[Games] Citizens of Earth coming from AtlusThe niche RPG publisher is backing a failed Kickstarter project in a big way.
[Games] Sleeping Dogs developer at work on a new game in that worldYou'll have to wait until 2014 for the meaty details, but for now, know that you can look forward to more Triad fun!
The Kickstarter project looks to bring the world a true spiritual successor to Mega Man.
The Mighty No. 9 project on Kickstarter comes to a close in less than 30 hours (as of the time of this writing), and already it is a huge success. Keiji Inafune and others who worked on Mega Man 2 have come together under the Comcept banner and they are working on a spiritual successor to one of the most beloved NES platformers of all time.
The project launched on August 31, 2013, and runs through October 1. Its original goal was a modest $900,000, but numerous stretch goals were offered and the project currently has raised more than $3,100,000 on Kickstarter alone. Separately, Comcept is accepting funds through other sources, and all of the money in the pot goes toward the stated stretch goals.
You'll soon be able to play games on Steam using a controller designed with the PC gamer in mind.
Valve today announced a special new controller that it hopes to eventually make available to gamers who want to use a controller as they play games using the popular Steam service. The controller resembles a traditional gamepad, but features a number of differences in layout and interface that are inspiring conversation around the Internet.
"We set out with a singular goal: bring the Steam experience, in its entirety, into the living room," the device's page notes. "We knew how to build the user interface, we knew how to build a machine, and even an operating system. But that still left input -- our biggest missing link."
The worldwide haul for Grand Theft Auto V should be sufficient to make shareholders cry tears of joy.
Grand Theft Auto V is now working on only its fourth day of availability in stores, and already it has surpassed a significant sales milestone: $1 billion. That figure is one that most games can't expect to match in their lifetime, let alone in the first three days.
According to Take-Two Software, the Rockstar Games parent company, the impressive number includes copies sold worldwide. GTA 5 saw simultaneous release in North America, Europe and Australia and carries the standard MSRP of $59.99 in North America. A special edition is also available at a higher rate.
Nintendo's third president passed away after a battle with pneumonia and leaves behind an enduring legacy.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's president from 1949 through 2002, passed away earlier today from complications of a battle with pneumonia, as reported on Nikkei. Yamauchi was 85 years old.
Hiroshi Yamauchi's impact on the company can hardly be overstated. He took the company from what it was--a manufacturer best known for playing cards--and turned it into a force within the electronics industry. He was known as a ruthless but savvy businessman, and he remained a special advisor after his son-in-law, Satoru Iwata, took the reins.
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