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A crowd of about 300 enthusiastic gamers braved the chilly Los Angeles weather outside of West Hollywood’s Gamestop awaiting the midnight release of BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. For a “fan event” there was quite a bit of excitement and activity inside the store. Director, Casey Hudson, and lead writer, Mac Walters, were both on hand to give interviews to the press right up until the 12am release. Once gamers got their hands on the game, the pair, along with several of the game’s voice actors autographed 8×10 game promos and pre-ordered copies More >
Look for a new and exciting way to interact with your favorite characters from a Song of Ice and Fire? The fine people at Atlus might just be able to help you. May 15th, 2012, brings the release of a brand new Game of Thrones video game for the PS3, X-Box, and PC (and for those who pre-order now on Amazon, you can also get a free copy of the Game of Thrones: Visuals from the RPG art book).
The game follows a brand new story set in the 7 kingdoms and created under the supervision of George RR Martin to fit seamlessly between the More >
As the second season of Game of Thrones becomes less than a month away we get yet another trailer. This one gives us a few more glimpses into what each of the main characters will be doing throughout season 2. Interesting enough for fans of King Robb of the North, you’ll even see hints of what unfolds for the character in book 3 of a song of ice and fire, A Storm of Swords. Check out the trailer below and remember Season 2 begins April 1st!
A strange countdown timer has been spotted on the Assassins Creed III website. What could it be? Alien invasion? New fashion line reveal? Only time will tell…
Rest assured we will let you know what it is, as soon as it reaches 0!
Posted by Megan Hanson
There have been many rumors circulating around the web lately about Xbox 720, code name”Durango”. The new Microsoft console will be unveiled at E3 in 2013. It will come out with the new Kinect 2! There are already even a few sure-fire releases for the 720. The next Halo is sure to be a hit for the new console. Also a new release from the makers of Bulletstorm, People Can Fly. It is even rumored that a set of Gears of War prequels are in the works. The new Xbox 720 is also rumored to support blue-ray, catching up with More >
Throughout this week the incredibly fun people at BioWare have been releasing copies of Mass Effect 3 out into space and back for those who can track them. They are doing this by attaching the games to weather balloons and letting them drift. Not all of these ventures have been sucessful, with reports of one grouping of the games being stuck 150′ up an old Redwood in Northern California’s Big Basin. But today they’ve launched balloons from Las Vegas which are a little less likely to be so irretrievable. For More info check here, or read the blurb from BioWare More >
The much anticipated Guild Wars 2 is accepting beta applications for the next 48 hours. Head on over for a chance at playing what is promising to be a ground-breaking MMO.
On the topic of betas, Counterstrike: Global Offensive will soon be kicking off a beta as well. Valve currently has a survey up, with a possible beta invite for those of you that fill it out.
As a final treat, Tribes: Ascend has entered open beta. Since the game is Free-to-Play, consider this a “release” for all intents and purposes. Sign up for some shooty goodness.
A Microsoft redesign of the Xbox Live dashboard in November last year buried the Indie Games section deeper beneath the surface, stoking criticism of the platform for holding back Indie game development. Last Friday, however, Microsoft reversed course. It is as yet unclear whether this change was in response to customer feedback, or pressure from Indie developers, though it’s timing with the console-denouncing Gamesradar.com article is suspiciously perfect.
The decision to return XBL Indie Games to a more prominent location is certainly a positive step for Indie developers (and their audience), even if it does come across as more of a re-instatement of More >
Chills for you all my friends, as this is just too bloody beautiful to watch! Never-the-less, here is tonight’s premiered Mass Effect 3 trailer (if you didn’t catch it during The Walking Dead or wished to see it again)
Remember, Mass Effect 3 is in stores March 6th!
Posted by Megan Hanson
AOU 2012 Amusement Expo is this weekend in Chiba, Japan. There, Bandai Games unveiled a 150-second trailer for Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The arcade game is scheduled for release in Spring 2012 in Japan. The game includes 44 playable characters including Panda, True Ogre (now simply called Ogre), Jinpachi Mishima, and Devil Jin. Devil Kazuya makes an appearance, but as a part of Kazuya instead of having a character slot.
Earlier this week, the CAPCOM unity website began streaming a story trailer and the sixth cinematic trailer for the Street Fighter X Tekken fighting game.
CAPCOM also posted two character trailer videos, More >