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Tuesday, 19 October 2010 17:34 GMT By Debabrata Nath

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Reviews have gone live for Vanquish with most publications passing favorable judgement: EG and Gamespot have both gone with 9/10.

We have put them all in one place for you. As usual, if you have anything to add, let us know in the comments below.

Vanquish releases on October 19 in US and October 22 in the EU for PS3 and 360.

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52 Comments

  1. Hcw87

    How can it get such high scores if it’s 5 hours long? Seriously, it’s ridiculous. I see games like Fallout, Castlevania etc, games that lasts 12 hours at the absolute minimum, get 7′s and 8′s.

    Edit: Your Eurogamer score links to Computerandvideogames btw.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. dirigiblebill

    Well it’s that time-honored question, isn’t it. Which would you prefer: five minutes with Megan Fox, five hours with the artist formerly known as Ginger Spice or fifty hours with a hotdog bap and some oven grease?

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Psychotext

    @1: I’d give a slippery 10 minute titwank from a page 3 girl a 9/10 vs a 3/10 for a 4 hour handjob from a coal miner.

    Edit – Damn you bill!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Michael O’Connor

    Because it’s not five hours long. The timer is the game is just weird, so it’s shows about five hours of playtime when you’ve actually invested more.

    And if you actually invest in the game full breath of content, there is *easily* tens of hours of content.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Michael O’Connor

    Also… quality over quantity.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Debabrata Nath

    Length does not make a game, quality and mojo does.

    Nuff said…

    #6 4 years ago
  7. NinjaMidget

    @3 LMAO

    quality mate! but yeah quality over quantity is the general consensus here.

    For example I found AC2 to be a great long game but half way through (around 10 hours) the story lost pace and it couldn’t keep up with the fantastic start it achieved. Sometimes less is more ya know!

    #7 4 years ago
  8. dirigiblebill

    @3 Hah! And my prurient bloke analogy was a whole *33 percent* longer than yours too.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. DaMan

    they should’ve just added 30 hours of poorly directed cinematics with pseudo-intellectual babbling like in Mgs. that would bring up metacritic ratio to 90 easily.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. LOLshock94

    HAHAHSHAAH

    #10 4 years ago
  11. lexph3re

    Couldn’t keep pace with the plot of mgs DaMan?lol I for one will wait on vanquish, I liked the base of having a sd and hd option for the game but other then that no other real pull towards it. And I also just dropped 200 on a monitor for my gaming soooo I can wait till a sell hits by christmas.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Psychotext

    @8: It’s not the length that counts damnit!

    /runs away crying

    #12 4 years ago
  13. AHA-Lambda

    i usually would be pissed at a game so damn short but in this case i’m disappointed yes but it wont matter cos after playing the demo for this game i can tell this will probly be my GOTY 2010 :D

    #13 4 years ago
  14. osric90

    I’m tired of people saying “so long gets boring”, this has JUST THE RIGHT lenght and everyone “oh, it’s too short”… I’m so fuckin’ tired of people saying (specially MGS haters, SOBs) “the plot is so dull, so complicated, why to do something like that?” and now “plot is shallow”… STFU and enjoy the best Japanese game of the year from this OUTSTANDING studio. And the one talking about “bad directed cutscenes” WTF is wrong with you? Are you a 360 owner? Even the most stupid 360 owner and PS3 hater would slap you for your mentions.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. DaMan

    they were poorly done in the original, and even more so in the subsequent ones. to each their own.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Moonwalker1982

    @ 6, i agree but there definitely is a limit to that imo. 3 to 4 hours would be ridiculous for a full priced singleplayer game. However, it’s all very exeggerated and untrue. The game ain’t that short. I read about a error in the ingame timer.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. KAP

    PSM3 9/10

    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=270548

    PS Up yours to everyone that says its wank coz its 4hrs long lol

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    @osric90: It’s not dull, or boring, or shallow… it’s just shit. I’ve seen 6 year olds write essays about their favourite space robots that were more coherent.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Harry

    @2 I’ll take the five hours with Ginger Spice then please if no-one else has. :)

    #19 4 years ago
  20. polygem

    not enough time right now to play vanquish. halo and soon fable suck up all my gaming time. i think they´ve chosen a dangerous release date with all the mega hitters coming out. on the other hand- it wont end. it goes on till march 2011 at least…i´ll definitely pick this one up some time later anyway. i really love the japanese/ western artwork mix in this one. the demo was indeed fun. crazy crazy action…didn´t expect reviews to be that good though.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. endgame

    “Debabrata Nath”! god I love this nickname! :)

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Gekidami

    Is that a nickname?

    #22 4 years ago
  23. spiderLAW

    @ 21 and 22
    Its not. Its his name. Its Indian i think

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Eregol

    Since when has length of play been an indicator of quality?
    At it’s heart isn’t Vanquish a score attack game?
    So, you need it to be short so you can do it again and again to get up those leaderboards

    #24 4 years ago
  25. AHA-Lambda

    @24 – it isnt but there are natural concerns over value for money. If it weren’t for the fact that this game is just plain THAT good i would be pissed off myself.

    PS: i also got it for £23 from zavvi tho. Thanks neogaf! :)

    #25 4 years ago
  26. MushroomStamp

    5/10 Destructoid http://www.destructoid.com/review-vanquish

    What they say in their review is what I said about the demo. So for ME.. this game is a rental at best and I’ll skip it all together.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. AHA-Lambda

    @26 – *reads*

    oh its jim sterling -_-

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Michael O’Connor

    @26 It’s Jim Sterling. He doesn’t count.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. DaMan

    D’toid is irrelevant. I’d rather listen to random strangers on the internet.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. MushroomStamp

    Everyone has a preference. Me personally… I like Destructoid better than IGN and any site is better than Gamespot.

    I was just adding one to the list that wasn’t up there. Can’t just show the reviews we like.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. YoungZer0

    Why is it always Quality over Quantity? Why not both? I mean the campaign of Medal of Honor was fantastic, but before i could invest my emotion into it, the game ended. It’s just as bad as Quantity over Quality.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. YoungZer0

    Yeah, but Destructoid is full of trolls who would write everything you want as long as it gives them the attention they need.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. AHA-Lambda

    “It’s just as bad as Quantity over Quality.”

    i can see your point but short and sweet is better than long and boring

    #33 4 years ago
  34. YoungZer0

    I can see your point as well, i just don’t understand why the videogame developers for f-/tps always decides that’s it’s either one or the other.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. AHA-Lambda

    yea i can agree with that :(

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Kuwabara

    i beat gears of war under 5 hrs so why did it get high scores? ?????

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Psychotext

    Portal was really short… still fucking awesome though. :)

    #37 4 years ago
  38. lexph3re

    Its not really about do these short games deserve these good ratings but do they deserve they’re marketed retail price of 60bucks? Imho these games aren’t worth the 60$ marker their given.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. freedoms_stain

    @37, when Portal came out it was part of a bundle that was of insane value for money. If you’re putting out a short game at full RRP eyebrows must be raised. Mine have started to merge with my hair line.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Psychotext

    Good job hardly anyone is selling it for full RRP then. :P

    #40 4 years ago
  41. frostquake

    Quality 8 Quantity 2

    I’ve emailed Platinum Games about the actual length and they are being very creepily quiet.

    I want this game sooooo bad, but I have to get more bang for the buck, with Stupid Christmas coming I have to buy gifts for my wiener nieces and nephews, ungrateful brats they are! Ok Frosty, just put on a smile face and walk in with the Christmas gifts and pretend like your Happy to be giving away your gaming money to such spoiled brats…OMG I am so angry right now!! GRRRRRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    #41 4 years ago
  42. Crysis

    @Frosty, consider yourself lucky, us Aussies have the exact same currency as Canadians, & a few cents different from the US, but we pay $30-50 more than Canadians & $40-60 more than the US (AKA we pay double the US! we pay $80 for the lower quality games & up to $119 for AAA games, some publishers even charge $119 for the crappiest games known to mankind (*Cough, Naughty Bear, Cough*), someone please explain this to me >:(
    We have an incredibly close population density to Canada, so this makes no sense to me.

    #42 4 years ago
  43. frostquake

    @ Crysis

    HOLY COW!!! That is Nuts!!!

    What is the Minimum Wage in Your Area?? Surely you are paid higher wages than the average US’r?

    Most Wallyworlds and MCDonnies pay around $7.00 an hour, but once you figure all the taxes they take out, you end up making about $3.80-$4.75, and then once you figure in the state and federal taxes on the product you are buying your wages drop even more….

    If your wages are as low as the USA, then WOW!!!

    #43 4 years ago
  44. Crysis

    Never heard of a Wallyworld, but the minimum wage here is $569.90 per 38 hour week or $15-29% for income tax, $11.35 per hour, so our minimum wage is actually pretty high which is probably why we have a low unemployment rate, lower than the UK & even Japan but higher than the Netherlands & Switzerland.
    Also we don’t have a Burger King here (in name), it had to be renamed because another company here already had the name(though now it is out of business), so it was named Hungry Jacks & we stuck with that, but if you look on the bottom of one of those kiddy toys-, it’ll say something about burger king corp.

    #44 4 years ago
  45. frostquake

    @ Crysis

    Wallyworld=Wal-Mart…LOL

    #45 4 years ago
  46. Crysis

    No Walmart, but we do have Big W which is a subsidiary of Walmart, they pay above the minimum wage.

    #46 4 years ago
  47. Blerk

    8/10 from Edge.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. Madlink

    An interesting note from the Edge review since all talk seems focused on the games length.

    “Vanquish plays out over eight hours that increase in pace, intensity and scale.”

    Really enjoyed the demo, so looking forward to playing the full thing.

    #48 4 years ago
  49. Predator2k9

    German video review of Looki.de (Score 85%)

    >>> http://www.looki.de/vanquish_videoreview_a4648_1.html

    #49 4 years ago
  50. Psychotext

    Looks like Eurogamer agree with Edge, it’s not a 4 hour game: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-vanquish-blog-entry

    #50 4 years ago
  51. DaMan

    quote D’Toid:
    ‘ Sam actually needs energy to punch his opponents, and once he’s landed a single successful punch, he can’t glide away since the energy meter completely drains. Several times, I punched an enemy, failed to kill it thanks to Sam’s inability to aim his punches properly, and was killed because I could neither defend myself or swiftly escape.

    So what does this mean?’

    it means you’re extremely poor at this one, buddy. it also means you shouldn’t play it in the same way you play Gears. then again, this is too much for D’Toid, they play everything the same way.

    I like how often they rant about games being shallow when in fact it’s the reviewer who is being exactly that. I don’t know however, maybe these folks at D’Toid just pretend being retarded.. because they know who’re their audience (or at least most of their community).

    #51 4 years ago
  52. Michael O’Connor

    @51 Jim Sterling being shit at games and talking through his ass? SURELY YOU JEST!

    #52 4 years ago

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  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • 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 […]