Mythic's Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes will shut down on March 29, having never officially launched. It simply didn't make enough money for EA to keep running it. The free-to-play PvP arena battle 'em up entered open beta in April 2012, where it has stayed ever since, and shall until EA turns off the servers next month.
When Andrew visited Sony for his preview of The Last of Us, he got a look at the various stages of infection that Naughty Dog was using to create non-zombies. A new video developer diary goes into a bit more detail on the creation process, while showing off some game play at the same time.
Nintendo held another Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan early this morning. It was mostly light on new game announcements, but it did reveal that the 3DS eShop will be getting two classic Zelda games. The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and its twin, Oracle of Ages, are coming to the handheld Virtual Console.
Sony has had its say on the PlayStation 4, followed promptly by the reactions of fans. It's the market analysts' turn to have a go at the new system. Jesse Divnich of Electronic Entertainment Design and Research (EEDAR) says Sony was smart to beat Microsoft to the punch on the announcement, and needs to keep that trend going for the console launch.
Arma 3 will be exclusive to Steam, according to project lead Joris-Jan van't Land. He says that the goal as set by the Bohemia Interactive CEO is to release the game in 2013, and feels that "without going Steam-exclusive, we would not be able to release Arma 3 in 2013."
Last night's PlayStation 4 event packed plenty of reason for optimism, with a few causes for reservation. Dave Perry, CEO of the now Sony-owned Gaikai, revealed that PlayStation 3 games aren't natively playable on the PS4, and announced that it could rely on streaming for backwards compatibility. But that doesn't mean all titles will work from day one, and now we've learned that your current Play
Players who aren't ready to stop adventuring with Commander Shepard and his Mass Effect 3 team will get one final chance to tag along with the interstellar hero. BioWare has announced the final two DLC packs for the game, Citadel and Reckoning.
Following last night's whirlwind of PlayStation 4 announcements, more details have been coming to light regarding persistent rumors that were following the system. For one, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has officially confirmed that the system won't require an always-online Internet connection, joking that they understand some people are "anti-social."