Abe Lincoln. Charles Darwin. Edge. Between them they’ve mastered the realms of politics, science and writing about overweight Italian plumbers. And, more importantly than any of that, they’re now all 200. Yep, the long-running and respected games mag has just reached its 200th issue, celebrating the landmark event by publishing 200 unique covers.
So if you’re mad for Master Chief, delirious over Deus Ex or want to dip
Looks like the week before Halloween is becoming a week for scary
sales, with multiple price cuts at retailers happening, including a worthwhile
Now Microsoft is joining in on the chilling price drops with its Shocktober promotion,
which this week includes multiple price cuts on some of the best spooky content
on Xbox Live. Games like Dead Rising and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night are
just some of this week’s deals...
Today was an unusually big day for premium avatar accessories. First came the news that Final Fantasy XIII- and Bioshock 2-themed outfits and decorations had debuted on Home, running from $1.99 to $4.99 each...
Above: PSN IDs blurred to protect the affluent
... which was followed shortly afterward by the announcement that 360 Avatars can now buy outfits inspired by the year-and-a-half-old (but still awesome) Saints Row 2.
Above: That hot dog's bun should really be bigger. Right now it's like a vest
While we're normally not to keen on the marketing-driven Home or the avatar-costume money pit in general, this stuff was just too weird not to delve in and check out firsthand. Hit up the jump for more details and images.
Ken "BioShock" Levine's studio, formerly called Irrational Games, formerly called 2K Boston, now called Irrational Games again, has kicked off a series of interviews with game industry moguls, beginning with Todd Howard, Executive Producer and Game Director from Bethesda Softworks, and the leader behind Fallout 3 and the Elder Scrolls series. Levine and Associate Producer Shawn Elliott (formerly an editor at 1up) talk with Howard about game design, the future of RPGs, their histories, and the industry in general...
Peter Molyneux is renowned for making enjoyable games and contributing greatly to the industry. He's also famous for exaggerating the odd game feature and sometimes making shit up as he goes along. During his BAFTA Academy Fellowship acceptance speech at yesterday's ceremony in London, Molyneux used his precious moments on stage to thank his hosts for the prestigious award and apologize (albeit tongue-in-cheekily) for misleading a few media journalists along the way...
Peter Molyneux has been pretty hard on himself lately. He called Fable II's story "rubbish," and said that the game was "rushed" and contained "huge design flaws." Looks like his hyperbole goes both ways - he can hype the hell out of a damn dog, and he can tear down his past accomplishments with the same deftness. Now everyone's favorite self-deprecating game designer is making fun of his big talk about Black & White's weather patterns...
Peter Molyneux, the father of Fable and
'god game' pioneer, announced he will be leaving Lionhead Studios and
Microsoft to lead new indie adventures under his freshly minted
studio, 22 Cans...
Gaming icon Peter Molyneux has been selected receive a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA). Held in march, the event will honor Molyneux's 25 years in video game industry and willrecognize "the career and achievements of a developer who has made an indelible impact on the craft of game development and games as a whole."...
Microsoft has revealed its “Arcade
Next” XBLA event, a springtime promotion that will see the arrival
of Minecraft, Fable Heroes, Trials Evolutions, and Bloodforge to its
digital store starting next month...
After leaving the company to bring his RPG duo Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey to Xbox 360, Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi says that Square Enix should bring Final Fantasy to Microsoft's console.
The Mistwalker boss told GameSpot: "I feel that the Final Fantasy series should come to Xbox 360 as well. This is wise. It makes so much sense to me... it has so much potential in North America and in Europe. So there's a great chance for the series to succeed on 360 as well."