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

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

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

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

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

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]