers who preorder the game will get the Commander in Chief Edition, which will include free downloadable content.
German developer Deck 13 has announced that it and CI Games have been working on a Dark Souls-style action title, Lords of the Fallen, to be released on PC, PlayStation 4 and the next-gen Microsoft console.
A Korean ratings board site had leaked a Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection classification a few days ago, and now GameSpot has confirmed on its Twitter feed that it is a real bundle that will be arriving in June for the PlayStation 3.
Edward McMullen's grotesque top-down action game The Binding of Isaac has been an indie smash hit for the last year and a half, and the developer announced on a podcast that the game has earned over $2M to date.
Indie developer Sundae Factory has put its surreal platformer Ecotone on Steam Greenlight. The strange title features 45 levels spread around 3 worlds.
Quantic Dream has revealed the official box art for Beyond: Two Souls, which will be released exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in October.
Paradox Interactive has announced that their dungeon building game Impire, developed by Cyanide, now has a free update that adds new single-player, multiplayer, and customization options.
According to anonymous sources the development team behind L.A. Noire, who were formerly known as Team Bondi, have been let go after their Whore of the Orient project failed to secure a publisher.
KMM's Doug Mitchell has said that the "unique and extraordinary story and game" of Whore of the Orient isn't being abandoned, but didn't confirm or deny reports of staff layoffs.
Warner Bros. Montreal has revealed that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins is heavily inspired by the Legends of the Dark Knight comic series.
Developer High Moon Studios has annouced that Deadpool: The Game will be launching on the 25th June for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game will feature a lower cost that standard: $49.99 USD for PS3 and 360, and $39.99 on PC.
The next attack is coming and only Sam Fisher and his green goggles can stop those pesky terror cells. Ubisoft has just released an all-new teaser for the upcoming Splinter Cell Blacklist, which is due in August.
Fans of the series will note that actor Michael Ironside will not be reprising his long standing voice role as Sam Fisher. Blacklist takes place after Conviction, and we see a new Echelon program.
Phil Fish's trippy platform-puzzle game Fez has sold 200,000 units in the year since it was released in 2012, and a remix of its soundtrack will be sold in celebration of its May PC release.
Sega has announced that it will be re-releasing the Sega Genesis classic Disney-themed game, Castle of Illusion, starring Mickey Mouse in the titular castle.
The base building, NPC recruiting and zombie apocalypse surviving open world that is State of Decay has finally got a firm release date. It will be shuffling onto Xbox Live Arcade this June. No word on PC yet.
The aim of the game is to establish a community of survivors and help them thrive whilst fending off undead hordes. Our bases can be expanded and upgraded, and raiding parties sent out.