Wii U coming soon to a living room near you

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The Wii U, Nintendo’s next generation game console, will appear in the United States on 11/18/12 and on 11/30/12 in Europe. It has been six years since Nintendo has introduced a new Wii console. The Wii U will come in two configurations: a $300 “Basic Set” and a $350 “Deluxe Edition” which includes all the…

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Stan Lee introduces new mobile video game: Verticus

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Stan Lee, creator of most of Marvel’s biggest characters, has teamed up with Moonshark to create a new mobile game called Verticus. Stan Lee helped with creation of the Verticus characters and plot and Dallas-based Controlled Chaos Studios developed the game software. The game will launch in Fall 2012.

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Guild Wars 2 has already been hacked

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Chinese hackers have launched a dedicated attack against Guild Wars 2 ArenaNet servers in a successful attempt to obtain private player information.  According to Guild Wars: Hackers have lists of email addresses and passwords stolen from other games and web sites, and collected through spyware, and are systematically testing Guild Wars 2 looking for matching…

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World of Warcraft screenshots contain embedded player information

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Techspot is reporting that Blizzard secretly embeds World of Warcraft player information into screenshot graphics in an effort to track down illegal private servers.  A Slashdot member notice strange artifacts in WOW screen shots that he was taking.  According to Techunknowns, after a few days, a group from OwnedCore was able to decrypt the information…

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Angry Birds sequel Bad Piggies to be release September 27, 2012

The Finnish game developers of the hit game, Angry Birds, have announced the sequel to the popular game will be released on September 27, 2012.  “Bad Piggies” will feature the pigs, who were enemies of the angry birds in the original game, as the main characters in the game.  This time players will help the…

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3,000 Guild Wars 2 Players Banned

Over 3,000 Guild Wars 2 players were banned this weekend in a wide swinging lesson to players.  The players were caught exploiting a bug in the system which allowed them to purchase a valuable karma weapon from a vendor at an unusually low price.  The players were then selling the weapons to other players at…

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40 Xbox games to launch with Windows 8

You can rest assured that Microsoft is beginning to consolidate its Windows family into a common line, and that common line includes their Xbox gaming console.  Microsoft has announced that 40 games will launch with Windows 8 next month. On October 26, games like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, Dragon’s Lair, Kinectimals…

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