Guitar Hero Live dev diary explores live-action presentation, shows off new controller
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Guitar Hero Live dev diary explores live-action presentation, shows off new controller

A new dev diary for Guitar Hero Live explores the idea behind having a live-action presentation and explores the thought process behind the new guitar peripheral’s six-button design. In the video, FreeStyle Games studio head and Guitar Hero Live creative director Jamie Jackson walks viewers through the idea of making Guitar Hero Live’s presentation be ... Read More»
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Crusaders Quest Fortress of Souls Update
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Crusaders Quest Fortress of Souls Update

Match 3, mobile RPG Crusaders Quest has a new update called Fortress of Souls.  The update was released on April 16, 2015 and brings new story content, quests and weapons.  Crusaders Quest fans should prepare to quest for the Legendary Weapons and ... Read More»
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Godus co-creator leaves 22Cans to strike out on his own
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Godus co-creator leaves 22Cans to strike out on his own

Peter Molyneux’s protégé and Godus co-creator Jack Attridge left 22Cans this past Friday to start up his own indie outfit, the developer told The Guardian in a recent interview. “Peter was really good at nurturing talent,” Attridge said. “But after a time I realised I was much more of an advisor at 22Cans and I ... Read More»
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Snatcher Being Ported to Nintendo Virtual Boy by Homebrew Developer
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Snatcher Being Ported to Nintendo Virtual Boy by Homebrew Developer

Snatcher, the digital comic that simply did not take off in North America like Konami would have liked. Honestly, I cannot feign not understanding why it didn’t sell well. First it was only available for an add-on device, the Sega CD, which did not exactly set sales records in the United States. Second, it was ... Read More»
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WildSnake for Sega Game Gear Found and Digitally Preserved
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WildSnake for Sega Game Gear Found and Digitally Preserved

Being a fan of retrogaming sometimes has its better than average benefits. For instance, it has recently been announced that a prototype for WildSnake on the Sega Game Gear has been found and has been digitally preserved by the team over at SMS Power. Up till now, WildSnake was an unreleased game on the Sega ... Read More»
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Halo: Spartan Strike available now on Steam, Windows 8, and iOS
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Halo: Spartan Strike available now on Steam, Windows 8, and iOS

Top-down shooter Halo: Spartan Strike is available now on Steam, Windows 8, Windows Phone, iPhone, and iPad. Developed by Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries, in conjunction with Vanguard Games, the game tells a new story set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Players are placed in the boots of a Spartan supersoldier in a classified ... Read More»
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Hearthstone arrives on smartphones
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Hearthstone arrives on smartphones

Hearthstone is now available on iPhone and Android smartphones, Blizzard has announced. The mobile version features “an all-new intuitive interface hand-crafted for the mobile experience,” according to the developer. Blizzard added that card collections will be shared across all versions of the game, so you can pick up from where you left off regardless of ... Read More»
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Lara Croft: Relic Run to give Tomb Raider’s leading lady excess cardio on mobile devices
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Lara Croft: Relic Run to give Tomb Raider’s leading lady excess cardio on mobile devices

Lara Croft: Relic Run, an endless runner starring Tomb Raider’s leading lady, is coming to mobile devices ‘in the coming months,’ Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix announced. Developed by Simutronics (GemStone IV, DragonRealms, Tiny Heroes, One Epic Knight), the trio claim that my earlier description of Relic Run as an endless runner is actually erroneous. ... Read More»
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First trailer, details for the newly-announced Guitar Hero Live
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First trailer, details for the newly-announced Guitar Hero Live

Activision and FreeStyleGames today unveiled the new generation of music games in Guitar Hero Live—and here are the first trailer and details for the next step along your road to virtual rock-god stardom. Now, we’ve already talked about Guitar Hero Live this morning—bringing you both a chat amongst the EGM Crew about the game and what it’ll mean, ... Read More»
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Guitar Hero Live looks to break new ground while avoiding the yearly release cycle and costly DLC
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Guitar Hero Live looks to break new ground while avoiding the yearly release cycle and costly DLC

Today brings the official announcement of Guitar Hero Live, a new chapter in Activision’s music game franchise that looks to reinvigorate the genre with some bold new directional choices. Developed by FreeStyleGames (the team behind DJ Hero), Guitar Hero Live is the first new chapter in the Guitar Hero series in five years—but don’t expect the game to play anything like ... Read More»
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Blizzard unlocks Hearthstone’s Molten Core wing
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Blizzard unlocks Hearthstone’s Molten Core wing

Blizzard has unlocked the second wing of Hearthstone‘s Blackrock Mountain Adventure. “You’ve successfully emerged from the Blackrock Depths after laying its bosses to rest, but it looks like you might have gone straight from the frying pan into the fire,”reads a new blog post. “It’s time to face the heat and hotfoot your way into ... Read More»
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Fishbone on Nintendo Virtual Boy Reminds Us of Hungry Hippo Meets Fishing with Lots of Blood
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Fishbone on Nintendo Virtual Boy Reminds Us of Hungry Hippo Meets Fishing with Lots of Blood

This is one of the bloodiest games that you may ever play in your gaming life. I mean look at the video below, this thing is nothing but blood, blood everywhere. Okay, satire off. That description could fit every release on the Nintendo Virtual Boy, considering it only displayed shades of red and black pixels. ... Read More»
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Report: YouTube to offer ad-free subscription option in the near future
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Report: YouTube to offer ad-free subscription option in the near future

YouTube is prepping an ad-free subscription service expected to launch relatively soon, The Verge reports. Citing “sources familiar with the matter,” The Verge’s report suggests the subscription fee will run about $10 a month. In addition to stripping video content of ads, the program would allow users to store videos offline on mobile devices, while ... Read More»
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Don Mattrick departs Zynga after less than two years with the company
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Don Mattrick departs Zynga after less than two years with the company

Roughly two years since departing Microsoft to serve as CEO at Zynga, Don Mattrick today announced his resignation from the social game service. As CEO, Mattrick oversaw the acquisition of the procedural animation specialist company NaturalMotion and helped increase Zynga’s mobile bookings by 33 percent. Prior to Zynga, Mattrick served as president of Microsoft’s Interactive ... Read More»
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Minions Paradise bring insufferable cuteness to mobile devices this summer
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Minions Paradise bring insufferable cuteness to mobile devices this summer

EA Mobile and Illumination Entertainment are releasing Minions Paradise starring new minion “Phil” this summer, EA announced. As far as I can tell, it’s Animal Crossing-like in nature, with players building and designing “the ultimate Minion playground” for Phil and his Minion kin. No doubt the game will launch in time for if not ahead ... Read More»
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