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Cease fire campaign calls for online peacetime in memory of Sandy Hook victims

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:44 GMT By Dave Cook

A cease fire campaign has called on players of online shooting games to lay down arms in memory of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims. The campaign organisers aren’t blaming gamers for what happened, instead asking players to take action to show the rest of the world that gamers care about such issues. Get the details below.

MCV reports that the campaign will start on Friday December 21st, and will operate under the Twitter hashtag #OSCeaseFire, should you wish to voice your participation.

The ‘Day Of Ceasefire For Online Shooter’ campaign was started on Facebook as a reaction to claims that games – specifically Dynasty Warriors – were the catalyst for the Sandy Hook shootings.

“We are not blaming video games,” said organiser and GamerFitNation Inc CEO Antwand Pearman. “We are simply making a statement that we as Gamers are not going to sit back and ignore the lives that were lost.

“Instead we will embrace the families with our love and support. This starts Thursday night, Friday morning at 12am and will in Friday night, Saturday morning at 12am.”

Will you take part by laying down arms? Let us know below.

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28 Comments

  1. peteb

    While I appreciate the gesture of this activity I wouldn’t support it myself as I believe people could get the wrong idea about what it represents.

    I can see many people viewing it as some kind of collective admission of guilt; that games were somehow responsible for the tragic events.

    I think we as gamers should keep gaming as removed as possible in connection to this tragedy and look at the real issues instead.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Crimsoneer

    No. Sorry, but what an absolute pile of wank. LETS STOP SHOOTING OUR IMAGINARY GUNS.

    You know what I’m going to do to remember the Sandy Hook victims? Talk to my friends about gun control. Read up on depression and how it affects people. Enjoy life, and everything in it. You know, actually do something fucking useful.

    What a bunch of self-aggrandising thundercunts. This sort of bullshit internet campaign is like pissing yourself in black pants – a lot of warm feelings nobody else cares about, but you still come out like a massive tit.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Froseidon

    To start, I would like to say that the Sandy Hook Shootings are terrible. I have never seen why America has laws allowing guns to be carried, but then again, I am from the UK.

    Now that that is said: “The campaign organisers aren’t blaming gamers for what happened, instead asking players to take action to show the rest of the world that gamers care about such issues.”
    - I’m sorry, but I am sick of people not seeing “Gamers” as people. We care like every other person (because last I checked, we are people), why do we need to prove that to anyone else? It is an honourable goal to be sure, and it is something we do with our hobby but seriously, the media has blown the blame on gaming out of control by using stupid reasons that stupid people believe.

    Take this for example – “Dynasty Warriors – were the catalyst for the Sandy Hook shootings.” – So am I led to believe that a game with no modern weaponry (I.E – Guns) in it is to blame for shootings? Hmm, interesting take.

    P.S – I would like to re-iterate that I do not support the shootings and that they were a terrible thing, but I just get angry when games have been blamed for things that is clearly not possible. A film, song or even a painting has just as much blame potential, but no, its always games…

    P.P.S – I know this organisation is not blaming gamers, but someone clearly has. I do feel this campaign is honourable but I’m pretty sure there are other ways to honour the victims as well without attaching games to the subject. Finally, I’d like to say that the campaigners are doing something morally good, which is great.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. HauntaVirus

    I’m all for supporting a good cause but video games have nothing to do with this tragedy. Therefore, they shouldn’t be intermingled with this campaign or associated with the Sandy Hook shooting.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Gheritt White

    I both support and will be taking part in this worthy cause.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. FeaturePreacher

    Maybe I should take part and not play my shooting games. Instead, I’ll go read the anarchist’s cookbook, watch a violent movie such as the dark knight rises, listen to Metallica’s kill’em all, and then squeeze out a few rounds of real bullets from my AR-15 semi automatic rifle, since we know asking people to not shoot real guns that kill real people is just too much to do after such a tragedy.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. CPC_RedDawn

    How about trying to call of cease fire in Syria?? How about Afghan? Libya? Iraq? Egypt?

    Thousands upon thousands of innocent women, children, and men have died and are dying every day in these countries!???

    And you want to call of cease fire because “oh no, its happened in our country to our children and that’s not acceptable! Where everyone can carry a firearm legally!!”

    Yea it is a tragedy that these children were brutally gunned down in their own school with their teachers. And the scumbag that did it should be FORGOTTEN about! Not consistently mentioned in the media like he is being. I have no idea of ANY of the names of the victims or the hero teachers who tried to save /shield them.

    Video games do NOT kill people, Gun do NOT kill people, PEOPLE KILL PEOPLE!!! Stop trying to find something to blame it on.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. OrbitMonkey

    I’m wondering when “gamer” became a social tag. Y’know like white male, etc.

    I’d be fucking embarrassed if I met a guy who introduced himself by “Hi, I’m Earl, I’m q gamer”.

    Just seems odd… Though I guess it’s happening all the time with music… Y’know, that somehow the type of media you consume, somehow defines you in a meaningful way.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Stardog

    I heard the shooter also walked into the school. I would appreciate it if you would all stop walking. Walking.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. roadkill

    What!? Why the f**k should we do this!? Terrorists are killing each other and I should stop gaming because of it!? F**k it! This is a moment of joy! I’ll do the exact opposite thing, I’ll hack as many newbies as I can today. Cheers!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Clupula

    Fuck no. I don’t even like FPS games and I find this offensive. This is us, as a community acting like we’ve done something wrong. The real problem is mental health, not videogames. I say NO! I will in fact, purposely make sure I play something online with guns in it, even if I have to do a Gamestop rental of Killzone or Resistance or something.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Cobra951

    To support this would be to support the notion that online shooters have something to do with the real shootings. So, no–hell, no.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. shogoz

    It’s just an idiot making a group just to see how many idiots will do it so they can feel good about themselves when masturbating next. simple.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. DSB

    I think some of you guys are kinda overreacting. Those crimes have nothing to do with gaming, so why is this threatening?

    They’re pretty clearly saying that it isn’t about being apologetic, it’s just about showing sympathy for the victims. In that sense I think these guys look more balanced than the rest of society who won’t even discuss their very real gun laws.

    I think it’s a nice thought even if it’ll never be enforced, and even though no one will notice.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. theevilaires

    No “I WILL NOT” support this. This is not gaming’s fault and gamers across the world shouldn’t have to feel guilty because this tragedy happened. Its messed up yes and you can call me cold blooded if you want but if my daughter had died in this I wouldn’t want to spread the grief across the world. I’m sorry nut cases like that guy is out there but like I said thats the society we live in now.

    Cobra I just noticed your post above mine while I’m typing this and I second your opinion. HELL NO! Don’t feel safe to have your child go to school then there are other options like home study or something. The gaming industry has nothing to do with this and if any of the victims feel that way or other morons of society then fuck you. plain and simple.

    I blame facebook and twitter for the killings now. This guy used facebook or twitter in his life time. I say the ignorance and out right stupidity of Facebook and twitter made this guy do the shootings now. Everyone stop using facebook and twitter please! Also I want everyone on that date to not watch TV or Movies at all. Don’t upload any Youtube vids containing anything of ignorance or violence.

    Pfft…You think this is the end of this kind of stuff? Next year there will more mass murders. Theres been mass murder going on in Syria for the past year I wonder if thats a result of video games too.

    “We are not blaming video games,” said organiser and GamerFitNation Inc CEO Antwand Pearman.

    Yes you are you dumb fuck!

    “We are simply making a statement that we as Gamers are not going to sit back and ignore the lives that were lost.

    Motherfucker who are “we”? You don’t speak for me asshole. Like I said any gamer doing this is admitting your guilt to this unfortunate incident that has nothing to do with video games. I hate ass holes like him who go on shitbook and try to get attention for their organization by starting dumb ass causes like this. Fuck I want to punch this guy in the face man. This article pisses me off.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    The reactions in this thread are perplexing.

    This is supposed to be symbolic, not literal. A simple little sacrifice intended to represent a stance on your feeling of something tragic, not a crusade against society or anything so drastic. No blame is being thrown around.

    It’s a nice gesture, even if it doesn’t get to the core of the problem. Ultimately, at the end of the day, nothing will bring back the children and nothing will cure the grief the parents are going through. The whole thing is tragic. The least any of us can do is take some time to empathize with the suffering these people are going through.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. OlderGamer

    Can’t you guys play something else for one evening?

    #17 2 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    Everyday people in afghanistan and pakistan are being killed by dronestrikes. Stop playing Call of Duty as long as drones are being used.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    OG: “Can’t you guys play something else for one evening”?

    Yes we can but that’s not the point. If we change our daily habits based on something that’s meant to symbolized a cause that doesn’t relate to our hobby then that’s making us affiliated with that thing whether it be good or bad.

    This ass hat just wants attention to his organization and is feeding off of this bad news. I hate when people do this. Kotaku isn’t doing this…IGN doesn’t have a Sandy Hook violence awareness games thing going on. This douche bag along with other douche bag bags on SHITBOOK do this. Its shameless attention to me.

    Wheres the fucking Syria sympathy day at? Only in fucking America are we suppose to feel sorry for humanity. FUCK AMERICA, FUCK FACEBOOK, and FUCK this doucebag starting this dumb ass cause. This is what I hate so much about America and the media here. Little kids are dying every day all over the world. How many kids in Syria died this week? Is that based on video games. Aren’t those the guys who we kill in COD and MOH so its game related right? Fuck America man and fuck this cause. My heart goes out to the kids man because that could have been my child but America needs to stop with the feel sorry for us more because we’re more special shit. Its sickening and fucking leave video games out of it man. I’m tired of video games catching this wrap.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. DB

    I think I’m gonna play that one airport level in Modern warfare I heard off so often.
    Seriously speaking out loud to represent a group of peoples who most of the time: A) Don’t even know. And B) Don’t give two shit about that kind of event. Is just plain retarded.
    I for one don’t even like shooter games but this is just dumb, dumfucks.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. DSB

    So unless you mourn everyone, you should mourn no one. That’s certainly a very balanced and compassionate view.

    Which is to say nothing for the fact that no one actually wants anyone to help Syria. If you use military power, that’s wrong, and if you don’t, that’s wrong too. Political correctness makes for lousy foreign policy.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. OlderGamer

    I understand and agree to a large point. But I wonder, for some gamers, I think it is a legit question.

    There is zero chance that a call for a game out like this would work. But I see what they are saying.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. OlderGamer

    I always liked “Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick”. DSB. But your right, sometimes too much PC is a bad thing.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. OrbitMonkey

    Wouldn’t it be more productive to have a gaming marathon to raise money for the survivors?

    Ok, obviously not a FPS, but something family friendly etc.

    Showing sympathy by not doing something? Weak sauce man. What you trying to say? “Oh I’m so addicted to violent games! But this tragedy, will make me put up my pad for the day & watch Jersey Shore instead”.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Ireland Michael

    @25 I think the idea is to use the time as a personal vigil more than anything else. A chance to reflect.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. theevilaires

    Hey everyone lets take the time to reflect on matters like this when it only happens to Americans. Lets not all reflect on things like this happening to children outside of America because only when things like this happen in the good U.S. of A. we should participate in making a change some how. Gamers around the world unite for an American disaster! Put down your controllers for one day please cause it’ll show respect for people you don’t know anything about.

    Hundreds of kids across the world are being slaughtered everyday but the world sits and just looks on and gamers keep playing COD and MOH hours on hours to no end.
    How come no one on shitbook or the media is linking the violence and child killing in Syria on video games? Oh thats right they’re Muslims who cares about those people right?

    Participating in this act is only showing that its wrong when American kids are killed by random acts of mass violence but not other kids in countries around the world.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Ireland Michael

    @27 Those deaths are just as tragic, and deserve just as much respect. If you think those deserve some sort of vigil or time to reflect, then extra kudos to you too.

    If you know of ways people can help those people, feel free to share with us.

    For many of us with children, this is just something that hits a little close to home. It happened on our soil and in our neighbourhoods. It’s understandable that parents would be scared for their own children after an event like this.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. theevilaires

    @28 Yea you can help by not mocking other kids who are slaughtered by crazy ass mad men by not doing what this moron ask. Instead use facebook and twitter for more positive things instead of trying to get likes for your organization.

    #28 2 years ago

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    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]