Zombie Controversy

LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail

Three members of the LulzSec hacker group have been sentenced to jail terms, while the youngest managed to get away with a suspended sentence. The hackers notoriously hacked into Sony data bases, and were reported to have cost the Playstation Network service provider with damages amounting to 20 million Dollars. GamesIndustry report that all four members had pleaded guilty to…

Gaming News Wrap [8 May 2013]

Ah.  The sweet smell of working brains in the morning.  What?!  No we’re not thinking evil thoughts about eating your delicious brains.  Not… at… all…  Here, read this news.  We need to distract you from what you just heard. You want some more GTA V?  Head to the official website and see 12 brand new screens.  Along with all the…

Gaming News Wrap [18 Apr 2013]

Good morning all you tasty humans.  It’s that time of the week again.  Yes, we need to fill your brains with information, as informed minds make tasty treats. The merc with the mouth has been dated for release.  Deadpool will be out on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on 25 June in the US.  While the European and UK date has not…

Microsoft creative director defends ‘always online’ debate **UPDATE**

**UPDATE** Microsoft has issued an official statement and an apology following the outburst of Adam Orth. “We apologize for the inappropriate comments made by an employee on Twitter yesterday. This person is not a spokesperson for Microsoft, and his personal views do not reflect the customer centric approach we take to our products or how we would communicate directly with our loyal…

Disney shuts LucasArts

Disney has shut down LucasArts and cancelled both of the  studio’s current projects – Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault. The closure means 150 people have been laid off, and the LucasArts brand will now only focus on licensing rather than development.  It is also unclear what will become of the two games. According to a Kotaku source it’s unlikely that…

Dead Space ‘franchise cancelled’ saga results in EA slamming respected publication

We all knew that when the allegations that the Dead Space franchise had been cancelled, that it was exactly that, “allegations.” The news may or may not have transpired to truth and awaited confirmation from the publisher. At Zombiegamer we will only publish allegations based on “anonymous sources” if those are sources of highly respected publication, and VideoGamer happens to be…

Dead Space 4 allegedly axed due to Dead Space 3 sales not meeting expectations [Update]

VideoGamer report that EA has pulled the plug on Dead Space 4 due to Dead Space 3 not obtaining anticipated sales. The anonymous source is reportedly familiar with the Dead Space 4 project which had allegedly been in pre-production at Visceral Games. The project was in the hands of a small team at Visceral Montreal who are also rumoured to have closed…