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The protagonist in Activision's Singularity has the ability to age and, um, youth-enize people and objects, which led to a burning question on the minds of a few people during a presentation of the title during GamesCom. See, when you age enemies, they'll turn to dust. However, when un-aging them,...

August 22nd 2009 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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While toiling away in the press room on Wednesday, entrenched and blogging the scoops, we heard a couple of other game journos discuss the sheer magnificence of one Square Enix. Apparently, these guys were big fans.Game Journo #1: "Did you see Final Fantasy XIV?"Game Journo #2: "Yes, and I was stun...

June 5th 2009 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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Activision Rep: "Have you been to the booth yet?"Xav: "Not yet. I want to check out Brutal Legend... wait sorry, that's EA. You guys used to have it."Activision: "Yeah. Don't rub it in."For the record, this happened yesterday ... which makes today's law suit even more hilarious.

June 4th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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While relieving ourselves in the bathroom across the hall from the E3 media room, it sounded like someone was trying to unload in the stall. Not in the way one would normally expect from an attendee who had consumed mass quantities of coffee and convention center food. No, this guy was having a ser...

June 4th 2009 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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"Internally, we used that as the architectural model of how not to do this game" -- Paul Coyne, Executive Vice President of 4mm Games on (the comically terrible) Get On Da Mic versus Def Jam Rapstar.

June 4th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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"We're not here to have sex. We're here to learn something." -- Quantic Dream's David Cage on the objective in a new Heavy Rain scene debuted during a breakout session today.We quietly chanted the mantra as the character, Madison, was forced (by consequences in the game demo) to strip down to her b...

June 3rd 2009 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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No doubt a little flustered by the woman wildly flailing about at the other end of the stage, Kudo Tsunoda slipped in a comment that, according to wicked modern parlance, could easily be classified as a "sick burn." The recipient? The Nintendo Wii, which will soon find itself competing against Micr...

June 1st 2009 at 3:19pm 0 Comments
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Looks like Hideo Kojima won't be making the Microsoft press conference. When we stumbled upon him outside our hotel he told us that he'd be doing some sightseeing around (not so) sunny LA and then seeing "Dun-Dun Dun Da-Dun." We assume he means Terminator Salvation and, despite our instincts, we cou...

June 1st 2009 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Sure, the video game industry is a multi-billion dollar behemoth, but behind it all are people -- a few people ... really, not as many as you'd think. So, while discussing his career path to becoming lead designer on Fallout 3, Emil Pagliarulo gave some prudent advice to anyone trying to break in ....

March 27th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Although it's hard to believe that the ideas for Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy weren't birthed from some serious drug use, Keita Takahashi stated at GDC that he's completely straight-edge when it comes to partaking in the chemical vices of man. In the same session where he revealed Noby Noby Bo...

March 27th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments