Disney Interactive has revealed the opening cinematic for the upcoming 3D platformer Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
, and in keeping with Warren Spector's new style, it opens with a musical number. Hopefully, this will allay some fears
of a video game featuring big Disneyesque songs.
Announced at E3, LEGO The Lord of the Rings has a steaming pile of fresh images from the game being developed by virtual LEGO house TT Games. The LEGO empire can't be stopped!
The screens have been released in conjunction with that little gathering in San Diego for Comic-Con. Is there anything LEGO can't render adorable? It's coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
The latest narrated gameplay footage for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed 3 features the city of Boston which has been replicated to a 1:3 scale, which applies to its other big city New York.
We're treated to around 6 minutes of action. We now get moving carts filled with stuff to hide and assassinate from, as well as 'stealth positioning' by striking from cover to get the drop on foes.
Rockstar has posted a new Q&A, and have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V will be large enough to support air vehicles such as planes and jets, something that was conspicuously absent from Grand Theft Auto IV.
Robot Entertainment has announced that owners of the original Orcs Must Die! on Steam will get a bonus when they purchase Orcs Must Die! 2.
The attempted rape scene of Lara Croft in the reboot of Tomb Raider caused concern about the direction of the game, but the lead writer of the game is Rhianna Pratchett, who is best known for penning Mirror's Edge and Heavenly Sword.
Developer thechineseroom reveals that Amnesia sequel A Machine for Pigs won't be releasing this year but will land later in 2013. It was originally scheduled for Halloween in October.
Quality is the "absolute first, last, and always" with the team's work on Amnesia, and they wanted a few more months to work on it. Sorry there'll be no scares from the team this year.
Konami has announced that the next-gen remake Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition is now available on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.
Variety has announced that a source has revealed to them that while Warner Bros. is working on making a Justice League film in the wake of the popularity of The Avengers, its Interactive Entertainment division has Rocksteady working on a new Batman game that will focus on the Silver Age version of the character.
The first game by Tomorrow Corporation, Little Inferno, has begun taking beta registration from gamers who pre-order the game for PC here.
Crystal Dynamics' have partnered up with GT TV's Geoff Keighley to produce a Final Hours series for Tomb Raider, but it's not Keighley himself that presents the behind-the-scenes look.
That honour goes to Chuck star Zachary Levi, who's an avid gamer, and the first episode of The Final Hours is already live. Levi interviews new Lara Croft actress Camilla Luddington.
Lara Croft actress Camilla Luddington has revealed in a behind-the-scenes documentary, starring actor and gamer Zachary Levi, that playing Lady Croft is no stroll in the park.
There's a lot more crying involved than she thought, for one. Luddington believed she'd just be "kicking butt," as we're used to seeing Lara as "cold-hearted, almost a killer."
Actor Michael Fassbender has been pegged to star and co-produce the movie adaptation of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed. Fassbender appeared in X-Men: First Class, Shame, Haywire, and Prometheus.
Retailer Amazon has pegged Ubisoft's Splinter Cell: Blacklist for a March 2013 release window, as it comes to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. There's also an 'Upper Echelon' Limited Edition.
This is apparently exclusive to Amazon, which packs in additional digital content for the game. The Limited Edition comes with an A2 sized map, an Upper Echelon suit and more.
Science fiction author Neal Stephenson has successfully gotten his motion-control swordfighting simulation, Clang, funded on Kickstarter. The game received full funding, $500,000 USD, with 10 hours to spare.
Volition has released a new downloadable content pack for Saints Row: The Third called the "Genki Girl Pack".
The Genki Girl Pack includes an assortment of vehicles including Sad Panda's dune buggy, Angry Tiger's motorcycle, and Sexy Kitten's special sports car. Each of these vehicles feature a "deadly surprise".
Paradox Interactive are today announcing that signups for multiplayer medieval combat in War of the Roses have begun thanks to the "successful closed alpha". Referrals can secure spot.
A unique referrer URL is given to those who sign up for the beta, and after 5 friends use the link and signup a beta spot is guaranteed. Want to fight in the King's army for England?
Robert Bowling, formerly of Infinity Ward, has revealed his studio's apocalyptic survival sim Human Element will utilise the real world and its resources for the game through GPS data.
Visiting an actual pharmacy and firing up Human Element on iPad would net you medical supplies, for example. The team are using Google Maps API and FourSquare.
Activision has announced that High Moon Studios' next Transformers title, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, will be landing in retail on the 24th August.
Gamers may remember the group of stripper nuns who attempted to assassinate Agent 47 in an earlier trailer for Hitman: Absolution. The group, called "The Saints", gets profiled by the the ICA (International Contract Agency), in the first of a series of videos that will provide in-depth background on the main characters from the game.