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TRON Experience at Disneyland Starting October 8th

TRON is coming to Disneyland in anticipation of both the upcoming game and movie. It what I’m sure will be an awful dance show, they will turn Stage 17 at California Adventure into ElecTRONica. There will be a dance floor, … Continue reading

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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Trailer

I used to like Need for Speed games. Need for Speed: Most Wanted was one of the first games I played on the Xbox 360.  Ever since then, however, I’ve felt the series drift away. Carbon, Pro Street, and Undercover … Continue reading

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Review Round-up: Video Edition

This week, we’ve got three reviews for you, and they are all video reviews. We’ve got H.A.W.X. 2 and Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, but the best game of the week? Why it’s NHL2K11, in what might be the best hockey game … Continue reading

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Preview: MySims Sky Heroes

MySims Sky Heroes is the franchise’s first visit to the land of HD consoles. Previously exclusive to the Nintendo platforms, the team at EA Redwood Shores is looking to bring a more mature audience to this game. This doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Rock Band Weekly Update: Anthrax, Doobie Brothers, My Chemical Romance

Another awesome batch of music hits the Rock Band store this week, bringing metal legends Anthrax, dudes-chilling-out-in-a-truck legends The Doobie Brothers, and scarf-wearing-or-something-I-dunno legends My Chemical Romance. 30 Seconds to Mars, Atreyu, and Buckcherry are all offering up one song … Continue reading

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Rumor: Level-5 Developing New Phoenix Wright

Those translation hawks at Andriasang sniped a telling tweet from Level-5 Developer Jiro Ishii. As translated, the tweet reads “Huh? Oh, Gyakuten XX. I’m making it, with Mr. Takumi!” The message is apparently a response to Square Enix’s Jin Fujisawa, … Continue reading

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Film Exec Likens Coming Shadow of the Colossus Movie to Scott Pilgrim, WALL-E

Masher Films, the studio currently working on a Shadow of the Colossus film adaptation for Sony Pictures Entertainment, certainly has a delicate work on their hands. Visually distinct and narratively minimal, SotC presented gamers with a unique environment seemingly tailored … Continue reading

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38 Studios Relocating to Rhode Island

38 Studios broke from tradition by not moving to Montreal or Los Angeles. Downtown Providence, Rhode Island will be the new home for the studio named after Founder and Former Baseball Pitcher Curt Schilling’s jersey number. “Providence offers a central … Continue reading

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ArcaniA: Gothic 4 Demo Out

An amasingly hefty demo for ArcaniA: Gothic 4 is now available for the Xbox 360 and PC. The demo promises the first two hours of the game, including the tutorials and some of the introductory quests. Gothic is a long-running … Continue reading

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Atari’s GO Initiative to Monetize Crappy Knockoffs

Atari’s had some trouble finding a clear company direction of late, but may have finally found a winner. The edict seems to now be “Hey, remember Asteroids? That was a good game, huh?” The GO (Games Online) initiative is both a … Continue reading

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Gamestop Listing Reveals Integrated Motion Plus Wii Remote

A now-delisted Gamestop entry for FlingSmash on the Wii seemed to slip the existence of a Wii Remote integrating the Motion Plus technology, foregoing the need for a separate dongle. According to the box art, the Wii Remote doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Epic Mickey Not Brown, Hyper-Real

Junction Point Founder Warren Spector is sending a message with Epic Mickey, seeking to prove that games can not only look great on the Wii, but don’t have to be brown or hyper realistic. “I remember when we started this … Continue reading

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Microsoft Restates Commitment to PC Gaming

Though Microsoft already made its annual lip service commitment to the PC platform, Microsoft Games Studios General Manager Dave Luehmann restated the sentiment in an interview with MCV. “Other companies should look to Microsoft for leadership, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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DeathSpank & Thongs of Virtue Soundtrack in Exchange for Likes

DeathSpank’s website is now teasing the soundtrack for the original game and its sequel, Thongs of Virtue, to be released if the Hothead Facebook page receives 4,000 “likes.” The developers are apparently taking a cue from Klei, who ran a similar promotion … Continue reading

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This Week in Gaming: September 24

This week marks the anniversary of the release one of the most beloved games of all time, ICO. Did you know that the ICO project was almost scrapped? Or that the game was released on the same day as Silent … Continue reading

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An In-Depth Look at DCUO Cinematic with Jim Lee

embedded by Embedded Video Aside from being one of the most epic trailers released this year, the DC Universe Online cinematic from SDCC 2010 was the perfect way to communicate just how much fan service will be packed into the … Continue reading

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Counterfeit PlayStation 3 Controllers May Detonate

As it turns out, that fell-off-the-truck discount controller you bought in the Best Buy parking lot may not have been such a savvy move as you first thought. A consumer alert issued by Sony today warns that controllers, identical in … Continue reading

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Part Two of Free Left 4 Dead Comic Available

Part two of The Sacrifice – a free Left 4 Dead comic series – is now available here. Additionally, the Left 4 Dead Blog brings word that the comic will be published in a few additional formats. “This will include … Continue reading

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ESRB Rates You Don’t Know Jack

The ESRB issued a Teen rating for You Don’t Know Jack for the Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 today, potentially slipping news of a console iteration of the popular PC quiz game before any official announcement is made. The … Continue reading

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PlayStation Gains 3D Blu-ray, Loses Lossless Audio

Is this Newton’s third law of motion as applied to movies? Firmware update 3.50 granted the PlayStation 3 support for 3D Blu-ray movies, but also disables DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD audio during 3D play. DTS-HD audio is changed to DTS … Continue reading