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Razer’s Project Fiona revealed as new PC gaming tablet

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 02:17 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Razer’s newest concept is a gaming tablet equipped with two analog stick paddles and the ability to run PC games natively.

Despite seething rumour, Razer didn’t bring its Switchblade concept back to CES, instead revealing Project Fiona as an entirely different beast.

As well as a bizarre set of wings – just look at it; photos and video below – the tablet boasts an Intel Core i7, accelerometers, a multi-touch screen and force feedback (rumble).

Razer claims the tablet is capable of running current release PC games, and expects to ship before the end of the year at an RRP of less than $1000. Developer kits are expected to begin distribution shortly.

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27 Comments

  1. alterecho

    THIS, is an awesome idea. But how in the world did they fit an i7 in that form factor and keep the thermals within range?? Even if it was a ULV processor, i’m puzzled.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. triggerhappy

    They days of zero controller support for pc are well and truly over.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. GrimRita

    @1 i was thinking the same thing lol

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    Blimey. That’s either the most amazing thing ever or it’ll sell about 12 units.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. TheBlackHole

    LMAO @4

    I was thinking the same. Genius or insanity – I can’t quite decide.

    Perhaps if the controllers were a removable attachment, then I’d be sold. An i7 in an ipad size tablet? Yes please.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. RandomTiger

    I cant imagine there’s much of a market for this, looks cool though.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. frostquake

    In the USA, this is bad timing to release a $1000.00 gaming tablet, or even a $599 gaming tablet. The Economy here is expected to be another bad year. Election times also cause volatility. They would have to sell a large amount and consume a good amount of the market for it to survive. I see this only as a Fad!

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Moonwalker1982

    They talk about this thing in other videos that it’s for ‘on the go’ well sorry, but who is gonna be playing on this in the train or bus, etc? Nobody is. And at home? You might as well just buy a good enough gaming pc for probably less, or just stick with the consoles.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    Bad idea.

    Only real difference between PC and other platform gaming is the m/kb.

    Which this doesn’t have…

    And at that price (probably $999) you might as well just get a decent ultrabook.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. silkvg247

    @9 My thoughts exactly. No mouse / keyb = no hardcore market. Which leaves the casual market (whom are happy with pads), or people who only like console ports and use the gamepad more often than not (wouldn’t they just own a console instead?).

    #10 3 years ago
  11. viralshag

    @10, I would rather have a PC which in most cases gives me superior graphics and still use my pad for superior comfort.

    You seem to be missing the picture completely… I would think PC games having a platform which could be adopted by the “casual” masses would only be a good thing for PC gaming.

    This machine at a decent price point with a Steam app loaded… I fail to see where the problem is.

    On a side note, like #2 said, the days for no pad support on the PC is coming to a close and I for one, welcome it.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. silkvg247

    @11 Alright then, give me an idea of what kinds of games you’d play using the pad.

    I’m gonna place a bet that they’re all console ports, or casual games which’d run on a standard tablet; neither of which need an i7 to run.

    If you’d play FPS or RTS games using such a controller then all I can say is good luck with that on multiplayer. Can you imaging trying to beat a good mouse/keyb user with a gamepad? Currently the issue doesn’t exist, as console/PC servers are split.

    And I can’t even imagine how unplayable the likes of starcraft or other twitch RTS games, or any mmo, would be.

    So you see, the problem as I see it is that this gadget aims itself squarely at the audience who play the type of games that really need a mouse/keyb to play.

    I’m with you on the steam thing, but again the actual TYPE of game you’d play is nothing that can’t be done on a lower spec. My point being the control idea does potentially have a market, but the high spec and extra cost I just can’t figure out. It’s not like you’re gonna play BF3 with those things, right? Not against other PC gamers anyway.. hah!

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    @viralshag, you are wrong pal. PC is the biggest platform for casual gamers. Look at the Facebook games and ZYNGA Games. So no, more casual ppl will do nothing for PC gaming at all. It’s only got worse when these vultures started playing FarmVille.

    Pad =/= superior comfort. It’s a matter of taste, but for PC games mouse and kb is important for certain games. If you play console games that were designed for console or casual games that are on consoles, sure. Controller is enough.

    Gamepad for twitch fast shooting games like Unreal or RTS games like Starcraft or MMO’s is not enough.

    @2 absolutely not. If you look at the most PC games, they don’t have controller support at all. MMO’s? forget it.

    There will be support for games that are ports, but games that designed specifically for mouse and keyboard won’t recieve that treatment.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. freedoms_stain

    It’s a luxury device, I doubt they’re planning on selling millions of them.

    It’s an interesting concept to be sure, whether it’s really practical (or comfortable) for its purpose remains to be seen.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. viralshag

    @12, Let’s be honest though, FPS on PCs very rarely down to the extreme Pad vs KB examples that are usual mentioned. I always use my pad in BF3 and stats-wise, they’re much the same as the consoles in my case (I’m an average FPS gamer at best). Yeah I will agree, they’re a little bit worse but nothing that could be made a case out of.

    In a top ten KB vs pad users, the KB will come out on top. However, in my experience I didn’t feel I was playing among an elite race of gamers because the majority were probably using KB&M. I had good games and I had bad games but in general, the experience was pretty much the same as consoles. I think in most cases skill will determine the outcome of a match rather than the controller input.

    @13, Of course you’re not going to get full support for every game and I’m not saying every game needs it either. I don’t think I will every use a pad again for an MMO after DCUO, and I would never use it for an RTS. But on this hardware, I imagine playing an RTS with a mix of controller and touch-screen would actually be a very enjoyable experience.

    Also, comparing FB casual gamers and casual console gamers is not the same thing. You’re looking at two completely different markets.

    Personally, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this, I couldn’t care less about not being able to compete against the “PC Leet” end of MP gaming. Of course I’m not going to generalise and say everyone in that bracket is a complete dick, I will just say most of them are. :)

    Why not just give the option as default for a controller on all RPGs, racing, adventure, TPS, FPS and simulator games on the PC? If all the games I CAN play with a pad had proper support for it (unlike BF3 which is poor implementation) I probably wouldn’t even bother buying another console.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. silkvg247

    @15 If you pitched two equally skilled players against each other, one with a pad, one on standard controls, the one with mouse/keyb would win every. single. time.

    It’s just a better control mechanism for those types of games, I’m sure I don’t have to explain why? I’ts not about competing with the best of the best, it’s about feeling I’ve died because I’m shit, as opposed to I’ve died because I couldn’t rotate my view fast enough or his mouse was faster than my thumbs. Otherwise it’d jsut get too frustrating.

    Some people will agree with you that they can “get by” using pads, but they know they’re at a disadvantage. I’d argue people who think like that are few and far between in the PC gaming area too, which brings me back to my original question – who is it marketed at? A gaming enthusiast won’t even look at something without a mouse. A casual gamer won’t look at anything expensive.

    To be honest the idea of games supporting pads by default is both awesome and terrifying. Games devs are already becoming lazy at shoddy PC ports, imagine if they eventually drop mouse/keyb support altogether. Too much hassle being able to rebind keys and whatnot. Man, I’ll be hanging up my gaming gloves on that day.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. DSB

    Those handles look like an instant dealbreaker. There’s no way I’d ever walk around with something that looked like that, especially in the 1000 dollar range. It’s just ridiculous.

    It doesn’t look comfortable either. It’s hard enough to play with a 360 or PS3 pad for long ammounts of time, but I’d still rather have support for those, than the be left with such an ugly device.

    @16 Well, a mouse is faster. It’s not a measure of whether it’s actually more fun or not. Personally though, that’s why I can’t play FPS’es on a console. I’m too used to putting the dot on peoples head in milliseconds.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Da Man

    #12 is right in saying that in PC shooter games if you just put a player with the mouse against the one with a pad ignoring everything else, mouse would be easier to play with. Since
    bullet magnetism is a very important aspect of pad-oriented versions of fps games, pretty much the only way of making it fair would be putting that into PC versions, which would render them pointless.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. viralshag

    @16 & 18, Well if that’s the case, then people with similar stats as me on Battlelog must be shite. If me having a disadvantage using a pad puts me down a few pegs already, then those that are the same or close with the advantage of a KB&M must be even worse. Some of you VG pc gamers better step it up. ;)

    If this was priced and marketed right, it could have appealed to some people. But with the 3DS, Vita and iPad out there at the moment, I think all potential buyers have something else keeping them busy.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. silkvg247

    Viral, if you’re doing well with pad I don’t doubt for a minute you’d do even better with mouse/keyb. You are giving yourself a handicap.

    I’m talking about infantry, not jets, btw. :)

    Edit: And I’m also assuming you are playing on PC, otherwise none of your points make sense..

    Console players only play against console players, and thus a “good” console BF3 player would have pretty much on par stats with a “good” PC player who plays against other PC players.

    I think you are saying you play with the pad on the PC, though that doesn’t make much sense to me. I mean why would you..

    #20 3 years ago
  21. viralshag

    I can assure you right now, me playing an FPS with a M/KB is a horrifically painful and embarrassing experience for me. And yes, ofc I have been playing on the PC, you were there a few times. ;)

    It’s simply down to a matter of taste, opinion and what you’re use to. I literally *hate* using a M/KB for anything other than work, MMOs and RTS games.

    But then again most of my gaming life has been using a pad since the snes. I only decided to build myself a gaming rig because I played WoW, I wanted to see if I could do it and I could afford it. Turns out it was worth it and why I built a better machine a couple of years later. :D

    #21 3 years ago
  22. silkvg247

    Yeah I know we’ve played on the same server, but thought you might have it on both platforms. :)

    I’ve also used pads, since the master system in fact – I was a latecomer into the PC world.

    Are you sure that you just haven’t found the “right” mouse? I have to use very small mice with my girl hands, else it’s just painful and uncontrollable. For the same reason I struggle with standard xbox pads, though ps3 ones are ok. I also can’t use my PSP for more than 10 mins as the thumbpad kills me – tiny thumbs and all that.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. freedoms_stain

    m/kb can be difficult if you haven’t used them for gaming in a while. My left hand gets tired quicker than it should and I know I’m not doing as well controlling recoil in BF3.

    Using a pad vs mouse is ok if you keep yourself out of twitch situations, flank round and concentrate on shooting people in the back, but I’d hate to go cqb pad vs mouse.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. viralshag

    Nah I tried the beta for the console versions and they were just awful, plus I hooked up my PC to my new 40″ the other day and played BF3 for a bit… It was pretty amazing haha.

    My hand gets sore using a mouse on an FPS where I need a bit more control. For other games like an RTS it’s not so bad. Honestly, I just like kicking back with pads and now my TV is hooked up I can see a lot of games that would have been console buys becoming PC buys such as ME3 and Reckoning.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. CMcAfee

    The verge has a hands-on and impressions up from CES, and the handles are NOT detachable.

    http://www.theverge.com/2012/1/10/2697729/razer-project-fiona-gaming-tablet-first-hands-on

    #25 3 years ago
  26. freedoms_stain

    @25, it also says this is probably not the final version of the product.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. triggerhappy

    @ erth “@2 absolutely not. If you look at the most PC games, they don’t have controller support at all. MMO’s? forget it.”

    Name 5 RECENT big PC games that don’t support controller. Even PC exclusives like Hard Reset & Crysis have controller support. Diablo III devs have even said that D III plays better and more fluid with pad.

    Anyway for me my controls of choice are always about comfort, thats why i like controller over kb&m. But to say that most PC games don’t support pad is just not true, it used to be, but its not anymore. Look at Bioshock 2, people went nuts when there was no controller support, fair enough theres still not controller support for that game but it shows the mind set of the community, people want choice. Its expected these days and I welcome it. *winks @ Viral :P*

    #27 3 years ago

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    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]