August isn’t always a bumper month for gamers but it does traditionally see one of the the release of one of the biggest games of the year in the US with the yearly entry of Madden hitting store shelves. However, there are a variety of releases this month, including some old favorites and a collection of new titles that are sure to be successful and fun.
Gamescom kicked off in a large way with an absolute wealth of information to take in on day one, including exclusives galore from both the Microsoft and Sony conference. Here’s the highlights, news and trailers in condensed forms for anyone who couldn’t keep up to date with the information overload!
Sony has announced that acclaimed console FPS Borderlands 2 will make its handheld debut on the PS Vita along with many of the biggest upcoming indie titles.
Mike Bithell, the creator of indie hit Thomas Was Alone, has unveiled his new game Volume. Described as a cross between Metal Gear and Minecraft, Volume is a stealth game which has a large emphasis on level creation and user content.(more…)