The warning signs were there, our motion trackers should have picked up on it, but we chose to ignore the fact that there hadn’t been any pre-release reviews. We shouldnt have ignored the odd release date or the ridiculous amount of pre-release hype being pushed. But we did, and we bought it, and it was rubbish. I am talking of course, about the years biggest disappointment so far, Aliens: Colonial Marines.
Microsofts Xbox 360 sales really took the lead in the UK last year and is fast catching up to the current leader Wii. The 360 has to sell less than a modest 200,000 in the UK to earn the title of the biggest selling console this gen in the UK
We have hit the after-Christmas slump, because this week sure is a quiet one with only two video game releases to wet your appetite. Do note, however, that both of these games have been released in America a couple of months back.
Pretty much everyone on the planet is familiar with National Geographic and their tireless work in bringing the outdoors into our homes with award winning success. Now they are endeavoring to bring their stories of the wild not only onto our homes but through our Xbox 360 and using Kinect.
The Christmas games release list for 2012 was, let’s be honest, pretty sparse. Publishers have started to take the the whole ‘lets release our game after COD’ too far now. Anyway, seeing as the world hasn’t ended, it does mean the first quarter and beyond of 2013 promises to see a plethora of great looking games.
Now the BioShock cover art shown in the picture above is far from brilliant. In fact, it’s rather boring and lame. But hope is kind of restored as creative lead Ken Levine has announced that the game will feature a reversible cover. Now this is the exciting part because you get to place a vote against which reversible cover you [...]
There was some surprise when Microsoft announced a new Halo game was in the works for the Xbox 360. Most people were aware that Bungie had ended their involvement with the franchise and that 343 had been given the job of taking on the massive task of continuing Microsoft’s flagship game. But many assumed any new Halo game would only be seen in the next gen. Microsoft had other ideas, however.
We spoke with Andreas Wangler, level designer on Pid, to get a better grasp on this puzzle platformer. Pid is now available for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and soon for PC.
This generation of gaming has given the developers the opportunity to extend the life of their games via the concept of downloadable content. Downloadable content, or DLC, comes in various forms.
Bethesda have announced that there are three add on packs for Arcane Studios’ game Dishonored coming soon for a simultaneous release across Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.