Dean Hall, creator of super mod DayZ, has confirmed he has been approached by both Microsoft and Sony for perhaps investing in a console version. It seems PlayStation 4 is a lot more likely to happen.
Hall isn't so enthused by the way Microsoft doesn't support self-publishing, and then charges $10k per title update, although he liked what he saw "in a lot of cases" with Xbox One.
Such is the odd cult following of Faming Simulator that it's going to get a release on Xbox 360 and PS3. Giants Software will be unleashing their agriculutral best-seller in the first week of September this year.
The game world is 'doubled' with exclusive land for the console versions, as well as exclusive farming vehicles. Who knew virtual farming could be so fun outside of a Facebook setting?
Harmonix has announced that after 275 consecutive weeks of releasing song downloadable content for Rock Band and its sequels, it'll finally be ending on the 2nd April.
Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar have been released on €5,000 bail after being detained for four months by Greek authorities, without charge. The Bohemia Interactive devs can return home.
The developers were accused of taking pictures of military installations on a Greek island to undermine national security. Neither are required to remain within Greece, so hopefully it will all go away.
We've been informed by a few of our viewers that the Reported Attack Page Warning first seen during the Christmas holidays is still being displayed for people with version 17 of Firefox, but we just wanted to let everyone known that the problem is fixed on our end and this is a bug with Firefox that should be fixed tomorrow with the release of version 18.
The upper echelons of Czech Republic's government have now entered the fray over the continued imprisonment of Bohemia Interactive's Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar over espionage charges.
Greek authorities have held the pair for over 70 days without trial, alleging they were conducting military espionage. Bohemia says they weren't working for ArmA 3 but on vacation.
Deep space dweller Chris Roberts is sticking with PC for his ambitious Star Citizen because, frankly, the consoles now and even next-gen don't have what it takes to deliver the experience.
The main reason is memory capacity as you "can't do that much with 512MB" of RAM, as opposed to a PC with around 4GB. Roberts looks to today's high-end gamer as tomorrow's normal gamer.
Focus Home Interactive has announced that Farming Simulator 2013 is hitting European stores today, the 25th October, for PC. The game will be arriving the following week in the UK, and November in the US.
Over a year ago, developer Born Ready Games announced Strike Suit Zero
, a space combat title for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The developer has now announced a Kickstarter campaign to complete development of the title.
ArmA's Bohemia Interactive are set to run their own little post office as they offer supporters of Martin Pezlar and Ivan Buchta the chance to send them postcards. The devs were arrested in Greece.
The studio strongly opposes the Greek authorities claim that Pezlar and Buchta were committing acts of espionage. The postcard can have your own design. They'll send a selection at a time.
Ubisoft Nordic has announced that Rocksmith will finally be arriving in Europe in the next few weeks for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, according to a post on the developer's Facebook page.
Harmonix has announced that the instrument-less version of their popular music game, Rock Band Blitz, will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade on the 29th August, and PlayStation Network on the 28th. The game will cost a mere 1200 Microsoft Points / $14.99 USD.
Throughout the night we've see many conferences take place at E3 2012, but the final one of the night comes from Sony. You'll be able to watch a livestream at 2am BST on the Official PlayStation Website
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.
Rock Band Blitz is Harmonix's latest music game, which is basically the core Rock Band experience but ditches the plastic instruments. Part of the appeal of Blitz is that all of the downloadable content purchased for previous Rock Band titles can be played on the new game.
However, Harmonix plans to release 25 core songs that will come with the game, and 15 of them have been revealed.
The PlayStation 3 version of Rune Factory Oceans will be landing on European shores on the 25th May. The game had already been released in North America on the 11th October 2011.
With Maxis working on SimCity for Electronic Arts, a surprising trademark application has been made by the publisher. EA has registered a videogame trademark for "SimOcean".
Maxis had released many titles with the "Sim" moniker in the 1980's and 1990's, including such titles as SimEarth, SimLife, SimAnt SimFarm and Sid Meier's SimGolf. It'll be interesting to see if this is the start of a new Sim series of games.
The Rocksmith game from Ubisoft is getting hit on the flank by another court case, this time though its more than just what name it goes by. Guitar Apprentice says its infringing a patent.
They take issue with a "media system and method of progressive musical instruction" being used in Rocksmith, because they claim it's patent technology, which was filed October 2010.
Topware Interactive has announced plans to publish Targem Games' new Planets at War project.