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Crysis 3 maxing out current-gen consoles, “not even 1%” is left, says Crytek CEO

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 20:35 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Crysis 3 is maxing out current-generation consoles, according to Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli.

Speaking with Videogamer, Yerli said the game pulls so much there’s not even “1%” left on the existing platforms.

“Crysis 3 is absolutely maxing out the consoles. There is absolutely not even 1 percent left,” he said. “No game will ever look technically better than Crysis 3 on these consoles, flat out. Most games are not even anywhere near Crysis 2 technically. I’m not talking about art style–art is subjective–but the pure fact of what we have been cramming in with Crysis 2 on Xbox [360] and PlayStation [3], I’ve yet to see a game do that still today.

“That’s why we said [two years ago] that Crysis 3 is next-gen ready already. We did that without knowing the specs but it’s not going to be much more than what we have done so far. And it turns out we were pretty much right.

“Any day I will take a battle against Gears and Halo, whatever, the amount of data we put in and the detail level is far superior,” Yerli said. “With Crysis 3, we’re pushing that to another level, but the PC is just two levels beyond.”

Fight! Fight! Fight!

Crysis 3 arrives on February 19 in North America and February 21 in Europe for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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34 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    that’s true. It’s going to be in 20 frames per second, like the last one.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Moonwalker1982

    I guess i’m the only one who never was insanely impressed with C2′s graphics on the consoles? Sure..at moments it looked great, but it never blew me off my chair or anything.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dark

    oh , here we go again .. forget about the graphics , the AI and the gameplay can’t get even worse than C2 lol.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. noherczeg

    Why are you supprised that it runs badly/uglier on consoles? :O

    #4 2 years ago
  5. ps3fanboy

    we have killzone3,uncharted3,god of war3 and soon god of war4, last of us etc…. these games looks better and run circles around your crappy crysis2 game when it comes to framerate.

    you Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, haven’t maxed out anything with your unoptimized lazy scab code work.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Clupula

    @5 – I think GOW4 will be a PS4 title, but your point does stand, otherwise.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. SameeR_Fisher

    Did we even see console footage of Crysis 3 ?!, all I know is that we saw gameplay running on NASA like PC, so where is the console footage ?!

    Show us how great your game is then talk, then again you already screwed your original PC fans, and Crysis 2/3 is nothing like Crysis 1.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Maximum Payne

    @5 But they are also far more linear…

    #8 2 years ago
  9. ps3fanboy


    but the pure fact of what we have been cramming in with Crysis 2 on Xbox [360] and PlayStation [3], I’ve yet to see a game do that still today.

    this is pure bollocks… i have seen more cramming in killzone3 and god of war3. these games was released one year earlier than your 20 framrate dropping,screen tearing, screen blurring, texture popping scab game Crysis2. you Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli haven’t crammed anything since Crysis 1 on the pc from 2007.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. TheWulf

    Sorry fanboy, but God of War always has been and always will be as ugly as sin. Devil May Cry has it beat. The thing is is that it’s always been technically impressive, much in the way Crysis is technically impressive, but the art direction of GoW is no better than, say, Dark Souls.

    Uncharted is no different than any other triple-A title, either. It was better in the art direction department, but not by much. And it always did have exceptionally bad water. Also, all that racism and sexism isn’t exactly a thing to be proud of.

    Killzone 3? Are you shitting me?

    Look. If you want to tout aesthetic beauty and art direction on the Playstation3, try LittleBigPlanet, flOwer, or Ratchet & Clank. Those are solid arguments.

    Frankly, Torchlight II has more charm, charisma, and individuality than anything you chose as an example. And that’s a netbook game! Seriously guy, you need to pick your examples better.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. KewreL

    “Look. If you want to tout aesthetic beauty and art direction on the Playstation3″

    Who ever wrote anything about aesthetics and art? It’s about graphics that are impressive from a technical standpoint.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. SlayerGT

    HAHAHA @ “Fight fight fight!” Steph you so silly :D

    #12 2 years ago
  13. ps3fanboy

    @TheWulf

    i talk about games that really cramming the ps3 to max here… when it comes to lbp2, yes the creative mode with the game engine in the background. where you make your own level with point to point vector filled graphic is pushing the ps3 very much. so that i should have mention…

    but my point is Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, havent crammed anything and talks crap. the games i mention crush his crysis2 game to the ground… and i bet there is games on the x360 that do the same.

    when it comes to killzone3 it is one of the better looking games and that is a well known fact.. and there is no framerate droppings, no screen tearing etc. if Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli cant deliver anything of the quality of killzone3, god of war3, uncharted3 that have been done on the ps3. he have nothing to show of and can just shut it.

    its clearly Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, is all about the money now days. doing half arsed multi ports, so gamers on any platform will get a half arsed game experience. he did good with the crysis1 from 2007 no doubt about that. but does days are over, now days he is just a pathetic liar that try to live on past glory.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. roadkill

    @1 +1 Ouch! :)

    #14 2 years ago
  15. YoungZer0

    @10: “but the art direction of GoW is no better than, say, Dark Souls.”

    Sin. Complete and utter sin. To hades with you, fool!

    #15 2 years ago
  16. fearmonkey

    Crysis 2 on PC maxed with texture mods is a very impressive looking game, it looks decent on 360, I have it on both, I much prefer the PC version with an xbox controller.

    I’d have to say Halo 4 is the best looking 360 game I have seen yet.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. ps3fanboy

    @16

    no doubt it look decent on the ps3 to, but both the ps3 and x360 have very bad framerate, screen tearing, texture popping and blurry distance graphics… i don’t find it acceptable after i have seen what other games can do one year earlier and much better.

    on pc with mods i guess crysis2 can be tweaked to goodness.. but you shouldn’t have to, it should be outta the box no tweaking needed. we all have seen what crysis1 could do and it is from 2007. it just makes crysis2 a joke and to top it of we have Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, YET again here telling all of us lies… all platforms can be maxing out when you cramming your unoptimized lazy scab code on it.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Gamer4life95

    @5 It’s not God of War 4. It’s God of War: Ascension that is coming out next year. A prequel to God of War and even Chains of Olympus.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. JCDenton

    “Our game maxes out current-gen hardware,” said every video game developer ever.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Telepathic.Geometry

    Crysis 4 on the PS3: “We thought that we had pushed the cell processor as far as it would go, but in order to bring this new “singed deformable fabric” mechanic over from PC our engineers programmed straight to the metal to squeeze 120% of the power out. We’re so proud of them, but this time, seriously, that’s it, we really REALLY got every last bit out.”

    OR

    Crysis 4 on the PS3: “We couldn’t do anything new or special, so this one’s basically the same as the last one. You can enjoy the new story though. This time, a super-soldier is taking on unbelievable alien enemies in a near future apocalyptic nightmare.”

    Which is more likely PR if they had to bring the next one to PS3?

    #20 2 years ago
  21. manamana

    Fuck of Cevat! Your games suck balls and are the definition of uninspired mainstream. I couldn’t care less about a new Crysis. Go sell it, it’s great for the tiny german gamedevelopment industrie. But don’t count on me. Crysis2 was the pinpoint of FPS boredom IMVHO.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Lounds

    The problem I had with c2 was once you had the best cloke ability you could walk through levels without even fighting lol. Personally c2 had a lot of flat textures and I played it in dx11.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Clupula

    @10 – Hey, as a rule I am not a fan of first person shooters and I find the Killzone series mediocre AT BEST, and that is me being extremely generous…but, there is no denying that Killzone 2 & 3 are some of the most graphically impressive games of this entire generation.

    And God of War 3, especially the beginning of the game, looks absolutely amazing! You must not have played it if you think Devil May Cry came anywhere near looking as good.

    Ratchet & Clank, Flower, and LittleBigPlanet are not graphically impressive. Everything in them looks like it could be done on 360 or Wii U. Killzone 2 & 3, the last two Uncharted games, and God of War 3? I have not seen anything on any other console that looks half as good. PC, yeah, I’ve seen way better on friends’ rigs, but console-wise? Nothing compares so far, if we’re talking graphics.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Clupula

    And I really don’t get the “racism” cries for Uncharted, but that’s a different story for a different time.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Phoenixblight

    @8

    And Crysis 2 wasn’t linear? That game was far more linear then the other games listed. Crysis 2 just gave the illusion of wide open space and choice in game play.

    Crysis 2 was one of the most unoptimized piece of code I have ever scene. With that said it may look impressive but they are just using raw power vs Naughty Dog’s way of development where they find way of getting the most out of system with being as efficient as possible.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. OyunMuhabbeti

    Its gonna be amazing.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Gadzooks!

    I really liked Crysis 2. I had the freedom to stealth or snipe or go nuts with heavy weapons, at pretty much any point in the campaign.

    The levels weren’t totally open, but big enough to not feel constantly funneled, and it did look lovely, on the 360 at least.

    Technically superb, satisfying and flexible gunplay. I’ll definitely be getting Crysis 3.

    Oh, and a massive LOL to the restrictive narrow corridors of Killzone, Uncharted and GoW (fixed cameras… in 2012??). Might as well play Dragons Lair. That linear game looked good in the 80′s.

    That gameplay-lite showy garbage makes the kids happy though. Michael Bay/Roland Emmerich gaming I like to call it. :D

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    @27

    Haha! You call those other games Michael Bay gaming and Crysis 2 doesn’t fall into that category? That game had more explosions than the Transformer series. There is no substance in the game and the story but it did have a shit load of explosions.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. absolutezero

    and it was far more restrictive, narrow and funnelled than even the first game in the series.

    “Expanding the audience.”

    #29 2 years ago
  30. TheWulf

    @15

    Sorry guy. I’m not a marketing person, I calls it like I sees it. And the God of War series has always been really ugly in the aesthetics department. It’s possibly the most visually uninspired take on the Greek mythos I’ve seen.

    There’s a hell of a lot of potential within that mythos to do really interesting, unusual, stand out things. God of War didn’t even touch upon that potential, it could have been almost any kind of near-medieval fantasy game.

    I think they did more interesting things with the low budget Herc: Legendary Journeys series. If you can’t at least do better than that, then you shouldn’t pick a mythos that would place such high expectations upon your creativity.

    GoW would have done better as a generic fantasy game.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. TheDarkWeapon

    PC > consoles
    Crysis 3 PC > any game on consoles
    Crysis 3 Console …. < several games on consoles

    Technically, C3 is a beast, but the art and gameplay isn't for everyone, simple as that.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. minxamo

    Of course there wont be 1% left, why would any developer leave console power unused? That quote is meaningless.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. JimboSlice__

    This will make you laugh but what are the requirements for Crysis 2 multyplayer for the PS3!??? I have 30MB internet with 50ms ping on a bad day and it runs like crap lagging is all it dose, did any1 even test this over the internet or did they just Lan it in the office and say “yea, works sell it” because its a joke and its putting me off crysis 3 because if they could release 1 game unfinished and untested whats stopping them doing it again? and i kinda get why they didnt fix Crysis 2, its because we already bought it so they got paid and if they already got paid why bother fixing it? so really the problems need to be fixed before it comes out. To Crytek – if you cant fix Crysis 2 why will the third one be different? Theres a s**t load of us still waiting for this miricle patch to fix our game, is it coming? sorry for the rant but iv just tried to play a couple of games there – it was terrible and its killing what could be so great

    #33 2 years ago
  34. JimboSlice__

    I feel robbed everytime i try to play Crysis 2 multiplayer. Just had another game there and now im re-angry, even 1 on 1′s with people in the same town dont run without lag! prove me wrong someone please! if u cant then lets get this crap sorted once and for all, i want my crysis 2 to work and i want crysis 3 to be finnished and proparly tested before release, if they get away with this all games will follow and will result in the downfall of online gaming.

    #34 2 years ago

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    And the winner is: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor beat out Alien: Isolation, Bayonetta 2, Destiny, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to win Game of the Year at the Game Developer’s Choice Awards 2015. Elsewhere in the awards, Ustwo’s mobile hit Monument Valley was a stand-out favourite, with wins in the Innovation, […]

  • Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video

    Alien: Isolation is one of the most effectively scary triple-A games in years, but it didn’t start off a perfect creation of pure terror. Creative Assembly prototyped Alien: Isolation in third-person perspective before they nailed down the final approach. The developer revealed this during a GDC 2015 presentation, and it’s a good reminder that games […]

  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

    Madden 15 is now included in EA’s all-you-can-eat subscriber service. Madden 15 is the ninth game to be added to the EA Vault, a stash of games available on demand for EA Access subscribers. It's still Madden Season for EA Access members – Madden NFL 15 is now in The Vault for all members. Go […]

  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

    Three major engines went free at GDC 2015, and each of them is monetising in a different way. There’s been a heck of a lot of discussion about development tools and the costs associated with them during GDC 2015. First Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 would be free, bar royalities on successful releases. Then […]

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

    Final Fantasy, a byword in prolific franchises, was created by a man who hates sequel. Final Fantasy games are famous for being reinvented with each core release, and it was not until series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi began to withdraw from the franchise after Final Fantasy 9 that we started seeing regular sequels and spin-offs. Speaking […]

  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! pic.twitter.com/OCQIuWbH3W — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.