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Elder Scrolls Online takes 14 new gameplay screens to the knee

Monday, 22 October 2012 16:16 GMT By Dave Cook

The Elder Scrolls Online has received 14 new gameplay screens, showing off Skyrim, Dwemer dwelling, viscous enemies and much more. Get the shots below.

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33 Comments

  1. twisted89

    That game is an embarrassment to the elder scrolls name.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Giskard

    @1 Says a guy after only seeing some screenshots, which look like a low / medium res Skyrim.

    We’ve seen nothing of the game yet, dude. At least wait until you see some gameplay before you start jumping on the hate bandwagon.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    I’m not the biggest fan of the Oblivion or Skyrim but this is really generic compared to the TES series.

    It feels like an Everquest II Rip Off with better visuals to be honest.

    I expect this to be SWTOR #2

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Ireland Michael

    Indeed. Nothing in these screenshots says “This is Tamriel”. It looks obscenely generic.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. twisted89

    @2 I just don’t like seeing one of my favourite games getting crow bared in to another generic mmo that clearly won’t share any of the things that made it great besides the graphical style.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. _LarZen_

    Look’s great! Here’s hoping it’s fun!

    #6 2 years ago
  7. OrbitMonkey

    I wonder if this will come to the next-gen 360? Big market for Bethesda there.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Edo

    Are you sure picture number 10 is not from Skyrim?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. MadFlavour

    TES is crap. Bethesda should stick with fallout.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. _LarZen_

    @7 We can only hope…about time we get some mmorpg games on consoles.
    Could be interesting to see how a mmo could work on the Wii U with that controller…

    #10 2 years ago
  11. freedoms_stain

    @8, it’s Skyrim, but in TES Online, same engine as the other pics to me.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Custard Ganet

    Looks great,looking forward to seeing how many provinces they manage to cover in this.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. TheWulf

    I see they went with the fantasy-homogenised dwemer designs from Skyrim, rather than the far more visually unique (in that it has its own aesthetic) take in Morrowind. I guess all fantasy golems need to look ornate, now. ALL OF THEM.

    And I’m sorry, but the faces look worse than Oblivion. That Argonian’s head looks like a dessicated human. It’s almost more Skeletor than Argonian. And this screenshot is perhaps the most disappointing of all. It just reeks of the aforementioned fantasy homogenisation.

    It’s like someone though that adding mushrooms to a typical ‘oh pretty’ twee fantasy environment would make something more like Morrowind. No. That’s not how that frickin’ works. The aesthetic of Morrowind was singularly unique in that it set aside twee, quaint fantasy notions and actually did something very unusual with its visual aesthetic.

    So… visually, this game looks horrible. Not in fidelity, I have nothing against the fidelity, it’s just that it’s so homogenised. It looks so standard. It reeks of phoned-in generic fantasy crap. The kind of thing that anyone could throw together, just fantasy schlock, no talent involved at all.

    And if I don’t enjoy a game visually, I won’t be able to enjoy any other aspect of it. Again, this isn’t graphic whoring, because that’s not what I’m saying. The fidelity is fine. The art direction sucks.

    It’s a shame, really. It could have been brilliant.

    Coulda, woulda, shoulda.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. UuBuU

    The environments don’t look too bad. It’s the characters / creatures which don’t look like they have any place in TES at all.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. TheWulf

    @14

    Eh. I don’t agree. Some of the environments just throw in colourful plants to rev up that twee ‘oh, look at me, I’m so pretty’ look that Oblivion went for. And then the dwemer mines are taken from the homogenised dwarf-like ones in Skyrim, rather than the submarine-like ones from Morrowind. And we’re definitely not going to see anything like the incredible dwemer spires thanks to that homogenisation.

    It’s just that everything has to look the same, these days. You can’t have a dungeon made entirely of metals, looking surprisingly high-tech, because you upset those who’ll let out their shrill cries of but that’s not fantasy. So everything is homogenised, so it ends up being ‘like Tolkien BUT.’ And that’s really upsetting.

    The environment visuals are clearly homogenised, and it bothers me. I’m sorry, but once you’ve seen far better already, being asked to accept homogenised crap is hard.

    Click the image, watch the video, and then return… return and tell me honestly that you think the Skyrim variants (which this MMO is using) are better. If you could do that, then you’d either be a liar or one of those infuriatingly unimaginative fantasy ‘purists’ who want to HOMOGENISE EVERYTHING.

    Why? BECAUSE HOMOGENISATION. IT HAS TO LOOK FAMILIAR.

    Grrr…

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Kalain

    Woo.. Lets all base a game on how it looks from a couple of screen shots which only show a couple of areas and lets say that That is the entire game.

    So, how much do you know about this game without going into a rant about Generic Fantasy? I know nothing about this game aside from the basic info that was released and the few screenshots that are there.

    gotta love people who have decided on a game via screenshots..

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Giskard

    @15 So you want ruins that look exactly like Fallout’s, and then you claim it is not homogenized? Grow up.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Ireland Michael

    @16 These screenshots are intended to show off the aesthetic of the game. That’s their whole purpose.

    It’s an issue of the gaming being authentic to the atmosphere and identity of the Elder Scrolls. This isn’t. It’s cartoon WoW-like fantasy.

    I already have a subscription to WoW if I want that.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. UuBuU

    @15 I much prefer the Morrowind look also ~ and I didn’t say the environments in those screenshots looked good. I only said they didn’t look bad. Tolerable in my opinion, even if nowhere near as good as they could be.

    It’s the characters and monsters that really destroy any chances this game has of capturing the TES vibe. The screenshots with the skeleton boss and the crocodile monster (which I assume is their awful take on a Daedroth) are by far the worst.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. _LarZen_

    Didnt know WoW had the rights to a cartoony style…

    #20 2 years ago
  21. deathm00n

    There’s one preview out and you can all swallow your words of this being another generic MMO, it’s combat system makes it unique http://www.zam.com/story.html?story=30900&storypage=1

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Phoenixblight

    It uses the same engine as TOR. it has a action bar combat system. Its as generic as it can get.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Sajuuk-Khar

    @22

    that is 100% incorrect. TESO only used the same engine as TOR for its testing phase, Zenimax online confirmed ages ago the game is using its own engine, and not the hero engine that ToR uses.

    @The wulf

    Having been a fan of the Elder scrolls since Daggerfall, I can safely say that Skyrim’s Dwemer ruin design is in no way shape or form any more or less generic then Morrowinds.

    I don’ think I’ve seen another series with Animunculi similar to either Morrowind’s, or skyrim’s aesthetic.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Phoenixblight

    @23

    Where is that confirmation because the game informer article is the one that said it uses the hero engine it may be heavily modified but at its core its the hero engine.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. DarkElfa

    It reminds me of SWTOR already.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Sajuuk-Khar

    @24

    Why The Elder Scrolls Online Isn’t Using HeroEngine
    http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2012/05/25/why-the-elder-scrolls-online-isn-39-t-using-heroengine.aspx

    “We had to build everything ourselves. It takes a long time to write game engines, especially MMO engines, which are inherently more complicated than typical single-player ones. So, we decided to license the HeroEngine to give us a headstart. It was a useful tool for us to use to prototype areas and game design concepts, and it provided us the ability to get art into the game that was visible, so we could work on the game’s art style. ”

    “Think of HeroEngine as a whiteboard for us – a great tool to get some ideas in the game and start looking at them while the production engine was in development.”"

    #26 2 years ago
  27. GwynbleiddiuM

    @20 no, Warcraft started as a cartoony style game, Check all the Warcraft games, they are all cartoonish, even that adventure game based on Thrall which was cancelled was a cartoon. TES on the other hand was never cartoonish. They are trying to attract WoW fans with this, much like SWTOR. Although I liked SWTOR’s art direction, it had resemblance with Clone Wars animated (or is it CG). But this, doesn’t fit well with TES universe. So, I side with what Erth, PB, TheWulf, IM are saying.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. _LarZen_

    @27 Well I think it has more to do with the game engine and the fact that it’s a mmorpg and not a singleplayer game. As to this day there is no mmorpg game with highend gfx that do any good. Not even one single game, why?

    Becaus it demands to much hardware and tho most dedicated PC gamers think that most people’s computers are up to the task mostly are in fact not even close.

    So the developer are doing the only logical and smart thing here, going for a style that probably will scale and run on most systems out there. And will reach more people then if this mmorpg had gfx like in Skyrim.

    Most people dont care and most people dont have the required hardware.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Ireland Michael

    @28 You can make a realistic art style that scales just fine, if you’re a half competent developer.

    The cartoonish character models are bad enough. The bright, sparkly armour just makes it worth. The killer is the brightly colored, over saturated levels.

    The entire Elder Scrolls Ethos is one of depressing bleakness, where nobody lives a decent life, everyone has it hard, and the world and its people will fuck you over in a hearthbeat. The daedras are obscenely cruel beings who cause ruin at a whim, and the entire world suffers for it.

    This? This is cartoony bullshit.

    Molag Bal, raid boss in patch 1.4! The thought is depressing me already.

    Frankly, I don’t think anyone making the games gave a shit about or knew the lore after Morrowind anyway. Neither Oblivion nor Skyrim touched on it half as much as Daggerfall or Morrowind did.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Sajuuk-Khar

    @29
    If you really believe that, then you know very little about the Elder scrolls universe.

    Tamriel has NEVER been a place were everyone has it rough, there are a few places, like Vvardenfell, that are more harsh then others, but all in all, most people in the Elder Scrolls series live good lives.

    And the Daedra have never been the classic evil/cruel as you describe them, well except Dagon, but Dagon is cursed to be that way.

    http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Lore:The_36_Lessons_of_Vivec
    ‘But then why, you ask, do the Daedra wish to meddle with the Aurbis? It is because they are the radical critique, essential as all martyrs. That some are more evil than others in not an illusion. Or rather, it is a necessary illusion.’

    #30 2 years ago
  31. GwynbleiddiuM

    @28 ofc that’s their design choice because it’s a safe choice. None of these big time publishers would risk it, they will always go for what is believed to be acceptable by the majority. Creativity level in MMORPGs these days is so depressing, everyone are trying to be like each other, as if SWTOR wasn’t the proof enough that in order to beat WoW you have to break free from the norm, otherwise, there is WoW, there’s SWTOR, there is Rift and so on.

    No one ever tried to be the next EVE Online, taking all the good things it has to offer and take it to the next level. EVE will always be my favorite MMO, the only problem for me to play it is the fact that it takes so much to get somewhere in EVE and it can just go down the shitter in a heartbeat.

    But, WoW, SWTOR, Rift, they are all great games that are already out there, looking very similar to each other in many areas, and there are areas that each one has done it better than the other. We don’t really have the need for another similar game in the genre. There’s also GW2 which is a great sub-free game.

    MMO games are not like single-player games that you play for 15 hours and move on, you’re going to be playing them for hundreds of hours.

    And let’s face it the Daedric shrines which IMO are the better part of the TES lore are going to be just jokes in TES Online.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. DirectAim

    I didn’t think TESO would be any good but after looking into it I’m getting really excited by it. Fingers crossed I get into the BETA!!!!

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Christopher Jack

    It’s certainly improved since the last time I saw it. Still pessimistic about the end result.

    #33 2 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

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

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

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

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

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

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

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

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

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

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.