Biggest news on XBLA and PSN this coming week has to be DICE’s Battlefield 1943 – a remake of a classic many of us will remember. It uses the technology from the Battlefield Bad Company franchise, making use of ‘vehicle warfare’, destructible environments and other features the franchise’s followers will recognize. It will be set in WWII and up to…
by Victor ‘r0gue’ Vieira Activision have threatened to stop making Playstation 3 games, as a result of the Playstation 3 pricing. CEO of Activision, Bob Kotick is saying that the entry level PS3 price is too expensive and that he is concerned that they are loosing momentum. He said “It’s expensive to develop for the console, and the Wii…
Radical Entertainment marketing director Chris Hansell said DLC for upcoming open-world action game Prototype is being seriously looked at, but that the price would have to make sense.
“We haven’t announced… plans yet but we intend to really look at DLC and see how we can extend the experience,” he said.
by Chris ‘spiros za’ Hartley
This was one of those games I was not too sure about when it came out. I picked up a couple of times and put it back down not being sure if I would like it or not. Nowadays spending R550,00 on a game and not liking it will make a dent in the pocket somewhere. I had a couple of old games to trade so I made the trip to Canal Walk. There’s a little shop there that does rentals, trades and sales. Pretty cool little shop and you can pick up some real gems there, just keep going back once every 2 weeks and see what they have on the shelves. I traded Sonic the Hedgehog for Mirrors Edge and paid an additional R79,00 bucks, bargain! (Better than spending the R550,00!)
The year is 1486 and the Renaissance is booming in downtown Venice. A slightly scruffy assassin stalks the crowds dressed from head to toe in a white robe. That unknown figure goes by the name of Ezio, and with the help of his good friend, Leonardo Da Vinci, is on a mission to avenge the death of his family. Of course we’re talking Assassin’s Creed 2, I mean where else would a plot like this seem normal? Either way, Ubisoft Montreal’s showing of Assassin’s Creed 2 at E3 this year opened up a can of worms as Lead Game Designer, Patrick Plourde, demonstrated to us that Assassin’s Creed was just the beginning of something much bigger.