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Reeves: New consoles coming in 2-3 years

Tuesday, 29 June 2010 21:47 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Capcom Europe boss David Reeves believes that the big three will release new consoles within two to three years.

Speaking with GI.biz, Reeves stated that Kinect and Move will “revive and pique interest” in games until there’s another “clash of the titans in two years time”.

“Two to three years, I reckon so,” he said when asked for an approximate time-frame.

“I don’t have any inside information. All the first-parties have got to be working on something. The tricky thing is when do you put a stake in the ground on technology? That’s the problem.

“You can be waiting a few extra months to implement something, but you’ve got to set a date to go with a certain chip at a certain point otherwise you’re going to miss the key milestones.”

As for Xbox 360, European Microsoft executive Chris Lewis told VG247 during E3 that the redesigned 360 along with Kinect would extend the machine’s life-cycle by five years.

“It is, in many ways for us, mid-lifecycle,” he said. “With this new, sleek design and Kinect for Xbox 360 we’ve got at least another five years of this generation, where we continue to offer great experiences for people.”

Meanwhile, Sony has said time and time again that PS3 has a 10-year life-span, with SCEA’s Peter Dille going so far as to say that it will beat out Xbox 360 in lifetime sales.

“I don’t think [360 will] be around in 10 years so I’m very confident we’ll pass them within that time-frame,” said the exec, speaking in an IGN interview.

“I mean, we’ve got 31 million [units sold] worldwide right now — they’ve got 39 million [units sold]. I don’t even need to go out 10 years.”

Nintendo has remained quiet on when to expect a new console let alone and upgraded version of Wii, but NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime has said that the company is not ready for Wii 2 yet.

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37 Comments

  1. Razor

    lol Reeves

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gheritt White

    On shelves in 2014, I reckon.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. polygem

    I believe hes correct. 360 will become more and more casual titles and will be supported another 5 years. It will have enough horsepower for these games obviously. But in 2 or 3 years there will be a new console as well. Same with sony…

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    Microsoft’ll go first, I reckon. 2012 E3 reveal for release in 2013. Could be a year later if Kinect does proper business. PS4′ll come a year or two later, depending on how things pan out with PS3. Both of them will want to stick with this generation for as long as possible, but I don’t think MS will have the balls to go past 2013 without a reveal. As soon as everything starts turning red they’ll have to go.

    Obv question: wIll they haf Bl00ray?!!?!

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Razor

    “As soon as everything starts turning red they’ll have to go.”

    What does that mean?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Patrick Garratt

    @5 – As soon as 360 hardware and software sales switch to negative growth. The Slim and Kinect is designed to kick everything back into proper growth again. As soon as it wears off, they’ll move on.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    Has that happened to the PS2 yet? Seeing as it only gets cheaper to make the hardware as time goes by i cant imagine it.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. mington

    I wonder what Nintendo will do…will they even bother with another console? I don’t think they will be able to compete at the next level now that everyones got on the waggle wagon

    #8 5 years ago
  9. The Hindle

    Lets start guessing names im calling it the next Xbox will be called Xbox 678 :D

    #9 5 years ago
  10. polygem

    @8: interesting question indeed. Maybe they’ll surprise everyone again. A maschine that allows you to play games while you sleep would be sweet.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. SOMI

    @8 your out of your mind, they started working on the Wii successor when it was released. They’ve said that their next system will have more than just HD, 3D is likely and something else. Iwata stated that he wil lwait till 3D T’v become widespread instead of expecing peopel to shell out £3,000 on one.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. The Hindle

    Personally i think its going to be a lot sooner then any of the guesses made. I think like Halo 2 was the last AAA exclusive for the Xbox, Gears 3 will be the same for the 360.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    How awesome would it be for Nintendo to release a proper next gen system first out the gate in the next year or so?

    I’m sorry, but that new Zelda looks like a step backwards in my opinion.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. G1GAHURTZ

    Cloud gaming will surely make consoles obsolete.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Still too many lag/connectivity issues me thinks. I’d bet we see at least one more generation of consoles before full online integration.

    Plus, you know Nintendo has at least one more new console gen in them….they’re ALWAYS behind on technology (CD’s, HD, etc), but ahead on innovation (3D analog stick, motion controls).

    What i mean is this:

    1. When everyone else went CD-Rom, Nintendo stuck with cartridges.

    2. When everyone else went HD, Nintendo stuck with SD.

    Which leads me to believe, when everyone else goes fully online, Nintendo will release a new console and once again take the #1 spot as console manufacturer.

    …just a thought… ;)

    #15 5 years ago
  16. DrDamn

    @11
    Available for about £920 now.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. SOMI

    @16 really? for a 2nd hand one I bet, plus 3D glasses costs about £100.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. James Mac

    @4

    Might not need Blu-Ray:
    http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2010/05/dvds-could-hold-1000x-capacity-of-blu-rays-with-new-research/

    #18 5 years ago
  19. drewbles82

    I think all companies will wait a few yrs to see how ppl take on 3D. Alot of ppl have replaced their tvs the last few yrs for HD, tv life span can be well over 10yrs so ppl upgrading to 3D tvs when money is tight, not gonna happen. I think the new consoles will all try 2 bring 3D, motion control/sensors,MS will have to jump onto bluray or the nxt big format. this generation of console has lasted longer than the past consoles, its fair to say ppl have built a collection of games so making these new consoles without backwards comp would be a huge mistake.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. DrDamn

    @17

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-LE40C750-Widescreen-Allshare-Internet/dp/B003JEVQRK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1277855244&sr=8-2

    £917

    You can get a free pair of glasses with every Samsung 3D TV through their website (normally £70 each)

    #20 5 years ago
  21. SOMI

    @20 yeah but you have to pay for postage too :/ and you get decent 3D TV’s for a higher price.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Tonka

    I don’t think either of the twins will lift a finger until Nintendo reveal what they have in store for the home console market. Since I also believe Nintendo won’t do another home console for a loong while if ever I don’t think we will see any new consoles within 5 years.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Patrick Garratt

    @7 – That’s a really interesting question. I actually meant unit sales figures, but you’re right: as time goes on platform holders do make more money from hardware, which is why we’re seeing both MS and Sony aim for longer cycles this time. Microsoft’s problem will come when 360 inevitably drops out of the current gen “race”. As PS3 moves ahead and all the headlines starts reading, “360 hardware sales down 35% year on year,” etc, I believe we’ll see Microsoft move in the next machine.

    But you’re right, yes. That’s why Sony keeps selling PS2, despite the fact both hardware and software sales decline hugely every quarter/FY.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. OlderGamer

    I hate to sound to much like, well, me – but I don’t think I care too much about the next gen.

    Whats it going to offer?

    More expensive hardware. Shinnier graphics? Motion controls? 3D? I mean what can the next gen offer that this gen can’t?

    Toss in all of the dlc I already bought this gen. The complete need for 100% backwards compatibility(for games AND said DLC).

    No thnx all I see is a mess.

    I will stick with my PC. Starcraft II and Civ V this year. Steam this and every year. Diablo III a within a couple of years. The next MMO from Blizzard. I can be happy with that.

    I am going to make a promise to myself not to get sucked in this time around. Wait and see what happens. No day purchasing. No midnite launches for preordered hardware. Lots to keep playing this gen. Lots of PC games.

    So, let the new hardware chatter begin. Makes no nevermind to me.

    …I wonder what the controllers will look like? Oh wait, that was outloud?

    #24 5 years ago
  25. osric90

    HAHAHAHAHA, please. 2015 or 16 will be the time… If new consoles were released in 2013 or 14, they would be like “what the hell? Almost nothing has changed!” Maybe Nintendo does, they need it, but Sony and Microsoft, well… At least Sony has good 6 or 7 years to go.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Patrick Garratt

    @24 – You’re not the only one that’s not looking forward to a hardware swap. To be honest, though, last time was much easier than the PSone/PS2 transition. That really was horrible.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @Pat Next xbox has to have blu-ray, some devs are already struggling with the 360′s DVD limit, it’s only going to get worse.

    The next gen after that I guess we’ll be into cloud, or at the very least entirely download, but the infrastructure’s not up to it yet.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Blerk

    I wouldn’t be surprised to see Microsoft go with a proprietary disc format rather than put a Blu-Ray drive in. They’d like to go download-only, I’m sure, but I think it’s probably still too early to do that with a home console.

    They’ll definitely go first, though. And Nintendo will be last again, mostly because they’ve got less need to jump and they’ll absolutely want the next machine to have a unique selling point again.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. tenthousandgothsonacid

    I reckon Move and Kinect will both tank which will hasten MS’s next console.

    MS overhyped it with that Mylo smoke and mirrors rubbish and anyone who just wants waggle has bought it with a wii already.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. mojo

    14:
    cloud gaming makes gaming obsolete.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. DrDamn

    @21
    Last time I checked I don’t think Amazon charged £2000 for delivery :)

    It’s a very nice set apparently, though it is true that for the large part it is the higher end TV’s which are currently supporting 3D. They are still some way off the £3000 you claimed though. Sony 40″ HX803 == £1800 and you can effectively get 2 pairs of glasses and the PS3 3D games thrown in for free. Panasonic 50″ Plasma includes a couple of pairs of glasses for £2300. Samsung have the biggest variety of sets the high end ones are still only around £1800.

    It’s the sort of feature which technically fits more naturally in to the higher spec sets, early adopters will likely be looking for a higher spec set too. There is a variety of sets out there though, and within a couple of years it will sneak down the chain as just another feature on the check list of mainstream priced sets.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Nelius

    I’m hoping that the next console from Microsoft extends functionality to computing. Basically an all-in-one system that can be used anywhere, in the lounge or the office. Entertainment and Productivity in one package.

    On startup you can choose between Game, Media and Compute modes. Two methods for mode selection:
    1) Automatic disc detection that selects the relevent mode. If game disc is inserted it’s instantaeneously a game console. A DVD and it’s media player. A software disc and it boots into Windows.
    2) Manual selection after boot. If Game is chosen then you’re taken to a menu of stored games on the harddrive ready to play. If Media is chosen you’re taken to a library of stored content on the harddrive ready for viewing and listening. Compute takes you into Windows, where regular productivity software and the internet can be accessed.

    Interfaces. The minimum boxed product should contain the console, a keyboard, a mouse, a gamepad and maybe a media remote/motion control stick. Full compatibility with 1080p resolution monitors and TVs. As for 3D, I don’t think it is a useful technology.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Nelius

    I also have the same hope for Sony, if they can manage it. Maybe a variant of Ubuntu could even be used for their compute mode.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. DrDamn

    @Nelius
    I can’t see it extending to work just yet. They haven’t really convinced everyone of the full entertainment box angle yet so branching further out isn’t likely. I think further consolidation of the entertainment hub is likely from both Sony and MS.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. LOLshock94

    either way it will be a console which u will have to get off your arse and do. gaming is pretty much dead after 2014

    #35 5 years ago
  36. StolenGlory

    @26 – At least the hardware swap from PSOne to PS2 was made somewhat bareable (for me at least) by full backwards compatability.

    *Glares at MS&Sony*

    #36 5 years ago
  37. theevilaires

    Just give me a new PSP. I don’t care for new hardware for another 5 years or so. It would be cool for once that the industry makes us wait an unusual long amount of time before releasing next gen consoles.

    That way we’ll all be really pumped and way more excited. There’s still so much they can do with this gen. Be careful what you wish for guys it could be something you’re really not ready for yet.

    #37 5 years ago

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    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • 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 […]