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Naughty Dog dishes details on 3D, villainess in Uncharted 3

Thursday, 10 March 2011 18:37 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Naughty Dog has dished a bit on Uncharted 3′d, Katherine Marlowe who bears an “uncanny resemblance” to Rosalind Ayres – the actress who lends her voice to the villainess.

In the video posted below, lead designer Richard Lemarchand tells the PS Blog more about Katherine’s desire for Sir Francis Drake’s ring (which our Drake has) as well as the implementation of 3D and how it will still benefit those who have yet to purchase a 3D TV.

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception releases in the US on November 1.

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23 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    3D for playstation 3 is absolutely SHIT. The reason is simple. The system is not powerfull enough and games are dumbed down because of it.

    Great example: Killzone 3.

    In 3D, game loses FSAA effect and look not very well compared to the standard HD edition.

    Uncharted 3 already is scaled down because of 3D effects. I remember Uncharted 2 had some prettty gorgeous environments with some good textures on them, but now textures are bland at best.

    Next Generation 3D in Playstation? Sure. Why not? But not now really. I think it hurts Naughty Dog as the developer that creates fantastic games for the Playstation devices.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Ireland Michael

    One thing you certainly can’t fault this franchise for is its ability to stay fresh.

    That’s just one of many reasons it outclassed Lara Croft so quickly, and why it remains one of the best reasons to own a PS3.

    3D? I couldn’t care less.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. theevilaires

    People who could care less about 3D wish they had it the most….moving along.

    Uncharted 3 GOTY 2011! People here who have 3D tvs imagine that cut scene they showed in 3D where she takes out the knife or the rain pouring in the background. This is going to be a great experience and another example while exclusivity matters.

    P.S. ignore #1….he has a LG tv and tries to talk about graphics LMAO!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. monkeygourmet

    @1

    But… Sony… needs… to… justify… 3D TV’s! Unfortunatly that means shoe horning the tech into currant games before it’s ready. A good test for next gen…

    The new Motorstorm sounds like it’s nailed the 3D though :)

    #4 4 years ago
  5. monkeygourmet

    @3

    “People who could care less about 3D wish they had it the most….moving along.”

    You can’t really use the “haters gonna hate” line here. 3D in gaming is still an unproven tech. Sony are only pimping it because they need to shift their TV’s, fact.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    @4, Motorstorm? Probably. I think it was not so heavy for the system. But i’m talking about some really big titles that i love.
    Uncharted 3 already looks worse then it’s predecessor. Still, it’s going to be a good experience.

    @3, “he has a LG tv and tries to talk about graphics LMAO!”

    and what? I have one of the best models to date. So, TEA know shit about graphics/visuals and technology so your opinion here is “zero” at best.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Galactic_Barret

    Wait, how is it unproven when you just wrote MS3 used it well? Didn’t Wipeout have good 3d as well? What are you people talking about? Hit or miss, sure. Unproven? Shut that filthy trap.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. theevilaires

    @5 Unproven!? What the hell are you smoking sir? I played KZ3 in 3D throughout the entire campaign and it looked lovely sir. I can’t wait for Motorstorm because the Pacific Rift 3D Demo was bonkers good. Sir don’t confuse being broke with unproven.

    I think your bank account is unproven to provide sufficient funds to purchase the evolution of entertainment sir….I mean that with total respect sir don’t get offended please. I recommend collecting soda cans as a hobby, donating blood or sperm, or actually getting a job to be able to afford a ticket on this 3D cruise extravaganza because this 3D video game stuff is sex for your eyes sir.

    I mean no disrespect….sir :D

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Ireland Michael

    @3 Your stupidity never ceases to impress me.

    “People who could care less about 3D wish they had it the most….moving along.”

    I’ve used 3D. I’ve sat down and played these 3D games on very expensive Sony HD TVs, months before you did. It’s fun, but it’s utter superfluous to the experience.

    I *don’t* care about. And neither do a lot of people. It has nothing to do with wanting it, or jealously, or some desperate need to have every single little fad in our hands the moment it comes out.

    We simply don’t care.

    Unlike you, not everyone needs to feel like they need to have a gigantic black cock to have an enjoyable experience.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. spiderLAW

    @9 lets keep the racisism out of the arguing please.

    “gigantic black cock”- really not needed.

    “Gigantic COCK” – cool.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Ireland Michael

    @10 Please, spare me. You know exactly what I meant. It’s taken the piss out of a stereotype, one which TEA satisfies perfectly. He makes 50 Cent look like a humble and down to earth individuals.

    It has absolutely nothing to do with racism.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. monkeygourmet

    @8

    I’ve got 2 Samsung HDTV’s at the mo with 2 Xbox’s rigged up, one 32″ and one 37″ both 1080p and a PS3 Phat on the way. It’s not about cash, 3DTV’s are cheaper than what i paid for the 37″ Samsung only about a year ago.

    There is simply no need to adopt yet as there isn’t enough support and i feel the consoles we have now aren’t quite ready yet (the 360 can barely output games at 720p).

    The best purchase i have made was my surround sound set up just before Dead Space 2 came out, now that DID change my gaming experience…

    #12 4 years ago
  13. spiderLAW

    @11 It does. Stereotypes are a facet of racism. I know you weren’t implicating it in such a way, but it still means the same either way.
    But of course, do as you please. I was merely making a suggestion.

    You are indeed smart, but sometimes you let your arrogance take the first step.
    “Please, Spare me. You know exactly what i meant.” – You would had known exactly what i meant had you not let arrogance/pride be your first reaction.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. theevilaires

    @12 my only beef was that you said unproven, the other BS I was talking was purely for entertainment of course. I don’t know your financial status but I do know anyone who wanted something bad enough would do what it took to get it. Obviously you just don’t feel 3D tvs are justifiable yet to “you”

    For me its great although I don’t use the function every time I use the set.

    @ O’Connor I really feel sorry for you. You’re like the king of trolls…..Ganondorf if you will (please during your weekly name change adopt that handle it suits you so good). What is wrong with you buddy why do you seek attention like this? “BLACK COCK” ….listen what you and your tranny girlfriend do is your business although I find it funny as hell thinking about you dressed up in an all black gimp suit hog tied taking it from your tranny girl.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. monkeygourmet

    @14

    I think i will pick up a 3DTV when my newest Samsung has run it’s course, prob next year sometime. By that time hopefully we’ll have a glimpse of the next gen Sony and Microsoft machines and how they propose to use the tech.

    I just get a bit pissy when i feel Sony are trying to force stealth technology onto the market without really thinking about it’s practical uses… i.e. using the PS3 to ensure Blurays success at the expense of quicker loading times (i might not want to HAVE to install every game i buy).

    At the moment i feel 3D unfortunatly falls into this catagory, although Motorstorm looks like a move in the right direction. Maybe in another 6 months i’ll be able to re-evaluate! :)

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Galactic_Barret

    On the subject of black penii…

    *looks*

    Correct! ^.^b

    #16 4 years ago
  17. xxJPRACERxx

    The 1st time I played a game in 3d was in 97-98 with hd3quake with my H3D system. I’ve tried Killzone 3 on a high-end Sony 3d tv at a retail store and the 3d experience is exactly like it was 14 years ago (except higher resolution). 3d is nice at 1st but the wow-factor wear quickly.

    If they have to make sacrifices to implement 3d then I prefer they just don’t implement it.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Telepathic.Geometry

    The racism card has absolutely no fucking place here.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    Mr JPRACER sorry to tell you but you’re full of shit! Try again buddy. The fact that you admit you tried it at a retail store is retarded. First of all I bought my TV because its the best on the market hands down as of late last year to now probably. Second 3D was a bonus….. a major bonus and I doubt back in 97-98 you were playing your 3D games on a 55″ 1080P beast.

    I swear man if this stuff was happening on the 360 all you bitches would be in the streets having a parade. Nobody is forcing you to use 3D and KZ3 just like UC3 will look great without using that feature. You can turn of the 3D effect at will you morons. All you sour asses need to stop hating and be grateful SONY is giving you free added value to your PS3′s unlike M$.

    Even without 3D UC3 will slaughter every game this year M$ or PC has to dish out,. GOTY 2011 Uncharted 3 hands down.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. xxJPRACERxx

    All I’m saying is I’ve tried 3d 14 years ago on a 19″ PC monitor and recently on a 42″ Sony 3d tv and the 3d effect is the same. I don’t know why I’m full of bullshit because of that.

    Also I have a 51″ tv and I prefer to play on my 29″ PC monitor. My PC is connected to it, my 360 and my PS3. Bigger =/= better. I don’t care about your 55″ 1080P beast. And it’s not a question of money.

    I agree that 3d tvs have better panels, so even if you don’t use 3d the image quality should be better.

    And the problem with 3d like Erthazus said, is the PS3 is not powerful enough for it and the dev have to make sacrifices, even if you don’t use it.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. theevilaires

    You’re full of bullshit because you’re talking about trying a 3D tv out in a retail store thats why. First of all you have no control over proper lighting or position so you failed right there sir and 1. at least the PS3 is doing 3D unlike the 360 at all. Like I said give SONY the respect they deserve for giving your ass the “opinion” to enhance game play.

    Thats what you fail to realize and UC3 still looks better than UC2 even in 2D so come one man you fail….miserably. We’ve all seen the Jimmy Falon footage dude who are you kidding mr P.RACER. Also I never said having a 55″ 1080P beast had something to do with money. I was only pointing the fact that back in 97-98 theres no way you could compare 3D to a new LED-LCD Hi def 3d set because they weren’t around. Not at least in regular consumer hands. Also backing Erthazus retarded ass makes you look even more ignorant.

    Pound for pound KZ3 in 3D looks better than anything you’ve played on the Xbox360 even if the 3D effect took resources from the game and made it look awful (which it doesn’t). Naughty Dog are the GODS of gaming right now. They bitch slap every game dev on this planet. When they release Uncharted 3 you have two options.

    A. Sit your ass on the side lines and look afar with green eyes

    or

    B. Join in on the EPIC AWESOMENESS of true Video Game craftsmanship and bathe in the glory of SONY,Naughty Dog, and Uncharted 3 (in 2D or 3D).

    #21 4 years ago
  22. monkeygourmet

    @21

    Jesus, won’t you get off Drake’s dick already?

    Mario Galaxy 2 will still be a better “game” than anything Naughty Dog comes up with now or in the future so i don’t know why you keep suckling at Naughty Dog’s teat so readily.

    Also, 3D is already used in quite a few 360 games, Enslaved, Black Ops, Cyrsis 2 etc… And from what i heard the 360 doesn’t take so much of a performance hit when it’s being used… Guess why? Because the 360 performs better at multiplatform like always.

    Im glad you like your TV, but don’t feel you have the need to justify it every 3 seconds please…

    #22 4 years ago
  23. xxJPRACERxx

    @21 1st I have a PS3 and it’s my favorite console. Both Uncharted and God of War are some of my favorite games this gen, calm yourself.

    2nd, 3d in 97-98 and 3d today are the SAME TECH: shutter glasses. Back then, PC crt monitor could easily do 120Hz+ vertical refresh, so 3d with these monitors were no problem. It’s when LCD started to appear that 3d dissapear because LCD refresh then was problematic. Now that the refresh problem is gone (but still, LCD’s crap compared to a crt) 3d is comming back again. But there’s nothing new about this technology.

    So even if my test was in a store, lights were dimed and I could easily see the 3d effect and it’s the same thing. I’m glad you like it but for me and many others it’s a gimmick. If the PS3 would be able to do 3d for “free” (ressource wise) I wouldn’t critic. But the dev have to make some sacrifices to implement 3d correctly and I don’t like that.

    #23 4 years ago

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    Madden 15 is now included in EA’s all-you-can-eat subscriber service. Madden 15 is the ninth game to be added to the EA Vault, a stash of games available on demand for EA Access subscribers. It's still Madden Season for EA Access members – Madden NFL 15 is now in The Vault for all members. Go […]

  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

    Three major engines went free at GDC 2015, and each of them is monetising in a different way. There’s been a heck of a lot of discussion about development tools and the costs associated with them during GDC 2015. First Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 would be free, bar royalities on successful releases. Then […]

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

    Final Fantasy, a byword in prolific franchises, was created by a man who hates sequel. Final Fantasy games are famous for being reinvented with each core release, and it was not until series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi began to withdraw from the franchise after Final Fantasy 9 that we started seeing regular sequels and spin-offs. Speaking […]

  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! pic.twitter.com/OCQIuWbH3W — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.