In a move redolent to Epic Games creating an entire new studio to give a couple of ex-Big Huge Games devs a new place to call home, Crytek has just opened a new studio in Austin, Texas comprised of some Vigil Games developers who recently lost their jobs due to the studio’s closure.
Oh January! The month that video games seem to avoid like the plague. You and December just can’t catch a break.
Sony would no doubt like to bury their past mistakes the likes of the PSN breach of 2011, but the UK government has other plans in mind. Namely, they have officially penalized Sony with a £250,000 fine for the breach they call “the most serious ever reported to us.”
After the last two weeks worth of violent, gory games, we get a little break of whimsy as presented by Studio Ghibli. Just make sure you’ve got your insulin shots ready.
Thanks to the beatdown Silicon Knights took in the courtroom versus Epic Games, Silicon Knights had to destroy all copies of Too Human. That might explain why it is no longer available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand service.
The start of this year sure makes video games sound awfully violent doesn’t it? Last week we have the über violent Anarchy Reigns, and this week we’ve got this series reboot.
Tired of having to turn on your PS3 to check out the PlayStation Store? Or are you just plain ol’ sick of the interface for it? Either way, Sony has something for you. During the CES, Sony unveils their plan to launch a web version of the PlayStation Store this month. From here users will be able to browse the store and buy content for their PS3. The next time the user turns on their PS3, their content will be waiting in the download list.
As inevitable as the rolling tides and the passing of a monarch, Sony has ended all production of the PS2, so that its progenitors may thrive.
Missed me? Well let’s pretend you do because I totally missed you guys! The last half of December had absolutely nothing coming out hence my absence. You could say game releases are like blood in the water, and I’m the shark. This week, we’ve got all of one game coming out, and that seems to be enough to wake me out of my sharkly slumber.
Although nobody bought the Wii U specifically for Nintendo TVii, the news of its delay was at least disappointing for early adopters hoping to check out this curious little feature that gives users the ability to control their Tivo and have a unified Video on Demand app combining Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video. Today, Nintendo has announced that the TVii service will finally come online for the U.S. and Canada territories tomorrow, December 20th. It has some caveats however.