Archive for June 18th, 2012

E3 2012: End of Nations Making RTS Accessible

by Adam Larckon June 18, 2012
One problem with RTS titles has always been accessibility. However, End of Nations looks to make the entry level just a bit easier. The free-to-play RTS game was easy to pick up and play, yet veterans of the genre will have some new mechanics to master and get used to for top-tier battles. Before getting […]

Microsoft Unveils Surface

by Andrew Kenton June 18, 2012
After mass speculation and rumor, Microsoft finally unveiled their competitor for the iPad: Surface. Surface will have two versions, a Microsoft RT version with an ARM based system and a Windows 8 tablet that will use Intel chips. No mention of any XBOX 360 inclusion was made but with the announcement of Smart Glass at […]

Xbox Fever (June 18)

by John De Largeon June 18, 2012
JDL: We missed a day. Sorry about that. Chris: What a jerk. JDL: Cut me some slack, it was Father’s Day after all. Today’s The Big Day! says: USA Today Chris: So that Microsoft related announcement that’s taking place today? JDL: Yeah? What about it? Chris: Well, I’m just making predictions here, but what if […]

Ryse Won’t Launch This Year

by Andrew Kenton June 18, 2012
Remember that one game last year at E3? The one with the swords, the slashing, and the killing things? It worked with Kinect, looked awesome, called Ryse. Any bells? Yeah, I had forgotten about this game until GameSpot posted some news about it. Apparently the game won’t be available until NEXT year. Ermahgerd… Crytek had […]

IG E3 2012 – God of War – Ascension

by Chris Boreson June 18, 2012
[starrater tpl=10] IG checks out this highly anticipated game!

Another Awesome Preview for Harmony of a Hunter [Metroid]

by Andrew Kenton June 18, 2012
If you’re a fan of any of the amazing Metroid games then you’ll be happy to know that there is a Metroid fan album out there…free of charge. This album is called Harmony of a Hunter and is done by the lovely people over at the Metroid fan website Shinesparkers. Now they’re working on putting […]

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick Not Sold on Wii U

by Drew Robbinson June 18, 2012
The landscape of the internet seems to have deemed that, following its showing at Nintendo’s E3 press conference, the Wii U is a platform doomed to failure by its own novelty. While this smattering of complaints from across the globe can be easily dismissed as sensationalism, such discourse carries much more weight when it comes […]

God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition Surfaces

by Adam Larckon June 18, 2012
A collector’s edition for God of War: Ascension has appeared on Amazon. The edition, available for pre-order now or $79.99, features an 8-inch Kratos Statue, steelbook case, avatars, dynamic theme, soundtrack, a pass for “all future DLC releases” and code for double multiplayer XP. Will you be paying the extra $20 for the edition?

Kirby: 20th Anniversary Collection Games Revealed

by Adam Larckon June 18, 2012
While no news of a North American release has surfaced for Kirby: 20th Anniversary Special Collection, the games have been revealed for the Japanese edition. According to Andriasang, the collection will feature Kirby’s Dream Land, Kirby’s Dream Land 2, Kirby’s Adventure, Kirby Super Star, Kirby’s Dream Land 3 and Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards. The […]

Darksiders 2 Gets New Trailer

by Adam Larckon June 18, 2012
With Darksiders 2 now set for an August release, a new trailer has been revealed to make the wait seem easier. The newest trailer, called Last Sermon,is a live-action trailer combining Death in as CG. You can check it out below.

Diablo 3 Sold 1 Million Units at Retail

by Adam Larckon June 18, 2012
New numbers have been released following May’s NPD announcement showing the gap between May’s top three. According to Gamasutra, Diablo 3 sold 1 million copies in US retail stores. While impressive, keep in mind the game sold 3.5 million units in the first 24 hours worldwide on digital and retail platforms. In addition, Max Payne […]