Irrational co-founder starts self-funded Australian studio

Jon Chey, co-founder of Irrational games, has broken his ties with the company and ventured out on his own, forming a new small company in Australias Capital called Blue Manchu. For those scratching their heads asking themselves if they should know or care about Jon Chey, his credentials include such franchises as Bioshock and chances are you already own one of his creations. While still in very e...

UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office wants answers from Sony about PSN data theft

Bring out the torches boys, there is a hunt on. Or at least that is how it seems. Sony’s handling of the PSN situation has been less than stellar with important information being withheld from its customers and even the banks linked to possible credit or debit card theft that was accessed over the PSN debacle. Now it seems that the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office, better k...

PSN update hackers could have your account info

Ever since last week if you wanted to play games online or even purchase new ones with PSN you are out of luck. There is even more bad news on this whole hacking situation as Sony has stated on their Playstation Blog that personal information could have been compromised. In the post Sony states that “We have discovered that between April 17 and April 19, 2011, certain PlayStation Network and...

New theory sheds light on PSN outage

A moderator over at PSX-Scene seems to have a much better explanation than Sony as to why the PSN has been down these past 6 days.  The long and short of it is that a new CFW (custom firmware, aka hack) called Rebug allowed users to turn their PS3 into the PS3 dev console, more or less.  This basically gave them many of the privileges that developers have access to, along with access to the dev PS...

Phylo Card Game is Pokemon in Real Life

Although arguably not as popular now as in years past, trading card games still attract a pretty large crowd. Many pretenders have attempted to usurp the role that Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Magic: The Gathering have filled for over a decade. One card game, however, is trying something new. Phylo, or Phylomon as its lovingly referred to by its community, is an altogether unique trading card game for s...

Card Sagas Wars promises crossover fighting action

For anyone not familiar with Card Sagas Wars, it’s essentially a fighting game made in the MUGEN engine. The characters in the game all come from various video game series in a crossup similar to Nintendo’s Super Smash series, although with greater variety. Characters making appearances will include Simon Belmont of Castlevania fame, Dead Rising’s famous photographer Frank West, ...

Fable 3 Limited collectors Edition detailed

The limited collector’s edition has been detailed recently, and it is looking like a pretty good list of extras. Who’s gonna buy it? I know I’m tempted to buy the collector’s edition just to the location and the outfit. The dog breed doesn’t tempt me as much, because I love the husky breed not the boxer breed. The Limited Collector’s Edition also offers unique collect...

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