Duke Nukem takes on some Nazis, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 gets a new round of Minimate figures, and more.
A series of best-guesses, theories, and wishful thinking about some of this year's nominees.
There have been mounting rumors lately that Sony would drop the price of the PlayStation 3 – it was a pretty safe bet at this point, two years since such a cut – but today during their GamesCom presentation, the company officially announced that the price of the 160gb PlayStation 3 would lower by 50 bucks to $249.99. That wasn't the only announcement, though, as Sony also premiered some new PlayStation Vita titles and even a new PlayStation Portable (really).
Riots have spread across London since Saturday night, leaving parts of the city stricken with structure fires and looting. While there are different theories as to the cause of the sudden uprising, many reports claim that the disturbance is largely due to recent cuts in government programs such as welfare, as well as other spending measures that will eliminate many public employees through 2015. Whatever the reason, the violence and destruction have set many businesses ablaze. Caught up in the riots was one large distribution center owned by Sony.
After showing off three covers adorned with NBA legends a couple weeks ago, 2K Sports has announced that "NBA 2K12" will also give you the opportunity to play relive some classic moments on the hardwood with the game's greatest players. The just revealed "NBA's Greatest" mode will not only feature Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, and Magic Johnson; there's also 15 historic teams -- with icons like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and "Dr. J" Erving -- available, as well.
There's some corporate shuffling going on over at Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Given the company's recent troubles, you would be forgiven in thinking that someone within the group had received the axe, but it's actually quite the opposite. Kaz Hirai, SCEI's president and chief-executive officer, has been promoted to the position of chairman, effective September 1. His vacated seat is filled by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and chief-executive officer, Andrew House.