ProjectUkelele_TeaserImage 11 Feb

A group of former Rare developers have founded a new studio called Playtonic Games and are currently in the early stages of development for the debut title. “Playtonic’s the name, and fun games, unique characters and absolutely-frickin-amazing worlds to explore are our game,” the studio wrote on its website, in part. “Currently we’re a sextet […]

GamescomDay4 24 Aug

Polyphony’s ‘Gran Turismo 6’ On PS4 Could Evolve Into ‘GT7’ At a Gamescom panel attended by Joystiq, Polyphony Digital CEO Kazunori Yamauchi has said that while the studio has a PS4 version of Gran Turismo 6 in mind, by the time it is developed it could have evolved into Gran Turismo 7.   Rare Keen […]

14 Oct

[youtube][/youtube] Born from a collection of some of the more enviable resumes in game design (namely those consisting of credits on Goldeneye, Killer Instinct, and Perfect Dark), Starfire Studios has announced its first game for the Xbox Live Arcade. Fusion: Genesis is being described as a twin stick shooter with a few MMO elements thrown […]

29 Oct

Earlier this week, Ed Fries, a former Microsoft employee, discussed the acquisition of Rare by his ex-employers with Develop. What wasn’t known about the situation was how hard Microsoft had to fight to acquire it. A bidding war had reportedly been fought between Microsoft, Nintendo, and Activision, the latter remaining the strongest contender until internal […]