Author Archives: Elliott Howe

Assassinating Batman in Arkham Origins

Whether in movies, television, comics or video games, when Batman needs a change of pace, creative teams tend to lean towards the iconic hero's formative years. That's precisely the case with Batman: Arkham Origins, just announced this morning for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. Since the game's ...

'Upcoming Halo' listed at UK retailer

image-2957 Tesco product page suggests Microsoft making new Halo for Xbox 360 this year; company says listing 'not indicative of a Halo product launch.' Following the publication of this story, a Microsoft representative told GameSpot that the Tesco product listing is 'not indicative of a Halo ...

Moving From BioWare to Beer

image-3113 This is not the first time I've interviewed Greg Zeschuk. Years ago, sequestered in some harshly lit conference room above the buzzing E3 show floor, I grilled the BioWare co-founder about his studio’s latest project -- Dragon Age: Origins -- along with day-one DLC, the future of Mass Effect, and ...

The Ghosts are real. Call of Duty mosaic complete

image-3210 The mosaic posted on the officialCall of Duty site is complete, revealing, "The Ghosts are real." This likely refers to the next entry,believed to be titledCall of Duty: Ghosts,in Activision's popular first-person shooter franchise, The new game has not yet been confirmed by Activision, but the publisher is expected to reveal ...

Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U canceled

image-3039 Sega confirms Nintendo version of first-person shooter no longer in development; 'business-as- usual' at developer Demiurge. Following the publication of this story, a representative for Demiurge Studios provided a statement saying it is 'business-as-usual' at the company following the cancellation of Aliens: Colonial Marines for ...

Halo 4 logs 11.6 million players

image-3086 343 Industries reveals new user milestone for sci-fi shooter; 11.7 billion kills, 388 million headshots recorded since launch; Competitive Skill Rank coming in April. Following the publication of this story, Microsoft confirmed with GameSpot that the 11.6 million figure counts all unique users, including guests. In ...