The world of LittleBigPlanet may continue from an unlikely source based on a new rumor. While LBP creator Media Molecule may have parted ways with the world of imagination in favor of new IPs such as Tearaway, Sony is nonetheless focused on keeping things going - even if it means changing developers.
After being leaked last year at a licensing expo, Activision have officially revealed their partnership with Nickelodeon to produce games based on The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Currently going through a huge resurgence in popularity thanks to the new CG cartoon which airs on Nickelodeon, TMNT could be poised for the epic experience that the property deserves or will once again be sullied with a lackluster video game.
The Need For Speed movie has gained yet another talented actor who may be familiar to those reared on superhero movies. The Hollywood Reporter reports that veteran actor Michael Keaton will be joining the NFS in a sizeable supporting role - one that as of now doesn’t appear to be rooted in villainous origins.
Hollywood studio FOX is rebooting Square Enix’s Hitman franchise for yet another theatrical outing. After debuting in 2007 with a lukewarm critical reaction, the first Hitman movie managed to make a modest profit, mostly courtesy of European terrorities thus a sequel is in the works.
Seeing things evolve and change over time is expected since it’s part of our culture. Such evolutionary changes are of course present in the world of business since consumer tastes or hot trends will often dictate how things are both created and presented to the masses, sometimes resulting in the next big thing surfacing or an embarrassing flop being thrown our way which won’t be forgotten any time soon. Companies doing the things they do may forever remain mysterious and perhaps unpredictable to us, but in the case of Sony the company is almost making a notorious name for thems
This year will be quite busy for console launches as not only do we have the possibility of both the next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles appearing, but we have a new kid on the block as well. After one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of all time, the Android powered console that is the Ouya has a release date.
After taking to the stage during the PlayStation E3 2012 press conference, Sony is now showing SuperBot Entertainment the door in one of those ways akin to pushing out a would-be retiree out the door About Schmidt style. Sony has announced that they’ve opted to cut their contractual ties with SuperBot Entertainment.
If you’ve been wondering where Republique, the new stealth-action game from indie studio Camouflaj, has been then here’s a rather major update for you. After successfully reaching its much needed Kickstarter goal in a brilliant last minute hurrah, the team at Camouflaj have been hard at work creating the dystopian world of the game which is now sporting a slightly different graphical look.
The sting of Sony closing Studio Liverpool is still being felt and now our pain level may increase upon seeing two of the projects the studio was working on. After wrapping up the masterpiece of arcade racing action that was Wipeout 2048, Studio Liverpool was reportedly working on two projects: another Wipeout title and a new IP - both of which were slated to appear on the next-gen PlayStation console.
There’s always hope within us that a certain gaming franchise we’ve adored will come out of its long dormant slumber. We don’t see too many franchises fall off the radar due to a shift in tastes or an ill-conceived installment, yet such a thing was the case for the Onimusha and Dino Crisis franchises. After starting off strong, both Onimusha and Dino Crisis were put on the bench by Capcom after poor installments and now news has come down that Capcom has opted to officially retire both games.