Train2Game News: UK Top 20 Games – 25.03.13

Gears of War JudgmentTrain2Game brings you the top 20 games in the UK this week with Gears of War: Judgment debuts this week at number 1 pushing Tomb Raider down a place. The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct also debuted this week, coming in at number 3 and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate saw it’s first week in at number 7.

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Week ending 23 March 2013

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 GEARS OF WAR: JUDGMENT MICROSOFT
2 TOMB RAIDER SQUARE ENIX 1
3 THE WALKING DEAD: SURVIVAL INSTINCT ACTIVISION
4 FIFA 13 EA SPORTS 6
5 SNIPER: GHOST WARRIOR 2 CITY INTERACTIVE 4
6 GOD OF WAR: ASCENSION SONY COMPUTER ENT. 2
7 MONSTER HUNTER 3 ULTIMATE CAPCOM
8 SIMCITY EA GAMES 5
9 FAR CRY 3 UBISOFT 7
10 CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS II ACTIVISION 9
11 METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE KONAMI 19
12 CRYSIS 3 EA GAMES 8
13 ASSASSIN’S CREED III UBISOFT 11
14 SKYLANDERS GIANTS SKYLANDERS 13
15 NEED FOR SPEED MOST WANTED EA GAMES 14
16 ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES SEGA
17 THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM BETHESDA SOFTWORKS 16
18 SONIC & ALL STARS RACING TRANSFORMED SEGA
19 HITMAN ABSOLUTION SQUARE ENIX 12
20 LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 17

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2013 UKIE Ltd

Train2Game News: Microsoft have announced their Eurogamer line up

Microsoft have announced their line up for Eurogamer. They will demonstrate the games they have been working on through out the year.

The games that Microsoft have announced are Halo 4 Infinity multiplayer, Forza Horizon, Fable: The Journey, Gears of War: Judgment and Dance Central 3. Xbox LIVE Arcade and entertainment will all be available for visitors to sample on the show floor.

In addition, Gears of War: Judgment is playable for the first time in the UK, with the new multiplayer mode OverRun available for fans to try.

Franchise development director Frank O’Connor from 343 Industries will open the dev sessions at midday on Thursday 27th September with a presentation of Halo 4. At 4pm on Friday 28th September Ralph Fulton from Playground Games will introduce Forza Horizon to attendees.

Eurogamer Managing Director Rupert Loman said “Microsoft Studios’ line-up for the Eurogamer Expo is one of the strongest offerings from any publisher.

“We’re thrilled to offer so many heavyweight titles for gamers to play before release.”

In addition a Halo 4 partnership with Mountain Dew Energy will also come to life with the Mountain Dew Crew fuelling gamers and keeping energy levels up across the four days.

Train2Game will also have their yearly stand at Eurogamer. You will be able to talk to tutors and ask any questions you may have.

 

Train2Game News: Gears of War: Judgement developer diary discusses multiplayer game design changes

Gears of War: Judgement will expose players to a time zone they’ve not accessed before and a new type of class based multiplayer. That’s what Epic Games has revealed in a Gears of War: Judgement E3 2012 developer diary.

The game is a prequel which Director of development Rod Fergusson, multiplayer designer Quinn Delhoyo believe offers a different style of gameplay that puts a twist on the Gears of War series.

They also run through the game design mechanics of Overrun, the class based multiplayer mode and reveal that inspiration for it came from the feedback of Gears of War players.

Watch the Gears of War: Judgement E3 2012 developer diary below, right here on The Train2Game Blog.

Keep reading The Train2Game Blog for news from E3 2012, while there’s more from Epic Games here.

What are your thoughts on the game design changes of multiplayer for Gears of War: Judgement?

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