Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced the North American release of God of War: Ascension, available exclusively for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) Santa Monica Studio, creators of the God of War franchise, God of War: Ascension marries the series’ most emotional narrative-that of Kratos’ deception by the god Ares, his sorrowful imprisonment, and his subsequent path to retribution-with its most refined gameplay mechanics to date.
Emblematic character of the video games universe, Duke Nukem still exists as proven by the developers at 3d Realms, which offer the first video of Duke Nukem Forever in ages, announced for the first time more than 10 years ago, in January 1997.
The development of this first person shooter took joke dimensions in the industry. Several players are pessimist in relation with it, believing quite simply that it will never be completed. A spark of hope was born following the creation of Prey, a similar FPS from a design standpoint also developed by 3d Realms and launched in 2006. The video (teaser), true surprise of Christmas that no one had envisaged, shows hero in his usual form without revealing actual gameplay sequences. It has a little more than one minute in length and shows Duke and some of its enemies of which the traditional pig-police force. It is known that Duke Nukem Forever is based on the graphic engine called Unreal Engine 2 modified heavily. It looks very close to Doom III now. After all these years, one expected better, but let’s wait to see the gameplay before judging. Here it video.
EA Partners, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and independent development studio Klei Entertainment announced today an exclusive publishing agreement to bring the provocative new game Shank to Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC this summer. Featuring a unique art style inspired by graphic novels and golden age comics, Shank blends the intensity of classic 2D side-scrolling action games with a gripping and mature storyline. The cinematic brawler is a finalist for “Excellence in Visual Art” at this year’s Independent Games Festival and will be featured at the IGF Pavilion during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next week.