Just over a year ago, Activision had CEO Bobby Kotick rolled himself out of his money pit and onto the stage at DICE, and announced a competition for indie game developers called—shockingly—the Activision Independent Games Competition. Submissions ended last August and the competition judges have been in deliberation since then. Well wait no longer, for [...]
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There’s one genre that I’ve never seen attempted in games that I think could potentially lead to some of the greatest moments in the medium: the anthology.
This week saw the welcome news that Access Games’ cult hit Deadly Premonition is finally set for a European release after Rising Star Games picked up the publishing rights and stated their intention to launch the survival horror title in PAL regions this autumn. It looks like the UK edition of the game will retain [...]
It was recently announced that ZeniMax Media, owner of Bethesda and id Software (acquired earlier in the year), acquired the publishing rights to the new id shooter, Rage. Rage was built with the id Tech 5 engine and involves players traversing a post-apocalyptic wasteland (see Fallout 3 meets Borderlands) in search of survivors. Vehicular combat [...]
Earlier this year Take Two announced that they would be laying off 3D Realms’ entire development team, the creators of the games: Prey, and Duke Nukem. Take Two also announced that development would stop on the game Duke Nukem Forever. But recently though, rumors that the now “Doom” installment on the Duke Nukem series may [...]