God of War: Ascension review round-up, all scores here

Monday, 11 March 2013 10:16 GMT By Dave Cook

God of War: Ascension reviews have begun to surprisingly quiet fanfare. We’ve got all the scores here.

Sony Santa Monica Studio’s gory brawler launches March 12 in the US, March 13 across Europe, March 14 in Australia and across the UK on March 15.

Here are the scores:

Gamespot – 8/10
OPM – 8/10
Polygon – 7/10
CVG – 7.5/10
ShopTo – No Score
EGM – 7/10
GodisaGeek – 8/10
GamesRadar – 3.5/5
Videogamer – 7/10
Edge – 7/10
Destructoid – 9/10
Machinima – 8.5/10
GameTrailers – 8.3/10
Metro – 8/10
Vandal Online – 9.2/10
TheSixthAxis – 8/10
PushSquare – 8/10
Zoomin.TV – 3/5
Multiplayer – 9.3/10
The Telegraph – 4/5
Gameblog – 4/5
Meristation – 8.7/10
CheatCode Central – 4.5/5

Got a score we’ve missed? Fire it in the comment box below and we’ll add it when we get a spare second.


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  1. Beta

    Still pretty good scores, and I’m looking forward to playing it. But I think the GOW franchise needs to either move to a different mythology or SSM need to make a new ip next gen.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. loveaya

    Worst GOW ever

    #2 2 years ago
  3. De-mon

    Vandal Online score is 9.2. 9.77 is the users score ;)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. get2sammyb

    Hey guys, 8/10 on Push Square:

    #4 2 years ago
  5. KAP

    I’m looking forward to playing this and numbers won’t change my mind until I’ve had time with this to set a valid opinion.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Hunam

    CVG – 7.5

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Joe Anderson

    Our review is here.

    ShopTo – No Score

    Ta :)

    #7 2 years ago
  8. woe 7.5/10

    EGM 7/10

    Toronto Sun 7/10…-but-not-fresh

    Eurogamer Sweden 7/10…-war-ascension

    Gamereactor Sweden 7/10…ar:+Ascension/ 7/10

    #8 2 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    I so don’t care about this game.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. The_Red

    Is it just me or this is the least buzzed / marketed GOW title to date? I mean, Sony is pretty bad in the marketing department (Killing LBP Karting, Resistance 3, Starhawk and more) but this is GOW. Shouldn’t they be doing much more advertising?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Mike W


    Woe are you purposely looking for the lowest scores for this title? You posted something in the forums last week doing the same thing…

    ‘SMH’ when are you kids going to grow up?

    #11 2 years ago
  12. miles97

    all i have to say is game is good ,

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dragon246

    Its quite an achievement when the lowest score for a game is 7 isnt it? :)

    And you are right about him.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. woe

    @The_Red Sony advertised God of War: Ascension during the Super Bowl also there are plenty of banners on this and other websites.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. woe

    @Dragon246 So leave out the low scores and keep high ones?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. woe

    @Mike W Those scores were left out so i posted them.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Mike W


    Or post both like Dave did….just a suggestion.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Dragon246

    So leave out the high scores and keep the low ones?
    You know the lowest score for Halo 4, don’t you?

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Dave Cook

    Thanks for the scores chaps. Will post the rest when I get time (

    #19 2 years ago
  20. woe

    @Dragon246 You have some serious Insecurity issues.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. freedoms_stain

    woe, how many scores better than 7.5 did you ignore on your quest to find the lowest scores you could find?

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Dragon246

    Want your pathetic history of posts posted again for everyone to see?

    Sorry guy glossed over 28 reviews to cherry pick the worst 7 . Pathetic indeed.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. OliverKO

    Hi there, you can add El33tonline’s score if you wish – 4/5

    #23 2 years ago
  24. woe

    @Dragon246 Your no angel either so back off or im reporting you to a member of staff.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    Go ahead. You are welcome 8)

    #25 2 years ago
  26. gotenibehe

    Rev3Games – 3/5

    #26 2 years ago
  27. polygem

    @woe: don´t argue with the sonybots. i love my playstation but the sony fanboys are a plague. everywhere. not just here. noone beats them in dopiness. just ignore them. you´re posting some 7/10 reviews here and they already feel personal attacked. say halo mp is better than killzone (obviously very true) and they will tear you to pieces. now say 3ds has cooler games than vita and you are an enemy for life :)

    cannot wait for this game. i loved the demo. gow is one of the greatest franchises ever. flawless gamedesign.

    i re-bought a vita just yesterday (won an auction i never thought i would on ebay. vita 16gb, 2 months old, plus sonic racing and lbp vita for just 140 euro! – already sold sonic racing for 20 euro, because i already own it on another platform, so it all did cost me just 120 euro. great price. very happy about that. i thought it would at least sell for 180 or something.

    well now i even upgraded to ps+ and already got my cash back by getting ME3, which i haven´t played yet, doa 5, lumines and many more. also redownloaded all my other vita stuff i already bought and repurchased (for “free”) the digital versions of some retail games i had but sold again. uncharted, gravity rush…if you have a vita and ps3 + really is a cool feature.

    only thing that sucks is the memory card pricing. i mean 80 euros for 32 gb is a freaking joke! i can already see myself running out of hd space with all those cool + offers. i hope sony will release at least a 64 gig or even a 128 gig mc soon and price it more fair.
    but for now i am very happy.

    since i am not a game collector (i hate to have tons of stuff lying around in the house), i really hope/think, sony will even go further with plus on ps4. i am dreaming about a digital only subscription with tons of options to get games. like a premium rental service. that would totally be exactly what i would love to see.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. chief_ – 9.9/10 (Hungary)

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Dragon246

    Keep going. You aren’t worth more than a troll now.
    Talking smack in a non-related thread is the best you can come up with.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. DrDamn

    You do really need to look at woe’s posting history. Particularly in the forum.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. polygem

    @30: that so? i don´t really know this guy, what´s in this thread is ok and i remember other posts i´ve seen from him that have been ok too in my book. some of the other guys here are having a massive biased posting history too so that´s why i defended him. i really hate how this shit turned out on this page. made me posting so much less here…but i think these guys need some folks to counter them from time to time :) so i backed up woe for doing so.
    that said, i don´t want to be involved in these childish fanboy crap anymore anyway.
    let the kids play the fanboy war games. i just wanna play the videogames…and for god of war: i cannot wait!

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Dragon246

    ^I support everyone who hates the people I hate, even if it includes trolls like DM and other people.
    LOL. I said this ages ago that you like DM only because he does your bidding. Great going troll.
    Now before DM arrives here, I am out. He recently gave lex a real hard time.
    Some smilies for you (remember?)
    :) :) :)

    #32 2 years ago
  33. DrDamn

    They actively seek out and highlight as much the bad news for Sony as they can. They do provide some helpful good stuff on MS, but about as fair and balanced as Fox News.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. polygem


    #34 2 years ago
  35. stretch215

    Who cares what woe posts? He is not attacking anyone, if anything you insecure platform weirdos are out of line. God forbid somebody slanders your precious sony. LOL. Pathetic.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. polygem

    Dragon, i didn´t respond to you for a while now. relax man. just relax.
    DM is funny most of the time. you are not. that´s a huge difference. you are just negative.
    i do not hate anyone here, not even you. i think you are a pro troll, sure, but i do not hate you. i don´t hate anyone who doesn´t like the same videogames than me and maybe that´s the problem we constantly have with each other because that seems to be your attitude.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. MadFingerz

    Game is crap, water is 2000 graphics. Gameplay is boring. Dur dur dur
    /trolling/erth impression

    Just thought I should add something to the topic which seems to be both trolling and personal attacks…

    Anyway, I’ve said it before, the game didn’t generate hype enough and many reviewers now take that into consideration when scoring for some fucked up reason. Meanwhile I expect GOW fans such as myself will still love the game.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. mojo

    this game will be awesome.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Hunam

    My biggest gripe is that I don’t quite care about it. I utterly loved the first one, second one was good fun and the third was a brilliant finale… but I kinda feel it’s done. Kratos is done and I wish they’d moved onto a new spiritual succesor rather than a prequel, which we have two of already.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. mojo

    imo they can exchange everything from the series.
    Other setting, other character, other everything as long as the gameplay stays the same.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. nederob

    Zoomin.TV Games gave God of War Ascension 3 out of 5 stars

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Lengendaryboss

    Interesting i can see this is more of an adventure akin to GOW1 rather than the bloodbaths successors. But what really stands out is the multiplayer that might have brought down the metacritic score. But the scores are still good overall.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Clupula

    Woe does go out of his way to bring up any possible negative rumor or poor score about anything Sony related. I mean, that whole stupid “PS4 won’t pay CD’s” rumor. Do you know who submitted that to this site? Woe did.

    I’ve said a couple times that I wonder if he’s not getting some checks from Major Nelson with how much of a full time job his looking for negative news about Sony to post is.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. OrbitMonkey

    ^ Yeah, but anytime he does, his drowned out by the couple of hundred strong Sony Brigade, so stop acting like the victims here.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Shinji10TH

    Can’t wait to play it.

    Here’s a review of french website Gameblog (4/5)

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Dave Cook

    @46 added, thanks :)

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Dragon246

    Would not it to be easier for you to collect all reviews from metacritic? It would allow you to post every major review at once.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. polygem

    @41: “imo they can exchange everything from the series.
    Other setting, other character, other everything as long as the gameplay stays the same.”

    i totally agree with you about this. there was a time when i even felt like i could enjoy these games even more if they had a different setting and would be less violent. today i am fine with them the way they are and i think they made the right decissions in designing gow in every single way. i think gow is perfect the way it is. the greek myth, kratos being the uberviolent badass, the story, the gameplay – it all comes together as being a great, epic ride of a videogame. one of the best franchises on any platform. today i think the violence adds to the fun of these games BUT i still generaly enjoy less violent games. i just can´t help but rolling eyes sometimes when videogames play the “cool” “gore” “mature game” card. in gow though it kind of makes fun and the finishing moves are fun to pull off. it´s not just a cheap gory slowmo killcam. i just said a few days ago somewhere here, that i think gow is a great 3d (hack´n´slash) puzzle/platformer…the basic gameplay elements could work very well in a jak, ratchet kinda setting….and i would love that. i just love these kind of games. could also work with a totally different setting, sure. the gameplay is just flawless and superfun.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Clupula

    Personally, I don’t want to play a God of War game where Kratos is not the main character. I’ve come to love playing as a sociopath in this series and it just wouldn’t work without him.

    And there’s plenty of other gods for him to eventually kill.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. monkeygourmet

    Day 1 for me, but it does sound like the worst in the series so far…

    Im getting a weird vibe off both this and Gears of War, I just don’t think they should have bothered, there doesn’t seem to be any passion in the production of both these titles.

    A huge shame as they should both be flag ship exclusives for their respective platforms.

    One thing that annoys me about this was the fact that someone mentioned the selectable weapons are gone from GOW3?!

    Apparently you now have 3 versions of the ‘Blades’ and can pick up a few random weapons from the battlefield which sounds like a huge step back for me. The multiplayer has new weapons, but we all know the servers will be a barren wasteland in a few month’s so seems like a missed oppertunity to me.

    It seems like Sony have had a lot of ‘average’ exclusives this generation.

    Uncharted 3
    Killzone 3
    God of War
    Gran Turismo

    All good games but never quite reaching the greatness of some multiplatforms. Even PSN games have killed their exclusive offerings by a long margin.

    I wonder if that will repeat with PS4? Killzone looks very set to be an 7 or 8 / 10 game. Apart from the increased graphics, the gameplay looked identical to what we have already seen in Killzone 3 so far.

    Never the less, I love me some God of War, it’s just a pity they seem to have lost their spark for the series. I can’t really see it getting much better on PS4, same with games like Gears on 720.

    Some titles are just starting to look really outdated…

    #50 2 years ago
  51. SplatteredHouse

    Rev3games 3/5:

    #51 2 years ago
  52. Sini

    Needs a massive reboot, there is nothing wrong with it except I’ve played this game 6 times now. Hard to feel fresh, sure you traverse different lands, but it plays the same.

    #52 2 years ago
  53. YoungZer0

    I said it more than once, but I just love to repeat myself:

    New setting, new hero.

    Here’s the Idea. Kratos wanders to the north, to the vikings and shit. Terrorizes their land, the gods can’t interfere because fuck you, maybe he took Odin hostage and the gods can’t help or something like that.

    So they choose a champion, someone who fought against Kratos and lost or lost his home and family to that fucker. Someone young, someone who cares and has heart. So the new guy travels the land, fighting, killing creatures, trying to hunt down Kratos.

    It’s basically God of War 1, but new weapons, new setting, new character and new story.

    Seriously, there is NOTHING that could redeem Kratos anymore. Might as well make him the bad guy.

    #53 2 years ago
  54. polygem

    @54: the gowA demo contains lots of footage from the viking tv series…maybe that´s a hint? your idea doesn´t sound bad man! timeline wise not accurate, but it´s a game in the end….about ancient gods. everything goes storywise.

    #54 2 years ago
  55. muppy

    You should add They gave it a 3.5/5

    #55 2 years ago
  56. Digital Bamboo

    I had to do a double take on that review someone linked to the Toronto Sun. lol

    Rather than go into a long diatribe about how awful that newspaper is, or how it’s written at an 8th grade reading level, I’ll simply provide a link to some of it’s actual cover stories, and let them speak for themselves:

    I look forward to playing this game…some time in 2015.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. hardcore shooter Review of God of War Ascension 60/100

    #57 2 years ago
  58. Clupula

    Why exactly would I go to a site called hardcore shooter to find out about a hack and slash title? It’d be like going to to find out about Halo.

    #58 2 years ago
  59. Clupula

    @54 – Why do we need a new hero? Kratos is who I want to play as in the fourth one. The story pretty much writes itself. Kratos can’t die and just wants to rest. He’s had his revenge and so he moves up North.

    Meanwhile, “Athena” appears before the Norse gods and explains to them what he did to the Greek ones. It’d be like having a mass murderer move into your neighborhood, claiming “Oh, I’m done with killing now.” Of course, you wouldn’t want him there. So the Norse gods come gunning for Kratos and he kills them off.

    After credits, reveal that “Athena” is actually Lucifer, trying to goad Kratos into eliminating all the other pantheons so that only he will be left as god.

    The last thing I want is to play as some lame optimistic warrior trying to take down Kratos.

    #59 2 years ago
  60. hardcore shooter

    Good question Clupula. Thanks for the feedback. There are reasons behind our madness at

    #60 2 years ago
  61. ActionGameKing

    @60 Holy Shit! That’s genius!

    #61 2 years ago
  62. Clupula

    @62 – Thanks a lot. To me, it was the first thing I thought of, when Athena started acting so completely out of character in GOW 3.

    Plus, it would very much mean GOW4 could be the first game of a new trilogy for the series.

    #62 2 years ago
  63. ferb

    God of War Ascension Review | RealGamerNewz

    #63 2 years ago

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  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 24, 25 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    The weekend Exotics market run by Xur: Agent of the Nine is now open for business. Destiny’s bizarre vendor, Xur, has arrived at the Tower. Xur is your man if you’re looking for Exotic armour or weapons. Not only that, but he will also let you exchange your old Exotic gear for new, upgraded versions. […]

  • Warcraft movie delayed yet again

    The Warcraft movie will no longer hit theatres in March 2016. The release date of the Warcraft movie has been pushed back by three months. The movie was expected in March 2016, but Legendary Pictures announced yesterday that it is now due on June 10, 2016. No reason was given for the delay. This is […]

  • Destiny: Iron Banner returns on April 28

    Destiny’s Iron Banner PvP event will return this Tuesday. Bungie has announced that the Iron Banner, it’s once-every-few-weeks PvP event, will make a return with next week’s weekly reset. It was initially due this week, but because of the recent Crucible changes that were implemented with patch 1.1.2, Bungie wanted to wait and see. That […]

  • Deus Ex devs take the piss out of Black Ops 3

    Deus Ex developers have been having a bit of a laugh at the expense of Call of Duty’s official Twitter account. You would be forgiven to think that yesterday’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 ‘Ember’ teaser was part of an ad campaign for a Deus Ex game, with all the biohacking, wearable tech, augmentation, […]

  • Bungie weekly update: Commendations begone

    Destiny’s weekly update is here to determine the fate of all those Commendations you’ve been earning in the past few months. Bungie started off this week’s update with a recap of the details revealed during the recent livestream. There wasn’t really anything on this front that they haven’t talked about already. With the exception of […]

  • This GTA 5 trainer lets you play as almost anything and it’s the best thing ever

    Want to play GTA 5 as a monkey, a cat, a fish, a deer or some other non-human thing that we eat or keep as a pet? ScriptHook has you covered. Not only can you play as critters, it change other game values, according to an explanation from PC Gamer. These values include making changes […]

  • EA Sports moves Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR release date to July

    EA Sports has announced Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR will be released in July. Originally announced for June, the golf game will now release the same week as the Open Championship at St. Andrews, on July 14. EA also provided some more color on gameplay features such as the ability to customize the game by borrowing […]

  • Jason Voorhees joins Mortal Kombat X in May, Kombat Pack owners get first dibs

    Jason Voorhees will arrive for Mortal Kombat X players in May, NetherRealm Studios announced today during the latest Kombat Kast. Jason will be shown for the first time on Monday, May 4 during a special Kombat Kast. According to EventHub which watched the livestream, the developer will also show off the character’s move and Variations. […]

  • The Witcher 3: Nvidia heads to Poland for a behind-the-scenes look – video

    A video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, taking you behind-the-scenes with CD Projekt RED. Nvidia’s GeForce crew went to the firm’s studio in Poland to talk with the game’s executive producer John Mamais, who provides a look at the PC version of the upcoming RPG. CD Projekt, according to the video […]

  • Microsoft notes decline in Xbox unit sales for Q3 FY15 to 1.6 million

    Microsoft reported its Q3 FY15 earnings today, citing growth in Xbox Live usage as one of the contributing factors to the firm’s reported revenue. However, the firm noted a decline in units sales for its Xbox consoles during the quarter. Microsoft Q3 2014 (yoy comparison) Microsoft Q1 fiscal 2015 Microsoft Q2 fiscal 2015 The firm […]

  • Powerplay is a new feature included in the Elite: Dangerous May update

    The next update for Elite: Dangerous is coming next month and it includes a new feature called Powerplay. According to Frontier Developments, Powerplay allows players to participate in an ongoing battle that “enhances every aspect” of the game. Players can become allies with a number of galactic Powers and guide their strategy, pursue objectives in […]

  • Facebook says it’s “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift

    Facebook has said it is “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift as the VR headset is still in the development stages. Speaking during a call to investors, Facebook CFO David Wehner said the company had nothing to announce regarding the amount of stock it expected to ship. “We have not announced any […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch and rental server program hits next week

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch has a release date for both consoles and PC. PC & Console patch and RSP for Consoles coming April 28th. Fixes include TDM spawns and more: — Battlefield (@Battlefield) April 23, 2015 The update will include fixes to Punkbuster, Nvidia DirectX drivers, TDM spawns, contains weapon balance tweaks and […]

  • Modders can now earn money through Steam Workshop starting today with Skyrim

    Valve has introduced a new functionality within Steam Workshop which will allow mod makers to earn money for their creations, starting with Skyrim. The update will allow content such as mods, items, or maps to be sold through Steam Workshop for titles which have the feature enabled. A new “streamlined process for listing” has been […]

  • Play Skyrim for free this weekend on Steam and take 75% off while you’re at it

    Skyrim is free this weekend on Steam providing wanna-be Dragonborns who have procrastinated on wetting their blades with Stormcloak blood the perfect opportunity to give the RPG a try. Head over to Steam and download the game and play for free until April 26 at 1am PDT. The game is also 75% off if you […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 “Ember” teaser video released ahead of full reveal

    Activision has released a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teaser video titled “Ember” and you can watch it right here. Here’s the video blurb: “In the next 50 years, technological advancements will lead us into a world where only those who risk going too far, will find out how far we can actually go.” […]

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

    Bioware has updated Dragon Age Keep after listening to community feedback. The update includes more customization and control over heroes, world states, career and more. Players can now customize hero portraits or delete Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes from the Hero section. They can also remove playthrough states from the World State Manager and keep up […]

  • Here’s a look at some Conker community creations in Project Spark

    Conker’s Bug Reunion releases today, and below is a video showing some of the community creations you will be able to download using the creation pack. Project Spark is a free download on Xbox One and Windows 8.1, and you can download the Conker Creation Pack today. It contains 350 assets in order for users […]

  • Rainbow Six: Siege video shines spotlight on the British Counter Terrorist Unit

    Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Siege video which gives you a look at the British Counter Terrorist Unit which features “the best of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.” The firm said that over the next few weeks it will introduce the public to each of the units in the game. Rainbow Six Siege […]

  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]

  • GTA movie will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s Sam Houser, the BBC confirms

    The GTA movie Game Changer will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar co-founder and president Sam Houser, theBBC has confirmed. The BBC also confirmed Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, a role Paxton already confirmed last week when speaking with Deadline. Here’s the synopsis per the BBC: “Conceived for an adult audience, this special 90-minute drama […]

  • Take a look at Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode

    Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode has received a trailer today. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold will come with two modes, Classic and Story. Classic Mode was trailered today and in it, you’ll get to make your party by choosing from 13 classes. You’ll be able to customise them too using the character creation tool. Revamped […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows to come with new challenge mode

    Shovel Knight’s upcoming expansion Plague of Shadows will bring with it a new challenge mode. Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has revealed the challenge mode, one of the new additions coming to the game with the free Plague of Shadows expansion. “Are you more into digging than distillation? Already have your Feats book long […]

  • Nvidia releases complete graphical guide for GTA 5

    Those with GeForce cards will be happy to know that Nvidia has released a comprehensive graphical tweaks guide for GTA 5. Nvidia usually produces graphical guides for the big AAA games, and GTA 5 is no different. Their guides offer in-depth coverage of each in-game setting, how much they affect framerate, if they can be […]