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Capcom US admits lessons learned from RE5 racism claims

Wednesday, 25 August 2010 07:07 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Remember when everyone went mental over Resident Evil 5 featuring a buff white man murdering black men in grass skirts? Capcom does too.

Melody Pfeiffer, senior PR manager for Capcom US, has told Gamasutra that the company’s western arm is now involved in the creative process from the get-go. So it can, you know, spot anything overtly racist before it gets put into Capcom games by the Japanese kids.

“Since the RE5 controversy, we have become much more aware of how important it is that we are part of the asset creation process early on so that we are able to have a say in the end product,” she said.

“We are also designing a lot of our own assets from this side of the pond so that we are able to make strategic pieces of content that make sense for our market. We are working really closely with our producers in Japan to construct these materials for the West and they are open more then ever to hearing our thoughts and ideas for assets.”

“Classic racist imagery”

The Resident Evil 5 race probe kicked off when black journalist N’Gai Croal, then working at Newsweek, told MTV that an RE5 trailer contained content that “dovetailed with classic racist imagery.”

“I looked at the Resident Evil 5 trailer and I was like, ‘Wow, clearly no one black worked on this game,’” he said, speaking in April 2008.

“Because I wonder, and I haven’t sort of really dug into it that much, but I wonder what sort of advice Capcom gave them. The point isn’t that you can’t have black zombies. There was a lot of imagery in that trailer that dovetailed with classic racist imagery.

“What was not funny, but sort of interesting, was that there were so many gamers who could not at all see it. Like literally couldn’t see it. So how could you have a conversation with people who don’t understand what you’re talking about and think that you’re sort of seeing race where nothing exists?”

Resident Evil 5 producer Jun Takeuchi quickly claimed that the intention had never been to make a racist product, and that there were “black members in the development team,” but the issues dogged the game right through to launch in March 2009.

It was claimed that Capcom specifically requested reviewers not make mention of an island section in which the player encountered spear-wielding Africans; the company later denied this had anything to do with race issues.

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38 Comments

  1. Hunam

    More PR and Marketing people in the creative process = death of Capcom as we know it.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. osric90

    There is more black people in Africa, so what the hell… Spanish people never complained about them getting killed in RE4 and even telling anything about the famous town being located close to Madrid (in the game’s map shown in the intro, hahaha). There is no racism here but for people like those extremist groups there is ALWAYS racism, satanism and others everywhere.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    “We learned our lesson good, we won’t do something like Resi 5 again!”, said a Capcom rep, “Resident Evil 6 will feature an over-muscled protagonist and scantily clad lady rotating slowly on the spot before blowing away evil gay Jews.”

    #3 5 years ago
  4. OrphanageExplosion

    It was certainly a bit odd that the African townships in the final build of RE5 boasted a remarkably multi-cultural array of citizens.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. lamashtu

    “What was not funny, but sort of interesting, was that there were so many gamers who could not at all see it. Like literally couldn’t see it. So how could you have a conversation with people who don’t understand what you’re talking about and think that you’re sort of seeing race where nothing exists?”

    That’s simply because not everyone is as retarted as you.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. LOLshock94

    this seriously annoys me when there is ever a game or any other shit where theres black people its slated as rascism no wonder people are fucking racist because stupid shit like this happen and everyones like “omg theres a whiteman killing black thats racist” why dont russians ever complain when its always america kicking there arses its just fucking stupid

    #6 5 years ago
  7. 2plus2equals5

    It’ obvious that Croal & co are the real racists. Killing white(and every other color) people in thousands way is a good and right thing, killing black zombie(in Africa!) is racism.
    I really hate when some racist/sexist/other black/gay/other people accuse whites to be racist/sexist/other.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Blerk

    I’m not touching this thread with a bargepole.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. evilashchris

    Are you saying black people have large penises, Blerk?

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Anders

    I actually played some RE5 last night. Shot a whole bunch of africans, caucasians, asians and middle easterners. Never knew Africa was so multicultural.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Uncontested

    The only people who cared about it being ‘black’ people getting killed were people who wouldn’t have played it in the first fucking place and need to just keep their fucking mouths shut

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Tonka

    I like how VG24 feels that it’s necessary to point out that N’Gai is black.

    He’s not just a journalist. No he’s a BLACK journalist.

    VG247, where the colour of your skin matters.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Phoenixblight

    Oh but its not racism when its in America and you’re killing white people but its not ok when its in AFRICA and you are killing black people. Get over yourselves seriously.Double standard. Only reason why racism continues to exist is because of people still being sensitive to race.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Michael O’Connor

    IT’S ONLY RACIST IF YOU’RE BLACK!

    *headdesk* People are so stupid.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Blerk

    N’Gai’s not actually a journalist any more. He is still black, though.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. freedoms_stain

    Why is this shit still being blown out of proportion?

    They chose a setting and populated it with appropriate characters and used an existing hero who happened to be from a different setting. Deal.

    If the character shouted “HA HA! take that nigger-faggot!” every time he took down a black enemy THAT would be racism.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Michael O’Connor

    Of course, when a black guy with giant wads of jewellery hanging off his gargantuan neck (50 Cent) runs around shooting up loads of foreigners in a video game while cursing derogatory expletives, nobody bats an eyelids.

    I’d say characters like *that* are more racist to black people than anything else is, painting them in an image they don’t particularly want to be associated it.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Tonka

    I want to know what skin colour Melody Pfeiffer has. Or can I safely assume that everyone is white as long as nothing else is specified?

    #18 5 years ago
  19. G1GAHURTZ

    Maybe someone should make a game about a big German guy who goes to Tel Aviv and kills loads of Jews.

    Or maybe one about an Arab air force pilot who goes to New York and shoots Americans out of skyscrapers.

    I wonder how many people would’nt feel offended then.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. LordCancer

    #20 5 years ago
  21. LordCancer

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Kerplunk

    I would expect a zombie game set in africa would naturally feature zombified africans with stereotypical characteristics – the predominant one happening to be skin colour. In that regard, I don’t think RE5 has anything to apologise for.

    As for portrayal of black stereotypes in other game such as 50-cent. I agree that is a huge contradiction. The same can be said of Gears of War’s Cole Train character who is a celebration of a hollywood black stereotype (and remarked upon by N’gai Croal also).

    Perhaps it just boils down to which end of the boomstick the ethnic minority is on.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. DSB

    Given the rest of the hypersensitive rant Croal released, I couldn’t take it seriously one bit.

    @19 That’s hardly the same as killing African zombies, even if that location was picked to play on white peoples general fear of black people.

    If you want some real borderline racism, check out the depiction of southeast asians in Just Cause 2. I can’t remember seeing a game that degraded an entire people to that extent.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. spiderLAW

    @19 That wouldnt bother me at all.
    “Maybe someone should make a game about a big German guy who goes to Tel Aviv and kills loads of Jews.”

    Are the Jews in that specified game zombies? Monsters? Subjects to alterations by an evil corporation using them as mindless puppets? Are those Jewish people part of an evil corporation trying to Dominate the world through terrorist acts or anything similar? If so, then yes, that would be fine by me. Same thing goes for the other ideas you stated. If a game came out that depicted Arabs gunning down New Yorkers then i would play it IF it was like how i mentioned above. It’s a whole different story when it’s killing other races just for the hell of it or for terrorism and racism (i wouldnt play those kinds of games).

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Michael O’Connor

    Almost every single game succumbs to this kind of racial imagery.

    Resident Evil 5 only got the slack because it was so visually in your face.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. DarkElfa

    The thing to remember is that you can only show races other than whites in a good light, otherwise you are a racist.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Michael O’Connor

    @26 Tell that to most of the rappers and hip-hop artists out there.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. The Hindle

    Lol rappers and hip hop is the main cause of racism, people like 2pac or Fifty cent give black dudes a bad name.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Happy Hardon Harry

    I bet N’Gai Croal didn’t have a problem blowing away the Spanish in RE4. He’s a fucking hypocrite.

    Anyway, black people should get over themselves.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. The Hindle

    Oh didnt you know Happy, racism is accepted if its against white people.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. LOLshock94

    and the lesson they learnt to stop a game from being racist ohh just add someone black to kill other blacks

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Dynamo8

    @28: 50 cent yes, 2pac not entirely.

    I assume ALMOST everyone on this board here is white? I’m not being racist here but unless you one day experience to be a colored person then you might know how it feels to be a minority feeling discriminated. I know most people claim they’re not racist or say things that are “Double Standard” and the black journalist claim this game is racist , but that was just his “blackness” kicking in, a passive trait, though I admit that guy did took it too far and it was ridiculous to boot…. and like why do white people like organic food so much, and watching the show called Mad Men? I don’t know…this article is full of satire to me.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. LOLshock94

    “2pac’s” of “Eminems” cost “50 Cent” thats “Ludacris” & can i have my “nickleback” ?

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Michael O’Connor

    @32 Agreed on Tupac. Man is a legend. So is B.I.G.. Most modern hip hop and rap artists can not claim the same credibility as those men deserved though.

    I can’t agree with the rest though. Black people are not a minority. They’re just as common as any other ethnicity.

    Nor are they the only people who are discriminate against. Gay people, Jewish people, women (simply being born female causes them to be discrimanated again), foreigners living in different countries to their birth-place, people who connect with alternative cultures. You name it. The list is very, very long.

    Bigotry is bigotry, no matter the target. Anyone who has been discriminated against understands the feeling just as well as any negro does.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Isaaclarke37

    I never felt or even had the thought it was racist.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. xino

    @2 osric90:

    that’s exactly the point! You don’t know what most people are complaining why the game is racist, you just think it’s all about skin colours:/

    @5 lamashtu:
    and I guess you know about Black History don’t you?

    @7 2plus2equals5:
    maybe it’s because white people are the most racist!? they think they are superior race, they even gave every culture and ethnics racist names. So yea son.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. IL DUCE

    “What was not funny, but sort of interesting, was that there were so many gamers who could not at all see it. Like literally couldn’t see it. So how could you have a conversation with people who don’t understand what you’re talking about and think that you’re sort of seeing race where nothing exists?”

    That’s juts because the first thing on their mind is not racism…what is the need to even see race? if it was a bunch of amazonian zombies, no one would give two shits but since this dude is black and the zombies were wielding spears in tribal get up its racist since a white dude is shooting them…i mean its a zombie game taking place in fucking africa…what do you expect? obviously you are gonna see infecting tribal people doing what they do…thats why this world is fucked up, the people that just need to see racism and make everything about racism are the real racists…

    #37 5 years ago
  38. moosedtosteel

    @36 and i guess you know about ethnic history don’t you? If you believe that “whites” were the only ones to make up “racist names” for other ethnic cultures/nationalities then you’re retaahhhhded.

    #38 4 years ago

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    Screenshots for Alienation, Housemarque’s four-player co-op PlayStation 4 exclusive, have been released and you can have a look at them in the gallery we’ve posted. Announced at gamescom 2014, the game features three main character classes, weapon customization, and various team set-ups. The game has players shooting at things with twin-stick gameplay with a top […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront website notes November 17 release, teaser video and first image hit

    The first Star Wars: Battlefront image has been posted, and apparently it appeared on the official website at some point this morning. The game will also be released on November 17, according to the official website’s source code. The release date is noted in the code located in the image below. Props to Gematsu for […]

  • Mortal Kombat X is the fastest selling entry in the series to date

    Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any other game in the series to date, making it the “biggest launch” in Mortal Kombat history, according to creator Ed Boon. Speaking in a series of tweets, Boon said both the mobile and console versions have “literally millions of players getting online” resulting in the servers being […]

  • Shadow of the Beast reboot resurfaces with some new screenshots

    The Shadow of the Beast reboot, which was announced in 2013, has show its face once more with early screenshots. Screenshots of the Amiga classic remake show off the Karamoon’s desert and the main character, Aarbron. According Matt Birch, CEO and founder of Heavy Spectrum, the team is currently hard at work on the “core […]

  • Halo: Spartan Strike arrives on Windows 8, iOS and Steam today

    Halo: Spartan Strike is now available on Windows 8, Steam, iOS devices and Windows 8 phones. The mobile top-down shooter will run you $5.99. Halo: Spartan Strike tells a new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Those playing on Windows 8 devices can compete […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video shows highlights from the Episdoe Duscae demo

    Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy 15 video which shows highlights from the Episode Duscae demo included with launch editions of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. FFT0 has shipped over one million copies worldwide, and a player feedback survey is available for the Duscae demo until May 19. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is available on PlayStation […]

  • Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since release – SuperData

    PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since it was released on March 24, according to SuperData’s latest report. The figure produced by SuperData is worldwide and comes on the heels of the one million units sold announcement earlier this week. “After the release of the beautiful but terribly short game The […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Mega May returns, Super Smash Bros. update, Mii Fighter costumes

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a Super Smash Bros. update and the StreetPass Mii Plaza games Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler. The update is rather detailed, and a bit larger than normal, and you may wish to pay special attention to the activities listed. Here’s the full update: StreetPass […]

  • Here’s your first look at Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida in Super Time Force Ultra

    Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida is a playable character in Super Time Force Ultra, and today, Capy Games has provided a couple images of the man himself in the game. Yoshida was announced as a playable character in the game during Sony’s PlayStation Experience event back in December 2014. The PS4 and Vita version will […]

  • The wait is almost over – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold

    CD Projekt RED has announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear: The Witcher 3 has gone gold. This means Geralt’s latest, and possibly last, adventure has been sent to the factory to be pressed into lovely gaming discs. “We worked so damn hard over the past three years to bring you this game,” […]

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a “couple weeks out from beta,” new trailer

    Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is just a “couple of weeks out from beta,” according to development studio The Chinese Room, and a release date will be announced “shortly.” To give you an idea of how development has been coming along since it was announced at gamescom 2013, the team has released a new trailer […]

  • GTA 5 on PC looks incredible, but I can’t recommend it to console players

    As much as Matt Martin loves GTA 5, he can’t recommend upgrading from console to PC just for a slick editing suite and even prettier graphics. “This is the third time in as many years that I’ve bought GTA 5.” I have a Grand Theft Auto 5 obsession, as I’m sure you know if you’ve […]

  • The Forest engine updated to Unity 5, major graphical and gameplay improvements made

    The Forest’s latest patch added substantial improvements to the game. The Forest version 0.16 is now live on Steam with plenty of new additions. The game has been ported over to Unity engine version 5. The plant and skin shaders have been replaced or rewritten. Many other visual tweaks have been made, such as model […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront banner leaks from Star Wars Convention

    EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the game’s main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EA’s booth. Here it is: Lots of things happening here. There’s a Star Destroyer in the distance, TIE Fighters and […]

  • Get GTA 5 working with Oculus Rift using this tool

    There’s a way you can play GTA 5 in VR if you own an Oculus Rift Dev Kit and have a bit of cash to spare. VorpX, the go-to program for adding VR support to games has received an update recently to support GTA 5. This is far from perfect, as it only translates the […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 15 team revealed

    This week’s Team of the Week is now available for anyone to challenge in FIFA Ultimate Team. The team members get selected each week based on their performance during the weekend matches. You can fire up FIFA Ultimate Team on any platform and challenge this squad. You’ll also find some Team of the Week items […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will let you stealth all encounters, including bosses

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will bring back one of the original game’s major features. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is considered by many to be a great game and worthy of bearing the franchise name. One of its grating issues though was its boss fights. You only had one way to fight them: be confrontational. The […]

  • Project Cars PC specs and supported wheels announced

    The release date of Project Cars is inching ever closer and more details have been revealed to answer all your burning questions. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed the full list of supported steering wheels on all platforms, as well as the minimum and recommended PC specs. Minimum specs CPU – 2.66 GHz […]

  • GTA 5 gets custom FOV mod on PC

    Those not satisfied with GTA 5′s built-in field of view slider can use a new mod to push the number even further. The PC versions of GTA 5 – just like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts – lets you switch between third and first-person view in shooting and driving. The game has an FOV […]

  • Win! GTA 5 on PC!

    Want to win a Steam key for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC? Just enter here. GTA 5 released on PC this week and is going down a storm. We like it a lot, which is why we’re giving away a Steam code for Rockstar’s latest. All you need to do is enter your email […]

  • GTA 5 topples Skyrim’s record for highest concurrent players on Steam

    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: what does a modern fighting game look like?

    Mortal Kombat continues to evolve as NetherRealm adds RPG systems and daily challenges to a solid fighting game, says Sherif Saed. “Mortal Kombat X takes many cues from games like Destiny, Call of Duty, and GTA Online with hourly, daily and weekly events.” For as many of its familiar facets, Mortal Kombat X has enough […]

  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

  • Project Cars has pretty deep graphics options on consoles

    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

  • Super Smash Bros. patch nerfs Diddy Kong – report

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

    Godzilla lets you stomp around cities and battle classic kaiju. I’m in. Godzilla is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 in early July, but we haven’t seen a great deal of it since its December reveal. The new trailer below gives you an idea of just what Natsume has done with one of the biggest […]

  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains has plenty to offer fans of the anime. Previously known as Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, the Spike Chunsoft action game is coming west thanks to Atlus. Gematsu reports it’s due in both Europe and North America in May, via the 3DS eShop. The trailer below […]

  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

    Street Fighter’s Ryu is rumoured for future Super Smash bros DLC following datamining of the latest patch. Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U were updated recently, and hacker shinyquagsire23 claims to have found some interesting files while poking around in the 3DS patch data. As detailed on Reddit, the audio files included a new […]

  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal to be streamed live, new Instagram tease

    The Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal will be live-streamed during a panel hosted by EA as part of the Star Wars Celebration festivities this Friday. This is according to an announcement from Verizon and Disney courtesy of MP1ST. The main stream for the event kicks off at 10am PDT/1pm EDT on Thursday, April 16. It […]

  • GameStop to launch retro game and console trade-in experiment

    GameStop wants to get into the retro game and console business, providing it’s a worthwhile endeavor. To test the possibility, it will soon allow customers in Birmingham, Alabama and New York City to trade-in classic consoles and games in-store. Speaking with IGN, a spokesperson for the company said the initiative will kick off on April […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch addresses five priority issues requested by the community

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch is in the works, and today, Visceral Games has added Punkbuster and Nvidia DirectX driver fixes to the list of issues to be addressed. Miscellaneous fixes for “the most frequent crashes” will be included in the patch, as well as the following “top five priority” issues voiced by the community. Punkbuster […]

  • GTA 5 user videos: Franklin’s exploits, a traffic jam tickle our funny bone

    Since GTA 5 was released on PC this week, the amount of videos being created with the new editing tools are releasing at a quick rate. Below, are three in particular I found amusing. The first one is from James McVinnie, originally posted on Reddit, showing what occurs after he happens upon vehicles in a […]

  • Invisible Inc. is coming to PS4 and has left Steam Early Access

    Invisible Inc., from Don’t Starve developers Klei Entertainment, has been announced for PlayStation 4 and the game has also a release date on PC. The game has now left Steam Early Access and will arrive on PC May 12. Per a post from studio founder Jamie Cheng on the PS Blog, the game will contain […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC dated for PC and PlayStation

    The Ascendance DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare now has a release date for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4. It contains four new maps, the OHM 2-in-1 directed energy light machine gun, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the new Exo Grapple ability and playlist. The Infection episode of the exo Zombies saga […]