Amazing Spider-Man Producer Joins Jumanji Remake

BLOGGER: I agree wholeheartedly with this article. By: Katey Rich Sony is very much putting itself in the remake business, having scored a major success with this summer’s premature reboot The Amazing Spider-Man. They recently put major plans into development to remake Jumanji, the 1995 children’s adventure film boasting early CGI effects that don’t pass muster today. And now, to make that remake possible, they’ve … Continue reading Amazing Spider-Man Producer Joins Jumanji Remake

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Russell Brand Boards Romantic Comedy Cupid

By: Eric Eisenberg Earlier this week it was announced that Russell Brand would play Pierre Pierre for director Larry Charles’ next project and now there’s word that Warner Bros. has brought the British comedian on-board to play Cupid. The project was pitched by Joe Nussbaum, who last directed the 2011 Disney film Prom, and Brand is not only attached to star but he will also … Continue reading Russell Brand Boards Romantic Comedy Cupid

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013

By: Eddie Makuch The next entry in the Army of Two franchise will be on store shelves next year. Electronic Arts announced Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel today, slating the game to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during March 2013. A co-op shooter developed by Dead Space studio Visceral Games and running on DICE’s Frostbite 2 game engine, The Devil’s Cartel … Continue reading Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013

Sony’s game division loses $45 million

BLOGGERS NOTE: Sony is a bunch of dummies, they aren’t covering their costs, and in this economy, and after taking backwards capabilities and memory card ports away from the PS3, they have dug themselves into a whole.  And the PS Vita, graphics aren’t that much better than PSP.  They should have done what Nintendo did: 3D special effects.  Come on Sony, use your heads! By: … Continue reading Sony’s game division loses $45 million

GameStop defends used prices

By: Eddie Makuch GameStop has spoken out to defend its used product prices. Divisional vice president of refurbishment John Daugherty told GameSpot at a media event at the firm’s refurbishment center in Grapevine, Texas last week that if consumers saw what happens behind the scenes, they would understand why GameStop charges what it does for used products. "[The refurbishment process] does have a cost to … Continue reading GameStop defends used prices

Capcom ‘favorably considering’ Dragon’s Dogma sequel

By: Eddie Makuch It continues to sound as though Capcom will make a sequel to May’s action role-playing game Dragon’s Dogma. Capcom today published highlights from an investor question and answer session during which the company said the sales success of Dragon’s Dogma warrants more games in the series. "Dragon’s Dogma was a bigger-than-expected hit domestically, while overseas, it was slightly below our initial forecasts. … Continue reading Capcom ‘favorably considering’ Dragon’s Dogma sequel

Star Wars: The Old Republic to add full free-to-play

By: Connor Sheridan Star Wars: The Old Republic will shed its required subscription fee when it becomes the next in the line of massively multiplayer online role-playing games to implement a full free-to-play feature this fall. BioWare announced the change today, opening the game past its current level 15 limit for free players, in advance of parent company Electronic Arts’ first quarter earnings call. After … Continue reading Star Wars: The Old Republic to add full free-to-play

‘Hardcore gamers love GameStop’ – CEO Paul Raines

By: Eddie Makuch When most U.S. gamers think of brick-and-mortar games stores, they think of GameStop. The Grapevine, Texas-based company operates more than 4,000 stores across the country; it owns the Game Informer magazine; and its used game business is unrivaled. Once a fully brick-and-mortar retailer, GameStop is now adopting and embracing a multi-faceted digital strategy, which has proven lucrative for the firm. GameSpot recently … Continue reading ‘Hardcore gamers love GameStop’ – CEO Paul Raines

Sega Sammy’s games business loses $20 million

By: Connor Sheridan Sega Sammy’s consumer business is still losing Yen, but the rate of hemorrhage has slowed, according to the company’s second quarter 2012 financial statement. Its consumer segment (which includes video games as well as toys) posted lower sales but also lower losses compared to the same period ended June 30 of last year, in a statement indicative of overall improving health for … Continue reading Sega Sammy’s games business loses $20 million

Skyrim: Dawnguard PS3, PC info later this week

By: Eddie Makuch The first expansion for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the vampire-themed Dawnguard, launched on June 26 for the Xbox 360. Now that Microsoft’s one-month exclusivity is up, when will the content come to the PlayStation 3 and PC? According to Bethesda, eager gamers will learn its arrival date by the end of the week. The news comes from Bethesda’s vice president of … Continue reading Skyrim: Dawnguard PS3, PC info later this week