Archive for June 4th, 2012

Battlefield, Dead Space and More: the EA Recap

by Adam Larckon June 4, 2012
Going into the EA conference, I didn’t expect many surprises. Most of the “secrets” that EA were trying to hide had already been leaked, and the company doesn’t seem to have a lot more in production. However, the company did have one surprise they finalized today. EA now will produce UFC games after buying the […]

You, Me and E3: XBox is Ready to Rock (Right In My Ear)

by Ryan Bateson June 4, 2012
  First day of E3 is technically tomorrow, but let me tell you, our GotGame team is pooped out from all the press conferences today! Today was probably the busiest day of E3 Week, with press conferences from Microsoft/XBox, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Sony/Playstation. Which would have been fine, if it had all been in […]

E3 2012: Marvel and Ubisoft Unveil Avengers: Battle For Earth

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
Marvel has made box office history with its Avengers film based off its comic book characters. The movie tie-in game was cancelled early on in development, so I guess an announcement about an Avengers game is better late than never. Avengers: Battle for Earth comes from Ubisoft´s Quebec studios and is supposed to be based […]

E3 2012: Ubisoft Reveals New Game Watch Dogs

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
As the years have passed the chance of seeing a previously unannounced game at E3 is very slim. You may see some new IP´s but they usually are not of the big “AAA” variety. Ubisoft broke that mold at their E3 press conference by showing off “Watch Dogs.” The trailer and gameplay demo briefed us […]

E3 2012: Ubisoft Reveals Zombi U

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
People love their zombie games. There is no doubt that with the popularity of the “Walking Dead” television, comic book, and now video game series, the genre is at its height. So, its not much of a surprise that Ubisoft unveiled a Zombie focused shooter. The trailer that is below only reveals that the game […]

E3 2012: South Park: The Stick of Truth Emerges with DLC, First Trailer

by Drew Robbinson June 4, 2012
Though the fact that a studio has sought to capitalize on the immense popularity of South Park is of little surprise, there is much about South Park: The Stick of Truth that is surprising: it’s being developed by Obsidian, a famed artist of the role-playing genre, and it has become such an anticipated product of […]

Atlus Brings Brawling, Fighting, and Role-Playing to Nintendo 3DS with Code of Princess

by Drew Robbinson June 4, 2012
Where many developers are content to wallow within the same boundaries as it pertains to game design, Atlus has never been known to be content in its own stagnation. The Japanese developer looks to continue that tradition this fall with Code of Princess, an intriguing amalgamation of multiple genres headed to the Nintendo 3DS this […]

E3 2012: Microsoft Unveils Next Twisted Pixel Game, Lococycle

by Drew Robbinson June 4, 2012
With a library that includes such titles as The Maw and Splosion Man, Twisted Pixel is no stranger to new, unique intellectual properties. Nearly a year has passed since their last title so a new release seemed imminent, a fact that was further affirmed this morning when Microsoft debuted Lococycle at their annual E3 press […]

E3 2012: Ubisoft Reveals Splinter Cell Blacklist

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
Today at E3, Ubisoft unveiled the development of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist. As the first production project from Ubisoft Toronto, with support from Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Shanghai, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist delivers a gripping modern-day special-ops storyline with a new level of technical innovation and quality. The game includes voice recognition features […]

E3 2012: Harmonix Reveals 11 New Rock Band Blitz Songs

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
Harmonix unveiled 11 additional tracks and more exciting Power-up details for Rock Band Blitz, the game that brings the excitement of a full band experience into your hand. The game is designed for use with a standard controller to reach a broader audience; Rock Band Blitz is fast paced beat-match gameplay evolved and requires no […]

E3 2012: Microsoft Unveils Smart Glass and Internet Explorer

by Sean Garmeron June 4, 2012
At Microsoft´s E3 Press Conference they revealed many things. Two objects they were keen to show was the introduction of “Xbox Smart Glass” and bringing the Internet Explorer to the Xbox 360. Microsoft introduced “Smart Glass” with a demo, which informed viewers of the capabilities of Smart Glass. Using HBO GO and “Game of Thrones” […]