VGAs: Uncharted 2, AssCreed 2, Batman, MW2, and L4D2 are GOTY noms

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 16:40 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Looks like the list of nominees for the VGAs are up, and Game of the Year contenders include Uncharted 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Modern Warfare 2, and Left 4 Dead 2.

Studio of the year noms include Infinity Ward, Naughty Dog, Rocksteady, and Valve.

The full thing is through here, so go vote people.

Spike’s 2009 Video Game Awards show goes live December 12 at 6:00pm EST.


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  1. Redh3lix

    Uncharted 2 or Batman: Arkham Asylum for GOTY tbfh. Astounding games.

    MW2′s a superb game but hardly ground breaking when compared to it’s predecessor, COD 4. Same engine, just new guns, maps and an upgrade in the graphical effects. Will no doubt win though :/

    Haven’t played Left for Dead 2 but understand its’ v.good.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Patrick Garratt

    It’ll either be Uncharted or MW2. Got to be, innit.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. No_PUDding

    I haven’t played Assassins Creed 2 yet, so I haven’t voted.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Detale

    Uncharted 2 for me, really enjoyed Batman and still enjoying MW2 but Mr Drake gets my vote…

    #4 5 years ago
  5. No_PUDding

    Easily will be MW2 Pat… Ee-See-Lee.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. reask

    This is a bit of a fanboy fest really.
    I mean they wont be voting on the game, more like the platform its on.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. No_PUDding

    reask, if thats how you judge what your favourite game is, then thats what matters to the voter.

    It’s not like decisions made on the VGAs have ever been universally agreed with.

    EDIT: How many of you are voting without playign all the games. I wasn’t gonna play MW2, but… Should I vote now, without Assassins Creed 2?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. reask

    No but I am just saying like what 360 only owner is going to vote UC2.

    None I would say is the answer.
    So the awards are pretty meaningless imo.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Detale

    Haven’t played AC2 and can’t play L4D2 (only have a PS3), so can only vote for one of the other three and Uncharted 2 was my favourite.

    Can’t vote for ‘Best DLC’ either as I haven’y got Fallout 3 and the other two are 360 exclusives…

    As for the performance categories, no Nolan North? No vote.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. theevilaires

    After finishing MW2 the first thing that entered my mind was….UC2 GOTY…NO FUCKING CONTEST! :D

    #10 5 years ago
  11. No_PUDding

    Nolan North is nominated under ‘Best Voice’.

    Best 360 game is easily Forza 3!

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Monk

    uncharted 2 I think.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. theevilaires

    I just got AC2 yesterday and its just like MW2 in the respect that its just the same game really with minor improvements. Its fun and great but nothing that has made me go WOW! so far. Batman AA was a fresh breath of air from all these damn shooters and I hope they walk away with some kind of an award.

    But the best gaming experience I truly had this year was with Uncharted 2. This game is what next gen is about story,graphics,and gameplay wise. Its a fucking quadruple A title. If you haven’t played it yet then your opinion doesn’t matter and I’m directing that to G1GAHURTZ personally.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. theevilaires

    Nolan North is the voice actor to almost every lead star in a game now. WTF, he’s even the voice of Desmond Miles, the main character in AC2.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. The Hindle

    Uncharted 2 ftw way better then MW 2

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Detale

    Yeah, I voted for him under Best Voice but that kind of sells him short, what with the whole mo-cap thing he did for the Uncharted games. Their nominations for the male/female performances seem to be aimed at established actors/actresses who have deemed our little games worthy of their attention…

    And if I had to vote for a multi-platform title, it would be Arkham Asylum. Bloody great game.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. freedoms_stain

    I can’t choose a most anticipated game :s

    #17 5 years ago
  18. The Hindle

    I chose Gow 3 for most anticipated and Naughty Dog for best studio and Uncharted 2 for every category it was in lol

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Panipal2005

    Runaway winner = Modern Borefare 2. Deserved? Hardly.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Detale

    GOW3 as most anticipated for me, played the demo for a bit and can’t wait for the real deal.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. The Hindle

    If i was top speculate about the announcements. Id say Kane and Lynch 2 worlds first showing something like that. Resistance 3 and David jaffes new game.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. theevilaires

    MW2 deserves nothing. Activision has already gotten their awards from all the sheep who follows trends too much….and to think I almost bought that stupid Prestige Edition.

    ..and the award for most hyped game of 2009 goes to MW2…followed by KZ2.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. satsugai

    Just finished the first Uncharted so if Uncharted 2 is like that or better I’m voting Uncharted 2.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. No_PUDding

    Heh. Just you wait ['Enry 'Iggins], just you wait.

    Oh dear.

    There is the propsect for tons of announcements this year. We know tons about 2010 games, but not tons of late 2010 Natal/Wand games. Not to get excited about that, but still.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Jadeskye

    pretty obvious who will win this one.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. MushroomStamp

    This is a tough one… Personally I LOVE MW2, it’s addicting as hell (the multi player). I think a lot of you people just hate on the game the same way people hate on Microsoft. Because it’s so big and is the biggest money grabber.

    I also loved Uncharted 2! but I won’t get the replay value out of that game because to me that game is all about the single player. Also, I am actually on a toss up between U2 and Infamous. I loved them both, however, but are only Single player value for me with little replay.

    Ass Creed, I don’t even think should be nominated. It will get strong votes because it’s newer and people always forget the ones earlier in the year.

    Batman, GREAT game, but no replay value got 90% of everything on first pass thru.

    GOTY – Multi Player – MW2 Hands down : Single Player – U2 edges Infamous (barely)

    *side note* Borderlands does NOT belong in RPG category.. WTF

    #26 5 years ago
  27. freedoms_stain

    I settled on SC2 for most anticipated, because I have been anticipating it for the longest amount of time – since the mid-late 90′s.

    I didn’t give MW2 a vote for anything, not my thing, no interest.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. theevilaires

    Umm Mushroom you are misleading people because UC2 has multi play as well. Its not basically all SP. The MP is just as good as MW2 dispite them both being different genres and I happen to like UC2 MP better because skill is actually rewarded unlike MW2 cowardice camper rewarding.

    Plus I don’t think your opinion matters at default because you don’t buy your games you pirate them. Keep stealing…you have a lot of class playa.

    “I think a lot of you people just hate on the game -(MW2)- the same way people hate on Microsoft. Because it’s so big and is the biggest money grabber.”

    LOL you talk as if MW2 is M$ exclusive Xboy.
    It’s easy to talk shit when it don’t cost you nothing eh.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. MushroomStamp

    Not misleading.. I said for ME it only has single player value.. I don’t care for the MP in it really.

    I also purchased MW2 for the PC, just fyi.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. No_PUDding

    No such word as addicting MushroomStamp.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. theevilaires

    Yea I got that point but it still sounded misleading a little. Anyway I’m sorry you don’t like it…BTW how do you feel about Gears online? Because the two seem quite similar but have different aspects in some cases.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. freedoms_stain

    addicting is a word Pud, although I tend to find “addictive” more correct myself.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. theevilaires

    I also purchased MW2 for the PC, just fyi.

    A well known pirate who uses his PC (or someone else’s) to pirate things bought a legit copy of MW2…..for PC…..(crickets chirping)……is that your final answer :)

    #33 5 years ago
  34. OlderGamer

    Tea I think you over read into Mushies post. I agree with a coupl eof points from you both. But I think your just being a tad instigative.

    Basicly all he was saying was based on the SP and the MP, for him MW2 wins out. He also said he liked U2. For the most part i agree with what he said. ‘Cept I don’t like MW2. I am more of a BattleField type of guy. But his points are well taken. I am not too sure how you could get him being a xbox fanboy over that post. I don’t know about him stealing games/downloading or hacking them. But I get upset when game companies steal my money with over priced games that end up failing short of the hype. But then again I tend to be jaded and cynicale.

    I went and voted. Was neat.

    If I had my choice I would have voted for Fat Princess as Game Of The Year. Its maybe the only game this year that I didn’t see coming and far exceded my expectations. And for only 15usd? Toss in 31 offline bots? Yea my GOTY right there. But what do I know, right?


    #34 5 years ago
  35. MushroomStamp

    I buy Legit games, as I have stated many time before. The game just has to be really good to earn my money.

    You can see for yourself on Steam look me up, MushroomStampN

    #35 5 years ago
  36. OlderGamer

    Me too Mushie and the older I get, the less I like.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. theevilaires

    I acknowledge that O.G. I’m just busting his balls.

    I voted btw too and the only tough choice for me there was best voice actor between Harley,Joker,Chloe,and Drake….I chose Chloe :D

    #37 5 years ago
  38. MushroomStamp

    I don’t mind ball busting.. I got balls of steel :) but you gotta be prepared to be kicked back in your peanuts.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Dralen

    Uncharted 2 got my vote, because it is the best game i’ve played this year. MW2 is great, but it won’t get my vote for game of the year, because they dumbed down the PC version and the singleplayer was way to short for my liking.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Uncontested

    Uncharted 2 SHOULD win.. but the ultra fanboism of MW2 will prevail and take the award.

    Hell Assassins Creed so far for me is definatly a strong 2nd place. Hell of a game so far compared to the first one for sure.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. theevilaires

    Wait a sec are you telling me they actually choose these things by user votes. I thought that was for fun or something. They Can’t be serious. You mean to tell me UC2 may lose because of some fucking 14 year old xbot brats.

    WTF is Spike thinking.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. OlderGamer

    Sad but true Tea. Seems that the system with the largest user base(that goes to vote) gets the nod. I fully expect MW2 to win tho. Too many people from both of the big systems play that one.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. theevilaires

    Then this award ceremony means shit. What a fucking waste man. It’s like letting bank robbers get away because they came out of the bank tossing money in the air while fleeing.

    This whole game industry is corrupt man. Can’t I just enjoy one thing in life without it being corrupt by jealous inferior ass holes. Is that too much to ask for?

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    A few problems with the voting on Spikes site.

    1. Best PC game category DOES NOT INCLUDE Batman:AA as a voting option when it clearly qualifies for the running.

    2. Best handheld game category DOES NOT INCLUDE Little Big Planet as an option when it clearly qualifies for the running.

    3. Best multiplayer game category DOES NOT INCLUDE Uncharted 2 as a voting option when it clearly qualifies for the running.

    4. Best performance human male category DOES NOT INCLUDE Uncharted 2′s Nolan North (did live motion capture and voice acting) or Batman:AA’s Batman (not sure if these would actually qualify though).

    These are my only complaints.

    I also say Batman:AA or U2 will take GOTY (righfully so).

    #44 5 years ago
  45. theevilaires

    Whichever out of those two I don’t care who wins. As long as it’s not MW2. This award ceremony doesn’t matter anymore.
    I can’t wait until we get a sequel to Batman AA though because it gave the Batman name justice in the world of video games finally.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. Cort

    As much as I love North’s work on the Uncharted games, Hammill’s Joker was some damned fine voice acting too. It’s got to be one of those two.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. MushroomStamp

    Tea,Why do you have so much hatred for this game? Your just anti-hype kinda guy.

    #47 5 years ago
  48. reask

    I made that point TEA 6 posts in.
    It is stupid really I mean what chance has UC when the 360 install base is much higher.

    Every Xbot and PS3 fanboy on the net will be insuring there consoles game gets the vote.

    #48 5 years ago
  49. Mike

    Dragon Age is better than all of them.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. Cort

    @Mike, didn’t you just say in another post that you sold your PS3 a while ago? So how do you know Dragon Age is better than, say, Uncharted 2?

    #50 5 years ago
  51. Johnny Cullen

    Because obviously Dragon Age is better then Uncharted 2, innit.

    #51 5 years ago
  52. Ashelia Bnargin Dalmasca

    Uncharted 2, please.

    Batman is fun while it lasts, but the game is as restrictive as all hell, its story is largely non-existent and utterly terrible, and the combat system, while it looks cool, is terribly one dimensional, dull, and repetitive.

    #52 5 years ago
  53. MushroomStamp

    I’ve played both.. I much prefer U2 over DA.. DA is great for story and all.. but U2 is just soooo much more fun.

    #53 5 years ago
  54. zoopdeloop

    Let me tell you this…if Batman didn’t have all the ridles to solve and discover,using gadgets to have access to some of their locations it would be a very boring game

    #54 5 years ago
  55. Gekidami

    Short to. I beat it in about an hour, start to finish ignoring all of the riddles and FMV’s. Though i also knew what i needed to do which probably gave me an edge.

    #55 5 years ago
  56. Hero of Canton

    If it’s not the most deserving winner (Arkham Asylum) then I’d like it to be Uncharted 2. MW2 is the weakest of the five.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. Gekidami

    I got AC2 this morning, having played it yet though. I have to say i’m surprised its managed to get nominated based off its reviews. And L4D2 is abit of surprise to.

    But yeah, out of the all of them UC2 is more deserving. No doubt MW2 will win though.

    #57 5 years ago

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  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]

  • Parkour pioneer David Belle acted as a consultant on Dying Light

    It has been announced that actor, stunt coordinator and leading pioneer of Parkour, David Belle, consulted on Dying Light in order to bring authentic parkour to the game. According to a press release sent over by Techland, the development team worked with Belle to “verify the depiction of parkour” in the game as well as […]