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Metal Gear Solid 4 Xbox 360 debunked by Konami

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 09:56 GMT By Dave Cook

Metal Gear Solid 4: 25th Anniversary Edition has been listed for Xbox 360 by New Zealand retailer MightyApe, along with pack art. But as it turns out, it’s all bollocks. Get Konami’s response below.

Update:

VG247 contacted its local Konami rep, who told us that Metal Gear Solid 4 is not coming out on Xbox 360. They told us that this is a rumour that pops up every Christmas, and that the pack art is for PS3 with an Xbox 360 header pasted on top, which of course, it clearly is.

Original story:

We’ve contacted Konami to comment on the above art.

Thanks OXM.

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35 Comments

  1. Gekidami

    “Features:
    MGS4 pushes the power of the PLAYSTATION® 3 to its limits with cutting edge graphics and surround sound. It also aims to be the hallmark title for the new DUALSHOCK®3 controller.”

    “Release date NZ
    November 1st, 2012″

    Not very believable.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dave Cook

    @1 no of course not, which is why I said it was a rumour eh ;)

    Konami has debunked it to us now, Check out the update above.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Gekidami

    …If it was so obviously bogus, why was the story featured?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Dave Cook

    @3 because retailers use place-holder pages all the time. It wasn’t obviously bogus seeing as the game is getting a re-pack release on PS3.

    We’re a comprehensive news site that has to cover everything, even if it is a short in the dark rumour. People still want to know these things. Just doing my job :)

    We contacted them and debunked it too, that in itself is a little story.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dragon246

    Some rumors are hillarious, like this one. Its like saying halo 4 will be released on ps3. Sony paid 50% of game costs along with marketing.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. daytripper

    Was looking forward to the 14 disc special edition :-(

    #6 2 years ago
  7. monkeygourmet

    I got it for £5.00 second hand on PS3 and its awful. Unless your a big fan obviously.

    Crappy, pseudo intellectual story, awful, awful counter intuitive controls and pretty average stealth gameplay.

    I literally couldn’t play it for more than a couple of bourse without feeling annoyed.

    Most over rated franchise ever for me.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Gadzooks!

    #7

    After all the fanboy praise it got, I was expecting some amazing game. It’s one of the first things I tried when I bought my PS3.

    Boy did I laugh when I played it. Just fucking awful to play, and it looked sooo basic.

    Cutscenes looked nice enough but the story is just the biggest load of bollocks I ever heard.

    It took an eternity to install and get to actual gameplay. Wasted time I can never get back.

    Overrated doesn’t come close to describing this game.

    Digital vomit is closer. Self-indulgent, semi-interactive wank is closer still.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    It was a really good experience in my opinion. My only problem with it was that levels were too small and you got yourself a fuckton of gadgets that you never used in the end. Level design was awesome, but you got yourself almost infinite ammo in the end.
    Story was great, the moment where you fight in the mecha was freakin awesome (Hello, Zone Of the Enders!), the last boss was a lot of fun aka Tekken. Stealth gameplay was awesome but again, while level design was cool, levels were small, you had a lot of ammo and you got no choice but to destroy everything.
    Bosses in the game were just superb quality.

    Oh well, Xbox users will always hate it because they never had PS3 anyway from the beggining. If you ask Eks Bawks threesixty fanboys about it they will tell you it is trash but when it will come to their favourite Semi-PC 2001 box with half-baked Windows 2000 OS they will call it a masterpiece obviously.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dragon246

    @Erth
    Looks like you got you wish granted, MGS Ground Zeroes offers (maybe, but probably) everything you like plus, OPEN-WORLD Gameplay. How cool is that?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    @10, yeah, they probably fixed everything. I think.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Clupula

    I think MGS4 is a great game ONLY IF you’ve been a fan of the series, previously. I can’t imagine any of it would make the slightest bit of sense if you don’t know who all the players are and what the story up until that point are.

    My biggest complaint is how little gameplay is involved in the last chapter. Up until then, i think they did a good blend of cutscenes/gameplay, but the last chapter felt too much like MGS2′s “walk two feet, watch a 30 minute cutscene, walk ten more feet, watch a 45 minute cutscene, boss battle.” I also didn’t like that they took away the healing/eating you had to do in MGS3.

    Still, the Metal Gear series is probably one of my favorites and playing the Rising demo made me very happy because playing a Devil May Cry-style game in the Metal Gear world with all the appropriate canon touches was just awesome. I have yet to see any actual evidence where Kojima himself says that it is non-canon (being a spin-off does NOT mean non-canon, btw) and seeing the amount of info and lore they pumped into just the demo makes me feel even more confident that I wouldn’t be wasting my time with what would basically amount to fan-fiction otherwise.

    The CODEC conversations about the fall of the Patriots and the SOP system, combined with seeing a Peace Walker-style AI boss made me very excited for the full product.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dave Cook

    @12 “I think MGS4 is a great game ONLY IF you’ve been a fan of the series,”

    Yeah I agree with that actually. The encyclopaedic lore is impenetrable unless you’ve done your homework or played the series before. Personally I think it’s mechanically sound, but I absolutely agree with what you’re saying here.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Da Man

    Every Mgs is a great game if you’re a mentally handicapped patient in their 20s whose greatest joy is paraphrasing random people on the internet via equally handicapped attempts at engrish.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. FBSKing

    monkeygourmet: You’re an idiot if you play seemed pseudo intellectual is that you’re a pseudo stupid, if you could not play for a long time is probably your brain (if any) by overheated trying to think, something the shooters Xbox not let you do, do not comment stupid things, trash like you should never play or comment.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. The Auracle

    I wasn’t terribly impressed with the story in the fourth instalment but then again, MGS bored me after the second one. I did enjoy Metal Gear Online, however. That was fun.

    Not expecting MGS4 to ever make the multiplatform jump but if it did, Konami would do well to reboot MG Online. It’d do well on LIVE, for sure.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. FBSKing

    Gadzooks!: You are the most vulgar that may have existed, if it seemed so ugly and so basic, that is just a reflection of your poor mind, moron, what kind of game you saw on youtube and it is confusing with the powerful MGS4 it is clear that you have not played the game with your dirty, dirty hands, you saw something on youtube and mistaking it, do not dare to talk about a game with such contempt without being completely sure, besides your opinion, an insignificant opinion is only trash, digital vomit, a plague, stop commenting unhappy wretch.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. monkeygourmet

    @15

    lol, I never use the word ‘Butthurt’, but it’s clearly applicable here.

    Of course, no ones ever criticised the story of a Metal Gear game before… The are obviously the epitome of mans writing skills, sorry to have ever called that into question…

    Look, you may enjoy the story, thats fine (like I said, it has fan service), but I know good gameplay when I see it, and frankly MGS 4 sucked from a gaming perspective unless you were a brain dead uber fan with blinkers on.

    Even MGS3 pisses all over it in that sense.

    It had broken shitty controls and mechanics, fact.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. monkeygourmet

    @17

    Sorry, Gadzooks! is bang on with this one, maybe you need to get your head out of Kojima’s arse so you can get some perspective in your life.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Deacon

    (@17) There’s absolutely no point to bashing someone because of their taste in games and / or opinion on a certain game or series. No point at all.

    Commenting just to berate those who enjoy said game makes you the bigger fool (see #14).

    I don’t agree with Gadzooks either, but he seems to have made his decision and if you disagree with his take then it’s his loss! Let it go already.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dragon246

    @Deacon
    I like it how its perfectly fine for them to state their opinions as facts and berate other people for their tastes, but if someone even remotely suggests those same things for ms, ninty games (albeit in a much nicer manner), those people become fanboys.
    Cant we enjoy games and state our criticisms respectfully?

    I agree with Clupula here, its very difficult to get into the series using mgs4 as a starting point. But I also think solid stealth gameplay that mgs series has perfected is in itself a great reason to play these games.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Da Man

    Dickon, brah.

    Tell me more about those braindead casuals whilst pointing out how I berate your sorry arse.

    Not to mention I wasn’t even addressing anyone’s (let alone yours) taste.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Deacon

    nah, you were just having a laugh, right? Cool.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Da Man

    As for that Angst123 and his barely articulate, inane, self contradicting hysteria – get yourself a proper hobby or something. Else you’ll end up as another deprived mmo addict.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. DarkKnight

    Who is this FuckMan ?
    Why don’t you go fuck yourselves somewhere with a whore. But I guess cash-stripped bastards like you use a 360 to masturbate, so why not return to doing that? Hey, maybe you can call Bill Gates and he will send you a MS branded dildo for your pussy.
    Anyone who hates mgs is a asshole, fact.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Da Man

    ^Make three more alt accounts, dear sir,

    Careful not to ylod while at it.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. DarkKnight

    FuckMan, why don’t you go fuck yourself. Is your 360 broke or is it stuck too deep in your ass? Your eyes might get RROD fast. Maybe you can suck a kinect while you are at it. Do send me a photo then.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Da Man

    I always liked Mgs fans for their sense of irony.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Joe Musashi

    This topic is full of La Li Lu Le Lol.

    JM

    #29 2 years ago
  30. FBSKing

    @18
    MONKEYGOURMET
    All right, say what you want, I just dedicate myself to defend what is right, and say that MGS4 is garbage, or to play MGS4 is bad, is a terrible mistake, the game has better controls than most, but that is something you can not understand, still believe that the people who play it is brain dead, the opinion of the experts and those who have played from the beginning is what really matters, not yours.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. monkeygourmet

    @30

    And I return you to my original comment:

    ‘Unless your a big fan…’

    Insecure about your fav franchise / console much? :D

    #31 2 years ago
  32. FBSKing

    @19
    Fucking monkeygurmet
    Shut up your filthy mouth, instead of saying stupid things, take some time to read over the internet and you will realize that MGS4 is a successful game for many things, and you could not process it with your tiny brain, you may have 13 or 14 years old, educate yourself and then discuss, so maybe get a perspective of reality and the gaming industry, stupid maniac.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. monkeygourmet

    @32

    Ha!

    Having a go at me when the game sits on my shelf…

    I even started a ‘game it forward club’ on the forum and offered the game up free to someone else who might enjoy it to try and spread a little gaming love…

    How about this:

    Go fuck yourself! :)

    #33 2 years ago
  34. stretch215

    Fbs king is HILARIOUS. You made my evening sir!

    #34 2 years ago
  35. andrewdaroberts

    @ 29

    Still can’t help giggling at your comment. Well played, sir.

    Do any of you play MGS as the pacifist? Or try to achieve Big Boss rank? I personally think that’s what sets MGS apart from any other game I’ve played. I bought MGS1 recently, and still enjoyed it as much as I did 10 years ago. As for MGS4, I played it on my friends PS3 (I own the “Eks Bawks threesixty”), after my first playthrough, I borrowed his PS3 for the weekend and played again, and again. And I’m pretty sure I’m not brain-dead.

    #35 2 years ago

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    Homeworld Remastered Collection has a release date, and as promised, the gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake has been released along with the news that Homeworld Shipbreaker development continues. The video was shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel earlier this morning at PAX South. Last year, Gearbox had said hoped to release the title […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry has landed on Kickstarter

    The Kickstarter for Clock Tower spiritual successor, Project Scissors, recently announced as Night Cry, has launched. A teaser directed by The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu was released for the game earlier this month, and the full short film can be viewed below. Shimizu is also creative director on the project and Silent Hill creative and environment […]

  • Toukiden Kiwami mission trailer released, pre-order bonuses detailed

    Pre-order bonuses for Toukiden Kiwami have been announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Here’s the pre-order bonus list for each participating retailer: North America GameStop – Armor inspired by new slayers Reki and Soma’s costumes and classic armor from Toukiden‘s six original NPC slayers. Amazon – 2 exclusive pieces of armor: a set of Tenko […]

  • More Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Final Fantasy 15 info doled out by Tabata

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD director Hajime Tabata took part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and answered a variety of questions pertaining to the game and Final Fantasy 15. According to Tabata, the first playthrough of the game will last around 40 hours, but “the real fun” starts from the second playthrough which contains new events. […]

  • This video gives you an idea of what Borderlands Online is like

    A video for Borderlands Online, the China-exclusive title from 2K, Shanda Games and Gearbox, has been released. Posted on MMO Culture, the video was released to announce the “technical test” which started today. Borderlands Online is an instance-based online shooter, and will probably never reach western shores. Still, you can have a look anyway.

  • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the MMO’s first expansion

    The first expansion for Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns, was announced today during PAX South, and ArenNet has posted a few content details for it on the official webiste. Heart of Thorns contains a reimagined progression with the new Mastery system, which provides new training opportunities for characters beyond level 80. Players will be […]

  • Turn-based action platformer Ronin has been polished up, nets a publisher

    Tomasz Waclawek has polished up his freeware title Ronin and will be releasing it through publisher Devolver Digital later this year. The turn-based action platformer stars a vengeful ninja who is determined to kill important memebers of a powerful corporation. Weapons at your disposal include razor wire and a katana, or you avoid combat by […]

  • Footage of cancelled Justice League brawler surfaces

    Footage of the cancelled Double Helix-developed Justice League brawler has surfaced online. The game was supposed to be a tie-in title for the also cancelled Justice League film directed by George Miller, according to leaked images and information from 2012. Jon Gwyn, the game’s artist and now Rockstar San Diego staffer, said at the time […]

  • Free Icona Vulcano DLC for DriveClub releases next week

    Sony has posted a video of the Icona Vulcano, which will be released as DLC next week for DriveClub. The video was posted on Facebook and we’ve embedded the video below courtesy of GamesHQMeida. It was announced earlier this week the Icona Vulcano would be released on the PS Store as a free download.

  • The Bard’s Tale 4 announced by inXile Entertainment at PAX South

    The Bard’s Tale 4 was announced today by inXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo during a panel at PAX South. inXile hinted around back in December that a sequel was in the works. Granted, The Bard’s Tale wasn’t mentioned. Still, everyone figured this was the game when Wasteland 2 project lead Chris Keenan stated the team […]

  • Here’s another Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video

    Last week, YouTube user Master0fHyrule uploaded a Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video, and we’ve embedded it for you below. The video shows 4.5 minutes of footage which appears before hitting the start button and the first meeting between Link and the Skull Kid. Another comparison video was released by another user back in […]

  • The Game Awards 2015 already in the planning stages

    The Game Awards 2015 are already in the planning stages, according to Geoff Keighley. The inaugural show took place on December 6, 2014. Keighley announced the 2015 show during his Storytime with Geoff Keighley panel at PAX South this weekend and through Twitter. He said more details will be announced in the spring. You can […]

  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered listed for January release

    It looks like Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy is returning in remastered form next week, if an Amazon listing is any indication. According to the listing posted on NeoGAF, the uncut version of the game contains Steam DRM and will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Titled Fahrenheit: […]

  • Indie Flash Sale kicks off on North American PS Store

    The North American end of the PlayStation Store is hosting a Flash Sale a beefy list of indie games and some films. The sales includes titles such as Resogun, Shadow Warrior, The Unfinished Swan, FEZ, Costume Quest 2, Joe Danger, Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, and more for up to 80% off. The full […]

  • The Witcher 3 Twitch stream to show 15 minutes of new gameplay footage

    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video shows gameplay clips, global hands-on events

    CD Projekt has released a video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, giving a glimpse of gameplay and noting that hands-on impressions of the game will be bombarding the Internet next week. We’ll have extensive coverage of The Witcher 3 on Monday Jan 26 at 3pm GMT. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to […]

  • Microsoft looking into possible HoloLens support for PC, Xbox One

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be a dedicated device, but the company is obviously looking into how it could be used with PC and Xbox One. Speaking with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said should the stand-alone product become a success, “specific scenarios” on how it could be used with Xbox One are already being brainstormed. “We […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4, Xbox One

    A video for Final Fantasy Type-0 comparing the upcoming console version of the game to the original PSP version has been released by Square Enix. While comparing PSP graphics to those of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One seems rather unfair, it’s worth a watch anyway. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releases March 17 in North America […]

  • Payday 2′s The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character Pack released

    In case you forgot, The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character content packs for Payday 2 were released yesterday. The new heist pack is available for $6.99/€6.99/£4.99 and the Dragan character will run you $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 through Steam and other digital distribution sites. Here’s the details: The Bomb Heists A new contact, called the Butcher, brought to […]

  • Rockstar offers tips on scaling GTA Online creations to support 30 players

    Rockstar has posted a tutorial of sorts on how to edit your GTA Online’s creations to support up to 30 players. According to the developer, when selecting Load Creation, users will be able to access any previously published Jobs and edit them in any way they wish. Users can also increase the Maximum Players races […]

  • Video for Life is Strange shows you how to rewind time

    If you could rewind time, would you change the events of your day or leave things be? In Life is Strange, you will make this choice. In the developer diary below, Dontnot Entertainment touches upon the main character’s ability to rewind time. How Max’s ability works and originated is also discussed. The first episode of […]

  • Take a look at one of the historical battles in Total War: Attila

    The Creative Assembly has revealed historical battles for Total War: Attila and shown off one of them. In the latest episode of Rally Point, developer Creative Assembly takes a look at one of the nine historical battles that will be included in Total War: Attila when it launches next month. But before you see the […]

  • ARMA 3 video lists 33 of its features, teases upcoming expansion

    ARMA 3 is an impressive military simulator, but that’s not the only thing impressive about it. In fact, this video lists 33 of the game’s most notable features. ARMA 3′s latest video gives you a tour of many of its strengths. It goes over the number of vehicles, weapons and playable area. But that’s not […]

  • No Man’s Sky dev explains what you actually do in the game

    No Man’s Sky is simultaneously the most intriguing mystery and the most scary. Developer Hello Games is asked some questions and gives some solid answers. Eurogamer asked Hello Games’ Sean Murray a number of questions that are on everyone’s mind when they think about No Man’s Sky. The biggest one being, what do you actually […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 27, Be The Zombie mode goes free

    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]

  • This is what co-op looks like in Dying Light

    Dying Light’s cop-op mode has been given a short demo by developer Techland. Dying Light supports drop-in/ drop-out co-op for up to four players. The entire campaign is playable in co-op, and there are special co-op challenges. Watch as four members of developer Techland take on the game’s zombie apocalypse. Dying Light is out January […]

  • Get Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third and all DLC for $5

    Bundle Stars’ latest bundle packs Saints Row 2 and the complete Saints Row: The Third for $5. The Saints Row bundle is priced $5. It is live now and for another 14 days. It comes with Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, which is basically the game plus all the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 23, 24

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has made the trek to Destiny’s Tower for another week of business. Destiny’s Exotics vendor, Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at the Tower as per the weekly schedule. Xur will sell you Exotic weapons and armour pieces if you have the Strange Coins to afford it. He also […]

  • Bloodborne is getting two special edition PS4s in Japan

    Sony will launch two limited-edition, Bloodborne-themed PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan. Two bundles are available, one in black and another in white, complete with a controller and a headset. The hard disk cover is engraved with the title and the cover shot. Both bundles come with the collector’s edition release of the game, which was […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – Xur vs Cryptarch rap battle

    Destiny has once more produced a slew of entertaining, educational and occasionally baffling videos. Destiny players have repeatedly sparked crazes by exploiting the game’s little foibles – Sparrow surfing is one example. This latest one is kind of mysterious; I don’t know how it’s done, or why you would want to, but Hidden Reach has […]

  • The Sims 4 free for 48 hours with Origin Game Time

    The Sims 4 is the latest game to be offered free through Origin’s Game Time promotion. The Sims 4 is now free to download from Origin, granting you a 48 hour window to try it out and see if you want to pay for the full game. The free time starts counting as soon as […]

  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]