Thursday, 5 February 2009

[Update] Annoncements

There's been ALOT of announcements been made recently such as....

The games developer Crytek, famous for Crysis and Farcry games, have acquired Free Radical Design off Administrators ReSolve Partners. No details of how much was paid for the company, and no news what has happened to there IP's and ongoing projects such as Timesplitters 4, Star Wars Battlefront 3. I doubt whether they will release a sequel to the poor selling PS3 exclusive Haze.

Also some new game announcements have been made, imparticular EA which have announced that Mass Effect 2 which will be Multi platform, and also Battlefield Bad Company 2, will be released in late 2009/early 2010. Though also EA announced delays for The Sims 3 and The Godfather 2. Thee Godfather 2 should be released in the next fiscal year and The Sims 3 in June.

Sega announces Iron Man 2 which will tie in with the film, both to be released in May 2010

Warner announces Lego Battles set for a summer release on Nintendo DS. The game is a strategy based game with multiplayer capabilities using the Nintendo DS's built in WiFi.

Tom Clancy's Hawk game which was due to be released last year will now be released on March 6th for PS3 and Xbox 360 but PC Gamers will have to wait till March 13th.

Rockstar announce a sequel to there 2004 PS2 and Xbox title Red Dead Revolver. Due to be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360. The game will be using Rockstars Advanced Game Engine (RAGE) which was used for GTA4.

Also RUMOURS of EA announcing Battlefield 1943: Pacific at the New York Comic Convention. Which would bring the series back to World War 2 timescale. The game is thought to be released for both PS3 and Xbox 360.



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