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Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend launch in the US

Tuesday, 13 October 2009 08:16 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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It’s passed the Witching Hour all over America, and both Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Brutal Legend are now on sale Stateside.

Naughty Dog boss Evan Wells is pumped enough to be twitpiccing shots of a midnight launch queue in Culver City, while Mr Schafer just dropped word that he’s on his way to his local Gamestop.

The games are two of the most highly anticipated this holiday season, and reviews show why – Uncharted 2 is still the highest-rated PS3 exclusive ever. Brutal Legend’s first scores hit yesterday, but that chances of this not being worth your money are a tad remote.

Buy both. Go nuts. But whatever you go, buy both.

Uncharted 2 releases in mainland Europe tomorrow and the UK this Friday. Brutal Legend is available now in the UK.

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67 Comments

  1. rrod360lol

    It wouldn’t matter how cool my game was, if I went at midnight to see the sort of people who hang around GAME buying my game I’d still go home and kill myself for encouraging them.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Dralen

    I want to buy Brutal Legend as well as Uncharted 2, but I just preordered Dragon Age as well. Damn you conflicting release dates!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. blackdreamhunk

    I’m not missing any sleep and both are over hyped garbage games. 1 of them is satanic and full of illumnati junk.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    LOL WUT.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. blackdreamhunk

    lets just say I am alot more powerful, well connected and enlighted than you are.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. freedoms_stain

    You’ve played them then blackdreamhunk?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    Heres a link for you BDH, apart from the American part the guy is pretty much talking about you.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_2Ed1bqq3M&feature=player_profilepage

    #7 5 years ago
  8. blackdreamhunk

    Obama is not the antichrist, the antichrist is a pure roman. There are thing beyond human control. the temple needs to be build. christain are not terrorits, real christain don’t use weapons.Our weapons are what you people call paranormal or acts of god.

    we die speaking the truth, In fact ever since jesus him self died losts of christains have been killed.

    who ever useis the sword dies by the sword.

    see this stuff is real and in your face

    building of the stone alter of sacfices.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWx_NutT_Bw&feature=PlayList&p=9DD04C2F6CFEAC1B&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=21

    world goverment on the move or should I say nwo
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/20090908/pl_mcclatchy/3307834

    the 1 world reglion is now here and on the move
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keiU9WiyPJE

    I am doing some reach on the 1 world reglion but I know it’s growing movement.

    oh isreal now has 4 red heifers

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuUtjW396xU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfnheQjsHhU

    you don’t see holly fire too often do you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUFeFYw4aMg&feature=related

    #8 5 years ago
  9. DaMan

    whoever is behind bdh, they’re brilliant.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Gamoc

    blackdreamhunk, if you were so ‘enlightened’ you wouldn’t have a personality like stomach acid.

    Not to mention that an enlightened person would never say they are more powerful nor more enlightened than anyone. It’s like a requirement of being enlightened – it’s in the foot notes.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. freedoms_stain

    I’ve never seen holly fire.

    I have seen leaves on fire though, I imagine it’s a lot like that.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. blackdreamhunk

    when the antichrist comes your going to see the real christain fighting. Your going to see real a spiritual battle.

    paranormal and acts of god

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICWEbGjuTEI

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Gekidami

    http://ninjapirate.com/returnofjesus.html

    :D

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Gamoc

    When that fictional character appears and battles against the fictional lord almighty, I will carve ‘fancy that’ onto my cock with a compass.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. SticKboy

    He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Galactic_Barret

    What about this, BDH? http://www.gamepolitics.com/2009/09/21/buddhist-leader-enjoys-videogames

    The man totally plays war games on his Playstation (console), and he is way more powerful , connected, and enlightened than you.

    What was that sound? Just your mind, being BLOWN.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Gamoc

    I like you Barret, you’re going places.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. blackdreamhunk

    yea i can tell who you people worship, I mean it’s all over the brutal lengend.

    http://www.destructoid.com/tim-schafer-talks-brutal-legend-on-late-night-150896.phtml

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MPZtVwCIeE

    trust me, when real christains and god is ready to move your going to know.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Dean

    “I can’t be a missionary, I don’t even believe in Jebus”

    ..

    “Save me, Jebus!!”

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    Holly fire. Brilliant. You couldn’t make it up. :D

    #20 5 years ago
  21. blackdreamhunk

    here is a time table for you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8kCYk1LgSA

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Johnny Cullen

    Amazed at such stupidity shown today. :D

    #22 5 years ago
  23. G1GAHURTZ

    Check this out, bdh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kduh-dBsHEw

    #23 5 years ago
  24. The Hindle

    Wow this is got to be the funniest thread ive ever read, Bdh are you on drugs by any chance?

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Gamoc

    I’m pretty sure he’s on a priest’s lap.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. blackdreamhunk

    lol you wish I was on a priest’s lap, I don’t follow man. I follow the holly ghost. “It’s not by might nore by strength it’s by my spririt says the lord of hosts”.

    Don’t worry you will see for your self. a strong storm is coming a battle is coming. I am just hoping I can be ready in time for the battle a head.

    agin it’s going to be paranormal or acts of god happening.

    there is a huge differnce when man does stuff and when the holly ghost does things.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Galactic_Barret

    I hate religious talk, but you do know that Jesus was Jewish, right BDH?

    Hardcore zealouts are all fools. God wouldn’t discriminate, humans do it enough. I mean, why would the bible specifically say to not kill if there were going to be any sort of religious war?

    In short, you’re insane.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. blackdreamhunk

    well butral lengend is satanic and I am offended.Don’t make religous games.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. No_PUDding

    Jesus, just when you thoguht crazy couldn’t get crazier.

    It’s truly scary when the ultimate crazy dubs himself enlightened.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. No_PUDding

    Isn’t Santnic a sports channel or something?

    ;P

    #30 5 years ago
  31. blackdreamhunk

    buddy this is very very real.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXjlkaM-ikY

    history is full of it too.

    here is a good link about reglion god and wars

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYKeinh1nFI&feature=related

    #31 5 years ago
  32. DaMan

    I’m pretty sure he’s just making fun of this site though.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. pracer

    BDH, do you know my mother inlaw by chance? Just wondering …

    #33 5 years ago
  34. SticKboy

    Oh heaven forbid people make stuff that might offend somebody, somewhere’s sensibilities! Perish the thought!

    We must stop the production of all wares that might possibly offend someone!

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Aimless

    The big fight: Satin vs. The Holly Ghost.

    We’re going to need a wiki to keep track of bdh lore soon.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. blackdreamhunk

    they have already started

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbCa92Z2gkA&feature=related

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE4cTzupzsc

    #36 5 years ago
  37. steve1979

    I’ve just read of all of this, i wish i had popcorn.

    Brutal Legend = satanic? I personally can’t believe i’ve never seen it before. It all makes sence now.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. No_PUDding

    ARGH, I want to make a joke, but it’s just a waste of time.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. MushroomStamp

    Ok.. all I can say is WOW.. BDH is prime example of what abortion should remain legal. BDH you contribute NOTHING to this world except ignorance and fear mongering. I can’t believe people like you exist… wait.. yes I can. You have obviously been brainwashed by some crazy parents who probably used snake venom to cure disease. I can only weep for humanity and hope that people with your level of ignorance will kill each other off and better the gene pool

    #39 5 years ago
  40. blackdreamhunk

    what do you know of me? I’m not the one who plays on console am I. lol

    things have aready started, yea people are starting to make god the bad guy here lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9pbXoI6yhY

    even hollywood knows a storm is coming.lol

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Psychotext

    Holywood surely?

    #41 5 years ago
  42. theevilaires

    Uncharted 2 GOTY NO CONTEST

    #42 5 years ago
  43. SticKboy

    Bullshit. AC2 will the game of the year without question, rather than some second rate Tomb Raider clone with shite graphics and weak characterisation.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. The Hindle

    You know who i feel sorry for now that Uncharted 2 is out. Eidios lol, as they have been trying for years to make Lara revelent again, and in comes Naughty Dog who shows them up

    #44 5 years ago
  45. theevilaires

    exactly Hindle

    Fuck you Stickbot

    #45 5 years ago
  46. mescalineeyes

    AC2 will the game of the year without question

    the first time I saw that game running live, I could not believe it. SO beautiful.
    GOTY though? We’ll see :)

    #46 5 years ago
  47. DaMan

    I bet Hidle hasn’t played a TR game since 1999. anyway, last I checked Underworld sales were ~2.5 million. rather relevant I’d say.

    and thank god Eidos haven’t turned TR into what Uc is. I’d rather play a masterpiece like Anniversary than a silly game that sells millions because PS3 guys have nothing else to play.

    #47 5 years ago
  48. No_PUDding

    DaMan… The precise problem was that TR Uncderworld bombed.

    I bet it’s LTD sales are nowhere near that high, since it did 200,000 in its openign month (a holiday month).

    #48 5 years ago
  49. DaMan

    wait here, I’ll find a link xD.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. DaMan

    okay, here.

    http://thatgamingsite.com/news/462/tomb-raider-underworld-sells-26-million/

    #50 5 years ago
  51. mescalineeyes

    PS3 guys have nothing else to play

    WTF GUYS IS IT 2007? ARE WE STILL PLAYING RESISTANCE FALL OF MAN?

    #51 5 years ago
  52. DaMan

    that was a metaphor, mescaline. and to be honest, that was what happened with the first Uc game.

    #52 5 years ago
  53. The Hindle

    DaMan such a fanboy first of all here is a list of what people who have a Ps3 can play.

    littlebigplanet
    Mgs 4
    Ratchet and clank series
    Infamous
    Resistance series
    Motorstorm series
    Killzone 2
    Wipeout HD
    Demon Souls
    Valkryia chronicles
    Uncharted series
    Future games Ps3 owners can play:

    Gt 5
    Gow 3
    Mag
    Heavy rain
    Agent
    White Knight chronicles 1+2
    FF vs 13
    Modnation racers
    Resitance 3
    Syphon filter Ps3 more then likely to come out
    plus what ever else Sony do

    and also i have played all the recent Tomb raider games and have found Uncharted to be better then Underworld and Legend, Anniversary is very good tho

    #53 5 years ago
  54. theevilaires

    great list Hindle :D

    #54 5 years ago
  55. No_PUDding

    DaMan, Yeah Tomb Raider Underworld sold that across the PS3/360/PS2/PC

    That’s not actually impressive.

    #55 5 years ago
  56. DaMan

    @ Hindle my point is that personally I would hate it if TR turned into a game like Uc. out of the recent TRs I enjoyed Legend the least because it was too much of a shooter. my opinion is that TR doesn’t need that stuff.

    @ Pudding it’s not *that* impressive, but for a game like Underworld ( a game that deserves a 8/10 altogether )it’s healthy.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. Patrick Garratt

    We’re going to be giving away four retail copies of Brutal Legend tomorrow. Two for 360 and two for PS3. All you’ll have to do to win is comment on the competition. I’ll give a copy away to whoever posts the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comment, alternating format.

    In fact, shall I just post it now?

    #57 5 years ago
  58. No_PUDding

    SORRY, I also forgot the DS, Wii and N-Gage!

    Dude… It’s shit.

    #58 5 years ago
  59. No_PUDding

    YES!

    #59 5 years ago
  60. DaMan

    Pudding, N-Gage sold like 5 copies. seriously, it’s a dead platform.

    Wii version sales were very low. let alone PS2, which wasn’t even a complete port. it sold ~1 million on 360 and ~1 on PS3, that’s good enough.

    #60 5 years ago
  61. Patrick Garratt

    OK, I’ll do it now. Sec.

    #61 5 years ago
  62. Psychotext

    /puts bets on BDH being the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comments following an article about poor PC game sales due to piracy

    #62 5 years ago
  63. The Hindle

    DaMan

    From what i gathered when i was playing Underworld and legend is that the combat was crap. Anniversery was brillaint in that you only spent like 10 per cent shooting the rest was platforming, thats what Tr needs to do is stick to its strenghths.

    Id say there is room for both Uncharted and TR on the market in my opinion anyway but i was just saying before Eidios will be slightly nervous at the reception Uc has got.

    #63 5 years ago
  64. No_PUDding

    DaMan, that would be good enoguh if it weren’t bullshit.

    The platforms that costed the most to develop for return some of the least investment.

    Per platform that is averaging about 350. And since the two HD platforms didn’t make it… Well The slack had to be made up somewhere else.

    Perhaps the N-Gage.

    #64 5 years ago
  65. DaMan

    bullshit? check vgchartz.

    http://www.vgchartz.com/games/gamesummary.php?id=21884

    it did ~1 on both consoles like I said, the rest were PC and DS/Wii/PS2 (which were very low).

    #65 5 years ago
  66. freedoms_stain

    “/puts bets on BDH being the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comments following an article about poor PC game sales due to piracy”

    I shall take that bet sir, but my money shall be on him blaming it on “pircay”, and I shall win it.

    #66 5 years ago
  67. Patrick Garratt

    OK. Top of site.

    #67 5 years ago

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    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 […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]