With Valve’s DOTA 2 International in full-swing, 2K Games & Gearbox Software have announced their take on the MOBA genre, in the form of Battleborn – a PS4/PC/Xbox One title set to hit sometime in 2015/16. Continue reading »
As the final major press conference of the show, Nintendo certainly had some hard acts to follow. Then again, given the increasingly bizarre (yet watchable) videos Nintendo has put out recently, you would think it has got a few things up their sleeves.
And guess what? Nintendo certainly did.
With not a lot to show but plenty of announcements, EA certainly had one of the more different feeling E3 press conferences in quite a while. While it wasn’t the two hour announcement extravaganza that was Microsoft’s presser, what was shown was notable.
Right from the get go, EA CEO Andrew Wilson explained that the games shown today would be shown in one of two ways. The games EA would be showing in depth (as well as showing near-final footage of) are the games that’ll be released in 2014. For the games 0f 2015 and beyond, they would be shown in dev diary form, complete with incredibly rough tech concepts, prototypes and concept art. Continue reading »
With E3 only a matter of days away, the fine folks at CD Projekt took to the internet to announce a few key details regarding the upcoming title The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, as well as make some new announcements regarding their GOG service. Continue reading »
With E3 on the horizon, EA have joined the pre-E3 announcement club by announcing one of the games they planned to formally show off at their E3 conference – Battlefield Hardline. It’ll be the first Battlefield game to be developed outside of DICE (Visceral Games are helming this one), and will be hitting later this year on PS3/PS4/PC/Xbox 360/Xbox One. Continue reading »
The game, announced via an Xbox Wire post by 343 Industries head Bonnie Hammer, will be the first entry in the series released for the Xbox One. While no footage or major details were confirmed (aside from it running at 60FPS), Hammer mentions that the game is a much bigger effort than Halo 4. “That applies to the content and scope of the game, as well as the technology in what’s now a brand new and more powerful engine,” Hammer said, “Certainly there are some core elements carried over from prior games, but we’ve invested a huge effort in retooling our tech to take full advantage of the Xbox One’s hardware and ecosystem to create worlds and experiences worthy of next-gen.”
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The Australian Government has announced that as part of the 2014/15 Federal Budget, it will cease funding to the Australian Interactive Games Fund, commencing 1 July, 2014.
The decision will result in a budget saving of $10 million. The money will be “redirected by the Government to repair the Budget and fund policy priorities.” Continue reading »
It’s been a long time since we’ve had an arena shooter, let alone a new Unreal Tournament game. Epic seem to rectify that with the announcement of Unreal Tournament, for PC, Mac & Linux. Continue reading »