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The Order: 1886 cowritten by Emmy winner


By: Eddie Makuch 2014 PlayStation 4-exclusive The Order: 1886 is being co-written by Kirk Ellis, who won an Emmy Award for his work on HBO’s miniseries John Adams, which starred Paul Giamatti as the second president of the United States. “The funny thing about it is he’s not a game guy,” Ready at Dawn cofounder Ru Weerasuriya told Game Informer. “And I think everybody would’ve expected us to go with a game scriptwriter. My only request for a scriptwriter was ‘I cannot []

The Walking Dead: 400 Days release date announced


By: Dan Chiappini Last month, during the Electronic Entertainment Expo  (E3), Telltale Games confirmed its plans to release The Walking Dead: 400 Days, a bridging episode between the first and second seasons of its hit episodic adventure game. Today, the company confirmed that the additional chapter  will launch on selected platforms this week, landing first on the North American PlayStation Network on July 2, Steam andthe Telltale Games Store on Wednesday July 3, and worldwide on Xbox Live from July 5. European PlayStation owners []

New Fable forums go live ahead of E3


By: Eddie Makuch Lionhead Studios today launched new Fable forums (via CVG ), one week before studio owner Microsoft is expected to announce new Xbox One games at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Microsoft’s E3 2013 briefing takes placeMonday, June 10 . The company has pledged to release 15 Xbox One exclusives in the platform’s first year, eight of which are all-new franchises. “Join fans from across the globe to discuss all things Fable; from the latest news & announcements to guides, walkthroughs []

Xbox 720 for holiday 2013 – Report


By: Eddie Makuch Sources reportedly with knowledge of the matter have told Bloomberg that Microsoft will release its Xbox 720 in time for the holiday 2013 shopping season. This is far from the first time such a release window has been predicted, but Bloomberg has a track record of accuracy. Additionally, the sources said Microsoft has not yet decided when to announce its Xbox 360 successor. The company is reportedly mulling an announcement at an industry event like the Electronic Entertainment Expo []

EA investing $80 million into next-gen this year


Electronic Arts, also known as EA, is apparently investing in the next generation of consoles.  To be more specific, it is investing $80 million in “in development of games for Gen4 console systems.” CEO of EA, John Riccitiello took the stage at Nintendo’s last Electronic Entertainment Expo to confirm support for the Wii U, and suggest that Battlefield 3 could find its way to the system.  A Mass Effect game for the system has been teased but hopes of a Crysis 3 []

Next Xbox Console Won’t Be At E3 2012


By: Beyhan Moustafa Microsoft has revealed that there will be no news of the upcoming Xbox console at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short. Bloomberg News reporter Dina Bass said in a Tweet “For us, 2012 is all about Xbox 360,” and Microsoft’s Dennis responded by explaining that there will be no talk/show of new Xbox at E3. Kotaku reached out to Microsoft for confirmation on the statement. Microsoft replied with a statement which said, “While we appreciate all []