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PS3: It only does 256 players MAG commerical

Friday, 22 January 2010 16:41 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Sony has released another fun PS3 commercial, this time it’s advertising MAG, which is set to launch next Tuesday.

The 256 online shooter has been in Beta for a while, so hopefully there won’t be any hiccups when it’s released.

Enjoy the video below the break.

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56 Comments

  1. NoxNoctisUmbra

    LOLZ!!! I think this one is best!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Psychotext

    They’re going to need to hammer the advert if they want to sell many copies of this game.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. MushroomStamp

    no interest at all in this game. I can’t find anything to like about it. Well, I do have a small interest in just seeing how man people play this after 30 days.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. onlineatron

    @MS

    Do you have a PS3?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Razor

    What do you think.

    No, no, let’s not jump to conclusions, even though his abbreviation is MS…

    #5 5 years ago
  6. onlineatron

    It’s not that i’m defending MAG.. I don’t like it from the Beta and am not buying it over ME2.

    But I’ve never seen him say anything about having PS3 so whilst him having no interest in the game maybe technically true I question his right to make the statement.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. MushroomStamp

    Heh, yes I have a PS3. I have all the systems. Maybe if there was a drought of games I would give it a whirl… but as it stands there are quite a few games in the next 45 days that I really want to try out, so MAG will probably get forgotten about by me by the time I’m done with the ones I want to play

    #7 5 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    Same here.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. KAP

    Im a massive PS3 user but yet i have no real interest in MAG either.

    I’d like to, but….nah

    I’ll stick with my MW2 thanx

    #9 5 years ago
  10. reask

    Deadly ad but I am having enough problems with 8 players in mw2 so no thanks :).
    And yes I do have a PS3. ;)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. The Hindle

    You got your head round MW 2 yet Reask dude? For me i had to find a weapon and perk that fit

    #11 5 years ago
  12. The Hindle

    And that ad is brilliant lol. MAG will sell good especially with the Socom crowd

    #12 5 years ago
  13. AHA-Lambda

    Yeah I REALLY can’t see this selling well. I too am a BIG PS3 guy but I also don’t care for this game :|

    #13 5 years ago
  14. The Hindle

    Its a fps with 256 player online it will sell i think lol. Maybe round the 2m mark total sales.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. AHA-Lambda

    2 million? Really not a chance IMO

    Infamous hasn’t even done that yet and killzone 2 only recently achieved 2 mil

    #15 5 years ago
  16. The Hindle

    Total sales man, its one of Sonys main games this year of course it will sell.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Mad-elph

    On the features promised alone I am sold on this game. I would much rather work with a team then lone-wolfing it all the time as I do in MW2. Even when you organize things verbally in MW2 people don’t follow it, they just run off and die.

    While I cannot say it will be a huge seller I suspect this will turn 1/2 million in the first week. But I cannot buy it atm as I am broke and unemployed. Plus I have 4 other games that I haven’t started yet that I want to before long.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. AHA-Lambda

    Yeah but if it is any indication look at how many people here said they aren’t interested in it.

    If this game flops at launch then there will be no community to back it up and therefore no long term sales

    Plus not to sound like a broken record but its being released in the busiest Q1 EVER! with other ps3 exclusives next to it aswell (gow3 and heavy rain)

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Mad-elph

    Infamous was pretty poor. I mean it had an okay idea, but the constant “I could save this guy or…” and the regular bad enviro glitches, i had to reload quite a bit after getting stuck in the environment. Plus it became repetitive.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. AHA-Lambda

    yeah I didn’t think infamous was that great either but it had way more buzz than mag has had

    #20 5 years ago
  21. The Hindle

    Exactly Kz 2 did 2m and that didnt have the reputation that Zipper has with thier games. Sonys marketing alone wont make it a flop plus Sony recently said MAG is one of thier big games. It wont do big numbers but it wont flop either

    #21 5 years ago
  22. AHA-Lambda

    “Kz 2 did 2m and that didnt have the reputation that Zipper has with thier games”

    KZ2 was always considered by fanboys as the ps3′s “saviour” how on earth does mag trump that reputation?

    #22 5 years ago
  23. The Hindle

    Saviour its never needed saving lol, gamers these days love fps and MAG how anyone can think it will flop i dont know

    #23 5 years ago
  24. AHA-Lambda

    I never thought it needed saving either but not my words :P

    we’ll wait and see how mag sells come npd time

    #24 5 years ago
  25. The Hindle

    Lol i know, used to hear it all the time especially in 2006.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Yoshi

    I like it but after playin MW2 i remember how much fps’s kinda suck on consoles lol
    So if this was on pc, yep sold, but its not… so ill be stickin with my battlefield :)

    #26 5 years ago
  27. reask

    @ hindle
    Yeah I am starting to get my head around the better weapons that go with the different perks.
    I actually went on last night half pissed and won a free for all and then came second in the next one,
    I was full of dutch courage :).

    so maybe that’s my special perk. :D

    #27 5 years ago
  28. The Hindle

    Lol :)

    #28 5 years ago
  29. OlderGamer

    Played Mag, and liked Mag. I won’t be buying, I will be saving my FPS game purchase for BFBC2. I mean really how many fps games do you need? Pick the best one and roll with it. Or lest the one that fits you best.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. cachucha

    its gonna sell because some ps3 pack bundle with this game is going to be involved :P

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Psychotext

    “Exactly Kz 2 did 2m and that didnt have the reputation that Zipper has with thier games”

    If Zipper had a reputation, it’s in tatters after SOCOM Confrontation. As for sales, SOCOM just possibly might have done a million… and this might just possibly do a million. But it’s unlikely.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Gekidami

    “If Zipper had a reputation, it’s in tatters after SOCOM Confrontation.”

    That would be a mighty shame seeing as Zipper didnt have anything to do with Confrontation.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Psychotext

    Ha… right you are. My apologies for associating you with that abortion of a game Zipper. I wonder how many others automatically associate the latest SOCOM with them.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. The Hindle

    Zipper had nothing to do with Socom confrontation dude and the Socom fanbase will know this and the first Socom game for the Ps2 has of 2003 sold 2m copies so Mag should do the same.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. SplatteredHouse

    After the beta, I’d get MAG if it were a twenty pound note worth of a PSN download. Only offering it at retail, I think may cause them problems. It would be far better off being pitched as more of an impulse purchase, from the Playstation store. The game’s quality isn’t the reason, more that I think it could simply attract more interest sold that way.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Psychotext

    @TH: Yes, Gekidami had already said that.

    Unless they go on a marketing blitz this wont break 250k first month in the US, and it’ll be a non event in Europe (with the exception of possibly the UK). Obviously it’ll be a non event in Japan.

    It’ll have a hardcore niche following because of the Betas, but the Betas will have put off as many people as they attracted.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. The Hindle

    They are marketing it though PT Sony see it as a system seller as for none event in Europe they recently held a an event in London why would they do that if it would flop. It wont do Halo numbers but to say it will flop.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Psychotext

    Sony saw LBP, KZ2 and Uncharted 2 as system sellers… they still didn’t market them for shit (there were a few Uncharted adverts… but they were mostly advertising the PS3 rather than the game).

    Anyway. We’ll know as of the middle of next month… and early Feb for how it’s doing in the UK / Europe.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. The Hindle

    Regardless even if the game sells 2m fanboys will still see it as a flop, its the way people are these days. I mean are you expecting ME to sell over 3m copies becasue the first one didnt yet that wouldnt get called a flop lol

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Psychotext

    If it sells 2m it’ll have done fine. I find it highly, highly unlikely though.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Talyis

    @Psychotext Dude do you ever anything good to say about anything Sony, seriously your the biggest 360 fanboy on this site! You should stay off the Sony news pages if all your gonna do is bash.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. onlineatron

    Woah… Talyis… Calm down, don’t start on the vets, especially with idiotic unjustifiable statements like that.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Psychotext

    Realism makes me a 360 fanboy onlineatron.

    @Talysis: I couldn’t give a shit about any of the systems. Analysis of numbers and business interests me. If you find the opinions offensive… don’t read them. Or perhaps I could talk about how it’s likely that the PS3 will outsell the 360 by around 2 million worldwide over the course of the next 9 months.

    Would that make you feel better?

    You want me to talk about excellent PS3 games? I’ll happily talk about LBP, Flower, Valkyria Chronicles or Demon’s Souls. If you want me to talk about PS3 games I think will be significant commercial successes then I’ll happily talk about GoW 3 or GT5.

    Of course, none of that is relevant here, but it seems that if I’m going to post “negative” things about the potential sales of a PS3 exclusive then I’m going to have to balance it out. I mean god forbid, I might offend someone otherwise.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. zoopdeloop

    Psycho do you think of yourself as a 360 fanboy?

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Psychotext

    I don’t think of myself of a fanboy of any machine. Any and all the companies could go bust tomorrow and I wouldn’t care as long as I still had games to play. I’d care about talking about how they went bust… though apparently I wouldn’t be allowed to just in case I came across as overly negative.

    As I’ve explained in a previous discussion with TEA… this console wars crap just doesn’t exist in my world. I’ll never understand why people feel the need to fly the flag for multi-billion dollar corporations who couldn’t give a shit about them. So with that said, I’ll continue to buy and play every console in every generation, and be thankful that I’ve got the ability to do so. I’ll also continue to post positive and negative opinions about all of them… without feeling like I have to adhere to some sort of fanboy assuaging code of conduct.

    (Disclaimer: I don’t own a PSP. That probably makes me a DS fanboy or something. :) Also, the only game I’ve played in the last month is Demon’s Souls, which I guess makes me a PS3 fanboy. Next month I’m likely to be playing a bunch of Mass Effect 2… so I think I’ll be a 360 fanboy then.)

    #45 5 years ago
  46. onlineatron

    Yeah but… PSTrey sux and teh 360 is roxor innit.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. Psychotext

    That’s the short answer. :D

    #47 5 years ago
  48. zoopdeloop

    Pretty much the way i see things…although i have reasons i am not fond of one company( i wasn’t even before they joined the console gaming industry) out of the three

    #48 5 years ago
  49. bugmenot

    my sentiments exactly, in a industry like videogames which is one of the few industries i can think of that traditionally only allows 2 profit-making brands at a time and that’s worldwide! I have a deep sense of forboding that a new empire is in the making. The fact that this gen is all about controlling the living-room space and turning it into an live entertainment marketplace means this is all the more relevent. I dont want another Windows situation where 99% of the known world is tied to one brand because of the sheer impracticality of learning to use an alternative. MS are just way too big for comfort. I have nothing against the horse just who’s sitting in it.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. Robo_1

    I’ve always thought it unfair that Psycho gets stamped as a 360 fanboy by some of the lurkers/occasional posters here. Psycho likes his figures, and since PS3′s launch those figures haven’t been kind to Sony and only those taking paycheques from Sony should have any interest in spinning them to their advantage.

    Of course it’s getting a lot better. :)

    As to MAG, it’s not a game which I’ll be getting either, but that’s solely down to the fact that I’m not a big fan of online shooters. There is a buzz about it from people who have downloaded the beta. I don’t expect massive sales in the first months, but if word of mouth is good and it generates the appropriate buzz, it could well have very long and stable legs.

    #50 5 years ago
  51. Retroid

    Robo_1 said: “I’ve always thought it unfair that Psycho gets stamped as a 360 fanboy by some of the lurkers/occasional posters here.”

    It’s simple over-sensitivity from some people; if someone isn’t outright defending their chosen format then, obviously, they must be attacking and therefore a fanboy.

    Us v Them.

    The fact that most of us on these sites are ‘hardcore’ gamers and so by definition quite a few of us have most (if not all) platforms so we have any game which interests us just doesn’t seem to penetrate the heads of some commentors.

    PICK A SIDE (or don’t).

    #51 5 years ago
  52. onlineatron

    It’s kinda a shame to see the few ignorant posters.

    I’ve been on a lot of sites (GT, Destructoid, Joystiq etc..) and a lot of the conversation there (especially on GT) ends up in misinformed fanboy rants and I will often get branded as such by defending a platform from posters talking rubbish.

    Here, on VG247, I feel the the community is a lot more mature as a whole and I can speak my mind without being branded a moron, fanboy, retard etc.

    It’s nice =D

    #52 5 years ago
  53. Psychotext

    “Here, on VG247, I feel the the community is a lot more mature as a whole”

    It’s ok, you can call us old farts if you want. :D

    #53 5 years ago
  54. The Hindle

    Woah i go away and this is what i miss yep PT couldnt of said it better fanboyism is just stupid, both consoles have amazing games that have to be played. The only losers are the fanboys and ost of the time the reasons they state for not buying a console are just plain stupid

    #54 5 years ago
  55. Talyis

    Jeez I post a simple little comment and get ten paragraphs back in response! I call it as I see it and it’s not like Psychotext posted only one comment putting Sony in the bad light, honestly I don’t remember even seeing one positive comment towards Sony from him. And who cares if Psychotext is a vet on this site it’s not like I haven’t been on this site for quite awhile now I just don’t post comments constantly.
    @The Hindle so is it stupid when you do buy a console and it’s break a few times then you decide just to get rid of it and not spend your money on the same console twice or is it smart to support that company that just caused you to lose a couple hundred dollars! BTW all you analysts out there that say the 360 is beating the PS3 in sales in my the biggest reason for Microsoft having that sale number is the fact that quite a few 360 owners purchased more than one system. I’m betting the PS3 does have a bigger user base than the 360!

    #55 5 years ago
  56. Psychotext

    It’s not like I’ve posted only one comment putting Microsoft or Nintendo in a bad light either.

    But you don’t notice them, do you Mr Fanboy. That’s because when I say bad things about them it fits with your opinion and it doesn’t send you reaching for your rape alarm.

    #56 5 years ago

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  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]