Friday, September 28, 2012 - 07:57
SAN FRANCISCO -- While 2K Sports NBA 2K13 gets all the attention from hoops fans, there’s another unique basketball option this season. Majesco has release NBA Baller Beats, a game that combines hit dance music with dribbling skills. The hook here is that a real Spaulding basketball comes with the game, which means gamers will learn how to improve their ball handling. They’ll also be getting a workout inside, while listening to hit music tracks. Golden State Warriors NBA All-Star Stephen Curry checked out the new game, along with the game’s creator Curtis Smith, in the exclusive video below.
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 07:33
The Dark Knight Rises comes home just in time for Christmas on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group is bringing the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy home on December 4. In the third film, Gotham City is threatened by the masked terrorist Bane, forcing Batman to return from an eight-year absence and fight for his city one more time.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 18:35
Electronic Arts has another hit on its hands. Following the record launch of Madden NFL 13 and strong sales of NHL 13, EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 has launched to unprecedented opening day sales in North America with 353,000 games sold for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. That’s a 42 percent increase year-over-year. The game maker talks about the realism in the game in the exclusive video below.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 14:25
Taking on the nostalgic title that is Fire Storm Wrestling, Microsoft Studios has created an entire wrestling game that uses your Xbox Live Arcade (XBL) Avatar as the star. This includes full support for Microsoft’s Avatar Fame star system. At first glance, Fire Storm Wrestling appears to be a very basic wrestling game where your avatar wrestles against others. But this game is offers some fun online gameplay.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 08:02
It turns out 3D TVs aren’t dead, as has been widely reported. The consumer confusion surrounding multiple 3D formats and the lack of quality 3D programming and dearth of 3D Blu-rays haven’t helped things, but 3D TV sales have continued to grow. Consumer electronics makers like Vizio continue to support 3D TVs with new affordable devices.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 16:48
LOS ANGELES -- Majesco Entertainment has enlisted celebrity fitness guru Harley Pasternak to create a video game that brings Hollywood home. Harley Pasternak’s Hollywood Workout offers gamers direct access to the same fitness program many of today’s Hollywood celebrities use to achieve and maintain their physiques. Renowned fitness and nutrition expert, best-selling author, and acclaimed celebrity trainer Pasternak will introduce playersto his breakthrough 5-Factor program that is an easy yet effective approach to reach your personal fitness goals. The fitness expert talks about the new Kinect for Xbox 360 and Wii game in the exclusive video interview below.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 16:41
2K Games has unleashed Firaxis Games’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Windows PC through Steam. The free demo offers players two levels of the single-player tutorial campaign, experiencing the combat controls and effective tactics for defending humanity against the alien threat. The two tutorial missions will also introduce players to the XCOM base, where soldier training and researching alien technology takes place, and offers a chance to experience the tactical and strategic layers of XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The XCOM: Enemy Unknown playable demo will be available soon for console gamers. The developer talks about the new game in the exclusive video interview below.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 13:44
When it comes to game launches, Nintendo is serving up the biggest in its history with the new Wii U. When the HD gaming console launches on Nov. 18, 23 games from Nintendo and its third-party publishing partners will be ready to play as well. These include Nintendo-published games like Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, SiNG PARTY and NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge, as well as third-party powerhouses like ZombiU from Ubisoft, Call of Duty: Black Ops II from Activision Publishing, Inc., Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two from Disney Interactive, EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 from Electronic Arts and Scribblenauts Unlimited from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 13:11
IRVINE – With over 11 million subscribers around the world, Blizzard Entertainment relies on its fans to keep World of WarCraft expanding forward. So it was with much fanfare that the game publisher and developer unveiled Mists of Pandaria at the Irvine Spectrum Center launch. Fans spoke out about their devotion to the bestselling MMO game. Check out the video below.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 13:17
Gazillion Entertainment is celebrating the Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD release of Disney’s summer blockbuster hit, Marvel's The Avengers by revealing five new screenshots featuring Avengers in-game character costumes. The Avengers will be playable in Gazillion’s upcoming action MMO game, Marvel Heroes. The free-to-play, action MMO game is in development under the leadership of David Brevik, the visionary behind Diablo and Diablo II. Brevik talks about the new game in the exclusive video below.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 13:10
Inquisitor by Czech developer Cinemax has quite an interesting history. It originally started development around the early 2000’s and was just released a few years ago in Czech and just now has been translated into english. It’s really strange that Cinemax decided to stay with this style of game for so long. Let me explain.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:29
IRVINE – Blizzard Entertainment won’t be hosting a BlizzCon event this year, so fans came out in full cosplay to support the next best thing. The launch of World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria at the Irvine Spectrum Center featured game developers, celebrities and pandas. Fans were treated to a huge stage presentation featuring an evening of activities, special guests, giveaways, and entertainment -- including a “challenge-mode challenge” between Blizzard employees and members of the community -- before the expansion went on sale. Check out some of the cool costumes by fans below.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:10
IRVINE – Blizzard Entertainment pulled out all of the stops for the U.S. launch of World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria at the Irvine Spectrum Center. The developers of the new expansion were on hand to interact with fans. Ray Cobo, senior producer, World of WarCraft, talks about the new game in this exclusive video interview from the launch event.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 10:29
IRVINE – Blizzard Entertainment has legions of World of WarCraft fans around the globe. Those in California made the trek to the Irvine Spectrum Center for the midnight launch of Mists of Pandaria. Cosplay was a key theme at the launch event, which also featured celebrities like Felicia Day. Check out some of the best costumes in the video below.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 23:37
Capcom’s “Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection” celebrates the silver anniversary of the successful fighting franchise. Packed with games, DLC, Blu-Rays, and exclusive collectables, the set is impressive but will it please the hardcore “Street Fighter” fanatics?
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 09:01
BOSTON -- The Assassin's Creed franchise will not only be getting a console game but also a Sony Playstation PS Vita-powered handheld version in Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, but this one is with a female assassin Aveline and based in New Orleans paralleling the time period of the American Revolution of Assassin's Creed III assassin Connor. We talked to Assassin's Creed Liberation writer Richard Farrese about Aveline as he previewed what we can expect with the handheld version of Assassin's Creed.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 08:47
BOSTON -- Assassin's Creed III is shaping up to be a hot title this holiday season and Ubisoft Creative Director Alex Hutchinson and Multiplayer Game Directo Damien Kieken revealed more about single player and multiplayer campaigns as well as a lot of new gameplay footage and screenshots. We talked to them in Boston where the heart of all the American Revolution action took place some two hundred plus years ago in these exclusive video interviews.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 08:05
Composer Lorne Balfe (Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, The Sweeney) returns to the Skylands with the soundtrack for Skylanders: Giants. The soundtrack is currently available digitally through all major providers in advance of the release of the Activision game on October 21st. Developer Toys for Bob talks about the new Skylanders: Giants Wii U launch game in the exclusive video below.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 08:18
New technologies like Wii, Wii U, Kinect for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Move offer the potential to change sedentary behavior among adolescents by tapping into kids’ affinity for digital games. But research on the behavioral and biological impact of such products has been limited, raising the question: Do they really work? New data show that Zamzee, a pocket-sized activity meter that connects to a motivational game-based website, increased physical activity levels in kids by 59% over a six-month period and reduced biological risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. These results from a study sponsored by HopeLab and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation were announced September 23 at the 2012 Obesity Society Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 08:26
With its launch in the middle of a very busy fall last year, not as many gamers got their hands on Saints Row: The Third as THQ would have liked. Now, in the middle of an even busier fall game release schedule, THQ is hoping gamers have $50 to invest in The Full Package edition. Available November 9, the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game features a cast of characters, including Hulk Hogan. See the exclusive video with the WWE Hall of Famer below.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 07:46
World of Warcraft fans will converge at the Irvine Spectrum Center for the launch of Mists of Pandaria, the latest expansion for the bestselling massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. The countdown is on for the September 25 midnight launch. The developer talks about what’s in store for fans with this new game in the exclusive video interview below.
Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 23:51
ORLANDO -- Disney Interactive revealed the Aladdin-based second castle wing of is much anticipated handheld platformer Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion for the Nintendo 3DS handheld and released new screenshots. Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion's story bridges the storyline between Epic Mickey and the upcoming Epic Mickey 2 for consoles and fully utilizes the Nintendo 3DS' two screens as well as its 3D capabilities. We talked exclusively to Creative Director Warren Spector and Game Director Peter Ong about the new game and got a hands on preview. Also, check out the new screenshots
Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 13:30
Electronic Arts is bringing EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 out for the launch of Nintendo Wii U. Featuring award-winning gameplay, HD graphics and new ways to play, FIFA Soccer 13 promises to be incredibly innovative sports games on the Wii U, and they will be in stores around the world when the new console launches. The developer talks about what’s in store in the Wii U debut in the exclusive video interview below.
Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 13:36
Electronic Arts is bringing the bestselling Madden NFL 13 game to Nintendo Wii U for launch. The football game features award-winning gameplay, HD graphics and new ways to play. EA Sports talks about what’s in store for gridiron fans who pick up the new console in the exclusive video interview below.
Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 12:48
After a successful launch for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Namco Bandai brings the fight to Nintendo Wii U for launch. TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 is already hitting gamers with the largest roster of playable characters ever featured in TEKKEN franchise history and with innovative fight modes like Pair Play and Fight Lab. TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 Wii U Edition will contain Wii U exclusive features such as the newly announced Mushroom Battle Mode and Nintendo character outfits such as Mario and Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, and Link’s to be worn by TEKKEN fighters. The publisher promises more modes and character outfits leading up to the launch of TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 Wii U Edition, but check out the video interview below to see the game in action.