The Division takes place in New York three weeks after a lethal virus is released on Black Friday. Basic services have failed. Society has collapsed. The President invokes Presidential Directive 51, and The Division, a top-secret unit of tactical agents, is activated. Division agents are trained to operate independently. When the lights go out, their mission begins.
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GameStop is taking the uncertainty out of which PlayStation and Xbox versions of a consumer’s favorite game they should buy this fall with an exclusive, guaranteed upgrade offer.
Tiny Brains is a 3D co-op action puzzle game in which up to four players can take the role of tiny (but super-powered!) lab animals.
Electronic Arts announced that it has developed EA Sports Ignite, a new game engine that will power EA Sports games on Xbox One and PS4.
Microsoft and the NFL announced a multiyear partnership that will deliver unique interactive NFL television experiences for the next-generation Xbox One to evolve the in-game, sideline experience for coaches, players and other personnel.
Crytek has welcomed the unveiling of Xbox One, reiterating that their CryENGINE 3 technology is equipped to start creating software for the system now.
Carmageddon: Reincarnation reintroduces the gaming world to the original freeform driving sensation, where pedestrians (and cows) equal points and your opponents are a bunch of crazies in a twisted mix of automotive killing machines. It’s the racing game where racing is for wimps.
Building on the popular naval missions featured in AC III, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is set in the 1700s during the Golden Age of Piracy, letting you roam the Caribbean islands as Edward Kenway, grandfather of AC III's main character Ratonhnhaké:ton, aka Connor.
3D technology for the PC just got better with the introduction of new NVIDIA 3D Vision products, which deliver greater realism and immersion than ever for 3D games, movies and photos.
Epic Games announced Unreal Engine 3 support for the next generation portable entertainment system from Sony Computer Entertainment.
Simutronics announced a new licensing agreement for its HeroEngine with developer Pitch Black Games which is currently developing a next-gen sci-fi massively multiplayer online game.
ZeniMax Online, the sister company of Bethesda Softworks, is currently working on the next big MMOG, and are looking for talented developers to add to the team led by Matt Firor (former Mythic). Zenimax will be attending Austin GDC, so if you are experienced in Art, Programming, Design, Server Technology, Customer Support, QA and Marketing, look them up.
Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it’s the same old story. As Greenpeace's search for greener electronics continues, it was time for the game consoles to go to their labs for scientific analysis – and all of them tested positive for various hazardous chemicals.
To better focus on the company's next-gen consoles development, Vicious Cycle Software has relocated to a 20,000 square feet new office and expanded its current 50-person team to more than 90 game development professionals.
That Blizzard has several projects in development is no secret, but they are kept pretty secret. However it seems there is now another mystery title to be added to the list, a "next-gen MMO", according to the latest sightings on the job recruitments page. Blizzard confirmed this is a yet unannounced "new" title, not another World of Warcraft expansion.
CCP announced the upcoming Trinity expansion for its MMO EVE Online, which not only features a next-generation graphics engine, but will also include a myriad of content additions. As always, the next EVE Online expansion will be free to all subscribers.
Avalanche Studios, known for Eidos' Just Cause, announced the completion of their Avalanche engine v2.0 architected for the next generation of consoles which simulates advanced scalable landscapes and high end characterization, which set to make its first appearance at this years' Tokyo Game Show.
NaturalMotion announced that Red 5 Studios has added morpheme to its game development pipeline. Chosen for its intuitive graphical user interface and ability to increase collaboration between animators and programmers, Red 5 Studios is using morpheme for an unannounced next-gen game title.
Super-Ego Games has entered the next-gen arena, with plans to redefine the videogame industry through distinct and innovative titles focusing on rich, character-driven storylines. Founded on the principle of creating games with character, it has developed its own in-house engine, and plans to roll out a major IP title in fall of 2007
SimBin, known for GTR Racing, today unveiled its in-house developed next-gen (X360, PS3, PC) engine, Lizard. The new engine is tailored to handle racing games, but due to its module structure it will allow SimBin to adapt for any type of game, giving them the possibility to expand their portfolio with other genres, for example a First Person Shooter.
NaturalMotion announced a partnership with Rockstar Games to integrate NaturalMotion’s euphoria engine into upcoming next-generation Rockstar Games titles.
THQ announced plans to bring the renowned Conan brand to the X360 and PS3 in early 2008, marking it the first product in THQ's multi-year licensing agreement to develop interactive games based on the popular character brought to life in Robert E. Howard's original stories.
Birmingham based developer Swordfish Studios announce the official opening of their new Manchester office. Working on an as yet, unnamed next-gen project for Sierra Entertainment, the new studio will house many of the staff being enrolled as part of Swordfish's current recruitment drive.
Independent game developer Blitz Games today announced the formation of a new division – Blitz Arcade – for the creation of games for digital download on next-generation consoles.
Buena Vista Games announced an agreement to license Emergent's Gamebryo Element game engine and toolset for use in developing multiple, yet unannounced, next-generation BVG titles for the PS3 and Xbox 360.
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