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Skryim Hearthfire PS3 delay ‘It’s our problem, and it’s on us to solve it’ – Bethesda

Friday, 5 October 2012 10:58 GMT By Dave Cook

Skyrim Hearthfire has launched on Steam, but Bethesda’s Pete Hines has taken to Twitter to discuss the delay of Hearthfire and Dawnguard on PS3, adding that in bringing the content to Sony’s console, “The performance isn’t good enough in all cases.”

Hearthfire launched on Steam today at £3.49, and it lets players create their own home, decor and much more. However, PS3 players are still waiting for the game’s first expansion Dawnguard, and patience is wearing thin for many.

Speaking on Twitter, Bethesda head Pete Hines said of the PS3 expansion status, “We’re still on it. Will share update when I have one.”

When asked for a reason as to the PS3 delay, Hines replied, “The performance isn’t good enough in all cases. For most folks, it’d be fine. For some, it wouldn’t be.”

Hines was then targeted by an angry fan who asked Hines to stop using PS3 hardware and Sony as an excuse, to which he replied, “We’ve never blamed anyone or anything. It’s our problem, and it’s on us to solve it.”

It seems like this issue isn’t going to go away for some. What do you make of the delay? Let us know below.

Thanks Eurogamer.

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35 Comments

  1. Lord Gremlin

    Well, let’s be honest Skyrim on PS3 is just not up to minimum PS3 standard. Look at games like Dragon’s Dogma, Infamous, Two Worlds 2, then look at Skyrim. Looks like shit, runs like shit, lazy, broken port. Worse than DMC3 PC port.
    I have it on Steam myself, abandoned 5 hours in though, after those greybeard dudes, so no interest in DLC. Many people like it though.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Mike W

    I know fans of Skyrim are pissed off to the highest level. Hey Dave I wish you and the rest of the journalists like you were around when this game came out, because it’s a piece of shit on all platforms. I just don’t understand how Bethesda games keep getting pass on their games that are clearly broken, when it comes time to review it.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. KAP

    Damn right Bethesda.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. The_Red

    I still can’t believe the PS3 version of Skyrim got the same 9s and 10s that other 2 versions got. This shows a HUGE problem with gaming journalism. Seriously, it proves that 99 percent of them just reviewed the game on either 360 or PC and then gave the same score to PS3 version (The more professional ones probably tried PS3 version for 5 minutes and missed all the problems with that horrible port).

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Talkar

    ^Or it proves that the games journalists are easily bought. Both are bad…

    #5 3 years ago
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    #6 3 years ago
  7. Gadzooks!

    Or it proves they don’t have the time to play through multiple versions, or aren’t payed to.

    Digital foundry do that kind of platform testing. Your average review simply cannot, and it’s unrealistic to expect them to.

    Try platform-specific review sites instead maybe?

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Hcw87

    What the crybabies above fail to realize is that Skyrim is far bigger than Dragon’s Dogma/Two Worlds 2 etc, both in terms of pure scope and actual content. It’s impossible to release a game this size without any bugs. Me on the other hand, have played over 150 hours and not found a single game-breaking bug. Actually, i haven’t found anything resembling a bug at all. You can’t play a game like this for 5 hours and dismiss it as ”not up to PS3 minimum standards” like @1 does. Maybe blame the poor hardware instead, and invest in a PC or a proper console.

    Yes, i went there. Multiplatform games allways lag behind on the PS3.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. SlayerGT

    I personally don’t care about the dlc. I just wish they could fix the core game. I’ve put probly 150 hours in also. Before any patches my game would start to lag pretty bad after an hour or so of play time. But since they patched it like the third time I think..if my character touches a body of water the game freezes. I haven’t touched the game in months and was like 3 or 4 quest from the end. I def regret buying the special edition :/

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Beta

    Of course it’s your problem Bethesda.. This is taking forever, I wish they’d let us know what the problems are rather than just saying “sorry, still broken” once a fortnight.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Mike W

    @8

    “Invest in a PC or proper console”

    Wow, the stupidity from some people is just beyond human comprehension.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Deacon

    @8 – “your fault. Should’ve bought it for another platform” is effectively what you’re saying?

    GTFO man. This is all on Bethesda.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Mike W

    @12

    He’s just another dickhead fanboy, just ignore him.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. viralshag

    I have to say I have Skyrim on the PC and I don’t remember running into too many issues, if any at all. I don’t think I have played it for as long as some of the other guys here, I would have to check Steam.

    I thought it was a good game though. I feel for the people who got the PS3 version.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Unknown_Gamer

    Its an Excuse to make the DLC’s only for micro$oft !

    Worst game i’v ever seen , I don’t understand the hype .

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Cobra951

    Bethesda can barely make their games technically acceptable on hardware they’re familiar with. Is is such a surprise that they just don’t make the cut with hardware they find more challenging?

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Gadzooks!

    I put well over 100 hours into Skyrim and never hit a single bug.

    Considering the scope and freedom in the game it’s a technical masterpiece as well as a superb piece of design, artwork and story.

    Issues with one platform take nothing away from that.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Deacon

    That’s a rather selfish take on things mate… but fair enough.

    Even if I was playing on PC/360, I’d still think less of Bethesda over their handling of the PS3 version.

    It almost sounds as if you’re happy they got a bum deal! Surely not?! ;)

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Gadzooks!

    #18

    Quite the antagonist today aren’t we?

    I was responding to the trite comment about Skyrim being technically deficient on all platforms. Simple fact is that it isn’t.

    I couldn’t care less about how the PS3 version plays. Why should I?

    #19 3 years ago
  20. Deacon

    Well yeah, I hear the 360 version had a few issues of it’s own, and for us on PS3 it’s just laughable.
    It’s the furthest thing from a ‘technical masterpiece’ you could get, hence your comment drew my unrelenting irk. Seems I’m going to have to bite the bullet and invest in a modern rig so as to play these games in their true form.

    I’m sorry man. I don’t recall us clashing like this before. My hormones are all over the place today.

    Tech issues aside, it’s far too fucking easy to hold my attention anyway. 60+ hours wasted for me.
    Lovely soundtrack though.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. NiceFellow

    @17 oh rubbish. It is a complex title but it’s certainly not a technical masterpiece. The code is glitchy on all platforms as has been well reported. Don’t make the mistake of taking your single proof point as being definitive.

    It’s pretty stable on PC (which I play it on) but to be truthfully the extra horsepower the average gaming PC has is bailing them out a bit there. On 360 it’s a bit worse but decent but numerous glitches and code issues have been well reported. On PS3 it’s unstable and the code clearly not well optimized.

    Ever looked at reading the patch notes? They make it clear the bugs being cleared up each time one releases.

    Obviously from a percentage viewpoint most people will be fine, particularly on PC and 360, less so on PS3 although even there since the major patch it appears fairly stable for most – you’re just one of the lucky majority (as am I with over 200 hours and only one crash and a couple of odd glitches and scripting failures) but that doesn’t render the larger situation invalid which is that this game has sold millions and that means even an unlucky 10% or so of players is a lot of people negatively affected.

    But your comment @19 makes it clear you only care about one platform and defend anything to do with it rather than actually consider the broader consumer issue here which is pretty appalling. If Skyrim was a physical product rather than a piece of gaming software Bethesda would be drowning in lawsuits by now and deservedly so.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Gadzooks!

    #20

    I waited a while before playing Skyrim so had a patch available before starting. Seems to be the wise thing to do with openworld/RPG games.

    I don’t envy the QA guys on games like this. Got to be one of the toughest jobs in development.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. TD_Monstrous69

    On a personal level, I really can’t sympathize too much with people who’ve had problems with the PS3 version of Skyrim. Mainly because for what I’ve played of it (which was about a good 30-35 hours on my PS3), I hadn’t really had that many issues with it (at least to the point of it being game-breaking). Though hearing about issues like these, all while I was playing Skyrim on my PS3, was dis-heartening. Because it had finally felt like Bethesda had done right by the PS3, and had gotten over their previous problems they’ve had with the PS3. I was somewhat sad, and dis-heartened to see that wasn’t the case when it came to the technical issues I had heard about, and development and distribution of the dlc. Though I wasn’t expecting anything special from Bethesda on Skyrim for the PS3, seeing as how they signed that little timed-exclusivity deal with Microsoft on dlc, as well as again, their past with the PS3. But I’d at least expect that this would be released in a timely manner after MS’s exclusive time was up, again, sad to see I was wrong. But then to hear Pete Hines from Bethesda saying things like they couldn’t anticipate the problems they were getting with the PS3 versions of Dawnguard and Hearthfire is simply unexcusealbe (doubly so on Hearthfire if you ask me, seeing as how all that dlc adds is the ability to buy land, build a house, adopt kids, hire people to take care of your house and the kids, and some new type of crafting station). I mean, they’ve been developing games on the PS3 for about 5 years, you’d think they have proper support in place, again, sad to see I’m mistaken. Skyrim is still a great game, no matter what platform you play it on. But seeing problems like this still pop up with a developer that’s as great as it is creatively, is just really sad.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Christopher Jack

    I have played it on both consoles & own it on PC. Each one has their own problems.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    You could smell the fishiness when reviewers got hold of 360 and pc version. But they willfully chose to ignore that and put the stupid 360/ps3 review tag in their reviews.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. ps3fanboy

    Dishonored is next game coming out from Bethesda. if you guys have not learned from Bethesda bug ridden earlier releases and buy Dishonored. you have no right no whine about this game ever…

    boycott Dishonored now!!!

    #26 3 years ago
  27. TD_Monstrous69

    @26 Why would you boycott Dishonored over problems with Skyrim? Dishonored is what the industry needs, and what more people should buy (namingly, new IP’s) instead of the same yearly-iterated crap that’s always released.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    @27

    Business practice would be one reason to boycott the game especially with how bug ridden Brink was and all their games that they have developed and published. Not to support Bathesda telling them they don’t want bug-ridden games.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Jerykk

    People claiming to never having encountered any bugs within a 100+ hour playtime are either lying or have a very strange definition of “bug.” Bugs aren’t limited to crashes or game-breakers. They also include clipping issues, floating objects, wonky physics, pathfinding issues, z-sorting issues, collision issues, etc. If you’re telling me you never encountered any of those, your 100+ hours of gameplay must have been spent standing completely still and not doing anything.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. SlayerGT

    @23 watch your save file. When you get to 10mb is when you’ll start having issues..if you do at all.

    #30 3 years ago
  31. Gadzooks!

    There was some funny physics in places. A lot of amusing ragdolls, but I wouldn’t really call those bugs.

    It’s just there’s so much going on in the game that they can’t implement more advanced physics engines.

    You have to accept compromises in games with such scope.

    #31 3 years ago
  32. Moonwalker1982

    I have a total time of like 300 hours or so in Skyrim on 360. Have done alot of things, finished alot. And only after like 200 hours i encountered some ‘misc quests’ bugs and a bug in the main story. Nothing game breaking for me though.

    #32 3 years ago
  33. Kuwabara

    stop complaining, theres plenty of AAA/AA games that should keep you busy till it releases!!

    #33 3 years ago
  34. Digital Bamboo

    130hrs on PS3 & I’ve encountered no game-breaking major issues. Sure, it froze 4 times, & I’ve seen some weird shit, but nothing I’d consider a big deal.

    I didn’t use fast travel for at least the first 50 hours (to encourage exploration) & admittedly I stopped using horses for a good chunk of it because riding them seemed to be working the system too hard (choppy), but whatever. Horses work fine now with the new patches.

    For me, the more serious issues existed within the game design itself, the poor interface & somewhat clunky combat. Even still, I enjoyed it very much, but it’s a shame that these technical issues have marred the experience for so many others.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. Giskard

    While a game shouldn’t be released in this state for any console, it seems to happen only to the PS3.

    Been playing Skyrim just fine for 100h+ (on PC), with the only bug being falling mammoths.

    #35 3 years ago

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

    The Hotline Miami crowdfunding effort to produce a special collector’s edition is going strong with 50% of the target achieved. Gamer Network’s collector’s edition initiative has announced that funding for the Hotline Mimi Gamer’s Edition has reached 50% of its goal, with just over nine days to go. The collector’s edition is a one-of-a-kind bundle […]

  • 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

    Warner Bros. has announced a new series of Mortal Kombat X tournaments with a prize pool starting at $100,000. Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program is a series of tournaments that kick off in April and allow players from the around the world participation. The tournaments are the Fatal 8 Exhibition Tournament, Mortal Kombat X […]

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

    The Lykan Hypersport, the supercar featured in one of Furious 7′s action set-pieces, will be a free download for Project CARS owners. To thank the fans for their patience throughout Project CARS development and several delays, developer Slightly Mad will be giving all owners one in-game car for free each month. The first car will […]

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

    Gameplay from the upcoming, Russia only, Halo Online has leaked online and it looks like a mix of Halo 3 and Halo Reach. Microsoft announced last week that a free-to-play Halo game is in development at Saber Interactive. The game will be available in Russia only, at least on launch. YouTuber Noble, with the help […]

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

    US retailer Best Buy is offering a free PlayStation Camera with the purchase of The Last of Us PS4 bundle. If you’re in the US, Best Buy is having a very good deal on PlayStation 4 systems at the moment. If you buy The Last of Us PS4 bundle, you’ll automatically get the PS Camera […]

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

    Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC has been given a release window for PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360. Jaws of Hakkon, the first story add-on to Dragon Age: Inquisition was released last week on PC and Xbox One. The release was a complete surprise, as there was no prior announcement. What was also surprising […]

  • 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

    Rainbow Six Siege will be getting a collector’s edition and it comes with a 120-page guide. The Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition has been fully detailed. It’s called the “Art of Siege Edition” and will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, priced £65. Here’s what you get: A copy of the game […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege trailer is all about the operators

    Rainbow Six Siege has a new trailer available explaining the operator system. Operators are what makes any Counter Terrorist Unit and you will get to choose each of them individually before assembling a team. Any operator you choose will not be available for others though, so planning ahead will be crucial. The new trailer shows […]

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

    Spotify has arrived on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The Spotify app is now available in 42 countries on PSN. The app was part of last week’s firmware update and can be found under PlayStation Music. Anyone can download it, as it doesn’t require PlayStation Plus. You can use your PSN account to subscribe to […]

  • Let’s talk Battlefield Hardline weapon balance

    The weapon balance in Battlefield Hardline is causing a controversy among the players. Are some weapons too powerful, or are other not powerful enough? Westie has been playing Battlefield Hardline since it the day it came out and he has some opinions about the state of weapon balance as it stands right now. Westie also […]

  • 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

    You know, Lester isn’t as soft as he lets on, at least in these two GTA Online videos he’s not. The first one below is from YouTube user 10Phoenix01 Gamer, showing Lester kick a guy’s ass. It’s apparently punishment for running over the player – at least that’s the way it appears. A second video […]

  • 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 […]