All Posts by: Mike Murphy

By Mike Murphy, February 6, 2013 0 GN

Earlier today at this year’s D.I.C.E Summit, Star Trek and Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams revealed that plans for both a Portal and Half-Life film are in the early stages of development and that he’s personally invested in… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 5, 2013 0 GN

Final Fantasy’s 25th anniversary officially began back in December, but Square Enix is finally doing something to celebrate the achievement. Beginning tomorrow, a slew of games from the series’ past will go on sale for 50 percent off on PlayStation… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 4, 2013 0 GN

The Entertainment Software Association wants the next generation of game developers to get an early feel for what it’s like to display their work at E3. The organization has announced the College Game Competition, where nearly 400 colleges and universities… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 1, 2013 1 GN

Yesterday, Sony revealed that on February 20, gamers would get to “see the future” of the PlayStation brand. The announcement has since fueled speculation that this would mean the reveal of the PlayStation 4, officially known as Orbis, but that… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 31, 2013 1 GN

Grand Theft Auto V now has an official release date, that’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s September 17, which is a delay from the game’s initial spring 2013 window. Rockstar Games accompanied the announcement with the… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 30, 2013 0 Videos

With just two-and-a-half months until the release of Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios has decided to finally lift the curtain on just what the heck happened in DC-land to turn Batman and Superman into mortal enemies. A new story… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 29, 2013 0 GN

UPDATE: Warren Spector, Junction Point Studios co-founder and president, has written an open letter on Facebook commentating on the closing of Junction Point. Here’s Spector’s letter, word for word: “Yes, it’s true. The Junction Point journey is over. To all… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 28, 2013 0 GN

When the dust settled on last week’s massive auction of THQ’s studios and properties, Vigil Games and its Darksiders franchise were left behind. However, Crytek has since swept in and saved the jobs of at least 36 employees from the… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 25, 2013 0 GN

UPDATE: Following the news that Vigil Games and its IP, Darksiders, did not get picked up in the THQ auction, Executive Director and Producer of Platinum Games Atsushi Inaba tweeted his interest in buying the franchise. “Oh man in THQ’s… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 24, 2013 1 GN

Nearly two weeks ago, US Vice President Joe Biden met with figures of the videogame industry as part of a series of meetings meant to gather information on what can be done to limit gun violence in the country. Now,… Read More »