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Yoichi Wada wants to see more Heavy Rain-like games

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 12:23 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Square Enix president Yoichi Wada is a big fan of Heavy Rain. Big fan. He even says he wants to see more games like the Quantic Dream thriller.

“It would be good if they made more games like Heavy Rain,” he said in a recent interview with Famitsu.

Despite previous worries it wouldn’t be, Heavy Rain went on to become a critical success for Sony and Quantic Dream, becoming one of two titles from the first-party to reach the number one spot in the UK this year.

According to Quantic Dream boss David Cage, the game is on course to sell 1.5 million copies by the end of the year.

Thanks, Kotaku.

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40 Comments

  1. 52pickup

    I would like to see Square release something good this generation.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. daytripper

    i agree with him

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    I want to see games like Heavy Rain where David Cage is not a writer.

    and i want to see decent Final Fantasy game from Square Enix.

    Thank you. Goodbye.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. mington

    Hopefully with the LA Noire tech (if it works) these types of games could be made in a far shorter space of time.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Lazerate

    yes i would like to see more games like heavy rain. i dont really mind if david cage does another one hes a good writer.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. daytripper

    @5 honestly? i think his ideas are good but as for things like dialogue he really lets himself down

    “this is a painkiller, it eases pain”

    i could name more but i need to take a shit

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    Yoichi Wada: “I want to see more games like Heavy Rain! What? No, WE wont make any, i just want to see more!”

    #7 5 years ago
  8. mart

    I hated Heavy Rain. Cage is a terrible writer.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. daytripper

    imo this generation naughty dog, bioware and rockstar have the best writers

    #9 5 years ago
  10. DaMan

    well, well, looks like Squenix approach to videogames becomes less and less appealing for me.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. OlderGamer

    I didn’t like HR, and am not interested in story focused games like it at all.

    HR can’t compete on the fun factor against video games.

    HR can’t compete on the story factor against movies/books.

    HR moved too slow and couldn’t keep me entertained.

    Just my two cents, and not a put down to anyone that enjoyed the game, but – nope, I didn’t enjoy it one bit.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Johnny Cullen

    I loved Heavy Rain. Bar Mass Effect 2, it’s my favourite game this year.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. mescalineeyes

    If you loved Heavy Rain, I hope you never have children.
    That’s straight up Darwin award shit.

    That game is an abomination as far as writing and acting is concerned, which are the tent-poles of Heavy Rain.

    I guess some idiots are easy to impress. Sorry to say Johnny is apparently one of them, always thought you were better than that.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. mington

    your mother shouldn’t have had kids

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Detale

    Add me to the list of Darwin Award winning idiots, I quite enjoyed Heavy Rain too. Admittedly it didn’t have much replay value for me and there was some VERY clunky dialogue but I enjoyed it a great deal on the first couple of playthroughs.

    I’m sure you’ll be pleased to know we weren’t planning on having kids anyway…

    #15 5 years ago
  16. mington

    I thoroughly enjoyed Heavy Rain. Can i at least have a puppy?

    #16 5 years ago
  17. mescalineeyes

    what on earth about it though?
    The story was shit, the writing was shit, the motion capture was questionable at best.
    I admit it was pretty and the soundtrack was fantastic, but hell, even the typography was uninspired.
    Slanted Trebuchet MS my ass.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. mington

    Some of the individual scenes really drew me in. Not to list them all but the finger chopping was really intense

    #18 5 years ago
  19. The Hindle

    If people didnt enjoy Heavy Rain go play some Gears and blow an aliens head off if you want games to be a bit different then continue playing games like Heavy Rain.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. mescalineeyes

    different does not always equal good.

    and hell yeah I enjoy me some Gears, thank you very much. Although I am more of a Killzone/Resistance/Halo guy myself ;)

    #20 5 years ago
  21. DaMan

    amen to what Older said.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. The Hindle

    Heavy Rain was a marmite game, some hated it some liked it but either way the industery needed it as its fastly becoming dependant on Fps.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    Jesus, what shitstorm i started.

    Personally i enjoyed Heavy Rain, but David Cage as a writer was not very good in my opinion and there were enough holes in the story.

    I really think that you can make great games with that design. Heavy Rain was like Flower to me. With this game you pushed different buttons. Yeah, we gamers like to shoot, kill, steal and e.t.c. but that was done for like 10 years already.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. OlderGamer

    @22 and 23

    I agree with what both of you just said.

    In my opinion the game market is flooded(over run even) with shooters.

    And secondly if you think you have played everything over the last ten years, your right. And it makes you a jaded gamer. I am critical as hell and don’t enjoy most of what I play anymore. Just wait till you add another ten years, it will get worse. I have been a gamer from its conception. I often feel like I have indeed played everything under the sun.

    Games today feel like games from yesterday but with a new coat of paint and a few new bells and whistles.

    9 of the top ten xbl games played are shooters(if ya count GTA as a shooter, and I do). I would enjoy a MultiPlayer RPG to play online. It doesn’t have to be a wowish mmo. But what about a Champions of Norath style rpg? A well done Diablo style game? There weren’t any racers in the top ten. Does anyone play strategy games?

    So yea I too feel like we as gamers are in a rut. And with games costing so much to make these days and the risks for new IP being so high, it is no wonder that about all we get sequels of long running franchises. And just makes the problem worse. Go down the list, how many CoDs have there been? Halos? Gears 3 is on its way. Just more and more of the same.

    So in some respects HR is a good thing to do. The trouble with HR? It is never going to break through to massive mainstream. It is going to sell well, but it won’t be setting the world on fire. There will be dozens of games this year that will sell more then HR.

    Some folks enjoy it, more power to them. Some don’t and that is ok too.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. mington

    what were the week 1 sales like for heavy rain compared to alan wake?

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Detale

    I enjoy blowing shit up as much as the next guy, but I also enjoyed Heavy Rain because it was something a bit different.

    The presentation, along with the strange control methods, and the atmosphere just worked for me (and the missus too). We played through it a couple of times to get different angles on the story and then let it go at that. Sure, you can pick the story apart and it was pretty much “straight-to-dvd” fodder in places, but overall we really enjoyed playing it and I’m looking forward to seeing what Quantic Dream come up with next.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. OlderGamer

    I would guess(and that is all it is) that HR will outsell AW. Globaly. HR is a very EU kind of game, and PS3 is a very EU system. My guess would be that EU+NA HR > NA+EU AW

    I bet AW splits about 50/50 between NA and EU.

    While HR prolly runs close to 30/70 between NA and EU.

    Sales % wise.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Detale

    And once again, OlderGamer cuts right to the heart of it. Well said…

    #28 5 years ago
  29. The Hindle

    @27 Last NPD the Ps3 and 360 were only 5k apart wernt they?

    #29 5 years ago
  30. OlderGamer

    @29 Honestly don’t know. But I am thinking that HR will have a longer tail of sales in EU then it does here in NA. So I figure that once it is just about dead in the water in the states, slower but steady sales will continue to push it in EU.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. mington

    enjoyment wise, for me, playing through heavy rain has been one of the my gaming highlights of the past year, whilst playing through BFBC2 single player made me want to chop off my finger, crawl through broken glass then drive down the motorway in the wrong direction

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Erthazus

    @24 i still think that Heavy Rain games have the power to sell. Let Rockstar make Heavy Rain type of game and i’m sure with their writers, producers and directors Rockstars Heavy Rain will sell like hot cake.

    @25 Oh, i think you should not compare sales of these games. Alan Wake floped so hard that i can’t even imagine what Remedy is doing right now after 5-6 years of developing. Probably suicide.
    Heavy Rain in it’s first week of sales had 500K, even in Japan it sold for like 15-20K
    and Alan Wake… 80K………………….. For now.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Galactic_Barret

    I haven’t played much more than the demo, but I enjoyed it.

    OlderGamer, what about its longer term benefits? I won’t argue Cage’s writing but doesn’t the prospect of someone better entering into a project like this offset some of its shortcomings? It can only get better, right?

    Or is that a part of being jaded?

    Edit: I think A. Wake will do well. 200k+, at least.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Boris Fett

    Coming 2020 from Square Enix: Emo’s Quest.

    Follow the angst ridden Frablagoblargh on his latest journey of redemption, and he fights to save the princess Lady ShortShorts of GenericKingdom#3547 from whatever white haired villain we can come up with this time.

    Immerse yourself in deep and compelling Quick Time Events, which help to draw you into the existential angst hidden behind Frablagoblargh’s all-consuming excuse for a haircut.

    And remember kids, if you wear black and whine about your life a lot, you’re totally mature. That’s why our game is the most mature game ever.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. OlderGamer

    @33 I think with better writting the next one will be a better game. But still I think that a game that hangs its hat on its story runs the risk of people not enjoying that story. Some will, some won’t.

    That is where the generic shooter game may have an advantage. In that its audiance doesn’t care about its story. G1GA, for example might have enjoyed MW2 sp story, but the real reason he bought the game was for its MP. And that is why he still plays it today.

    For games like HR or AW they will live and die on story. And story can be a very fickle thing. Some folks love SQE story telling in their FF games. And buy them for that reason. I won’t buy a FF game for the very same reason, the story telling.

    I just think that the potiental for a game like HR/AW is limited. I think it will do best in EU. But even assuming that game control/mechanics are fluid and comfortable, animation and voice acting are upto par it still boils down to story.

    So if they are selling you a story, but you aren’t interested in a story its a no sale.

    Its like this: two people read books. One person reads Stephen King, the other Daniel Steel. While it is true that they both are avid readers. And they both love a great story. What defines the story as “great” is going to be drasticly different for both. That is the problem with games like HR/AW.

    Other kinds of games just don’t have that problem.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Detale

    Can’t wait for Emo’s Quest, sounds great!

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Galactic_Barret

    Perfectly understandable. What are you looking forward to and what style of game would you like to see in the future?

    #37 5 years ago
  38. OlderGamer

    The games I enjoy most tend to be one step to the right or left of most it seems.

    I love a good game of Civ Rev.

    I am looking forward to NCAA Fooball 11. Ninty Nine Nights 2. I have/enjoy most of the music games. GH/RB, looking forward to GDRB, RB3, and GH6.

    I play on steam, been enjoying Tourchlight.

    I come and go off of WoW, trying hard not to become so involved with it I lose myself completly.

    Looking forward to Civ V, Diablo 3, even Starcraft 2.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. xino

    Omikron 2, heavy rain style? no? ok

    #39 5 years ago
  40. ianbenoir

    heavy rain is one of my favourite games.
    BUT!!!!I play it in french. and that makes it all much better.

    although it should be more bloodish and mature..

    #40 5 years ago

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  • Star Wars Battlefront is 60 FPS, splitscreen not available for all modes

    Star Wars Battlefront has some good news and some bad news for you. Lots of Star Wars Battlefront information has been trickling out over the weekend, thanks both to press previews and DICE staff cheerfully tweeting answers to fan questions. As part of this bounty, we received some welcome news; Battlefront design director Niklas Fegraeus […]

  • This is what time The Witcher 3 will go live globally

    The Witcher 3 will be available simultaneously around the world. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pre-loads are now available, so naturally you want to know what time you can actually start playing. The good news is all platforms and all regions will unlock at exactly the same time, so as long as you’ve downloaded and […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront playable solo with bots

    Star Wars Battlefront players who can’t or won’t play with others can always team up with and against AI. Star Wars Battlefront will support AI bots for those who want to play alone, DICE has confirmed. According to design director Niklas Fegraeus, bots will be available both on and offline. We have a feature called […]

  • Free Helldivers update coming soon

    Helldivers developer Arrowhead Games has begun teasing a free update. The Helldivers teaser below is called “Turning up the Heat”, which seems to be the name of the update. It doesn’t tell us very much otherwise, but I’m sure fans can figure out some of the details from watching the gameplay. The update is “coming […]

  • Borderlands creator farewells Gearbox

    Borderlands creator Matt Armstrong has announced his departure from developer Gearbox Software. Borderlands was Armstrong’s baby; he created the franchise and wrote the first game. the franchise has gone on to great success, but nevertheless Armstrong is moving on. He announced his departure from Gearbox on Twitter, sounding quite cheerful about it. Things changed. No longer […]

  • Sony Pictures has been working to secure the Smash Bros. rights – report

    Super Smash Bros. might be a Nintendo flagship, but it’s Sony’s movie business that wants to bring it to the big screen. A Super Smash Bros. movie is referenced several times in documents published by Wikileaks following the huge Sony Pictures leak. ArsTechnica dug out these interesting snippets, discovering that Sony made a “full court […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 3 coming next month

    Life is Strange Episode 3 will arrive as expected next month. Life is Strange developer Dontnod confirmed on Twitter that the third episode is on track for a May release. It's great to hear so many of you are excited for Episode 3 which will be released in May! (official date TBA) pic.twitter.com/jIp7upU2u9 — Life […]

  • Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness – details on story and setting emerge

    Information pertaining to the story and setting in Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness has been detailed by Famitsu. According to what Siliconera reports, several centuries after leaving Earth, humans have created the “Galactic Federation” in order to maintain unified order and peace after years and years of war. But all is not peaceful, as […]

  • This homebrew app turns your 3DS into a remote desktop – shown running World of Warcraft

    Modders are busy working on a Nintendo 3DS homebrew app which turns the system into a remote desktop. A post on the gbatemp forum (thanks, Eurogamer) shows the app in action running World of Warcraft on a 3DS – although not perfectly. At present, the app has a rather low frame-rate, but development is still […]

  • Release dates for three Hyperdimension Neptunia games announced

    Hyperdimension Neptunia fans will be pleased to know three games in the franchise have release dates for Steam and Vita. Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed, which was announced for western audiences last year, will arrive on PS Vita will be released digitally and and at retail in North America on May 19 and in Europe […]

  • Mass Effect 4 survey contains info on crafting, exploration, a Horde Mode more – RUMOR

    Remember when a Dragon Age: Inquisition survey popped up and outed possible content for the title? It’s happened again and this time it’s for the next Mass Effect game. Note: take the information contained herein with a grain of salt. Surveys, if this one is legit, are usually sent out to test ideas and aren’t […]

  • GTA 5 PC: modders poking around the files find Army Cavalcade, Feroci and SuperGT textures

    More GTA 5 information has been posted by modders poking around in the files of the PC version. This time, instead of zombies and horses, textures for the Army Cavalcade, Feroci and SuperGT vehicles have been found. New leaked vehicles Barbarian, Detonator and Tampa are also mentioned in the thread. A screencap of the files […]

  • Sony leaks: Uncharted movie similar to National Treasure but more “intense” and not as “silly”

    Sony Pictures wants the Uncharted film to be similar in tone to the National Treasure franchise, but not as soft or silly, and with deeper romantic storyline than the Nicolas Cage films. The information on the upcoming film was pulled from emails and database files derived from the Sony Pictures hack last year by North […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t just a “big-budget Battlefield mod,” says DICE

    DICE boss Patrick Bach has promised Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t just a “big-budget Battlefield mod,” as the game carries the Battlefront title for a reason. Speaking with Eurogamer during Day 2 of the Star Wars Celebration yesterday, Bach said the team stayed true to the “core ethos” of the Battlefront series by adhering to what […]

  • New Steam policy restricts accounts to protect users from phishing scams and spam

    Valve has implemented a new policy on Steam which limits user accounts which have spent less than $5 through the store. The new policy is to protect users from phishing scams and spam. If the users hasn’t spent anything on the store, they at least have to have $5 sitting in their Steam Wallet. This […]

  • Latest Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store discounts action games and movies

    Sony is hosting another Flash Sale on the North American store with plenty of action games, and some films, to help get your weekend started. The list is super long, so here’s a few highlights: Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Bayonetta Beyond Good & Evil HD Castlevania: Harmony of Despair […]

  • A new expansion for Postal 2 called Paradise Lost was released today

    It appears Postal 2 has a new add-on available. No, it’s not for the 2003 version, but the Complete Edition which was greenlit on Steam 10 years later. Called Paradise Lost, the add-on stars the Dude and contains a new single-player story campaign and new areas featuring free-roam gameplay. The original voice actor for the […]

  • GTA 5 patch 1.01 is now available for PC, fixes launcher and framerate issues

    Rockstar has released patch 1.01 for the PC version of GTA 5 and along with a fix to the character’s facial features changing when transferring to PC, the launcher will no longer drain your CPU and crash. Here are the full patch notes: Fixed an issue where the GTAV Launcher would use an abnormally high […]

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 will arrive on the PS Store for PS4 in May

    Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be released on PlayStation 4 in May, Capcom has announced. All characters, levels and previous DLC will be included in the PS4 version, including a fix to input lag found in the PS3 version’s controls. The fighting game will be released digitally on the PS Store May 26 for $24.99 […]

  • Upcoming Dark Souls 2 patch to fix weapon degradation glitch

    Weapon degradation wan’t an intentional feature in Dark Souls 2, and now that it has carried over into Scholar of the First Sin, the glitch will be patched out in an upcoming update. The glitch also affected the framerate of Dark Souls 2 on PC, and on all platforms with Scholar of the First Sin. […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order on Origin, Amazon, others

    Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order through EA’s Origin service as well as Amazon and GameStop. Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders, as previously reported, will include early access to the free Battle of Jakku DLC. The planet is included in the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and finds the New Republic coming […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront – watch the lovely reveal trailer here

    The first trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront was released today after much anticipation. Watch the lovely game reveal below, all captured on PlayStation 4. The trailer was revealed during an EA panel today at the Star Wars Celebration, and featured Lucasfilm concept artist Doug Chiang, the game’s senior producer Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, and other members of […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront has 40-player battles, play as Darth Vader and Boba Fett

    Star Wars: Battlefront will take place during the original film trilogy’s timeline, according to a report from the Associated Press. It appears the information was posted ahead of time, (via Kotaku) as the report is written in past tense. According to the report, players will take part in “frenzied shoot-outs between up to 40 players” […]

  • Microsoft confirms departure of Xbox Europe VP Phil Harrison

    Microsoft has confirmed the departure of Phil Harrison, its corporate VP of Xbox in Europe. According to a statement, Harrison left to pursue interests outside of the company, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GI.biz. “Following a successful tenure as Corporate Vice President in Xbox in Europe, Phil Harrison has chosen to pursue business interests outside […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Rent-a-Server option coming to both last and current-gen consoles

    Battlefield Hardline players will be able to take part in the Rent-a-Server program, similar to the one in Battlefield 4, when the first patch for the shooter is released. Rental servers will come to both last and current-gen consoles, and CPU issues will be addressed in the patch as well, which PC players will be […]

  • Chip’s Challenge and unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2 arrive on Steam next month

    Chip’s Challenge, the 1989 top-down tile-based puzzler created by Chuck Sommerville, is heading to Steam along with the unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2. After the release of the first game, Sommerville spent two years developing the sequel, only to find the trademark had been sold. The trademark’s new owners wanted him to fund the publishing, […]

  • Pillars of Eternity patch betas hitting Steam, update 1.05 to drop in May

    Patch 1.04 for Pillars of Eternity dropped yesterday, and according to Obsidian Entertainment, players can expect the next round of fixes to arrive in May. According to a post on the Kickstarter page, patch 1.04 contained quite a bit of fixes, and going forward, the team plans to continue squishing bugs, adding additional polish and […]

  • Goat Simulator comes to Xbox platforms

    Goat Simulator continues its plan to dominate all platforms under the sun by releasing on Xbox consoles. Goat Simulator has been released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The store page for the Xbox One version is now live, but the 360 one is lagging behind. Don’t know what this game is or what it’s […]

  • Alienation: first co-op footage revealed

    We have our first look at gameplay footage from Housemarque’s Alienation. Housemarque has finally given us a look at their upcoming shooter project, Alienation. The twin-stick shooter will feature co-op and the new video shows it in action. It’s a short one but still manages to demo several environments. The game was shown off at […]

  • ReShade SweetFX supports GTA 5, user-made presets begin popping up

    GTA 5 modders started making presets for ReShade SweetFX as soon as they realised the tool supports it. To the modding community’s delightful surprise, shader-altering tool ReShade SweetFX was discovered to support GTA 5. What this means is that anyone can download the tool, mess around with the post-processing options, and inject them into GTA […]

  • Project Cars goes gold, full track list revealed

    Project Cars has finally gone gold. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has announced that the racer has reached gold master milestone. “We know the wait for the game to be released was worth it, as we’re confident the quality and realism level we have achieved will provide our fans with the game they are all […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes has a stupid subtitle in the West

    The Western release of Dragon Quest Heroes has been given the most absurd subtitle. Square Enix announced a while back that Dragon Quest Heroes will come to North America and Europe this year. Unlike in Japan, it will launch only on PlayStation 4. Earlier today, the Japanese publisher revealed what the game’s logo will look […]

  • Minecraft vulnerability allows users to crash servers remotely [UPDATE]

    A security flaw discovered in Minecraft’s code that could give perpetrators the ability to crash servers remotely has been fixed via a patch by Mojang. Update: Mojang has released an update to Minecraft patch 1.8, listed as version 1.8.4, and it is available now. It fixes reported security issues, in addition to some other minor […]

  • Official Bloodborne merchandise now available, including a limited edition statue

    The PlayStation gear store has added a new section dedicated to Bloodborne merchandise. The first set of items is as good as you’d expect. If you’re a fan of Bloodborne and want to make sure everyone around you knows it, you’ll be happy to know that Sony has added a few pieces of Bloodborne-branded gear […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy The Last Word?

    Xur is selling one of Destiny’s top hand cannons today: The Last Word. Is it worth grinding the coins for? The answer is a resounding YES. The Last Word is one of Destiny’s best Exotics, and one of the best Hand Cannons in the game. Our Destiny expert Alex notes that it’s one of the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 17, 18 – The Last Word edition

    What did our good buddy Xur bring for us this week? Xur: Agent of the Nine, Destiny’s weekend vendor is back with more Exotic offers. Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons or armour, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Head over to the lounge in the Tower Hangar, you’ll find […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt discounted for Gold members, pre-load now live

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt files are now live on the Xbox Store. Xbox One owners with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pre-orders can start downloading the full game to be ready for launch. The file size was confirmed earlier to be just over 25GB. Those who have yet to pre-order can do so at […]

  • GTA 5 files accessed by modders, reveal horses, zombies, more

    Modders have managed to pry GTA 5′s file lock open and expose many of its interesting innards. GTA community modders have gained access to several of GTA 5′s archives on PC. These files were previously believed to be inaccessible. Popular modding tool OpenIV, which was used in editing files in GTA 4 (hence the name), […]

  • Bethesda’s E3 invite features Dishonored, Doom, Wolfenstein… but no Fallout

    Bethesda is going first at E3 this year with a showcase of games on Sunday night. What clues can we see in the press invite? Skyrim publisher Bethesda has sent out confirmation of its E3 showcase, taking place Sunday June 14. The invite includes a number of Bethesda game characters including Wolfenstein’s BJ Blazcowicz, a […]

  • Here’s Crytek’s VR demo, because dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs! This is precisely what virtual reality is for. VR demos are all over the place and CryEngine developer Crytek has produced one of its own, showing off how the engine is flexible enough t- Look, let me level with you: I don’t care. I only care about dinosaurs. Hush now and watch the dinosaurs. […]

  • StreetPass update adds birthday collecting, VIP Miis and more

    StreetPass collecters should take advantage of an optional update. It’s International StreetPass Week, so now’s the time to break out the 3DS and go hunting. Don’t leave your home network without first checking out a new optional update, though. Kotaku reports the update prompt is available from the leftmost icon in your StreetPass Mii Plaza. […]

  • Massive Uplay sale offers cheap games in time for the weekend

    PC gamers can grab a sweet saving or two in Uplay’s Spring Sale. Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Alien: Isolation are all on sale as part of Uplay’s Spring Sale, among many other titles. The sale offers discounts of up to 85% off digital […]