GDC 09 News


Extended CryEngine 3 Footage

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 4:44pm PDT

More footage from Crytek's multi-platform CryEngine 3 technology has emerged from this year's Game Developers Conference. Over twice the length of the previous trailer, the video offers an extended


"i hope they dont betray the pc, like bring crysis to the xbox and ps3 just to make money :( like ..."

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New Stardock Tech 'Throws Goo on DRM,' Allows Gamers to Resell Downloaded Games

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 3:02pm PDT

Elemental: War of Magic developer and Sins of a Solar Empire publisher Stardock today unveiled Goo, a new technology that the company claims will...


"Being able to resell your game license is great news. Not being able to do that is one of the ..."

- LemonJoose see all 56 comments

No More Heroes Dev Explains the Importance of Bathroom Brainstorming

By Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 1:15pm PDT

If the Game Developers Conference seems like a time for high-minded ideas and technical talks, leave it to Goichi Suda, the rebellious creator of...


"I know I do my best thinking while taking a shit. You are alone, no external noises, and you ..."

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Buy DSi Early to Score Free DSi Points

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2009 12:35pm PDT

Purchase a shiny new Nintendo DSi in the United States and connect your system to the Nintendo DSi Shop within the first six months of...


"So are there any upcoming US titles that are exclusive to or at least take advantage of the new ..."

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Here's Your New Punch-Out!! Wii Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 12:27pm PDT

In continuation of today's media explosion, Nintendo has released a new trailer for its Wii revival of the classic boxer Punch-Out!!. Sporting at...


"lol yea this looks like the same old shit, glad I'm not one of the suckers anymore. I swore off ..."

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Duke Nukem Hitting DS and PSP in September, Publisher Searching for 'Next Live-Action Duke'

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 12:15pm PDT

Apogee Software today announced that Critical Mass, the first entry in the new Duke Nukem Trilogy, will arrive on Nintendo DS and PSP come...


"They don't have enough CGI to give me that kind of muscles, Goblin :("

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The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Trailer Released

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 12:10pm PDT

Fresh off this morning's announcement, here's the debut trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. The Nintendo DS title is slated to arrive...


"That's immediately what came to mind when I saw the train map... thing. There were many a ..."

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Shadow of the Colossus, Fallout 3, No More Heroes Developers Talk New Projects

By Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 11:45am PDT

During a joint panel at GDC 2009, the developers of Shadow of Colossus, Fallout 3 and No More Heroes all spoke of their new projects. Mark...


"To complete my analogy... when can a Saudi Arabian game developer of a post-9/11 type game make ..."

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Postal 3 Trailer : Beaver Maulage and Segway Action

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 11:25am PDT

Running With Scissors has released a small bit of gameplay footage from its upcoming and sure-to-be controversial open-world action game, Postal III. Co-developed by Akella, it's coming to PC and Xbox 360 by the year's end, with an eventual PS3 release as


"I have a hard time believing that a Postal game got permission from MS and Sony to show up on ..."

- LemonJoose see all 67 comments

Wii Virtual Console Gets Arcade Games

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 10:16am PDT

The Wii's online Shop Channel will today be expanded to include classic arcade games, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata just announced at the Game...


"how about they hurry their ass up and release the good neo geo games?"

- jayares see all 14 comments

New Zelda Game Coming to Nintendo DS This Year

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 10:14am PDT

Wrapping up his Game Developers Conference keynote, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has announced that a new Zelda game will arrive on Nintendo DS later...


"Trailer that's on the front page now confirms it's like a normal zelda game, just with the ..."

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Final Fantasy 4 Sequel 'After Years' Coming to Wii, Original FF Games Hitting Virtual Console

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 10:02am PDT

The Wii will soon see a total of four more Final Fantasy releases from Square Enix, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata just revealed in his Game Developers...


"Final Fantasy IV: The After Years was released on mobile phones in Japan. Glad to see we are ..."

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Rock N' Roll Climber Announced for Wii

By Alice O'Connor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 10:01am PDT

Rock N' Roll Climber, an upcoming Vitei-developed WiiWare game making use of the Wii Balance Board, was announced by Nintendo president Satoru...


"no kidding. this must have been one that sounded great at the design meeting but is just 'wtf' ..."

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Nintendo DS Reaching Gender Harmony

By Alice O'Connor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 9:50am PDT

47% of all new Nintendo DS owners in 2008 were female, revealed Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata during his GDC keynote address today....


Wii Gets SD Card Storage Solution

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 25, 2009 9:49am PDT

At long last addressing cries that the Wii's internal 512MB of storage isn't enough to store all the downloadable Virtual Console and WiiWare games...


"This is awesome because IMO Wii Virtual Console and WiiWare are the only reason I play my Wii ..."

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