Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One enters third dimension

Sunday, 13 March 2011 21:30 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Sony has confirmed that Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One will feature stereoscopic 3D.

Joystiq noted the inclusion during a SXSW Interactive demo event.

All 4 One is a four player co-op title which stands outside the core Ratchet & Clank story so far. Qwark and Doctor Nefarious are the other characters, and drop-in drop-out multiplayer is the go.

It’s due exclusively for PlayStation 3 in northern autumn.


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  1. onlineatron

    Yay, more time consuming gimmicks, that I can’t utilise, please Sony!

    I’m sure the developers love have precious dev time wasted by this pathetic initiative.

    EDIT: The game itself looks great though; mucho excited.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Erthazus

    “Yay, more time consuming gimmicks, that I can’t utilise, please Sony! ”

    you can. go buy yourself a 3D TV.

    “I’m sure the developers love have precious dev time wasted by this pathetic initiative.”

    To make a decent 3D effect you need 1-3 people (engineers) only…. So much of a precious dev time…

    #2 4 years ago
  3. DeathJynx

    This is the kinda game that SHOULD be 3D. Not fail ops.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. onlineatron


    Can I haz your magic money well? I’m shitting out brown here, NOT £5 notes. Not to mention the foolishness of buying a glasses-required 3DTV at the moment, what with glasses-less units on horizon.

    I have yet to meet anyone with a 3DTV, nor have I met someone who wishes to have one. Sony is lumping this initiative onto dev teams to try and move tech that they foolishly lumped money into.

    Never has a technology been pushed so hard that the general populous cared so little about.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    “Not to mention the foolishness of buying a glasses-required 3DTV at the moment, what with glasses-less units on horizon.”

    this gen of consoles does not support it.

    “I have yet to meet anyone with a 3DTV”

    I have 3D monitor and Nvidia 3D vision and Sony is not the only who is pushing dev teams for 3D effects (Cut the crap Onlineatron, because to make 3D effects you need 1-3 people. This is not much). Nvidia for example also push 3D and they started it earlier then Sony.
    Great games with 3D looks absolutely fantastic.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. theevilaires

    ^ I love how you’re defending SONY and 3D in this article but bash it during the UC3 article last week. What a tool. Onlineatron non of this is mandatory. 5 years from now when you finally jump on the bandwagon of 3D games you’ll appreciate that you can go back and play a great selection of older games that support it.

    Also can people stop accusing SONY for forcing 3D on the market. Just because they enabled the PS3 to do it and it seems like the trojan horse in a sense like Blu-Ray doesn’t make them the bad guys. Samsung,Panasonic,LG,Nvidia and others are using 3D in their products also.

    Love how people can complain about something SONY offers as optional but M$ is still getting away with mandatory pay for play online.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Lounds

    my friend bought a 3D TV the day Samsung first released one, and he works at Comet, Discount or no discount, he still paid well over £2k for new TV lol, but he said KZ3 was awesome in 3D, personally I want decent graphics, 3D gaming should have AA and good textures, so if they can’t do that I will wait until 3D gaming gets good.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. theevilaires

    Lounds WTF are you talking about? Have you ever seen a 3D in your home or in a private setting? It looks just as good as 2D but things pop out the screen. Where are all these people getting this shit from that 3D makes games look worst? I’m really puzzled.If you don’t own or haven’t used a 3D in a home setting then stop bashing it dude because take it from me and your friend its awesome and it works fine without sacrificing anything graphically.

    I’m playing Call of Duty Black Ops for the platinum trophy now and I’m using 3D for that game and it looks great. Now imagine KZ3 a game far graphically superior and in 3D and you have yourself a beast of biblical proportion.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    “^ I love how you’re defending SONY and 3D in this article but bash it during the UC3 article last week.”

    I’m not defending Sony you idiot. I’m defending the 3D technology.
    Besides, Uncharted 3 in 3D looks worse then in the original version, so there is no point and Uncharted 3 in graphics looks dumbed down compared to Uncharted 2 because Ps3 is a weak system and is not capable of rendering the game twice without sacrificing the details.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. theevilaires

    ^ hahahaha baby dropped his bottle. Here let me pick it up and change your diaper Mr. poopie pants. UC3 looks better than anything you’ve ever played in your life.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    “UC3 looks better than anything you’ve ever played in your life.”

    In your Sony slaves eyes only.
    and i’m sure that i played some game in 2007 and in 2009 that have not these CRAPPY bland textures. So no, it sure looks good for the PS3 game, but nowhere near as games like ARMA 2 or Crysis 1 in terms of graphics.

    Not to mention about Battlefiled 3 that will utilize multi core processor and direct X 11, so NO!

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Crysis

    *Sigh* Erthazus promoting the PC’s power yet again & TEA promoting the PS3 (indirectly) yet again, try being original for once guys.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. lexph3re

    Umm I don’t think its smart to be claiming uc3 looks crap by a few screenshots and the game is still in its polishing days. That’s like how df and lens of t were comparing demos of games when most demos are like beta coding. Those were definetly the dumbest comparisons I see to this day.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. theevilaires

    Crysis yet again striving for attention by hanging on my coat tails….YAWN… go eat some kangaroo meat and go to sleep

    Gears of War looks better than Crysis 1 face it PC games suck and none will ever be notice for GOTY. UC3 on the other hand will be GOTY and PC games will fall yet another year to the superior console market. Sorry Erthazus but you’re much of a fad as your inferior PC games.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Crysis

    You really are an egomaniac if you actually think you affect anyone by your pointless arguing & fanboyism.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. theevilaires

    You really are pathetic and lonely if you actually think jumping in other people’s debates makes you somebody. Now be a good little boy and stay in your place (down under beneath everyone) from now on.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Crysis

    You don’t debate, debates have intellectual differences, you squabble.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. theevilaires

    And you stand on the side lines like a bitch ready to suck off the winner of these so called squabbles. You’re a VG247 groupie.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. StolenGlory


    Good lord TEA – Who the fuck shit in your cereal this morning? :)

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Ireland Michael

    @19 This is what he usually does when combating facts and basic logic aren’t an option. Surely you know this by now.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. StolenGlory


    He just seemed a little more, agitated, than usual :)

    But then again, I haven’t seen his posts for a while so bleh.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Ireland Michael


    All the TEA you could ever want!

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Crysis

    What? Man you are so paranoid, I truly hope you don’t believe in your own hype. There’s a point when you become a fanatic & that starts & ends at squabbles, so stop trying to start something with everyone you disagree with, we’re all gamers after all & while gaming is a fantastic hobby, it’s not worth squabbling over like Twelve year olds who just discovered their big boy hairs.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Ireland Michael

    @23 You only realised this about him… now?

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Erthazus

    “Gears of War looks better than Crysis 1 face it ”

    I face the one thing that you are a fanboy and dumb as fuck.
    It’s the same thing like saying that Volkswagen Polo is better then Bugatti Veyron in terms of speed and horse power.

    ” and PC games will fall yet another year to the superior console market. ”

    Yeah? Ok.
    Hey mate, what are you playing right now? Shitty killzone 3 that is 84 on metacritic or Motorstorm that is 81 on meta?

    Great year with PC gaming already started:

    and i can’t wait for Witcher 2 and Superior version of Battlefield 3 with 64 players and direct X11 support. BYE BITCH! Enjoy your shitty 7800 Geforce :D

    ” Erthazus promoting the PC’s power yet again ”

    I’m not promoting anything. I’m just saying that 3D is a good thing. Or you are blind?

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Crysis

    @25, This time you weren’t, well not until you posted this:
    “Great year with PC gaming already started”
    “can’t wait for Witcher 2 and Superior version of Battlefield 3 with 64 players and direct X11 support. BYE BITCH! Enjoy your shitty 7800 Geforce”
    Should have replied to me before your PC promotion though, would have made more sense.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Kerplunk

    Ireland Michael. I’m puzzled by your behaviour. One week you’ll advise others not to get involved and merely scroll past or ignore a certain comment(er). Other times you’ll critique others when they make a snap judgement on a game based on some graphics or a trailer and then I’ll read numerous comments from you based on trailer footage and nothing else. Your contribution to this conversation doesn’t add to the topic but just seeks to damn a specific poster.

    I’ve read a lot of stuff from you and you have the ability to contribute some interesting feedback. But these week-by-week inconsistencies undermine any worth in your comments.

    On topic:
    Good gameplay, yes please. 3D, no thanks.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. spiderLAW

    I dont see the problem with 3D being added. Its an option, not mandatory. The 3D games ive played were fun and a great experience. Not worth the price in my opinion but still nice either way.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. theevilaires


    All the O’Cuntter you could ever shit out! :D

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Lounds


    You don’t look at the facts, yes you’re defending what you belive is true, but KZ3 in 3D has no AA, and to me from reading this whole page, you’ve never played proper PC games before.

    I love my PS3, at the moment I’m hooked on Infamous, and I will say it has some amazing looking titles such as UC1/2, but for you to say GoW is better looking than crysis… Mate what ever you’re on, I want some :)

    much love


    #30 4 years ago
  31. Kalain

    Aaaannnddd.. to bring it back on topic..

    I’m not sure why people are bovering to play in 3D. I have to wear glasses every day, so why should I have to wear glasses just to play a game?

    3D started years ago and it wasn’t good then and it still isn’t good now. In my opinion, its just another fad to sell a game/platform on as it begins its limp to the old platforms home before a newer, bright, shinier model comes out.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. theevilaires

    “Not worth the price in my opinion but still nice either way”.

    Oh I didn’t know 3D games cost more than games not with the feature….and on that note I didn’t know 3D tvs couldn’t produce or turn off the effect of 3D at your will. Fact of the matter is if you’re on the market for a new TV regardless of 3D you should strive for the best quality if you can….if you can’t then you should just wait until you can. A 55″ SONY Bravia 1080p @240HZ for $1500 is a hell of a deal even without 3D.

    Fact of the matter is SONY had been talking about 3D for a long time since CES 2010 and now Feb 2011 the tech is taking off. All of you have proper time to upgrade if you wanted but obviously you didn’t give a damn. So please since you didn’t give a damn about a feature you didn’t want do feel free to critique it either. thats like going on Amazon or and typing reviews for shit you don’t own. I’m gonna love 1 year from now when all you retards finally get a 3D tv how much you’re going to be sucking SONY’s cock and praising the PS3 for being a great 3D game and movie player.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. Crysis

    You know what, you’re not worthy of my attention, I’ll skip your foolish posts from now on, but please do everyone else a favour & dial down on your stupidity, I’m not saying stop posting, but instead stop posting stupid things.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. theevilaires

    Lounds that was typical shit to get Erthazus panties in a bunch. LORD you guys take everything I say for real….Hey Aliens are coming to invade Earth this Friday we gotta start digging tunnels right now to hide Lounds. I’m putting you in charge with fresh water storage. get to it MATE. GO GO GO!

    and dude KZ3 looks good no matter what. Like I said if you haven’t experienced it don’t say shit about it. You just told us from above your friend told you it was awesome. FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF! I’m telling everyone here it doesn’t matter if you’re playing it in 3d or not KZ3 looks the same either way graphically but 3D is super cool and doesn’t lose any effects or look any worst than being in 3D from 2D. BECAUSE I OWN IT , NOT MY FRIEND!!!! I CAN SEE IT FOR MY SELF WHENEVER I WANT BECAUSE I OWN IT…..NOT MY FRIEND LOUNDS!

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Nozz

    Why do the comments always turn out like this!?


    #35 4 years ago
  36. daytripper

    @34 i dont thik its people taking everything you say for real, not everyone anyway, i think in some cases it points to you going out of your way to be on the troll hunt or to get reactions from people you’ll never meet in real life and why do you do it, i think thats what their getting at.

    as for kz3, dont care if its 3d or not, as far as online is concerned, its awesome and worth my purchase.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. spiderLAW

    I didn’t say the games cost more TEA. The feature in the TV does. The output box does. The glasses do. And honestly it isn’t all worth it, especially if your money barely pays for the necessities as it is (especially my daughter’s needs). In the end I would have to spend around another $900 for the 3D feature and it definitely isn’t worth it bro. I want to play in 3D, it would be nice, but it isnt worth the price its going for. Please tell me, were Bluray players worth the $1,000 – $1,500 they were going for? Were bluray movies worth the $40 they were going for? NOPE, But, is a bluray player worth the $75-$300 they go for now? Are bluray movies worth the $8-$20 they go for now? Hell yes they are. Im just thinking logically buddy.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. Ireland Michael

    @14 “Gears of War looks better than Crysis 1 face it”


    @27 There are certain individuals I’ll make an exception for. Mainly one.

    The difference is I’m responding to people who actually think they’re contributing to a topic. The individuals I’ve said in the past to ignore are those are blatant trolls – the kind of people who post “dis format sux” one line posts.

    @35 And yet another person asks for an ignore button. I posted up a thread on the forums about a potential way to get an ignore feature on the site, but I’ve yet to see anyone help with the solution.

    It’s not going to happen unless people help out.

    The relevant thread:

    #38 4 years ago
  39. theevilaires

    Thats what I’m saying if you can’t get it now then get it later but don’t just shrug it off like its meh who cares. Its nice to have but definitely not needed to enjoy your games but it does enhance the games in a way. There’s just too many people here knocking the tech because it comes with a price tag outside their budget just like they did with the PS3 years ago.

    Like I said I bought a 55″ 1080p 240HZ SONY Bravia that came with a slew of awesome features besides 3D which include:

    Motionflow PRO 240Hz Technology

    Dynamic Edge LED Backlight

    BRAVIA Engine 3

    USB Input

    DLNA Compatible

    Deep Black Panel

    Network TV Apps

    Wi-Fi Ready

    BRAVIA Internet Video

    and many more besides 3D

    I paid an additional $400 (2 pair of glasses,HDMI SONY cable,Copy of Alice in Wonderland 3D,and the 3D emitter) because I already owned or we’re about to invest in more games/movies in 3D. If the TV could do it I might as well get the full potential value out of it right? SONY didn’t put a gun to my head and force me to buy it and $400 to enjoy my digital entertainment (to me) wasn’t an issue. But I bought my TV because I wanted something bigger for GT5 and my racing wheel. 55″ for $1500 is a steal….especially a Bravia.

    3D is just a bonus that I invested in shortly after and I kinda did it for the community of VG247 also so when you guys have questions I could let you know if its good or not. Dr.G has asked me a lot of questions and I can assure him with real answers.

    Check out the TV for yourself and exclude the 3D stuff and this TV is still top of the LINE and I wouldn’t play GT5 on anything less.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Kerplunk

    @38 Nope. Sorry. Excusing yourself by attempting to make the target of your comments accountable for the words you choose to write isn’t a very good argument. Likewise, berating others for the same behaviour you allow yourself to exhibit when it suits you is nothing more than hypocrisy.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. Nozz

    @Ireland – I seriously would help out if I could code etc. But I can’t..

    I really like this site but the constant arguing over the various formats is really off putting, sometimes I want to comment and I don’t even bother. All the good (on-topic) comments get buried in fanboyic bullshit

    LOL I would even donate to get a damn ignore feature!

    #41 4 years ago
  42. spiderLAW

    Yeah i wasnt knocking the 3D tech itself, 3D is great. I was knocking its price. When it becomes more affordable, ill get it. At the moment, its not affordable and im doing just fine with my 55″ 1080p Plasma. However, i see price drops on the tech in the next 18months which by then if i dont need a new car (My Ford Focus SVT 5speed manual Turbo charged is at 165,000 miles but still runs like a champ. I just know that high powered engine topped with the blower wont last as long as it would normally so im getting scared) then i should have enough for the new TV for the living room of my new house that i will be buying at the beginning of next year.

    #42 4 years ago

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    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

    Ubisoft employee, Julien Risse, may have inadvertently confirmed Watch Dogs 2, thanks to his online CV over at LinkedIn. spotted the slip up, in which Risse lists Watch Dogs, the DLC Bad Blood, and Watch Dogs 2 on his profile. Creative Director Jonathan Morin has already talked about his ideas for improvements for the […]

  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 season pass will cost you £35

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 isn’t released until November 6, but you can already hand over your cash for the Season Pass. The Season Pass is available for pre-purchase on Steam for £34.99, and will cover four DLC packs – although the details we have on the content are limited to ‘exciting’ at this […]

  • GTA Online’s cheating assholes are no match for this player’s vengeance

    Think you’re smart for using invisibility and infinite ammo glitches? You need to be taught a lesson, sucker. You can have all the hacks you want but if your GTA Online game is weak, you’ll still get your ass handed to you. As this fool discovered when attempting to hassle another player. There’s a fair […]

  • PS4 sales help Sony’s games division swing to profit

    Sony’s PlayStation business has made an operating profit of 48.1 billion yen ($404m / £261.5m) in the past 12 months. That’s thanks to stellar sales of the PlayStation 4 and PS Plus, even as sales of the PS3 have stalled and the company wrote off costs for the PSTV and PS Vita. The profit puts […]

  • New patch for Dirt Rally gives co-driver’s attitude a tune-up

    Dirt Rally gets a new patch three days after release on Steam. On Monday, we reported that the newest Dirt game has popped up on Steam’s Early Access and is available to pick up for £24.99, as well as giving you an eyeful of tasty screenshots. The patch – released yesterday – fixes some issues […]

  • New The Witcher 3 screenshots show combat, exploration and general carousing

    New screenshots released on the official facebook page for The Witcher 3 show Geralt annihilating a winged beast, out and about in the world exploring, and living the life of Reily amidst a bustling feast. We were already treated to some glorious screenshots a few days ago, but these new ones are in-game and give […]

  • Destiny: 14 things you might have missed during House of Wolves intel drops

    Destiny: House of Wolves does a great deal more than just slap some new content on the existing game structure. House of Wolves changes Destiny in a lot of interesting and very welcome ways. Bungie showed off many of these changes in its livestream, and let both me and Arekkz come and have a look […]

  • Scratch that cyberpunk itch with Technobabylon on May 21 – new trailer

    Technobabylon more like Wrecked-yo-babbling with my smooth flow about how good Wadjet Eye games are. I don’t know y’all, it’s clock off time and everything feels like a reach. Wadjet Eye makes pretty good adventure games – award winning, in fact. The latest project to spring forth from the benevolent, sheltering hand of the label […]

  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore brings exclusive new features to PS4, Vita in northern summer

    Skullgirls, the little indie fighter that could, is getting another crack at it. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the second re-release of the one-time troubled 2D versus fighter from lab Zero Games. Having survived the shut down of its developer and collapse of its publishing contrast, Skullgirls re-emerged as Skullgirls: Encore, adding in a ton of […]

  • Danganronpa series generates “impressive” sales for Vita exclusive

    Danganronpa is selling quite nicely, thank you, says NIS America. Danganronpa is a series of murder mystery visual novel puzzlers in a similar vein to games like 999. Two of these have been released for Vita in the west – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair. Speaking to MCV, NIS America CEO and president Takuro […]

  • I have no idea what is going on in J-Stars Victory VS+ but I kind of like it

    In this J-Stars Victory VS+ trailer, we see – uhh. Well. We certainly see some things. Look y’all, I was a massive weaboo in high school, but that was back in the dark ages when we had to take out Manga Entertainment VHS tapes from dingy little specialist rental joints that were literally underground, and […]

  • Please just watch this terrific trailer for Toren

    Toren is the kind of game I dream about when I drift off to sleep at night. This indie puzzle adventure strikes a spark in my little soul in the same way as Ico and Tequila Works’ Rime do. Mysterious, almost ethereal fantasy setting – check. Chance to actually walk around in that setting – […]

  • Play classic MS-DOS games on your own tweets

    In today’s episode of “what will they think of next”, someone’s figured out how to post playable versions of classic games in tweets. For some time now, Twitter has allowed you to embed various forms of media in tweets, most noticeably YouTube videos, simply by pasting a URL into the compose field. Turns out this […]

  • VR: Unreal Engine to add HTC Vive support

    The biggest digital PC game distributor and the most popular game development engine have both backed VR. It’s going to happen. An upcoming Unreal Engine 4 update will expand the development suite’s support to the HTC Vive, Valve’s VR headset. In this glorious new future where work on one of the most important engines in […]

  • WWE 2K15 PC supports modding

    WWE 2K15 may be the series’ PC debut, but it’s already getting into the spirit of the platform. WWE 2K15 does indeed support mods on PC, 2K’s Marcus Stephenson has confirmed. @ElementGamesTV you can. Now buy. — Marcus Stephenson (@stephensonmc) April 28, 2015 As Destructoid points out, this opens the door to all sorts of […]

  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2016

    Overkill’s The Walking Dead is one step closer to your grasping little paws. Overkill’s The Walking Dead will be published by 505 Games, Overkill parent Starbreeze has announced. 505 also published Payday 2, Overkill’s previous title, so the two companies have established a working relationship. In a press release, the publisher said the co-op title […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-orders net Advanced Warfare DLC

    Buy Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for later, enjoy bonus Advanced Warfare content now. Blacks Ops 3 is being supported by a rather cunning pre-order incentive even more likely to get you to lay your cash down sooner than you might otherwise. Gamespot reports a Black Ops 3 pre-order will receive a couple of […]

  • Steam Game Ban system lets developers determine who to block

    Steam users can now be blocked from individual games by their developers. Steam has always supported multiplayer bans for disruptive users, but a newly-implemented system allows developers to ban users from individual games using their own anti-cheat systems. Game Bans are enforced by Valve, but are enacted at the developer’s request and discretion. This change […]

  • Far Cry 4 devs matching Red Cross donations up to $100K to aid Nepal earthquake victims

    Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal will match any pledges made to The Red Cross up to $100,000 to aid Nepal after the 7.8 earthquake struck the area in and around Kathmandu in Nepal. According to Ubisoft: “Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and […]

  • Tales of Zestiria retail listing notes September release date, PS4 version

    Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, and while it’s confirmed as a PlayStation 3 release, a Dutch retailer has it listed as coming to PS4 as well. Of course, listing it for PS4 could also be a typo, not that I would personally know about that sort of thing, really. However, according […]

  • Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available

    Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available and you can grab the new Assembly Kit as a beta through the tools menu via your Steam library. The Creative Assembly said the tools will be “immediately familiar” to modders of Rome 2 and Shogun 2, but the new version is the most “extensive” […]

  • How to get level 34 Ascended Raid gear in Destiny: House of Wolves

    Watch: two videos showing you how to get level 34 raid gear and a shopping list of what you need. One of the big changes that House of Wolves is bringing to Destiny is the chance to upgrade your weapons and gear to level 34. In these videos Arekkz Gaming shows you how to use […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP back in the spotlight

    Destiny PvP players, your time has come to shine. New Crucible maps. New Crucible rewards. And the glorious wonder of Elimination mode. Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP front and centre. When Destiny was first detailed, one of the things Bungie stressed was that there’d be something for everyone. If you wanted to play solo […]

  • Destiny: Trials of Osiris – everything you need to know in one video

    The Destiny: House of Wolves embargo has lifted, and with so much information floating around pertaining to Trials of Osiris, it can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Arekkz Gaming tells you everything you need to know in one video. In the video above you will be informed of how the 3v3 Team Deathmatch event works, how you […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch a Trials of Osiris match from start to finish

    With the release of Destiny: House of Wolves looming, players will soon be able to participate in the new 3v3 Team Deathmatch event in The Crucible, Trials of Osiris. Below is a video featuring an uncut, complete match from start to finish. In the video, Arekkz Gaming gives you a breakdown of the mode and […]