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News: Ken Levine's Itching To Show Off BioShock Infinite's PlayStation Move Support

Ken Levine's Itching To Show Off BioShock Infinite's PlayStation Move Support

With the BioShock franchise loosely associated with the XBOX platform -- despite all of the games appearing on PS3 -- it looks like Sony is going out of its way to make BioShock Infinite feel more at home on its premier platform

One way its achieving this is by heavily promoting the game's PlayStation Move implementation. In a new interview, Irrational Games gaffer Ken Levine has said that he can't..

News: XCOM Delayed Outside Of Q1 2012

XCOM Delayed Outside Of Q1 2012

Oh XCOM -- how many times have you been delayed? It feels like everytime the 2K Marin developed first-person shooter is within our grasp, overlord Take Two pushes the carrot a little further away

Last night the publisher announced that it is to push the strategy reboot into the publisher's fiscal year 2013. No real reason was offered, but with Max Payne 3 scheduled to drop on the same date XCOM was..

News: Special PlayStation Move Peripheral In The Works For BioShock Infinite

Special PlayStation Move Peripheral In The Works For BioShock Infinite

When Ken Levine announced PlayStation Move support for BioShock Infinite at this year's E3, it seemed more like a statement of intent than anything else

But in a new PlayStation.com post, Sony has hinted that BioShock Infinite's heavily anticipated Move support might be further along than we anticipated. Outlining all the upcoming PlayStation Move related software, the article says of BioShock..

News: Ken Levine Is One Of The Few Not Pining For PlayStation 4

Ken Levine Is One Of The Few Not Pining For PlayStation 4

The father of the critically acclaimed BioShock series, Ken Levine, has said that he's not "aching" for the next round of consoles because he believes the current set of consoles have plenty of juice left in them

“You look at Arkham City, Uncharted and Gears of War and you’re starting to see that these games don’t look old to me. They look very current," Levine — who is currently working..

News: Gearbox Honours Fallen Borderlands Fan With Touching Eulogy

Gearbox Honours Fallen Borderlands Fan With Touching Eulogy

Michael John Mamaril was a huge Borderlands fan

Tragically he died of cancer last month at the unfairly premature age of 22. This prompted Michael's friend Carlo — also a big Borderlands fan — to contact Gearbox Software and ask if they could get the game's lovable robot, Claptrap, to read some kind of eulogy. Touchingly Gearbox did, and has also promised to include Mamaril in Borderlands 2 as..

News: The Latest Darkness II Trailer Hones In On All The Gross Stuff

The Latest Darkness II Trailer Hones In On All The Gross Stuff

We don't remember The Darkness being so gross

Sure we remember the portions of the campaign when it went really crazy — the Hellish trenches scene continues to haunt us — but geez, this latest trailer for The Darkness II gives Mortal Kombat a run for its money. We suppose it's appropriate for Hallowe'en, but man, if you're eating right now, we can only recommend that you don't click play.

News: The Voices Behind BioShock Infinite Chat About Their Alter Egos

The Voices Behind BioShock Infinite Chat About Their Alter Egos

It's not often that we get to post a new video pertaining to BioShock Infinite

While the hotly anticipated first-person adventure game is firmly on everybody's radar, it's always seemed a long way off. But no more — with many of this year's big Holiday releases out of the picture, Infinite is due its time in the spotlight. And that starts today with an interview of the game's two most important..

News: Levine: BioShock Infinite Is 'My Game'

Levine: BioShock Infinite Is 'My Game'

BioShock creator Ken Levine has no doubts about who wears the trousers at Irrational Games

Chatting with Joystiq, the legendary developer revealed that BioShock Infinite is most definitely his game. “This is my game,” he said, "I love the fact that we sit down and chat with each other but at the end of the day this thing’s got to be my decision.” We wondered why Irrational never..

News: NBA 2K12 DLC Slamdunks Onto PlayStation Network This Holiday

NBA 2K12 DLC Slamdunks Onto PlayStation Network This Holiday

Man, we always wanted to play cel-shaded basket ball

And now we've got the chance. As part of a new multi-faceted DLC pack for NBA 2K12, the publisher's chucking in a cel-shaded game mode set in the heart of New York's Times Square just for the fun of it. The $10 DLC pack will also include 150 of the NBA's all-time greatest players, new mini-games, a classic quick match mode and more. The pack..

News: Levine: BioShock Vita Won't Be A Port

Levine: BioShock Vita Won't Be A Port

Arguably one of the biggest names in PlayStation Vita's upcoming catalogue, the announcement of BioShock Vita raised many eyebrows when it was revealed at E3 earlier in the year

But while the game itself is hotly anticipated, details are actually extremely scarce. At E3, Irrational Games gaffer Ken Levine said that the game was merely a nugget of an idea, but that it wouldn't be a port of an..

News: The Darkness 2 Shines In New Brotherhood Trailer

The Darkness 2 Shines In New Brotherhood Trailer

We'll be honest, we've not been that excited by what we've seen of The Darkness 2 so far

Sure the game's got a neat art-style, but it's a universe we hadn't really considered returning to. But the game's latest trailer — narrated by a complete an utter odd-ball — is actually really cool. Not only does it make the fiction seem totally engaging, but the bits and bobs of gameplay included look..

News: Gearbox Is Still Putting Out Duke Nukem Forever DLC

Gearbox Is Still Putting Out Duke Nukem Forever DLC

We'd be curious to see the numbers for Duke Nukem Forever's multiplayer component

Are any readers still playing it? Well, if you are (why?) Gearbox has got some new DLC for you. The content includes three new multiplayer modes: Freeze Tag, Hail To The King and Hot Potato. It also includes four new maps parodying various popular first-person shooters. Which would be a great idea, if the joke wasn't..

News: Pre-Orders For The Darkness II Upgraded To Limited Edition

Pre-Orders For The Darkness II Upgraded To Limited Edition

If you've already registered interest in The Darkness II or are just about to -- then you're in luck

2K Games has announced that it will be upgrading all pre-orders of the game to a Limited Edition version. This includes a Crazy Abdul darkling outfit and two ability upgrades: Gourmet Hearts and Relic Hunter. You'll also net an illustration by Marc Silvestri and downloadable versions of the comics..

News: The Latest Darkness Trailer Keeps You Up To Date

The Latest Darkness Trailer Keeps You Up To Date

Did you miss out on the original The Darkness? Shame on you

The game was actually a surprisingly unique first-person shooter. Still, we understand if you're not willing to set aside the time to play through the game in 2011. And 2K gets that too. Hence it's released a little recap video to get you up to date ahead of its upcoming sequel, The Darkness II. Catch it after the jump. The Darkness II is..

News: BioShock Infinite TGS 2011 Teaser Trailer

BioShock Infinite TGS 2011 Teaser Trailer

In Japanese too!

As fans of the original BioShock, it’s not hard for us to get excited about any new titbit we can rummage up about the upcoming BioShock Infinite. With each new trailer that Irrational Games releases, it seems that the game just continues to look better and better, and this can be said once again from this new trailer from TGS...

News: More Than 40 Staffers Dropped From 2K Czech

More Than 40 Staffers Dropped From 2K Czech

Two studios under the 2K Czech banner have been hit by a redundancy initiative, according to information obtained by Develop Online

According to the website more than 40 of the developer's staff has been cut from its studio at Brno, with "less than ten" cut from its Prague studio too. Before the redundancies, 2K Czech had a work force of around 200 people. “This will result in the..

News: Uh-Oh, There's More Duke Nukem Incoming

Uh-Oh, There's More Duke Nukem Incoming

Gearbox Software is in the initial stages of planning a new Duke Nukem title, CEO Randy Pitchford has announced

Pitchford told an audience at PAX — watched by Kotaku — that the studio picked up the Duke Nukem franchise with the intention of making more titles in the series. "And then soon… I know that you guys figured out that, when Gearbox acquired the franchise, we didn't do it just to..

News: Borderlands 2's Split-Screen Will Allow You To Take A Friend Online

Borderlands 2's Split-Screen Will Allow You To Take A Friend Online

No-one is going to disagree that Borderlands 2 is all about multiplayer, not least developers Gearbox Software

Speaking to Joystiq behind closed doors, Gearbox's Steve Gibson revealed that those playing Borderlands 2's couch co-op mode will be able to take the action online with two other players. There is one stipulation however, according to Gibson. Split-screen players will not be able to join..

News: GamesCom 2011: Elizabeth Has A Bit Of A Cry In New BioShock: Infinite Screenshots

GamesCom 2011: Elizabeth Has A Bit Of A Cry In New BioShock: Infinite Screenshots

Poor Elizabeth

She was thrilled with all the awards BioShock: Infinite won at E3 earlier in the year, but someone at GamesCom had to be a complete meanie didn't they? Horrible Europeans, why did you have to tell her that BioShock: Infinite is still a year away from release? We think we're going to have a little cry too.