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VGAs 2012: winners announced, get all the news here

Friday, 7 December 2012 22:08 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

It’s that time of year again: December. When the nights are colder than your ex’s heart, and Spike TV broadcasts its Video Game Awards Show.

VGA 2012 Headlines and videos

The Last of Us release date announced as May 7

Dark Souls 2 announced at VGAs

The Phantom Pain announced, may be a new Metal Gear Game

Halo 4: Spartan Ops returns in January

South Park: The Stick of Truth VGA trailer introduces the new kid

Tomb Raider – video

BioShock Infinite – video

Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 – video

Gears of War Judgement – video

Assassins Creed 3: The Tyranny of King Washington – video

Metro: Last Light – live action video

It’s a night when A-Z list celebrities take the stage alongside video game luminaries; where exclusive video game videos are shown, and sometimes a new game is announced. Tonight, two games were revealed: The Phantom Pain from Moby Dick Studios – a game many on the Internet suspect has ties to Hideo Kojima; and Dark Souls 2.

A new live-action trailer for Metro: Last Light was shown during the first commercial break, and debut videos for Halo 4: Spartan Ops, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider, and more where shown.

The Last of Us was also given a May 7 release date, and the Spartan Ops missions for Halo 4 will start back up in January.

Samuel L Jackson hosted the show, and his pixilated self was tossed into various video games such as Mass Effect 3, Minecraft, Angry Birds Star Wars, Black Ops 2 and more.

Gabe Newell and 16 members of Valve took the stage to accept the Game of the Decade Award for Half Life 2, and Ken Levine introduced the new BioShock Infinite Video.

Gearbox won Best Shooter for Borderlands 2, and Claptrap won Best Video Game Character.

Dishonored won for Best Action/Adventure title, and The Walking Dead won for Best Adapted Video Game, Telltale for Best Studio, Best Performance by a Female Actress, Best Downloadable Game, and the coveted Game of the Year Award.

Musical guests were Linkin Park, and Tenacious D closed the show out, singing their song “Rize of the Fenix” and at the end, a giant inflatable dong appeared. We’re not lying.

Here’s the full list of winners for the 2012 Video Game Awards:

  • Game of the Year: The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
  • Studio of the Year: Telltale Games
  • Best XBOX 360 Game: Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)
  • Best PS3 Game: Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)
  • Best Wii / Wii-U Game: New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo)
  • Best PC Game: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2K Games/Firaxis Games)
  • Best Handheld / Mobile Game: Sound Shapes (Sony Computer Entertainment/Queasy Games)
  • Best Shooter: Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)
  • Best Action Adventure GameB: Dishonored (Bethesda Softworks/Arkane Studios)
  • Best RPG: Mass Effect 3 (Electronic Arts/BioWare)
  • Best Multi-Player Game: Borderlands 2 (2K Games/Gearbox Software)
  • Best Individual Sports Game: SSX (Electronic Arts/EA Canada)
  • Best Team Sports Game: NBA 2K13 (2K Sports/Visual Concepts)
  • Best Driving Game: Need For Speed Most Wanted (Electronic Arts/Criterion Games)
  • Best Fighting Game: Persona 4 Arena (Atlus/ARC System Works/Atlus)
  • Best Adapted Video Game: The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
  • Best Independent Game: Journey (thatgamecompany)
  • Best Graphics: Halo 4 (Microsoft Studios/343 Industries)
  • Best Song in a Game: “Cities” by Beck (Sound Shapes)
  • Best Original Score: Journey (Sony Computer Entertainment/thatgamecompany)
  • Best Performance By a Human Male: Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)
  • Best Performance By a Human Female: Melissa Hutchison as Clementine (The Walking Dead: The Game)
  • Best Downloadable Game: The Walking Dead: The Game (Telltale Games)
  • Best Social Game: You Don’t Know Jack (Jellyvision Games)
  • Best DLC: Dawnguard – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Softworks/Bethesda Game Studios)
  • Most Anticipated Game: Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar Games)

Nominees for the awards show were determined by the VGA Advisory Council, made up game journalists from: Entertainment Weekly, Game Informer, Joystiq, Kotaku, Polygon, IGN, GameTrailers, Gamespot, Wired.com, USA Today and The Associated Press.

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45 Comments

  1. Mike W

    Yea I just want to see the trailers and announcements (if they have any). The last two VGAs I watched were God awful.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Deacon

    when does the show start, GMT?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Hunam

    I’m sure this will be a pile of shit so I’m going to bed.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Stephany Nunneley

    @2 VGAs start at 1am UK (preshow) and the Awards start at 2am UK. Go to TV & Movies on your XBL dash if you want to watch.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dragon246

    Just woke up to watch this. Better be good!
    Despite what some say, I like this show. Its good entertainment!

    It would be amazing if ANYTHING regarding next-gen shows up :)

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    Ink Master with Dave Navarro is on right now. He is such a douche.

    Anyway, the VGAs go off in 30 minutes and will last two hours. Pray for me.

    Also, I will post any videos that go live as fast as I can find them – if you see them before I do, just stick the link in here and I will love you forever. ;)

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dragon246

    Journey won the best original score and halo4 best graphics and best 360 game.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Stephany Nunneley

    @7 Yeah, that all happened during the pre-show. We’ll do a post on the winners once the show ends. I’ll tweet the main ones out from the show once it starts.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Dragon246

    @Steph
    Needed a bit of help, do you have a link for low-res version (240p something) of vga 2012? My connection is shuttering even with 400kbps stream.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Stephany Nunneley

    Is it showing for you online?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Dragon246

    Showing online on GT, yeah. Able to watch it without buffering, no.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Stephany Nunneley

    Try Spike instead: http://www.spike.com/events/video-game-awards/

    #12 2 years ago
  13. DSB

    I think you’re onto some grade A headline material there Steph.

    “Dave Navarro is a douche; Watch VGAs 30 minutes from now”

    Perfecto!

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Stephany Nunneley

    @13 :D

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Dragon246

    Still sucks for me, will be waiting for youtube video later today.
    Although thanks Steph!

    TLOU 7th May 2012!!!

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Stephany Nunneley

    I will add all official trailers in when I get them via email. Until then, Wrecked Pixel’s YT channel has been a Godsend. I’ll also fill the posts out once all is over and done with – as per usual. :)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Clupula

    I’m waiting out the Linkin Park performance. I don’t need to expose my ears to that.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Stephany Nunneley

    Yep Viacom is all over every one’s ass who has posted the videos on You Tube. I will replace them when I can. Please stand by.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Talkar

    Wait.. How the hell did HL2 win game of the decade? The game was mediocre at best IMO…

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Yoshi

    It actually sounds like they properly thought of the game of the year stuff this time. I mean seriously Walking Dead wins GOTY who would have gussed that seriously.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Stephany Nunneley

    So the best part of the night was the massive, inflatable dong that popped up behind Tenacious D at the end. No joke. A giant dong.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Dragon246

    Considering how I wont be able to play much for the next 6 months due to some very big arrangements, I will probably end up with a 2 year worth of backlog.
    2013 looks really nice. Although Dark Souls 2 may well be a 2014 game.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Christopher Jack

    Best graphics, Halo 4? Have these voters not played any recent PC game? It’s a tolerable looking game otherwise I would not have stomached the time to make it to lvl 23, but it’s not even the best looking console game out.

    Sure at first you may think the unreachable backgrounds look pretty, but after moving around for a bit you quickly realize it’s the same cheap wallpaper effect they’ve been using for quite some time.

    (Sorry Erthazus, beat you to it)

    #23 2 years ago
  24. roadkill

    Guild Wars 2 won nothing! :(

    #24 2 years ago
  25. manamana

    Bravo! The Walking Dead very well deserves GOTY.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. CyberMarco

    Half-Life 2 game of the Decade, what a joke!

    #26 2 years ago
  27. The_Red

    Why so much negativity towards HL2? Last time I checked, it was considered to be one of the best games of all time… and it IS a superb game. Maybe not my choice but still, pretty damn awesome.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. CyberMarco

    @27 Yeah could be, but not compared to those games!

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Jagga

    The VGAs were terrible this year! So much so I can’t even sleep… The Walking Dead The Game wins GOTY?! What does that game total? About 12-13hrs tops?! 6 categories this year and most of them were either cheapened with the competition put in that category or simply nonexistent. Samuel L. Jackson was the only good thing about the 2012 VGAs IMO…

    #29 2 years ago
  30. polygem

    H2 is one of the best games this gen 4 sure. that ‘game of the decade’ award is really tough to pick. H2 is a reasonable choice.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. The_Red

    @28
    Compared to what? All of those are great games. Outside the Wii Sports (A terribly mediocre game) I think one could make a strong case for all other choices, including HL2.

    Sure, they differ from our personal choices. Mine are Demon’s Souls, Shadow of the Colossus and Psychonauts but it doesn’t mean HL2 was a bad choice IMHO. Now if something like Halo3, GTA4 or Uncharted 2 had won, then I would have gotten angry (Thankfully they weren’t nominated).

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Edo

    Yay for Dishonored for winning best action adventure game,also Half-Life 2 game of the decade no surprise…..Gabe…dude,it was a perfect opportunity to do you know what…….

    #32 2 years ago
  33. GwynbleiddiuM

    @29 The only disappointing fact about TWD was the episodic nature and 3 months gap between each episode, other than that it was one the best games this year.

    @32 Perfect opportunity, but Kojima stole the show.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Sylrissa

    One of the better VGA’s I’ve seen, good to see some well deserved games winning awards.

    Though I wasn’t expecting to see TWD to win game of the year, congratulations to Telltale games!.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. stevenhiggster

    I personally fully agree with HL2 being game of the decade. It is infact my favourite game of all time ever! People talk of it being a “this gen” game, remember HL2 actually came out long before current gen consoles and at that point in time it stood head and shoulders above anything else and it still holds its head high today.

    In other news, I’d have to say I mostly agree with the winners, there are a few wtf’s on there but over all the list ain’t too bad. Don’t agree at all with the over all GOTY though. Just my opinion though.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Erthazus

    HL2 is indeed game of the decade. Who disagree’s is a console gamer who never touched in the year when it came out.

    HL2 came out before this generation of consoles for your information and it is still looks to this date as a current gen game and there are design choices that no one did better then Valve so far in FPS genre.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Edo

    @33 Kojima stole the show and also beat Valve at trolling.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. GwynbleiddiuM

    Brace yourselves, Half-Life hate-crew are coming.

    @37 true dat :D

    #38 2 years ago
  39. absolutezero

    I managed to stay up until The Last of Us trailer then I just could not take anymore. I think if I cringed any harder my neck would break.

    This is out great awards ceremony people. Sponsored out its ass and presented by people that have no idea what they are talking about.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Kabby

    HL2 was good but I’d be hesitant to call it game of the decade.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Erthazus

    I still don’t understand why you need to announce MGS5 if MGS: Ground Zeroes is not out and even reveangence?

    Isn’t it too soon? I don’t understand that announcement. I don’t see the logic here at all.

    + Next Gen systems are coming soon with next gen games.

    I don’t understand this announcement and I still believe that it is not MGS5. I still believe that this is Metal gear Solid: Ground Zeroes or something else with Metal Gear brand. Something completely new that has nothing to do with stealth.

    I don’t understand this shit. Kojima is nuts.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. osric90

    What? The Walking Dead: The Game? I hope it comes out as a Blu-ray, complete then. You woke up my curiosity. Mass Effect 3 is EVERYTHING to me this year though.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. vicrysty

    Sorry for ac III would have deserved an award, even for Best Action Adventure Game.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. alisarv

    This time, it was a fair result.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. ManuOtaku

    Oh the irony of the Best DLC award, a DLC that is not available on all consoles, for the rest iam good, well with the exception of best Wii/WiiU game, it should have been xenoblade IMHO.

    #45 2 years ago

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  • Jason Voorhees joins Mortal Kombat X in May, Kombat Pack owners get first dibs

    Jason Voorhees will arrive for Mortal Kombat X players in May, NetherRealm Studios announced today during the latest Kombat Kast. Jason will be shown for the first time on Monday, May 4 during a special Kombat Kast. According to EventHub which watched the livestream, the developer will also show off the character’s move and Variations. […]

  • The Witcher 3: Nvidia heads to Poland for a behind-the-scenes look – video

    A video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, taking you behind-the-scenes with CD Projekt RED. Nvidia’s GeForce crew went to the firm’s studio in Poland to talk with the game’s executive producer John Mamais, who provides a look at the PC version of the upcoming RPG. CD Projekt, according to the video […]

  • Microsoft notes decline in Xbox unit sales for Q3 FY15 to 1.6 million

    Microsoft reported its Q3 FY15 earnings today, citing growth in Xbox Live usage as one of the contributing factors to the firm’s reported revenue. However, the firm noted a decline in units sales for its Xbox consoles during the quarter. Microsoft Q3 2014 (yoy comparison) Microsoft Q1 fiscal 2015 Microsoft Q2 fiscal 2015 The firm […]

  • Powerplay is a new feature included in the Elite: Dangerous May update

    The next update for Elite: Dangerous is coming next month and it includes a new feature called Powerplay. According to Frontier Developments, Powerplay allows players to participate in an ongoing battle that “enhances every aspect” of the game. Players can become allies with a number of galactic Powers and guide their strategy, pursue objectives in […]

  • Facebook says it’s “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift

    Facebook has said it is “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift as the VR headset is still in the development stages. Speaking during a call to investors, Facebook CFO David Wehner said the company had nothing to announce regarding the amount of stock it expected to ship. “We have not announced any […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch and rental server program hits next week

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch has a release date for both consoles and PC. PC & Console patch and RSP for Consoles coming April 28th. Fixes include TDM spawns and more: http://t.co/BZYJeomPlr pic.twitter.com/27TCiY8hmf — Battlefield (@Battlefield) April 23, 2015 The update will include fixes to Punkbuster, Nvidia DirectX drivers, TDM spawns, contains weapon balance tweaks and […]

  • Modders can now earn money through Steam Workshop starting today with Skyrim

    Valve has introduced a new functionality within Steam Workshop which will allow mod makers to earn money for their creations, starting with Skyrim. The update will allow content such as mods, items, or maps to be sold through Steam Workshop for titles which have the feature enabled. A new “streamlined process for listing” has been […]

  • Play Skyrim for free this weekend on Steam and take 75% off while you’re at it

    Skyrim is free this weekend on Steam providing wanna-be Dragonborns who have procrastinated on wetting their blades with Stormcloak blood the perfect opportunity to give the RPG a try. Head over to Steam and download the game and play for free until April 26 at 1am PDT. The game is also 75% off if you […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 “Ember” teaser video released ahead of full reveal

    Activision has released a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teaser video titled “Ember” and you can watch it right here. Here’s the video blurb: “In the next 50 years, technological advancements will lead us into a world where only those who risk going too far, will find out how far we can actually go.” […]

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

    Bioware has updated Dragon Age Keep after listening to community feedback. The update includes more customization and control over heroes, world states, career and more. Players can now customize hero portraits or delete Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes from the Hero section. They can also remove playthrough states from the World State Manager and keep up […]

  • Here’s a look at some Conker community creations in Project Spark

    Conker’s Bug Reunion releases today, and below is a video showing some of the community creations you will be able to download using the creation pack. Project Spark is a free download on Xbox One and Windows 8.1, and you can download the Conker Creation Pack today. It contains 350 assets in order for users […]

  • Rainbow Six: Siege video shines spotlight on the British Counter Terrorist Unit

    Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Siege video which gives you a look at the British Counter Terrorist Unit which features “the best of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.” The firm said that over the next few weeks it will introduce the public to each of the units in the game. Rainbow Six Siege […]

  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to Amazon.co.uk and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on www.twitch.tv The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]