Tomasi’s Big Reveal: The Return of Damian Wayne! – DC Comics News

P. J. Tomasi has officially done it! Check out his Twitter reveal on the return of fan favorite character Damian Wayne.

Future of Castlevania series unclear, says Konami

By: Eddie Makuch The future of the Castlevania series, beyond this winter’s Lords of Shadow 2 , has yet to be decided, according to series producer Dave Cox. “What happens with Castlevania after [Lords of Shadow] is not clear, but we hope to leave it in the best of health for those who come after us,” Cox said onTwitter . Clarifying comments he made during San Diego Comic-Con , Cox confirmed that MercurySteam will not develop a new Castlevania game, but rather anall-new IP []

Sony shares leap 8 percent after Xbox One announcement

By:  Martin Gaston Sony’s shares jumped up 8 percent immediately after rival hardware maker Microsoft formally unveiled its next-generation Xbox One console. At time of writing, Sony shares on the New York Stock Exchange are up 8.35 percent on where they were before Microsoft took to its custom-built stage at its Redmond campus to announce the successor to the Xbox 360. Sony shares are currently trading at $22.72. Sony, which announced its own next-generation PlayStation 4 back in February, has recently been []

The Last of Us will be playable as it downloads

By:  Martin Gaston Digitally purchased copies of upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us will be playable while the game is still downloading, developer Naughty Dog has confirmed. Speaking to Game Informer, Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann and The Last of Us game director Bruce Straley said that customers of the digital release will be able to start playing the game once 50 percent of the data has been downloaded. Being able to play games as they are being downloaded is one of []

Next Mass Effect and Dragon Age games using Frostbite 3

By:  Martin Gaston Both Dragon Age III: Inquisition and the next Mass Effect game will be powered by DICE’s Frostbite 3 engine, BioWare has said. “For everyone who’s been asking after the #BF4 reveal, #DA3 and the next Mass Effect are also using Frostbite 3. It’s awesome,” said BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn on Twitter. The Frostbite 3 engine was announced hand in hand with DICE’s Battlefield 4 reveal at GDC 2013 earlier this week. 17 minutes of Battlefield 4 footage was shown, detailing many []

Wolverine Set Photos Introduce Logan And His Key Ladies

By:  Sean O’Connell The first trailer for James Mangold’s The Wolverine is expected to drop in theaters at the end of the month, possibly attached to G.I. Joe: Retributionsince 20th Century Fox doesn’t have a movie in theaters after The Croodsand the animated comedy doesn’t seem like the right fit for a clip about a berserker rage machine with razor-sharp claws that just out of his fists. While killing time waiting for the trailer to land, Mangold has stayed busy on his Twitter feed, sharing these three black-and-white []

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag screenshots leak

By: Eddie Makuch Five screenshots for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag have leaked ahead of the game’s official reveal. All Games Beta posted the images, which show off new hero Edward Kenway in a range of settings. The screenshots suggest Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will feature naval battles, missions set in lush, tropical settings, and that players will wield pistols and swords. Yesterday, a trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag leaked. The video has since been pulled, though it suggested the game will launch October 29 []

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 []