Dragon Age II was a divisive game. On one hand it hand a great story and improved combat, and on the other hand it was confined to one city pretty much and had areas that repeated themselves. Bioware, apparently, has been listening.
DC’s greatest superheroes will be featured in Warner Bros. next installment of the Arkham franchise. Batman will be joined by his buddies Superman, Wonder Woman, the Green Lantern, and the Flash, among others. If available, Aquaman can talk to some fish.
As if I don’t have enough to do in Skyrim, Bethesda has announced new DLC this summer for its massive, seemingly endless-in-a-good-way RPG.
Back when arcades were still a thing, I loved playing side-scrolling beat ‘em ups. Whether they be Final Fight, X-Men, TMNT, the Simpsons…button mashing the snot out of nameless drones was a fun diversion. Two of Sega’s side-scrolling gems: Streets of Rage and Golden Axe will be coming to XBLA.
If any game company knows how to do stellar fighting game crossovers, it’s Capcom. One needs only to look at crossovers like Marvel vs. Capcom, and the lesser known Tatsunoko vs. Capcom to name a few. With Street Fighter X Tekken ( “X” is pronounced “cross”), Capcom (with Namco’s licensing) has induced a collective fan-gasm for fighting game enthusiasts.
Electronic Arts announced today that Bioware’s first MMO has reached 1.7 million subscribers. The publisher also stated that game continues to grow.
It’s about 1:30 in the morning. Bleary-eyed, I traverse through the rocky, unforgiving terrain with my trusted bodyguard. We’ve seen the horrors of battle together…raiding bandit encampments, taking down giant spiders and brutish frost trolls, and eliminating unspeakable terrors in the deep dungeons of the world.
The trend these days are tablets. If you use a laptop in this day and age you are relic from a bygone era. Why don’t you go program your VCR and turn the dial on your black and white TV, while checking the correct time on your rotary phone, Neanderthal? What was I talking about?
Texas-based Retro Studios has done wonders for classic Nintendo franchises. Of course, there’s the phenomenal Metroid Prime series. They also contributed more than the Donkey Kong-themed course for Mario Kart 7.
Hot on the heels of Modern Warfare 3, Sledgehammer Games is recruiting for its “Call of Duty development team”. The studio has posted a job listing in which new employees will work on a “an unannounced high-end console title”, which is obviously Call of Duty.