GDC 2011 News


GDC: Resistance 3 Multiplayer Hands-On

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 04, 2011 3:00pm PST

Resistance 3, developer Insomniac's upcoming third chapter in its well-liked "aliens versus humans" series was on display at GDC in San Francisco...


"I'm wary of multiplayer games on the PS3 now. I don't want to buy something to play online only ..."

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The Darkness 2 Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 04, 2011 11:25am PST

If gamers were worried that Digital Extremes would be unable to deliver a standout sequel in the comic-adaptation franchise, all signs currently point to those fears being completely unfounded...


"I'm not a huge fan of single player games, I love that so many games have started including ..."

- xSYNTHx see all 20 comments

GDC: 3DS eShop bringing TG-16, Game Gear titles

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2011 11:00am PST

The Nintendo 3DS eShop will bring back TurboGrafx-16 and Game Gear titles on its own Virtual Console, president Satoru Iwata announced this week at...


"Wish they would include GBA games. I want to play Fire Emblem again."

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GDC: Bungie making action MMO [Update]

By Steve Watts and Xav de Matos, Mar 04, 2011 9:00am PST

Bungie's David Aldridge jokes that his company's next game is an MMO and no one gets the gag...


"We absolutely update posts. This situation doesn't call for a retraction, though. Bungie says ..."

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Dead Island Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 04, 2011 8:30am PST

After releasing one of the most emotional trailers of this generation, the team at Techland brought its upcoming zombie title Dead Island to GDC to show off the actual gameplay. During a behind-closed-doors session, I got my first look at Dead Island


"they probably got wind of "dead rising" and "left 4 dead" when they were originally toying with ..."

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GDC: Minecraft wins top IGF award

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2011 12:30pm PST

Minecraft took top honors at this year's Independent Games Festival awards, snagging both the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game,...


"There are at least two or maybe even three other who haven't no need to worry. To find out what ..."

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Batman: Arkham City Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 03, 2011 8:30am PST

We take a trip, deep into the heart of the new crime-filled Arkham City with the Dark Knight as our guide. This is Batman: Arkham City from developer Rocksteady...


"I hope they have a ridiculous amount of fighting moves just like the first one"

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GDC: OnLive adding achievements, voice chat

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2011 8:00am PST

OnLive is planning a few new features to put it closer to other digital distributors, according to the company's panel at GDC....


"Achievement unlocked: 2FAST2BUY (> 10MBPS) Achievement unlocked: Is this real life? (< ..."

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GDC: Battlefield Play4Free gets a staggered launch beginning March 31

By Xav de Matos, Mar 02, 2011 2:45pm PST

Prior to the debut of Battlefield 3, EA showcased its other Battlefield title: Battlefield Play4Free...


"The short view distance fog was like playing a game from the 1990's. :("

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GDC: Zelda 3DS launch aiming for June

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2011 12:45pm PST

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata may have slipped the first indication of when to expect The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time 3D during...


"When I've played the old Zeldas or even the Half life 2 I don't get bored, I think it's good ..."

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GDC: New Super Mario game announced for 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 02, 2011 11:45am PST

Surprising no one, Nintendo has announced a Super Mario game for the 3DS. Less expected, though, is the tail dangling from its logo.


"I'm not saying SMW isn't also good, but there's no doubt SMB3 has tighter controls. Maybe you ..."

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GDC: Nintendo and AT&T partner for 3DS WiFi

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2011 11:15am PST

Nintendo is aiming to make its 3DS online content easy to access, today announcing a partnership with AT&T to provide 10,000 WiFi hotspots across...


"Summary: "Nintendo is aiming to make its 3DS online content easy to access, today announcing a ..."

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GDC: Battlefield 3 single-player Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 02, 2011 10:40am PST

We detail our thoughts on a lengthy single-player demo of the upcoming shooter Battlefield 3, played live in front of us by a member of the developer DICE at an event during GDC 2011...


"Is it realistic to have unlimited ammo boxes or that every soldier is trained and equipped to ..."

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GDC: Nintendo 3DS to feature Netflix support

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2011 10:10am PST

At today's Game Developers Conference keynote, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that the 3DS will feature Netflix support. Netflix members...


"Ideally yes, but in order for Nintendo to compete it has to start offering this kind of ..."

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GDC: Dungeon Defenders features multiple cross-platform play

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2011 9:40am PST

Trendy Entertainment will be showing an impressive bit of 4-piece cross-platform play today at the Game Developers Conference, which it claims is "a first for this industry."


"they decided to concentrate on the mobile market, and then they decided to concentrate on ..."

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