Author Archives: Andrew Reeves

Indie developer defends Microsoft

image-2999 Castle Crashers studio The Behemoth says it has 'absolutely no problem' with XBLA team amid recent negative comments about Microsoft's developer relations policies. Indie developer and Castle Crashers creator The Behemoth has spoken out to defend Microsoft and its Xbox Live Arcade team. During a recent ...

Has Dust 514 Missed Its Golden Opportunity?

image-3066 The PC ecosystem is different from the console space. Depending on the audience, expectations are far different. For instance, the PC audience may expect higher graphical fidelity, access to a wider library of games (via services like Steam) and games with a far longer tail, like MMOs. Console gamers, on ...

FYI: Tomb Raider Reboot 50% off on PSN

image-3075 If you live in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile or Argentina, I have good news for you: from right now until Monday, April 29th at noon (Pacific, presumably), Crystal Dynamic’s Tomb Raider will be 50% off as part of a PlayStation Network Flash Sale. Naturally, this is for ...

Nordic Games CEO responds to Darksiders, Red Faction acquisition

image-3268 Yesterday it was reported that Nordic Games was one of the successful bidders in THQ's auction process, acquiring several former THQ franchises includingDarksiders, Red Faction, MX vs. ATV, Titan Quest, andDestroy All Humans.Addressing the $4.9 million acquisition -- the biggest in Nordic Games' history -- company CEO Lars Wingefors had ...

FYI: New PlayStation 3 Firmware Incoming

image-3101 If you own a PlayStation 3, you’re used to updating its firmware every now and then. And today, another one of those times is upon us. Sony has revealed that update 4.41 will go live today, April 24th, and is designed to “improve system stability.” It remains unclear if it’s a ...

Google hires LucasArts veteran

image-2922 Techology giant brings on Noah Falstein as Chief Game Designer for reasons unknown. Google has hired industry veteran Noah Falstein as Chief Game Designer, though it is unclear what his duties at the technology giant will be. The news comes by way of TechCrunch, which spotted ...