During this past E3, Ubisoft debuted a game by showing its fans a demo of an MMO-online-shooter called ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division.’ It was easily one of the show’s most talked about game; however, there wasn’t a heck of a lot of information about it.
At this point, Ubisoft still hasn’t enlightened us about The Division. And today, is really one of the first pieces of new footage we’ve seen since the convention back in June. But if you are expecting a new demo, or gameplay video, then i’m about to burst your bubble.
Watch the impressive video after the jump. (more…)
South Park: The Stick of Truthis coming, and the entire world should be excited. Just watch the trailer to learn about the legendary Nagasaki Fart.
Sadly, not much else was shown. But the one postive we can take away from the demo, is the hilarious crude jokes are still intact to this adventure game, written by the shows creators: Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
Imagine that! Conan O’Brien still has a late-night show on TBS and apparently they did a skit of his side-kick, Andy Richter, admitting he did all the voice-work in the popular role-playing game Skyrim.
After the jump, check out some of his improve he did during gameplay. Some of it is funny, and some…fails at getting laughter. (more…)
The Legend of Zelda turns 25 this year, and Nintendo is going to celebrate it in a big way. During their yearly press conference at E3, the company promised a few extra Zelda goodies, along with the already announced Ocarina of Time remake for the 3DS and the new Skyward Sword0 for the Wii.
A little later today, the Game Boy Color version of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening will purchasable on the eShop, Then in short time, The Legend of Zelda: The Four Swords will obtainable on the eShop for free.
So in total, Nintendo plans on releasing four versions of Zelda, never before playable on any of the systems. It’s not a bad way to get fans hungry for the new titles, and maybe earn some more along the way.
Bioware has just released their E3 trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and boy oh boy does it look fantastic. The video reveals many of the lush worlds you’ll explore, a tease of the endless amount and types of battles you’ll fight, the unique cinematic storytelling you’ll experience, some of the characters you’ll come across, and more — oh my!
Could this be the great Star Wars MMORPG, something we were hoping with Star Wars Galaxies? By the judge of the trailer, the answer is hinting towards resounding yes!
Starting on June 6, Nintendo will finally release the long-awaited update for the 3DS.
The new firmware will allow owners of the portable system to access the Nintendo eShop, a virtual shopping center which will sell original 3D games and even some classic titles, which will also have a third-dimention twist.
To celebrate the launch, Nintendo be giving away a free 3D remastered version of the classic NES title Excitebike. The retro game will be available on June 6, and gamers will be able to download it for free until July 7. (more…)
In a little more then a month-and-a-half, Fallout New Vegas will be available. With almost every game that is released, the achievements/trophies have been leaked early. If you’re an achievement whore, or a person who is so obsessed with the Fallout series and needs to know every little thing about each game, check them out after the jump.
There are over 50 achievements in total and if the player gets everyone on Xbox, they will ad 1000 points to their Gamerscore…yay.
Fallout New Vegas will be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. (more…)
The last time anyone played a Golden Sun game, it was on the Game Boy Advance. Then last year, Nintendo announced that a brand new game was going to be introduced to the series for the Nintendo DS called, Golden Sun: The Dark Dawn.
Today, the company confirmed that the role-playing game will be in stores on November 29th, just time for the holidays. According to the Gamestop website, The Dark Dawn will cost $34.99 when it’s released.
My guess is that Golden Sun: The Dark Dawn will be one of the last great titles for the Nintendo DS, before the 3DS is released probably within the year.
Gearbox Software has confirmed that they will be hosting their own panel during the gaming convention PAX, in Seattle. If attendees read the PAX schedule, they’ll find that Gearbox is ready to unveil some new surprises.
“Jump in for juicy exclusives, surprising disclosures, unbelievable scoops and behind the scenes access on what Gearbox is up to – straight from the source,” reads the description on the PAX schedule. “Have a first hand look at live presentations and never before seen footage of upcoming Gearbox releases!”
One of the biggest surprise hits in gaming this year had to be Gearbox’s Borderlands. The studio has revealed that they plan to release new content for the first-person-shooter/RPG. It’s also been known that Aliens: Colonial Marines, based on the Aliens film franchise, is being developed by Gearbox as we speak. So I’m assuming some of these announcements, along with footage will be addressed. However, there have been numerous rumors about the company working on a possible Duke Nukem title, and some have speculated that they’re finishing up the long awaited Duke Nukem Forever.
While I doubt they’re finishing up Forever, I certainly think they have been working on a Duke Nukem game. About two years ago, we were the first to report that Gearbox was indeed working on some kind of Duke Nukem game. At the same time, websites were speculating that the studio was secretly working on a Halo title, which we now know is false. But our source — who was inside Gearbox — said they were indeed working on a Duke Nukem title.
Could we finally see a new Duke Nukem title announced during PAX? God I hope so…
Final Fantasy XIV is going to have some fantastic features. So much so, that Square-Enix has confirmed that the PlayStation 3 has hit some developmental snags because of the size of the game. Because of that, the game’s producer Hiromichi Tanaka, has reasoned why there will be a six month gap between the PC release and the PlayStation.
Come this September, gamers can by the 14th installment of the famed franchise, while PS3 owners have to wait until March 2011. “The main reason was the memory,” Tanaka told VG24 through a translator. “On the PC, they have enormous memory. For PS3, there’s a restriction.”
Although he didn’t detail what he meant by memory because that could range anywhere from RAM to the HDD, he did say the studio is working diligently to resolve the problem.
“They are adjusting the memory size and customizing it; it took longer then we were expecting,” he explained. “But we’re really working hard to bring it out as soon as possible.”
I find it intriguing that the company is going to launch the PC version of the game first, and wait for the PlayStation 3 to arrive months later. I understand Square-Enix looks at how well the PC market responds to an MMO, especially when compared to the consoles. However, this title is a little different. Unlike say, World of Warcraft, which the franchise already had an established PC fan-base and was one of the pivotal reason for its success, Final Fantasy doesn’t have that luxury. I just think by the time the game arrives next year for the PlayStation 3, the hype, however large that is, will be gone.
This makes me wonder what the future of gaming is going to be like. Both Sony and Microsoft have stated that they want this generation of systems to run longer than ever before. If that happens, and all the signs are pointing to that it will, will games start to appear on the PC first because the developer’s imagination will exceed the limitations of home consoles? It appears that this specific gap between the PC and PS3 version could be the start of something.