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Next-gen Gran Turismo: details “soon,” says Yoshida

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 13:12 GMT By Patrick Garratt

News on plans for the next generation of Gran Turismo aren’t far away, Sony Worldwide Studios chief Shuhei Yoshida has assured VG247.

Speaking in a VG247 interview that will be published later today, Yoshida said fans of the series won’t have long to wait to see first real details of what’s next for GT.

“Kazanori seems to have started talking about, so I won’t be surprised to hear more about their plans, our plans, on future Gran Turismo rather soon,” he said.

Polyphony lead Kazunori Yamauchi has been mentioning his next game more of late, calling it “Gran Turismo 6“.

He first confirmed development of a further title in the series in November 2010, just beyond the launch of Gran Turismo 5.

After a period of silence, a flurry of reports in recent months has put Polyphony back in the headlines, with Yamauchi saying in July that the studio is “always aiming for the latest technology and the latest expression.”

There are no serious details, however. It’s not even known if Gran Turismo 6 will appear on PS3 or go to next-gen, as now seems likely.

The exec was speaking after last night’s barnstorming Sony gamescom conference in Cologne, during which the firm announced a multitude of highly creative IPs and showed more on upcoming triple-A titles such as Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us.

One game conspicuous by its absence, however, was The Last Guardian. Yoshida refused to be drawn on the status of the Team Ico title.

“We don’t decide what to talk about until close to those events, so we really don’t have the set agenda for any of these projects that you’re talking about,” he said.

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47 Comments

  1. Yoshi

    Release date 2020

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Dragon246

    Release platform – vita 2

    #2 3 years ago
  3. DrDamn

    If they have learnt from the PS3 it’ll be a PS4 launch/near-launch title. They took far too long to bring their bigger franchises to PS3. I have little faith that Polyphony could pull that off mind.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Christopher Jack

    They should have GT6 as a launch game, they really should need at least 3 of the strongest franchises at a console launch on top of some new IP.

    I think the Vita could really benefit from a Gran Turismo right about now, a GTA game could also be helpful but seems even less likely.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Gadzooks!

    It can’t take that long to re-use an old engine, add some tearing and throw in a bunch of last-gen models and textures. That’s what they did on GT5 after all.

    Oh, it DOES take a long time?

    Yeah, I’d expect a paid-for demo near launch, using PS3 or possibly PS2 assets.

    A proper GT6? Not a chance in hell.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Christopher Jack

    @5, Have you ever said a positive thing about Sony? You can see why people call you a troll, right?

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Sadismek

    @4 They might launch it with a new Uncharted, as it’ll have a 4 at the end of it’s name (Playstation 4 – Uncharted 4, see what I mean? :P). Maybe The Last Guardian, too, if they decide to open it’s graveyard.

    I’d presonally love a new Red Dead Redemption in the launch up of the next generation consoles, although it purely depends on Rockstar.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Gadzooks!

    #6

    You can see why I dont give a rats ass about what you think, right?

    #8 3 years ago
  9. HeavyD-Love

    Gotta say….this is pretty lame. After the debacle that was GT5 they should really learn to keep their mouths shut until they have something to show. It’s a tease for a reveal that will undoubtedly feature delay after delay after…

    #9 3 years ago
  10. No_PUDding

    If they didnt jump STRAIGHT on a massive asset production schedule, then they’re stupid. If they have to outsource some of them, then fine, just hi detail car models for thousands of cars.

    What features they add after that… Well that can come later.

    200 premium cars is shit.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Razor

    Wait, is “next-gen” your speculation Pat, or was it implied by Yoshida?

    Pretty big if GT6 won’t be on PS3.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Christopher Jack

    @8, I didn’t post an opinion. So your response makes no sense but you clearly cared enough to respond. If you don’t like something, why even take the time to click on the article just to copy & paste the same thing you do every other Sony article?

    I mean, I could copy everything you wrote & replace every mention of Gran Turismo with Halo & you’d feel offended but I don’t. The reason I don’t is because I enjoy Halo although it suffers the exact same issues. I also wouldn’t post that dribble even if I hated Halo because I wouldn’t bother clicking on an article just to troll about it.

    Why can’t people be console/platform agnostic? You do realize you gain nothing by pledging your allegiance to one plastic box over another, right?

    #12 3 years ago
  13. ysleiro

    I’ve grown to believe that our friends the Asian devs just can’t cut it anymore. They have to redesign the game engine for a completely different architecture and upgrade all the graphics. I’m expecting this to take them FOREVER.

    Maybe Sony going to a friendlier architecture (as rumored) will ease their pain. Let’s hope.

    @#12 The hell you talking about? Halo shipped with original Xbox character models? suffered delay after delay? and had obnoxious menu? etc etc?

    #13 3 years ago
  14. OlderGamer

    CJ +1

    #14 3 years ago
  15. No_PUDding

    @12 To be fair to him, he can post what he likes. But if you reply to him, then it’s your problem.

    The trick is to ignore people who post inane and simple-minded things. There was no substance to his comment, so glean over it and save your blood pressure.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Da Man

    ysleiro +1

    #16 3 years ago
  17. ManuOtaku

    #13 “I’ve grown to believe that our friends the Asian devs just can’t cut it anymore. They have to redesign the game engine for a completely different architecture and upgrade all the graphics. I’m expecting this to take them FOREVER.”

    I didnt knew activision was asian, i always thought they were from the states ;)

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Gadzooks!

    #12

    Hey, I had a great idea: Why dont you take your personal attacks and shove them up your ass while fucking off?

    I think that would be just swell, don’t you agree?

    In the meantime I will continue posting criticism at things that deserve criticism, as I have since long before you turned up here and will continue to do long after you perform aforementioned fucking off. Moreso now that I know it gets you all riled up and temple-veiny.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. HeavyD-Love

    5 year dev cycle. There’s no way GT6 will be on PS3

    #19 3 years ago
  20. ManuOtaku

    #19 well to tell you the truth it doesnt need to be neither, one per generation is sufficient IMHO

    #20 3 years ago
  21. OlderGamer

    I agree Manu, the idea that games need to be yearly updates/version is bad imo. Once a gen is great imo.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. ManuOtaku

    OG off topic here, i didnt see you got the newest tables of FX2, right now i have the best score on those tables, i need someone to pass me and you are the only one who can do it, or it is your wife?, either way are you plan to play it on the 360, i know you are not connecting to much lately.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Fin

    @20@21

    Eh? So you only want one iteration of a game every seven years?

    Nah, I’ll take my biennial updates thanks.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Christopher Jack

    @13, Please, I owned GT5 & even the standard cars looked quite nice. All those poor screenshots you may have seen were probably done at a low resolution.

    @18, Me riled? Sorry mate, I couldn’t care less about abuse from some random guy on the net. Sometimes it’s actually funny. Clearly you’re the one who’s getting agitated, you don’t randomly swear like that unless you’re a) Ghetto trash. b) Agitated. :)

    I’ve no problem with criticism if it’s justified or constructive, but you’re just trolling, there’s a difference. If I ever see you criticize any of Microsoft’s franchises, I’ll retract my statement but you won’t because Microsoft can Do No Evil in your eyes.

    I mean, you certainly have no issues criticizing one company while forgiving another but you certainly can’t take any- do you know what that makes you? A hypocrite. You also do not seem to really know the meaning of criticism, it isn’t really just bitching & trolling like what you’re doing- perhaps you should do a wiki search on its meaning.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. ManuOtaku

    #23 to tell you the truth, yes i wanted to be surprise with very big leaps between generations, having almost the same thing yearly or biennial, its not my ideal more so if you have other great racing games that you can play in the meantime, if there was a shortage of racing games on all the consoles, i will maybe say yes, but man great racing games are a lot, and this without gotham racing, blur and split.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. OlderGamer

    @Manu I will look into them, my oldest son wants me to grab them too. My wife and I trade back and forth. Some of the top scores are mine and some are hers. Most of the time we are pretty close either way. But our son beats us both by a lot. I have been playing PC so much I have prolly missed a few things, could be worth looking around a bit.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. OlderGamer

    @Fin, totaly agree with Manu here. Very few games I can think of where I want more of the samething each year.

    I can say sports games should be updated. But not with 60usd “updates”. I think you should be able to buy the full priced version and then buy 20usd updates, that included yearly rooster adjustments, improved mechanics, improved graphics etc. EA has been chocking the sports market. I remember when NFL2K was 20usd for its new versions.

    But I think instead of yearly CoDs, they could do the sametype of thing. Sell me the game, then sell me expansion packs with a new campaign or new MP maps.

    Samething for racers.

    And prolly for most games out there.

    But why would a company not want to rake in 60usd, plus dlc each year. They don’t care if the experience found in the game is nearly exactly the same each year. Not so long as people buy it.

    But as a gamer, I got burnt out on some of todays biggest franchises awhile ago already. Oversaturation, imo, is a huge problem. One of the biggest reasons I went looking for games outside of a console to begin with.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Dragon246

    I think GT is the most well maintained franchise in ps lineup, as lack of rehashes every1-2 years allows polyphony to make the best racing sims ever. Every numbered entry shows massive improvements over previous ones. It keeps the series fresh and worth playing. The support the game received after release is also amazing, seeing as how patches and improvement are offered 2 years after the launch. In a world where dev support stops at 6 months , this is refreshing . This is just like how ninty keeps its core franchises like zelda, mario from stagnanting by releasing new entry every 3-4 years, one or two per gen.
    @CJ
    Best way to deal with a troller is to ignore him. He wouldn’t have trolled in the first place if he had brains to talk reason .

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Gadzooks!

    #24

    You should maybe do some research before making yourself sound stupid, as you did here.

    I very rarely praise MS, and in fact gave them quite a roasting right here ealier today. The XBox is not MS in its entirety.

    You are incorrectly assuming that criticising Sony means I must be aligned with a competitor. I owned a PS3 for a little under a year and know from firsthand experience what is worthy of criticism or not.

    As you are relatively new here you wouldnt have seen me praise the likes of LBP, Pain, Demons Souls.

    Best not to comment on what you dont understand son.

    #28

    GT has been in decline since the sublime GT3.

    Oh, and how long was it between the incremental updates of 4 prologue, HD and 5 prologue?

    #29 3 years ago
  30. monkeygourmet

    Next gen Playstation won’t be called PS4, as the number 4 is full of negative superstitions in Japan. Japanese for ’4′ sounds very similar to ‘death’ which is obvs not great business wise! :)

    Most likely will use Orbis or something like that considering how well that would fit in with Vita and the whole ‘circle of media’ thing they want to achieve.

    So maybe we’ll see Gran Turismo Orbis Prolouge on launch? Def not coming to PS3 unless it’s streamed through Gaikai.

    It’s great Sony are releasing all these exclusives, but can’t help feeling there spunking their load at the end of the generation and Microsoft may have some really meaty stuff to show for next gen launch (considering they have shit all exclusives for 360…)

    If Sony released GT 6 on PS3, you would see one next gen till about 2025!!!!

    #30 3 years ago
  31. Christopher Jack

    @29, Been using this site since 2010…

    #31 3 years ago
  32. Dragon246

    @29
    I said numbered entry. Read carefully before commenting .

    #32 3 years ago
  33. OlderGamer

    Gad, I have been here scince the early days. Your a pretty hardcore Xbfan. Not judging that, I went thru my xb zealot days too. But you can fool some of the people some of the time, but your not going to fool all of the people all of the time.

    Also the idea that you can hate on one product but praise another product from the same company as meaning anything is silly. When talking about games and game systems – TVs and Operating systems or Apps and Search Engines have very little to do with it.

    Just saying.

    #33 3 years ago
  34. ysleiro

    @17 ManuOtaku

    MY APOLOGIES. I was unaware that Activision was developing Gran Turismo now. I was under the impression Polyphony Digital was still in charge of the franchise.

    Awaiting your response…

    #34 3 years ago
  35. OlderGamer

    @ysleiro you do understand he was joking right?

    #35 3 years ago
  36. ysleiro

    @35

    His sarcasm was lost on me. SWWOOOOOSHHH.

    I didn’t get why he mentioned Activision.

    #36 3 years ago
  37. ManuOtaku

    #36 because the things you did describe being the issues asian developers have right now, especially this one, are equal to the way activision do handle their games, pretty much you did describe activision too, that was the joke.

    #37 3 years ago
  38. OlderGamer

    @ysleiro all good lol ;)

    #38 3 years ago
  39. Cort

    Sorry Sony. Bought every GT game on day one. But GT5 was such a bland, characterless, dirge of an over-hyped but under-delivered game I’ve quit the franchise and gone over to Forza.

    Time to sack Kaz and hand it over to someone else.

    #39 3 years ago
  40. TheOutcastWolf

    Am i the only one that heard what Hirai said about a +10 year cycle for the PS3 and the software will be updated instead of hardware… Bucking cells costs great money people…

    #40 3 years ago
  41. Gadzooks!

    #32

    So the inbetween GT’s dont exist, right? Of course they do, they are GT games developed by the same team.

    Regardless of what you choose to ignore, GT gets rather a lot of incremental releases, and they are not all progressive.

    #33

    CJ said I was a Microsoft fan. My reply was no, I’m not. Xbox fan, yes. MS fan, definitely not.

    I’m a Nintendo fan too, but strangely never get called a Nintendo fanboy despite sticking up for them a lot. PC is not for me but I have no issues with content on the platform or how businesses operate on it.

    Sony however have done a lot this gen to alienate and irritate me, so they will continue to get my criticism.

    Ultimately I’m a fan of gaming, and I see Sony damaging gaming. They certainly ruined the Playstation brand for me, which limits my gaming options.

    #41 3 years ago
  42. OlderGamer

    I feel the same way towards MS/xb Gad. I used to love ‘em. Now I am just sick of them. I am guessing it downs to this gen draging on so long. I know I need some new hardware soon. I bet you do too.

    #42 3 years ago
  43. Gadzooks!

    OG,

    I’m always up for new toys, but honestly I’ve got such a backlog of games to get through and new games to come that I’ll be content for another year. Shineys are nice and all, but I’m always gameplay over visuals. Minecraft right now is my goto game for example.

    WiiU will scratch the new toys itch for a good while anyway, but thats purely due to the games, not the power of it.

    #43 3 years ago
  44. Dragon246

    @43
    You really comment without reading don’t you? Each numbered entry is markedly better than previous ones, prologue versions just show glimpses of what next entry will bring. Read my earlier comment.
    What are you doing is called destructive criticism .
    The only thing Xbox has done right this gen is gold subs and sony alienated gamers like you by providing free online gaming.
    Yep, Sony has destroyed gaming with exclusives and free online play.

    #44 3 years ago
  45. Gadzooks!

    Keep your head stuck in the sand there sonny.

    #45 3 years ago
  46. Dragon246

    @45
    With pleasure , while you are welcome to waste money on free things and play the next shooter which provides innovations like new ways to shoot and taunt other manchildren and not play exclusive games of other platform .
    Good luck Xbot with your kinect (which is definitely an innovative product ) and next dance central and kinectimals.

    #46 3 years ago
  47. Gadzooks!

    Calm down son, your rage is causing you to type unintelligible garbage.

    FYI, I’ve had much more fun playing Kinect games than I ever got from the PS3. QTE’s, ham acting and narrow corridor games really didnt do anything for me. I’m sure it’s enough to keep a simpleton like you happy and drooling at your TV though.

    And how many shooters are on PS3? Killzones, Resistances, MAG, SOCOM, etc. Just because they aren’t any good doesn’t mean they don’t exist. This is your strange selective memory thing again.

    Stop and think before posting. If you are capable.

    #47 3 years ago

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  • Bladestorm: how 28 rogue ninja conquered Brittany

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  • First Bloodborne speedrun is in, game finished in under 45 minutes

    Bloodborne has been out for less than a week in most parts of the world and the first speedrun record has already been achieved. YouTuber Oginam_tv managed to finish Bloodborne in under 50 minutes. Of course not without utilising more than his fair share of exploits, including level-skipping glitches, as well as the item duplication […]

  • Advanced Warfare Infection gameplay shows the new map, monsters, extraction mechanic

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  • Hotline Miami collector’s edition is close, 50% already achieved

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  • Woah Dave will be an extra free PS+ game on PS4 in April

    Indie platformer Woah Dave will be made free to PlayStation Plus members on PlayStation 4 in April, but it’s not part of the month’s main Plus offering. Woah Dave is a “secret” April PlayStation Plus game, according to Sony. The game is a 2D platformer that received positive feedback when it was released on PS […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: three international tourneys announced, $100,000 prize pool

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  • Project CARS to receive a free car every month, starting with the Lykan Hypersport

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  • Leaked Halo Online gameplay shows weapons, maps, and more

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  • Get PlayStation 4 with the PS Camera and The Last of Us for $399

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  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC comes to PS4 in May

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  • Watch Rainbow Six Siege developers stream new gameplay right now

    Rainbow Six Siege developers are about to livestream new gameplay footage. Come and watch with us. The livestream below starts at 7pm UK time/6pm GMT. Ubisoft will be showing new gameplay footage and will talk more about the operator system, which was revealed today. The footage will be from the PC alpha build. Expect more […]

  • Advanced Warfare Exo Zombie Infected trailer shows new weapons, massive enemy

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies episode 2, Infected, has been shown off in a new trailer. The official trailer for Exo Zombies Infected is here with footage of the new gear and new enemies. All of which help set up the mess everyone’s making at Burger Town. John Malkovich and co are dropped […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition comes with a 120-page field manual

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  • Rainbow Six Siege trailer is all about the operators

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  • Spotify now available on PS3 and PS4, lets you play music in the background

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  • Let’s talk Battlefield Hardline weapon balance

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  • UK Charts: Bloodborne enters at No. 2, Battlefield Hardline defends No. 1 spot

    Battlefield Hardline has defended the No. 1 spot in the UK Charts against Bloodborne’s impressive numbers. The UK Charts for the week ending March 28 show Battlefield Hardline continuing to hold the top spot despite dropping 43% in sales. Bloodborne achieved the No. 2 spot and came only 22,500 copies short of becoming number 1. […]

  • Halo 5: Guardians release date and new trailers released

    Halo 5 is coming in October. Are you ready? Halo 5: Guardians has been slapped with a release date of October 27. Microsoft and 343 Industries also released a new trailer to mark the news; check it out below. “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Microsoft said […]

  • Denial wins Call of Duty Championship 2015

    In a weekend where favourites crashed out and non-US teams took a beating, Denial stepped up to take the title and $400,000 prize Denial have beaten Revenge to win the Call of Duty Championship 2015, claiming a $400,000 prize. Taking place in downtown Los Angeles, 32 of the best teams in the world battled it […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC- check out new maps and the grapple ability

    Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC is looking pretty sweet in these two new videos. The Call of Duty Championships this weekend have given our very own Arekkz a chance to check out the new Ascendance DLC coming this month. Take a look at all four new maps as well as the cool new grapple ability (which […]

  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

    Zombies mode gets an exo-kick up the ass with Advanced Warfare’s second DLC drop, Ascendance. When Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC drops this week, players will be going up against some tougher challenges in Exo Zombies mode. “It’s all zombies, all of the time,” says High Moon Studios Matt Tieger, head of the […]

  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

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  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

    ArenaNet has posted information on the Guild Wars 2 website explaining how crafting mastery, and crafting a legendary weapon, will work in the Heart of Thorns expansion. There’s also information on the new Map Bonuses system, which will make acquiring crafting materials a more “directed activity” and streamlined experience. The new system will also add […]

  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

    Sony has announced the addition of AMC to its PlayStation Vue service, which soft launched in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia earlier this month. Those who use the service can now get their Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead fix, and also watch the Sundance channel, WEtv and IFC. AMC and WEtv are […]

  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

    Thanks to Roystan Ross and the Unity engine, you can play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser. This little nugget came to my attention yesterday, and unfortunately it became lost on my worksheet. Better late than never, I suppose. Anyway, the level is free-to-play and if you don’t wish to play […]

  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

    Valve has said its Discovery Queue has increased product page views across Steam by 30% since the company launched the Discovery Update. According to Valve, 75% of those views come from the Discovery Queue, and 16% of product views can be attributed to the Discovery Queue. Even Steam Tags clicks have increased. The system is […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

    Tickets to Dota 2 The International 2015 are now sold out, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The tickets went on sale in two phases starting March 27. Phase one sold out in six minutes, and phase two sold out in four minutes. Each round of sales offered the same quantity of General Admission tickets priced at […]

  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    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 […]