Take-Two (which owns Rockstar Games) CEO Strauss Zelnick whilst discussing business results gave a major hint that a sequel to Red Dead Redemption could be in the works and likely to be released in 2014.
Speaking during Take-Two’s Q1 FY14 earnings results last night, Zelnick stated that the publisher’s goal is “to try to create permanent franchises”, before referencing BioShock, Borderlands and Red Dead.
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Today is the UK release date for the much anticipated game LA Noire and following
the review in The Guardian earlier this week it is one that is very much on my to buy list.
However I won’t be buying it yet not because of the
reported problems of consoles overheating when playing the game but because it would distract me a hell of a lot from the studying I should be doing.
In the meantime I will have to experience it vicariously through players comments on Reddit’s
The first few hours of LA Noire
Fantastic video game-inspired works by artist
Emily Carroll. My favourite is this piece inspired by Red Dead Redemption. [ via]
One-Button Arthur: Puzzles, quick thinking, and a lot of clicks.
683 clicks in my case.
Those charge up to jump ones are a killer.
Monaco is the winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize at the 2010 Independent Games Festival.
It looks and sounds like a cool and interesting game, unfortunately no word on when it will be available.
Steal from the rich, keep it for yourself! Monaco is a 4-player co-op crime caper inspired by classic French heist movies and set in modern day Monte Carlo.
The company of myself is wonderful and a heartbreaking experience. [ via]
I’m intrigued by this story of
extortion of gamers via their reputation in The Sims Online. [ via]
Good explanation of the pitfalls of systems that employ negative public karma.