Incrysis forums has an official dev post stating that the Crysis Dingle Player Demo will be pushed back until October 26th. They pushed it back slightly in order to continue work on the retail product which is slated for release November 16th.
Author - Jerry Paxton
1up is reporting that Japanese magazine Jump is claiming Blue Dragon, an RPG for the Xbox 360 will be making it’s way in some form to the Nintendo DS. Details are sketchy but we will keep you informed as we know more.
IronKey is producing military-grade USB flash drives. It features a ruggedized outer casino and onboard AES encryption. These will come in 1gb, 2gb, and 4gb flavors and can be purchased at the IronKey store.
Engadget is reporting that the DVD Copyright Control Agency is allowing certain content to be distributed electronically and burned to ONE disc or viewing. Older DVD hardware will not be able to read these discs due to the special anti-copying encoding and they will cost more than standard DVDs.
So what is the fricken point!?! When will these agencies learn that the future of media is in backing off of DRM systems. People in general will pay for a product if it is of quality and a fair price over going through the trouble of copying it.
They will NEVER stop piracy, ever. These DRM schemes will only hurt consumers as pirates will always find countermeasures to any DRM system.
1up has posted their preview of Tri-Ace’s new RPG Infinite Undiscovery. An RPG in the same vein as Valkyrie Profile, IU promises action-oriented gameplay and an engrossing story. Infinite Undiscovery is tentatively scheduled for a late 2008 release for the Xbox 360.
Armchair Empire has posted an interview with Mike Zak, an Environmental Artist who worked on Halo 3 and also worked for Volition a while back on Red Faction 2.
Joystiq has posted a hands-on with Metal Gear Solid 4 from the Tokyo Game Show. Seems that the title is progressing well, with many enhanced features over it’s predecessors.
Personally, I never got into the stealth-shooters. I just don’t have the patience.
Joystiq reports that pirates have leaked Halo 3 onto warez sites recently. Yay them! They still don’t get all the extra doodads.
WhizKids has released their Halo line of HeroClix for all of you who collect those little clicking bastards. The line looks pretty solid, with models being fairly detailed and textured.
Engadget is reporting that Belkin starts shipping its Networked USB Hub which will simulate a direct USB connection over a network this week. The device will retail for $129.