You probably didn’t even know it was in development, did you?
Mozilla, developers of the Firefox browser, opened up a competition last September for budding developers and programmers to code games built using web technologies; HTML, Java, WebGL etc. Voting for the winners opened January and the vote has now been completed.
Yesterday, Sony unveiled the successor to the PSP: the Next Generation Portable or NGP for short. And with the breakdowns of the yet to be officially announced Xperia Play available I thought I’d satisfy my nerdy need for charts and do a breakdown of the specs of the various devices for anyone else who is interested.
UK gamer advocacy group Gamers’ Voice is looking to expand its base of volunteers and has put out a call to UK gamers who might be interested.
Team Fortress 2 started adding community items a while back, and more recently introduced the Mann Co. Store, opening a flood of new items made by avid fans of the game. However, these fan-made items, and even some of Valve’s own-made stuff, have a bit of an optimization issue. This has gotten a few members of the TF2 community in a stir, and one user in particular has brought some excellent tidbits to light.
…or ‘What a hugely successful videogame series can learn from a TV show cancelled during its first season.’ There’s constant discussion on how videogames can learn from films or how games such as Uncharted 2 are ‘just like films!’ In terms of writing, at least, I feel that idea is a little misguided. Videogames should be learning a few tricks from television. I’m going to explain how and why…
An EA employee has confirmed to Press X or Die that Valve’s upcoming first-person-puzzle-platformer Portal 2 will be sporting cross-platform co-op between PC and PS3.
UK Publisher Ghostlight have announced that they are publishing Persona 3 Portable in Europe. No specific release date has been confirmed but they have said it will be available at retail and on the PSN. The boxed version will contain some Collector’s Edition type stuff but no word on what it is yet. Source
In December, DC Universe Online brought its beta to PlayStation+ and PC, in advance of its retail release on January 12th. I spent a few hours giving it a shake to see if it could crack my fortress of solitude.
After releasing a slew of free, but not necessarily “new” maps (almost all of the free map packs were simply the base game maps for different modes), DICE has finally given Bad Company 2 players something fresh to chew on in the way of Bad Company 2: Vietnam, a $15 expansion pack set in the infamous ’70s war. But should Vietnam have you signing up for another tour of duty or dodging the draft?
Just a quick short note to say Merry Christmas to all of our readers from us here at Press X or Die. Good tidings to all, and we hope Santa brought you all the video game presents you wished for.
Wow, Namco’s gone all out for Christmas, haven’t they? First they give us a new Tekken Tag Tournament 2 trailer, and to compliment that, they’ve also officially announced that a new Soul Calibur is in the works.
All our individual nominations for Game of the Year are in. You’ve read our views on and reasoning for each of these titles. In the background, we have wrestled, wrangled and had a vote on which game gets our collective stamp of approval as Game of the Year. And this year, that game is…after the break
Katsuhiro Harada, director of Namco’s Tekken series, gave us an early Christmas gift this evening by posting a new Tekken Tag Tournament 2 trailer on his Twitter page. Trailer after the page break.
The choice for me was hard, there’s many games I’ve played this year all great in their own way, Mass Effect 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Red Dead Redemption to name a few but after thinking about it for a while, I finally decided on Heavy Rain.