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GTA 5 trailer #2 is go: watch it here now

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 11:42 GMT By Nick Akerman

Grand Theft Auto what? Never heard of it. If, for some odd reason, you want to watch GTA 5′s second trailer, you sort of now can. In here.

VG247 has already offered its analysis on everything we know about GTA 5 so far. Why not give that a read after you watch the new trailer below?

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58 Comments

  1. KAP

    I’m more excited by that countdown then another god damn COD game.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Edo

    Three guys robbing a bank,a car and a helicopter chase,some explosions and occasional nudity…I hope I’m not asking for too much.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Nick Akerman

    No need to be sarcastic. :P

    #3 3 years ago
  4. KAP

    I hope for an actual gameplay demo/trailer that’ll be awesome.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    I truly believe this GTA will set a new standard for GTA games and games in general. The three protagonists and switching is gonna be something very unique indeed, if we are to believe the previews. It surely will bring a much needed change to the game and for that i applaud Rockstar. It’s truly a daring move and takes balls to do that to your beloved franchise. They could have ‘shitted out’ a GTA: SA in HD with some improved features and everybody would’ve bought and loved it. But nope, they actually want to surpass their other games and aim really higher. I respect it.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. KAP

    I hear ya Moonwalker1982, Its ballzy, check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1fnUpi9KzY&feature=g-user-u

    Its IGN speaking about there impressions on the gameplay they saw at Rockstar HQ, its very VERY exciting what they were saying in this video.

    Its funny coz there trying mot to sound excited when clearly they so are! Is fun to watch. “yea I went to see GTA5 *straight face as he nods*”

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Moonwalker1982

    Yeah man it sounds fucking exciting. I honestly would have been good with a GTA:SA in HD with improved shooting,combat and driving mechanics but they really are taking it up another level. It’s something that not every GTA fan is happy about at the moment, because they are so used to having one protagonist. But the way i see it, triple the fun and triple replay value. We get three characters, all very different in their style, they got their own friends, sidemissions. NPC’s will react differently to the characters, it’s gonna be awesome.

    For me this game is going to mean social life = over. Cause with Rockstar’s games i love to just go exploring around. I spent hours and hours exploring and messing around in GTA IV before starting any missions, i can;t imagine how much i’m gonna be messing around in V.
    There’s a good chance i’m going to be invited at Take Two in Holland sometime in 2013 to come check out the game (we have our own site and all, we played Max Payne 3 last april) but honestly..if it’s only a month before the official release, i’m probably not gonna go. I want to keep the surprise for myself, for on my own tv and everything.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. MadFingerz

    I’m really excited too. Knowing that they are fleshing out the heist missions is amazing news. They weren’t perfect in past games but they were a lot of fun.

    And there’s a lot of potential in multiple playable characters. I always loved playing the vigilante missions but it’s stupid that catching criminals could get the cops after you. As such, I always wanted to play a cop character in a GTA game but that would go against the whole idea of playing a criminal (unless they made a story about a corrupt cop or something). With more than one playable character, a story that has both a cop and a criminal lead characters would be possible and I think it would be cool to play both sides of the law. Imagining it now…the characters would eventually confront one another and the player would ultimately decide which one wins…sounds like an interesting concept to me.

    Well, no matter how well that mechanic works I think this will indeed be a great game and much better than its predecessor. Just hope this trailer isn’t disappointing. There’s so much to show that unless it lasts for at least four minutes, it just won’t feel staisfying.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Moonwalker1982

    I don’t think the trailer will be that long. Look at the previous GTA IV trailers and for it’s DLCs, they were never really long. I bet the new trailer will contain some cutscene parts, like Michael bickering with his wife and the other characters. I bet we’ll see the countryside, hopefully for the first time we’ll see the wildlife that has been confirmed by previews. It’s no doubt gonna be great.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. KAP

    @8

    Try LA Noire dude or even Sleeping dogs.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. MadFingerz

    @10
    I played LA Noire, didn’t like it. Sleeping Dogs looks interesting but I would really like to see a GTA take on it. Also, if I’m not mistaken, you only play as one character on Sleeping Dogs and like I said, having two characters, one a cop the other a criminal, who constantly confront each other in an epic cat and mouse story…I don’t know why but just thinking about it makes me feel as giddy as a little school girl.

    Almost only one day away. Woot!

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Mike

    NEWSVERTISEMENT! I like it!

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Loonyboi fan

    underwater vechiles, submarines or some wich doesnt req a crew to drive eigther way that would be awesome. and also give us the ability to drive cruise ships or at least a destroyer… maby a hangar ship whit planes on? paragliders, be able to take airplain and walk around in the airplane while its in the air.. then parachutes would be much funner if you can walk around in the plane and jump.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Maximum Payne

    Whats the point of underwater in GTA if I may ask ?

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Dave Cook

    @14 to collect pearls, because that’s important maybe? :/

    Never understood the need for underwater areas in sandbox games unless they are really used well.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. MadFingerz

    @14 One word: sharks :D

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Unlimax

    @15 I think they used the Korean development team from the game Archeage, interesting on the details of the ocean..There is a contract with XL GAMES last year I dont know what the main reason behind this contract be afraid to make sure 100% that the main reason behind the details of the ocean is a team developing this !

    Don’t be surprised ..
    This is how GTA 5 underwater look like ^_^ !

    #17 3 years ago
  18. KAP

    @15
    “Never understood the need for underwater areas in sandbox games unless they are really used well”

    Sandbox being the keyword here dude winkwink!

    #18 3 years ago
  19. death_489

    just one more hour ^^

    #19 3 years ago
  20. NocturnalB

    T minus 10 minutes, commence operation nerdgasm.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Dave Cook

    I’m interviewing David Braben about Elite: Dangerous at 4pm. Did I time this badly?

    #21 3 years ago
  22. NocturnalB

    Yes Dave, yes you did.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. NocturnalB

    Aaaaaand nergasm achieved!!

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Sadismek

    Damn it was good. Now comes to loong wait :(.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Mike W

    There’s nothing

    #25 3 years ago
  26. Patrick Garratt

    Rockstar do the best trailers. That looks brilliant.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Deacon

    Yessir. Looking very cool!

    #27 3 years ago
  28. YoungZer0

    Gotta love the Three wise monkeys at the end.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. NocturnalB

    @26 No freaking kidding. And wow they have REALLY improved with the level of detail in the characters facial detail and expression since GTA4. Trailer was awesome.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. naffgeek

    Just when I thought I was out they pull me back in

    #30 3 years ago
  31. naffgeek

    Forget I said that

    #31 3 years ago
  32. TD_Monstrous69

    God I fucking loved that trailer. Revealed so much, yet left me wanting MORE!!! Hope they unveil a concrete date with the next trailer. Also, great song choice Rockstar, is that Stevie Wonder?

    #32 3 years ago
  33. Mike W

    Excellency!!

    #33 3 years ago
  34. Edo

    @29 I know,it’s almost as if GTA IV came 4 years ago.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. Erthazus

    that engine. I mean it looks good, but it’s GTA IV basically in SA. Rockstar delivers quality, but because of hardware Rockstar can’t do shit with improvements.

    We need to change this generation fast. If this would be in the next gen that would be incredible.

    Plastic last gen faces… stupid PS3 and 360.

    #35 3 years ago
  36. absolutezero

    s’alright I suppose.

    Just looks like GTA.

    EDIT : Actually that last shot in the trailer is amazing. Fucking Monkeys.

    #36 3 years ago
  37. xxJPRACERxx

    Awesome!

    #37 3 years ago
  38. Cobra951

    Stevie Wonder! There’s a blast from my past. Mouth agape, followed by a big smile. Love that album.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RX_v0yz7Ebo

    The game is looking promising, something to look forward to next year.

    #38 3 years ago
  39. pcgammer

    Amazing game :D

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UFhVsxg9vE

    #39 3 years ago
  40. Moonwalker1982

    Sorry Erthazus, but you have absolutely no idea what you are talking about. It’s basically GTA IV in SA? Far from it, i suggest you go watch some gameplay movies of GTA IV or actually play it, you will see how wrong you are. This is a huge improvement, HUGE. RDR already was, MP3 was too and this even more. This looks like the debut trailer of GTAV or even better and i remember people saying that wouldn’t be possible on consoles. But it is. How the fuck can you NOT be impressed?

    Seriously…i might post some real good differences later this evening. Can’t believe i actually have to do that.

    #40 3 years ago
  41. ManuOtaku

    You know is not possible to squeeze more great good loking graphics out of old consoles, resident evil 4 on gamecube, god of war 2 on ps2, halo 4 on 360, the last of us on ps3, mario galaxy 2 on wii etc, show that it is imposible to squeeze more power out of an old tech, it cannot be done guys NEVER, EVER.

    #41 3 years ago
  42. Erthazus

    @40, Hey, I played GTA IV on the PC and GTA IV on consoles looks like shit already compared to PC version. That is a fact.

    So you are trying to tell me about “It’s not like GTA IV”? Oh yeah.

    #42 3 years ago
  43. Moonwalker1982

    The differences between GTA IV and RDR was already big and this looks to be even better. And thats goddamn impressive, considering the scope and detail of GTA V. People should be more than happy with this, i know i am.

    #43 3 years ago
  44. TheOutcastWolf

    @41 not sure if trolling or actual stupid…

    #44 3 years ago
  45. Moonwalker1982

    Even on PC dude, this game clearly has so much more detail and overall graphics quality looks so much better. Really dude, go play it again. It has improved greatly. I don’t have time now, but i will post some real good comparisons later.

    #45 3 years ago
  46. ManuOtaku

    #44 The outcaswolf neither one of them, i was being sarcastic about it, of course it can be done and those games are the indication of that, as developers with the incrised expertise given for years of working on this techs, know how to do things more efficient and with better results with lesser efforts.

    #46 3 years ago
  47. Cobra951

    Software technology is every bit as important as hardware technology. While the hardware is fixed, the software most definitely is not.

    #47 3 years ago
  48. Triggerhappy

    Love it. Awesome, just awesome. Graphically I’m definitely impressed, seeing stills is one thing but if it looks like that moving… on my 360… I’ll be more than happy, fuck I’d be happy if it just looked like IV… as long as its still that R* blend of awesomeness, dark humor, and fun gameplay I’ll be very very happy.

    #48 3 years ago
  49. NightCrawler1970

    Looks like you can select each of the role player to have there own story…so you can 3x this game…. more trophies to win :P

    #49 3 years ago
  50. CyberMarco

    GTA IV – GTA V comparison:

    http://imgur.com/a/ZeVTP#0

    Thanks ballz.

    #50 3 years ago
  51. digmouse

    Competition for GotY 2013 has ended.

    #51 3 years ago
  52. bigbosseyepatch

    Bit miffed at the lack of representation of Muslims in the game. We’re in the 21st century guys.

    #52 3 years ago
  53. CPC_RedDawn

    I am sorry but there is no way on earth the game will run that smooth and look that good on consoles. It wont even run that smooth and look that good on PC if its anything like GTAIV was on PC at launch, an unoptimized console port. At least they seem to be taking their time with the PC version so hopefully it will come out with some nice improvements. I have three friends all hyped for this game mainly because of its looks, and I keep telling them it will NOT look as good as it does in the videos at all. This is obviously in engine footage off recorded off a PC or their dev kits. It will run at 30fps (maybe even lower) and be lower than 720p res (upscaled to 1080p) on consoles. With no AA, or AF, low res textures. Just look at GTAIV that thing was and still is one of the worst looking games ever made on current consoles if you ask me. Although the amazing IceEnhancer mod on PC looks even better than GTAV does in the trailers lol.

    #53 3 years ago
  54. YoungZer0

    @52: You can guess their religious faith by looks alone? Wow!

    #54 3 years ago
  55. Moonwalker1982

    @53

    The previewers who saw the game in action however beg to differ with that. They say what they saw on screen, running on the PS3 was exactly like the screenshots and debut trailer. Make of that what you will. Also don’t forget the interview with Rockstar where Houser says that the best looking games always come at the end of a generation. Previews also stated that Rockstar pushes the consoles to its limits with this game.

    GTA IV one of the worst looking games on current consoles? Sorry but you are crazy. It was more of a mixed bag. At times it looked really good, actually it still impresses me when it’s nighttime with rain and thunder, that’s still a sight to behold. But it can also look really ugly thanks to a waterpaint effect. But the car models up to this day still look damn good and quite detailed and general attention to details in this game is still unmatched.

    #55 3 years ago
  56. Lounds

    HYPED!

    #56 3 years ago
  57. Christopher Jack

    @54, He clearly meant Arabs.

    #57 3 years ago
  58. sircam

    I want this game !!!

    #58 3 years ago

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    Titanfall 2 is still quite a long way out. Titanfall 2 wasn’t listed in EA’s upcoming release slate in its financials release this morning. Answering a query in a conference call following the release, EA said we can safely assume the Respawn sequel won’t release in fiscal 2016. “You assumption should be 17,” an executive […]

  • Mirror’s Edge 2 due early 2016, new Need for Speed in Q4 2015

    EA has indicated general release windows for a number of anticipated new titles. Mirror’s Edge 2 has an early 2016 release date. EA confirmed the release plan in today’s financials release, also noting that a new Need for Speed and a new Plants vs Zombies are coming in the same window. Mirror’s Edge 2 is […]

  • EA financials highlight millions of hours played in Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age: Inquisition

    Electronic Arts reported its Q4 and year end FY15 financial results today, highlighting the amount of hours played in Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Selected Operating Highlights and Metrics: For fiscal year 2015 EA was the #1 publisher on PlayStation4 and Xbox One consoles in the world, driven by the success of Battlefield Hardline, […]

  • Black Mesa can now be acquired through Steam Early Access

    Black Mesa, the re-imagining of Half-Life 1 from Crowbar Collective, has entered Steam Early Access. At present, 85% of the campaign is complete with around 10 hours worth of gameplay. Early Access users will be helping test the multiplayer deatmatch and team deathmatch modes via six maps as well as the single-player portion. As will […]

  • Three Easter Eggs spotted in Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – video

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has been released in North America, as you know, and it contains some fun Easter Eggs which you can take a look at in the video below. Don’t watch or read any further if you don’t want to be spoiled. Eurogamer’s Ian Higton spotted three Easter Eggs so far, and there […]

  • Destiny: Prison of Elders – here’s what to expect from tomorrow’s livestream

    Bungie today released its Destiny teaser for tomorrow’s livestream, which focuses on Prison of Elders. Below is a breakdown of the teaser and what to expect tomorrow. Arekkz Gaming gives you the lowdown above. You can watch the full stream tomorrow here on the site. House of Wolves is out on May 19.

  • The 3D Realms Anthology is now available on Steam for PC and Mac

    The 3D Realms Anthology, announced back in October, is now available on Steam for PC and Mac for a limited-time price of $29.99. After the introductory period has ended, it will run you $39.99. The collection contains 32 games, which if purchased individually would you run more than $120. Here’s the list in case you […]

  • A Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball later this month

    Valve and Zen Studios have announced a Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball. The table will be made available on all pinball platforms, including Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2, from May 25. Called the “Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device”, it contains the characters Chell, Wheatley and of course GLaDOS. Portal Pinball […]

  • Star Wars characters coming with release of Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits

    Star Wars characters are coming to Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits. Disney says it will contain “many favorite characters and include more gameplay content and variety than ever before.” There will be three Star Wars Play sets: Twilight of the Republic set in the Episodes 1-3 timeline, Rise Against the Empire set during the […]

  • Hearthstone has been played by 30 million people

    Blizzard’s strategy game Hearthstone has 30 million players, the developer announced on Twitter. The figure doesn’t breakdown players numbers by platform, but Activision will release its recent financial report tomorrow, so maybe more information will be forthcoming. Hearthstone was releases on PC March 14, 2014 followed by Mac, phones, and tablets. Blackrock Mountain, the latest […]

  • Tomorrow’s Destiny livestream focuses on Prison of Elders – here’s a teaser

    Another Destiny: House of Wolves livestream takes place tomorrow, and it will focus on Prison of the Elders. The Prison of Elders is a prison facility in The Reef which is watched over by Variks and is part of the new Arena game mode which is limited to three players. The livestream will be hosted […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced for current and last-gen

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision, which isn’t shocking in the slightest. Correction: My stupid brain has EA on it due to the financials release later today. The game is being published by Activision. Not EA and I previously stated. I apologize, and have reprimanded myself in a most sever manner. […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition is sold out in the UK

    Hopefully, you pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition in the UK already. If not, you are likely out of luck. According to GAME, the pack which contains the Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm has sold out in the UK. The retailer confirmed the news to Videogamer this morning. […]

  • Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming June 19 for PC, PS4 to the UK

    A Far Cry 4 Complete Edition has been announced and it includes the full game as well as the Season Pass. This is the sku which popped up on Amazon Germany earlier in the week. The Season Pass provides access to five separate pieces of DLC. Here’s a refresher on the DLC content: The Syringe: […]

  • The Witcher 3: live Q&A stream with CDP, new monster dev diary inside

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out in just two weeks, and if you want to know more about Geralt’s latest adventure, CD Projekt is hosting a live Q&A now on Twitch. There’s also a new developer diary below which focuses on monster in the game. The Witcher 3 is out on May 19. Huzzah! […]

  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]