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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata halves salary to compensate for company’s financial woes

As Nintendo's financial woes continue, company boss Satoru Iwata makes plans to halve his paycheck to reflect the Japanese gaming giant's dire straits. In a rather admirable move, prominent Nintendo executives--including acting company President Satoru Iwata--will be taking salary reductions in order to better stabilize Nintendo's current market failures. Over

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SOE president confirms ‘Everquest Next’ for PS4, ‘Planetside 2’ coming first half of 2014

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley has recently confirmed that the PS4's MMO catalog will be expanding with the upcoming fantasy MMO Everquest Next--and also gave a target window for Planetside 2 on PS4. [caption id="attachment_70613" align="aligncenter" width="1366"] With Everquest Next, SOE aims to revitalize the definitive fantasy series and

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Ex Ubisoft dev claims ‘Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ uses code from ‘Assassin’s Creed II’

Monolith's new multi-platfrom entrant in the Lord of the Rings universe marries a variety of gameplay mechanics, but one ex-Ubisoft dev claims that Assassin's Creed II code was used for certain in-game animations. The newly released eight-minute gameplay trailer for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (see below) showcases a rich fantasy world

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New ‘Alien: Isolation’ screens slither out from the shadows

A new batch of screenshots for the upcoming sci-fi thriller Alien: Isolation surfaces, highlighting the suspense-filled terror in being hunted down by a relentless xenomorph. [caption id="attachment_70026" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Hunted. Like prey.[/caption] In space, no one can hear you scream... With Alien: Isolation, Creative Assembly plans to re-construct a proper

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