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Rumor – Assassin’s Creed: Revelations leaked by mistake

Friday, 29 April 2011 19:17 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

It looks as though Ubisoft has possibly leaked the name of the next Assassin’s Creed game on Facebook, when a flash screen titled Assassin’s Creed: Revelations briefly popped before being taken down. It’s on Youtube now: watch it below.

While the “oops” has since been removed from Facebook, NeoGAF was quick as can be with the old print-screen button last night, and has posted the shots.

According to GAF, a Flash file containing the logo and Altaïr’s name in Arabic script popped up, and a post on the page states for folks to click the link to help reveal an “exclusive look at the upcoming Assassin’s Creed game.” According to GAF, the Flash files are still present on Ubisoft’s server.

Ubisoft said previously that the next Assassin’s Creed game was to be revealed in May, so it’s possible that someone just pushed the button a bit too soon on the old Facebook.

The next game in the series is expected to be released during the company’s FY2012.

Ubisoft announced its E3 press conference for June 6 yesterday, so after the initial reveal in May, expect the presser to be Assassin’s Creed-centirc.

Watch it, anyway.

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52 Comments

  1. onlineatron

    No, no, no.

    I hope it isn’t set during Altair’s time.

    I loved AssCreed2, and AssCreedBro. I’m not sure if I can take any more thought, at least, not year.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. TaTaTow

    I think I know which game will be revealed in the next Game Informer…

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    If this 4th game is not AC3, and especially if it takes place in the same time period or simliar looking locations, I’m out.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. AHA-Lambda

    so its another spin off and not a proper AC3? i smell some CoD style milking goin on here and unfortunately for ubi i dont think AC will withstand it as long as CoD has.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    ^ Its Ubi, milking is what they do. This happening to AC was obvious.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. datass

    It’s clearly Egypt…awesome, can’t wait

    #6 4 years ago
  7. onlineatron

    Year after year releases of the Assassin’s Creed games is a foolish plan.

    I spent 40hrs with Brotherhood, 40hrs with 2. That’s a lot of one game to play year in, year out.

    I’m with Dr. Ghettoblaster: if it’s too similar to the others, I’m out.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. AHA-Lambda

    @7 – agreed. CoD can withstand it more imo. A 6 hour campaign with multiplayer is enough per year but a ~30 hour one with multiplayer every year? that’s alot and could burn people quickly.

    I am saying this as a pretty big AC fan but I could see me waiting on this one and i even bought the AC2 black edition and AC Bro codex edition =/

    @5 – its not unknown for them i admit but apart from AC this gen i dont recall them annualising any IPs. It seemed to happen more last gen with PoP and SC.
    Not too sure bout the other tom clancy stuff as i only keep up with SC from that lot.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    @7
    Completely agree. AC1 was good. AC2 was incredible. AC:B took me sometime to get into, but did get very good, but felt more like a BIG expansion pack.

    SOOOO tired of the same looking cities, areas, and charcters. Mostly my favorite parts of Brotherhood were the areas that WEREN’T standard Rome (ie underground/lairs, inside buildings, Leo’s machine missions, etc).

    I REALLY hope the next game is AC3, not another expansion, and is in a completely different looking time period.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. hitnrun

    Agreed. I played AC1 late but I liked it the most. AC2 took me a little while to get into, but it’s a 5/5 game. Now AC:B has been out for 6 months and I’m done with it, never having gotten more than a quarter through the game. It’s pretty unlikely that I (or anyone else who hasn’t finished ACB) is going to buy this year’s version.

    EDIT: I should note that I spent 2/3rds of my considerable time with the game playing multiplayer. I wonder how that feature changes the math going forward…

    #10 4 years ago
  11. onlineatron

    @8 & 9

    Agreed.
    I’m a massive Assassin’s fan as well; but, right now, I’m against the idea of playing more so soon.

    Sticking with Ezio would be one thing, but going back to Altair’s time? That’s redonk!

    Of course this is all speculation, but I think I’m in need of BIG changes: if not in gameplay, definitely setting.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Edo

    I was seriously looking forward to see where(and when)will next installment take place,especially after Ezio was in the last two,I mean don’t get me wrong,both of those games were very good but enough is enough,and now they are going with Altaire again!?!?I seriously hope that this is not true.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. yungsway

    I was hoping to get to use Desmond and run around through the modern era. :(

    #13 4 years ago
  14. onlineatron

    @13

    Oh no, that would be awful! I really don’t like the Desmond character; I much prefer the period settings and the plots that take place in them.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. bluffbluff03

    I hope they are already working on Asassins Creed 3 … so that it can be released in 2012.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. yungsway

    @14 Yes I understand what you’re saying. You’re probably right. I was just looking forward to using a new assassin. Having him go through flashbacks that help him improve his skills. And have to adapt to the modern era. Would be fresh and fun in my opinion.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Actually, to 13′s point, I always thought the finale should be in Desmond’s era and he could be running around in a futuristic city very dark and blade runner esque with tall skyscrapers still climbing all over the place (keep the gameplay mechanics mostly the same) but radically change the setting. I think that’d be damn cool if done right.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. yungsway

    @17 My point exactly. You just said it better. Thanks!!!

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Erthazus

    Assassins in Modern era? Are you on crack?

    Go read history books or go outside. There is no assassins in our world.
    There is Main Intelligence Directorate only in most cases.
    Runing with knives and weapons in modern era is absolutely Stupid at best. Only chldren or 16-year old can wish for that.
    It’s not even fantasy, it’s stupid.

    Just because Desmond jumped in the real world (Assassins Creed:BH) does not make him an assassin.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. yungsway

    @19 that’s because they’re called Hitmen. And anyways, this is a video game “Thought”. Not real life. Anything goes.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    @20, thats why Hitman is a serial killer but he is not an ASSASSIN. There is a huge difference in this. Yes, you can call a serial killer “Assassin” but thats absolutely different to what game represents with gameplay and story.

    Assassins age ends in 18 century.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. HauntaVirus

    This shit needs a break and a reboot. Assassin’s Creed 3 will be the next one I’ll even consider. Needs a new engine for sure too.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. yungsway

    In any case. I still think it would be fun to be Desmond in his ERA as the last installment. Regardless of what he would be considered. If not, why is he even in the game?

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    He is in the game to make player feel disoriented so he can understand that he have a much bigger role then just an Assassin.

    Anyway. The last installment should be a third game in 18th century in France. Where is an era of Industrialisation.
    That was leaked in Brotherhood ending anyway.

    Everything that is going to be in modern era is just a Hitman Rip Off.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    @19
    Your reply is literally ridiculous and leaves me speechless.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. draknahr

    @25 Completely agree.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Erthazus

    @25, and your reply is full of off-topic and without any argument. So what?

    #27 4 years ago
  28. onlineatron

    @25

    Stop being ridiculous. Don’t you know the world of Assassin’s Creed is 100% historical FACT?!

    #28 4 years ago
  29. yungsway

    ^^^^ LOL

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Erthazus

    @onlineatron, and it’s also following a history and one of the reasons why it is so interesting it’s because of the history events that are happening in the game.

    You can’t just mess around with everything you want just because it can look cool for console players. There must be some logic.
    Assassins Creed in our world is Hitman or The Saboteur (in games).

    #30 4 years ago
  31. onlineatron

    @30

    I know.

    What makes Assassin’s Creed great for me is how historically accurate it is. I remember, back when I was a little scamp, bounding my way through High School history classes, gleefully learning about the time an enclave of Assassin’s tracked and beat Pope Alexander VI in the Vatican; forcing him to give up his piece of Eden. I wallowed in tales of anachronistic prophecies and hidden world temples!

    It would definitely be foolish to set the game in a modern, scientific city. Assassins don’t exist now. To play an ‘ASSASSIN’S Creed’ game without Assassins would be ruddy inconceivable.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    One things for certain, we can always count on Erthazus to bring the conversation down to a prepubescent, almost handicaped level.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. spiderLAW

    Revaltions? as in, the end?
    AC3?

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Ireland Michael

    Two things.

    1) There’s a big empty patch of history in Altair’s life that is only vaguely filled out through text in the Codex’s in Ezio’s villa. That could easily be a story in itself.

    You people realize this could easily be nothing more than some shitty iPhone game, right?

    #34 4 years ago
  35. onlineatron

    @34

    It could be hyperbole, but the language in the Facebook post implies it’s more than a mere iPhone side-step: ‘the day you have been waiting for has arrived!!!’ ‘…look at the upcoming Assassin’s Creed game!’

    Also, whilst the gap in Altair’s life is interesting, it’s also a back step. We know what his life led to (hiding Pieces of Eden, armour etc) playing those events wouldn’t advance the plot.

    A more cynical person would suggest that another Altair game would be easier to make in a years (and change?) dev cycle. They could just reuse assets from 1.

    #35 4 years ago
  36. triggerhappy686

    Dr.G owning Erths ass. Nice.

    @ Michael – Ubi did say there would be a FULL AC game by the end of the year but perhaps its not on home consoles. 3DS???

    Who knows. May starts on sunday so we will find out soon enough.

    I wouldnt mind more Altair, plenty of interesting story there.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Ireland Michael

    @35 @36 Even if it is a new console title, I don’t see the issue. There’s no reason it can’t be as expansive as Brotherhood was.

    I expect we’ll probably see AC2 next year.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. triggerhappy686

    Yeh im all for more AC, if they can keep it as engaging as BH every year then im in.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. onlineatron

    @37
    I doubted Brotherhood, and was proven wrong… VERY wrong. I just worry that, given how much time I have committed to the AssCreed franchise over the past 2 years (80+), I’ll burn out on this year’s iteration. Especially if it’s set in familiar territory.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    ^key words = “familiar territory”

    I’m all for more AC as well, love the series, but we definitley need new and fresh territory.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. Cozzy

    @39 and @40 I wouldn’t mind being Altair again as long as it’s a different setting. The codex entries in AC2 talk about him going to other countries in his later life. He would also be able to use the double hidden blades as he designed them. I also think that the AC writers are so good the plot would still be epic. In AC2 it also showed that thing with Altair’s son. Maybe you’ll play as him instead.

    Either way I’m sure it will be good! :)

    #41 4 years ago
  42. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    ^Agreed.

    *Side note*
    Anyone ever play the PSP version? I have it, just never got around to starting it up. Just curious.

    #42 4 years ago
  43. onlineatron

    A setting with Altair as an old man, training up his son, in a different part of the world would be good.

    But do we really need another Assassin’s game that starts with a bunch of tutorial? Nobody is going to try and jump into the story with this new game, it’s too convoluted for that. No, the new game will be for existing fans of the franchise; fans who have already played through three games that start slow to introduce the games mechanics.

    It doesn’t make sense story wise neither. Desmond has had three games to learn all he needs, moves wise, from Altair and Ezio; he’s pretty damn nifty with his acrobatics. The ONLY reason to be in the Animus now is to find the Pieces of Eden.

    That’s if he even has an Animus after the ending of Brotherhood:

    *SPOILERS*

    Given that Desmond stabbed (be it willingly, or not) Lucy; will the group allow him to continue on with them?

    Will we be playing as Desmond at all?

    The black screen monologue at the end of Brotherhood made it seem like their was someone else in another Animus, as Ezio (hence why you can go back into the game after completion).

    My favourite, insane theory is that future Desmond is in the Animus, revisiting current/past Desmond, who is in the Animus revisiting Ezio :D

    #43 4 years ago
  44. Patrick Garratt

    I’ve added the video in. It made it to Youtube.

    #44 4 years ago
  45. Crab of Thunder

    I loved AC2 but i bought AC:B and only got half way-ish, its just so similar to AC2, the environment, the controls etc. so i got bored rather quickly. Did enjoy Leo’s machines though. An assassins creed every year is not a good thing imo.

    #45 4 years ago
  46. onefivefive

    I think what the majority of us want is Assassin’s Creed III, new setting, main character and continuation of Desmond’s story. I have a feeling this is not that.

    #46 4 years ago
  47. Edo

    #46 Exactly.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. AHA-Lambda

    The teaser is back up on facebook guys. Seems very similar to the BF3 facebook thing.

    #48 4 years ago
  49. KwMx

    i’m from SA

    and whats written is الطائر بن الأحد

    even thought they miss spelled it

    it means ” altair Bn alhad “.

    So yeah

    #49 4 years ago
  50. iOrly

    @KwMx,
    Nice one, but they didn’t misspell it ;)
    You can see the “hidden” alef.

    @All English speakers, I have this for you (credits to KwMx because I wouldn’t have bothered to check the video without his notice :P):

    http://i55.tinypic.com/330wjlv.png

    #50 4 years ago
  51. KwMx

    @iOrly yep thats what they did … in arabic we write from right to left the wrote it from left to right that why it got like دح ا ال بن رئ ا ط ل ا

    but if u write it in arabic its like i said it b4

    but if u were right and it was altair bin la ahed

    then it mean altair the son of no one :)

    #51 4 years ago
  52. KwMx

    @iOrly BTW nice observation with the video ur nore was really gr8 ;)

    #52 4 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

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

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

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

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

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

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]