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David Cage: Game creators should write stories about themselves – not space marines

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 05:53 GMT By Nathan Grayson

This may come as a something of a shock to you, but Heavy Rain creator David Cage is a bit full of himself.

Perhaps, however, that’s not such a bad thing.

“I hear many developers in the US saying the same thing – ‘look, I’m 40, I’m fed up of writing games where you shoot at everyone. It was fun when I was twenty but now I want to do something else. I don’t watch the same movies as I did when I was 20, I don’t listen to the same music, but I’m still making the same games!’ Developers are fed up – they want to talk about their families, politics, whatever – why not in a game? Why not?! There is no reason,” Cage told The Guardian.

“[Heavy Rain] is the one I was dreaming of. I worked so hard on the story, and it’s the first I ever wrote that was based on something personal. It was not about space marines fighting aliens, it was about my relationship with my first son and how he changed my life – and also about how loving someone without expecting anything in return was something totally new.”

That, Cage argued, is where videogame stories should come from: the heart – and not some marketing firm’s collective brain.

“There should be more people trying this,” he said. “Don’t write about being a rookie soldier in WWII, because you don’t have a clue what that’s like. Talk about yourself, your life, your emotions, the people around you, what you like, what you hate – this is how the industry will make a huge step forwards. I’m fed up with space marines.”

Say what you will about Heavy Rain, but damn. Do you have any envelopes that need pushing, because – yeah – we’ve got a guy. Now if only we just had more.

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21 Comments

  1. Crysis

    Well I don’t know about you Mr. Cage, but I’m excited for Relic’s upcoming Warhammer 40000: Space Marine.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Telepathic.Geometry

    This is what I liked about Dead Space 1. You were just an engineer in a shit situation, struggling to survive.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. DeathJynx

    …heavy rain was great, but this guy needs to shut up already..

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    @3

    I agree and whats worse Quantum Dream doesn’t have a game out and he is just attacking everyone like he has a chip on his shoulder. Maybe because his 10 hour movie didn’t make that much? Great story and all that but I shouldn’t have paid 60$ for a 10 hour movie.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. osric90

    @4 Yes, I really preffer going around shooting everywhere in my shallow FPS games.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Phoenixblight

    @5

    Did I say that? No, I did not. I actually prefer RPGs or survival horror games over FPS. SO nice try, thanks for playing.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. RockTwist

    “Don’t write about being a rookie soldier in WWII, because you don’t have a clue what that’s like.”

    If all writers thought that way, creative writing would be tremendously boring and dull. It also begs the question, why write about a serial murderer who drowns kids if he has no clue what that’s like.

    The only thing I think of reading this article is a character with Matrix like abilities, running from a legion of police officers and Kung Fu kicking a helicopter. *cough* Fahrenheit *cough*.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Zurtech

    I dost think he misses the point in a lot games, they’re there for fun and a touch escapism. Personally I’d much rather play a game that’s not about real life, is enough shit in the world as it is.
    And I really don’t wanna know about Developer’s lives, I want to know about the stories they can tell.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Blerk

    It would be nice to have a few more games which didn’t feature shooting people in the face. Just for the sake of variety, like.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. itsucks

    “Don’t write about being a rookie soldier in WWII, because you don’t have a clue what that’s like.”

    Oh Mr. pretentious douchebag, but you would know what it is like to be a private eye or a killer, would you? It’s a little thing called history research you asshat. Someting you wouldn’t know going how atrocious and mediocre your writing skills & plotholes are and the shitty stories you try to shat out.

    Oh, but do keep on going crying out to every media outlet how great, pioneer YOU & your games are, forgeting the subpar opionions people have about your crap games. If only “journalists” grew a pair and confronted you with your crap, and wouldn’t just let it go like this: http://www.joystiq.com/2010/03/19/interview-spoiling-heavy-rain-with-david-cage/

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Blerk

    Maybe he goes out at the weekend murdering people. We don’t know.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Shonak

    I don’t see as radical as he does, but I appreciate it in books for example when an Author builds in personal stuff, experience, knowledge, acknowledgement for other authors (and I think, “oh hell yeah, he likes hemmingway, that’s the way to go”) and so on. However, Games are a different thing and e.g. the beginning of Heavy Rain was just dull to play, as was this entire game kinda. So, like all the others, I don’t agree with him.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. viralshag

    “Talk about yourself, your life, your emotions, the people around you, what you like, what you hate – this is how the industry will make a huge step forwards. I’m fed up with space marines.”

    Yeah this sounds like a great idea… Then in ten years we can have another developer talking about how boring it is to have all these “boring” games about peoples lives and emotions.

    Sorry, bro, but I rather play a game about a space marine than Heavy Rain 2: Developer Stories, a story about a programmer that can’t patch a bug as it continues to rampage through peoples games ruining their experience.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. OlderGamer

    I am a writer, I know spelling/typing jokes aside(that’s what spell check is for). And while it is important for a writer to be able to relate. I wouldn’t want books, movies, or games to play like someone’s twitter page. The reason I never played HR was it didn’t look exciting or fun in any shape or form.

    Games have certain templates. From George Lucas to Tolkien, from Mario to FF, from Halo to CoD. Most stories are reused and clichéd anyway. I would NEVER buy a game for its story only. To me a Game is about its GamePLAY. Aren’t you PLAYing the game, after all?

    Stories are nice additions to that. But I couldn’t care less if I am plumber trying to rescue an often lost and captured princess or if I am an escaped wrongly imprisoned peasant who becomes a hero and saves the Kingdome, or if I am a space marine with a super suit trying to save the planet from alien invaders.

    What I think does happen is that gamers play too many games. Become exposed to too many games to the point where they all begin to blur together. I said it before it bears saying again, you will get sick of mainstream stuff, you will become cynics, and you will be jaded.

    No matter how good the movies, if you only watch movies, all of the time, you will get sick of watching movies. Same thing with games.

    But if this guy thinks that mundane tasks can be worked into entertainment he is foolish. I don’t want to play A Toothbrush: Brushing for Smiles or the Toilet and You: Flushing the Big Ones.

    Of course he is talking about more emotional and interpersonal connections lending themselves to make well rounded and more believable chars inside of our video games. But still, tread lightly, the games we have today sell for one main reason and one main reason alone – people enjoy them.

    Revolutionize them too much and people may not enjoy them.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. FredEffinChopin

    There are some people on this site who seem to have some kind of mental or emotional condition that prevents them from reading articles past the title, yet doesn’t hinder their ability to comment. It’s ok, don’t be scared. I’m here to help you.

    “[Heavy Rain] is the one I was dreaming of. I worked so hard on the story, and it’s the first I ever wrote that was based on something personal. It was not about space marines fighting aliens, it was about my relationship with my first son and how he changed my life – and also about how loving someone without expecting anything in return was something totally new.”

    He is not claiming anything about the features a story line includes, rather the underlying themes, the heart of a story around which all of its components revolve. He doesn’t claim to know anything about serial kllers, he is talking about his love for his son.

    I’m one of the first people to jump on one of these outspoken developers’ backs, and indeed they shouldn’t talk if they don’t want the internet to respond, but one should still pay attention to what it is they’re shitting all over. The man has a point here, and it isn’t to say that stories about space marines have been and will always be lame. It’s that a lot of games are based around soulless plot-lines, with nothing but shiny decorations an tried & true cliches to carry players through the narrative. When one is writing about something they care about, it tends to show in a positive way through their work. That’s when people call something “inspired”. As opposed to something like Vanquish (don’t gt me wrong, I loved the game), whose story is uninspired and therefore totally forgettable; grunting man deliver one-liner >> grunting man kills baddie >> grunting man delivers another one-liner.

    The proof is in the pudding, really. I can’t think of another game where I was as emotionally wrapped up in a character’s predicament as I was with Ethan Mars in Heavy Rain. So I guess Cage’s knowing about the unconditional love of a father certainly did prove his point.

    Writing about something you know is usually a good idea. This concept isn’t news either, people have been saying and following this for along time, in film, literature, and even games. The most recent example of an artist discussing this I can think of is an interview with one of the (probably lead, I don’t remember) developers of Last Guardian, where he talks about how it was inspired by a new dog he had gotten. So when you play Last guardian and find a heart-warming tale about the relationship between the protagonist and his luck-dragon-like friend, you might understand what Cage meant. The writers of Last Guardian know nothing about riding giant flying creatures. They know about the bond that can exist between a human and an animal.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. YoungZer0

    It actually would be nice to see less FPS (Really, Homefront, did we need at all?) and more games like Heavy Rain, that try to push the boundaries of what a Game can be.

    @1: Warhammer & StarCraft are the only games that should have Space Marines.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. DaMan

    thanks but no thanks. comparing his games to Ico is like comparing psychedelics research to drinking with a buddy in the kitchen.. a matter of taste.. and why would you want to play Simon says based off something you can experience daily anyway.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Rosseu

    I agree with #15, the game was short, but it’s story is one I’ll never forget. I really liked Norman Jayden’s perspective, and his acting was top notch too. Couldn’t relate too much with Ethan as I have no son/daughter but I feel I’d do the same if I was in his situation.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. KL

    @15 at least someone makes sense here,well said :)

    #19 4 years ago
  20. osric90

    Almost all of you have no freakin’ idea what David Cage really means. It’s not about A GAME ABOUT TAKING A CRAP IN THE TOILET or toothbrushing, it’s about getting you very personal experiences into something that improves the gameplay and let’s you experience the same.

    Saving a kid from drowning happening in the two games, coincidence? Playing with the kids in the yard made my eyes teary as being a father is something I didn’t experience yet and I had the chance thanks to this game. Every character is very, very well developed, every situation despite its plot holes which exist but for many reasons (one of them the final editing given to the game) and really, aren’t you sick of space marines running around and saving the day? They said it in Bayonetta (and don’t come mentioning the Diva May Cry stuff) and even Vanquish mocks of it (Vanquish always mocks of people, other games and situations taking itself not that seriously and using some cliché, parody, etc… but when it takes it seriously does it very good) and not everyone gets it. I’m pretty sure here David Cage is talking about Mass Effect (BATFAS anyone?) but he didn’t play it… a total mistake because the game is more than space marines. And yes, you’re commiting the same mistake so if David Cage can look dumb to you right now, you look the same way for all of the readers.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. startsumtin

    For is so called great innovation, has any other gamers noticed that this “type” of game has already been done? I.E. “Beyond Good and Evil”, Sega’s title “Shenmue”, Silent hill (maybe not so much), but you get the idea. What makes this pompous ass think he’s so great to put down other genres that are far more popular than HR with or with out his awards. No real original thought what so ever. A story about is relationship with his son? Yes let’s clone his game and make more. lol give me a break

    #21 4 years ago

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    Valve and Zen Studios have announced a Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball. The table will be made available on all pinball platforms, including Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2, from May 25. Called the “Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device”, it contains the characters Chell, Wheatley and of course GLaDOS. Portal Pinball […]

  • Star Wars characters coming with release of Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits

    Star Wars characters are coming to Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits. Disney says it will contain “many favorite characters and include more gameplay content and variety than ever before.” There will be three Star Wars Play sets: Twilight of the Republic set in the Episodes 1-3 timeline, Rise Against the Empire set during the […]

  • Hearthstone has been played by 30 million people

    Blizzard’s strategy game Hearthstone has 30 million players, the developer announced on Twitter. The figure doesn’t breakdown players numbers by platform, but Activision will release its recent financial report tomorrow, so maybe more information will be forthcoming. Hearthstone was releases on PC March 14, 2014 followed by Mac, phones, and tablets. Blackrock Mountain, the latest […]

  • Tomorrow’s Destiny livestream focuses on Prison of Elders – here’s a teaser

    Another Destiny: House of Wolves livestream takes place tomorrow, and it will focus on Prison of the Elders. The Prison of Elders is a prison facility in The Reef which is watched over by Variks and is part of the new Arena game mode which is limited to three players. The livestream will be hosted […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced for current and last-gen

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision, which isn’t shocking in the slightest. Correction: My stupid brain has EA on it due to the financials release later today. The game is being published by Activision. Not EA and I previously stated. I apologize, and have reprimanded myself in a most sever manner. […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition is sold out in the UK

    Hopefully, you pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition in the UK already. If not, you are likely out of luck. According to GAME, the pack which contains the Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm has sold out in the UK. The retailer confirmed the news to Videogamer this morning. […]

  • Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming June 19 for PC, PS4 to the UK

    A Far Cry 4 Complete Edition has been announced and it includes the full game as well as the Season Pass. This is the sku which popped up on Amazon Germany earlier in the week. The Season Pass provides access to five separate pieces of DLC. Here’s a refresher on the DLC content: The Syringe: […]

  • The Witcher 3: live Q&A stream with CDP, new monster dev diary inside

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out in just two weeks, and if you want to know more about Geralt’s latest adventure, CD Projekt is hosting a live Q&A now on Twitch. There’s also a new developer diary below which focuses on monster in the game. The Witcher 3 is out on May 19. Huzzah! […]

  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]