Entries in 'west' (57)

Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Soul Sacrifice Delta is one of three new SCEJ RPG Vita titles confirmed for a Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

Having gained a devoted following in Japan, Nintendo’s “new Animal Crossing” is going to be debuted on 3DS in Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Cave shutting down Western social media presence

Cave shutting down Western social media presence

The future looks bleak for cult Japanese studio Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Sony plans to take a very different approach to its streaming-centric Vita TV device when it eventually makes its way to Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 1:11PM in News

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Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

The success of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has seen Square Enix easily beat its financial expectations for the six months ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 2:28PM in News
MICROSOFT: Respawn's Titanfall exclusive to Xbox One

MICROSOFT: Respawn's Titanfall exclusive to Xbox One

Respawn Entertainment has jumped into bed with Microsoft for its first title, Titanfall.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 7:08PM in News
Report: Activision payout to CoD devs may be worth tens of millions

Report: Activision payout to CoD devs may be worth tens of millions

Ex-Infinty Ward employees Jason West and Vince Zampella may have received a settlement payment from Activision worth ‘tens of millions.’

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2012 at 7:19AM in News
Phantasy Star Online 2 seems Westward bound

Phantasy Star Online 2 seems Westward bound

Sega will today announce a European and North American release for multiplayer RPG Phantasy Star Online, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2012 at 2:27PM in News

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Activision and West/Zampella could be settled out of court

Activision and West/Zampella could be settled out of court

The court case between Activision and former Infinity Ward owners Jason West and Vince Zampella has been delayed amidst rumours of an out-of-court settlement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2012 at 10:59AM in News
Kerri West joins Namco

Kerri West joins Namco

Former EA and PlayStation product manager Kerri West has joined Namco Bandai.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2012 at 2:18PM in News
Sega delays "finished" Anarchy Reigns in the West

Sega delays "finished" Anarchy Reigns in the West

Developer Platinum Games has said that publisher Sega has delayed Anarchy Reigns in Europe and North America – despite the fact that the game is finished.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2012 at 12:40PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Development duties on worldwide hit Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 were nearly taken from Infinity Ward and handed to Treyarch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 9:43AM in News

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REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activision, personally ordered the hacking of computers belonging to former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Jason Zampella, court documents allege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Publishing giant Activision has paid a portion of its employees $42 million in long-delayed royalty payments for Modern Warfare 2, as part of a wider lawsuit between the company and ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 15th 2012 at 10:35AM in News
Activision wins first round in West/Zampella lawsuit

Activision wins first round in West/Zampella lawsuit

One of the two fraud charges levelled at Activision by former employees and Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella has been dismissed by a US court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 8:30AM in News
Now Professor Layton is heading to iOS

Now Professor Layton is heading to iOS

One of the most cherished titles in Nintendo’s portable arsenal has announced its move into the iOS market while Studio Ghibli’s beautiful RPG Ni No Kuni has been confirmed for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2011 at 8:35AM in News

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Yakuza of the End confirmed for West

Yakuza of the End confirmed for West

Remember that seemingly bizarre zombie spin-off of Sega’s Yakuza series that was released in Japan? The publisher has just confirmed it will be released in Europe in March 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 4:08PM in News
West, Zampella case begins in May

West, Zampella case begins in May

The date has been set for the trial that will settle Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella lawsuit against Activision.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
Respawn teases first game

Respawn teases first game

Respawn Entertainment has released a teaser image of its first video game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 30th 2011 at 2:32PM in News
Zampella/West case going to trial

Zampella/West case going to trial

The case between Activision and ex-Infinity Ward members Vince Zampella and Jason West is expected to go to trial.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2011 at 11:28AM in News
Tecmo Koei reaches West with social games

Tecmo Koei reaches West with social games

Facebook is the next step in Tecmo Koei’s bid to reach Western gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2011 at 3:11PM in News
Iwata: Nintendo must look westwards

Iwata: Nintendo must look westwards

It's one of the most prevalent trends of the current generation, and speaking to investors even the president of the world's most powerful gaming firm has admitted that Nintendo must ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Modern Warfare ownership under threat

Modern Warfare ownership under threat

Activision would lose partial ownership of the Modern Warfare IP if it fails in its legal battle with former employees, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2011 at 2:57PM in News
EA to meet Activision in court

EA to meet Activision in court

Electronic Arts has lost its bid to be cleared from a bitter and expensive lawsuit between rival Activision and axed Infinity Ward staff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 9:07AM in News
Could Catherine get a Western release?

Could Catherine get a Western release?

There's fresh hope that eye-catching console title Catherine could receive a release in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2011 at 8:55AM in News