Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on October 29, 2012. Building upon the success of the groundbreaking Grand Theft Auto III in 2001, the release of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in 2002 pushed the open-world game series deeper into pop culture with a vibrant over-the-top take on Miami, a stunning celebrity voice cast and a loving, satirical look at the cultural excesses of the ’80s. In conjunction with the anniversary, Rockstar will release Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for a … Continue reading GTA: Vice City Turns Ten
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the non-profit self-regulatory body for the video game industry, today announced a streamlined, no-cost service for assigning ratings to all digitally delivered games. ESRB’s new ‘Digital Rating Service’ utilizes a brief but detailed online questionnaire to assess not only a product’s content and age-appropriateness, but also interactive elements, including the sharing of personal information or physical location and exposure to unfiltered user-generated content. This newly streamlined service will first be put into use for downloadable games available from a number of computer and video game platforms including Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Vita, … Continue reading ESRB Adds New Ratings System For Downloaded Games
Spicy Horse Entertainment, Shanghai-based developer of top-quality games for mobile, online, console, and PC platforms, announced today that its game "BigHead BASH" is officially out of beta and live for all browsers through Spicy Horse’s own Spicy World (http://spicyworld.spicyhorse.com/) and via Armor Games, Kongregate, and Facebook. "BigHead BASH" is a realtime player-versus-player deathmatch game pitting collectible toys against each other in zany combat environments. Spicy Horse’s innovative multiplatform technology means all players from all platforms can play together on a single set of servers for all platforms and portals. The launch features Andox and Box from "Happy Camp," one of … Continue reading BigHead BASH Ready To Play Anywhere
Miniclip and Ndemic Creations, today announce that the acclaimed iOS game, Plague Inc, is now available on Android devices. Plague Inc., which has contaminated more than 1.4 million iOS devices, once again delivers high quality, strategic gameplay to players, asking Android users to design and master a lethal plague to bring an end to humankind. Ndemic Creations and Miniclip are passionate about adding new content to Plague Inc. with lots of updates and expansions planned. The mind-controlling Neurax Worm will be added to the game in the next few weeks thanks to Miniclip’s X-Port Genie technology and much more after … Continue reading Plague Comes To Android
Ruari O’Sullivan, otherwise known as randomnine, the indie developer of Beacon and Fear is Vigilance is announcing a sequel to the popular Cardinal Quest. Together with Ido Yehieli (www.tametick.com), the man behind the original Cardinal Quest, Ruari invites fans to help support the project through crowd-funding site, Indiegogo. Cardinal Quest 2 is an indie, turn-based RPG with permadeath and randomly generated dungeons. Players will be drawn into this top-down 2D, dungeon-crawler, as they prepare to fight against the minotaur tyrant, Asterion and free the land from his oppression. The game’s new talent system, allows players to build a unique character, … Continue reading Cardinal Quest 2 Announced, Looks For Funding
Leading publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today announced the release of Deluxe Cafe on the Android mobile platform. Deluxe Cafe gives players of all ages an opportunity to create a successful bakery of their own, complete with customized furniture, cooking ingredients and interior design elements, ensuring a massive amount of content to explore. Players can craft customized recipes, acquire and arrange charming furnishings and cook delicious dishes to create a successful restaurant business. The Deluxe Cafe app is free to download on Google Play, with additional content available through in-app purchases as well as incentivized downloads through Tapjoy. ‘With … Continue reading Deluxe Cafe Opens on Android
Successful mobile app publisher, Focus Multimedia, has announced a charming and unique new action-puzzle game, Squashies World, for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Developed by award-winning studio The Game Creators, Squashies World asks players to rescue the stranded Squashies ‘ a collection of cute, cool and colorful characters ‘ after their world is turned upside down by a tornado. The Squashies are desperate to return to the world where they live. Players must work out how to save the Squashies by squashing together characters of the same type until there are none left in the level. The game uses intuitive … Continue reading Squashies Plop Onto Apple, Android Platforms
The Mindwave Mobile Brainwave Headset lets players control a select but growing group of games with just their mind. Yes, with their mind.
Verizon Wireless announced today it is the first to have the recently-developed CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB applied to all apps, including legacy apps, within the Verizon Apps store. The ratings, which are similar to those assigned to video games, provide consumers, especially parents, with information about the age-appropriateness of apps. Created with the Entertainment Software Rating Board’s (ESRB) expertise and credibility, the system aims to provide consistent ratings across all participating storefronts. CTIA – The Wireless Association selected the nonprofit ESRB because of its proven track record for providing the public with reliable information about content. Its … Continue reading Verizon To Display ESRB Ratings For Apps
This week I get a little hot under the collar after spending some time with Radiant Defense and channeling my inner Todd.