Day: 13/03/2013

Nightcrawler Actually WON’T Be Back For X-Men: Days Of Future Past

By:  Sean O’Connell Get ready for more of the back-and-forth, he-said/she-said rumors and hearsay surrounding Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, which has become a steady manufacturer of half-truths, misdirections and unstable confirmations over the past few days. The latest involves actor Alan Cumming and his willingness to return to Singer’s mutant franchise as Nightcrawler, the teleporting blue demon who makes an amazing “Bampf” sound when he moves through the space between spaces. Nightcrawler was an integral part to Singer’s X2: X-Men United, and []

Cyberpunk 2077 has multiplayer

By:  Eddie Makuch Cyberpunk 2077 will have a multiplayer component. Developer CD Projekt Red managing director Adam Badowski confirmed the news toEurogamer, but did not go into greater detail. “It will be a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs, but we’re going to add multiplayer features,” Badowski said. Badowski also confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will not cast players as a pre-defined hero, but rather allow them to forge their own creation. “We’ll have different situation in Cyberpunk,” Badowski said. “Cyberpunk will have different character []

Alan Cumming Back As Nightcrawler For X-Men: Days Of Future Past

By:  Kristy Puchko With a plotline poised to have the worlds of the X-Men trilogy and the ’60s-set X-Men: First Class collide, X-Men: Days of Future Past plans to incorporate cast members from both chronologies. Many have already been attached to the project, and now Alan Cumming can be added to that list! Cumming memorably played the shy teleporter Nightcrawler in X2, and according to X-Men: First Class‘s Professor X, James McAvoy, he’ll be back in blue for the upcoming prequel sequel. Digital Spy brought to our attention an interview McAvoy did with []

Final Fantasy VIII achievements show up in Steam database

By:  Erren Van Duine Nearly two years ago, Final Fantasy VIII (along with Final Fantasy VII) showed up in Steam’s registry database. The original find, reported on by RPG Site, contained dummy files for both titles – with FFVIII appearing to be a modified version of the original PC release. Since their discovery, the files were promptly removed and their existence fell into obscurity. Last year, however, Square Enix decided to resurrect the PC version of FFVII, although they chose to release the years []

Bryan Singer Says Mark Millar Isn’t Working On New X-Men

By:  Sean O’Connell Because Mark Millar had been hired as a creative consultant for, comic-book properties at 20th Century Fox, one would assume that the things he has said about X-Men: Days of Future Past were coming from a point of insider information, and that he and Future Past director Bryan Singer have met, discussed the franchise, and shared ideas. Not the case. Singer spoke with the Web site Bleeding Cool about his collaboration with Millar, and learned this revealing bit of information: I’ve not spoken to Mark Millar []

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a digital download too

By:  Erren Van Duine Lightning Returns will eventually see a digital release, according to Director Motomu Toriyama. In a new interview published on Final Fantasy Network, Toriyama penciled in a few more details on the game as well as a confirmation that the title would see a digital release. This comes as no surprise at least on the PS3 side of things as Sony has been pushing their “Day 1 Digital” campaign for some time now. Some of Square Enix’s own titles have already []