Hey, Pinball Fanatics! Zen Studios is hosting an all-you-can-flip Spider-Man tournament for Pinball FX2 on the 360. Running from July 29th (last Friday) through August 12th, all of you 360 pinball aficionados need to load up your Spider-Man tables and get to bumping! This is a HIGH SCORE contest, and it is exclusive to Xbox 360 players (which means PS3 players are out). Check behind the cut for the prizes.
A week ago, Norway was shaken to its very core by the terrorists attacks carried out by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, bombing government offices and murdering more than 70 innocent people. In a 1,500 page manifesto published online, it came to light that the terrorist enjoyed playing video games, among them World of Warcraft and Modern Warfare, which he claimed helped “train” him for the attacks. Thankfully the Norwegian government [...]
Normally when a game is released to such scathing reception and quickly waning sales, the developer gets on their hands and knees and begs for forgiveness, possibly disowning the offending product. Not Gearbox Software. Not with Duke Nukem Forever. Gearbox has revealed a “Hail to the Icons Parody Pack” DLC due out this Fall. The pack includes new multiplayer maps and game types.
So, between Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online and Dead Rising: Off the Record, it appears the gaming industry has a pretty good handle on what I want to buy. Which, apparantly, is things that I already own. The latest company to realise this is Microsoft, who yesterday announced a Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console to commemorate [...]
There’s this little thing called the San Diego Comic Con going on in San Diego over the weekend, which nerds gather to every year in order to soak up the latest in TV, film and video game news. And as always, new trailers are par for the course. Many thought it was a given that Penguin would show up in Arkham City when the Iceberg Lounge was spotted in the [...]
[Update]: It didn’t take long before the entire Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 roster was leaked online. Check after the cut for the full list. Here’s a small tease: Phoenix Wright is in it! I dunno if my body is ready for this yet. [Original story] If there’s one thing Capcom knows how to do, it’s add new things to an existing game and re-releasing it as a retail game. Ultimate Marvel vs. [...]
Grasshopper Manufacture‘s new game, Lollipop Chainsaw was revealed in this week’s Famitsu, and it’s looking just as crazy as everything you’d expect from Grasshopper. Lollipop Chainsaw stars Juliet, probably the only female protagonist in a Grasshopper game, who’s a student at San Romero High. She fights zombies. In a cheerleading outfit. You’re welcome.
It was only a matter of time until it happened, but I wonder how Activision managed to untangle the giant ball of yarn that is the James Bond video game license. Activision formally announced Goldeneye 007: Reloaded for PS3 and Xbox 360 today. This is an HD remake of the Wii game launched last year. More info and teaser trailer after the cut.