249w ago - "Dawn of Discovery allows gamers to take the civilization-building experience to the next level of fun and interactivity," said Adam Novickas, director of marketing for Ubisoft.
"We're pleased to be bringing the brand new, uniquely designed game to not only the PC and Nintendo DS, but also to Wii for the first time."
Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO - February 26th, 2009 - Today Ubisoft announced Dawn of Discovery(TM), a real-time strategy and simulation game specifically designed for the Wii(TM) home video game system, the Nintendo DS(TM) hand held system and PC.
Scheduled for release in summer 2009, Dawn of Discovery gives gamers the opportunity to explore new civilizations and build their own empire like never before through the immersive action of the Wii Remote(TM) and the DS stylus.
Dawn of Discovery takes place in the year 1404, when King George's land is suffering from severe droughts and brutal famine. Aware of his people's distress, the king calls on his two sons, William and Edward, to acquire new territories in order to produce enough goods to satisfy the needs of his empire's inhabitants.
Whereas Edward suggests aggressive means to collect the precious resources, his brother William offers a peaceful solution, proposing to explore...
250w ago - Looks like that red Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 bundle wasn't just some tripped out figment of your imagination.
Just moments ago, the package popped up for Xbox Live subscribers, detailing a handsome red Xbox 360 Elite with a 120GB hard drive, Resident Evil 5, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, and a few other odds and ends (like a handful of cables).
According to the German press release, the limited edition bundle will hit Europe on March 13th for €299. Those interested can pre-order the kit from BestBuy for $399 US.
Press Release: Microsoft Announces Exclusive Red Xbox 360¬® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console
In celebration of the landmark "Resident Evil" franchise coming to Xbox 360 for the first time, Microsoft unveiled today an Xbox 360¬® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console Bundle.
Available the same day "Resident Evil 5" ships to store shelves, Friday, 13th March, Xbox 360 fans will be able to pick up the bundle featuring an exclusive red Xbox 360 from select retailers.
Fans will enjoy the same premium Xbox 360 Elite experience at an even greater value with a copy of "Resident Evil 5," matching Limited Edition red Wireless Controller,...
251w ago - EA boss John Riccitiellopreviously mentioned Dead Space for the Wii in a single sentence during an conference call earlier this month. Today, EA makes the game official and offers details as well.
Press Release: EA Announces Dead Space Extraction Exclusive for the Wii
All-New Hero, Story and Characters Extend the Dead Space Universe
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed Dead Space™ Extraction, an all-new chapter from the studio that delivered the award-winning action-horror Dead Space game.
Built from the ground up and developed exclusively for the Wii™, Dead Space Extraction is a prequel that reveals the events leading up to Isaac Clarke's mission on the USG Ishimura in the original Dead Space game released in 2008. Dead Space Extraction will marry the innovative motion controls of the Wii Remote with a frenetic first person perspective to create a new action-packed horror experience.
Dead Space Extraction tells the story of a handful of space colonists desperately struggling to escape from a horrific infection on the Aegis VII mining colony deep in the furthest regions of space.
The game introduces a new heroine to the fiction...
Press Release: CAPCOM¬® ANNOUNCES THE CAPCOM UNITY VISA¬® PREPAID CARD
Capcom¬® Entertainment, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced a game industry trendsetting program to allow Capcom community members to show their fan spirit with a unique Capcom Unity Visa¬® prepaid card.
This is not a credit card, but an innovative user-funded prepaid card that works anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted, earning a precedent-setting series of cash back, points on Capcom's community website Capcom-Unity.com, accelerated rewards from select retail and merchandise partners, discounts and exclusive access.
Most importantly, Capcom's enthusiastic fan base will be able to pay for dinner, get money from an ATM or buy games with a Visa card featuring some of the most recognizable video game characters on the planet, from games such as Street Fighter¬® IV and Resident Evil¬® 5.
"The Capcom Unity Visa is a truly unique program, a...
251w ago - BlizzCon 2009 will offer a wide variety of activities throughout the two-day event. In addition to serving as a gathering place for Blizzard Entertainment gaming communities, attendees will be able to enjoy:
• Hands-on play time with upcoming Blizzard Entertainment games
• Discussion panels with Blizzard Entertainment developers
• Competitive and casual tournaments for players to showcase their talents
• Community contests with great prizes
• Commemorative merchandise based on Blizzard Entertainment's game universes
• A silent auction
• More exciting activities and attractions to be announced
Press Release: IRVINE, Calif., Feb 17, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced plans for its fourth BlizzCon(R) gaming convention, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22.
BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment(R)'s Warcraft(R), StarCraft(R), and Diablo(R) universes. In response to the festival's increasing popularity, this year's event has been expanded from three convention halls to four.
"We've been amazed by the incredible response to each of our previous BlizzCon...