Blue Castle to make Dead Rising 2

Friday, 7 November 2008 12:27 GMT By Mike


Eurogamer has been told by a source close to Canadian development team, Blue Castle, that the studio is working on Dead Rising 2.

“Everyone’s really excited; the team has obviously seen the rumours and it’s been hard to keep quiet, but they can’t wait to show off the game,” said the source.

“It’s getting around – there is something amazing being built here at Blue Castle behind locked doors.”

Blue Castle has previously developed two baseball titles with 2K Games: The Bigs and the recently announced MLB Front Office Manager.

No other details are forthcoming at this time. Capcom has declined to comment.

By Mike Bowden


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  1. Blerk

    This could possibly end in tears. Of fanboy rage.

    #1 7 years ago
  2. morriss

    I tagged it as 360 as I didn’t want to presumptuous as to whether it would go multiplat. It almost definitely will though, I reckon.

    #2 7 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Yeah, it will. They did (tried to do) a Wii version already, remember.

    #3 7 years ago
  4. Shatner

    Hmm. If no platforms have been announced at all then tagging it on *any* platform is the more presumptuous action to have taken, don’t you think?

    Just report the news. Don’t try and make it up.

    #4 7 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    That’s right morriss. Consider your wrists properly slapped.

    #5 7 years ago
  6. Shatner

    Misinformation FTL

    #6 7 years ago
  7. morriss

    There’s a highly likely outcome and a probably one. The highly likely one is that the game will be coming out on Xbox 360, the probable one is it’ll go over to PS3. I called it as I saw it.

    Report me to the Internet Videogaming Complaints Commission Misinformation FTL department if you must.

    #7 7 years ago
  8. Shatner

    So, in other words, your reasons for not being presumptuous are actually the same as your justification for being presumptuous.

    I’m not disputing the possibility of the probable formats. Just that whilst you claimed to avoid being presumptuous you were, in fact, doing precisely that.

    I’m losing more and more faith in your understanding of words morriss. Dreadful show so far today. All that Gears of Jizz nonsense has seeped into your head.

    #8 7 years ago
  9. morriss

    I’m not going to argue with you. Talk to the boss about it, if it’s a problem.

    #9 7 years ago
  10. Michael O'Connor

    Shatner, you’re such a deluded hypocrite. It’s why I love you. <3

    Practise what you preach when you tell people to discuss the game instead of criticising everyone all the time.

    And there’s nothing presumptuous about his statement. Most gamers tend to have the attention span of a fish when it comes to remember relevant news, but Capcom stated months ago that the company would be going almost completely multi-format for future titles.

    You can all but guarantee that this will appear on the Xbox 360 *and* the PS3. The PS3 wasn’t even an issue when the original came out.

    Presumptuous is when you overstep your opinion and state things without due knowledge. Clearly the presumptuous one here right now is you Shatner.

    i’d say “pwned”, but that would be a waste of good English. *note sarcasm*

    *waits for Shatner to post a self-serving circular logic argument to “prove” otherwise, consistently indifferent to the fact the everyone thinks he’s… well… a douchebag*

    #10 7 years ago
  11. Shatner

    Hi Michael O’Internet Grudge. I see that “ignore him” advice you gave out to others is working out well for you.

    Oh, and predicting that a reply to a comment explicitly directed at someone doesn’t make you master of anything but the bleedin’ obvious. Nice attempt at looking smart though. Better luck next time!

    Have a nice day :D

    morriss, if reporting news as it is without peppering it with assumptions and spin goes against your morals or ideals then I’d say you were in the wrong profession. Except the games media habitually ADDS to news based on whatever they think is going to spice it up at the risk if sticking to the facts.

    Report the news. Don’t attempt to become it.

    #11 7 years ago
  12. Michael O'Connor

    Nice attempt at ignoring every point that proves you wrong, dipsit. <3

    of course, the fact that you attack *everyone’s* opinion doesn’t make you Shatner Grudge right? Because Shatner defies the laws of reality that apply to everyone else.

    you’re the only one ADDing, considering Capcom have already admitted future titles wouldn’t be format exclusive.

    #12 7 years ago
  13. Shatner

    Hmm. Yeah, not sure you’re “ignore him” schtick really means much when you can’t lead by example.

    Anyway, my point about morriss’ tragic application of being presumptuous directly shows how backwards his claims of avoiding being presumptuous are.

    Whatever you’re arguing about Mikeyboy, is all to do with your little internet vendettas. And I’d rather you didn’t call me a dipsit in future TYVM.

    Beyond that, please keep on demonstrating your RIGHTEOUS ANGER and selectively launch yourself into arguments that didn’t include you just so you can keep proving my point about internet grudges being correct.

    Until this title is given ANY platforms it is PRESUMPTUOUS to assign it any yourself. Which is by no means a crime – just a very very poor example of how to avoid being presumptuous. Looks like you’re really trying to clutch at straws to substantiate your INDIGNATION MoC but I’m afraid you’re arguing against things I never said. What was that about ADDING stuff Michael?

    Seems like your every comment only serves to validate my own.

    Thanks! :D

    #13 7 years ago
  14. morriss

    As I said Shatner, if you have a problem then feel free to take it up with Pat at Until I’m told otherwise, I’ll continue in the same vein as I always have.

    #14 7 years ago
  15. Michael O'Connor

    “Anyway, my point about morriss’ tragic application of being presumptuous directly shows how backwards his claims of avoiding being presumptuous are.”

    But they weren’t presumptuous claims, because they’re stuff to back up the suggestion. Very solid evident that makes his “presumptions” always guaranteed to be true.

    A fact you seem intent to ignore while your stroke your own [strikethrough]cock[/strikethrough] ego in front of us all.

    Nobody impressed. It’s just not big enough, I’m afraid. <3

    #15 7 years ago
  16. Shatner

    Mocca, I’m not sure why you feel the need to be involved in this. morriss is, I’m certain, big enough and ugly enough to fight his own INTERNET WAR without you launching your little offensive.

    The fact remains that my point was about the application of presumption and in this instance.

    THE FACTS at this time are are the NO PLATFORMS have been announced for THIS TITLE.

    FACTS. Got that Michael? I’m not offending your sensibilities by sticking to the facts am I? I certainly hope not.

    So, ANY ADDITIONS TO THE FACTS at this time are based on presumptions and, therefore, a very poor example of avoiding that very same practice. Some would observe it was ironic. Others wouldn’t give a shit. I took issue with the author of the piece and the practitioner of said presumptuousness.

    You’re just flinging your ENRAGED MUD around and convincing yourself it’s sticking whilst showing little more than a worryingly unbalanced and needlessly offensive tirade on someone you’ve never met and to whom you advised others to ignore. Do you not see the laughable irony in your actions? I do!

    But, all the while, you keep proving my ‘internet grudge’ theories to be more and more valid.

    Please don’t stop :D

    #16 7 years ago
  17. Psychotext

    I really hope you have the day off work Shatner. I’d hate to think someone was technically paying for you to write all that here.

    #17 7 years ago
  18. Blerk

    I think this’ll come out for the 360 and PS3. And maybe the PC.

    #18 7 years ago
  19. Shatner

    I’m holding out for the C64 version myself. Sprite multiplexing never gets old.

    Psycho, don’t concern your pretty little head with the details of my day to day business. Sometimes there are unavoidable lulls.

    #19 7 years ago
  20. morriss

    I agree with Blerk.

    #20 7 years ago
  21. No_PUDding

    No point holding out for anything! You should probabaly make hard copies of all your comments for your memoirs, and start on that 3000 page bad boy now!

    #21 7 years ago
  22. Psychotext

    Those unavoidable lulls seem quite frequent Shatner. But you’re right, my pretty little head will remain unconcerned.

    #22 7 years ago
  23. Truk

    morriss’ presumptions seem reasonable to me.

    Shatner, why the hell do you care? What a strange thing to get your knickers in a twist about.

    #23 7 years ago
  24. ecu

    DR2 confirmed Wii exclusive.

    #24 7 years ago
  25. morriss

    That’d be hilarious! :D

    #25 7 years ago
  26. Shatner

    Why do I care? I prefer information as it is, not a carefully filtered version with “added value” put in by the, largely clueless, games media.

    As it is, all the conversation is now all about the ‘extra’ information that morriss has added and not any of the concrete information that the article is (supposed to be) based on.

    This is where misinformation and misrepresentation starts. And, as always, the media will shrug their shoulders and claim they’re just telling it how it is and they’re not accountable for anything.

    Report the information. No need to add personal spin to it.

    There’s enough media sites adding ‘helpful’ spin and fabricating facts here and there which the ADD afflicted games culture forget the origin of and go about acting like Bill Gates promised them all free 360′s in 2009 just because some prat of a journalist added his personal musings to some company statement.

    Why is it so offensive a notion to simply stick to the facts of the piece? Shouldn’t accurate and clear information be the priority for a news site?

    I don’t think that’s an unreasonable expectation.

    #26 7 years ago
  27. Michael O'Connor

    “Why do I care? I prefer information as it is, not a carefully filtered version with “added details” put in by the games media.”

    Then go to a website that provides just that, dumbass.

    Do you actually think we’re going to suddenly “understand the errors of our ways” and think like you do if you keep whinging for long enough? Are you actually under the delusion that if you typed something enough, we’re gonna agree with you and do as you think?

    Oh wait… it’s you. Of course you think that.

    Seriously pat, what’s it gonna take to make you ban this dumbass? A PS4?

    #27 7 years ago
  28. Shatner

    Christ. He’s like a stalker! Staying silent until I utter any words and then he POUNCES within a 2-minute window!

    Now he’s using the collective term “we’re” as though my comments towards morriss apply to him so as to position himself as though I was ever taking an issue with him in the first place. Sorry Mikey, despite your semi-discrete efforts I don’t regard you as the writer of this article or an ‘official’ part of VG247. Trying to deliberately position yourself as though I was speaking to you simply so you can lash out is some pretty weak straw-man tactics.

    You’re still attempting to counter things I never even said. You seem to care little for what was said (or the fact it wasn’t even directed at you). It seems your only motivation to launch an attack is the fact it says “Shatner” above a comment.

    Still. Keep proving me right Mikeyboy. You seem to have a habit for it!

    As for a news site accurately reporting news – yes, it clearly seems that SOME folk do believe that’s an unreasonable expectation. Heck, it looks like some people consider having such expectations and expressing such opinions OUT LOUD to the author of an article to be a bannable offense. Hey Mikey, whatever happened to “oh, just ignore him”? You seem incapable of following your own advice and, instead, expressing your own intolerance of another’s opinion by requesting they be banned. Bless. When you can’t argue properly you’ll try any stunt to keep the other person silenced!

    Let’s see if Michael can contain his personal attacks on me for longer than a 120 second period than his last post.

    I hope you don’t suffer from high blood pressure Mikey. You seem to be very tense.

    “Do you actually think we’re going to suddenly “understand the errors of our ways” and think like you do if you keep whinging for long enough? Are you actually under the delusion that if you typed something enough, we’re gonna agree with you and do as you think?”

    S’funny, you seem to be hoping for precisely that effect. How odd that you consider your whining to be good and virtuous but another’s to be nothing but contemptable nonsense that must be silenced at all costs!

    I can’t believe you fail to see the irony in your statements. You’re just having one big silly internet joke aren’t you?!?

    Pull the other one. It’s motion sensitive.

    #28 7 years ago
  29. morriss

    However, it is an unreasonable expectation in this case as I’ve added personal spin, and will continue to do so.

    #29 7 years ago
  30. Shatner

    Fair enough morriss.

    You’ll continue to act as you have been so you shouldn’t expect a different response. Same behaviour yields same response. Logical. Right?

    Right ;)

    #30 7 years ago
  31. Truk

    With all respect to the owners and writers on this site, this is a games site giving games news to gamers, not a scientific journal.

    Maybe you should voice your pedantic rantings at a news source where it actually matters?

    Talk about pointless.

    #31 7 years ago
  32. mortiferus

    Capcom has stated multiple times that it is done with platform exclusivity (though who knows what they will do if MS or Sony flash the cash in their face). IT IS safe to say that it is coming to both platforms… and maybe the Wii as well.

    #32 7 years ago
  33. morriss

    Fair enough, Shatner, I’ve got no problem with you voicing your opinion. Just as long as you’re aware that it’s not going to change anything.

    Like ever.


    #33 7 years ago
  34. Shatner

    So you’re saying, as a source for gaming news, this site ‘doesn’t matter’ Truk?

    Oh. That’s a shame. I can’t imagine VG247 would be too happy to be thought of as some worthless ‘me too’ games news site – or that their audience didn’t care for accurate information. Weren’t they hoping to win some games media award a week or two back?

    Funny the way people care/don’t care about accuracy or facts when they choose to.

    I’m not expecting a scientific journal Truk (but thanks for the deliberate misinterpration and exaggeration – you obviously must be a budding games journalist!), I’m just expecting clear, informative news from a site that has a refreshingly direct strapline of “This is the news”.

    Gee, imagine if a games console said one thing on the outside but was a bit different from its description when you got it going? I’m sure these gamers that you represent, Truk, they’d go bananas! They’d run to their internets and bleat all sorts of idignant rage about inaccuracy and misinformation! Funny how somedays you give a damn about accurate information and somedays you don’t.

    What a contrary lot you are :D

    Mortiferus: It may be safe, but – as I said clearly – at this time it is also presumptuous. So to do so and say that, in doing so, you’re avoiding being presumptuous is a contradiction in terms.

    Lots of people missing the original point here. Oh. Yeah. I forgot. They’re not very bothered about accuracy are they! ;)

    #34 7 years ago
  35. morriss

    The information was clear: Blue Castle is making Dead Rising 2 and it will almost definitely be a 360 game. ;)

    #35 7 years ago
  36. Alpha Male Stu

    Join neogaf.

    #36 7 years ago
  37. mortiferus

    @ Shatner… awww somebody forgot to do their Yoga this morning. tsk, tsk. Man, Who gives a shit if it is tagged 360, TG16 or Supergarfx, its coming to BOTH 360/PS3 for sure (see my prev. comment).

    And just to make you happy Shatner, I’m off on a massive playthrough of the game of the year GEARS of WAR 2! See ya’ll tomorrow.

    #37 7 years ago
  38. mortiferus

    Speaking of presumptuous, Shatner, Do you organize and symmetrically line up the contents of your sock drawer? Stop being so fucking manic compulsive. I guess IGN, EGM and Eurogamer dont make judgment calls like this all the time, nah…they never do. Yeah right!

    off to Seek & Destroy some Locusts hordes!

    #38 7 years ago
  39. Shatner

    My sock drawer is very messy :(

    I do so enjoy “hey, everybody else has shitty standards so it’s wrong of you to expect anything different here” reasoning. It’s so wide of the mark that it’s almost cruel to criticise it. Almost.

    Good call mort! Sound logic! Let’s ALL aim to be substandard and unreliable! No point in trying any harder right?

    You know, the defenses of this site are damning with feint praise. On the one hand, it’s heartwarming that a herd faceless internet reactionaries all flock to lock down any opinion that doesn’t fit mob rule – such passion and loyalty is to be admired. It’s just such a shame that it’s manifested in such a series of poorly thought out statements.

    Don’t worry though guys, I’ll keep on expressing my dangerously unconventional opinions (sorry, did I say unconventional? I meant to say educated) for you to get some practice on to see if you can hone your skills into something that isn’t quite so reactionary.


    VG247: This is almost definitely the news :D

    #39 7 years ago
  40. Truk

    “So you’re saying, as a source for gaming news, this site ‘doesn’t matter’ Truk?”

    No. Don’t twist my words.

    In the grand scheme of things, no, games don’t matter. I couldn’t give a shit whether some games news story is tagged incorrectly or not. I cannot comprehend the degree of fussiness that would be required.

    Could you explain to me how your opinions are educated? In what way are they eductated? Sub-atmomic analysis of the structure of a news story isn’t being educated; it’s being obsessive compulsive.

    Considering you’re so into acccurate truth, you might not want to make any assumptions as to what I think or who I am, you know, without actually getting the information you’d require to do so. I represent no gamers. I generally couldn’t give a damn what anyone else thinks or does. I am intrigued by abnormal behaviour, however.

    My intention is not to defend this site; they require no defence. I’d just like to know why you think it actually really matters whether a tag might, maybe, perhaps, if-you-look-at-it-from-this-angle, you-know, be incorrect (or that morriss is sometimes a little scattershot across his keyboard ;-)).

    Can you not interpret the news yourself? Do you have no filters? Are you not able to take a variety of sources, apply a little critical thinking and come up with your own conclusion? Must every piece of information presented be 100% certified as THE TRUTH?

    Games are entertainment. Loosen up.

    Anyway, I’m going for a beer (and to regret posting this so late on a Friday night).

    #40 7 years ago
  41. David

    love the first but don’t know if this one will be any good. Not made by the same team as the first eck :( this could be a blood bath and not in a good way.

    #41 7 years ago

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    Destiny players learned more about House of Wolves in this week’s Bungie update than you might realise at first glance. Resident Destiny expert Arekkz cast his eagle eye over this week’s Bungie Weekly Update, which announced next week’s Reef tour livestream. I personally am most excited to learn about gear upgrade paths, but Arekkz points […]

  • GTA 5 playable with Virtuix Omni VR treadmill

    You’ve seen GTA 5 with Oculus Rift, Now see GTA 5 with the Virtuix Omni. GTA 5 PC has unlocked a number of exciting possibilities. Modders and hackers are still working on making the game’s files accessible to third-party creation tools, but several cool things have been produced even with this barrier still in place. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: play as Rain and other locked characters on PC

    Mortal Kombat X players comfortable with tinkering with the game’s files can unlock unplayable characters. Mortal Kombat X includes a number of familiar fighters available only as opponents, not playable characters. if you’re super keen to try out Rain, Baraka and co, you can – with a bit of fiddling. Redditor XVermillion figured out that […]

  • Madden 16 release date set for August, of course

    Madden NFL 16 has a deeply unsurprising release date. Madden’s release date always falls at the end of US summer, and Madden 16 is no exception. EA Sports has announced that the NFL sim will release on PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on August 26. We have absolutely no further information at […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront won’t have Battlelog support

    Star Wars Battlefront is not just Battlefield in a Hallowe’en costume, so don’t expect the same suite of features. Star Wars Battlefront is the subject of intense anticipation and curiosity, so it’s not surprising a bunch of rumours have turned up. One of these rumours suggests that Battlefront will have its own version of Battlelog, […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beats Bloodborne to top March NPD chart

    PS4 had a good month but it was EA’s multi-platform Battlefield Hardline that was the best-selling game. March 2015 NPD at a glance Total spend down 6% YoY. Hardware and software both down. Console hardware blamed for significant hardware dip. Accessories up. Battlefield Hardline tops software chart. PS4 outsells other consoles. Wii U, 3DS and […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves gear upgrade paths will be revealed next week

    Destiny developer Bungie will reveal new equipment upgrade paths during a livestream next week. Destiny: House of Wolves will release on May 19, the developer announced last week, promising a full schedule of reveals over the next few weeks. It also gave a broad outline of some of the things it will be discussing in […]

  • Don’t forget: the Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow

    Just a quick heads up to remind you that The Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow, April 17 at 10am EDT. The free weekend is an incentive to bring back beta players which tried the game, but decided not to pursue a purchase. You can play the MMO until 10am EDT on […]

  • Tale of Tales announces May release for Kickstarter success Sunset

    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 […]