Category Archives: PlayStation

BioWare talks about returning to Jade Empire, “never say never”

Although a sequel isn’t in development, BioWare states that fans should “never say never” when it comes to returning to the Jade Empire universe.

jade_empire“Well there’s always hope,” BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn said in a Q&A with Kotaku.  “Both [BioWare developers Mark Darrah and Mike Laidlaw] worked on Jade Empire, so they’re advocates for it in the studio (so is Matt Goldman, DAI’s Art Director). I worked on it too!”

“Our plate is awfully full right now, but the idea to go back to the universe does come up pretty regularly,” he added. “Mark and I spent a solid two hours in my office talking about it not long ago…” Continue reading

Resident Evil 7 coming this fall, according to SuperData

SuperData, a market data and insight company. could have just spilled the beans on a brand-new Resident Evil, possibly Resident Evil 7in its February revenue report. 

“We anticipate this month’s downturn to level off during the coming few months, following a regular seasonal pattern but expect to see an upswing as the next editions of several major franchises like Halo and Resident Evil come out in the 2015 fall season,” read the report.

There’s no indication that SuperData could possibly hold that kind of information but, as a data analyst firm, they could possibly hold Capcom’s future revenue plans.

Konami will continue to develop titles Metal Gear series; The Phantom Pain will release Sep. 1st

Metal GearIn midst of reports of that Kojima Productions would be disbanding, Konami have announced that, after Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release, they’ll continue to developer new entries into the Metal Gear series.

In addition, Konami also reiterated that The Phantom Pain will release on September 1st, as originally planned. They’re also posting an advertisement for main staff lead development of the series. Continue reading

Telltale Games’ first “Super Show” won’t be with Lionsgate

Telltale Games, at SXSW, revealed that its upcoming “Super Show,” which combines a traditional television show and interactive entertainment, won’t be with Lionsgate Entertainment.

Recently, Lionsgate made a “significant investment” in the developer. Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer even joined Telltale’s board of directors,

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Lionsgate had said the investment will allow “the two companies to explore opportunities to co-develop existing and original IP into episodic games and television.” Continue reading

Telltale Games have some The Walking Dead related news to “soon” share

2609220-9919740744-23601The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, at his SXSW panel, revealed that Telltale Games have some The Walking Dead related new to share.

“BTW, look for @telltalegames TWD news really soon. Or harass @kevbru or @jobjstauffer until they break,” tweeted Skybound Entertainment, who delegated the panel.

Back at the San Deigo Comic Con, Telltale Games confirmed that there would be a third season of The Walking Dead. “There will be a third season of The Walking Dead,” confirmed CEO Kevin Bruner alongside Robert Kirkman at the time.

Tim Schafer open returning to Psychonauts or Brutal Legend

Double Fine Productions’ Tim Schafer, at the 2015 British Academy Games Awards, reflected on his career and the titles he would most like to revisit in the future.

20121218_tim_schafer“The world of Psychonauts is so interesting because you can just keep creating more brains every time you meet somebody and wonder what the world inside their brain looks like,” Schafer told Destructoid.

Schafer also mentioned Brutal Legend, as the title holds an amount of promise. “It’s kind of already designed because we had to throw away half that game to get it done two years late,” said Schafer who insinuated that he wanted to work with Jack Black again. “It’s a lot easier to imagine going forward with that or Psychonauts.” Continue reading

How to make the Ultimate Game Room

By Tim Smith

f2cd6189cc735032c64b100c9623853bMany people like to have a gaming or entertainment room in their home. Whether you like video or table games, you will enjoy these ideas. Your basement is most likely the best place to set up your gaming room, but you can use any room in the house that is bare.

Table Games

If you want to install table games like ping pong, pool or air hockey, keep in mind that you will need an additional three to five feet of space around these tables. Consider adding some wallpaper in the room that matches your table games. A hockey arena crowd wallpaper would fit in very nicely with an air hockey table room. You can even go as far as adding a penalty box in the room in case someone gets out of hand while playing the game. This makes the game a lot more interesting when playing with friends and family. Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto Online fixed; Heists now available

Grand Theft Auto Online is now online and fully functional; following a turbulent release of  the long awaited Heist feature.

52365_fbRockstar Support explains that they believe all versions of GTA Online should be currently be in working order, along with the Rockstar Social Club. “Full access has been restored to GTA Online and all services have resumed as normal,” the developer tweeted.

Yesterday, multiple users reported issues joining games, downloading purchased content, and signing in to their profiles on Xbox Live. Since, however, Rockstar has been working on fixing those issues, and now seems to have corrected.