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Daily Filter: August 18, 2010

By Brian Leahy, Aug 18, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games e


Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds Viewtiful Joe and Dormammu

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2010 10:20am PDT

After being teased in trailers and other promotional material, Capcom has finally revealed Viewtiful Joe and Dormammu have been added to the roster...


"This game looks over the top polished. Did they mention a pc version? They did it for street ..."

- lukej1337 see all 10 comments

FIFA Soccer 11 Offers Goalie Control on Consoles, 11v11 Online Multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2010 8:25am PDT

EA Canada's footy game FIFA Soccer 11 will allow players to take control of the goalkeeper on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, EA has announced during...


"But can you play the whole game as the keeper online? I think that is what they are driving at."

- Piett23 see all 10 comments

Carmack's Thoughts on 3D, Motion, Dedicated Servers, and Cloud Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 12:30pm PDT

During John Carmack's QuakeCon 2010 keynote address and Q&A session, he expressed thoughts and analysis based upon various gaming trends and...


"uplink on broadband is still crap and is made worse by -last mile issues esp from weather ..."

- Shai-Tan see all 87 comments

THQ Profits Down Due to Flat UFC Sales and Lack of Red Faction

By Brian Leahy, Aug 09, 2010 4:30pm PDT

THQ announced its Q1 2011 earnings today, earning $149.4 million in net sales for the quarter ending June 30, 2011 down from $243.5 million last...


"You worry for nothing, old chap. Vigil already has the Darksiders engine (which is being used ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 10 comments

The Video Game Release List of 8/7 - 8/13

By Brian Leahy, Aug 07, 2010 12:00pm PDT

The fall release schedule officially kicks off (ha!) with Madden NFL 11 next week. Strong downloadable offerings also join the fray with Monday...


"I believe it's currently scheduled for an August 25th release on the 360."

- Psydswipe see all 26 comments

EA Reports First Quarter Profits of $96 Million, Dubs Itself 'The #1 PC Publisher'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2010 11:00am PDT

Development and publishing giant Electronic Arts has reported profits of $96 million for the first quarter--which ran from April 1 to June 30--of...


"They will rue they day when they abandoned us! Aquinas spoke of the mythical city on the hill, ..."

- Mondo see all 32 comments

Retired NFL Vets File Class-Action Lawsuit Against EA for Likenesses in Madden NFL 09

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Another lawsuit over player likenesses has been filed against EA, this time pitting over 6,000 retired NFL players against the company in a...


"Many people get injured on the job and are forced to live on much lesser means. It happen in ..."

- WilliamDecker see all 20 comments

Madden NFL 11 Hands-on With the Final Game

By Garnett Lee, Aug 02, 2010 6:00pm PDT

With its August 10 release date only days away, an early copy of Madden NFL 11 arrived on my desk right before this past weekend. Already pumped...


"Excellent preview! I definitely agree with everything you said regarding the passing and running ..."

- lolmark see all 6 comments

Guitar Hero and Band Hero DLC: August Edition

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 10:00am PDT

The Used, Sum 41, Weezer, Megadeth and P.O.D. will each star in their own three-track downloadable content pack for Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and...


"Not a bad selection there... I'd get anything Weezer and I liked Sum 41 back before they went emo."

- jacobvandy see all 3 comments

The Video Game Release List of 7/31 - 8/6

By Brian Leahy, Jul 31, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Downloadable games top the highlights here with Earthworm Jim HD (PS3) and Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (Xbox 360). One more week until Madden...


"I'd guess $10 for the PSN version. The XBLA version is 800 MS points"

- humbleone see all 12 comments

Sony PlayStation Hardware and Software Sales Increase, Division Still Operating at a Loss

By Xav de Matos, Jul 29, 2010 11:30am PDT

Sony closed its first quarter of the fiscal year (ending June 30, 2010) with a strong increase over the ¥37.1 billion loss ($426M) it saw...


"MS got something right by having a button for the demo version of every XBL game right next to ..."

- SeraphielX see all 14 comments

THQ Prepping New, 'Less Simmy' WWE Title in Place of Localized Smackdown vs. Raw Online

By Xav de Matos, Jul 28, 2010 11:00am PDT

THQ has added a fourth title to its stable of upcoming WWE-branded wrestling games for release within the next year, CVG reports. Rather than...


"The N64 games were indeed fun. All the movements were slow motion. I didn't like any of the new ..."

- Johnnsen see all 8 comments

The Video Game Release List of 7/25 - 7/30

By Brian Leahy, Jul 24, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Next week marks the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. Oh, and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, Arc Rise Fantasia, Clash of the Titans, and some...


"I'd get my ass handed to me by everyone. I've just started playing ranked matches for the first ..."

- seawolfnfhq see all 62 comments

Chun-Li, Doctor Doom, Super-Skrull and Trish Join Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

By Xav de Matos, Jul 21, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Getting the Comic-Con festivities started a day early, Capcom has revealed four new characters for the upcoming fighter Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. Joining the crossover f


"Well that's a whole other kettle of fish. Unfortunately I don't have any RL friends that are ..."

- etherealrhythm see all 13 comments