Kenji Kanno is really good at creating vehicular chaos. If you don't believe us, go check out any given game in Sega's Crazy Taxi series. It's wild, relentless racing fun as you drive customers from location to location, all within an allotted time limit.
Kanno is currently hard at work on a new iOS and Android release, Crazy Taxi: City Rush, which will debut this year. However, he hasn't forgotten about the console crowd, as he really wants to bring the series to Xbox One and PS4. So what's stopping him?
As competitive gaming continues to shoot off into new heights, Valve stands among its leaders. The viewer numbers for this year's Dota 2 'The International 4' tournament are in, with more than 20 million unique online viewers tuning in across various outlets, including Twitch and ESPN3. More than 2 million viewers tuned in concurrently during the event's peak.
Developer Crystal Dynamics is working on two projects: Rise of the Tomb Raider, the follow-up to last year's excellent series reboot, Tomb Raider, and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, the unexpected sequel to 2010's Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. We won't get our hands on Rise of the Tomb Raider until holiday 2015, but Lara isn't leaving fans without a new adventure in 2014, as Square Enix announced today that Temple of Osiris is locked in for a December 9 release date.
Microsoft sold in a total of 1.1 million Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles during its fiscal fourth quarter (April 1 - June 30), the company announced today as part of its quarterly earnings report.
As has been common with the sales numbers Microsoft has provided for its gaming consoles this year, it's important to note that "sold in" refers to the number of consoles shipped to retailers
The Assassin's Creed series is getting a new free-to-play card combat RPG for iOS devices called Assassin's Creed Memories.
Using the series' new "mobile Animus", players will travel through different time periods recruiting famous historical figures to battle against other players. The mobile game will span several eras including Renaissance Italy, Colonial America and some all new time periods. It will contain both a single-player campaign as well as competitive multiplayer for up to 40 players in 20 vs 20 battles.
Electronic Arts today shared an infographic full of figures regarding player habits in EA Sports UFC since its release a month ago. More interesting to me than the millions of fights that have taken place is the fact that the fighter who's been used the most is the one who's never actually fought in the UFC: Bruce Lee.