Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have unveiled a variety of details about the upcoming Forza Motorsport 4 racing game, including a date for the demo of the title, information about the Season Pass for the game's eventual DLC, as well as a list of cars that will be available for those who buy the game in the first few weeks.
Xbox 360 gamers are getting ready for a new major release, as after last week's Gears of War 3, Turn 10 Studios is putting the finishing touches on Forza Motorsport 4, set to hit the console in October.
Video games are looking better and better these days, but, considering platforms like the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 are getting a bit old, developers and even hardware manufacturers are demanding new devices in order to really make experiences as close to realism as possible.
EA's development chief for the FIFA franchise, David Rutter begs to differ, and says that photo realism is within the grasp of developers, but it's much more important to focus on delivering a great gameplay experience than rendering the most perfect objects.
Bethesda's next game is a first-person stealth/action adventure, and we've got the first look at it in our upcoming August issue. There are dozens of reasons why you should care about this weird-looking game you've never heard of. A few of the most important ones are after the jump.
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! Seriously, even a few Engadget editors are chortling in joy. PSN and Qriocity service has been restored in the Americas, Europe, and Asia and to celebrate (and soothe the seething frustration of its customers) Sony has launched its "welcome back" program.
What will be the real talking points on the floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year? E3, the biggest show on Earth, is kicking off on Tuesday in sunny Los Angeles. At this minute, the world's largest publishers are building their multi-million-dollar stands, plugging in their shiny demo machines and awaiting the onslaught of ravenous games journalists, hungry for triple-A goodies.
But beyond the banks of LCD displays blasting out hotly-anticipated titles, what will be the real talking points this year? What do we really need to find out during this cacophonous display of video game hubris? Here are 10 vital questions â€¦
Sideshow Collectibles has opened preorders on the gorgeous new collectible, but you don't want to know how much it's going to cost you.
No one said beauty comes cheap. The new Lara Croft Premium Format figure is now open for preorders over at Sideshow Collectibles. The new figure is based on a design by celebrated artist Adam Hughes, and is based on Lara's appearance in the game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. The figure is made from polystone and is dressed in a real fabric outfit.
Mortal Kombat, the excellent new iteration of the long-running fighting franchise, was one of the games that that the bad luck to release right as Sony's PlayStation Network was taken offline following a much-publicized attack by hackers.
After over three weeks of waiting, Sony will begin to restore PlayStation Network services on Saturday.
Certain functions of the online gaming service for PlayStation 3 and PSP will be up and running on May 14, Sony said in a press release. The services that will be revived first are Netflix and Hulu viewing, online multiplayer gameplay and friends list access among others. Notably absent from this list is the PlayStation Store digital content shop, which Sony says will be back up and running by May 31.
Fighting fans have been enjoying the newest incarnation of Mortal Kombat for several weeks, and part of the game's popularity is its return to the series' roots. If you have no idea what those roots are, you should probably check out the upcoming Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection.