Ken Rolston has admitted that former partners THQ didn't have the money to fund Reckoning, or at least, the project that would become Reckoning.
In an interview with Strategy Informer, Rolston mentioned how before being bought by 38 Studios, BigHugeGames was working with THQ on a number of titles, including...
Codemasters has released a new co-op gameplay trailer for Operation Flashpoint: Red River called "Co-op Search and Rescue". The video showcases gameplay footage from the CSAR Fireteam Engagement mode, as Fireteam Bravo inserts behind enemy lines to rescue downed pilots in enemy territory.
Looks like Super Street Fighter IV will be arriving on PC, just as Street Fighter IV did two years ago. The PC version of SF4 is generally considered the best version of the game.
Warner Brothers has taken out some domain registrations that seem to hint at a new Batman game, possibly titled Batman: Impostors.
Duke Nukem Forever is one game that definitely appreciates the innovation of jiggly physics. Look out, these boobs are bouncing right at ya.
Microsoft director of programming Larry Hryb, best known as Major Nelson, is reporting that Activision has announced a new Call of Duty: Black Ops downloadable content pack called "Escalation", which will be available first to Xbox Live members on May 3, thanks to the three year exclusivity deal signed by Microsoft and Activision for Black Ops.
Piranha Bytes is claiming that after Risen 2, they will be developing and publishing the next Gothic game, stating that JoWood's licensing agreement ends at an unspecified time soon.
Valve has nothing but praise for The Office star Stephen Merchant and his voice acting role as Wheatley, the hapless personality core who guides the player through the single player campaign in Portal 2.
Usually, when a developer or publisher announces that a major game's release date has moved, it means the game has been delayed. Not in Brink's case, however - Bethesda has announced that Splash Damage's innovative class-based shooter will be released a week early.
Remedy, developer of Alan Wake and the original Max Payne games, states that while the facial animation in L.A. Noire is astounding, they're developing an engine for it for their next, unannounced project that will blow it out of the water.
Fancy playing the mythical beast that is Duke Nukem Forever? Well you can if you happen to be at the Gadget Show Live in Birmingham, UK from April 12 to 17.
The public demo will be held in a "luxurious Vegas-themed Duke gaming area" at stand number GZ183. There'll be 'First Access Club' certificates offered.
According to the Official PlayStation Magazine's whisper column, BioWare is not only getting full swing into Dragon Age 3's development but it's got multiplayer.
BioWare want to explore more of the Dragon Age universe no doubt, but multiplayer sounds a little iffy. They're yet to decide how it can go into Mass Effect after all.
Huge blockbuster budgets involve spending a lot of publisher cash before "a single penny is earned back," and that concerns a lot of people warns David Braben.
With the rise of social and online gaming the triple-A blockbuster isn't the only means to earn big anymore he notes. Games are also "better suited" for ad revenue.
Microsoft's fancy Kinect technology has been tinkered with again and this time to fly an AR drone about a room by moving the users' arms around and tilting.
Naturally the US military will commandeer the project and pour billions into weaponising Kinects around the world to help fight off parasites to Lady Liberty.
2K Boston's Irrational Games' Ken Levine has said publisher Take-Two is "pretty bold" when it comes to letting games explore more mature themes, like BioShock.
In fact "in their shoes," Levine doesn't know if he'd have "written a check" for BioShock at all. If there is any 'dumb down' in BioShock Infinite then it's "for me," he jokes.
Casey Hudson, Mass Effect supremo, has said BioWare is continuing to "think of a way" you and friends can play in Mass Effect but they "haven't yet come up with a way".
They don't want just multiplayer clichés like team deathmatch. An MMO setting "kind of makes sense" for Mass Effect he said; the IP "has that quality" to it.
Capcom has had three teaser banners escape from their Captivate event but they're heavily pixelated. Keen eyed gamers though reckon they see Dead Rising 3.
Monster Hunter, Phoenix Wright and Dead Rising 3 are the front runners for these pixel-teasing banner shots. We'll know for sure by tomorrow anyway.
Stardock Games' Brad Wardell is excited that we're about to "make this jump to 64-bit" in PC gaming, which gives us "essentially unlimited memory" to play with.
It's "what’s holding us back" right now but 64-bit can set us free. PC will be "so far ahead" if consoles neglect 64-bit in the future. Graphics are "kind of at a standstill".
CEO Yves Guillemot of publisher Ubisoft believes we need a new console cycle to help elevate our industries' "depression." New consoles mean 'new spark'.
New hardware also lets studios "try new things" because consumers expect it. There's "not enough creativity" at this time in the console cycle; mostly just old IPs.
The mighty New York rumble of Crysis 2 has been nudged down by Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360's Zumba Fitness: Join the Party. It climbed 2nd to 1st last week.
LEGO Star Wars III held onto 3rd place while Dynasty Warriors entered 10th. Dragon Age II re-entered the top 20 at 15, and COD: Black Ops stormed 6 places.