In the UK, three leaders in the top 10 of video games has remained the same. Topping the list best-selling sports simulator London in 2012, after it is Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games , and the honorable third place is The Amazing Spider-MAN . It is expected that the situation will change radically in the next week, after all available for sale such potential hits like Darksiders 2 and Sleeping Dogs .full list is as follows:
In Russia, according to statistics provided by the online store OZON.ru, ten of the most popular computer games topped Diablo III . The project is an absolute best seller - just two months the game has sold 10 million copies worldwide. In second place is a separate add-on pre-order " The Sims 3: Supernatural, " and the third - football simulator FIFA 13 .
Owners of consoles this week expressed a preference for FIFA 13 . The game took just two lines of the chart, in versions for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Close the top three has already become a classic action film produced in 2008 - Gears of War 2 . Below we present you the full version of the hit parade.
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General manager Greg Zeschuk BioWare Austin (Greg Zeschuk) resigned. According to the specialist, the management company and work onStar Wars : The Old Republic takes too much time, because of what he can not pay enough attention to her family. Nevertheless, Greg Zeschuk will continue to work with Electronic Arts and BioWare, participating in work on new projects. His post in the BioWare Austin will take Matt Bromberg (Matt Bromberg), former head of the American eSports league Major League Gaming.
Began accepting applications for participation in the Festival of Independent Games IGF 2013. The jury split the contestants into two categories: ordinary developers and students. The first to present their work to 17 October and the deadline for sending the project to students in high schools is scheduled for October 31. The total prize fund of the event is over 55,000 dollars, of which the winner will get 30,000. In addition, the game rewarded with the best graphics performance, the technical component, the best soundtrack and best design - the authors will receive 3000 dollars. The winners will be announced March 27, 2013 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, USA.
Epic Games has acquired the Polish studio People Can Fly. The company operates in the gaming industry since 2002 and is known for projects such as Painkiller and Bulletstorm . Currently, developers are building an exclusive game for the Xbox 360 called Gears of War :Judgment . It is worth noting that, after formalizing the deal with Epic Games founder left the studio People Can Fly Chmilarz Adrian (Adrian Chmielarz) and two leading artists. It is hoped that a change in personnel will not affect adversely on the work as a team and new projects.
Successfully completed a fantastic collection of funds for development and production console OUYA . Originally the authors planned to have 950 000 dollars, but 30 days, users have listed their shares of 8.6 million dollars. The campaign to collect donations attended by more than 63 thousand people, 12 of which were transferred to the account of developer contributions of more than 10 thousand dollars.
Game Minecraft enjoys a high worldwide. According to the company Mojang, sales of the computer version of the project exceeded the seven million copies. No less popular and console adaptation of the game - the edition for the Xbox 360 has already yielded a profit of $ 60 million, while Xbox Live subscribers the service continues to gain on average, 17,000 copies of the game every day.
Publisher Ubisoft is focused on the production of high quality games for an adult audience - it is said the head of the studio Ubisoft Toronto Jade Raymond (Jade Raymond). Explaining his position, Jade gave an example: if you had an audience of 2 million people who buy every new game, turning a blind eye to the flaws and plot cliches, but now the number of fans is 30 million people who are very demanding projects.They choose only the best games and do not forgive mistakes. "The new generation of players waiting for the project is much larger than the gaming experience, when 10 hours you need to kill 500 people", - said Jade Raymond. That is why the company now relies on a serious and interesting games such as Watch Dogs .
According to representatives of Electronic Arts, the strategy Command & Conquer : Generals 2 will be a multi-user and will be available to play at a special service. Developers plan to create an online platform, under the "roof" which will collect all the parts of a series of Command & Conquer, since the original Generals and finishing with taps Red Alert and Tiberium . Provide users with updated versions of the projects carried over to the graphics engine, Frostbite 2. All games will be distributed on shareware basis. Release Command & Conquer: Generals 2 for the PC is expected in 2013.
Capcom Company creates an online service for fans of Resident Evil 6 . All buyers of the new series will have the opportunity to open an account on the site ResidentEvil.net . On his page the user will be able to publish these game statistics, achievements, and communicate with like-minded people and organize co-operative games for friends. The developers promise to carry out thematic competitions, which resulted in the winners will receive special bonuses. The platform will be adapted for the PC and mobile platforms, as well as integration with social networks Facebook and Twitter. Release of Resident Evil 6 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 held on October 2.
In the action movie DmC: Devil May Cry Dante will again meet with his twin brother Vergil. The new hero of the series will act as a positive character, leading the organization to combat the dark beings from other worlds. Its main purpose - to draw Dante on his side and unite in the battle against the demons. The European release DmC: Devil May Cry for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will be held January 15, 2013.Release date PC-version of the project will be announced later.
In Hitman: Absolution will be a new multiplayer mode Contracts. Its essence lies in the fact that users can create new missions based on the level of a single story campaign. The player marks three characters to eliminate, sets additional conditions and then pass the job offers wishing to carry out a "contract" for the strict time limit. The less time a user spends - the greater will be his fee. Money earned can be spent on new weapons, equipment and camouflage suits. The company IO Interactive plans to actively support the regime of Contracts, and produce new jobs each week. Release of Hitman: Absolution November 20 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Representatives of Crytek shared information about the mode of Hunter Mode in Crysis 3 . The match is designed for two teams totaling 16 people. The session lasts 90 seconds. Participants are divided into "victims" and "hunters". The role assigned to the first well-equipped and having a solid arsenal of soldiers Corporation CELL, second - a modified soldiers, dressed in a nanosuit and armed with bows. The purpose of the "victims" is survival before the expiration of the time, whereas the "hunters" have to remove them. Interestingly, one soldier was killed CELL again comes into play, but as a hunter. Gunman Crysis 3 will go on sale in February 2013.
The exhibition GamesCom 2012, Sony demonstrated a thriller Call of Duty : Black Ops Declassified . The project is created exclusively for the PlayStation Vita. The game covers the time interval between the first and second part of a series of Black Ops. Along with the story campaign, will be present in the Declassified multiplayer. The latter includes a team battle in the format "four by four" modes Team Deathmatch, and Kill Confirmed. Take part in the battles will be using to connect to Wi-Fi. The game will take place this fall.
Publisher Bethesda released the system requirements PC version Dishonored . To start the game with minimal configuration required PC configuration:
To fully appreciate the beauty and detail of project development, you need to get a system with the following characteristics:
Dishonored game will go on sale October 12.
The company Electronic Arts has presented the recommended system requirements for FIFA 13 . For comfortable playing football simulator users need a computer with the following parameters:
Release of FIFA 13 is scheduled for autumn this year.
Publisher Activision has released a downloadable add- Chaos Pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 . The collection includes:
The new DLC yet available for purchase only the owners of the Xbox 360. When the Chaos Pack will be available for PC and PlayStation 3 - is unknown.
ANNOUNCEMENTS OF THE WEEK
Publisher Capcom announced the game in the cyberpunk style called Remember Me . The development of the project deals with the French studio Dontnod. The game takes place in 2084 in Paris. The main character - in hunter by the name Ni'lin memories of working for a corporation Memoreyes. The girl not only knows how to manipulate people's memory, erasing, and replacing the events of the past, but an excellent command of martial arts and acrobatic tricks. As fate would Nilin loses his memory, and now she has to regain its identity. Game mechanics Remember Me combines elements of action and stealth passage. More information about the game will be available in the near future. The output of the project for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 scheduled for May 2013.
Sony is in conjunction with the British studio Supermassive Games submitted a draft Until Dawn . On the concept and style of play reminds youth horror films. In the center of attention - a company of eight teenagers who went to an abandoned house in the mountains, where a year ago under mysterious circumstances, was killed their friend. Shortly after arriving at the place they are finding that mobile phones and electricity were lost, and in the neighborhood wielding serial killer. Now the main task of the children - to survive until dawn. The player will control the characters one by one, revealing details of a mysterious history. At the core of the gameplay is puzzle-solving with the use of the controller PlayStation Move. Until Dawn released in 2013 exclusively for the PlayStation 3.
The exhibition GamesCom 2012 SCE Japan Studio has announced adventure game Rain . The main character - a little boy who one day sees the silhouette of an invisible girl. This occurs in the evening on the streets during a heavy downpour. He runs after her to find out what happened and who she was, but soon discovers that he himself became a ghost. As the slogan of the project, "a game about the unseen world, which manifests itself in reality only when it rains." Rainfall is a key element in the game mechanics, as only being sprayed with water in the puddles you can see the various characters and objects invisible. Rain will come in the digital distribution service PlayStation Network in 2013.
The company Media Molecule announced arcade Tearaway , developed by exclusively for the PlayStation Vita. The game takes place in three-dimensional paper world. The main character, a baby-Ayote postman must deliver an important message. On his way there are many obstacles and enemies, so Ayota hopes to help the players. For the user's interaction with an interactive environment Tearaway use the touch screen and microphone located on the back of the console. For example, to strengthen the voice of multiple characters, it is necessary to really cry, but very powerful enemies can be "run over" with your finger. Release of the game is scheduled for 2013.
SCE Japan Studio is also presented to the public a platform Puppeteer . The game tells the story of a boy Kutarev misadventures. The narrative begins with the fact that the mysterious master of the King Moon Bear turns our hero into a puppet and takes in a puppet theater, and the actor is not to newly escaped villain denies Kutarev wooden head. Now the character has to find the magic scissors, because only with their help he will get the opportunity to try "blanks" of other participants in the unfortunate company. Subsequently Kutarev expects to regain human form and find their way home, what the players and help him. The creators took care of the bright and colorful scenery and wrote a number of interesting "performances" in the best tradition of classic fairy tales. The project will be released on the PlayStation 3 in 2013.
Note that SCEE is working on a new game that is compatible with Wonderbook. The collection of interactive stories, called DiggsNightcrawler , developed in conjunction with the writers of the Moonbot Interactive. The action takes place in the criminal metropolis Library City. In the title role - a private investigator Diggs. He is accused of murdering his best friend and part-time chief - Humpty Dumpty.Now a detective to find this villain and clear his tarnished reputation. Diggs Nightcrawler is a comic story - the story is on behalf of a book worm, and all the events of parody in the style of noir movies. Members arm the controller, PlayStation Move, which is on the screen looks like a magnifying glass that allows you to turn the locations of your choice. Diggs Nightcrawler release for the PlayStation 3 will be held in 2013.
Lunar Software Company announced the development of sci-fi thriller Routine . The game takes place on the moon, where the research base space. Its staff is constantly in contact with the earth, but one day for unknown reasons, the contact was interrupted and the colony was no longer respond to signals. The main hero - astronaut, who arrived at the base to find out what happened to the people. During a cursory inspection it becomes clear that the team of scientists had been attacked - almost all employees were killed, and in the very premises of the center are visible signs of a struggle. Investigating the circumstances of this strange case, the player can move freely in the colony. The database contains a number of hidden compartments and rooms where you can find software, tools or face the opponents. The hero will have to rely only on themselves, because the game has no health packs or health of the scale. Exit Routine scheduled for 2013 for PC and Mac.
Spiders Studio presented its new project of Mars : War Logs . The game belongs to the genre of shooter with elements of RPG. It takes place on Mars, where the two rival colonies, each of which tries to control the rare water storage. One of them belongs to the industrial company Abundance, second - a young guild Technomancers. The protagonist - a young man named Roy. He was a rebel who does not want to side with any of the parties, because of what goes into the local jail. Users to solve many interesting puzzles and engage in spectacular battles. Mars: War Logs will be distributed in digital format and will appear in the online distribution services for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2013.
The company "Akella" in the Moscow Arbitration Court filed three lawsuits to recover the debt. Repay loans require Shipbuilding banks, leasing companies, "Business Alliance" and the company "Aeroelektromash." Total debt is about 200 million rubles, of which 151.7 million rubles - financial obligations to the Shipbuilding Bank. At the moment, the leadership of "Akella" negotiates with creditors on a peaceful settlement. If the compromise fails, then the company will have to declare bankruptcy. Note that the financial difficulties began to experience Russian publisher since 2008. Currently, the company discontinued the practice of new games and reduced the staff of five.
The company "1C-SoftKlab" and Namco Bandai Games Europe have signed a cooperation agreement - a partnership agreement making Russia the exclusive distributor of games publisher Namco Bandai for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and Xbox 360. Already in the autumn on the shelves of local stores will have three projects: Fighting Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Dragon Ball Z for Kinect , as well as the action adventure One Piece : Pirate Warriors , created based on the eponymous manga. Along with this, "1C-SoftKlab" PC-release version of role-playing game Dark Souls .