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

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

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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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100 Comments

  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

    http://kotaku.com/5629550/nice-t+shirt-gearboxs-randy-pitchford

    #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

    http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=29nyvzr&s=7

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Patrick Garratt

    http://i.imgur.com/7pDZU.jpg

    #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:
    http://kotaku.com/5629589/duke-nukem-forever-spotted-at-pax

    #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

    announcementfail

    #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!!

    Wait….

    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

    CANCELLED!! AGAIN! ALREADY!

    #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

    WHAT THE FUCK?!

    WE CANT SEE IT!!!

    FUCK THAT?!

    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

    FUCK.

    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

    Pat,

    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

    heh.

    #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

    @78

    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

    @90

    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

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoRJlEbNVAs 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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  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

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

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

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

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

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

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

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

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

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

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

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

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

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

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

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

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

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

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

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

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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

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

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

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]