Tag Archives: 3D

How Many Nazis Will You Kill in the New Wolfenstein?

Russ Frushstick over at MTV Multiplayer did some math after seeing some of the game.  This is an approximate number for sure, but he says Wolfenstein will let players take out about 1,648.4 Nazis.

Read his blog post here: MTV Multiplayer

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ZeniMax Acquires id Software

Bethesda Softworks’ parent company ZeniMax Media recently announced that is has acquired game developer id Software.

Carmack is still in charge of id, according to ZeniMax, who says there will be, “”No changes will be made in the operations of id Software in the development of its games.”

Read the story here: Shacknews

Read a followup from Kotaku on just why id sold to ZeniMax.  This Kotaku followup is a great read.  Then again, would you expect anything less from Stephen Totilo?

Disney*Pixar’s Up Videogame Ships

THQ has announced the release of UP for the Wii, DS, Xbox 360, PS2, PS3, PC, Mac and PSP.  Man, they got it covered. 

 

Gamers Set Off On An Exciting Adventure Into the Wild Jungles of South America To Encounter Exotic Animals, Battle Dangerous Creatures and Villains 

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 26, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that the Up video gamebased on the highly anticipated Disney•Pixar film, has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Games for Windows® and Mac. The Up video game is now available for the suggested retail prices of $39.99 (Wii, Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system), $29.99 (PSP and DS) and $19.99 (PlayStation 2 system and Games for Windows and Mac). The game is rated E for Everyone (PlayStation 2 system, PSP system, DS, Games for Windows and Mac) and E10+ for everyone 10 and older (Wii, PLAYSTATION 3 system and Xbox 360).

The Up video game takes players on an exotic adventure with Carl Fredricksen and his young sidekick, Wilderness Explorer Russell, as they set off on a wild journey through the undiscovered jungles of South America. Players will be able to experience all four main characters from the movie — Carl, Russell, Dug the lovable dog or Kevin the prehistoric bird — while playing as a single-player or with a friend cooperatively throughout the entire game. Aided by Russell’s wilderness knowledge, the four characters must work together to navigate treacherous jungle terrain, combat exotic animals and avoid being captured by a villain and his loyal army of talking dogs. Players will also encounter collection adventures to earn merit badges for Russell that will unlock bonus content.