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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 review round-up – every score

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 07:49 GMT By Patrick Garratt

It’s time. BLOPS2 has now released globally and the review embargo is up. Better? Worse? Up? Down? Round-about? You’ll get every score here.

If you have a review you’d like us to add to the list, just leave it in the comments below, and be sure to check out Dave’s multiplayer impressions here:

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54 Comments

  1. Patrick Garratt

    10 minutes to EU and US scores.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Cyrano De Ballsack

    Giant Bomb : 4/5
    http://www.giantbomb.com/call-of-duty-black-ops-ii/61-38039/reviews/

    Lazygamer.net 8.9/10
    http://www.lazygamer.net/xbox-360/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-reviewed/

    #2 2 years ago
  3. YoungZer0

    Anyone believes those scores?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. The_Red

    Really hoping that campaign is on par with BLOPS1 one. Also that it’s not another MW3.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Soong

    Gamestalker (Dutch): “good” http://www.gamestalker.nl/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-review-deel-1/

    #5 2 years ago
  6. death_489

    it’s between 7 to 8/10 if you forget about mw1 and 2…

    gametrailers have a review too
    http://www.gametrailers.com/reviews/rg4wek/call-of-duty–black-ops-ii-review

    #6 2 years ago
  7. mathare92

    Videogamer’s reliable Gaston – 8/10

    http://www.videogamer.com/reviews/call_of_duty_black_ops_2_review.html

    #7 2 years ago
  8. mathare92

    Kotaku – YES

    http://kotaku.com/5959849/call-of-duty-black-ops-ii-the-kotaku-review

    Polygon’s Frushtick – 8/10

    http://www.polygon.com/game/call-of-duty-black-ops-2/2217

    Eurogamer – “While these discussions were going on we chose not to attend a Call of Duty review event pending a final decision on how we would approach such things in future. As a result, our review of the game will probably be a couple of days late next week.”

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-11-09-editors-blog-new-editorial-policies

    #8 2 years ago
  9. hives

    GiantBomb – 4/5? : O

    I’m glad I preordered :P

    Nah, tbh, whatever scores are, I want some arcade shooter. Haven’t play CoD since first Blops.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Patrick Garratt

    All those are added.

    @8 – Do you have a link to that EG quote?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. mathare92

    It’s in the editor blog I linked.

    Third paragraph.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Patrick Garratt

    So it is. Thanks.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. bitsnark

    A Call of Duty review event eh?

    Cosy.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Patrick Garratt

    I’ve added that in. Thanks, mathare.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. ZeGerman1942

    Well most reviews note that it’s more of the same and it’s starting to look dated. Reviews seem to be high for 2 reasons really: a massive package that will keep people entertained for a long time and a great amount of polish on content – both are good.

    If anyone was expecting anything ground breaking new from the series, it really was their own fault.

    I for one am tired of this genre and unless something fresh comes along, i’ll be passing on them all. Not played a game like this since BF3 and don’t think this game will get me back to play war shooters.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. YoungZer0

    @15: I would like to take the opportunity to recommend Spec Ops – The Line to you. It’s a third person anti-war shooter. The very first of its kind. The gameplay won’t impress you and that’s intentional. It’s all about the story and its characters.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Patrick Garratt

    Big score there from GameTrailers. 9.4.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. The_Red

    I really wish other sites would stop attending these “review events” and pressure mega publishers into sending proper review copies to them just like most normal games.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Valky3it

    Games.it (Italy) – 9,3
    http://www.games.it/sony/playstation/ps3/recensioni/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-video-recensione.html

    #19 2 years ago
  20. EvilGost

    Another review from ps3gen.fr (17/20) : http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=fr&ie=UTF8&prev=_t&rurl=translate.google.fr&sl=fr&tl=en&twu=1&u=http://www.ps3gen.fr/test-review-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii-guerre-futuriste-arrive-consoles-activision-treyarch-article-29144-5.html&usg=ALkJrhjcBNbpSfw2EUj5NVFyCw_TQuG-JQ

    Original language : http://www.ps3gen.fr/test-review-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii-guerre-futuriste-arrive-consoles-activision-treyarch-article-29144-5.html

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dave Cook

    @18 You’ll be pleased to know that we didn’t go to a review event :) I queued up until 2am to buy my copy this morning. I am so freaking tired but I’m back on it for our multiplayer appraisal.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Edo

    GamesRadar 4.5/5
    http://www.gamesradar.com/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-review/
    Official Xbox Magazine 80/100
    http://www.oxm.co.uk/47451/reviews/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-review/

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Muetsch

    insidegames.ch – 8.9/10

    http://www.insidegames.ch/review/black-ops-2-megatest-zum-neuen-teil-des-bestsellers/

    #23 2 years ago
  24. mathare92

    @14 Not a problem, Pat.

    Having read a bunch of those reviews, I’d recommend the Giant Bomb and Videogamer write-ups. Particularly since they seem to contrast on whether the campaign is any good.

    The multiplayer seems to be getting a lot of praise across the board.

    @18 The Videogamer disclaimer mentions that the review event spanned two days. I’d find it quite intense finishing the campaign and playing huge chunks of the other modes in that kind of time.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. KAP

    Lol GT (Ctrl+C) + (Ctrl+V) = 9,4

    #25 2 years ago
  26. dizzygear

    @3
    Most of these games from big publishers get these very save “not perfect but well above average” scores like 8/10 or 4/5 to avoid the wrath of the publisher like with the infamous Kane and Lynch incident.

    So no i dont believe these scores.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Iliad

    LMFAO.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Creteck

    Gamereactor.no – 7/10

    http://www.gamereactor.no/anmeldelser/162591/Call+of+Duty%3A+Black+Ops+2/

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Predator2k9

    Looki.de [german review] – 85/100 … http://www.looki.de/call_of_duty_black_ops_2_test_a5525_1.html

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Erthazus

    Son, i’m disappoint.

    Why not 11/10?

    #30 2 years ago
  31. mathare92

    All the reviews (well most of them) summed up in one word cloud:

    http://i.imgur.com/Y0yrc.jpg

    I was bored.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. jaydee21

    Eurogamer.cz 8/10
    http://www.eurogamer.cz/articles/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-recenze

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Toby Lee - Eurogamer.se

    Eurogamer Sweden 9/10
    http://www.eurogamer.se/articles/2012-11-13-recension-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii

    #33 2 years ago
  34. PrideDK

    Xboxlife (Danish): 9.0/10

    http://www.xboxlife.dk/review/722/call-of-duty-black-ops-2.html

    #34 2 years ago
  35. XtremeTekno

    TeknoConsolas.es (Spanish): 8.0/10

    http://www.teknoconsolas.es/analisis/analisis-call-duty-black-ops-2.html

    #35 2 years ago
  36. runtold

    Gamers.at (german) 90/100

    http://www.gamers.at/reviews/test/call-of-duty-black-ops-ii.html

    #36 2 years ago
  37. DanteDestroyer

    HardGame2 (Spanish): 9/10

    http://www.hardgame2.com/x360/articulo-6712analisis-callofduty-black-ops-2-review-videojuego-treyarch-activision.html&page=4

    #37 2 years ago
  38. lama

    lol, check the steam stats. now thats some high numbers!!

    #38 2 years ago
  39. ZeGerman1942

    @16: i have – it’s very good actually. really enjoyed Spec Ops: The Line.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. DeyDoDoughDontDeyDough

    Why are none of the ones below 8/10 on Metacritic?

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Moonwalker1982

    It’s starting to feel dated (oh wow really? It already did years ago…LMAO) and it’s more of the same. Yet some reviews give it a 9, just wow. It also gets away with things that any other shooter gets slammed for. Pathetic.

    Words can’t describe how tired i am of this franchise. Next year we get MW4 and then no doubt BO3, it’s just sad. Used to be a big fan, and now i think i won’t even touch a CoD again. And it’s beyond me how so many people still buy it every year.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Ireland Michael

    @41 Because having a different opinion is pathetic, right?

    If you don’t like it, don’t play it.

    I don’t care for it one way or another. It’s just not my kind of game. But I know plenty of people who will play it. That’s their choice and incentive. If they enjoy the experience? Kudos to them. Obviously there’s something in it that they find appealing. Acting like those who think that way are somehow inferior in mentality, to you to the point of being labelled as”pathetic”, is not only ragingly egotistical, but a far more juvenile and childish attitude than many of the Call of Duty haters claim the game’s typical players to have.

    tl;dr version: Get over it.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Moonwalker1982

    I only said pathetic about the review dude, read it properly please. Reviews clearly give legit complaints but still give it a 8 or 9 or higher, wtf is that?

    And yes it’s about opinion, and it’s my opinion that i find it weird that people just don’t tire of it. So yeah , please read it again. I am not calling any CoD player pathetic………damn.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Ireland Michael

    @43 The reviews were written by people. So their opinions are, by association, pathetic.

    And you basically said everyone who keeps buying the game is naive and ignorant for constantly playing them. Not directly, but you’d have to be blind not to see the condescension in your comment.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Moonwalker1982

    Yeah well, that wasn’t my intention. It’s just that i’m baffled is all. I consider it the same thing that developers would bring a Elder Scrolls every year, or a GTA game, or a new Mario every year, and so on. How do you not tire of that?

    You really are over analyzing my comment, and that is not nessecary.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. monkeygourmet

    Just nipped into Blockbuster and they had loads of copies to hire.

    Got it on 360 (£6.00 for 5 days).

    This will be easily enough to finish the Single Player and give zombies a whirl.

    Im mostly looking forward to the 3D mode in single player, that was really fun in BLOPS 1.

    I couldn’t care less about multiplayer ironically. Halo 4 is so polished, it’s going to take up most of my ‘online’ time! :)

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Ireland Michael

    @45 Some people will buy every Mario game ever made, and those are definitely released more than once a year.

    To each their own. Personally I got tired of the New Super Mario Bros. formula after the first one. They don’t hold a candle to the depth and creativity of the original 2D titles.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. absolutezero

    I think the comment was aimed squarely at the complete dis-connect between review text and the score it receives at the end.

    The Hitman review that I posted yesterday is a perfect example, its savaged in the text and he even goes onto warn people away from buying it, in what World does that equal 65%?

    Theres loads of complaints about Blops 2 judging by the various reviews but the scores are the same as always, just to not upset the status-quo of metacritic.

    8/10 “Its ok, you’ll buy it anyway”.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. jon_

    Heres is ours in Playerslink (Spanish) No score given http://playerslink.la/playersreview_codblackops2/

    #49 2 years ago
  50. R3Z0N

    TechDeville’s review:

    http://techdeville.com/2012/11/13/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-review/

    4.5/5

    #50 2 years ago
  51. MadFlavour

    Shit ops 2. 6/10 via.me

    #51 2 years ago
  52. OlderGamer

    Seems pretty much on par with what most folks were thinking it would be. The score is also likly irrelevent as it will prolly sell squilions.

    I have a copy resurved(to rent) on Gamefly for the WiiU. Just wondering how the system handles it, and what if anything the devs did with the wiiu pad.

    #52 2 years ago
  53. FlyingNimbus

    Im probably going to end up buying this, the multiplayer looks really good, and different! The main part of a cod game for me and the main reason for a purchase.

    #53 2 years ago
  54. CityCobra

    GamingXP: 92%

    http://www.gamingxp.com/bericht-5851-activision-treyarch-x360-call_of_duty_black_ops_2.htm#page_top

    #54 2 years ago

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    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]

  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

    Here’s a video for Bloodborne players showing a quick way to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam. It also provides a look at things you may have missed in Central Yharnam and The Sewers, courtesy of VaatiVidya. Don’t forget, we have guides posted for the game with more updates coming soon. Bloodborne released in […]

  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

    A Bloodborne bug has prevented players calling on help to take on one of the nasty early bosses. Bloodborne bosses are significantly easier to take down in co-op. Unfortunately, at least one of them is proving difficult to find help for – and not just because not many players have obtained the Small Resonant Bell […]

  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

    Mass Effect 3 is discounted on the European PSN, but it’s not free. Update 2: The option to add to cart now lets you choose between the free trial or full version. The full version is on sale for £6.49 or £5.84 for PlayStation Plus members. The free trial is of course is still available, […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

    The winners of Elite: Dangerous’ Race To Elite competition have been announced, with one player receiving the grand prize of £10,000. Back when Elite: Dangerous launched, developer Frontier announced a competition that would award players to first reach Elite rank in trading, exploration, or combat, a prize of £1,000 each. The grand prize – £10,000 […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

    PlayStation 4 firmware 2.50, codenamed Yukimura, is due for release tomorrow, March 26. Firmware update 2.50 for PlayStation 4 will be launching tomorrow, March 26, Sony has announced. Codenamed Yukimura, the system update is promised to bring suspend/resume feature, trophy sync improvements, accessibility options, and much more. 2.50 has been in beta testing a while […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

    Heists aren’t the only addition in GTA Online’s latest DLC – there’s a lot of content that can earn you big RP and cash payouts. GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges While heists are the talking point and big payoff after more than a year of waiting, there’s a […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

    What’s the best bolt-action, Police sniper rifle for the Professional class in Battlefield Hardline? Let us help you answer that question. As you’re probably aware, Battlefield Hardline weapons are class specific and faction specific. This makes deciding on a good weapon and loadout much harder than it was in Battlefield 4. Which is where Westie […]

  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

    Final Fantasy 15 was nine years in the making – and counting. Are we the same people we were in 2006? Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae A demo available for PS4 and Xbox One. Offers a couple of hours of gameplay. More if you jump over the borders. Bundled with Final Fantasy 15 Type-0 and […]

  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]

  • The Crew two-hour demo now available in US, tomorrow in the UK

    Ubisoft has announced a free trial of its driving MMO The Crew will be available tomorrow, March 25 in the UK. It’s live today in North America. For current players, the Vintage Car Pack and Vintage Live Update, including a new PvP mode, are now available. The Vintage Car Pack included the Chevrolet Corvette C2 […]

  • Minecraft Mass Effect Mash-Up and Pattern Texture Pack out from today

    A Mass Effect Mash-up pack and the Pattern Texture Pack will release on PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita today in North America and tomorrow in Europe. The Pattern Texture Pack is also available for Xbox consoles today. The Mass Effect Mash-Up pack contains the Mars Facility from Mass Effect 3 plus textures and craftable items […]

  • The Talos Principle expansion pack Road to Gehenna announced

    An expansion for The Talos Principle has been announced titled Road to Gehenna. The expansion follows the narrative of Uriel, Elohim’s messenger, as he explores a “strange, hidden part of the simulation” on a mission of “mercy and redemption.” Uriel is attempting to free the souls of the damned “at all costs.” Road to Gehenna […]

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon finally catches ‘em all – even the rare Mewtwo

    Twitch Plays Pokemon players have captured all 151 original Pokemon which were included in a modified version of Pokemon Red, and this includes the rare Mewtwo. It took 39 days for Twitch players to catch ‘em all. Have a look at the impressive feat for yourself below. Thanks, Polygon.

  • GameStop will have limited units of Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL back in stock

    Those who missed out on the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL will have another opportunity to purchase it outside of eBay. Tomorrow only, GameStop stores in the United States will have four units in stock, according to and internal memo sent to Kotaku. This is every store in the country, and again, only […]

  • Second phase of Fortnite closed Alpha launches today

    Fortnite’s second closed Alpha test will go live this afternoon, according to the official website. Those currently participating will have until April 14 to test the online aspects for 12 hours per day (noon -12am EDT). All progress from the previous Alpha test will be wiped, and other changes are listed in the patch notes. […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon out now on PC, Xbox One

    As promised yesterday, the single-player DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition, Jaws of Hakkon, is now available on PC and Xbox One. It will run you or £11.99 or your regional equivalent. The new content expands the land of Thedas with mountainous regions and forests, and it is full of “vicious enemies.” Players will also be […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows Ascendance gameplay

    Activision has released a new gamepay trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to support the Ascendance DLC which releases next week. Ascendance, will release first on Xbox consoles March 31 and includes the next chapter of the Exo Zombies Saga, Infected, along with four new multiplayer maps: Perplex, Site 244, Climate and Chop Shop. […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital only release on PC – report

    It appears Batman: Arkham Knight will not see a physical release on PC, according to ShopTo. The retailer was told by its buyer the Rocksteady game will only be released on PC in digital form. ShopTo is currently double checking the information. If accurate, it is unknown if this will be case in North America […]

  • Bloodborne patch focusing on load times, performance optimizations in the works

    A patch for Bloodborne which will address load times is in the works, Sony has said The load times were one of the issues noted in Digital Foundry’s report on the From Software title. Sony told Eurogamer the patch would also explore other issues as well. “The development team is currently exploring another patch for […]

  • Gearbox would “love” to have entire Borderlands collection on current-gen

    An Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the original Borderlands game is something Gearbox Software is interested in, according to studio boss Randy Pitchford. Speaking in the latest Major Nelson podcast, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford said should Borderlands: The Handsome Collection prove successful, 2K Games might consider a current-gen version. “The fact that The […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork shows the catacombs, dock, more

    Over the weekend we posted Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork along with news of a retail release in Europe. Today, we have better quality images of said artwork to share with you. Enjoy. The standalone prequel will be released digitally on May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in North America, and digitally on […]

  • Slender: The Arrival terrorizes PS4 and Xbox One this week

    In case you forgot, what with Bloodborne out today and other high profile releases of late, Slender: The Arrival is out today on PlayStation 4 in North America. The scary game will arrive on Xbox One tomorrow, March 25, and in Europe on PS4. Slender: The Arrival is an expansion on the original Slender game […]

  • World of Warcraft’s WoW Token rollout slated after launch of patch 6.1.2

    Blizzard has announced it will start rollout its WoW Token option in the weeks following the launch of patch 6.1.2 on March 24. WoW Token allows players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard will release WoW Token first in realms serving North America, Oceania, and Latin America and will expand […]

  • The Evil Within: The Consequence dated for April, teaser video released

    Part 2 of Juli Kidman’s adventure in The Evil Within will arrive next month with the release of The Consequence. Above is a brief teaser showing some of the “madness” Kidman will encounter. The Consequence will arrive on Tuesday, April 21 on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. European PlayStation players will […]

  • Bloodborne sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate” per performance analysis

    Bloodborne has been analyzed by Digital Foundry and according to the report, even with a 30fps cap the game sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate.” The game’s day-one 2.69GB update 1.01 is “essential” as it contains improvements to game performance and stability and the frame-rate tests run by Digital Foundry were in single-player […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews round-up

    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews are out in the wild so we decided to catch a few of them for you. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is out today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection packages Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with each game’s DLC content on one disc. Better graphics and […]

  • Evolve, Forza Horizon 2, WWE 2K15 are this week’s Deals with Gold

    Evolve, Forza 2 Horizon and WWE 2K15 are just some of the games which are part of this week’s Xbox Deals with Gold. You can also pick up the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Pro Edition for 20% off as well as the standard edition for 33% off. For the Xbox 360 crowd, there’s also […]

  • Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles now available starting at $250

    Microsoft is offering a discount on three Xbox 360 bundles with prices starting at $250. The Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles feature various content such as a Kinect, 500GB console bundle and one month of Xbox Live Gold. Xbox 360 500GB Spring Value Bundle: comes with Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare download and Fable […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege beta sign ups now open

    Ubisoft is letting everyone register for the upcoming Rainbow Six Siege closed beta. Rainbow Six Siege is due for a closed beta sometime this year. Ubisoft has opened registration to everyone. All you need to do is enter your preferred platform and log in using your Uplay account. You will be entered into a waiting […]