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Harmonix drops Rock Band 3 down to $20 on all platforms

04/05/2011, Activision might have killed its Guitar Hero franchise but that’s not stopping rivals, Harmonix, makers of Rock Band from snatching up whatever’s left of the music rhythm market. Rock Band 3, the best selling game in the series just received a...

Dragon Quest X sticking to the aging Wii

04/04/2011, With the 3DS is out in three major markets and slowly declining Wii sales, it would seem as if the next-generation (at least for Nintendo) is upon us. So where on Earth is Square Enix’s Dragon Quest X? Since its announcement in December 2008,...

PlayStation 3 topples Xbox 360 sales worldwide

04/04/2011, Remember how everybody laughed at the PlayStation 3‘s poor sales? Remember know the Wii kicked the crap out of everybody with its waggle-riffic motion controls? Remember how Microsoft’s Xbox 360 was content at sitting in second place? Well,...

Leaked Forza 4 video confirms Kinect support, has head tracking

04/02/2011, We’d heard of Forza 4 getting Kinect support for casual racing, but now a leaked internal video for the racing sim just about confirms it. Not only does the game allow you to hold your hands out on a virtual steering wheel, but it also has head...

Unreal Engine 3 Coming to Sony Xperia Play and NGP?

03/31/2011, Epic’s Mark Rein loves the PlayStation 3. He loves the Xbox 360. He loves the PC. You know what else he loves? His company’s Unreal Engine 3 on the iPhone and iPad. He doesn’t care much about Ubisoft porting the older Unreal Engine 2 to...

PlayStation Games for Xperia Play Show Up in Android Market

03/31/2011, News involving Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play keeps coming in. In the last week, we found out the Xperia Play would come out in mid-April on Verizon in the US, that it would be delayed in the UK on O2 due to bugs, that Google pulled an unofficial...

PS3 Game Franchises Tossed to New Devs for NGP Editions

03/30/2011, The NGP is one hell of a powerful beast and at the Sony NGP unveil in Tokyo back in January, Sony showed off some impressive first-party titles, namely big hitters like Uncharted and Resistance. That’s about as far it goes. Insomniac Games,...

Nintendo Downplays a 3DS Lite in the Near Future

03/29/2011, Now that the 3DS is out in the U.S. and U.K. what do you think? If you really want Nintendo‘s latest portable handheld, but aren’t sure whether you want to drop the $250 on one because you’re worried about a 3DS Lite on the horizon,...

New Xbox 360 Spring Update Will Bring “Updated Disc Format”

03/29/2011, It’s that time of year again – spring. For Xbox 360 gamers, you know what that means right? If you said 360 spring update time, then you win the prize of satisfaction. Lawrence Hyrb a.ka. Major Nelson a.k.a the man behind Xbox Live just...

3DS Smashes U.S. Launch Day Sales Records

03/29/2011, Was there ever any doubt that the Nintendo 3DS would sell an insane amount of units? If you had your doubts, what planet are you living on? This is the 3DS we’re talking about here, the successor to the DS, a handheld that’s sold over 140...

VR Fruit Ninja Game Hack Makes Slashing Fruit Even More Fun

03/28/2011, As if slashing flying fruit in the popular iOS and Android game Fruit Ninja wasn’t already fun enough, a bunch of intrepid German students got together and hacked a life-sized virtual reality version of the game. Using a 3D motion tracking system...

Nintendo 3DS games require 2-3x larger budgets than DS

03/28/2011, Did you buy a shiny new Nintendo 3DS over the weekend and are now left scratching your head at the lack of decent games to play on it? Ridge Racer? Haven’t we played that game on like almost every single console already? Nintendogs + Cats? Is that...