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After EA shuttered the Australian arm of Mercenaries dev house Pandemic Studios, a few projects were lost to the ether. A game based on the enormously popular film Dark Knight for 360 / PS3 as well as an "open-world Nintendo Wii game" were both rumored to be on the way from the Brisbane, Australia-...

August 1st 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Despite the rumor to the contrary, it appears that Star Wars: Battlefront III is not in development at Pandemic, the studio responsible for the first two games. Just last week an employee from Rebellion -- where Battlefront III development moved after its initial stint at Free Radical -- reportedly...

March 10th 2009 at 5:04pm 0 Comments
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After releasing the first batch of content for free, EA will be going the paid route and deliver a second set of Lord of the Rings: Conquest DLC this Thursday, February 26, to the XBLM and PSN for 800 and $10, respectively.The "precious" Conquest downloadable content will add three additional charac...

February 26th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Anecdotal evidence suggests that neither Mirror's Edge nor Mercenaries 2 took off in Japan. This picture shows stacks of new copies of both games on sale for ¥1,980 ($21). Mirror's Edge was released on December 11 in Japan, and Mercenaries 2 followed one week later. Both the Xbox 360 and PlaySta...

February 20th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Pandemic Studios just informed us that the Lord of the Rings Conquest demo that released to the Xbox Live Marketplace a few weeks back has been downloaded over 1 million times. That means the demo download has bested Call of Duty: World at War and its nine week run on top. Congrats to the crew ove...

January 21st 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts has bid adieu to Pandemic Studios' Brisbane office, according to a "reliable source" speaking to Kotaku. The site reports that the studio has been "set free" and tasked with finding a new publisher, as opposed to being shut down completely.EA acquired the Australian branch of Pandem...

January 14th 2009 at 8:50am 0 Comments
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It's all too easy to forget that there are real people behind the power-ups we're so fond of collecting. Gamasutra has posted a sobering look at the industry, interviewing recently out-of-work employees from such companies as Eidos and Pandemic while putting faces on the disturbing number of layoff...

January 12th 2009 at 1:06pm 0 Comments
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Fresh from the developer oven and onto the Xbox Live Marketplace serving platter is a new Lord of the Rings: Conquest demo. Best part, it's an online enabled multiplayer demo, joy! Other than the multiplayer knowledge, we're uncertain about the demo specifics other than the fact that it's a 1GB dow...

January 2nd 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Releasing a day earlier than expected is new Mercenaries 2: World in Flames downloadable content. Available for 0 Microsoft points (that mean it's free), you can own your very own Blow it Up Again DLC and be the talk of town. The 377MB download adds four new missions to the mix along with some patr...

December 15th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments

Because they're aware your interest in Mercenaries 2: World in Flames has probably dwindled, EA and Pandemic Studios are set to release a new bundle of Blow It Up Again content pack joy. It's destructive DLC. This expansion content is scheduled for release on Tuesday, December 16th and will...

December 13th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: This giveaway has completed and big congrats to ttocs, monkeyninja, Major Suckage, Xerone, and Ben for their bobbly win! This week, Crypto crash landed on the Xbox 360 in Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon and to celebrate, we're giving away a handful of Crypto'riffic "Wacky Wobbler Bob...

December 3rd 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments