Morning News Wrap (8 Feb 2013)

Wow.  Made it.  Friday.  We’ll stop reminding you of what day it is now.  Enjoy your Friday morning news… The latest insider report doing the rounds regarding the next-Xbox comes via The Verge.  According to this source, the console will carry a big focus on “greatly improved” speech recognition.  The (let’s call it) Xbox 720 will support wake on voice, natural language controls, and speech-to-text.…

Nintendo promises “busier release schedule” of Wii U titles and “a few surprises” in coming months

Nintendo has recently come under the spotlight after revealing that the Wii U sales expectations have not performed as expected. In a corporate briefing [as cited by GIBiz] Nintendo president Satoru Iwata confirmed that the Wii U missed sales expectations so far. When asked about any steps Nintendo will adopt to facilitate the situation, Mr Iwata promised a busier release schedule for…

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge listed for PS3 and Xbox 360 **UPDATE**

**UPDATE** It’s a very real thing.  The game will be arriving on 2 April in the US and 5 April in Europe via digital download and retail.  The game (previously called a “Wii U exclusive…”) will feature additional playable characters, a new gameplay mode, a redesigned battle system with enhanced enemy AI, a robust Ninja Skills upgrade system, expanded online features…

Morning News Wrap (25 Jan 2013)

An Apple a day keeps the doctor away they say.  Won’t keep the zombies at bay.  So keep that in mind next time you want to eat healthy. Apple (not the fruit referred to above) has seen its shared tumble, despite record results.  The iPhone maker reported record results for its first quarter, but posted its slowest profit growth since…

Resident Evil Revelations now confirmed for consoles and PC, arrives in May

One of the worst kept secrets has now been confirmed. Capcom has now confirmed that Resident Evil Revelations will release for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC and the Wii U. The previously Nintendo 3DS exclusive will arrive locally on May 24 2013 and will be available from retailers as well as a digital download. Resident Evil Revelations will use Residentevil.net which will gain players early…

Injustice: Gods Among Us | SA Release Date and CE Details

The South African release date, as well as the price and details of Injustice: Gods Among Us Collector’s Edition has been announced. While the Press Release from the local distributor of the game states that the game will “be released in Europe on Friday 19th April”, we’re pretty sure that’s the confirmed date for the game’s release locally.  Especially as the Collector’s…

Morning News Wrap (18 Jan 2013)

Did you sleep well?  Feeling rested and ready for the day?  Good, now go armed with these pieces of news into your Friday… The Halo 2 PC servers are to be switched off in February.  It shouldn’t really come as a surprise considering there is only 20 active players still… “We’re sad to report that the service end-date for Halo 2…

Morning News Wrap (17 Jan 2013)

If only someone actually cared enough to send us these delicious looking breakfast wraps every morning as much as we care about keeping you informed about the gaming news in relatively bite sized junks… Details of Goichi Suda’s latest project, Killer is Dead, have finally been released.  The creator of Killer7, No More Heroes and Shadows of the Damned is…