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54 Comments

  1. Truk

    There’s a lot of crap on that screen. Why put the experience points above the hit enemy, for starters?

    #1 7 years ago
  2. DrDamn

    Because it’s based on damage you do not just the kill (bit like CoD5) and that is a more sensible place to put it?

    #2 7 years ago
  3. David

    Hmm watching that kind of tarnished my view on it a little.

    #3 7 years ago
  4. Truk

    DrDamn: Yeah, I understand what it is. I just don’t understand why that sort of information needs to be on screen at all. I want to pretend I’m killing aliens. I don’t want background data separate from the game world to be filling the screen. Makes it look like they’re playing in debug.

    #4 7 years ago
  5. Shatner

    Doubtful about debug mode. You’d have a shitload more info on screen than that. Most of it largely nonsensical.

    #5 7 years ago
  6. morriss

    I should be getting my code tomorrow. Be interested to check it out.

    #6 7 years ago
  7. OrphanageExplosion

    It’s all about the levelling. The information isn’t intrusive when you’re actually playing it. You become an XP junkie and seeing it rack up is very satisfying.

    I was VERY impressed with the netcode by the way; probably the least laggy FPS I’ve played online.

    #7 7 years ago
  8. reask

    The shields remind me of halo 3.

    #8 7 years ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    That looks terrible.

    #9 7 years ago
  10. Gekidami

    Says G1GA”360-fanboy”HURTZ.

    #10 7 years ago
  11. Robo_1

    Since getting into UT3, I find it really difficult to return to 30FPS multiplayer. Your reaction speed just gets so dulled, that if somebody starts shooting you from behind, it’s frustrating not being able to spin on the spot and blast ‘em.

    I’ve put a good few hours into the Beta, and the DM’s and so seem standard fare. You can see the CoD4 inspirations, but it seems messy and sloooow, can’t say I was too wowed by it.

    The co-op on the other hand is going to be huge. The class system brings a level of co-operation I’ve never experienced before in a game, and the tactful play which results in the different player skills makes the whole play experience so much more fun. You feel like an indispensable member of the team, with a real part to play, as opposed to just an extra gun.

    The graphics are fine, not jaw dropping but not sub-standard either, and the sound is fantastic.

    I was buying this game for the single player, but I think the co-op is going to be the real star of the show.

    #11 7 years ago
  12. G1GAHURTZ

    “Says G1GA”360-fanboy”HURTZ.

    The thing looks terrible.

    What do you want me to do… lie just for you?

    #12 7 years ago
  13. Robo_1

    Terrible is an exaggeration though.

    #13 7 years ago
  14. Truk

    Shatner: I’m familiar with debug spew, which is why I said “like debug mode” :-P

    It looks very pretty (terrible? visually? surely not), just too much immersion-spoiling crap on screen. Maybe it’s the kids and their e-penis measuring contests that’s led to this. ;-)

    #14 7 years ago
  15. Psychotext

    I hope that’s on easy. AI looks dumb as a brick.

    #15 7 years ago
  16. Quiiick

    @ Psychotext
    Dumb AI? What AI? It’s the multiplayer shown here !!!

    #16 7 years ago
  17. David

    @quiick the majority of that gameplay is coop and the AI looked really dumb.

    #17 7 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    Co-operative campaign multiplayer.

    [Edit - David beat me]

    #18 7 years ago
  19. ecu

    It looks really rough, almost like it’s a beta version of the game.

    #19 7 years ago
  20. Blerk

    Well, that looks nice enough if you like that kind of thing. Movement seems a little slow, though. Can you run?

    #20 7 years ago
  21. Gekidami

    You can indeed sprint.

    #21 7 years ago
  22. Blerk

    Well that’s alright, then. :-)

    #22 7 years ago
  23. G1GAHURTZ

    When I said terrible I was referring to the gameplay.

    As others have pointed out, the movement looks slow and clunky. Whoever’s playing it is either really bad at aiming, or there is something wrong with the acceleration on the controls.

    It just seems a bit lightweight, and certainly not worthy of the ‘LBP beating system-seller’ that people have been hyping it up as.

    #23 7 years ago
  24. Gekidami

    I dont know why you even bother commenting G1GA, when it comes to the the PS3 you’ve got a one way opionion and never have anything contructive to say, and when you do try to justify the blantant bias its with complete BS.

    I dont want you to lie, i just want you to shut the fuck up unless you have something of even the littlest of intrest to say, then just a 2 word comment slaming a game you’ve never played and probaly never will.

    #24 7 years ago
  25. Shatner

    /crosses G1GAHURTZ off his Xmas card list

    That’ll learn ya.

    #25 7 years ago
  26. DrDamn

    Gekidami +1 – Sorry to say I’ve rarely seen anything but thinly veiled sniping from G1GA’s posts. The sort of stuff this site has so far been fairly good for avoiding.

    Though GIGA did actually have a valid point in the last post. All FPS’s should allow control over not just the turn speed but acceleration and dead zone – very few do – SOCOM does but I’m struggling to think of more. It’s tough to say from a vid whether this game is at fault though. I’ve been given a Beta key so will find out for myself later … though my copy of Fable 2 looks like it’s going to turn up today :)

    #26 7 years ago
  27. G1GAHURTZ

    No, that’s not what you want me to do.

    You want me to say what a wonderfully amazing console the PS3 is and how amazingly fantastic all of its games are and what a rosy future this tremedous console that Sony has been kind enough to bless us with actually is.

    You’re talking absolute rubbish anyway, because it was only a while ago that I was saying that KZ2 was really looking like it was shaping up to be the kind of game that I’d splash out on a PS3 for. (Since then, however, I’ve heard that it’s not as good as it looks.)

    Anyway, the points that I make are perfectly valid, and none of them are unreasonable.

    I’m not just going to stop commenting on games just for your benefit. If there are bad games on the PS3, then there are bad games on the PS3. I didn’t put them there.

    I didn’t make Haze a bad game, or give Heavenly Sword bad reviews, or take the gameplay out of Lair, or mess up Time Crisis 4 (I might have got a PS3 for that if it managed to get a metacritic score higher than 60!) or ruin any of the other games that you find on the PS3.

    It wasn’t me who did that, and I’m certainly not going to refrain from commenting on them just to make you happy, because you’re trying to brainwash yourself into thinking that the PS3 is going to emerge from it’s great coma and rule over this generation of consoles with it’s Blu-Ray powered sword and an army of AAA exclusives.

    If it’s not happening, don’t blame me.

    Blame Sony.

    #27 7 years ago
  28. Shatner

    I blame morriss.

    #28 7 years ago
  29. G1GAHURTZ

    LOL

    #29 7 years ago
  30. Johnny Cullen

    “I blame morriss.”

    I blame Pat tbh.

    #30 7 years ago
  31. Esha

    “[...] you’re trying to brainwash yourself into thinking that the PS3 is going to emerge from it’s great coma and rule over this generation of consoles with it’s Blu-Ray powered sword and an army of AAA exclusives.”

    What are you on about, Gigs? I didn’t see Gekidami claiming that at all, just that you do have a reputation for being a bit on the negative side when it comes to the PS3. I’d say you’re a ted defensive. But what are you being defensive about?

    Good grief, that paragraph reads almost like a religious text.

    #31 7 years ago
  32. Shatner

    The parallels between fanatical console rants and religious fervour are actually disturbingly common when you give it some thought.

    #32 7 years ago
  33. Shatner

    Allow me to expand:

    Certain people are treated as gods whose whorshippers will dispute any and all criticism of and preach their teachings to the masses. Fanatics will spend hours, days, weeks at their place of worship. They’ll declare a digital jihad on the followers of opposing faiths. They’ll dismiss all other gods but their own as false idols and will quote endlessly from the scriptures of specific evangelists of their own faith.

    Games and religion. Not so far removed as you might like to think.

    #33 7 years ago
  34. morriss

    Deep.

    #34 7 years ago
  35. Blerk

    You’re right. They’re both controlled by rich old men, full of shit, fuelled by fanatics and only really interested in taking your money off you.

    #35 7 years ago
  36. Shatner

    No, you’re thinking of Scientology.

    #36 7 years ago
  37. G1GAHURTZ

    I think that there are just some people who are overly paranoid about “religion” even though they don’t even know what “religion” actually is.

    Taking a totally misunderstood snapshot of modern day European Christianity and then slapping it on every single faith in the world is without question naïve at best, and at worst a display of ignorance of immense proportions.

    As for games an “religion” being the same, then I think that you can apply a variation of ‘fanboyism’ to almost everything.

    You have athiests who troll the internet like drooling, growling rottweilers, looking for the slightest whiff of theism and then launching a tirade of ignorant gibberish as though they were the guardians of all of humanity.

    They have no idea about the science behind evolution theory, nor have their eyes ever glanced a scientific journal, but they continually regurgitate the same old “religion is bad” and “science proved it wrong” mantras in the same way as others would spew fanboy rants against ‘rival’ consoles.

    It’s a type of fanboyism, call it what you will, and even though they might consider themselves to be balanced individuals, the vast majority of human beings suffer from it.

    What are you on about, Gigs? I didn’t see Gekidami claiming that at all, just that you do have a reputation for being a bit on the negative side when it comes to the PS3. I’d say you’re a ted defensive. But what are you being defensive about?

    Good grief, that paragraph reads almost like a religious text.

    What do you want me to do? The majority of news about the PS3 is bad anyway, and I’m certainly not getting paid by Sony to be their spin doctor!

    Religious text?

    You’re just being paranoid fella.

    #37 7 years ago
  38. Shatner

    I wrote my recent posts commenting on games and religion as:

    1) this is a games site
    2) there was a direct reference to religion

    I’m thrilled that this, like almost any theological discourse, is already threatening to spiral in sniping, accusations, bitterness and general tit-for-tat misunderstanding.

    The only downside is that, in context, it practically makes pat the Pope.

    Maybe morriss can die for our sins to compensate?

    Go on moz, you make a great martyr. :D

    #38 7 years ago
  39. G1GAHURTZ

    Sorry for any misunderstanding Shatsy babes, I wasn’t specifically refering to you in that post, but other people in general.

    #39 7 years ago
  40. Shatner

    Damnit! You’ve spoiled it by being reasonable. You must be new to this internet thing.

    #40 7 years ago
  41. DrDamn

    “What do you want me to do?”

    I thought that was fairly clear in Gekidami’s first post.

    I don’t think you are a rabid fanboy – seems to me you were probably actually quite looking forward to getting a PS3 when it was announced. You are one of the many who were very disappointed by the spin, lies and failure to deliver on promises by Sony. They are turning it around though, and it’s a difficult transition to go through to eventually accept that – ok maybe there is enough stuff there now to warrant my money – when there are still strong feelings of disappointment. You are not ready to forgive yet and the anger means you like to pick holes in the smallest slip-up or mistake to justify your feelings. Amiright? :)

    #41 7 years ago
  42. morriss

    Where’s the turn-around? When did it start? :)

    Seriously, though. When?

    #42 7 years ago
  43. Shatner

    You only need one game per system to make it worthwhile.

    PS3 has Super Stardust
    360 has Space Giraffe

    Everything else is a waste of your time.

    #43 7 years ago
  44. Tonka

    Religion is pointless though. Almost like owning a PS3 and an Xbox.

    #44 7 years ago
  45. Shatner

    No. Religion is as pointless as owning a Wii!

    #45 7 years ago
  46. G1GAHURTZ

    “Amiright?”

    LOL.

    Almost.

    I was totally hyped when I first saw KZ2 at E3 2005, and I was really looking forward to the next generation of consoles and having an amazing PS3 with 2 HDMI ports and and a WiFi router and all of the bells and whistles.

    True 1080p HD gaming FTW!

    And I do still feel a bit peed off that it was all just a bunch of lies.

    They LIED TO ME!!!

    But I’m not bitter… lol.

    No, seriously, I’m not bothered about all that. I spend most of my time playing my 360 on LIVE and very little caring about who’s doing what on their PS3.

    But I won’t deny that it’s sometimes a bit of a laugh to see the responses of people who used to thing that the PS3 would just take off exactly where the PS2 ‘stopped’.

    They’re still waiting.

    They’re like Spurs fans.

    ‘We’ll finish 4th next season!’

    lol, yeah right…

    #46 7 years ago
  47. Psychotext

    Oh no… taking the piss out of religion is one thing but insulting Wii fanatics? It’s over for you now Shatner.

    May God / Deity x / Miyamoto have mercy on us all.

    #47 7 years ago
  48. Smartypants

    To be fair, Wii fanatics deserve no better. Bunch of queer waggle-lovers.

    #48 7 years ago
  49. Tonka

    I will find you all and behead you with my fancy Wiimote to sword converter.

    #49 7 years ago
  50. Shatner

    Yesssssssss..

    Let the hate flow!!! Let it consume you!!!

    Mwahahaha

    #50 7 years ago
  51. Truk

    It really bothers me that people care this much.

    #51 7 years ago
  52. Syrok

    Yay, I still can’t stand shooters. :)

    (Mainly because I suck)

    #52 7 years ago
  53. Tonka

    I get terrible hangovers from shooters. Prefer beer myself.

    #53 7 years ago
  54. DrDamn

    Had a little play with the Beta this lunchtime. Can’t really comment too much on the gameplay aspects aside from controls as I was only playing offline by myself. Couple of points though :-

    1) Graphically it looks really nice. It’s got a silky frame rate and a significant step up in texture quality from the first game. A lot more use of shader effects too – I think the first was completely devoid of them – but it’s got good spot effects which are crucially not over used.
    2) Controls I found fine tbh, though I prefer a 360 controller for FPS, it was smooth and responsive.
    3) The game mode largely displayed above is very specific to co-op play and seems heavily focused on throwing lots of enemies at you. It’s not something you should base your opinion of the whole game on. Even as single player there were hoards of the Chimera after you – very Doomy – in a good original Doom not Doom 3 kind of way.

    #54 7 years ago

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    Those attending Kill Screen’s Two5six Festival next month will be able to play Tale of Tales upcoming title Sunset before it’s released. Along with the news provided to us by BeefJack, Tale of Tales have also released new set of lovely screenshots which we have posted below. Sunset will be released on Linux, Mac and […]

  • Take 50% off select racing titles through the Codemasters online store

    Codemasters has launched an online store and is celebrating by giving you 50% off the titles listed. Here’s what’s on sale: F1 2013 Classic Edition F1 2014 – F1 RACE STARS BUNDLE F1 2013 GRID 2 GRID 2 Reloaded GRID Autosport DIRT 3 Complete Edition DIRT Showdown Toybox Turbos F1 RACE STARS Hit up the […]

  • Spy_Watch coming to Apple Watch from Surgeon Simulator devs

    Surgeon Simulator developers Bossa Studios have announced its working on an Apple Watch game called Spy_Watch. Spy_Watch, according to the developer, has players heading up a spy agency which isn’t faring too well. Players will need to train a spy and then send him out on various missions to “reclaim the agency’s former glory.” Real-time […]

  • Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power hits Steam Early Access next week

    Frozenbyte has announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will launch on Steam Early Access next week. The early access title will run you $19.99/€19.99/£14.99 and you can purchase it come April 21. If the short video above isn’t enough to tempt you, a video showing nine minutes of gameplay was released last week.

  • Journey, Flower, flOw trilogy to be released this summer on PS4 in 1080p at 60fps

    A remastered version of the Journey Collector’s Edition is coming to PlayStation 4 from ThatGameCompany. According to Gamespot, the trilogy will contain PS3 titles flOw, Flower and Journey on one disc, and it will run in 1080p at 60fps. A standalone version of Journey will arrive close to the trilogy’s release on PS4 through the […]

  • Here’s a few screenshots of PS4-exclusive Alienation from Housemarque

    Screenshots for Alienation, Housemarque’s four-player co-op PlayStation 4 exclusive, have been released and you can have a look at them in the gallery we’ve posted. Announced at gamescom 2014, the game features three main character classes, weapon customization, and various team set-ups. The game has players shooting at things with twin-stick gameplay with a top […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront website notes November 17 release, teaser video and first image hit

    The first Star Wars: Battlefront image has been posted, and apparently it appeared on the official website at some point this morning. The game will also be released on November 17, according to the official website’s source code. The release date is noted in the code located in the image below. Props to Gematsu for […]

  • Mortal Kombat X is the fastest selling entry in the series to date

    Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any other game in the series to date, making it the “biggest launch” in Mortal Kombat history, according to creator Ed Boon. Speaking in a series of tweets, Boon said both the mobile and console versions have “literally millions of players getting online” resulting in the servers being […]

  • Shadow of the Beast reboot resurfaces with some new screenshots

    The Shadow of the Beast reboot, which was announced in 2013, has show its face once more with early screenshots. Screenshots of the Amiga classic remake show off the Karamoon’s desert and the main character, Aarbron. According Matt Birch, CEO and founder of Heavy Spectrum, the team is currently hard at work on the “core […]

  • Halo: Spartan Strike arrives on Windows 8, iOS and Steam today

    Halo: Spartan Strike is now available on Windows 8, Steam, iOS devices and Windows 8 phones. The mobile top-down shooter will run you $5.99. Halo: Spartan Strike tells a new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Those playing on Windows 8 devices can compete […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video shows highlights from the Episdoe Duscae demo

    Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy 15 video which shows highlights from the Episode Duscae demo included with launch editions of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. FFT0 has shipped over one million copies worldwide, and a player feedback survey is available for the Duscae demo until May 19. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is available on PlayStation […]

  • Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since release – SuperData

    PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since it was released on March 24, according to SuperData’s latest report. The figure produced by SuperData is worldwide and comes on the heels of the one million units sold announcement earlier this week. “After the release of the beautiful but terribly short game The […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Mega May returns, Super Smash Bros. update, Mii Fighter costumes

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a Super Smash Bros. update and the StreetPass Mii Plaza games Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler. The update is rather detailed, and a bit larger than normal, and you may wish to pay special attention to the activities listed. Here’s the full update: StreetPass […]

  • Here’s your first look at Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida in Super Time Force Ultra

    Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida is a playable character in Super Time Force Ultra, and today, Capy Games has provided a couple images of the man himself in the game. Yoshida was announced as a playable character in the game during Sony’s PlayStation Experience event back in December 2014. The PS4 and Vita version will […]

  • The wait is almost over – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold

    CD Projekt RED has announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear: The Witcher 3 has gone gold. This means Geralt’s latest, and possibly last, adventure has been sent to the factory to be pressed into lovely gaming discs. “We worked so damn hard over the past three years to bring you this game,” […]

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a “couple weeks out from beta,” new trailer

    Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is just a “couple of weeks out from beta,” according to development studio The Chinese Room, and a release date will be announced “shortly.” To give you an idea of how development has been coming along since it was announced at gamescom 2013, the team has released a new trailer […]

  • GTA 5 on PC looks incredible, but I can’t recommend it to console players

    As much as Matt Martin loves GTA 5, he can’t recommend upgrading from console to PC just for a slick editing suite and even prettier graphics. “This is the third time in as many years that I’ve bought GTA 5.” I have a Grand Theft Auto 5 obsession, as I’m sure you know if you’ve […]

  • The Forest engine updated to Unity 5, major graphical and gameplay improvements made

    The Forest’s latest patch added substantial improvements to the game. The Forest version 0.16 is now live on Steam with plenty of new additions. The game has been ported over to Unity engine version 5. The plant and skin shaders have been replaced or rewritten. Many other visual tweaks have been made, such as model […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront banner leaks from Star Wars Convention

    EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the game’s main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EA’s booth. Here it is: Lots of things happening here. There’s a Star Destroyer in the distance, TIE Fighters and […]

  • Get GTA 5 working with Oculus Rift using this tool

    There’s a way you can play GTA 5 in VR if you own an Oculus Rift Dev Kit and have a bit of cash to spare. VorpX, the go-to program for adding VR support to games has received an update recently to support GTA 5. This is far from perfect, as it only translates the […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 15 team revealed

    This week’s Team of the Week is now available for anyone to challenge in FIFA Ultimate Team. The team members get selected each week based on their performance during the weekend matches. You can fire up FIFA Ultimate Team on any platform and challenge this squad. You’ll also find some Team of the Week items […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will let you stealth all encounters, including bosses

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will bring back one of the original game’s major features. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is considered by many to be a great game and worthy of bearing the franchise name. One of its grating issues though was its boss fights. You only had one way to fight them: be confrontational. The […]

  • Project Cars PC specs and supported wheels announced

    The release date of Project Cars is inching ever closer and more details have been revealed to answer all your burning questions. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed the full list of supported steering wheels on all platforms, as well as the minimum and recommended PC specs. Minimum specs CPU – 2.66 GHz […]

  • GTA 5 gets custom FOV mod on PC

    Those not satisfied with GTA 5′s built-in field of view slider can use a new mod to push the number even further. The PC versions of GTA 5 – just like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts – lets you switch between third and first-person view in shooting and driving. The game has an FOV […]

  • Win! GTA 5 on PC!

    Want to win a Steam key for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC? Just enter here. GTA 5 released on PC this week and is going down a storm. We like it a lot, which is why we’re giving away a Steam code for Rockstar’s latest. All you need to do is enter your email […]

  • GTA 5 topples Skyrim’s record for highest concurrent players on Steam

    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: what does a modern fighting game look like?

    Mortal Kombat continues to evolve as NetherRealm adds RPG systems and daily challenges to a solid fighting game, says Sherif Saed. “Mortal Kombat X takes many cues from games like Destiny, Call of Duty, and GTA Online with hourly, daily and weekly events.” For as many of its familiar facets, Mortal Kombat X has enough […]

  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

  • Project Cars has pretty deep graphics options on consoles

    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

  • Super Smash Bros. patch nerfs Diddy Kong – report

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

    Godzilla lets you stomp around cities and battle classic kaiju. I’m in. Godzilla is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 in early July, but we haven’t seen a great deal of it since its December reveal. The new trailer below gives you an idea of just what Natsume has done with one of the biggest […]

  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains has plenty to offer fans of the anime. Previously known as Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, the Spike Chunsoft action game is coming west thanks to Atlus. Gematsu reports it’s due in both Europe and North America in May, via the 3DS eShop. The trailer below […]

  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

    Street Fighter’s Ryu is rumoured for future Super Smash bros DLC following datamining of the latest patch. Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U were updated recently, and hacker shinyquagsire23 claims to have found some interesting files while poking around in the 3DS patch data. As detailed on Reddit, the audio files included a new […]

  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal to be streamed live, new Instagram tease

    The Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal will be live-streamed during a panel hosted by EA as part of the Star Wars Celebration festivities this Friday. This is according to an announcement from Verizon and Disney courtesy of MP1ST. The main stream for the event kicks off at 10am PDT/1pm EDT on Thursday, April 16. It […]

  • GameStop to launch retro game and console trade-in experiment

    GameStop wants to get into the retro game and console business, providing it’s a worthwhile endeavor. To test the possibility, it will soon allow customers in Birmingham, Alabama and New York City to trade-in classic consoles and games in-store. Speaking with IGN, a spokesperson for the company said the initiative will kick off on April […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch addresses five priority issues requested by the community

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch is in the works, and today, Visceral Games has added Punkbuster and Nvidia DirectX driver fixes to the list of issues to be addressed. Miscellaneous fixes for “the most frequent crashes” will be included in the patch, as well as the following “top five priority” issues voiced by the community. Punkbuster […]

  • GTA 5 user videos: Franklin’s exploits, a traffic jam tickle our funny bone

    Since GTA 5 was released on PC this week, the amount of videos being created with the new editing tools are releasing at a quick rate. Below, are three in particular I found amusing. The first one is from James McVinnie, originally posted on Reddit, showing what occurs after he happens upon vehicles in a […]

  • Invisible Inc. is coming to PS4 and has left Steam Early Access

    Invisible Inc., from Don’t Starve developers Klei Entertainment, has been announced for PlayStation 4 and the game has also a release date on PC. The game has now left Steam Early Access and will arrive on PC May 12. Per a post from studio founder Jamie Cheng on the PS Blog, the game will contain […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC dated for PC and PlayStation

    The Ascendance DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare now has a release date for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4. It contains four new maps, the OHM 2-in-1 directed energy light machine gun, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the new Exo Grapple ability and playlist. The Infection episode of the exo Zombies saga […]

  • Killing Floor 2 PC specs and Digital Deluxe Edition contents announced by Tripwire

    A Digital Deluxe Edition for Killing Floor 2 along with PC specs for the title have been announced, along with the new of a Steam Early Access launch later this month. According to Tripwire Interactive, the Digital Deluxe Edition will run you $39.99/£26.99/€36.99 starting on April 21 on Steam. This edition contains the following additions […]

  • Content in Wolfenstein: The Old Blood tips its hat to Return to Castle Wolfenstein

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, the standalone prequel to last year’s Wolfenstein: The New Order, will contain a few nods to the franchise classic Return to Castle Wolfenstein, according to the developers. According to developer MachineGames, the setting works “well with the pulp B-movie thing we’re going for,” and created a prequel instead of DLC for […]

  • Bloodborne is the latest to receive the Honest Game Trailers treatment

    Smosh Games has released another entry in its Honest Game Trailers series, and this time, it’s poking Bloodborne. According to the trailer, the game is “more disturbing” than the scene in South Park: The Stick of Truth where you are “crushed by your own Dad’s balls.” It also has more “stupid top hats than a […]