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€180 GT5 Collector’s Edition revealed

Wednesday, 4 August 2010 10:07 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Got €180 to spend? Of course you do, you’re minted. Want a suggestion? Try a special GT5 CE just announced by SCEE.

The “Signature Version”, which was first mentioned by the boss of SCE India last month, will feature:

  • Metal sculpted box finished in SLS AMG Obsidian Black
  • Exclusive GT branded SLS AMG 1:43 model car
  • GT leather wallet containing Signature Edition competition entry card
  • Branded USB key with Polyphony/Mercedes-Benz trailer
  • GT branded metal key fob
  • Signature Edition coffee table book featuring the beautiful cars and locations of Gran Turismo 5
  • 200 page Apex drivers magazine with hints on driving technique, car tuning, future technologies and more

The Signature Edition will also enable gamers to enter a competition, where players can compete at in-game challenges just for owners of CE.

The winner will pick up a Mercedes SMG.

Sony also confirmed that less-cheaper collector’s edition that was announced for the US back at E3 will be coming to Europe at €80.

Hardcore stuff. Proper hardcore.

SCEE also detailed six cars that will be available to pre-orders for the game. There’s shots over at the EU PS Blog.

GT5 has no European release date as yet, but expect that to be announced in a week-and-a-half at gamescom. It launches in the US on November 2.

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48 Comments

  1. 2plus2equals5

    Beautiful, but too expensive.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    For €180, that looks and sounds like a decent CE.

    I am actually contemplating getting it.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Crysis

    why not include a steering wheel with pedals & gear stick, ppl would go gaga over that, i would even consider getting it myself if it was good quality, too many cheap ones on the market atm, can’t even trust the big brands like Logitech

    #3 5 years ago
  4. albo88

    what a joke ROFL 180 euro hahahahaha
    you can buy a SLS AMG model car for 15 euro
    in thous places when they sell magazines hahaha big rip off

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Tallon 4

    180 euro. Those guys are nuts.

    After a year it’s gathering dust in the attic. And that goes for almost every collectors edition.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. asdfasdf

    must resist

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Psychotext

    Ok, this one isn’t for me. I’ll go for the originally announced CE.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. AHA-Lambda

    nice yea, but a steering wheel would make more sense

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Crysis

    yay! someone agrees, i feel special :P

    #9 5 years ago
  10. cookiejar

    Its very very nice. But £150 is abit too much. £99 and I would of been all over this. Gunna be a cracker of a game, though.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. AHA-Lambda

    now that i think of it can anyone think of a more expensive CE? I can’t… :O

    #11 5 years ago
  12. zoopdeloop

    I can’t believe how some people are so “cheap” and demanding.What did they expect CE’s like this to cost like?

    I’m sure that many of these people complaining about this price if they had this CE or were in charge at SCE to put on a price they would sell it much more.
    Get over it…it’s just an optional CE that some people (fans) will be very much interested in and the price is average

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Benjo1981

    You can buy a frikkin Wii/360 for that price!

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Benjo1981

    How is that price actually justified? We have the game, a coupla books, a wallet, a model car, a key fob and a usb stick! Is that really worth £150?

    #14 5 years ago
  15. zoopdeloop

    @13 Sure but if you’re a GT “mega fan” you can’t have it there.
    I’m just stating the obvious.This CE is for the few who are really very much into the franchise
    People pay much more just for a pair of shoes and this price sounds exaggerating?

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Benjo1981

    @15 Totally, you’re absolutely right. Whether they’re price gouging is another story though..

    #16 5 years ago
  17. freedoms_stain

    I suppose if you’re the dude who wins the Mercedes SMG 180 Euro will look like a freakin steal.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    Luckily I’m realistic enough to know I’d be no-where near good enough to win the car. :D

    I’d say anyone outside of the top 100 in the GT Time Trial realistically wont be good enough either.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. No_PUDding

    Should just be a prize draw so everyon has a chance. Even the average club-eyed finger twiddler.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. mojo

    wow. that is what i call a collector edition.
    Fucking kudos!!
    not packed wioth rubbish plastic-shit or virtual garbage like everywhere else.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Happy Hardon Harry

    180 Euros, WTF, no chance. I don’t pay more than £20 for my games.

    The PS3 console should be coming with it for that price.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Crysis

    @HHH, if they listened to you, Sony would be bankrupt

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Happy Hardon Harry


    Crysis said:
    August 4, 2010 at 1:09 pm
    @HHH, if they listened to you, Sony would be bankrupt

    A Sony fanboy speaks…

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Psychotext

    Why does that statement make him a fanboy? Including a £200 console with a £150 package would mean serious losses.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Happy Hardon Harry

    @24

    You just need to look at his tone within his comment to see that he’s a Sony fanboy.

    Anyway, the PS3 is getting cut to £180 for Xmas, so pricing a game at 180 Euros/£150 is madness.

    Sony will probably only sell about 1000 copies to the fucking douchebags that would buy a game at that price.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Crysis

    the console itself costs £150 to produce, you still think they will be profiting selling that with a whole game, infact the most expensive game to this date, is a smart financial decision for a company like Sony? Harry, to put this as simply as i can for your immature brain to process, you’re a fool

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Catkiller

    Suppose the USB key will be 512MB :)))

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Crysis

    i’d like a 64gb USB key :D

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Happy Hardon Harry

    @26

    Look dumb-ass, Sony have been selling the system at a loss since it’s release and have only, just only, begun to make a small, not huge, profit on it.

    So bundling the System with the collectors edition wouldn’t make much of a difference.

    Crysis, do us all a favour and fuck off back to noddyland where you came from!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Crysis

    if they started to make a profit, then why start selling @ a loss again? that’s not how business works & ur ego is too high to admit u r wrong, grow up u immature child, many consoles have been sold @ a loss when they started, to try to get as many early adopters as possible so they can get some return from the software developed for their machines, after all that’s worked out they start making some hardware revisions to cut cost so they can finally receive profit from the actual hardware itself & gran turismo 5 is the most expensive game ever, so why would they selll that @ a loss too? that’s just plain retarted
    (EDIT)Gran Turismo 5 is NOT the most expensive game, but it’s in the top 5 for certain (EDIT)it’s second most expensive ever, costing $80mil right after GTA IV, $100mil

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Happy Hardon Harry

    @30

    Because every developer/publisher makes money on the games, not the hardware. And the more systems Sony get into houses then the more money they’ll make via the games.

    Is that simple enough for you?

    #31 5 years ago
  32. ExclusivesMostly

    GT5: Prologue sold upwards of 3.3 million copies so GT5′s development cost isn’t really an issue for Sony or PD.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Crysis

    @32, it’s sold over 4.8mil, but my original point was, Sony have no intention to ‘give away’ their software since it’ll be costing them an absolute fuckload to sell the game at an unessecary loss

    #33 5 years ago
  34. cookiejar

    Whats with the influx of ‘knob heads’ in this place recently?

    #34 5 years ago
  35. daytripper

    @34 there isnt a solid ban structure to the site so they linger longer than other forums/sites.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. asdfasdf

    I’d estimate…

    €80 … GT5 Collector’s Edition
    €15 … Metal sculpted box finished in SLS AMG Obsidian Black
    €50 … Exclusive GT branded SLS AMG 1:43 model car
    €10 … GT leather wallet containing Signature Edition competition entry card
    €10 … Branded USB key with Polyphony/Mercedes-Benz trailer
    €10 … GT branded metal key fob
    €20 … Signature Edition coffee table book featuring the beautiful cars and locations of Gran Turismo 5
    ——
    €195

    #36 5 years ago
  37. theevilaires

    Hey daytripper why don’t you do us all a favor and ban yourself. Let them go at it. They’re not bothering or harassing anyone else. If you got something better to do than you wouldn’t be on here reading their comments.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Psychotext

    Likely cost of each of those items…

    €25 … GT5 Collector’s Edition
    €5 … Metal sculpted box finished in SLS AMG Obsidian Black
    €15 … Exclusive GT branded SLS AMG 1:43 model car
    €3 … GT leather wallet containing Signature Edition competition entry card
    €4 … Branded USB key with Polyphony/Mercedes-Benz trailer
    €3 … GT branded metal key fob
    €7 … Signature Edition coffee table book featuring the beautiful cars and locations of Gran Turismo 5
    ——
    €62

    #38 5 years ago
  39. daytripper

    @37 why aernt you saying that to cookiejar aswell then?

    #39 5 years ago
  40. theevilaires

    I was going to mention him too, but he doesn’t go around here talking behind my back like you do. I read that troll comment you made to O’Connor the other night calling me an “IT”

    I don’t troll, but it seems like you do all the time. Whenever two guys are having a friendly childish fanboy debate here comes you sticking your nose in trying to make a name for yourself. One of these days you’re gonna get your nose cut off.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Crysis

    I admit i’m a sony ‘fanboy’, i’ve loved their products since the psone & have never had a problem with any, is that childish? no-it’s customer satisfaction, so when somebody owns both a ps3-never a problem, & a 360-with the open tray error, i believe that i’m allowed to be bias towards Sony & it’s products, also-the shocker.. i bought the ps3 USED @ £180, years ago & yet have no problems with it what so ever

    #41 5 years ago
  42. daytripper

    @40 oh dear

    ignore me then, if i’m so beneath you or troll on here then just ignore me and i’ll ignore you, simple as that.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. theevilaires

    @ 41 I remember when coming out the closet and saying you were a SONY fanboy on this site got you the biggest hate messages ever from all the XBOTS….you got balls the size of grapefruits my friend :D

    @42 you can’t ignore me. You will continue to read my post cause I’m in your mind “24/7″ when you think about “Video Games” :D

    #43 5 years ago
  44. OlderGamer

    Just the game please. Can’t play the rest, it will only collect dust, and I have enough over priced dust collectors already.

    So I will take, just the game.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Crysis

    & altohough i’m biased to the ps3, i do not go around with comments like “360 is gay” or say every 360 exclusive is shit, not true, i love Halo & enjoy fable among some others which arent really exclusive since they’re also on pc, but all that kinda shit is for 12 year old kids, i do prefer the psn community over xbl tbh, since it’s a mroe expensive console, less littler kids own it, therefore when playing something along the lines of GTA IV, i do not hear a squeeky voiced-racist-american kid all the fucking time, drove me insane, so every time i hear one of those squeeky voiced-racist-american kids, i gun for them asap, even if they’re on my team, they deserve a good black eye for some of that shit which comes out of their mouths, when i hear a german, they make nazi remarks, when i hear a girl, i hear countless sexual remarks, it just ruins the experiance of being online

    #45 5 years ago
  46. daytripper

    @45 you played warhawk? spoke to some brilliant people on there, yes there is the odd exception who spouts shit but its one of the best online communitys i’ve come across, the clan matches especially :-D

    #46 5 years ago
  47. OlderGamer

    @ 45

    I agree with everything you just said except for one bit.

    ” even if they’re on my team”

    This is one of the biggest single reasons I play on XBL more then PSN. Team killing is rampant on PSN. Its free, no one enforces anything, and people have no accountaibilty for their actions.

    I can always mute foul mouthed raciest kids, or just play the game with the headset pluged in, but not on my head.

    I have two teen kids, and the oldest one knows a friend at school that got banned for talking crap in a game. My youngest son had a friend recieve a warning because of the subject matter in his profile. He changed it and nothing further happened.

    I like that.

    The trouble is that there are just far too many of them lil kids out there. But with all of the feedback methods and the kick from game methods, as well as the match making system on LIVE that ignores games with people on your ignore list it goes a long ways to improving the online experience.

    And imo, team killing is a far worse online MP crime then mouthing off. Just ignore that punk, so long as he doesn’t betray you, I am good.

    #47 5 years ago
  48. Crysis

    nah, i would definately not do it if it were a close game or anything, only if said badmouthed punk is the one causing the bad scores or already betraying (normally the case which is why i did not elaborate), i just kill the punk once & tell him to STFU, i have ended up muting whole games in an attempt to ignore them, but it kinda ruins the experiance

    #48 5 years ago

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    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]