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Minecraft's "Notch" latest to bash Windows 8 John Callaham 10 hours ago 88 Comments Windows 8 may have just made its RTM deadline, but a number of high profile PC game creators have already voiced their displeasure over Microsoft's latest OS. Valve founder Gabe Newell was quoted last week as saying he felt that Windows 8 is "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space." Blizzard executive ...read more
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SCEA is asking gamers to submit design ideas for its next DualShock 3 controller. The firm has released a number of different colours over the years, and it plans to release more - designed by you. "We want to add to our line-up of DualShock 3 colors, but this time we want you to be the designer," says Sony via the US PS Blog. "Starting today, and ending August 15th, you can ... submit ...read more
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A new trailer has been released for the live action Halo 4 series Forward Unto Dawn, this time showing viewers how the Warthog was brought to life. The Warthog is quite possibly the most notable icon in the Halo franchise and something you'd want the upcoming live action series to get right. The new trailer for Forward Unto Dawn goes behind-the-scenes of the Warthog chase, showing how this ...read more
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has received some a new weapon balancing patch. Infinity Ward has revealed all buffs and nerfs in a forum post, and announced that the DLC map Terminal will be lag-free by launch. The changes – listed on the official Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 forums rebalance a handful of assault rifles and SMGs: FAD – increased damage and range M16A4 – increased ...read more
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Minecraft Xbox 360 patch 1.7.3 is now live, but isn’t without issues. Developer 4J Studios has announced that a fix is now with Microsoft pending approval and should be available next week. It may also include more new features. 4J Studios tweeted the status update last night when asked when it would be available by players. “We’re hoping sooner than a week, but it’s not in our ...read more
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The first half of Take-Two's question and answer session, during today's first quarter investor call, revolved around the theme of Grand Theft Auto 5 and its current status. Whether directly or indirectly, three questions in a row tried to eke out any details about the game, which appears to be part of the publisher's high revenue projections but still has an official "TBA" release ...read more
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Ready to get your virtual trade on with virtual people in virtual villages? Minecraft's latest update for PC is here to enable that – the "1.3.1" patch – and it's got more than just value-less trading. It also has ... uh ... the Ender Chest? And writeable books? Oh, right, it also combines single-player and multiplayer modes into one, unified mode. Well then! For a full list of patch notes
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If you haven't picked up an Ouya (pre-order) yet, perhaps the news of a new Kickstarter-exclusive edition will entice you. Available right now through the end of the campaign (next Wednesday), the $140-or-more console comes in an exclusive darker color scheme, with a matching controller. Those controllers, by the way, now have "O" "U" "Y" and "A" button labels, never allowing you to forget what ...read more
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Microsoft's Surface is launching on (or near) October 26, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. "The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-designed and manufactured hardware devices," the report reads. The Surface launches in two flavors: ...read more
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD managed to move into 120,000 hard drives during its first week on Xbox Live Arcade. Robomodo head honcho Josh Tsui told Gamasutra that early success will eventually lead to a "fuller game." "By making it 'lower risk' we were allowed to take some chances, which benefits both developer and publisher," Tsui said. He also noted that "the prospect of a fuller game is ...read more
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