ZeniMax acquires ex-Starbreeze Studios game devs

ZeniMax acquires ex-Starbreeze Studios game devs

Nov 11, 2010

ZeniMax Media, the parent company of games publisher Bethesda Softworks, has just announced that it has acquired Swedish game developer, MachineGames. MachineGames was founded in 2009 by former members of Starbreeze Studios, the team behind The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and The Darkness, both which met positive reception from critics....

Nintendo 3DS gets March 2011 release

Nintendo 3DS gets March 2011 release

Sep 29, 2010

Another blow to optimist’s Christmas lists everywhere comes as Nintendo announces that the 3DS is getting a March 2011 release date for Europe and North America, after the Japan release on February 26. The price for the unit has been set at 25,000 yen, which when translated to slightly more familiar currency comes to around £188. This leads us to make a...

Yuji Naka confirmed for Eurogamer Expo

Yuji Naka confirmed for Eurogamer Expo

Sep 27, 2010

Sonic creator, Yuji Naka is coming to the Eurogamer Expo as one of the key speakers for a session on Saturday October 2. The father of the blue hedgehog will be walking a 500-strong Developer Session crowed through his latest creation, Ivy the Kiwi?, which will be released this autumn by Rising Star Games. “We’re delighted to announce Yuji Naka will be...

Jedward and more at London Games Festival

Jedward and more at London Games Festival

Sep 24, 2010

Love them or hate them, Nintendo’s latest evil ploy of parading Jedward around is coming to the London Games Festival, with an appearance from the pair at the Nintendo Wii party on October 9. Other newly announced events include an appearance from Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 on October 2, Media Molecule delivering the BAFTA Video Game lecture on October 7, and...

Sonic creator confirmed for London Games Festival

Sonic creator confirmed for London Games Festival

Sep 13, 2010

Events for this year’s London Games Festival are already looking exciting and plentiful, with the latest announcement that Sonic the Hedgehog creator, Yuki Naka will be giving a presentation on the Rising Star Games title Ivy the Kiwi? (and before the grammar obsessed rise from their holes, that question mark is part of the title). The London Games Festival...