It’s that time again when we take a fond look back at the top five news stories from the week. Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up. Below is a brief summary, but for the full stories simply click on the hyperlink. Let us know if you agree with our top five. If you have suggestions for future Weekly Wrap-Ups, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former CEO of OnLive, Steve Perlman has some bad news for the employees of the recently sold company. “Most of the people will not be coming on board.” Said Perlman during a meeting with all of the present staff members. “I’ve been a non-stop fundraising machine, and I finally got to the point where I just could not bring in enough funding to carry this thing forward.” Explained Perlman to his staff members.
ResidentEvil.Net is being designed by Capcom to basically be Resident Evil fans’ new Facebook, complete with collectibles, achievements, and prizes. By playing the game, as well as competing in different competitions based on who can defeat certain levels with higher scores, you’ll be able to earn points linked to your RE.Net account.
Several Bioware forum users are claiming to have taken a survey based on the events and story of a possible Dragon Age 3 title that’s rumored to be in development. A few character-concept art screenshots were included in the original post, and were saved before they were taken down by NeoGAF.
Konami has announced that during PAX Prime,will speak regarding the rise of Metal Gear, and what will come in the future of the series. Geoff Keighley of Spike TV will be moderating the discussion. The discussion is set to be a one hour program that highlights the 25th anniversary of the series this year, taking place at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, on September 1st, at 1:00pm PST.
It was an exciting time for Gamescom this year. We had big game announcements, brand new information revealed and some great speakers. However, there was one company in particular that satisfied our thirst for fresh ideas and this year, it was Sony. With four brand new IPs announced and a stronger commitment for PlayStation Plus, gamers are being won over. Let’s take a look at what they showed!
This week had a lot of big news and the news staff and I found it hard to narrow it down to the usual five stories. Here are some of the articles for the honorable mention section. Lord of The Rings Online Expansion Delayed Until October, Ubisoft CEO Claims PC Games Have High Piracy Rate, Dead Space 3 Will Have Gun Combining Feature, Metal Gear Solid HD to be Released Digitally, Revolution Software Announces Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse – Starts Kickstarter Fund
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