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CoD: Black Ops gets multiplayer trailer, full reveal coming September 1

Monday, 9 August 2010 18:02 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Boom. Activision’s just released the first multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Simply put, it looks awesome. With a stick.

New weapons, new gears, even RVs. And there’s a tease at the end of a video editor mode to put together your best bits.

So. When are we going to hear more on multiplayer? September 1, according to the trailer.

Just an inkling: you might want to stick with us once the full reveal does come blasting.

Call of Duty: Black Ops releases on November 9 on PS3, 360, PC, Wii and DS.

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41 Comments

  1. Boris Fett

    *yawn*

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Crysis

    not very impressed

    #2 5 years ago
  3. threadzilla

    looks awesome…I think I’m going to get this one

    #3 5 years ago
  4. reask

    It,s exactly the same as MW2.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. EscoBlades

    *yawn indeed*

    #5 5 years ago
  6. onlineatron

    I wish Activision would stop making me want Call of Duty games.

    I enjoyed 4, didn’t really like W@W and felt disillusioned by MW2… But the build up to each game makes me want to buy them.

    This is no different.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. AHA-Lambda

    @6 – i agree

    but yea it looks just like mw2, tho from what i’ve heard thru the grapevine it may be more balanced at least

    #7 5 years ago
  8. EscoBlades

    Everyone drooled over the MW2 multiplayer trailer when that came out. Then they all started moaning about the game. It will be the same with this.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. freedoms_stain

    Yup, that looks an awful lot like generic FPS multiplayer to me.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. 52pickup

    Yawn. I’m much more excited for this new Ace Combat game,coming to PS3 and 360

    http://uk.gamespot.com/news/6272780.html

    #10 5 years ago
  11. DeSpiritusBellum

    So far so good. The thing that really nailed MW2′s multiplayer was the brilliant maps, though. Each one has three main avenues going down the length of the map, so you can usually flank around the chokepoints.

    The thing that has me worried about Black Ops is the helicopter crap. The videos from those parts look ridiculous.

    @8 A minority of people, obviously. Most are still playing.

    @7 You keep saying that, but I fail to see where that imbalance is. I’ve prestiged twice and used completely different weapon sets every time, without affecting my score.

    The only thing I can think of is shotgun lag, which makes the G18′s far better in a melee range shootout.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. adam13

    looks fckin sweeet!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. AHA-Lambda

    @11 – the biggest thing i heard that would change were that there would be:

    -no commando
    -no nukes (or any kind of game ending killstreak)
    -kills from killstreaks would not count towards other killstreaks

    whether we may agree or not on CoD’s MP i think most people would say that even those small changes over MW2 are a noticeable improvement esp those regarding killstreaks.

    Even hearing little changes like that and the hope that the story for black ops cant be ANYWHERE near as putrid as MW2′s gives me some hope for this game. Hell it looks better than WaW anyway.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. G1GAHURTZ

    Looking pretty cool so far…

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Crysis

    i would like to see a game with realistic reactions to the bullets, i sure as heel won’t stand still after getting shot in the arm, i would say “AHHH FUCK!!” & do a some arm flailing, while trying to shoot back with the free hand, if i got shot in the leg, i don’t think sprinting would be possible & if i were sprinting when shot in the leg, i would fall straight down, is there a single game ever made with these kind of reactions? be an awesome war sim game if an established name like CoD or Battlefield involved this in a sub series

    #15 5 years ago
  16. ramb0211

    @13 If they make killstreaks not count toward more killstreaks that would go a long way to make the game more enjoyable. However, it doesn’t really matter what they do with the rules if they don’t improve the netcode. MW2 is completely unplayable on a competitive level due to latency and packet lag. I don’t know much about Treyarch, but I doubt their engineers are as good as Bungie’s who are closer to lag-free gaming than anyone else on consoles. If this isn’t fixed then nothing else is even relevant. On the other hand now you can record the guy shooting you on his screen when you weren’t even in the same spot on yours :)

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Bikki

    Not good enough.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. theevilaires

    All I have to say is it better fell more like COD4 than MW2. If it doesn’t then fuck off man. And please stop all the damn camping. Build decent maps so these british kids can’t camp all fucking day.

    Still hoping KZ3 feels like COD4 too.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Erthazus

    Oh jeez… Another one Great Activision campaign as always.

    – Hey guys, can you make a fucking brilliant trailer so 14 year olds can buy this game?
    – Piece of cake.

    But seriously, i see an Addon here to the Modern Warfare 2. Nothing new here. This time i won’t buy Call Of Duty game. Last time i bought because i was disillusioned by MW2 Multiplayer and singleplayer trailers + i had nothing to play on the multiplayer side. So, this time i won’t buy it. New Medal Of Honor didn’t impressed me at all, so almost no shooters for me this year. If CoD will be somehow fantastic i will borrow a copy from a friend and will play a little bit and than will buy a copy if i’ll like it.

    @11

    “A minority of people, obviously”

    SURE. :lol:
    http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/xbox360/modernwarfare2?q=Modern Warfare 2 a minority obviously.

    *Reading comments there* hillarious

    #19 5 years ago
  20. DeSpiritusBellum

    @13 Well, to some people killstreaks is the stuff you keep getting in your head from above. For people who’ve played for a while, it’s the reward you get for playing well.

    Getting nuked is a bitch, but that only happens because you fail to take down the best player. What do people expect from a multiplayer game? I play for that kind of challenge, and those people earn their wins. I totally respect that.

    Commando or not is all down to taste. I think it’s nice to extend the melee kill a few measly yards. It’s not as if it makes anyone unbeatable.

    @16 No one I know has been having lag problems. You do get the occasional Russian server late at night, but that’s it.

    @19 Good thing you always have an army of anonymous internet kids to feed your delusions, huh? Sure beats the fuck out of the facts.

    Given that it’s the most played non-MMO multiplayer game in the world, I’d say you’re shit out of luck. As usual.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Herlock

    MW3…

    #21 5 years ago
  22. AHA-Lambda

    @21 – yes what about it? O_o

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Gama_888

    @6 i agreee

    another install of gaming’s most successful rehashed shit.
    i really wish that trailer didnt make me want the game, but it did. but i will do my very best to not buy it.

    that game represents everything i hate about the gaming world today. every lil mediocre raging lil 12 year old jizzing in their undies about their latest headshot.

    sadly there are certain features about cod which make me almost foam at the mouth. the killstreaks. if u look at the bit with the car you can see a missile fly straight over it. which is something i would very much enjoy lol.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Gekidami

    So the cross bow is a one hit kill weapon? :/

    #24 5 years ago
  25. LOLshock94

    am i seeing MW2?

    ill love to see what treyarch would make cod since IW arnt making cod anymore cause they just seem to just copy IW but just sharpin the graphics by the slightess

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Erthazus

    “Good thing you always have an army of anonymous internet kids”

    Prove that they are all kids. I see only comments from mature people with good grammar.

    “Given that it’s the most played non-MMO multiplayer game in the world, I’d say you’re shit out of luck.”

    Well, good for you children :D Go play some “Pew Pew Pew” street wars XD with shitty campaign, graphics and old CS formula that i played long time ago.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. DeSpiritusBellum

    @26 Well, by kids I really meant “impressionable forum geeks”. Who are probably lying through their teeth anyway, since most people obviously prefer MW2.

    And wow, MW2 has a campaign? – Anyway, we’re interested in the unmatched, fastpaced multiplayer format.

    I can understand why a slower, less skilled player might need a slower sort of game like BC2 – hiding in a tank and what not – but we’re a lot of people who aren’t so scared to be tested online.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. LOLshock94

    @27 “less skilled player might need a slower sort of game like BC2 – hiding in a tank”

    i think you were playing call of duty world at war

    #28 5 years ago
  29. DeSpiritusBellum

    @28 Haha, touché!

    WaWs multiplayer was a clusterfuck, though. MW2s is a surgical motherfucker.

    Seriously though, when I had played through BC2 – unlocked everything and gotten bored – and I went back to MW2, I got my ass handed to me for like a week.

    That game just makes you slow.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Newbie101

    Anyone notice that at the end it looked like he was saving a ‘film’ of the match? Thats cool…

    #30 5 years ago
  31. templar72

    @30 Yes, I noticed. But there is a kind of surveillance camera, so I guess that is part of a gadget in the game in order to secure an area. I guess we can also see what the camera recorded at that time at the end of the game.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Gama_888

    @28
    yes cod is fast paced but it certainly does not require as much skill as slower game.

    you think that because you can run around and press the r1 button slightly faster than your opponent your better?
    no
    i can give a first time fps player cod and therell get a few kils, even against an experienced player, and i know that from experience

    skill comes from technique, not insane amounts of run and gun.
    a skilled player knows that really, you can not run into a a group of people and come out alive, and if you do your lucky.

    saying cod requires more skill than a slower paced fps has to be one of the stupidest things iv ever heard

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Crysis

    most ‘skilled’ players in cod just exploit everything, no true skill in exploiting.
    Alo, imo, by leveling up, you should not really get better weapons, it’s unfair for those who do not want to spend several days to get the chance to exploit a more powerful weapon, should simply be more variations & add-ons for it

    #33 5 years ago
  34. artdafoo

    Exploding Arrows + No destruction of bodies or buildings = FAIL

    BFBC2 + Vietnam Expansion Pack + BF3 Beta > Whole COD Series. Period

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Gekidami

    Looks like gore is turned off in this trailer actually. Thats pretty strange…

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Boris Fett

    @35 Why is that strange? Heck, the Kevin Butler trailer for God of War III had the blood turned off for it though.

    It’s just to keep the classification down so it can be certified for promotion on sites and television without require any age rating or having to be shown at a later time slot. Pretty common practise.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Gekidami

    This trailer isnt meant for TV like the Kevin Butler ads, and the other Black Ops trailers had gore in them…

    #37 5 years ago
  38. G1GAHURTZ

    I challeng anyone who thinks that MW2 takes no skill to play me 1v1. You can use all the n00b weapons you like, and you can even tell me which weapon to use.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLZOgA-ux10

    #38 5 years ago
  39. theevilaires

    I accept your challenge :D

    #39 5 years ago
  40. DeSpiritusBellum

    @32 Of course it does.

    I didn’t feel very challenged at all by BC2, once I got used to the recoil and dispersion patterns.

    A faster paced game means you need to react faster, and more importantly think faster. Since a deathmatch in MW2 punishes you as much for dying, as it rewards you for fragging, both are extremely important.

    Succes in a multiplayer FPS isn’t down to “a few kills” it’s down to a lot of kills. Anyone can get frags, and anyone can probably get close to breaking even in their ratio within a week.

    However, it isn’t until you’re getting high 20′s and below 5 deaths in a few rounds of MW2, that you know you’re doing good.

    @33 I keep hearing people say this, but no one seems willing to prove it. It sounds easy enough to verify, so how come?

    I’m yet to use Danger Close in any of my builds, or Scavenger, and I’m still owning matches.

    By level 9, the configuration of weapons available to you are equal in damage and precision to any of the weapons that come after. That’s two hours of play.

    You start out with an M4 which is basically a marginally more twitchy ACR. By level 8 you have the Scar which is a more precise TAR-21. I fail to see the problem.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    @tea: Hehe… Gold sub is keeping us apart, man!

    @40: I already covered this point a while ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0wXR3vfM28

    #41 5 years ago

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    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 […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]

  • Parkour pioneer David Belle acted as a consultant on Dying Light

    It has been announced that actor, stunt coordinator and leading pioneer of Parkour, David Belle, consulted on Dying Light in order to bring authentic parkour to the game. According to a press release sent over by Techland, the development team worked with Belle to “verify the depiction of parkour” in the game as well as […]