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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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    Valve has announced its adding three, yearly Dota 2 championships to its eSports roster along with the new that a new International Compendium will launch next week alongside a balance update for MOBA. The firm said it was adding three extra championships to the schedule as it recognized there was “room for improvement” on a […]

  • Dungeons 2 is now available on PC, Mac, Linux – watch the launch trailer

    Dungeons 2, the dungeon-crawling strategy sequel to Realmforge Studios’ Dungeons, has been released on Steam by publisher Kalypso. It can be yours for $39.99 on Steam and is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and SteamOS. The first game was released in 2011 and heavily influenced by Dungeon Keeper. A boxed version will arrive in North […]

  • This Mortal Kombat X “hidden character intros” video is rather humorous

    YouTuber Maximilian Dood mad has created a Mortal Kombat X video featuring “hidden” character intros centering around Scorpion and Sub-Zero. Some of the dialogue is rather funny, and we particularly liked the affectionate line uttered by Sub-Zero at one point. Just something fun for your Saturday. Enjoy.

  • Art of the Catch creator sheds more light on why he pulled the Skyrim mod off Steam

    The creator of Skyrim mod Art of the Catch has taken to Reddit to explain why he pulled the paid mod off Steam Workshop. Yesterday, it was revealed Chesko had pulled the fishing mod off Steam Workshop, after mod creator Fore stated he didn’t endorse Chesko charging for the mod because it used his his […]

  • Tripwire adds clause to Killing Floor 2 EULA banning paid mods

    Tripwire Interactive has updated its EULA for Killing Floor 2 stating that any mods players create for the game must be distributed free-of-charge. The end user agreement update, via PCgamesN, went live a couple of days after Valve announced it would allow mod creators to start charging for their creations. Bethesda is the first company […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 recreated in LittleBigPlanet 3 is rather eerie

    LittleBigPlanet 3 players have created some really interesting content with the game’s level builder, but sometimes, the creations go beyond cute and bright and venture into the realm of creepy, as is the case with this Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 build. Created by TheLittleBigPlanetShow, the rather ominous level can be played with up to […]

  • Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward benchmark trailer shows off flying mounts, more

    Square Enix has released a rather nice benchmark video for Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward showing a battle, flying mounts and some of the new environments. Heavensward is the first expansion for Final Fantasy 14 and is slated for release on June 23 for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4. The mac version is being handled by […]

  • Have a look at some Xenoblade Chronicles X gameplay

    During yesterday’s Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct showcase, many details pertaining to the Monolith Soft title were announced, and quite a bit of gameplay was shown. The Wii U-exclusive contains real-time menu-based combat and four-player online questing along with diverse environments and the ability to use Skells, which are transforming mechs. These mechs are called […]

  • Here’s a look at The Elder Scrolls Online running on Xbox One

    The Elder Scrolls Online has a limited public beta test running this weekend on PS4 and Xbox One, and Eurogamer has been playing around in it. Have a look at the Khajiit sorcerer below in the Xbox One version. There isn’t an NDA in place for the beta, so expect to see more videos as […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 leaks reveal Zombie progression system, four-player co-op, more

    More Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details surfaced overnight thanks to a leaked pamphlet with information pertaining to Zombies XP progression, four-player co-op and more. Posted on NeoGAF, the pamphlet the shooter will contain a new movement system, a Specialist character system for multiplayer, tailored maps, “cinematic arena-style play,” and complete character customization. The […]

  • Gears of War Remaster in the works for Xbox One, according to testers – report

    Overnight, a rumor surfaced claiming a remastered version of the original Gears of War was coming to Xbox One. According to playtesters, it isn’t a rumor at all. Polygon first broke the story, citing a source who showed the site sreencaps of the Locust invasion with updated visuals. Screenshots of the multiplayer showing improved lighting […]

  • GameStop promo outs Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for November, pre-order for access to beta

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will be released in November, according to what appears to be a leaked GameStop store promo posted on Kotaku. The exact date is November 6, which isn’t a surprise to anyone. On the promo, it notes that those who pre-order will be granted beta access for PC, PlayStation 4 […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Double XP and Elite Bonus weekend has kicked off

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can earn Double XP along with Elite Bonus on all platforms. There is even Double XP and Double Weapon XP on offer for Black Ops 2. The dry run is over. Prep for the Sunday reveal of #BlackOps3 begins now. 2XP/2XweapXP is live. pic.twitter.com/rn6SVtVJbY — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) April […]

  • Atlus makes “minor edits” to Dungeon Travelers 2 in order to avoid AO rating

    Atlus has announced it has made “minor edits” to four in-game images contained in Dungeon Travelers 2 to avoid an AO rating by the ESRB. According to a press release from the company, localization sometimes require changes to content in order for it to be “understood en masse,” which is why it worked closely with […]

  • Battlefield Hardline is 40% off through Origin this weekend

    The standard edition of Battlefield Hardline on PC is 40% off this weekend through EA’s Origin service. The Digital Deluxe Edition is also 40% off and includes various Battlepacks unavailable in the standard version. You can also pick up the Battlefield Hardline Ultimate edition for 23% off, which comes with all four planned expansions through […]

  • Submerged is an exploration-adventure game coming to multiple platforms

    Submerged is the latest title in development from Uppercut Games, and the exploration-adventure game is coming to PlayStation 4 and other platforms this year. The game takes place in a flooded city which Miku and her wounded brother Taku have reached by boat. Miku needs to find a safe place for her brother to rest […]

  • These screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt show superb attention to detail

    Some gorgeous new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced, and a couple are wallpaper worthy. Especially the one with the horse, but as you’re well aware, I’m horse crazed. The images below in the gallery have been scaled to fit properly, but if you head over to NeoGAF you can bask in […]

  • Namco kicks off Humble Store partnership with Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

    Namco Bandai has started offering its PC titles on Humble Store, and this includes the recently released Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin. Other titles include Dragon Ball Xenoverse, and Project Cars. “In Japan, the Bandai Namco Group companies are known for supporting different charity programs and we are very happy to be […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 Bonus codes to give away

    Already have a World of Tanks account? We’ve got 2,000 codes for players to top up their Gold and Premium days. This weekend sees the World of Tanks Grand Finals take place in Poland, and we’ve got a bunch of game codes to give away to celebrate. Each Bonus PC code offers 150 Gold and […]

  • Mad Max contains Top Dog camps with boss fights

    Mad Max will have bases which vary in difficulty, some of which are considered a “finale” for a particular region and feature a boss fight. Speaking in the latest issue of GamesMaster via GamesRadar, the game’s producer John Fuller said this allows players to tailor their experience by deciding how much of a challenge they […]

  • Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer reveal coming next week

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 28, because you won’t want to miss the gameplay reveal of Just Cause 3. Avalanche tweeted the date along with a teaser, as seen below. The box art has also made an appearance. Keep an eye on the game’s YouTube page, and we’ll be sure to post the video […]

  • First paid Skyrim Steam Workshop mod has been pulled

    Valve’s new incentive which allows modders to charge for their creations hasn’t been live for 24 hours yet, and already, one mod has been pulled. The mod in question was Chesko’s Fishing Mod for Skyrim, which the creator pulled after a community member questioned whether Chesko had permission from the creator of the character-idle animations […]

  • Resident Evil HD Remaster has sold over one million copies worldwide

    The HD remaster of Resident Evil has sold over one million copies worldwide since its January 20 release, Capcom has announced. The company attributed the sales milestone to producing a “great product” along with excellent word of mouth and praise from fans. In February, Capcom said Resident Evil HD Remaster was its fastest-selling digital title […]

  • The Crew: the Raid Car Pack and Raid Live Update now available for download

    The Crew players can now download the Raid Car Pack which is the last of four themes car packs. The Raid Live Update is also available, and it contains six new tuning specs. The car pack contains three new cars: the 2012 Cadillac Escalade, the off-road 2011 Volkswagen Touareg NF and the McLaren F1 supercar. […]

  • Geralt is very professional in the latest Witcher 3: Wild Hunt TV spot

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new TV spot that’s short and to the point. The latest Witcher 3 trailer comes in the form of TV spot. It’s all CGI, and it looks good. If you’re more into gameplay trailers, the latest one will serve you well. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out […]

  • Steam roguelike sale is live, offers deep discounts on a stellar collection of titles

    If you’re into challenging, procedurally-generated, and infinitely-replayable games, Steam’s current sale will hook you up. Steam is hosting a sale on roguelike games. Plenty of titles in the genre are on sale for upwards of 75% off. Highlights include Risk of Rain at 75% off, Don’t Starve at 66% off, Spelunky at 75% off, FTL: […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 finally gets online co-op in Raid Mode on Xbox One

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been patched to support online play in Raid Mode on Xbox One. The Xbox One version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 lacked online support in Raid Mode for a long time. Until today. A new patch has been released to bring that version in line with the rest of them. […]

  • A section in Killing Floor 2′s EULA about cyberbullying is riling up some fans

    Killing Floor 2 has recently got into a bit of trouble with some fans due to a clause in its EULA that gives the developer the right to revoke a user’s license without prior notice. The Killing Floor 2 EULA – just like many others found in modern games, has a section dedicated to cheating […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 free tanks and in-game cash to giveaway

    To celebrate the World of Tanks grand finals this weekend we’ve got some great freebies to give away to new players. We have 2,000 PC invite codes to giveaway, with each one offering new accounts a T2 Light Tank, 100 Gold and 1 Days Premium worth around €8.00. All you need to do is enter […]

  • Marvel announces partnership with Telltale, first game due in 2017

    Marvel and Telltale have entered into a partnership that will allow the developer to work on a new game series, due in 2017. Telltale has announced that it has partnered with Marvel Games, Marvel Entertainment’s video games division, for the development of a new game series. No indication was given as to what the new […]

  • Destiny: Bungie is not saying no to a player trading system

    Bungie has not completely ruled out the idea of bringing a trading system to Destiny. Destiny does not offer any way for players to trade items amongst themselves. But ever since the game’s release, players have never stopped asking Bungie to add one in. While the developer does not have a satisfying answer, it’s still […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 24, 25 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    The weekend Exotics market run by Xur: Agent of the Nine is now open for business. Destiny’s bizarre vendor, Xur, has arrived at the Tower. Xur is your man if you’re looking for Exotic armour or weapons. Not only that, but he will also let you exchange your old Exotic gear for new, upgraded versions. […]

  • Warcraft movie delayed yet again

    The Warcraft movie will no longer hit theatres in March 2016. The release date of the Warcraft movie has been pushed back by three months. The movie was expected in March 2016, but Legendary Pictures announced yesterday that it is now due on June 10, 2016. No reason was given for the delay. This is […]

  • Destiny: Iron Banner returns on April 28

    Destiny’s Iron Banner PvP event will return this Tuesday. Bungie has announced that the Iron Banner, it’s once-every-few-weeks PvP event, will make a return with next week’s weekly reset. It was initially due this week, but because of the recent Crucible changes that were implemented with patch 1.1.2, Bungie wanted to wait and see. That […]

  • Deus Ex devs take the piss out of Black Ops 3

    Deus Ex developers have been having a bit of a laugh at the expense of Call of Duty’s official Twitter account. You would be forgiven to think that yesterday’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 ‘Ember’ teaser was part of an ad campaign for a Deus Ex game, with all the biohacking, wearable tech, augmentation, […]

  • Bungie weekly update: Commendations begone

    Destiny’s weekly update is here to determine the fate of all those Commendations you’ve been earning in the past few months. Bungie started off this week’s update with a recap of the details revealed during the recent livestream. There wasn’t really anything on this front that they haven’t talked about already. With the exception of […]

  • This GTA 5 trainer lets you play as almost anything and it’s the best thing ever

    Want to play GTA 5 as a monkey, a cat, a fish, a deer or some other non-human thing that we eat or keep as a pet? ScriptHook has you covered. Not only can you play as critters, it change other game values, according to an explanation from PC Gamer. These values include making changes […]

  • EA Sports moves Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR release date to July

    EA Sports has announced Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR will be released in July. Originally announced for June, the golf game will now release the same week as the Open Championship at St. Andrews, on July 14. EA also provided some more color on gameplay features such as the ability to customize the game by borrowing […]

  • 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 […]