Sony's retired its Fan Faire brand in honor of a new, 2012-styled annual fan convention. Come October, the company will host its first SOE Live event in Las Vegas...
The first Valkyria Chronicles astounded us
with its gorgeous visuals and addicting mixture of strategy gameplay with
real-time shooting. When the sequel was announced for the technically inferior
PSP, we were let down, but the game ended up impressing us as well.
Apparently the English-speaking world didn’t love it enough though, as news
spread today that Sega has no plans to localize the third Valkyria Chronicles for
Sega has just released the opening animated movie for Valkryia Chronicles III. Unlike the opening for Valkryia Chronicles II, which focused more on the main character’s life at Gallia’s military academy, the new opening for Valkryia Chronicles III seems to highlight the big battles and tanks the series is best known for…
Above: See the first animated teaser for Valkyria Chronicles III for the PSP inside
Sega has recently announced a new two-episode OVA based on Valkyria Chronicles III. Titled ‘Senjo no Valkyria 3: Dare ga Tame no Juyu,’ the anime is scheduled to release in spring of 2011. Valkyria Chronicles III is scheduled to release for the PSP on January 27, 2011 in Japan – and the demo has just released on the Japan PlayStation Network today…
Madden, Mafia II, Mario: US sales in August were dominated by the letter M. NPD group, the foremost collective when it comes to US gaming fiscal news and starting forum wars, released their list of console and games retail data...
An article on CVG today noted SSFIV developer's Yoshinori Ono recent tweet about his new project, claiming that “SuperSF4 is nothing compared to what's coming!!”, a bold claim to say the least. What could Ono possibly be working on that could dwarf SSFIV? All signs point to a Darkstalkers reboot...
Some games truly evolve. Prince of Persia, for instance, is now a million miles from where it started. So too, Sonic the Hedgehog and even Mario. Over the last ten years, these games have either changed direction totally, or shaken up the basic gameplay elements and crafted a similar yet far-removed experience. Some other games... haven't.
These are the games that refuse to change. Like Dick Clark, they look the same as they always did. Like Friends, they found a formula that worked and stuck
This is hardcore. Or so everyone says. But what is "hardcore?" To us gamers, it means the kind of game that serious gamers devote their time to. You know, hundreds of hours of time. The kind of game that kept Granny away from gaming until Wii came along. It's about depth - of learning and understanding a game before truly mastering it. Hardcore games present the greatest (and often longest) challenges, yet also the biggest payoffs, assuming you understand how they work.
We're already tucking into the PS3 version, which is brilliant by the way, and the PSP version is looking pretty sweet on the small screen, too.
These new screens are of the wacky minigames, which will have you playing tennis variations of ten-pin bowling, training your accuracy with target-hitting games and dodging giant tennis balls of
Sega's latest tennis sim is dominating lunchtimes here at GamesRadar, with four-player doubles games kicking off as soon as lunch begins.
And with the PSP one looking this sweet, we'll probably be hammering it out on the train to and from work as