CD Projekt Red are happy to announce that their epic franchise of The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings have hit the legendary milestone of 4 million units across both titles. That includes releases of the first game on PC, while The Witcher 2 across PC and the Enhanced Edition on the Xbox 360. Congrats, guys! The Witcher 2 will be available to Japanese audiences on the 360 [...]
Sony Computer Entertainment has acquired cloud-gaming gurus Gaikai for the hefty price of $380 million. Through the new acquisition, Sony looks to expand their gaming experiences outside of really slow updates with possibly not slow cloud gaming! Hey, Sony, this isn’t what we meant by “Cloud Gaming.”
As reported on Giant Bomb, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, in layman’s terms, set out a hit on former Infinity Ward leaders Jason West and Vince Zampella, telling Activision’s IT director Thomas Fenady to “dig up dirt” on the men who shaped Call of Duty in order to fire them. This news comes from the recently ended lawsuit between Activision and West and Zampella.
This year’s Ludum Dare, a competition to make a complete game in only forty eight hours, is one day in and there’s already some promising in-progress games up on their site. The theme for this competition is Tiny World, a theme voted on by the participants to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the event. Check out the collection of in-progress blogs over at the Ludum Dare site, and keep [...]
Shigeru Miyamoto, god among men and creator of such classics as Mario and Pikmin, has announced that the Wii U will be seeing Mario and Pikmin games. Confirmed in multiple interviews, Miyamoto has stated that Pikmin 3 will be at this year’s E3. He also announced that there would be a new Mario on Wii U, which may or may not be the rumored Mario 4. Nintendo’s E3 is shaping [...]
In lieu of anything related to Half-Life 3 (or anything 3 for that matter), big (lulz) Valve bossman Gabe Newell has gone on record to say that he “secretly” (not so secretly) geeks out about My Little Pony. Of course, he’s referring to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the latest iteration of the pastel ponies, spearheaded by American animation legend Lauren Faust, whose works include The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s [...]
SXSW’s first panel of the day didn’t go so smoothly with technical difficulties constantly messing up the event. Microphones erratically changed volumes and the projector wasn’t working at first. Still, the insight that the journalists had despite the technicalities was interesting to say the least.