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NINTENDO: LEGO does GTA on Wii U

Warner Bros has revealed the first details about LEGO City Undercover for Wii U – and there’s a whiff of Grand Theft Auto about it. Nintendo showed the first trailer for the game during it’s E3 Press Conference, showing what appeared to be an open world LEGO title in which …

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NINTENDO: Batman Arkham City Armoured Edition revealed

Wii U will receive an exclusive version of Batman’s most recent video game outing. As detailed by Warner Bros interactive boss Martin Tremblay, Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition offers extras not found in the existing SKUs. In the game, Batman’s new armoured suit collects energy that when full allows the …

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Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo go free-to-play

Warner Bros has unveiled a new free-to-play online game that brings the worlds of Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo together. Cartoon Universe is the first game from WB Games Montreal and lets players create and customise their own cartoon character. Once they have their creation established, they can engage in a …

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Warner signs Codies distribution deal in US

Warner Brothers International Entertainment has signed a deal for the distribution, sales, and marketing of the complete 2012 Codemasters lineup in North and South America. Codemasters’ distribution has previously been handled by THQ, which has hit trouble of late, closing several studios and laying off hundreds of employees. AsGamasutrapoints out …

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Batman boosts Warner’s full-year fiscals

Revenues for Time Warner’s Filmed Entertainment division rose to $12.6bn in 2011, thanks in part to stronger games releases from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. The firm’s full-year financial report highlights Batman: Arkham City, Mortal Kombat and the continued success of various LEGO titles, such as LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. …

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Vita gets its own Mortal Kombat

A brand new, purpose-built version of Mortal Kombat will be released on Sony’s PlayStation Vita in the spring, Warner Bros has announced. The emphasis in this version – which will return to the series’ 2D roots – has been put on brutality, with fatalities and x-ray moves getting a special …

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Gotham City Imposters slips to next month

Warner Bros’ download-only Batman shooter has been pushed back to a February release. Gotham City Imposters is a team-based multiplayer game that sees gangs of wannabe Batmans and Jokers battling over territory in the Dark Knight’s home city. Gamers can customise these vigilantes with costumes modelled on familiar Gotham characters, …

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LEGO Batman 2 officially announced

We all knew it was coming, but Warner Bros has confirmed that Batman will once again get the LEGO treatment this year. As was previously leaked, this time the Dark Knight will be joined by other DC Comics superheroes including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern. The game will feature …

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New digital and Nordic chiefs for Warner Interactive

Popular NCsoft Euro boss Vronique Lallier has left the MMO publisher to take up a senior digital position at Warner Bros. She takes the role of vice president of digital publishing for international at Warner Bros Entertainment. Lallier has 11 years of experience in the games industry, joining NCsoft Europe …

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Scribblenauts Remix topples Angry Birds

It probably won’t last long, but hats off to Warner this morning for toppling Rovio’s Angry Birds from atop of the Apple App Store listings. Warner recently cut the price of the game to 69p – the lowest possible price point for a game on the service. Scribblenauts Remix, which …

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