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Platinum Games developing “M for Mature” Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game

Australian Video Games Classification Board have posted the rating for a “M for mature” Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game.

teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-11-30-15-1-1024x640CVGG2orXIAA-pZ4.png large AD6rHhpAccording to the posting, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is being published by Activision and developed by Vanquish developer Platinum Games.

In addition, a listing for a similar named title appeared on the Brazilian Advisory Rating System, suggesting that Mutants in Manhattan is being developed for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.

Recently, Platinum Games worked alongside Activision to develop Transformers Devastation and The Legend of Korra. With that said, however, Mutants in Manhattan has not been officially announced.

Square Enix announces 2016 Jump Festa lineup

Square-EnixSquare Enix have announced its 2016 Jump Festa lineup–which surprisingly doesn’t feature Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy XV.

  • Dragon Quest Builders [Playable]
  • Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 [Playable]
  • Dragon Quest Monster Battle Scanner
  • Star Ocean 5
  • Hoshi no Dragon Quest
  • World of Final Fantasy
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8
  • Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna
  • Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Lake: “nothing is certain” about Alan Wake 2 but “it is going to happen”

In an interview with GameInformer, Remedy Entertainment founder Sam Lake discussed the possibility of an Alan Wake sequel.

community_image_1420625753Sam_Lake“I remain enthusiastic and optimistic, and if you ask me it’s going to happen,” said Lake about the highly anticipated sequel. “But, obviously before anything actually happens nothing is certain.”

“We are talking with several different parties about this, but nothing has been signed or confirmed. But, I am championing this cause. I really want to make it happen.”

Earlier in November, when GameInformer did an one hundred question interview with Lake, the developer stated that there would be an Alan Wake sequel.

The original Alan Wake released in 2010 on the Xbox 360.

Exclusive Tips to Build Your Best FIFA Ultimate Team

2885619-fifa16_xboxone_ps4_e3_barcelonalineup_hr_wmThe exciting FIFA series is all about passion to win with the right teamwork and the ultimate team has everything that you need. Although this feature is common in all the game modes, but FIFA 16 is an advanced version of FIFA series, which has really gained the attention of the FIFA Ultimate fans.

W2916868-fut16_packitems_asset_higher-resolutionithin FIFA Ultimate Team, although it could be difficult to put together a perfect team that has everything that you need. At least for the first time, you won’t be able to set up an ideal team. However, by playing a few more times, you definitely will be able to modify your team, but there are a few things that can really make a difference if you are willing to get quicker results.

So, here are a few tips that we want to give you for just how to build your most effective team in the game, in order to achieve consistent success. Continue reading

EA developing an Assassin’s Creed-style open-world action game

Jade-RaymondWhen speaking at the UBS Global Technology Conference in San Francisco, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen discussed the publishers noticeable absence from the open-world action game genre.

“We’ve never really operated in the largest genre of gaming, and that’s the action genre,” said Jorgensen. “That’s the Assassin’s Creed-style games; more open-world, more single-play versus multiplayer. It’s not been an area that we’ve operated in.”1447751387-assassins-creed-animus-pantheon-ea-logo

“We recently hired Jade Raymond, who was behind the Assassin’s Creed franchise for Ubisoft and she will be building an action genre for us through a studio we’re building out in Montreal right now (Motive Studios). So a lot of excitement around the action genre,” continued Jorgensen, hinting at developed of an Assassin’s Creed-style open-world action game. Continue reading

Activision issues statement about Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 launch

Activision Publishing, Inc. have issued a public statement regarding the launch of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, and promises to “continue to improve the gameplay experience.”

“We are aware of the issues that players have experienced following the launch of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5,” said the publisher, “and are working with the developer to address these so that we can continue to improve the gameplay experience for all of the Tony Hawk fans who have known and loved this franchise for more than 16 year.”

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 released this week and featured a host of bugs and glitches,  which some say makes it “unplayable.”


Tetsuya Nomura explains why Kingdom Hearts 0.2 is a PlayStation 4 exclusive

In an interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu, Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura explained why the recently announced Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth By Sleep: A Fragmentory Passage is a PlayStation 4 exclusive.

In the interview, Nomura revealed that, because Kingdom Hearts 0,2 is being developed using Kingdom Hearts III technology, it can only be developed for PlayStation 4–instead of being developed on both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

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GameStop no longer carrying console bundles that include digital game codes

GameStop, the world’s largest video game retailer, has revealed, during its recent earnings report conference call, that its moving away from “digital bundles.”

Instead, the retailer will feature only “physical bundles,” which will include games physically in the packaging.

This new strategy went into effect last month with the release of Madden NFL 16 in which the retailer worked with Sony, Microsoft, and Electronic Arts to make sure a physical copy of the game was featured within every bundle sold.

During the conference call, GameStop COO Tony Bartel stated that, if Microsoft and Sony want to continue with digital bundles, the retailer will turn to “third-party physical bundles.”