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FFXIV PS3 delayed, PC trial period gets extended, dev team restructured

Friday, 10 December 2010 08:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Oh dear.

Square’s just announced a delay to Final Fantasy XIV on PS3 on the game’s official website. The MMO’s free period trial has also been extended by a further 90 days and the development team has also been restructured.

Square president Yoichi Wada has issued an apology on the website for the delay of the PS3 version, which was due in March next year, something Wada had previously promised was still on course for.

Development of the port was said to be done last month.

“Regarding the PlayStation 3, it is not our wish to release a simple conversion of the Windows version in its current state, but rather an update that includes all the improvements we have planned,” said Wada.

“For that reason, we have made the difficult decision to delay the release of the PlayStation 3 version beyond the originally announced date of March 2011.”

The core development team has also been restructured, with Naoki Yoshida taking over as director and producer from Hiromichi Tanaka and Nobuaki Komoto respectively, the latter now being lead game designer.

Further restructuring has also been confirmed on the game’s website.

Furthermore, the 90 day free trial period for the PC version has been extended once again.

FFXIV hasn’t gotten off to the best start on PC since it launched in September. It’s been totally lambasted by critics and has been given a 51 on Meta.

Tanaka said previously gamers had a “high expectation” for the game and the firm was working hard to ensure it ends up being all it was expected to be.

At gamescom, Tanaka told VG247 the reason the PS3 version was delayed previously into March was because of memory issues.

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26 Comments

  1. mojo

    i smell fail in epic scale.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. orakaa

    Oh, boy, what a nightmare…

    They should just have postponed the PC version in the first place. Even IF they manage to fix the game, it will still keep that bad first impression.

    It’s a pity to see so many resources, money, employees’ work and gamers’ expectations for such a result

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Well, we didn’t see this one comi…. no, wait – we totally did.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. SplatteredHouse

    It’s an utter mess, truly.
    Reading that article, I’m not sure I, frankly, place any value in the words of corporate Yoichi Wada. As compared to the statement from the stepping down producer, and the man brought in to rescue this situation, those thoughts of Mr. Yoshida, and of Tanaka ring far more true.

    Personnel changes, sounds like it will bring just the start of things, and, I wouldn’t be surprised for the game not to be to their new approval standards, before mid-next year. Unless, they will do cosmetic appeasements, then continue working on underlying problems, in the calm they hope to generate.

    I cannot help but feel that we may be seeing the Japanese development bubble, begin to split, ready to burst, for those introvert companies that are too hesitant to consult and learn beyond their own culture, and believe that the world will wait for them, still.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Zana

    The game is by no means the “mess” some want it to be, but it definitely needs serious overhaul in terms of content. The first major update last month was very encouraging.
    Still sad about Tanaka though, he always seemed to passionate about his work.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. back_up

    PC gamers hate FF14 because they did not get to pirate this

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    @6 they also hate World Of warcraft that have 11 million subscribers, TROLL.

    PS: Game is a mess move on to something else, like GUILD WARS 2 yeeha.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. back_up

    World Of warcraft have Pirated servers

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    Yeah, shitty ones that does not work well.

    Ps3 is also a PIRATED console, like Xbox 360.

    So your claims about something pirated more than your console is delusional.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. back_up

    who cares about shitty MS products Windows and 360 are shit.

    Atleast PS3 gamers shows supports developers by buying games.
    Most of the developers always complain about sales on PC Ea didn’t want Deadspace 2 for PC because of bad sales

    and witcher developers will be taking strict action against people who will pirate Witcher2.

    Most PC gamers are teh pirates even blizzard had to dumb down features.SC2 is like MMO gamers are banned for using cheats in SP lol.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    “Atleast PS3 gamers shows supports developers by buying games.”

    by buying less games than Xbox 360 fanbase?

    Do you know how much money PC publishers make each year? At the same par with PS3. Just for example.
    Activision surpasses any platform with PC (because of WOW) for 1 billion dollars a year.

    “Ea didn’t want Deadspace 2 for PC because of bad sales”

    Link?
    Because Dead space 2 is announced for PC and will be released next year.

    “Most PC gamers are teh pirates even blizzard had to dumb down features.SC2 is like MMO gamers are banned for using cheats in SP lol.”

    CRY MOAR FANBOT :D

    #11 4 years ago
  12. back_up

    http://www.joystiq.com/2010/02/09/report-dead-space-2-pc-no-longer-in-eas-plans/

    Deadspace sold very poor on PC. But PC gamers started whinning at EA fourms then it was announced for PC

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    @12 Thanks captain Obvious, what i could do without you? This news were at VG247 already long time ago.

    I’m asking where EA said about POOR sales?

    You said:

    “Ea didn’t want Deadspace 2 for PC because of bad sales”

    Where is a link about dissapointed PC sales? I’m waiting.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. back_up

    http://www.gamespot.com/news/6230743.html?tag=latestheadlines;title;1

    #14 4 years ago
  15. KrazyKraut

    nice to see how 2 trolls hate against each other…kids go and let the grown-ups talk.
    @Erdhaus
    Kiddo….1+1=2. When NPD shows a sale of 36k units, it is obvious, why they dont release DS2 on PC or like the trend now is: they always release it later. Because there a enough ppl like you or me who have a gaming PC and a console.When you can pirate it on PC, and it doesnt matter if you have a ps3, you will pirate it. Thats why they release AC2 later (okay..because of the protection) or thats why they release DARKSIDERS on PC later. And games where you need a premanent checked game files (like MMOs) cant be pirated. You can download the iso or what else for the game, but still need a valid key to play on the mmo-servers.

    @back_up_ya_mind
    dude…may there are a lot of PC gamers pirate..but on the xbox360 and ps3 is the same thing going. give the assh*le ppl the possibility to be a pirate and there will be one. I bought MW + MW2 beside the possibility to play on private server. And the last game i pre-ordered was The Witcher 2 on PC. And it has no online or what ever features.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. back_up

    @15 :
    I am not saying console don’t have piracy but PC piracy affects developers which is bad.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. typeface

    Though this is off-topic just felt like sharing this bit with regards to piracy. PC software and game piracy is starting to work similar to the film industry in the sense that when you pirate lesser known indie devs then you’re doing a disservice as they feel the brunt of you not purchasing their game (unless it was microbudget and 60k sales puts them in good standing).
    With a major publisher, because of exclusive servers, patches, dlc and features most people do buy these games. Not justifying piracy but platform irrelevant certain games are not really affected by piracy particularly the million-plus sellers. Not to say that it doesn’t affect them at all, but these titles are more immune than others.

    It’s down due to the nature of the industry and consumer tendencies. Not to mention a lot of indie games are short single player experiences so most pirates do not feel the tendency to buy it after they’re done unless they’re a collector. But perhaps when they’re mature they might buy the titles that they pirated in their youth?

    The reason PC gets the short end of the piracy stick despite actually being profitable for the big publishers is because it’s always been easy and unless it becomes a closed platform (which is stupid btw) this is not going to go away even if games are reduced in price.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Erthazus

    “http://www.gamespot.com/news/6230743.html?tag=latestheadlines;title;1″

    NPD numbers ONLY and not Steam and D2D. Again, failure. Where is a PRESS RELEASE link from EA where they said about DISSAPOINTED PC sales of Dead Space 2?

    Press Release. 360000 is not dissapointment if EA making Dead Space 2 or they are wrong? Ask them than.

    @KrazyKraut, “it is obvious, why they dont release DS2 on PC or like the trend now is: they always release it later.”

    Shut up child because PC version will be released at the same time as the console version.

    + NPD numbers are not STEAM, D2D and World Wide sales.

    Where is Press Release from EA saying it is dissapointment? Until EA press release you can say what you want. Thank you.

    Darksiders? Is a shitty game.
    Games like Starcraft II is the best selling RTS game on the PC for example.

    Stop saying nonsence if you don’t know about PC market. There are plenty money in the PC market. Everything else depends on the developers and publishers.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. TraceableX

    PC games don’t sell well as consoles versions. That’s why most devs don’t make PC versions of their games. Only blind PC fans disagree.

    I hope it will go up and up again. I love PC gaming.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Crysis

    @18, Doesn’t Steam display their sales info? if so you could use that as leverage in your imaginary anti-console war, not sure about D2D, never used it, even iffy about using Steam, no idea why but it sometimes takes 5+ mins to load up, but luckily the games are locked to the profile but i think they have a D/L limit.
    But just face facts Erthazus, multiplat games, especially new ip or new to pc, Just don’t normally sell too well on PC, defend that all you want, you’re just showing how childish you are.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    “Doesn’t Steam display their sales info?”

    Nope.

    “But just face facts Erthazus, multiplat games, especially new ip or new to pc, Just don’t normally sell too well on PC”

    Ok fanboy. You are done already?

    Stalker sold for 4 million units because it was a title specifically for PC
    Witcher 1 sales you should know how much they sold
    Minecraft – 700000 copies sold
    Mount And Blade over 2 million.

    and i can go on and on with ARMA’s and etc.

    I’m sorry. Keep up posting nonsence Playstation fanboy. Keep up a good work.
    You know about gaming industry like you know about 3D monitors.

    “as leverage in your imaginary anti-console war”

    you should first of all ask yourself about your imaginary console war. I have no anti-console attitude or whatever. If something is shit it’s shit Pc is not exception.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. DSB

    If you want to talk about PC being unviable, you definitely shouldn’t bring up Starcraft 2. It sold more in a month than Bad Company 2 sold in almost a year across three different platforms.

    If you want the data on PC sales you go to the publishers and look at their quarterly and yearly statements, those are the undeniable facts. Interestingly enough it shows that while those publishers focus a lot on the console market, the PC market has the capacity to sell as much as either console on its own. I forget which publisher it was that I looked at, but they actually had a perfect 3-1 ratio between the 360, PS3, Wii and PC.

    Generally speaking though, whether down to prioritization or marketshare, the consoles outsell the PC by between 6- to 10-1.

    @21 “If something is shit it’s shit” – Except if it’s ArmA, apparently.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Crysis

    @21, You just skipped over half my comment, do i have to quote myself?
    “multiplat games, especially new ip or new to pc, Just don’t normally sell too well on PC” So you defend your precious PC with 5 PC exclusive games, did i EVER mention pc exclusive?-NO, keyword here: MULTIPLAT, I am fully aware that games made specifically for PC tend to be quite succesful & quite frankly the only type of game i would buy, & how on earth am I a PlayStaion fanboy? It’s true that i prefr using my ps3 for gaming over pc & 360, but i haven’t made a pledge to vocally support it against all opposition *cough* itsucks & kuwabarra *cough*, i still own a 360, i play Gears & Halo from time to time, already got 1000/1000 gamerscore on reach b4 the added the crappy noble map pack & i quite often return to my pc & play Dawn of War which i absolutely love & would never play on any console.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    “Except if it’s ArmA, apparently.”

    Buy a rig and play it, than judge it. It’s amazing and the latest patches made it more awesome with the latest DLC pack.

    With this community: http://www.armaholic.com/
    game is such a gold thing.

    @Crysis,

    “PC with 5 PC exclusive games, did i EVER mention pc exclusive?-NO, keyword here: MULTIPLAT”

    In the previous statement you never said Key word. you have there multiplat or IP.
    As i said. Good games on PC sell well if they are made specifically for PC with PC stuff.
    Good Ports will never sell well even if they have dedicated servers or something PC specific. No matter how you jump (well, maybe with marketing you can sell)

    “how on earth am I a PlayStaion fanboy”

    Next time i will just copy everything you say in the threads and will post to you your own statements. You will be really surprised.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Crysis

    @24, I agree, i do like games made specifically for PC, but won’t touch any console port because i may awell just play the console version, but back to my point i said multiplat games, especially new ip or new to pc, Just don’t normally sell too well on PC & you reply with nonsense that games made with only the pc in mind sell well which is obvious.

    I’ve vocally stated that i prefer my PS3 several times, but that doesn’t make me a fanboy, i just prefer console experiance over pc & prefer non subscription multiplayer over subscription multiplayer, single reason i’ve never played an MMO other than the free 2 play MAG.

    If you want me to prove I’m not a fanboy i could just link you to my 2 XBL profiles that have both 360 & some GfWL games on them.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Kaio

    This is such bs. There are people who wanted this game to fail before it even came out. So now PS3 players have to wait until PC gamers are pleased with the game. That\\\’s not possible, you can never please everybody especially the MMORPG community that\\\’s bitches about ANYTHING. I was really anticipating this game but now I ready to say FK this game AND Square Enix.

    #26 4 years ago

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC- check out new maps and the grapple ability

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  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

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  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

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  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

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  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

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  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

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  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

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  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

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  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.