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Assassin’s Creed 4 next-gen release date, trailer leaked

Saturday, 2 March 2013 17:33 GMT By Brenna Hillier

A slip up on the new Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag website apparently gave away the next-generation title’s release date.

“Also coming to next-gen systems,” some accompanying text advises. The initial announcement mentioned only PC and current generation consoles.

AGB has posted what appears to be a still from the trailer:

The page also mentions a Todd McFarlane poster as a pre-order bonus.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag has been leaking like crazy for several days now, and Ubisoft confirmed its existence with a countdown site this morning; the page other sites report seeing will apparently become accessible once the countdown ends.

The October 29 release date may give us a clue as to when the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s new console will release, although it’s possible Ubisoft will release current-generation versions ahead of their next-gen brethren.

GamesRadar has the leaked trailer posted through here, but it can also be accessed here.

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52 Comments

  1. Bam007

    It could simply mean that it will release on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 on the 29th of October, but noting that it will also be available for next-gen consoles.

    I’d say purposely done for the shock and aww of those who like to jump on rumours. Buzz about PS4 and “720″ + Assassin’s Creed IV = extra 100,000 copies sold.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Francis O

    Assassin’s Creed needs to take a break. AC 3 was cool at times, but the framerate and gameplay were tired. The franchise needs a new engine and battle system.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. mkotechno

    They totally lost the game soul, just like Resident Evil with mutants with guns, Assasins Creed is becoming plain bullshit with sea battles and pirates… whats the next? AC: Nascar racing conspiration?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Dave Cook

    @3 agreed. AC3 was my biggest let-down of 2012. Really annoyed me how it embodied all of (what I consider to be) the worst traits of gaming at the moment.

    Immense hand-holding
    Needless side filler
    Micro-payments
    Scripted control

    I can go on, but I won’t as I know some people like it, and that’s fine too. Just my take :)

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Mike W

    @4

    I thought it was ok, but I haven’t finished an AC game since the first one.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. FrayJoker

    It sounds too soon, but plausible.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. MadFingerz

    Wow, is AC3 that “bad”? I haven’t even played Revelations…Still waiting for it to hit Plus :P

    Do it Sony, pweaaaaaaase!

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Stephany Nunneley

    Looks like the trailer has leaked. I have updated the post with a link to it at the bottom.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Edo

    @8 Nice!

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Sadismek

    @8 Good trailer, game looks interesting, Ubisoft will most likely screw something, fans will scream, people will backlash it. Sigh… a pause is all I ask, Ubi, is it that much?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. miles97

    trailer is leaked
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=bN_pgbCLlmo

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Edo

    @10 They will most certainly delay the PC version…how ‘s that for a start :)?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. miles97

    Trailer is awesome may edward may outwit even Ezio

    #13 2 years ago
  14. miles97

    What No one interested in Reveal trailer

    #14 2 years ago
  15. dex3108

    They can’t stop video to spread now :D And trailers is surprisingly good. For me way better than AC3 one.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Ali

    Honestly, I am in. Loved the trailer.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Stephany Nunneley

    @14 of course they are – as I pointed out in @8 it’s linked in the post. I will not embed it here.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Edo

    If this is the only way to get a Pirate themed open world game then by all means!

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Stephany Nunneley

    @18 Agreed! :)

    #19 2 years ago
  20. miles97

    i think this one will be best AC after ACII imo

    #20 2 years ago
  21. MadFingerz

    I liked previous AC trailers more, this one wasn’t really screaming epic.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Ali

    @18/@19 I really agree. With Raven’s Cry taking forever to launch and not really having the mega budget this game is getting
    http://ravenscry-game.com/en/index.html

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    Milking the franchise to death. I said since AssCreed III was shown that it is already an outdated franchise.

    now it’s Assassins with pirates. How clever.

    and pirates or not, SEA battles in ASSCREED 3 were arcadish at best. No fun at all.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. miles97

    haters gonna hate :P

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Mike W

    Dope :D

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Lengendaryboss

    @25 It makes sense considering what Assassin’s Creed Fans got with 3. Like i said before on a another post it should not take the COD route, Quality and Sales will decrease. It should at the very least take a year off, seeing as that is not happening they have to address Fan feedback they got with Assassin’s Creed 3 and if necessary delay it if it needs polishing.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Erthazus

    It’s already on CoD road since Revelations and the game was never good to begin with.

    It was beautiful, but gameplay was always it’s weakest part.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Lengendaryboss

    Also does this trailer remind anyone of pirates of the carribean or is that just me?

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Ali

    #29, that’s because Pirates of the Carribean is the biggest project about pirates to date. Everybody jumps to that whenever they see pirates on the TV.

    Pirates’ theme remains generally not touched in games. If this turns out successfully, I expect some smaller teams with smaller budgets to do more of that theme.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Lengendaryboss

    @28 Interesting opinion about gameplay if slightly negative.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Kabby

    A lost in time pirate, wearing feathers in his hat, fondling boobs, beating up fools, robbing the unworthy while captaining a boat on the high seas?

    It’s like this game was thought up by a committee. From 4Chan. Could be the most fun title of the series.

    As for the trailer, the eyes on the Blackbeard story teller are well done. The look of the lead guy seems off though, really.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Lengendaryboss

    @30 If it is successful then i would enjoy nothing more than seeing more pirate games.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. ManuOtaku

    I just hope is a combination of sid meirs pirates and rysen 2, if they can deliver something like this then i am in, theres not that many pirates game out there.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Sini

    It’s good they focused on one thing the previous game did right, the sea battles. It’s too bad we get to play as another boring tard instead of that pirate captain looking guy that’s narrating. At least they coulda made a stab at female character like in vita game.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Hellhound30x

    PLAYSTATION 4 THE WIN! (=

    #35 2 years ago
  36. mathare92

    The lead character looks strikingly similar to Édgar Ramírez (Zero Dark Thirty, Carlos).

    - http://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/still/zero-dark-thirty-2012-img10.jpg

    #36 2 years ago
  37. CaptPierce

    Welp, was up in arms about this being released so soon after not liking the third, but this looks pretty damn exciting! Can’t wait to see what it’s like. :)

    And really guys? People are really gonna complain about it being an annualized series now? 2010 happened a long time ago guys.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Verrg5

    @21 *sigh* World premier trailer…..world premier trailer…cmon… look at world premier trailer of 3 to its official trailer…cmon..bro…just cmon..

    @23 Sure AC might be going down that CoD road. But it has built a big enuf fan base to keep it up till it makes (might) a comeback.

    On a side note, I don’t get why people are saying ” take a break, bla bla bla” stfu. Take a break? u dumb? just keep overlaying the development time over each other. Hey, who knows AC5 development could have started the same time as AC3 alredy. suck it.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Lengendaryboss

    @38.39 Like i said before Quality and Sales will eventually decrease it has started with COD. Fans got the short end of the stick with Assassin’s Creed 3 and now we have got Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag a pirate themed game. how long until we get Assassin’s Creed 5 Naval Warfare. I would have no problem with it being annualized if Quality was always there and who cares if each Assassin’s Creed game is developed in conjunction with others if Quality is still not there it doesn’t matter.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Edo

    First screenshots http://www.dsogaming.com/news/assassins-creed-iv-black-flag-world-premiere-trailer-leaked/ .

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Lengendaryboss

    @41 Granted the game looks amazing but i will still keep my opinion about it.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Edo

    It’s a damn shame I already knew too many details about Edward Kenway,including the exact date of his death,so you guys might want to avoid looking for more info about him if you consider this kind of information spoilerish.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. heroes159

    I actually haven’t had a wow with the trailer. I still didn’t play Assassins Creed 3 though. But I Played every other AC game at least twice. I love AC franchise. Hope it will get better with next game. anyway This trailer looks Disappointing too me. Hopefully the game wont. Anyway this trailer is leaked version. Maybe Ubisoft will come out with a new trailer

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Digital Bamboo

    Ah! That first trailer link forced me to watch the guys from GamesRadar talk about what they want from PS4 & neXtBOX, but the second one worked beautifully.

    Trialer looked very impressive. I definately want to roam free in that world.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. miles97

    and it has co op option we can play solo or co op with buddy ,

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Mus42

    Looks great to me, its about time we got a quality Pirate game

    #46 2 years ago
  47. badboy_122

    screens and new video for the game … leaks are on a roll

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCyg53-OGts

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/421779_545976592109646_1771553311_n.jpg

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/550037_545975942109711_586307582_n.jpg

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/35447_545975705443068_1012479826_n.jpg

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/374518_545976132109692_886449403_n.jpg

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/541558_545976388776333_957552344_n.jpg

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Lewis247

    This looks so fucking epic. But I just can’t keep up the games… Not even played past 2 and I absolutely loved that game.

    Three has not interested me in the slightest. It’s just weird seeing 4 in general, how can the quality be up to scratch if they constantly release them?

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Lengendaryboss

    @49 Exactly what i have been saying about the quality.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. RocknRolla

    #2 what are you talking about? AC3 was/is amazing! Combat is fluent and damn beautiful the best out there if you ask me, graphics look amazing as well, imagina what AC4 will look feel loke, they allways make good adjustments to the combat, and storyline is allways very good. I don’t the point to changing the really good engine they already have, but if they do, well better for us! The release on both consoles I say its bullshit, they shoul’d have kept on polishing the game until PS4 came out at least! But hey? I will wait until PS4 comes out and get this game then? Hehe we are no fools now are we :) the only onse out there who need a complete and total reboot is Activison with their COD games I am most tired of them throughing out a new game every damn hour and people supporting them and buying their shit, no wonder Battlefield is beggining to kick their ass now :) cod will never be what they have been.. Now it is Battlefields time and man do they deserve it? Oh yes!

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Bill_E_Talent

    If being a “pirate” means running around with your hood up and impaling peoples necks with a wrist-blade then count me out. I would much, much rather assume the role of Blackbeard. That would make it seem a lot more like an open-world pirate game, and I would love to see a game like that hit the market.

    Still though, just a trailer, so hardly telling of the final game, but I am kinda disappointed that the protagonist looks so damn bland.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. CaptPierce

    @40 AC3 just moved 12 MILLION units in just about four months, so I don’t think sales or interest in the series are going away anytime soon. Plus, Ubisoft is a company that will take criticism of previous games to heart, so they might really improve on the things that went wrong with Assassin’s Creed III. :)

    #52 2 years ago

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

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • 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

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  • 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”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.

  • 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 […]

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena is a twin stick shooter MOBA for PC

    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena has been announced as a twin stick shooter MOBA blend from Whitebox Interactive. Set for a 2016 release on PC, the game’s beta will be on show at PAX East next month. An Early Access release is slated for Q2 2015 and you can already purchase early access for a […]

  • More information, videos for cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun surface

    A trailer for the cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun title from Climax which was reportedly set for an E3 2012 reveal, has surfaced. Along with the above video is another which is described as a pre-boss battle cutscene. It’s below. According to a source of NeoGAF’s Mama Robotnik, the game was being developed under […]

  • Three additional games added to Square Enix Humble Bundle

    Kane & Lynch Collection, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Startopia have been added to the Square Enix Humble Bundle. All three are made available when paying the average price of $7.69. Those who have already purchased the bundle will automatically be granted the titles. All three are available for PC only. The […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 gets Fast & Furious with standalone expansion

    A Fast & Furious tie-in and standalone expansion to Forza Horizon 2 will arrive for Xbox consoles next month. Titled Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, the downloadable title does not require the base game to play. “We’ve been talking with the folks at Turn 10 for a number of years and have always […]

  • The Evil Within: The Assignment has a release date, new trailer

    The Evil Within: The Assignment will be released on March 10 in North America and March 11 in Europe, it was announced today. Along with an exact release date was a trailer detailing more information about the first set of DLC. The Assignment is the first of two DLCs centering on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, […]

  • Steam and GOG cross-platform multiplayer added to AvP Classic 2000

    Steam and GOG have announced Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 owners will be able play multiplayer with each other across both platforms. With the recent online multiplayer update for for AVP Classic 2000, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley has made good on his promise from June to offer cross-platform play between the Steam and GOG platforms. […]

  • OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood arrives on PS4, Vita next week

    Roll7 has announced it will release OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood next week. The developer announced the dates on Twitter this morning alongside the launch trailer. You will be able to download the game for PlayStation 4 and Vita March 3 in North America and March 4 in Europe.

  • Week 7: Play GTA Online with VG247 tonight at 8pm UK time!

    Heists got a date! Come play GTA Online with us to celebrate. We’re playing GTA Online on PS4 tonight with whoever else fancies it. That means you. This week’s playlist is Happy for Heists, because we kind of are. The six jobs involved will last about 45 minutes. Anyone can turn up. Here’s how. We’ll […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight – first look into the story

    Batman: Arkham Knight has a new trailer available that gives us a peek into Scarecrow’s plan to unite all villains against Batman. The trailer below has a different tone to the ones showing Arkham Knight. Instead, we get a look at Scarecrow’s team of super-villains including new footage of Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. There […]