Tag Archives: action

DICE: Players "ready" for Mirror’s Edge 2

EA’s Mirror’s Edge studio DICE says it knows how to reach a broader audience with a potential sequel to the 2008 title. The developer told Spong a follow-up to the first-person action game wouldn’t be a waste of time, despite DICE stalling its development earlier this year. I think it’s …

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Sony inserts anti-lawsuit clause into PSN TOS

The wake of this year’s PSN meltdown still continues to ripple. Sony has updated the terms of service document that users must agree to when registering with PSN. It has added a clause – called ‘Binding Individual Arbitration’ – which looks to prevent future incidents of the legal action the …

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Catherine delayed to 2012

The UK release of Deep Silver’s Catherine has been pushed back to Q1 next year, MCV can reveal. The bizarre action puzzle adventure game for Xbox 360 and PS3 was previously scheduled to arrive in Europe later this year. It is already out in Japan and the US. In July, …

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First Pokémon 3DS game out December 2nd

Super Pokmon Rumble for 3DS will arrive in the UK and Europe in December, Nintendo has confirmed. The action adventure game is the first Pokmon title on 3DS. It has already been released in Japan as Super Pokmon Scramble, and will hit UK shelves on December 2nd. It will arrive …

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VIDEO: Live-action Deus Ex short

With just over a month until the highly anticipated Deus Ex: Human Revolution arrives at UK retail, Square Enix has released an impressive live action promotional video for the game. It tells the tale of a future Earth where cybertronic augmentation has created a divided human race, leading to rioting …

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Namco Bandai sues CD Projekt over Xbox 360 Witcher 2 rights

Having successfully brought the PC version of acclaimed RPG The Witcher 2 to PC, Namco Bandai has launched legal action against CD Projekt over its decision to hand the Xbox 360 publishing rights to THQ. Gamepur reports that Namco Bandai is filing action on two counts – firstly, that the …

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Sledgehammer’s COD spin-off on hold

Activision has said that the mysterious "action-adventure" instalment to the Call of Duty franchise is on hold. The game was first cryptically mentioned in the wake of the Infinity Ward saga of early 2010. However, with Sledgehammer named as one of the four studios working on Modern Warfare 3 the …

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Braben’s pre-owned action plan

This is an extract from a blog piece on MCV’s sister website Develop. Click here to read the full feature. It would be possible for retailers to pay a slice of the pre-owned revenue to publishers and developers, but I can hear the calls already: ‘Why should we?’ Perhaps they …

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COD makes you quick

Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster. In an upcoming study in the journal Current Biology, researchers Daphne Bavelier, Alexandre Pouget, and C. Shawn Green report that video games could provide a potent training regimen …

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Full Birth of a Spartan trailer goes live

Yesterday you saw the cut-down TV version of Microsoft’s brand new live-action teaser trailer for Halo Reach. Now, courtesy of Kotaku, you can watch the full-length version:

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