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BF3: Longer Guillotine trailer goes live – awesome inside

Friday, 16 September 2011 22:23 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Go, go, go.

Following a teaser last week, EA’s launched a fully-extended trailer of Battleifield 3′s Operation Guillotine.

The trailer, which comes in at a fairly decent 1:42, contains footage captured from the Xbox 360 version of the DICE shooter.

This was the mission shown to us when we were at the developer in Stockholm earlier this month. Expect a writeup on that from us next week before we head to Eurogamer Expo.

This is seriously properly amazing stuff. Why on Earth this isn’t on your wanted list yet if it isn’t already is, quite simply, mind-boggling. Get watching below.

Battlefield 3 launches on October 25 in the US and October 28 in the UK for PS3, 360 and PC.

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51 Comments

  1. Nozz

    Very Nice!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Moonwalker1982

    FInally 360…jesus, it took them long enough. BUT…not looking bad at all.

    It looks really good for as good as a nighttime mission can look,cause honestly they are always underwhelming. Take GRAW for example,nighttime missions looked kinda meh, daytime missions were great looking.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. artursz1993

    amazing GFX even on Xbox :)))

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    Oh gosh, i’m so going to play with myself after this footage.

    I like how some objects appear in front of the player. Classy 512 mb ram console feature with awesome textures.

    But hey, it looks better than most of the shooters that are on PS3 or 360.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Aimless

    This article confirms two things we already knew:

    1) The 360 version looks good, people were worrying over nothing.

    2) Erthazus is an arse.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. iBirch

    Looking pretty good. May just pre-order this tomorrow.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Xuchilbara

    @4 – I too am getting the PC version, and have defended you before in the BF3 console trolling… But even I can’t help you here… Obvious troll is VERY obvious.

    I will be getting this on PC and PS3

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Joe Anderson

    Nice, PS3 for me :)

    #8 4 years ago
  9. manamana

    What a stunner Frostbite2 is. Even on consoles.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Johnny Cullen

    HAMNAHAMNAHAMNAHAMNA*failurefailurefailurefailurefailure*

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    @7, i’m not trolling. I’m serious. If you compare teaser with PC footage to this… Well, you got the point.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. manamana

    ^ yes you are, my dear. Noone compares PC footage to the consoles. Especially in this case.

    Edit: and with comparison I mean that we all Know that a six year old console can not hold up with the latest in PC tech. So whats the point of your comment, if not trolling about 512MB RAM, which is laughable but a fact every developer has to handle.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. onlineatron

    Yep, it still LOOKS great, but there’s nothing here that makes me want to play it.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. GrimRita

    @7 why are you buying it on PS3 and PC? Why not one or the other? Just out of interest.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Lahanas

    The PC nerds feel threatened by consoles, that much is obvious. They just cant accept that consoles, for better or for worse, are the center of gaming right now.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. warspite

    @erthazus:

    just shut the hell up! this whole console vs. pc debate is fucking pathetic. get a life.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. GrimRita

    @15 not to turn this into a pc v console thread but your comments are way off. Needless to say, theres more people playing PC games than all the consoles put together. Look at the likes of WoW/Sims/Facebook.

    Huge numbers :-p

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Ireland Michael

    I think it says more about the spoilt and obnoxious attitudes of some gamers than it does about the game when something that looks like this is considered “meh”.

    This trailer right here is why we don’t need a new hardware generation any time soon. The game looks ridiculously stunning.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Lewis247

    It’s a game.. People who actually feel the need to pick sides and argue about the difference in a game on different formats need to grow a set.

    Really looking forward to this game. 360 for me as I don’t have a crazy computer or ps3. Will be the most epic game ever.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Lahanas

    @17 Sims, smartphone and Facebook shit are not real gaming. AAA blockbusters like this, gears, uncharted etc are real games. And the truth is you need to have at least one of the HD consoles if you want to experience most of these games.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. GrimRita

    @20 bollocks!

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Erthazus

    @manamana, “^ yes you are, my dear. ”

    than you really don’t know what is trolling. All i said is that the console footage looks worse than the PC version by “far”. Of course everyone know that, but this was developed specifically for PC and that makes it look really outstanding compared to console footage. It’s just time to move on. IMO.

    i also said there that BF3 on 360 and PS3 looks better than most of the shooters on consoles.

    @Lahanas, “are the center of gaming right now.”

    It’s the center of casual games for family and fratboys. Nothing more. Yes, there are great games on consoles thats a fact, but it’s not a center for gaming and never will be and never was.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. daytripper

    the is ridiculous, a trailer a lot of people are waiting for and the conversation turns into what platform is better and who is the better person for playing whatever. don’t understand some of you at times.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. manamana

    @22 Übertrolling! Nothing moves on right now. It is what it is and for what it is, it looks stunning.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Ireland Michael

    Just ignore him, and comment on your thoughts on the video. He wouldn’t have fuel to add to the fire if people just fucking ignored him, and would promptly go away.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. jacobvandy

    Maybe they should not have made the Guillotine teaser trailer from the PC version… You can compare some of the scenes and see just how much they dumbed it down for Xbox.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. daytripper

    @26

    PC http://www.abload.de/img/bf3_operation_guilloti0kzd.jpg

    Xbox http://www.abload.de/img/bf3_operationguillotinz8uj.jpg

    PC http://www.abload.de/img/bf3_operation_guillotiqka8.jpg

    Xbox http://www.abload.de/img/bf3_operationguillotinujun.jpg

    #27 4 years ago
  28. LOLshock94

    @27 love it how on the 1st picture him and his friends are getting shot but the guy reloading the mortar thing is just sitting there with the happiest face ever

    #28 4 years ago
  29. minxamo

    @11
    I did compare the PC and console videos.
    Virtually no fucking difference.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Giskard

    @29 There is quite a major difference. However, I do agree with you for the most part, as BF3 looks fine on the Xbox and PS3. I’ll be getting it on the PC, but then again, if you prefer the console, Erthazus shouldn’t be flaming you. Freedom of choice and whatnot.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Ireland Michael

    The only noticeable differences are the amount of ground clutter, and the sharpness of the textures.

    Neither of which take away from the atmosphere.

    Heck, if I had a PC that could run this, I probably would buy it on the PC, but it would have absolutely nothing to do with the negligible difference it the quality of the graphics.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Bellisner

    @everyone

    I for one am delighted that the game is looking this good on consoles.
    I think some people are missing the forest for the trees here.

    Would you prefer clear daylight between the graphical quality on PC vs console? I think the above video would pour cold water on the ambition of console gamers to buy the game if there was a noticeable gulf in quality. In turn this would lead them into Activision’s hand and encourage them to keep churning out cookie cutter sequel after sequel.
    If a game is good on all platforms a talented developer gets rewarded both financially, critically and perhaps most importantly they gain influence; hell it may even encourage other devs to treat the PC as a lead platform if DICE’s strategy doing the same is successful.

    Much of the above griefing to my mind comes from a much more selfish and exclusive desire to have some esoteric piece of software/hardware to rub in other people’s noses. For me, my motivation is simple; I want to share good gaming experiences. If you are passionate about something why wouldn’t you want other people to revel in it too? Do people who like other types of media such as film ,music and TV desire to set a barrier to entry as well? Yes they do, they’re called hipsters…..

    #32 4 years ago
  33. ultramega

    Can’t wait!

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Erthazus

    @29, “Virtually no fucking difference.”

    of course there is no difference if you are THAT blind.
    http://theparanoidgamer.com/battlefield-3-pc-and-ps3-comparison/

    nuff said.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. monkeygourmet

    @34

    LOL, there isn’t much difference, especially not having to spend the best part of £450 upwards on it.

    Xbox 360′s can be purchased for about £45.00 second hand if you shop around now…

    #35 4 years ago
  36. KAP

    “This is seriously properly amazing stuff. Why on Earth this isn’t on your wanted list yet if it isn’t already is”

    Because COD fans are still praying MW3 will still pull thru… haha.. hahahaha.. HAHAHAHA!!!!

    #36 4 years ago
  37. OrbitMonkey

    ^ Not bad, 36 comments before the *inevitable* COD bashing…

    But of course your right, pretty graphics make all the difference nowadays.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. M. K.

    Could watch it in 360p because yt is pretty lame here :/ Anyway it looks really good, but seriously, who thought it would look like crap? Already Bad Company looked awesome.

    I hope it will run smooth while looking like that and have improved controls over BC2. So give me the beta!111

    #38 4 years ago
  39. Cozzy

    PS3 for me.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Dimaco

    Already preordered PS3 + PC… can’t wait!

    #40 4 years ago
  41. endgame

    ah come why the f**k do we have to watch a 360 retard playing again!? this is a bad joke! look at how he moves, how they always move all the f**king time.. aaah. :(

    #41 4 years ago
  42. cgalla2000

    @41

    You are far too angry :D

    #42 4 years ago
  43. Fin

    @42

    Not angry enough to use the word fuck. ’tis a fine line.

    #43 4 years ago
  44. OrbitMonkey

    @41 You should watch some of the pc beta footage. Lot more exciting. Lots of hiding behind rocks/bushes, crawling to cover, popping up to shoot at a rock/bush some guy is hiding behind… epic.

    The only running I saw is when the player got shot from out of nowhere & had to get back to the action from the spawn point waaaaay back at the map. Exhilarating.

    #44 4 years ago
  45. noherczeg

    #37

    Please don’t pull out the boring “bf3 fans only care about graphics” shit because we can’t see anything else yet. One can assume the style, flavor of the gameplay from videos but untill there are reviews/actual games played people can only praise the damn graphics of the game.

    ON: If I’d have an XBOX I’d gladly buy this game on it, because it’s not inferior compared to the PC version by the looks of it.

    #45 4 years ago
  46. OrbitMonkey

    ^ Erm, take a breath & read what I said, before getting all defensive sweety. I don’t think I aimed my comment at any group in particular did I? I merely stated a simple truth. Have a cup of tea/masturbate/whatever & chill.

    #46 4 years ago
  47. DSB

    I don’t think Battlefield fans are any different from anyone else – I just think they generally fail to realize that.

    That’s really the first singleplayer gameplay I’ve seen that has looked great. Looks like they’ve taken notes from Modern Warfare on the tracer effects, using the night setting, and including events like firing a bit of 60mm illume (even though the smoky tracers were quite cool in BC2 too).

    Good shit.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. G1GAHURTZ

    Definitely looks amazing on 360!

    Nowhere near PC, but still amazing.

    #48 4 years ago
  49. Virginityrocks

    How is PC gaming expensive? Its the equivalent to a console and laptop in one bag. Combine the cost of your console and your laptop, and that could have been your PC gaming budget. It costs more because you’re buying TWO things that do the job of the two individually, but with faster, better interfacing and processing, FULL HD AND 60 FPS standard, freedom of OS, open standards, and cheaper games and peripherals. If you wanted to be a PC gamer it wouldn’t cost a penny more than buying some OKAY laptop and a current gen console.

    #49 4 years ago
  50. YoungZer0

    @49: All your argument are rats-ass if you consider the lazy jobs most developers to with Ports.

    #50 4 years ago
  51. GrimRita

    I couldnt give a rats arse about the graphics really. All I care about is the fact that DICE keep releasing unfinished games and leaving them – unfinished.

    So come on DICE, show us that you’ve paid some attention to your crap hitboxes on frostshite, because after Alpha, it doesnt look like you have.

    #51 4 years ago

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  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]