282w ago - Square Enix announced their extensive line-up for the E3 Media & Business Summit today, confirming an impressive array of games ranging from re-mastered classics to brand-new IP's.
In addition to the much anticipated next-gen titles Infinite Undiscovery, The Last Remnant and Star Ocean: The Last Hope, Square Enix introduces Star Ocean: First Departure and Star Ocean: Second Evolution for the PSP system, TAITO Corporation's Exit DS and The Legend of Kage 2 for Nintendo DS, and Song Summoner: The Unsung Heroes, the first full-scale Role Playing Game created for the iPod.
John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc. comments, "With simultaneous global releases for several platforms on their way, gamers around the world will be able to experience the full grandeur of our games as never before. Additionally, Square Enix has offerings at this year's E3 for every gamer, from fan favourites newly available on portable platforms to casual games accessible to a wide range of users."
On display at the Los Angeles Convention Center at Concourse 401 from July 15 - 17, the following titles will have playable kiosks: Chrono Trigger, Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen, Final Fantasy IV, Infinite Undiscovery and
Song Summoner: The...
284w ago - Konami today announced that Castlevania Judgment, the first Castlevania title in the fighting game genre, is currently in development exclusively for Wii. Castlevania Judgment bridges the past with the present as it pits several generations of the Belmont clan against a host of characters that span the franchise's 22-year history.
"We wanted to take this addition to the signature Konami franchise in a direction that really sets it apart from the previous Castlevania titles in the series," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami. "The Wii Remote and Nunchuk capabilities, along with the iconic characters, make this game the ideal entry point into the fighting game genre. This combination is certain to thrill old and new fans of the franchise. "
With 3D environments rendered on Wii, players can choose sides in an epic battle of good versus evil using iconic Castlevania characters designed by famed manga artist Takeshi Obata. Using the motion-sensing controls of the Nunchuk and Wii Remote, players can slash, stab and whip their way across a variety of stages and environmental elements with various surrounding objects as weapons.
Select characters can also set traps and make use of monsters on the field to achieve victory in a clash of epic proportions. As an added bonus, players...
284w ago - Update: Apparently, something went wrong in translation. The article speaks about them hoping for a Tales Of game for the PLAYSTATION 3. Although, with one being on Wii and one being on 360, a PLAYSTATION 3 game is imminent.
ScrawlFX reports that a Japanese gaming magazine indicates that the PS3 will soon receive its own Tales Of game that will 'take advantage of the system's power".
The scan shows a mysterious title for the PS3, and also for Xbox 360, and Wii... indicating that every console may gets a Tales Of series game.
To quote: A new scan from a Japanese gaming magazine is saying that the PLAYSTATION 3 will soon get it's own Tales Of game that will "take advantage of the system's power". The scan shows Tales of Symphonia: Knight of Ratatosk for the Wii, Tales of Vesperia for the Xbox 360, and a mystery title for the PLAYSTATION 3, as if every console gets their own Tales of series game.
There is a huge title teasing that the PLAYSTATION 3 Tales Of series game will be announced on "X Day of July". Expect a PLAYSTATION 3 Tales of along with more information on Eternal Sonata that "X Day". We cannot wait.
286w ago - Game Rumor recently had the chance to talk with Mark Thompson, an engine programmer over at Epic Games. The full interview will be posted later but for now here are some new interesting multiplayer details we learned from our time over at Epic.
-COG and Locust will each have 12 character models (7 each in Gears 1)
-A new map announced, "Dusk" puts players in a smaller, Raven Down style map with locust/cog battles in the distance scenery.
- New flamethrower has a "fuel meter" instead of ammo clips like in other guns, and will jam if continually fired for an extended amount of time.
- Hammer of Dawn will have only 3 charges until it "burns out". A 4th charge is possible, but it will cause the weapon to explode killing the character and hopefully enemies close by.
- Subway's trains movement can be turned on / off with a switch. Described as being "the hardest aspect to program yet!"
- A new gametype "Wanted" pits 9 Locusts on 1 COG or 9 COG on 1 Locust. This modified version of Juggernaut has a clock for each player counting how long each player is the wanted. The wanted can only be killed with execution style rules.
- Boomshot has been modified to hold 3 ammo. Each individual rocket has been weakened, however, if...