BioWare's Dragon Age II caused a "polarization" among fans acknowledges studio co-founder Dr. Ray Muzyka. There was a "tremendous number" delighted.
Many who didn't like the sequel were likely "expecting a similar experience" to Origins. Future DLC will "actually address some" of the issues for core fans.
Wedbush Morgan securities film analyst Michael Pachter is claiming that not only has the unannounced Grand Theft Auto V been in development by Rockstar, but has already cost them $80M in costs. He also predicts that GTA5 will sell at least 18 million units, and may sell as many as 24 million.
Burn, Zombie, Burn! developer doublesix has announced a new sci-fi shooter Strike Suit Zero.
Bluesnews is reporting that a post on the Space Marine Forums has revealed that co-op support for the upcoming third person shooter Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine will be added after the game's release.
Croteam has confirmed that Serious Sam 3: BFE will ship on PC with four-player split screen campaign cooperative and multiplayer versus modes. How will this be done on PC? Players will be able to using a mouse and keyboard for one player, and three gamepads for the others.
Activision has released a new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 trailer showing off the new Survival mode, as you're asked to deal with waves of enemies.
Kalypso Media has announced that the PC demo for Tropico 4 is now available. The demo includes four tutorial missions and one campaign mission, which will set players on a quest to become the ultimate leader of a Caribbean island empire.
Just over 30 minutes of gameplay footage from Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has been released by Capcom, from developer Slant Six.
It's certainly no Resi Evil of yonder days as it adopts a full-on zombie apocalypse. The third-person shooter releases on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this year.
Star Wars: The Old Republic lead writer Daniel Erickson says that EA's James Ohlen comments of the MMO going for decades was "a joke" only.
Only a "free beer and pizza dispenser" would keep any MMO going that long, said Erickson. Analyst's 'derivative WoW clone' comments from an 'outsider'.
Senior producer Eric DeMilt of Carbine Studios has teased some details about their new mysterious MMO project which unveils at Gamescom this month.
Right now they've got small groups playtesting it with "direct observation" from the dev team. They've had some "great reactions" from testers. It's got puzzles.
Todd Hollenshead of id Software, now owned by Bethesda, says it wasn't an "either or" thing when their studio was acquired - id sticks with FPS, Bethesda RPG.
There's plenty of "cross-over interest" between studio fans with Skyrim performing extremely well at QuakeCon. They have "better games as a result" of buyout.
Noticeably absent from Take-Two's Q1 fiscal 2012 results were any mention of Grand Theft Auto, however more unannounced titles will be revealed soon.
Speculation is even higher now that Rockstar will unveil Grand Theft Auto V, releasing it from April 2012 onwards. Strauss Zelnick avoided the 'GTA question'.
developer Flying Wild Hog has confirmed there will
be a demo prior to launch."I can’t imagine that we wouldn’t do a demo of Hard Reset,"
said studio co-founder and game programmer Klaudiusz Zych in an interview
with Strategy Informer.
Freebird Games has announced a new adventure game called To the Moon, which revolves around the concept of memory and life. The story revolves about two doctors traversing through the memories of a dying man to fulfill his last wish, in a world where doctors can rework a person's memory in order to grant them their greatest wish. The catch? It will be the last thing they'll ever remember.
Square Enix has noted that the Japanese version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be getting the most mature rating in Japan, CERO Z, despite some minor content cuts. The CERO Z rating is the Japanese equivalent of the ESRB's Adults Only rating, meaning the game is completely offlimits to players under 18.
Videogames have become such a New Media boogyman that a police officer in Tottingham is blaming Grand Theft Auto for the riots that broke out because of the shooting of 29 year old man Mark Duggan by the London police.
The LEGO group has issued a press release announcing that LEGO Universe players will now enjoy a new level progression system, earned as players complete in-game missions. Doing so will unlock achievements and points, allowing minifigs to rise through the ranks up to level 40.
Leveling a character will grant new rewards such as new equipment, abilities and backpack slots.
This Thursday, Civilization 5 fans will be able to buy some new downloadable content, including a new civ - Korea - with an attached scenario, and three new maps which were the winners of the Wonders of the Ancient World scenario. Each DLC pack will cost $4.99 USD, or buying both the Korea and Wonders DLC together for $7.49 USD.
Despite the vitriolic reviews and public reaction to Duke Nukem Forever, Take 2 Interactive is reporting that the game ended up becoming a profitable title for the publisher.
In a media conference call, Take 2's CEO Strauss Zelnick stated, "Despite its disappointing reviews, Duke Nukem Forever was profitable for Take-Two."
Wargaming.net has announced that the official site for World of Warplanes will be open today. The MMO will be set in the Golden Age of military aviation, much like its sister MMO, World of Tanks. The developer promises that World of Warplanes will throw players into a never-ending tussle for air dominance.