Smash Bros shares a link with Goldeneye
Paramore’s “Brand New Eyes” album may not be so brand new anymore, but Rock Band Weekly is tapping it this week for a three-pack from the operatic rock band.
“It’s time for our industry to grow up. Why is it that so many topics that are dealt with in other media are off limits or taboo in video games? Why can’t we deal with the things that matter? I can think of so many examples of topics that could be interesting, issues that could be addressed in games or that could be integrated into existing big IP if we don’t want to make them the centre of the experience. It’s our responsibility; doubly so for people like me who can make a difference, or push for something getting funded.” – Ubisoft’s Jade Raymond
Raymond also had some comments concerning the bigger players in the game industry, specifically Activision.
“One thing I am certain of is that the creative teams who occupy the top spots in our industry should be taking the greatest risks. Activision has the recipe and all of the money. I’m like: ‘You guys mess with it a bit!’ I am going to get a phone call from Bobby Kotick now…”
- licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
- Action RPG
- make a squad created from 12 possible team members
- level-up characters and gain experience
- includes input from animated series writers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti
- solo and multiplayer missions
- levels span the world of Earth-16
Is Kojima Productions going to bring anymore action to Nintendo platforms in the next year? We don’t know for sure, but the company has said that they have some ‘big things’ in place for E3 2012. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for at least one Nintendo-related gem in their announcements.
Usually we see SEGA and Nintendo working very well together, but it seems like SEGA doesn’t have a lot of faith in their new fiscal year. For April 2012 to March 2013, SEGA plans to release 3 3DS titles and expects sales of around 380,000 units. Let’s hope SEGA is just hiding some projects until E3.