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God of War team snags Battlestar Galactica writer for new non-God of War game

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 18, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Sony Santa Monica's God of War: Ascension team is finally moving onto a new non-God of War project.


The Old Republic gets more ominous with HK-51 trailer

By John Keefer, Jul 18, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Hey meatbags! Check out the new trailer for the HK-51 companion droid in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Assassination is its game.


"They need more end game content, operations and flash points with better gear choices and mods."

- pluto69 see all 4 comments

Sam Raimi no longer directing WoW movie

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2012 6:00am PDT

The Evil Dead director Sam Raimi signed up to direct the long-planned World of Warcraft movie adaptation way back in 2009, but we've heard little about it since. At Comic-Con, though, Raimi revealed that he's no longer on the project, but it does seem to be going ahead.


"If they don't make it CGI it's will most likely be another game made into a movie that sucks. "

- saturn96 see all 31 comments

Halo 4 to launch with limited edition controller

By John Keefer, Jul 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT

A special edition Xbox 360 for Halo 4 was rumored late last week, but while much of the rumor now appears to be true, there was one detail that wasn't included--a special edition controller.


"I used to get pretty rough with my controllers back in the PS2 days (Soul Calibur III, I'm ..."

- tw3kr see all 17 comments

Sonic Adventure 2 HD coming to PS3 and Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2012 11:30am PDT

An HD version of Sonic Adventure 2 has been announced for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.


"Hopefully they'll fix the poor camera and dodgy grind-rail swapping in this one"

- Saleck see all 2 comments

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 pre-order gets 100 bikinis

By John Keefer, Jul 16, 2012 10:00am PDT

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is taking a page from Dead or Alive 5 by offering bikinis as pre-order bonuses.


"There's still time! Inundate Namco with emails demanding bikinis for the guys! If a female ..."

- atomx_xmota see all 7 comments

Jak and Daxter, Cole MacGrath join PlayStation All-Stars roster

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2012 8:15am PDT

Cole MacGrath from the Infamous series, and Jak and Daxter from the Jak & Daxter series, have been announced for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.


"I want Kazuo Hirai as a All-Star Battle Royale character! He's the man! "

- kenclopz see all 12 comments

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD revamps vintage fighter

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 16, 2012 6:00am PDT

Capcom's bringing an HD version of its vintage fighting game JoJo's Bizarre Adventure to Xbox 360 and PS3 for $20--not to be confused with the recently-announced new JoJo game Namco Bandai has Cyberconnect2 working on.


"Maybe Steam sales are clouding my judgment, but $20 seems a little steep for an XBLA HD rehash."

- oceanstate8 see all 4 comments

The Last of Us cinematic introduces Bill

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Naughty Dog's survival horror game is a gritty adventure, and this newly revealed cinematic from San Diego Comic-Con shows us more.


"god damn naughty dog. they create the only games i really want to play on that god awful system. ..."

- deathagent2001 see all 25 comments

Korean dramas and anime coming to PS3 with Crunchyroll and Neon Alley apps

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Fans of Asian cinema have two new apps to look forward to on the PlayStation 3.


"Yep, this might even get me to buy Tiger and Bunny in a physical format!"

- woddemandred see all 12 comments

Deadpool game announced, coming from Transformers dev

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Meta comic book star Deadpool will be starring in his own video game, Activision has announced at San Diego Comic-Con. High Moon Studios, developer of the most recent Transformers games, is working on the project.


"Mercenary Technology did the PC port of the last Transformers title, but they also did the ..."

- razorchicken see all 29 comments

Street Fighter anniversary set gets PS3-exclusive extras

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT

The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector's Set is already teetering on the edge of ridiculousness. But, the PS3 version will get even more games.


"Its due out September 18th. So far I've seen it for pre-order at Amazon, Gamestop, and ..."

- Sideways Bob see all 5 comments

Gears of War: Judgment coming March 19

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Gears of War: Judgment will be coming out March 19 of next year.


"Great, prequel to the original chest-high wall, so excited!! Zzzzz"

- Xulu see all 4 comments

Game of Thrones Seven Kingdoms trailer teases free-to-play combat

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A teaser trailer showing in-game snippets of the browser-based, free-to-play Song of Ice and Fire adaptation Game of Thrones Seven Kingdoms has arisen from Comic-Con.


"I gave up the idea long ago of believing that any movie to game IP isn't worth it unless I'm ..."

- Epsilon Sector see all 7 comments

Street Fighter getting live-action series

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2012 11:30am PDT

The creators of a popular Street Fighter fan film have announced they're making a full-blown web series, in cooperation with Capcom.