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GTA 5 screenshots show police, helicopters, man hanging onto semi

Friday, 24 August 2012 14:22 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

GTA 5 was gifted with more screenshots today by Rockstar. The firm has graced the masses with 10 screenshots this week. Rockstar has promised more Grand Theft Auto 5 content will arrive in the next few weeks, but failed to say what we can expect. The game has not been given a release date yet.

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56 Comments

  1. Faceless

    That’s not a train, it’s a truck. The wheels kind of give it away.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Talkar

    Why is there so much motion blur on so many of the screenshots? Can’t see a damn thing…

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Old MacDonald

    1: haha

    Liked the one with the plane, btw.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Yoshi

    @2 It’s so you don’t see certain things like the character driving ;D

    #4 3 years ago
  5. DrDamn

    @2
    That’s not motion blur it’s DoF.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    @1 Yeah I noticed after I finally had time to look at the entire thing. When you’re in a rush you don’t see the full picture sometimes – plus when R* makes it so you can’t just download the pic but you have to “print screen and paste” into a photo program, it just happens. At least I got the “hanging onto something right,” ya know.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Faceless

    @6
    True, could’ve been worse, it could’ve been “train hangs onto man”.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Talkar

    @5
    Pretty much any game could do without that too IMO. If i want depth i’ll turn on 3D Vision.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Stephany Nunneley

    @7 Sadly, I have seen that before – granted it was toy train and I shudder at the recollection.

    (joking obviously – just trying to make fun of myself)

    #9 3 years ago
  10. tmac2011

    if you cant tell thats a tow truck on a road wtf! i think people are going to be in the country side more than in the city lol. i think the guy on the truck is from a cut scene. but there might be mutliple charachters. i hope we get a release date soon!

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Gama_888

    Hmmmm that must be the new Infernus, My favee :))

    Now im with everyone else saying theres no way this is going to release in 2012, But with the amount of screenshots there throwing out this week, i assume we will have another trailer within a week or 2. and maybe a release date.

    2012 might be possible, R* are pretty unpredictable like that

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Stardog

    The new nature environments look nice.

    I’m still calling November as the release date. I’m happy to eat humble pie after.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Gama_888

    @12 Im with u dawgg :)

    it seems to soon for them to start to be starting for this campaign if there aiming for a next year release.
    There’ll keep bleeding us these little bits till mid september then drop a second trailer with a november release date, then a month of propper campaigning to make sure everyone knows the date, although it would probably only take 3 days really.

    Then november launch and the christmas best seller.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Deacon

    I’m hanging onto a semi now too.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. DrDamn

    @8
    Think any of the shots with heavy DoF are cut scenes anyway.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Froseidon

    @14 – Glad I’m not the only one that thought that was slightly dirty.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Cozzy

    Cannot wait for this. I’m hoping R* stick with the more gritty, realistic tone of GTA IV as oppose to it’s predecessors.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Christopher Jack

    The water looks really nice, unfortunately stills can be misleading.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    @18

    Especially since this is the PC version and they seem to be mid cutscene.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. DarkElfa

    I hope the engine is better optimized than 4, that thing chugged.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Phoenixblight

    @20

    Its the same engine that was used in RDR and Max Payne 3 on the PC ran like a dream. I think because GTA IV was the first game on the engine it had some issues.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Sadismek

    @20 What #21 said. RAGE is well-oiled in Max Payne 3, I know I ran it perfectly at medium settings on my 3 years old machine. And looked great, too.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. roadkill

    @2 The game looks very bad so.. what a better way to hide it than with motion blur!? I bet your ass you won’t be able to disable it in options. ;)

    @5 That’s blur!

    #23 3 years ago
  24. TheBlackHole

    This won’t drop in November. It just wouldn’t dare compete with both Halo 4 AND Black Ops 2. Why would you bother? It can claim next April all to itself and sell a bucketload, just before new consoles are announced in June :)

    #24 3 years ago
  25. sb319

    @19 it is clearly current console in-engine footage, not PC.

    @24 I don’t think R* are worried about either of those games. It’s GTAV ffs.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. Phoenixblight

    @25

    Evidence of that?

    #26 3 years ago
  27. xxJPRACERxx

    @23 That’s DoF.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. DSB

    We know the tech’s gonna be good, but are they still going to weigh it down with boring social realism and a deadpan plot?

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Gama_888

    @24
    Dont kid yourself dude, GTA is the biggest name in gaming. Cods allready losing steam and i reckon most of the casual gamers that may only buy 1 or 2 games a year would pick this up over cod anyday.

    Infact if GTA is announced for november i wouldnt be too surprised of Halo dropped out till next year, Cod’s a little bit more stubborn, they want to keep their 1 new game a year record going, but a delay for halo 4 would be nothing but good. Gives the devs more time to polish up and takes it out of the running of GTA & COD

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Phoenixblight

    @30

    “Dont kid yourself dude, GTA is the biggest name in gaming.”

    Oh really?

    http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/grand-theft-auto-series-has-sold-66-million-units-to-date

    http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Horizons/2009/1127/call-of-duty-series-sales-top-3-billion-activision-says

    Yeah Don’t kid yourself.

    #30 3 years ago
  31. killersense

    phoenix?

    if you read both articles it says gta sold 66 millions units to date and call of duty has sold 55 millions to date. one releases every year and the other takes a while between games. 66 > 55 million right?

    #31 3 years ago
  32. Christopher Jack

    Neither hold a torch to Mario or Pokemon. Neither of those links are anywhere near modern- years out of date, even wikipedia’s list of highest selling franchises is more accurate despite the constant tampering.

    #32 3 years ago
  33. Phoenixblight

    @32

    COD has done in a much quicker fashion than that of Rockstar.

    Rockstar is not going to come out with GTA V in November they never release their game when there is competition. They always pick the month that is the lightest. Look at all their previous releases even RDR, Max Payne and LA Noire followed this example. They won’t throw down against MS and Activision if it means that it will hurt their sales.

    @33

    I used those because those were the lastest numbers as stated from the source. WHich from the COD article being 2 years behind would mean that there have been 2 COD release which would put it above GTA series since there hasn’t been a GTA lately.

    #33 3 years ago
  34. Christopher Jack

    @34, Still wrong.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. Phoenixblight

    @35

    There is no other place to pull it from. SO if you have suggestion to where to look to get number please enlighten me. Even the wikipedia is wrong and only sources the launch numbers and adds them up.

    #35 3 years ago
  36. Christopher Jack

    @36, Check its sources, check vgchartz, check any of the numerous statements by the publishers. If my net were faster, I’d actually link the information but because I’m on a stupid internet plan that I have no control over, I’m barely getting 20KBps because I’m fucking shaped.

    #36 3 years ago
  37. Phoenixblight

    I looked at the sources that is why I came to those. The article I list is from activision and the same for GTA. TO trust anything else is silly since they are just going off of what is stated by the publishers.

    To suggest vgchartz is the stupidest reply I have ever heard. It would be worse than just getting info from Wikipedia.

    #37 3 years ago
  38. stretch215

    Those numbers plus two cod releases (one record breaker/holder & the other damn close) definitely puts cod on top. Simple math, really.

    #38 3 years ago
  39. Christopher Jack

    @38, Nothing hugely wrong with vgchartz except they don’t release digital & retro sales. They are estimates that are updated to reflect official statements.

    @39, Afraid not quite yet.

    #39 3 years ago
  40. killersense

    @phoenix @ @stretch
    lmao you guys are going to use a game that releases every damn year to call it bigger than gta. i can tell you if gta releases every year or even every other year it will be way higher than cod. good thing rockstar actually make significant changes to each version before they release games. there is no way they will be afraid to release a gta game at any time.

    #40 3 years ago
  41. Erthazus

    If GTA would be released every year, you would get the worst game there is. Rockstar milks the franchise with idea and they are always pushing technology, physics, environment, gameplay, soundtracks and storytelling.

    CoD on the other hand built on the old engine and gameplay have not changed since 2003 year, except for meta-gaming changes with 4 to 7 hour linear campaign with shitty script from hollywood writers.

    #41 3 years ago
  42. stretch215

    @41 your whole post is irrelevant. You are hypothesizing . We’re talking sales.

    #42 3 years ago
  43. stretch215

    Also, black ops was the largest release in entertainment history. Bigger than gta4 & only a year after it’s predecessor.

    #43 3 years ago
  44. Christopher Jack

    @44, Maybe biggest launch but as much as I dislike it, Ninty has 19/20 of the most sold games of all time, the exception is GTA: San Andreas.

    #44 3 years ago
  45. NightCrawler1970

    @ Phoenixblight, Activision are a bunch of lazy ass bitches, using other Game-Devs as slaves and mostly all the COD series are nothing but “CUT AND PASTE” games, Activision release every fucking 6 month a game on the market close with Battlefield release, and selling fucking maps for 15 smackaroos, COUNT ME OUT!!!

    And so fucking what if Rock-Star take 5 years to make a game, they all selling like hotcakes, all titles that RockStar makes are bestsellers and no other game-devs can take that away from them….

    #45 3 years ago
  46. Erthazus

    besides, if you want to start comparing Rockstar sales with IW and Treyarch, don’t forget to include Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noir and other franchises Rockstar made. These guys know how to make good games and new iPs’

    #46 3 years ago
  47. Phoenixblight

    @46

    It doesn’t matter if they “copy and paste” games they still have sold more than most series of game so it works with what they have done and they would be a fool not to continue doing it. People like yearly releases obviously.

    I was just merely point out that Rockstar games are not bigger than COD. THe series started later than GTA and they have sold enough units to be a heavy contender against it.

    “besides, if you want to start comparing Rockstar sales with IW and Treyarch, don’t forget to include Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noir and other franchises Rockstar made. These guys know how to make good games and new iPs’”

    No, GTA was being compared against Halo and COD. ANd btw LA Noire was not done by ROckstar at all just published by them and they don’t own the rights to the IP.

    #47 3 years ago
  48. Maximum Payne

    @49 Thing wit LA Noire is little bit more complicated then that :D

    #48 3 years ago
  49. Phoenixblight

    @50

    My point still stands that Rockstar didn’t make the game they only published it.

    #49 3 years ago
  50. Erthazus

    @Phoenixblight, wrong as always.

    La Noire is a TT/Rockstar game, not TB game. You can read it even in wiki
    Rockstar was involved in the development. (Rockstar Leeds)

    and you can’t compare GTA to COD or Halo to be honest. Every franchise have different development cycles and different times when it launched.

    but if you will start comparing studios and their sales, then maybe it’s going to be something.

    #50 3 years ago
  51. Phoenixblight

    @52

    SOmeone else did because they believe November is the release date and they were saying GTA is big enough to throw down against them I only added actual numbers to the argument showing they were wrong.

    “La Noire is a TT/Rockstar game, not TB game. You can read it even in wiki
    Rockstar was involved in the development. (Rockstar Leeds)”

    Team Bondi developed the game from start to finish. Rockstar Leeds is the one that did the PC port.

    #51 3 years ago
  52. Gheritt White

    Those are the prettiest bullshots I’ve seen for a while.

    #52 3 years ago
  53. Gama_888

    I simply said that i believe a november launch is plausable and GTA is the biggest name in gaming. Which i still believe.
    Im not talking about sales numbers im talking about word of mouth,so to speak. When GTA 5 launches itll be all anyone is talming about (to a degree)

    Cod has relaunched essentially the same game for almost the last 7 years.GTA has launched 7 core titles over 3 generation, all completely innovating it from its predocessor.

    Based on thar timeline i believe that. Well ofcourse cod will have higher sales as there are a lot more people playing now then there was in gen 5&6.

    #53 3 years ago
  54. DrDamn

    @23
    It’s DoF not *motion* blur.

    @26
    If it was PC shots they would be anti-aliased to death. Quite a fair amount of jaggies going on in these, so I’d say they were likely PS3/360 shots.

    #54 3 years ago
  55. Phoenixblight

    @55
    Again look at their previous game releases they pick a month that is the lightest and release then it is a core driver of their sales. THey are not going to throw down against Halo and COD if it means they can lose money. It will be most likely before E3 2013 since those months are looking extremely light.

    #55 3 years ago
  56. NightCrawler1970

    @Phoenixblight, yeah it does matter about “copy N Paste” games, people getting sick and tired that Activision comes with a game every fricken year, most gamers didn’t even completed the pretiges, and being forged to buy the next run and Gun game, cheapest design and mostly same graphics as always, most gamers want better graphics, but Activision doesn’t have the money, because they only thing what Activision have in there bloody mind is BONUSES!!! i mean piles of bonuses, and forget that they got sued by IW..

    I hope that IW will win the court, because they make the slam dunk with World Of War, and came up with zombies, IW idea and Activision stole it from them(lazyness???) YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!

    and why you compare with RockStar with COD??? totally different game-category

    #56 3 years ago

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    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

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  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

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

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

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

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

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

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

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

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

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

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

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

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

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

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

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

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

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

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

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

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

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

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

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

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

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

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

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

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

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

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

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

  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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 […]