Tag Archives: video game

Voltron game on the way

Publisher THQ has announced that it is to publish a game based on retro kids TV license Voltron: Defender of the Universe. The series is getting a reboot later this year under the guise Voltron Force, with toy manufacturer Mattel preparing a line of branded toys to coincide with its …

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Michael Jackson goes on tour

The King of Pop might not be around to see it, but his new video game is causing a storm across the country. Ubisoft has taken Michael Jackson: The Experience on the road to promote it with Just Dance 2 in a range of UK shopping centres. Jacko’s dancing game …

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Blockbuster expectations for Tron

Tron Evolution will be just as successful as its cinematic counterpart, says Disney Interactive. The publisher is confident that the video game prequel to the upcoming movie Tron Legacy will be a big hit with fans and film buffs alike this Christmas. The game depicts the events leading up to …

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Game barcode scanner app launches

Cedemo has launched its Video Game Barcode Scanner app in the US and UK for iPhone and Android smartphones. The app lets people scan barcodes of console games in-store, to call up descriptions, videos, trailers, screenshots and other information. It launched last month in France. Cedemo is running a competition …

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Fallujah game could still be released

The studio behind a controversial Iraq war game still hopes to bring the project to market despite it already having caused a vehement public backlash and a cancelled publishing deal. The game caused a bit of a stir upon its first reveal in 2009, forcing then-publisher Konami to drop it …

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Black Ops tipped for Xmas No.1

Bookmaker Paddy Power has opened the betting on the race to be the UK’s official Christmas No.1 video game, and the early favourite is perhaps not surprisingly Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops. The company is currently offering odds of 1/6 on the game. So far it has only released …

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Call of Dutys chance to redefine success

Next week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops could set a new benchmark for entertainment launches if it goes one better than last year’s Modern Warfare 2 and once again shatters global entertainment records. In just a few days we’ll be launching the game that I currently can’t stop playing, that …

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Cartoon Network strikes game deal

Kids entertainment specialist Cartoon Network has struck a deal with Crave Games to produce a brand new action game for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and 3DS. Currently in development at Papaya Studios, the title will include many of the channel’s key brands such as Ben 10, The PowerPuff Girls, Dexter’s …

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Disney legend leads Epic Mickey push

Epic Mickey isn’t all about the world’s most famous cartoon mouse – with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit taking a central role in the game’s marketing. The character is Mickey’s long-forgotten predecessor – the original Disney mascot – and the villain in the upcoming Wii adventure Epic Mickey. And Disney is …

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GameStop publishes iPhone game

Global video games retailer GameStop has published its first ever video game – iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch platformer Buck and the Coins of Destiny. GameStop claims production credits on the 2D side-scrolling title, which sees Buck the Bunny embark on a quest to find fame and fortune across a …

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