Centipede Infestation shows off its crawly bosses

Atari has released another video for Centipede Infestation showcasing some of the creepy crawly bosses you can expect from the game. The video is in the same stylised ‘instructional video’ as the previous one and has some pretty interesting looking creatures. It looks like there will be a hell of a lot of legs and the gameplay will involve shooting the many-sectioned bugs into smaller sections. I ...

Centipede: Infestation trailer crawls into view

Atari have released the trailer for a reimagining of an old classic, Centipede: Infestation which is due to come out on 3DS and Wii. Centipede: Infestation is basically like playing a pest control person on crack. The bugs are big and mutated, the guns are huge and awesome, and the garden you’re defending is meant to revitalise the planet. I think if this were a reality for pest control people, th...

Heroes of Neverwinter finally in Open Beta!

If you didn’t manage to grab a spot on Atari’s Dungeons and Dragons Facebook game whilst it was in closed beta, you’ll be happy to know that the game has now moved into the open beta stage! Subtitled Heroes of Neverwinter, the game uses 4th edition rules for both combat and character development. Players can choose to play as a rogue, wizard, warrior or cleric, hiring fellow adve...

Rollercoaster Tycoon 3D announced for 3DS in 2012

If you haven’t played a Rollercoaster Tycoon game in your whole life then you must not have played too many PC games when you were growing up. The series has let players manage their own amusement park and create some of the craziest vomit inducing roller coasters that they could possibly imagine. Those hoping to get another taste of amusement park management will be happy to know that n-Spa...

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of Neverwinter – Beta Preview

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of Neverwinter is the latest release into the Neverwinter universe from Atari and Liquid Entertainment. Having played the closed beta for a few days, I’ll attempt to give you a detailed rundown of how the game works so far, and throw in a bit of opinion on the way. Any questions or comments are more than welcome, and for more of an introduction to the game chec...

Facebook gets Dungeons & Dragons with Heroes of Neverwinter

*update – click here for an in-depth preview of the game* The Neverwinter RPG franchise is taking an interesting turn, with Atari’s next release in the series coming in the shape of a Facebook game – Dungeons and Dragons: Heroes of Neverwinter. Heroes of Neverwinter will follow the 4th edition ruleset of Dungeons & Dragons, utilising the Facebook platform to provide players w...

Centipede: Infestation – New Screens!

An infestation has occurred. Mutated centipedes are on the loose with a highly destructive attitude diminishing the world to a barren wasteland. Max, the heroic bug slaying champion, must defend Maisy’s garden to regenerate a dying world. These new screens are pretty messy. If you don’t like goo all over the place, I… cannot protect you. The screenshots show awesome insectoid dem...

New Atari execs are here

New guys are moving up the totem pole at Atari. A new CFO, Robert Mattes, senior VP of digital publishing, Owais Farooqui, and new VP of mobile, Mario Pacheco, are coming to town and they will enable Atari to “shift its core focus to casual gaming experiences designed for mobile, social networks and emerging platforms” through Atari.com, Facebook, Google+, browser-based gaming, tablets...

Neverwinter delayed until 2012 – Insert sad face here

Atari’s sale of Cryptic Studios to Perfect World Entertainment is being blamed for the delayed release of Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter. The game is being planned for a late 2012 release and will feature traditional D&D characters, the ability to team up with 4 other players and a single player campaign that can team you up with an AI companion. In other Dungeons and Dragons news, ...

Centipede Infestation – Details on Atari’s Wii & 3DS game

Coming this year to Nintendo’s flagship systems, Centipede Infestation features “Max, the hero and bug slayer, who must defend Maisy, a girl whose gardens bring life back to the wasteland that the planet has now become.” As you go through the game, you battle centipedes, spiders, beetles, moths and other creepy-crawlies with guns like the Lightning Orb Gun, Nuke Cannon, Freezethr...

Warlords Interview with Griptonite Games

In anticipation for the upcoming remake of Warlords (1980) coming to Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network, we spoke to games producer Brian Kirkness of Griptonite Games about the challenges and goals of reworking a video game classic. The original Warlords saw its debut release in 1980. How did the idea come about to remake it now for XBLA and PSN? Why now? The timing is perfect for smalle...

The Witcher 2 delayed on Xbox 360 until early 2012

If you were hoping to get your Witcher on on consoles this holiday season then you my friend are unfortunately out of luck. Earlier today, developer of the title CD Projekt RED announced that their Xbox 360 adaptation of The Witcher 2 has been delayed until the first quarter of 2012. The developers have stated that the reason for the delay is because their port is not your average “typical” one an...

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