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Just Dance 4: Gangnam Style DLC incoming – you cannot escape

Friday, 19 October 2012 11:52 GMT By Dave Cook

Just Dance 4 is getting the song Gangnam Style by Korean rapper Psy as DLC. Chances are you’ve heard of it?

The track, which has accumulated over 490 million You Tube views – for some reason – is a worldwide smash. Rapper Psy commented on the deal with Ubisoft, “Gangnam Style and Just Dance 4, I can’t wait to see all the YouTube videos”

Indeed. It’s releasing for Just Dance 4 at some point in November. If you haven’t heard it, watch this:

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52 Comments

  1. jayc4life

    The shark has well and truly been jumped with this now. A year from now I can imagine this PSY dude sitting on his fat stacks of money while teenagers look back at their iTunes download histories and wonder how they ever spent their money on this dollop.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dave Cook

    Utter dreck, I agree.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Sylrissa

    I remember when my friend first linked me to this video, I found it quirky, just another weird youtube video, but then I moved on and forgot about it.

    What I wasn’t expecting was a short while later, the world would explode with news about some silly youtube video, I mean really?.

    Good luck to the guy, he’s no doubt made off like a bandit thanks to this song, but it’s not for me.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Ireland Michael

    In this thread: People who simply can’t enjoy life.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Sylrissa

    @4

    I never said I hated the song, it’s decent enough, just not my style and I don’t get what all the hype is about.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @5 It’s catchy, stupid and silly. It’s something to have a laugh about. It’s not meant to be taken seriously.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    497884784 views on youtube?

    O_o

    and this is the first time i saw this video lol.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Ireland Michael

    @7 Yup. And it probably won’t be the last.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Sylrissa

    @6

    Agreed. Which is why I called it quirky and silly, I got a laugh out of it when I watched it, but that doesn’t mean I get why it’s gotten so many views in only 3 months.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Ireland Michael

    @9 Because it’s funny and catchy and it something people can enjoy together.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. polygem

    i have seen the face of this guy in the internets but never followed what it´s all about. i don´t watch tv anyway (@4: i rather enjoy life). i missed out on this completeley and i am very thankfull for that.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. ArithonUK

    Compared to the manufactured dross being served up by the record industry, this single is pure gold.
    If you want to suffer, try Dubstep or Bieber.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dave Cook

    @10 people have different tastes. It’s not that we’re all soul-less, joyless husks incapable of feeling.

    I say it’s wank because that’s why I genuinely feel.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Da Man

    Lots of latent insecurity detected.

    Edit – poor video is poor.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Sylrissa

    @13

    Exactly. Music is an extremely subjective topic, one persons favorite song can make another persons ears bleed.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Psychotext

    First time I saw this I knew it was going to be huge. I don’t know why, it just had “something”. Plus, on the bright side I like it… unlike similar style hits such as the Macarena in the past.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Ireland Michael

    @13 People also love to hate things out of a sense of contrived apathy and / or a need to dismiss anything even remotely popular.

    You should know this better than anyone. You’re a Call of Duty fan.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. monkeygourmet

    It’s the same as millions of other foreign muic tracks, it’s just gone viral that’s all.

    It is shit though, you can’t really argue that.

    Christ, turn on German / Swedish MTV, half the tracks are like this.

    My favourite was Gunther’s ‘My Ding Ding Dong’, google it! :)

    #18 2 years ago
  19. freedoms_stain

    I dunno how you can’t love Gangnam Style.

    A Korean pop record becomes an internet meme and goes on to become a number 1 selling record in the West. It’s just a fucking hilarious situation.

    This is coming from a guy whose normal listening habits tend not to include anything that isn’t heavily guitar driven.

    Lets face it, it’s catchy as fuck, the video is hilarious and the Korean ladies are damned sexy.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Da Man

    It is shit though, you can’t really argue that.
    Well put.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Sylrissa

    isn’t it like the guys 6th album and he’s been in the music industry for 10 years or so?, so “it’s just gone viral that’s all.” does seem rather fitting.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. monkeygourmet

    @17

    They do, but sometimes things are actually shit.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Ireland Michael

    @22 Thankfully, millions upon millions of people in the world have a sense of humour and aren’t cynical, jaded wankers, and completely disagree with you. We’ll be busy enjoying ourselves while the rest of you are moaning about how shit everything else.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. polygem

    @17: i am a halo fan, i love mario too. very mainstram stuff. i watched this for a minute now…..it is ubershit. i´d definiteley prefer günther. it´s not funny. it is depressingly shit that people find it funny imho.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dave Cook

    @17 Let me flip that on you then. Millions and millions of people play Call of Duty each year and love it. Just like millions of people love Gangnam style.

    This is a democracy, we like what we like and I’m fine with that. If you’re not, then that’s your own personal issue you should deal with.

    (Leaves conversation)

    #25 2 years ago
  26. monkeygourmet

    @23

    Because this song is the only way to enjoy yourself?! lol

    My friend DJ’s at a local club, he told me some young girl asked for this song as a request the other day. He put the track on, it bombed and cleared the dance floor.

    He then put some good music on and people enjoyed that.

    There’s so much of this desperate attention whoring shit out their at the moment, you must be in hogs heaven! :)

    X Factor, Big Brother, it all falls under the same umbrella for me.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Sylrissa

    Do people whine and moan for little to no reason?, sure sometimes they do, But you’re getting to the point of “oh no, someone doesn’t like what I like on the internet”

    As I said earlier, music is very subjective, and someone liking or disliking a certain song or even music genre, doesn’t make them lack enjoyment in life.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Ireland Michael

    @24 Of course it is. Because people don’t think what you consider shit as also being shit, they’re clearly ignorant and stupid. It’s so bloody depressing that people like something you don’t.

    Egos are hilarious.

    @25 I have absolutely no idea what your point is. Some of my best friends play Call of Duty. I think it’s shit, but I’m not going to bemoan them for playing it.

    @26 The guy wrote the song and made the video himself. It’s actually a satirical piece about Korean society and it’s spiralling debt crisis. It’s also received more hits and exposure in weeks than most of this other “fads” were able to muster in years.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. monkeygourmet

    @28

    Doesn’t bemoan friends playing call of duty

    Goes on almost every call of duty article to troll the game

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Sylrissa

    Then why are you bemoaning people for disliking a song?.

    If people dislike this song, that’s fine,
    If people like this song, that is also fine.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. mojo

    relevant
    http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/myl/llog/duty_calls.png

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Da Man

    #29 – Indeed.

    http://www.vg247.com/2011/09/07/modern-warfare-3-more-easily-updated-than-previous-cod-games/comment-page-1/#comments

    You can sell the biggest pilling steams of shit you want, and people will still buy it simply because it’s the only thing they’ve been exposed to and they don’t possess the mental capacity to appreciate anything of higher quality.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. G1GAHURTZ

    Some of my best friends play Call of Duty. I think it’s shit, but I’m not going to bemoan them for playing it.

    LOL!!!

    Return of the deluded one!

    So… All that talk about CoD and 14 year old kids… Basement dwellers… Comparing CoD to Lady Gaga…

    What was that then?

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Ireland Michael

    @29 The only “criticism” I’ve levelled at Call of Duty recently was that the zombie mode wasn’t going to be what they claimed it was. I’ve given up on CoD bitching because…. newflash… I agreed with the assessment people were making of my behaviour and got over myself. I’ve been criticising MoH a lot more.

    I’m criticising the game now, not the people. Because like I said, you were right.

    @30 I’m bemoaning people of being whiny, miserable asses who simply can’t enjoy things and feel the need to ruin it for everyone else with their miserable attitude.

    @33 “So… All that talk about CoD and 14 year old kids… Basement dwellers… Comparing CoD to Lady Gaga…

    What was that then?”

    Me being stuck up myself and letting my personal opinions drive my ego, and tarring everyone with the same brush.

    Opinions change. Newsflash.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. polygem

    people can like what they want, but i have every right to say i do not like that song/style/whatever it is and it indeed makes me sad that the masses can be moved this easily for something that is (in my eyes) clearly trash…if you think that makes me an egocentric prick without humour, that´s fine but it all sounds like you are taking this all too serious. maybe you should stop looking up this nonsense and find some real laughs.

    “The guy wrote the song and made the video himself. It’s actually a satirical piece about Korean society and it’s spiralling debt crisis. It’s also received more hits and exposure in weeks than most of this other “fads” were able to muster in years.”

    and this is clearly the hype train fake story behind it….now it is a political action….yea right. does he give the money to welfare or will he buy himself some of those fancy cars that are in his videos instead? don´t believe that shit man.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Da Man

    Ghz, he’s basically saying that he doesn’t really think anything on any subject.

    Besides you can easily find the same from a month ago.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Ireland Michael

    @35 I never said it was political action. I said it was satire. He’s taken the piss out of the lifestyle of a place in Korea. People spending money they don’t have to live a high life they can’t afford.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Sylrissa

    @35

    Well said and I agree that people can like whatever they like.

    @34

    How is having a personal opinion on a song “ruining it for everyone else”, this everyone else is allowed to like it all they want, I just won’t.

    For example, I really dislike CoD, but my partner enjoys it and that is great for her, because news flash, we don’t all like the same games/music/movies etc.

    Life would be awfully boring if we did.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. polygem

    @37: they do that everywhere in the western world and it´s depressing, because we can do this only on the backs of the poor.
    all what this guy is doing for a change is: he himself wil be able to buy stuff with money that he has.
    this is not making all this more relevant or funny…just…more depressing.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. polygem

    let me get this straight. the gangnam guy is an evil fucker. a lady gaga in disguise. do not buy his shit anymore.
    ;)

    #40 2 years ago
  41. silkvg247

    Kudos to Psy, he’s been in the industry ages and finally made it big.

    As for the song itself, I like it. I think anything that makes my friends stand up and make a dick of themselves is a great thing indeed.

    I also dislike COD so I know what it’s like to dislike something that the majority do like.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. G1GAHURTZ

    @Da Man:

    Yeah, I find it very difficult to believe that this leopard can change it’s spots so quickly.

    Guess we’ll have to wait and see…

    #42 2 years ago
  43. ManuOtaku

    I havent seen the video and probably i wont do it, i dont watch you tube, and neither twiter or facebook for that matter, maybe i will watch it if it was a heavy metal/rock song, but seeing this thread that is neither of those i will pass, good to the people that enjoy it and good for the people that didnt, that is what different tastes are for, imagine if we all like the same, we all will be fighting to death for the same flavored ice cream

    #43 2 years ago
  44. monkeygourmet

    @43

    For the record, the best flavour Ice Cream is pistachio! :D

    #44 2 years ago
  45. ManuOtaku

    #44 LOL monkey , i prefer the hagen dazs belgium chocolote, iam a very chocolate fan in everything, from desert to sweets related of course :)
    p.s or the tiramisu, thats also a great hagen flavor ice cream

    #45 2 years ago
  46. monkeygourmet

    @45

    I can’t find Pistachio Ice Cream in the UK :(

    Just googled how to make it, FAR too much work!

    There’s about 1 gazillion chocolate type flavours so you would be very happy! :)

    #46 2 years ago
  47. ManuOtaku

    Yep \o/

    #47 2 years ago
  48. polygem

    i totally agree! pistachio is the best ice cream ever. i ALWAYS choose pistachio. i am also a vanilla guy…

    also great for multitaste combinations these two.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. friendlydave

    @46 Man I wish I couldn’t find Pistachio ice cream in the UK! Stuff is pure evil.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. polygem

    :D

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Kuwabara

    awesome beat and elevator scene, thats why its good. dnt care about the dance moves

    #51 2 years ago
  52. Da Man

    Ghz, leopard? More like internet March cat..

    #52 2 years ago

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  • Bungie “always” looking at Exotic changes for Destiny updates

    Destiny developer Bungie won’t stop tinkering with Exotic weapons. In Destiny, Exotic weapons are supposed to be the best of the best – and to feel unique. Guns like Ice Breaker and Gjallahorn definitely hit the mark there (although less so when everyone has one), but unfortunately, there are a few that just don’t strike […]

  • Is Uncharted 4′s first trailer a tribute to Crash Bandicoot?

    Uncharted 4′s first proper trailer bears some remarkable similarities to the opening moments of a much earlier Naughty Dog game. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has more in common with Crash Bandicoot than you might think. It’s Naughty Dog’s first game on a new console, yes – but if you compare Uncharted 4′s E3 2014 […]

  • Sonic console games will continue, says Iizuka

    Sonic Team leader Takashi Iizuka has said there are no plans to stop making Sonic games. Sonic hasn’t retired from the ranks just yet. “Please rest assured, I personally have no plans to stop making Sonic games for home consoles,” Iizuka told 4Gamer [Japanese]. The comment arose after the site asked if Sonic would become […]

  • Stealth Inc. 2 coming to PSN, apparently

    Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones will soon be available on PlayStation platforms, if a trophy list is to be believed. Stealth Inc. 2 initially launched as a Wii U exclusive, disappointing fans of Curve Studios’ tough action game. We’ve heard nothing to contradict this, but Exophase, a generally reliable source, has dug up […]

  • Runescape developer has an “undisclosed MMO” in the works

    Runescape developer Jagex is working on something new. According to Jagex’s careers page, the developer has a new, unannounced game in the works. Its advertisement for a lead programmer makes explicit mention of an “undisclosed MMO”. The ad mentions the new title is in “the preliminary stages of redefining the cross platform MMORPG genre” and […]

  • Destiny PvP rewards system to be addressed

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it will change the way Crucible rewards work. Destiny players are always complaining about the perfidy of RNGesus, but there’s one area where it particularly hurts: the Crucible. PvP players often receive nothing at all for excellent performances, and sometimes Guardians receive the best drops merely for logging in as […]

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 in the works for 3DS

    Azure Striker Gunvolt is getting a sequel. Azure Striker Gunvolt developer Inti Creates has confirmed that the sidescroller has been popular enough to warrant a second instalment. The sequel will also be released on 3DS, the team said on Facebook. Very little information is available at present, unfortunately. “As time goes on we will have […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 not delayed, says developer

    Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment has said the second episode is on track for release this month. I guess it would know. Life is Strange Episode 2 has been expected on March 13, but late last week Square Enix told Destructoid it had been delayed. Dontnod has since denied this report, describing it as […]

  • First SteamVR game reveal is Job Simulator

    Job Simulator is the first game to be announced specifically for SteamVR, Valve’s virtual reality tech. Shoot Many Robots and Aaaaa! For the Awesome! developer Owlchemy Labs is the first team to put its hand up and say it’s worked with SteamVR. In a blog post, the studio unveiled Job Simulator, which will be playable […]

  • HTC, Valve partner for Vive VR headset

    The first SteamVR announce is a headset a manufactured by HTC, the Taiwanese mobile company revealed over the weekend. Valve told us last week it planned to unveil virtual reality hardware at GDC, calling it “SteamVR” at the time. Now HTC has pre-empted Valve by revealing Vive, a headset developed thanks to a collaboration between […]

  • Watch the Evolve Chappie Challenge tomorrow on Twitch

    Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios have announced a tournament being hosted by ESL, which will see Evolve players take on newest movie robot, Chappie. The ESL has teamed up with Twitch for the live 4 on 1 competitive event, and you can watch as it all unfolds tomorrow, March 1 at 3pm […]

  • If you’re attending PAX East, stop and have a look at Necropolis

    We haven’t heard much on Harebrained Schemes’ latest since it was announced in November, but today, the team has seen fit to release some interesting gifs of its a new project, Necropolis. Necropolis is a third-person action rogue-like with procedurally generated which can be “re-rolled mid-playthrough” and is headed to Linux, Mac and PC sometime […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online really is lovely, as these screenshots prove

    More Dragon’s Dogma Online screenshots have been released, and this batch is just as lovely as the last gallery we posted. Since this game will likely never leave Japan, the images are a bit of a salt rub for fans of the IP, but hopefully another entry in the series will be released at some […]

  • Action-RPG Death’s Gambit has a classic-Castlevania feel to it

    How would you like to become an agent of Death and rid the world of immortals? Then Death’s Gambit may just be the game for you. Announced by LA-based studio White Rabbit, the action-RPG with platforming elements tasks players with fighting gigantic enemies on an alien, medieval planet. Players will also encounter formidable beasts, knights, […]

  • Modder adds offline co-op into Resident Evil: Revelations 2

    PC users lamenting the lack of local, offline co-op in Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be pleased to know a modder has remedied the omission. The mod, created by FluffyQuack, adds offline co-op mode to Episode 1 but the only caveat is players will need to use gamepads instead of mouse and keyboard (via Gamespot). […]

  • Number of Steam accounts with Dota 2 installed hits over 42 million

    Dota 2 has seen its installation rate jump 85% year-over-year, resulting in the MOBA now having close to 43 million installations worldwide. The figures were published via a report from video game research and consulting firm EEDAR, which studied Steam accounts daily to better understand the service’s player behavior and title performance. According to statistics […]

  • Nintendo issuing Eon Ticket codes for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

    Nintendo is handing out an Eon Ticket to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire owners which will allow them to visit the Southern Island. Once a player arrives, depending on which version of the game they own, Pokemon Latios and Latias are able to be caught. The Eon Ticket was originally issued via StreetPass, but […]

  • Here’s a couple The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to brighten your day

    Two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Grabbed by Gamekyo, the images show Gerlat and Vesemir chatting with a fellow, and the other shows Geralt riding up to some ruins where some people have been hanged. CD Projekt Red will make an appearance at PAX East next […]

  • Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC contains unlockable character – potential spoilers

    While you already know the next DLC for Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as the gigantic beast Ganon, there’s a rather humorous unlockable character contained in it as well. Potential spoilers follow below. When the DLC arrived in Japan February 26, YouTuber moccos-tan IsedelicaAs posted a video of the unlockable character, which is […]

  • Star Trek Online players gather on Vulcan to pay respects to Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek Online players paid tribute to Leonard Nimoy yesterday by gathering around a fountain on Vulcan, the home planet of Spock in the Star Trek series. According to a post by barnacle999 on reddit, when he logged into the MMO “there were around 20 full instances and several partial,” culminating in around 1000 players […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video shows invasion of The Forlorn

    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]