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Vita not sold out in Japan, some users report problems

Monday, 19 December 2011 18:53 GMT By Andrew Groen

Vague sales reports are coming in from the front lines of Vita’s Japanese launch, and while apparently things are going fairly well, they’re not going quite as well as Sony could have hoped. The Vita has not sold out according to Japanese retailers, but memory cards have.

All reports are unconfirmed as of now, but rumors on NeoGAF place the sell-through at around 85% for the wi-fi model and 56% for the 3G model. Retailers have said that it was possible to pick up a Vita without a pre-order.

The larger memory cards (16GB and 32GB) both sold out completely, and it’s being said that 90% of purchasers opted to buy a memory card as well.

Some early buyers are reporting problems as well, though that is certainly to be expected in the first batch of a console release. The most common complaints are of unresponsive touchscreens and system freezes.

Via Destructoid. Image credit: CTV.ca.

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30 Comments

  1. LOLshock94

    its gunna die a slow and horrible death

    #1 3 years ago
  2. WFMMK

    @1 Keep telling yourself that.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. KAP

    So the west measures level of success due to a brand new console release selling out or not after 48hrs?!
    You know idiotic that sounds.

    Sony is trying to keep the gaming handheld alive for “gamers” yet were hoping it fails a horrible death?!

    What backwards thinking is that?!

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Razor

    @2 You keep telling yourself that…

    @3 I don’t think anyone is hoping it dies a horrible death, just pointing out that it will. Hirai already said he wants Vita to exceed PSP sales – which currently stand at 70m.

    With the capability of phones today, no even counting phones tomorrow, next year, 2 years away, it’s just so hard to see Vita succeeding in that way.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    @4

    Yeah, but honestly…what the Vita is showing in terms of graphics capability. No phone can do that yet.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. JackTheLittle

    if it didn’t sold out, this dont mean it faild. plus it had a lot of preorder so its not that strange.
    but you vg guys really failed in disappointing people. stop these nonsenses please

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    It’s only the begining. For now it does everything right as a Next generation Portable device except for memory cards ( people still bought them) and crappy Vita software.

    Success for them will depend on the games. Games.

    If you look at the software that is available to Japan there is not much for them except for maybe Hot Shot Golf game and Vita’s memory cards are already sold out. 16gb and 32 gb. This is crazy. the question is… what will they install if they don’t have a lot of stuff to play with.

    If Sony will somehow sell over 400K in it’s first day than expect it to be the biggest launch in Japan for the handheld system. 3DS sold 400K in it’s first day in JP for example.

    PS: the only problem i see with Vita after previews and reviews is that Sony again fucked up with it’s software.
    With that crappy software Vita have a lot of glitches, problems, freezes and touch screen issues. Sometimes even touch screen don’t want to respond.

    I’m sorry. But there are a lot of guys who paid a lot of money for the iPhone. I don’t remember a lot of stories about it’s software issues which is VERY IMPORTANT for smartphone devices.

    http://kotaku.com/5869239/ps-vita-freeze-and-touch-screen-issues/gallery/1 – here you go. Just look. Sony don’t know SHIT about software and they don’t know how to create a decent one.
    Vita software capabilities are worse than anything on the market.

    If they will make a crappy software for PS4, i won’t buy it. We are at 2011, everyone makes decent software except for Sony.

    But how can you make a software which prevents a multitouch screen from responding. Is this the start of touch screen generation for Sony? Lol.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Andrew Groen

    #5 You’re totally right. But they’ll be able to do even more than that in 2-3 years. Meanwhile, the Vita will be stuck with the old console model, leaving it stagnant and underpowered. It’ll probably have a couple good years, but soon enough smartphones will catch up.

    #3 I just don’t see how Vita is keeping things alive for “gamers.” Gaming is great on smartphones right now. If you don’t believe that then I suspect you’ve been paying too much attention to Angry Birds and too little attention to the thousands of other really high quality titles on the iPhone. Vita doesn’t need to exist for the hardcore audience to be catered to. The hardcore audience just needs to prove that they’re willing to pay for high-quality experiences on smartphones. Instead of throwing tons of money at Vita, it might be more prudent to go support as many great iOS games as possible. It may not be exactly what you want, but at least it’s a winning horse.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. JackTheLittle

    @7 oh! come on. wasn’t there a battery problem with the iphone just months ago?!

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Erthazus

    Also, just for fun. Once vita came out on the market there was a firmware update in it’s first day.
    Sometimes i feel like Sony’s software department is full of students from university or some crappy academy. Just wow.

    @9, battery is not Software !

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Razor

    “No phone can do that yet.”

    But what phones can do is…make phone calls. Vita cannot.

    For most people, smartphones do more than enough to satisfy their gaming needs on the go. Sony make much noise about the graphics of Uncharted, etc, but why would I want to play Uncharted on a tiny screen when it would be much better playing it on your TV?

    You only have to look at the insane growth and the amount of people who upgrade their phones on a regular basis to conclude that phones are where this battleground is; not dedicated handhelds.

    Vita may sell 50-odd million and make some software houses some money; but I just can’t see this device ever passing PSP, nor making the big splash that Sony want it to.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. JackTheLittle

    @8 lol! if hardcore gamers want the vita why they need to prove otherwise?
    plus smatphones are nothing for a real gamer. stick to buttonless devise! lol!

    #12 3 years ago
  13. SuperGuyverUSA

    A phone is no way for a gamer to spend hours on. And it’s true that in the next two or so years there will be a new phone and the Vita might have a hard time with that, but wasn’t that the problem back in the 1983 videogame crash? New systems just came out so fast when we already had a system that could last another 5 or 7 years. If that were the case in today’s time, the Vita is a better choice than a phone.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. KAP

    @8

    I cant see the PSP selling 70m a failure but yet we all think so…
    So if Vita did half that this time round Sony will be laughing again..

    Win-Win… quite literally.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    @Razor,
    “Sony make much noise about the graphics of Uncharted, etc, but why would I want to play Uncharted on a tiny screen when it would be much better playing it on your TV?”

    I want to play Uncharted on the PSV on the Go. I want to play it in University and etc.

    Smartphone is not enough to satisfy my gaming needs. I want more than just Angry Birds or Infinity Blade II that is meh.

    I want to jump, shoot, i want my multiplayer there and i want trophies. simple as that

    And most important: I want my BUTTONS. I want my thumbsticks and i want decent control scheme.

    Casual gamers can STFU, GTFO and Die. All of them can burn in the hell. If there will be a decent Final Fantasy RPG i can spend 100+ hours on it on the Go.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Razor

    “A phone is no way for a gamer to spend hours on. ”

    True, but then you’d probably be playing for more hours on a phone than you can on a Vita…

    “Smartphone is not enough to satisfy my gaming needs. I want more than just Angry Birds or Infinity Blade II that is meh.

    I want to jump, shoot, i want my multiplayer there and i want trophies. simple as that”

    Then a Vita is for you. Alas, the hundreds of millions of people who buy smartphones every year are not like you, and can happily get by with the entertainment offered by smartphones.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. AHA-Lambda

    @13 – what? the problem with the video game crash was the tremendous amount of low quality shovelware causing a loss of consumer confidence. There is no comparison. At all.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. tezzer1985

    Ermmm was it not VG247 who had a story up last week about, how Sony up’d shipment by 200,000 so that the console could meet demand and not suffer from shortages.

    In that same article, it was also stated that Sony wanted people who didn’t pre-order to be able to get hold off one.

    I am so sick of the Vita bashing…it’s disgusting and as gamers why would we want this to fail..Not everybody wants to play hand-held games on a bloody iPhone.

    VG247, also has an article about the industry needing to grow up, well vg247 take some of your own advice, and stop putting up unnecessary titled articles, Its a title I expect to see on N4G.com

    #18 3 years ago
  19. JackTheLittle

    @10 but it affect software at least! :D
    plus iOs is 4 years old, you cant compare these two and its softwares are not that great. they’re more about quantity than quality.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    http://gonintendo.com/?p=142187

    Here you go. Just for fun.

    Reggie spent 201 HOURS playing Dragon Quest being a president of NINTENDO of America.

    How cool is that?

    Gaming on the Go is awesome and damn, bring me Final Fantasy or something hardcore and i will spend the same amount of time if not more.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. JackTheLittle

    @16 “True, but then you’d probably be playing for more hours on a phone than you can on a Vita…”
    if you play the same game, that wont be the case :D

    #21 3 years ago
  22. JackTheLittle

    @20 persona 4 is on the way! i love that game.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. SuperGuyverUSA

    @20 Wasn’t Final Fantasy X coming? I cant wait to get that! :D

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    @JacktheLittle,
    @SuperGuyverUSA,

    Yes, FFX is coming and Persona 4 too.

    the only problem is that these two games at the same time Fantastic and at the same time ports.

    I don’t buy system for ports, although i will probably get FFX and Persona 4 in the end and play them to death, until my Vita will explode and die out of heart attack.

    I hope that Sony/Square Enix/Atlus will create original games for the PS Vita. Maybe Persona 5 or new Final Fantasy. who knows.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Dannybuoy

    Wow, these comments are a great place for the kids the hang out huh.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. Razor

    Glad you could join us, Danny.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. fearmonkey

    It could succeed but it needs a Killer App badly.
    As a Iphone owner I don’t think my smartphone will ever be a real games machine, as the controls SUCK!!!!! If apple or someone would make a control dock where I could have dual thumbsticks and buttons I would consider it, but playing a FPS or quick action game on a smartphone is an exercise in frustration.
    If I was traveling alot or a college student where space is a premium, Id want a Vita. I have an ipad2, its great for everything but i still hate the touchscreen controls though it is better with that bigger screen.

    I never considered the PSP as I didn’t like the one stick controls. but Ill consider the Vita if something awesome comes out for it. If they would make an elder scrolls type of game for it that was really good, i might have to get one. It simply needs a killer app. Nintendo always has mario games to get the gamer interest, Sony really doesnt have that so they need some awesome games…….NOW..

    If Sony could get Square to make that remake of Final Fantasy 7 as a Vita game, that would be a killer app.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. OrbitMonkey

    The important lesson here is for companies to make sure their isn’t enough to go round. Then all the headlines are “electronic device sold out in hours!!” etc.

    It looks good and generates appeal. Works for Apple ;-)

    #28 3 years ago
  29. 2EX08

    Vita problems? I smell sabotage…

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Clupula

    While I certainly do plan on picking up a Vita, as do many people I know, I can’t imagine the 3G model will ever sell out because, honestly, it’s just a bad deal when the WiFi one is so much cheaper and doesn’t lock you into any deals.

    #30 3 years ago

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    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for March 3: Heroic and Nightfall detailed

    Bungie has reset the weekly cap of Crucible and Vanguard marks and added new Heroic and Nightfall strikes, now with burn. From now until next Tuesday, the weekly Heroic strike will be The Devil’s Lair with Heroic and Lightswitch modifiers. As for the Nightfall, you’ll be fighting Sepiks Prime with the help of Arc burn. […]

  • Few Mass Effect FemShep cosplays are as elaborate as this one

    The internet is full of Female Commander Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, but very few are as terrific as this one. Visual artist Freya Willia has spent over two years painstakingly creating the perfect suit of armour and the best weapons to make her cosplay of Female Shepard as authentic as possible, Omni tool and […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed Unity, Red Dead Redemption and more discounted

    This week’s Deals with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers is a good mix of modern games and old favourites. The list of discounted games through this week’s Deals with Gold is live with discounts on Assassin’s Creed Unity, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, and more. The deals are live now […]

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

    Destiny players regularly compare the size of their Grimoire Points. Learn how to make yours the biggest. Destiny guide: how to earn Grimoire Points In Destiny, earning most Grimoire cards is just a matter of playing the game, maybe a little more attentively than usual. You’ll either need to complete a certain number of actions […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows will let you play as a baddie

    Shovel Knight owners will benefit from the generosity of Kickstarter backers quite soon. Because Shovel Knight was overfunded during its Kickstarter campaign, developer Yacht Club Games committed to releasing free content updates. The first of these, Plague of Shadows, has now been detailed. The expansion stars baddy Plague Knight, who turns on his former allies, […]

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

    GTA has a long history of controversy. The latest Did You Know Gaming tells the full stories behind the sensational headlines. Grand Theft Auto is such a byword for controversy that it’s easy to forget the full context of what actually happened to bring mainstream press, politicians and interest group awareness to the Rockstar series. […]

  • Infamous 2 one of five new PlayStation Now additions for March

    PlayStation Now will expand to the tune of five new games this month. The March PS Now additions are Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, R-Type Dimensions, Alone in the Dark: Inferno and Operation Flashpoint: Red River. PS Now will set you back $20 per month or $45 for a three month subscription. It offers all you […]

  • Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

    Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster hits PS4 in May. The PS4 release date for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is May 12 in North America and May 15 in Europe. Gematsu reports a special pre-order bonus calendar with art by Yoshitaka Amano is available through the Square Enix Store and participating retailers. In Europe, pre-ordering […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can now aspire to the ranks of Grand Master Prestige. Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games will add 15 more Prestige levels to the latest Call of Duty, giving players at max XP a chance to grow even further. According to the Sledgehammer Games blog, when you enter Master level […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

    Destiny’s toughest challenge gets even nastier if you throw Creepers into the mix. The ultimate Destiny challenge – for now – is the Crota’s End raid. Taking place in an alternate dimension accessed through the Hellmouth on the Moon, the Raid takes Guardians through a pit of darkness to the resting place of Crota himself. […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer introduces the Heir to the Monado

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D protagonist Shulk is the Heir to the Monado, his distinctive red sword. Let this trailer fill you in on what that means. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D releases for New 3DS on April 2 in Europe and April 10 in North America. As well as all the content of the Wii original, it has […]

  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

    The Elder Scrolls: Total War is a terrific mod allowing you get get intimately involved with the history of Bethesda’s detailed fantasy universe. The first release of The Elder Scrolls: Total War dropped on the weekend, giving players their first chance to try out LoRdNazgu1‘s creation. This version runs from 3E 427 to 4E 45, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 out now on Steam

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is out now. Yes, we’re surprised too. You can grab Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 on Steam for $8. Developer Scott Cawthon really doesn’t mess about; the game was only announced in early January. Here’s the blurb: Thirty years after Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza closed it’s doors, the events that took […]

  • EVE Online heister makes off with $13,000 worth of goods

    EVE Online is a hotbed of villainy, espionage and backstabbing, but one intrepid corporate thief has made waves even in this setting. The thing about EVE Online is that it’s a true sandbox: the game’s rules are very loose, and allow players to make careers out of theft, piracy, assassination and espionage in addition to […]

  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

    Nintendo of America has announced a fresh supply of the difficult to find Marth Amiibo. The Marth Amiibo will be back in stock in the US in late April, the platform holder said on Twitter today. Planning to pick up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and don’t have a Marth amiibo? More are headed to stores in […]

  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

    Skyrim has been granted a new beta update – more than three years after launch! – to improve the experience for modders and those who use them. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released in November 2011. I think that’s worth noting before we discuss the beta update that dropped today, even as Bethesda is working […]

  • Paradox’s next epic RPG is, uh, Knights of Pen & Paper 2

    Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is very serious business so please enjoy this very serious trailer. “Return to the dicey world of Knights of Pen & Paper for a new turn-based adventure, where players get to take on the role of players, and also of the game’s encounter-designing, rules-laywering GM in a fully customizable […]

  • Amplitude looks amazing in new gameplay trailer, has a team multiplayer mode

    Amplitude may have been delayed but we still get something this March: a fine new gameplay trailer. Amplitude is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 sometime in northern summer. It’s a reprisal of Harmonix’s classic rhythm action game, a forerunner to its later efforts with Guitar Hero and Rock Band, and was crowdfunded. Update: Turns […]

  • DayZ creator’s “crazy”, “esoteric” next game developed with Improbable

    DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall has dropped the first vague details of his new game project. “I do not want to make safe games. I do not want to make games the way we have been making them. What if the most experienced video game staff in the world collaborated on the most esoteric and […]