Category: GamerCore

80s and Dubstep Sound Packs Heading To Sound Shapes

80s and Dubstep Sound Packs Heading To Sound Shapes

Sounds Shapes is getting more DLC in the form of Sound Packs later this month. The official Sound Shapes Twitter account is teasing a May 14 release date for the Sound Packs. The nature...

Google Is Making Gaming Moves

Google Is Making Gaming Moves

Google may be planning some big moves into video games, based on a few recent developments. As TechCrunch reports, Google has hired Noah Falstein to be the company’s “Chief Game Designer.” Falstein is best-known...

Microsoft Hosting Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend

Microsoft Hosting Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend

Silver members may notice something screwy when they log in to Xbox Live today. Don’t panic – everyone’s getting the Gold treatment through the weekend, at no cost. The promotion began at 9 a.m....

EA Lays Off More Mobile Staff With Cuts At Playfish and EA Hyderabad (India)

EA Lays Off More Mobile Staff With Cuts At Playfish and EA Hyderabad (India)

The past seven days have already seen a major shakeup in EA’s mobile and social operations. Now, news of more layoffs has surfaced.   According to reports posted by Develop, EA has laid off...

Following Twitter Tirade, Creative Director Adam Orth No Longer With Microsoft

Following Twitter Tirade, Creative Director Adam Orth No Longer With Microsoft

If the first rule of public speaking is to know your audience, then the first rule of Twitter is to realize that you are speaking publicly. Last week, Game Informer shared a rumor that...

Defiance Developers Address Launch Issues, Patches On The Wa

Defiance Developers Address Launch Issues, Patches On The Wa

Defiance, the shooter MMO/SyFy television show hybrid released recently, and it has had some issues out of the gate, most notably the Xbox 360 version of the game. Nathan Richardsson, Defiance’s executive producer has...

Disney Closes Game Publisher LucasArts

Disney Closes Game Publisher LucasArts

Game Informer has learned that Disney is closing its LucasArts game publishing subsidiary. We received an email from a LucasArts representative confirming the news. The official statement from Disney (which recently acquired LucasFilm and...

Tomb Raider Sets Franchise Sales Records

Tomb Raider Sets Franchise Sales Records

Tomb Raider released with the best first week sales of any game in the franchise. So far, it has also had the biggest opening of 2013. Crystal Dynamics studio head Darrell Gallagher and creative...

What’s Going On with Nintendo’s Wii U?

What’s Going On with Nintendo’s Wii U?

Last night, as part of its time-honored monthly ritual, retail-tracker NPD Group released its estimates of February’s video game hardware and software sales. As usual, the company excluded specific console numbers. NPD backpedaled from...

Report: The ESRB Changes Its Marketing Requirements

Report: The ESRB Changes Its Marketing Requirements

Among the new changes, is one that allows developers and publishers to cut together general audience trailers for mature-rated games. In the same way you might see a trailer for an R-rated film before...