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UPDATED: 97p – Price cutting forced to the Brink

In a spectacular display of brutal retail price-cutting, Bethesda’s online shooter Brink has been slashed to just 97p on GameStop.co.uk. And the amazing thing is that the deal comes almost seven months to the day since the game was first released. And we’re not talking about a throwaway title here. …

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100-in-1 Megamix has ‘evergreen potential’

The High Street could have a new evergreen hit on its hands in the form of Nordcurrent’s upcoming Wii title, 101-in-1 Party Megamix, according to the publisher. The game is the next entry in the 101-in-1 Megamix series, which started with 2008 DS title 101-in-1 Explosive Megamix. NordCurrent is confident …

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Minimal changes for GOW on PS3

Sony has revealed that aside from the technical changes, the re-releases of both God of War and God of War 2 on PS3 are likely to be more or less identical to their PS2 forbearers. The games will, however, boast revamped 720p visuals, 60fps gameplay and run with 2X anti-aliasing. …

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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 the conversion. The games were originally developed by SCEA’s Santa Monica Studio. The new versions of God of War 1 …

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83 DS titles pass a million units

Cumulative sales of Nintendo’s original DS, DS Lite and DSi have now passed the 100m units sales mark globally, the platform holder has confirmed. In addition, Nintendo claims that a massive 83 DS software titles have now exceeded 1m unit sales, and an additional seven titles have each sold in …

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Call of Duty gets bookies’ nod for Xmas no.1

Online betting site Paddy Power has released its odds on the race for the coveted Christmas number one game – and has sensibly backed Activision-Blizzard’s upcoming Call of Duty: World at War for the win with odds of 3/1. Other favourites include EA pair FIFA 09 and Need for Speed, …

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Kotick: Guitar Hero outselling Rock Band 6:1

The High Street battle currently raging between long-time gaming favourite Guitar Hero and plucky newcomer Rock Band is one of the more ferocious in today’s industry – and now Activision boss Bobby Kotick has detailed the many reasons why he believes his firm’s title has the upper hand. Speaking at …

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Peter Moore: Hard drive killed first Xbox

In the third part of The Guardian’s recent interview with current EA Sports boss and former Sega and Microsoft gaming head Peter Moore, the charismatic figure has admitted that the price of the hard drive in the original Xbox was the main factor that forced the company to make an …

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Spore Creature Creator hits 1m

The full blooded release of universe-sim Spore might still be over two months away, but the popularity of EA’s taster package Spore Creature Creator suggests that interest in the title is sky-high. In its first week on the market, gamers have used the package to create a whopping one million …

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