EA Sports has announced a new game called 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The game will hit North America on April 15 for the Xbox 360 and PS3 game consoles. EA Sports says that the game is tweaked to capture all the excitement of the biggest game in soccer, or football as it's known in most of the world. The game promises multiple improvements on FIFA 14.
BioWare announced back in October of 2013 that it was working on an expansion pack for the Star Wars: The Old Republic video game called Galactic Starfighter. In December 2013, the expansion pack went live for early access subscribers. BioWare has now announced that the expansion pack is available for all players of the game.
Last week we mentioned that the makers of the popular Candy Crush game managed to win a trademark on the term "candy" and proceeded to try to force any game out there with the generic word in its title to change. That didn't sit well with developers and apparently the devs are fighting back with a massive trolling campaign.
Sherlock Holmes is very popular of late with a show on TV in the US called Elementary focusing on a modern day Holmes and his sidekick. There is also a popular show in the UK on BBC focusing on Sherlock Holmes. Frogwares is a game developer that has just announced a Sherlock Holmes game is heading to Sony game consoles.
There was a time when Nintendo made the most popular game consoles on the market. Back in the 80's the Nintendo was the console to have on one of the most popular games on the old school console was The Legend of Zelda. Nintendo has done a decent job of bringing those popular old school games back to the Wii U as downloadable titles.
Each year the folks at EA run a prediction using the Madden NFL football game to choose which team will win the Super Bowl that year. While using a video game to predict the outcome of the big game sounds sketchy, it's surprisingly accurate. Last year the Madden NFL prediction chose the Ravens as Super Bowl champions, and that prediction was correct.
Fans of the Final Fantasy franchise that have a PS4 have a new game in the franchise to look forward to in the next couple of months. Square Enix has announced that the next game in the franchise will be coming to the PS4 game console on April 14. The game is called Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Fans of the Rockstar Grand Theft Auto series were excited last month when the game landed on the iOS platform. That meant that the game was available for iPhone and iPad gamers. The announcement that the game was available for the Apple devices left Android users in the cold. The Android version was originally expected to launch alongside the iOS version.
Back in October 2013, the first grumblings that a new game in the classic horror/sci-fi Alien franchise was in the works surfaced. The game had a working title at the time called Alien: Isolation. That working title has been confirmed this week by Sega and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer products to be the official title for the game.