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Rock Band DLC sale knocks 50% off 1,100 tracks

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2012 11:00am PDT

If you fancy some new tunes to play in Rock Band Blitz or to twang on some old favourites in Rock Band 3, a fine opportunity is coming up. To celebrate the rhythm series' fifth anniversary in November and the launch of Blitz, developer Harmonix is planning to make over 1,100...


New game releases: September 17-23

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT

Next week is an absolute stonker for new releases, bringing Borderlands 2, Torchlight II, Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition, F1 2012, Jet Set Radio, and loads more.


"Yea, check your GMG account. I caved in and bought it today. That deal is too good!"

- Lionel2b see all 23 comments

Wii U needs connected Wii to transfer purchased games

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 9:30am PDT

A Nintendo representative has confirmed that you'll need to keep your Wii around to transfer data from it to the Wii U.


"There will. They just didn't have it for the wii before so they need to do this."

- razlebol see all 13 comments

'New Conduit-related news' coming later this year

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Wii's original FPS series, The Conduit, has not been forgotten. Developer High Voltage Software expects an announcement by year's end.


"The second one is actually pretty decent. They took a lot of the complaints of the first and ..."

- snubble100 see all 5 comments

New game releases: September 10-16

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 09, 2012 10:00am PDT

NexNext week's a fairly busy one, bringing Joe Danger 2, FTL, Double Dragon: Neon, NHL 13, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition, and heaps more. There's little to put on your shelf in a box, but plenty to download.


New game releases: August 27 to September 2

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

Jolly exciting subscription-free MMORPG Guild Wars 2 finally launches next week, along with Madden NFL 13, Rock Band Blitz, the Journey Collector's Edition with extra special gubbins, They Bleed Pixels, the PS3 edition of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, and more.


New video game releases of 8/7-8/13

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 12, 2012 10:00am PDT

Next week's new release lineup is a bit crammed, bulging with Darksiders II, New Super Mario Bros. 2, The Last Story, Sleeping Dogs, Papo & Yo, the PC edition of Iron Brigade, and more.


"Mine's pre-loaded too. I know what I'm doing Tuesday after work."

- DragonSire see all 7 comments

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 includes 'Fearmaster' light gun

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2012 10:30am PDT

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 will pack in a new controller that relies on biometric feedback to determine if you're keeping your cool, resulting in damage and accuracy bonuses.


"It sounds cool, but it should really be a survival horror thing. Then again, I've never ..."

- soundcreepy see all 2 comments

Activision credits Skylanders, Diablo 3 for Q2 success

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Activision released its Q2 2012 results today, boasting $1.05 billion in non-GAAP revenue. It credited the long-term success of Skylanders, and the launch of Diablo 3, among its successes.


"now if they could just fix the D3 endgame, I've played 200+ hours and can tell you every reason ..."

- MikkleThePickle see all 10 comments

NBA 2K13 to be 'executive produced' by Jay Z

By Steve Watts, Aug 01, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Jay Z has signed on to executive produce NBA 2K13, and will be personally involved in the music selection and art direction for the game.


"As I recall, Live 98 was the last one (up thru 2006, at least) in which you could call for a ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 8 comments

No WWE '13 on PC, Wii U or Vita

By John Keefer, Aug 01, 2012 7:45am PDT

For you RAW and SmackDown wrestling aficionados hoping that WWE '13 would make its way to Wii U or to PC, don't hold your breath. THQ's creative director for the series has confirmed the game is strictly for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


"Wii is listed on the official site. I added it, but obviously PS3 and 360 are the focus."

- Keefinator see all 6 comments

Nintendo posts large Q1 loss, but 3DS now profitable

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Nintendo has issued its Q1 earnings for the fiscal year, posting another large loss. But, Nintendo announced that the 3DS has become profitable, after selling at a loss due to its large price cut.


"a positive per unit margin, but the total hardware sales margin is still negative from all the ..."

- derelict515 see all 2 comments

Nielsen: Halo 4, Black Ops 2 most anticipated games

By John Keefer, Jul 20, 2012 10:00am PDT

If you ask someone what their most anticipated game is, you'll usually get a variety of answers, with a few games mentioned more than others. Nielsen gathered up some numbers after E3 and now tells us what we really want.


"obviously, you are out of touch with the shack community's want's"

- watcherxp see all 29 comments

Epic Mickey 2's musical intro unveiled

By John Keefer, Jul 16, 2012 10:30am PDT

The opening cinematic for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two has been released, complete with the musical number that had Warren Spector so excited about the game's songs.


The Last Story coming August 14

By Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2012 3:30pm PDT

The Last Story is coming to North America on August 14, with the soundtrack serving as a pre-order bonus.


"Hope that happens, Pandora's Tower was the one I was looking forward to the most."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 12 comments