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Activision and Blizzard Owner Vivendi Games Merge, Create Activision Blizzard

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2007 9:26am PST

In a surprising and wholly unexpected Sunday announcement, Blizzard Entertainment owner Vivendi Games announced that it will be merging...


"Yes...I still don't care what kind of news you're receiving in the gaming world. "

- Euro Trash see all 280 comments

More Ghostbusters Game Details Apparate, Developers Named, Yummy Screenshot (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Nov 15, 2007 4:27pm PST

Update: A fluffy and downright delicious screenshot of the Terminal Reality-developed game (PC, PS3, X360) has surfaced, featuring burning...


"Aeon Flux was their most recent game, wasn't it? I enjoyed it. Seriously. He-he."

- verminer see all 57 comments

XBLA Dev: 'Dreaded Realities of Business Models' Setting In

By Chris Faylor, Oct 29, 2007 12:40pm PDT

An Xbox Live Arcade developer admits to Shacknews that the Xbox 360's much-vaunted download service might be turning more traditional.


"Everything you say is true, and we definately realize that at Frozen Codebase and are -in fact- ..."

- mechanodroid see all 13 comments

Nintendo Displaces Longtime Incumbent EA as Game Developer Magazine's Top Publisher

By Chris Remo, Oct 08, 2007 4:01pm PDT

Industry print publication Game Developer has released its 2007 list of Top 20 Publishers in video games, and the top slot has changed for the...


"If financial weight was the primary determinant, it would still be EA I'm sure."

- Chris Remo see all 8 comments

Rumble-compatible PlayStation 3 Titles Listed, Includes Rage, UT3, MotorStorm, Many More

By Chris Faylor, Sep 20, 2007 7:27am PDT

Following last night's announcement of the PlayStation 3's rumbling DualShock 3 controller--which arrives in Japan this fall, then North America...


"I guess their console isn't selling as hot as they expected so now they have to rip off the ..."

- AgentPothead see all 19 comments

Nokia Revives N-Gage Brand with Software-based Gaming Platform

By Nick Breckon, Aug 29, 2007 1:55pm PDT

Bringing back the idea of a single phone-based gaming platform in a not-so-clam-shaped form, Nokia today announced the N-Gage application, a...


"It'll mean that the platform can be ubiquitous and actually leverages nokia's huge phone ..."

- geedeck see all 15 comments

Double Fine Project Rumored for Leipzig Unveiling, Schafer Denies Claims (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Aug 15, 2007 2:27pm PDT

A now-removed news post on Norwegian gaming site Gamer.no earlier this week claimed that Double Fine Productions' unannounced in-development game...


"I did the same thing several times while playing Psychonauts! Call me a fanboy now, though."

- Enkidu see all 11 comments

Aliens, Predators Continue Interspecial Hatred on PSP

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 14, 2007 1:16pm PDT

An Aliens vs. Predator game based on the upcoming movie will arrive on PSPs in the near future, Vivendi subsidiary Sierra Entertainment announced...


"That chick was totally about to bone the predator at the end. It was a goddamned buddy/love flick."

- walker270 see all 22 comments

News Bytes: Zombies Invade QuakeCon

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2007 5:01pm PDT

Today's delicious roundup of news bytes includes Left 4 Dead at QuakeCon, an update for City of Heroes, new DLC on the Xbox Live Marketplace, games...


"Lots of non-id FPs games have been shown at Quakecon. It seems like the de facto place to show ..."

- jet-poop see all 18 comments

Ludlum Thriller to be Bourne by Darkwatch Dev

By Chris Remo, Jun 26, 2007 9:05am PDT

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy is making its way to consoles in 2008 courtesy of Darkwatch developer High Moon Studios.


"Hopefully it will have the sweet hand-to-hand combat of the first movie without the palsy-vision ..."

- smegmar see all 25 comments

World in Conflict Confirmed for Xbox 360

By Chris Remo, Jun 21, 2007 1:36pm PDT

Vivendi Games publishing label Sierra Entertainment has now officially announced that Massive Entertainment's real-time strategy game World in...


"Played this on old computer, played it on NEW computer (wow) and just happy this game is as ..."

- spyrext see all 8 comments

World in Conflict Bound for Xbox 360

By Chris Remo, Jun 13, 2007 7:04am PDT

Massive Entertainment's action-packed RTS is en route to Microsoft's console. Huzzah! I guess.


"given how simple (and honestly kind of shallow) the gameplay is this doesnt surprise me. it will ..."

- bradsh see all 8 comments

World in Conflict Media Released

By Chris Remo, Jun 08, 2007 2:55am PDT

We've got new screenshots and a new trailer from Massive Entertainment's upcoming action-packed strategy game.


"Absolutely not. The back and forth nature of the game is part of what makes it so fun."

- Helter Skelter see all 26 comments

World in Conflict Media Released

By Chris Remo, Jun 05, 2007 4:56pm PDT

We've got new screenshots from Massive Entertainment's upcoming action-tinted strategy game.


"maybe the american pilots are stopping for donuts and a tub of coffee HURRR"

- aeg1x see all 16 comments

Name the Game to Follow F.E.A.R.

By Chris Remo, Jun 05, 2007 2:08am PDT

Monolith is working on a sequel to its 2005 shooter F.E.A.R., but it can't use the original name--so it's going to use yours.


"Speaking of N.O.L.F. Acronyms, what did the J.A.C.K. stand for in Contract J.A.C.K.? Also, I ..."

- vandelay see all 155 comments