Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

Organizers of the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, will recognize Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of ZZT, Unreal and Unreal Engine, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sweeney will be honored at the Game Developers Choice AwardsContinue reading “Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC”

Batman: The Telltale Series Season Finale Trailer

The fifth and final episode in the first season of Batman: The Telltale Series is right around the corner and today they dropped the trailer for the final episode called City of Light. The season finale will be released starting Tuesday December 13. Episode 1: Realm of Shadows is currently free on Steam. In Episode 5, the leaderContinue reading “Batman: The Telltale Series Season Finale Trailer”

Release Date for Batman: Return to Arkham Revealed

The release date for Batman: Return to Arkham is October 21. Return to Arkham is a bundle that contains Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, as well as all DLC released for both of them. Both games in the bundle were very well received; Arkham Asylum and Arkham City have a 91 and 96 on Metacritic respectively. The games will haveContinue reading “Release Date for Batman: Return to Arkham Revealed”

Telltale’s Batman Episode 2 Release Date Announced

Telltale have announced the release date for episode two of their Batman series. The second episode, titled “Children of Arkham”, releases on September 20th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The episode is set to release on a number of other platforms — most likely mobile and last generation consoles. Their release dates will beContinue reading “Telltale’s Batman Episode 2 Release Date Announced”

Batman – The Telltale Series: Episode 1 Realm of Shadows Review

Telltale was never going to match the physicality and excitement of the Batman Arkham Trilogy. In a Batman story driven by narrative decision making, Telltale had to explore a side of Batman that we haven’t seen in-depth in any game beforehand. In Batman – The Telltale Series: Episode 1 Realm of Shadows, we explore notContinue reading “Batman – The Telltale Series: Episode 1 Realm of Shadows Review”

Telltale’s Batman Series Gets a Release Date, and its Sooner Than You Think!

Telltale Game’s newest Batman episodic series has finally received its first official trailer, and it drops just a couple weeks before the debut episode. Players will find themselves in the world of Gotham as Bruce Wayne and Batman. Iconic characters such as Alfred Pennyworth, Harvey Dent, Jim Gordon, Vicki Vale, Catwoman, and Carmine Falcone willContinue reading “Telltale’s Batman Series Gets a Release Date, and its Sooner Than You Think!”

Batman: Return to Arkham Delayed Indefinitely

Virtuous, the developer responsible for remastering the Batman: Arkham series, has claimed on the Warner Bros. Games Forum, that Batman: Return to Arkham, the remastered versions of Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, will be delayed indefinitely. The remastered games are being updated to run on the Unreal 4 Engine. Naturally the games are going toContinue reading “Batman: Return to Arkham Delayed Indefinitely”

Telltale’s New Game Engine Still Has Old Problems

Telltale Games, who have demonstrated their knack for emotional storytelling, always seemed to have one major problem: a poor game engine. Their games are fairly simplistic, with gameplay comprised of pointing and clicking and choosing dialogue options. What should be a cinematic adventure is plagued with immense lag and choppy movements. Moving from scene toContinue reading “Telltale’s New Game Engine Still Has Old Problems”

PlayStation VR Details Unveiled

During their E3 press conference, Sony revealed information about their project PlayStation VR. The most significant news was a concrete release date, October 13th, 2016, as well as an impressive roster of Virtual Reality games. E3 2016 has definitely been a year where VR has been demoed heavily, and it’s safe to say that SonyContinue reading “PlayStation VR Details Unveiled”

Batman VR Trailer released by Sony this E3

It seems that a lot of the games in Sony’s line up are going for the full Virtual Reality Gaming experience. With what little information we have, we know that the Joker could possibly be involved in a new Batman game, and that we will be up close and personal with the action.

Rocket League to Add Batmobile in March

The hugely successful Rocket League continues its frequent DLC updates with the new playable Batmobile in March. The trailer gives us a taste of the Batmobile from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film in action. The new download pack will also include three new antenna flags for Batman, Superman, and Wonder WomanContinue reading “Rocket League to Add Batmobile in March”

Reflecting on The Game Awards 2015

2015 has been absolutely incredible for AAA games and indie games alike.  The gaming community have been completely overwhelmed and backlogged with the rapid-fire succession of new game releases.  It is certainly an amazing time to be a gamer.  Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards 2015 is a celebration, a reflection, and a look into theContinue reading “Reflecting on The Game Awards 2015”