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The Pinball Arcade in development for PS4

Friday, 15 March 2013 14:54 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The Pinball Arcade is in development for PS4, it has been announced. According to a development post over on the PS Blog, the team is “adding rendering tech for per pixel ray casting, area lights/shadows, point lights and screen space ambient occlusion,” to the game on the new console. The physics and gameplay on all of the DLC tables released will also be updated, and the team is “very confident” it can add these features on PS4 and maintain 60 fps.

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31 Comments

  1. Dragon246

    PS4 games coming thick and fast. It certainly wont suffer from the anemic launch of WiiU. Constant stream of games looks confirmed now.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Erthazus

    Yeah, Sony246, Pinball Arcade is a killer app. Such a fantastic “constant stream of games”. Nintendo probably is crying right now.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dragon246

    ^ *Yawn*
    Anything else to say?
    Btw I never knew Pinball Arcade is a killer app. Guess it looks awesome in 12121*3123321 resolution with nVidia 2322gtxxx and Intel i3121 processor with PhysiXXXX enabled.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Lengendaryboss

    @2 I don’t recall him/her saying it is a killer app, just mentioned the amount of PS4 games being announced. why should nintendo be crying their handheld success in Japan is beyond amazing.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    @4, I was being sarcastic to him about “killer app”.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Ge0force

    I’m actually a huge fan of Pinball Arcade. I really loved those tables in the arcades when I was a kid, and it’s fantastic to play them again on my PS3/Vita.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Lengendaryboss

    @5 Damn my sarcasm radar has not been working lately.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. OlderGamer

    Do you have a Sony tatoo somewhere on your body Dragon? lol.

    The WiiU had a good and solid launch line up. And the system sold 500,000 units more then Wii did at launch. It is the post launch where the trouble begain. Psst, don’t be shocked if both MS and Sony don’t also have post launch troubles. Like the 3DS and Vita also did. Sure steady flows of new games help. But a prhibitive price points kills. 3DS needed a price reduction and it took off. Vita also needs a price cut(got one for JPN – and took off in jpn). WiiU needs a price cut too.

    Don’t know about you man, but I notice a pattern.

    The systems sell to enthusists. Then hit a proverbial brick wall. Once deeper games libries and lower prices come out, the systems start moving again. But without a steady flow of system sales, often times games stop coming, get pushed back or even dev/pub support gets pulled altogether. Kind of a catch 22.

    Look at Rayman for WiiU, a great looking game. It sold me on the system. Now because the install base is at a stand still UBI feels more money can be made on PS360 systems, so they postponed WiiUs version(no doubt hoping for an increase in user base) and took the game multiplat. Vita lost games and pubs pulled support.

    Why do you only see one slanted version of things…constantly. Esp when the word Sony is involved? PS4 is looking nice. I am interested, more so at this point then I am with XBNXT. However, this announcment doesn’t have any great significance. This isn’t even a Zen Pinball game.

    And how does a pinball game ensure there will be a constant flow of PS4 games? What happens if after the inital rush of PS4 launch sales, the new system stalls too? Will pubs rethink their strategies? Will they hang on to project launches? Pull games? They did with Vita. Will devs/pubs decide that moving away from PS360 platforms isn’t worth it right now?

    In truth it is too early to make any types of bold sweeping statements. Best to take a wait and see approach. But you constant dig at anything non Sony has gotten rather stale at this point. You can love Sony, sleep in Sony PJs, wipe with Sony ingramed Toilet Paper if ya like. But if you would drop the slant once in awhile, many of us would think more of your posts.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Clupula

    I’m actually a bit underwhelmed by this announcement, but then again, I was always underwhelmed by the experience of real life pinball.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. OlderGamer

    I really enjoy the Zen Pinball games. I own em on xb360 and PS3, and will be grabbing them for WiiU next week. I am sure this franchise is good. Nothing wrong with it, so it seems. But I doubt it is an indication of much of anything.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Clupula

    I dunno. My first thought upon seeing this was that a pinball title seems like the type of thing that gets quietly released alongside the actual titles people really want to play.

    I’m old enough that I remember when arcades had several pinball machines to choose from and I always opted, instead, to play the videogames.

    In fact, I even remember when they tried some sort of hybrid thing with Pac-Man and I didn’t like that either, as a kid.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Dragon246

    I remember someone saying “JAPAN is NINTYLAND”. Look at the recent chart to correct your erroneous facts. Sony platforms have more than 50% of hardware sales and top 20 has 75% of games on Sony platform.
    That is why Ninty fans are useless in terms of predictions.

    Oh, now some facts-
    1. WiiU in Feb
    http://gamasutra.com/view/news/188567/Wii_U_still_struggles_in_February_sales_charts.php
    2. WiiU in Jan
    http://gamasutra.com/view/news/186741/At_57K_sold_Wii_Us_January_performance_is_historically_abysmal.php
    So sales wise, its performing worst than ANY current gen platforms ever.
    3.Its losing 3rd party support
    http://gamasutra.com/view/news/187541/Nintendo_platforms_lagging_behind_in_developer_support.php
    And games for it die-
    http://gamasutra.com/view/news/187726/Crysis_3_on_Wii_U_had_to_die.php

    But ninty fans sure see everything fine and dandy. Fine with me.
    Btw, show me where I said WiiU will fail. I think it will still sell well (Pachter predictions are stop on in that regard imo, 30-50 million units), but 3rd place is fixed for it.
    “In truth it is too early to make any types of bold sweeping statements.”
    Says someone who thinks Sony is the first one out of console biz, Japan is ninty domination (completely bogus).
    And not to forget “Nentendo is the only games company”. Right…

    Come back when you have some solid facts, not “I think”.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Da Man

    This is amazing. Unlike the lame, anti-hardcore Pinball on Xbox/Xbox360 this looks very promising for my SONY® PLAYSTATION4® or VITA®.

    Pinball on xbox is casual and ludictrous, pinball on SONY® is fantastic and hardcore.

    I hope they add some motion controller support. Motion controller for SONY® is unlike the casual Kinect.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Lengendaryboss

    @12 That is true dedication to defending Sony, which is something i admire, but i think your fanboyness is slightly extreme and might have made you biased. But i believe Sony and Nintendo do very well in their homeland. But The PS Vita and Wii U have already been called flops, they are in the same boat. But there are Killer apps coming out for it like Tearaway, Soul Sacrifice and Killzone Mercenary for PS Vita and for Wii U there are Various killer apps like Pikmin, Mario and Monster Hunter Ultimate.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. OlderGamer

    “@12 That is true dedication to defending Sony, which is something i admire, but i think your fanboyness is slightly extreme and might have made you biased.”

    Crazy innit?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Imperius

    @13 I smell a troll

    @14 I owned/own a PC, iPhone 4S, Atari, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, N64, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advanced, Playstation, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PS Vita, Xbox, Xbox 360, and soon I’ll own a PS4, a Next Box, and Upgrade my PC. (All bought at launch)

    You’ll notice a few missing due to lack of hardware or bad hardware. Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, PSP (One Joystick?), Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS (Oh the old wii trick add a gimmick sell it new)

    That said I don’t hate Nintendo but I do want them to fail. I want their games on the big boys hardware. They make good games not good hardware. I can’t keep playing shit that looks like its from 1992…

    I’m not a fan boy of any one company. I play games to play them. I want my games to look better every few years not lag behind and look better every 10.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Da Man

    I smell butthurt..

    Also smell a 10 word internet hardcore vocabulary.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Dragon246

    @14,
    Oh sure, Vita and WiiU are surely in the same boat, I never said otherwise now, did I. Unfortunately, see ninty fans comments on Vita page, it was supposedly dead for months now, yet WiiU is alive and kicking.
    I have a bit of history with these ninty folks here, you would not know that. Just see those remarks I mentioned in my comment. They consist of people saying WiiU will be sold out 6 months before release, and now keeping their mouths shut. It took one WiiU comment to hurt their egos.
    Btw, I wonder what is biased there, facts are facts aren’t they. Correct me if I am wrong, but I always use reputable sources to bring across my point.
    And I don’t never make statements like them. About Japan, its an even split, sometimes Ninty wins, sometimes Sony. When I said this months ago, they were like “OH , YOU MADZ? “.
    And games only wont do for vita and wiiu, price cut + games are needed. I don’t think vita can emulate psp success in west and same for wiiu (in regards to wii- 12 million ltd) in japan.

    @OG,
    Keep your tattoo safe. If you have any counter arguments, I am willing to hear.
    If you have any that is.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Lengendaryboss

    @16 Wow a lot former/current devices. I agree Nintendo do make very good games as for their hardware it just lacks the Third party support and i personally see the hardware they make now is just not for me (Plus my family is strongly associated with PlayStation).

    #19 2 years ago
  20. OlderGamer

    “Correct me if I am wrong,”

    Sorry my friend, I just don’t have that much time ;)

    And why do you feel the need to label people so much? Just because someone owns a PS3 along side a xb360 and a wii/wiiu doesn’t a Sony Guy make them. Infact if they own them all, i would say it makes them a well rounded gamer.

    Power hint:

    I own all of the systems. All of them. Even most of the retro systems. That doesn’t make me a Ninty Guy anymore then a Sega or Atari or MS or Sony Guy. I am just a gamer.

    I am not the one with the agenda.

    Your serve. But really I have to run, I need to take my wife to DRs. She is running a fever today.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dragon246

    “I am not the one with the agenda.”
    Says the guy who responded to something that was a statement on sales with this-
    “Do you have a Sony tatoo somewhere on your body Dragon? lol.”
    And remember putting MK sales figures on GT sales page? Or pasting every SONY®(thanks DM) article with junk rating link. Yup that was you , a person with no agenda.

    Sorry OG, I know you have enough time. You will 2-3 more walls of text somewhere else on the site, but not here since you have got nothing to counter.
    And everything I said there was based on facts, and predictions are clearly labels as that and are ones that are supported by biggest industry analysts.

    Now before your friends jump on, I am out. I hate this personalized debates on companies.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Lengendaryboss

    @17 LOL :)
    @18 Ok fair enough, but do you always go out of your way to back up your statements with “reputable sources” and don’t you think highlighting Wii U’s Misfortunes and defending Sony can attract the Nintendo folks/Fans?

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Dragon246

    @22,
    I never would have linked those articles if someone hasn’t personally insulted me. But they are true nonetheless, and I never say something without proof, hence those sources.Maybe because I am a physics guy ;)
    They are companies for Gods sake, why does these people make it personal. We could have discussed this properly, but nope…
    And now that I responded to him, I am worried some even more foulmouthed people will arrive here in a few moments. Just listen to them.

    And btw, people here are way worse than me about WiiU, comparing to GC and Dreamcast. Yet these ninty fans wont point out that. As I said, it may be due to history.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Imperius

    @#17 here is some food sir :) not mad just pointing out the obvious so I can be called Captain.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Joe Musashi

    #17 “I smell butthurt..

    Also smell a 10 word internet hardcore vocabulary.

    There’s 10 unique words in that comment.

    JM

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Djoenz

    Im curious do you veteran vg247 members usually comment about the article itself or more about the people tht comment? Its always interesting to see projects for the nextgen console, so far Im not tht impressed though. Meh I usually buy consoles way overdue anyway. Its cheaper tht way and sometimes useful. Slim version ftw.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Da Man

    #24 As I said, you should try improving your vocabulary (if not visit a psychologist).

    There’s more to the world than internet, ‘trolls’, ‘fanboys’ and ‘haters’, good sir 12 years old.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Djoenz

    @Da Man
    You make absolutely no sense.
    Sarcasme is not witty. A lot of trolls like to think tht.
    Then you get called out and you reply in the most retarded way ever.

    Dude -__-

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Da Man

    Who said it was sarcasm??

    Do you as well call people ‘haters’ when they step on your toes?

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Djoenz

    Your first comment @13 wasnt sarcasme?
    Arent they the same game just on two different platforms?

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Da Man

    Why do you arseholes constantly answer with a question?

    No, it was mockery..

    #31 2 years ago

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

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

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

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

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

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

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

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

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

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

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

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

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

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

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

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

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

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

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

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

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

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

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

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

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

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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

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

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

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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

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

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

  • 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 […]