Nintendo, Sony close week sour

¬†Currency fluctuations, American and European debt, and a shaking Wall Street landed squarely on the Asian market’s head, Japan experiencing a 6-week slump. Asian stocks dropped sharply at week’s close with poor company forecasts and a nuke-cloud of Western debt slowing global recovery. Financial strategists Yutaka Miura said Japanese investors were...

Mass Effect 2 has massive effect

  BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts, announced today that Mass Effect 2 has sold over 2 million units worldwide in its first week of release. With an average rating of 96/100 from the world of game journalism, Mass Effect 2 has become a pop culture phenomenon. The shooter gameplay of Mass Effect 2 has racked up plenty of adulation: 40 perfect scores, over...

GTA 4 DLC Headed to PS3 and PC

With the inevitability of night following day, MCV reports that the Xbox 360 ‘exclusive’ Grand Theft Auto 4 DLC has been confirmed for PS3 and PC. Both episodes of Episodes From Liberty City will be available for download on PSN and Windows Live on March 30th in the US, and it’s expected that the retail disc will appear in stores at the same...

Nintendo Profits Fall 9.4%

The Wii and DS have completely flattened the competition, making Nintendo seem unassailable. Executives within the company may well be shifting in their swan feather – stuffed swivelling chairs uneasily now however, as they have recently had to admit a fall in profits of almost 10%. Net profit for the company was down 9.4% between April and December last...

C&C 4 Open Beta begins today

The Beta for the final part of the long running Tiberium saga begins today, with just over an hour to go before keys are dished out over at Gamespot The Beta will focus on the multiplayer segment of the game, which will allow for up to 10 players per match, promising some epic 5v5 action. The beta will feature both the NOD and GDI factions – the major...