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Eurogamer Killzone 2 review – it’s a 9 [Update]

Thursday, 29 January 2009 17:02 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Update: IGN’s given it 9.4.

Update 2: More scores:

Eurogamer’s gone live with its Killzone 2 review, giving the game 9/10.

Snip:

This is a methodical shooter that makes few concessions to those not already interested in its single-minded approach to cover-based military action. I’ve compared it to Rainbow Six in the past, but it also calls to mind F.E.A.R, another tough tactical effort that was often misunderstood by those expecting a frag-happy spook hunt. Killzone 2 is a taut and muscular game, a shooter that gives back more than you put in, provided you have the intestinal fortitude. It may take its time revealing its true depths and pleasures, but the journey is well worth taking. Between Killzone 2′s unforgiving grit and Resistance 2′s alien-bursting excess, the PS3 finally has both ends of the shooter spectrum covered in grand style.

We’ll bring you more scores as they come up. Game’s out later this month.

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68 Comments

  1. Psychotext

    Just finished reading it and I think on the whole Dan was the right man for the job. Great review.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. patlike

    From what I’ve been told it’s bang on the money. Very much looking forward to playing it.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. No_PUDding

    Am not reading any reviews….

    Major blackout. Do not want to see the Gamersyde vids either.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. phatb0y

    One of the better reviews I’ve seen for it.

    Everything else I’ve read has been a little too gushing to be taken seriously.

    9 is good. And its guaranteed one hell of a tardstorm in the comments section.

    Go go gadget pre-order!

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    IGN review? Not such an exclusive deal EG had then…

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Psychotext

    There’s loads of reviews showing up for it… so no, it doesn’t appear to be an EG exclusive.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Slyjss

    It seems Eurogamer had the exclusive in UK, Eurogamer in the USA, and no restrictions in the rest of the world. For example, in Spain a lot of webs have reviewed it, including Eurogamer.es: http://www.eurogamer.es/articles/killzone-2-analisis-review_1

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Slyjss

    Sorry, I meant IGN in the USA

    #8 6 years ago
  9. patlike

    Ja. It was regional exclusives, apparently.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Syrok

    Heh, regional exclusives on the world wide web. Fantastique idea! ^^

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    Technically that means that Sony can ask any other site in those ‘regions’ to take down their reviews till feb 2nd. its a decent deal they cut really.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. fearmonkey

    Glad to see it getting good scores. The dev must have been under alot of pressure to deliver an awesome game, and i’m glad they achieved it.
    If I had a PS3, which I may get one day, I’d like to try it.
    Didn’t read the reviews, but is it a 1080p game?

    #12 6 years ago
  13. TimClark

    Oh, now *everyone* likes it…

    #13 6 years ago
  14. patlike

    Heh.

    Just added some more scores.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Michael O'Connor

    How the hell does one take a review seriously when it was a paid for exclusive? Do they actually think people are they stupid?

    What next, honest reviews in “official” format magazines?

    I’ll wait until someone not paid by the publishers to review it.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Syrok

    @Tim: I still don’t care. :)

    #16 6 years ago
  17. TimClark

    I should probably have put a concessionary :) in case people read that the wrong way.

    #17 6 years ago
  18. TimClark

    Sigh, too late…

    What’s your take Pat? You must have code now. (And the suitcase of used twenties, obviously.)

    #18 6 years ago
  19. patlike

    I still haven’t played it, to be honest. I spoke to Tom earlier and he said he’d played through half of it and couldn’t fault anything Dan said in the EG review. From what I saw at EE it looked technically outstanding. If everyone says “9″ I have no reason to doubt them, frankly.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. patlike

    Just added some more.

    #20 6 years ago
  21. No_PUDding

    Fuckign spoilers everywhere :( :( :(

    I’d dock a point for Sony’s shtting amrketing showming me the game before I play it.

    Well… Not really I guess.

    #21 6 years ago
  22. Redh3lix

    @ Fearmonkey “but is it a 1080p game?”

    Apparently it “upscales” the game (if on an HD TV) to 1080. 1080 isn’t the games natural resolution though as far as I know.

    The beta was fan-dabby-dozy, so I suspect the full game will be fantastic.

    #22 6 years ago
  23. Psychotext

    Yeah, they advise 720p but it is capable of upscaling internally so you don’t have to rely on whatever shitty scaler is in your TV.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. Retroid

    I can’t believe anyone was actually thinking this would be a 1080p game! :D

    Considering pre-ordering this now.

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Gamoc

    Michael: You’re full of shit. Exclusive and official does not equal biased.

    This…is outstanding. I’ll have to get this game.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. No_PUDding

    It is also good for 1080i, apparently.

    #26 6 years ago
  27. Whizzo

    I can’t believe anyone was actually thinking this would be a 1080p game! You mean there’s not another 256 meg of video RAM on the BR? How lame! ;-)

    It was easily the most impressive thing being played at EG Expo, I’d like to have had a go but unsurprisingly it was rather popular.

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Robo_1

    I’m counting the days for this one. Loved the first game and the PSP version, I’m really pleased (and relieved) to see Guerilla have delivered.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. Quiiick

    Yeah, me too! Loved the first one (despite all the bad press) and will definitely buy Killzone 2.
    But I will miss the replays with different characters which made the first Killzone so great.

    #29 6 years ago
  30. Psychotext

    I watched the cutscenes from the first game yesterday. Nothing too complicated obviously, but at least I have an idea of what’s supposed to be going on.

    #30 6 years ago
  31. theevilaires

    well well well, lookey lookey, what do we have here. i see a lot of beautiful people in this crowd today.over here we have the faithful crowd who never doubted the killzone devs,good evening people.and here we have the “on the fence” people who have to see to believe, nice of you to join us.And omg who is that hiding in the back now pretending to be among the hopefuls…??? why its yours truly, the one and only xbot troll…..______________,give him a round of applause people :P

    #31 6 years ago
  32. Psychotext

    Don’t do it TEA. See the discussions from today? Yeah, all good natured and well reasoned… until you arrived.

    Which is unsurprising really.

    #32 6 years ago
  33. No_PUDding

    Ahhh that’s who you meant by TEA…

    Yeah he can be a pain in the ass.

    TEA, let me be the PS3 fanboy. I’ve won awards for it you know.

    #33 6 years ago
  34. theevilaires

    hey i didn’t offend any one by name. i left that up to other peoples choice…but take a guess who’d i choose to go on that blank line :P

    #34 6 years ago
  35. Psychotext

    Ha… I didn’t actually read your post (I try not to for the sake of my health) but I knew what you’d be going on about.

    #35 6 years ago
  36. theevilaires

    no no pud-ding its my turn dammit, vg247 isn’t paying me to pos…. umm i mean stop being greedy :P

    #36 6 years ago
  37. theevilaires

    you got me psycho_______ bang bang you got me but i do like how you jumped to my post and commented to me without me ever mentioning your name? ohhh thats right you have no life,moving along

    #37 6 years ago
  38. Psychotext

    A few of us were discussing when you’d turn up and spout your usual bullshit. I actually lost the bet on when you’d arrive though. :(

    #38 6 years ago
  39. theevilaires

    so you and the rest of the village people are taking bets on me? i’m flattered but let me guess since you lost you’ll be receiving instead of giving? :P

    #39 6 years ago
  40. Psychotext

    Ahh… another gay quip. Is there no end to your witty repertoire?

    #40 6 years ago
  41. Cort

    Can people PLEASE stop responding to ANY of theevilaires’ posts?

    That would help.

    #41 6 years ago
  42. theevilaires

    i don’t know,do you not have to squint your eyes to see your willy…then you have your answer

    #42 6 years ago
  43. theevilaires

    cort you’re being a party pooper…. killzone rocks by the way

    #43 6 years ago
  44. No_PUDding

    Cort, the reaso we speak to him is becuase he’s so wildly entertaining.

    No Psychotext there is no end. He’s clearly a genius.

    Anyway, I just keep on seeing fuckign spoilers for this game. Wish people would keep their footage in their pants, and let me not have to see it.

    #44 6 years ago
  45. theevilaires

    so you’ve seen his willy…now thats just wrong :( killzone is great btw :P can’t wait

    #45 6 years ago
  46. Psychotext

    A genius you say? Perhaps a savant?

    #46 6 years ago
  47. No_PUDding

    Yeah… willyology.

    But his concepts were way before his time.

    #47 6 years ago
  48. Psychotext

    :D

    #48 6 years ago
  49. theevilaires

    killzone2 people….like hello stay on topic :P

    #49 6 years ago
  50. No_PUDding

    Well you know you so much about willy’s, so it’s fair you found it difficult to stay on topic.

    We’ll just talk about Killzone 2 while you think about them.

    #50 6 years ago
  51. Psychotext

    I’m trying to talk about Killzone 2, but it’s hard not for me to spout my filthy fanboy lies and oppress the harmless PS3 owners here. :(

    I’m so green with envy you see, because I’m poor and I can’t afford one. >:(

    #51 6 years ago
  52. No_PUDding

    theevilaires the savant.

    Psychotext the peasant.

    #52 6 years ago
  53. theevilaires

    lol you two are on a roll today and by roll i don’t mean each others balls…really i don’t. keep up the effort make us laugh boys. oh i forgot killzone 2 is awesome

    #53 6 years ago
  54. Psychotext

    I can’t any more. The shelter turns the power off at midnight. :(

    #54 6 years ago
  55. No_PUDding

    Haha….

    I don’t know if we should laugh looking into the near future.

    Anyway, for February, all I have to worry about is Killzone 2.

    #55 6 years ago
  56. theevilaires

    great its midnight hey everyone lets talk behind psychobitch back about how much of a xbot homo he is :P shit keep forgetting killzone 2 ftw (have to stay on topic)

    #56 6 years ago
  57. SticKboy

    Only nine out of ten?

    FLOP!

    OMG, PS3 exclusives really are shit, aren’t they…

    #57 6 years ago
  58. No_PUDding

    You’re right Stickboy, lets see if Infamous will be the saviour of the PS3 instead.

    This game is shit.

    #58 6 years ago
  59. Gamoc

    theevilaires; you’re stupid.

    Anyway, as I’ve said. I must get this game. I must.

    #59 6 years ago
  60. Michael O'Connor

    “Michael: You’re full of shit. Exclusive and official does not equal biased.”

    You’re kidding, right? A review on a site that made contractual deals with the very developers themselves to promote a game is… unbiased?

    Right.

    #60 6 years ago
  61. DrDamn

    @Michael
    The review was done and scored before the exclusive deal was made.

    #61 6 years ago
  62. Gamoc

    Michael, you’re paranoid and very untrusting. It saddens me.

    #62 6 years ago
  63. theevilaires

    #
    Gamoc said:

    January 30th, 2009 at 2:20 am

    theevilaires; you’re stupid.

    Anyway, as I’ve said. I must get this game. I must.

    oh yea ?

    #63 6 years ago
  64. Gamoc

    Yeah.

    #64 6 years ago
  65. No_PUDding

    Well, I’d usually agree about official soruces, but having played the first Motorstorm extensively… I dunno how it got that score.

    OR how Warhawk got it’s score.

    But yeah EXCLUSIVE reviews are always dodgy.

    #65 6 years ago
  66. theevilaires

    #
    Gamoc said:

    January 31st, 2009 at 3:55 am

    Yeah.

    oh really

    #66 6 years ago
  67. XDamage

    There is quite a commotion going on in the Norwegian game community after the country’s biggest gaming site Gamer.no posted a rather negative 6/10 review of Killzone 2 yesterday morning.

    It contained obvious flame-bait phrases like:
    Title of the review: “The false prophet”

    “Playstations long expected trump card is finally out of the sleeve, and it’s rather a jack than an ace.”

    “To aquire a contender against Microsofts Master Chief has long been a high priority with the Japanese Giant (Sony), well, at least amongst the screaming coir who call themselves Sony-fans.”

    “It holds a high star in the church, and I will soon curse from the pulpit infront of the Playstation-community”

    Well, those sentences pretty much sets the standard for the rest of the review, which contains more mentions of Halo 3 and Gears of War than Killzone 2 itself…

    But that’s not the end of the story. An hour after this review was posted, Edda Media, the media house which owned Gamer.no, kicked the site prematurely out of the network.
    (It was announced the day before that they would separate from the network, but continue to be hosted by Edda Media as long as next week, but now Gamer.no is no more. They were separated because of a seemingly unrelated event, but no details were given.)

    I can’t imagine what would happen if IGN or Eurogamer posted a review like that! :D

    The original review in Norwegian can be found here:
    http://www.tek.no/hvaskaljeghete/artikler/killzone_2/67522

    This is what remains of Gamer.no today:
    http://www.gamer.no

    #67 6 years ago
  68. Norlick

    At this point, getting 9′s and 10′s is kinda expected for KZ2, but originally I expected it to be a failed attempt at meeting the ’05 trailer — Instead it looks really fucking awesome, do want.

    #68 6 years ago

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    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

    White Night is here, not long after it was revealed and with a mysterious launch trailer. White Night, the black-and-white survival horror set in 1930s Boston, has revealed its launch trailer. White Night is mix of old-school horror, exploration and puzzling solving in an eerie, noir setting. The game’s main mechanic is light. any object […]

  • Free-to-play is “a significant part” of PlayStation’s digital future

    Free-to-play games on PlayStation 4 have seen enough growth that Sony is now considering the model a major part of its future digital business. Sarah Thompson, senior account executive for PlayStation’s free-to-play business said at a GDC panel that Sony has witnessed impressive growth in the free-to-play sector. “We’re really looking at this as a […]

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

    Broken Age making of documentary Double Fine Adventure will be made available to all. When Double Fine turned to crowdfunding, changing the industry forever, it promised to give an unprecedented look behind the scenes with a professional documentary of the whole development process of Broken Age. That documentary was initially restricted to Kickstarter backers, but […]

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

    Gone Home won’t be made available to the console masses after all. Indie hit Gone Home was announced for console release almost exactly one year ago, and we’ve heard absolutely nothing since then. Turns out, that’s because it’s not happening: developer the Fullbright Company confirmed to Eurogamer that the ports have been cancelled. “Our publishing […]

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

    Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter. Ever wondered how Minecraft came to be a Microsoft property? It’s actually a pretty great story. Remember when Notch tweeted this? Anyone want to buy my share of Mojang so I can move on with my life? Getting hate for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again. Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around. 343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today […]

  • Nvidia unveils Shield, an Android 4K Smart TV set top box

    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]