Archives / 2013 / January

GTA V delay: analyst thinks some form of next gen release possible

Responding to today's Grand Theft Auto V delay, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has suggested that Rockstar may be planning to eventually release the game on the next generation of consoles in some form. Creutz reasons that the game's delay to September – allied with the expected launch of at least one next gen console later this year – effectively pushes GTA V and a... »

Nintendo rules out Wii U price cut despite 'lack of momentum'

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has ruled out a Wii U price cut despite lower-than-expected sales of the new console. Yesterday Nintendo released a disappointing set of financial results for its third financial quarter, forecast an unexpected operating loss for the business year and lowered its Wii U sales guidance from 5.5 million units to four million. Global Wii U sales hit three million units ... »

Killer is Dead confirmed for Euro and US release this summer

Grasshopper Manufacture's Killer is Dead has been snapped up by European and US publishers for a summer 2013 release. The PS3 and Xbox 360 title's Japanese publisher Kadokawa Games said today that it has partnered with Deep Silver and Xseed Games to bring Goichi Suda's latest project to Europe and Oceania, and North America respectively. Suda has said Killer is Dead will retain R... »

US gets Garnet Red PS3 in 'God of War Ascension Legacy' bundle

Sony will release a Garnet Red PS3 in North America as part of a 'God of War Ascension Legacy' hardware bundle. The limited edition 500GB PS3 comes with a copy of God of War Ascension, and God of War Saga (which includes all five of the previous games from the franchise spanning PS2, PSP and PS3) and a 30-day trial subscription to PlayStation Plus. It'll cost $349 and will be out al... »

US Nintendo downloads: Ice Climber, Metal Slug 4

Nintendo of America has released a packed list of new digital titles for Wii, Wii U, DSi and 3DS this week. Retro gamers should be pleased with the addition of Ice Climbers on the 3DS eShop, while Metal Slug fans can now grab the fourth game in the chaotic 2D shooter series. There's a demo for The Cave to be had free on Wii U, and Fire Emblem Awakening is on the horizon. Here's the full ... »

Medal of Honor taken 'out of rotation' due to poor performance

EA has announced during its third quarter financial call that Medal of Honor: Warfighter has been taken “out of rotation”. According to EA COO Peter Moore, the game's poor performance means that the publisher will not continue with the series. “The game was solid, but the focus on combat authenticity did not resonate with consumers,” he said. “Critics were polari... »

HMV worker seizes official Twitter account as 190 staff lose their jobs

An anonymous person with access to the official HMV twitter feed has claimed to be one of the 190 people who today have lost their job at the embattled retailer. In a series of messages, now in the process of being deleted, one former employee wrote: “We're Tweeting live from HR where we're all being fired! Exciting!!” The person continued: “There are over 60 of us bein... »

Grand Theft Auto 5 release date delayed to September 17

Rockstar Games has confirmed that the Grand Theft Auto V release date is set for September 17 – several months later than its advertised 'spring' target. The game will be released internationally on Xbox 360 and PS3. It is not clear if PC or next generation versions are presently in development. An explanation for the new September release date – thought to be the second majo... »

DmC: Devil May Cry Accolades Trailer Released

The critical reception for Ninja Theory’s take on Devil May Cry was pretty much unanimous, the game is a triumph. Capcom and Ninja Theory are acknowledging this by releasing an accolades trailer, showcasing multiple scores and quotes from reviews. GaminGuys was no exception to the praise, and we reviewed the Xbox 360 version. We scored it 9/10, we all love it! The PC version is also a rip-ro... »

New Sleeping Dogs DLC Details Leak – Year of the Snake Coming for Chinese New Year

Details of the next lump of DLC for sleeper hit free roamer Sleeping Dogs have surfaced today. It’s sense of style, brilliant combat and awesome story were a refreshing surprise. Square Enix haven’t revealed it yet, but details of the next DLC instalment have shown up today on the great interwebs, with a short trailer (which you can see below) and a list of PS3 trophies have been poste... »

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