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Pachter believes Epic “regrets” exclusivity deal with Microsoft

Thursday, 21 January 2010 17:47 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Michael Pachter has voiced the belief that Epic Games “regrets” signing an exclusivity deal with Microsoft on the Gears of War franchise.

Speaking with Geoff Keighley during the latest Bonus Round edition on Game Trailers TV(via GamesThrist), Pachter feels the developers “can’t wait” to go multiplatform.

“I think the Epic guys can’t wait until they can start doing multiplatform games,” Pachter said, citing that it no longer makes sense for publishers to release on a single platform.

“I think that Microsoft has a contract to make sure that they get that sequel, but I think Epic regrets signing that contract,’ he added. “You’re up to 11 million PS3 in the US and probably a similar number in Europe, and you’ve got a 20 million addressable market with a game like Gears of War.

“I mean, that thing would easily sell 3 or 4 million on the PS3 and that’s a lot of profit.”

Epic has remained mum about what to expect from the company, let alone when we’ll get a new Gears game.

However, Cliff Bleszinski stated earlier in the month that there’s “a bunch of awesome shit” that its working on and to expect reveals when the weather warms up.

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50 Comments

  1. Psychotext

    They’d have regretted Gears selling like UT3 without Microsoft’s marketing muscle too. :D

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    The rumours are that MS had a timed exclusive deal for Gears 1 & 2 but not the third.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Gheritt White

    Is that a rumour? I thought everybody knew that by now.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. AHA-Lambda

    Don’t tempt me :(

    No seriously MS own the Gears IP don’t they not epic? Therefore it will NEVER come to Ps3.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. reask

    Wow so Naughty dog and the Killzone makers must be head butting themselves that they didn’t get to release there games on 360. :(

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Bringit

    Ridiculous statement. Why do people give Pachter this oxygen?

    Gears of War is a mega seller because it was a big Xbox exclusive that received Microsoft’s monster marketing budget.

    Epic and Microsoft together made Gears a mega-franchise.

    Like shit do Epic regret this. If Gears ever goes multi-format, they’ll be thanking Microsoft for being a part of making it the hit it was.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    @Gheritt
    Far as i know no one from Epic or MS confirmed it was true.

    Nope Lambda, MS dont own the IP. Unlike what Reask said, because both Naughty dog and GG are owned by Sony along with all their games.

    As for the marketing, its true. But the franchise has been marketed now, its known to the point where it’ll just sell on any platform. Wouldnt be the first time a games surfed the MS marketing train then got off at PS3 station, remember Bioshock?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. AHA-Lambda

    @ 5 – both of those studios are owned by sony EPIC is not tho.

    @ 7 – ah that’s interesting BRING GEARS TO PS3 :P

    the thing is people can bash pachter but I can see where he is coming from on this :|

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Razor

    Beaten.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. reask

    Oops didnt know that :( sorry.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. The Hindle

    Will never happen at all

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Gekidami

    It probably wont happen. No doubt MS have the third one under contract already to, if it wasnt round the time that rumour started i’m sure they’ve since flexed their money muscle and got it. Or maybe Epic just wouldnt see the point because the first and second are only on 360 and they see no market on PS3 for it or atleast not a big enought one.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. The Hindle

    Maybe when Gears is on its 5th or 6th game it may go multiplatform i dont know

    #13 5 years ago
  14. blackdreamhunk

    ut 2004 is better game than gears of war enough said!

    #14 5 years ago
  15. mortiferus

    This is all BS. Epic has made a shit load of money from the gears franchise, all to the tune of some big, fat, juicy pay checks from MS.

    Guess how Cliffy B got the cash to splurge on that Lamborghini?

    Plus, I guess people have forgotten that Kudo Tsunoda is General Manager of the Gears of War franchise for MS. Geez, I wonder how important Gears is to MS…

    #15 5 years ago
  16. NGCes26294BIV

    Can we please stop giving this man column space.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Alakratt

    Guys, the question is not if this will happen at all. The question is if you guys want GEoW to go multiplat. Because from what I’m reading you don’t want it on the PS3 at all.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    I believe the question was if Epic regrets the exclusivity deal or not.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Redh3lix

    As a PS3 owner I’m not particulary bothered as the game has never looked overly impressive although to be fair I’ve never actually played it, just seen the vids, but I have read quite a few complaints about the game regarding lag and glitches (this true?).

    Regarding it coming to PS3, maybe one day in the future. After all, I thought Final Fantasy would remain firm property of Playstation but look where that went.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Johnny Cullen

    15 – Didn’t he give that up for Natal?

    #20 5 years ago
  21. zoopdeloop

    Developers surely want fortune but they also want fame.
    Recognition from a much wider audience

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Goliath

    Pachter is a retard, plain and simple. Epic shopped Gears of War to a number of publishers including Sony and no one wanted to invest 10 million dollars in a modern, violent, postapocolytic shooter. Even Microsoft fought to keep the now infamous chainsaw melee out of the game. Funny how the genre has become this generation’s most popular but moving from the PS2′s casual community to current gen, no one wanted to touch a game like Gears of War.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. polygem

    so the deal was an epic fail?

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Dannybuoy

    What so they could make a shoddy port for PS3. No thanks!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. The Juice707

    @22
    I had never heard the stories about Epic shopping the Gears IP around, but that does not at all surprise me. When I think of games that tried to utilize cover systems, I think of Killswitch, which was a massive failure. So only with Microsoft did they get it off the ground. Now consider what showing off the game in its earliest form did. When the first pics and vids of Gears came out, it blew everyone away. I don’t know the statistics here, but a huge amount of games utilize the Unreal Engine today because it is a tool that allows developers more easily make their games, and they all wanted their games to look as good as Gears. The game helped them sell the engine! I’m sure Epic does want to develop PS3 games, but I don’t see them regretting their move with Gears.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Withnail

    Wow some people are getting defensive over this huh. At ease soldiers. He’s just making a remark that exclusivity to a single platform does not make a lot of sense any more. It made perfect sense for Gears 1 of course because MS put their marketing muscle behind it and the PS3 was floundering, but now there’s 30m of them in the world it’s a slightly different equation. That’s all it’s about though. Doesn’t mean it’s going to happen.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. SniperWolf

    since when Gears sells bad
    they both sold over 8 millions
    ohh Pachter

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Mark Rein

    Michael is wrong. We have a great relationship with Microsoft and we have no regrets.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Mark Rein

    Goliath,

    You said –> “Epic shopped Gears of War to a number of publishers including Sony and no one wanted to invest 10 million dollars in a modern, violent, postapocolytic shooter.”

    This is not true.

    “Even Microsoft fought to keep the now infamous chainsaw melee out of the game.”

    This is not true.

    “Funny how the genre has become this generation’s most popular but moving from the PS2’s casual community to current gen, no one wanted to touch a game like Gears of War.”

    This is also not true.

    You’re 3/3!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Psychotext

    8O

    #30 5 years ago
  31. mortiferus

    Oh Snap!

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Spaced Oddity

    Holy shit, it’s Mark Rein!

    #32 5 years ago
  33. tf2sniper

    That went well

    #33 5 years ago
  34. MushroomStamp

    That was rather amusing :) I have put more hours into Gears than any other game in my life. Gears 2, played and beat but could not get into the multiplayer, They removed map selection feature and the ability to host a public game for friends while public players can come and go at will…. the lobby system in 2 was just not pleasant.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Hunam

    Err… Mark Rain shut down!

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Goliath

    @ Mark Rein

    Sorry to burst your bubble Mark but you must not be in the loop. Microsoft did try to nix the chainsaw in Gears of War, Epic did show the game to other publishers including representatives from Sony and shooters are this console generation most popular genre. Catch up.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Johnny Cullen

    Oh snap indeed, innit.

    But that is INDEED Mark Rein.

    I can confirm that.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Withnail

    Comment 36 is an all time classic.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. G1GAHURTZ

    I think it’s fair to say that Goliath’s claims have been officially denied.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Blerk

    THIS IS THE BEST THREAD EVER! :-D

    #40 5 years ago
  41. The Juice707

    Most ownage ever!

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Whizzo

    I like this thread, would read again A++++++ ;-)

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Eregol

    I give it 8.5/10

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Psychotext

    “But that is INDEED Mark Rein.”

    That’s awesome.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Artheval_Pe

    As I understand it, if Epic have no regrets, then we can assume that the money given by Microsoft for the exclusivity, and their marketing expanses are more substantial than the profits that Gears of War could make on PS3 and PC.

    (Epic Games said that the absence of a PC port of Gears of War 2 was their decision, but as the current policy of Microsoft Game Studios is to keep all of their games out of Microsoft Windows, it’s very likely that the decision was made by Microsoft)

    btw : who is Goliath to be so sure about his informations ? Is he Phil Harrison ? Kaz Hirai ? ^^

    #45 5 years ago
  46. AHA-Lambda

    What did I miss?

    HOLY FFFUUUU-!!!!! 8O

    #46 5 years ago
  47. The Hindle

    Mark Rein this is a piss take in it lol

    #47 5 years ago
  48. prince87x

    Goliath is a sad, sad person. Even after getting shot down by Mark he follows with a weak and pathetic counter argument. Just, please, stop there. I feel embarrassed for you.

    #48 5 years ago
  49. onlineatron

    Goddamn! Just read this thread… Holy cow that was brilliant!

    #49 5 years ago
  50. DaMan

    officially owned.

    #50 5 years ago

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    We may not have proper, uncut gameplay footage of the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but we have the next best thing. Homeworld Remastered Collection was confirmed to release on February 25. Gearbox has only showed a trailer, but no extended gameplay demos. There was however a b-roll video showing at PAX South, and we’ve embedded it […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered looks sharp in these new screens

    Grim Fandango will come back from the dead with the Remastered edition, and it’s looking great. Grim Fandango Remastered has a few new screens available to prove that even old games can look stunning with the right remaster, especially ones with an already well-defined art style. Have a look at them below and get excited. […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: beta weapons, maps, modes, progression system and more

    The Battlefield Hardline beta will include a third new map and a new game mode, on top of what’s already announced. You may remember last week DICE started a community mission for all Battlefield 4 players. The goal was to reach 2 billion points playing Rush mode. That goal has been achieved and as a […]

  • Dying Light launch trailer is one last display of its forte

    The launch trailer for Dying Light is here one day ahead of the game’s release. Techland and Warner Bros. have put out the launch trailer for Dying Light. The trailer is a short reminder of the game’s main selling points: free-running, weapon crafting, drop-kicking zombies. Reviews should start to come out tomorrow for the game […]

  • Watch The Witcher 3 developers stream new gameplay on Twitch

    The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED is hosting a Twitch live-stream to show off brand new gameplay footage and answer some fan questions. The live-stream will start at 7:00pm GMT, 2:00pm EST, 11:00am PST. It will show off plenty of new footage, some of which was shown only to the press so far. The […]

  • Finally, some screens for Final Fantasy 15

    Patience is a virtue and we finally have our hands on a few gameplay screens from Final Fantasy 15. There’s not a lot of them, but they show the impressive lighting and they’re all gameplay as far as I can tell, so take a look. There is no release date for Final Fantasy 15 as […]

  • Here’s 15 minutes of gameplay from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 1080p

    The Witcher 3 has a new direct-feed, 1080p video available that’s 100% gameplay. Would you like some gameplay of The Witcher 3 in beautiful 1080p? Why, of course you would! The gameplay below shows combat, conversations, travelling. In short, it’s a small sample of everything the game will offer. If you’re looking to learn much […]

  • Two Mortal Kombat X characters to be revealed this week

    Mortal Kombat X will get not one, but two character reveals this week. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has been at again on Twitter, teasing all kinds of reveals over the past few days. Firstly, Boon tweeted this image, which at first glance appears to show a character holding a bow. However, further examination by […]

  • Planetside 2 successfully claims the Guinness World Record for biggest FPS battle

    The Planetside 2 community has successfully organised an online battle involving over 1000 players, breaking the previous Guinness World Record. The event, which was organised by Planetside Battles was pitched to the community last week. 1,158 players have answered the call, smashing the record for “Most Players Online in an FPS Battle.” The previous 999 […]

  • Microsoft aiming for Xbox One-to-PC streaming to function while you watch TV

    Streaming Xbox One games to PC while you watch TV on the console through the HDMI pass-through is something Microsoft is hoping to achieve when the service launches with Windows 10. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has been on Twitter answering fan questions following last week’s Windows 10 event. One interesting bit that came out of those […]

  • Everything we know about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be one of the biggest RPGs of the year, due for release in May on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Delayed since its target release of 2015, CD Projekt Red’s latest game takes the series to a true open world environment, and charges the player with tracking […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date leaked – rumour

    According to an email sent to some YouTubers, the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline is scheduled for February 3. The date for the Battlefield Hardline beta is believed to be February 3. It comes from an email that’s been sent by Ronku to various YouTubers reminding them of the starting date, February 3. Ronku is […]

  • The history of The Witcher: beyond the Road With No Return

    We take a look at The Witcher franchise, from the original short stories to its blockbuster video games. The world was first introduced to Geralt through a set of short stories called The Witcher (English translation) written by author Andrzej Sapkowski. The first short story was published in the Polish fantasy and science fiction magazine […]

  • Bringing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to life

    In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt RED takes a whopping enormous map and fills it with stuff you actually want to see and do. Do you remember back before Oblivion came out there was a lot of chat about how much more lifelike and realistic the NPCs would be? Rather than just hanging […]

  • The big Witcher 3 questions answered: delays, playing as Ciri, and why enemies don’t scale

    Spending some time with The Witcher 3 level designer Miles Tost we were able to put some of our immediate questions to him after playing the game for over 4 hours. “That sense of improvement doesn’t happen if the monsters around you remain the same strength, there’s no sense of achievement.” Tost is a relaxed […]

  • The Witcher 3 sets a new generational standard for graphics

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the new standard in outrageously pretty. “The Witcher 3 is more than just eye-candy. Destiny, once the loveliest thing I had ever looked upon, has been outclassed.” The Witcher 3 is even better looking than the screenshots would have you believe, and until you see it in motion, running […]

  • The Witcher 3: hands-on with the RPG of the year

    Getting to know a bawdy hero; Geralt of Rivia’s third outing is accessible, untamed, and dripping with story. Warning: some spoilers are inevitable. “The Witcher 3 is horror and violence. It’s charming, witty and cheeky. Like Geralt, it knows what it wants and it’s going to grab it with both hands.” The Witcher 3: Wild […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel gets Lady Hammerlock DLC tomorrow

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released on PS3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow, January 27. The new playable character comes with three skill trees and the action skill Cold As Ice. If you haven’t bought the season pass for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel you can download the DLC for $9.99, you lucky […]

  • A limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 just sold for $128,000

    Sony has just auctioned one of its limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 consoles for over $128,000. The model had the serial number 00001, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations,” said a rep for […]

  • Here’s Killer Instinct’s new Omen and Golem fighters in action

    Microsoft has revealed Killer Instinct Season 2′s fighter Omen in a new trailer. Stick around for the end of the video and you’ll also get a peek at another new fighter, Golem. Omen is a bonus character and as such isn’t available as part of the main season roster. He’s available for free to Ultra […]

  • Digital copies of Far Cry 4 are being deleted from Uplay

    Ubisoft appears to be deleting copies of Far Cry 4 bought through digital third-party retailers. According to the Ubisoft support forums, copies of the game acquired via G2Play and G2A are being removed from Uplay. Users had not been given any warning by publisher Ubisoft that the game will be removed, although it is now […]

  • Gearbox wants “badass” talent for the next Borderlands

    Borderlands 3 may not have been announced at PAX this weekend, but studio boss Randy Pitchford is currently recruiting for the next game in the series. We are recruiting for next Borderlands. This is the big one. Industry badass? E-mail me: heyrandy@gearboxsoftware.com pic.twitter.com/ZG9dLytX1B — Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) January 26, 2015 A recruitment push would suggest […]

  • Destiny: less grind, fairer economy in House of Wolves DLC

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it aims to lessen the grind in House of Wolves, and it won’t repeat mistakes it made with rewards in The Dark Below. Gear rewards will be fairer, according to lead designer Luke Smith in a Neogaf thread. For example, buying from a vendor should not invalidate gear rewarded for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Disaster

    Over two months since release and Xbox One’s big Christmas game is still a turkey, says Rich Stanton. “The game has now been available for two-and-a-half months, including the blockbuster Christmas season, and by any reasonable standard it doesn’t work.” Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched worldwide on November 11, 2014. Intended as something of […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection dated, first gameplay footage released

    Homeworld Remastered Collection has a release date, and as promised, the gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake has been released along with the news that Homeworld Shipbreaker development continues. The video was shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel earlier this morning at PAX South. Last year, Gearbox had said hoped to release the title […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry has landed on Kickstarter

    The Kickstarter for Clock Tower spiritual successor, Project Scissors, recently announced as Night Cry, has launched. A teaser directed by The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu was released for the game earlier this month, and the full short film can be viewed below. Shimizu is also creative director on the project and Silent Hill creative and environment […]

  • Toukiden Kiwami mission trailer released, pre-order bonuses detailed

    Pre-order bonuses for Toukiden Kiwami have been announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Here’s the pre-order bonus list for each participating retailer: North America GameStop – Armor inspired by new slayers Reki and Soma’s costumes and classic armor from Toukiden‘s six original NPC slayers. Amazon – 2 exclusive pieces of armor: a set of Tenko […]

  • More Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Final Fantasy 15 info doled out by Tabata

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD director Hajime Tabata took part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and answered a variety of questions pertaining to the game and Final Fantasy 15. According to Tabata, the first playthrough of the game will last around 40 hours, but “the real fun” starts from the second playthrough which contains new events. […]

  • This video gives you an idea of what Borderlands Online is like

    A video for Borderlands Online, the China-exclusive title from 2K, Shanda Games and Gearbox, has been released. Posted on MMO Culture, the video was released to announce the “technical test” which started today. Borderlands Online is an instance-based online shooter, and will probably never reach western shores. Still, you can have a look anyway.

  • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the MMO’s first expansion

    The first expansion for Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns, was announced today during PAX South, and ArenNet has posted a few content details for it on the official webiste. Heart of Thorns contains a reimagined progression with the new Mastery system, which provides new training opportunities for characters beyond level 80. Players will be […]

  • Turn-based action platformer Ronin has been polished up, nets a publisher

    Tomasz Waclawek has polished up his freeware title Ronin and will be releasing it through publisher Devolver Digital later this year. The turn-based action platformer stars a vengeful ninja who is determined to kill important memebers of a powerful corporation. Weapons at your disposal include razor wire and a katana, or you avoid combat by […]

  • Footage of cancelled Justice League brawler surfaces

    Footage of the cancelled Double Helix-developed Justice League brawler has surfaced online. The game was supposed to be a tie-in title for the also cancelled Justice League film directed by George Miller, according to leaked images and information from 2012. Jon Gwyn, the game’s artist and now Rockstar San Diego staffer, said at the time […]

  • Free Icona Vulcano DLC for DriveClub releases next week

    Sony has posted a video of the Icona Vulcano, which will be released as DLC next week for DriveClub. The video was posted on Facebook and we’ve embedded the video below courtesy of GamesHQMeida. It was announced earlier this week the Icona Vulcano would be released on the PS Store as a free download.

  • The Bard’s Tale 4 announced by inXile Entertainment at PAX South

    The Bard’s Tale 4 was announced today by inXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo during a panel at PAX South. inXile hinted around back in December that a sequel was in the works. Granted, The Bard’s Tale wasn’t mentioned. Still, everyone figured this was the game when Wasteland 2 project lead Chris Keenan stated the team […]

  • Here’s another Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video

    Last week, YouTube user Master0fHyrule uploaded a Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video, and we’ve embedded it for you below. The video shows 4.5 minutes of footage which appears before hitting the start button and the first meeting between Link and the Skull Kid. Another comparison video was released by another user back in […]

  • The Game Awards 2015 already in the planning stages

    The Game Awards 2015 are already in the planning stages, according to Geoff Keighley. The inaugural show took place on December 6, 2014. Keighley announced the 2015 show during his Storytime with Geoff Keighley panel at PAX South this weekend and through Twitter. He said more details will be announced in the spring. You can […]

  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered listed for January release

    It looks like Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy is returning in remastered form next week, if an Amazon listing is any indication. According to the listing posted on NeoGAF, the uncut version of the game contains Steam DRM and will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Titled Fahrenheit: […]

  • Indie Flash Sale kicks off on North American PS Store

    The North American end of the PlayStation Store is hosting a Flash Sale a beefy list of indie games and some films. The sales includes titles such as Resogun, Shadow Warrior, The Unfinished Swan, FEZ, Costume Quest 2, Joe Danger, Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, and more for up to 80% off. The full […]

  • The Witcher 3 Twitch stream to show 15 minutes of new gameplay footage

    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]