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Battlefield 3 PS3 and Xbox 360 reviews go live for US launch

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 21:25 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Reviews for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Battlefield 3 have started to hit, after PC reviews for the shooter went live yesterday.

Out in the US today, folks in Europe can get their hands on it Thursday, while UK folks will get it Friday.

Some sites have yet to post a review yet, as some said their review copies arrived late in the post.

As usual, if you have any more to add, please post a link in the comments section.

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49 Comments

  1. Edo

    So it’s a crappy PC port :) .

    #1 4 years ago
  2. flebotomo

    Everyeye.it 9/10 (PS3)

    #2 4 years ago
  3. strikkebil

    im not surprised pc(f)ans take pleasure from this, (a)fter all they have missed out on almost every bi(g) game since 2006. today is your day Edo, enjoy it!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    It’ll be interesting to see if the MP being limited to a smaller number of players on consoles pushes reviewers to put more of a focus on the games SP (which from seeing a few of the PC reviews, is apparently a bit weak).

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Yoshi

    @3 Why do you put () in your words? :P

    #5 4 years ago
  6. humanfish

    I bet if this exact game had Call of Duty in the title, I bet it would get 9s or 10s

    #6 4 years ago
  7. roni1175

    Only for the sound design this game deserves a 10

    I am going to have so much fun!!!!

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Edo

    #3 So nice of you to come out of the closet,not a best place to do it but I wont judge.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. sg1974

    @6 Three letters guarantee an awesome review and score: C, O and D, or G, T and A.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. TraceableX

    This is soooooooo predictable.

    Console players will be busy playing kickass consoles-only games, not to mention exclusives.

    But what MS have to offer next year? Another Halo?

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    @9
    Maybe if DICE put as much effort into their SP as those games they’d higher scores.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    @11, you didn’t played SP from Battlefield 3 so you can’t judge. It’s much better than anything this year and will come from FPS games (except for Portal 2 if you can count this as FPS).

    the only thing that it is short and story is ok.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. OrbitMonkey

    Well why would a game that doesn’t look as good, or play as smooth as Its pc version, score the same?

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Yoshi

    @11 Are you actually suggesting COD or rather MW2, Black Ops and MW3 will/have all great SP? LOLOLOLOL!!!! Ohh you funny bastard XD

    #14 4 years ago
  15. OrbitMonkey

    @Yoshi, well if you read the Eurogamer reveiw, it has a almost exact same sp as CoD… Though not quite as good. Though the MP is superb.

    And Gekidami has a fair point with GTA :)

    #15 4 years ago
  16. aseddon130

    GTA games get good ratings because they are friggin awesome games and they aren’t made every 12 months like a CoD.

    If u looked at Black Ops reviews they weren’t stellar (I.e: 9 / 10 or above) they were 8s or slightly higher, not a massive difference but it’s enough of a difference in my eyes.

    The console versions of this won’t get brilliant reviews. Which is a shame. It does look great though but as we get closer to release date I find myself going off buying it. Moreso for MW3.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. ASBI

    http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-360/battlefield-3

    if it wasnt the hyped bf3, it wouldve been rated a 70+ score, just like the other buggy shooters, brink and Homefront

    “The single player campaign isn’t quite as great as Black Ops’s story” GamingXP

    “Battlefield 3 may not be the absolute powerhouse I desired; as it still suffers from some irritating glitches and a mediocre campaign”
    Planet Xbox 360

    that pretty much sums it up :)

    No, Im not trolling and YES this is my “own” opinion…

    #17 4 years ago
  18. raoullduke1984

    Not as great as black ops story?

    LOL.

    It must be a 100% fail then, because everything about black ops’ campaign was complete and utter crap, much like the MP.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Dark

    Destructoid: Battlefield 3 Review 7.5/10
    http://www.destructoid.com/review-battlefield-3-214537.phtml

    LOL

    #19 4 years ago
  20. ASBI

    seriously ? when the campaign feels like a movie it is utter crap ?

    anyway Im not gonna complain, this ur opinion and Im gonna act like Im cool with it :grrr: xD

    “The single-player campaign is not something I’d recommend starting with if first impressions are important to you. It’s a lifeless collection of corridor stages that hold you by the hand and often treat you like more of a bystander than a participant. You’re surrounded by invincible squad mates who do most of the work while you’re stuck looking for the one bit of cover that actually is cover and doesn’t exist as an aesthetic prop for the A.I. partners to use. ”

    d’toid

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Psychotext

    “The single player campaign isn’t quite as great as Black Ops’s story”

    Wait, Black Ops had a story? Hell, Black Ops had a single player campaign? :O

    #21 4 years ago
  22. barchetta

    I’m not that surprised at the solid but not stellar reviews tbh. Don’t believe it to be schadenfreude on the part of reviewers but the sheer volume of hype and expectation was too much for any game to live up to.

    I enjoyed the BF:BC games’ singleplayer antics, building a decent set of characters but wasn’t expecting to be as entertained in this. Looks like that’s the way it will be. It’s not going to put me off the SP though, and as normal, I’ll try that first though I dread to think what my wife will make of me if I succumb to my COD4/BFBC2 levels of addiction….

    Might be here tomorrow? Would be nice to be on doorstep when I return from a Gamecity day out!

    #22 4 years ago
  23. bpcgos

    The game itself scale very well on any PC hardware configuration! Check the forum I created for this game here http://www.vg247.com/forum/topic.php?page=1&id=5172#post-28122

    I’ve put a link there to builds your own PC without spending thousand of dollar just to try what next-gen would feel 2 years earlier! This game deserve to be played on PC just to see how much achievement DICE have reach!

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Gekidami

    @12
    The majority of reviews say you’re wrong. Good day sir.

    @14
    Compared to BF3? Yep.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. CityCobra

    GamingXP 90% (PS3)

    http://www.gamingxp.com/bericht-5212-electronic_arts-dice-ps3-battlefield_3.htm

    All in all im really impressed. The good old battlefield multiplayer-experience got expired with a pretty good singleplayer campaign. The graphical and soundeffects are pure stunning like the deep atmosphere. This is the way, player wants to play a shooter.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. polygem

    ign 9.0

    http://uk.xbox360.ign.com/articles/121/1210685p1.html

    #26 4 years ago
  27. moobs007

    360 review of battlefield 3 from incgamers: http://www.incgamers.com/Reviews/1254/beauty-and-the-beast-battlefield-3-360-review

    7/10

    #27 4 years ago
  28. stretch215

    I’m actually surprised to find that I’d rather play the sp from cod than bf3. It’s not even the story (or lack of one +both games) as much as the execution. #20′s d’toid quote sums it up really well, as does the eg review.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. G1GAHURTZ

    So I suppose a poor SP campaign only affects the score when the graphics ae average?

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Ireland Michael

    @29 In reality, nobody really gives a flying fuck about the single player in any Battlefield. Ever. It’s not what the game is about.

    Personally, they could give me just the multiplayer disc and I would be perfectly content with the experience.

    Seems a certain fanboy is butthurt because his little kindergarten franchise isn’t as loved as he wants it to be.

    That’s okay young man, you can come play with the big boys in a few years if you want. *pats head*

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Dralen

    Did the original Battlefield’s even have a single-player? I honestly cannot remember it’s been so long. If they did, I never touched it.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Ireland Michael

    @31 Until recently, most of them didn’t, no.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. DrDamn

    @31
    I don’t think the PC games did. BF2:MC on consoles did – it was rubbish – though it did have some interesting challenge modes. Both the Bad Companies did. BF:BC1 had a fantastic near free form approach to missions, BF:BC2 and BF3 have progressively moved towards CoD controlled tunnel shooters with “spectacular” set pieces and as a result become worse.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. G1GAHURTZ

    In reality, nobody really gives a [rage-boy's expletives deleted] about the single player in any Battlefield. Ever. It’s not what the game is about.

    Apparently,DICE disagree with you:

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/07/05/dice-plans-on-catering-to-both-the-single-and-multiplayer-crowd-with-battlefield-3/

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/08/31/battlefield-3-david-goldfarb-spells-out-single-player/

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/03/30/battlefield-3-campaign-to-last-12-hours/

    Oh wait!

    They’re just a bunch of liars, right?

    #34 4 years ago
  35. StolenGlory

    The most revealing thing of course, is when you open the 360 box, Disc One is ‘Multiplayer’ and Disc Two is ‘Single-Player’.

    That made me chuckle, but at least it made me comfortable in the knowledge that DICE knows where it’s priorities lie :)

    #35 4 years ago
  36. ASBI

    “Seems a certain fanboy is butthurt”

    just like u *yawn*ing at every COD news ??? :D

    @35 well, for dice everybody says “it doesnt matter, at least they make a good multiplayer experience” and “dice knows where its priorities lie”

    but when IW and 3arc make everything PERFECT except for the graphics u bitch about it “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO IT IS SO 2006 WE WANT SOMETHING NEW”

    damn u fanboys :D

    #36 4 years ago
  37. warspite

    since when do treayarch and iw make everything perfecty? lmao

    #37 4 years ago
  38. StolenGlory

    “but when IW and 3arc make everything PERFECT except for the graphics u bitch about it “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO IT IS SO 2006 WE WANT SOMETHING NEW”

    Not really.

    I enjoy CoD a fair bit and I am very much looking forward to MW3 when I pick up my copy at midnight from my local store.

    I’m merely addressing the fact that I find it comical that despite DICE’s promises to the contrary, the single-player portion of BF3 is indeed the red-headed stepchild of the whole affair and the disc labelling is merely amusing because of this fact.

    Again, like many others have said, I play Battlefield for it’s multiplayer and not the single-player. Yes, whilst you could easily make the argument that it isn’t such a strongly well-rounded product as CoD, my enjoyment of the BF multiplayer playstyle makes just about everything else irrelevant to me.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. Moonwalker1982

    It’s all fine and dandy about the SP from these reviews. There’s also a few reviews who actually say the sp is near perfect. My brother loved the campaign, said it indeed feels like COD at times in terms of story but it does everything so much better. Thanks to the awesome first person actor and camera views and everything.

    People should play the game first before judging.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. Erthazus

    @Gekidami, Majority of reviews say it’s not “Call Of Duty” or it’s not surprising.

    If you think that Call Of Duty is the pinnacle of singleplayer campaigns or Michael Bay is a great inspiration for military shooters, than woop di doop there is nothing to say more.

    I finished Battlefield 3. It’s a solid campaign which does not try to freak out something. You do basic things what military should do and thats where they aimed at.
    the only problem that is the story is pretty much at the basic level, but it’s much better than anything in military FPS games have ever done this year.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. viralshag

    I rarely play any shooters these days for the SP. I play both CoD and BF3 for the MP only. If I had to pick the one that I thought had a better SP, it would go to CoD. But then BF3 looks amazing and is in another league with regards to graphics.

    Both games have great MP for different reasons. One has huge maps and vehicles, another has fast paced twitch shooter action. They are both good games. People that try to deny either one are just being straight up dumber than dumb can be.

    #41 4 years ago
  42. Gekidami

    @40
    And where exactly did i say CoD is “The pinnacle of singleplayer campaigns”?

    See, when you’re forced to use strawmen arguments, you know you have no case.

    #42 4 years ago
  43. G1GAHURTZ

    I’m merely addressing the fact that I find it comical that despite DICE’s promises to the contrary, the single-player portion of BF3 is indeed the red-headed stepchild of the whole affair…

    Spot on.

    The fact that certain BF fanboys are now also claiming that the SP is irrelevant, having attacked the CoD SP for years on end, is even more hilarious.

    #43 4 years ago
  44. G1GAHURTZ

    Gamepro – 3.5/5 http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/224286/review-battlefield-3-360-ps3-pc/

    Metro GameCentral – 7/10 http://www.metro.co.uk/tech/games/879807-battlefield-3-xbox-360-review-dicey-action

    #44 4 years ago
  45. Fin

    @40

    |military FPS games have ever done this year.

    I mean this seriously – what other military FPS games have there been this year?

    Also, I wonder if DICE just stuck in MW2 or Blops campaign, would people still be saying “the campaign is pretty good actually”.
    I think people’s blind love of anything that’s not CoD is getting in the way of objectivity.

    #45 4 years ago
  46. G1GAHURTZ

    Operation Flashpoint: Red River, and you could possibly argue, Homefront.

    Although, while I might be wrong, I doubt that the MW2 addict has played either of them…

    I think people’s blind love of anything that’s not CoD is getting in the way of objectivity.

    +1

    #46 4 years ago
  47. Erthazus

    @42, You didn’t said it, i said it because reviewers use Call OF duty as the example for what DICE tried to achieve when DICE never tried to achieve this from the start because it is it’s own campaign since Bad company 1. They are doing it’s own thing.

    It’s much slower than CoD campaign.

    @Fin, “I mean this seriously – what other military FPS games have there been this year?”

    shitty Homefront, Operation:Flashpoint:Red river, ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead, Global Ops: Commando Libya (TPS), SOCOM 4 (TPS).

    “Also, I wonder if DICE just stuck in MW2 or Blops campaign, would people still be saying “the campaign is pretty good actually”.”

    of course not.

    I know for sure that people are praising CoD4 campaign because there were really good moments such as a “sniper level in Pripyat”
    and in my opinion it was a solid campaign without bullshit moments with interesting and epic scenes.
    + some moments felt very fresh for it’s time.

    Call of duty 1 in my opinion had the best campaign in all CoD series. It was awesome.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. Nozz

    “Both games have great MP for different reasons. One has huge maps and vehicles, another has fast paced twitch shooter action. They are both good games. People that try to deny either one are just being straight up dumber than dumb can be.”

    QFT

    #48 4 years ago
  49. Ireland Michael

    @33 I really liked the approach they took for single player in Bad Company 1. They had some really good ideas with that one, and it always felt very free and open.

    It’s a pity they never kept that formula. While the single player is completely irrelevant to me, there’s no denying how weak it is.

    @34 Modern Warfare 1′s campaign was really strong in my opinion. It still has the best pacing, variety and set pieces in the entire franchise, in my opinion. The boat section still remains my favourite opening of the whole series.

    Your assumptions of my opinion of the Call of Duty franchise are sadly misinformed, I’m afraid.

    I do and have enjoyed numerous games in the franchise in the past. My problem lies with the almost stagnant nature the franchise has taken on in recent years. It’s stuck in the past.

    #49 4 years ago

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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will be released in November, according to what appears to be a leaked GameStop store promo posted on Kotaku. The exact date is November 6, which isn’t a surprise to anyone. On the promo, it notes that those who pre-order will be granted beta access for PC, PlayStation 4 […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Double XP and Elite Bonus weekend has kicked off

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can earn Double XP along with Elite Bonus on all platforms. There is even Double XP and Double Weapon XP on offer for Black Ops 2. The dry run is over. Prep for the Sunday reveal of #BlackOps3 begins now. 2XP/2XweapXP is live. pic.twitter.com/rn6SVtVJbY — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) April […]

  • Atlus makes “minor edits” to Dungeon Travelers 2 in order to avoid AO rating

    Atlus has announced it has made “minor edits” to four in-game images contained in Dungeon Travelers 2 to avoid an AO rating by the ESRB. According to a press release from the company, localization sometimes require changes to content in order for it to be “understood en masse,” which is why it worked closely with […]

  • Battlefield Hardline is 40% off through Origin this weekend

    The standard edition of Battlefield Hardline on PC is 40% off this weekend through EA’s Origin service. The Digital Deluxe Edition is also 40% off and includes various Battlepacks unavailable in the standard version. You can also pick up the Battlefield Hardline Ultimate edition for 23% off, which comes with all four planned expansions through […]

  • Submerged is an exploration-adventure game coming to multiple platforms

    Submerged is the latest title in development from Uppercut Games, and the exploration-adventure game is coming to PlayStation 4 and other platforms this year. The game takes place in a flooded city which Miku and her wounded brother Taku have reached by boat. Miku needs to find a safe place for her brother to rest […]

  • These screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt show superb attention to detail

    Some gorgeous new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced, and a couple are wallpaper worthy. Especially the one with the horse, but as you’re well aware, I’m horse crazed. The images below in the gallery have been scaled to fit properly, but if you head over to NeoGAF you can bask in […]

  • Namco kicks off Humble Store partnership with Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

    Namco Bandai has started offering its PC titles on Humble Store, and this includes the recently released Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin. Other titles include Dragon Ball Xenoverse, and Project Cars. “In Japan, the Bandai Namco Group companies are known for supporting different charity programs and we are very happy to be […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 Bonus codes to give away

    Already have a World of Tanks account? We’ve got 2,000 codes for players to top up their Gold and Premium days. This weekend sees the World of Tanks Grand Finals take place in Poland, and we’ve got a bunch of game codes to give away to celebrate. Each Bonus PC code offers 150 Gold and […]

  • Mad Max contains Top Dog camps with boss fights

    Mad Max will have bases which vary in difficulty, some of which are considered a “finale” for a particular region and feature a boss fight. Speaking in the latest issue of GamesMaster via GamesRadar, the game’s producer John Fuller said this allows players to tailor their experience by deciding how much of a challenge they […]

  • Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer reveal coming next week

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 28, because you won’t want to miss the gameplay reveal of Just Cause 3. Avalanche tweeted the date along with a teaser, as seen below. The box art has also made an appearance. Keep an eye on the game’s YouTube page, and we’ll be sure to post the video […]

  • First paid Skyrim Steam Workshop mod has been pulled

    Valve’s new incentive which allows modders to charge for their creations hasn’t been live for 24 hours yet, and already, one mod has been pulled. The mod in question was Chesko’s Fishing Mod for Skyrim, which the creator pulled after a community member questioned whether Chesko had permission from the creator of the character-idle animations […]

  • Resident Evil HD Remaster has sold over one million copies worldwide

    The HD remaster of Resident Evil has sold over one million copies worldwide since its January 20 release, Capcom has announced. The company attributed the sales milestone to producing a “great product” along with excellent word of mouth and praise from fans. In February, Capcom said Resident Evil HD Remaster was its fastest-selling digital title […]

  • The Crew: the Raid Car Pack and Raid Live Update now available for download

    The Crew players can now download the Raid Car Pack which is the last of four themes car packs. The Raid Live Update is also available, and it contains six new tuning specs. The car pack contains three new cars: the 2012 Cadillac Escalade, the off-road 2011 Volkswagen Touareg NF and the McLaren F1 supercar. […]

  • Geralt is very professional in the latest Witcher 3: Wild Hunt TV spot

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new TV spot that’s short and to the point. The latest Witcher 3 trailer comes in the form of TV spot. It’s all CGI, and it looks good. If you’re more into gameplay trailers, the latest one will serve you well. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out […]

  • Steam roguelike sale is live, offers deep discounts on a stellar collection of titles

    If you’re into challenging, procedurally-generated, and infinitely-replayable games, Steam’s current sale will hook you up. Steam is hosting a sale on roguelike games. Plenty of titles in the genre are on sale for upwards of 75% off. Highlights include Risk of Rain at 75% off, Don’t Starve at 66% off, Spelunky at 75% off, FTL: […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 finally gets online co-op in Raid Mode on Xbox One

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been patched to support online play in Raid Mode on Xbox One. The Xbox One version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 lacked online support in Raid Mode for a long time. Until today. A new patch has been released to bring that version in line with the rest of them. […]

  • A section in Killing Floor 2′s EULA about cyberbullying is riling up some fans

    Killing Floor 2 has recently got into a bit of trouble with some fans due to a clause in its EULA that gives the developer the right to revoke a user’s license without prior notice. The Killing Floor 2 EULA – just like many others found in modern games, has a section dedicated to cheating […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 free tanks and in-game cash to giveaway

    To celebrate the World of Tanks grand finals this weekend we’ve got some great freebies to give away to new players. We have 2,000 PC invite codes to giveaway, with each one offering new accounts a T2 Light Tank, 100 Gold and 1 Days Premium worth around €8.00. All you need to do is enter […]

  • Marvel announces partnership with Telltale, first game due in 2017

    Marvel and Telltale have entered into a partnership that will allow the developer to work on a new game series, due in 2017. Telltale has announced that it has partnered with Marvel Games, Marvel Entertainment’s video games division, for the development of a new game series. No indication was given as to what the new […]

  • Destiny: Bungie is not saying no to a player trading system

    Bungie has not completely ruled out the idea of bringing a trading system to Destiny. Destiny does not offer any way for players to trade items amongst themselves. But ever since the game’s release, players have never stopped asking Bungie to add one in. While the developer does not have a satisfying answer, it’s still […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 24, 25 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    The weekend Exotics market run by Xur: Agent of the Nine is now open for business. Destiny’s bizarre vendor, Xur, has arrived at the Tower. Xur is your man if you’re looking for Exotic armour or weapons. Not only that, but he will also let you exchange your old Exotic gear for new, upgraded versions. […]

  • Warcraft movie delayed yet again

    The Warcraft movie will no longer hit theatres in March 2016. The release date of the Warcraft movie has been pushed back by three months. The movie was expected in March 2016, but Legendary Pictures announced yesterday that it is now due on June 10, 2016. No reason was given for the delay. This is […]

  • Destiny: Iron Banner returns on April 28

    Destiny’s Iron Banner PvP event will return this Tuesday. Bungie has announced that the Iron Banner, it’s once-every-few-weeks PvP event, will make a return with next week’s weekly reset. It was initially due this week, but because of the recent Crucible changes that were implemented with patch 1.1.2, Bungie wanted to wait and see. That […]

  • Deus Ex devs take the piss out of Black Ops 3

    Deus Ex developers have been having a bit of a laugh at the expense of Call of Duty’s official Twitter account. You would be forgiven to think that yesterday’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 ‘Ember’ teaser was part of an ad campaign for a Deus Ex game, with all the biohacking, wearable tech, augmentation, […]

  • Bungie weekly update: Commendations begone

    Destiny’s weekly update is here to determine the fate of all those Commendations you’ve been earning in the past few months. Bungie started off this week’s update with a recap of the details revealed during the recent livestream. There wasn’t really anything on this front that they haven’t talked about already. With the exception of […]

  • This GTA 5 trainer lets you play as almost anything and it’s the best thing ever

    Want to play GTA 5 as a monkey, a cat, a fish, a deer or some other non-human thing that we eat or keep as a pet? ScriptHook has you covered. Not only can you play as critters, it change other game values, according to an explanation from PC Gamer. These values include making changes […]

  • EA Sports moves Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR release date to July

    EA Sports has announced Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR will be released in July. Originally announced for June, the golf game will now release the same week as the Open Championship at St. Andrews, on July 14. EA also provided some more color on gameplay features such as the ability to customize the game by borrowing […]

  • Jason Voorhees joins Mortal Kombat X in May, Kombat Pack owners get first dibs

    Jason Voorhees will arrive for Mortal Kombat X players in May, NetherRealm Studios announced today during the latest Kombat Kast. Jason will be shown for the first time on Monday, May 4 during a special Kombat Kast. According to EventHub which watched the livestream, the developer will also show off the character’s move and Variations. […]

  • The Witcher 3: Nvidia heads to Poland for a behind-the-scenes look – video

    A video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, taking you behind-the-scenes with CD Projekt RED. Nvidia’s GeForce crew went to the firm’s studio in Poland to talk with the game’s executive producer John Mamais, who provides a look at the PC version of the upcoming RPG. CD Projekt, according to the video […]

  • Microsoft notes decline in Xbox unit sales for Q3 FY15 to 1.6 million

    Microsoft reported its Q3 FY15 earnings today, citing growth in Xbox Live usage as one of the contributing factors to the firm’s reported revenue. However, the firm noted a decline in units sales for its Xbox consoles during the quarter. Microsoft Q3 2014 (yoy comparison) Microsoft Q1 fiscal 2015 Microsoft Q2 fiscal 2015 The firm […]

  • Powerplay is a new feature included in the Elite: Dangerous May update

    The next update for Elite: Dangerous is coming next month and it includes a new feature called Powerplay. According to Frontier Developments, Powerplay allows players to participate in an ongoing battle that “enhances every aspect” of the game. Players can become allies with a number of galactic Powers and guide their strategy, pursue objectives in […]

  • Facebook says it’s “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift

    Facebook has said it is “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift as the VR headset is still in the development stages. Speaking during a call to investors, Facebook CFO David Wehner said the company had nothing to announce regarding the amount of stock it expected to ship. “We have not announced any […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch and rental server program hits next week

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch has a release date for both consoles and PC. PC & Console patch and RSP for Consoles coming April 28th. Fixes include TDM spawns and more: http://t.co/BZYJeomPlr pic.twitter.com/27TCiY8hmf — Battlefield (@Battlefield) April 23, 2015 The update will include fixes to Punkbuster, Nvidia DirectX drivers, TDM spawns, contains weapon balance tweaks and […]

  • Modders can now earn money through Steam Workshop starting today with Skyrim

    Valve has introduced a new functionality within Steam Workshop which will allow mod makers to earn money for their creations, starting with Skyrim. The update will allow content such as mods, items, or maps to be sold through Steam Workshop for titles which have the feature enabled. A new “streamlined process for listing” has been […]

  • Play Skyrim for free this weekend on Steam and take 75% off while you’re at it

    Skyrim is free this weekend on Steam providing wanna-be Dragonborns who have procrastinated on wetting their blades with Stormcloak blood the perfect opportunity to give the RPG a try. Head over to Steam and download the game and play for free until April 26 at 1am PDT. The game is also 75% off if you […]

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

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

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

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

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

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

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

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

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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