Luigi's Mansion, Army of Two and Tiger Woods
games also debut…
A strong quarter for the Rockstar and 2K publisher...
David Cage says the sequel-driven games industry is in a vicious cycle...
New developments abound in the Call of Duty legal battle, as EA and Activision play nice while former Infinity Ward bosses accuse Activision of some less than honorable practices...
Drew Karpyshyn, a lead writer for
BioWare blockbusters like Mass Effect 2 and Star Wars: Knights of the
Old Republic, has announced he will be parting ways with the Canadian developer to focus on non-gaming projects...
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was the big
winner at last night's Interactive Achievement Awards (IAAs) in Las
Vegas, scoring a total of five top honors including the coveted Game
of the Year title. Rest assured, the likes of Portal 2, Uncharted 3,
and Super Mario 3D Land were also shown some industry love...
HMV has seen its video game market share dip by 16% year-on-year over Christmas. Dire straits? Not so much - music sales are more solid (groan). But this does mean the company is re-evaluating how it sells games, and why customers are going elsewhere. Are you?
Ever-ready to cut through
critical bias and drummed-up presale data, Raptr has released its
Raptr Report for 2011, with data on which games commanded the most
player attention. The report breaks the year's releases down into
categories, calculating total playtime by Raptr's 10+ million users
over launch month, per-player launch-week playtime and launch-month
session length. There's a few surprises in there, but the list's two
standouts are both November releases...
Dan Houser, vice-president
of creativity for Rockstar Games, says the company “adores” cult
2006 title Bully and is waiting for the right time to begin
developing a sequel. Houser says it's a matter of scheduling, telling Gamasutra that “we will see
what we can do with Bully” after Bully developer
Rockstar Vancouver has finished work on Max Payne 3...
Spike TV has revealed its list of 2011
Video Game Awards (VGA) nominees, as well as the announcement it
will be naming the Legend of Zelda franchise as its very first Hall
of Fame inductee...