CCP Games has announced that its upcoming DUST 514, the first-person shooter set in the EVE Online universe, will be a PS3 exclusive and shall be released in Summer of 2012. The game allows players to duke it out for control of planets, etc while other players engage in space battles high above. The game will feature both subscription based and pre-paid options. “The ability for Sony Computer Entertainment to partner with a developer like CCP, known for pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation in the MMO genre, holds tremendous potential for the PlayStation 3 community,” said Rob Dyer,…
Here are some images from Sony’s E3 2011 press event which took place earlier today. During the event, Sony announced that their next-gen handheld unit which had previously been known as NGP (Next Generation Portable) was now officially known as the PlayStation Vita.
38 Studios and Big Huge Games have released their official E3 2011 trailer for Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning. The game set in a fantasy world, is the first game from 38 studios and as a hefty cast behind it. Writing the story is the creator of all things fantasy R.A. Salvatore and the art direction is done by Spawn’s Todd Mcfarlane. Check out the trailer below and the game when it releases in 2012. [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D2okuehnPN50 img=x:/img.youtube.com/vi/2okuehnPN50/0.jpg embed=false share=false width=640 height=360 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=high autostart=false /]
More news coming out of E3 2011 as Twisted Pixel has released their official trailer for The Gunstringer. You are the puppet master controlling a marionette skeleton cowboy in a western world. The game is made for Kinect and offers tons of adventure in 2D and 3D levels. The Gunstringer releases later this year for the Xbox 360 system. [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D7eFowDifhD4 img=x:/img.youtube.com/vi/7eFowDifhD4/0.jpg embed=false share=false width=640 height=360 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=high autostart=false /]
Showcased at their 2011 E3 press conference, Ea Sports released a brand new trailer for the re-boot of SSX. The game will feature satellite mapped locations and 3 game modes of extreme snowboarding. SSX hits store shelves sometime in 2012. [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DWSW-WF5r3QY img=x:/img.youtube.com/vi/WSW-WF5r3QY/0.jpg embed=false share=false width=640 height=360 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=high autostart=false /]
Rockstar Games announced today that LA Noire: The Collected Stories is now available across all digital book platforms. From now until June 12th, the anthology will be free for anyone who wishes to delve deeper into the seedy crime world of LA Noire. Authors with stories in the anthology include such renowned writers as Megan Abbott, Lawrence Block, Joe Lansdale, Joyce Carol Oates, Francine Prose, Jonathan Santlofer, Duane Swierczynski and Andrew Vachss. 1940s Hollywood, murder, deception and mystery take center stage as readers reintroduce themselves to characters seen in L.A. Noire. Explore the lives of actresses desperate for the Hollywood…
505 Games announced today that their new modern combat shooter “Blackwater” will be an exclusive to the Xbox’s Kinect system. the game gives the player the ability to use either a controller or go hands free using Kinect. “This game and its immersive Kinect-based approach will give players the chance to experience what it is like to be on a Blackwater team on a mission without being dropped into a real combat situation,” said Prince. “The Blackwater team is comprised of an amazing group of individuals and we’re proud to work with them to create a video game that showcases…
This afternoon after their E3 press conference Major Nelson announced the lineup for this year’s 2011 Xbox Live Summer of Arcade. Take a look at what’s hitting the marketplace starting July 20th for Xbox owners. “Toy Soldiers: Cold War” (Signal Studios/Microsoft Studios). Jump into the fray with playful ’80s combat action in “Toy Soldiers: Cold War.” Bring your favorite action toys to life and wage war against the red menace. Need backup? Call in a friend for co-op campaign action on the couch or over Xbox LIVE. Take a break from the main battle with Survival mode and playful minigames….
This was taken at today’s Ubisoft E3 2011 press event – it shows off the first gameplay footage seen of Far Cry 3.
Ubisoft has announced Far Cry 3 at their E3 2011 press event this afternoon. The game is being developed by Ubisoft’s Montreal Studio (with support from Massive and Ubisoft Shanghai) and will return the series to the island locale as gamers play as Jason Brody – a man marooned on a tropical island. If you recall, Crytek began the Far Cry series on an island setting back in 2004. “Far Cry 3 brings something new and unexpected, while still building upon the foundations of excellence that are inherent to the Far Cry brand,” said Dan Hay, producer at Ubisoft Montréal….
BioWare, EA, and Microsoft have unveiled the box art for the upcoming third part in the Mass Effect storyline. Mass Effect 3 will feature an Earth under siege by Reapers and Shepard will be the only thing that stands between us and annihilation. Box Art
Courtesy of those lovely people at IGN, here is the full nine minute demo of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, taken from the Microsoft E3 press event this morning – enjoy!
SEGA has released some new screenshots from their upcoming actioner, Renegade Ops. Screenshots
From Electronic Arts E3 2011 press event this morning comes a new video showing off the features of the new Frostbite 2 engine being used on their forthcoming Battlefield 3.