Entries in 'ii' (23)

New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

The number of new signups to EverQuest II has tripled since the Sony MMO game went free-to-play one month ago.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2012 at 10:44AM in News
Capcom reveals eight-game retail bundle

Capcom reveals eight-game retail bundle

Several Xbox Live hits including Street Fighter games will arrive in stores for the first time next year. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2011 at 10:41AM in News
Dragon Age II 'lost some fans'

Dragon Age II 'lost some fans'

It's a more profitable series that Mass Effect, but EA has admitted that recent RPG release Dragon Age II has "lost some fans" for the franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2011 at 4:24PM in News

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E3 2010: Mass Effect 3 to debut?

E3 2010: Mass Effect 3 to debut?

A simple mistake, a deliberate headline-grabber or a surprise-spoiling leak – we won’t know until next week whether details in GameSpot’s interactive E3 planner are the real deal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2010 at 1:21PM in News
Starcraft II dated

Starcraft II dated

The next instalment in one of Blizzard Entertainment’s most keenly loved franchises, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, has finally been give a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 10:37AM in News
VIDEOS: Halo Reach, Force Unleashed II

VIDEOS: Halo Reach, Force Unleashed II

The world has caught its first glimpse of both Microsoft’s already feverously anticipated Halo Reach and the already rumoured Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2009 at 11:37AM in News
Assassin’s Creed II sells 1.6m

Assassin’s Creed II sells 1.6m

It may have failed to grab the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, but Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed II has comfortably bettered the performance of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 1:32PM in News

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Ubisoft readies ‘biggest ever’ release

Ubisoft readies ‘biggest ever’ release

With Modern Warfare now in stores, retail is turning its attentions to the next monster hit: Assassin’s Creed II.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2009 at 9:40AM in News
Episodic Fable II arrives

Episodic Fable II arrives

Microsoft’s interesting experiment in episodic content has officially kicked off with the release of Fable II Episode 1 on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2009 at 12:18PM in News
Wii 2 predicted for 2011

Wii 2 predicted for 2011

Nintendo will release a follow-up to its highly successful Wii console in 2011 – that’s the prediction from none other than Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2009 at 1:08PM in News
God of War remake coming to PS3

God of War remake coming to PS3

Sony has announced plans to release retooled versions of its God of War PS2 games for the PS3 - and has signed up US independent studio Bluepoint to help with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2009 at 12:06PM in News

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Assassin’s Creed 2 dated in UK

Assassin’s Creed 2 dated in UK

As soon as the US release date of November 17th was announced at E3 earlier this month a November 20th arrival in the UK and Europe was as good as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2009 at 2:12PM in News
Call of Duty sales pass 35m

Call of Duty sales pass 35m

The boss of Activision Publishing boss Mike Griffith has stated that total sales of the Call of Duty titles have now hit an eye-watering 35m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2009 at 3:45PM in News
Will Wii 2 HD be the last ever console?

Will Wii 2 HD be the last ever console?

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has boldly stated that the current crop of games consoles may represent the end of the generational cycle we have become accustomed to – with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2009 at 11:45AM in News
Codemasters outlines 2009 lineup

Codemasters outlines 2009 lineup

UK publisher Codemasters has lifted the lid on its 2009 software lineup, which shows a heavy emphasis on racing, as well as a new MMO offering and three new instalments ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2009 at 1:49PM in News

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Sony blocking SFII HD release on PSN

Sony blocking SFII HD release on PSN

Japanese publisher Capcom has blamed Sony for the ongoing failure to release acclaimed title Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix on the European arm of the PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2009 at 10:16AM in News
PETA praises Fable II

PETA praises Fable II

PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has named Lionhead’s Xbox 360 RPG Fable II in its 6th Annual Proggy Awards, naming it the year’s “most animal-friendly video ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2009 at 4:02PM in News
Street Fighter II HD breaks records

Street Fighter II HD breaks records

Japanese developer and publisher Capcom is claiming that its recently released Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network title Street Fighter II HD has shattered both day one and week one ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2008 at 5:36PM in News
Fable II named Telegraph’s best game of 2008

Fable II named Telegraph’s best game of 2008

UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph this weekend published its extensive 50 Best Games of 2008 list, and Microsoft and Lionhead’s Fable II was the paper’s pick of the bunch for ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2008 at 3:33PM in News
Fable II next for Gamestation cut?

Fable II next for Gamestation cut?

Following on from last week’s aggressive cut to Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009, rumour has it that Gamestation will shortly announce that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive RPG Fable II ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 4:33PM in News
US: Microsoft celebrates triple success

US: Microsoft celebrates triple success

Microsoft has come out with its chest beating after a solid hardware sales victory over PS3 and a commanding performance from monthly software chart topper Fable II in the NPD ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2008 at 10:36AM in News
Three new Overlord games announced

Three new Overlord games announced

UK publisher Codemasters has announced three new titles due out next year based on its Overlord brand – Overlord II on 360, PS3 and PC, Overlord Dark Legends on Wii ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2008 at 12:53PM in News