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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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  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

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  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

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  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]