Sega announced a cat-and-mouse game mode for Alien Isolation today called Survivor. Survivor Mode will ship the Isolation and then expand over the course of several months.
Previously it was reported that Activision had managed to sell-in to retailers an impressive $500 million worth of SKUs (stock keeping units), breaking even on their supposed $500 million dollar investment into the Destiny brand. Today, Activision has announced that the actual sell-through revenue of Destiny is only $325 million.
"Destiny is more than a game." That quote from USA Today kept popping up throughout the game's marketing campaign. I can see why that quote was chosen. It's simple but promises the world to gamers.
Rhythm games are still alive and kicking and, when it comes to Zen Studios’ genre offering for the PlayStation 4, “kicking” is a more accurate description than you might expect.
It's often debated that a game's brand worth and the development studio behind it are determined by the Metacritic score – an aggregate of reviews from a collection of websites. This hotly contentious subject has become a topic of discussion recently due to all the middling and less-than-enthusiastic reviews that have poured out for Destiny.
Watch Dogs was too serious and too lacking in personality for me. Ubisoft seems to be trying to fix that with the game's DLC campaign Bad Blood.
Electronic Arts has run into some serious troubles with the coin trading in FIFA 15's Ultimate Team mode. Essentially, the game's cash shop-oriented trading system has fallen victim to coin sellers and bot-market dealers. If it sounds like some kind of back-alley, cyber-crime marketplace... well that's because it is.
You know what a lot of people have been wondering about the latest Assassin's Creed title? If it's set during the French revolution, why are there no French accents from the cast of characters? Well that's a very good question, especially considering that in some previous Assassin's Creed titles the characters or locals did speak with an accent native to the region.
Activision seems to be taking a page out of Midnight City and Devolver Digital's playbook; scouring the game space for a mid-budget hard-hitter. The multi-billion dollar publisher has happened upon Torn Banner Studios' first-person medieval melee title, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare.
The wonderfully bizarre Murasaki Baby scampers onto the PlayStaiton Vita this week, leading the charge for an unexpectedly robust crop of titles hitting Sony consoles Tuesday afternoon.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson will be leaving Mojang after the company is officially purchased by Microsoft. Persson explained the decision in a very personal blog post.
Minecraft developer Mojang confirmed today that they're being purchased by Microsoft for $2.5 billion. Both Mojang and Microsoft sought to reassure fans that this won't dramatically change the game, though.
Destiny fills up the news circles this week as the massive AAA title has finally launched. A new trailer dropped for the new-gen version of GTA V and Microsoft could buy out Mojang for $2 billion.
Mortal Kombat X owners will be able to play the game using a custom controller. A Mortal Kombat X-themed fight pad was revealed at GameStop Expo earlier this week.