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GTA 5 release window, launch platforms leaked – report

Sunday, 28 October 2012 10:46 GMT By Dave Cook

Grand Theft Auto 5 pre-order artwork has leaked online, narrowing down the game’s 2013 release window. Check out the promotional artwork and details below.

The posters – unearthed by fan forum GTA-Five.pl state ‘Pre-order now. Spring 2013′. Also note that the only formats listed are PS3 and Xbox 360.

Thanks IGN, and to Dragon246 for the news tip.

What do you make of the poster and release window?

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42 Comments

  1. wowtgp

    Will they release it for pc or not?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dave Cook

    @1 no idea, but judging by past Rockstar titles, it could be consoles first then PC at a later date.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. bitsnark

    I remember one Johnny Cullen being adamant and I mean ADAMANT that GTA V was going to release in October 2012.

    Poor, disillusioned chap :)

    As an aside, this release window seems pretty much inline with what everyone reasonably expected.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. _LarZen_

    Hope they wil come with a Wii U version…..

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dave Cook

    Lucky I decided to come online today and write up a Prison Architect interview. I might not have seen this otherwise.

    Weekend working…ftw?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. OrbitMonkey

    I have not enjoyed a single home console version of GTA… PSP version? Great? Saints Row? Mafia 2, Red Dead Redemption? Lovely.

    I just don’t know what it is about the home console versions that leaves me cold :-/

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dave Cook

    @6 I’m not a GTA fan, people give me shit for that all the time. I think it does many things right, and the quality of many aspects cannot be denied, but the scale of it bothers me. There’s a lack of focus. Too many distractions and not enough boxing in of the story.

    I felt Sleeping Dogs was better than ‘some’ GTA titles in the way it drove its story on. I dislike doing a GTA story mission and then doing 3-5 pointless side missions between the next story mission. It’s listless, dull and they are irrelevant chores.

    Making a big world and throwing in a ton of distractions is fine, but I’m a fan of solid, engaging stories. Wandering around doing taxi missions or pointless fetch errands breaks that engagement for me.

    I hope they make it better in GTA 5. Just my thoughts, though I’m sure many of you will disagree :)

    Final disclaimer: I’m NOT saying GTA games are bad. Not at all.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. KrazyKraut

    @7

    Yeah I understand you. Ppl will never get it when you saying:” hey I don’t like it” means not that it is a bad game. I have the problem with GTA too and Uncharted….

    #8 2 years ago
  9. polygem

    @7: i totally sign all that. i enjoyed the psp gta´s – but the home console gta´s, while okay, never really made me truly excited. i agree, you are getting a lot of hate if you say something like that. people praise rock* a lot and they probably deserve it. i mean if you look at gta as a persiflage of our society it is really something special. i can see that the gta games are also very good games, and technically very well made…they´re just not really made for me i guess…

    Edit: @8: same here with uncharted. enjoyed all of them but not to the same degree many others obviously had. not in my all time fave list. not at all. still great games.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dave Cook

    @8 & 9 +1

    #10 2 years ago
  11. G1GAHURTZ

    I never had the patience to play a GTA.

    All I ever did was run/drive around and try and get away from the police.

    The most I ever did was a bunch of missions in San Andreas, but I probably spent most of my time working out at the gym and eating burgers…

    Once I was super muscley, I lost interest.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. deadstoned

    I hope it comes to PC, if its 1-12 months late I don’t care. Rockstar tends to be afraid of piracy. GTA IV had 3-4 methods of DRM :-/ .

    Rockstar bring the game to PC do a great port if not an outstanding Rockstar port, give support for mod tools e.g. Steamworkshop, use Steamworks. Money money money money! ShutUpAndTakeMyMoney.jpg

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    “GTA IV had 3-4 methods of DRM :-/”

    which were removed by pirates after one day. LOL.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. _LarZen_

    @13 And it’s probably why we wont see it on PC for a while, if at all?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Clupula

    I think I’m the only person I know who has actually beaten any of the GTA games. Most of my friends buy them and play until they get stuck on one story mission or the other and then just cause chaos in the open world the rest of the time they own them.

    The only one I haven’t beaten is San Andreas, because I got robbed after I was about 50 hours into the game. I replaced most of my old games, but that one…I was not going to do that stupid fucking aircraft carrier mission again.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. M. K.

    No next-gen 2013 then? That makes me think…

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Dragon246

    @15
    Same here dude. Although I have beaten every one of them (Gta3,vice city,4, liberty city stories, vice city stories, all dlcs, chinatown, san andreas) except 1and 2, top-down ones. I just couldn’t bring myself to play them after the playing 3rd person ones.
    Finished 3 of them without cheat codes, felt amazing after that!
    Although I can see why its not everyones cup of tea.

    @Dave
    You are welcome. I was trying for a while to get credited :) for one as its one of the best gaming sites according to me, but every time either the editors beat me to it or they took the news straight from the source :(.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. xxJPRACERxx

    It’s coming to the PC too, they’ve announced that you can keep the crew you create in Max Payne 3 in GTA V, the PC was mentioned too. And it’s made by R* North, not San Diego, so a PC version is coming.

    And it will be the version to get, if you compare GTA IV on PC vs consoles, it’s impossible to play the console version (360 in my case) after playing the PC version at 1080p, 60fps and hi-res textures and much longer draw distance.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @16 What? Why would they release it for consoles with an install base of zero.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. KrazyKraut

    @Clupula
    where do you live mate?^^

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Clupula

    Brooklyn, NY.

    Was a very shitty way to come home and find all my shit gone.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. DrDamn

    Would like to see Nintendo convince Rockstar to bring it to WiiU. Think the tablet could be well used and make it the definitive console version.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Moonwalker1982

    The cover story in the new Game Informer is going to be 18 pages, GTA IV at the time had a 10 page cover story. So yeah, this game is HUGE! Judging by this artwork it seems dogs will play a significant role in this game and it’s also the very first time that there will be dogs in GTA V. The debut trailer already showed two dogs, but it’s good to see that they are still.

    I really hope dogs will be like followers/homies and that they follow you everywhere and attack the people you want him to attack. It’s definitely gonna make for a new experience.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @23 Dream on Dr D :) Hope you like Mario games…

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Moonwalker1982

    If the Wii U becomes a very successful system, i bet they will bring it to the system eventually. But Strauss Zelnick from Take Two has said that he’s very skeptical of the Wii U and not sure if he will bring titles like NBA2K13 and other titles to it.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Clupula

    I love how this has already been announced for two systems that are already out and possibly the PC and meanwhile, there are people all, “I hope it comes out for the Wii U.” Just get it for the systems it’s announced for, you fat bastards.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Dragon246

    There are only 2 ways a gta will arrive on ninty consoles. Either they sell shitloads of their console and show 2K is wiiu/3ds is a viable platform or they give shitloads of money to 2K to bring a exclusive gta to their consoles.
    I would be happy either as there would be more gta!

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Ali

    GTA3 was super, Vice City was nothing short of amazing, but I really stopped enjoying the series after that.

    In fact, I wasn’t impressed by any Rock* game ever since, not even RDR.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Lord Gremlin

    @16 No, it’s just Rockstar don’t want to make it nextgen launch title. San Andreas came out on PS2, remember?
    That said, GTA4 is a huge pile of dung. Who knows how this one turns out? Better off wait and see if it’s worth it.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. jacobvandy

    @1 Each GTA since III has been out on PC about 6 months later, so we can expect it next fall.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. LuLshuck

    @30 I felt as if GTA 4 was more of a tech demo then a game since it was there first open world game this gen but they did redeem themselfs with red dead

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Gigabomber

    GTA doesn’t seem nearly great if you haven’t played it in a while, but the level of polish stands out, especially when you go back, start a fresh game and have to wade through hours of overly restrictive intro missions.

    *edit* Red Dead is massively overrated.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Clupula

    Ballad of Gay Tony was awesome, though. If the GTA V is entirely like that, it’ll be great. The checkpoints were something they should have instituted a long, long time ago, but the missions were sufficiently challenging and the humor was back in a big way, so it was what I hope V is like.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Koncept6454

    I really hope they don’t bring a Wii u version, FIFA 13 has already shown it has limitations when bringing a port to it and it would only cheapen the title. I don’t mind if they bring a specific title of GTA to Wii u, but please don’t ruin 5 by lessening it to fit it to that console. We also need more details on the ps vita version! It is something the console definitely needs! And also nobody should should be shocked by this news in the slightest. Look at the last handful of titles from rockstar… what a surprise… They all come out q1… Oh and what’s that q1 is spring. So as soon as the announcement was made, and with max Payne 3′s date already set a monkey could of told you it was coming out spring 2013 unless they pulled agent out of the surprise cupboard but I doubt that’s happening any time soon. And pc guys, come on you know how rockstar work, they bring it out on consoles first and work on a complete pc version for about 6-12 months. That means you get a better engine and better overall graphics, so don’t you guys be worrying. There, there’s my thoughts, I look forward to any feedback

    #34 2 years ago
  35. osric90

    I don’t like any other than Vice City.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. gomersoul

    @35 agreed… although some Nintendo die hards might kick off saying how the Wii u will be anything other then a stop gap for the real next gen to arrive! @36 finally someone who thinks vice city was the best! I like all the Gta games and I am really looking forward to the ps3 version… a spring release was obvious as they probably don’t need to use Christmas to sell copies. this will probably be the last hurrah for ps3/360… just hope the game lives up to the hype…

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Custard Ganet

    Really enjoyed every GTA title so far and Red Dead is a fantastic title in my opinion.Recently played through GTA 4 again and it really very impressive technically when compared to other open world titles,im talking about on Xbox here and not PC where i know it looks much better with mods etc,i actually really enjoyed the story of GTA 4,its played a lot straighter than the craziness of past titles which i dont have a problem with,they wanted to try something different story wise and it worked out,in my eyes at least.Been a long time since i have played a Rockstar title that i have not really enjoyed.Last Rockstar game i did not care for was Manhunt,all been great since than.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. tenthousandgothsonacid

    It’s an interesting point which shows why wii-u is doomed. It has no established user base to make cross platform development financially worthwhile and by the time it’s sold a few million we’ll all be on the next gen making downgrade development also pointless… It’s doomed.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Moonwalker1982

    To each his own. I love every single GTA out there. San Andreas remains my favorite. GTA IV was also awesome, i loved the attention to detail, the atmosphere, the characters and so on. What was missing was variety in missions AND locations. We now go back to Los Santos and thus we also get the beautiful countryside. That’s something that was missing in GTA IV, and mission variety too. It had lots of great missions but also a bit too much filler.

    The Ballad of Tony DLC already did alot of good things. Several things are a given for GTA V. We get the much improved gun combat system from either RDR or MP3, which is gonna be great cause it wasn’t too good in GTA IV. We get the improved animations, physics and much looser control(which is again great, cause the sluggish controls aren’t really nice for todays standards). The countryside is back, and i hope we get several missions there and dogs seem to be a very important addition. This is going to make for a very different experience. I have alot of faith in Rockstar that this game will be amazing in many aspects.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. SlayerGT

    I can see the controversy now, animal activists bitchin about the killing of virtual police attack dogs :)

    #40 2 years ago
  41. OlderGamer

    I never got into GTA games. Never understood the draw of em. But to each their own.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. mojo

    i cought my ps3 bundled together with gta 4 and found it not so good back then. But ive played it in spring this year again and was amazed by it. Also played the expansions for the first time which i also had since they got released but never played them.
    Gay Tony was even better and since then im hyped for V.
    Cant wait!

    #42 2 years ago

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    Today, Atari has provided a look at gameplay for Rollercoaster Tycoon World. Set for release during the first part of this year, the game allows players to build their own rides and which can be shared with other players. It will also feature four-player co-op.

  • One Heist challenge in GTA Online pays out $10 million in cash

    GTA Online’s new Heists content was previewed by various outlets at GDC 2015 this week, and according to hands-on with the free upcoming content, there’s over 20 hours worth of things to do and quite a bit of money to gain. Oh, and a VTOL Hydra jet too. According to a really informative piece from […]

  • Activision Blizzard makes Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list

    For the first time, Activision Blizzard has been named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 2015. The survey conducted by Fortune found the company “ranked highly with its employees” which felt the atmosphere was friendly and place in which they could “be themselves.” “We have always considered Activision Blizzard to be […]

  • Evolve Hunt for Gold Weekend nets players special monster skin

    A Evolve community event is taking place this weekend, and participants will receive a special skin for Goliath, Kraken, and Wraith. Dubbed the Evolve Hunt for Gold Weekend, it’s the first in a series of upcoming online community challenges and events taking place over the coming months. Those who log-in starting today at 9pm PST […]

  • This video teases contents of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 3

    A teaser video and images for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 3 have been posted by Capcom. The assets can be considered potential spoilers, so just be aware of that before having a look. The game’s Season Pass costs $20, and the disc version releases March 17 in North America and on March 20 […]

  • GTA Online Heists teaser video is extremely short

    With Heists coming to GTA Online next week, Rockstar has released one of the shortest teaser videos we’ve seen in ages. Hopefully you didn’t blink. Heists, along with Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode, arrive next week on March 10. The PC version of Heists will arrive on April 14 when the PC version of the […]

  • The Division rumors claim Dark Zones support up to 100 players – video

    With the recent leak of older, pre-alpha footage of the The Division, rumors over the game’s contents have been swirling, and today we have a video for you discussing said rumors. Once of the rumors pertain to the game is that it contains 50-100 Player Dark Zones, which are PvP areas. Supposedly, these areas also […]

  • Here’s a look at MGS5: The Phantom Pain emblem creation, limited edition bionic arm

    A look at how to create your own emblems in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain was demonstrated in the latest Kojima Station broadcast, along with a look at the bionic arm replica included in the limited edition. A Venom Snake emblem will come with the limited edition version of the game, parts of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous coming to PS4 once Xbox One exclusivity period ends

    Elite: Dangerous was announced for Xbox One at GDC 2015 yesterday, and those disappointed over the lack of a PlayStation 4 announcement will be pleased to know it’s in the cards. According to Frontier boss David Braben the space-sim will head to PS4 at some point, once the console exclusivity deal with Microsoft has expired. […]

  • Here’s two new The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to salivate over

    Two new screenshots from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have been released, and they are gorgeous as always. The screenshots follow the two released over the weekend. You can look at the new images in full HD glory over on Only Single Player. CD Projekt Red is at PAX East this weekend showing off the latest […]

  • Microsoft looking into streaming PC games to Xbox One

    With Windows 10, Xbox One users will soon be able to stream their games to PC. Microsoft is also looking into streaming PC games to Xbox One, according to news out of GDC. Speaking with Polygon at GDC 2015, Xbox program director Mike Ybarra said the company is also looking into the ability to stream […]

  • Free! Vindictus Lann Revamp codes worth €25

    We have 400 Lann Revamp codes worth €25 to giveaway for free to VG247 readers. All you need to do is enter your details in the box below and you’ll be given a code to redeem in game. The codes are for warrior character Lann and offer a 7 day unlimited Inner Armour pass, battle […]

  • US eShop update: Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars, OlliOlli, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars, OlliOlli and a demo version of Azure Striker GUNVOL. Your full update is below. eShop Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars – Wii U, 3DS – Cross Buy OlliOlli – Wii U, 3DS – Cross-Buy Proun+ – Proun+ […]

  • Rock Band 4 confirmed for Xbox One and PS4: supports old instruments and 2,168 songs

    Harmonix has lifted the lid on the long-rumoured Rock Band 4, stating it will support 2,168 previously released tracks and last-gen instruments on PS4 and Xbox One. The game will be out this year. Harmonix has yet to reveal specific features for the game, but it has been built with a completely new engine. As […]

  • First run of Rodea the Sky Soldier copies on Wii U come with Wii version

    The first print run of Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U will come with the Wii version packed in, NIS America has confirmed. The publisher confirmed today in a press release that anyone who buys the first run of the retail version of Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U will find the Wii […]

  • Unreal Tournament 4 lets modders sell cosmetic items to players

    Unreal Tournament 4 is a game built with the help of the modding community. So it’s only natural that it will feature a marketplace where all cosmetic items can be sold. Epic Games has confirmed that it will allow modders from the community to sell the cosmetics items they’ve created on the game’s marketplace. The […]

  • D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is coming to PC – rumour

    SWERY 65 has shown off D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die running on PC at GDC this week, teasing that a possible port may be on the way. D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is SWERY 65′s latest project. An episodic detective affair, D4 came out on Xbox One last September and utilised Kinect as its main […]

  • Valve’s Lighthouse, VR controllers and more explained

    Valve’s less-talked about prototype VR controllers and its Lighthouse technology have been shown in more detail. When HTC announced Vive, the VR headset it’s working on with Valve, it mentioned “base stations” and ergonomic controllers. Now we know what they meant by that. The controllers are still in prototype phase, and will look better when […]

  • Listen to two professional Counter-Strike players explain why Dust2 is so popular

    Hear what makes iconic Counter-Strike map Dust2 one of the most popular maps in shooter history from two former eSports players. Sal “Volcano” Garozzo and Shawn “FMPONE” Snelling are both retired professional Counter-Strike players who are currently working as designers. At GDC this year, the pair hosted a panel titled “Community Level Design for Competitive […]

  • Core Morpheus hardware locked in, no plans for wireless version

    Sony has finalised the core hardware for its VR headset Project Morpheus, and does not currently plan on releasing a wireless version. SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida spoke to Gamespot at GDC and confirmed that the core hardware of Morpheus is “pretty much done” but that “lots of tweaks and improvements” are still being […]

  • Watch the full Phil Spencer keynote from GDC 2015

    The full GDC 2015 keynote of Xbox boss Phil Spencer is now available to watch. In case you missed last nights’s Phil Spencer keynote at GDC 2015, the whole thing has been made available to watch on YouTube. The address is titled “The Future of Gaming Across the Microsoft Ecosytem,” and it’s where Spencer announced […]

  • Elite: Dangerous won’t be “dumbed down” for Xbox One

    The Xbox One version of Elite: Dangerous will in fact be the same as the PC one. Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier came out on stage last night at GDC to announce the game making its console debut on Xbox One. Some have feared that the port would not provide the same experience as the PC […]

  • Virtual reality: by gum, it’s really happening

    Virtual reality has exited the realm of peripheral gimmick and turned into something that just might go mainstream. VR has an uphill battle ahead of it. The tech is going to be expensive, and there are a number of problems that need to be solved before it could be considered an inclusive technology (motion sickness, […]

  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes Game of the Year at GDC Awards 2015

    And the winner is: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor beat out Alien: Isolation, Bayonetta 2, Destiny, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to win Game of the Year at the Game Developer’s Choice Awards 2015. Elsewhere in the awards, Ustwo’s mobile hit Monument Valley was a stand-out favourite, with wins in the Innovation, […]

  • Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video

    Alien: Isolation is one of the most effectively scary triple-A games in years, but it didn’t start off a perfect creation of pure terror. Creative Assembly prototyped Alien: Isolation in third-person perspective before they nailed down the final approach. The developer revealed this during a GDC 2015 presentation, and it’s a good reminder that games […]

  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

    Madden 15 is now included in EA’s all-you-can-eat subscriber service. Madden 15 is the ninth game to be added to the EA Vault, a stash of games available on demand for EA Access subscribers. It's still Madden Season for EA Access members – Madden NFL 15 is now in The Vault for all members. Go […]

  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

    Three major engines went free at GDC 2015, and each of them is monetising in a different way. There’s been a heck of a lot of discussion about development tools and the costs associated with them during GDC 2015. First Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 would be free, bar royalities on successful releases. Then […]

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

    Final Fantasy, a byword in prolific franchises, was created by a man who hates sequel. Final Fantasy games are famous for being reinvented with each core release, and it was not until series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi began to withdraw from the franchise after Final Fantasy 9 that we started seeing regular sequels and spin-offs. Speaking […]

  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! pic.twitter.com/OCQIuWbH3W — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]