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Gears 3 info translated from Russian mag [Update]

Wednesday, 5 May 2010 11:56 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Update: Cliff Bleszinski has just tweeted not to “trust badly translated leaked scanned info on Gears 3″, as there’s “lots of false info out there”. So, take it for what it is until we can get more info.

Original: In Soviet Russia, pictures loud speak then words!

Warning: spoilers, innit.

Mind them scans earlier this morning of Gears of War 3 from a Russian magazine? They’ve been translated already. In a basic gist, as much as our brain can compress, here’s what we know.

  • Epic reiterates Gears 3 will end Marcus Fenix’s trilogy, but the series will continue in the forms of spin-offs, prequels and even “a transition to a new genre”.
  • It takes place a year-and-a-half after Gears 2. After the fall of Jacinto, the government and COG collapsed with it.
  • Humans who survived the Hammer of Dawn offensive from Gears 2 have gone off and formed separate tribes to fight for their survival. Anyone who didn’t has its remains in ash, hence the Ashes to Ashes trailer. Locust are in a similar situation
  • Ravens Nest seems to be the name of the man-made island that is in the sea. It can travel as well.
  • COG leader Prescott disappears, but soon shows up at an airbase on the man-made island shown in the scans. Mag mentions that Marcus gives him the eye, but also something else: a recording from Adam Fenix, Marcus’ father, who tells him how to save Sera. Oh, and here’s the kicker: Adam’s still alive.
  • Cole and Baird now have their own storyline at some point in the game.
  • Anya, according to the translations, “turned into a…badass, let her hair loose, put on armor, and now fights alongside Marcus.” Other than Anya, there will be other female characters in the game.
  • Lambent are now seen as the main enemy, not the Locust, and are also able to charge up to at least three Gears at a time whenever they’re close to dying and explode.
  • Other new weapons include a grenade launcher that contain earth-drilling rounds and a riffle that shoots single rounds alongside the already announced double-barrelled shotgun.
  • Difficulty in the game will be lowered, with story and character development also included, due to at least 60 percent of people not finishing the last game.
  • Multiplayer environments will also change and will constantly shift during a match, although it’s not explained how.

There’s more info here.

We want and we want now. E3 can not come soon enough.

Gears of War 3 releases on April 8, 2011 in Europe for 360.

Thanks, ybfelix.

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36 Comments

  1. NGCes26294BIV

    Sounds like gravy. Can’t wait.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Moonwalker1982

    WHAT, difficulty lowered? Why the hell?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    Epic reiterates Gears 3 will end Marcus Fenix’s trilogy, but the series will continue in the forms of spin-offs, prequels and even “a transition to a new genre”. + strategy games like Greed Corp and we will see spinnoffs and these game in the 10 years Johnny

    They also say in the Mag that every weapon will have it’s own 1 QTE special kill.

    “Difficulty in the game will be lowered, with story and character development also included, due to at least 60 percent of people not finishing the game.” — Cliff Blezinski saying about a CASUAL mode. Other modes like Hardcore will be the same.

    “Multiplayer environments will also change and will constantly shift during a match, although it’s not explained how.” – Explained. Some parts of Levels will change during an earthquake for example. One part changing then another and e.t.c.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. NGCes26294BIV

    @2 Chill out twinkletoes, there will still be four difficulty settings. I suspect it will just be easier on the lower levels.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Bulk Slash

    I’m not surprised they’re trying to make it more accessible, the first time I played GoW1 I played like a complete prat. I didn’t use cover, didn’t work out how to active reload and I couldn’t work the torque bow. Until you work that stuff out you will die a lot.

    The only thing in the first two games that was unfairly hard was RAAM, they made him too powerful.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. DUFFKING

    Epic needn’t be too alarmed about 60% of people not finishing the game – 25% of people playing HL2 Episode 2 didn’t even play as far as meeting an Acid Antlion. That’s about 30 minutes of play.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. mington

    Are achievement stats available for everyone to see?

    somewhere on the web?

    somewhere over the rainbow?

    it’s behind me, isn’t it?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. freedoms_stain

    Hmm, I played Gears 1 on Normal and went straight to Hardcore in Gears 2 thinking “well, Gears 1 was pretty much training I suppose”. Yeah, I recall some frustrating sets that took a few tries to get through, but not that bad.

    I suppose the difficulty of the campaign isn’t that important anyway since most people will spend more game hours in the multiplayer anyway.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Blerk

    Gears 2 had some frustrating bits in Hardcore mode, specifically the “on-rails” or “protect something” bits. Those were nothing compared to Raam in the original game, though – he was just ridiculous.

    I don’t think they need to tweak it much, though – I get the idea that loads of players play games for a couple of hours and then move on to the next thing. That doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re too hard or inaccessible, just that the majority of people have very short attention spans.

    Looking at 360voice’s GTA IV page, for instance, nearly 80,000 people have fewer than 100 gamer points on it, which means they bought it and made practically no progress.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. DJ Deathstar

    I didn’t find Gears 2 hard at all really, easier then the first one for sure!

    : a recording from Adam Fenix, Marcus’ father, who tells him how to save Sera. Oh, and here’s the kicker: Adam’s still alive.

    Well that was pretty much a given with the ending to 2 wasn’t it

    #10 5 years ago
  11. DJ Deathstar

    Oh yeah and i don’t think their necessarily saying there will be a strategy game like Greed Corp, i think there refering to the fact that the Mistbound Universe in which Greed Corp is based iS getting another 2 games based around the same characters and units but a different genre with the next one being a top down shooter

    #11 5 years ago
  12. evilashchris

    60% of people wouldn’t know it’s a given :D

    #12 5 years ago
  13. DUFFKING

    Mington, if you click a game on the new steam in the list view, games like HL2 have a link there where you can view % of people who’ve gotten certain achievements.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. mington

    I’ve just been checking out the achievement stats on giant bomb. Interesting stuff.

    http://www.giantbomb.com/achievements/tenpeat/45097/
    7.5% :) who da man

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Blerk

    Giant Bomb’s stats seem to suggest that nearly 74% of players completed Gears, nearly 80% if you count the people who played it on Casual. I think that’s pretty good.

    Only 44% did it on Hardcore, though.

    /buffs lapels

    #15 5 years ago
  16. mington

    Members of websites like giantbomb would by core gamers that would probably be more likely to see games like Gears through to its end.

    I’d love to be able to see real world stats of all recorded gold members, i can’t think of a reason why Microsoft would keep them secret.

    That would be such a cool feature, actually on XBL on your xbox as well

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Blerk

    Ah, so that’s only for Giant Bomb members? I thought you’d stumbled upon some magical “global achievement stats” portal.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Goliath

    Gears of War 2 was so fucking easy, how did 60% of the people who play the came not even finish the game even on the easiest difficulty?!

    #18 5 years ago
  19. G1GAHURTZ

    Gears 2 was relatively easy on Insane.

    Nothing like the RAAM fight at the end of Gears 1.

    It’s the second hardest part of a game that I think I’ve ever had to do after the Mile High Club achievement in CoD4.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. mington

    I don’t think RAAM was that difficult on hardcore i’ve got the achievement for it, i never got mile high though :(

    knife
    spray
    flash
    dash
    spray
    duck
    (boom)
    spray/dash
    ascend stairs/spray
    die
    die
    die
    throw controller
    compose self…
    knife
    spray
    flash
    dash
    die
    RAAAAAAAAAAGE

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Aimless

    I found both of the turret sections in GoW2 to be horrendous difficulty spikes, at least playing on Hardcore or above. I have a pretty high tolerance for such things, too; for a frame of reference I defeated RAAM on Insane playing solo. Other than that I don’t remember it being a particularly difficult game, though.

    Anyway, here’s a good old Ctrl+V of my comment from elsewhere:

    “Sleeveless Marcus has ruined any illusions I might have had about his armour being a predominant reason for the preposterous bulk. His melon smuggling ways do highlight the hilarity of Dom’s grief-beard, I suppose.

    I’m a bit wary about the Lambent being the primary enemy force. Whilst I might not like Gears‘ character designs, one of the strengths of the Locust is that they are, for the most part, humanoids with guns. Fighting enemies that are at least ostensible equals to the player character with the same capabilities and weapons make for the best non-setpiece opposition, usually.”

    #21 5 years ago
  22. reask

    Managed to finish it on hardcore as well.
    I found the bit where you are driving through the tunnel with the thingymagic after you the worst bit.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. DJ Deathstar

    Hardcore is pretty easy in both gears games to be fair, Gears 2 isn’t too hard on insane either. Gears 1 on the other hand has a few hard bits on Insane, getting out of the mansion at the end of the 4th chapter, turret bit on the train shooting at the reavers and then theres RAAM who is a absolute joke with any miss step leading to instant kryll death

    EDIT – Oh just remembered hardest bit of Gears 2 on insane is where you get split into 2 teams of 2 in the 4th chapter and your either side of a huge hall and baird just kept being a cunt a running off like a psycho getting himself killed again and again!

    #23 5 years ago
  24. xino

    “Anya, according to the translations, “turned into a…badass, let her hair loose, put on armor, and now fights alongside Marcus.” Other than Anya, there”

    oh DAMN MAN! Why did they do that!? we need a badass chick like Dizzy instead of the same character?
    it’ll be cool to have another COG team like Tai, but they contain females and that blonde chick was one of them and also the survivor. So she joined Gears team.

    Epic don’t know how to tell good story nor expand universe and character wise:/

    #24 5 years ago
  25. DJ Deathstar

    @xino

    Epic don’t know how to tell good story nor expand universe and character wise:/

    Dom grew a beard…..
    i’d say thats expanding his character and giving him depth :D

    #25 5 years ago
  26. G1GAHURTZ

    At one point, I was actually going to make a blog called I-hate-Dom.com where I would point out that Dom is the most utterly useless squad mate in the entire history of squad mates and that I would rather play the game alone than have to rescue the complete waste of space every few minutes!

    I still hate Dom, btw…

    In fact I laughed at the Maria scene! Mwahahahahaaaa!!!

    #26 5 years ago
  27. DaMan

    Maria scene was in fact so crappily done that I kinda lol’ed too. seriously, I’d rather not have story sequences at all than something like that.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. mington

    Why did he shot her?

    she was a little emaciated, but nothing a Berocca wouldn’t have sorted out.

    maybe he really hated the bitch and he was just trying to track her down to pop a cap in ho ass

    #28 5 years ago
  29. DaMan

    apparently Dom realized the bitch cheated on him while being with Locusts..

    #29 5 years ago
  30. DJ Deathstar

    He shot her so he could skull fuck her corpse i’m pretty sure, and yes i lol’d to at that point

    #30 5 years ago
  31. DaMan

    oh, probably. also, maybe she looked so used up because she had too much fun with the locust guys? hence, Dom got angry and decided to shoot the cunt.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Blerk

    You guys are ridiculous. Obviously he shot her so he could get it on with Marcus.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. The Hindle

    Mile high club try that on Cod 4 if you want a challenge, i did Gears 2 on Insane never did the first tho.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Gekidami

    Dont worry, i’m sure Dom will suddenly remember he has another family member to save. A daughter no doubt.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. The Hindle

    Ive read you get to defend tomato patches as its part of thier food supply over at CVG if thats so then ……. Sold!

    #35 5 years ago
  36. CrasE

    you need to know that it`s Igromania mag!!!, so stop writing “Russian mag”

    #36 5 years ago

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  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]