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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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

Microsoft creating franchise that blends games and film

By: Eddie Makuch Halo maker Microsoft is staffing up for a new game that “blends the best elements of games and TV/film,” according to a job advertisement spotted by Videogamer. The company is seeking an experienced producer to come aboard to contribute to the “exciting new AAA core game.” The job ad says Microsoft aims to “add new blood” to its existing stable of franchises, which includes Halo, Fable, … Continue reading Microsoft creating franchise that blends games and film

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’

Epic claims victory in Silicon Knights suit

By: Eddie Makuch, News Editor The legal dispute between Epic Games and Silicon Knights over the Unreal Engine 3 stemming back to 2007 has reportedly ended. Epic Games’ vice president and cofounder Mark Rein tweeted this afternoon that a jury found for Epic on all counts. Silicon Knights originally took Epic Games to court in July 2007, saying the Unreal Engine maker broke contracts with … Continue reading Epic claims victory in Silicon Knights suit