Developed by Activision-owned studio Beenox, Spider-Man: Edge of Time challenges the player to take on the roles of both classic Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099 to correct a timestream gone awry and prevent a catastrophic future brought on by the early and untimely death of Peter Parker.
Spider-Man: Edge of Time is a focused, action-packed adventure set in two connected and evolving timelines, from the contemporary times of the Amazing Spider-Man to the corrupted future world of Spider-Man 2099, against the backdrop of a rich, tightly crafted narrative by acclaimed Marvel veteran Peter David (co-creator of the comic book series Spider-Man 2099). The game features all-new “cause-and-effect” gameplay, where players will see how the immediate and sometimes unexpected effects of their actions as one Spider-Man changes the timeline of the other Spider-Man. Spider-Man: Edge of Time is slated for release this fall.
AMC released today a ‘first look’ photo from season two of its critically acclaimed original drama, “The Walking Dead,” currently in production in the greater Atlanta area. The hit series’ second season includes 13 episodes, and premieres this fall.
Executive Producer/Writer/Director Frank Darabont says, “At this moment, I’m standing on a stretch of post-apocalypse interstate in Georgia, littered with abandoned cars and blessing my good luck to be reunited with our amazing cast, and our fantastic directors and crew. Across the board, there are none better. It’s great to be shooting again. I think we’ve embarked on a great season.”
Mario and Sonic will once again join forces on the Wii and, for the first time ever, on Nintendo 3DS as the much loved duo head to London to participate in the officially licensed Olympic-themed video game, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. A host of exciting new headline events, including Soccer and Equestrian will debut on the Wii version appearing alongside classic Olympic disciplines, such as Athletics, Aquatics and Table Tennis. The new handheld system from Nintendo will bring a whole new dimension to the Mario & Sonic universe with glasses-free 3D visuals and around 50 original Olympic themed events playable using the unique control systems of the Nintendo 3DS.
The long awaited dream match-up between the two leaders in the fighting genre becomes a reality. STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN, delivers the ultimate tag team match up featuring iconic characters from each franchise, and one of the most robust character line ups in fighting game history. With the addition of new gameplay mechanics, the acclaimed fighting engine from Street Fighter IV been refi ned to suit the needs of both Street Fighter and TEKKENplayers alike.
- Dream Match Up – Dozens of playable characters including Ryu, Ken, Guile, Abel, and Chun-Li from Street Fighter as well as Kazuya, Nina, King, Marduk, and Bob from TEKKEN.
NAMCO BANDAI has announced that two new TEKKEN titles are under development on two Nintendo platforms; Wii U, which Nintendo. is expected to launch in 2012, and Nintendo 3DS.
Selling more than 40 million units globally, the TEKKEN franchise is one of the most popular fighting game series of all time, featuring unique characters, fastaction, and original storylines for each of the title’s iconic characters. The TEKKEN franchise has a rich history with Nintendo, having first appeared on the company’s platforms 11 years ago with ‘TEKKEN ADVANCE’, which released in December 2001 for GAME BOY ADVANCE.
Halfbrick announced Fruit Ninja Kinect, an all-new console iteration of its smash hit mobile game Fruit Ninja. Fruit Ninja Kinect will be featured as part of Microsoft’s fan favorite Summer of Arcade promotion, and available via download from Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game is scheduled to be released exclusively for the Xbox 360 later this summer.
Fruit Ninja Kinect takes all the frenzied fruit slicing action of the highly popular and addictive mobile game and brings it full scale as players trade in finger chops for full body motion slicing, swinging their arms to cut through an endless cascade of flying fruits while trying to avoid dangerous bombs.
EA’s Need for speed has always been known for its fast rides and high octane driven races. One thing Need For Speed is not known is for their inability to tell a story that is until now. The new direction the series is going is a much welcomed one that breaths new life to the series that has been missing the fun.
Need for Speed The Run brings back the fun in this new trailer that starts of as a typical NFS race that quickly turns into a manhunt. Followed by a helicopter chase and gunfire.
This Saturday is our Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition tournament signups start around 6 tournament should begin at 7.
here’s the details:
Where: San Diego Microsoft Store at Fashion Valley Mall
When: Saturday 6/11/11
As always all our events at the Microsoft Store are free with prizes going to the winners.
feel free to RSVP at Events@fanboygaming.com to lock in your spot.
And Don’t forget to join us for our other events in June.
If you weren’t convinced that Battlefield 3 could take on COD then think again. In this trailer you will see how much devastation a tank can bring and how much it can be in the right hands.
At the E3 Expo today, Nintendo introduced a new paradigm for video games and home entertainment: Wii U, a new console that includes a controller with a 6.2-inch screen. Adding a second screen to the living room creates a multitude of new video game experiences while offering families a variety of options to customize their entertainment.
Previously, video games played on a home console have been confined to the TV and offered identical viewpoints to each player in a multiplayer environment. Furthermore, watching TV and playing console games have been completely separate experiences. The new controller removes these boundaries, creating a more dynamic and fluid gaming and entertainment experience. Visitors to the E3 Expo will see firsthand the type of gaming experiences made possible by Wii U and the new controller such as:
If you tuned in to the Microsoft Key Note Speech today, you might have noticed that when Cliff Bleszinski and Ice T were onstage playing a demo of the upcoming Gears of War 3, they were holding “special” controllers.
It looks sweet!
Bringing the new generation of World Warriors to new consoles, Street Fighter III: Third Strike – Online Edition takes one of the deepest, most sophisticated fighting games of all time online with an arcade perfect re-creation.
Featuring the unique and memorable characters of the Street Fighter III series, GGPO-enabled online allows players to use their technical moves – like the series-defining parry system – in a seamless, arcade-like environment. High-quality, HD-filtered graphics emphasize the smooth animation, a vault of unlockables allow for replayability, and an integrated leaderboard combined with an extensive and viral replay sharing system encourage players to bring their A-game.
Performance Designed Products, a worldwide leader in the video game accessory market, announced its line-up of new video game controllers and accessories being shown during the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. New hardware on display includes precision controllers for fighting game fans, wireless Afterglow controllers and headsets and licensed products featuring Cars 2, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Nerf, Energizer and Transformers 3.
“Our goal is to create high quality controllers and accessories that suit the needs of everyone,” Tom Roberts, chief technical officer of Performance Designed Products. “From competitive fighting gamers to young players just starting out, we’ve created products to reach from hard core to casual audiences and back.”
PDP will be showing the following items during this year’s E3: