AC: Revelations announced for November 2011 launch

Thursday, 5 May 2011 17:07 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Ubisoft’s announced Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, the final part of the Ezio trilogy, will launch in November for PS3, 360 and PC, with a “refined” multiplayer also to make a return.

The game, being mainly made in Ubisoft Montreal, will see Ezio’s story – which first began in Assassin’s Creed II – come to a conclusion.

Ezio will follow the “footsteps of his legendary mentor” Altair, with a journey to Constantinople, the “heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.”

A “refined and expanded” multiplayer, which made its debut in last year’s Brotherhood, will also return.

Game Informer has the game on its front cover for its June issue, confirming that both Altair and Ezio, as well as Desmond in the current day, are all playable in some form in the game.

“Delivering the final chapter of the Ezio trilogy is an important milestone in the Assassin’s Creed franchise for us and for our fans,” said Ubisoft Montreal creative director, Alexandre Amancio.

“Assassin’s Creed Revelations includes lots of new features and some significant surprises. We can’t wait to show our fans what we have in store at E3 this year.”

First shot of the game is below.


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  1. Hunam

    More Ezio? Really? *sigh*

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Noodlemanny

    I wonder how long that release dates going to last… Ezio trilogy… Hm bad move, at least it says its the ‘final chapter of the Ezio trilogy’. It also looks to be a full Asscreed game not A PSP2/3DS game, as I though it would be.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Maximum Payne

    Aaaa now its EZIO trilogy.Smart move for marketing bad move for gamers…

    #3 4 years ago
  4. SuperCrazyLeprechaun

    I like Ezio and all but i was kinda hoping to see a new character this time around.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Hunam

    I was hoping it was a movie to be honest.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Noodlemanny

    @SuperCrazyLeprechaun My thoughts exactly.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Schindet Nemo

    What happened to the french revolution setting?

    #7 4 years ago
  8. SuperCrazyLeprechaun

    A movie would be good i suppose.still i thought they tied up Ezios story arc pretty well in acb

    #8 4 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    Fuck Ezio. Seriously, fuck him right into his ear. I don’t care for that guy. Making Altair playable however, might get me interested again.

    However, this better be the last time i have to play Ezio.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Yoshi

    So let me get this right.

    Assassin’s Creed
    Assassin’s Creed 2 -> Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood -> Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
    Assassin’s Creed 3

    Oh my, how confusing XD

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Oooooohhhhhhh so they’ve added smoke to chimneys now……..I see what’s different……..

    give me a fucking break. Brotherhood was pushing it……..this is ridiculous.

    Let me guess, it’ll have a primarily white cover art looking exactly like the first 3 as well? SOOO surprising Ubisoft. Do something fucking different already you money grubbing cocks.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. distraet

    This is going a bit too far, innit.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. yungsway

    I wasn’t looking forward to this. However, that does not mean I’m not going to play it.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Noodlemanny

    That’s not very nice YoungZero you hurt Ezio’s feelings not to mention Ubisoft’s.
    It does again look to be Italy from that still. O-O

    #14 4 years ago
  15. EscoBlades

    Cry moar.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Gheritt White


    Still D1P though…

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Nozz

    More Ezio? ahh dayum!

    Oh well I guess that explains **SPOILER** when Desmond saw visions of an older Ezio go back to the Mansion in AC:B **SPOILER OVER**

    That bothered me as to why that wasn’t explained.. Guess we know now.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Dralen


    #18 4 years ago
  19. Edo

    We all know that PC version wont be coming out this year…

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Maximum Payne

    ”Assassin’s Creed Revelations includes lots of new features and some significant surprises”
    Difficulty settings for start!
    @18 True :(

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Kyzzz

    I really dont care if you are still Ezio
    as long as its Assassins Creed its awesome
    already cant wait :D

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Hunam

    Doesn’t really matter to be honest. The way the guards work in AC2 and ACB was mostly broken, so much so that in ACB they had to make missions detected = failure to have some semblance of challenge. At least in AC1 the guards would just get in the way meaning you had to be stealthy or they be a constant pain. But no AC game will ever be hard.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. YoungZer0

    At least his costumes seem to look better, always hated the original one. And is that a gray beard i’m seeing?

    Doesn’t matter, he-e will-e be-e still talking-e like-e this-e.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Frank17

    thank god this is the last one. wish they would put some time into making a great splinter cell game other than this stupid crap. not a fan of series. 1st game was so dam repetative. 2nd was less repetative. 3rd sucked cuz they added multiplayer that took away from the series. now the 4th one!! thank god finish it up so u can STOP MAKING THEM

    #24 4 years ago
  25. KrazyKraut

    Which seat can I take?

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Erthazus

    Who gives a shit after Brotherhood? Such a cheap way to make a game.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Hunam

    @22 Erm, the MP was actually very good. Suited the series very well.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. loki

    AC’s sales fale on PC, AC2′s sales fale on PC, AC BH’s sales fale on PC, Revelations and again PC, Ubisoft so stupid

    #28 4 years ago
  29. ManuOtaku

    Hunam is right the multiplayer was top notch, it was very different from others Multiplayer games, first person shooters iam looking at you, and for that alones it was a great game in my book.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Nozz

    @27 +1 to that

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Edo

    #26 Nice try.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Gekidami

    True, it did suit the game. Still doesnt change much to the fact that it got old real fast. To put it simply, it was boring.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. Hunam

    I thought it was excellent. It was a change from normal run and gun must have action every 12 seconds of FPS and RTS games. It was about tension and tactics and savouring the kill for the right time.

    My only problem is no one is playing it on the PC version.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Alakratt

    Ezio AGAIN? Since Patrice left they’ve really gone downhill with the AC franchise.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. albo88

    fuck Turks Constantinople for life

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Len

    Defo not up for this, acII was enough in fact.

    Just get on with the 3rd and I might come back…

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Frank17


    #37 4 years ago
  38. Rosseu

    At first I thought AC series would just be a trilogy. wtf is this? How old is Ezio in this game 80? As much as I loved AC2, AC2 brotherhood was, I agree with erth, kind of cheap. Sure it had good improvements over AC2. But that’s all. I’m kind of tired of playing as Ezio.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. YoungZer0

    @26: You mean fail. As in “loki is full of fail.”

    @30: Agreed. Most of the time it depend on the people you were playing with. Actually All the time. I remember not being able to enjoy the game because every fucking idiot started sprinting like a moron and never stopped.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Gekidami

    ^ Yeah, everyone just sprints around in the end, chaining lower scoring kills. The whole element of walking through the crowds trying to be stealth when out the window straight away.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. AHA-Lambda

    well at least its not JUSt ezio and they’re mixing it up a BIT.

    Makes me cautious for this series future however ;_;

    #41 4 years ago
  42. Tizzo86

    everybody I need help with AC2 …I need help with the dallas tx archive file??

    it gives me 6=1 was a hint for me to line up da numbers on da wheel which i did…but wats the 3 digit code under 867 …if anybody knows please help

    #42 4 years ago
  43. onlineatron

    As much as I really don’t want to play more Ezio, and Altair, set in similar time periods: I am glad that this will pave the way for – what I assume will be called – ‘Assassin’s Creed 3′ to bring brand new characters and a drastically different setting (perhaps it will be exclusively Desmond?)

    #43 4 years ago
  44. Frank17

    #40 noone cares AC2 SUCKS like the other ones. go to a achievement website or something
    #37 i agree

    #44 4 years ago
  45. Tizzo86

    #42 i didnt ask if any1 cared….jus wanted to kno if any one remember the code because i cant seem to find it…..i stop playin da game a long time ago but being that the PSN is still down ima jus play dis AC2

    #45 4 years ago
  46. Gekidami

    Guides are pretty easy to find…

    #46 4 years ago
  47. onlineatron


    Check YouTube, there are a ton of guides for ‘The Truth’ files.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. Tizzo86

    thanks ima go check it out

    #48 4 years ago
  49. razzraziel

    @33 lmfao butthurt.jpg

    Google Earth here:

    #49 4 years ago
  50. onlineatron


    #50 4 years ago
  51. tigersaman

    agreed with @21
    however i will buy and play it 2.its AC and ubisoft montreal and they are realy good couples.

    #51 4 years ago
  52. Hunam

    I’ll no doubt get the game, but I’m not paying anything over a tenner for it.

    #52 4 years ago
  53. yungsway

    @41 That would be cool. But I’m sure that we both know that won’t happen unfortunately.

    #53 4 years ago
  54. hitnrun

    AC1 was my favorite, I thought AC2 had too many distractions but I can see why it’s most people’s favorite.

    I didn’t even get more than 5 hours into AC:B (not counting the 10+ hours of multiplayer). No way am I buying this one. Even Hunam’s^ price is too high if the stipulation is I have to keep pace with these increasingly ridiculous plots each and every year.

    #54 4 years ago
  55. strikkebil

    brotherhood was a good game but the story was nowhere near AC2. hopefully revelations will move the franchise forward.

    #55 4 years ago
  56. Moonwalker1982

    AC1 was horrible compared to 2. When AC1 came out i was impressed by the visuals and the freedom and being able to climb on practically anything. Then i started to play story missions and after a few i was wondering when something new was gonna happen, some variety.NONE of that in AC1, plenty of that in AC2.

    #56 4 years ago
  57. Blerk

    Hmm. I’m getting a general ‘overkill’ feeling. Couldn’t they have had a year off?

    #57 4 years ago
  58. yungsway

    I wonder if I’ll get some sort of assassin bonus for having all of my assassin’s levels to the max in Brotherhood. That would be dope.

    #58 4 years ago
  59. Christopher Jack

    I don’t mind yearly sequels as long as they add some variety (Like MP in Brotherhood) & manage to keep the quality up. As soon as meta scores drop below 80 & sales have decreased, it’s time to reevaluate your plans.

    #59 4 years ago
  60. Shonak

    Okay, so AC was originally planed as trilogy and now they just insert a Ezio trilogy between AC and AC3. Because we all love Ezio so much and everybody buys it every year and in fact Ubisoft can really get the fuck out of this shithole and present us something new. Obviously a no brainer no buy.

    #60 4 years ago
  61. viralshag

    Assassin’s Wank: Wankelations

    Ubisoft you sly dog, you snuck in a trilogy within my trilogy. Why couldn’t you have just delivered a solid franchise like most people were hoping. I mean, I’m not dead set on trilogies, I don’t mind if you go four or five games into a franchise if they are really that good.

    But you, Ubisoft, you sly money milking ass, seem to be purposely trying to ruin this great franchise with yearly releases of what seems to be the same game!

    The one thing I was hoping from AC was a variety of time lines that would get explored. An adventure through time if you want to be cheesy. And I saw that greatness in AC1 and AC2, AC:B was pushing it a bit but this really is a great big cheesy dick slap to the face.

    Please sort it out.

    #61 4 years ago
  62. badboy_122


    who said that AC series was planed to be a trilogy .. ubisoft never said that dude.

    #62 4 years ago
  63. viralshag

    @ badboy_122


    “Patrice Désilets, former series’ creative director, said that the series has always been planned as a trilogy.”'s_Creed

    Might be wrong but for argument sake.

    #63 4 years ago
  64. onlineatron


    Mr. Désilets left the team last year: I wonder how much it has to do with Ubisoft’s plan for the series?

    #64 4 years ago
  65. viralshag

    @ 61

    Well exactly. I mean I’m pretty sure back in the day of AC1 it was said to be a trilogy. I think now that they see the “potential” of the franchise they plan to do it a “little” differently.

    I only linked that because I was pretty sure they did say it was going to be a trilogy unlike what #59 said.

    I still think AC is a great story but the way they are going about telling it is more along the lines of turning it into a cash cow.

    #65 4 years ago
  66. badboy_122


    my mistake !!

    but I think after seeing the success of the franchise , UBI will create more parts of the story & to be honest they’ve a lot of historical events they could go to ..

    anyway we’ll c soon enough ;)

    #66 4 years ago
  67. viralshag

    @ badboy_122,

    Very true. I don’t even know why I’m complaining really. I think it was initial shock. I still love AC and it’s highly doubtful I would miss this one either haha.

    I would be fine if they balance the game more in favour of time with Desmond and Altair, more so for Desmond though.

    #67 4 years ago
  68. ymeisnot

    @24… They did the exact same thing to Splinter Cell, and now it’s Assassin’s Creed’s turn.

    #68 4 years ago
  69. ymeisnot

    I want to clear some things up. Looking at the comments, I saw that people keep calling it Assassins Creed Brotherhood a game! It was not a game in and of its self, but more of a DLC, that came in a box. This is just to keep the people entertained, until they actually make a third game!

    p.s. Revelations is just another add on, like Brotherhood.

    #69 4 years ago

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    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

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

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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