This week on the Short-Takes, Japanese game companies feel the heat financially, Harmonix talks about the return of Rock Band, the Wii U will sell out- but not in a good way, Diablo 3 gets announced for Xbox 360 as well, and Microsoft curtails media access to execs for the E3 press conference.
What appears to be another Diablo clone would be dishonest. Neocore’s Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing – featuring mash-ups of gothic, steampunk noir and pop culture innuendos – engages the player more than Diablo III’s world ever could.
Let’s face it, most video game movies suck. These studios get paid millions of dollars to try to capture what makes our favorite games great and end up failing at it time and time again. Well not to worry guys, there are some great video game movies out there, and I break them down in this Top 5.
This week on the Short-Takes, the Xbox One used game policy doesn't get any clearer, the race is on for used game DRM between the PS4 and One, Square Enix America's president calls it quits, Blizzard does a massive rethink and downsizing on its next Titan MMO, and Ubisoft looks to continue diversifying with a racing game.