Bungie’s Next Project Is… Not An MMO

You know that announcement during a GDC Panel about Bungie’s next game being an MMO? Well, it looks like the guys over at Bungie thought it was April or something. As it turns out, David Aldridge, Bungie’s lead network engineer and the guy who made the announcement, was just kidding.

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The Last Podcast Episode 13

We bring in a special guest host, our very own Senior Editor Ron “Calin75” Aquino, to help wrap up the Game Developer Conference and the other news that made the video game world turn this week. Ron reveals how far back he’s reaching into his pile of shame and Kirby finally mixes in other games besides Demon’s Souls. We introduce community feedback when we Commune with the Community and wrap things up by discussing Ron’s latest editorials. We came, we recorded, we conquered. No luck necessary it’s The Last Podcast Episode 13 presented by RRB Games.

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Nintendo Announces 3D Super Mario and Other Features for 3DS

What a surprise, Nintendo announced at today’s Game Developers Conference that it is working on a new 3D Super Mario game for the 3DS handheld. It will likely be a full 3D game rather than a 2D game with 3D backgrounds like New Super Mario Bros, because it is being developed by the same team behind both Super Mario Galaxy games for the Wii.

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Game Developers Awards ’09

Today was the day to hand out the Game Developers Awards for last years titles at San Francisco’s Moscone center as the final days of the GDC come to a close. The nominees consisted of the usual suspects of the year (Metal Gear Solid, GTA IV, Dead Space, and so on), but some of this years big winners were some new comers. [Read more...]