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Following up a very successful year in Leipzig, Germany, it looks like those of us in North America can look forward to the Games Convention in the future. CEO Wolfgang Marzin has announced that they're now planning on bringing the show to North America, likely looking to pick up the slack left in...

August 26th 2008 at 5:21pm 0 Comments
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During an interview with VGChartz, Nintendo's resident wrist-hurting, Shaun White-introducing marketing lady, Cammie Dunaway, commented that Nintendo's E3 showing was a bit of a disappointment. You don't say?"I would say the message is we were disappointed with our performance at E3," commented Dun...

August 19th 2008 at 1:47pm 0 Comments
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Did those new screenshots of Heavy Rain impress you? Well, you haven't seen anything yet. Breaking the oath of secrecy journalists took at E3, Playboy proudly proclaims that this it-was-there-but-in-secret game of E3 took top honors, beating out other titles, including R2 and LittleBigPlanet. "I wi...

August 11th 2008 at 10:20am 0 Comments
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G4 has five minutes of direct-feed footage of the upcoming PS3 exclusive from Sucker Punch, inFAMOUS. Needless to say, it looks pretty exciting even in this early state. All footage was captured during E3 -- undoubtedly, it's shaping up even better now. Visit G4 to see inFAMOUS for a full five minu...

August 8th 2008 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Fallout 3 from Bethesda Softworks nabbed the coveted Game of the Show award today from Game Critics -- a panel of judges comprised of editors from various online/offline publications (including Joystiq's own Chris Grant). Fallout 3 also took home the award for Best RPG at the show.Electronic Arts b...

August 5th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/The_Joystiq_E3_2008_Awards'; With E3 over and done, it's time for outlets everywhere to start organizing their Best of E3 awards, and the Joystiq network is no different. Thus, we present to you Joystiq's E3 2008 Awards. Find out what the Most Devestati...

July 31st 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Looks like we're not the only ones that thought LittleBigPlanet was the best PS3 exclusive at E3 this year. In fact, many other outlets are proclaiming it the Game of the Show. 1UP declared Media Molecule's upcoming platformer "Game of the Show," while Resistance 2 earned "Best Shooter" and inFAMOU...

July 29th 2008 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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While at E3 2008, we had a great deal of time to talk to Matt Wilson, Executive Director of Development for SOE Seattle, the studio in charge of making the new MMOFPS title, The Agency. While we were sadly unable to procure the video they were showing at E3, we did manage to get oodles of pictures...

July 27th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Backbone Entertainment's Monster Lab, published by Eidos, seems better every time I see it. I don't think that this is a function of improvements being made to the game so much as it is a matter of me understanding it a little better and getting more into the gameplay. I hope this game doesn't end...

July 26th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Massively Speaking Episode 15 closes out our discussion of E3 with banter between Shawn Schuster, WoW Insider's Mike Schramm, and Michael Zenke. Join us as we chat about our E3 favorites, the latest from Warhammer Online, the KotORO announcement, and lots of little bits of Lich King. Make sure to en...

July 25th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility is a big game. The first thing that I noticed was just how large the game world is. You aren't restricted to just one farm, instead able to spread many a seed across many a land. Aside from that, the game very much feels like all of the other Harvest Moon titles, w...

July 24th 2008 at 9:47pm 0 Comments