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Sucker Punch: inFamous team thankful for Naughty Dog help

Monday, 5 July 2010 08:02 GMT By Joe Anderson

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Sucker Punch duo Brian Flemming and Chris Zimmerman have said Naughty Dog gave them valuable feedback and inspiration for the studio’s work on both inFamous and inFamous 2.

Speaking to NowGamer, the pair said advice received from Uncharted studio was invaluable.

“We got some notes from Naughty Dog when we were three months from releasing inFamous about what frustrated them about the climbing system,” co-founder and producer Brian Fleming said.

“It’s great because it’s like getting feedback from somebody you trust and respect and you know has your best interests at heart. They’re not trying to screw you, they’re saying here’s this piece of information that you can’t get from a focus test.

“Testers don’t understand what it is you’re trying to do at the level that someone who spends all day, every day working on Uncharted can.”

Sucker Punch development director Chris Zimmerman added that a trip to see Naughty Dog provided more inspiration for the team.

“Our visit to Naughty Dog really showed us some things where they just have better approaches to some problems and we’ve been able to fold that stuff into how we’re doing things,” he said.

“And it’s not just technology, although there’s lots of stuff there. Just their approach to how they integrate their game design with the story design. It’s great to see a team you respect – and any reasonable person would have a lot of respect for those guys given what they’ve been able to do in the last 20 years – and see how they work and how they decided to work that way and be able to apply those lessons to the way we go about things.”

Zimmerman said the team would like to be able to “make as big an improvement between inFamous and inFamous 2 as between Uncharted and Uncharted 2,” adding “that’s the overall goal” for the team.

inFamous 2 is expected to release next year for PS3, and so far it looks awesome.

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44 Comments

  1. Telepathic.Geometry

    This is a happy story that makes me happy, ^_^

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Rudderless

    “Giving Cole an identical haircut to Nathan Drake for the sequel was a great way to instantly make the character more appealing, and we thank Naughty Dog for that awesome idea,” added Fleming.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Dr.Freeman

    n i said y Cole is similar 2 Nathan in this one

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Spaced Oddity

    Working in the gaming industry is what I’d like to do. What the fanboys out there fail to realise is that all companies, no matter who their parent companies and affiliates are, love to work together, somewhat like family, sharing ideas and helping out. Sony’s first party are well known for this exercise, especially toward struggling developers, as is Bungie, the former Infinity Ward, and unless I’m mistaken, Valve.

    In this particular instance, Sucker Punch received a lot of help in developing inFamous, especially from the ICE technical team. Beyond Cole McGrath’s obvious visual and personality mimickry of Nathan Drake, you can see the influence in how inFamous 2 is meshing story with gameplay.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Just how many times have Naughty Dog saved Sony’s bacon this generation now? They’re reaching almost Miyamoto levels of ‘involvement with every other project’. They should practically own the company by now.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Kerplunk

    @5 Everyone kept saying “They should have got Naughty Dog to help ‘em out” whenever a PS3 game has a technical issue.

    Aside from that observation “saving Sony’s bacon” is exaggerating the act of one developer observing the methods and practices of another developer by some considerable margin.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Isuru86

    They should help Radical with Prototype 2 -.-

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Erthazus

    “Just how many times have Naughty Dog saved Sony’s bacon this generation now?”

    Zero.
    There is no impact on Sony with Naughty Dog. It’s just a great game.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Blerk

    It wasn’t meant as an insult!

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Retroid

    Careful. ‘They’ are touchy ;)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Moonwalker1982

    Cole really didn’t need a redesign at all, and the voice is quite annoying to me. But i read that it has to do with the original voice actor, problems or something. So they probably thought, ah lets just start the character from scratch.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. NinjaMidget

    I don’t see problem with voice actors and new hair-do… it’s fucking hair!!! Get over it guys! lol

    @4 Same here man, I want to work in the games industry as well and seeing co-operation between two companies competing for market share is uplifting. I know it happens a lot between companies, especially in Sony’s camp, but this can only be a good thing for all games!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. get2sammyb

    @5 — It’s not a case of saving anyone’s bacon — inFamous was already a fantastic game.

    The character model’s also growing on me.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Blerk

    I didn’t say that Infamous was a bad game either!

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Johnny Cullen

    LIES! I SMELL LIES!

    #15 5 years ago
  16. theevilaires

    Umm Blerk I do recall you making a statement about the original inFAMOUS calling it just a third person electric shooter nothing special at all.

    Don’t know if that was just envy because you wished it was on the 360 too? But that comment came off as being sour.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Blerk

    I might’ve said that in the past but I didn’t say it here. :-)

    The previous game seemed to split opinion somewhat. One thing it absolutely was was a bit technically sub-par, and that’s something that’s absolutely been smashed into the ground if the video from the weekend is anything to go by. And look – it’s Naughty Dog, again. Saving the technological day.

    They’re marvels with the PS3, that’s what I’m saying. Not that anybody’s shit, but that they’re shit hot. Sony should be giving them all Ferraris or something.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Erthazus

    “Sony should be giving them all Ferraris or something.”

    for what?
    I’m sorry, co-operation between companies in Sony is an old story. Previously Insomniac helped them with engine for example.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Blerk

    Uh… for being their best developers by a country mile? For sharing their tech and time readily with everyone else? Jeez, you’re a touchy lot.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Retroid

    Awww, bless :)

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Gekidami

    “Everyone else”? You know that them working with Guerilla wasnt true right? So unless Sucker Punch is “everyone else” you’re quite wrong.

    And i think the only ‘touchy one’ here is you. No ones over acted to what you said at all, despite you making out as if it was the case.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Retroid

    No, of course they didn’t. Other than directly and defensively.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    “Uh… for being their best developers by a country mile?”

    Who said that they are the BEST developers? For gamers they are the best, for Sony? Thats quaestionable. Uncharted 2 sold for 3 million copies, it’s not like an 8 or 12 million seller.

    “For sharing their tech”

    Thats their job.

    “Jeez, you’re a touchy lot.”

    I’m not, i just don’t understand comment like:

    “how many times have Naughty Dog saved Sony’s bacon”

    or

    “They should practically own the company by now.”

    #23 5 years ago
  24. No_PUDding

    Blerk I speak on behalf of the amorphous ‘PS3 Crowd’, you refer to.

    Naughty Dog houses the ICE team, which was a Sony inititative to develop better tech, for all of the SCEA studios. So actually you are totally right in most ways.(In saying that I have totally given up the right to speak for the PS3 Crowd)

    Also…

    I found a little contradiction; Evan Wells, pre gameplay reveal, Twittered that they had not shared anything with Sucker Punch.

    But, I expect they got a studio tour, and every member of Sucker Punch present, took away their own little bit of relevant working ethos’, and possibly some tips.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Kerplunk

    Erm, Naughty Dog didn’t touch any of Sucker Punch’s code.

    I don’t know if anyone’s read the actual article but it states that Sucker Punch visited the Naughty Dog studio. They didn’t send out some sort of Naughty Dog bat-signal in a plea for help.

    Smarmy comments suggesting people are getting defensive aren’t necessary. Neither is making sarcastic responses to events that haven’t even occurred. Stop making up fictitious events and, possibly, people will stop taking you to task over your responses to them.

    Just an idea.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Gekidami

    @22
    Where exactly? Apart from maybe TEA, everyone just pointed out how wrong the comment was. Hell, just read the article to see that the only thing Sucker Punch got from Naughty Dog was “feedback”. Blerk was just wrong, and its been pointed out. Shame he felt as if he was being attacked for some reason.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. No_PUDding

    He will and should make smarmy comments all the time you lot are at tugging your dangley bits in a strop.

    Lighten up, he’s not even too far from being right.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Blerk

    Okay, I take it back. Naughty Dog are shit and selfish and never help anyone. And Nathan Drake’s a big hairy fop.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Armitage

    I read that ND made the entire source code of both Uncharted 1 and 2 available to other Sony studios.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. onlineatron

    Oh dear lord.

    This site’s community… What happened to it?!

    Blerk says positive things about Naughty Dog and he gets ripped to shreds :/

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Retroid

    I know – good, isn’t it? :(

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Erthazus

    @30 Blerk is awesome. It’s just some comments like “how many times have Naughty Dog saved Sony’s bacon” kinda weird. :)

    #32 5 years ago
  33. onlineatron

    What happened to Psychotext?

    Was he driven away by the rabble or am I just missing his posts?

    #33 5 years ago
  34. theevilaires

    he’s invisible. garrantt made him an invisible button instead of an ignore button :D

    #34 5 years ago
  35. ExclusivesMostly

    :) :) :)

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Armitage

    @32 Well yeah that probably is putting things a bit strongly. Sony has a lot of talented studios.

    Still, if you believed some in the media, the PS3′s had that many nails in its coffin that they seem to have actually destroyed said coffin, thus ensuring its non-burial.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. theevilaires

    Thats what I love about this gen so much. Everyone tried to hammer their own nail in SONY and just when the final nail was about to be planted……UC2!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Retroid

    Ah, so you’re agreeing with Blerk then, TEA? :D

    #38 5 years ago
  39. theevilaires

    ummmm….yea kinda…i’m mean NO! oh crap :(

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Armitage

    :D

    #40 5 years ago
  41. The Hindle

    Wow 40 comments over this, all sonys devs share a friendly competition between each other so i cant see Sucker Punch letting ND help out too much.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Robo_1

    Naughty Dog are awesome, but as has been said, they also incorporate Sony’s Cell R&D team (ICE) so it’s little surprise that they’re also Sony’s go to guys for tech tips.

    I see what Blerk is saying, in that Naughty Dog/ICE have helped a lot of devs get the most out of PS3, but it’s not just one team who happen to rush in and help other devs out, it’s also an R&D unit put together by Sony specifically to do just that.

    Bottom line, everyone’s right really, there’s just a little more to the story than Naughty Dog FTW. :D

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Armitage

    42 is the answer.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Kuwabara

    Infamous 1 was already a good/geat looking game. it had some of the best effects ive seen in any game. The look of the sky to along with the planes that fly past and u gotta shoot them, to me that was surreal, felt more real than anything ive played b4. i just hope the explosions/fire that were shown in the infamous 2 trailer get a more Hd look, like the ones in uncharted 2.

    #44 5 years ago

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  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]

  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

    Here’s a video for Bloodborne players showing a quick way to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam. It also provides a look at things you may have missed in Central Yharnam and The Sewers, courtesy of VaatiVidya. Don’t forget, we have guides posted for the game with more updates coming soon. Bloodborne released in […]

  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

    A Bloodborne bug has prevented players calling on help to take on one of the nasty early bosses. Bloodborne bosses are significantly easier to take down in co-op. Unfortunately, at least one of them is proving difficult to find help for – and not just because not many players have obtained the Small Resonant Bell […]

  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

    Mass Effect 3 is discounted on the European PSN, but it’s not free. Update 2: The option to add to cart now lets you choose between the free trial or full version. The full version is on sale for £6.49 or £5.84 for PlayStation Plus members. The free trial is of course is still available, […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

    The winners of Elite: Dangerous’ Race To Elite competition have been announced, with one player receiving the grand prize of £10,000. Back when Elite: Dangerous launched, developer Frontier announced a competition that would award players to first reach Elite rank in trading, exploration, or combat, a prize of £1,000 each. The grand prize – £10,000 […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

    PlayStation 4 firmware 2.50, codenamed Yukimura, is due for release tomorrow, March 26. Firmware update 2.50 for PlayStation 4 will be launching tomorrow, March 26, Sony has announced. Codenamed Yukimura, the system update is promised to bring suspend/resume feature, trophy sync improvements, accessibility options, and much more. 2.50 has been in beta testing a while […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

    Heists aren’t the only addition in GTA Online’s latest DLC – there’s a lot of content that can earn you big RP and cash payouts. GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges While heists are the talking point and big payoff after more than a year of waiting, there’s a […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

    What’s the best bolt-action, Police sniper rifle for the Professional class in Battlefield Hardline? Let us help you answer that question. As you’re probably aware, Battlefield Hardline weapons are class specific and faction specific. This makes deciding on a good weapon and loadout much harder than it was in Battlefield 4. Which is where Westie […]

  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

    Final Fantasy 15 was nine years in the making – and counting. Are we the same people we were in 2006? Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae A demo available for PS4 and Xbox One. Offers a couple of hours of gameplay. More if you jump over the borders. Bundled with Final Fantasy 15 Type-0 and […]

  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]