Tag Archives: hardcore

Gazillion working on six or seven MMO games

Newly revealed MMO developer Gazillion has claimed that it is working on six or seven” titles at the moment, and that its intention is to take the currently hardcore-centric MMO genre to the mainstream. Marvel announced earlier this month that it has signed a ten-year deal with comic giant Marvel …

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Fable II named Telegraphs best game of 2008

UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph this weekend published its extensive 50 Best Games of 2008 list, and Microsoft and Lionhead’s Fable II was the paper’s pick of the bunch for standout titles over the last 12 months. The hardcore centric list leads with two of the year’s biggest RPGs – …

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Dunaway: 2009 will be good for the Wii hardcore

With the mud hurled at the company by so-called ‘hardcore’ gamers in the wake of its now infamous E3 2008 conference still proving a little sticky, Nintendo’s Cammie Dunaway has insisted that 2009 will be a great year for core Nintendo fans. Speaking to MTV Multiplayer, NoA VP of sales …

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Miyamoto: Core gamer was not our E3 target

Shigeru Miyamoto, the development hero at the heart of Nintendo’s software output, has told MSNBC that his firm no longer sees E3 as the best way to target the core gaming audience. While attending an E3 event like this, [gamers] might be given the impression that Nintendo is no longer …

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The Sims 3 targets ‘real’ gamers

EA’s The Sims Studio is looking to lure traditional gamers to the next installment in the franchise, The Sims 3, with more ‘goal-orientated’ gameplay. Speaking exclusively to MCV, the division’s creative director Rod Humble also revealed that his MMO background would help the franchise move away from its simulation past. …

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