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Notch Offers To Fund Psychonauts 2

Notch Offers To Fund Psychonauts 2 It’s interesting to see how the world of indie games has progressed. A few years ago, there was little market for these small-time games, and no one took them seriously. Now, with some of them are becoming more profitable than ones funded by larger, well-known publishers. So what happens when an indie...
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Sony Will Be Seeing Some Changes With Kaz Hirai As CEO

Sony Will Be Seeing Some Changes With Kaz Hirai As CEO A few days ago, Kaz Hirai was made Sony’s new president and CEO, taking the place of Howard Stringer. He wasted no time in letting everyone know that changes on the horizon that will hopefully save Sony from it’s almost two decades of lows. The official takeover will happen in April, but no time...
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Leaked Zynga Memo Shows That Copying Is Their Form Of Innovating

Leaked Zynga Memo Shows That Copying Is Their Form Of Innovating There are certain gaming companies that I’m not fond of. Two of the things that usually put me off to a company is excessive use of DRM, and the act of buying up companies, just to run the franchises into the ground with constant releases with little innovation. However, when you compare these to the...
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THQ Laying Off 240 Employees, CEO And Board To Take Pay Cut

THQ Laying Off 240 Employees, CEO And Board To Take Pay Cut More troubling news, as THQ announced that “up to 240 selling, general and administrative personal worldwide” will be laid off. The layoffs will be finalized on September 30th, 2012, but most of the layoffs will occur by March 31st. The CEO and the Board of Directors are not immune to THQ’s troubles...
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SSX Will Use Online Pass

SSX Will Use Online Pass For those of you hoping that SSX’s online multiplayer will be available to everyone, I’m afraid I have some bad news. Though it was not outright stated, in a video off of GiantBomb you can clearly see an option to “Get Online Pass” in the bottom left corner. EA has been using the Online Pass system...
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Eleven New Third-Party Publishers Will Be Added To Origin

Eleven New Third-Party Publishers Will Be Added To Origin Eleven new publishers will be making games available to Electronic Arts Origin service, it was announced today. Trion Worlds, Robot Entertainment, CD Projekt RED, Freebird Games, Recoil Games, Autumn Games, 1C Company, inXile Entertainment, Paradox Interactive, Core Learning Ltd., and N3V Games will all...
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Microsoft Points Will Be Discontinued By 2013 [Rumor]

Microsoft Points Will Be Discontinued By 2013 [Rumor] I hate Microsoft Points. Why? Because no matter what I do, I always have some that I can’t spend. I’ll load up on them when I want to buy DLC, or download an XBLA game, but when I get done buying the things I want, there are still points left over. Yes, since they don’t expire,...
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PS Vita Sales Dropping Off In Japan

PS Vita Sales Dropping Off In Japan Yikes! Things are not looking good for the new Playstation Vita, which was just released last month in Japan. On December 17th and 18th, the first two days that the Vita was available, roughly 325,000 units were sold. Since then, however, only about 176,000 units were sold, which for those of you doing the...
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