ico


V.19 No.36 |

Video Games

This Week In Games 9.12.10

PAX 'Prime' 2010 in Seattle drew 67,600 people, up about 7000 from last year.

Some small but awesome titles from the show: The Witness (video), Outland, Spy Party,

Brian Wood, lead developer of Company of Heroes Online, was killed by a drugged out twenty-somethings in a car crash. His wife and unborn child survived.

Amazon is now charging a mere $0.99 shipping for most release date delivered games.

Woohoo! Walmart leaked a price for the until-now-unconfirmed Ico/Shadow of the Colossus HD combo for PS3.

Awesome Indie game, Machinarium, makes its way onto the Wii.

id Software may bring Rage to the Android phone platform.


Just Add Water follows up last week's announcement that it's bringing Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath to PS3 with news of its plans to develop a total of six games in the series.

Gamasutra interview with JAW CEO Steward Gilray about his company's Oddworld plans.

Both Nintendo and Sony go after piracy with firmware updates.

Bioware collects a TON of stats on how Mass Effect 2 is played. What's that all for, anyway?

Blizzard has released its first StarCraft II custom map - Burning Tide.

The Battlefield: Bad Company 2 expansion, Vietnam, will be showcased at Tokyo Gameshow this week.

The GTA 3 trilogy (3, Vice City, and San Andreas) are coming to Mac.

V.19 No.21 |

Video Games

This Week In Games 5.28.10

The ethereal, sparsely designed, and downright beautiful Ico and Shadow of the Colossus are rumored to have HD versions coming in Q1 2011. Hopefully this means The Last Guardian will be out around the same time (sooner would be better, though. Pretty please?).

Halo: Reach tries to get a jump on the impending Fall video games madness (Natal, Move, 3DS) - Sept 14th release date announced.

South Korean internet game addict who let his baby starve to death gets 2 years in jail. His wife's sentence was suspended because she's pregnant with another child.

The new Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 trailer looks sweet.

Shacknews previews for Call of Duty: Black Ops and FEAR 3.

Killzone 3 announced for 2010 or 2011, depending on who you're gonna believe. Sony's holding back the big revelations for E3.

Red Dead Redemption glitches produce the truly bizarre: bird people and donkey woman. Also, crazy horse.

Video gamers are more able to control their dreams. Dennis Quaid was right!

Natal price revealed by "trusted source". $149 standalone or as part of a bundle with the Xbox 360 Arcade version for $299.

Shock, surprise: Mass Effect coming to the big screen.