PC gamers can now enjoy L.A. Noire with DirectX 11 support as Rockstar Games issue a surprise patch. An option to choose between DX9 and DX11 renders is added to the launcher.
They've also made sure there are additional checks that the selected screen resolution is "fully compatible" with the game. The Complete Edition for PC includes are released DLC and cases.
Valve has announced that Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA2) will indeed support both LAN play and modding. This was revealed by DOTA2 project boss Erik Johnson.
According to Johnson, "DOTA2 will have LAN mode. There are some systems that LAN mode requires that we haven't finished yet, mainly because we've been focused on matchmaking. We know how important this feature is for the community."
New evidence has arisen that seems to indicate Ubisoft is developing a new Desmond Miles-centric downloadable content for Assassin's Creed: Revelations. The evidence is based on Achievements for the game that were spotted by Xbox 360 Achievements.
creator Markus "Notch" Persson created a sir when he expressed an interest in funding a sequel to Double Fine's cult hit Psychonauts, and it seems that rumors have gotten out of hand, according to the developer, culminating in the report he allegedly stated he could cover the entire $13M cost
of Psychonauts 2.
Two weeks ago, Radical Entertainment revealed
the RADNET Edition of Prototype 2
which is reserved only for those who preorder the game. Activision has revealed an additional collector's edition of the game called the Blackwatch Collector's Edition.
During an UbiSoft investor call, UbiSoft CEO Yves Guillemot has announced that Assassin's Creed 3 will be arriving on store shelves on the 30th October, 2012, and will be released for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the upcoming next-gen Nintendo console, the Wii U.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson is so devoted to the idea of helping Tim Schafer and Double Fine produce Psychonauts 2, he's pledged he could personally cover the entire $13M in development costs for the game.
Disney Interactive has announced that new DLC is available today for Disney Universe. The new downloadable content features the Disney Channel's popular show, Phineas and Ferb, including a Danville level as well as new costumes allowing players to dress up as Phineas, Ferb, Dr. Doofenshmirtz, Agent P and Candace.
THQ has announced via the official Darksiders
Twitter feed that Darksiders II
will be hitting retail this Summer on the 26th June.
According to the tweet
, "Oh by the way.... You can get your hands on @Darksiders II on June 26th #Darksiders2"
In the Q&A session
between Rockstar Games and fans, the team mostly discussed the upcoming Max Payne 3 and whether there would be
a L.A. Noire 2
However, some fans, understandly, were curious about Rockstar's biggest IP, Grand Theft Auto V.
Japanese analyst Nomura Securities expects Konami to increase earnings by 24 percent to ¥52 billion over fiscal 2013, which begins this April and ends May next year.
The following fiscal period will see the release of Metal Gear Solid 5, assumes the firm, with operating earnings to climb 15 percent to ¥60 billion. Does Nomura have inside intel?
Paramount Pictures has announced that Namco Bandai will be co-publishing the Star Trek game based on the JJ Abrams film reboot. The game has also been delayed until 2013, but not because of any issues with development, but because the major motion picture release of Star Trek 2 has been pushed to next year. The game is intended as a cross-promotional tie-in to the film.
Frictional Games, who developed the horror adventure game Amnesia: The Dark Descen
t, have created a new site called Next Frictional Game
The site is emblazoned with an Amnesia logo, accompanied by the tagline "Something is emerging..."
In the background is a blurred out image of something, which could serve as a Rorschach test.
Alan Wake has more adventures to come as Remedy Entertainment, creator of Max Payne, has said there's already motion on the next. Focusing on PC right now.
Remedy are "crowd pleasers," said CEO Matias Myllyrinne. Smaller digital chunks of game let them react to "people's desires and wishes" faster. It's "too early to talk" about the next step.
The PC version of Alan Wake will be released next week on the 16th February, but the retail version will be released a few weeks later on the 2nd March. Remedy has revealed the contents of both the Standard and Collector's Editions of the game. Both versions will feature bonus content, with two discs in the regular edition and three in the Collector's.
Theory Interactive, an independent game studio from Espoo, Finland, has revealed a new single player co-op first person puzzle game called Reset. In development for the PC, Reset will have a strong emphasis on story and atmosphere.
Cannon Fodder 3 is now available to purchase from GamersGate
, Codemasters has announced. It was previously
thought that Cannon Fodder 3 would only be released in Russia, but this seems to have changed as suggested in perhaps the shortest press release in history.
Batman: Arkham City has helped Warner Bros. Interactive to record profits, alongside the LEGO licensed titles and Mortal Kombat reboot. Arkham City shipped over 6M units over three platforms.
Square Enix has confirmed the development of Sleeping Dogs, which will be developed by United Front Games in collaboration with Square Enix London Studios for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the second half of 2012. The game was formerly True Crime: Hong Kong, which was originally cancelled by Activision and picked up by Square-Enix.
Sleeping Dogs is a gritty and visceral openworld cop drama set in the city of Hong Kong. Players take on the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, tasked with taking down a criminal organisation known as the Hong Kong Triads.
Activision has announced the sequel to their smash hit multimedia game Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, which will debut at the North American International Toy Fair in New York from February 12-15. The game is called Skylanders Giants, and will feature even bigger collectible figurines.