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?
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...
morning, at 7:39:43 a.m. EDT, a GOG.com user Dotur purchased Icewind Dale 2,
pushing the digital storefront’s nique game sales counter to the 6 million
mark.To mark this milestone, GOG will be sending him a gift certificate redeemable
for its entire game catalogue — lucky guy. For everyone else, GOG is
celebrating by offering Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Director’s Cut
free for 48 hours. The offer expires October 1 at 7:59 a.m. EDT, and you can
get the game here…
It's unlikely that Professor Layton or Dr Kawashima would ever get in an actual proper fight that involved slapping and spitting. Neither of them seem like men of violence. However, they are involved in a fight more important and meaningful than any trading of fists and heavy blows in a dark alley - they are engaged in the fight to win a priceless Golden Joystick award.
VIDEO: We’re old and can't tell if it's offensively cornball or the greatest thing we've ever seen...
We reported earlier today the list of confirmed (and unconfirmed) games that are scheduled to appear at E3 2010. Just a few moments after that story went live, Capcom sent along its own email blast containing its entire lineup, plus the promise of other games to be announced during next week's media onslaught.
Full list inside!
It looks like all of you space-brain people able to do math quickly on your DS are going to have to stop bragging about your genius level IQs. Apparently, Brain Age isn’t doing squat for your think box. A research study recently published by scientific smarty-pants journal Nature has revealed that brain-training games cause next to no improvement in your cognitive abilities. Damn you, Science!...
Extra extra! Hot off the presses, we’ve got the NPDs for the month of March, namely the stats on the top ten best selling games of the month and what all the consoles sold in the US as well. Looking at the list, we realize that March was a crazy month for game releases; it arguably had more AAA titles than last November.
It's turning out to be a busy week for GTA developer Rockstar. Aside from releasing the first trailer for The Ballad of Gay Tony, it's just announced the formerly DS exclusive Chinatown Wars is headed to an iPhone and iPod Touch near you later this year.
Rockstar has further revealed its music-making game Beaterator, which has already been announced for PSP, will also be coming to the two slinky, app-guzzling gadgets. It's