E3 2012 has finally arrived. Throughout the night we'll see many conferences take place at E3, but next up is Ubisoft. You'll be able to watch the livestream on Strategy Informer at 11pm BST.
E3 2012 has finally arrived. Throughout the night we'll see many conferences take place at E3, but next up is EA. You'll be able to watch the livestream on Strategy Informer at 9pm BST.
Stainless Games has thanked gamers for backing their Kickstarter Project, Carmageddon: Reincarnation, a reboot of the original classic Deathrace 2000-style car combat game.
Digital Reality has announced that Bang Bang Racing will be releasing on North American PlayStation Network on the 5th June, Xbox Live Arcade on the 6th June, Steam on the 8th June and European PlayStation Network on the 13th June.
The Destruction Derby-like DiRT Showdown embraces combative racing as well as the more traditional sprint on wheels. There'll be plenty of trading paint with your rivals.
The race tracks are set in Miami, L.A., San Francisco and Yokohama. If you like your cars crunching up the competition with plenty of stunt mayhem, then Codemasters wants you.
Namco Bandai has released a playable demo for Ridge Racer Unbounded on the PlayStation Network and via Steam for PC, while an Xbox 360 demo will be released on the Xbox Live Marketplace on 23rd May.
In this single player demo, players will get a taste of Ridge Racer Unbounded with two races in the City Limit District. Take control of the Wolfseye GT (street class), or take the wheel of a Hurricana CX (super class) in the Shatter the City race.
UbiSoft has announced that Techland's dirt racer, Mad Riders, will be landing on PlayStation Network on the 29th May, and Xbox Live Arcade and PC on the 30th. The developer is best known for its open world zombie apocalypse game Dead Island.
Console gamers interested in the upcoming demolition derby variation of DiRT will have to wait an extra month to play it, as Codemasters has announced that DiRT Showdown will be delayed to the 15th June on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Atari is refuting reports
that developer Eden Games was shut down.
Test Drive Unlimited 2 developer Eden Games is no more as Atari close their doors. This decision comes in the wake of the latest fiscal report from the publisher, which sees revenue down.
They report $51.3m in revenue from FY2012, down from the previous $77.8m. Losses were almost halved at least, from $8m to $4.8m. Eden Games' assets will be sold off entirely.
Veteran developer Stainless Games has announced that Carmageddon Reincarnation
, a project the studio had been working on since last June
, is now fundraising on Kickstarter. The company is looking for $400,00 to get the game released by February 2013.
During today's Electronic Arts earnings call, the publisher revealed that the upcoming Dead Space and Need for Speed sequels will be hitting in March 2013.
In addition, COO Peter Moore announced that "in the months ahead you can count on new iterations of PopCap franchises like Bejeweled and Plants vs Zombies".
Burnout developer Criterion Games has posted two new classified ads looking for a Senior VFX Engineer and a Cinematic Cut Scene Artist for a new, unnamed AAA racing game. Whatever the game is, Criterion aims to give it cutting-edge graphics and exciting cutscenes.
Codemasters has gone live with a worldwide demo release for DiRT Showdown, available through Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Steam for PC. There's a trailer for it as well.
A "chaotic, full-impact race" is available in the single player 8 Ball, which is held within the shadows of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. There's also multiplayer Rampage.
Sega has announced Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing: Transformed, a sequel to their arcade kart racer featuring Sega characters such as Sonic himself, Dr Eggman, AiAi, Vyse from Skies of Arcadia and Gilius Thunderhead from Golden Axe. The game is once again being developed by Sumo Digital.
The 0.1 alpha build of Trackverse, which can best be described as a cross between Trackmania and WipeOut, is now available for download from indie developer Nakama Studios. The game allows players to race on and build their own WipeOut-style tracks and distribute them among other players.
Black Bean Games has announced that a demo is now available for developer Milestone's MUD: FIM Motocross World Championship on PlayStation Network. The game will be available on the 4th May for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Developer 2Dawn's Kickstarter project Ravaged has made its $15K goal, and still has 26 days of funding to go. The game is a sci-fi vehicular shooter that the developer calls a cross between Mad Max and Battlefield.
Codemasters announced today that it will be releasing DiRT Showdown, a new action racing game from the DiRT series, on 25th May, 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. DiRT Showdown will be the first game to launch on the company’s new publishing label Codemasters Racing.
According to South African retailer BT Games, Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2 is on the way.