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Sony: God of War III “only possible” on PS3

Wednesday, 6 January 2010 13:26 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sony has said to CVG that God of War III is “only possible” on PlayStation 3.

Claire Backhouse, product manager of Studio Santa Monica’s successful hack ‘n’ slash series in the UK, said that the studio “worked hard to use the power of the PS3 to make GOW3 look amazing and have added features that are only possible with PS3.”

For example, using the High Dynamic Range Lighting (HDRL) technology, the camera – when using Krato’s sightline – will emulate the human retina, causing players to feel a sharp brightness when Kratos exits a dark area and enters a sunlit area, similar to how the human eye would need to adjust.”

The PS3 exclusive is out in March.

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42 Comments

  1. bxsentinel

    here we go again: time for xbox to fire back the only possible line lol

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    No shit sherlock. Think that is one of the signs of the apocalypse is Sony makes a game to go multiplatform.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Stop the presses! :-D

    #3 5 years ago
  4. datamonkey

    Well I know which of my consoles I’ll be playing Bayonetta on!

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Anyone else read the example they give above and think “man, I’ve been sitting here praying that someone would do that for YEARS”?

    No? :-D

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Freek

    I think other games have been doing that “bright light when exiting dark areas” thing for a while now.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Psychotext

    They have… and it makes far more sense in first person games.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. zoopdeloop

    Sony’s quote is true…you’ll see this month ;)

    #8 5 years ago
  9. The Hindle

    This is just hyperbole people all companies do it. Even though i dont doubt for a second Gow 3 will be awesome.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. evilashchris

    It’s true!

    Can’t you see?

    It’s on a Blu ray disc, the other consoles won’t play them ;)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Blerk

    Judging from the version I played at the Expo, I’d much rather they’d put more effort into getting the framerate stable than doing fancy human retina simulations.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. The Hindle

    Id imagine they would have fixed the framerate now the E3 code was from january 2009 i think it was the one they showed to the journalists

    #12 5 years ago
  13. zoopdeloop

    @11 the version at the Expo was nothing compared to the final result.The framerate constantly runs at 60fps

    #13 5 years ago
  14. zoopdeloop

    @10
    Funny let’s see when 360 achieves the same quality as this or even U2 to prove these quotes wrong

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Blerk

    Well, Dante’s Inferno is basically the same game. It might not have the art style and the characters aren’t as good, but it’s essentially God of War multiplatform.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Again, company X (Sony) boasting company X’s game (Sony developed) is only possible with company X (Sony). It’s common sense marketing people. Nothing more. Nothing less.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Psychotext

    Sounds like zoopdeloop works for Sony, what with access to final versions of games and whatnot.

    Edit – Scratch that, I just read some of his other posts and it actually sounds more like he wishes he worked for Sony. :D

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Hunam

    I bet the PC could do it. In fact, I bet it could do it better, faster, harder.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    @15

    I wouldn’t go that far. I played the demo and its like playing the GOW collection, the graphics look like polished GOW 1 nothing really awe-inspiring and the QTE even suck worse than the original God of War. I am actually disappointed by Visceral’s claims couldn’t even give it atleast half what Deadspace visual could, not even GoW3.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. NiceFellow

    I bet you could do it on a PC and not only that but…

    Damn, just looked up – Hunam beat me to it.

    Oh well, let me second @18′s wise post.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. The_Deleted

    Emotion Engine.
    ‘s all I’m sayin’.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Eregol

    @4 Not forgetting PS3 Bayonetta is a Sega handled port.
    If Platinum had undertaken it themselves I’m pretty sure the two versions would have had parity.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. revolting

    I’m fairly sure HDR lighting has been around for yonks on PC. I recall the PC version of Oblivion having it, and nearly blinding me every time I stepped out from a shadowy area into direct sunlight.

    I seem to recall Half Life 2 patching it in about 4 years ago too, with that chirch level they released specifically to demo HDR lighting.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Morrius

    What a non-story. GoW is owned by Sony, of course it’s only possible on their hardware, the licensing agreements dictate that before you get anywhere near the hardware considerations!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. OlderGamer

    “@10
    Funny let’s see when 360 achieves the same quality as this or even U2 to prove these quotes wrong”

    Listen old friend, we have been here so many times before, let it go. Besides, my guess is that Xbox 360 won’t have to out perform the PS3 hardware wise. Why? Because once(if) the PS3 starts knocking out games that surpass the Xbox 360, MS will anounce the next Xbox.

    But lets be realisitic and come back down to earth a bit. Ok? As of right now niether system can truely out perform the other. I have not once seen a game on my PS3 that blow me away and left me looking funny at my xbox. I have however bought some PS3 games for Xmass this year that I wish I hadn’t. I didn’t like KZ2 and neither did my son whom I bought it for. One of my kids got Sonic for PS3, words fail me how poorly done that was. Just to name a cpl. We have learned not to buy old PS3 games, and to buy new multiplatform games on Xbox. Why?

    Because it seems many PS3 games suffer from poor programing. They just feel rushed or unfinished. I am talking about horrible framrates, unrefined control and stuff along those lines. Either the system is crazy hard to program for(and if it , that too is Sonys fault acessible power > raw power no one can tap), or game devs are simply not investing the time and money it takes to make a PS3 game.

    Is GoW3 going to be good? My guess is yes. But I could about playing about the same I could care to play the next Halo. Been there and done that … to death. But do folks, and yourself a favor, don’t jump up and shout “Praise the lord” everytime a good PS3 game comes along. It gets old. All of the systems have great games. Just enjoy it.

    No need to preach it to others. Besides your not going to convince anyone of anything, and even if you did, what would it matter in the long scheme of things. Plus, why would you think/feel it was your job to convince anyone anyway? Just enjoy the games you enjoy. Of course the same could be said for most enthusiests(myself included) so ..well, um…nothing I guess :)

    #25 5 years ago
  26. MushroomStamp

    @OG, glad to see you guys feeling the same about KZ2 as my son and I did. To much false love to that game.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Eregol

    I hate all FPSes. So I have no love for KZ at all.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Hunam

    GoW3 isn’t even that good looking tbh.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. aprotosis

    Like many have said, no one doubts that GoW3 is going to be visually spectacular. It kinda has to be to not be laughed at being an in-house AAA title and all. The example they give though is laughable. They might as well say, “This game is only possible on the PS3… seeing as we made it and own the IP and stuff.”

    HDR has been around since like, 2000. It isn’t difficult nor is it really that intensive of a technique as long as you have some video memory to spare. There are even some Gamecube games that used HDR and it has a fixed-function pipeline! If anything HDR is easier on the 360 because you can dedicate more memory to the render passes necessary for modern HDR techniques. Techniques that are easier to implement and more powerful due to the increasing power of DirectX… the graphics backbone that not only powers the PC, but the 360 as well.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Eregol

    @Hunam
    The demo does have issues, a few low res textures in places and some minor glitching, but other than that, it is visually stunning.
    It’s no Uncharted 2 though.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. SunKing

    Wow, HDR. That was actually news five years ago.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Phoenixblight

    @30

    That and its the same demo as the one shown at E3 so you can’t exactly rely on that to be the FInal Product.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. zoopdeloop

    “Listen old friend, we have been here so many times before, let it go. Besides, my guess is that Xbox 360 won’t have to out perform the PS3 hardware wise. Why? Because once(if) the PS3 starts knocking out games that surpass the Xbox 360, MS will anounce the next Xbox.”

    Ps3 already has it’s own games that surpass the 360 (not by far)If the difference between them was as day and night then MS would announce the next Xbox
    Multiplatform games are another story.
    What does a preference in a game “KZ2″ has to do with it’s graphical capabilities and performance that we have yet to see to another platform (excluding PC)?

    #33 5 years ago
  34. The Hindle

    Its just hyperbole again people, all companies do it when they have a major game coming out. Wait till Arron Greenberg statrs hyping Halo again etc

    #34 5 years ago
  35. zoopdeloop

    Sony doesn’t do that anymore.Not like Microsoft when they quote something like this.It’s true.Have you heard this with other titles like Resistance 2 or LBP or Demon’s Souls and other exclusives from Sony?

    #35 5 years ago
  36. MushroomStamp

    All 3 of those titles were non impressive graphically and could be done on just about any platform. Ya gotta stop with the, “sony said it, it HAS to be true”.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. zoopdeloop

    So U2 is possible on another platform right?

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Hunam

    Everything is possible on the PC :)

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Psychotext

    Can you imagine what could be done on a PC if they solely focussed on something like a 5970 with a quad core processor and 4gb of ram? I don’t think I could even picture what they’d be able to achieve.

    It’s worth remembering that a modern graphics card like the 5970 on its own is more than ten times more powerful than the CPU & GPU in the PS3 put together.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. The_Deleted

    YAAAAAAAAWN!!!

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Psychotext

    I know PCs are boring, but I didn’t think my post deserved a yawn. :(

    #41 5 years ago
  42. OlderGamer

    “So U2 is possible on another platform right?”

    I believe so, yes. The thing that so often gets overlooked with UC2 is that most of the time very little is happening on the screen at once. Very nice to look at. But I believe the games graphics have more to do with game design and Naughty Dog in general then they do with the platform they are on.

    And, we are talking about one game. ONE. And the difference between it and the best looking xbox game(you take your pick of that choice) is very minimal. We are not talking about wow factor here. Its not like UC2 is head and shoulders above. It is what it is, a well done game.

    If you really want to compare platform graphical benchmarks, and I don’t care enough for it to bother me – either way. You should look at the average games on each platform. Look at Multiplatform games. Look at the collections as a whole. Not simply one game.

    As for UC2 its pretty, but imo, it doesn’t do much. Its single player. Has generic 5v5(low) online MP, with small maps. Do I enjoy playing it? No, but thats not my point. Thats my preferance. My point with UC2 is that it is a simple game that focused on graphics. Look at say MAG, tons of people in that game, tons of things going on in that game, very poor/bland graphics. I like MAG btw. I enjoy the chaos. I say it is a trade off. Look at Halo. Low res, very average graphics, four player split screen.

    It is a trade off. Somewhere there is a graphical curve. A slider, if you will. On one end is how nice your game can look, on the other end is what your game can do. I would rather have ho-hum graphics with lots of fun things to do in the game. Lets face it, so long as a game doesn’t have glitches, slowdown, tearing, and runs smooth the overwhelming majority of todays games look very nice. Even the MAGs and Halos look good.

    #42 5 years ago

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    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

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  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

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  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

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  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

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  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

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  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]

  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

    Here’s a video for Bloodborne players showing a quick way to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam. It also provides a look at things you may have missed in Central Yharnam and The Sewers, courtesy of VaatiVidya. Don’t forget, we have guides posted for the game with more updates coming soon. Bloodborne released in […]

  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

    A Bloodborne bug has prevented players calling on help to take on one of the nasty early bosses. Bloodborne bosses are significantly easier to take down in co-op. Unfortunately, at least one of them is proving difficult to find help for – and not just because not many players have obtained the Small Resonant Bell […]

  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

    Mass Effect 3 is discounted on the European PSN, but it’s not free. Update 2: The option to add to cart now lets you choose between the free trial or full version. The full version is on sale for £6.49 or £5.84 for PlayStation Plus members. The free trial is of course is still available, […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

    The winners of Elite: Dangerous’ Race To Elite competition have been announced, with one player receiving the grand prize of £10,000. Back when Elite: Dangerous launched, developer Frontier announced a competition that would award players to first reach Elite rank in trading, exploration, or combat, a prize of £1,000 each. The grand prize – £10,000 […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

    PlayStation 4 firmware 2.50, codenamed Yukimura, is due for release tomorrow, March 26. Firmware update 2.50 for PlayStation 4 will be launching tomorrow, March 26, Sony has announced. Codenamed Yukimura, the system update is promised to bring suspend/resume feature, trophy sync improvements, accessibility options, and much more. 2.50 has been in beta testing a while […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

    Heists aren’t the only addition in GTA Online’s latest DLC – there’s a lot of content that can earn you big RP and cash payouts. GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges While heists are the talking point and big payoff after more than a year of waiting, there’s a […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

    What’s the best bolt-action, Police sniper rifle for the Professional class in Battlefield Hardline? Let us help you answer that question. As you’re probably aware, Battlefield Hardline weapons are class specific and faction specific. This makes deciding on a good weapon and loadout much harder than it was in Battlefield 4. Which is where Westie […]

  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

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  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]

  • The Crew two-hour demo now available in US, tomorrow in the UK

    Ubisoft has announced a free trial of its driving MMO The Crew will be available tomorrow, March 25 in the UK. It’s live today in North America. For current players, the Vintage Car Pack and Vintage Live Update, including a new PvP mode, are now available. The Vintage Car Pack included the Chevrolet Corvette C2 […]