Duke Nukem Forever hitting PS3, 360 and PC “sometime in 2011″

Friday, 3 September 2010 18:16 GMT By Johnny Cullen


Gearbox, as has been heavily rumoured this week, has just confirmed that Duke Nukem Forever will finally release, with dev boss Randy Pitchford confirming the game is coming next year.

The news will delight and stun those who’ve followed the shooter’s development.

Pitchford has just confirmed the game will release on PC, 360 and PS3.

In a short movie, the Duke was shown lighting a cigar, saying he’d “hit” a monster with tits and “taking a piss in the John,” according to VG247′s Steph Nunneley, who was one of a handful of journalists to see the game in Seattle this morning.

Aliens, “pig monsters” and what looked to be vehicle combat were also show.

You can check her updates from the demo in the window below.

Duke Nukem Forever was first announced in 1997, and became a legendary project in that it simply never came out.

3D Realms went bust in May 2009 thanks to a lack of funding, and was subsequently sued by Take-Two over lack of delivery and the small matter of $12 million.

Take-Two retained the rights to the game. Rumours surfaced at E3 that Gearbox was now in charge of the project, which finally surfaced last month.

Steph’s at PAX in Seattle now and we’ll have more coverage throughout today. Keep it locked.


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  1. Hunam

    I’m so excieted I could pee.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Patrick Garratt

    Already shit myself twice.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Freek

    What are the chances this turns out to be Borderlands or Mafia 2 DLC and everybody going: “are you shitting me, 2K?”

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    I can’t say anything. I can say that Steph’s in Seattle and that I strongly recommend you keep watching this page.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. ArtemB1988

    CVG says it’s gonna be Duke Nukem ! So, only ~ 1 hour left ?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. peteb

    Oh my word. Can you….imagine…a world with an ACTUAL Duke Nukem Forever release date? What would we make fun of then, eh?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Hunam

    Holy shit, pat has lost the ability to speak! His beard is pulling too hard on his voice box and he can now only comunicate via dance which interprets it into voice and on screen text… because his fingers are also broken.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Freek

    Ah, so there is actually something interesting and the press is already in the know? The plot thickens.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. ArtemB1988

    Hey guys ! Please, help me out here… When I’m trying to enter my Profile I only get “Authorization Required” with this text: The site says: “tester”

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Patrick Garratt

    @9 – Sorry, dude. All this broken stuff is going to be fixed very soon. Like, within a few months.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. ArtemB1988

    @10 – Nice one =)

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Patrick Garratt

    #12 5 years ago
  13. The_Red

    So this is it. The first sign of the apocalypse. I never knew Duke was one of the horsemen.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. The Hindle

    Screw Duke, wheres Aliens Colonial Marines!!!

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Freek

    Duke Nukem by Gearbox? What the hell is next? Sonic on a Nintendo console? Tekken characters in a Streetfighter game?
    The world might actaully end.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Patrick Garratt

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Patrick Garratt

    #17 5 years ago
  18. DSB

    The time has come.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. The Hindle

    If this comes out i wont know what to do, DNF has been my fav running joke for ages, its like ill have to find something else :(

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    Duke Nukem? Finally :D

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Aimless

    @17 Shouldn’t Duke be burning the stack of money in that portrait?

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Freek

    Yeah, but will it actually be any good? Unless Gearbox is rebooting the entire project, it probably won’t be.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Patrick Garratt

    @21 – :D

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Zarckan

    Come get some!

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Patrick Garratt

    The stream just went on then off again. Nearly ready.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. El_MUERkO

    it says ‘On Air’ but nothing is playing :/

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Patrick Garratt

    This is going well.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. Hunam

    /checks watch
    /taps foot

    #28 5 years ago
  29. El_MUERkO

    now it says ‘off air’

    why am i surprised?

    it’s the curse of duke nukem

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Freek

    The forces of the universe won’t allow DNF into existence, it’ll upset some sort of balance.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Hunam

    Freek speaketh the truth.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Freek

    meanwhile, some more artwork:

    #32 5 years ago
  33. DJ Deathstar

    Don’t fear people, we still have the likes of L.A Noire to keep us waiting

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Syrok

    Oh no, 50% percent of the jokes on gaming sites are now ruined. I guess GT has to take over now.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Hunam

    Oh shit, things are happening!

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Hunam

    False alarm, nothing is happening.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Patrick Garratt

    It’s confirmed. Check the text.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. DJ Deathstar

    Wow just had a site crash and then it tell me vg247 is currently too busy and i thought the world was ending due to this piece of news!

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Patrick Garratt

    Yeah, we’re really getting hammered.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. El_MUERkO

    up again

    #40 5 years ago
  41. macronia1

    i wish i can the the announcement .. may be on yt
    but at last :D Duke is back

    #41 5 years ago
  42. Hunam

    I like how all the streams died until after it was announced. Announcement fail?

    #42 5 years ago
  43. DaMan

    impossible! I refuse to believe this game will be released in any form.

    oh, and would be amusing if it does come out now and ends up being utter shit, it’s Gearbox after all.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. El_MUERkO

    yup, stream dies… stream lives… annoying nerd interviews and no footage


    #44 5 years ago
  45. Erthazus

    It’s Gearbox… Can’t believe that the game will be decent.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. macronia1

    no footage !!! well all i want is a PC version conformed

    #46 5 years ago
  47. BULArmy

    So what about platforms is it still PC exclusive?

    #47 5 years ago
  48. Hunam

    I’d imagine PC/360/PS3 simulaunch.

    #48 5 years ago
  49. Erthazus

    Oh gosh, this is so stupid…

    She is masturbating that microphone. SHOW the DAMN game. Why we need to see all of this… Ok good, there are people.
    2K did a failure attempt at the presentation of this big title.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. Nozz

    Yo-Yo Girl FTW!

    #50 5 years ago
  51. Erthazus

    Oh, and now it’s Yo-Yo. So much for Duke Nukem.

    #51 5 years ago
  52. DJ Deathstar

    Fucking Yo-yo’s! You gotta be kidding me right! Dear oh dear! Just heard her say that the people there are gonna get hands on

    #52 5 years ago
  53. Patrick Garratt

    OK. Steph’s going into the first ever public demo of the game now. We’re liveblogging it.

    #53 5 years ago
  54. El_MUERkO

    What a waste of my time!

    Fuck that I’m pirating it now!

    2k can suck my balls!!


    Now they’re inside ready to shakeycam a video of it in action.

    I may pay for it yet.

    #54 5 years ago
  55. El_MUERkO

    2011 on all formats

    #55 5 years ago
  56. DaMan


    #56 5 years ago
  57. Hunam

    No annoucement, no gameplay footage.

    What a fucking disaster.

    #57 5 years ago
  58. Freek

    WHAT!! THE FUCK?@!! After all that no video?! Are you kidding me?!

    #58 5 years ago
  59. El_MUERkO




    SERIOUSLY, I was joking before but now I really will pirate it out of spite.

    #59 5 years ago
  60. Hunam

    2011, pc/360/ps3.

    That’s all we seem to get from the official stream. Jesus.

    #60 5 years ago
  61. Erthazus


    I turned off this shit!

    #61 5 years ago
  62. The Hindle

    Ive seen gameplay, it looks bleh, need better quality video.

    #62 5 years ago
  63. DaMan

    what a bunch of nerds..

    #63 5 years ago
  64. Patrick Garratt

    @60 – Did they confirm platforms?

    #64 5 years ago
  65. xino

    camera man is a complete fucking retard!

    #65 5 years ago
  66. El_MUERkO


    Randy Pitchford said on the stream before the camera was made look away from the screen that it was out in 2011 on PC, 360 & PS3.

    #66 5 years ago
  67. Erthazus

    This game looks fucking bad.

    the only thing that can save this game is gameplay.

    This is ID TECH 4. Brink on that engine looks something like Next Gen, but this…. This supposed to be out 7 years ago on the Original Xbox and PC.

    this is just bad. Very-very-very bad.

    #67 5 years ago
  68. Moonwalker1982

    Ok, cool for the fans. But can someone tell me what the big deal/hype about DNF actually is? Cause i never understood that, there’s countless FPS on the market. Yet people kept waiting and waiting for DNF.

    #68 5 years ago
  69. Gekidami

    The big deal is that its been in the making for ages. Nothing else.

    #69 5 years ago
  70. Patrick Garratt

    @66 – Nice one. Thanks.

    #70 5 years ago
  71. Erthazus

    @68 the big deal that it was a brilliant FPS at it’s time and everybody wants a next game. thats it. + hype from a long production.

    #71 5 years ago
  72. DSB

    @68 We were kinda playing other stuff in the meantime though.

    Have you ever played the original Duke Nukems? Because there’s your answer.

    #72 5 years ago
  73. Lord Gremlin

    Gearbox? Well, that’s a reason to hope for a great PS3 version.

    #73 5 years ago
  74. Gekidami

    ^ Hum? Why?

    Is Stephany wearing blue jeans and a green t-shirt? I think i may have seen her in the video.

    #74 5 years ago
  75. cookiejar

    This is the funniest thing.

    #75 5 years ago
  76. Lord Gremlin

    They did a good job with Borderlands.

    However expect lots of bugs in all versions.

    #76 5 years ago
  77. Moonwalker1982

    Oh yeah, Borderlands was very good.

    #77 5 years ago
  78. BULArmy

    So they are only porting the game to the consoles. So it will be a PC game at heart, cool.

    #78 5 years ago
  79. DaMan

    the video was a complete waste of time. can’t see a crap, just a bunch of fat nerds and ugly fucks.

    #79 5 years ago
  80. Gekidami

    It was pretty epic when that lady asked a guy where he was going to preorder the game from and he said “BitTorre- Err, i mean Gamestop”. :D

    #80 5 years ago
  81. DaMan


    #81 5 years ago
  82. Patrick Garratt

    Steph’s just completed an interview. I’m going to start on it very soon. We should be one of the first in the world with official comment, God willing.

    #82 5 years ago
  83. Lord Gremlin

    Torrent? A good PS3 version will guarantee good sales: a lot of PS3 gamers in their 30-s, so they remember Duke since all of them were PC gamers once. Also, it’s coming for 3 platforms and the sheer hype will generate decent sales.

    #83 5 years ago
  84. Hunam


    Where are you getting that from? They’re making all 3 versions, 3DR never finished any of them.

    #84 5 years ago
  85. Patrick Garratt

    Right. We’ve got a playtest and an interview incoming. We’ll have both as soon as humanly possible.

    #85 5 years ago
  86. Kuwabara

    is that a picture of bruce willis?? :P

    #86 5 years ago
  87. Gekidami

    ^ Nah, thats Albert Wesker. oh wait no, its Johnny Bravo… Or is it that guy from Space Harrier? …Or maybe their all one and the same!

    #87 5 years ago
  88. Max Pain

    Hell its about time !

    OPS ! that was a phrase form another LONG waiting game …

    #88 5 years ago
  89. BULArmy

    @84 They are just finishing what 3D Realms made, on numerous ocasions Broussard said that they are making only a PC version. So I am based on that for my statement. I just hope that the 2K don’t pull something like we are deleying the PC version for polishing, because they are working with PC version.

    #89 5 years ago
  90. DaMan

    it will be delayed again next year, and then cancelled in 2016, you’ll see.

    #90 5 years ago
  91. Phoenixblight


    Gearbox is far more competent than 3D realms ever was.

    #91 5 years ago
  92. DaMan

    I was joking. 3DR were one of the best back in the days though, Gearbox are just one of the many.

    #92 5 years ago
  93. AHA-Lambda

    after all the rumours the impact of surprise has dampened but damn i cant believe it is happening!

    WIll it be any good? O_o

    #93 5 years ago
  94. LOLshock94

    i still cant belive they just show it like this…

    #94 5 years ago
  95. LOLshock94 this is the gameplay<<<<<<<<<

    #95 5 years ago
  96. DuckOfDestiny

    2011 really? Is it still that unfinished?

    The amount of time it has spent in development, it should of been ready to ship as soon as Gearbox got their hands on it.

    #96 5 years ago
  97. Isaaclarke37

    The King is back, finally!

    #97 5 years ago
  98. Kuwabara

    i think every developer out there should be contributing a little to this game!!

    #98 5 years ago
  99. NightCrawler1970

    Are you telling that T2, gonna DEV that game?

    *cries*, i hopent T2 gonna screw up, a classic master-piece, and hope not cut that game in pieces to make a bunch of DLC and sell it for 9 smackaroos on the market like Mafia 2

    #99 5 years ago
  100. DSB

    @99 It’s not Take Two, it’s their studio Gearbox. They’ve done Borderlands and the Brothers in Arms series, both of which are great and unusual games in my oppinion.

    But as I understand it they’re using a substantial ammount of people from the old team out of 3D Realms.

    @96 As I understand it it’s lacking polish, but they actually have more content than they could ever put in the game, so I think the time is gonna be spent cutting levels and putting in the finishing touches on the ones they do keep.

    #100 5 years ago

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  • Life is Strange Episode 3 coming next month

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  • Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness – details on story and setting emerge

    Information pertaining to the story and setting in Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness has been detailed by Famitsu. According to what Siliconera reports, several centuries after leaving Earth, humans have created the “Galactic Federation” in order to maintain unified order and peace after years and years of war. But all is not peaceful, as […]

  • This homebrew app turns your 3DS into a remote desktop – shown running World of Warcraft

    Modders are busy working on a Nintendo 3DS homebrew app which turns the system into a remote desktop. A post on the gbatemp forum (thanks, Eurogamer) shows the app in action running World of Warcraft on a 3DS – although not perfectly. At present, the app has a rather low frame-rate, but development is still […]

  • Release dates for three Hyperdimension Neptunia games announced

    Hyperdimension Neptunia fans will be pleased to know three games in the franchise have release dates for Steam and Vita. Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed, which was announced for western audiences last year, will arrive on PS Vita will be released digitally and and at retail in North America on May 19 and in Europe […]

  • Mass Effect 4 survey contains info on crafting, exploration, a Horde Mode more – RUMOR

    Remember when a Dragon Age: Inquisition survey popped up and outed possible content for the title? It’s happened again and this time it’s for the next Mass Effect game. Note: take the information contained herein with a grain of salt. Surveys, if this one is legit, are usually sent out to test ideas and aren’t […]

  • GTA 5 PC: modders poking around the files find Army Cavalcade, Feroci and SuperGT textures

    More GTA 5 information has been posted by modders poking around in the files of the PC version. This time, instead of zombies and horses, textures for the Army Cavalcade, Feroci and SuperGT vehicles have been found. New leaked vehicles Barbarian, Detonator and Tampa are also mentioned in the thread. A screencap of the files […]

  • Sony leaks: Uncharted movie similar to National Treasure but more “intense” and not as “silly”

    Sony Pictures wants the Uncharted film to be similar in tone to the National Treasure franchise, but not as soft or silly, and with deeper romantic storyline than the Nicolas Cage films. The information on the upcoming film was pulled from emails and database files derived from the Sony Pictures hack last year by North […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t just a “big-budget Battlefield mod,” says DICE

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  • New Steam policy restricts accounts to protect users from phishing scams and spam

    Valve has implemented a new policy on Steam which limits user accounts which have spent less than $5 through the store. The new policy is to protect users from phishing scams and spam. If the users hasn’t spent anything on the store, they at least have to have $5 sitting in their Steam Wallet. This […]

  • Latest Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store discounts action games and movies

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  • A new expansion for Postal 2 called Paradise Lost was released today

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  • GTA 5 patch 1.01 is now available for PC, fixes launcher and framerate issues

    Rockstar has released patch 1.01 for the PC version of GTA 5 and along with a fix to the character’s facial features changing when transferring to PC, the launcher will no longer drain your CPU and crash. Here are the full patch notes: Fixed an issue where the GTAV Launcher would use an abnormally high […]

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 will arrive on the PS Store for PS4 in May

    Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be released on PlayStation 4 in May, Capcom has announced. All characters, levels and previous DLC will be included in the PS4 version, including a fix to input lag found in the PS3 version’s controls. The fighting game will be released digitally on the PS Store May 26 for $24.99 […]

  • Upcoming Dark Souls 2 patch to fix weapon degradation glitch

    Weapon degradation wan’t an intentional feature in Dark Souls 2, and now that it has carried over into Scholar of the First Sin, the glitch will be patched out in an upcoming update. The glitch also affected the framerate of Dark Souls 2 on PC, and on all platforms with Scholar of the First Sin. […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order on Origin, Amazon, others

    Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order through EA’s Origin service as well as Amazon and GameStop. Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders, as previously reported, will include early access to the free Battle of Jakku DLC. The planet is included in the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and finds the New Republic coming […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront – watch the lovely reveal trailer here

    The first trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront was released today after much anticipation. Watch the lovely game reveal below, all captured on PlayStation 4. The trailer was revealed during an EA panel today at the Star Wars Celebration, and featured Lucasfilm concept artist Doug Chiang, the game’s senior producer Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, and other members of […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront has 40-player battles, play as Darth Vader and Boba Fett

    Star Wars: Battlefront will take place during the original film trilogy’s timeline, according to a report from the Associated Press. It appears the information was posted ahead of time, (via Kotaku) as the report is written in past tense. According to the report, players will take part in “frenzied shoot-outs between up to 40 players” […]

  • Microsoft confirms departure of Xbox Europe VP Phil Harrison

    Microsoft has confirmed the departure of Phil Harrison, its corporate VP of Xbox in Europe. According to a statement, Harrison left to pursue interests outside of the company, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told “Following a successful tenure as Corporate Vice President in Xbox in Europe, Phil Harrison has chosen to pursue business interests outside […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Rent-a-Server option coming to both last and current-gen consoles

    Battlefield Hardline players will be able to take part in the Rent-a-Server program, similar to the one in Battlefield 4, when the first patch for the shooter is released. Rental servers will come to both last and current-gen consoles, and CPU issues will be addressed in the patch as well, which PC players will be […]

  • Chip’s Challenge and unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2 arrive on Steam next month

    Chip’s Challenge, the 1989 top-down tile-based puzzler created by Chuck Sommerville, is heading to Steam along with the unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2. After the release of the first game, Sommerville spent two years developing the sequel, only to find the trademark had been sold. The trademark’s new owners wanted him to fund the publishing, […]

  • Pillars of Eternity patch betas hitting Steam, update 1.05 to drop in May

    Patch 1.04 for Pillars of Eternity dropped yesterday, and according to Obsidian Entertainment, players can expect the next round of fixes to arrive in May. According to a post on the Kickstarter page, patch 1.04 contained quite a bit of fixes, and going forward, the team plans to continue squishing bugs, adding additional polish and […]

  • Goat Simulator comes to Xbox platforms

    Goat Simulator continues its plan to dominate all platforms under the sun by releasing on Xbox consoles. Goat Simulator has been released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The store page for the Xbox One version is now live, but the 360 one is lagging behind. Don’t know what this game is or what it’s […]

  • Alienation: first co-op footage revealed

    We have our first look at gameplay footage from Housemarque’s Alienation. Housemarque has finally given us a look at their upcoming shooter project, Alienation. The twin-stick shooter will feature co-op and the new video shows it in action. It’s a short one but still manages to demo several environments. The game was shown off at […]

  • ReShade SweetFX supports GTA 5, user-made presets begin popping up

    GTA 5 modders started making presets for ReShade SweetFX as soon as they realised the tool supports it. To the modding community’s delightful surprise, shader-altering tool ReShade SweetFX was discovered to support GTA 5. What this means is that anyone can download the tool, mess around with the post-processing options, and inject them into GTA […]

  • Project Cars goes gold, full track list revealed

    Project Cars has finally gone gold. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has announced that the racer has reached gold master milestone. “We know the wait for the game to be released was worth it, as we’re confident the quality and realism level we have achieved will provide our fans with the game they are all […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes has a stupid subtitle in the West

    The Western release of Dragon Quest Heroes has been given the most absurd subtitle. Square Enix announced a while back that Dragon Quest Heroes will come to North America and Europe this year. Unlike in Japan, it will launch only on PlayStation 4. Earlier today, the Japanese publisher revealed what the game’s logo will look […]

  • Minecraft vulnerability allows users to crash servers remotely [UPDATE]

    A security flaw discovered in Minecraft’s code that could give perpetrators the ability to crash servers remotely has been fixed via a patch by Mojang. Update: Mojang has released an update to Minecraft patch 1.8, listed as version 1.8.4, and it is available now. It fixes reported security issues, in addition to some other minor […]

  • Official Bloodborne merchandise now available, including a limited edition statue

    The PlayStation gear store has added a new section dedicated to Bloodborne merchandise. The first set of items is as good as you’d expect. If you’re a fan of Bloodborne and want to make sure everyone around you knows it, you’ll be happy to know that Sony has added a few pieces of Bloodborne-branded gear […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy The Last Word?

    Xur is selling one of Destiny’s top hand cannons today: The Last Word. Is it worth grinding the coins for? The answer is a resounding YES. The Last Word is one of Destiny’s best Exotics, and one of the best Hand Cannons in the game. Our Destiny expert Alex notes that it’s one of the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 17, 18 – The Last Word edition

    What did our good buddy Xur bring for us this week? Xur: Agent of the Nine, Destiny’s weekend vendor is back with more Exotic offers. Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons or armour, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Head over to the lounge in the Tower Hangar, you’ll find […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt discounted for Gold members, pre-load now live

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt files are now live on the Xbox Store. Xbox One owners with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pre-orders can start downloading the full game to be ready for launch. The file size was confirmed earlier to be just over 25GB. Those who have yet to pre-order can do so at […]

  • GTA 5 files accessed by modders, reveal horses, zombies, more

    Modders have managed to pry GTA 5′s file lock open and expose many of its interesting innards. GTA community modders have gained access to several of GTA 5′s archives on PC. These files were previously believed to be inaccessible. Popular modding tool OpenIV, which was used in editing files in GTA 4 (hence the name), […]

  • Bethesda’s E3 invite features Dishonored, Doom, Wolfenstein… but no Fallout

    Bethesda is going first at E3 this year with a showcase of games on Sunday night. What clues can we see in the press invite? Skyrim publisher Bethesda has sent out confirmation of its E3 showcase, taking place Sunday June 14. The invite includes a number of Bethesda game characters including Wolfenstein’s BJ Blazcowicz, a […]

  • Here’s Crytek’s VR demo, because dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs! This is precisely what virtual reality is for. VR demos are all over the place and CryEngine developer Crytek has produced one of its own, showing off how the engine is flexible enough t- Look, let me level with you: I don’t care. I only care about dinosaurs. Hush now and watch the dinosaurs. […]

  • StreetPass update adds birthday collecting, VIP Miis and more

    StreetPass collecters should take advantage of an optional update. It’s International StreetPass Week, so now’s the time to break out the 3DS and go hunting. Don’t leave your home network without first checking out a new optional update, though. Kotaku reports the update prompt is available from the leftmost icon in your StreetPass Mii Plaza. […]

  • Massive Uplay sale offers cheap games in time for the weekend

    PC gamers can grab a sweet saving or two in Uplay’s Spring Sale. Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Alien: Isolation are all on sale as part of Uplay’s Spring Sale, among many other titles. The sale offers discounts of up to 85% off digital […]

  • Fix for GTA 5 PC Windows install bug releasing today

    Rockstar is set to release a patch today that will fix a bug preventing players from installing the game. The bug is tied to Windows usernames that use certain characters not supported by Rockstar. There’s already a workaround available on the Rockstar Support site, but those waiting for an official update will be able to […]

  • Prey 2 dev’s new mobile horror Lost Within out now on iOS and Fire

    Remember Lost Within, that mobile survival horror erstwhile Prey 2 developer Human Head Studios was making with Amazon Game Studios? It’s now available on iOS and for Amazon’s Fire devices, through the appropriate App Stores. There’s a little bit of extra info on it on the AGS blog, if you’re keen; unfortunately the blog doesn’t […]

  • Let’s take a look at Blood Bowl 2′s Chaos faction

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  • “Second-person” shooter Screencheat coming to PS4 and Xbox One

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  • World of Warcraft Timewalking will make old dungeons fun again

    World of Warcraft will soon introduce a feature called Timewalking, designed to make you feel young again. When WoW players participate in a Timewalking event, they’ll be transported to a randomly selected classic dungeon. Upon entering, their level and gear will be scaled way, way down to the Dungeon’s Heroic level – so they won’t […]

  • Bloodborne and Dark Souls messaging – in real life

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  • Mass Effect fans, get a load of this My Talking Elcor plushie

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  • Homeworld Remastered Collection headed to retail

    Homeworld fans can purchase a neat little package of gloriously remastered nostalgia soon. The Homeworld Remastered Collection has been available online since the end of February, but is now on its way to retail thanks to a deal between new rights holder Gearbox and Ubisoft. The PC exclusive will launch in physical form from May […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt download size lower than predicted

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a hefty install footprint, but it’s not as bad as we expected. The Witcher 3 was expected to be a 50GB download after a note to this effect was added to the PlayStation Store. It looks like that might have been a placeholder figure, as DualShockers noted today that […]

  • Bloodborne, beaten with a Guitar Hero controller

    Come on now, you didn’t expect anything less from the Souls community, did you? Bloodborne has been vanquished with a Guitar Hero controller, just a few weeks after its release. Kotaku reports Bearzly took nine hours to finish the game, which is probably less than many players using a Dual Shock. You can watch a […]

  • Vendors? New social space? Your House of Wolves questions will be answered

    Destiny players learned more about House of Wolves in this week’s Bungie update than you might realise at first glance. Resident Destiny expert Arekkz cast his eagle eye over this week’s Bungie Weekly Update, which announced next week’s Reef tour livestream. I personally am most excited to learn about gear upgrade paths, but Arekkz points […]

  • GTA 5 playable with Virtuix Omni VR treadmill

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  • Mortal Kombat X: play as Rain and other locked characters on PC

    Mortal Kombat X players comfortable with tinkering with the game’s files can unlock unplayable characters. Mortal Kombat X includes a number of familiar fighters available only as opponents, not playable characters. if you’re super keen to try out Rain, Baraka and co, you can – with a bit of fiddling. Redditor XVermillion figured out that […]

  • Madden 16 release date set for August, of course

    Madden NFL 16 has a deeply unsurprising release date. Madden’s release date always falls at the end of US summer, and Madden 16 is no exception. EA Sports has announced that the NFL sim will release on PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on August 26. We have absolutely no further information at […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront won’t have Battlelog support

    Star Wars Battlefront is not just Battlefield in a Hallowe’en costume, so don’t expect the same suite of features. Star Wars Battlefront is the subject of intense anticipation and curiosity, so it’s not surprising a bunch of rumours have turned up. One of these rumours suggests that Battlefront will have its own version of Battlelog, […]