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Confirmed: FFXIII 360 to ship on 3 DVDS

Tuesday, 2 February 2010 10:39 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Square Enix has told VG247 that the 360 version of Final Fantasy XIII will ship on three DVDs in March.

The news comes after it was US retailer Gamefly listed the RPG at three discs overnight.

“Yes the game is on three DVDs for the 360,” a Square rep told us.

It was also confirmed to us that you’re not going to be doing too much ejecting during play.

“Players will only have to swap discs twice during their entire game,” said the rep.

Last year at gamescom, producer Yoshinori Kitase told VG247 Square was “aiming” to get keep the magic number at three.

The title was announced for 360 by the president of Square Yoichi Wada in July 2008 at E3.

Final Fantasy XIII will release in the west for PS3 and 360 on March 9.

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39 Comments

  1. Eregol

    Not as many as I thought there would be.
    I wonder how many it would have been without all the compression.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Quiiick

    Take the size of the PS3 version and divide it by 4.7 then you’ll get the # of DVDs.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    You can get nearly 7gb on a 360 DVD, Quiick. They’re dual layer.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. SunKing

    “Players will only have to swap discs twice during their entire game”.

    Great news. Although I’d prefer one disc, this is hardly the massive concession some rabid PS3 fans were making it out to be. I just hope it looks/plays as good as the PS3 version.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Scyrenn

    Old school! ^^

    #5 5 years ago
  6. johnnywashngo

    They should have a special edition available for 360 users that comes with a USB DVD carousel device to put a stop to that pesky disc swapping ;)

    #6 5 years ago
  7. VIP0R

    johnnywashngo:

    Yeah lets make use out of all the now Defunct HD-DvD Drive. They should release a Patch that lets games Accessible from them.

    Come on Microsoft lets get a bit Greener! =]

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Bulk Slash

    Personally I quite like disc swapping, it gives me a sense of achievement and progress in the game. Panzer Dragoon Saga was on 4 discs and it was always a buzz to reach the end of each one.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Blerk

    The worst thing about swapping discs is when ‘all discs are not equal’. You spent 20 hours each on discs 1 and 2, get to disc 3 and think ‘awesome, another 20 hours!’ and then it’s over in three. :-D

    #9 5 years ago
  10. zoopdeloop

    Exactly Blerk… in fact there’s no real sense of progress as each Dvd isn’t equal…in some dvd’s the space is filled with more CG’s less gameplay,in others the opposite… and the last one is most of the times much “shorter” in terms of gameplay…thus for some people if they like the game so much is really a bummer since they’ve inserted the last disc know that they’re towards the end
    I guess ignorance is a bliss sometimes right? :)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. mington

    @9 shen mue 2 was the worst culprit of this, the final disc consisted of a hour of walking through a field

    #11 5 years ago
  12. daytripper

    all this talk about swapping a disc. some people need to get a life.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. mington

    what is this ‘life’ you speak of, will there be cake?

    #13 5 years ago
  14. NiceFellow

    That two disk swap comment is going to fuel some ‘PS3 version compromised’ arguments.

    To do that the quests, etc must have been arranged to be linear or only allow exploration across content on one DVD at a time vs the potential to have a less linear structure with one disk (where everything is always available).

    Oh well, it keeps the internet warm.

    I note ‘aiming’ as well, that’s a surprise given the game is out in Japan so the amount of content is fixed and known at this stage.

    So I can only assume right now the content actually doesn’t quite fit on 3 (otherwise he should be able to confirm 3) and they’re either playing with compression on videos and the like to wondering whether to cave in and just go to 4 disks.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. daytripper

    @mington rabbit cake and a glass of haddock flavour pepsi

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Eregol

    @14
    I have a feeling that the game was always intended to be similar to FFX in structure, where it’s purely linear until the final third where it opens up allowing you to go where you want.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. mington

    i’m allergic to fish, is the pepsi made with real fish extract or is the cola made with fish flavorings, can’t be too careful wouldn’t want my life to be over before it even begun

    #17 5 years ago
  18. daytripper

    i could urinate in it and smooth out any effects of allergic fish reaction which i believe makes your penis swell up to the size of a zx-spectrum travel bag…i could be wrong though.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. mington

    that much swelling you say

    does the travel case (and in turn my grotesquely swollen penis) have room for my zx-spectrum James bond Magnum Light Phaser? (actual name i just googled it)

    #19 5 years ago
  20. mington

    FUCK YEAH, SOLID GOLD WIN

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sinclair_magnum_light_phaser.jpg

    we used to cheat by holding the gun to the screen :)

    #20 5 years ago
  21. daytripper

    i am unsure to be honest. although i hear from a good source at N4G.com that if you go run around a tidy room with lots of manoeuvre going “ARGGGHH” for around 56 seconds any reaction to the original allergic problem would be obliterated.

    on a more serious note, i might give Final Fantasy 13 a miss, with mass effect 2 and the arrival of heavy rain i might not have time for this transsexual japanese style RPG.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Psychotext

    “So I can only assume right now the content actually doesn’t quite fit on 3 (otherwise he should be able to confirm 3) and they’re either playing with compression on videos and the like to wondering whether to cave in and just go to 4 disks”

    The actual game itself would fit on a standard 360 dual layer DVD… so yeah, the compression of the videos will decide how many discs they end up with.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. mington

    hell, i do that on the hour every hour anyway

    its been a VERY long time since i’ve managed to complete a jrpg so i may not even bother with it….who am i kidding, i’ll be playing it on ps3 though, but no promises about finishing it

    #23 5 years ago
  24. daytripper

    @psychotext “but but Tha C3LL procissor?? OMG”

    #24 5 years ago
  25. daytripper

    @mington i play both consoles but prefer 360 for live, achievements and controller. probably stick with mass 2 until that split/second racing game comes out, looks unreal FTWWWW

    #25 5 years ago
  26. mington

    “prefer 360 for live, achievements and controller”

    me too, the ps3 analogue is annoying, feels too loose

    but my ps3 makes alot less noise

    i can’t believe i’m saying this, but i don’t really care about achievement points, i hit 30000 and kinda stopped caring, it is nice to have those little extra challenges like speed runs

    i get the feeling ff13 achievements will be mostly story based

    #26 5 years ago
  27. OlderGamer

    Maybe its me, but I couldn’t careless about playing this game no matter how many discs it does or doesn’t have.

    I still haven’t played D:AO or ME2 yet, both of them have far more appeal to me. FF is a rental at best. If it turns out decent and the kids like it, maybe I will pick it up on the cheap for their B-day or xmass or something. But I doubt it. FF is just another example of JP being stuck in a rut, imo.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Dannybuoy

    @5 Old school.. My feelings exactly!

    #28 5 years ago
  29. DaMan

    first FF I actually won’t be playing (completing), simply not going to spend money on something like this.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Scyrenn

    @28 …but in a negative way I assume?

    The original Baldur’s Gate came on six cd’s, and no way I had enough drive space back then for a full install… Those were the days I tell you… :’)

    And what is it with internet people and their anti-japan sentiments lately? So annoying…

    Bunch of gay-ass goddamn boring space marine fetishists… ><

    #30 5 years ago
  31. MushroomStamp

    I’m with OG.. FF13 is on the bottom of my list.. but it is on the list. Just too many other great games to play.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. OlderGamer

    @30

    I need to be careful answering this one, because some have already labaeled me a JP hater. But…

    I think it comes down to having more options.

    In the days when JP established themselves as the source for games, the western games market was all but laughable. Most of the wests better games were PC games anyways. And the consoles belonged to JP.

    Well today the PC and the console markets have just about merged. A lot of cross over hits being put out across PS3, XB360, and PC. Add to that the run away hits from CoD, Halo, UC, Gears and more. And western games are far more viable then they used to be.

    Now take the JRPG. It never used to have a whole lot of competition from the west. But today we have Oblivian, FallOut, World Of Warcraft, Dragon Age Origins, and yes said space Marines like the ones in Mass Effect games. I think those games and other provide more choices and allow for more mass apeal then the traditional JRPG. Factor in the fact that most JRPGs haven’t embraced too much evolution and prgress over the years … and it is easy to see why so many people play something else.

    I think you can see it in different genres too. Uncharted or Lost Planet? God Of War or Bayonetta? Dantes Inferno or Devil May Cry? Forza or GT? I think today more then ever there is a very strong western game develpment community.

    I think that JP is slow to act and reluctant to embrace change. I also think that some of them are very disalusioned over where they stand in the grand scheme of things and in the games market in general. Too many Rock Star Calabur Iconic game designers in JP. Sure there are big names all over from Jaffe to Blisinzki to name a couple in the west too. But I think it is out of hand in JP. Too much focus on the game designer and not enough focus on making sure the game is not only good, but something the gamers want to play. My best example of this would be MGS4, good game, but way to much CGI sequences for most people to enjoy.

    I don’t hate JP, but over the years I have grown tired of their games. Their design is stale, the stories so over told they have become cliches, their art design is not something I conect with(I think this is a huge problem – in 16bit days the pixilated chars didn’t show off the flamboyant jp style the same way their games today do – I think it turns western gamers off).

    In short I think that the JP game developing comunity has lost a lot of ground in recent years. Here comes a new FF. This is ‘possed to be a block buster meganormous game, but I don’t think it will be. I expect it to sell well. But I don’t expect it to sell top 3 or 5. I think it could crack the top ten at the end of the year, which is good. Great even. But I doubt it will be what some people are expecting it to be.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. DaMan

    “I think you can see it in different genres too.”

    hey Older, when you say that stuff, are you trying to explain your personal gaming preferences or something?…

    because duhh, you’re actually right about their role playing games (they’ve been in a decline for almost a decade now, many people started to notice that during PS2 and Xbox times), and say ie RE5 and Dead Space. but it seems you’re getting a little carried away here.

    “God Of War or Bayonetta? Dantes Inferno or Devil May Cry? “?? have you even played it, old man? I’m currently half through the game (Bayonetta that is, just got it on Saturday) and I can say that it’s one of the most enjoyable games ever. it’s everything DMC 4 should’ve been. if that’s no gameplay evolution then I don’t know what is. sorry if you would prefer more wandering around levels or a better storyline presentation to fun. or if visually it doesn’t appeal to people like you. I could as well say I can’t stand a protagonist like everyday american Nathan Drake or I dislike Greek mythology.. because comparing Bayonetta to GoW gameplay wise is like comparing Halo to Rainbow 6.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Scyrenn

    Christ (or Iscariot, sorry), I dunno where to start…

    Oh wait…

    @32!

    *cough*

    From where I’m sitting it looks like the entire game industry is stuck in a rut, getting stale, cliche, whatever… Please don’t blame Japan, at least their character design isn’t as boring as the west…

    Just a matter of personal taste, I guess…

    I think part of the problem is that (as you said, somewhat) today’s graphics have become too detailed, there’s hardly any room foor imagination anymore…

    Just look at BG1 or FF6′s ingame characters, then look at something like Dragon Age (Neverwinter Nights 3 :p), maybe you see what I mean?

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Scyrenn

    Also, just look at the PS2′s huge and varied library of jrpgs… Or don’t they count anymore?

    How are you going to go from Dark Cloud to Disgaea to Odin Sphere to Atelier Iris to etc etc. and tell me jrpgs are getting stale? I really don’t get it. :)

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Scyrenn

    And lastly, sorry for the triple post, as for your last paragraph, who the hell cares how much it (anything) sells or where it ends up in the top whatever? It’s that kind of thinking that got you bored in the first place, isn’t it?

    #36 5 years ago
  37. DaMan

    Eternal Mana was the only decent Atelier Iris game on PS2 I thought, because it didn’t take itself seriously. the sequels were like epitomes of jrpg cliches.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. daveydc

    I actually prefer the ps3 controller the 360 one only works well which i okay as thats pretty much all there is on 360, i do own both and there both great but before you keep saying “live is better” maybe you should play a ps3 online first cause there is hardly a difference except the price. the FFXIII thing is quite funny 3 dvd’s my god its just confirmation that microsofts greedyness has cost its loyal fanboys had they built in the hd dvd drive the discs could have been around 30gb. as for the game if you read the review on ign.com it will tell you that it is better on ps3 as the movies are in full blown hd and not compressed unlike the 360.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. frod

    o_O

    #39 5 years ago

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  • 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 […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]