Originally scheduled for a Summer 2012 release, Metro: Last Light has been delayed until 2013, THQ has announced. So, you know, if you were eagerly anticipating playing this game during the dog days of summer, you might need to make other plans.
One of the games we’re keeping an eye on here at Steel Gecko is definitely Dragon’s Dogma, the upcoming action RPG from Capcom. While it had initially been slated for a March 2012 release, it’s now been pushed to May 22nd. Sweetening the pot a little, though, is the news that included with the game will be a demo for Resident Evil 6.
3DS sales have picked up lately, but Nintendo‘s financial numbers are still weak. Big N today released another set of disappointing results for the first nine months of its fiscal year (April to December 2011). The company lost a whopping US$630 million, compared with a profit of US$635 million in the same time frame last fiscal.
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata also announced that the company will begin phasing out the Wii and start focusing on the Wii U, which will be released by the end of 2012.
On February 14th, a demo for the eagerly-awaited Mass Effect 3 will arrive for PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 users. If the past two versions are any indication, the single-player mode will be great, but this is the first Mass Effect to feature multiplayer, which will also be a part of the demo.
Early this morning, Patch 1.1 for BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic went live, and based upon initial reports, it sounds as though players on the Republic side are taking a beating. The patch was intended to make PvP in the high-level world Ilum a bit more attractive to players. To do so, BioWare made it so that the daily and weekly mission objectives now require killing players of the opposing faction.