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Square Enix confirms Dragon Quest VII, VIII for western release

Nintendo has officially confirmed the upcoming western release for a pair of Dragon Quest titles. As part of its Nintendo Direct event this week, the firm announced Square Enix will deliver Dragon Quest VII and VIII to Europe and North America 3DS owners next year. Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of …

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System Shock Enhanced Edition dev working on modern remake

Night Dive Studios – a small studio known for restoring classic PC releases for modern computers – has revealed it’s developing a full-blown remake of the original System Shock. Speaking withFast Company, Night Dive’s founder and CEO Stephen Kick stated he is actively working with the 1994 release’s concept artist …

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Borderlands Triple Pack heading to retail next week

2K Games has announced the Borderlands Triple Pack retail bundle for release later this month. The Triple Pack combines Borderlands, Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Prequel, along with all bonus content for each, into one tidy release. The $49.99/38.81 package will arrive on November 17thfor PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. …

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Blizzard aims to restore Starcraft, Warcraft III, and Diablo II for modern PCs

Blizzard is seeking a senior software engineer to bring some of its classic games up to proper working order for modern computers. Polygonreports on the listing, which name drops Starcraft, Diablo II, and Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. All three are currently supported on Battle.net, but Blizzard is looking to …

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Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 launches in February

EA and Popcap’s surprise hit Plants vs Zombies shooter spinoff Garden Warfare will receive a sequel release in early 2016. PvZ Garden Warfare 2 will feature the 24-player Herbal Assault mode, 4 player co-op Graveyard Ops mode, a dozen new multiplayer maps, six new character classes, and over 100 unique …

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Steam users migrating to Windows 10

It’s taken Windows 10 just three months to overtake Windows 8 in popularity among Steam’s active users, according to Valve’s latest hardware survey. Games Industryreports Steam’s October 2015 survey shows nearly 28 per cent of participating users have made the jump to Microsoft’s new operating system. That’s up 3 per …

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Steam top ten: November 1-7

Pre-orders for Fallout 4 were able to hold off the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops III on this week’s Steam top ten sellers chart. Grand Theft Auto V finished behind in third, coming off of its controversial Halloween promotion, while Counter-Strike: Global Offensive rounded out the top five …

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VIDEO: Warcraft movie trailer debuts at Blizzcon

The initial trailer for the upcoming live-action Warcraft film has arrived. Fresh from Blizzcon 2015, the trailer paints a picture of the epic conflict Legendary and Atlus are tasked with capturing in adapting Blizzard’s revered franchise. The footage debuted this weekend during Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime’s Blizzcon keynote address and …

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Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard has announced the launch of a new film and television studio to produce adaptations for its various franchises. The publisher has confirmed Call of Duty will get its own multi-movie franchise, while Skylanders is to receive the animated series treatment as Skylanders Academy. Not much is known about …

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Telltale publishing The Jackbox Party Pack retail release on PlayStation, Xbox

Telltale’s new publishing arm is bringing The Jackbox Party Pack to retail for PlayStation and Xbox platforms this week. The studio known for developing The Walking Dead and Minecraft: Story Mode has partnered with Jackbox Games to bring its popular multiplayer party game to shelves in North America and Europe …

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