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March NPD: Killzone 2 sales put into perspective

Friday, 17 April 2009 07:02 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Killzone 2′s sales figures were one of the shock stories of last night’s NPD release, the game being outsold in the US last month by the likes of Halo Wars and MLB ‘09: The Show.

That’s probably not so good if you’re Sony. Want some context? Here’s how it compares to other 360 and PS3 titles in terms of speed sold at various levels of install base, thanks to Psychotext posting over on the EG forum.

360 Sales

  • Gears 1 – 1.00m in 3 weeks to ~3.4m 360s
  • Bioshock – 0.49m in 10 days (0.64m over 40 days) to ~6.1m 360s.
  • COD4 – 1.57m in 4 weeks to ~7.8m 360s.

PS3 Sales

  • COD4 – 0.44m in 4 weeks to ~2.4m PS3s.
  • GTAIV – 1.0m in 5 days to ~4.2m PS3s.
  • MGS4 – 0.74m in 3 weeks to ~4.8m PS3s.
  • CODW@W – 0.60m in 2 weeks to ~6.1m PS3s
  • Killzone 2 – 0.62m in 5 weeks to ~7.2m PS3s

The game was announced last night as having sold more than 1 million units worldwide. For a game that was supposedly pre-ordered 1.1 million times in Europe. Should we call Poirot?

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50 Comments

  1. Tonka

    GTA:CTW Did 88,704 according to some guy on EG
    Or did you already report that?

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Patrick Garratt

    I trust his numbers.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    Sorry, misinterpreted that. Nope, I haven’t. I’ll look now.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Shatner

    Wait, Europe and the US are the same places now?

    /checks map

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Patrick Garratt

    How can it have been pre-ordered 1.1 million times in Europe and have sold 1 million copies worldwide?

    *smells rats*

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Blerk

    It certainly doesn’t seem to have been the runaway success that everyone thought it would be, even among people who already own PS3s. I wonder how many copies they have to sell to make their money back?

    #6 6 years ago
  7. G1GAHURTZ

    Seriously, I’m beginning to think that PS3 owners just don’t like games or something!

    This is a game that people have been waiting for since 2005, it’s considered the best looking game of this gen by most, its multiplayer is supposed to be the bees knees, it reviewed very well and Sony marketed the pants off of it!

    Why are the sales so relatively ‘average’!?

    It’s not because PS3 owners don’t like FPS’s, because the CoD games both appear to have better ratios. So why??

    I’m seriously wondering what’s going on here, because so-called first party killer apps haven’t sold anywhere near as well as they should have, when you take 360 game sales into consideration.

    MGS4, LBP, Killzone 2, et al have all sold well, but in comparison to the likes of Halo 3, GTAIV and even Gears 1 and 2, their sales have been underwhelming.

    Gears 1 sold nearly TWICE as many copies as Killzone 2, on less than HALF the install base, in less than HALf the time!

    How!?!?

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Blerk

    Perhaps everyone remembers the first Killzone.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Shatner

    Maybe PS3 owners like to do more than sit around trying to shoot people in the face?

    Maybe!?!?

    /flys dragon into mountain

    Blerk, the first Killzone was a lot better than all those people that never played it says it was. Hardware limited it, but it had some great design and ideas.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. OrphanageExplosion

    Well the CoD numbers suggest they do like shooting people in the face. Definitely!?!?

    #10 6 years ago
  11. deftangel

    I think the demo might have done something for it because I hated the demo but loved what I saw in Leipzig. I was also pleasantly surprised by the multiplayer so they might have got more mileage out of focusing on that.

    Conversely, Halo Wars had a great demo which garnered a lot of good buzz.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Shatner

    Orphanage, I said “more than”, I didn’t say “didn’t like to”.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. G1GAHURTZ

    Yeah, I bought Halo Wars based on the demo.

    I probably wouldn’t have touched it otherwise…

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Psychotext

    8O

    Didn’t expect to see this when I saw the headline.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Patrick Garratt

    All those spreadsheets are paying off, clearly ;)

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Psychotext

    /strokes precious spreadsheets

    #16 6 years ago
  17. Mike

    I’m watching you, psychotext. Very…..carefully…

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Blerk

    Stalker alert!

    #18 6 years ago
  19. Psychotext

    I’ve got another one:

    Army of Two (360) – Mar 08 – 606k (33 days of sales)
    Killzone 2 (PS3) – Feb / Mar 09 – 619k (37 days of sales)

    That’s selling to ~9.6m 360s and ~7.2m PS3s respectively.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Blerk

    Ouch. That one particularly hurts!

    #20 6 years ago
  21. G1GAHURTZ

    Oh dear.

    Sony fanboys talk a good game, but they don’t seem to be supporting the PS3 by buying its software.

    #21 6 years ago
  22. No_PUDding

    I expect it’s becuase the NPD related to US only. Right? I don’t think it’s 1 million worlwide.

    1 million in US makes much more sense, given that it’s Sony’s numbers, and the NPD is just short of 1 million.

    The 1.1 million preorders were for EU alone.

    Does everyone get what I am saying here?

    #22 6 years ago
  23. No_PUDding

    And for the US numbers, which still put it in perspective, it’s gotta be a marketing problem… Who knows!

    #23 6 years ago
  24. Psychotext

    It’s 1m worldwide pud. It was pretty clear in the Sony PR.

    It’s looking like that 1.1m number was the pre-ordered by retailers number, not the pre-ordered by customers number.

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Sigd

    Why hasn’t it sold. Well, I have Army of Two, Resistance and Vegas 2, and personally I haven’t bought Killzone 2 for two reasons.

    No splitscreen COOP for singleplayer campaign or maps with bots, and a short single player game.

    If I want intense antisocial online gaming I go to my PC.

    In my living room, it’s a social area to chill, so I want splitscreen for my friends to join, and the ability to pause the game while I get a beer etc.

    Without that I’ll wait a year, pick it up for £10, play it in a weekend and resell it.

    Just my thoughts, and I see a lot of people asking for splitscreen.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. No_PUDding

    Yeah, looking back it probabaly is pretty accurate. It’s only 600k in America in total. 400k in Europe doesn’t seem too far wrong.

    Well, better luck next time Sony.

    #26 6 years ago
  27. dirigiblebill

    “maps with bots”

    Might want to check your facts there bud. KZ2 has some of the best bot support I’ve seen.

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Sigd

    Not splitscreen coop they don’t.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. dirigiblebill

    So you meant “no splitscreen coop for multiplayer maps with bots”, then? Fair enough.

    #29 6 years ago
  30. Retroid

    So; is this causing meltdown anywhere, then?

    Also: I bought this but haven’t completely even the single player yet. It’s pretty but a bit soulless.

    #30 6 years ago
  31. Seraphemz

    @retroid… sounds like my wife.

    #31 6 years ago
  32. Retroid

    Does she have co-op? :D

    #32 6 years ago
  33. Cort

    It’s sold more than 1m, not exactly, so stop coming up with figures which equal 1m.

    And G1GA, that’s a very interesting statement. Surely the “fanboys” bought it and you should blame the non-fanboys for not doing so. Or are you saying that *every* PS3 owner is a fanboy? It sure looks like the latter:

    “Sony fanboys talk a good game, but they don’t seem to be supporting the PS3 by buying its software.”

    #33 6 years ago
  34. Shatner

    Cort, don’t try to reason with G1GA, he’s 98% pure bullshit. It’s better practice to feed his ego into spewing increasingly unhinged and ridiculous statements so that any objective onlooker can see his true colours quite clearly. Works a treat!

    My personal favourite posts of his are the ones where he talks as though he expects people to believe his views and insights are both credible and informed. This usually comes after childish outbursts, trolling and concentrated fanboy braying.

    Oh – ask him about that “guaranteed” PS3 price cut from a few weeks back. Maybe he’ll answer you. He (and Mike) seemed extremely keen to change the subject when it got raised.

    Maybe their precious internet kudos was in danger of getting bruised. Can’t have that can we? :D

    #34 6 years ago
  35. G1GAHURTZ

    It’s a valid point.

    I have no idea how many there are, but I was probably just imagining that there were millions (at least 2 or 3) of PS3 fanboys in the US, and only 619,000 sales of Killzone 2.

    However, it could very well be that there are fewer than 619,000 fanboys there, and that each one has bought the game.

    #35 6 years ago
  36. Mike

    Me? Did I say something about a price cut? I’m sure I didn’t put my head on the chopping block about it.

    I’m pretty sure there’s one coming, just not until Q4.

    #36 6 years ago
  37. G1GAHURTZ

    Don’t try and reason with idiots, Mike.

    #37 6 years ago
  38. Mike

    I’m not. I just don’t remember sticking my neck out about an imminent price cut. If I did, then I did, I just don’t remember.

    #38 6 years ago
  39. Seraphemz

    “but I was probably just imagining that there were millions (at least 2 or 3) of PS3 fanboys in the US”

    Have you talked to these 2 or 3 million? Or have you just trolled N4G forums and saw about 20 people posting that you would consider “fanboys”

    Because Cort actually makes a great point.. its the casual PS3 people that didnt support the game, ‘Fanboys’ did.

    Oh and Killzone is off the market. They dont sell it anymore. So 619k is the final number…that is it.. just like Michael ( Jackson ) said.. this it it.. final.. this …is…it..

    #39 6 years ago
  40. Jacee

    ID be inclined to suggest that a reasonable proportion of the early adopters of the PS3 bought it solely as a BlueRay player and have no interest in games period good or bad.The interesting thing will be now that the price of a standalone BlueRay player has dropped and Sony is doing a price drop on PS3 will the games sold and attachment numbers go up or will PS3 turn out in the end to be a BlueRay player that just happens to play games as opposed to a game console that just happens to play BlueRay movies?

    #40 6 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    You know what Jacee, I think you might have hit the nail on the head.

    Of course, I’ve been assuming that the vast majority of PS3 owners are actually gamers, but this doesn’t appear to be the case.

    Initially, Sony put a whole lot of effort into marketing the PS3 as an entertainment hub and really pushed Blu-Ray much more than they were trying to market it as a games machine.

    Their change of strategy to now sell it as primarily a games machine is only recent, so it’s very likely that many, if not most PS3 owners are the type who bought it for Blu-Ray and are much less interested in the gaming side.

    It would certainly explain the less than impressive game sales to install base ratios for key titles such as this.

    #41 6 years ago
  42. Shatner

    So that guranteed price cut G1GA. You know, the thing that prevented you from taking the PS3 plunge a few weeks back (after the other thing that prevented you. Oh, and the other one. And then there was some other excuse wasn’t there?). Yeah – so what about that then? Hello? What’s that? You’d rather forget those ‘facts’ you based your arguments on when they turn out to not to be so factual? Oh? And you’ll just drift past any reference of them so that your expertise on all things Sony could never be called into question? Yeah. How’s that working out for you?

    You’re still oblivious to your own shortcomings I see. What a shame you parade them so clearly for the rest of us to have to endure.

    For someone so committed to his precious 360, he spends an awful lot of time researching Sony’s movements…

    …or perhaps he just makes stuff up that suits his point of view! I recall how you like your guesswork to be regarded as facts and just how upset you get if they’re not. Heh. You have quite an image to maintain. Must be hard work!

    And Mike, you buzzed over to G1GA’s rescue like a fly on shit. Actions speak louder than words! :D

    #42 6 years ago
  43. Mike

    Yeah, you remember that. ;)

    #43 6 years ago
  44. Shatner

    I thought that metaphor was particularly apt. I guess I should be thanking you!

    #44 6 years ago
  45. KingCharMing

    This is gettin’ exciting!
    *Grabs bowl of popcorn*

    #45 6 years ago
  46. G1GAHURTZ

    lol. Yeah, I’ll have some nachos with jalepenos and hot cheese sauce!

    It’s funny watching antagonists fail as they grow increasingly desperate in their attempts to antagonise.

    #46 6 years ago
  47. Shatner

    Yeah!

    Hey! That reminds me of an antatagonistic thread you started over at the forum G1GA! Remember it?

    Silly me – of course you remember it. But you’ll just gloss over another one of your failures and examples of hypocrisy just like you always try to!

    I suppose you are quite the expert on failed attempts at antagonism aren’t you?

    #47 6 years ago
  48. Psychotext

    You guys should just bone and be done with it.

    #48 6 years ago
  49. dirigiblebill

    Seconded. Get a room.

    #49 6 years ago
  50. Cort

    Funnier watching one big pot calling a few kettles black.

    #50 6 years ago

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    For the first time in a Call of Duty campaign, Black Ops 3 will let players pick the gender of their characters. Treyarch is bringing a lot of customisation options to Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. This extends to the game’s campaign, which we know will support up to four players in co-op. Customising […]

  • New Dirt game pops up on Steam Early Access for £25

    Codemasters Dirt series has moved to Steam’s Early Access and is available to buy today for £24.99. The last entries in the series were released on consoles but Dirt Rally is exclusive to PC at this stage. The game launches with 17 cars and 36 stages with more free content promised. Here’s some of the […]

  • Dying Light dev tools to add custom models, multiplayer support

    Techland will continue to add more support to Dying Light’s developer tools. A brief video highlights incoming updates including terrain creation and editing, importing custom models and multiplayer support. Dying Light developer tools were released at the start of the month and allow players to create their own maps and stories before sharing them via […]

  • How to improve Battlefield 4′s community jungle map

    There’s a lot of chatter about how to make BF4′s community jungle map better. Once suggestion is to make more of a feature out of the waterfall, according to Reddit user xpc_absol. Our man Westie considers that and runs with it, looking at how it would change objectives and interaction with the map itself – […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight lets you play as Robin, Nightwing, Catwoman – trailer

    Not long until now until the third part of the Arkham trilogy is released – here’s a new trailer showing some interesting team-ups. Update: According to publisher Warner, the game will feature a “dual-play” mechanic that allows players to switch between Batman and his allies – Catwoman, Robin, Nightwing – during combat. It’s not quite […]

  • GTA 5 PC mods: falling whales, North Yankton unlocked and a cat rampage

    So how are those GTA 5 PC mods coming along? Quite nicely if we take a look at a batch of new mods for the game. It seems the community is having a fair bit of fun accessing restricted content and messing around with the local wildlife. Let’s start with a look at what happens […]

  • Manhunt is the best GTA 5 movie you’ll see today

    Created using the Rockstar Editor from GTA 5 on PC, this movie by AbsolutePab is pretty effin’ delicious. The three minute Manhunt action movie was created by the same guy behind this short inspired by The Purge and The Graffiti of Los Santos documentary. You should subscribe to AbsolutePab on YouTube. You really should.

  • Halo 5 Guardians getting limited edition Xbox One console

    Thinking of buying a new Xbox One? You might want to wait until October 27. Because Microsoft is planning to release a limited edition console alongside the game, as confirmed by 343 Industries studio head Josh Holmes. @juliocurt There is a limited edition console coming, yes. It hasn’t been revealed yet, but it’s pretty sweet. […]

  • Silent Hills is officially dead

    Konami’s collaboration with Del Toro is over, playable demo to disappear on Wednesday. Update 2: Konami has published a statement earlier confirming that it’s no longer working on Silent Hills. “Konami is committed to new Silent Hill titles, however the embryonic ‘Silent Hills’ project developed with Guillermo del Toro and featuring the likeness of Norman […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies will be “totally unique, mind-blowing”

    Welcome back Treyarch’s “own unique brand of mind-fuckery” to Call of Duty. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 developer Treyarch has said Zombies mode in this year’s game will be completely different to the campaign and multiplayer games. Speaking at a briefing last week, studio head Mark Lamia said players should expect something entirely different. […]

  • Meet the specialist classes of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer

    Hands-on impressions of four new classes and their special abilities shaking up Call of Duty multiplayer. What’s exciting about this year’s Call of Duty is that we were able to get hands on with three different multiplayer maps and four of the new classes this early in development. Although the number of maps is still […]

  • Here’s the PC specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

    The PC specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 have been confirmed well ahead of the game’s November 6 release. Releasing the specs over six months before the game is due highlights how far along the game is in development. The specs are designed with low end and high end builds in mind. Get […]

  • Open beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 ahead of Nov 6 release date

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will offer an open beta to every player who pre-orders the game. The open beta is for the three supported formats – PC, Xbox One and PS4 – there is no version of Black Ops 3 for PS3 or Xbox 360. Solid details for the beta are yet to […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 brings back 4-player co-op campaign

    This year’s Call of Duty campaign is designed specifically for four players to experience together. Let’s get boots on the ground, soldier. Don’t call it an Exo skeleton. Call it the Direct Neural Interface. Okay, it’s a little less catchy, but the DNI biotechnology in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will feel familiar to […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – watch the first official trailer here

    Here’s the first full trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, due for release on November 6. Anyone who pre-orders the game will get access to the open beta. The game will be released on PS4, Xbox One and PC. You can read hands-on impressions of the multiplayer here, check out early info on […]

  • Dota 2 International Compendium out next week, three annual championships added

    Valve has announced its adding three, yearly Dota 2 championships to its eSports roster along with the new that a new International Compendium will launch next week alongside a balance update for MOBA. The firm said it was adding three extra championships to the schedule as it recognized there was “room for improvement” on a […]

  • Dungeons 2 is now available on PC, Mac, Linux – watch the launch trailer

    Dungeons 2, the dungeon-crawling strategy sequel to Realmforge Studios’ Dungeons, has been released on Steam by publisher Kalypso. It can be yours for $39.99 on Steam and is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and SteamOS. The first game was released in 2011 and heavily influenced by Dungeon Keeper. A boxed version will arrive in North […]

  • This Mortal Kombat X “hidden character intros” video is rather humorous

    YouTuber Maximilian Dood mad has created a Mortal Kombat X video featuring “hidden” character intros centering around Scorpion and Sub-Zero. Some of the dialogue is rather funny, and we particularly liked the affectionate line uttered by Sub-Zero at one point. Just something fun for your Saturday. Enjoy.

  • Art of the Catch creator sheds more light on why he pulled the Skyrim mod off Steam

    The creator of Skyrim mod Art of the Catch has taken to Reddit to explain why he pulled the paid mod off Steam Workshop. Yesterday, it was revealed Chesko had pulled the fishing mod off Steam Workshop, after mod creator Fore stated he didn’t endorse Chesko charging for the mod because it used his his […]

  • Tripwire adds clause to Killing Floor 2 EULA banning paid mods

    Tripwire Interactive has updated its EULA for Killing Floor 2 stating that any mods players create for the game must be distributed free-of-charge. The end user agreement update, via PCgamesN, went live a couple of days after Valve announced it would allow mod creators to start charging for their creations. Bethesda is the first company […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 recreated in LittleBigPlanet 3 is rather eerie

    LittleBigPlanet 3 players have created some really interesting content with the game’s level builder, but sometimes, the creations go beyond cute and bright and venture into the realm of creepy, as is the case with this Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 build. Created by TheLittleBigPlanetShow, the rather ominous level can be played with up to […]

  • Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward benchmark trailer shows off flying mounts, more

    Square Enix has released a rather nice benchmark video for Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward showing a battle, flying mounts and some of the new environments. Heavensward is the first expansion for Final Fantasy 14 and is slated for release on June 23 for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4. The mac version is being handled by […]

  • Have a look at some Xenoblade Chronicles X gameplay

    During yesterday’s Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct showcase, many details pertaining to the Monolith Soft title were announced, and quite a bit of gameplay was shown. The Wii U-exclusive contains real-time menu-based combat and four-player online questing along with diverse environments and the ability to use Skells, which are transforming mechs. These mechs are called […]

  • Here’s a look at The Elder Scrolls Online running on Xbox One

    The Elder Scrolls Online has a limited public beta test running this weekend on PS4 and Xbox One, and Eurogamer has been playing around in it. Have a look at the Khajiit sorcerer below in the Xbox One version. There isn’t an NDA in place for the beta, so expect to see more videos as […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 leaks reveal Zombie progression system, four-player co-op, more

    More Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details surfaced overnight thanks to a leaked pamphlet with information pertaining to Zombies XP progression, four-player co-op and more. Posted on NeoGAF, the pamphlet the shooter will contain a new movement system, a Specialist character system for multiplayer, tailored maps, “cinematic arena-style play,” and complete character customization. The […]

  • Gears of War Remaster in the works for Xbox One, according to testers – report

    Overnight, a rumor surfaced claiming a remastered version of the original Gears of War was coming to Xbox One. According to playtesters, it isn’t a rumor at all. Polygon first broke the story, citing a source who showed the site sreencaps of the Locust invasion with updated visuals. Screenshots of the multiplayer showing improved lighting […]

  • GameStop promo outs Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for November, pre-order for access to beta

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will be released in November, according to what appears to be a leaked GameStop store promo posted on Kotaku. The exact date is November 6, which isn’t a surprise to anyone. On the promo, it notes that those who pre-order will be granted beta access for PC, PlayStation 4 […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Double XP and Elite Bonus weekend has kicked off

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can earn Double XP along with Elite Bonus on all platforms. There is even Double XP and Double Weapon XP on offer for Black Ops 2. The dry run is over. Prep for the Sunday reveal of #BlackOps3 begins now. 2XP/2XweapXP is live. pic.twitter.com/rn6SVtVJbY — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) April […]

  • Atlus makes “minor edits” to Dungeon Travelers 2 in order to avoid AO rating

    Atlus has announced it has made “minor edits” to four in-game images contained in Dungeon Travelers 2 to avoid an AO rating by the ESRB. According to a press release from the company, localization sometimes require changes to content in order for it to be “understood en masse,” which is why it worked closely with […]

  • Battlefield Hardline is 40% off through Origin this weekend

    The standard edition of Battlefield Hardline on PC is 40% off this weekend through EA’s Origin service. The Digital Deluxe Edition is also 40% off and includes various Battlepacks unavailable in the standard version. You can also pick up the Battlefield Hardline Ultimate edition for 23% off, which comes with all four planned expansions through […]

  • Submerged is an exploration-adventure game coming to multiple platforms

    Submerged is the latest title in development from Uppercut Games, and the exploration-adventure game is coming to PlayStation 4 and other platforms this year. The game takes place in a flooded city which Miku and her wounded brother Taku have reached by boat. Miku needs to find a safe place for her brother to rest […]

  • These screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt show superb attention to detail

    Some gorgeous new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced, and a couple are wallpaper worthy. Especially the one with the horse, but as you’re well aware, I’m horse crazed. The images below in the gallery have been scaled to fit properly, but if you head over to NeoGAF you can bask in […]

  • Namco kicks off Humble Store partnership with Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

    Namco Bandai has started offering its PC titles on Humble Store, and this includes the recently released Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin. Other titles include Dragon Ball Xenoverse, and Project Cars. “In Japan, the Bandai Namco Group companies are known for supporting different charity programs and we are very happy to be […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 Bonus codes to give away

    Already have a World of Tanks account? We’ve got 2,000 codes for players to top up their Gold and Premium days. This weekend sees the World of Tanks Grand Finals take place in Poland, and we’ve got a bunch of game codes to give away to celebrate. Each Bonus PC code offers 150 Gold and […]

  • Mad Max contains Top Dog camps with boss fights

    Mad Max will have bases which vary in difficulty, some of which are considered a “finale” for a particular region and feature a boss fight. Speaking in the latest issue of GamesMaster via GamesRadar, the game’s producer John Fuller said this allows players to tailor their experience by deciding how much of a challenge they […]

  • Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer reveal coming next week

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 28, because you won’t want to miss the gameplay reveal of Just Cause 3. Avalanche tweeted the date along with a teaser, as seen below. The box art has also made an appearance. Keep an eye on the game’s YouTube page, and we’ll be sure to post the video […]

  • First paid Skyrim Steam Workshop mod has been pulled

    Valve’s new incentive which allows modders to charge for their creations hasn’t been live for 24 hours yet, and already, one mod has been pulled. The mod in question was Chesko’s Fishing Mod for Skyrim, which the creator pulled after a community member questioned whether Chesko had permission from the creator of the character-idle animations […]

  • Resident Evil HD Remaster has sold over one million copies worldwide

    The HD remaster of Resident Evil has sold over one million copies worldwide since its January 20 release, Capcom has announced. The company attributed the sales milestone to producing a “great product” along with excellent word of mouth and praise from fans. In February, Capcom said Resident Evil HD Remaster was its fastest-selling digital title […]

  • The Crew: the Raid Car Pack and Raid Live Update now available for download

    The Crew players can now download the Raid Car Pack which is the last of four themes car packs. The Raid Live Update is also available, and it contains six new tuning specs. The car pack contains three new cars: the 2012 Cadillac Escalade, the off-road 2011 Volkswagen Touareg NF and the McLaren F1 supercar. […]

  • Geralt is very professional in the latest Witcher 3: Wild Hunt TV spot

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new TV spot that’s short and to the point. The latest Witcher 3 trailer comes in the form of TV spot. It’s all CGI, and it looks good. If you’re more into gameplay trailers, the latest one will serve you well. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out […]

  • Steam roguelike sale is live, offers deep discounts on a stellar collection of titles

    If you’re into challenging, procedurally-generated, and infinitely-replayable games, Steam’s current sale will hook you up. Steam is hosting a sale on roguelike games. Plenty of titles in the genre are on sale for upwards of 75% off. Highlights include Risk of Rain at 75% off, Don’t Starve at 66% off, Spelunky at 75% off, FTL: […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 finally gets online co-op in Raid Mode on Xbox One

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been patched to support online play in Raid Mode on Xbox One. The Xbox One version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 lacked online support in Raid Mode for a long time. Until today. A new patch has been released to bring that version in line with the rest of them. […]

  • A section in Killing Floor 2′s EULA about cyberbullying is riling up some fans

    Killing Floor 2 has recently got into a bit of trouble with some fans due to a clause in its EULA that gives the developer the right to revoke a user’s license without prior notice. The Killing Floor 2 EULA – just like many others found in modern games, has a section dedicated to cheating […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 free tanks and in-game cash to giveaway

    To celebrate the World of Tanks grand finals this weekend we’ve got some great freebies to give away to new players. We have 2,000 PC invite codes to giveaway, with each one offering new accounts a T2 Light Tank, 100 Gold and 1 Days Premium worth around €8.00. All you need to do is enter […]

  • Marvel announces partnership with Telltale, first game due in 2017

    Marvel and Telltale have entered into a partnership that will allow the developer to work on a new game series, due in 2017. Telltale has announced that it has partnered with Marvel Games, Marvel Entertainment’s video games division, for the development of a new game series. No indication was given as to what the new […]

  • Destiny: Bungie is not saying no to a player trading system

    Bungie has not completely ruled out the idea of bringing a trading system to Destiny. Destiny does not offer any way for players to trade items amongst themselves. But ever since the game’s release, players have never stopped asking Bungie to add one in. While the developer does not have a satisfying answer, it’s still […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 24, 25 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    The weekend Exotics market run by Xur: Agent of the Nine is now open for business. Destiny’s bizarre vendor, Xur, has arrived at the Tower. Xur is your man if you’re looking for Exotic armour or weapons. Not only that, but he will also let you exchange your old Exotic gear for new, upgraded versions. […]

  • Warcraft movie delayed yet again

    The Warcraft movie will no longer hit theatres in March 2016. The release date of the Warcraft movie has been pushed back by three months. The movie was expected in March 2016, but Legendary Pictures announced yesterday that it is now due on June 10, 2016. No reason was given for the delay. This is […]