Gamers can now breathe a bit easier that the preservation of video games and Free Speech has been decided today when the United States Supreme Court struck down California’s video game law that made it illegal to rent or sell violent video games to minors in a 7-2 vote.
This month’s Famitsu has an in-depth look at all things Capcom. Capcom can trace its roots as a company back to 1979, when it was created as a branch of the IRM Corporation for the manufacturing and production of “Capsule Computers”, a term used by the company to describe arcade machines. In fact, Capcom’s name itself is an abbreviation of CAPsule COMputers.
Visit almost any online video game forum and you’re bound to find gamers debating whether they prefer their games in disc or digital form.
After a 10 year hiatus, finally, a new Marvel vs. Capcom entry has been made. It brings back a lot of the veteran characters from previous entries in the franchise, from both companies, as well as some interesting new arrivals.
I want to say thank you to 2k Games & Gearbox Software for releasing Duke Nukem Forever. Does Duke Nukem Forever have it’s share of gameplay and design problems? Yes. Does it look outdated graphically? Yes. Is any of this 2k Games & Gearbox Software’s fault? No.
We are kicking off the 4th of July early at Level Up Video Games, with the the second game in our summer tournament schedule, BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2. The tournament will be on Saturday July 2nd at 11am.
Many reviewers such as Gamespot, IGN and 1Up.com slammed the game for poorly paced levels, unnecessary platforming segments, and overall lack of fun. It’s not only Duke that’s under the gun, but also the reviewers themselves: 2K Games’ PR Agency, The Redner Group, publicly threatened to blacklist any reviewer who ran a negative review on Duke Nukem Forever.
According to an article posted by M.H. Williams, Nintendo has decided to only allow for one controller on the new Wii U, scheduled to launch in 2012. The new device or controller for the Wii U is the highlight of the systems capability.
If there’s one thing the PSN hack showed, it’s that even large gaming companies like Sony are susceptible to cyberattacks. Now, Nintendo, Epic Games, Square Enix, Bethesda and Codemasters can join the club of hacking victims.
Batman’s Boy Wonder sidekick, Robin might make an appearance as a pre-order bonus in the highly-anticipatedBatman: Arkham City according to a user on arkhamcity.co.uk. Rocksteady has yet to reveal more info regarding if Robin will partake in the single player story or just be a challenge map only character.