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Borderlands 2 out now: review scores here

Friday, 14 September 2012 08:00 GMT By Staff

Borderlands 2 reviews are pouring in, with a very heavy emphasis around the nine region, a few spikes in the ten, and one notable blow to the 7.5 crotch.

The shooter-RPG hybrid’s has first review appeared in the latest issue of GamesMaster. The print review bestowed a whopping 95% score on Gearbox’s sprawling sequel; CVG published some choice quotes from the piece.

The article stated, “Bigger. Ballsier. Bullet-ier. Borderlands 2 is the antidote to stuffy military shooters”, and called it , “The prettiest game of 2012″ The review also praised four-player co-op mode, as well as the game’s improved weapons and combat.

Atomic Gamer and G4 have both awarded a perfect score, with the generally more critical Destructoid trailing at 8.5 and Polygon proving the harshest critic so far at 7.5 – not even a “h8 out of ten”, as they say. Lets have another rousing fight about reviews, shall we?

The embargo has now lifted. Borderlands 2 is arguably the first major release of the holiday season, so it’s sure to be reviewed everywhere: let the avalanche begin.

But first, check out VG247′s appraisal of Borderlands 2 right here.

Atomic Gamer – 10
G4 – 5/5
GameInformer, online – 9.75
Digital Trends – 9.5
PlayStation University – 9.5
Gaming Nexus – 9.5
EGM – 9.5
GamesMaster – 95%
Ausgamers – 9.2
GameTrailers – 9.2
GamesBeat 92/100
Xbox 360 Achievements – 91/100
IGN – 9.0
Strategy Informer – 9.0
Eurogamer – 9.0
The Sixth Axis – 9.0
PlayStation LifeStyle – 9.0
OPM UK – 9.0
OXM UK – 9.0
OXM – 9.0
VideoGamer – 9.0
Play UK – 90%
Joystiq – 4.5/5
Gamerevolution – 4.5/5
GameSpy – 4.5/5
GameStar – 86%
Destructoid – 8.5
CVG – 8.5
Gamespot – 8.5
BitGamer – 85%
GiantBomb – 4/5
GamesRadar – 4/5
Polygon – 7.5
Kotaku – “Yes”
ShopTo – “Excellent”
Shack News – no score
Rock Paper Shotgun – no score
Guardian – no score

All scores out of ten except where otherwise indicated. Let us know if you find more and we’ll pop them in.

Borderlands 2 launches on PC, PS3 and XBox 360 in Europe September 21.

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50 Comments

  1. TheBlackHole

    Mmm, I can’t imagine it being a 95% game, but it is GamesMaster we’re talking about.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. naffgeek

    Bought the first one on steam sale a few months back and was amazed how much I loved it.

    Never interested me at all but what a great game.

    This is another one to add to the backlog!

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Hcw87

    Europe Release Date is the 21st. 18th in the US.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Edo

    ” Borderlands 2 is the antidote to stuffy military shooters” how dare he?!? :)

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Fin

    Gamesmaster isn’t exactly a bastion of solid journalism.

    I’ll wait for the Edge, Gametrailers and EG reviews.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Moonwalker1982

    That sounds damn good, cause i for one am beyond sick and tired of military shooters. I do wonder if the story is there this time around though. Cause we all know how little story there was in the first one. It never bothered me, but i have a few friends who really hated that.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Timurse

    I really-really-really loved the first one. Got 1500/1750 there on Xbox (except for the Claptrap Revolution DLC). Even downloaded it via PS+ free deal and now rebeating it again.
    The second one is just like one of the most anticipated games this autumn (with ACIII & BO2).

    #7 3 years ago
  8. drewbles82

    Im one to wait for complete/game of yr editions. I’m still on the first anyway, level 44 doing the call of missions on secret A. Prob get Borderlands 2 next xmas.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. NocturnalB

    I’m gonna be doing a marathon through the 1st game plus the expansions this weekend i reckon, anyone else?

    #9 3 years ago
  10. drewbles82

    @9 me too. I didnt know about the playthrough 2 and im level 44 so will be doing that.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. ps3fanboy

    @9

    So you are gonna complete a 100 hour long game in two days?? I have got to say that is really impressive! Especially considering there are only 48 hours in two days…

    #11 3 years ago
  12. NocturnalB

    @11 Don’t be jealous.

    If you gotta know though, i meant i was generally just going to go through the game, as much as i can, and bleed the weekend into next week finishing the rest.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Maximum Payne

    @11 Well there a lot of side quests in Borderlands…

    #13 3 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    @5: But Gametrailers is? Really? Gametrailers is probably the most bro-ish gamewebsite out there.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. DSB

    I think it’s pretty obvious that Borderlands is an acquired taste. Either people hate it, or they love it. I think it’s very good at what it does though.

    @6 You don’t need a better story, you just need to shoot more bullets!

    @11 What are you talking about? My most recent playthrough of Borderlands took exactly 11 hours.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Fin

    @14

    I like their video reviews.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Phoenixblight

    @6

    Gearbox has actually hired writers for Borderlands 2 and have said the story is now actually in the game in the original it was actually the designers who wrote the story along with the employees doing most of the VA work. Because the success of the original they were to get a bigger budget to hire more employees which allows them to do more with Blands 2.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. KAP

    “Blands 2″ Indeed.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. ManuOtaku

    I did like this game a lot, and i played with out co-op, heck i did love also the cover, and if the cover is any indication, this game will rock too, what a way to improve the previous cover, kudos to the designer.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. datass

    Game Informer posted:
    The issue is out, and so is our Borderlands 2 review. Hint: It’s higher than a 9.5 and lower than a 10.

    :happy:

    #20 3 years ago
  21. TD_Monstrous69

    I’m playing through the first right now (thanks Playstation+), and absolutely love it (current rank at level 14). Can’t wait to play Borderlands 2, though I will have to wait a little longer because I gotta get the cash together for it.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Christopher Jack

    I shall order as soon as my money comes in on Thursday.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. ASBI

    as much as I love the series and the fact that it’s one of the best games this gen, I never thought it could reach the 90+ score

    we have a very strong GOTY candidate here

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Gadzooks!

    Cannot wait for next Friday! Bring on the psycho midgets!

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Brenna Hillier

    I’ve just added a hu-u-u-u-uuuu-uuuuuuuu-ge list of additional reviews from this morning’s embargo. Enjoy!

    #25 3 years ago
  26. inside-360.de

    How long ago we had so much good scores? Borderlands 2? Yes!

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Joe Anderson

    Oh here’s our review:

    http://www.shopto.net/news/40682/borderlands-2-review Excellent (5/6)

    Cheers

    :)

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Brenna Hillier

    Thanks Joe, adding now.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. bitsnark

    Edge have gone with 9/10.

    http://www.edge-online.com/review/borderlands-2-review/

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Crazyreyn

    One more – 5/5, Digital Spy: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/review/a406505/borderlands-2-review-ps3-bordering-on-perfection.html

    #30 3 years ago
  31. freedoms_stain

    Wow, impressive haul of scores.

    Also fuck European release dates. Fuck them in their stupid asses.

    #31 3 years ago
  32. viralshag

    @31, +1.

    Give me global digital release dates!

    #32 3 years ago
  33. Fin

    @32

    VPN.

    #33 3 years ago
  34. viralshag

    @33, Is that OK to do with Steam? I’ll be honest I’ve always chickened out from doing that with anything on Steam. I have invested far too much to lose my account!

    Origin though, meh. Wouldn’t lose that much.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. Fin

    @34

    Hm, I hadn’t thought about it. It’s probably ok? I’ve used it a few times to buy games while abroad (you can only buy from Steam if you’re connecting from the country of your billing address).
    I remember with the Civ 5 release, you could VPN to the states to unlock it, the connect as normal.

    #35 3 years ago
  36. absolutezero

    Steam has no problem with using a VPN to unlock games early, I’ve done it multiple times over the course of about a year and a bit.

    #36 3 years ago
  37. Sini

    meh tried it for an hour or two and went back to diablo 3. Got it free with my 670 so i cant complain too much

    #37 3 years ago
  38. Talkar

    @36
    Except they can ban you permanently for doing it. Now i’ve never heard of them doing it, but they do reserve the right to do so. Although that would never hold in court here in Denmark. Just like their recent TOS changes won’t affect danish users ^^

    #38 3 years ago
  39. JebusF

    http://www.godisageek.com/2012/09/borderlands-2-review/

    9/10 from us, cheers.

    #39 3 years ago
  40. viralshag

    @35, 36 & 38, Yeah I checked the forums and even the Steam mods say it would be breaking the ToS. So for now I think I will continue to live in fear of taking any risks that might jeopardise my account. ;)

    #40 3 years ago
  41. DSB

    I’ve done it lots of times with no problems, including Steamworks multiplayer games.

    I just don’t have that VPN anymore, sadly :P

    Steam has no interest in keeping you from your games unless you’re compromising the service.

    #41 3 years ago
  42. Gannu

    Errrm, Guardian – no score?

    They’ve given 5 out of 5 stars. Right below this part:

    Borderlands 2 – review
    Xbox 360/PS3/PC; from £39.99; cert 18; Gearbox

    Please correct it. :-)

    #42 3 years ago
  43. viralshag

    I’m just going to get around to actually finishing BL and then get stuck in over the weekend. I don’t need your ToS abusing methods to have fun! ;)

    #43 3 years ago
  44. Moonwalker1982

    I don’t want to be a negative nancy but i’ve been watching a few Xbox 360 videos of the game and i don’t know. Graphically surprisingly enough it doesn’t impress me at all. I don’t remember the first Borderlands having low-res, almost i guess…washed out textures. But i do see that in this video. It certainly looks nothing like the first shots and videos they released.

    Here take a look

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=750JqDMd36A

    #44 3 years ago
  45. M. K.

    Hope I’ll get my hands on this on thursday!

    #45 3 years ago
  46. freedoms_stain

    @44, intro bit looked the same, the actual gameplay part is set at night in a snowy location, thus the colours are muted.

    #46 3 years ago
  47. Kabby

    Here is a 60fps stream that’s on-line right now and probably for the rest of the week.

    http://www.twitch.tv/itmejp

    #47 3 years ago
  48. Monk

    The reviews need to redesign actually, the idea that most of the big games scores between 9-10 is getting laughable
    And stupid, sometimes the game full of bugs and technical problems and then again it scores 10 or 9.
    I didn’t say that Borderlands is bad game or anything but I don’t fell like the most of the games it deserve 10 or 9 !

    #48 3 years ago
  49. DSB

    I just got done with the tutorial and so far I’ll say this:

    1) Claptrap is a lot funnier
    2) The guns are way more awesome, responsive, and fun to shoot
    3) The enemies are actually trying not to die

    So far the only iffy thing is that the interface is so trippy it makes me seasick.

    Overall I think it’s going to turn out to be a bigger, badder older brother to the original. It feels better in pretty much every important way.

    I dont think you’re gonna love it if you hated the original, but it’s improved in every way.

    #49 3 years ago
  50. SaintRasmus

    GameReactor 9/10

    http://www.gamereactor.eu/reviews/46111/Borderlands+2/

    #50 3 years ago

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

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

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

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

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

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

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

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

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

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]