Friday, August 27, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood GamesCon Video Walkthrough

The video starts off with the recruitment of an assassin, then the stealing of a warhorse. The use of pigeon coops for sending assassins on contract missions and upgrading them too! It eventually ends with the destruction of a Borgia tower.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Splinter Cell: Conviction $20 at Best Buy

Best Buy is currently selling Splinter Cell: Conviction for $19.99. This sale is set to end on Sunday the 29th. So get it cheap while you still can. As far as I know this a North America sale only.

Splinter Cell: Conviction for $20 Via Best Buy

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's Guild Gameplay Detailed

In a recent interview over at, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood producer Vincent Pontbriand talks all about the new assassin's guild and how to use assassin's you hire to your advantage. On top of that we see some new gameplay with hired assassin's and even the use of the hidden gun during combat.

Matsuyama: "Ready To Go Multi-platform"

Shigenobu Matsuyama, who is currently working on Metal Gear Solid: Rising, thinks his studio is ready to go multi-platform, thinks Xbox is important for Japanese publishers, and thinks the PC needs to be taken  more seriously.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Arkham City Audio Director Talks Sound

Rocksteady's audio director Nick Arundel construes the Batman: Arkham City teaser trailer, on an audio level of course, in this video interview. Pointing out specific sound queues that help the audience connect with the Batman aesthetic.

Monday, August 23, 2010

3 Minutes of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood At Gamescon

GamepurLive has posted a 3 minute video on their Youtube channel showing off some never before seen Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood footage. It includes a assassinations involving guards on horses, the use of newly recruited assassins, and the destruction of a Borgia tower at the end of the video.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Gameplay Details Unlcoaked

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is slowly sneaking it's way to release. As it gets closer to release we see more and more details being unearthed. Some of those details include the addition of a parachute to Ezio's arsenal.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

MGS: Rising Maintains No-Kill Play-throughs

One aspect that hardcore Metal Gear Solid fans like is the  no-kill play-through (completing the game without killing any enemies). Metal Gear Solid: Rising's producer, Shigenobu Matsuyama says he believes, "MGS has a key stealth element in not trying to kill anyone."

Splinter Cell/Assassin's Creed Coming To Windows Phone

Windows Phone 7 is going to have huge lineup of games at launch. Two of those games include a version of Splinter Cell: Conviction and Assassin's Creed.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Rocksteady Thinks 3D Is "Cool"

Rocksteady spoke to GameInformer after E3 to work with them on the Arkham City cover story. At that time Hill had this to say about 3D.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Xbox 360 Splinter Cell: Conviction Bundle For $300+$50 Gift Card

A couple of weeks ago the Xbox 360 Splinter Cell: Conviction bundle went on sale for $300. Now Best Buy is selling the same bundle but with an added $50 gift card. If you still don't own a 360 and haven't played a great stealth game. This definitely shouldn't be passed up.

Xbox 360 Splinter Cell: Conviction bundle

Best Buy Deals Via CheapAssGamer

Friday, August 13, 2010

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Shows Off Stealth

In the first gameplay trailer for Deus Ex: Human Revolution we see something that has been a part of Deus Ex since the original game: stealth. And I mean a lot of stealth.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Splinter Cell: Double Agent Easter Egg Revealed

Here is the YouTube version, since the Vimeo one was taken down.

This is the week for easter eggs in stealth games. First Batman: Arkham Asylum, now Splinter Cell: Double Agent. For nearly four years this easter egg lay hidden within the Xbox version of Double Agent but now it has been uncovered thanks to some of the developers.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Gets Its First Dev Diary

The folks at Ubisoft have dressed up in their best assassin's gear to talk about the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Unfortunately, they don't reveal much new about the game.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Batman: Arkham Asylum Secret Ties Into Arkham City

Rocksteady has done something most developers have never been able to do, keep an in-game secret from the players.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood C.E. Has A Jack-in-the-box

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is going to have a collector's edition (CE) like many games do now a days. What most collector's editions don't have, however, is a jack-in-the-box. Not only will the CE have a jack-in-the-box for $100 but it will also contain a bonus disc, some physical goodies and some in-game maps.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Batman: Arkham City Hitting Fall 2011

Just yesterday it was revealed that OPM and OXM will have the first details on Batman: Arkham Asylum 2. Today we find out that GameInformer will also have some of those first details as they expose their September issue with  Batman: Arkham City on the cover.

Assassin's Creed Beta A Gamestop Exclusive

September 13 will see the launch of the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood multiplayer beta. This beta will (sadly) only be available through Gamestop preorders.

OXM/OPM Will Have First Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 Details

On September 2, UK gamers will receive their copies of the October issue of OXM. In this issue they'll find the first details of Batman: Arkham Asylum 2. On the same day, OPM will also be revealing PS3 related details. Exclusive details possibly?

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

MIA: Thief 4

Thief 4 was announced over a year ago now and all we still have is this simple image. So I ask, when will we see any piece of news regarding this highly anticipated game?

Monday, August 2, 2010

MGS4 and the War Economy

Zoran Iovanovici has written a fantastic article over on Gamasutra about what "MGS4 teaches us about the war econmy." For anyone who enjoyed Metal Gear Solid 4 and is interested in going deeper into the real world implications of a war economy, you must read this article.

Xbox 360 Splinter Cell: Conviction Selling For $300 at Best Buy

No word on how long this sale will last but it looks like a great deal. For $300 you get a 250GB Xbox 360 Elite, two controllers, headset, and of course, Splinter Cell: Conviction. Head on over to Best Buy for the sale.

Metal Gear Arcade Testing In Japan

Metal Gear Arcade is currently being tested for a limited time only in Japan. While this isn't a stealth game, it is a spin off of one the more popular stealth games in the industry, as well as one of the most influential series in the industry.

Big Boss In Plastic Form

Japanese Peace Walker fans can get a healthy helping of Big Boss this November with this Big Boss action figure. It's expected to cost around $55 USD and will only be released in Japan but I think we can fully expect import shops to be selling this when it's available. After all, this is Big Boss, possibly the most developed character in all of the MGS fiction. More images after the jump.