Xbox 720 won’t require an always online internet connection

Xbox 720 Won’t Require an Always Online Internet Connection

According to Ars Technica, an internal email from Microsoft has been leaked and it states that the next-gen Xbox or Xbox 720, won’t require a an always-online internet connection to play single-player games. Xbox 720 The email was sent to full-time Microsoft employees and states that Durango, this is the codename for the Xbox 720,…

Sanctum 2 preview

Sanctum 2 Preview

Think of tower defence games and images of mobile devices and simple Flash games probably come to mind. It’s certainly difficult to imagine the strategic, wall and tower building genre being squeezed into the mould of a first person shooter, but indie developer Coffee Stain Studios achieved just that with 2011’s Sanctum. Two years later…

Hideo kojima “loves sony” but is going multi-platform

Hideo Kojima “loves Sony” but is Going Multi-platform

The Metal Gear Solid series and its creator Hideo Kojima have always had strong ties with Sony and their PlayStaion consoles. According to VG247, a recent interview with Edge magazine saw the legendary developer voice his plans to go multi-platform with future releases. Kojima also says he respects Sony and appreciates what they have done…

The wii u is not a failure

The Wii U is Not a Failure

The Wii U is Down, But Not Out These are dark days for gamers and the game industry. Unscrupulous publishers take advantage of paying customers, developers cower in fear of innovation, and Nintendo’s mighty Wii U hasn’t sold as much as predicted. Last month fellow Geek Insider writer Mohseen Lala looked at the facts and…

Metal gear rising: revengeance – best bits

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Best Bits

Konami’s decision to hand over the reigns of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance to Japanese developer Platinum Games may have been a risky move, but the results speak for themselves. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is a brutal sci-fi action extravaganza of high-tech samurai, severed limbs and cyborg philosophy. Now that the dust and scrap electronics has…

Minecraft handbooks to be released by uk publisher

Minecraft Handbooks to be Released by UK Publisher

Egmont, a children’s book publisher based in the UK, has announced that it will be releasing four books based on the extremely popular video game Minecraft. Edmont’s Minecraft handbooks are designed for fans and newcomers alike The four official Minecraft books will help children and newcomers tackle some of the world-building game’s basic aspects, reports…

Everything we know about lightning returns: final fantasy xiii

Everything We Know About Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Square-Enix aims to conclude the Final Fantasy XIII story arc Skepticism arose from fans and critics alike when Japanese developer and publisher, Square-Enix, announced last summer that the Final Fantasy XIII story arc would be completed in new game Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The game is set for release during the fall of 2013…

Everything we know about the aliens: colonial marines debacle

Everything We Know about the Aliens: Colonial Marines Debacle

Of all the video game related trainwrecks that have occurred throughout the medium’s short history, nothing has infuriated gamers quite like the Aliens: Colonial Marines debacle. Deception mixed with controversy mixed with lies, has kept this recent release for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on the lips of game journalist and enthusiasts for…

Ken levine reveals bioshock movie cancellation details

Ken Levine Reveals BioShock Movie Cancellation Details

Universal’s fear of R-rated films led to severe budget cuts to the Bioshock movie project The the details behind the cancellation of the ill-fated movie adaptation of the 2007 video game classic BioShock have always been shrouded in a fair amount of mystery. However, creative director and co-founder of Irrational Games and one of the…