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NEWS: Xbox One Hardware Issues

The release last Friday of the Xbox One should have been a happy occasion for the first adapters of the new generation of console gamers but launch day buyers reported a serious hardware issue. Many gamers are reporting that the disc drive in some consoles will not read discs and instead emit a grinding noise…

NEWS: FIFA 13

EA SPORTS UNVEILS REVOLUTIONARY SET OF GAME-CHANGING INNOVATIONS FOR FIFA 13 May 15, 2012 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today unveiled five game-changing innovations that will bring revolutionary changes to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 along with the largest and deepest feature set in the history of the franchise. “We are perfecting the best sports…

NEWS: South Park: The Game Delayed Till 2013

Following on from the news of Tomb Raider being delayed, South Park: The Game has originally been postponed from the second half of this year till early 2013. Developers, Obsidian Entertainment were hit with layoffs last march and the delay is believed to be a result of them.

NEWS: Tomb Raider Pushed Back Till 2013

Darrell Gallagher, Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics announced on Eidos Games offical forums that the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot has been pushed back till 2012. A Message to the Tomb Raider Community When Crystal Dynamics first set out to reboot the Tomb Raider franchise, there were two goals that we were extremely passionate about.…

VIDEO: Max Payne 3 Launch Trailer

The launch trailer harks back to Max’s tragic past as he reflects on the events that brought him from the remains of his life in New York to his lowest point yet: caught up in circumstances far beyond his control, out of his depth and on the edge in the darkest heart of Sao Paulo…

NEWS: Sony Introduces PlayStation Vita

Sony’s NGP finally  has an official name, the PlayStation Vita. Vita for those of you not familiar with Latin, Vita means Life. The announcement came from Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai at the Sony E3 2011 press conference. The handheld will be released in global markets at the end of 2011 and will come…

Japanese games firm to create 50 jobs in Dublin

A Japanese games developer, Gala Inc, is to create 50 extra jobs by 2010 in Dublin. The move will bring the game developer’s workforce at its European headquarters in central Dublin up to 100. The company, which specialises in non-subscription massively multiplayer online games and is based in the Digital Hub, will create roles in…

EA apologise for Northern Ireland mix up

- Error was brought to EA’s attention in late April Publishing giant Electronic Arts have apologised for using the wrong national anthem for Northern Ireland in the Euro 2008 computer game. The mistake was brought to the games publisher’s attention over two months ago in April. A Northern Ireland fan wrote on publisher’s online message…

Irish blog to cover computer games

An Irish blog, the Irish Games, is set to have video games news, features and reviews. The site, jokingly described as “the illegitimate brain child of two native Limerick dwellers with a passion for video games”, was launched late last week and can be found at theirishgamers.wordpress.com. The blog is to cover both console and…