With the release of Nintendo’s DSi only days away, the company has released information regarding the games that will be available for download on day one. Reading Nintendo’s descriptions of the new DSiWare games, they sound like rehashes of existing properties (Brain Age, WarioWare), but simply make the jump and you can be the judge.
Devil May Cry 3 was originally shipped to America with the hard boiled Japanese difficulty set as it’s “normal” mode. If that is the challenge prepared by developers that don’t hype the punishing nature of their game, what happens when they do say their game is going to be tough? Director of the original Devil May Cry Hideki Kamiya wants the upcoming Bayonetta to chew you up, spit you out, and step on you with its .50 caliber stilettos.
He’s been ridiculed by gamers everywhere, he’s even been disbarred from practicing law, yet somehow Jack Thompson keeps acquiring soap boxes. His newest platform comes in the form of the ScrewAttack Gaming Convention, coming July 4th weekend. Jack Thompson is set to debate Joystiq legal columnist Mark Methenitis. Click continue for a video and more mayhem.
It seems that the very well recieved PC RPG title “The Witcher” will be soon be appearing in handheld form. Developer CD Projekt RED sends a (pretty amusing) word that their planned spinoff, entitled “The Witcher: Mysterious Secrets”, will be coming to a current-gen, next-gen and gen-after-next-gen handheld systems.
Ok, so, it’s obviously an April Fools prank, but they’ve done a pretty good job creating an 8-bit version. Take a look after the jump.
If you’re old enough, you may remember the first truly addictive first person shooter developed and published by then fledgling gaming company id Software. This shooter became a staple for the genre, blazing a trail for other landmark titles. Simply known as Wolfenstein 3D, the game blended graphic violence with fantastical story, pitting the protagonist against an entire castle full of Nazis, with only a knife and pistol at your disposal as you break free of your jail cell. With groundbreaking gameplay and plot, the inevitable controversy came to light very soon after the games release.
On April 1st 2009 a Metal Gear game was revealed, this could show the successor to the series. Is it Raiden? No, in fact it’s someone else from the series entirely. Keeping the tradition of with “Assassins Solid”, Konami have shown a new take on Metal Gear Solid 4.
What gamer doesn’t remember the dread of the Golden Gun? The cheapness of Oddjob? The insanity of “Slappers Only”? From Martin Hollis, the man who lead the Development team on the N64 classic Goldeneye, comes a brand new title.
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A slew of new single and multiplayer challenges is going to be available on April 7th via L.O.G.’s Lost Challenges, a DLC pack for Banjo-Kazooie Nuts and Bolts.
The Game Developers’ Conference has offered us many tasty morsels to satiate our gaming appetite, but this allegedly leaked video of Mass Effect 2 gameplay has me salivating like one of Pavlov’s dogs (a German… Shepard?). Click the jump to feast your eyes.
According to Euro Gamer, more Saints Row 2 action is going to be available to virtual gangsters in the form of 3 downloadable packs. The first of which, titled Ultor Exposed, is due out on the 16th of April.
For those lucky few who haven’t already picked up a copy of Alien Hominid HD on XBLA, this week you are in for a treat as Alien Hominid is featured on this weeks ‘Deal of Week’. It’s reducing from the standard price of 800 points down to 400.
Bethesda has today confirmed that Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt has returned to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace, following work to fix the problems that marred its release two days ago.