UK Newspaper bashes Gears of War 3, claims it’s the cause of teenage stabbing

A 13 year old has slashed a friend’s throat after a falling out after playing Gears of War 3, the Daily Mail reports. You only need to read the subtext under some of the pictures to understand the kind of person that originally wrote this article “The game, which is popular with children, rewards players for slaying their opponents” Now, […]

Ubisoft claims it has “proven” the Assassin’s Creed franchise is relevant, and “it has a long way to go”

While Activision has been the butt of jokes when it comes to milking franchises with their Call of Dutyseries, they’re not the only ones “milking” a franchise for all its worth. Publisher Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise has also seen a yearly release since Assassin’s Creed 2. This year won’t be different, as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is set to sail into […]

BioWare co-founder “can understand completely” why fans were disappointed with Mass Effect 3′s ending

By now, it’s no secret that more than a few people didn’t like how BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 ended. It even got to the point that the studio had to release free content that expanded on it just so people will drop complaining about it. In saying that, so what does former BioWare co-founder Dr. Greg Zeschuk […]

Rumor: Call of Duty: Ghosts to use a new game engine, claims retailer

With Call of Duty: Ghosts rumored to be announced on May 1, more information about the game seems to leak on a daily basis. First, we got the unofficial box art and release date, and now we have information that Call of Duty: Ghosts will utilize a new game engine. Here is the description, as shown on the retailer site Tesco: The franchise that […]

BioWare Montreal picks up Kingdom of Amalur’s lead designers for Mass Effect 4

BioWare Montreal has picked up some experienced talent for the new Mass Effect game they’re working on. At least, that is, according to Kotaku’s freelance rumor seeker superannuation. Following the closure of Impossible Studios who were working on Infinity Blade: Dungeons, some of the senior staff there has moved on (yet again) to BioWare Montreal. Prior to Impossible Studios’ creation, […]

Mass Effect lead writer claims only a “vocal minority” had a problem with ME3′s ending, confirms he’s penning ME4

Undoubtedly, one of last year’s biggest gaming issues was BioWare’s apparent “messing up” of Mass Effect 3′s ending. While a lot of people thought it didn’t do the series justice — so much so that it had to be expanded upon — the franchise’s lead writer doesn’t think the “majority” of ME fans had a problem with it. This […]

46 Million users on Xbox Live, Xbox revenue up by over 50%

Microsoft have revealed their profits for the third quarter of the fiscal year which ended March 31, 2013. The Entertainment and Devices Division which is home to the Xbox franchise saw a revenue of over 50%, putting it at $2.53 billion. GamesIndustry International reports. This news comes after the gloomy reveal from Capcom. Xbox Live has had an 18% increase […]