Weekend Play: Going Back to The Island
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Weekend Play: Going Back to The Island

Welcome to EGM’s Weekend Play, a weekly account of what games the editors of EGM are currently playing, and an open conversation with you, the reader, about what you’ve been playing. After reading what we’re playing, let us know what games you’ve been playing and what games, if any, you’ll be escaping to this weekend in the comments below! Even though ... Read More»
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Capcom Lowers Predicted Profits by Over 50%, Cites Outsourcing as Contributing Factor
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Capcom Lowers Predicted Profits by Over 50%, Cites Outsourcing as Contributing Factor

Capcom’s latest financial report reveals the company has cut their predicted profits for their 2012 fiscal year by over 50 percent. Their analysis of sales issues lists a “concentration of AAA titles in the hands of few foreign competitors” and a “decline in quality of titles outsourced to overseas developers” as a contributing factor. The ... Read More»
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PlayStation Store update (4/17/13, North America)
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PlayStation Store update (4/17/13, North America)

This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is as follows: Pre-Order Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen ($39.99) An epitaph speaks of another’s demise…A mysterious island known as Bitterblack Isle appears off the coast of Gransys. Its depths have claimed the lives of many Arisen their voices still haunt the labyrinth that lies deep beneath its surface–a labyrinth ... Read More»
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Media Create software sales (4/8 – 4/14)
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Media Create software sales (4/8 – 4/14)

This week’s Japanese software sales are as follows: 01./01. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (Nintendo) {2013.03.20} (¥4.800) – 56.562 / 515.975 (-17%) 02./00. [3DS] Card Fight!! Vanguard: Ride to Victory!! (FuRyu) {2013.04.11} (¥5.229) – 44.538 / NEW 03./02. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 36.709 / 3.062.077 (-25%) 04./03. [PS3] One ... Read More»
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18 minutes of 7th Dragon 2020-II footage
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18 minutes of 7th Dragon 2020-II footage

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David Jaffe Rejects the Notion that Developers Are Restricted by Publishers
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David Jaffe Rejects the Notion that Developers Are Restricted by Publishers

According to Twisted Metal and God of War developer David Jaffe, the idea that publishers are hurting videogame development—or stifling it—is completely untrue. Responding to an anonymously authored article that appeared on Kotaku about the stranglehold publishers have over developers and how much their supposed inept management hurts games, David Jaffe launched into his own rant on ... Read More»
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EGM Weekly: April 13, 2013 Edition
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EGM Weekly: April 13, 2013 Edition

Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. Now that we’re back from our hiatus, we’re ready to report to your this week’s biggest news, which includes Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Batman: Arkham Origins’ reveals, the latest crop of Xbox rumors, and the discovery ... Read More»
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Weekend Play: Infinite Riptide
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Weekend Play: Infinite Riptide

Welcome to EGM’s Weekend Play, a weekly account of what games the editors of EGM are currently playing, and an open conversation with you, the reader, about what you’ve been playing. After reading what we’re playing, let us know what games you’ve been playing and what games, if any, you’ll be escaping to this weekend in the comments below! After the ... Read More»
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EA Chief Creative Officer Says Videogames Not Yet Mass Market
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EA Chief Creative Officer Says Videogames Not Yet Mass Market

Speaking to Games Industry, EA CCO Richard Hilleman declared that while video games might be more mainstream then ever, they by no means have mass market appeal. “We have to make sure that game companies know what a mass market really is,” Hilleman told Games Industry. “We’re not one yet. The closest thing we’ve had ... Read More»
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Game Developer Magazine Closing Down in July
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Game Developer Magazine Closing Down in July

After 19 years covering the art, science, and business of videogames, Game Developer magazine is closing down. “We’ve made the decision to shift away from print as a part of a wider strategy change in our parent company UBM Tech, which is simultaneously shifting other print publications either to digital only or to website-specific content, ... Read More»
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Queerness and Games Conference Accepting Panel and Presentation Submissions
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Queerness and Games Conference Accepting Panel and Presentation Submissions

The Queerness and Games Conference is now accepting submissions for talks, presentations, panels, workshops, and creative activities. QGCon, being held in the UC Berkeley Center for New Media October 26-27, 2013, is an effort to bring together academics and developers to explore LGBT issues in videogames and videogame culture. QGCon invites academics and game professionals ... Read More»
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March 2013 PSN Top Sellers
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March 2013 PSN Top Sellers

Newcomers to the PlayStation lists include Terraria, an endearing, yet challenging side-scroller where you craft, dig and explore, the highly anticipated BioShock Infinite, and the bad-ass PS Vita title Nun Attack. Speaking of Vita games, fans of the JRPG series Atelier will be excited to learn that recently released Atelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of Arland battled all the way to the top of its list... Read More»
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New Square Enix President Giving the Company a Good Hard Look
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New Square Enix President Giving the Company a Good Hard Look

Taking over after Yoicha Wada’s recent resignation, new Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda intends to reexamine every aspect of the company. As translated by Siliconera, Matsuda stated the following while speaking to investors: “After having succeeded the important role as the president, I plan on reviewing all Square Enix duties, business, and assets on a ... Read More»
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PS Plus Members Getting 5 Free Games in April, Free Weekly Movie from EPIX
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PS Plus Members Getting 5 Free Games in April, Free Weekly Movie from EPIX

PlayStation Plus members can expect 5 free games this month, plus a whole slew of discounted content. Demon’s Souls (PS3), Malicious (PS3), Labyrinth Legends (PS3), Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny (PSP, supported on Vita), and Zombie Tycoon 2 (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy and Cross-Play supported) will all be be available free for PlayStation Plus members. Demon’s Souls is available today as part ... Read More»
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New Toukiden trailer
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New Toukiden trailer

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