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PS Vita 3G price-cut across Sony US stores by $100, could be discontinued – rumour

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 11:45 GMT By Dave Cook

Sony’s US stores have slashed the price of PS Vita 3G editions across America, a new report suggests. Employees at two stores have said that the model is being discontinued by Sony.

Joystiq reports that the stores are pricing PS Vita 3G models at $199.97 from 299.99. The bundle comes with an 8GB memory card, and a code for a free PSN game if you also sign up to a 3G contract in-store.

The site has posted an image of the deal in a Sony US store, and has called round as many Sony stores in America as it can. It found that the majority of shops were running the deal.

Interestingly, store employees at Sony’s New Jersey and Las Vegas branches told Joystiq that the company was discontinuing the 3G model, which could explain the hefty discount. We’ll keep out ears to the ground for an official line on this one though.

Meanwhile, Sony has seen a massive sales boost ater it cut the price of PS Vita in Japan. Get the figures here:

Vita sales quadruple following Japanese price cut.

What do you make of the above? Does Sony need to cut the price of PS Vita in the West? Let us know below.

Thanks MCV.

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33 Comments

  1. mithrandir

    I have never understood the added benefit of 3G for the Vita, other than the included GPS. With Wifi abundantly available, and mobile gaming NOT revolving around being ‘always on’, who needs 3G?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Clupula

    Now, if they’d just do the same discount to the WiFi model, it’d probably start selling.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. ps4some

    @2 exactly. I’m completely disappointed with mobile gaming on a touchscreen phone or tablet and want some proper controls for gaming on my commute. When the vita drops in price I’m in and won’t be upgrading my smartphone again in a hurry.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. melonbuster1

    I’m on my 2nd vita. I love it but wish they would put it in the $169.99 range so it can really sell. But I guess the 3dsxl would just drop to $119.99 . Lol can’t beat those prices

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Gnosis

    @1: I remember several interviews with different developers at the time when Vita was officially announced. Everyone was shitting their pants about the G3 feature and telling how awesome it would be for future games and blablabla. And yeah… you know the situation. It’s kinda disappointing. I was really excited about FFXI for Vita.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Dragon246

    @2,3,
    Problem is that they dont have many AAA games right now for release. Price cuts work the most when coupled with a deluge of new games.
    Japanese price cut was very well timed as vita has lots of games coming up there in next 2 months. So a price cut now in the west wont help matters much without any new AAA releases.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. DrDamn

    @1
    It’s good for asynchronous stuff but the bigger issue is lack of decent price plans with mobile providers without going strange special offer routes. I did an initial PAYG on Vodafone to get Wipeout and in that first month I used the 3G feature a fair bit but the volume of data was very small (12Mb for the month). If I don’t want to use it for browsing etc I don’t want to pay £5 a month for using 12Mb of data. None of the providers here in the UK have really picked up on this at all – probably not worth them bothering?

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Da Man

    Next, Pos Vita pricecut, could be discontinued.

    You really have noone to talk to, do you?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Clupula

    @6 – Thing is that it can have whatever titles they want to put on it, it doesn’t matter. No one, at least, in the states, is going to buy a handheld system for $250. Handheld systems are not looked at on the same tier as a console. I certainly would never have one as a primary system. However, for times when I’m on tour or whatever, it’d be nice to have.

    And do you know the most attractive feature of a Vita to me? The ability to play PS3 games when I’m not home. That’s all I need. To be able to continue my save and earn my trophies. I don’t need AAA handheld titles. Hell, I don’t want AAA handheld titles. Save the AAA games for consoles.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dragon246

    @9,
    “Thing is that it can have whatever titles they want to put on it, it doesn’t matter.”
    Put AC, FF and GTA, then I think it will matter, but not very much I agree. Handhelds are pretty much dead in USA. Even 3ds sells only 15k per week now, not at all a great number.
    In Europe its different. 3ds sells twice as much weekly. Sony can grab that share by dropping pricing alongwith some great games. British PS chief said that they have some big unannounced titles in the wings, that will work.

    Btw, vita ps3 remote play is broken, since its not something ps3 was built for, ps4 will change that since its natively built to support vita remote play, hopefully.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. CyberMarco

    Maybe they are discontinuing the 3G model in favor of a new (maybe 4G) redesigned PS Vita(slim?).

    I was gonna import a PS Vita from Japan with the new price cut, but I’m sure Sony is going to make a new redesign in the end, same as the PSP.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. ps4fanboy

    3g PS VITA made no sense. Many people who own a vita also own smartfones and they can use the wi fi tethering to hook their vita to internet using their fone’s 3g, which would remove the limitations that 3g has on vita(like it can be only used to browse net and near)

    #12 2 years ago
  13. OlderGamer

    For me to buy one it has to be priced at or under 200usd, included a decent sized mem card…and be WiFi. The system does lack a long line of killer games, but I think it has enough games on it already. Not to mention PSN+.

    The problem for me is that price and those damn mem cards.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. polygem

    i just re-bought a vita. won an ebay auction and didn´t even think i´ll get it for that price. sold one game it came with (because i already have it on another platform: sonic racing), so the overall price for 16 gb wifi, 2 months old plus lbp vita was 120 Euro!
    not that impressed with vitas games libary this far (that´s why i traded my first one in) but combined with my brandnew ps+ sub i couldn´t resist. ps+ really is great. mass effect 3, binary domain, motorstorm apocalypse, doa 5, lumines vita, lbp2…these are games i haven´t played yet and they have all been for “free” so i got my money back instantly. many vita games are “free” as well(i already played most of them already unfortunatley). infamous 2 as well…quality games on the ps+ list. great deal.
    i think if they price the vita 169,99 $/€ it will fly off the shelves…if combined with some great game releases.
    i hope they will go even further with ps+ on ps4/vita. i´d love to get a sub, digital only, premium rental system. really would love to go all digital with a sub on ps4/vita, if pricing is fair.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. DrDamn

    What I’d like to see is a similar looking model which supports micro/mini-SD Cards instead of Sony proprietary ones. For existing customers not sure it could take one of those and still work – or maybe using an adaptor? The cards and price of cards is one of the factors holding it back.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. polygem

    the mc pricing is indeed a crime if you ask me…

    #16 2 years ago
  17. foofly

    @15 + @16

    I completely agree. The Memory Card is criminally expensive. I don’t know why they needed another proprietary format when the Memory Stick Duo would work fine.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Hellhound30x

    At the Wal-mart where I live, they tell me its been deleted, and they can’t order any in.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. ps4some

    @18 You live in a Walmart?

    Which aisle ?

    #19 2 years ago
  20. gamereck36

    Sony just needs to focus on the PS4 and leave the handheld device alone…..

    #20 2 years ago
  21. CPC_RedDawn

    4G version… anyone??

    #21 2 years ago
  22. rusty_shackleford

    #21 I agree, I see this as a sign of a new model, not just phasing one out.

    I have held off on a vita cause I have too many games to play on the platforms I already own and because I was waiting for the price drop or the first revision of the console, looks like thats coming soon. =)

    I bought a 3ds then an XL a year later and gave my 3ds to a friend. I’m glad I waited this time. wonder what else the 4g model will bring.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. CyberMarco

    ^ I’m waiting for the inevitable redesign too. I think it will have 4G and maybe better cameras, 720p etc, at least I hope so.

    One thing that I can’t understand is why they didn’t put R3/L3 buttons on the analog sticks, real bummer.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. polygem

    @rusty: sometimes the updates/revisions are even downgrades though. i like the slim ps3´s (the first redesign), i think those are the nicest ones but they´ve taken away BC and usb ports…the superslims are ok but not that great, feel kinda cheap. i cannot fully recall it now but i think the psp slims also had less and not more features, if they will redesign the vita i really think they will drop the price as well and that would be great but i think the redesign will first of all be about lower production costs in mind. all i am trying to say is: could be the better console, but must not be. redesigns mostly come with a trade off.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. CyberMarco

    ^ Actually in the case of the PSP:

    -Fat has more speakers (4, not two, noticeably louder on fat, speakers on bottom of psp and lower part of front, not upper part of front)
    -Fat weighs more, much bigger, very easy to tell
    -Slim has video output to tv
    -Slim is missing IR (infrared) port
    -Slim WLAN switch is on top, not side
    -Slim has less complicated disk slot (no metal bars, just empty)
    -Slim has slide out memory stick slot, not door style
    -Elevated buttons on slim
    -More RAM (random access memory) on slim allowing for faster loading times and option to cache umds resulting in more battery life
    -Supposedly more efficient battery usage
    -Charging through usb mode

    All in all, I think the PSP slim was a better deal, considering the loss of IR port and speakers. Also the PSP 3000 had a built-in mic and I believe a slightly better screen with direct (sun)light.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. polygem

    i think the display was better too? all i know is that i upgraded and was very happy with the slim but i kinda loved the fat one too :) sure, overall redesigns will have more pros than cons. the vita is pretty well designed already though if you ask me…

    #26 2 years ago
  27. theevilaires

    The 3G version was always useless to me. I just use my wifi tether to connect and use network features with my phone. $200 for a Vita though is awesome go get one to the people who want one. you won’t be disappointed.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. noamlol2

    that’s bullshit!
    sony are greedy as hell

    they will never slash the price for their overpriced memory cards
    so you expected they will slash the price for the console itself?

    keep dreaming bro, it will happen only after they’ll lose to many people to nintendo

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Lengendaryboss

    @28 lose who? the causals or hardcore; nintendo are more causal gaming than anything else, if the hardcore jump ship from Sony to Nintendo they will be disappointed why? well it has something to do with hardcore games whether it ports, original IPs or spin-offs PS Vita has more of them. why hasn’t 3DS got COD and Assassin’s Creed yet even though it is outselling the PS Vita worldwide, because it is not the place for hardcore games.
    @27 I Agree i always thought the 3G version was a waste of money, not many games use 3G anyway. But the price point for the 3G is now cheaper than the Wi-Fi version even bundled with a memory card and game so the “PS Vita is expensive” can no longer be used.
    @26 There are plenty of things i can see being redesigned with PS Vita.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. theevilaires

    @29 i agree. For $200 no gamer has an excuse unless they’re just cheap. I’m actually going to pick up another one for my daughter too. Hope they have the Assassins Creed Liberation bundle marked down as well.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. No_PUDding

    I support euthanasia

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Clupula

    @28 – Hahahahaha…Imagine that! A company wanting to make money! They’ll never compete with the free Wii U and 3DS program Nintendo run, right?

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Eddie Rodrigues

    @28 have you been talking to Patcher?

    #33 2 years ago

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

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

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

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

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

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

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

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

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

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

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

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

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

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

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

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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

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

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

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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

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

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

  • 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

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • 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

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

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

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • 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 […]