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DmC: Devil May Cry – Vergil will return as main character

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:10 GMT By Dave Cook

DmC: Devil May Cry will see Dante’s brother Vergil return in a starring role that sees the brothers risking their lives to rid the world of the demon menace.

Capcom announced Vergil’s return at a pre-Gamescom event, and explained that Vergil recruits Dante into a group called the Order to help him get revenge on the demon enslaving mankind. The Order is a group of hackers, spies and other roles brought together to save mankind.

They have been estranged since childhood, and Dante has no recollection of him. Vergil and Dante will guard each other with their life as they fight against the demons.

Capcom then revealed a trailer that showed both brothers fighting side by side in cut-scenes, and squabbling over the game’s female character. Dante wants to save her at the potential cost of their mission, but Vergil wants to focus on the issue at hand.

New gameplay then showed Dante infiltrating the lair of the demon’s corrupt media mogul, swinging through warped world plastered with news tickers and warped infographics.

Reaching the end of an elevated walkway, the media mogul’s face phases out of the wall and confronts Dante. The two exchange words, expletives and the middle finger before a battle erupts.

In a stroke of brilliance the camera then pans back like a news report as Dante starts fighting a pack of goons. The media mogul commentates on the battle, spinning tons of propaganda about Dante to rally the demons against him – Calling him a drunk, focusing on his violent acts and more. It’s rather clever.

DmC is out January 15 on PS3 and Xbox 360.

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36 Comments

  1. freedoms_stain

    Considering their relationship in the previous games I smell a predictable doublecross plot.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. hives

    @1 – Yeah, but… This is NOT the same universe as in previous Capcom-made DMC games. It’s different world, different timeline, different universe. That’s why Capcom said some time ago that “proper” DMC5 may still be produced.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. noherczeg

    AND PC, you know there are guys who love H&S games on PC too, why not inform them about the release?

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Dave Cook

    @3 Yes, but the PC version isn’t out the date I listed there. Plus I’m actually at the conference writing all of this up as it happens. Give me time mate ;)

    #4 3 years ago
  5. absolutezero

    Ok lets take a little poll on what we think Vergil is going to be turned into.

    I think he might have Skrillex hair and a bunch of tattoos. Thats cool and hip at the moment right? On the pulse of the happening London crowd right. Right?

    Oh hes a hacker! Massive EDM influence then, might end up looking like the tron gang from Saints Row 3. So fucking hip.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. freedoms_stain

    @5, If he’s a member of some sort of order and focussed on his missions I’m saying military-esque type. Probably the antithesis to emo Dante.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. SplatteredHouse

    The PC version of this is announced and coming, and in this particular case, that’ll do for me. :)

    Speaking sort of which, Dave, could you try to lock down a date for Skullgirls digital version for that platform, please, during Gamescom?

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Ireland Michael

    @5 Not even close.

    Trailer here.

    Personally I love the look. He has the hair, katana, long coat, the blue colour, the attitude. He looks like Vergil. Just with new Dante’s face.

    I love how people still think the game is trying to be “hip” when everything in the game we’ve seen so far has proven otherwise. Hahaha.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. absolutezero

    http://youtu.be/QizsJQNIKhc

    That Vergil is so hot right now.

    EDIT : Also enjoy the youtube comments. http://youtu.be/xCL3bt25uis

    #9 3 years ago
  10. absolutezero

    I want this playing over the meaningful brotherly glances and striding towards camera dammit.

    http://youtu.be/iQru7oCdYXA

    #10 3 years ago
  11. absolutezero

    “This is Vorgil” the radio crackered. “You must fight the demons!”

    “HE GOING TO KILL US” said the demons

    “I will shoot at him” said the FuckYou and he fired the rocket missiles. Donte plasmaed at him and tried to blew him up. But then the ceiling fell and they were trapped and not able to kill.

    “No! I must kill the demons” he shouted
    The radio said “No, Donte. You are the demons”

    And then Donte was a zombie.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. YoungZer0

    @10: I bet 100 Euros that not even half of them watched the video. You know stupid people, they jump so easily on the hatred-bandwagon.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    Watched the trailer and if this was called something else than DMC i’m sure the feedback would be much better in the end.

    It’s not Devil May Cry, it’s some kind of “Gay ride with Dante and Vergil” with crappy textures and moronic emo drama. Gameplay… I still don’t know how it plays, i know that NT tries to replicate previous DMC gameplay in the vids but it’s not the same.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    btw. the trailer is damn amazing and unlike anything we’ve ever seen from the franchise. The tone is also much more mature.

    @13: Jesus, sometimes i wonder how you can even live with yourself. Who uses the word ‘gay’ as an insult?

    #14 3 years ago
  15. absolutezero

    Its so easy to fall onto the hatred wagon and yet even easier to go flying in the opposite direction and see not fault in anything. Its beautiful.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. YoungZer0

    @15: I think it’s rather sad that you’re usually an okay guy, but whenever DMC is the topic, you act like some spoiled 12 year old.

    Gotta do something against that.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Dave Cook

    I’ve been pro-DmC since it was announced. Devil May Cry 4 was pants in my opinion – I can’t stress the ‘my opinion’ bit enough here, and I feel reboots are always great. See what new teams can do with existing worlds.

    The DmC Gameplay we saw today was incredible. Pat agreed.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. absolutezero

    I can’t help it. Everything about this game rubs me up the wrong way, its not bandwagon jumping or anything, hell I loved Enslaved and for whats its worth I laughed my way through Heavenly Sword.

    Michael Fassbender leader of Anonymous.

    They are Legion. Expect them. Demons.

    Really though I just don’t know, I can’t see anything great about this at all, I do however kinda like the World twisting, thats pretty nice.

    Also NT really have’nt helped endear themselves to me. Personally speaking of course, all opinions and what not.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Erthazus

    @YoungZer0, “Who uses the word ‘gay’ as an insult?”

    It’s not an insult, it’s truth.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. absolutezero

    What does that even mean?

    #20 3 years ago
  21. YoungZer0

    @18: I dunno, i love everything about the new DmC. The combat looks pretty fun, and although it’s only 30 fps, it looks as fluid as ever. The world shifting is just insanely amazing. Apparently it’s not just stuff being pushed and pulled apart. In one of the trailers you could see a club turning into a Tron-like world.

    I really like the new Dante. I like his looks, his voice and more importantly; he seems to care. Just this trailer alone shows it. The old Dante wouldn’t care about Kat being in the hands of the demons, because caring is not cool.

    That single dialog in the trailer:

    “So that’s what this is about. You need me to fight the demons, help you save the world.”
    “What else were you planning on doing with your life?”

    Just the fact that Dante is speechless, makes it so much better than any of the previous dialogs in the franchise.

    And finally you can actually tell what’s going on in the world. That’s something that always pissed me off about the DMC Franchise. Capcom created a fascinating world and never did anything with it. DmC shows a world controlled by demons, be it the food, the banks or the news. It’s very reflective to our world and in my opinion that makes it so much better.

    I don’t understand how you could be so much against it.

    I mean i got really pissed when i heard that Revengeance is being developed by Platinumgames, because i hate their games. They are known for horrible stories, shitty dialogs and awful characters. After a rant or two, i decided to wait and see. I did, and it seems to pay off. Revengeance is looking mighty fine.

    Give it a chance.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. absolutezero

    “horrible story, shitty dialog and awful characters”

    This is all im seeing from DmC. I wish I did’nt cringe all the way through this trailer, I wish I never bust a gut laughing at fuck you! FUCK YOU!

    What I want from a Devil May Cry title is for it to be as goofy and Japanese and stupid and gamey and simple and straight forward and light hearted and care free and over the top.

    Platinum aside its something decidely lacking right now and its something I have loved since I started playing games around 23 years ago. They took something pure, idiotic and about the joy of gaming and made it into just another 3D action adventure.

    There was something to discover within the actual gameplay of DMC, devoting yourself to mastering the game and its ever increasing difficulty levels was beyond rewarding. The games were all filled with content and move lists and weapons and skills and items and secrets! Missions and Secret Missions challenging you to play completely differently.

    Now its just a story about some dudes killing the Demons because they are the evil. Only twist Vergil was actually vying on control all along and Kat knows the truth and has fallen in love with Donte! What a tweest!

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Ireland Michael

    ““horrible story, shitty dialog and awful characters”

    This is all I’m seeing from DmC”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8qG4AlK1qk

    #23 3 years ago
  24. absolutezero

    FUCK YOU

    Oh I could do this all day. Its the answer to everything related to this game!

    FUCK YOU!

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Ireland Michael

    @24 I think people fail to realise that, unlike the scene I posted above, the “Fuck You” scene is *supposed* to be funny.

    And it is. Its fucking hilarious, honestly. Here’s this idiotic demonic spouting off, and Dante really, really doesn’t give a fuck. He’s taking the piss out of her.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. YoungZer0

    @22: “There was something to discover within the actual gameplay of DMC, devoting yourself to mastering the game and its ever increasing difficulty levels was beyond rewarding.”

    Okay, this is where you completely lose me. Never cared about that at all. The secret missions are still there, btw.

    @24:

    http://youtu.be/UosZ4mXL8EI

    #26 3 years ago
  27. absolutezero

    I ascertained that much.

    It also felt forced and highly unfunny. Then I started laughing at it because it was so bad, so I guess it worked to some degree.

    Its like they mixed up “over the top” with “petulant child”.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. absolutezero

    Its ground covered before Zero, the amount of games like DMC, Bayonetta and Ninja Gaiden 1 and 2 are continuously shrinking.

    As far as I can tell after this and Ninja Gaiden 3, Bayonetta is the only one left.

    RIP in peace trueskill tournies.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Hellhound30x

    While DMC is not Bayonetta, or Ninja Gaiden….Its a good game… can’t believe I’m saying it… but it is… It doesn’t deserve the amount of hate its getting. Had a buddy send me a copy, and even held on to it for a couple days before I opened it… started playing on the hardest difficulty ,and its still pretty easy… but you know what… the game is good.
    really good. I hate to say it man… but DMC is really good. I can’t believe I’m even saying it..

    #29 2 years ago
  30. DSB

    @29 Holy crap that’s funny :D

    #30 2 years ago
  31. absolutezero

    Beautiful!

    Also I like to see that even last August I was still being merciless towards this game. My opinion has not changed what so ever.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. GloriaHiggs22

    If you think Heather`s story is nice…, 4 weaks-ago my girlfriends brother basically recieved a check for $4000 sitting there 10 hours a week from there apartment and their classmate’s mom`s neighbour done this for 4 months and recieved a check for over $4000 part time on their mac. applie the instructions at this site… Great60.comTAKE A LOOK

    #32 2 years ago
  33. salarta

    @29: There are many issues with the way the DMC franchise and Dante were treated with this game, but even if we were to assume that all of it was absolutely perfect and infallible, the way Ninja Theory and Capcom insulted fans of the franchise alone makes DmC more than deserving of any hatred it receives.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Sini

    what are you talking about and necroing old threads, DmC is by far the best DMC game ever.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. YoungZer0

    @33: I hate to repeat myself but:

    Who mistreated who first?

    Show me some proof where Capcom or NT directly insulted fans of the franchise.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. salarta

    @35: I can understand showing proof about the antics Capcom pulled with things like the Megaman Legends 3 and a payable demo for fans to “prove” they want the game, but I’m not going to hunt for the link of something that anyone that’s been paying attention to the DmC fiasco would already know.

    You phrase your question of “who mistreated who first” as if fans are interchangeable, that just because one group of fans says something bad about the team, that automatically means all fans said it. A lot of fans did attack Ninja Theory first, just like there were many that complained about Platinum having Bayonetta 2 as a Wii U exclusive. Anything you do is guaranteed to get complaints from someone. But then Ninja Theory went ahead and insulted any fans that could have a problem with the direction they were taking the franchise, AND insulted the franchise and Dante themselves. You don’t respond to concerns and criticism by claiming the franchise is about being “cool,” then going on to say everything made before your company came along to make it so different that it’s a new IP masquerading as a reboot isn’t “cool.”

    #36 2 years ago

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    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 […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will support AMD’s Mantle

    AMD has confirmed what most Battlefield fans thought. Battlefield Hardline will indeed support Mantle. Battlefield Hardline will support Mantle, AMD has confirmed. Some players weren’t sure whether the retail version of the game will support AMD’s API, due to its absence from the recent PC beta. AMD did not say whether the feature will be […]

  • Unreal Engine 4 GDC 2015 sizzle reel shows what the tech can do

    Unreal Engine 4 is a pretty versatile bit of tech, as this new sizzle reel shows. As one of the more ubiquitous engines, Unreal will be on show at GDC this week. Developer Epic produced the following sizzle reel to quickly demonstrate what it can do – cutting edge graphics (there are very few games […]

  • Survarium’s latest patch removes limit on battle ammo, rebalances experience gain

    The latest Survarium patch has readjusted the value of experience and reputation points gained and removed the limit to the maximum amount of ammo you can use in combat. Survarium developer Vostok Games has released patch 0.27a to the public, having recently finished testing it. The patch is a major one and covers changes to […]

  • The Hunt Begins in new Bloodborne TV spot

    Bloodborne is so close you can almost smell its coppery tang on the wind – and also you can watch commercials for it. Bloodborne arrives on PS4 at the end of this month (March 24 North America, March 25 Europe, March 27 UK) so excitement is starting to build. Sony isn’t helping keep us calm […]

  • World of Warcraft: you’ll soon be able to buy game time with gold

    Blizzard will soon allow World of Warcraft players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard has announced a new system that will launch soon for World of Warcraft. The system is called WoW Token. Using this system, players will be able to buy game time using in-game gold. Here’s how it […]

  • 3D Realms’ Bombshell returns with the first gameplay trailer

    Remember 3D Realms’ Bombshell? The isometric ARPG that was announced last year? Well, it’s back, and we get to see gameplay footage. The game stars Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, a bomb technician turned mercenary with a mechanical arm. She will embark on a quest to rescue the president and save Earth, all while shooting aliens. The […]

  • Unreal Engine 4 is now free for everyone to use

    Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 available for anyone to download and use, for free. Unreal Engine 4 is now free. Anyone can download it and start using it, the developer announced today in a blog post. The download features the the full set of tools used by Epic, and includes 100% of the […]

  • Call of Duty European Championship winner announced

    The winner of the European round of the Call of Duty Championship has been announced. This past weekend, 28 teams representing UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, the rest of Europe and Middle East attended the final of the European round of the Call of Duty Championship. UK team Epsilon eSports was crowned […]

  • GOG brings back Insomnia sale with discounts up to 90% off

    GOG.com is bringing back its Insomnia sale event with even more games. GOG’s Insomnia sale is back with double the amount of games. This year, there will be two sets of games available at once. The sets are seasoned classics and fresh new titles. Each set will feature games with discounts up to 90% off, […]

  • 2K is shutting down NBA 2K14 online servers, won’t affect career save files

    2K will be shutting down the servers for NBA 2K14 this month. The publisher revealed yesterday that online servers for NBA 2K14 will be turned offline on March 31. “You will no longer be able to play ranked games/online association,” reads the announcement. NBA 2K14 relied on online servers to store save files for MyCareer […]

  • One Dead or Alive tournament organiser is proposing ban of “over-sexualised” costumes

    A Dead or Alive tournament organiser has suggested a soft ban on some of the game’s “over-sexualised” costumes, and not everyone is happy. Tournament organiser “The HuBBs” took to the FreeStepDodge forums to suggest a list of rules that other offline tournaments can follow. The list goes over stages, characters, moves, which is certainly in […]

  • Destiny: all the news from Bungie’s open house Q&A

    Bungie hosted an open house Q&A session with the community last week and lots of exciting news have come out of it. Arekkz Gaming has gathered all the information that came out of Bungie’s open house Q&A in one handy video. The list is massive, going over Exotic weapon balance, upcoming events, PVE, Crucible rewards, […]

  • Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen to honour Nimoy with in-game memorials

    Developers behind space exploration games Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen will honour the memory of Leonard Nimoy through in-game memorials. The develops of both games have confirmed separately that in-game memorials will be established to honour the memory of the late Star Trek actor, Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing Spock. Elite: Dangerous executive producer Michael […]

  • Deal: get a PlayStation 4 + three exclusives for $399

    Amazon’s latest PlayStation 4 deal is not one to miss. With purchase of a PlayStation 4 console from Amazon in the US, the online retailer will throw in digital codes for Infamous Second Son, Killzone Shadow Fall and The Last of Us: Remastered, all for the same MSRP of $399. The Last of Us Remastered […]