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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Sells Over 400 000 in US

Posted on April 19, 2012 by Matthew Regier

38 Studios new IP Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has sold over 410  000 copies since its release in the United States. According to Rhode Island news station WPRI by the NDP Group, a majority of these sales numbers came from the first month of release, with 80 000 being sold last month. These sales numbers do not reflect digital sales or sales outside of the United States. NDP spokesperson David Riley made the comment, “an impressive figure for just two months, no matter how you slice it”. This proves that a new IP is able to get its foot firmly in


Darksiders II Delayed Until August

Posted on April 18, 2012 by Matthew Regier

It won’t be until August now when we see Vigil Game’s highly anticipated sequel, Darksiders II. The game will be facing a two month delay from its initial release date at the end of June, so we will be seeing the title hit shelves sometime in August. Executive vice president of THQ, Danny Bilson is stressing that the delay is only to add polish to the title. After a rather shaky year in 2011 many would think that this delay means bad news, but is actually quite the opposite. Ever since Saints Row 3 has officially shipped over four million


Gravity Rush Demo Arrives On May 29th

Posted on April 16, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

One of the next big titles for the PlayStation Vita, Gravity Rush, will be receiving a playable demo two weeks before its June 2012 launch. The demo will hit the PlayStation Network on May 29th in North American and May 30th in Europe. Gravity Rush tells the tale of Kat, a young girl who gains the ability to defy gravity, allowing her to run along the sides of buildings and float through the air. The game brings a unique approach to both traditional platformers and combat as players must navigate an ever changing landscape and level up Kat’s abilities. Gravity Rush launched in


Tekken Tag 2 Roundhouses Its Way To 360 and PS3 This Fall

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Fans of the Tekken series won’t have to wait long for the next entry in the franchise. The long in development Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be released for both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 this September the publisher has announced. With the announcement of the release4 window Namco Bandai also highlighted two other features of the game.  The first is the character roster featuring an impressive 50 characters pulled from the six+ games in the Tekken canon. The second part of the announcement had to do with the various modes available to players.


Kingdoms of Amalur Unleashes Giants With New Expansion

Posted on April 4, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

38 Studios’ Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is about to get a little larger with the release of Teeth of Naros on April 17th for both Xbox 360, PSN and Windows PC. This expansion packs 20 brand new quests, floating cities, 18 new weapons and new monsters to slay. Are you willing to face a new race of giants introduced in Teeth of Naros? Hopefully they won’t be like Skyrim’s who can send you flying with one swift punch. Teeth of Naros will be available for 800 Microsoft points or $10 USD. Source


Unit 13 Developer Zipper Interactive Closed By Sony

Posted on March 31, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Zipper Interactive the Sony first party developer behind the Soccom, Mag and Unit 13 franchises have been shuttered by Sony Computer Interactive.  Confirmation of the closure comes after a turbulent week for the developer as rumors of the closure swirled online. According to reports Zipper employed 80 people before their demise. In statement issued to the press Sony said the closure of Zipper Interactive is part of their normal “cycle of resource re-alignment. Check out the full statement below:


Rumor: Prey 2 Cancelled By Bethesda

Posted on March 24, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bethesda Softworks may have cancelled Human Head’s upcoming Prey 2. The sequel to 2006’s Prey painted a very picture than its predecessor. In Prey 2 Players take the role of a human Air Marital turned bounty hunter on stranded on alien world. As GameTrailers points out this isn’t the first bump on the road to going gold for Human Head Studios. The publisher apparently cancelled the dev’s scheduled 3 part talk earlier this month’s Game’s Development Conference in San Francisco.


Baynoetta May be a Playable Character In Anarchy Reigns

Posted on March 21, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Fans of over the top crazy action (and nonsensical plots) have waited for any indication of a sequel to 2010’s Bayonetta. Unfortunately while fans may have to wait a little longer for that to happen they might have reason to strap on their six-shooter high heels sooner than expected with reports that Bayonetta will be a playable character in the upcoming Anarchy Rising. Anarchy Reigns is the latest beat’em up from Clover Studio veteran Atsushi Inaba. During his time at Capcom he helped produce great games like Okami, Viewtiful Joe and Phoenix Wright before co-founding platinum games. Anarchy Reigns also


Rayman 3 HD Headlines March 20th PSN Update

Posted on March 21, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Ubisoft’s HD remake the PS2-era classic Rayman 3 headlines the latest PlayStation Network update. The upgraded HD version includes new features, cleaned up graphics and trophy support. The game is already a great value for $9.99 but PlayStation Plus members get the game can take an additional 20% off that price. If old school platform games aren’t your thing, the latest PSN update brings the full versions of Warhammer 40K: Space Marine for $39.99  or Warriors Orachi 3 for $49.99. Both games bring players into epic battles in either an alternate future with hulking mechanized warriors or feudal Japan as


New El Shaddai Game Teased

Posted on March 19, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Ignition Entertainment Japan has begun teasing a new project for the El Shaddai franchise. A newly launched teaser website hints at the new project with some brand new concept art. The artwork shows five different characters standing next to each other with text that reads “Who is the ultimate angel who God speaks of”


Bioware Once Planned a Multiplayer Mass Effect FPS

Posted on March 16, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bioware Montreal was hard at work on a brand new entry in the Mass Effect series aimed at the multiplayer market according to the newly released The Final Hours of Mass Effect 3 by GameTrailer’s Geoff Keighly. Work on the multiplayer mode eventually shifted into what appeared in the final product according to the The Final Hours. Check out more screenshots and details after the jump.


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