Phantasy Star Online II coming to the West next year

July 9, 2012

Sega has has announced that the company’s recently released massively multiplayer online role-playing game Phantasy Star Online II currently available in Japan for the PC, will be released in Europe and North America as well. The game is planned for a Western PC release sometime in 2013. A PlayStation Vita release is also planned for […]

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Ragnarok Tactics North American Release announced

June 15, 2012

Aksys Games has officially announced that they will be releasing Ragnarok Tactics for the Sony PSP. The game, released in Japan last October under the title Ragnarok: Empress of Darkness and Light, is a strategy RPG based on massively multiplayer online RPG Ragnarok Online. It will be the second Ragnarok Online spinoff game to get […]

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New releases for the week of May 6th, 2012: Street Fighter X Tekken on PC, Starhawk

May 7, 2012

Starhawk (PayStation 3)- Third-person vehicle combat/shooter game based on the 2007 title Warhawk, which was in turn based on Warhawk for the original Sony PlayStation. Unlike its 2007 predecessor, which was a purely multiplayer game, Starhawk will include a single-player campaign, though the fact that it’s the sequel to a game so multiplayer-focused that it […]

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Crysis 3 trailer released

April 30, 2012

Electronic Arts has revealed the announcement trailer for Crysis 3, the third game in Crytek’s series of first-person shooters. First off, kudos to whoever put the trailer together for filling so much of it with footage of actual gameplay. I’ve grown increasingly annoyed over the years by how many trailers, especially early or announcement trailers, […]

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Ikari III: The Rescue now available on PlayStation Network

April 25, 2012

SNK Playmore has just released its 1989 title Ikari III: The Rescue as a downloadable game on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 and Sony PSP in North and South America. The game (originally released as Ikari Warriors III in the US during its original appearance) is part of SNK’s ongoing series of rereleased […]

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New releases for the week of April 15th, 2012: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition, Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention

April 22, 2012

Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention (PlayStation Vita) New portable version of the PlayStation 3 strategy RPG Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice from Nippon Ichi Software. This version of the game will include all of the downloadable content that came out for the console version after its release, as well as some new characters, stages, and […]

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Game Developers Study

game developer study August 13, 2008

Game Developer Research just put out their “2008 State Of Game Development Survey.” Pretty interesting data on game developers here. What are they working on? 70% respondents are making computer games (PC, Mac) 43% are console game developers 28% are web game developers 16% developing games for handhelds (DS, PSP) Console Developers (some overlap) 73% […]

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Sony and Zipatoni Stand To Lose A Great Deal

December 18, 2006

The fake blog and fake YouTube videos that Sony and Zipatoni saddled all of us with this christmas may be more damaging to them both than they currently realize. Next Gen was able to get a comment from Sony on the whole sordid affair: Next-Gen contacted SCEA PR boss David Karraker who answered a couple […]

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