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Rumor: AMD wins GPU bid for next Xbox console

Wednesday, 14 October 2009 18:35 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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A report over on Fuzilla states that AMD / ATI has landed the GPU deal for the next generation Xbox console.

You all know that the GPU in the current 360 was made by the firm as well.

The report also states that the new console will be released in 2012 since the current economic crisis prevented a 2010 release, and that legacy games will be compatible with the system.

Keep all this filed as rumor until MS makes an announcement, folks.

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58 Comments

  1. blackdreamhunk

    yea I know seen the article

    yea too bad them consoles can’t keep a big company like AMD alive and well. AMD was so close to going bankuprt that they needed to steal money from Intel! The way microsoft have treating pc gamers lately should give pc gamer more reason to boycott AMD from the picture. The sooner AMD goes bankuprt the faster them consoles are going to go by by.

    yea I see bigger production costs game devs in the future. them consoles are going cost alot more money too. AMD needs to get their money so how lol

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Michael O'Connor

    “yea I see bigger production costs game devs in the future. them consoles are going cost alot more money too. AMD needs to get their money so how lol”

    As opposed to those $1000 gaming rigs you need just to play Crysis, amirite?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. blackdreamhunk

    a $200 and 4300 pc is alot more poweful than a console is.

    you see it’s like this when microsoft and actvision punish pc gamers and pc gaming. pc gamers punish the hardware companies. which in turn effects production costs for the whole pc industry.

    Did you know Invida’s stock went crashing after crysis lol

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Dannybuoy

    It’s about this time in console life cycles that the whispers of the next gen are to be heard. This gen more then any has still got a lot of legs left in it. I’m not really down with all this specation. But hey that’s just me

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Razor

    Makes sense. If I was Sony I’d go with them as well, especially if Nvidia are going to be abandoning higher end chips.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. blackdreamhunk

    this all means that game devs and console gaming is going to get more costly because microsoft and sony mess around with the food chain. I am sure companies will go bankuprt because of it too.

    lets face it the whole pc industry is going to feel what pc gamers feel. programs and hardware is going to go up in costs.them game devs don’t make games on consoles you know.

    AMD who was almust went bankuprt needs to get money from some where. They are no longer making enough money from pc gamers these days lol

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    As long as it uses a Pentium, because It’s All About The Pentiums right?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. freedoms_stain

    “As opposed to those $1000 gaming rigs you need just to play Crysis, amirite?”

    http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/build_a_500_pc_play_crysis_40fps

    Out by a factor of 2 O’Connor.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. mortiferus

    blackdreamhunk, you are a douchebag!!! If AMD goes belly up the only source for GPU’s for the forseeable future will be Intel you dumb fuck!

    http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2009/10/08/nvidia-stops-future-development-of-chipsets-until-it-settles-suit-with-intel/

    #9 5 years ago
  10. mortiferus

    I’m glad MS is sticking to ATI because, backwards compatibility aside, they really got it right with with Xenos. It has kept the 360 in or ahead of the game almost singlehandedly. I can’t wait to see what graphics will look like on the 360′s successor.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. theevilaires

    LMAO 360 gpu is superior to PS3 gpu…

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Uncontested

    lol AMD saved itself by pulling this deal out of its ass thats for sure. Many analysts predicts AMD going under in the next few years.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. mortiferus

    Laugh harder theevilaires cause it’s true. I LOL @ your little LMAO. LOL motherfucker.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Syrok

    And I LOL@ all of you for caring too much and using LOL.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Psychotext

    …and I laugh out loud at you for laughing out loud and using the term LOL.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Syrok

    You’ve gone too far.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Psychotext

    :(

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Michael O'Connor

    “Out by a factor of 2 O’Connor.”

    It was sarcasm, mate.

    Point is, most people aren’t going to take the time to learn how to modify a PC’s innards when they can just go to the store, pick up a console, and plug it into their TV.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Gekidami

    If i remember correctly the 360 GPU is more powerful then the PS3′s one. Dosnt change much to the fact that the best looking games on console are on PS3 till now though.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. reask

    Gekidami said:

    If i remember correctly the 360 GPU is more powerful then the PS3’s one. Dosnt change much to the fact that the best looking games on console are on PS3 till now though.
    LMFAO.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Gekidami

    Show me a game that looks better then Uncharted 2, Killzone 2 or Heavy Rain on 360 and i’ll be more then happy to review your mighty 5 letter argument.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. freedoms_stain

    @18, yeah, the plug n play nature of the modern motherboard is a freakin nightmare.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. theevilaires

    LMAO

    PS3-UC2,GoW3,HeavyRain,KZ2!

    Xbox360-Mass effect,?,?,?

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Gekidami

    Indeed, GoW3 looks like another unmatched game in terms of graphics.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. theevilaires

    He can’t Gek because he’s too busy convincing himself Halo2.5 ODST is good…..love you Reask :D

    #25 5 years ago
  26. reask

    Gears looks every bit as good, to me any way.
    Alan Wake Splinter Cell Mass effect. And of course Halo 2.5 ODST. ;)

    #26 5 years ago
  27. theevilaires

    ATI is shit M$ wil repeat history by jumping the gun and their console will have the RRODjr. Hey M$ with better graphics and textures comes the need for more disc space….hmmm what are you going to be using…Blu-ray maybe, LMAO

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Michael O'Connor

    “Indeed, GoW3 looks like another unmatched game in terms of graphics.”

    God of War 3 just looks like God of War 2 running at a higher resolution.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Psychotext

    I hate to ask (I really, really do hate to ask)… but why is the idea of the xbox using blu-ray next gen funny? They’ll be able to go with double layer and six speed minimum from day one so it should work pretty well.

    Had HD-DVD or Blu-Ray been available a year or two earlier than they were it’s likely the 360 would have used one of them.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Mike

    The worst thing that could happen to Sony is if MS go Blu Ray.

    It’ really will be game well and truly over competition-wise.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Gekidami

    I highly doubt the next Xbox will still be useing DVD’s thats for sure.

    And i dont know what version of GoW2 you were playing Michael but i totally want it. :D

    #31 5 years ago
  32. theevilaires

    LMAO O’Connor GoW2 looked so good at its time it but next gen 360 titles to shame in 2007

    #32 5 years ago
  33. The Hindle

    God of war 3 looked amazing six months ago, and they have been showing the same level of the game ever since. Imagine what it looks like now!!!

    #33 5 years ago
  34. SticKboy

    The next console cycle might be *announced* in 2012, but it sure as shit ain’t releasing that year. Not unless something overwhelmingly dramatic has happened in the last four months.

    MS will wait and see how Natal performs before firming up their next hardware roll-out. That’s their style, absolutely.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. DaMan

    it’s nuts how they say “current economic crisis prevented a 2010 release”. in any case, no way would X720/PS4 come out next year.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Edward Cullen

    @reask

    LFMFAFOF

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Phoenixblight

    @ Psycho

    It is funny because they will then need to pay SOny X amount of dollars per Next gen console. Sony owns the rights to Blu ray thats why it is funny. Its also why there was a HD vs Blu ray debate back in the day because MS was trying their damnest to enforce HD DVD but the Blu ray made out because of the amount of space it could handle. THe new DVD 9 with compression can handle 15 GBs where a Blu ray can have 25gb and a dual layer Blu ray can handle 50 GB.

    Thats why the whole Bluray and Xbox thing is funny atleast to me. Sony would be making bank off of Microsoft.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. BeastModeYMOB

    DAMN you said everything i was thinkin Phoenixblight!

    #38 5 years ago
  39. cachucha

    you people can’t be serious

    #39 5 years ago
  40. endgame

    only had time to read 2 comments. have to go out in town for a bit. but just so u know Michael. u can run crysis on medium settings on a 200$ rig.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. JonFE

    @Phoenixblight:

    If anything, Microsoft will have to pay royalties to the Blu-ray Disc Association not to Sony itself.

    Also, I’m pretty sure you’ll be surprised to hear that royalty money are coming back and forth between these two companies for lots of reasons. For example, Blu-ray players must support the following video codecs: MPEG-2 part 2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and SMPTE VC-1. Care to find out who owns VC-1? Microsoft. And I’m quite sure those Windows O/S’s supplied with Sony Vaio’s don’t come free.

    Finally, while it’s true that Microsoft released a HD-DVD add-on for the x360, it never pushed it as hard as you imply. And as Psycho said, if either format (BD-ROM or HD-DVD) was ready for mass production at the time MS would probably have used it.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Phoenixblight

    Still JonFe even if Sony is a part of the association when do not know what party. Are they the majority holders? Wasn’t SOny the one that developed Bluray?

    Think though even if Xbox next gen has Blu ray do you think that Association is not gonna let them get off cheap, knowing those companies they will make MS pay top dollar to use Blu ray. MS may have to come out with its own physical way of transporting games. Whats scary is if they stick with DVDs….

    #42 5 years ago
  43. endgame

    oh, and Connor, some of the reasons for which some ppl prefer consoles to PCs are:
    1. they r f**king retards. because u know, it’s pretty easy to build a good and cheap pc.
    and 2. they r too rich to bother. why should they waste time with learning new and interesting stuff when they can just buy a console and grow fat on their couches. no wonder nintendo was labeling some as fat. doh. u f**king couch potatoes.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Michael O'Connor

    Yeah, because you’re not going to get fat sitting in a chair glaring into a monitor…

    #44 5 years ago
  45. JonFE

    @Phoenixblight:

    MS will not stick with DVD’s, they will need a high capacity medium. However, I doubt the BDA will be able to charge MS much more than others for Blu-ray royalties without raising some commercial trade issues.

    In any case, lots of things could happen until 2012 and it’s really not our concern what MS might use in the x360 successor – at least until they officially announce it :)

    #45 5 years ago
  46. SticKboy

    RARRR! PC GAMER AM ANGRY!

    Cry more bitches, your platform is dying.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. pleasant_cabbage

    lol

    #47 5 years ago
  48. Michael O'Connor

    The people who scream that PC gaming is dead are just as bad as the BDH screaming about how its TEH MOSTEST AMAZINGEST PALTFORME EVAH!!!

    #48 5 years ago
  49. SticKboy

    You say that *now*, when I’ve already rented out a hearse?

    #49 5 years ago
  50. blackdreamhunk

    ahahahahaha more like consoles are dying lol ahahahahahahaha microsoft and sony likes big bright red numbers. console game devs like bankuptcy

    #50 5 years ago
  51. SticKboy

    Soon PCs will be made so that they physically can’t play games! Nobody plays PC games – people who do are just lying!

    #51 5 years ago
  52. Psychotext

    “However, I doubt the BDA will be able to charge MS much more than others for Blu-ray royalties without raising some commercial trade issues.”

    This is true, but I think a lot of people don’t realise that companies aren’t like their fanboys anyway. Microsoft and Sony collaborate on tons of things, and Microsoft tech is used in plenty of Sony gear without any problems. That’s aside from the fact that by 2012 you’ll likely be looking at drive royalties under $5 each. (They’re about $9.50 now, but that’ll drop over time… and then there’s the volume related discounts you’d be talking about with a new console).

    That’s ignoring the fact that the BDA is made up of 19 different companies on the board of directors, not just one.

    On a different note, BDH… you still haven’t commented on how you feel about Nvidia pulling out of the high / mid range PC gaming sector.

    #52 5 years ago
  53. blackdreamhunk

    Invida is on it’s death bed with out pc gaming after crysis their stock drop like a ton of bricks. In fact they did not make an income with out pc gaming.

    the costs of consoles are going to climb. production costs are going to climb for game devs.You see office pc companies are going to pay the snot for hardware. That is if their is even office computers in the future lol

    Invida is not a smart company, I would be suprised if they go bankuprt later on in the future.

    #53 5 years ago
  54. Hunam

    You make me embarrassed to be a PC gamer.

    #54 5 years ago
  55. blackdreamhunk

    my words are solid! my words come pass!how is them new consolescoming how about game devs going bankuprt!! ahahahahahaha fear 2,wolfenstin UT3 are flops.

    epic games are has been, lion head peter is a lier lol

    sony and microsoft likes big brigth red numbers

    ahahahaaha

    nintendo makes way more money than sony and microsoft

    because they know their place in the food chain.

    the japanese game market is a dead!

    EA once the must powerful company in gaming is a second rate company behide actvsion all because consoles.

    actvision income comes from WOW.

    how is gametop doing with the use game market!!! ahahahahaha

    #55 5 years ago
  56. Whizzo

    For someone who espouses the PC as a gaming platform so much it’s a little odd your keyboard is obviously broken.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. blackdreamhunk

    well maybe you can show me how enlighten you are ahahahaha

    #57 5 years ago
  58. Psychotext

    smh

    #58 5 years ago

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  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

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  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

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  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

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  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

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  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

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  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

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  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]