Microsoft reverses Xbox One indie publishing requirements

By: Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Microsoft confirmed that independent developers will be able to self-publish titles on Xbox One and that every system can be usedto make games. More details about the program will be shared at Gamescom next month. “Our vision is that every person can be a creator. That every Xbox One can be used for development,” Xbox … Continue reading Microsoft reverses Xbox One indie publishing requirements

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 launching July 18

By. Eddie Makuck Plants vs. Zombies 2 will launch exclusively on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch on July 18 as a free download, developer PopCap Games announced today. Previously, the game was expected to arrive sometime in July . According to the game’s official description, Plants vs. Zombies 2 has been designed “from the ground up” as a live service. The game will feature new … Continue reading Plants vs. Zombies 2 launching July 18

Injustice: Gods Among Us free demo hits April 4

By:  Laura Parker Warner Bros. has confirmed a free demo for the upcoming NetherRealm DC fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us. The demo–to be released on the Xbox 360 and PS3–will feature Batman, Wonder Woman and Lex Luthor in the Gotham City arena. The demo will be available from April 4 on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace. The publisher also announced Black Adam will feature as … Continue reading Injustice: Gods Among Us free demo hits April 4

Dungeons & Dragons arcade games coming to XBLA, PSN – Report

By:  Eddie Makuch Classic Capcom Dungeons & Dragons arcade games Tower of Doomand Shadow Over Mystara are coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, according to a new report at Siliconera. Released in the early 1990s, Tower of Doom and Shadow Over Mystara are side-scrolling beat-em-up games with role-playing elements. This would be the first time the two games have seen release since 1999’s Dungeons & Dragons Collection for the Sega … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons arcade games coming to XBLA, PSN – Report

Darkstalkers Resurrection Headed For PSN And XBLA In March

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) Last year Capcom announced that the first step to bringing back the Darkstalkers series was Darkstalkers Resurrection. Resurrection will be an HD re-release of Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge and Darkstalkers 3. The game will be seeing a North America release on March 12 on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade for $14.99 or 1200 MPS. Both games will receive HD visuals, online multiplayer, … Continue reading Darkstalkers Resurrection Headed For PSN And XBLA In March

Journey development bankrupted studio

By:  Eddie Makuch Adventure game Journey was well received and even broke PlayStation Network sales records. However, its development bankrupted creator ThatGameCompany. “I wouldn’t say that the development of Journey was a successful example of game development,” Journey creator Jenova Chen told Polygon. “We bankrupted the company.” Chen noted ThatGameCompany did make its money back from Journey–plus some–but its release as a PlayStation 3-exclusive hurt the game’s overall sales. “I think … Continue reading Journey development bankrupted studio

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R Digital Western Vita Release Incoming

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) 2012 saw the release of a brand new Guilty Gear game and at TGS 2012 a Vita version was announced for a Japan release. America has seen Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R release on PSN and XBLA thanks to Aksys Games, but there has been no word on any sort of Vita release outside of Japan. Now thanks to a listing … Continue reading Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R Digital Western Vita Release Incoming

Ratchet & Clank Full Frontal Assault Vita Version Delayed

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) Ratchet & Clank Full Frontal Assault has had quite an interesting path to its launch since its announcement. After finding out that it will be more of an original Ratchet & Clank game, instead of just a tower defense spin-off. Now, with a little over a week away from launch the Vita version will now be delayed until January 2013. The game … Continue reading Ratchet & Clank Full Frontal Assault Vita Version Delayed

Uncharted: Fight For Fortune Coming December On PS Vita

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) After rumors coming out earlier about an Uncharted spin off, Sony has now announced Uncharted: Fight For Fortune on the PlayStation Vita coming in December. Fight For Fortune will take the characters and adventures you know and love from past game, then put them all in cards. That is right, this title will be a card battle game. The game will launch … Continue reading Uncharted: Fight For Fortune Coming December On PS Vita

NIS America’s Clan Of Champions Hits Steam This Month

By: Shawn Collier   (@ShawnCollier) A little over a year ago, NIS America announced that they would be releasing Clan of Champions on PC (via Steam) and PS3. The publisher has announced that the PC version will be hitting the Steam platform this month. Clan of Champions takes after its PSP predecessor Gladiator Begins, featuring similar gameplay, but with a vast range of customization options. There … Continue reading NIS America’s Clan Of Champions Hits Steam This Month