Bungie's fact and figures support the notion that the Halo franchise has been a popular one. It's had its naysayers over the years for one reason or another, but it has remained strong.
Cipher Prime's Kickstarter fund ended today, with the Philadelphia-based developer raising close to $70,000 for Auditorium 2: Duet. The crew credits the tremendous response to their fanbase and game sites that helped point people to the funding page.
EA Sports is changing the way European soccer fans can get their gaming futbol fix based on the European Football Championship every four years. Instead of the traditional standalone UEFA Euro title this year, the 2012 version will only be available as DLC for FIFA Soccer 12.
Square Enix has revealed two upcoming games: one for iOS, and one for browsers. Both games are due this year, at least in Japan, showing the short promotional ramp-up time for non-console releases. They're titled Guardian Cross, and Crystal Conquest, respectively.
On paper, the idea of a squad-based shooter drawing from Resident Evil canon with loose narrative ties to the earlier games in the series seems like a solid idea. Slant Six Games' Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City executes on the concept with varying degrees of success, but much of the experience is undermined by a number of basic game mechanics that, at best, just aren't particularly fun.
After 17 years and over 20 games, the Worms series is getting a little long in the tooth. As developer Team17 works to get out of that rut with the newly-announced Worms Revolution, it'll be getting a helping hand from the series' creator, Andy Davidson, who has now rejoined the English indie studio.
What's coming out next week? Oh, you know, Duke Nukem Forever and Ever, Final Fantasy XIII-3: Reckoning - Retribution, Milo & Kate, and Elite 4. Ha ha not really, April Fool's! Now you look stupid! No, we're actually getting the Devil May Cry HD Collection, Grasshopper's Diabolical Pitch, Kinect Star Wars, Xenoblade Chronicles, and more.
A few days ago, it was rumored that Sony could be closing SOCOM developer Zipper Interactive. Sadly, it now appears the reports were true. In response to the rumors, Sony released the following statement: