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Codemasters pulls support on Op Flash: Dragon Rising

Wednesday, 17 February 2010 08:14 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Codemasters has announced it’s pulling out of the battlefield that is Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising.

The firm says it has no intention of releasing any further patches for the shooter, as well as additional DLC for it after the release of the Overwatch pack on PS3.

On its forums, Codies community manager Ian Webster said:

“With the upcoming release of the Overwatch DLC on PS3, and a few “heated” threads on the topic, I just wanted to inform you all that the team have now completed the “Dragon Rising” chapter of Operation Flashpoint and that’s it for DR-related content going forward.

“We are sorry if Dragon Rising and the two DLCs released to date have left you wanting even more, but in the grand scheme of future plans and schedules the vast majority of the team are already busy planning the future of modern combat.

“We’re aware that this news might disappoint some of you, but I kindly ask that you all please keep any future posts on this topic mature and constructive.”

Fin.

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34 Comments

  1. Grimrita

    I’m sure all the 4 people who play it still will be pissed off.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. NGCes26294BIV

    Guys, why aren’t we informed every time a game stops recieving DLC or patches?

    In fact, if you did, it would probably constitute a whole site unto itself.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. _S_E_R_G_

    True, Grimrita.
    :)

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Michael O’Connor

    “I’m sure all the 4 people who play it still will be pissed off.”

    A depressing comment, considering the game is great.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Grimrita

    The game is far from being a great.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Michael O’Connor

    What exactly is wrong with it?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. TEC_Sukhoi

    This is wrong with it: http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/pc/operationflashpointdragonrising?q=operation%20flashpoint#usercomments

    read the comments ofd people who have actually played it, mr O connor, have you?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. pleasant_cabbage

    Almost everything. Stupid, suicidal, squad-mates; inconsistent hit boxes; lack of diversity in missions; lack of vehicles (especially in sp), restrictive map limits on co-op; timers and no-go areas for no real reasons, rubbishy graphics; poor collision detection; spawntastic enemies; lack of anything approaching anything other than ‘Charge!!!!!!’ ai; terrible handling; reliance on scripted set-pieces over true OF style big emergent missions.

    Apart from that it’s a fine addition to the OF franchise. ;)

    #8 5 years ago
  9. TEC_Sukhoi

    But hey, how would O connor know? He’s a journalist

    #9 5 years ago
  10. DrDamn

    I quite enjoyed what I played of it, and a number of patches did sort out the majority of issues apparently. What killed it for me was the unavoidable use of AI squad mates in online versus matches. It would have been great online if it was just human controlled players.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. NGCes26294BIV

    Oh dear. One mention of Dragon Rising and all the disgruntled PC gamers come out to play.

    Dedicated servers are on the way out – get over it already.

    OFP:DR has a 76 average on Metacritic across all platforms, which shows that it’s a decent, if unremarkable, game. I enjoyed it for the co-op. I’m not much of a multiplayer fan outside of Halo, MW and L4D.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. El_MUERkO

    OFP:DR was about 70% of a good game, it wasn’t finished with a short dull singleplayer campaign that made little use of the island or vehicles and a multiplayer component was deficient when compared to similar games.

    The PC games online component didn’t even work at launch, people had to use the LAN functionality with VPNs to connect to each other.

    The game deserves to die.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. SavageD

    Honestly who cares about OFP:DR? Arma2 gets better and better, and continues to grow.

    Check http://www.arma2.com/community-awards-2009_en.html

    /goes back to playing Arma 2 with full developer and community support :P

    #13 5 years ago
  14. NGCes26294BIV

    “The game deserves to die.”

    Anyone who feels this way about games should be ashamed. No-one goes out to create a bad game, and a team that work hard to do something well should always be given the opportunity to do something better.

    Dragon Rising was good enough to sell well and score reasonably. I suspect the issues people had with this will be looked at by the dev team.

    Again, the only people I see complaining about it here are PC gamers. No surprise there.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. endgame

    ok so does it have dedicated servers now? if not, yes, it deserves to die. the developers and the publisher deserve to die, in pain! f**king twats. u don’t get that the customer is almost always right. :)

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Michael O’Connor

    @ pleasant_cabbage

    Thanks for sharing your opinion in a far less abusive manner than the the brat before you. I guess I must be odd, because I enjoyed this game, especially as a co-op experience with friends.

    @ TEC_Sukhoi

    “Read the comments of people who have actually played it, mr O connor, have you?”

    I fail to see the relevance of the link. Just because other people state an opinion does not necessarily make it a valid one, popular or not. So there are people who don’t like it? Your point?

    I asked for people *here* to present their own personal opinions on what they think is wrong with the game, not for some smart-assed, foul-mouthed abuse from a little punk with a testosterone problem.

    “But hey, how would O connor know? He’s a journalist.”

    What the fuck? Seriously, what does that even have to do with anything?

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Michael O’Connor

    And having read the comments on that Meta Critic page, I can safely relax in the knowledge that the vast majority of them are clearly posted by ignorant and disgruntled PC fanboys who don’t like the game simple because it doesn’t conform to their tunnel-vision perspective and taste.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. pleasant_cabbage

    I was only semi-serious MO’C. It was disappointing but I got a few hours of fun out of it in co-op, like yourself.

    However, imo it didn’t capture the vibe of the earlier versions. But I ain’t no pc-bot! I’m talking about the (slimmed down) xbox version!(I think I can hear snorts of disgust already) ;)

    The previous ones just had that open world feel, for me, DFR didn’t and as that was my main love of the original, it did sour the experience for me.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Grimrita

    @ 17.
    Wow – who is ignorant now if you think that PC ‘fanboys’ have a tunnel-vision perspective and taste?

    Yet another Journo who hasnt a clue what he is talking about maybe? OFP started life on the PC and all the PR bullshit indicated that this new outing would be no different.

    I know for a fact that so much stuff was removed so this could ship and if stuff gets promised, then is removed, people will be pissed off – PC or console fanboys.

    Im sick of developers getting lazy because essentially, thats what is it – stripping out many key features that made the original so good (not just in OFPs case).

    All these so called ‘big budgets’ dont so much go on game development, but instead on all the PR shit designed around kissing the arses of people like you.

    /rant over

    #19 5 years ago
  20. NGCes26294BIV

    “I know for a fact that so much stuff was removed so this could ship”

    No. No you don’t. You’re a very bitter and disgruntled person that clearly has no concept of either the development or publishing process. If you did, then you would know that releasing a shit game on purpose is a very bad idea. No-one in their right mind would purposefully make something worse just to piss people (like you) off.

    Sadly, it’s attitudes like yours, as incoherent as they are (“Im sick of developers getting lazy because essentially, thats what is it” doesn’t make grammatical sense) that will be the downfall of PC gaming.

    A bad attitude does not make people care about what you think. Being contructive and informative will get you want you want far sooner.

    /patronising explanation over

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Whizzo

    A game that’s released on more powerful hardware but with far less features than the already slimmed down, but still good, Xbox version of the original game is a disgrace.

    The game promised a lot and delivered bugger all, Codemasters seriously screwed up with it.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Grimrita

    @20. i was actually working on this title, so yes, I do.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. TEC_Sukhoi

    @ O connor – if you’re a journalist you’d always be drilling down to the ‘truth’ and cutting through the marketing bull****.
    If you look at al the promises codies made before launch and see what they came up with – we’ve been obviously been lied to.
    All the arguments are on the internet – do your research.

    This has nothing to do with consoles or pc’s, it has to do with a company which blatantly lied to its customers. And I find it very odd that a journalist does not first check out the critics before saying: “why, it’s a great game” That’s not even objective.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. NGCes26294BIV

    @20.

    “was” :)

    The past tense is very telling.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. ruckus

    What do you expect from codemasters? All mouth and no t-shirt! … erm, all talk but no song … that’s not right either… all action but immobile. /gives up
    The point I’m trying to make is: When has Codemasters ever delivered?

    #25 5 years ago
  26. NGCes26294BIV

    @23

    Being objective is playing a game and deciding for yourself what you think of it, which is exactly what MoC did.

    What you’ve done is base your opinion of what the game was on other people’s perception of what it could/should have been, which is massively SUBjective.

    Checking what (some) other critics say before making your own mind up is anything but objective.

    @25

    Micro Machines? Sensible Soccer? :)

    Oh, and Dirt 2 was pretty good, but I’m not much of a racing fan to be honest.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. TEC_Sukhoi

    @ 26

    Fair enough, subjectively we can at least say it was such a great game they pulled support after a year

    #27 5 years ago
  28. NGCes26294BIV

    @27

    I guess I’m used to that, being a predominantly console gamer. In fact, I’m still not used to games being supported after launch – I tend to think that my £40 is to buy the content on the disc, not the post-release gubbins.

    I can’t say it really bothers me too much tbh, but I see why it grates some of you PC-centric guys.

    Meh, each to their own.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Whizzo

    They’ve dropped it in less than six months!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. ruckus

    Dirt 2 is pretty good – quite enjoy it, never a fan of Micro Machines but others liked it. Sensible Soccer did equal and better kick off 2 in the end and the race driver stuff was a good distraction from other stuff such as rFactor. I hates ‘em though for screwing with Colin McRae (stupid copy-protection wouldn’t work on my cd drive and ruined my life for seven whole days till they patched it or I got a no-cd, can’t remember which). …yeah, so – codemasters bad! /or something…

    #30 5 years ago
  31. RGW1982

    Actually Operation Flashpoint Is A Great FPS, But It’s Not Intended For Children & That’s Why The FPS nOObs Hate The Game, 4 Player Online Co-Op Through The Entire Campaign Completely OWNED.

    Lets Hope For A Sequel As Realistic FPS Are By Far The Best FPS Games, But They’re Made For Adults So Kids Beware Or You’ll Cry About The Game After Getting Your Ass Kick Like The FPS nOObs Who Posted Above, Operation Flashpoint Is A Modern Warfare Simulator, If You Can’t Hack It In The Game Don’t Join The Military, Because War Is Nothing Like The Little Kids FPS That Is Modern Warfare 2.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Whizzo

    Operation Flashpoint is a great game.

    Operation Flashpoint:Elite is a very good console version of the original PC title.

    Operation Flashpoint:Dragon Rising is dumbed down garbage.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. IL DUCE

    I was looking so forward to the game for almost a year before it came out…and it was by far one of the biggest game busts ever for me…

    People stopped playing it a mere month after it came out, and they pulled support a little over 4 months after it came out…

    Maybe the PC version was actually good and replayable, but the console version was garbage with 4v4 multiplayer with AI which made it like 16v16 but you were killing bots 80% of the time…and no one was playing it after it was out for a few weeks, not to mention it was released only a month before MW2…

    The problem was it was so realistic that it was pretty much boring, even though it took a million bullets to kill one crawling chinese dude sometimes because they spent so much damn time mapping that crappy island that was murderously underused in the console versions that the gameplay was crap…and the hit detection sucked, and it basically was just horribly boring solo, some fun can be had playing it co-op, but otherwise one of the biggest game busts for me ever…I would not be surprised at all if that is the last we see of the OpFlash franchise for the next 5-10 years, if not ever…

    #33 5 years ago
  34. RGW1982

    “even though it took a million bullets to kill one crawling chinese dude”

    LOL @ The FPS nOOb..

    It Takes A Single Headshot To Kill Someone, You Might Wanna Go Back To The CoD Series So You Can Shoot Beside People & Kill Them.. OFP Is Not For Children, CoD However Is Perfect For A FPS nOOb Like Yourself.

    #34 5 years ago

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    And the winner is: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor beat out Alien: Isolation, Bayonetta 2, Destiny, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to win Game of the Year at the Game Developer’s Choice Awards 2015. Elsewhere in the awards, Ustwo’s mobile hit Monument Valley was a stand-out favourite, with wins in the Innovation, […]

  • Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video

    Alien: Isolation is one of the most effectively scary triple-A games in years, but it didn’t start off a perfect creation of pure terror. Creative Assembly prototyped Alien: Isolation in third-person perspective before they nailed down the final approach. The developer revealed this during a GDC 2015 presentation, and it’s a good reminder that games […]

  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

    Madden 15 is now included in EA’s all-you-can-eat subscriber service. Madden 15 is the ninth game to be added to the EA Vault, a stash of games available on demand for EA Access subscribers. It's still Madden Season for EA Access members – Madden NFL 15 is now in The Vault for all members. Go […]

  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

    Three major engines went free at GDC 2015, and each of them is monetising in a different way. There’s been a heck of a lot of discussion about development tools and the costs associated with them during GDC 2015. First Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 would be free, bar royalities on successful releases. Then […]

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

    Final Fantasy, a byword in prolific franchises, was created by a man who hates sequel. Final Fantasy games are famous for being reinvented with each core release, and it was not until series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi began to withdraw from the franchise after Final Fantasy 9 that we started seeing regular sequels and spin-offs. Speaking […]

  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! pic.twitter.com/OCQIuWbH3W — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]