Day: 06/12/2012

Canceled Streets of Rage remake footage appears

By: Eddie Makuch Ruffian Games has released footage of a playable prototype of its canceled Streets of Rage remake. Studio head Gary Liddon uploaded the footage to his YouTube account today, following the video’s leak. The video is embedded below. “It was something we built very rapidly and represents pre-pre-pre-pre (lots of pres) pre-alpha quality. Even so, it has a certain charm,” Liddon said. Liddon would not say why the Streets of Rage remake was canned. He said like many developers, Ruffian []

Ender’s Game First Look Photo Shows Us Harrison Ford And Asa Butterfield Facing Off

By: Kelly West Aside from the set photos producer Roberto Orci shared when the film was in production, we haven’t seen much from the anticipated Ender’s Game. And with Summit moving the film’s release date from February to November 2013, that’s not all that surprising. We passed the year-to-go mark last month, so we should hopefully be seeing some official looks at the movie in the coming months. Sure enough, we get our first official peek today! Ready to see Ender Wiggin []

Ubisoft Announce PS3 Exclusive DLC For Far Cry 3

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Ubisoft has announced some new downloadable content for Far Cry 3 that will be releasing in January called High Tides. However, it will only be made available for those gamers with the PlayStation 3 version of the game. High Tides will contain two new co-op chapters called Jailbreak and Redemption. They will continue where the original co-op chapters, that were part of the core game, finished. Speaking on the US PlayStation Blog, Meghan Watt from Massive Entertainment said []

Halle Berry, James Marsden And More Wanted To Return For X-Men: Days Of Future Past

By: Eric Eisenberg There are technically three separate parts of the X-Men franchise universe as established by 20th Century Fox. The first part is the original trilogy, X-Men to X-Men: The Last Stand; then there is the Wolverine movies, which have so far included X-Men Origins: Wolverine and the upcoming The Wolverine; and most recently there was X-Men: First Class. While the sequel to the final title, the in-development X-Men: Days of Future Past, promises to be just that – bringing back []

Wii U Sells 40,000 Units During UK Launch

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) It’s been reported that there were approximately 40,000 Wii U systems sold during the console’s launch weekend in the UK, making it near enough a sellout. It was initially suggested that Nintendo would only allow 25,000 unitsu to be sold during the UK launch, but this was raised to just above 40,000. Outside of the initial shipment, it’s been stated that stock is only expected to trickle” in for the remainder of the year. This seems to be []

Tron: Legacy Sequel Lights Up Again At Disney

By: Eric Eisenberg Tron Legacy was largely seen as a disappointment when it was released, making only $172 million domestically on a $170 million budget. But it seems as though Disney still has hope for the franchise because they’ve decided to move forward with yet another movie set in the Tron universe. Called simply Tron 3 as of now, the studio has already entered negotiations wither screenwriter Jesse Wigutow to handle the pen on the project. Joseph Kosinski, who directed Legacy, is []

Square Enix shares Jump Festa 2013 lineup

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has revealed its plans for Jump Festa 2013, which will run from December 22nd through the 23rd in Japan. The company opened its annual Jump Festa teaser site, revealing a selection of titles they will be bringing to the event including titles such as Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX. Other titles confirmed for an appearance include but are not limited to: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, 360) Kingdom Hearts []