The announcement that Rocksteady were going to be creating the new Batman Title caused quite a stir when it was initially announced. The Arkham franchise is perhaps one of the best of the last generation but it will be great to see what the studio can do going into this new era of gaming. All I can say it that I am desperate to play this game and we will be following the game until its release.
Telltale Games, Gearbox Software and 2K Announce 'Tales from the Borderlands' Episodic Game Series Premiering in 2014
Leading and award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games, in collaboration with leading and award-winning developer Gearbox Software, and publisher 2K, announced today their partnership to create an all-new story-driven episodic game series entitled, 'Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series', set to premiere digitally in 2014 on home consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices.
Leading developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and HBO Global Licensing today announced a partnership to create an interactive episodic game series based on the critically-acclaimed and Emmy® Award-winning epic drama Game of Thrones.
See a clip of the South Park Black Friday episode as the boys wade in on the console war in their own unique style.
With South Park and the Stick of Truth hopefully on the horizon you could be forgiven for thinking that the South Park creators would be taking it easy on gamers, but you would be wrong. In a truly South Parkian scene the boys quarrel over which next gen console is the one to get. The spotlight that is shone on the sometimes decisive nature of gaming is thankfully not to subtle and will hopefully play out for some crazy times when the show is released tonight.
Second Season of the Award-Winning Series Officially Unveiled;
Two big pieces of The Walking Dead News, The first is the reveal of Season 2 starring everyone's favourite little survivor. The second is the announcement of a Game of the Year edition for Season 1.
Season 2 will be coming later this year and available on PC/MAC/Concols and iOS (with other platforms TBA) hopefully a pre-Christmas date is in the offing.
The GOTY edition of the first season will be coming in November for Console PC and Mac
Ever since the XboxOne reveal there have been questions on the cross media options for the rest of the non-American world.
Well Microsoft had turned to the sometimes controversial producer/chatshow host Jonathon Ross and his production company in a way to offer an improved cross media experience.
Although Ross is well known for his passion of gaming it seems his exhaustive will be more utilised in the launching of new media ip's instead of games.
The full press release is below fir those who want the full lowdown.
Microsoft today announced a partnership with Jonathan Ross and his company Hotsauce Interactive, which will see the entertainer and his colleague Georg Backer join the Microsoft Studios team as Executive Producers.Ross brings over 25 years of broadcast and production experience to his new role having hosted some of the UK’s most popular TV and radio shows including “The Jonathan Ross Show,” the “Film” series, and the “British Comedy Awards” among countless others.Jonathan Ross will consult with a number of Microsoft Studios including Lift London, Rare, Lionhead and Soho Productions bringing his unparalleled understanding for audience trends to the studios’ development of IP across multiple distribution channels including TV, music and movies.Lee Schuneman, Studio Head at Lift London who will work closely with Jonathan Ross stated, “We’re really excited to be working with someone of Jonathan’s calibre, we share so many of the same passions and influences it just makes perfect sense.” “Microsoft Studios is focused on creating the best in class cross-media entertainment, with Lift London specifically looking at creating IP across multiple channels. Jonathan will be a huge asset for us as he really knows how to connect to mass audiences with an impressive understanding for audience tastes and trends,” continued Schuneman.“I’m thrilled to be joining forces with Microsoft Studios. The explosion in cross-media opportunities and the chance to create and develop entertainment ideas that make the most of both the traditional and the very latest platforms is tremendously exciting. My love of games, movies and TV made this partnership a no-brainer. And they said they’d give me an Xbox One for free, so how could I possibly refuse?” said Ross