Ubisoft shows off new AnvilNext engine in Assassin’s Creed III

Posted on August 2, 2012 by Eric Regier

With upwards of 2,000 non-playable characters on the screen at any one time and our new protagonist Connor Kenway getting over 1,000 new animations, this game is looking to surpass the previous Assassin’s Creed games in terms of gameplay and technical prowess.

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Shifting the direction of the series to more of a wilderness setting accompanying the city landscapes that we’re used to exploring in the series, are you excited for the next chapter in Desmond’s story?


Nintendo Direct Pre-E3 Presentation Tonight

Posted on June 3, 2012 by Eric Regier

Tonight at 6pm EDT over at the Nintendo Direct website Satoru Iwata will be hosting a broadcast revealing new information about the Wii U.

While no other information has been revealed about what they will be showcasing during the broadcast, it could anything from new games, a price point or just some announcements as to what they will announce at E3. So we’re just 3 hours away from hearing the first information from one of the 3 big names in gaming.

Don’t forget on June 5th 12pm EDT Nintendo will be airing their live E3 presentation over here.




Kirby 20th Anniversary Collection Coming

Posted on April 23, 2012 by Eric Regier

In the Japanese only Nintendo Direct webcast hosted by Satoru Iwata on April 21st, he announced that we will see the release of a Kirby compilation disk featuring a mixture of games from his career. It is unknown which games or more specifically, when the collection will be available.

Also announced, they will be making more Kirby available than before with related material through Club Nintendo and the possibility of more downloadable titles on the 3DS eShop. 3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure released on the platform November of last year. What does Nintendo have in store for us this year now that our little pink puffball has aged to 20? All we know is that Nintendo has more up its sleeve than it did for Metroid’s 25th anniversary late last year.


Halo 4 Launches November 6

Posted on April 17, 2012 by Eric Regier

The next installment in the Halo franchise launches this fall and will mark the first time since 2007’s Halo 3 that Master Chief will be playable as the main character.

In the work shop since 2009 by 343 Industries, this will be their first full release Halo title. With Halo Waypoint downloadable for the 360 and Windows phone first under their belt, then went on to make the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. Former Bungie employee Frank O’Connor is leading the development of the project it shouldn’t be straying too far from its roots.

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