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How Grand Theft Auto 5 Moves The Series Forward

In both Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto 4 – and Vice City and San Andreas before them - Rockstar channels its ambition into two areas that sometimes feel like they’re conflicting with each other: firstly, the open-world freedom of its gameplay, and secondly the cinematic impact of its story and characters.  In Grand Theft Auto 5, the developer ...

DICE: Battlelog 2.0 is a 'big improvement' over predecessor

Battlelog 2.0, the next iteration of DICE's free social platform that ties intoBattlefield(andMedal of Honor), will be a "big improvement" on its predecessor. That is according to Battlelog developer Jojje Dalunde who took Twitter to tease that it's "going to be pretty sweet." We don't know know much -- actually, we don't know anything -- about the next version of Battlelog, ...

Elrond, the leader of Rivendell, now available in Guardians of Middle-earth

Mr. Anderson... One of my favoriteLord of the Rings characters is finally in the console MOBA,Guardians of Middle-earth. Elrond -- portrayed by Hugo Weaving inThe Lord of the Rings trilogy and inThe Hobbit -- is the Half-elven ruler of Rivendell, a great leader, and father to Arwen. He was a key figure at the end of the Second Age when the ...

Moving From BioWare to Beer

This is not the first time I've interviewed Greg Zeschuk. Years ago, sequestered in some harshly lit conference room above the buzzing E3 show floor, I grilled the BioWare co-founder about his studio’s latest project -- Dragon Age: Origins -- along with day-one DLC, the future of Mass Effect, and any other BioWare-related minutia I could possibly come up with. ...

C2E2: Dark Horse Continues the Halo Saga

Practically every major gaming franchise has seen a comic book tie-in at one point or another. Halo is no exception. Marvel Comics has published a number of high-profile Halo projects since 2006, including side-stories like Halo: Uprising and Halo: Helljumpers and an extended adaptation of the Halo: Fall of Reach novel. But now the license has found a new home at ...
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