Daily Gaming News 13/04/13

April 13, 2013

  • NEWS: It’s the beginning of the end for the Nintendo Wii. Nintendo have announced that they’ll be shutting down various Wii online services in June, including the Nintendo Channel, Forcast Channel, and Everybody Votes Channel.
  • VIDEO: Capcom are showing off their Dark Arisen DLC for Dragon’s Dogma, and today they’ve given us a new trailer which shows off some of the new enemies that players will be encountering.

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  • NEWS: Namco Bandai have revealed the cover art for their upcoming action-RPG, Dark Souls II. True to the game’s name, it’s pretty dark.
  • NEWS: Speaking of Dark Souls, Namco Bandai have announced that the game has sold over 2.3 million copies wordwide. An impressive number indeed.
  • VIDEO: Marvelous AQL and Sony’s Soul Sacrifice is coming to the PlayStation Vita on the 1st of May, and Sony have released a new interview with the game’s designer, Keiji Inafune. The intense action-RPG is sure to go down well with Vita owners.

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  • NEWS: The CEO of Crytek, Cevat Yerli, has spoken about the importance of graphics in video games. Given the strong focus on high quality graphics in the company’s popular Crysis and Far Cry series’, that’s hardly surprising. “Making things look spectacular and stylistic is 60% of the game”, says Yerli.
  • NEWS: For those of you who were wondering, Nintendo’s newly revealed Mewtwo-like Pokemon from the upcoming Pokemon X and Y has now been confirmed to be…a new forme for Mewtwo. Coro Coro Magazine confirmed the fact in their latest issue, sparking plenty of discussion in the Pokemon community.