Archive for June 19th, 2012

Xbox Fever (June 20)

by John De Largeon June 19, 2012
Chris: You missed a day again. JDL: Give it time, I’m getting used to this new schedule. Chris: I’m just saying, sooner or later, your popularity power is going to run out. JDL: What popularity power?! Summer of Arcade Is Here Again! says: Web Pro News Xbox’s Summer of Arcade is coming up quick! Let’s […]

It’s A Massacre In Assassin’s Creed III [Trailer]

by Andrew Kenton June 19, 2012
E3 has come and gone and Ubisoft has more than sold me on Assassin’s Creed III. The sea combat was phenomenal…but then they pull this shit. A trailer, with Connor murdering people….how much more awesome can this game get!? The graphics are beautiful, almost life-like, and you’ve got what seems like a lot more freedom […]

WipEout 2048 Gets Two DLC Packs Today

by Ramon Arandaon June 19, 2012
Today’s PlayStation Blog update has revealed that WipEout 2048 has received not one, but two expansion packs. WipEout HD and WipEout HD Fury, available on the PS3, have been reimagined for WipEout 2048 on the PS Vita and have both been released as downloadable packs. The  “WipEout 2048 WipEout HD Add-On Pack”, which is available for $7.99, […]

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Arrives Today

by Ramon Arandaon June 19, 2012
Some new DLC has arrived today for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on the Xbox 360 for Premium Elite subscribers. The new DLC features a new Spec Ops mission titled Arctic Recon and 3 new maps for Faceoff: Vortex, Intersection and U-Turn. The content will arrive on the PS3 and PC at a later time. […]

Anarchy Reigns Coming Early 2013

by Adam Larckon June 19, 2012
Sega has given Anarchy Reigns another release window for North America. Originally set for fall 2011, then moved to July 2012, then moved again to later this year, Sega now has the game pegged for a Q1 2013 release. As a side note, Japan gets the game on July 5. An interesting side story to […]

Steam Dropping Support for Windows XP SP1 in August

by Ramon Arandaon June 19, 2012
Valve has released a new client update for Steam, which notes that support for Windows XP SP1 is being dropped, effective Aug. 31.rolled out a new update for Steam, in which the company noted that the Windows XP SP1 support will be dropped on August 31st. For users who are still running Windows XP SP1 […]

Tencent Acquires Minority Interest in Epic Games

by Adam Larckon June 19, 2012
Epic Games has sold a minority stake in the company to Tencent Holdings in China. Terms of the deal have not been released, but you can expect a good amount of money was transferred around. Epic has said that they will still “operate independently and seek to further expand its game franchises across multiple platforms.” […]

Summer of Arcade gets Dated and Priced

by Adam Larckon June 19, 2012
Major Nelson has revealed the release dates and prices of this year’s Summer of Arcade promotion on XBLA. Starting things off is Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD on July 18 for 1200 Microsoft Points. Next is the lone Arcade Kinect title, Wreckateer, on July 25 for 800 MP. In August, Deadlight will be out Aug. […]

Doom 3 BFG Edition Coming Oct. 16

by Adam Larckon June 19, 2012
Bethesda is putting Doom 3 BFG Edition against some of the heavy hitters later this year. The company announced that the game will be out on Oct. 16 in North America, and three days later in Europe. Doom 3 BFG Edition features the first three games, along with the Resurrection of Evil and new The […]

Battlefield 3 Close Quarters Arrives on the PS3

by Ramon Arandaon June 19, 2012
EA and DICE have today released the second DLC for Battlefield 3 with BF3: Close Quarters. This DLC is currently only available on the PlayStation 3, though the Xbox 360 and PC versions of the game will get it next week. In Close Quarters, players will dive into smaller maps that feature enhanced destruction and […]

Mario Kart 7 Hits the Road with Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush

by Josh Boykinon June 19, 2012
Those of you waiting to combine your passion for Mario Kart with your passion for teenage boy-bands, wait no longer: Mario Kart 7 will be on tour this summer with Nickelodeon’s teen band Big Time Rush. Touring across the country, concert venues will be equipped with Mario Kart 7 sampling stations so that even people […]