Gaming Timeline

Skyrim Getting Kinect Support This Month

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Late last year, we got to see what Skyrim could look like with Kinect functionality thanks to the Kinect hacking community. Now, it looks like we’ll be getting more official Kinect support for Skyrim, straight from the developers themselves. Bethesda announced on Thursday that Skyrim will be receiving Kinect support on the Xbox 360 by… Read more »

Lost Planet 3 Announced For PC, PS3, 360

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During Capcom’s flurry of news today from its recent “Captivate” event, the publisher/developer casually dropped a trailer and some details on a new game: Lost Planet 3. Given the lukewarm reception the second game received, I’m sure I’m not alone in being surprised by this. Interestingly, Capcom announced that it has handed off development of… Read more »

Bulletstorm 2 Axed By Epic

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If you enjoyed Epic Games and People Can Fly’s 2011 foul-mouthed first-person shooter Bulletstorm and were hoping for a sequel, you may not want to hold your breath; according to Epic Games’ Mike Capps, Bulletstorm 2 probably won’t happen anytime soon. Speaking to GameSpot at PAX East this past weekend, Capps had this to say… Read more »

Mass Effect 3 Patch Coming Next Week, Fixes Face Import Bug

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If you’ve been holding off on playing Mass Effect 3 for fear of having to remake your Shepard from scratch due to the face import bug, you’ll be glad to know that EA and BioWare announced that the glitch, among other things, will be addressed in an upcoming patch. The first major Mass Effect 3… Read more »

Free Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer DLC Coming Next Week

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Disgruntled Mass Effect 3 fans may have a bit of a wait ahead of them before they get the “Extended Cut” DLC this summer, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to wait until 3 or more months from now to get some new content. BioWare and EA today announced that Mass Effect 3 will be… Read more »

Mass Effect 3 Ending To Be Expanded In “Extended Cut” DLC

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After a massive wave of backlash over Mass Effect 3‘s ending, BioWare’s Ray Muzyka attempted to quell disgruntled fans by promising that future content updates for the game would provide “closure” and “clarity” to fans who were left feeling empty by the ending. It wasn’t immediately clear what exactly that meant, but on on Thursday,… Read more »

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Releasing On Mac Later This Month

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Nearly a full year after releasing on consoles and PC, Deus Ex:Human Revolution will finally be making its way to Mac later this month in the form of Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Ultimate Edition. Releasing on April 26, the Mac version of Deus Ex:Human Revolution – Ultimate Edition will include the full original game… Read more »

Rock Band Blitz Announced for PSN, XBLA

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If you were to take a look at the screenshot above, you might figure that Rock Band Blitz is yet another Rock Band title that makes use of a new line of peripherals. Well, you’d be wrong. Harmonix stopped by G4′s X-Play this evening to announce Rock Band Blitz for the PlayStation Network and Xbox… Read more »

Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.2 PVP Changes Detailed

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BioWare recently detailed Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.2‘s new ‘Legacy’ system, and now the developer has posted a new blog detailing the new PVP changes and improvements introduced in the latest major SWTOR patch. BioWare will be introducing the new PVP ranking system in Star Wars: The Old Republic patch 1.2, but the… Read more »

Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium No Longer An MMO, 118 Laid Off

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Earlier on in the year, there was a rumor going around that THQ had canned the Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium Online MMO, along with all of its 2014 lineup. This turned out to be false, but the publisher later released a statement that suggested that Dark Millennium‘s future was uncertain. Unfortunately, things are now looking… Read more »

[Rumor] PlayStation 4 Codenamed Orbis, Coming In Late 2013

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Rumors about the PlayStation 4 and other next-gen hardware died down over the past several months, but the rumor mill is back at it again with a new PlayStation 4 rumor from Kotaku. Citing “reliable sources”, Kotaku says that the PlayStation 4 is being called “Orbis” internally, and is currently scheduled to release in time… Read more »

Robert Bowling, Call of Duty Creative Strategist, Leaves Activision

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Robert Bowling, creative strategist for the Call of Duty franchise and the face of Infinity Ward, announced today that he will be departing from from Infinity Ward and Activision. “Today, I resign from my position as Creative Strategist of Call of Duty, as a lead of Infinity Ward, and as an employee of Activision,” Bowling… Read more »