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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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    I have been waiting to write about this all day because oh my god. Mass Effect attracted a devoted fanbase and Bioware has found tons of clever ways to satisfy that fanbase’s desire for clothes, collectibles, books, comics and toys related to the future world of Commander Shepard and company. The company has been so […]

  • 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

    You’ve seen GTA 5 with Oculus Rift, Now see GTA 5 with the Virtuix Omni. GTA 5 PC has unlocked a number of exciting possibilities. Modders and hackers are still working on making the game’s files accessible to third-party creation tools, but several cool things have been produced even with this barrier still in place. […]

  • 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, […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beats Bloodborne to top March NPD chart

    PS4 had a good month but it was EA’s multi-platform Battlefield Hardline that was the best-selling game. March 2015 NPD at a glance Total spend down 6% YoY. Hardware and software both down. Console hardware blamed for significant hardware dip. Accessories up. Battlefield Hardline tops software chart. PS4 outsells other consoles. Wii U, 3DS and […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves gear upgrade paths will be revealed next week

    Destiny developer Bungie will reveal new equipment upgrade paths during a livestream next week. Destiny: House of Wolves will release on May 19, the developer announced last week, promising a full schedule of reveals over the next few weeks. It also gave a broad outline of some of the things it will be discussing in […]

  • Don’t forget: the Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow

    Just a quick heads up to remind you that The Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow, April 17 at 10am EDT. The free weekend is an incentive to bring back beta players which tried the game, but decided not to pursue a purchase. You can play the MMO until 10am EDT on […]

  • Tale of Tales announces May release for Kickstarter success Sunset

    Those attending Kill Screen’s Two5six Festival next month will be able to play Tale of Tales upcoming title Sunset before it’s released. Along with the news provided to us by BeefJack, Tale of Tales have also released new set of lovely screenshots which we have posted below. Sunset will be released on Linux, Mac and […]

  • Take 50% off select racing titles through the Codemasters online store

    Codemasters has launched an online store and is celebrating by giving you 50% off the titles listed. Here’s what’s on sale: F1 2013 Classic Edition F1 2014 – F1 RACE STARS BUNDLE F1 2013 GRID 2 GRID 2 Reloaded GRID Autosport DIRT 3 Complete Edition DIRT Showdown Toybox Turbos F1 RACE STARS Hit up the […]

  • Spy_Watch coming to Apple Watch from Surgeon Simulator devs

    Surgeon Simulator developers Bossa Studios have announced its working on an Apple Watch game called Spy_Watch. Spy_Watch, according to the developer, has players heading up a spy agency which isn’t faring too well. Players will need to train a spy and then send him out on various missions to “reclaim the agency’s former glory.” Real-time […]

  • Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power hits Steam Early Access next week

    Frozenbyte has announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will launch on Steam Early Access next week. The early access title will run you $19.99/€19.99/£14.99 and you can purchase it come April 21. If the short video above isn’t enough to tempt you, a video showing nine minutes of gameplay was released last week.

  • Journey, Flower, flOw trilogy to be released this summer on PS4 in 1080p at 60fps

    A remastered version of the Journey Collector’s Edition is coming to PlayStation 4 from ThatGameCompany. According to Gamespot, the trilogy will contain PS3 titles flOw, Flower and Journey on one disc, and it will run in 1080p at 60fps. A standalone version of Journey will arrive close to the trilogy’s release on PS4 through the […]

  • Here’s a few screenshots of PS4-exclusive Alienation from Housemarque

    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 […]