News: August 2012 Archives

Today, there's a new Xbox Live Arcade title, and a downloadable PC version of a Vita launch title. Read on for the details...
The pulse around here is erratic and quickly failing, but here's a list of games available today, with the headliners being the latest Darksiders and some soporific canines. Read on for the full list...
It's Friday, but there are still downloadable games for the PC being released, including one that's achieved a cult following on iOS. Read on for the list...
Today's game releases are the latest downloadable titles for Nintendo's various devices. Read on for the list and details...
In today's news, Blizzard joins the long list of the hacked, Nexon reported making money and En Masse is firing. Read on for details...
Today's Xbox Live Arcade release is having launch pains, but there are also several downloadable games for the PC reaching Steam today. Read on for the list...
Mad Catz and NCsoft announced selected financial results, Wargaming.net will acquire a middleware provider and Valve announced that Steam will soon carry productivity and creativity software. Read on for more details...
Today's new game releases are primarily newly available digital downloads of previously released games, but there's a Persona-related fighting game among today's other releases. Read on for the full list...
Not only has Square Enix reported its financial results, but now your room can smell like Mega Man. Read on for more info...
It's bound to be a quiet week for game releases, and Mondays are always lighter than Tuesdays, so there are two downloadable games that popped into our view today. Read on for the list...
THQ announced positive net income today (although the company is deeply in the midst of a restructuring), and last week Namco Bandai announced its own financial results. Read on for more details...
Two more downloadable PC games reached Steam today. Read on for the names and links...
Electronic Arts has thrown down the gauntlet before Zynga, bringing Zynga's long-running practices to the forefront with a legal complaint. Also, GameSpy has changed hands again and Junbud is out of commission. Read on for details...
Nintendo's downloadable store is having a particularly light day, and there's a downloadable game for grognards, but it's an otherwise light day. Read on for the list of today's releases...
There are several major financial releases today, but none of the big boys have good news to share. Activision Blizzard appears to be going to great lengths to avoid drawing attention to dropping revenues from World of Warcraft, while Sony doesn't want anyone to notice how poorly the Vita is selling. At least Mad Catz reduced its borrowing costs. Read on for more details on all the news of the day...
The highest-profile release of the day is probably Deadlight on Xbox Live Arcade, but there are also some downloadable releases on the PC, including a retro-futuristic game of two-dimensional combat and a TOM, bent on revenge. Read on for the list...
In gaming-related news today, Atlus has changed upper management, and the former CEO of Wizards of the Coast has opened a media company to enhance role-playing games. Read on for details...

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