It's a shame. For such an awesome manga/film as Akira is, its games have been pretty shoddy. One, however, was so shoddy it was never even released. The story of this missing game is one that's eluded folks for some time, but today, we've finally got some footage of it (well, the Genesis version at least).
The company that used to publish the blockbuster Company of Heroes and Metro franchises imploded in rapid and spectacular fashion in late 2012, getting its assets sold off in early 2013. Some of its holdings, like the WWE and Saints Row games, found homes. But the fate of other members of the former THQ family tree—…
In the Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine video game, you're the best of the best, a genetically modified supersoldier wearing incredible armor and wielding incredible weapons. This is a third-person shooter/hack and slash action game, but beyond that it's a great military sci-fi story.
Just in case you had any doubts over the fitness the Kinect and PS Move actually demand of you, THQ's teamed up with Adidas to bring its MiCoach fitness tracker to your loungeroom early next year.
This will be one of those behemoth marriages where everyone benefits—a little like Brangelina, and we're all the adopted kids. Ebooks, graphic novels and online/console/phone games are expected to come out of the partnership, which will see books spinning out of successful game titles.
Games publisher THQ has released Vader Yourself on iTunes. It's a Darth Vader voice distorter, just in case you still can't get it right even after 30 years of practising with your head in a bucket.
Tower defense games have been done many times before on the iPhone. But how many of those games let you defend against Snowtroopers and AT-AT's? Only this one.
Even though Microsoft won't be so specific, we're all pretty sure that Natal is coming at the end of next year. Now even the boss of THQ (a major game publisher) has grown tired of the elephant in the holiday of 2010, going on record that Natal would be released "late next year." So why won't Microsoft just come out…
Just when you thought nothing could happen in the console gaming world beyond Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, here comes the cheap and cheerful Zeebo and launches in Brazil with actual titles from some big labels:
Apple says that over 100,000 iPhone software development kits have been downloaded since its celebrated unveiling on March 6, not a week ago. The announcement below is atypical of Apple: following the standard chest-puffing from execs such as worldwide marketing SVP Phil Schiller, you'll find exec quotes from Namco,…
Last Friday, I spent the morning visiting Volition. They are the game developer responsible for the Descent series, Red Faction, Summoner, The Punisher and the upcoming Xbox 360 title Saints Row.