E3 2009 – Nintendo press conference liveblog!

Tuesday, 2 June 2009 13:37 GMT By Patrick Garratt


It’s time. Nintendo will take to the E3 stage in Los Angeles today for its 2009 keynote, and the world’s watching with stern eyes.

The Kyoto monster came unstuck at the US show last year with a weak program centred on Wii Music, and there’s a lot to prove this time out. The hardcore want blood. Mario and Zelda blood. Wii Fit Plus blood. The thrill of the megaton. The flash’s heat. The desperate stench of plumber crotch.

If the sum total of today’s showing is Cammie “Pegs” Dunaway throwing a virtual Frisbee for a dog, there’ll be ugly scenes.

When? The fanboy massive holds its breath from 9.00am PST/5.00pm BST/6.00pm CET. Get our liveblog after the break.

If you’re after streaming video, try IGN, Gametrailers, Gamespot or G4.

Remember: the Sony conference follows directly after at 11.00am PST/7.00pm BST/8.00pm CET.


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  1. anasui

    it’s hard to get excited due to last year’s, but its also hard to remain calm. We’ll see, and pray

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Blerk

    If Nintendo announce one thing which I find exciting then they’ll have exceeded my expectations. :-)

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    Mario. Has to be. It’s the shortest conference out of the lot. My money’s on the plumber being the star attraction.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. No_PUDding

    Pikmin 3, and Zelda!

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Still looking for my ‘one thing’, then. :-D

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    It’ll be 90% sale figures, 5% stupidity, 3% crappy games and 2% half interesting games i bet.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Patrick Garratt

    I’m actually looking forward to seeing Wii Fit Plus, oddly. Just from a geek perspective.

    I should sleep, I think.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. tenthousandgothsonacid

    So are the same people covering both this and the sony conf. Is it in the same room ? Will there be a massive bundle (to use the schoolboy vernacular) from one room to the other ? What happens if Nintendo overrun ? etc ?

    #8 6 years ago
  9. anasui

    my pessimist half says it will be more like Gekidami’s ravaging anti-nintendo galore. My optimist half (well, more like 1/6) says there will be a teaser for the new Zelda and Pikmin 3. No Mario unless its for DS, rather too early for a Wii one

    #9 6 years ago
  10. deanimate

    2D Metroid = Instant Win.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    I’d be happy is there was a new Zelda or Metroid, i’d be willing to undust my Wii for them.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. deftangel

    Charts are a certainty at this one.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. Patrick Garratt

    OK. Getting mild pump on now.

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Hunam

    You’ll go blind you know.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Patrick Garratt

    About 30 minutes before I’ll probably be in a vague state of shock.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. ashers2ashers

    @ Geki:
    Don’t you mean “dust” your wii, for them? ;)

    #16 6 years ago
  17. Patrick Garratt

    Getting motivated now. Go, Mario.

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Johnny Cullen

    Pikmin 3, new Mario, new Zelda or GTFO!

    #18 6 years ago
  19. SplatteredHouse

    Ice Climbers.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Patrick Garratt

    Nathan’s got his conference wrist band and he’s waiting for the doors to open. Fucking come on!

    #20 6 years ago
  21. Patrick Garratt

    Kids Icarus.

    #21 6 years ago
  22. deanimate

    im off to work :/
    if it is mario im guessing its for the ds…great :/

    #22 6 years ago
  23. SplatteredHouse


    #23 6 years ago
  24. Psychotext

    I hope the video situation is better than it was yesterday with MS.


    #24 6 years ago
  25. Patrick Garratt

    IGN crashed on me in the MS conf.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. Patrick Garratt

    OK, we’re live. Nathan’s in and online. Good luck!


    #26 6 years ago
  27. Psychotext

    I’m putting money on a long slideshow of oldies enjoying the Wii / DS. :D

    #27 6 years ago
  28. OrphanageExplosion

    This is the single-most greatest intro to a news piece in the history of the world ever. I can almost *smell* Mario’s genitalia… and I like it.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. OrphanageExplosion

    Create surprise and then put Mario on-screen? Hahaha!

    #29 6 years ago

    Isn’t it ironic that after all the waggle, Nintendo are now going back to good old 2D?

    #30 6 years ago
  31. Psychotext

    I like that.

    #31 6 years ago
  32. Psychotext

    I don’t like this.

    #32 6 years ago
  33. DrDamn

    Errr – 4 player 2.5D platforming? I feel like I’ve played that before somewhere … Nintendo copying Sony?

    #33 6 years ago
  34. Psychotext

    I think I’m watching last year’s conference by mistake.

    #34 6 years ago
  35. Syrok

    Wiimote looks a bit outdated after the reveal of Natal (?), yesterday.

    #35 6 years ago
  36. Robo_1

    Wii motion plus looks fun, it’s just a bit worrying that pretty much all this was shown last year :(

    #36 6 years ago
  37. Psychotext

    Bowser’s internal pipes… good lord.

    #37 6 years ago
  38. Goliath

    Anyone else thoroughly underwhelmed by Nintendo’s conference thus far?! Yikes!

    #38 6 years ago
  39. Robo_1

    I expected nothing less :(

    #39 6 years ago
  40. Syrok

    Why does Cammie look upwards all the time?

    #40 6 years ago
  41. Psychotext

    Nathan seems fairly impressed by Golden Sun.

    #41 6 years ago
  42. OrphanageExplosion

    Golden Sun: have we just witnessed the world’s first liveblog orgasm? I feel oddly violated.

    #42 6 years ago
  43. Roybott

    Do Nintendo really think my mum is watching this conference? – No? Then why show videos for that stuff?

    #43 6 years ago
  44. DrDamn

    There is a better emphasis on the more traditional games, but Nintendo don’t always come across that great in these things. Underwhelming is pretty much my reaction so far too though.

    #44 6 years ago
  45. Robo_1

    COP looked decent though, pretty spiffy graphics for DS too.

    #45 6 years ago
  46. Syrok

    Yay, a dress-up game for DS.

    #46 6 years ago
  47. Gekidami

    My god! All these killer apps!

    #47 6 years ago
  48. Syrok

    play. create. share. :)

    #48 6 years ago
  49. Goliath

    Man, I don’t know who’s worse right now, Nintendo’s presser or Ubisoft’s. God, do I have to sit through this!

    #49 6 years ago
  50. Goliath

    @ Gekidami

    Sarcasm? o_o

    #50 6 years ago
  51. Robo_1

    Yay, sales willy waving :(

    So far the most impressive thing about the conference has been Cammie’s camel toe :D

    #51 6 years ago
  52. Psychotext

    I don’t think anything will ever top Ubisoft’s conference for pure “oh god make it stop”-ness

    #52 6 years ago
  53. Psychotext

    “Cammie’s camel toe :D”

    Do what now? lol Your feed must be a shitload better than mine. ;)

    #53 6 years ago
  54. Shatner

    So far it’s a shame that Nintendo seem completely unable to produce a compelling new IP that isn’t dependent on a gimmicky controller.

    Everything else is just weasling on a brand name from years back. And, yes, everyone does this and if you’ve got great brands you use them. Even so, when you’re pumping out your second Mario game on a console that’s already launched with a (ported) Zelda, had a Mario and a Metroid (already being bundled with a couple of remakes) – well, that’s quite uncharacteristic for Nintendo (going on past generations) What’s wrong with making something new for gamers that don’t give a shit about control gimmicks? And I don’t mean bringing Starfy over to the West after years and years.

    Or maybe they’ll still announce it, then cancel it a year or two down the line like that Disaster game.

    The last great, original, ungimmicky Nintendo game I can recall playing was Drill Dozer on GBA. More of that sort of thing please.

    #54 6 years ago
  55. Gekidami

    Its over? wtf?!

    #55 6 years ago
  56. Gekidami

    oh wait no lol

    #56 6 years ago
  57. Roybott

    I’m actually going to load up some revision and do some work… this is just boring!

    #57 6 years ago
  58. Syrok

    I love how enthusiastic all the presenters are.

    #58 6 years ago
  59. Robo_1

    Oh Christ…. HELP! It’s like pulling teeth this.

    #59 6 years ago




    #60 6 years ago
  61. Gekidami

    More stuff to buy! Yay!
    Nintendo: Kings of swag!

    #61 6 years ago
  62. Roybott

    HAHAHAHAHAhahahah VitalitySensorLOL

    #62 6 years ago

    What stuff?

    So far my list says NSMB Wii.

    That’s it.

    #63 6 years ago
  64. Psychotext


    #64 6 years ago
  65. Goliath

    God dammit, that place is so quiet everyone is asleep. Wii Vitality Sensor?! Really?! That’s all you got?!!

    #65 6 years ago
  66. Gekidami

    The vital censor thingy…

    #66 6 years ago
  67. Robo_1

    Oh my lol.. actually I could do with a pulse detector for this conference, badoom tish.

    #67 6 years ago




    Measures your PULSE!?!?!?!?

    #68 6 years ago
  69. Psychotext


    #69 6 years ago
  70. Goliath

    Okay, Nintendo sucks more than Ubisoft. Hurray!

    #70 6 years ago
  71. Psychotext

    Oh, more Mario… that’s great.

    #71 6 years ago


    #72 6 years ago


    #73 6 years ago
  74. Psychotext

    Ahh… shit, Yoshi. I likes Yoshi. =/

    #74 6 years ago
  75. Goliath

    I don’t know which is worst. All the Halo games on the Xbox 360 or all the Mario games on the Wii. Geezus!

    #75 6 years ago
  76. Goliath

    Mario Galaxy 2 does look great though. I think the crowd finally woke up.

    #76 6 years ago

    OK, so that’s two things on my list now.

    #77 6 years ago
  78. Robo_1

    Loving everything I’ve seen of The Conduit, bring that one right on.

    #78 6 years ago

    Whatever 3rd party games they have, you can pretty much guarantee that they will be better on the HD consoles…

    #79 6 years ago
  80. Goliath

    So let see;
    Dead Space Extraction
    The Conduit
    Super Mario Galaxy 2
    New Super Mario Bros. Wii
    Resident Evil Darkside Chronicles

    Not bad but . . . (and I love rail shooters)

    #80 6 years ago
  81. Psychotext

    New Super Mario Bros. Wii for me so far. I didn’t really enjoy SMG particularly… though I love Yoshi so maybe SMG2 will sell me.

    Add that new Metroid game to that. Looks good.

    #81 6 years ago

    Not interested in Metroid any more…

    #82 6 years ago
  83. Gekidami

    Metroid looks good only thing thats interesting me up to now.

    #83 6 years ago
  84. Robo_1

    Ohhh, that looked awesome. There’s been a great few surprises from the big N in all fairness.

    #84 6 years ago
  85. Goliath

    New Metroid. A bit more impressive. Trailer looked pretty sweet!

    #85 6 years ago
  86. Psychotext

    So that’s two maybe three out of their games for me. Meh.

    #86 6 years ago
  87. Gekidami

    And thats it… pretty lame really, all Nintendo are doing is milking their old IP’s and getting the 3rd parties to stick their neck out with new stuff.

    #87 6 years ago


    Finally over.

    Bring on Sony!

    #88 6 years ago
  89. Goliath

    That was so meh but at least we get NSMB Wii, SMG 2 and a new Metroid.

    #89 6 years ago
  90. Psychotext



    #90 6 years ago
  91. Pyrix

    It’s finished already? Fail. Nothing interests me there at all, and that guy’s voice made it so much worse.

    #91 6 years ago
  92. Blerk

    That was better than I was expecting for your classical Nintendo fan. A bit Mario heavy, but oodles better than last year.

    Of course, there’s still pretty much bugger all in there that interests me, but I’m not exactly your classical Nintendo fan.

    #92 6 years ago
  93. SplatteredHouse

    What did Nintendo have to do?

    It’s true that their “harder edged” titles were already known, with the exception of their new collaboration with Team Ninja, on Metroid, coming in 2010, and there was a brief trailer of that hinting at what’s to come…Would you have predicted that?
    You want Mario, you get a new version of a celebrated portable game, with multiplayer, for Wii. You get a new portable RPG – then, you get a lengthy trailer for a new SMG adventure!

    There’s a new Warioware – with challenges you can make yourself, and share through the connect service.
    They cater to the families, with wii sports resort, and
    wii fit plus (that’s a proven success and they give people more of it. There are games for the t(w)een market. There are new editions of classic games, in the flavour of Mario V Donkey Kong, again with the share mechanic, and creation/edit facility.

    They talked about Everyone’s Game. I don’t believe they delivered anything less – even if I really don’t know about this Vitaly Sensor, lol.

    They listened to feedback – Cammie was felt to be the weakest link of last year’s conference, so this time, she actually takes centre stage, leading the audience through the presentation; with Reggie and Mr. Iwata (still talking good sense) and others, taking guest spot roles for sections. It cast Cammie in a far better light, I felt – which is important, if that person is going to be your spokesperson, outside the company, imo.

    I have to wonder what else Nintendo could have done, to so ably cater to their playerbase, as they did here?!

    #93 6 years ago
  94. Psychotext

    @SplatteredHouse: Given the ludicrous amounts of money they’re making I feel it’s not out of order to expect a few more decent first party titles on the Wii.

    #94 6 years ago
  95. deanimate

    well, im stoked. i haven’t even watched sonys conference yet but nintendo have won it. new super mario bros looks like some good old fashioned quality fun. Galaxy 2 = ZOMG!!! I absolutely love Galaxy (even if i did curiously think M64 was rubbish) so this is awesome news :D:D

    Conduit looks like it could be ok. still not sure though. Metroid…hmm, still not convinced about 3D metroid considering how damn good 2D was but i’ll give it a chance.
    res evil is, if im correct, on rails so thats a fail there. shame. new resident evil for the wii would be awesome.

    screw it. galaxy 2 is coming. JOB DONE!
    (oh and no more stupidly annoying smiiiiiles from cammy. she did a much better job this time)

    #95 6 years ago

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    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 […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]