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Want to be the Very Best? – European Pokemon Championships Dated

blank If you couldn’t read through the title of this post without breaking into song, there’s a bit of good news for you. If you’re a PokeNut and have a team to be proud of in Black and White 2, you could be in for a chance to be shipped off to Vancouver, where you can prove yourself to the world as the ultimate Pokemon master. Professor Oak would be proud. The European leg of the competition will be held across…

 

PAX East: 2K Announces XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS

blank During their conference at PAX East, games publisher 2K Games announced that their turn-based strategy title XCOM: Enemy Unknown – one of the most critically-acclaimed games of 2012 – would be coming to iOS this summer. And they’re not talking about a watered-down version or ‘companion’ game (think Borderlands: Legends): XCOM: Enemy Unknown will essentially be the same game players enjoyed on consoles and PC last winter. How is this possible? Project lead Jake Solomon ...

 

Ubisoft think Rayman will be a Wii U System Seller

blank Ubisoft recently revealed that Rayman Legends – a game that was touted as a release-window must-buy – was being delayed on Wii U so that it could go multi-plat. Fans of the franchise, and people who just wanted an awesome platformer on Wii U, didn’t take the news especially well, and who can blame them? Copies of the Wii U version of the game are probably sitting in warehouses, gathering dust. The feedback and anger haven’t deterred Ubisoft, however, who…

 
 

Double Fine’s Next Game… Ships on a Floppy Disk

blank Double Fine are currently at PAX East, sharing a booth with Capy, with whom they have released a bundle on Steam. To commemorate their working together, a few developers have created a game: Capy Fine Racing GP, an Outrun-style retro game with a twist - it actually comes on a floppy disk.

 

ESRB Rate Jak and Daxter Collection for Vita

blank The ESRB have rated a version of the Jak and Daxter HD Collection for PlayStation Vita. If you’ve ever wanted a healthy dose of platforming fun (followed by two less fun but great games) on the go, this might be your chance. Although not confirmed by Sony, an ESRB rating means a port is almost certainly in the works and is probably even in the latter stages of development. First spotted by Neogaf user ULTROS!, the Jak and Daxter HD…

 

Durango Unleashed – Everything We Know, Everything We Don’t Understand

blank The next Xbox - code named Durango - has been something of a worry for gamers that supported Microsoft this last generation. Rumours of always-on connections, used-game blocking and an increased reliance on apps and Kinect have got people worried. After the PlayStation 4 reveal, the panic increased. The PS4 seemed to do everything right, and yet the negatives of Durango kept leaking. Just how much of it is true? What can we expect to see from Microsoft's next console? Are we really going to ...

 
 

Egg Shaped PS4? – Just what are Sony UK Teasing?

blank Sony have yet to show off their PS4 console, and it’s causing many to wonder just what the device will look like. That’s why a post on the UK Sony Facebook page is causing a bit of a splash with their followers. The picture shows a red egg-shaped device that looks as much like a chair from an old sci-fi program than it does a games console. This can’t possible be the PlayStation 4, can it? I have to admit,…

 

Square Enix Confirm Deus Ex: Human Revolution for Wii U

blank Square Enix have today confirmed that Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be getting a director's cut for Wii U. The game will feature full touchpad support and MiiVerse integration, as well as directors commentaries and in-game guides. They've also fixed many of the complaints about the base game: the boss fights have been re-hauled, the combat has changed, the AI has been improved and the visuals have been built upon to make this "the best looking" version of Deus Ex to date. The director's ...

 

Square Enix Spring Sale: Hitman, FFVII and Sleeping Dogs £5, Tomb Raider 25% off

blank Square Enix are having a 75% off sale at their store, and there are plenty of great bargains to be had. Even the fantastic Tomb Raider, which has only been out a matter of weeks, has been reduced by 25% for the duration of the sale. Other must-have bargains are Hitman Absolution and Sleeping Dogs for £5 each, and the PC re-release of Final Fantasy VII is a fiver as well. Just Cause 2 can be had for £2.50, and…

 
 

At last: Play the Best of Unleashed in Sonic Generations

blank It’s taken nearly a year of hard work, but the Unleashed Project mod for Sonic Generations takes the best bits from Sonic Unleashed and makes them even better. All of the day time levels have been ripped from the 360 version of the game, improved with better textures and occasional fixes and, as of yesterday, are now available for download and play in the PC version of Generations. Installation is very simple, and you won’t lose your Generation save game…