Obviously it's been a busy day for game news and we are still need to go hands-on with the PS Vita. Here's some tidbits to tie you over as we play some games. Then we get some sleep and look forward to Nintendo's conference on Tuesday.
- Epic Games has announced that Unreal Engine 3 will power the just announced Xbox 360 games Fable The Journey and Kinect Fun Labs<
- The zombie action game Dead Island from Techland now has a firm release date of September 9 in the US.
- Topware Interactive has announced Raven's Cry, a pirate themed game from developer Octane games, will be released in 2012.
- Topware has also announced another game. Gorky 21, a post apocalypse turn based strategy game that's also due out in 2012.
- Leisure Suit Larry, the classic and funny (and very adult) adventure game series, will be revived for netbooks, tablets and mobile platforms later this year.
- Matrix Games has announced plans to relaunch the Close Combat series of turn-based WWI strategy games.
- Majesco Games has announced it has acquired Quick Hit, the makers of the free-to-play football game QuickHit NFL Football.
- The fantasy MMO Gods and Heroes Rome Rising has started its open beta test which runs through June 12.
- Paradox Interactive has announced that the PvP features for its action-RPG Magicka will be made available on June 21.
- Someone has leaked out details on an upcoming Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 3.
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