According to the lead designer behind Epic Games' largest franchise, the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive, Gears of War: Judgment, will not utilize the motion-based peripheral Kinect because according to Cliff Bleszinski, it's not a fully realized device. Ouch.
In a brief interview with Games, Bleszinski plainly came out and said...
There are not a lot of things that wound up in there. Theres one thing actually that you just reminded me of though, is that we are not supporting Kinect in Gears Judgm...more
Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion to World of Warcraft, may be headed to stores very soon. A tipster has
released a picture of the game's box art, which also mentions the system requirements.
The system requirements writing is itty-bitty but MMO Champion was able to
decipher some of it. They also compared the new requirements to those of the previous expansion, Cataclysm:
Dual core CPU, up from a single core at 1.4 Ghz. It looks like
it may mention a Intel Pentium...more
In order to progress through Diablo 3's Inferno mode, players will need quick reflexes, a calm demeanor, and really good equipment. A new video explains how to address the latter need.
The video walks you through the different farming spots in Inferno mode. There are a number of places in all four Acts where you can quickly pummel elite mobs for loot. It's worth noting that the character used is a Wizard; your mileage may vary with other classes.
I've reached the age where repeating the same...more
Nexon America has brought its action MMO Vindictus to Steam. You can download and play the game for no charge through the digital platform.
Vindictus might be an MMO but don't expect slow-paced combat with auto-attacks. Players manually dodge and attack enemies, so the combat feels like a full-fledged action game. In true beat 'em up fashion, you can pick items off the ground and use them to bash enemies' faces in. You can also context-sensitive executions, like throwing an enemy off a ledge.
Even though THQ is in the pooper-can when it comes to their stock and market value, they still have enough money to publish games, albeit they'll simply have to tread more carefully than they did before.
One of the upcoming games coming out of THQ's publishing house is Crytek's Homefront 2. The original game was made by Kaos Studios, and since Crytek is handling the sequel they say that they want to treat them game as if it were a brand new IP.
In an interview with CVG.com [via MyGaming] CEO...more
Kotaku's Stephen Totilo managed to land an interview with the head of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime. The interview took place during E3 but it was more of a post E3 interview where Reggie took the time out to take a few jabs at the core gaming community.
According to Kotaku, Reggie wanted a few difficult questions to answer before parting ways. So Totilo asks Reggie about the way the community reacted to the Nintendo press conference at this year's E3, a conference that was met with a...more
You won't need a PC, console, or Vita to get more Assassin's Creed this year. Ubisoft and GREE have teamed up to create a mobile game called Assassin's Creed Utopia. Utopia takes place near the end of the 16th century and focuses on the early settlers of America. Players are tasked with building their own settlement. Though Assassin's Creed 3 takes place in colonial America as well, Utopia isn't directly connected to the plot of that game.
Square Enix has released another screenshot of Hitman: Absolution, along with an image from the fictional newspaper "Hope News Times." The paper features an article that details a bloodbath at a "local social club."
It seems that someone walked into this club and shot 14 men in cold blood. The encounter lasted only a few seconds and the assailant slipped away before law enforcement could arrive. The sheriff vows to track down this "silent assassin" and bring him to justice, though.
During an E3 interview with GameSpot, StarCraft II production director Chris Sigaty talks about all things StarCraft but he also talks about why the game doesn't have LAN and why LAN won't be added to Heart of the Swarm and it's all because of...piracy?!
The interview starts off surrounding the new "resume replay" feature where you can hop back into a game easily if you were disconnected or if you want to pick up a game at a specific point during a replay. Eventually the questioning comes arou...more
Next week BioWare will release their addition to Mass Effect 3's much-criticized ending. Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut will be available free of charge and hopefully provide you with sufficient closure for the trilogy.
Extended Cut doesn't change the three endings of ME3. Instead, it adds new scenes and epilogue scenes to address players' unanswered questions. You'll be given an understanding of the impact of your decisions throughout the three games.
In order to access the Extended Cut, you'll ...more