Game

Dark Horse to release new Mass Effect comic series

Dark Horse to release new Mass Effect comic series

Dark Horse plans on releasing a new Mass Effect comic series titled, Mass Effect: Foundation. The series will be written by Mac Walters, who also helped write Mass Effect 2, and was the story lead writer for Mass Effect 3. Mass Effect: Foundation is said to feature a strong female character, and that the storyline is going to go back to existing stories in the Mass Effect universe and elaborate on them more. Fans will be glad to know that many of their favorite characters will be showing up throughout the series.

Continue Reading

Eidos Interactive defends Tomb Raider’s Age 18+ rating

Eidos Interactive defends Tomb Raider’s Age 18+ rating

The new Tomb Raider is set to come out within the next few days and it has a lot of gamers eager to test it out. Many game critics have given the series reboot positive reviews saying that a refresh to the Tomb Raider franchise has been a long time coming. The game, however, has been receiving some concerned feedback on one aspect, and that's the 18+ maturity rating it's labeled with. This reboot is the first game in the entire Tomb Raider series to have an 18+ rating.

Continue Reading

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag trailer prematurely leaked

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag trailer prematurely leaked

Ubisoft made a teaser for its "world premiere trailer" for the next game in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The world premiere was supposed to take place on Monday, but unfortunately for Ubisoft, the trailer was leaked prematurely. The trailer was leaked through GameRadar's YouTube channel, and taken down soon afterwards, but to Ubisoft's horror, many more copies of the videos took its place.

Continue Reading

55% of developers currently making games for mobile devices

55% of developers currently making games for mobile devices

Smartphones and tablets are currently the most popular devices for game developers to release games on. It shouldn't be surprising given how many people own smartphones and/or tablets, and want mobile games to play in order to pass the time. The Game Developers Conference polled over 2,500 North American game developers and asked them which platforms they're currently developing their games on.

Continue Reading

NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD demos Burn Zombie Burn

NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD demos Burn Zombie Burn

NVIDIA gives us a sneak peak at one of their "5 games optimized for the Tegra 4" by demoing it on their portable gaming device, Project SHIELD. The game, titled Burn Zombie Burn, is a title that originated from the PlayStation 3 and is now finding its way onto mobile devices. The game developer, Tick Tock Games, wanted to delve into the mobile gaming industry, and the NVIDIA Tegra 4 allows them to do that without needing to sacrifice quality. In fact, the NVIDIA Tegra 4 helps them add quality to their thrilling, zombie apocalypse game.

Continue Reading

Google unveils mobile device-controlled Super Sync Sports game

Google unveils mobile device-controlled Super Sync Sports game

Google has unveiled a Chrome Experiment called Super Sync Sports, a side-scrolling game with colorful animation and simple, yet addictive sub-games: racing, cycling, and swimming. Instead of using your computer's controls to play, however, gamers sync and use their mobile device, using it as a controller, hence the game's name. You can check out a video of the game in action, as well as instruction on how to play yourself.

Continue Reading

Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon, popular for its free-to-play games like MapleStory, Dragon Nest, and Dungeon Fighter Online, has just made a “strategic investment” in the independent game studio, Robotoki. Robotoki was founded by the former Creative Strategist for the Call of Duty gaming franchise, as well as the former lead of Infinity Ward, Robert Bowling. Robotoki plans to launch its first major project, Human Element, by the end of 2015 with the help of Nexon.

Continue Reading

Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision and Bungee have revealed the details of its upcoming “shared-world shooter”, Destiny, that is anticipated to shake up the online gaming industry when it launches. The game has a 10-year publishing deal with Activision, and will be released in a series of 10 “books”. However, with all of the hype centering around Destiny, we can’t forget about Activision’s other successful online shooter, Call of Duty. Eric Hirshberg, Activision’s CEO, had an interview with Digital Trends and comments on the FPS juggernaut’s future.

Continue Reading

DRIVE CLUB revealed at Sony’s press event

DRIVE CLUB revealed at Sony’s press event

Sony and Evolution Studios have collaborated to bring you a new, beautiful, team-based driving game. The game has been in development for over 10 years. The game emphasisizes team-play and you'll be a part of a driving club (that you can join or form with your friends) that competes with other driving clubs. The game allows you to drive beautiful cars that have been designed to look just like their real-life counterparts.

Continue Reading

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision has announced that they will be moving away from the licensed games, meaning there will be fewer games from the James Bond, Transformers, Men in Black, and Spider-Man series. Rumor has it that James Bond will be seeing its end really soon. Activision is following the same move that Electronics Arts made back in 2008. EA Games president, Frank Gibeau, said at the time that "the days of licensed-based, 75-rated games copies are dead like the dinosaur."

Continue Reading