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We first saw Guardians of Middle-earth in action back at E3 this year, and it was quite impressive even then. Monolith has taken the PC-centric gameplay of the emerging MOBA (or DotA, or LoL, or even action RTS, whatever you like to call it) genre, and translated it over to a console and a controll...

September 5th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If there's still any question in your mind that we're in the middle of a free-to-play trend, you can put it to rest right now: Most of the PAX show floor was taken up by indie titles currently in a closed beta, and heading towards a free-to-play "open beta release" later on this year. Firefall migh...

September 5th 2012 at 6:33am 0 Comments
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Between imaginary cakes, talking potatoes and combustible lemons, you might think Portal couldn't get any stranger. Well, it could have gotten stranger – even stranger than Cave Johnson trapped in a computer – as Valve writer Eric Wolpaw revealed during a PAX panel. Wolpaw told the audi...

September 5th 2012 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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During the final day of PAX Capcom had a stream going for Resident Evil 6, giving everyone a glimpse at how Mercenaries mode has changed. Players are much more mobile now, and can use traps (when available in the level) to dispatch large groups of enemies quickly.

September 4th 2012 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Jon Chey is a co-founder of Irrational Games, who recently formed up a brand new studio called Blue Manchu, to work on a new game called Card Hunter. Card Hunter might easily be mistaken for many similar games of much lower quality: It's a Flash game that runs in your browser, and it's going to be...

September 4th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The War Z has generated a significant amount of fan interest since its initial hello-world announcement in July. The zombie-centric sandbox MMO boasts a large feature set and plenty of ambitious design goals. It's also generated some skepticism as to whether or not the development team can actual...

September 4th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With Insomniac president and CEO Ted Price obliquely teasing an unknown project called "Fuse" during his PAX Prime 2012 keynote last week, it wasn't too difficult to put together the teaser image he produced and the teaser video released last year (above) for EA Partners project Overstrike. Price w...

September 4th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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It turns out Gearbox had a very good reason for letting the Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 trademark lapse: the name is dead. Development on the game continues, but Gearbox announced during a PAX panel that Furious 4 has become so different from the Brothers in Arms franchise that it has become a new...

September 4th 2012 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Along with the revelation that Grifball will be making its way into Halo 4 multiplayer, a number of other exciting tidbits were revealed by 343 Industries at PAX. First up is a brand new ViDoc which takes a look behind the scenes of Halo 4 and at the emotional growth of John 117 himself. Of particu...

September 4th 2012 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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In other news, 536 people blew bubblegum bubbles together. Also, it was a world record for simultaneous bubblegum blowing, which is lovely. The bubblegum blowers blew at PAX to celebrate Kirby's 20th anniversary, and the upcoming release of Kirby's Dream Collection on September 16We were unsure Nin...

September 3rd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments