RPG archive

  • Dragon Age to make move to consoles
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    Dragon Age to make move to consoles

    By 15 July 2008

    It seems Dragon Age could be making its way onto consoles at some point, according to BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk. Speaking at EA's press conference, Zeschuk was showing dark fantasy RPG, Dragon Age: Origins, when he mentioned a move over to consoles...

  • Final Fantasy XIII heading for Xbox 360
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    Final Fantasy XIII heading for Xbox 360

    By 15 July 2008

    Final Fantasy XIII is heading for Xbox 360, the game's publishers have confirmed. Speaking at Microsoft's E3 2008 press briefing on Monday, Square-Enix boss Yoichi Wada even seem excited himself at the news, saying: "At long last, the day we've all been...

  • 100 Brits taken to court by American publisher
    Gaming

    100 Brits taken to court by American publisher

    By 14 July 2008

    Topware Interactive, the US firm behind the game Dream Pinball 3D, is taking 100 British people to court for uploading its game to file sharing sites. It is thought to be the biggest action against gamers who use peer-to-peer networks such as Limewire...

  • Microsoft "Lips" information surfaces
    Gaming

    Microsoft "Lips" information surfaces

    By 14 July 2008

    You may remember a few months ago rumours of a Microsoft project named Lips swirling around the internet. Well, enough information has now been released for us to - one, know that it is actually real, and two, give us enough information to know what the...

  • No demo planned for Prince of Persia
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    No demo planned for Prince of Persia

    By 14 July 2008

    It seems Prince of Persia fans will just have to go the distance and wait for the franchise's newest chapter to be released, as the game's producer confirms there are no plans to release a demo. Following in the footsteps of the Far Cry 2 team who also...

  • Pro Cycling Manager 2008 launched
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    Pro Cycling Manager 2008 launched

    By 9 July 2008

    With Tour De France fever in the air since it began on July 5th, cycling enthusiasts, gamers and anyone in between can get a little insight into the competition with Pro Cycling Manager - Tour De France 2008. Think Football Manager but on bikes - the...

  • Microsoft boss slams Wii as "novelty"
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    Microsoft boss slams Wii as "novelty"

    By 8 July 2008

    Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has been a little controversial in a recent interview, stating that consumers are only buying Nintendo's Wii as a "novelty" machine, similar to interest in home karaoke machines. The outspoken director of product management...

  • Gaming

    Full RPG game launched for iPod

    By 8 July 2008

    Square Enix has announced the release of a new RPG game - exclusive for the iPod Song Summoner: The Unsung Heroes ia available from the iTunes store in either English or Japanese and compatibile with iPod video, iPod classic and iPod Nano. The game turns...

  • New yoga game planned for Wii
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    New yoga game planned for Wii

    By 7 July 2008

    JoWooD has confirmed it plans to release a yoga-themed title for Nintendo Wii. Wii Yoga will work with the Balance Board peripheral which is said to play "a central role for the exercising (gaming) experience". This isn't the first time we've got wind...

  • Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise gets release date
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    Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise gets release date

    By 7 July 2008

    Microsoft has announced that Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise will be released and on store shelves in September. The new game will see 30 additional new piñata species, expanded co-op options and multiple gameplay modes, not to mention Piñata Island...

  • Pre-order deals for Soulcalibur IV stack up
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    Pre-order deals for Soulcalibur IV stack up

    By 7 July 2008

    Soulcalibur IV is now available for pre-order, with some pretty swanky little extras if you do. The above is an exclusive bonus DVD in a steel book, available through GAME's pre-order promotion. There is also an art booklet included in the set, and there...

  • Square Enix brings retro favourites to handhelds
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    Square Enix brings retro favourites to handhelds

    By 7 July 2008

    Retro gamers will rejoice in the news that Square Enix is bringing both Arkanoid DS and Space Invaders Extreme back to our handheld consoles. Thirty years after Space Invaders was first released, Space Invaders Extreme has been let loose combining the...

  • Line-ups announced for Ibiza Rocks Xbox Weekenders
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    Line-ups announced for Ibiza Rocks Xbox Weekenders

    By 7 July 2008

    The line-ups for the Xbox Weekenders at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel have been announced, and are sure to please anyone heading over to the White Isle looking for something with more of a rock vibe. The first Xbox Weekender takes place from July 18th-20th, and...

  • WiiWare updated with Pokémon, bubbles and Final Fantasy add-ons
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    WiiWare updated with Pokémon, bubbles and Final Fantasy add-ons

    By 7 July 2008

    The good folks down at Nintendo have updated WiiWare with three treats this week - whether any of them take your fancy or not is up to you. Firstly, My Pokémon Ranch sees Pokémon and Miis interacting with each other for the first time. Doesn't sound...

  • Hands on with the Packard Bell ipower X2.0
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    Hands on with the Packard Bell ipower X2.0

    By 4 July 2008

    So Packard Bell has just launched its new gaming machine in Paris, the ipower X2.0, and of course, Gamesdog were at the launch to get all of the news for you. Having been in the gaming sector for two years, this new machine only demonstrates further that...

  • EA apologises for Fifa anthem mistake
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    EA apologises for Fifa anthem mistake

    By 3 July 2008

    Electronic Arts has apologised for a mistake in Fifa 08, which caused a bit of an annoyance among Northern Irish gamers. In the game, the Northern Irish football team stand to The Soldier's Song, traditionally sung at United Ireland events. A newspaper...

  • GAME sales up by over 50% this year
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    GAME sales up by over 50% this year

    By 3 July 2008

    GAME has issued sales data for the first half of 2008 that shows the group's sales have risen by 54%, with like-for-like sales up 24.8%. Performance in the UK and Ireland is leading the group with sales up 58.2% and like-for-likes 28.1%, however international...

  • Star Wars release lightsaber DS styluses
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    Star Wars release lightsaber DS styluses

    By 2 July 2008

    Check out these officially licensed Star Wars Nintendo DS styluses, all kitted out to look like mini lightsabers. Ahh we're suckers for a good gimmick. They come in two different packs - a pack of three standard plastic versions for $7.99 (around £4),...

  • Activision asks fans to choose next Spidey cover
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    Activision asks fans to choose next Spidey cover

    By 2 July 2008

    As part of Activision's new user-generated content marketing campaign for the new Spider-Man game, Web of Shadows, the company is putting the decision in your hands as to which cover you want to see when the game hits the shelves. Sounds all rather nice...

  • Microsoft confirms 360 price cuts in Australia
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    Microsoft confirms 360 price cuts in Australia

    By 2 July 2008

    After all the rumours and leaked adverts, Microsoft has confirmed a price cut for the Xbox 360 in Australia. The 360 Arcade model will now retail for AU$50 less at AU$349 (£169), the Premium console with 20GB hard-drive will sell for AU$499 (£240) dropping...

  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl crashes the chart top spot
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    Super Smash Bros. Brawl crashes the chart top spot

    By 2 July 2008

    Super Smash Bros. Brawl has hit the top spot of the UK all formats chart this week, pushing last week's leader LEGO Indiana Jones down to number three. In fact, the game racked up so many sales it is the now the third-largest UK Wii launch behind Wii...

  • Diablo III announced as in development
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    Diablo III announced as in development

    By 30 June 2008

    Blizzard has announced the release of Diablo III at its Worldwide Invitational in Paris. The third instalment in the popular action-RPG series is being developed for PC and Mac, with the company confirming it had no plans for console versions. Blizzard...

  • Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to be released for PS3
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    Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to be released for PS3

    By 26 June 2008

    Role-playing game enthusiasts can add this title to their wanted list. Although we knew that Ascaron Entertainment would be releasing Sacred 2: Fallen Angel on Xbox 360 and PC, those sneaky developers have just announced it will be available on PlayStation...

  • Sony launches special edition Final Fantasy PSP
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    Sony launches special edition Final Fantasy PSP

    By 10 June 2008

    Sony has announced the release of the "Crisis Core - Final Fantasy VII" PSP bundle, to mark the launch of the title, a prequel to Final Fantasy VII. The bundle includes the limited edition, engraved silver PSP and a copy of the game. Available on 20 June...

  • New Final Fantasy website goes live
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    New Final Fantasy website goes live

    By 3 June 2008

    Square Enix has launched a new website to coincide with the upcoming Final Fantasy release for the PSP. The portal offers fans information about the game’s story and the latest news and pre-order deals – as well as media assets and free game related...