The Warsaw-based studio is helping out Epic proper with the development of its sandbox shooter Fortnite.
Insomniac Games’ first multiplatform foray explodes with fun, but the third-person shooter fails to make you care after you’re done pulling the trigger.
Epic details Gears of War: Judgment’s multiplayer modes a month before the game’s release.
Developer The Astronauts want to push storytelling in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.
NRA: Practice Range uses a low-rent shooter game as a bait-and-switch to educate users on the NRA and responsible gun ownership. While the intent is admirable, the app ultimately serves little purpose.
Many female characters get excluded from the game’s cover in favor of male protagonists. Did your favorite heroines make the cut?
I’m not a member of the NRA. But if I were, I’d cancel my membership immediately. Violent games are not to blame for the Newton tragedy, and they won’t make anyone more proficient with firearms.
During its Friday news conference, the National Rifle Association pointed toward games and the media.
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You only thought the war was over. Epic Games has passed the torch to subsidiary People Can Fly (Bulletstorm) to create the next Gears of War.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition became the most-played Xbox Live Arcade title in the first week of its release. Turns out digging for mono-colored boxes is actually fun.
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…
Video game players finally bought enough games in February to push the monthly sales numbers above year-ago figures, with February sales coming in 3 percent above a year ago.
Violent video games have horrified some parents and politicians. But to Cliff “CliffyB” Bleszinski, they’re a platform for comedy. Bleszinski is the design director for game development firm Epic Games, whose games have sold millions of copies over a couple of decades.