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From Dust reviews round-up, launch trailer and screens

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 17:08 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The embargo on Eric Chahi’s From Dust has lifted, and a few staggered reviews have started popping up. Ubisoft has also seen fit to send us over a few new screenshots of the game, as well as its launch trailer – all are posted below.

The god sim, originally slated for release on PC day-and-date with the 360 version, will now land on the system in August. PSN users will get their chance later this year.

Here are the scores so far. As more go live, we’ll update this post accordingly:

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33 Comments

  1. Fin

    Edge & EG 9, gonna have to pick this up!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. absolutezero

    A PC game of something thats in the XBL Summer of Arcade thing being delayed. Well I never expected this to happen at all.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    yeah I am getting a round up ready now

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Telepathic.Geometry

    WANT!!! I’ll pick this up on payday, along with Outland, Limbo and Deathspank. Yay!

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Peetry

    I’ve done a bit of terrain generation in my time but this looks great. I hope they’ll do a tech presentation at some point (and/or put out a paper).

    #5 4 years ago
  6. onlineatron

    Just finished Bastion (brilliant) so I’m ready for this.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. davidkenobi

    Thanks for the link :)

    #7 4 years ago
  8. The_Red

    Another new game. Another batch of great reviews for a truly little gem and another NEGATIVE low score review from Destructoid written by Mr Sterling…

    What’s their problem? First Bastion and now this.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. GrimRita

    hmmm a 9 from Eurogamer? Then it cant be that good. I’m still burnt by their Spore review!

    #9 4 years ago
  10. KrazyKraut

    Jim Sterling sucks…he hates Ubi, thats his problem.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    @8: Attention Whore Syndrome.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. marijnlems

    I hope DSB shows up so we can repeat last week’s “Jim Sterling is an obvious troll / Jim Sterling is a true original” – discussion.

    Still, a bit more of a spread here than with Bastion.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    @8, just because it is a little innovative gem does not make it a GOOD GAME.

    He have his own opinion and not biased with 9/10 and etc.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Erthazus

    Anyway judging by reviews it has an awful camera and controls and it’s more like a toy… But not a god sim.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. DSB

    More like whiny gamer syndrome.

    “OH MY GOD THIS GUY DIDN’T GIVE IT 10/10 – HE SUCKS SO BAD” – Nevermind that he actually accounts for why it gets that score, which by the way, is shared by other reviewers as well.

    A game like this is bound to get courtesy scores for having a great concept by a few infatuated reviewers, but Populous 3 already did this, and apparently, did it better.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. KrazyKraut

    its not about giving a game 10/10, dsb. its more about, that his knowledge sucks..thats all (I just say Castlevania..). I mean FFXIII ist not a very good game, but he didnt even finish it. The customer reviews on Amazon are far better than his shit.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Crazyreyn

    Digital Spy, 5/5: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/review/a331782/from-dust-xbox-live-arcade.html

    #17 4 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @16: Agreed. His reviews are also so damn pretentious that i can’t read them without it sounding like some smart-ass-hipster voice in my head.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. DSB

    @16 Okay, do explain how that is. Because to me it seems like he describes the game in far more detail than Eurogamer do, in giving it a near perfect score, lacking of only 10%, in spite of the shortcomings mentioned by the reviewer, in the text itself.

    The Eurogamer guy is saying “This is a pretty game, and it has a fun concept – I’m going to read a lot into that, and give it a 9″. Whereas Jim Sterling actually goes point for point with the elements of the game, and how they tie into his experience of it. And those points read much like the pseudo-intellectual “genius” at KillScreenDaily.

    How both opinons can’t possibly be valid is beyond me, apart from a few gamers forcing a narrative in which there is this grumpy reviewer, who for lack of agreeing with everybody else, or vindication of their own overzealous excitement at a game they’ve probably not played yet, is just being a douche. Nevermind what the guy actually writes, or how it compares to the others.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    People are just butt hurted to see their favourite game that is not scoring 10/10 or 9/10.

    Jim Sterling is a very good reviewer that is not biased and have his own opinion. Thats it to it.

    He scored my favourite game of the year. Witcher 2 for like 6-7, but i won’t call him attention whore or a bitch because my game scored less then 9/10. I don’t care, i read his review and he mention bad points about the game in which i really don’t care much, but for some people they matter a lot.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. DSB

    Indeed. Gamers simply can’t stand to be challenged in any way. Which is ironic in itself.

    Tom Chick is pretty much my go-to guy for the honest opinion on games, and yet I disagree with maybe a third of his reviews, and he is the guy who slammed Deus Ex on Games Domain.

    I don’t think Jim Sterling is God’s gift to reviewing, I don’t read Destructoid, but reviewers with a bit of spine can only be a good thing.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. The_Red

    @13 I’m not saying the game should get 9/10 from everyone and it is perfect. All I’m saying is that it seems like Mr Sterling is the only one in the whole critic community to give negative reviews to otherwise praised games. From Assassin’s Creed 2 to Witcher 2 to Bastion and this. Why only him and why only good games (Specially one like this that got a freaking 9/10 from the EDGE!)?

    Also, I haven’t even played FD and made the comment just based on what I’ve seen from the walkthrough and demos along with all the great scores from other sites.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. SplatteredHouse

    Agreed, DSB.
    When Jim Sterling’s reviewer hat is on, I think he gives games the time needed to reach an opinion, and then reasons and explains his view. But, for those who don’t bother to read the content, he’s one who gives the controversial scores the most often.
    It’s the text, not score that should always get the emphasis.

    “Mr Sterling is the only one in the whole critic community to give negative reviews to otherwise praised games.”

    Yes. Mr Sterling found a flaw in the otherwise praised game, and in order to better inform his readers of something to take in to consideration before downloading the game, he pointed that concern out. May even have accounted for it, as part of the game’s review score, and conclusion. Which is bad? Or, is that something that should be more the rule, than exception.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. swillo

    TheGamingLiberty – 9/10

    http://thegamingliberty.com/index.php/2011/07/26/from-dust-review/

    #24 4 years ago
  25. DSB

    @22 Well, first you’re saying that you don’t think the game should get a preset score, and then you use an Edge score to qualify why it would do well to place itself within a certain range. That doesn’t exactly square up.

    Why does he score the way he scores? My guess is subjectivity, which should be at the core of every review, but sadly and obviously isn’t when it comes to games, where far too many in the press usually either don’t dare or care to disagree.

    The only thing needed to validate a review is that you argue your case honestly. That’s obviously fulfilled in the case of his review, and seemingly with a lot more attention to detail, than in some of the more “politicially correct” ones.

    And how is being the only one (even if he had been) somehow bad? Obviously the man has his own opinion. I’d say disappearing into a flock of people vehemently agreeing with eachother, says a lot less for your own ability to judge material, while staying true to your own honest opinion.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. GrimRita

    I think many folk will be looking back at the D’rdoid review and thinking ‘crap, they were right’.

    Games are handed out 9s far too easily by the mainstream simply because of who the publisher is and money.

    The problem is, that the ‘bar has been raised’ so mediocre shit even scores a 9. Bad Company 2 is a fine example. IGN gave that pile of shit a 9 on all formats (PC 8.9) http://uk.search.ign.com/product?query=battlefield+bad+company+2 , which then means if BF3 is better, it needs to score a 10?. So is all that extra work being put in by DICE, just equal to 1 extra review point score? I think not!
    Reviews mean nothing at the end of the day, especially after the gamespot/kane and lynch affair!

    #26 4 years ago
  27. YoungZer0

    @26: Indeed most reviews hand out 7-9 out like candy, but if you’re like me, you don’t give two fucks about numbers. I can’t help but laugh about all the people who care about numbers. Read the damn review. If that’s too much for you, read the conclusion, usually at the end of every review.

    Unlike some people i actually read some reviews of Jim Sterling. I can’t help but dislike his writing style and i disagree on most things. Especially didn’t like his K&L2 Review.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. manamana

    Everything is based on opinions. You, as a gamer, can rely on that. Numbers are a way to make the opinions measurable. Real gamers know that already and don’t need to argue on score rankings. The scores should give you only a tendency, just read the whole reviews for more insight. For the reviewers its often only a matter of taste, just like your subjective opinion. You will learn which reviewer comes close to your likings. But you really all know that by now. Criticising scores is for fanboys – buy games for the sake of gaming!

    /sermon over and out

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Death Proxy

    New methods for getting known among critics
    Give low scores to good games
    No matter how famous you are. The only important thing is to become famous

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Gekidami

    @27
    I’d say that a game has to be completely broken to score under a 7 most of the time. Though reviewers seem to be a lot stricker than they were a few years ago, a good example of that is Halo Reach scoring lower than H3, when its a better game in pretty much every possible way. As GrimRita says, i think thats also a perfect example of a game getting over rated, and then the sequel getting reviewed more fairly.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. GrimRita

    Indeed. BC2 was full of lame bugs that were never mentioned in the review and then you look at other games, where the bugs DO get mentioned (Stardocks last release a fine example) and it totally destroys the game.

    Publishers, especially EA are so focused on the metacritic score that they will do just about anything to ensure their games get 8+, even though they may not deserve it.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. onlineatron

    Can’t stand people berating Jim for his opinion. He’s entitled to it, he’s played the game and didn’t enjoy it as much as others, what’s the problem?

    I think Jim’s tastes are fully situated in gameplay, whilst other’s are more about the experience. I can see someone not liking Bastion if their looking for something new gameplay wise. The combat and metagame is solid, but nothing above other dungeon crawlers. What made Bastion great for me was how everything came together holistically. At it’s peak the game made me emotional. That’s what I look for in a game, something that can affect me on an emotional level. Jim seems to want pure, fun, gameplay. That’s his prerogative, deal with it.

    I’m excited for From Dust.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. Toby Lee - Eurogamer.se

    And Eurogamer Sweden: 9/10

    http://www.eurogamer.se/articles/2011-07-26-from-dust-recension

    #33 4 years ago

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  • Having issues playing Grim Fandango Remastered on PS4? Sony is offering help

    Sony has offered a few steps to help those who are having issues with their pre-loaded PS4 installs of Grim Fandango Remastered. A few reports have started to appear online from users who’ve pre-ordered and pre-loaded Grim Fandango Remastered on their PS4 consoles. Sony has since posted a support thread on the official forums, to […]

  • Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $36 and more in EA’s Xbox One sale

    Many EA digital games are being offered at considerable discounts on Xbox One right now. The latest EA sale is pretty good, offering sales on many AAA titles. It’s only available on Xbox One, with extra savings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The list below covers prices for Gold Subscribers. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered reviews round-up, all the scores

    Grim Fandango Remastered is a classic game brought into the new generation, so it’s time for everyone to know how great it is. The reviews for Grim Fandango Remastered have started popping up and as per usual, we’ve collected a few of them below. Grim Fandango Remastered is, as the name suggests, a remastered version […]

  • The Witcher 3: latest build is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

    The recent preview build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was running at full-HD resolution on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One. German website Gamestar attended the recent preview event for The Witcher 3 and examined the three versions that were on offer, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the quote, courtesy of Google […]

  • Joystiq is likely to close – rumour

    AOL is rumoured to be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Re/code is reporting that AOL is likely to close its video game site Joystiq soon, according to “various sources.” The move is part of a company-wide restructuring that will affect Joystiq and other “under-performing content properties.” Joystiq is one of the most renowned sites […]

  • The Last of Us movie will be “pretty faithful” to the game

    The Last of Us will bring many of the same elements to the big screen as the small one, according to writer Neil Druckmann. Although The Last of Us will have to be adapted in various ways to make the transition from lengthy interactive adventure to cinema-friendly story arc, Druckmann is hoping to keep the […]

  • Microsoft is fixing Xbox One’s slow controllers

    Xbox One control pads have many charms, but quick start up is not one of them. The Xbox One controller currently takes up to five seconds to connect to your console after switching on, which is an eternity for someone with an attention span as short as mine. Luckily, Microsoft is working to fix this […]

  • Lucius 2 releases on Friday the 13th (of course)

    Lucius 2 has a really fitting release date. Lucius developer Shiver Games has produced a follow-up to the dark tale of an evil child, and it’s coming your way on February 13 – which just so happens to be a Friday. Lucius 2: The Prophecy will set you back $20, and release through Steam. As […]

  • Saints Row 4: Re-Elected PS4 recalled in Australia, incorrect content to blame

    Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has been recalled in Australia due to a mysterious manufacturing issue. An Australian PR representative said that the retail PS4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has “a serious manufacturing issue” and has been recalled nation-wide. Here’s what we were told (emphasis mine): “A manufacturing issue has caused an incorrectly classified […]

  • The Whispered World follow up now coming to PS4, too

    Deadalic’s gorgeous-looking adventure Silence has been confirmed for a fourth platform. Originally announced for Mac and PC with an Xbox One port one revealed at a later date, Silence is now on its way to PS4 as well. All versions are due later this year. Silence is Deadalic’s first multi-platform release and in my mind […]

  • Mythbusters to tackle DOOM this weekend

    DOOM is the subject of the next episode of Mythbusters. Having been airing for over ten years now, Mythbusters has pretty much run out of myths to bust, which is why we find ourselves in 2015 with an episode dedicating to answering the question “could DOOM be real?” Bethesda has rveealed that the January 31 […]

  • Destiny hosting a Bungie Bounty – go go go

    Destiny players have a chance to take down Bungie employees in return for one of the most exclusive vanity items in the game. Destiny’s Bungie Bounties usually feature guests from the community, and today’s event is no exception. Joining Bungie community manager David “Deej” Dague are several members of Bungie.org, the developer’s most staunch fan […]

  • Elite: Dangerous developer issues lay-offs

    Elite: Dangerous team Frontier Developments has had to let staff go. At least 15 staff have been laid off from the developer’s Halifax studio. According to an investor update, this decision will allow Frontier to focus its efforts at its primary studio in Cambridge, England. “With its business emphasis now on two major self-published franchises, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs free for a limited time

    Dragon Age: Inquisition tunes can be yours for the bargain price of zero cashmoney. The tavern songs from Dragon Age: Inquisition will be made available for purchase from various digital distributors sometime after February 9. Until then, though, you can have them for free – including their sheet music. To take advantage of this generous […]

  • Even the Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 teaser is frightening

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is probably going to be just as tense and uncomfortable as its two prequels. This teaser for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is the first we’ve heard of the project since creator Scott Cawthon confirmed it is in the works. The third entry in the series is now up on […]

  • 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped last quarter

    Xbox One and Xbox 360 console sales were strong last quarter, although Microsoft isn’t talking hard numbers yet. Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles to retailers in the quarter ending December 31, the company revealed in its latest financial briefing. This figure wasn’t broken down by platform, and Microsoft didn’t supply […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection: five minutes of b-roll footage

    We may not have proper, uncut gameplay footage of the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but we have the next best thing. Homeworld Remastered Collection was confirmed to release on February 25. Gearbox has only showed a trailer, but no extended gameplay demos. There was however a b-roll video showing at PAX South, and we’ve embedded it […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered looks sharp in these new screens

    Grim Fandango will come back from the dead with the Remastered edition, and it’s looking great. Grim Fandango Remastered has a few new screens available to prove that even old games can look stunning with the right remaster, especially ones with an already well-defined art style. Have a look at them below and get excited. […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: beta weapons, maps, modes, progression system and more

    The Battlefield Hardline beta will include a third new map and a new game mode, on top of what’s already announced. You may remember last week DICE started a community mission for all Battlefield 4 players. The goal was to reach 2 billion points playing Rush mode. That goal has been achieved and as a […]

  • Dying Light launch trailer is one last display of its forte

    The launch trailer for Dying Light is here one day ahead of the game’s release. Techland and Warner Bros. have put out the launch trailer for Dying Light. The trailer is a short reminder of the game’s main selling points: free-running, weapon crafting, drop-kicking zombies. Reviews should start to come out tomorrow for the game […]

  • Watch The Witcher 3 developers stream new gameplay on Twitch

    The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED is hosting a Twitch live-stream to show off brand new gameplay footage and answer some fan questions. The live-stream will start at 7:00pm GMT, 2:00pm EST, 11:00am PST. It will show off plenty of new footage, some of which was shown only to the press so far. The […]

  • Finally, some screens for Final Fantasy 15

    Patience is a virtue and we finally have our hands on a few gameplay screens from Final Fantasy 15. There’s not a lot of them, but they show the impressive lighting and they’re all gameplay as far as I can tell, so take a look. There is no release date for Final Fantasy 15 as […]

  • Here’s 15 minutes of gameplay from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 1080p

    The Witcher 3 has a new direct-feed, 1080p video available that’s 100% gameplay. Would you like some gameplay of The Witcher 3 in beautiful 1080p? Why, of course you would! The gameplay below shows combat, conversations, travelling. In short, it’s a small sample of everything the game will offer. If you’re looking to learn much […]

  • Two Mortal Kombat X characters to be revealed this week

    Mortal Kombat X will get not one, but two character reveals this week. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has been at again on Twitter, teasing all kinds of reveals over the past few days. Firstly, Boon tweeted this image, which at first glance appears to show a character holding a bow. However, further examination by […]

  • Planetside 2 successfully claims the Guinness World Record for biggest FPS battle

    The Planetside 2 community has successfully organised an online battle involving over 1000 players, breaking the previous Guinness World Record. The event, which was organised by Planetside Battles was pitched to the community last week. 1,158 players have answered the call, smashing the record for “Most Players Online in an FPS Battle.” The previous 999 […]

  • Microsoft aiming for Xbox One-to-PC streaming to function while you watch TV

    Streaming Xbox One games to PC while you watch TV on the console through the HDMI pass-through is something Microsoft is hoping to achieve when the service launches with Windows 10. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has been on Twitter answering fan questions following last week’s Windows 10 event. One interesting bit that came out of those […]

  • Everything we know about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be one of the biggest RPGs of the year, due for release in May on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Delayed since its target release of 2015, CD Projekt Red’s latest game takes the series to a true open world environment, and charges the player with tracking […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date leaked – rumour

    According to an email sent to some YouTubers, the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline is scheduled for February 3. The date for the Battlefield Hardline beta is believed to be February 3. It comes from an email that’s been sent by Ronku to various YouTubers reminding them of the starting date, February 3. Ronku is […]

  • The history of The Witcher: beyond the Road With No Return

    We take a look at The Witcher franchise, from the original short stories to its blockbuster video games. The world was first introduced to Geralt through a set of short stories called The Witcher (English translation) written by author Andrzej Sapkowski. The first short story was published in the Polish fantasy and science fiction magazine […]

  • Bringing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to life

    In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt RED takes a whopping enormous map and fills it with stuff you actually want to see and do. Do you remember back before Oblivion came out there was a lot of chat about how much more lifelike and realistic the NPCs would be? Rather than just hanging […]

  • The big Witcher 3 questions answered: delays, playing as Ciri, and why enemies don’t scale

    Spending some time with The Witcher 3 level designer Miles Tost we were able to put some of our immediate questions to him after playing the game for over 4 hours. “That sense of improvement doesn’t happen if the monsters around you remain the same strength, there’s no sense of achievement.” Tost is a relaxed […]

  • The Witcher 3 sets a new generational standard for graphics

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the new standard in outrageously pretty. “The Witcher 3 is more than just eye-candy. Destiny, once the loveliest thing I had ever looked upon, has been outclassed.” The Witcher 3 is even better looking than the screenshots would have you believe, and until you see it in motion, running […]

  • The Witcher 3: hands-on with the RPG of the year

    Getting to know a bawdy hero; Geralt of Rivia’s third outing is accessible, untamed, and dripping with story. Warning: some spoilers are inevitable. “The Witcher 3 is horror and violence. It’s charming, witty and cheeky. Like Geralt, it knows what it wants and it’s going to grab it with both hands.” The Witcher 3: Wild […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel gets Lady Hammerlock DLC tomorrow

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released on PS3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow, January 27. The new playable character comes with three skill trees and the action skill Cold As Ice. If you haven’t bought the season pass for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel you can download the DLC for $9.99, you lucky […]

  • A limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 just sold for $128,000

    Sony has just auctioned one of its limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 consoles for over $128,000. The model had the serial number 00001, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations,” said a rep for […]

  • Here’s Killer Instinct’s new Omen and Golem fighters in action

    Microsoft has revealed Killer Instinct Season 2′s fighter Omen in a new trailer. Stick around for the end of the video and you’ll also get a peek at another new fighter, Golem. Omen is a bonus character and as such isn’t available as part of the main season roster. He’s available for free to Ultra […]

  • Digital copies of Far Cry 4 are being deleted from Uplay

    Ubisoft appears to be deleting copies of Far Cry 4 bought through digital third-party retailers. According to the Ubisoft support forums, copies of the game acquired via G2Play and G2A are being removed from Uplay. Users had not been given any warning by publisher Ubisoft that the game will be removed, although it is now […]

  • Gearbox wants “badass” talent for the next Borderlands

    Borderlands 3 may not have been announced at PAX this weekend, but studio boss Randy Pitchford is currently recruiting for the next game in the series. We are recruiting for next Borderlands. This is the big one. Industry badass? E-mail me: heyrandy@gearboxsoftware.com pic.twitter.com/ZG9dLytX1B — Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) January 26, 2015 A recruitment push would suggest […]

  • Destiny: less grind, fairer economy in House of Wolves DLC

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it aims to lessen the grind in House of Wolves, and it won’t repeat mistakes it made with rewards in The Dark Below. Gear rewards will be fairer, according to lead designer Luke Smith in a Neogaf thread. For example, buying from a vendor should not invalidate gear rewarded for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Disaster

    Over two months since release and Xbox One’s big Christmas game is still a turkey, says Rich Stanton. “The game has now been available for two-and-a-half months, including the blockbuster Christmas season, and by any reasonable standard it doesn’t work.” Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched worldwide on November 11, 2014. Intended as something of […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection dated, first gameplay footage released

    Homeworld Remastered Collection has a release date, and as promised, the gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake has been released along with the news that Homeworld Shipbreaker development continues. The video was shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel earlier this morning at PAX South. Last year, Gearbox had said hoped to release the title […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry has landed on Kickstarter

    The Kickstarter for Clock Tower spiritual successor, Project Scissors, recently announced as Night Cry, has launched. A teaser directed by The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu was released for the game earlier this month, and the full short film can be viewed below. Shimizu is also creative director on the project and Silent Hill creative and environment […]

  • Toukiden Kiwami mission trailer released, pre-order bonuses detailed

    Pre-order bonuses for Toukiden Kiwami have been announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Here’s the pre-order bonus list for each participating retailer: North America GameStop – Armor inspired by new slayers Reki and Soma’s costumes and classic armor from Toukiden‘s six original NPC slayers. Amazon – 2 exclusive pieces of armor: a set of Tenko […]

  • More Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Final Fantasy 15 info doled out by Tabata

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD director Hajime Tabata took part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and answered a variety of questions pertaining to the game and Final Fantasy 15. According to Tabata, the first playthrough of the game will last around 40 hours, but “the real fun” starts from the second playthrough which contains new events. […]

  • This video gives you an idea of what Borderlands Online is like

    A video for Borderlands Online, the China-exclusive title from 2K, Shanda Games and Gearbox, has been released. Posted on MMO Culture, the video was released to announce the “technical test” which started today. Borderlands Online is an instance-based online shooter, and will probably never reach western shores. Still, you can have a look anyway.