Big Huge Games saved by Epic Games

Yes, Big and Huge are synonyms of Epic, which makes this somewhat punny that Big Huge Games, the people behind Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning have had their company and staff saved by Epic Games (Gears of War). As you may or may not know, recently 38 Studios and Big Huge Games went into the financial shithouse and closed up shop, leaving the future of the Kingdoms Of Amalur franchise in the balance...

Gears of War: Judgement is revealed; more info at E3

Although Game Informer already spilled the beans about a new Gears of War game, the recently unveiled cover story gives even more details about the next game in the series. Gears of War: Judgement appears to be a prequel. The two covers of GI show Damon Baird and the “Cole Train” being led away from a battlefield by COG units.  Looks like the backstory of  these two characters will be ...

Gears of War 3 title update arrives tomorrow

Remember Gears of War 3? It brought an end to a long running series exclusive to the Xbox 360 last year, unfortunately as the months have gone past and new games have been released, it has fallen by the wayside. However Epic Games is doing their best to keep the game in headlines as today they have revealed a new major title update that will be released for the game tomorrow. The update will add i...

A Better Kind of System

Are we long past the point of physical media on the gaming medium? Do we still need a form of data transfer between disc and machine, considering that we have a system of direct delivery from studios to consumers? Do games even need to be created as one large product, shipped and packaged to be consumed whole? What if you didn’t want the entirety of a package? Video games these days are almo...

Now Available Gears of War 3 ‘Fenix Rising’ DLC

The third Gears of War 3 downloadable content pack ‘Fenix Rising’ is now available to download on Xbox LIVE. The pack features 5 new multiplayer maps inspired by the life and experiences of Marcus Fenix: Academy, Anvil, Depths, Escalation, and the Slab. And also introduces four character skins: Recruit Clayton, Thrashball Cole – Limited Edition, Savage Marauder and Savage Kantus – Limi...

EPIC says NO to SOPA

SOPA, one of the worst bills in US history, has garnered the support of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The ESA supports publishers and developers and is responsible for events like E3.  However, their support of SOPA has made them enemies of gamers, techies, journalists and ANYONE that uses the internet.   After all, SOPA would give governments nearly unlimited power over the Intern...

Infinity Blade II Review

Infinity Blade Developer: ChAIR Entertainment Publisher: Epic Games Platforms: iPhone (reviewed), iPad, iPod Touch Release Date: December 1, 2011 Price: $6.99 – (HERE) Overview We games journalists like to begin our reviews with a basic summary of a game and then pose a suspensful question as to whether the game is good or if it is not. It’s a simple method, peaks curiosity, and very o...

100 Games You Must Play Before You Die – Part 7

It’s the busy season again, and as such, this segment has been on a bit of a hiatus for a while. Kelly is reportedly stuck on the Work and Uni mission, a key objective in the main questline of that most dreaded game, Real Life. She’s passed the torch on to me to get this thing wrapped up, and to let you know which games you should be playing to avoid those weird cousins visiting for th...

Opinion: Epic Games Backs Away From The Vita

Epic Games are known for their Unreal Engine and the Gears of War series. Recently, they had released Infinity Blade II, which is looking like the most well-received title on iOS, even more well-received than Angry Birds. It impresses with its visuals, its depth and quality for an iOS game. Now, I wonder if they were to put it on a handheld console? Well, if they did, it wouldn’t be the Play...

Gears of War 3: RAAM’s Shadow DLC Review

Gears of War 3: RAAM’s Shadow Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft Platform: Xbox 360 (Reviewed) Release Date: December 13, 2011 Price: 1200 MSP Overview: Ever since Gears of War 3 was released a few months ago we have seen a number of pieces of DLC for the title. Nearly all of the DLC has been for weapon skins, but there was a multiplayer piece of DLC which added multiple maps to the ...

Unlock Mission Impossible weapons in Gears 3

To promote the new MI: 4 movie, Xbox Live and Gears of War 3 are offering you a mission, if you choose to accept it. Beat Gears of War 3 on Insane by December 25 and be rewarded with five extra weapon skins: a “Ghost Protocol” Lancer, Hammerburst, Retro Lancer, Gnasher Shotgun, and Sawed-off Shotgun. This free DLC will be part of the Ghost Protocol experience when it launches on XBL to...

People Can Fly making Gears prequel?

According to OXM, via CVG, the developers behind Bulletstorm will be prodcuing the next Gears of War game and it will be a prequel to the rest of the Gears games. According to them, “a prequel trilogy developed by Epic-owned People Can Fly [is] a likely scenario.” After failing to reach profitably with Bulletstorm, it seems like the logical move by People Can Fly and Epic Games. It And...

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