Gears Of War Movie Back In Development

By: Sean O’Connell Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but Hollywood appears ready to move forward with an adaptation of the third-person shooter game Gears of War, with Scott Stuber on board to produce and guide the film through production. Why am I being such a naysayer about a Gears of War movie? Probably because we first wrote about the possibility of a Gears adaptation back in 2007, with follow … Continue reading Gears Of War Movie Back In Development

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Bulletstorm 2 was going to be ‘more insane’

By: Eddie Makuch A sequel to 2011 first-person shooter Bulletstorm was going to be “an amazing game,” according to People Can Fly founder Adrian Chmielarz. Speaking with Eurogamer, the developer–who has since left the company–claimed that this game was conceived as over-the-top and believable at the same time. “It was gonna be actually more insane in a way,” Chmielarz said. “It’s still kinda believable but the pulpiness and the craziness … Continue reading Bulletstorm 2 was going to be ‘more insane’

Skyrim, Gears of War: Judgment updated

By:  Eddie Makuch The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Gears of War: Judgment today received new updates, bringing various fixes, additions, and tweaks to both games. As previously announced, the 1.9 update for Bethesda‘s open-world role-playing game brings a new Legendary difficulty setting and Legendary Skills. It also addresses a number of bugs, including an instance when couriers appear only dressed in a hat. The Skyrim 1.9 update launched last month … Continue reading Skyrim, Gears of War: Judgment updated

Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft

By:  Eddie Makuch All mainline entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise have starred male protagonists, including the just-announced Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. But could a future installment feature a leading lady? “It’s a bit of a tough question,” Black Flag game director Ashraf Ismail told IGN. Ismail explained that Ubisoft had planned out a story arc revolving around the Kenway family for a long time. This arc … Continue reading Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft

Too Human pulled from Xbox Marketplace

By:  Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Microsoft confirmed that Too Human had been pulled from Xbox Marketplace due to a recall notice from Silicon Knights. “Microsoft received a Recall Notice from Silicon Knights for Too Human, and we have removed the game from Xbox LIVE Marketplace accordingly,” the statement reads. “We have no comment regarding, nor involvement with the case between Silicon … Continue reading Too Human pulled from Xbox Marketplace

Epic: Next-gen dev costs to double

By:  Eddie Makuch Next-generation development will come at a price. Epic Games chief technology officer Tim Sweeney said at the Montreal International Game Summit (attended by GamesIndustry International) that he anticipates Epic will be able to make future platform games for “only about double the cost” of current-generation titles. And it could have been higher. Sweeney added that Epic’s first next-gen technology demo, the 2011 “Samaritan” … Continue reading Epic: Next-gen dev costs to double

Square Enix Signs Deal For Unreal Engine 4

By: Alex The Final Fantasy series has always been known for its excellent graphics, especially in pre-rendered cutscenes. Over the last few years, that has been achieved with Square Enix’s Crystal Tools. But recently, Square Enix has decided to sign up for a multi-title deal with Epic Games for the latest version of their globally popular graphics engine Unreal Engine 4. The Unreal Engine has … Continue reading Square Enix Signs Deal For Unreal Engine 4

Sony bringing updated 3D headset to TGS

By: Eddie Makuch Sony will showcase a new 3D virtual reality headset during this month’s Tokyo Game Show, according to a new video from the company’s official YouTube account. The video (below) highlights an updated version of the HMZ 3D headset Sony launched last year. The device shown includes a front-facing camera, a feature that was not included with previous iterations of the technology. Head-mounted … Continue reading Sony bringing updated 3D headset to TGS

Infinity Blade Epic’s ‘most profitable game’

By: Eddie Makuch Tim Sweeney reveals in terms of man years invested, iPhone and iPad game more profitable than Gears of War, believes free-to-play will spur industry growth. Speaking during the Game Developers Conference in Taipei recently (attended by Gamasutra), Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney revealed that Infinity Blade is the company’s most profitable game ever. “The most profitable game we’ve ever made, in terms … Continue reading Infinity Blade Epic’s ‘most profitable game’

E3 2012: Microsoft Press Conference Live Blog

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) The wait is almost over folks, E3 2012 is just about to kick off with Microsoft’s E3 press conference, live from Los Angeles. Microsoft has already jumped the gun with a few different announcements, like the new Gears of War title called Gears of War Judgement. We also know we’ll be seeing some more information Halo 4. However, beyond that, Microsoft … Continue reading E3 2012: Microsoft Press Conference Live Blog