IGN is reporting “massive” layoffs at Trion. Though the website doesn’t cite any sources, it suggests that “well over half the company has been let go,” and it also says that those affected may include as much as 80% of the company.
An EA Sports employee, Bob Summerwill, blasted Nintendo’s home console today on Twitter. It’s no secret that EA has no love for the system right now but apparently that extends to all of their employees. Summerwill had this to say on Twitter: @shanselman The WiiU is crap.Less powerful than an XBOX360.Poor online/store.Weird tablet.
Though most of the world is looking ahead to Microsoft’s next console, the firm isn’t quite done fiddling with the Xbox 360. According to a new Verge report, Microsoft will be releasing a beta version of a new dashboard update for the Xbox 360 sometime in June or July of this year.
Nintendo of America has announced that Tank! Tank! Tank! developed by Namco Bandai is now completely free to download on Wii U with paid DLC in tow. The game went free to play in Europe a number of months ago. In Tank! Tank! Tank! the player takes control of a tank and is tasked with shooting numerous monsters with a bountiful supply of ammunition.
Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection is coming exclusively to PlayStation 3. Solid Snake and Sony were best friends for a while, but the HD Collection finally brought Metal Gear Solid 2 , 3 , and Peace Walker to Xbox 360. Why couldn’t Konami do it again with this comprehensive package?
Sony has announced that they’ll be holding their annual E3 press conference on June 10, 2013 at 6PM PT. Sony hasn’t said anything beyond the date, but you can expect the conference to be livestreamed, as well as covered live right here on Destructoid. Obviously they’ll be talking about the PlayStation 4.
Kojima Productions is working on a patch to correct frame rate issues in the PlayStation 3 version of the Zone of the Enders HD Collection. Speaking in a HideoBlog podcast, as translated by Siliconera, studio lead and franchise creator Hideo Kojima acknowledged the shooter’s transition from 30 to 60 FPS in HD hadn’t gone as well as expected.
Shigeru Miyamoto wants consumers to be patient with Wii U, stating that the slow adoption rate has more to do with the console being “different” than there being a lack of titles. Speaking with CNN, Miyamoto said it will just take the market time to understand the value Wii U and its second screen option has to offer, plus,…
The Monolith-developed spy spoof has changed hands so many times that even the company that theoretically owns it doesn’t have a clue who can release or make more “No One Lives Forever” games. In a video post over on One of Swords, Activision community manager tried to grapple with just this question from a fan of the franchise.