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  • Blog Post: Metro: Last Light E3 Demo

    4A Game’s upcoming sequel, Metro: Last Light, looks breathtakingly gorgeous, but don’t take our word for it. Check out the game’s E3 demo in action. The game tells the continuing adventures of apocalypse survivor Artyom, and this demo shows Artyom’s attempts to infiltrate a heavily... More
  • Blog Post: BioShock Infinite Cleans Up In Game Critics Awards

    Game Informer declared BioShock Infinite the best game of E3, and it looks like we weren't alone. The annual Game Critics Awards' Best of E3 winners have been announced, and Irrational Games' dramatic shooter has emerged as the clear favorite of the annual convention. BioShock Infinite won... More
  • Blog Post: Peter Molyneux’s E3 Badge Being Sold For Charity

    E3 is in many ways the Mecca of gaming. It’s a promised land filled with flashing lights, loud music, industry icons, and the hottest upcoming games. Getting into the event is difficult if you’re not in the game industry, but stop over to eBay and you can own a piece of it forever. One item... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto: Wii & Wii U Are White To Appeal To All Ages

    Last week at E3 2011, I had a chance to sit down and chat with video game luminary Shigeru Miyamoto. We’ll be posting the interview in full tomorrow, but to offer a glimpse, here’s what the creator of Donkey Kong, Mario, and Zelda had to say when asked why the Wii and Wii U aren’t as... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Could Be Limiting The Wii U’s Capabilities

    The E3 tech demo’s for Nintendo’s Wii U made the system look graphically on par with Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Microsoft’s Xbox 360, but several industry reports seem to suggest that Nintendo has actually turned down the juice for it’s new console. Could the Wii U be more... More
  • Blog Post: Witness The Only E3 2011 Marriage Proposal That I Know Of

    E3 is a time of magic and wonder for gamers across the world, but for one lucky couple, this year's show was also a time of romance. The fine folks at Harmonix sent along a link to the following video on their YouTube page. In the video, avid gamer Mike -- who won a trip to E3 through a contest ... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Outlines Wii U Plans In Video

    If you haven't gotten your fill of E3-related news, perhaps this hour-plus long video of one of Nintendo's roundtables should give you something to chew on. You can see the new partnership between Nintendo and Ubisoft, as the latter promises its support to the new system. Within the presentation... More
  • Blog Post: Molyneux Clarifies Fable: The Journey Is Not On Rails

    During E3 last week, Microsoft unveiled Fable: The Journey, a new motion-controlled action/RPG for Kinect. The E3 demo left some with the impression that this title would be on rails, but Lionhead’s Peter Molyneux wants everyone to know that this isn’t true. Lionhead’s E3 demo was designed... More
  • Blog Post: Pachter: Wii U Is "Two Years Too Late," Has Dumbest Name Ever Apparently

    Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said in his investors note that this year's E3 was impressive, but he seems to be torn on the Wii U. Pachter said that overall hardware at the show was impressive (he called the Wii U the most "impactful reveal" at the show), but thinks the system... More
  • Blog Post: What Was Your Game Of The Show For E3 2011?

    You've heard what we have to say about E3 2011 , but what did you think? There were a lot of great games that we saw at E3 2011, and we want to know what you think deserved Game of the Show honors down in the comments section below. Here's a very, very small list of some of the games from the... More
  • Blog Post: What Wasn't Shown At E3?

    E3 is the chance for all the developers and publishers in the industry to show what they've got. But that doesn't mean that they bring all the games they're working on to the convention. Here's a look at some of the titles that didn't make it to the show this year. Of course, there... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Games Is Latest Victim Of Hack Attack

    Yesterday it was revealed that Codemasters' website was hacked (again), now Epic says that its websites and forums were attacked. On Epic's official forum , administrator Flak says that posts and new accounts made after Monday were lost, and a statement from Epic Games' CEO Tim Sweeney states... More
  • Blog Post: The Complete E3 2011 Report

    We summarize all the show's big news, and present our alphabetized list with links to the 125+ games we covered. Even for those of us who cover video games for a living, E3 can be a confusing time. More than any other time during the year, we're bombarded by new information about the games we... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Iwata On Wii U's Price: "This Is Not Going To Be Cheap"

    Nintendo global president Satoru Iwata is facing some tough times. Even though the company unveiled the Wii U just days ago, he's facing a slipping stock price and confusion regarding the new platform. Now he's saying the system might not be as value priced as previous Nintendo systems. CVG reports... More
  • Blog Post: E3 Sights Of The Show: Day 4

    Get a glimpse of the shenanigans that take place at the publisher press conferences, the convention showfloor, and the glamorous after parties. More
  • Blog Post: E3 2011 Day 4 Recap

    The big show is over. We've got over 30 new trailers, previews, and impressions from the final day. In addition, our editors share their thoughts on the trends that will shape video games in the coming months and years. E3 2011 is over. And we're tired. Over 225 stories have come and gone across... More
  • Blog Post: A New Faction Joins Assassin's Creed Revelations

    Constantinople looks like a cool new location for Ezio's adventures, but one aspect of the usual experience isn't making a return: Courtesans. Instead, a new faction will be taking their place. It turns out that the...delicate...service the Courtesans perform wasn't really acceptable in Constantinople... More
  • Blog Post: Bloodforge Announced For XBLA

    UK developer Climax is bringing Bloodforge to XBLA sometime in 2011. There aren't a lot of details about the title just yet (including exactly when this year it'll come out), but the game is set in an ancient Celtic world where the game's hero – Crom – must decide the fate of... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Wii U To Ditch Friend Codes

    Nintendo may be ditching its 12-digit Friend Codes in favor of an Xbox Live Gamertag-like system. MTV Multiplayer talked to Ubisoft producer Adrian Blunt during a demo of Ghost Recon Online, and he said that Wii U wouldn't have friend codes, but would adopt a individual user account system similar... More
  • Blog Post: Vita Likely To Be Region Free

    Sony looks like it might continue its region-free trend and make the PlayStation Vita able to games released in territories worldwide. IGN reports that Michael Denny, Sony's vice president of worldwide studios Europe, said that to the best of his knowledge, the Vita would – like the PSP and... More
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