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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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    Last week, YouTube user Master0fHyrule uploaded a Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video, and we’ve embedded it for you below. The video shows 4.5 minutes of footage which appears before hitting the start button and the first meeting between Link and the Skull Kid. Another comparison video was released by another user back in […]

  • The Game Awards 2015 already in the planning stages

    The Game Awards 2015 are already in the planning stages, according to Geoff Keighley. The inaugural show took place on December 6, 2014. Keighley announced the 2015 show during his Storytime with Geoff Keighley panel at PAX South this weekend and through Twitter. He said more details will be announced in the spring. You can […]

  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered listed for January release

    It looks like Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy is returning in remastered form next week, if an Amazon listing is any indication. According to the listing posted on NeoGAF, the uncut version of the game contains Steam DRM and will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Titled Fahrenheit: […]

  • Indie Flash Sale kicks off on North American PS Store

    The North American end of the PlayStation Store is hosting a Flash Sale a beefy list of indie games and some films. The sales includes titles such as Resogun, Shadow Warrior, The Unfinished Swan, FEZ, Costume Quest 2, Joe Danger, Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, and more for up to 80% off. The full […]

  • The Witcher 3 Twitch stream to show 15 minutes of new gameplay footage

    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video shows gameplay clips, global hands-on events

    CD Projekt has released a video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, giving a glimpse of gameplay and noting that hands-on impressions of the game will be bombarding the Internet next week. We’ll have extensive coverage of The Witcher 3 on Monday Jan 26 at 3pm GMT. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to […]

  • Microsoft looking into possible HoloLens support for PC, Xbox One

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be a dedicated device, but the company is obviously looking into how it could be used with PC and Xbox One. Speaking with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said should the stand-alone product become a success, “specific scenarios” on how it could be used with Xbox One are already being brainstormed. “We […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4, Xbox One

    A video for Final Fantasy Type-0 comparing the upcoming console version of the game to the original PSP version has been released by Square Enix. While comparing PSP graphics to those of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One seems rather unfair, it’s worth a watch anyway. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releases March 17 in North America […]

  • Payday 2′s The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character Pack released

    In case you forgot, The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character content packs for Payday 2 were released yesterday. The new heist pack is available for $6.99/€6.99/£4.99 and the Dragan character will run you $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 through Steam and other digital distribution sites. Here’s the details: The Bomb Heists A new contact, called the Butcher, brought to […]

  • Rockstar offers tips on scaling GTA Online creations to support 30 players

    Rockstar has posted a tutorial of sorts on how to edit your GTA Online’s creations to support up to 30 players. According to the developer, when selecting Load Creation, users will be able to access any previously published Jobs and edit them in any way they wish. Users can also increase the Maximum Players races […]

  • Video for Life is Strange shows you how to rewind time

    If you could rewind time, would you change the events of your day or leave things be? In Life is Strange, you will make this choice. In the developer diary below, Dontnot Entertainment touches upon the main character’s ability to rewind time. How Max’s ability works and originated is also discussed. The first episode of […]

  • Take a look at one of the historical battles in Total War: Attila

    The Creative Assembly has revealed historical battles for Total War: Attila and shown off one of them. In the latest episode of Rally Point, developer Creative Assembly takes a look at one of the nine historical battles that will be included in Total War: Attila when it launches next month. But before you see the […]

  • ARMA 3 video lists 33 of its features, teases upcoming expansion

    ARMA 3 is an impressive military simulator, but that’s not the only thing impressive about it. In fact, this video lists 33 of the game’s most notable features. ARMA 3′s latest video gives you a tour of many of its strengths. It goes over the number of vehicles, weapons and playable area. But that’s not […]

  • No Man’s Sky dev explains what you actually do in the game

    No Man’s Sky is simultaneously the most intriguing mystery and the most scary. Developer Hello Games is asked some questions and gives some solid answers. Eurogamer asked Hello Games’ Sean Murray a number of questions that are on everyone’s mind when they think about No Man’s Sky. The biggest one being, what do you actually […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 27, Be The Zombie mode goes free

    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]

  • This is what co-op looks like in Dying Light

    Dying Light’s cop-op mode has been given a short demo by developer Techland. Dying Light supports drop-in/ drop-out co-op for up to four players. The entire campaign is playable in co-op, and there are special co-op challenges. Watch as four members of developer Techland take on the game’s zombie apocalypse. Dying Light is out January […]

  • Get Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third and all DLC for $5

    Bundle Stars’ latest bundle packs Saints Row 2 and the complete Saints Row: The Third for $5. The Saints Row bundle is priced $5. It is live now and for another 14 days. It comes with Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, which is basically the game plus all the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 23, 24

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has made the trek to Destiny’s Tower for another week of business. Destiny’s Exotics vendor, Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at the Tower as per the weekly schedule. Xur will sell you Exotic weapons and armour pieces if you have the Strange Coins to afford it. He also […]

  • Bloodborne is getting two special edition PS4s in Japan

    Sony will launch two limited-edition, Bloodborne-themed PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan. Two bundles are available, one in black and another in white, complete with a controller and a headset. The hard disk cover is engraved with the title and the cover shot. Both bundles come with the collector’s edition release of the game, which was […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – Xur vs Cryptarch rap battle

    Destiny has once more produced a slew of entertaining, educational and occasionally baffling videos. Destiny players have repeatedly sparked crazes by exploiting the game’s little foibles – Sparrow surfing is one example. This latest one is kind of mysterious; I don’t know how it’s done, or why you would want to, but Hidden Reach has […]

  • The Sims 4 free for 48 hours with Origin Game Time

    The Sims 4 is the latest game to be offered free through Origin’s Game Time promotion. The Sims 4 is now free to download from Origin, granting you a 48 hour window to try it out and see if you want to pay for the full game. The free time starts counting as soon as […]

  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]