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Caspian Border opens up for BF3 PC owners ahead of closing beta

Friday, 7 October 2011 11:37 GMT By Johnny Cullen

DICE has confirmed it’s to re-open servers for Caspian Border for the PC version of the Battlefield 3 beta for this weekend ahead of the trial closing this weekend. The re-opening is so that, according to BF’s US community manager, DICE can be “stress testing our servers.” The 64-player map, which also has jets and vehicles – the whole shebang, previously opened up last week as part of a short trial on it. Caspian reopens later today.

BF3 releases on October 28 in Europe for PS3, 360 and PC.

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43 Comments

  1. LOLshock94

    dice are dickheads for not releasing this on console

    #1 4 years ago
  2. BraveLittleCrumpet

    Half expected this from all the bad press the beta has been getting.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Colin Gallacher

    @1 Not really. Chances are that it wasn’t ready when they submitted the beta code to Microsoft or Sony and we know how long they take after something has been submitted..

    #3 4 years ago
  4. BraveLittleCrumpet

    Just to let you know the servers are now open but it’s crazy hard trying to get into a game.

    @3 If the beta code is over a month old as DICE said in a recent statement then surely that was enough time for MS and Sony to approve the code – then all DICE would have to do was flip the switch…

    #4 4 years ago
  5. LOLshock94

    @3 dice can clearly update the beta to add more maps but they clearly cant be arsed

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Colin Gallacher

    @5 Yes…but why would they? It’s a beta test to gather information and to squash bugs. They’re being nice by letting the customers try it before hand. They want you to buy the game, not blast through it all in the beta!

    And when you consider that the code for the beta is already over a month old, it would be more of a hassle than anything.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. LOLshock94

    @6 its hard to make your mind up about getting the game or not when all you can do is play 1 map which doesnt even feel like battlefield and buy adding 1 more map like caspian border will sure make the beta enjoyble but also show the game as it truely is and you have to face it that DICE are trying so hard to please any gamer who is used to playing run and gun games by releasing metro

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Colin Gallacher

    @4 Well if you look at it from DICE’s point of view. They’ve probably spent a fairly large amount of time getting the beta set up. And it will have all kinds of stats gathering features that the normal code won’t have. So if they were to pull resources off it to include more things in the beta it would risk the final product.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. GrimRita

    @2 I agree. I dont give a shit, I’ve already uninstalled the beta and wont be wasting my bandwith on this turd

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Gama_888

    when does the beta close??

    #10 4 years ago
  11. endgame

    on it right now. it’s incredible! :))

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Yoshi

    Is there a password on them again?

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Colin Gallacher

    @7 While true, the main point of this beta is to stress test the game, not to try and win people over. That’s what the released trailers are for :P

    @10 It finishes October 10th.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. GrimRita

    I think the headline should be changed to ‘Caspain Border released in damage limitation’

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Gama_888

    @11, i just came off it loving it aswell.

    although it has made me late for uni ;)

    #15 4 years ago
  16. NeoSquall

    @14 I think the headline should be changed to “We don’t give a shit about GrimRita”

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Maximum Payne

    I just played little bit on CB OMG I forgot that I played BF! Its Like oh yea there is vehicles in battlefield ?!
    Really stupid to include metro in Beta.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Tech-N9ne

    Is it just me or this game just does not feel right. I’m not talking bugs here. Player movement, your movement, the feel of guns, the feel while aiming, the feel while dropping ammo and health kit, reviving players. I just don’t feel it. I play the beta then I play BF:BC2, and BF:BC2 feels so much better, I even tried BC1 again and that too feels so much better than the beta. I dunno why they had to go screw those up, rather than improve on them. This game just feels like COD.

    I really really hope this is not gonna be representative of the final game.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. freedoms_stain

    You’re absolute dicks Dice. You originally put Caspian Border up on a weekend when I have no time to play games, you close it before I get the chance to play, then all week I play uncharted 2 because metro is crap, then AGAIN you put up Caspian during the weekend where I have no time to play games.

    DICKS!

    #19 4 years ago
  20. GrimRita

    This should have been the return of Battlefield, instead it will go down as an epic fail. Too much turmoil and now comes the PR bullshit onslaught to try and limit their fuck ups.

    /too late

    #20 4 years ago
  21. viralshag

    I really think a lot of you guys are focusing too much on the beta. At the end of the day, regardless of when and how they announced it, it’s still a beta. It’s not a demo. It’s certainly not as bad as a lot of people are making it out to be. And from what we’ve heard Caspian Border is far more impressive.

    I think the only thing we have learnt from this process is a lot of people would make terrible game testers.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. thesamy

    i still dont understand why you feel like you cant play the game..
    i played the game 20+hours is now in caspian border i played nonstop for 2-3 hours and its very fun.
    GrimRita lol is not to late, caspian boarder got the a feel of a battlefield try it you wont regrat.
    (you know what i think you writing this word but you are tying the game as we speak but just dont want to admit it and if im worng then you want to play it becuse you comment a lot on the game news..).

    #22 4 years ago
  23. OrbitMonkey

    @21 Er no. This whole Beta was a marketing ploy, end of. Metro was used to convince CoD fanbois, that Dice can do run n gun focused maps. They can’t. Caspian border has been wheeled out to win back the faithful. It might.

    Your right in that Gamers are not games testers & gamers that spend lots of time within 1 particular genre get very picky. So NOT to expect this negative feedback from a buggy beta that you’ve released to everyone shows a lot of stupidity or arrogance.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. endgame

    @bf3haters u know u can just GTFO and play w/e else u idiots play in your free time. which probably r games like farmville, cod etc etc. I’m sick of u whine ass losers complaining about a game that is way too advanced for u to understand. also @Tech-N9ne player movement seems off to u? r u plain retarded!? ah don’t answer! that was retorical btw.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. OrbitMonkey

    ^ lol, yes your a prime example of the mature, intellectually superior BF player ;)

    #25 4 years ago
  26. viralshag

    @23, “Caspian border has been wheeled out to win back the faithful.”

    What the hell is this supposed to mean? It’s like people are annoyed they don’t have the full game at their fingertips in this beta. I’m sure the “faithful” are the ones enjoying the fact they got their hands on it early.

    And when people keep using the term “buggy beta” it kinda just says it all really. Previously, I have made some comments about it but to say that all the bugs(?) weigh so heavily that you’re no longer going to buy it, just strikes me as a little on the ridiculous side.

    Some say this will be the biggest flop… I have a feeling when the game releases the only thing we will see is the biggest U-turn in people’s opinions about the game.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Tech-N9ne

    @endgame or *Professor Battlefield

    No I aint retarded and yes player movement seems off, at least on my Xbox it is. I have put in over 400 hours into BF:BC 1 & 2 respectively and over 500 hours in BF2. I have played my share of Battlefield. And this is my opinion.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. DSB

    @26 To be fair, people said the exact same thing about BC2. “Oh it’s just the beta, it’ll be fine on release” and when it launched it carried the very same bugs and shortcomings.

    That being said, I haven’t had major problems with the BF3 beta, although developers should really be a lot more careful with what they put out. If anything is clear it’s that people will completely ignore the term beta.

    Hell I’ve even seen that sort of thing in closed betas.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. viralshag

    @28, I agree. I still don’t think it was the best idea to release this to the masses.

    But BC2 still turned out to be a pretty amazing game, in my opinion at least. I just think there has been enough said on “how bad the betemo is” and just wait and see what the end product is like.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. GrimRita

    @26 What it means is that Caspain Border *SHOULD* have been the beta and not Metro. Metro was in alpha testing and if DICE didnt get enough data from that, then hell knows.

    Besides, this is supposed to be Battlefield 3 and for some, using Metro made it feel more like Bad Company 3.

    Theres no doubt that the game will sell, but when CoD is released, just look at all the copies lined up as pre-owned at your nearest games store.

    Personally, the bugs during beta wasnt an issue. The issue was Origin and why the fuck it is needed?! You dont even launch the game from it. You cant join/adjust squads in game(PC version) but instead have to use a clunky shit browser.

    Others have highlighted and its true – a game that uses alot of RAM – the PC wont like ALT/TAB to switch from Battlelog to game and it has to be THE single biggest stupid idea after voting Labour.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. viralshag

    “THE single biggest stupid idea after voting Labour.” Lolz – Anti-Labour FTW!

    Well, I have to say I’m surprised Activision has jumped all over this opportunity like some sort of hungry animal.

    If I was a ruthless big shot marketing man, I would tell them Acti to release a perfectly running demo with the slogan:

    “COME PLAY OUR DEMO, WE’RE PAST BETA TESTING!”

    #31 4 years ago
  32. BraveLilCrumpet

    Just going a little off topic but will VG247 be setting up a “Platoon” for BF3 when it’s released?

    I like the idea of shooting people in the face on behalf of the website

    #32 4 years ago
  33. GrimRita

    I dont think Activision need to. DICE are on a PR exercise today – this place is littered with stories – they have even dragged out Mirrors Edge 2 just to deflect away from their poor offering being released soon.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Sadismek

    Hmpf, I don’t get them. Why didn’t they release this on consoles too? My gaming platform is the PC and will always be (until Uncharted: Drake’s Deception launches :D), but gamers should have the same amount of maps on both consoles and PC. And I still don’t get why they decided to release Metro as their Beta map.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. OrbitMonkey

    ^ Activision are probably trying hard to come up with a smart arse comment for their trailer later… “This ain’t no beta… This is the real deal!!” Or something…

    Here’s a thought, maybe some of the peeps saying they don’t like the beta, don’t mean the glitches, but the actual gameplay…

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Sadismek

    @35 Yeah, that’s probably it. Although I think they should remove Metro, or improve it in the final game.

    I didn’t have many glitches in Beta, just the usual dead bodies which fly great distances, I’m kinda lucky that I’ve never fell in the map. As for the gameplay, it’s ok for me, but I really felt the lack of vehicles in Metro.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. viralshag

    @35, I don’t find the gameplay that much different to BC2, if anything I find it weightier and more realistic.

    And if that’s the case, people seem pretty caught up on the game if they don’t like it. I’m not a total fan of everything, the menus need some work and I don’t get why they went with the browser thing, but the actual gameplay when I’m in a match feels great to me.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. DSB

    If “more realistic” means more finely tuned recoil, lower dispersion and higher damage, then hell yeah. To me that’s just an instance of far sleeker design.

    To me it just feels faster, far more precise and overall less clunky. BC2 was an alright game, but it was slow and to me the controls and the weapon design was too sloppy to keep me interested. This time it seems like they’ve gone back to basics and looked at other competitive shooters to bring their gameplay up to par.

    I still haven’t tried Border, so I don’t know if the vehicles are as paradoxical as they were in BC2, but based on the core gameplay from Metro, I’d definitely buy this game right off the bat, if only EA could sort out their Steam issues.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. viralshag

    Let’s face it. Steam and EA will make up and be friends a week before release and sales will probably go through the roof when added with their pre-purchased Origin numbers.

    If this happened, I wouldn’t be surprised at all.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. DSB

    I think they’re both really interested in that, so it wouldn’t surprise me either. It would definitely be better for Steam if they did it sooner rather than later though. I’m sure a lot of people would cancel their preorders and jump ship.

    I don’t believe in the conspiracy theories that EA planned it like that though. If that were the case, they wouldn’t have bothered with all the attack press releases.

    I’m hoping!

    #40 4 years ago
  41. NeoSquall

    @32
    I’d like the idea of shooting some people of this site, on behalf of the site itself. In-game, of course.

    @34
    64 slot maps aren’t included in the console version, simple as that.

    #41 4 years ago
  42. turbulence

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVUwecX0wlo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE6dZ58yMgQ

    #42 4 years ago
  43. Fin

    Fuck off with you YT spam!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bP8_Dmfbe0

    #43 4 years ago

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  • Advanced Warfare Exo Zombie Infected trailer shows new weapons, massive enemy

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies episode 2, Infected, has been shown off in a new trailer. The official trailer for Exo Zombies Infected is here with footage of the new gear and new enemies. All of which help set up the mess everyone’s making at Burger Town. John Malkovich and co are dropped […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition comes with a 120-page field manual

    Rainbow Six Siege will be getting a collector’s edition and it comes with a 120-page guide. The Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition has been fully detailed. It’s called the “Art of Siege Edition” and will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, priced £65. Here’s what you get: A copy of the game […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege trailer is all about the operators

    Rainbow Six Siege has a new trailer available explaining the operator system. Operators are what makes any Counter Terrorist Unit and you will get to choose each of them individually before assembling a team. Any operator you choose will not be available for others though, so planning ahead will be crucial. The new trailer shows […]

  • Spotify now available on PS3 and PS4, lets you play music in the background

    Spotify has arrived on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The Spotify app is now available in 42 countries on PSN. The app was part of last week’s firmware update and can be found under PlayStation Music. Anyone can download it, as it doesn’t require PlayStation Plus. You can use your PSN account to subscribe to […]

  • Let’s talk Battlefield Hardline weapon balance

    The weapon balance in Battlefield Hardline is causing a controversy among the players. Are some weapons too powerful, or are other not powerful enough? Westie has been playing Battlefield Hardline since it the day it came out and he has some opinions about the state of weapon balance as it stands right now. Westie also […]

  • UK Charts: Bloodborne enters at No. 2, Battlefield Hardline defends No. 1 spot

    Battlefield Hardline has defended the No. 1 spot in the UK Charts against Bloodborne’s impressive numbers. The UK Charts for the week ending March 28 show Battlefield Hardline continuing to hold the top spot despite dropping 43% in sales. Bloodborne achieved the No. 2 spot and came only 22,500 copies short of becoming number 1. […]

  • Halo 5: Guardians release date and new trailers released

    Halo 5 is coming in October. Are you ready? Halo 5: Guardians has been slapped with a release date of October 27. Microsoft and 343 Industries also released a new trailer to mark the news; check it out below. “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Microsoft said […]

  • Denial wins Call of Duty Championship 2015

    In a weekend where favourites crashed out and non-US teams took a beating, Denial stepped up to take the title and $400,000 prize Denial have beaten Revenge to win the Call of Duty Championship 2015, claiming a $400,000 prize. Taking place in downtown Los Angeles, 32 of the best teams in the world battled it […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC- check out new maps and the grapple ability

    Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC is looking pretty sweet in these two new videos. The Call of Duty Championships this weekend have given our very own Arekkz a chance to check out the new Ascendance DLC coming this month. Take a look at all four new maps as well as the cool new grapple ability (which […]

  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

    Zombies mode gets an exo-kick up the ass with Advanced Warfare’s second DLC drop, Ascendance. When Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC drops this week, players will be going up against some tougher challenges in Exo Zombies mode. “It’s all zombies, all of the time,” says High Moon Studios Matt Tieger, head of the […]

  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

    You know, Lester isn’t as soft as he lets on, at least in these two GTA Online videos he’s not. The first one below is from YouTube user 10Phoenix01 Gamer, showing Lester kick a guy’s ass. It’s apparently punishment for running over the player – at least that’s the way it appears. A second video […]

  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

    ArenaNet has posted information on the Guild Wars 2 website explaining how crafting mastery, and crafting a legendary weapon, will work in the Heart of Thorns expansion. There’s also information on the new Map Bonuses system, which will make acquiring crafting materials a more “directed activity” and streamlined experience. The new system will also add […]

  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

    Sony has announced the addition of AMC to its PlayStation Vue service, which soft launched in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia earlier this month. Those who use the service can now get their Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead fix, and also watch the Sundance channel, WEtv and IFC. AMC and WEtv are […]

  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

    Thanks to Roystan Ross and the Unity engine, you can play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser. This little nugget came to my attention yesterday, and unfortunately it became lost on my worksheet. Better late than never, I suppose. Anyway, the level is free-to-play and if you don’t wish to play […]

  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

    Valve has said its Discovery Queue has increased product page views across Steam by 30% since the company launched the Discovery Update. According to Valve, 75% of those views come from the Discovery Queue, and 16% of product views can be attributed to the Discovery Queue. Even Steam Tags clicks have increased. The system is […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

    Tickets to Dota 2 The International 2015 are now sold out, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The tickets went on sale in two phases starting March 27. Phase one sold out in six minutes, and phase two sold out in four minutes. Each round of sales offered the same quantity of General Admission tickets priced at […]

  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]