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Silent Hill: Downpour confirmed for “autumn,” first shots and more details

Monday, 24 January 2011 13:00 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Konami confirmed today that Vatra’s Silent Hill: Downpour will release for PS3 and 360 this autumn, as well as releasing a good load of first shots.

Composer Daniel Licht – aka Dexter – will compose the game’s soundtrack.

The game has a “completely original storyline,” according to Konami today, which follows Murphy Pendleton, a convict stranded in Silent Hill.

Pendleton begins the game lost in the woods on the outskirts of the town after his prison transport bus crashes.

Some of the screens released today show two new areas of the game: The Diner and The Devil’s Pit.

Silent Hill 8, only titled Downpour in the last issue of Game Informer, was announced at E3 2010.

You can watch a previously released dev diary of the horror in action below.

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36 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Well, the streets look nice at least. Character models…. not so hot. Murphy’s eyes are really close together, like a stereotypical criminal. :-D

    The geek in me wanted his prison number to be RS232, too. Missed opportunity!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. chronoss2

    It looks fine!! I love Silent Hill and i’m getting this one.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. orakaa

    @1 : True. The hero looks REALLY generic, which isn’t a good sign. Will wait to have more details on the game and for some reviews when it is released

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Anders

    Man, that dude’s face looks weird as hell.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Looks like they learned a few things from Alan Wake

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Blerk

    Including how to do wonky character models! :-D

    #6 4 years ago
  7. absolutezero

    Wait I forget, this is still meant to be set in Silent Hill right?

    As in the small mid-western town with an insular everyone knows each other tourist based environment right?

    So why the fuck do all the buildings look like they’ve been ripped straight out of New York blocks?

    Fuck this. FUCK IT IN ITS FACE.

    Speaking of Alan Wake, Bright Falls was more Silent Hill than anything else since 4.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. absolutezero

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0938330/

    FUCK.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Hunam

    Watt! Tell Hollywood to leave Silent Hill 3 alone :(

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Blerk

    The “3D” on the end of the title alone is enough to make me want to stab someone in the eyes.

    I have some concerns about the town itself in Downpour too, absolute. For instance, they mentioned somewhere else recently that there’ll be a subway. A fucking subway? In a piddly little tinpot backwater town?

    The otherworld in this Silent Hill is obviously less rusty and more… built up.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. absolutezero

    The Director is the guy behind Solomon Kane ;_;

    Leave us alone Konami! What did we ever do to you apart from love a series? No fan deserves this.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Blerk

    I watched Solomon Kane last Friday. It was… er… a bit boring. And had ‘comedy’ accents.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. chronoss2

    people are always complaining, how many of you buy “call of shit” every year ? It means that you are the last ones who have to open your mouthes and talk about details and what the game contains!

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Hunam

    Shut up, we can moan all we like.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Phoenixblight

    @10

    “I have some concerns about the town itself in Downpour too, absolute. For instance, they mentioned somewhere else recently that there’ll be a subway. A fucking subway? In a piddly little tinpot backwater town?”

    Wasn’t there a subway that went to the town in Silent Hill 3?
    While I generally agree that Silent Hill being a small town doesn’t need a subway. I honestly would have gone with a tram system like what is in San Fran. That would fit with a tourist town that Silent Hill is supposed to be.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Blerk

    There was one in Silent Hill 4 but that wasn’t actually in Silent Hill. I don’t recall one in 3, but it was some time ago now. :-)

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Phoenixblight

    @16

    There was, you took a subway to go to Silent there was an entire “level” of getting through the subway to go to Silent Hill.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juPy15m68fI

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Hunam

    That Subway isn’t set in silent hill. The town that it belongs too is never named, but it is much bigger than silent hill.

    In SH3 you actually get to silent hill by car.

    The Subway in Silent Hill 4 was in south ashfield, which is a town which I think is part of a bigger group of towns outside of silent hill.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    @18

    Ahh thats right I remember the car ride. Its been forever since I played any of the Silent Hills other than Homecoming.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Hunam

    I played Silent Hill 3 a couple of years ago (jan 2009 I think) when I bought a new PS2 slim for a cool £50 new. Still holds up great today to be honest. The graphics were basically the best the PS2 could do.

    I just think Heather is the best realised character in an action game.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. realmagicmike

    As long as it isn’t as bad as Alone in the Dark was.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. lucascane

    PC version please~

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Phoenixblight

    @20

    Yeah I actually never played the original but after playing Silent Hill 3, I went and found Silent hill for 5$ and played it.

    I still have all my silent Hill games just wish there was a way to play them on a 46 in’ LCD. I attempted to play it with my PS2 but it look like I was playing a PSone game, blockey and distorted. PS2 doesn’t play well on HD Tvs apparently.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. osric90

    Character looks like a mix of James and Henry, hot cop chick… Oh, how original! Even they turned Cybil into some kind of Playboy Bunny in that thing called Shattered Memories. Looks like this is going to be just as bad as any Silent Hill after Silent Hill 4: The Room. Put this saga to sleep so at least we can remember the good games inside of it (1, 2, 3, 4: TR). As YES, I can’t believe they practically took stuff from Alan Wake for this game, you can read it everywhere and it looks like it in the shots… Alan Wake was a very meh game for me anyways (been expecting it since announced back in 2003 or 4 I think just to be pissed off about all the classic movie plagiarism, cheap jokes and bad, bad, gameplay and variation… And SPOILER the plot and how it ends so ingloriously END OF SOPILER.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Phoenixblight

    Where are the comments from Silent Hill:DP is looking like Alan Wake granted they are both in a small town but thats where it ends. Alan Wake was anything but a thriller, it was a action game that had a dark environment. Thats where the similarities end.

    Not going to pass judgement but from what I read in GI, it already shows promise because the dev say it will not be going with the religion route a la Homecoming and the movie. They also stated that the town is the main character which is what the developers of Homecoming skipped.

    If any of their release dates are anything to go off of it will be between September and November.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Hunam

    @24

    Cybil actually changed in Shattered Memories depending on your actions. She can either be a smoking hot chick or a frumpy frou depending on what you do with the psychologist dudes questions.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Gekidami

    Some music from the game here:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEft_YLMF-8&feature=player_embedded
    This aint Akira Yamaoka. Thats for sure.
    @7
    Silent Hill has always looked like that in the games…

    And i’ll be really pissed if i hear any mention of a fucking underground fire and miners.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    @7
    For the most part every Silent Hill game the town looked different and that is supposed to, Silent Hill is a state of mind that reflects the characters.

    @27

    I am a huge fan of Dexter and I actually enjoy the soundtrack, granted its not Akira but it doesn’t make it any less awesome. They could always put the hits of right now on the sound track. THat would be awesome wouldn’t it? ~_~

    Edit: After listening to the sample of the soundtrack. It works perfectly with Silent Hill, they picked the right guy for the job.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Hunam

    The soundtrack sounds alright actually. A bit different but still fits without pandering to Akira.

    As for the town. It’s not strictly a state of mind. The town in Silent Hill lore does exist as a normal town. With people going their for tourism. It does shift and change, but never that massively. The theme park and the hospitals are in the same places between 2 and 3 and that’s different characters. The most true interpretation is that the town allows certain people to go to certain places. It’s not a magical town that entirely changes depending on who is there, and it’s never been like that.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Phoenixblight

    @29

    I don’t remember the theme park being on the map in Silent Hill 2 but I do remember the Hotel on the lake wasn’t past Silent Hill 2 and if it was it was completely overhauled. Especially after Silent 3 there was always something changed in Silent Hill especially in the last one.

    I am not all pissed about the changes as long as they don’t make Silent Hill a metropolitan. Maybe Vatra can give SIlent Hill redesign it needs.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Gekidami

    SH1, Resort (very top of the SH2 & 3 maps):
    http://i54.tinypic.com/2rp44dz.jpg

    SH2 map:
    http://i52.tinypic.com/102witu.jpg

    SH3 map:
    http://i56.tinypic.com/23h5zpt.jpg

    They all match.
    I’d put any design differences in the first 3 games down to the devs just not being happy with a design. It has nothing to do with the characters.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. absolutezero

    “@7
    Silent Hill has always looked like that in the games…”

    No it has’nt…

    #32 4 years ago
  33. Phoenixblight

    @32

    Actually it has there is only 2-3 pictures of the town and it seems to be the same area. There is an area that has buildings very much similar to those.

    http://silenthill.wikia.com/wiki/Wood_Side_Apartments

    @31

    THe maps have not changed but the actual buildings have changed, and thats what was talking about.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Hunam

    The inside of the buildings always change, but the outside doesn’t really.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Gekidami

    ^
    The locations you revisit in the games (there arent many) generally stay the same throughout:

    SH1 Alchemilla hospital:
    http://i55.tinypic.com/a2umog.jpg
    http://i55.tinypic.com/efqupx.jpg

    SH Origins Achemilla hospital:
    http://i54.tinypic.com/2qkqanl.jpg
    The only difference here is that the entrance was shifted in Origins taking out 2 rooms (no idea why actually, seems like a pointless liberty).

    And Brookhaven hospital remains the same in both SH2 & 3.
    SH2:
    http://i53.tinypic.com/29xckte.jpg
    http://i52.tinypic.com/2ez0291.jpg

    SH3:
    http://i55.tinypic.com/2cxxk3l.jpg
    http://i56.tinypic.com/hslzti.jpg

    As far as i’m aware these are the only shared locations in the games. SH was always consistant, that is intill SH5. And Shattered Memories totally redesigned Silent Hill, though its not considered canon.

    I really hope Downpour sticks to the same standards if you have to revisit any previous locations or if you can see all of SH on a map.

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Phoenixblight

    @35

    Well that is what they are claiming in the dev diary and in the Game Informer magazine that they want to be true to the series before Homecoming. SO far with the composer and the style of music he does it seems to be so. We just have to wait until more videos and screen shots come closer to release.

    Those screen shots above are not much to go off of unless there is a map of Silent Hill from Down Pour.

    #36 4 years ago

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    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

    Evolve players are pretty quick at hunting each other down. Evolve developer Turtle Rock has released an infographic brimming with statistics garnered from its recent beta test. One of the key takeaways is that all three monsters, and all four classes, are working as intended – their performance in game matches Turtle Rock’s designs. If […]

  • Super Mario Amiibo can be pre-ordered on Nintendo UK, Mario and Peach sold out

    The latest set of Amiibo in the Super Mario series is now available for pre-purchase through the Nintendo UK Store. Each of the following sports a red base and will run you £10.99: Bowser, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toad and Yoshi. It looks like Peach and Mario are both sold out, though. All six can be […]

  • The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 free to download now

    League of Legends has excellent music, and now you can have it too. The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 collects 15 tracks from the MOBA’s history, and is available for free. You can grab the music from iTunes, Google Play or via direct download. Tere’s an example track below to get you in […]

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

    With Super Bowl 49 occurring this coming Sunday, February 1, EA Sports has updated Madden NFL Mobile with new feature enhancements and Super Bowl-themed Live Events. Updates include: League vs League Tournaments Obstacle Course Super Bowl Bonus Players Tom Brady and Richard Sherman Super Bowl Legends Super Bowl Moments Upgraded Auction House The Super Bowl […]

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

    Super Smash Bros. was originally intended to have 16 custom moves per character. The final version of Super Smash Bros. only features 12 custom moves per fighter, but Nintendo left animations for some of the cut moves in place. A Youtuber called RED has dug these cut mvoes out of the brawler’s code, and displayed […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours of sex scene mo-cap data

    Sex is nothing new to the The Witcher games, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is no exception. In fact, it contains 16 hours of sex scene motion capture data. Giggity. There’s a reason for the bedroom dalliances though, as Geralt is a flesh and blood human, or a modified human at any rate, with […]

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

    A launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered has been released after an Amazon listing was revealed for it over the weekend. Key upgrades include: High-definition Graphics — All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop. Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s […]

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

    The exact dates as well as more information on the Battlefield Hardline open beta will be shared tomorrow. This is according to the latest blog post from developer Visceral Games. “We’ll share the exact dates and info on the Battlefield Hardline open beta tomorrow,” wrote Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis. “Stay tuned, thanks again, and keep […]

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

    An upcoming Hearthstone patch will apply a balance change to the Undertaker card, Blizzard has announced. After the release of Goblins vs Gnomes, Blizzard said it kept an “eye on the state of game balance” as more matches were played using the additional cards. Released with The Curse of Naxxramas, Undertaker is considered an overly […]

  • February Games with Gold offers up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The free games on offer in February via Xbox Live Games with Gold have been announced. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download #IDARB during February. Xbox 360 users can grab Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons from February 1-15, when it will be replaced by Sniper Elite V2 from February 16 -28. […]

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

    Third-party game key seller Kinguin is issuing refunds to those who found their games deactivated through Ubisoft’s Uplay service. Customers which purchased keys for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Watch Dogs are affected. Kinguin said 4,600 customer tickets were submitted over the last 72 hours and 35 out of 3,400 of […]

  • Video Unlimited to be re-branded as PlayStation Video starting in February

    Like Music Unlimited, Sony’s Video Unlimited service is being replaced and re-branded PlayStation Video. PlayStation Video will become part of PlayStation Network to streamline digital services for the over 64 million PSN users. PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music will be added to PSN which is already a destination point for the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, […]

  • Spotify arrives on PlayStation Music this spring, Music Unlimited closing

    Spotify will launch on PlayStation Network this spring as part of a new music destination called PlayStation Music. PlayStation Music is a replacement for Music Unlimited, and those with a PSN account can link to Spotify which can be used just for music, or when playing games on PlayStation 4. Existing playlists from current Spotify […]

  • Closed beta for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts tomorrow

    The private beta period for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts on January 29. Those who pre-order the game via Steam, will automatically be included in the beta, enabling them to provide feedback on the first campaign in single-player mode. An additional beta period will be announced in the weeks leading up to launch. The […]

  • Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL available once more on UK store

    UK residents who want to get their hands on the shiny Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL can once again pre-purchase it through the Nintendo UK Store. If you want one, you better hurry because units will likely go rather fast. Only one per customer is allowed, and once you drop £209.99 on it, […]

  • Nintendo Q3: 1.9M New 3DS models sold, Wii U lifetime sales hit 9.2M

    New 3DS XL has sold 1.3 million units as of December 31, 2014, Nintendo announced in its Q3 financial results today. New 3DS moved 580,000 units by the end of the same period. Lifetime sales of both systems combined total a little under 1.9 million. Combined global sales for current 3DS models available in Europe […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s exo zombies reanimate a familiar format

    Advanced Warfare’s exo suits manage to bring an undead format back to life. Dave Cook welcomes zombies back to Call of Duty. “The challenges start to spike early so seasoned zombie slayers needn’t worry about being coddled.” Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s first DLC went live this week, dropping four very solid maps for multiplayer […]

  • YouTube app and Maps will be removed from PS Vita

    Sony said that it will end support for the YouTube and Maps apps, as well as remove the “near” feature in an upcoming firmware update. Sony has revealed that a system update releasing in March will remove the Maps app and prevent the “near” feature from obtaining location address or display maps, making it redundant. […]

  • There is a Destiny loot cave Easter egg in Dying Light

    Dying Light is the latest game to take a jab at Destiny by having its own loot cave. Destiny’s infamous loot cave has been recreated in Dying Light, sort of. Of course the loot cave in Dying Light is only an Easter egg and doesn’t actually net you any loot. Instead, upon entering it, you […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 supports co-op in story mode, but only offline

    You can play the campaign of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 in co-op, but not online. 4gamer spoke to producers of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and made out with a few details concerning story, setting and more. The site confirmed that while you will be able to switch between characters in the single player, and have […]

  • The Witcher 3 may have a permadeath “Insanity” mode

    Although not yet confirmed, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developer CD Projekt RED is working on a difficulty mode dubbed “Insanity” that will delete your save if you die. During Monday’s Twitch stream, the developer took a few questions from the chat and we’ve got a bunch of answers. There are many interesting little bits […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition is the most successful launch for BioWare, based on sales

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is responsible for the most successful launch in developer BioWare’s history, according to EA. During last night’s EA Q3 2015 earnings call, the publisher said that Dragon Age: Inquisition was the most successful launch for developer BioWare. Today, we get a bit more detail. “In particular, Dragon Age: Inquisition had by far […]

  • Here’s a walkthrough of one mission from Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack, Hurk Deluxe, seems like good fun, judging from this video. The Hurk Deluxe Pack was released today on all platforms. It comes with five new missions. The video below takes a look at the “Call of the Wild” mission. In the walkthrough you’ll get to see some of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date confirmed on Xbox Store

    The beta date for Battlefield Hardline has popped up on the Xbox Store, confirming the rumoured date. The listing for the Battlefield Hardline beta is available for anyone to see right now on the Xbox Store. Granted, it’s for Xbox 360, but unless EA is starting this beta early on Xbox 360, this will pretty […]

  • GTA player flies jets backwards in impressive stunts

    Doing stunts with jets in GTA 5 can be impressive, but it’s nothing like flying them backwards. Making videos of your jet stunts has become too mainstream. Which is why the latest video from YouTube channel GTA5Videos is all about defying that. The video below features some insane stunts mostly done by flying jets backwards, […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare balance patch out, System Hack nerfed, HBRa3 buffed

    The latest patch to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is here with some major changes to game balance. Making good on the promise to nerf System Hack, developer Sledgehammer Games has released the latest patch to Advanced Warfare to do just that, and much more. The patch is out now on Xbox platforms, with PlayStation […]

  • Grinding three purples in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel may crash your game [UPDATE]

    Update: Gearbox Software has announced there’s currently a hot-fix in place for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as a temporary solution to crashes caused with the DLC update. Until a permanent fix can be made, the hotfix should correct crashing issues. All will be fixed in the next major game update. Original Story A bug that snuck […]

  • Havoc maps up the tempo for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

    Dave Cook dons his Exo suit to find the new Havok DLC maps a great change of pace for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Given that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare places great emphasis on verticality, it’s little wonder that Sledgehammer Games has designed the first of its four DLC map packs with elevation and […]

  • G2A responds to deactivated Far Cry 4 keys debacle

    G2A, one of the third-party sellers that were named in the ongoing episode of deactivated Far Cry 4 keys has decided to release a statement. G2A is a well known third-party key sellers online. Most users know it through its sponsorship deals with many YouTube and Twitch channels. The service sells keys both through its […]

  • Petroglyph’s Victory resurfaces with Korean co-developer

    End of Nations, Mytheon and Grey Goo developer Petroglyph Games seems to have salvaged a stalled project. Victory popped up back in early 2013 after Trion Worlds took End of Nations in-house. Petroglyph’s attempt to crowdfund the unusual strategy title ended in iniquity, but it vowed to do whatever it could to bring the game […]

  • Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC now available

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack adds new story missions and a pile of new weapons. Far Cry 4: Hurk Deluxe is now available on PC and Xbox platforms, and is rolling out to the PSN in line with local network updates. The pack bundles five story missions, including Yak Farm, Blood Ruby and Hurk’s […]

  • Yes, Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions, but thankfully they’re not as outrageous as initial reports suggested. The subject of Resident Evil: Revelations 2′s microtransactions arose earlier today with reports filtering out of a European press event that you’ll be able to pay to keep playing after your character dies. The ramifications of this are pretty […]

  • Play mini-games to unlock Magicka 2 content

    Magicka 2 publisher Paradox Interactive has invited fans to earn in-game rewards by playing other games. The Magicka website will host various mini-games in the build up to Magicka 2′s launch later this year on PC and PS4. Playing these games controbutes to a community score total which will eventually unlock in-game content as well […]

  • Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were purchased through Origin

    Far Cry 4 owners who found their games deactivated without warning may be surprised to learn where they came from. Many copies of Far Cry 4 purchased through third-party re-sellers have been deactivated without notice. Although resellers affected by the deactivations argued that they had made authorised purchases, Ubisoft has denied this. The publisher told […]

  • Will Assassin’s Creed visit Japan in 2016?

    The next Assassin’s Creed game after Victory may finally bring ninja and assassins together. An Assassin’s Creed fan has spotted what certainly looks like a heavy hint that the next game after Victory will be set in Japan. Ubisoft forums member Cornik22 was looking through the Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag official art book when […]

  • Resident Evil HD modder aims to restore original, terrible voice acting

    Resident Evil and its early sequels are justifiably famous for their simply dire voice acting. Some Resident Evil fans feel they just can’t enjoy the experience of exploring Umbrella facilities if someone isn’t talking at them with absolutely no regard for pacing, content or tone. As a result, modder Bunny has stepped up to the […]

  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple to revenue spike

    The iPhone is still going strong – in fact, it’s selling better than ever. Apple has announced its financial results for the quarter ending December 27 2014, exceeding expectations with a 29.5% increase in revenues to $74.6 billion. This was a new record for the company. One of the key factors in this spike is […]

  • HoloLens has “mind-blowing” potential for games, says Microsoft CEO

    Microsoft’s VR wearable HoloLens is going to be great for games, according to CEO Satya Nadella. Speaking to investors, Nadella made Microsoft’s entertainment plans for the device explicit. “It’s also getting clearer how the games people love today will evolve to mind-blowing experiences in the future when designed for the mixed reality that Windows 10 […]

  • EA Q3: Battlefield 5 still on for holiday 2016, PGA Tour 15 spring release confirmed

    EA announced its financial results for its Q3 fiscal year 2015 quarter, ended December 31, 2014, noting total net revenue $1.13 billion in total net revenue compared to $808 million year-over-year. For the nine months ending December 31, total net revenue came in at $3.3 billion. Net revenues were up 39% and net income came […]

  • Players logged 113M single-player hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition, other EA games stats

    Ahead of its Q3 2015 earnings release, Electronic Arts has released a game infographic showing some interesting stats compiled through gameplay from October – December 2014. For FIFA 15, over 3.3 billion goals were made; 73 million knockouts occurred in EA SPORTS UFC; over 10 million families were created in The Sims 4; 113 million […]

  • Hyrule Warriors has shipped 1 million units worldwide

    Koei Tecmo has announced shipments of its Wii U hack and slash action title, Hyrule Warriors, has shipped one million units worldwide. The Omega Force-developed title was released in Japan on August 14 and in the west on September 26. Two packs of DLC for the game are slated for February alongside the version 1.5.0 […]

  • Xbox Games Store discounts Never Alone, Dragon Age: Inquisition, more

    This week’s deals available through the Xbox Games Store will be valid until February 2 with titles such as Battlefield 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, Never Alone, and Titanfall discounted. Discounted titles with an asterisk are for Xbox Live Gold members only. Xbox One Just Dance 2015* – 40% Another World* – 50% Never Alone* – […]

  • Say hello to Mortal Kombat X’s latest character: Reptile

    As promised, one of two character reveals this week for Mortal Kombat X has occurred: it’s the acid-spitting Reptile. Nice! Watch the video above. Mortal Kombat X is slated for release on April 14 and will be available on PC, PS3, PS4,Bxo 360 and Xbox One. Thanks, MrTGJelly (Trent).

  • Twisted fairy tale Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries hits Steam Early Access

    Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successful Kickstarter from GRIN Studios, has launched on Steam Early Access. The PC title is described as a “cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood,” who armed with an axe sets out on a quest to avenge the murder of her parents. Gameplay features action-platforming, combo-based hack ‘n […]

  • Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed to late March on Steam

    Koei Tecmo has announced it is delaying the PC release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to March. According to an updated listing on Steam (thanks, AGB), the fighter was delayed “in order to provide you with the best experience possible.” To apologize for the delay, Team Ninja will offer the Halloween 2013 Set, […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online will be F2P “no plans” for western release

    Dragon’s Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Set for release this year, Dragon’s Dogma Online has a lobby which will support up to 100 players, is open-world, and the executive producer is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Players can form groups with up to four players or pawns while raids […]