Articles By Lisa Eadicicco
Samsung’s flagship smartphone for 2012, the Galaxy S3, has already established a dominant presence in the mobile market within only days of its debut. The highly anticipated device’s release has been met with multiple setbacks due to unprecedented high demand, but launch delays aren’t the only issue with Samsung’s new product.
Sony has finally revealed the release date for its “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale,” which is expected to be the Sony equivalent to Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros.” franchise. The fighting game mash-up will be available on Oct. 23 in the United States, Oct. 24 for most of Europe Oct. 26th for United Kingdom players.
June has been quite a busy time for the video game industry. The annual E3 developer’s conference kicked off the month in its first week, and long-awaited downloadable content packages for two of the biggest games in the industry brought June to a close.
One of the biggest first-person shooter gaming titles on the market will expand to mobile platforms in the near future. Activision has just confirmed that its recently established studio in Leeds will develop handheld and iOS versions of “Call of Duty.
Apple has been known in the mobile and PC world for its resistance to viruses and malware. However, the iOS App Store has just been infected with its first case of malware, causing newly updated apps to crash upon opening.
Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, is expected to drive the company’s profits to $5.9 billion for the second quarter, according to Reuters. This means that profits will surge by 79 percent during Q2, and the company is predicted to ship 19 million units by the third quarter.
Nintendo unveiled a slew of new features for its upcoming Wii U at E3 2012 in early June. But these new perks may come with an additional price.
The zombie madness continues as “Resident Evil 6” got an Xbox 360 exclusive demo on July 3. Capcom’s next installment in the survival horror franchise will officially debut on Nov. 6, but “Dragon’s Dogma” owners got a preview of Leon, Chris and Jake as they battle with the virally infected legions.
For those who can’t wait until the fall for their “Assassin’s Creed 3” fix, tomorrow marks an important day for new protagonist Connor and the rest of his colonial and Native American characters. On July 4, Ubisoft will reveal more footage from the highly-anticipated game.
Microsoft has just revealed another hint as to what its next generation gaming console will be called. Until this point it was thought to be titled the Xbox 720, but new domain names could suggest something different.