Microsoft Raises Xbox Live Subscription Prices

Larry Hryb, Microsoft’s Director of Programming for Xbox Live (and more commonly known as Major Nelson), announced some fairly unwelcome news on his blog today:  Come November 1, Xbox Live Gold Subscription prices are increasing. For all subscription levels in the US and select subscription levels in the UK, Mexico,

‘Bioshock: Infinite’ Takes to the Skies

Irrational Games is doing a literal 180 in Bioshock: Infinite, taking players from the dark, claustrophobic tunnels of Rapture to the open, expansive skies of Columbia. Columbia, the city-in-the-clouds and not the school, “was intended to be a floating symbol of American ideals,” but the city unfortunately disappears into atmosphere

Insomniac Announces ‘Resistance 3’

During Sony’s press conference at the ongoing Gamescom event in Cologne, Insomniac’s Ted Price announced Resistance 3, the next installment of the continuing PlayStation franchise.  The game is currently slated for release next year. See the announcement teaser trailer (unfortunately without gameplay footage) right here: Unfortunately, that’s all the info we

Arkham Takes Gotham in ‘Batman: Arkham City’

My inaugural post back from my month of traveling opens to some pretty fun news.  The anticipated sequel to Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Asylum, the “most critically acclaimed superhero game ever,” has finally been given a name:  Batman: Arkham City. The vague snippet of a teaser that debuted at the 2009 VGAs showed Bruce