E3 is just around the corner, and one of the big talks of last year’s E3 was 3D gaming. Sony showed it off, Nintendo showed it off, but Microsoft‘s push into the real of 3D wasn’t making an appearance at all. Eurogamer revealed earlier today that full stereoscopic 3D is “set to hit” the Xbox 360. There was no mention of when, but an announcement at this year’s E3 was [...]
As with every game, there are both upsides and downsides when it comes to waiting for the damned thing to release. Take Batman: Arkham City for example: Downside: it’s not out for another year. Upside: more details have leaked onto the net, this time from GameVicio magazine and subsequently posted on the official Arkham City forums. Check after the cut for more details.
Nintendo has recently filed several trademarks which appear to be related to the Nintendo 3DS. This comes courtesy of a report on Siliconera. The trademarks filed are CrossPass, CrossPass Mode, CrossPass Network, and CrossPass Connection, which sound like they’re related to the 3DS networking mode. This feature will allow players to exchange data when near other players.
For those of you that didn’t know, fighting game tournament extraordinaire EVO was held in Las Vegas last week. Games were played, winners were crowned, and rumours of a surprising crossover surfaced. Namco Bandai’s Katsuhiro Harada and Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono teased the crowd at EVO with some peculiar onstage banter. The two revealed a fighting game debut trailer set to go live on Saturday, July 24th during Comic-Con.
[UPDATE]: It turns out the clip was, in fact, neither a game trailer, nor a film trailer. According to actress Jeri Ryan’s Twitter account, the clip was made by director Kevin Tancharoen to sell his vision to Warner Bros. Jeri said she did her role as a favor for a friend. Still doesn’t make the clip any less awesome. Dear WB: pick this sucker up! Or else… The earliest reports [...]
While we all love Valve, the games they make, and the things they add to said games, we’re still waiting for them to wrap up the Half-Life series. And another nail in Half-Life 2: Episode 3′s coffin has just been pounded in. After Valve’s E3 event was canceled last week, speculation began on what Valve’s “surprise” might be. But according to fansite Halflife2.net, Valve boss Gabe Newell sent out a [...]
For those that don’t know, EA’s Visceral Studioes, the guys behind Dead Space and Dante’s Inferno, has begun working on a game based on none other than a serial killer. One of the most famous ones at that; Jack the Ripper. Though it hasn’t been confirmed or even announced yet. The game asks the question of what if Ripper wasn’t a psycopath, but in fact a force of good? What [...]
According to a recent post on Eurogamer, numerous publishing sources have recently confirmed that Sony is working on a third hardware revision of the PSP ( PSP 4000 ) and is planning to release it next year. Not only that, but software developers are also rumoured to be working on games for a PSP 2. There are no specific details released yet involving either of the new hardwares, and Sony [...]
A Times Online report yesterday claimed that PlayStation Home’s open beta would launch in ten days, but a representative from Sony refuses to confirm or deny the claims. “We’re not commenting on that story, I’m afraid,” said the representative, which in rumour-speak is a usually a definite “yes, it’s true”. While the piece said the open beta would launch by December 17, Sony’s official statement is still that the app’s [...]