Nintendo recently announced that New Super Mario Bros 2 will be the first retail game offered digitally on the 3DS at launch, a service to be continued for many releases afterward. The news was delivered as part of a financial results briefing by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata, during which the company posted its first annual […]
Simon Carter, co-creator of Fable and co-founder its original development studio Big Blue Box, has left his position as Lead Technical Director at Lionhead Studios. Carter is now apparently pursuing “lots of new opportunities” in digital download games, although no concrete plans have been announced.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Electronic Arts was readying its answer to platforms like Steam and Direct2Drive by building and offering its own digital distribution hub, a story EA later confirmed. Origin will offer over 150 titles at launch and be the sole digital platform for Star Wars: The Old Republic, as well as […]
Remember I Am Alive, that pretty wicked game advertised back in 2008, with the post-cataclysm Chicago and people fighting over water? Well, Ubisoft still has hopes for the project, despite several delays. The studio still plans to release the title, developed at its Shanghai studio (formerly Darkworks), but as a digital-download, not a full boxed […]