GSC Game World on Monday announced it will release Cossacks 3, a new version of the popular real-time strategy title Cossacks: European Wars. It will be available for PC, Mac and Linux machines later this year.Cossacks 3 is a modern remake of the original game that debuted in … [Read more...] about Cossacks 3 Could Revive RTS Game Genre
The preliminary estimate for dollars spent on video games in 2010 is between US$15.4 billion and $15.6 billion, down by about 1 percent from 2009, according to a report from the NPD Group. The figure includes total sales of new physical video and PC games, used games, game … [Read more...] about Is the Video Game Industry Ready to Break Out of 2010’s Limbo?
Square Enix last week offered some tidbits about its upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake, which likely will be episodic in nature with the emphasis on action toned down.The company revealed the first gameplay footage of the remake at the PlayStation Experience 2015 event in San … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy VII Remake: More Story, Less Action
Nintendo unveiled its highly anticipated 3DS portable game console Tuesday at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).The 3DS offers 3-D viewing without the need for special glasses.Nintendo also announced remakes of several of its popular older games for the Wii platform.The … [Read more...] about Nintendo Looks Forward (3DS) and Backward (Warmed-Over Wii Games)
Children in developing nations who receive the XO laptop from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation can exercise their imaginations and build their own cities with the original "SimCity" video game.Electronic Arts (EA) announced Thursday that it has donated the game, … [Read more...] about Game On for OLPC: EA to Put ‘SimCity’ on Low-Cost Laptops