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Obsidian “would make Alpha Protocol 2,” and “do better” with it

Saturday, 21 May 2011 16:41 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart has said the team would happily make Alpha Protocol 2.

Speaking in the latest issue of Play, Urquhart said the team, if it decided to make a sequel, would do a better job of it as well.

“I think there were things in the game we could have done better,” he said (via NowGamer). “We’ve talked about how the cover system wasn’t the best. Would it have been better with no cover system, so we could focus on other things instead? There were certain things we did really well – the whole story, the characters, the branching.

“Perhaps it was not necessarily the job we did but there was something beyond the game – how it was represented or how it was sold or what people felt we promised them. Something went off-kilter there. So there’s another lesson to learn about communication.

“We’re not making Alpha Protocol 2 but I would make Alpha Protocol 2. To do a job like this, sometimes you have to be optimistic, you have to look to the future and say ‘We can do better.’ And I always believe that.”

Obsidian is currently working on Dungeon Siege III and recently released the Honest Hearts DLC for Fallout: New Vegas.

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30 Comments

  1. Robbins

    hooray, maybe…….. not

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    Yeah

    Obsidian you can’t make good games, great concepts but you can’t follow through worth a damn. I am surprised you are still functioning as a studio.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    Bullshit!

    They made an absolutely great Fallout sequel to Fallout 2. they are incredible RPG studio and they will exist.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. badboy_122

    @3

    fallout 3 was both published and developed by Bathesda Softworks on the other hand new vegas was published by Bathesda and developed by Obsidian

    & I’ve both games ,fallout 3 is better than vegas
    but I really liked new vegas as well but not like fallout 3

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Phoenixblight

    @3

    You are sorely mistaken Black Isle did Fallout and Fallout 2. The key members of Black Isle left and created their own studio Troika before the rest of Black Isle was laid off. Obsidian were the left over hacks from Black Isle. Every game Obsidian has put out has been half baked and bug ridden.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Hunam

    @5 Just as many people went to Obsidian as went to Troika after Black Isle imploded. I wouldn’t call the PS:T, IWD and IWD2 team hacks either. Though Obsidian are pretty much hacks now. The problem with AP was basically, everything outside of the story and writing. The game used UE3 to produce some of the worst visuals seen in that engine, mod, indie or otherwise. The animation was terrible, the physics outdated and the textures were nearly PS2 quality. The models were basic, the sound was poor and the gameplay was often broken. The studio just cannot function on a technical level. NWN2 was their best work by a mile as it’s a great game held up by some terrible, terrible tech. They studio has some of the best talent in the world, but it also houses some massively incompetent or lazy developers. It’s not hard to make a decent looking game with UE3 but they failed that. Then they try and blame everything on other peoples engine despite the entire industry using various forms of gamebyro or UE3 and not having a problem.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Razor

    Yeah, they couldn’t do much worse could they?

    Kaaapow!

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Phoenixblight

    @6

    I wasn’t saying Black Isle were horrible they made some of the best games at that time but after the split and Obsidian came out of it nothing as polished as Black Isle has come out of Obsidian. They have great concepts for their games but they can’t follow through worth a damn.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. LOLshock94

    obsidian was involved with so many titles it didnt suprise me that there own IP would be shit but doesnt mean there are shit studio i think there really talented people and if there was any studio that is shit it has to rebellion so hate them

    #9 4 years ago
  10. abbe

    OH GOD YES PLEASE! :D
    I would LOVE to see Alpha Protocol 2, its one of the few games that I’ve actually played through Twice without hesitation or quitting halfway through.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    @10

    *cough* Not Happening *cough*

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Hunam

    A small mercy.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. abbe

    @11, yeah I’ve read that as well, but I will still voice my want for a new Alpha Protocol.

    I mean, while the gameplay and game mechanics were terrible most of the time, the writing, dialogue and the choices that you could make were top notch.

    Its a game that were actually Fun and Engaging while still having poor gameplay. Nothing I could say about Fallout 3 for example, which for me is about at the same level of quality as Alpha Protocol.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. tracertong

    @11

    Well, it doesn’t really matter what SEGA thinks, since Obsidian owns the IP.

    Alpha Protocol was one of the only RPGs that did actual branching story with actual choices. Mass Effect, other rpgs, pfft. They got nothing. Play AP five times, and there’s still new stuff to see. As such, it’s an amazing game, too bad people took it for a shooter. For part two, throw out most of the shooting and put in stuff like the gelato dude. Done.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Phoenixblight

    @14

    You can’t put out a game without a publisher unless Obsidian has enough money to do it which they do not. Most publishers if not all won’t publish Obsidians own IP. So keep dreaming. They are just a studio that handles other developers titles when the original studio doesn’t want to make a sequel.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. The_Red

    As a fan of Alpha Protocol I say yay. Don’t sue me, it has serious problems but also had some really great and fun elements and it definitely wasn’t as bad as everyone claimed.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. blacktouch007

    why the first one wasnt good start over

    #17 4 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @4: Erth did not say that Fallout 3 was made by Obsidian. I think he tried to say that Fallout 3 was not a true sequel to the original games. And for once i agree with him.

    @5: Wow, can you sound like a bigger asshole? What makes you say that only the untalented people joined together to create Obsidian? You don’t know!

    Most of the staff from Troika joined Obsidian when they had to close their studio. And their games were just as bug-ridden if not worse than any game released by Obsidian. Great games, really, but bug-ridden and ugly as hell.

    To topic:

    I’m all for a new Alpha Protocol, but they really need a better direction on this one. Not only had Alpha Protocol many flaws, but most of the things just didn’t add up. Especially the art-direction. None of the characters do fit into this world. No character-creation, limited levels, trying to be stealthy was the most horrifying experience ever.

    The animations were horrible, sometimes it looked like the main character was sliding on the ground, which could be fixed on pc btw.

    Horrible optimization. Clunky controls, weird recoil and hit detection.

    All in all, i think it had alot of potential and i enjoyed the freedom to behave like a complete and utter asshole.

    What they need to do is, they really need to start hiring some decent programmers and designers.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Old MacDonald

    New Vegas was miles ahead of Fallout 3 in terms of quality. It was genuinely good, whereas F3 was average at best.

    Alpha Protocol was a pretty decent game too. I’d much rather have Alpha Protocol 2 than, say, Mass Effect 3.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Phoenixblight

    “New Vegas was miles ahead of Fallout 3 in terms of quality. It was genuinely good, whereas F3 was average at best.”

    Riiight Because Fallout New Vegas wasn’t littered with game breaking bugs and pretty apparent bugs in the plot like the metrorail quest for example, pretty evident in New Vegas that they didn’t have QA because there were bugs following the main quest that made it broken.
    Took them almost 8 months to put out a patch and then that patch made the game even more broken. Yep Obsidian did a far better job than Fallout 3 atleast Fallout 3 was playable. Obsidian did have a better story than Bathesda did, and I give them that. They have great writers and come up with great concepts they just don’ave the technical skills to pull it off.

    Alpha Protocol was completely broken right out of the box and you would be damn lucky if Obsidian can find a publisher dumb enough to give them money for the next game. Its not like Sega is at the top of publishing even they said they won’t publish Alpha Protocol 2.

    Don’t shoot for the moon if all you have is a bottle rocket.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Hunam

    New Vegas was weird. It was a great game for once from Obsidian, but the start is really annoyingly linear, you are literally funnelled counter clockwise around the map for the first third of the game, complete with tons of invisible walls on the mountains in the middle of the map. Then you got to the strip. The worst part of the game. A ghost town with giant walls for almost no apparent reason. Each club was just shit and the area was just an embarrassment. Then you just wonder around till you slowly fill your map with actual things to do. The last third of the game, and the longest is figuring out how they made the backwards ass game and actually getting to do stuff and following the great end game choices. I remember the areas surrounding the strip took me a good few hours to actually find settlements as it all looked the same, but eventually you find the nooks and cranneys and what you though was nothing turned into something. It was hard work though.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. IL DUCE

    Maybe completely overhaul the graphics esp character models, shooting mechanics, get some decent voice actors, make character and weapons more customizable, leave the cover system in but make it a lot better such as mass effect, and completely overhaul character animations since he looked like an idiot when walking while crouched, or should I say tip toe shuffling…also more interesting objectives and story lines would be a plus…basically everything from the last game pretty much sucked so don’t take anything “good” from that because basically nothing was besides the alternate paths and branching story like he said…

    #22 4 years ago
  23. ManuOtaku

    I did like a lot Alpha Protocol, it was like mass effect, i mean buggy as hell, with nice conversation wheel and storywise, and for me alpha protocol was mass effect on earth with spies, thats why i dont understand the hate torwards it, and the love torwards mass effect, both are good games that deserve our respect.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. mickyd96

    they have to make an alpha protocol 2 this is one of my favorite rpgs of all time because of how different and interesting the story is, this is the game I replay now and again whenever i’m bored and need a change from current game they have to make a sequel otherwise i’m gonna have to march down to the studio and make it myself :)

    #24 3 years ago
  25. DSB

    Alpha Protocol was just a terrible game through and through. The story was worse than the stuff you see on “24″, and the gameplay made the original Mass Effect look like a work of art.

    Please flush it twice.

    @20 I can only speak for myself, but even though Fallout 3 was less broken than New Vegas, I still don’t feel like ever going back to it. The story and the world were as dull as an Elder Scrolls game.

    For all the grief of playing New Vegas, it could’ve been truly amazing if it actually worked.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. ejams

    Funny that this pops up in the comments right as I go to put it in and try playing it again :) When I first got it from the bargain bin, I was expecting syphon filter for PS3 (for some reason…) but the gameplay quickly turned me off and I never turned back until now. It’s been staring at me from my shelf and I think it needs a re-try, if for no other reason than because I paid money for it.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Jerykk

    Not really sure why AP gets so much hate. Yes, the combat was pretty clunky and the cover system didn’t work very well. The minigames were stupid too. However, AP’s implementation of choice and consequence was excellent. Almost everything you do has some long-term impact and the game had tons of branching paths. Depending on your choices, certain characters could either be prominent parts of your story or just background characters. The dialogue system was really well-done as well. It actually require some thought, as you had to read your opponent’s personality and try to tell him/her what he/she wanted to hear. Far more interesting than simply choosing the blue/red options in Mass Effect. Also, the game actually had viable stealth gameplay where you could actually sneak past enemies. Compare this to ME, where cloaking is used only to make it easier to flank enemies and move from cover to cover.

    I played through AP with a stealth/melee build and it was highly enjoyable. I’d love to see a sequel, but I’m pretty sure it’s never going to happen because Sega owns the license.

    Also, Obsidian isn’t comprised of “leftover hacks” from Troika and Black Isle. Chris Avellone is widely considered to be the best RPG writer in the industry. His nickname of MCA (Master Chris Avellone) is well-deserved after his work on games like Planescape: Torment, Fallout 2, Fallout: New Vegas and Mask of the Betrayer.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    @27

    “I’d love to see a sequel, but I’m pretty sure it’s never going to happen because Sega owns the license.”

    That and they specifically said no more Alpha Protocol.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Ireland Michael

    This is over a year old….

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Jerykk

    Just goes to show you the strong opinions that people have over AP. ;P

    #30 3 years ago

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 “Ember” teaser video released ahead of full reveal

    Activision has released a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teaser video titled “Ember” and you can watch it right here. Here’s the video blurb: “In the next 50 years, technological advancements will lead us into a world where only those who risk going too far, will find out how far we can actually go.” […]

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

    Bioware has updated Dragon Age Keep after listening to community feedback. The update includes more customization and control over heroes, world states, career and more. Players can now customize hero portraits or delete Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes from the Hero section. They can also remove playthrough states from the World State Manager and keep up […]

  • Here’s a look at some Conker community creations in Project Spark

    Conker’s Bug Reunion releases today, and below is a video showing some of the community creations you will be able to download using the creation pack. Project Spark is a free download on Xbox One and Windows 8.1, and you can download the Conker Creation Pack today. It contains 350 assets in order for users […]

  • Rainbow Six: Siege video shines spotlight on the British Counter Terrorist Unit

    Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Siege video which gives you a look at the British Counter Terrorist Unit which features “the best of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.” The firm said that over the next few weeks it will introduce the public to each of the units in the game. Rainbow Six Siege […]

  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to Amazon.co.uk and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on www.twitch.tv The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]

  • GTA movie will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s Sam Houser, the BBC confirms

    The GTA movie Game Changer will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar co-founder and president Sam Houser, theBBC has confirmed. The BBC also confirmed Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, a role Paxton already confirmed last week when speaking with Deadline. Here’s the synopsis per the BBC: “Conceived for an adult audience, this special 90-minute drama […]

  • Take a look at Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode

    Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode has received a trailer today. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold will come with two modes, Classic and Story. Classic Mode was trailered today and in it, you’ll get to make your party by choosing from 13 classes. You’ll be able to customise them too using the character creation tool. Revamped […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows to come with new challenge mode

    Shovel Knight’s upcoming expansion Plague of Shadows will bring with it a new challenge mode. Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has revealed the challenge mode, one of the new additions coming to the game with the free Plague of Shadows expansion. “Are you more into digging than distillation? Already have your Feats book long […]

  • Nvidia releases complete graphical guide for GTA 5

    Those with GeForce cards will be happy to know that Nvidia has released a comprehensive graphical tweaks guide for GTA 5. Nvidia usually produces graphical guides for the big AAA games, and GTA 5 is no different. Their guides offer in-depth coverage of each in-game setting, how much they affect framerate, if they can be […]