Tag Archives: e3 2015

Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft has ramped up in its battle to convince Xbox 360 gamers not to defect to PlayStation. The platform holder’s backwards compatibility announcement at E3 was designed to try and convince some of the 84m Xbox 360 owners to stick with Microsoft. The platform holder, which has called this year’s …

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FF7 Remake producer: ‘Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything’

The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII will be much more than just a HD remaster of the beloved 1997 RPG, the game’s producer has revealed. Unveiled during Sony’s E3 press conference to a fervent reaction, Final Fantasy VII Remake will be coming to PS4 in the future, following the …

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Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U. The announcement of 3DS spin-off Metroid Prime: Federation Force earlier this week was met with outrage from the fandom, many of whom are demanding a ‘proper’ Metroid game on Wii U. This looks …

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That’s more like it: UK retail ‘delighted’ as E3 delivers the games

UK retailers have hailed a ‘momentous’ E3, as the event delivered on the games the industry desperately needed. Big titles such as Uncharted 4, Zelda, The Division, Dead Island 2 and Quantum Break had all been moved out of 2015 earlier this year, leading stores to tell MCV that E3 …

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Microsoft has unannounced Kinect games in the works

Kinect may have been totally absent from Microsoft’s excellent E3 presentation, but the company says that software is still in development for the machine. Xbox’s general manager of global games publishing Shannon Loftis told Polygon that not only is the device still coming to Windows 10, but also that unannounced …

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Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Bethesda’s Fallout smartphone experiment is off to an incredibly strong start. Venture Beat reports that the recently release Fallout Shelter has knocked Candy Crush Saga from third place in the top-grossing mobile games charts. King’s title has been more or less a constant presence in third place, earning around $2.55m …

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Beyond Good & Evil 2 has been abandoned – rumour

The future of Beyond Good & Evil 2 looks even more uncertain today following fresh rumours of its demise. Speaking on a GameSpot video ahead Ubisoft’s E3 press conference, one journalist admitted that he had been informed that the game had been abandoned, although the inability to corroborate the claim …

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Yoshida: PS3 asked too many compromises of The Last Guardian

The arrival of PS4 is one of the main reasons why development of The Last Guardian has taken so long to develop. Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida told Kotaku that the team working on the game was struggling to realise its vision on PS3. In fact, he even admitted …

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Dark Souls III is not the last in the series, Miyazaki assures

Despite being described upon its unveiling as the final episode”, Dark Souls III does not in fact mark an end to the action RPG series. It might, however, mark a change for From Software as it’s the last title that went into development before Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki was …

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Kerbal Space Program PS4 take-off confirmed

Spaceship-building simulator Kerbal Space Program is coming to PS4. That’s according to the title’s developers Squad, who took to Twitter to announce that the previously PC-only release would be coming to Sony’s hardware. At its PlayStation Latin America event, Sony said that the title would be launching in 2016. Kerbal …

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