Bungie’s Destiny confirmed, will be unveiled February 17

By:  Eddie Makuch Bungie today confirmed that its all-new universe with Activision is calledDestiny. This had long been rumored, though Bungie finally today bluntly stated, “So, our game is called Destiny.” The developer also said Destiny will be officially unveiled on February 17. Bungie recently launched a teaser website counting down to the proper reveal. Bungie also today launched Facebook,Twitter, and Google+ channels for Destiny. Destiny is Bungie’s first project as part … Continue reading Bungie’s Destiny confirmed, will be unveiled February 17

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past Still Has Storm And Nightcrawler Listed As Maybes

By:  Eric Eisenberg Director Bryan Singer has been very vocal about the actors he will be reuniting with on the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Thanks to the film’s time travel plotline, having part of the story set in the distant future and others set in the 1970s with the First Class crew, the project has allowed Singer to bring back actors like Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh … Continue reading X-Men: Days Of Future Past Still Has Storm And Nightcrawler Listed As Maybes

GameStop: 60 percent of gamers would not buy console that blocks used games

By: Eddie Makuch Executive Rob Lloyd says it majority of consumers would not be interested in a future console that prohibits second-hand titles. If Microsoft or Sony–or both–decide to block used games with their next-generation platforms, the majority of consumers would not buy them. That’s according to GameStop Chief Financial Officer Rob Lloyd, who defended used games today during a presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology … Continue reading GameStop: 60 percent of gamers would not buy console that blocks used games

Journey development bankrupted studio

By:  Eddie Makuch Adventure game Journey was well received and even broke PlayStation Network sales records. However, its development bankrupted creator ThatGameCompany. “I wouldn’t say that the development of Journey was a successful example of game development,” Journey creator Jenova Chen told Polygon. “We bankrupted the company.” Chen noted ThatGameCompany did make its money back from Journey–plus some–but its release as a PlayStation 3-exclusive hurt the game’s overall sales. “I think … Continue reading Journey development bankrupted studio

The Wolverine’s First Trailer Won’t Arrive Until Late March

By:  Eric Eisenberg It would have made a lot of sense for 20th Century Fox to attach the first trailer for James Mangold‘s The Wolverine to this weekend’s A Good Day To Die Hard. Not only is the same studio releasing both movies, they are also both being aimed at the same demographic and the timeline fits perfectly (with the superhero flick due in theaters on July 26th). And … Continue reading The Wolverine’s First Trailer Won’t Arrive Until Late March

Xbox 720 requires Kinect?

By: Eddie Makuch The Xbox 720 rumor floodgates are pouring over. A source speaking toKotaku and going by the name of SuperDaE has reportedly obtained two Xbox 720 development kits as well as system overview documents, which detail the specifications of Microsoft’s still-unannounced next-generation platform. The first bit of information from the source claims the Xbox 720 will require Kinect to function. According to the source, … Continue reading Xbox 720 requires Kinect?

Robert Downey Jr. Snags Rights To Episode Of BBC’s Black Mirror Series

By:  Nick Venable For as long as technology has been around helping humans to live better lives, there have always been naysayers claiming society will doom itself in succumbing to all things technological. It’s a frequent theme of science fiction, where our innermost desires are extended and engorged with greed, eased by the ability to make a machine do our dirty work. Recently, the BBC’s powerfully … Continue reading Robert Downey Jr. Snags Rights To Episode Of BBC’s Black Mirror Series

Media Molecule teases new game ahead of expected PlayStation 4 reveal

By: Martin Gaston LittleBigPlanet developers Media Molecule has teased an upcoming product ahead of Sony’s PlayStation Meeting on February 20, when the company is widely believed to be unveiling the PlayStation 4. The Media Molecule website has added a new project (“?”) to its games page alongside upcoming PS Vita exclusive Tearaway, which was announced at Sony’s gamescom 2012 press conference. The only contents of the page is a link to … Continue reading Media Molecule teases new game ahead of expected PlayStation 4 reveal

Lawrence Kasdan Says He Will Start Fresh For His Star Wars Spin-Off Movie

By:  Eric Eisenberg The thought of Star Wars spin-off films should be tantalizing for any fan. While it’s possible that Disney and LucasFilm could be planning movies based around already established characters – like Han Solo, Boba Fett and Yoda – there’s also a distinct possibility that they will plan something completely different. The Star Wars universe exists far beyond everything that has been featured in Episodes I through VI. So which will … Continue reading Lawrence Kasdan Says He Will Start Fresh For His Star Wars Spin-Off Movie