Xbox One Kinect will be able to redeem QR code

By: Martin Gaston Microsoft has said that the Xbox One will be able to redeem download codes via the Kinect’s ability to read QR codes. “To my reddit friends–yup–this works!” Xbox corporate vice president Marc Whitten wrote on Twitter last night  in response to a Reddit thread . Every Xbox One owner will be ableto scan QR codes if they wish, because the Xbox One’s Kinect is … Continue reading Xbox One Kinect will be able to redeem QR code

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Scrolls hits open beta next week

By:  Eddie Makuch Collectible card game Scrolls, the first post-Minecraft game from Mojang, will launch through a paid beta next week. Gamers can grab the game for PC and Mac on June 3 for 13/€15/$20. The paid beta for Scrolls was originally intended to launch by the end of April. No reason why given for the delay. Scrolls will launch in the wake of Minecraft’s runaway success. The … Continue reading Scrolls hits open beta next week

Bastion developer reveals Transistor

By:  Eddie Makuch Bastion developer Supergiant Games today officially announced its next project, a science-fiction-themed action role-playing game called Transistor. An early build of the game will be playable this week during PAX East in Boston, Massachusetts. Transistor casts players as a young woman who wields a powerful weapon that was at one time used by a group of assailants in an attempt to kill her. Players … Continue reading Bastion developer reveals Transistor

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

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

Star Wars: First Assault coming to XBLA?

By: Eddie Makuch A new Star Wars game is headed to Xbox Live Arcade, according to an eagle-eyed NeoGAF forum user. Cover art for Star Wars: First Assault (below right) bears the iconic Star Wars font and style, and appears to show a battalion of stormtroopers taking on rebel forces. The game has not yet been announced by LucasArts, but it is not entirely a … Continue reading Star Wars: First Assault coming to XBLA?

Starbreeze’s P13 revealed

By: Eddie Makuch Syndicate and Chronicles of Riddick developer Starbreeze Studios has revealed its long-secret P13 project with filmmaker Josef Fares. The Swedish studio has announced the game as Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, slating the project to arrive on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and PC during spring 2013. 505 Games will publish the game, which tells the story of two sons journeying … Continue reading Starbreeze’s P13 revealed

Plants vs. Zombies 2 sprouting late spring 2013

By: Eddie Makuch A sequel to PopCap’s 2009 tower defense-style game Plants vs. Zombies will be available during late spring 2013, the company announced today. The untitled Plants vs. Zombies sequel will include new features, settings, and situations. No further information is available. The original Plants vs. Zombies launched for the PC and Mac, with subsequent versions arriving on a host of platforms, including iOS, Android, … Continue reading Plants vs. Zombies 2 sprouting late spring 2013

Hitman: Sniper Challenge Revealed

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) An additional Hitman game has been announced called Hitman: Sniper Challenge. The game will be made available on downloadble platforms and will support Hitman: Absolution. The new game was revealed in this month’s edition of US magazine Game Informer. It will feature a replayable sniper mission, with the best snipers being rewarded with unspecified prizes. If you pre-order Hitman: Absolution through … Continue reading Hitman: Sniper Challenge Revealed