e3 2012

Watch Dogs Confirmed for Wii U

Watch Dogs Confirmed for Wii U

Ubisoft's cyber thriller Watch Dogs has been confirmed for release on the Wii U. »

The Biggest Trends of 2012 (So Far)

The Biggest Trends of 2012 (So Far)

We’ve reached the halfway point of 2012, a year full of interesting developments, surprises, and sad news in the gaming industry. While it’s not over yet, let’s take a look at some of the biggest trends the industry has cycled through so far: STUDIO CLOSINGS Whether it’s the 38 Studios debacle, the closing of SOCOM developer Zipper Interactive, or the more recent announceme... »

Winners of E3 2012 Game Critics Awards revealed

Winners of E3 2012 Game Critics Awards revealed

Personally, it’s not a surprise to see The Last of Us take home so many awards, though the “Best Hardware/Peripheral” category was most likely easily won by the Wii U. Check out the full list of winners down below. (Winners are in bold) Best of Show - Assassin’s Creed III (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360) - Dishonored (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks for PC... »

Reggie Fils-Aime Says Gamers are “Insatiable”…And He’s Right

Reggie Fils-Aime Says Gamers are “Insatiable”…And He’s Right

During this year’s E3, Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime told Kotaku the following: One of the things that, on one hand, I love and, on the other hand, that troubles me tremendously about not only our fanbase but about the gaming community at large is that, whenever you share information, the perspective is, ‘Thank you, but I want more.’ ‘Thank you, but give me more.̵... »

E3 Proved That We’re Hungry For New IPs

E3 Proved That We’re Hungry For New IPs

Coming out of E3 this year, it wasn’t hard to hear the disappointment in the voices of many gamers. Where were the new consoles? Where were the new announcements? Most importantly, where were the new games? Now, we knew heading in to E3 that there would be no mention of next-gen consoles from either Microsoft or Sony, and we also knew ahead of time that big companies like EA would be unravel... »

Why I Love Video Games

Why I Love Video Games

It seems to me that there is too much damn negativity in the gaming world. Every time there’s a new announcement, every time there’s a new game released, every time anything happens in the gaming industry, there’s some kind of horrible negative backlash filled with hate, threats, and other forms of unnecessary vitriol. There’s nothing wrong with being upset about something,... »

Nintendo’s E3 Analyst Q&A Session Answers A Lot Of Questions

Nintendo’s E3 Analyst Q&A Session Answers A Lot Of Questions

Nintendo released their Q&A sessions from E3 last week but it is worth looking through to find some interesting information from Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. You can find the full 7-page listing of questions and answers here. Certainly some interesting information found in this Q&A session. Here are some question highlights:   I h... »

Splinter Cell Blacklist E3 Trailer Breakdown

Splinter Cell Blacklist E3 Trailer Breakdown

With Ubisoft’s announcement of Splinter Cell Blacklist, we’ve been treated to an inside look at Sam Fisher’s next terrorist-killing venture. With conventions old and new arising in the trailer, we can look forward to the same brutal stealth gameplay familiar to the franchise, as well as a host of new gadgets and abilities used to get the job done right. Here are our thoughts on t... »

Star Wars: 1313 E3 Preview

Star Wars: 1313 E3 Preview

Of all the games that made an appearance at this year’s E3, Star Wars: 1313 is among one of the most intriguing. The first game to be developed internally at LucasArts since The Force Unleashed 2, it’s shaping up to be one of the most promising titles yet in the franchise. So, what do we know about it, and what can we expect to see in the game upon completion? Occuring between the two ... »

Where Were These Games at E3 2012?

Where Were These Games at E3 2012?

This year’s E3 was littered with announcements of upcoming games, from sequels and prequels to brand-new, awe-inspiring IPs. But amidst the buzz around these announcements, there were three massive titles with a disturbing absence from the expo that we simply can’t ignore.  What are they? BIOSHOCK INFINITE After getting the massively depressing D-bomb dropped on it earlier this year, B... »

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