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PS4 to cost £300, according to leaked documents – report

Monday, 18 February 2013 16:59 GMT By Dave Cook

Sony is expected to reveal PS4 at its ‘PlayStation Meeting’ event on Wednesday. Leaked documents and sources have claimed that the console will cost £300 at launch.

According to The Times, “leaked internal documents” confirm the price-tag which – if true – mark a significant reduction from the PS3′s original price-tag of £425.

Meanwhile, we’ve got all of the big PS4 rumours compiled into one handy list before the big reveal on Wednesday. Check it out here.

Thanks Gi.biz.

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49 Comments

  1. Kabby

    Maybe they will launch a few tiers of device starting at 299 for the weaksauce model? I’m not a fan of those shenanigans but it seems like the cool thing to do these days.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. nikk900

    That would be a nice price for me. A big drop from the ps3 start price.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. theevilaires

    Awesome if true but suggest tech may not be that powerful. But maybe it doesn’t? Reason the PS3 was so high was because Blu-Ray was brand spanking new and the cost to produce those things were expensive. Now that they are much cheaper the price of the PS4 will be much lower because we won the final physical disk war…. Yay SONY!

    This just in the 720 will be $599 to pay for Blu-ray rights ;)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    Blu Ray was not expensive compared to their crappy processor.
    PS2 was not expensive because of DvD player too.

    @1, Probably bigger hardware, better price like with SLIM PS3′s

    #4 2 years ago
  5. OlderGamer

    That is what about 465usd? Sorry little rusty on my currency exchanges.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. CyberMarco

    ^ Usually it’s the contrary, the US always get the cheapest deal compared to the UK and especially EU.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. DrDamn

    @5
    Nah not quite. £300 will include sales tax here which is a whopping 20%. So it should equate to about $400 in the US I would think.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Bomba Luigi

    More interessting than the Price it will have in the Store, is for me the Question on what Condition Sony will sell it. Theres a Big diffrent between a System you can buy for 300 and Sony makes money with it, and a System for the same Price and Sony sell it at loss.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. OlderGamer

    Thnx Doc.

    400usd is about what I was expecting(somewhat lower tbh). But wondering if we will see multi SKUs. Prolly. Maybe two. One for 400usd and another for maybe 450usd or 500usd.

    I was expecting 500usd and 550usd.

    Better, but still a tuff sell I think. Not to the dedicated so much but the the folks after launch, the more mass market types.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Beta

    £300 is a pretty good price for a new console. Much better than the PS3 launch price was anyway.

    They can’t afford to sell at a loss surely.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. RandomTiger

    Shame we wont be able to buy it at the same time as the other regions.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Phoenixblight

    This is probably the bare minimum tier which still isn’t bad and if true it will directly compete with the WiiU assuming Nintendo don’t do a pricecut before this system releases.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. daytripper

    A worldwide release would be ideal, doubt it though

    #13 2 years ago
  14. SeWICX

    This is horrible news.
    I am serious, why make it so cheap?

    Cheap console, means cheaper components. Which means less powerful hardware.

    I don’t wanna buy a cheap mid-range console, I want it to be at least 400 minimum.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Cobra951

    @14: £300 is cheap for a console? I think $300 US is the sweet spot for maximizing revenue. No console priced higher than that sweeps the marketplace. Cost of development is irrelevant. Even if that comes in at $500 a unit initially, the developer has to eat the difference if they expect to sell enough units to grab enough market share, and make it up on software sales. This is nothing new.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. OlderGamer

    And it really isn’t that cheap.

    If you want the highest end components, go buy a Gaming Rig PC. Consoles are always going to be medium ranged mass market devices.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Fin

    $350/€350/£300 I’d say.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Hunam

    I don’t see why I wont meet that price. I mean for the PS3 they went and developed a brand new CPU, this time they just went to AMD and asked what they got that could do the job.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Gheritt White

    This would be amazing! If they can launch new consoles for between £300 and £350 GBP, then I really think the next gen will be off to a flying start.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. SlayerGT

    Shit that’s less than I’ve saved in my console fund…fuck it, give me two :P

    #20 2 years ago
  21. mistermogul

    £300 is a good starting price for PS4 I’m thinking.

    Also will be interesting to see if it forces Nintendo’s hand to a price cut and get MS to follow suit…

    #21 2 years ago
  22. manamana

    It will be like $300 / £300 / €450. EU always pay a friggin premium. Always.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    £300 is a really good price for the system that is worth the money. Ps4 need to prove that it is worth 300£

    #23 2 years ago
  24. deathm00n

    @22 And in South America maybe $600 after 1 year, yay! No matter how deep in the shit you are, there’s always someone suffocating in it.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Clupula

    At $300, this thing will sell like crazy, as long as the tech is at least noticeably better than a PS3 game.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Dragon246

    Great price imo.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Sylrissa

    The original PS3 retailed for 1000 here in Australia.

    So even if it launches any where close to the price being stated, it will be a massive reduction in cost for us, so I’d be quite pleased with that.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Stardog

    The PS3 launched at about £425 which killed it day one.

    I didn’t buy a PS3 until it was £250 and came bundled with Uncharted 3. £300 is a good price.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. xxJPRACERxx

    @4 The Bluray drive was the most expensive component in the PS3. Problems in the manufacturing process of the lenses are also the reason of the delay of several months.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Gadzooks!

    Sony seem to be making some smart decisions with this machine. Improved controller, sensible architecture, sensible price.

    If they make as smart decisions on their OS as their hardware then I think it will take off quickly.

    Microsoft need to have something much, much stronger than Kinect to be able to compete for the next gen.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Moonwalker1982

    That really would be a very good thing indeed. Really hoping MS is gonna bring the big guns as well and yes i agree, they need a whole lot more than some bulshitty Kinect 2 titles. Big 360 fan here, but i’m having my doubts about MS and their ways lately. That’s not to say that i’m expecting everything to be perfect about the PS4…but we’ll see.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Hunam

    To be honest, I think I’m siding with PS4 at the moment. The 360 was amazing, I’ve had some great times with it as it’s been used about 15x more than my PS3, but the PS3 has been taking over lately as I can’t be bothered to pay for online anymore and all the adverts and the rest of the crap is putting me off even using it. I admit I only play exclusives on the PS3 and single player only but i’ve been finding a lot of japanese gems that just didn’t make it to the 360 to play lately.

    I can’t see microsoft returning to sensible decision making anytime soon so for now, I’m jumping ship.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. fearmonkey

    The question is whether stores like Gamestop and others will only allow you to buy the console as a bundle, which happened with the Xbox and the 360 at launch.

    It pretty much meant spending $500 at least on day one purchase.

    I’m interested in seeing how MS reacts to whatever Sony does. I hope Sony makes MS squirm, and I hope Sony makes MS really work for our money. I feel MS got really complacent when they became number one in the states, they dont really try to keep our business, where Sony at least tries a bit more.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Beta

    Definitely siding with PS4. Microsoft is getting complacent and losing focus. They need a good kick up the arse to get back in gear.

    And I hope Sony can give it to them.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Dark

    “PS4 ‘may allow users to compete against others using different hardware”

    http://www.allgamesbeta.com/2013/02/wsj-ps4-may-allow-users-to-compete.html

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323764804578311993152891294.html

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Hunam

    @35

    I honestly think this NEEDS to happen. Splitting PS3/360 users up is just stupid as it halves the amount of people you’ll find online and means multiple server set ups for the publisher.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Phoenixblight

    @36

    In a perfect world that would happen but it won’t. MS and Sony will always be segregated online service.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Fin

    @35, 36

    The article is talking about tablets and smartphones, not other consoles

    “Sony’s new console may also allow users to compete against others using different hardware, such as smartphones and other portable devices, those people said.”

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Moonwalker1982

    @32

    I wouldn’t give up on MS so fast. I mean, we did got some great exclusives on there and don’t forget 360′s head start from PS3′s. 360 had the Halo games, the very good Forza games and IMO much better than GT. It had Crackdown 1 and 2, The Witcher 2, the Gears of War games which all were very enjoyable and good looking in my opinion. And the PGR games, probably some more but this is what i can come up with right now.

    PS3 does have a few more interesting exclusives, however they didn’t have a great online system with working party chat/cross chat. MS had no nonsense like mandatory and very long installs and what not and so on. I DO agree that lately MS has been messing around and i’m expecting and hoping that they will bring some great exclusives to their system. Not just sequals, something new. I’m hoping Ruffian comes with something interesting. I wonder if Rare can still actually make a very good games. We’ll see. I’m alright with Kinect 2 crap, as long as they have games for the real gamers out there too. I’m expecting to be buying both systems again.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Hunam

    Can’t really comment on Forza as I don’t like racing games, and have Witcher 2 on PC. But Gears is worn out. Badly worn out. Then again so is Uncharted if I think about it. Halo is as good as ever but it’s not enough anymore. But at one point MS had a great stable of exclusives like Mass Effect 1! That was back when they were on fire but now they just want to push Kinect which I don’t have and can’t house. Sony has loads of japanese stuff like Yakuza, the good version of Final Fantasy, odd stuff like Rune Factory Oceans and Ni No Kuni, plus western stuff like Quantic Dreams games, Sly, Ratchet and Clank etc.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Phoenixblight

    @39

    I sold my 360 a few months ago because it wasn’t being used. I bought the system for Mass Effect if I had known that all of the Mass Effect games would be on Ps3 or PC I would have just left it alone. The 360 did absolutely nothing for me. I don’t care about the Gears of War games, I enjoy them but I have always rented them. I use the PS3 for exclusives, netflix, amazon instant video and music along with it being a Blu-ray player. All of those things I don’t have to pay a subscription to access then to top it off PSN+ MS has lost it for me they seem more focused on being a multi-media service than a gaming device.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Moonwalker1982

    @41

    I have to admit that i didn’t like all exclusives of MS, cause i’m not a big racing fan, but they definitely were great games. I always loved Gears though, but i agree about it being worn out. Halo too, Halo 4 was awesome but i don’t nessecarily need a Halo 5 right away. I’ve used the 360 a whole lot more than the PS3 because i bought all the multiplatform games on 360, simply because i’m always in a party with friends when i’m gaming and PS3 doesn’t let me. Plus all my friends have a 360 and only one or two have a PS3. I agree though that PS3 now clearly has the better exclusives.

    I hope MS comes with a new exclusive or two that is really interesting for the gamer that made their Xbox 360 such a succes, before the crap Kinect shit came in. MS needs those fans and if they alienate them…that’s never good. I also don’t believe right away that Sony will get it all right this time, the rumors suggest they have, but i won’t believe it until i see it. I’m also hoping that the reason we haven’t really had brand new exclusives on 360 lately, is because those devs have been put on working on next-gen games. For a while now there have been several reports and rumours about brand new Microsoft IP’s in the making, also some kind of AAAAA game or something, lol. Rare was said to be hiring people for a shooter a year ago or so, Ruffian was said to be making something new, clearly has gone next-gen. Oh and of course Alan Wake’s developer Remedy. How the fuck did i forget themjust now..a very strong exclusive Alan Wake is. New game from them, etc.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Hunam

    Alan Wake was great, but it was loads better on PC :P

    #43 2 years ago
  44. TD_Monstrous69

    Okay, researched the currency exchange rate for the reported price, and have found that in usd, the PS4 would cost $400, which is a really good price if you ask me (though the exact number in the currency exchange rate [according to Google], is 401.34). Just hope the price turns out to be true, and not another face palm moment, courtesy of Sony.
    Just a little under 2 days, can’t wait.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. ManuOtaku

    And like a famous tv announcer, the price is right.
    I like it, hope the 360 is on those lines and without the stupid always connected thing and the second hand issue.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Lateralis_ip

    @44
    But the price is in british pounds, not euros so the rigth conversion is like 465 dlls.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. LuLshuck

    Bet all you dumb cunts buy this shit and realize that if yous waited a year you could of been getting a slim or a better version with a bigger hard drive and 4 games all at the same price

    #47 2 years ago
  48. sircam

    Let’s hope :D

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Da Man

    Another overpriced hardware from the usual Sony catalog of disasters.

    #49 2 years ago

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    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

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  • 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

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]