With every Minecraft update comes something new and unexpected, and Beta update 1.4 is certainly going to be no exception. While the 1.4 update isn’t out yet, Notch revealed on his blog that a new mob is in development: wolves!
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Just when you thought music gaming was dead in the water, Ubisoft announces a brand new title coming out this Fall for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that the developer thinks will revolutionize the genre. So what makes “Rocksmith” different? For starters, it’s a game that doesn’t come with a controller.
Independent studio Projector Games is developing “FortressCraft” for the Xbox Live Indie Games platform, but the game looks like something we’ve seen before. But if you can’t play “Minecraft” on your computer — or if you just want to get that “Minecraft” experience on a console — then perhaps “FortressCraft” is for you.
With the Nintendo 3DS launching in a little over a month, you might be thinking about stocking up on some Nintendo Points, the Nintendo currency that can currently be used to purchase content for the Wii and the DSi. You might want to re-think that idea.
This week, Sony finally unveiled its PlayStation phone, called Xperia Play. According to a Sony Ericsson press release, “XperiaTM PLAY combines a PlayStation-quality gaming experience with the very latest Android smartphone technology.” While the list of features is extensive, Xperia Play does have one disappointing feature.
You have played games since you were a kid, so only you would know just what games are museum quality. That’s why, for a limited time, the Smithsonian is asking you to vote for the games it will feature in its upcoming exhibition, “The Art of Gaming.”
This certainly isn’t the first remake “Cave Story” has seen; its WiiWare release in 2010 featured improved graphics and character designs.
Massive layoffs and the termination of development on two major titles were announced in a press release from Activision this evening. Taking the biggest hit is the “Guitar Hero” franchise, which will come to an end after over five years.
Move over, guys, there’s a new knight in town, and fair warning: he’s precious. The adorable Pink Knight will be available for “Castle Crashers” on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day, with proceeds going to help fund Breast Cancer research.
Destructoid is reporting that the PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network versions of “Dungeon Defenders,” a title receiving accolades for its Android and iPhone iterations, has been delayed according to a recent tweet from Gainesville-based developer Trendy Entertainment.
Do you know what the Nintendo DS needs? A typing game. That’s right. Think “Typing of the Dead,” but make it with Pokemon. Yeah, that sounds like a winner — and that’s exactly what to expect from “Battle & Get: Pokemon Typing DS.”
“Pokemon Typing DS” is a typing game in which players spell out the names of Pokemon and actions in order to battle in the game. And if you think that’s strange, just wait until you hear what it comes with.
Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo of America, broke the sad news to MTV yesterday that some major titles will not be released for the 3DS during the launch window announced at last week’s 3DS press conference.
“Mario, Zelda, all of those titles are coming,” said Fils-Aime. “From our perspective, we like to launch titles when they’re ready. And so they’ll be ready, they’ll be ready soon. Just not in that initial time period of late March to early June.”
The console, currently dubbed the PSP2, reportedly features 3G support, enabling players to download games and movies as well as software while players aren’t around wi-fi. It will also have a larger OLED touch screen and a new processor to handle updated and high-resolution graphics.
The Game Developer’s Choice Awards advisory committee announced this week that its Lifetime Achievement Award for 2011 will be given to Peter Molyneux, founder of Lionhead Studios, for his “contributions to the art and science of games.”
Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo of America, hosted a live 3DS press event this morning in New York City to announce the details we’ve all been waiting for: an official launch date and price point.
You have an awesome gaming PC, but your best friend has a PlayStation3. Will you be able to play “Portal 2” together? Yes, you will. According to IGN, developer Valve has confirmed cross-platform play will be available on the PS3 version of the game.
Accessory sales soared in what was otherwise a fairly dismal sales year in the videogame industry, which saw an almost across-the-board slump in sales figures.
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