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EA announces Alice and more at CA Showcase – first Alice trailer included

Tuesday, 20 July 2010 21:19 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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EA used its Summer Showcase to debut the next Alice title from American McGee, a first trailer for 38 Studios’ Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and more this evening, but fell short of a proper megaton.

Get all the news, press releases and media after the break.

Madden NFL 11

The next Madden was announced on iPad and 3DS. Amazing scenes. EA Sports Active: NFL Training Camp was shown, heart-rate monitor and all. Patrick Willis from the 49ers commented on the training. The monitor was attached to the dude’s leg.

Fight Night Champion

The next Fight Night was properly announced after being selectively previewed earlier today. EA Sports said it wants to make the franchise look more like the underground in boxing – gritty, like Fight Club. It’s out next year, and there are first images below.

MMA

MMA’s Career mode was shown for the first time. The devs talked authenticity, the global nature of the sport, putting your likeness as the head of your future champ and more.

The game will feature gyms from all over the world. Fighter Bas Rutten turned up and talked gibberish. It was amazing.

There was a date: it’s out on October 19.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

38 Studios boss and sports legend Curt Schilling showed Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for the first time, although no one was allowed to film the trailer.

Todd McFarlane’s done the art for the fantasy title, so keep your eyes well open for this. Some in-game shots were seen, and it all looked pretty much like a fantasy game.

Shank

Shank’s releasing on August 24 on PSN and August 25 on XBLA.

Crysis 2

EA said Crysis 2′s multiplayer will be aired at gamescom in August.

Alice

American McGee is on stage now showing off Alice: Madness Returns. It’s for PC, 360 and PS3 in 2011. First shots and trailer below.

The original sold 1.5 million units, he said. Here’s the press release:

EA and Spicy Horse Games Send Gamers Down the Rabbit Hole in Alice: Madness Returns

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jul 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Gaming visionary American McGee returns to Wonderland as Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and Spicy Horse Games announce Alice: Madness Returns(TM), the dark and deranged sequel to the year 2000 PC hit, American McGee’s Alice(TM). Designed with the same dark style of the original, but now featuring entirely new visuals, story and game design, Alice: Madness Returns is a fun and addictive action adventure set to release on PC, the PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system. The game follows Alice on a journey through a wildly corrupted and shattered Wonderland to uncover the truth behind her haunted past and tortured psyche. In this journey, players will romp through highly-detailed elaborate worlds, encounter a cast of off-beat characters and engage in epic battles with deadly weapons and sinister villains.

“Alice is a classic fiction, infinitely rich with memorable characters, places and experiences. Our approach to Alice: Madness Returns takes this colorful world and reinvents it with psychotic personalities and pervasive insanity,” said American McGee, Spicy Horse Games Co-Founder and Senior Creative Director. “We can’t wait to share our vision with Alice in Wonderland fans and gamers around the world.”

Alice: Madness Returns takes place 10 years after the conclusion of the original game, with Alice struggling to recover from the emotional trauma of losing her entire family in a fatal fire. After spending a decade institutionalized in an insane asylum, she is finally released to the care of a psychiatrist who just may be able to help her conquer the nightmarish hallucinations that still haunt her. Alice embarks on a mission to root out the true cause of her family’s mysterious death, jumping from a gloomy and stark London to a rich and provocative Wonderland.

“In 2000, we launched a cult hit on the PC with American McGee’s Alice. Ten years later, I’m pleased to announce American is back on board leading the top-rate talent at Spicy Horse Games to create this sequel,” said David DeMartini, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EA Partners. “The Alice in Wonderland fiction continues to be a fan favorite all over the world. We can’t wait for them to experience the next chapter with Alice: Madness Returns.”

Alice: Madness Returns will be available in 2011 for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

For more information on Alice: Madness Returns, please visit http://AliceMadnessReturns.com.

Dead Space: Ignition

The downloadable Dead Space 2 prequel was seen in a trailer. The game features four paths and four different endings. Players will have to go through three types of mini-games: Hardware Crack, System Override and Trace Route.

Trace Route was shown playable on 360. “Mini-game” was about right. It was simply running a spot through a 2D landscape. It’s out this fall for 360 and PS3.

Darkspore

Darkspore, an action RPG based in the Spore universe, was announced at the event.

The game is about “loot,” said the game’s producer and will feature character upgrades, online play, character creation, weapons and heroes. It’s a “co-op game at its heart,” said Maxis.

The game was shown playable. The demo said replay would play a major part of the game.

Shots and teaser trailer at the bottom. Here’s the press release:

EA REVEALS DARKSPORE, A NEW SCI-FI ACTION ROLE-PLAYING GAME IN DEVELOPMENT FROM MAXIS STUDIO
Darkspore to Introduce Innovative Character Customization, Gameplay Mechanics and Online Play to Genre
Guildford, UK – July 20, 2010 – MaxisTM, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced the next project in its award-winning portfolio of PC games: DarksporeTM, an online, science-fiction action role-playing game, is currently in development for an early 2011 launch. Darkspore is rich in action and fiction, and is being written and developed by some of the most talented minds in the video game industry.

“Darkspore is inspired in part by the award-winning creature editor tech of Spore, but also in large part from the team’s own passion for gaming and prior experience,” said Lucy Bradshaw, General Manager of Maxis Studio. “The team has combined these inspirations to produce a unique take on the action RPG genre.”

Darkspore will feature dynamic, fast-paced action as players battle across alien worlds to save the galaxy from the mutated forces of Darkspore in a four-player co-operative and full single-player campaign, as well as intense multiplayer battles. In order to defeat the malicious Darkspore, players will need to collect an arsenal of living weapons – genetic heroes with different combat abilities – and upgrade them with tens of thousands of collectible body parts and armor.

Darkspore will feature three unique classes of five different genetic hero types, with a limitless number of upgrades and customizations available through the parts players collect on each planet level. As players progress, Darkspore builds in intensity, with new planets and enemy forces requiring players to strategically select the right squad and ability combinations to succeed in their missions.

EA is scheduled to launch Darkspore in early 2011.

Sims 3

Before Darkspore, Sims boss Rod Humble showing off Sims 3 for consoles as an opening game.

Humble showed Sims 3: Late Night for the first time. Late Night has just been announced for a fall release alongside Sims 3 itself.

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29 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    Darkspore looks like a cheap MU Online rip off. Nothing special.

    PS: Alice is freakin amazing. going to play it on PC like i played the first one. AWESOME.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    Alice
    American McGee is on stage now showing off Alice: Madness Returns. It’s for PC, 360 and PS3 in 2011. First shots below.

    I creamed my shorts. I can’t wait.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. RETARDED VIKING

    “I creamed my shorts”…….eww???but anyway Alice:Madness Returns does look sick. never played the first though.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    Ehh… New gamers start playing the first game. It is amazing! You don’t need super RIG for that game.

    this is day one for me on PC.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    I have been looking forward to Alice since 2001.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. spiderLAW

    Alice looks amazing and i love the art direction. The only thing i dont care for is the Queens Cards’ design. Something about them just doesnt fir to me. There are other and more brilliant ways of making madness/evil/horror than just throwing in some crazy eyes, grime, and flesh.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    I’m interested in what technology they are using. They used ID Tech 3 back in a day (the technology that CoD developers USES now. Giggity.). At that time i just shit my pants at the graphics.

    Probably, they are using UE3 now. Kinda sad, because textures are a little bit bland for this generation.

    I remember when Alice graphics were like Crysis in these days. When games were made specifically for PC, but now… It’s just not that amazing.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Joe Anderson

    Woohoo Fantasy RPG Games for the win. :D

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    This game could be perfect with the latest ID Tech 5 with megatextures (where every rock, flower and e.t.c. could be made by a graphical designer. Perfect for the Alice game.). Sad it’s not going to be in that way…

    #9 5 years ago
  10. AHA-Lambda

    hmmm…impressed with the alice news :) *nods in approval*

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Patrick Garratt

    It’s over.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    Weak presentation.

    Alice is the only thing that is interesting for me.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. RETARDED VIKING

    agreed

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Patrick Garratt

    Alice trailer added there.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. spiderLAW

    @ Erth
    I’m pretty sure it will still look lovely on the PC at the highest Resolution avaible and 60+fps.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. SplatteredHouse

    Lame presentation for the most part. Highlights for me were Alice: MR…But, I’d have liked to have seen Shank in some kind of footage. Btw, I got the impression that Sims Late Night is a PC expansion, unrelated to the Sims 3 console version.

    Dead Space Ignition, I didn’t know what to make of that. Is it there, in lieu of a new print comic run? So, we end up buying an interactive storybook, with interspersed MINI-games?… :/ I liked the comic style, but I don’t know that I like this idea, but there’s still time for more to be explained about what they’re bringing, here.

    More of what wasn’t there is my take away from their presentation, and a lot of what they did show I either couldn’t care about, or underwhelmed.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Erthazus

    @Spidy, Nah, don’t care on what res or frames it will run. After almost 9 years of waiting for the sequel you just want this game.
    It’s still going to be a kick-ass action adventure game and you must not miss this. :D

    Everybody wins.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. endgame

    they’re using the unreal engine. u can see it by looking at the screenshots.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. No_PUDding

    I have a feeling many more games should be based on fairytales.

    Gives developers room to riff on interesting, timeless narratives, while being able to focus on the game aspect.

    I as way more excited about Alice, before seeig any of the media though.

    Got a next-gen look to it, in a bad way.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Hunam

    I really enjoyed the first Alice game so colour me excited for a return to the series.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Blerk

    Wow, that Alice trailer is fantastic! :-D

    #21 5 years ago
  22. The Hindle

    Meh American McGee , his track record is questionable.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Dralen

    I must have been living in the dark or something, I’ve never heard of this Alice game.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Blerk

    You missed an obvious “American MehGee” gag there, Hindle!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. LOLshock94

    did u know that china has beaten america for the top world energy consumer

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Patrick Garratt

    I’ve added the Darkspore teaser, for what it’s worth.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Blerk

    Wow, Darkspore looks a bit pony. The screenshots are horrible!

    #27 5 years ago
  28. BULArmy

    Wait where is the PC version of Shank EA?!?! Don’t tell me that you cancell it. The game was announced as a PC exclusive on E3 2009 and we don’t have even a release date. I am absolutely sure that Deathspank also had a PC version, but EA are not wiling to release it…

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Dr.Freeman

    am really excited 4 fight night, n also Alice looks freakin awesome, the end of the trailer reminded me of the spiderwalk scene frm the Exorcist.

    #29 5 years ago

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    Dying Light still has legs – maybe because it’s crammed full of secret things to discover. Ten of those have been highlighted by TerraMantis’ latest YouTube video, including reference to the Underpant Gnomes, guitar lessons, farting zombies and well, we don’t want to spoil it for you. Even if you think you’ve seen everything in […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Raid Mode dance gestures are deadly

    Why blind ‘em with science when you could kill ‘em with dance moves? revelations raid When I say Resident Evil: Revelations 2‘s Raid Mode dance gestures are deadly, I’m not being figurative. If you finish the first chapter of Revelations 2 you can unlock Gina for use in Raid Mode. All characters can use gestures […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition mod enables male Blackwall romance, terrific joke

    “Male Inquisitors can now scale the wall,” says a clever Redditor. A new Dragon Age: Inquisition mod removes Blackwall’s romantic restrictions, allowing male Inquisitors to chat up the fuzzy-faced warrior. Blackwall doesn’t have any race preferences, so you’re good to go there. Dragon Age: Inquisition romance mods are pretty common by now, and to be […]

  • Destiny: it is possible to solo the Weekly Heroic

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  • Clayfighter remaster on the way, says Interplay

    A Clayfighter remake is inbound, apparently. Interplay has announced a Clayfighter remaster, combining the content of all past games into one package. Features include: Characters such as Bad Mr. Frosty, Blue Suede Goo, Earthworm Jim, Hoppy, Boogerman, Tiny – and more with over 20 characters total Over 20 familiar environments from the series to duke […]

  • The quickest way to climb in Dying Light

    Dying Light players! Are you sick of picking your way carefully up the sides of tall towers? Have I got a trick for you. The parkour system in Dying Light is okay, but climbing anywhere especially high can be a bit tedious. Enter Jesse Lester, who took a look at the tools available and worked […]

  • Bungie “always” looking at Exotic changes for Destiny updates

    Destiny developer Bungie won’t stop tinkering with Exotic weapons. In Destiny, Exotic weapons are supposed to be the best of the best – and to feel unique. Guns like Ice Breaker and Gjallahorn definitely hit the mark there (although less so when everyone has one), but unfortunately, there are a few that just don’t strike […]

  • Is Uncharted 4′s first trailer a tribute to Crash Bandicoot?

    Uncharted 4′s first proper trailer bears some remarkable similarities to the opening moments of a much earlier Naughty Dog game. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has more in common with Crash Bandicoot than you might think. It’s Naughty Dog’s first game on a new console, yes – but if you compare Uncharted 4′s E3 2014 […]

  • Sonic console games will continue, says Iizuka

    Sonic Team leader Takashi Iizuka has said there are no plans to stop making Sonic games. Sonic hasn’t retired from the ranks just yet. “Please rest assured, I personally have no plans to stop making Sonic games for home consoles,” Iizuka told 4Gamer [Japanese]. The comment arose after the site asked if Sonic would become […]

  • Stealth Inc. 2 coming to PSN, apparently

    Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones will soon be available on PlayStation platforms, if a trophy list is to be believed. Stealth Inc. 2 initially launched as a Wii U exclusive, disappointing fans of Curve Studios’ tough action game. We’ve heard nothing to contradict this, but Exophase, a generally reliable source, has dug up […]

  • Runescape developer has an “undisclosed MMO” in the works

    Runescape developer Jagex is working on something new. According to Jagex’s careers page, the developer has a new, unannounced game in the works. Its advertisement for a lead programmer makes explicit mention of an “undisclosed MMO”. The ad mentions the new title is in “the preliminary stages of redefining the cross platform MMORPG genre” and […]

  • Destiny PvP rewards system to be addressed

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it will change the way Crucible rewards work. Destiny players are always complaining about the perfidy of RNGesus, but there’s one area where it particularly hurts: the Crucible. PvP players often receive nothing at all for excellent performances, and sometimes Guardians receive the best drops merely for logging in as […]

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 in the works for 3DS

    Azure Striker Gunvolt is getting a sequel. Azure Striker Gunvolt developer Inti Creates has confirmed that the sidescroller has been popular enough to warrant a second instalment. The sequel will also be released on 3DS, the team said on Facebook. Very little information is available at present, unfortunately. “As time goes on we will have […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 not delayed, says developer

    Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment has said the second episode is on track for release this month. I guess it would know. Life is Strange Episode 2 has been expected on March 13, but late last week Square Enix told Destructoid it had been delayed. Dontnod has since denied this report, describing it as […]

  • First SteamVR game reveal is Job Simulator

    Job Simulator is the first game to be announced specifically for SteamVR, Valve’s virtual reality tech. Shoot Many Robots and Aaaaa! For the Awesome! developer Owlchemy Labs is the first team to put its hand up and say it’s worked with SteamVR. In a blog post, the studio unveiled Job Simulator, which will be playable […]

  • HTC, Valve partner for Vive VR headset

    The first SteamVR announce is a headset a manufactured by HTC, the Taiwanese mobile company revealed over the weekend. Valve told us last week it planned to unveil virtual reality hardware at GDC, calling it “SteamVR” at the time. Now HTC has pre-empted Valve by revealing Vive, a headset developed thanks to a collaboration between […]

  • Watch the Evolve Chappie Challenge tomorrow on Twitch

    Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios have announced a tournament being hosted by ESL, which will see Evolve players take on newest movie robot, Chappie. The ESL has teamed up with Twitch for the live 4 on 1 competitive event, and you can watch as it all unfolds tomorrow, March 1 at 3pm […]

  • If you’re attending PAX East, stop and have a look at Necropolis

    We haven’t heard much on Harebrained Schemes’ latest since it was announced in November, but today, the team has seen fit to release some interesting gifs of its a new project, Necropolis. Necropolis is a third-person action rogue-like with procedurally generated which can be “re-rolled mid-playthrough” and is headed to Linux, Mac and PC sometime […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online really is lovely, as these screenshots prove

    More Dragon’s Dogma Online screenshots have been released, and this batch is just as lovely as the last gallery we posted. Since this game will likely never leave Japan, the images are a bit of a salt rub for fans of the IP, but hopefully another entry in the series will be released at some […]

  • Action-RPG Death’s Gambit has a classic-Castlevania feel to it

    How would you like to become an agent of Death and rid the world of immortals? Then Death’s Gambit may just be the game for you. Announced by LA-based studio White Rabbit, the action-RPG with platforming elements tasks players with fighting gigantic enemies on an alien, medieval planet. Players will also encounter formidable beasts, knights, […]

  • Modder adds offline co-op into Resident Evil: Revelations 2

    PC users lamenting the lack of local, offline co-op in Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be pleased to know a modder has remedied the omission. The mod, created by FluffyQuack, adds offline co-op mode to Episode 1 but the only caveat is players will need to use gamepads instead of mouse and keyboard (via Gamespot). […]

  • Number of Steam accounts with Dota 2 installed hits over 42 million

    Dota 2 has seen its installation rate jump 85% year-over-year, resulting in the MOBA now having close to 43 million installations worldwide. The figures were published via a report from video game research and consulting firm EEDAR, which studied Steam accounts daily to better understand the service’s player behavior and title performance. According to statistics […]

  • Nintendo issuing Eon Ticket codes for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

    Nintendo is handing out an Eon Ticket to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire owners which will allow them to visit the Southern Island. Once a player arrives, depending on which version of the game they own, Pokemon Latios and Latias are able to be caught. The Eon Ticket was originally issued via StreetPass, but […]

  • Here’s a couple The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to brighten your day

    Two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Grabbed by Gamekyo, the images show Gerlat and Vesemir chatting with a fellow, and the other shows Geralt riding up to some ruins where some people have been hanged. CD Projekt Red will make an appearance at PAX East next […]

  • Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC contains unlockable character – potential spoilers

    While you already know the next DLC for Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as the gigantic beast Ganon, there’s a rather humorous unlockable character contained in it as well. Potential spoilers follow below. When the DLC arrived in Japan February 26, YouTuber moccos-tan IsedelicaAs posted a video of the unlockable character, which is […]

  • Star Trek Online players gather on Vulcan to pay respects to Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek Online players paid tribute to Leonard Nimoy yesterday by gathering around a fountain on Vulcan, the home planet of Spock in the Star Trek series. According to a post by barnacle999 on reddit, when he logged into the MMO “there were around 20 full instances and several partial,” culminating in around 1000 players […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video shows invasion of The Forlorn

    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]