Microsoft Buys Minecraft to Boost Mobile Platform

Microsoft’s impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game is set for Monday, September 15, and is probably more aimed at pulling users onto the software company's mobile platform, according to a Reuters report. Seeing as how Minecraft is also available on mobile, and with the reported 2.5% influence of Windows Phone compared to its Android and iOS rivals, this is a pretty viable … [Read more...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Release Date Leaked

A while back Amazon France placed a very barely detailed listing for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 but no one took it seriously.  Earlier today though retailer Fnac posted a full posting of the game alongside a November Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 release date.  It's sent then been pulled down, but not before people were able to snap a screenshot of the listing. In all honesty though, does this "leak" even surprise anyone?  Call of Duty games … [Read more...]

BioShock Infinite Release Date Announced

I'll keep this short and sweet. 2K Games announced today that BioShock Infinite will be released in North American on October 16th of this year for XBox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.  It will become available internationally just three days later on October 19th. It will be great. You will buy it. That is all. … [Read more...]

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning first DLC grows the game world by 15%

It seems like most DLC packs these days are hardly worth the price; and when it is, it's because it's a $5 map pack or a $5 multi-hour questline.   EA plans to release the first DLC for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, called Kingdoms of Amalur: The Legend of Dead Kel on March 20th for PS3, XBox 360 and PC, and it's going to be a doozy. The new story-driven expansion pack introduces players to the gigantic continent of Gallow's End, and adds 15% … [Read more...]

Assassins Creed 3 Revealed and Dated

Ubisoft officially revealed Assassins Creed 3 today, thus confirming the wide speculation that the new installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise is already in development.  It gets even better to, as they've already released their target date: October 30th of this year. "We will push the title a lot because it's a fantastic product that the team has been working for three years," said Ubisoft Chief Executive Officer Yves Guillemot. "What … [Read more...]

Dark Souls Drake Sword – How to get the Drake Sword in Dark Souls

Loving Dark Souls yet?  And by loving, I of course mean have you chucked your controller across the room yet? Chances are if you're here, you're trying to find out How to get the Drake Sword in Dark Souls.  Luckily for you it's easy to get! If for some reason you can't see the video, or would rather read, it's quite simple!  After you defeat the  Taurus Demon, you will come to a bridge.  On this bridge is the red dragon who will fly over … [Read more...]

THQ Set to Work with Crytek on Next Homefront Game

After the shutdown of Kaos Studios, the development of the next Homefront game was up for debate regarding where the eventual sequel would come from. As it turns out, we now have our answer... which happens to be a very good one. THQ has announced that development of the as-yet-unnamed sequel is to be under the care of the shooter development pros over at Crytek. You read that right: we're talking about the guys who brought us FarCry and … [Read more...]

Max Payne 3 First Trailer Hits, with Game Release Set for March

The debut trailer for Max Payne 3 is finally here. After several months on end for quite some time already, Rockstar Games has been incredibly lax on information pertaining to number three in Max Payne's escapade list, and now the former cop-turned private security detail for affluent Brazilian folk who end up under the cross-hairs of Sao Paulo gangbangers, forcing Max to clean up the mess and set things right, even if it means facing down the … [Read more...]