gaming since 1997


No internet = No Xbox One


After all the commotion during E3 regarding the fact that you would need a permanent internet connection to be able to play with your Xbox One, Microsoft was smart enough to take a U-turn and get rid of that requirement: you would not need a permanent connection and the console would NOT do a regular […]


Microsofts newest console: Xbox One


Microsoft today announced their next console which will go through life as “Xbox One” and not as Xbox 720 or Durango as some rumours had you believe. The “most important” features of the device are according to Microsoft that you can watch TV with it, that the Xbox One can be turned on just by […]


Wolfenstein returns once again


Wolfenstein, id Software’s game that marked the beginning of the first person shooter genre, has had quite some sequels and spin-offs over the years, one being better than the other. After Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, the multiplayer titel that eventually was released for free, things have gotten quite silent regarding the franchise but now Bethesda has […]


Doom 4 completely rebooted


After five years of development, id Software is far from getting Doom 4 in stores. Following a story by Kotaku, id Software parent Bethesda has confirmed to Eurogamer that back in 2011, the studio started on a completely new version of Doom 4. Also, various sources have stated that even with the game being completely […]


Thief 4 official, first trailer inside


Square Enix has officially confirmed that Thief 4 – aka “Thief” – is in development and will be released on PC, PS4 and “other next-gen consoles”. They’ve also released an official synopsis for the game: There is a rising tide of fear in The City. Hatred saturates every stone and whilst the rich prosper, the […]


LucasArts is no more


It sounds as if George Lucas selling his stuff to Disney isn’t all about fun and games. Kotaku is reporting that Disney has decided to shut down LucasArts and laid off all staff at the company. Disney apparently claims that they can just as easily license their property to other developers or publishers instead of […]


EA has a new prez!


Electronic Arts has announced that at the end of this month (actually, March 30th), CEO John Riccitiello will step down as CEO. A seperate announcement from the publisher states that earnings per share as well as revenue will be “at the low end or below its January guidance”. Hmmm, why will Riccitiello step down? We […]


Cops: Sandy Hook killer wanted to get the most frags

The New York Daily News is reporting that authorities found a spreadsheet in the home of the Sandy Hook killer, Adam Lanza (who attacked the Sandy Hook elementary school), which detailed the murders of countless serial killers and mass murderers, including weapons used and even the names and number of people killed. This information was […]


All Playstation4 info gathered together


Sony has formally announced their newest console which very originally goes by the name of Playstation4. The device no longer has a Cell processor at its heart like the Playstation3, but instead an 8-Core AMD x86 CPU (called “Jaguar”) with alongside it an AMD Radeon graphics unit that apparently can handle 1.84 Terraflops. Sony in […]


JJ Abrams to bring Valve games to the big screen

In an interview with Polygon, Star Trek: Into Darkness director JJ Abrams has stated he’s working with Valve on getting their beloved franchises Half-Life and Portal to the big screen: “It’s as real as anything in Hollywood ever gets,” “Which is that we are really talking to Valve, we are going to be bringing on […]


Next Battlefield coming "next year"


During their latest investor conf call, Electronic Arts didn’t only announce the end of the Medal of Honor franchise, but EA labels president Frank Gibeau also stated that we’ll be seeing a new Battlefield game next year. The company didn’t elaborate any further other than saying they’re “very excited to show you guys more detail […]


Rubin: THQ made mistakes


In an interview with MCV, former THQ president Jason Rubin stated that he’s convinced that the publisher could have remained afloat and survived… if it hadn’t made so many mistakes. “The incredible losses attached to uDraw, massive wasted capital in the unpublished MMO that was cancelled, [and] sticking with children’s and casual titles far after […]


Disney shuts down Junction Point


Disney has sent out word that they’ve closed the doors of Junction Point, the studio formed by Warren Spector and Art Min that was responsible for the Epic Mickey games. It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. […]


Medal of Honor franchise back in the bin


EA’s Peter Moore announced during an investor conference call that the publisher has decided to no longer continue with the Medal of Honor franchise due to disappointing results of its latest iteration, Warfighter. “We struggled with two challenges: the slowdown that impacted the entire sector and poor critical and commercial reception for Medal of Honor […]


40 laid off at GPG, Kickstarter in jeopardy

Things aren’t going too well for Gas Powered Games. Earlier this week the company launched a $1.1 million Kickstarter for its next game, Wildman, but it seems now that almost all staff from the studio has been let go. After five days, the Kickstarter is now at just over $200k and GPG CEO Chris Taylor […]


Previous Posts