Tag Archives: GAME

E3 2012: Riccitiello reckons Mass Effect 3 is Wii U’s best of E3

EA CEO John Riccitiello may have unintentionally given the middle finger to Nintendo and key third party rivals. Speaking to investors following the key E3 presentations this week, Riccitiello boldly stated: "We looked at the Wii U launch line-up and we’re very pleased there was a lot of applause for …

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E3 2012: Square Enix reveals next-gen game engine

Square Enix has shown off the technology that will power its next-generation of video games. The engine is called Luminous Studio, and it offers a depth of visual detail never before seen – even in high-end PCs. Demonstrating the tech was a demo called Agni’s Philosophy, based in the Final …

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E3 2012: Wii saves and games can transfer to Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed that it is working on a method that will allow gamers to transfer Wii content to the Wii U. This will include existing game downloads and save game information. However, the platform holder did add the caveat this it is preparing” the tech, suggesting that it has …

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Nordic Games Holding acquires GAME Scandinavia

The future of GAME’s Norwegian and Swedish stores has been saved following its acquisition at the hands of Nordic Games Holding. The deal secures the future of GAME’s 44 Swedish stores and 11 Norwegian outlets, as well as the associated online shops in both regions. 270 jobs have been saved …

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What next for GAME Australia?

With change happening at a rapid pace at GAME, MCV Pacific took a look at what options were available during theadministration process. Aside from GAME Australia being sold outright, there is also the possibility that a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) be organised (an unlikely scenario), a return ofto the …

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Introducing the remote control car that’s also a game controller

A unique remote control car that can be used to play a PC game hits shelves in July, courtesy of Revell. The Revellutions range of RC toys will feature interchangeable parts, water resistant shells and a USB cable that connects them to a PC.Consumers can also use the car’s remote …

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GAME’s online trade-in checker goes live

Gamers are now able to check the trade-in credit offered to specific titles before heading to GAME by checking on the chain’s website. The new Online Price Checker requires that you input the barcode from any given title – which is fine if you have a copy in front of …

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New Star Wars game nears announcement

LucasArts will reveal a brand new game based in the Star Wars universe on May 31st, it has confirmed. The mystery title will be debuted on Spike TV’s pre-E3 episode, which airs on Thursday. Further details, including the first gameplay footage, will then be revealed at E3 itself. The most …

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Over half of GAME Australia’s staff let go

The first layoffs in GAME Australia’s administration process have begun, with 281 people being let go today. The company employed until today over 500 staff. Administrator PriceWaterhouseCoopers confirmed that of those who lost their jobs today, 264 of them were from retail stores and the other 17 were from the …

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Molyneux’s 22 Cans’ debut game could be here by July

The debut title from Peter Molyneux’s new studio 22 Cans could be released in as little as six weeks. Molyneux’s departure from both his own studio Lionhead and its owner Microsoft was only announced in March, but the iconic UK developer has told Beefjack that work is progressing quickly. He …

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