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Hitman Absolution E3 trailer has nuns with guns

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:00 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Square Enix has released the E3 trailer for Hitman Absolution, featuring an attempted hit on 47 and a group of assassins dressed as nuns. We’re not joking.

After a tease yesterday, Square Enix has unveiled Hitman Absolution’s E3 trailer ahead of a massive showing at the event next week.

The clip shows Agent 47 under attack at a motel from a wetworks team dressed as nuns, sent by 47′s old agency the ICA. They’re apparently called “The Saints”.

The video was made by CG studio Visual Works, who made the infamous Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Tomb Raider CG trailers, under the direction of developer IO Interactive.

Watch the trailer above. Hitman Absolution launches on November 20 worldwide for PS3, 360 and PC.

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75 Comments

  1. Yoshi

    Thank nuns it wasn’t multiplayer :P

    #1 3 years ago
  2. YoungZer0

    Man i love Hitman and i really liked the trailer but … sexy nuns? Really? How stupid is that? And yeah, you know, the over-sexualization and all that.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Colin Gallacher

    Great trailer. Looking forward to seeing more gameplay at E3, still think the November release date is bit if a gamble.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. The_Red

    Hell fucking YES. No multiplayer. Thank nuns indeed. Now, let’s kill some nuns via Agent 47.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    Lovely ladies, but it was hard to take serious (when Hitman is a rather serious game) but i can’t hate, this trailer is nuts!!!

    #5 3 years ago
  6. TD_Monstrous69

    Seeing this made me doubly glad that I reserved this last week (it also made me think, man those are some sexy ass nuns). Also, glad that this turned out not to be a trailer for multiplayer coming to Hitman: Absolution. Though if I’m not mistaken, didn’t lo interactive already say that multiplayer was coming to Hitman: Absolution back when this was announced at last year’s E3, or am I mistaken?

    #6 3 years ago
  7. The_Red

    @2
    What’s wrong with sexy nuns?

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Talkar

    It has everything a good trailer needs to have: Blood, guns, explosions, sexy characters.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Moonwalker1982

    And 47 handles this situation like a fucking boss!!! :)

    #9 3 years ago
  10. YoungZer0

    @7: Nothing wrong with sexy nuns. Everything wrong with sexy assassin nuns. Doesn’t make sense, is useless over-sexualization and it looks stupid. I might buy it, if 47 is in some kind of strip joint and they would use it as a disguise, but he isn’t, so why are they looking like strippers?

    Just imagine that they have to go into a shop, order specifically-made latex suit and ridiculously high high-heels that serve no purpose but hinder them from properly running and evading.

    Stupid. Just stupid.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. TheBlackHole

    @10 Totally agree.

    Also, what a waste on 47′s part. No forward thinking :)

    #11 3 years ago
  12. StolenGlory

    @10

    Bravo.

    IO Interactive continue to affirm my suspicion that they have no earthly clue why people loved the series in the first place.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Moonwalker1982

    Let’s not take it overboard now. Apart from the instinct mode, which can be disabled, they’ve shown us some great things. This is the first time it’s hard to take something serious about Hitman: Absolution, i sure do hope there’s a good explanation for this ‘weird, but sexy’ trailer. I just hope for a solid,adult and dark story that makes sense.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Hunam

    The way you guys go on is almost like the whole heaven and hell club level from Blood Money never happened.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Moonwalker1982

    Exactly, and boy was that mission awesome :D

    #15 3 years ago
  16. AHA-Lambda

    pretty enjoyable trailer as f*cking ridiculous as it is XD

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Dark

    @YoungZer0

    Well said.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @14: It did happen and it wasn’t nice either. But at least it fit the location. It’s more believable. This however? What do they gain from dressing like this?

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Peetry

    Stupid, stupid, stupid. Why can’t they just make a good, believable assassin game. I want: walk through snowy Moscow, find perfect sniping position and plan escape. Shoot target at carefully chosen opportune moment, walk calmly away. If alarm raised, trigger diversion/ improvise new escape route etc. Only kill non assassination targets if absolutely unavoidable. I do not want sexy nun assassins, I do not want Agent 47 to participate in any kung foo.

    I realise that this is just a trailer, but as a long time fan I’m annoyed that this is how they want to show the game.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Erthazus

    Retarded.

    Sexy nuns is from some anime that i can’t remember. Sexy nuns are ok, but for Hitman setting that is just stupid.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. StolenGlory

    @20

    Or maybe it was from this:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nude-Nuns-With-Big-Guns/dp/B004LLZJL4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338382572&sr=8-1

    Either way, you could have replaced Agent 47 with Danny Trejo in that trailer and it wouldn’t have been any different.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. G1GAHURTZ

    That’s some highly offensive sexism plastered all over this website, right there!

    Shameful.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. DreamCleaver

    Trailer reminded me of the anime Black Lagoon.

    And I agree, it doesn’t fit the Hitman setting. Seems to be some sort of fan-service. I’m not sure we will actually encounter the nuns in-game, but if we do, I’ll never go at it that way. Seems too risky and impulsive.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Ireland Michael

    …what?

    It’s it’s own context it’s funny. As part of Hitman, it just seems completely out of place, as a franchise that usually plays it completely straight.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Telepathic.Geometry

    Does it make a lick of sense? No.

    Was it fucking awesomecakes? YES!!!

    #25 3 years ago
  26. lkm

    wow this site full of retards, i mean you want to kill only drug dealers and murders in hitman? this assassins is a good chance, and probably in game they gonna give a lot of trouble, plus they have a style they looks like a mad assassins that ready to kick your ass in a brutal way, or you just want cups in armor start shooting you like in the previous game.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Gama_888

    Theres no context here. For all we know it could be completely relevant.

    I thought it was an awesome trailer.
    Despite whatever the game is actually like the trailer was always going to have lotsa shit blowing up, and half naked women shooting people.
    Because thats just how trailers go.

    Edit:
    And to prove my point you can read the comment below and try tell me its not a successful trailer :)

    #27 3 years ago
  28. roadkill

    F**king A! I was not going to buy this game. But now.. I’ve just preordered! :D

    edit: Also going to watch some nun-hentais. :))

    #28 3 years ago
  29. YoungZer0

    @26: Yeah, we are retarded, yet you seem to be completely unable to detect what the problem for us is.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. albo88

    looks stupid and perverted this is why west will go down soon cos we keep pissing our own culture keep it up

    just imagine the street of London now if this where Muslim woman’s

    #30 3 years ago
  31. DSB

    Called it.

    Outstanding.

    #31 3 years ago
  32. Ireland Michael

    @31 You called that there would be a Hitman trailer involving over-sexualised assassins in nun habits? Them’s some pretty powerful prophetic skills you have there, DSB. =P

    #32 3 years ago
  33. YoungZer0

    @30: Not sure if the ’88′ in your nickname stands for the year you were born in or for ‘heil hitler’.

    :/

    #33 3 years ago
  34. DSB

    @32 Hrm hrm. I wrote it down and everything!

    http://www.vg247.com/2012/05/29/square-lines-up-hitman-absolution-tease-ahead-of-tomorrow%E2%80%99s-e3-trailer-launch/

    “It could just be a gang in the singleplayer no?

    Either way, smexy nuns. Awesome achieved.”

    A’fankyou!

    @33 It’s definitely the latter. He used to make racist comments all the time.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. YoungZer0

    @34: Glad my racist-detector still works well.

    #35 3 years ago
  36. ManuOtaku

    Well iam with the guys that do like this, i mean this reminds me a lot of the No more Heroes crazy Boss fights, put those fights but with this crazy killers nuns, and they got something here, something really good in my eyes, but it will depend on how the handle it.

    #36 3 years ago
  37. Gheritt White

    “Does it make a lick of sense? No. Was it fucking awesomecakes? YES!!!”

    *THIS*

    #37 3 years ago
  38. xino

    sick!
    lol

    man this show be banned!:P

    #38 3 years ago
  39. Ireland Michael

    @34 Huh.

    #39 3 years ago
  40. DSB

    @39 I called it. Shut up!

    #40 3 years ago
  41. Ireland Michael

    @40 Yes you did. Colour me impressed.

    #41 3 years ago
  42. Edo

    Nuns as Assassins? Meh…

    #42 3 years ago
  43. OrbitMonkey

    It’s odd reading how seriously some people take Hitman. I admit I’ve only played Blood Money, but one of the reasons I loved it was it’s sense of fun and the viscously dark comedy that ran throughout….

    This is just more of that.

    #43 3 years ago
  44. Ireland Michael

    P.S. This is strangely hot.

    #44 3 years ago
  45. osric90

    I’m trying not to buy this one because I want an HD trilogy but it’s becoming more and more impossible to not buy it…

    #45 3 years ago
  46. Maximum Payne

    @43 Exactly.

    #46 3 years ago
  47. YoungZer0

    @44: The slow-mo nose-breaking?

    #47 3 years ago
  48. Ireland Michael

    @47 Well mainly the leather clad nuns, but that too.

    #48 3 years ago
  49. YoungZer0

    @48: Oh, that, yeah, i guess it’s fair to say that there is nothing strange about finding it hot.

    #49 3 years ago
  50. albo88

    if you put religion as race then good for your IQ my friends
    plus EDL said them self they hate Nazist as much as Muslim right ,lol
    yeah well game looks awesome and for sure ill get it not day 1 cos im looking at far cry 3 but is sad that they use nuns figure when this are not even so popular in public and are really devoted to something
    so yeah that’s it happy now

    #50 3 years ago
  51. Da Man

    Now I know I won’t be playing this.. video game.

    #51 3 years ago
  52. albo88

    @ #34 DSB
    show me 1 racist comment that i made don’t be like that Muslim woman that accused the police for violating her right insulting her religion and race when police car camera was filming all and nothing like that happen
    infarct she was even jailed for false accusation
    all my time in this blog i haven’t talked 1 time a part this out of gaming topic

    #52 3 years ago
  53. Kabby

    Google Translate is of no help here.

    #53 3 years ago
  54. Ireland Michael

    @49 Other than the potential chance of eternal damnation in hell for doing so.

    #54 3 years ago
  55. Old MacDonald

    Some guy killing a bunch of sexy girls… I dunno. I liked the girls, I just didn’t like the part where they all got killed.

    #55 3 years ago
  56. DSB

    @52 Uhuh. I’ll show you a few from the highlight reel.

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/01/13/the-cursed-crusade-trailer-hacks-its-way-across-the-globe/

    “finally a game that let you kill Muslims”

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/04/28/knights-templar-bundestag-call-for-ban-of-negative-computer-games/

    “dont forget Germany is a Muslims country now so this stuff is normal”

    http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/28/ea-cancels-mma-release-in-denmark-due-to-energy-drink-law/

    “some times i thing muslims and middle east peoples are close mind but looks like even this dumb ass Europeans looks to be the same trash so whats next”

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/03/16/homefront-2-single-player-will-be-longer-if-it-can-be-balanced-with-multiplayer-says-kaos/

    “#19 He is more hacker then racist,
    this days peoples thing if is worth it burn that empty dvd or not sick fucking shit
    anyway niggers are trash everyone agree on that and that’s not racism but reality”

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/09/01/square-enix-reponds-to-deus-ex-racism-accusations/

    “that’s the typical transsexual nigger lol here in Italy we have a lot of them watch out what do you pick on the streets in dark”

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/04/13/esrb-l-a-noire-contains-blood-spurts-racist-language-pubic-hair/

    “racist language? infarct there is a nigger you interrogate in the game cant wait even if he is innocent ill put it in jail”

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/02/25/kaos-developers-need-to-take-more-risks-with-the-shooter-genre/

    “americans are trash just look t the way they eat
    sell them even shit and they will buy so dont worry kaos they will by you’re game”

    -

    I guess you’re not a racist. You’re just a “realist”.

    #56 3 years ago
  57. G1GAHURTZ

    Oh, wow.

    He’ll love me then. Being a black Muslim and all… Lol!

    How was this guy never banned??

    #57 3 years ago
  58. Da Man

    Please ban user albo88. Thanks.

    #58 3 years ago
  59. DSB

    I don’t know. He seems nice!

    #59 3 years ago
  60. YoungZer0

    @56: Impressive.

    http://youtu.be/TAryFIuRxmQ

    #60 3 years ago
  61. Fin

    How DARE IO Interactive do something that I don’t like? Don’t they know I am the BEST QUALIFIED person to tell them how to make their game????
    This should be EXACTLY like the previous games. ALL games should stay EXACTLY the same as their previous iterations.

    But, again, ye all rant on Call of Duty.

    Fucking hypocrites.

    #61 3 years ago
  62. YoungZer0

    And i agree, he should be banned.

    #62 3 years ago
  63. Edo

    Yes,ban him like yesterday.

    #63 3 years ago
  64. YoungZer0

    @61: ?

    Who here tells IoI what to do? We only ask the question: Is there a need for the female assassins to dress like strippers?

    Reading would’ve helped you understand that, but instead, you choose to be offended.

    #64 3 years ago
  65. Patrick Garratt

    I’ve banned albo88 and blocked his IP.

    #65 3 years ago
  66. Da Man

    Thx.

    #66 3 years ago
  67. YoungZer0

    I second that Thanks.

    #67 3 years ago
  68. Patrick Garratt

    NP.

    #68 3 years ago
  69. G1GAHURTZ

    @Pat:

    +1

    #69 3 years ago
  70. polygem

    the 88 stuff in his name speaks for itself…everyone knows what that stands for right? (88 stands for HH stands for heil hitler). then albo prolly stands for albino, what he probably thinks is the whitest of white…i am a very tolerant guy but this is just too much. thx for banning.

    edit_ok i see. the 88 stuff was dicussed already thx anyway.

    #70 3 years ago
  71. KrazyKraut

    Nice trailer, will keep my pre-order.

    #71 3 years ago
  72. majicship

    I read all of the above comments with great interest (I also had no idea what 88 represented other than a poker hand), especially after reading an online article called What The Hell Is With That Hitman Trailer? It was written by a woman who said “it fetishizes the violence and sexualises the women.” Mind you, she did go on a bit and 400 people said she was ‘uptight’, but hey! I just figured the comments were mostly written by young blokes.

    But chicks with guns? What’s not to like. Who cares if they’re dressed either slutty or nice? I thought that was juxtaposition. No matter how you try and dress this thing up – no pun intended – chicks with guns shifts products because everybody is talking about it. You can’t buy better publicity than that. I had to watch it again. Purely in the course of research I’ll have you know, but I think it’s nothing but clever marketing. This advert is doing its job very well indeed.

    #72 3 years ago
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    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

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

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

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

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

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]