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Black Ops 2 sells $500 million in first day

Black Ops 2 sells $500 million in first day

Call of Duty is bigger than Star Wars, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says. Before we bask too long in that Lennon-esque sentiment, we should point out he means in terms of franchise sales versus...
Battlefield 3 tank stunt is amazing, has to be seen to be believed

Battlefield 3 tank stunt is amazing, has to be seen to be believed

Here we have an impressive display of unconventional ballistics courtesy of Battlefield 3 and some imaginative players. Have a watch:  
Batman: Arkham City board game coming next year

Batman: Arkham City board game coming next year

A card-based board game version of Batman: Arkham City (one of the greatest games ever made) has been announced by game company Cryptozoic Entertainment. Batman: Arkham City Escape is for two players...
Dead Space 3: New screens only a little bit terrifying, mostly of men in space suits

Dead Space 3: New screens only a little bit terrifying, mostly of men in space suits

EA has released some new screens of upcoming horror shooter Dead Space 3. Although not particularly terrifying, they do show lots of men in space suits. Two of whom we can identify as series protagonist...
Black Ops 2 may sell less than Modern Warfare 3

Black Ops 2 may sell less than Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 might not be selling as well as its tremendously successful predecessors. Several indications, assembled by The Los Angeles Times, point to weaker returns from the near-future...
The Walking Dead hits retail December 11

The Walking Dead hits retail December 11

Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead will hit retail on December 11 in North America. The disc collection for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 compiles all five episodes of the critically acclaimed adventure...
Far Cry 3 High Tides co-op DLC PS3 console exclusive

Far Cry 3 High Tides co-op DLC PS3 console exclusive

So, you’ve got Far Cry 3 for your preferred system and are ready to skin some tigers and machete some guards. Grand! Now that the purchase has been made, let us tell you that the PlayStation 3 will...
Warner Bros, MGM invest in Hobbit dev

Warner Bros, MGM invest in Hobbit dev

Social game studio Kabam has secured investments from a pair of high-profile companies. The company announced today (via Reuters) that Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and MGM Studios have invested an...
Wii U sells 308,000 units at Japanese launch – Report

Wii U sells 308,000 units at Japanese launch – Report

The Wii U sold 308,570 units during its launch weekend in Japan, according to data from Famitsu and Enterbrain obtained by GamesIndustry International. Nintendo’s first high-definition system launched...
Halo series sales hit 50 million

Halo series sales hit 50 million

Microsoft has now sold 50 million Halo games since the series launched more than a decade ago with 2001′s Halo: Combat Evolved. The company announced the news this morning, reiterating that players...
Splinter Cell film moving forward

Splinter Cell film moving forward

New Regency will produce the film adaptation of Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell franchise, according to a press release at Deadline. As was previously announced, Inception and The Dark Knight Rises star...
Minecraft Xbox 360 sales reach 4.48 million

Minecraft Xbox 360 sales reach 4.48 million

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sold between 40,000 and 60,000 copies per week during the period of October 29 to November 19, according to data from Mojang Studios provided to Gamasutra. Sales of that caliber...
Crytek: Crysis 3 is ‘maxing out’ current gen

Crytek: Crysis 3 is ‘maxing out’ current gen

Crysis 3 will be one of the most technically competent titles ever released on current-generation consoles. That’s according to studio CEO Cevat Yerli, who told Videogamer that the trilogy-capping...
Microsoft forming ‘top-secret’ Kinect team

Microsoft forming ‘top-secret’ Kinect team

Microsoft is aiming to take its motion-control Kinect technology to the next level, and is forming an entire new team to “tell the story of what the future of entertainment will look like.” A...
Diablo III a top Google search in 2012

Diablo III a top Google search in 2012

Diablo III was a more popular search item in 2012 than Kate Middleton, Olympics 2012, Amanda Todd, Michael Clarke Duncan, and BBB12. Google’s top “trending” searches are those that generated...
Assassin’s Creed III sells 7 million

Assassin’s Creed III sells 7 million

Assassin’s Creed III has sold 7 million units since launch, becoming Ubisoft’s fastest-selling game in history, the company announced today. The stealth-action game launched October 30 for...
Next Mass Effect slated for late 2014 to mid 2015

Next Mass Effect slated for late 2014 to mid 2015

The next Mass Effect game has a rough release window of late 2014 to mid 2015. Mass Effect 3 producer Mike Gamble told Gamer Syndrome (via Eurogamer) that full development started “a month or two...