Developer From Software is making Dark Souls 2 just for the fans. That means it’s going to be just as difficult as ever.
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Developer Ubisoft Montpellier made the most out of the unfortunate delay of Rayman Legends and has packed the game full of extra content.
Former Street Fighter guru/advisor Seth Killian gets his own character in the upcoming Divekick, and I manage to beat the both of them.
Game designer Ricky Cambier tells that the Lincoln chapter in the game has many possibilities for exploration.
The post-pandemic world of The Last of Us does a great job of featuring strong female characters in a way that a lot of other games don’t.
Developer Sony Santa Monica wants to show a more compassionate side to Kratos, but this doesn’t mean you’ll catch the guy smiling.
Killzone: Mercenary could be a standout portable shooter, assuming it doesn’t trip up over a couple of questionable design choices.
This charming platformer from LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule doesn’t just look like it’s made out of paper; it plays that way, too.
Sony Online Entertainment seeks to expand the PlanetSide 2 audience by working with popular YouTube users, its own passionate fan base, and Major League Gaming.
The Disney conglomeration is using its vast resources to make a game like no one else can. It looks like it might even be fun, too.
Disney tends to add 3D to a lot of its films, so showing the recently unveiled Disney Infinity figures in 3D seems only natural, right? Check out this small gallery of wiggle pictures taken with a Nintendo 3DS.
Disney Interactive is the next big publisher to mix collectible figures and video games with its new Infinity project.
Editor’s Pick In BioShock Infinite, developer Irrational Games presents a nuanced experience of 1912 U.S. race relations.
Irrational Games creative director Ken Levine explains what they’re using the extra time for and why it’s all executive vice president of development Rod Fergusson’s fault.
Developer Sony Santa Monica is distinguishing God of War: Ascensions multiplayer mode by making it a blend of first-person shooters and fighting games.
The first two downloadable characters for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal are coming in early 2013. Game Director Omar Kendall shares some strategies on how to get the most out of them.
Developer High Moon Studios is hoping to make a more-engaging game with Transformers: Fall of Cybertron by addressing the critical feedback they received on the previous installment in the series.
The Amazing Spider-Man apparently needs to reference the global-positioning satellite feature on his mobile phone to navigate New York. This interesting spin on the in-game minimap can greatly help players…even if it is a little silly.
Developer EA Tiburon is vastly improving the way digital athletes in Madden NFL 13 impact each other. It’s also giving fans new ways to stay in contact with the game and their friends. As a result, this installment is much more of a “contact” sport than ever.
The Heisman Challenge mode in NCAA Football 13 brings an interesting mix of star power and individualism to fans.
Developer EA Canada is making some subtle, yet key, gameplay changes to the FIFA formula to give its core fans a more-realistic soccer experience.
Whether it’s local, online, or on the street: To get the most out of Heroes of Ruin, you’ll need to interact with another human being.
If you haven’t been keeping up with the events leading up to Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, don’t sweat it. This entry could be a great place to jump back in to the series.
ShootMania Storm is developer Nadeo’s attempt at making a pure first-person shooter that gives players plenty of creative control. Can it recapture the success of TrackMania?
EA launches new accurate skating system for NHL 13 hockey game
Square Enix previews Theatrhythm Final Fantasy for the Nintendo 3DS. And it looks good.
The National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers (NAVGTR, pronounced “navigator”) announced its list of nominees for their 2012 NAVGTR video game awards. Voice actors Tom Sizemore and Tara Platt were on hand to present the nominations.
The organization plans to have a panel of game journalists and other industry folks debate the list and predict the winners during the PAX East festival this April. It will announce the winners shortly afterwards.
And the nominees are…