The list of best-selling games in the US this September was released by the NPD group today, and there were a few surprising entries, though it was mostly filled with the usual suspects. The top-selling game of September was technically Madden, but since that factors in sales across five different platforms, we're going to say the 360-exclusive Gears of War 3 is the real sales winner. Third place was taken by Dead Island, which is pretty impressive for a new franchise. Meanwhile, PS3-exclusive Resistance 3 had a good showing in the seventh spot; not bad for our game of the month for September. Here's the top 10 with no actual sales numbers as the NPD unhelpfully withholds those...
Sony Online Entertainment, Mojang Studios
and Trion Worlds were among the top honorees at the Game Developers Choice Online Awards. Held last night during the GDC
Online event in Austin, Texas the evening celebrated excellence in online
gaming, and included the induction of Everquest into GDC's hallowed Hall of
Fame, as well as industry recognition for Minecraft, Rift and a handful of
other well-known multiplayer titles...
These days everyone accepts him
as the fun, portly antihero that we all know and love, but once upon a time
Wario was simply a mysterious new nemesis for Nintendo’s mascot. That was the
case in Super Mario Land 2, featuring perhaps the best original portable
iteration on the classic Mario formula. It was only a matter of time before
this Nintendo classic appeared as a downloadable, and that time is now, as the
game appeared on the 3DS eShop this morning...
Nintendo’s celebration of the 25th
Anniversary of Zelda has been going at a fast pace ever since E3 this year.
There were live concerts, the re release of Ocarina of Time and Link’s Awakening
for 3DS, with Skyward Sword coming capping the whole thing this November. And
starting today you can join in on the festivities in the cheapest way possible
with a free download. Right now you can download Legend of Zelda: Four Swords
Anniversary Edition from the DSi and 3DS eShop...
Ever since man
discovered the ability to manipulate square-like objects and upload videos to
YouTube, Tetris tributes have become as common to the Internet as talking cats,
pop star wannabes, and guys getting hit in the junk. But like everything else
that's been done to death online, there are still works of art that manage to
rise above the pack, such as these two new Tetris animations straight from
Sweden and the make-believe world of Minecraft...
Remember the goofy old days when virtual reality was the
future and everyone would soon be wearing goofy visors to control their
computers? Why do you think that never panned out? It’s possible that the
technology was ahead of its time – the most advanced graphics back then were
untextured polygons running at fifteen frames per second. It didn’t exactly
make you feel like you were inside some virtual world. The other problem was
that the equipment was way, way too bulky to be practical for home use. Sony
came by our offices the other day to show us something...
From the silly to the sexy we stalked the show floor to give you hundreds of photos of cosplayers from PAX this year...
According to Raptr, only 10 percent of players actually finished the last
mission in Red Dead Redemption. This is why we can’t have nice things
We like games – and since you’re reading this site, it seems safe to assume
that you like games, too. But according to a recent CNN report, most players
don’t finish the games they start…
Have a good
weekend guys? GamesRadar sure did, as we got a bit of a tune-up this weekend
after our 24-hour marathon. After updates to much of the behind-the-scenes
stuff you need not worry about, GR is back online, so everything is different,
yet also the same. Exciting, huh?
Faced with the dilemma of having turned literally every story ever told by humans into at least three movies (all of them excellent, obviously, and most of them starring Sam Worthington), Hollywood executives have turned to the obvious next source of inspiration: things that aren't stories. In addition to the upcoming Battleship and Monopoly movies, Lorenzo di Bonaventura – producer of all three Transformers movies, as well as Doom and Constantine – has just acquired the rights to Space Invaders, with a view to making it into a blockbuster...