Ubisoft announces Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame for mobile

By: Martin Gaston Ubisoft has announced a new Prince of Persia game for mobile devices. Prince of Persia: The Shadow and Flame is set a decade after the original Prince of Persia game, which was released back in 1993. Ubisoft re-released a new 3D version of the game as Prince of Persia Classic in 2007. The new game retains the 2D platforming elements of the original game, but with more combat-focused elements, such as multiple enemies and a combo system. Both virtual []

American McGee gauging interest for Alice 3

By: Eddie Makuch American McGee wants to know if gamers would be interested in Alice 3. Writing on Facebook, the game designer asked fans if they would support a Kickstarter campaign for the game, provided the rights could be acquired from Electronic Arts. McGee said fans should “make some noise” if they want the game to become a reality. “I’m trying to gauge interest in case I happen to discuss this with EA during [the Game Developers Conference] in two weeks,” McGee said. “The []

Infinity Ward developing for Valve-backed Piston PC?

By:  Eddie Makuch Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward may be developing for the Valve-backed Piston mini-PC from Xi3. The developer has posted an image of what appears to be an Infinity Ward-branded Piston to its Facebook pagealong with a caption that simply reads “game development.” Infinity Ward posted a similar image to its Twitter account, writing “What’s this?” An Activision representative was not immediately available to comment. Xi3 announced the modular, grapefruit-sized computer designed around Steam‘s TV-focused Big Picture mode during the Consumer Electronics Show in []

Rock Band To End Song Updates In April

By: Melissa Evans   (@Fataleflare) After 275 weeks of continuous downloadable song updates for the Rock Band series, Harmonix has announced that this will be ending on April 2nd. Until then DLC releases have been scheduled to include the rest of the tracks from RB Blitz, a few Pro guitar upgrades, and the debut of artists who have not yet appeared in Rock Band. There will also be a DLC sale consisting of over 1,100 songs for 50% off. Harmonix then went forth and thanked their fans with []

Destiny artwork, info revealed

By Eddie Makuch Ahead of Bungie‘s expected announcement of Destiny on Sunday, artwork and information about the game has leaked out of GameStop. Joystiq has obtained a double-sided poster and other documentation, which not only reveals artwork for the game, but also gameplay elements. According to the documentation, Destiny will be a first-person shooter set in an “always-connected” universe that allows gamers to create a character and earn customizable weapons, gear, and vehicles. Destiny is also rumored to have cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes, as well as []

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 of a 10-year publishing deal with Call of Duty company Activision. Legal documents from Maysuggested that the game will []

Vin Diesel Isn’t Looking So Good In New Riddick Image

By:  Eric Eisenberg It’s strange to think how long fans have been waiting to see Riddick, the upcoming sequel to Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick. Not only will it be the first movie in the franchise since 2004, the project actually started shooting all the way back in January of 2012. But our time without the Alpha Furyan is almost over. Universal will be releasing the movie in September of this year, which means that it will probably be a few months until we see any []

Angry Birds Star Wars hits Facebook

By: Eddie Makuch Angry Birds Star Wars has entered a new realm: Facebook. Developer Rovio Entertainment has announced that the bird-flinging strategy game is now available to play through the social networking site. Angry Birds Star Wars for Facebook sports the same feature-set as other versions, but with added items and social components. Angry Birds Star Wars on Facebook includes new powerups (Blaster Droid, Saber Sling, and Thermal Detonator) and a new Clone Bird ability. This allows players to create a duplicate []

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Poster Giveaway Contest

By: Erren Van Duine December 18th will be marking the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy, and to celebrate we’re giving out some official themed posters! Originally available only at Pax Prime this past September, Square Enix has provided us with a sizable collection of these Yoshitaka Amano designed posters. As part of our first contest in a series of more to come, we’ll be giving you a chance to win one for yourself. How to Win Each week from now through the end []