E3 2007: Guitar Heroes to take on GunsNRoses legend

Velvet Revolver star Slash has agreed to be an in-game end-of-level boss in Activision’s Guitar Hero III. The former Guns’N’Roses axeman has lent his likeness to the game – as well as penning and performing the title music. According to Reuters, the news was revealed at Activision’s E3 media briefing …

Read More »

Could E3 switch to Vegas?

Xbox boss Peter Moore has given the new E3 a cautious thumbs up, but questioned whether or not the invitation list was right – whilst global marketing vice president Jeff Bell has suggested that the show may need to quit LA. Moore told MCV: Things got nuts last year. We …

Read More »

E3 2007: Disney reiterates commitment to gaming

The last press conference of this year’s E3 began with Graham Hopper, president of Disney Interactive Studios declaring the firm’s commitment to the industry: Video games are a long-term priority for our company. We believe that video games are at the forefront of entertainment and that our business is healthy …

Read More »

Developer Junction Point snapped up by Disney

Disney Interactive Studios has announced its acquisition of Austin-based Junction Point Studios. Mcvuk.com sister site Developmag.com has revealed that the developer, led by Deus Ex creator Warren Spector, will continue to create new franchises as well as bringing Disney’s properties to next-generation platforms. Last month Disney restated its intentions to …

Read More »

E3 2007: Take 2 revs up hype for GTA IV

In new CEO Strauss Zelnick’s first E3 presentation, Take 2 concentrated on its forthcoming Grand Theft Auto update, with the chairman telling the crowd that he wants his firm to become the most innovative” in the US. Zelnick didn’t make much reference to the firm’s recent financial troubles – but …

Read More »

Events