Assassin’s Creed III breaks Ubisoft’s preorder records

By: Eddie Makuch Assassin’s Creed III ships next week with lofty expectations, but it is already breaking records. Ubisoft announced today that the new stealth-action game is the company’s most preordered game in its history, surpassing previous record holder Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. What may have contributed to the uptick in reservations is that Assassin’s Creed III will be available on four platforms (Xbox 360, PlayStation … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed III breaks Ubisoft’s preorder records

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Square Enix Signs Deal For Unreal Engine 4

By: Alex The Final Fantasy series has always been known for its excellent graphics, especially in pre-rendered cutscenes. Over the last few years, that has been achieved with Square Enix’s Crystal Tools. But recently, Square Enix has decided to sign up for a multi-title deal with Epic Games for the latest version of their globally popular graphics engine Unreal Engine 4. The Unreal Engine has … Continue reading Square Enix Signs Deal For Unreal Engine 4

Dishonored DLC Announced For December

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) Bethesda announced that Dishonored will be supported with three add-on DLC packs and the first will be coming in December. The Dunwall City Trials DLC will release on all platforms simultaneously and cost $4.99 or 400 MS points. There will be 10 challenge maps and test players skills in combat, stealth and mobility. These trials will have the player fighting waves of … Continue reading Dishonored DLC Announced For December

Final Fantasy XIV “End of an Era” trailer scheduled to drop on November 11th

By: Erren Van Duine The current version of Final Fantasy XIV will cease to exist as of November 11th. If it weren’t anymore obvious, the FFXIV launcher was updated today with a counter that ends on that very day. It has since been discovered that a new trailer will go up around the same time entitled “End of an Era.” As of now the page … Continue reading Final Fantasy XIV “End of an Era” trailer scheduled to drop on November 11th

Assassin’s Creed gets official clothing line

By: Eddie Makuch Next week, gamers can not only pick up Assassin’s Creed III at retail, but they can also dress themselves in clothing based on the franchise.Musterbrand has launched an official Assassin’s Creed clothing line, which offers various cardigans, coats, and long- and short-sleeve shirts. The most expensive offering is the “AC DNA Coat” (at right), which sells for £162, or about $260. Other items included in the … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed gets official clothing line

Dishonored adding challenge map DLC

By: Eddie Makuch Gamers who have finished Dishonored have more content to look forward to. The first of three planned downloadable content expansions for Dishonored will launch in December, Bethesda announced today. The first batch of content is titled Dunwall City Trials, and includes 10 challenge maps for $5. The new challenge maps will test players’ combat, stealth, and mobility skills, Bethesda said. The content also … Continue reading Dishonored adding challenge map DLC

Capcom envisions ‘unique’ Resident Evil game for Wii U

By: Eddie Makuch Resident Evil 6 skipped a launch for the Wii U, but a future entry in the series could land on Nintendo‘s upcoming high-definition console. Resident Evil Revelations director Koushi Nakanishi told the Official Nintendo Magazine that the Wii U offers numerous untapped possibilities for the franchise. “The Wii U certainly looks like it will enable creators to come up with all kinds of never-before-seen gameplay ideas,” Nakanishi said. … Continue reading Capcom envisions ‘unique’ Resident Evil game for Wii U