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BioShock Infinite reviews begin, all the scores here

Monday, 25 March 2013 11:59 GMT By Dave Cook

BioShock Infinite reviews are now live. Get every score for Irrational Games’ stellar shooter right here.

Let’s not dick about here, this is a superb game. I finished it over the weekend and wrote a huge write-up here. Give it a read when you have time and remember, the game launches on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 from March 26.

Now then, those scores:

Got a score we’ve missed? Chuck it below and we’ll add it when we have time.

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64 Comments

  1. JRNO

    Has there ever been an exclusive review that’s scored a game lower than 9 out of 10?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. pukem0n

    @2

    dont know, what did Aliens: Colonial Marines get? ^^

    #2 2 years ago
  3. KAP

    @2

    Exactly. With that said, it’s Irrational Games dude. For a publisher to fund a $200 game it’s no joke.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. zinc

    Would have been even better with multiplayer :-/

    #4 2 years ago
  5. The_Red

    @
    Publishers do ask for certain score limitations when they give out exclusive reviews or embargos. If your score is above 8, you are allowed to post it a week prior to release. If it is below 8, you have to wait until release date before publishing.

    Movie studios do it openly. All the critics can write their thoughts BUT only the ones with appropriate score (in studio’s mind) are allowed to publish in most cases. Even celebrated films like Dark Knight have used this tactic.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Dave Cook

    @6 That’s happening less I noticed. Can’t actually remember the last time it happened to me personally. THQ did it with Saint’s Row 3 if I recall correctly.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Fin

    @6

    This sounds like tinfoil hat speak.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. zinc

    ^ Maybe, but you notice how Dave said it’s happening *less*, not a complete rebuttal is it ;-)

    #8 2 years ago
  9. xxJPRACERxx

    How much of that $200M is for paid reviews?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dave Cook

    @9 Well I can’t say it doesn’t happen at all because I don’t know that for sure. It has never happened to me personally or to VG247 (thank christ), but the last instance I recall of it happening was for Saint’s Row The Third.

    Hope this helps clarify what I meant.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. The_Red

    @Dave
    Thanks for your reply and clarification. These exclusive reviews are fishy in and out of themselves. When IGN got this exclusive rev of BioShock, many members of the press reacted negatively. Even Geoff K was unhappy.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Dave Cook

    @12 I think it needs to be made clear though that – in my experience – so, I’m not speaking for everyone so please don’t rip me apart folks, sites don’t write reviews to get exclusives.

    Sometimes publishers will ask for scores ahead of embargoes to then determine who will get to go early, not the other way around. Again – in my experience – it’s less suspicious than it seems from the outside looking in (Which it does, I understand).

    But as far as I know – and I know a lot of game critics – there’s no dishonesty at play.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Sini

    94%, flop confirmed.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. DSB

    Games like Bioshock Infinite are a catch 22. There’s no way anyone would tell you if it was shit, even if it was. The hype is just too great.

    I don’t think it will be shit, but 9/10 is just a foregone conclusion with games like these, sadly.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Cobra951

    @13: But you see that the problem remains either way, don’t you? The aggregate score on the game is going to be skewed upward until release, then it’s going to drop afterward. Advance reviews cannot be trusted to cover the whole opinion spread.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Samoan Spider

    To be fair though, there are some critically slammed games I’ve played over the years that turned out to be a lot of fun. Conversely I’ve played plenty of critically acclaimed games that didn’t float my boat. The best critic is yourself and this one is on my media blackout list that will get played whatever anyone says ;)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. DSB

    @17 I think the fact that something like Mass Effect has gone from the first game to the third one without facing a real challenge is a stain on the profession.

    It’s as if the publishers wet dream of throwing money at something, and adding production values is all it takes to put your game above any real criticism.

    It’s certainly true that you and your friends are the best critics, but then my quesiton is, why can’t reviewers live up to that? It’s not hard to find gamers who are tough on the games they play, but somehow it’s pretty hard to find reviewers who are.

    That kinda defeats the purpose. With movies it’s almost the opposite. People in general are very uncritical, and it’s the critics who really hold the directors and producers accountable for their work.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Samoan Spider

    @18 I find it impossible to disagree with you there. That’s kind of the point now, I have gotten so used to it over the years I put very little stock in what critics say about games and tend to judge for myself. Even with online opinions of players now, its like looking at any statistics, you have to discount the outliers and try to take a mean average for yourself to get any sort of picture.
    Yet as you say, with music and movies, those involved can get slammed for the most inane perceived faults by ‘critics’. With games, critics seem to desperately try not to bite the hand that feeds them.
    High production values, extravagant launches and all the other money pits that publishers have just to create goodwill to cover things up led to Doritosgate, but that watershed moment hasn’t come for other places as it did for VG247.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Cyrano De Ballsack

    Destructoid – 10
    http://www.destructoid.com/review-bioshock-infinite-249341.phtml

    NAG Online – 94
    http://www.nag.co.za/2013/03/25/review-bioshock-infinite/

    Lazygamer.net – 96
    http://www.lazygamer.net/review/bioshock-infinite-pc-review-floating-dystopia/

    #19 2 years ago
  20. OliverKO

    You can add El33tonline’s review if you wish: 5/5

    http://www.el33tonline.com/past_article/2013/3/25/bioshock_infinite_review/

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Spinotron

    Gamesvillage 8.7/10
    http://www.gamesvillage.it/review/56344/bioshock-infinite-recensione.html

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Joe Anderson

    Here is our review

    http://www.shopto.net/news/42265/Bioshock-Infinite-Review – No Score

    Cheers :)

    #22 2 years ago
  23. JebusF

    9/10 from GodisaGeek.com

    http://www.godisageek.com/2013/03/bioshock-infinite-review/

    Thanks.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Crazyreyn

    Digital Spy, 5/5
    http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/review/a468096/bioshock-infinite-review-ps3-soars-to-stunning-new-heights.html

    #24 2 years ago
  25. pamelapatty

    8.7 GamesVillage (PC Version)
    http://www.gamesvillage.it/review/56344/bioshock-infinite-recensione.html
    Thanks.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. DanteDestroyer

    HardGame2 (PC Version) 10/10
    http://www.hardgame2.com/pc/articulo-6922analisis-bioshock-infinite-review-videojuego-2kgames-irrational-game-of-the-year.html&page=4

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Kranitoko

    http://www.nave360.com/bioshock-infinite-review-before-rapture-there-was-columbia/

    How about mine from Nave360 which has been deemed a terrible review by many and such a low scorew of an 8/10? lol

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Dave Cook

    All added so far, thanks guys. Keep ‘em coming.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Prof.Dr.Moertel

    Another 10/10

    http://www.giga.de/spiele/bioshock-infinite/tests/bioshock-infinite-test-der-beste-shooter-seit-half-life-2-video-review/

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Kranitoko

    Meant to say 4/5 for Nave360, but 8/10 works too. :)

    #30 2 years ago
  31. stefz0r

    gameslife: 5/5

    http://www.gameslife.gr/reviews/bioshock-infinite

    #31 2 years ago
  32. unacomn

    ” 8.7/10″
    This game must suck

    (this is a reference to http://grumpygamer.com/comic-7368 )

    #32 2 years ago
  33. dex3108

    Gameinformer 10/10 i GT 9.4/10

    #33 2 years ago
  34. SplatteredHouse

    Can’t pm staff, so. Plagiarist spotted: http://www.vg247.com/forum/topic.php?page=1&id=9074#post-45626

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Edo

    Good stuff.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Old MacDonald

    Gamer.no (norwegian) 10/10 : http://www.gamer.no/artikler/139680/anmeldelse-bioshock-infinite/

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Erthazus

    I’m so skeptical about this game. It was hyped as a Gaming Jesus and result is the most obvious one.

    I need to check this thing out.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Dave Cook

    @38 Just go in with realistic expectations and you’ll come out the other end fine :)

    #38 2 years ago
  39. danj0r

    Another 10/10 now over on AusGamers http://www.ausgamers.com/games/bioshock-infinite/review/

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Dave Cook

    Cheers chaps, much appreciated.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. polygem

    woho. these are great review scores. not so sure if i will pick it up at launch though. thing is, i am more pumped about the new sly game. i find that kind of strange too tbh…but that´s just how it is.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Ristas

    GIGA 10/10

    http://www.giga.de/spiele/bioshock-infinite/tests/bioshock-infinite-test-der-beste-shooter-seit-half-life-2-video-review/

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Dave Cook

    @42 do it, just in case you can’t avoid spoilers. Seriously, the less you know the better.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. mikybcz

    Zing.cz 10/10 – http://www.zing.cz/recenze/973/bioshock-infinite-okridlene-dobrodruzstvi

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Ardul

    Hobbyconsolas.com 95/100

    http://www.hobbyconsolas.com/reviews/analisis-bioshock-infinite-49481

    #45 2 years ago
  46. f1r3storm

    http://www.eurogamer.de/articles/2013-03-25-bioshock-infinite-test

    9/10

    #46 2 years ago
  47. xxJPRACERxx

    So? Is it a good game?

    #47 2 years ago
  48. MartMart

    PopBucket 10/10

    http://www.popbucket.co.uk/review-bioshock-infinite/

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Toby Lee - Eurogamer.se

    Eurogamer Sweden 10/10

    http://www.eurogamer.se/articles/2013-03-25-recension-bioshock-infinite

    Bioshock Infinite is a magical experience on every level. Despite a few glitches and a couple of issues with pacing in the later parts, this game is already a clear candidate for game of the year.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. galbalazs87

    GameStar (Hungarian) 9.3/10

    http://www.gamestar.hu/bioshock-infinite-teszt-a-felhok-felett-mindig-kek-az-eg.html

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Panipal2005

    So which of these reviews are spoiler free? Because the Eurogamer one certainly isn’t.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. Dave Cook

    @52 My one is on the top banner. Spoiler free.

    #52 2 years ago
  53. RayWillmott

    Expansive (no score) – http://expansivedlc.com/expansive-overview-bioshock-infinite

    It’s completely spoiler free. Enjoy :)

    #53 2 years ago
  54. elite gamer

    gamespot — 9

    #54 2 years ago
  55. jon_

    PlayersLink (México) http://playerslink.la/playersreview_bioshockinfinite/
    9.0

    Spoiler free btw ;)

    #55 2 years ago
  56. pukem0n

    holy shit, fantastic scores

    #56 2 years ago
  57. Rodrister

    Viciojuegos.com (Spanish): http://www.viciojuegos.com/analisis/Bioshock-Infinite/Dios-no-juega-a-dados/6543/42105 97/100

    #57 2 years ago
  58. NinjaMidget

    Wow, I clicked on this link with nervousness that maybe the hype train had gone away with itself.

    8 ten scores in a row however eased the tension somewhat! Should I be reading Dave’s write up or is it a bit spoilerific? :P

    #58 2 years ago
  59. varrelo

    http://www.laps3.com/analisis/376467-analisis_bioshock_infinite.html 100/100 from LaPS3 (Spain)

    #59 2 years ago
  60. Stace Harman

    Edge: 9
    http://www.edge-online.com/review/bioshock-infinite-review/

    gamesTM: 10
    http://www.gamestm.co.uk/reviews/bioshock-infinite-review/

    #60 2 years ago
  61. anik_lc

    Machinima/Inside Gaming – 10/10
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73jb0R4jMyI

    #61 2 years ago
  62. Hydrophobia

    Playerone.tv : 19/20

    -> http://playerone.tv/tests-jeux-video/586/360/test-de-bioshock-infinite.html

    #62 2 years ago
  63. tezzer1985

    Not reading any reviews or watching trailers…just going to buy and enjoy

    #63 2 years ago
  64. Lengendaryboss

    Pretty impressive reviews but for some strange reason i am not buying it.

    #64 2 years ago

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  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

    Ubisoft employee, Julien Risse, may have inadvertently confirmed Watch Dogs 2, thanks to his online CV over at LinkedIn. Videogamer.com spotted the slip up, in which Risse lists Watch Dogs, the DLC Bad Blood, and Watch Dogs 2 on his profile. Creative Director Jonathan Morin has already talked about his ideas for improvements for the […]

  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 season pass will cost you £35

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 isn’t released until November 6, but you can already hand over your cash for the Season Pass. The Season Pass is available for pre-purchase on Steam for £34.99, and will cover four DLC packs – although the details we have on the content are limited to ‘exciting’ at this […]

  • GTA Online’s cheating assholes are no match for this player’s vengeance

    Think you’re smart for using invisibility and infinite ammo glitches? You need to be taught a lesson, sucker. You can have all the hacks you want but if your GTA Online game is weak, you’ll still get your ass handed to you. As this fool discovered when attempting to hassle another player. There’s a fair […]

  • PS4 sales help Sony’s games division swing to profit

    Sony’s PlayStation business has made an operating profit of 48.1 billion yen ($404m / £261.5m) in the past 12 months. That’s thanks to stellar sales of the PlayStation 4 and PS Plus, even as sales of the PS3 have stalled and the company wrote off costs for the PSTV and PS Vita. The profit puts […]

  • New patch for Dirt Rally gives co-driver’s attitude a tune-up

    Dirt Rally gets a new patch three days after release on Steam. On Monday, we reported that the newest Dirt game has popped up on Steam’s Early Access and is available to pick up for £24.99, as well as giving you an eyeful of tasty screenshots. The patch – released yesterday – fixes some issues […]

  • New The Witcher 3 screenshots show combat, exploration and general carousing

    New screenshots released on the official facebook page for The Witcher 3 show Geralt annihilating a winged beast, out and about in the world exploring, and living the life of Reily amidst a bustling feast. We were already treated to some glorious screenshots a few days ago, but these new ones are in-game and give […]

  • Destiny: 14 things you might have missed during House of Wolves intel drops

    Destiny: House of Wolves does a great deal more than just slap some new content on the existing game structure. House of Wolves changes Destiny in a lot of interesting and very welcome ways. Bungie showed off many of these changes in its livestream, and let both me and Arekkz come and have a look […]

  • Scratch that cyberpunk itch with Technobabylon on May 21 – new trailer

    Technobabylon more like Wrecked-yo-babbling with my smooth flow about how good Wadjet Eye games are. I don’t know y’all, it’s clock off time and everything feels like a reach. Wadjet Eye makes pretty good adventure games – award winning, in fact. The latest project to spring forth from the benevolent, sheltering hand of the label […]

  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore brings exclusive new features to PS4, Vita in northern summer

    Skullgirls, the little indie fighter that could, is getting another crack at it. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the second re-release of the one-time troubled 2D versus fighter from lab Zero Games. Having survived the shut down of its developer and collapse of its publishing contrast, Skullgirls re-emerged as Skullgirls: Encore, adding in a ton of […]

  • Danganronpa series generates “impressive” sales for Vita exclusive

    Danganronpa is selling quite nicely, thank you, says NIS America. Danganronpa is a series of murder mystery visual novel puzzlers in a similar vein to games like 999. Two of these have been released for Vita in the west – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair. Speaking to MCV, NIS America CEO and president Takuro […]

  • I have no idea what is going on in J-Stars Victory VS+ but I kind of like it

    In this J-Stars Victory VS+ trailer, we see – uhh. Well. We certainly see some things. Look y’all, I was a massive weaboo in high school, but that was back in the dark ages when we had to take out Manga Entertainment VHS tapes from dingy little specialist rental joints that were literally underground, and […]

  • Please just watch this terrific trailer for Toren

    Toren is the kind of game I dream about when I drift off to sleep at night. This indie puzzle adventure strikes a spark in my little soul in the same way as Ico and Tequila Works’ Rime do. Mysterious, almost ethereal fantasy setting – check. Chance to actually walk around in that setting – […]

  • Play classic MS-DOS games on your own tweets

    In today’s episode of “what will they think of next”, someone’s figured out how to post playable versions of classic games in tweets. For some time now, Twitter has allowed you to embed various forms of media in tweets, most noticeably YouTube videos, simply by pasting a URL into the compose field. Turns out this […]

  • VR: Unreal Engine to add HTC Vive support

    The biggest digital PC game distributor and the most popular game development engine have both backed VR. It’s going to happen. An upcoming Unreal Engine 4 update will expand the development suite’s support to the HTC Vive, Valve’s VR headset. In this glorious new future where work on one of the most important engines in […]

  • WWE 2K15 PC supports modding

    WWE 2K15 may be the series’ PC debut, but it’s already getting into the spirit of the platform. WWE 2K15 does indeed support mods on PC, 2K’s Marcus Stephenson has confirmed. @ElementGamesTV you can. Now buy. — Marcus Stephenson (@stephensonmc) April 28, 2015 As Destructoid points out, this opens the door to all sorts of […]

  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2016

    Overkill’s The Walking Dead is one step closer to your grasping little paws. Overkill’s The Walking Dead will be published by 505 Games, Overkill parent Starbreeze has announced. 505 also published Payday 2, Overkill’s previous title, so the two companies have established a working relationship. In a press release, the publisher said the co-op title […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-orders net Advanced Warfare DLC

    Buy Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for later, enjoy bonus Advanced Warfare content now. Blacks Ops 3 is being supported by a rather cunning pre-order incentive even more likely to get you to lay your cash down sooner than you might otherwise. Gamespot reports a Black Ops 3 pre-order will receive a couple of […]

  • Steam Game Ban system lets developers determine who to block

    Steam users can now be blocked from individual games by their developers. Steam has always supported multiplayer bans for disruptive users, but a newly-implemented system allows developers to ban users from individual games using their own anti-cheat systems. Game Bans are enforced by Valve, but are enacted at the developer’s request and discretion. This change […]

  • Far Cry 4 devs matching Red Cross donations up to $100K to aid Nepal earthquake victims

    Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal will match any pledges made to The Red Cross up to $100,000 to aid Nepal after the 7.8 earthquake struck the area in and around Kathmandu in Nepal. According to Ubisoft: “Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and […]

  • Tales of Zestiria retail listing notes September release date, PS4 version

    Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, and while it’s confirmed as a PlayStation 3 release, a Dutch retailer has it listed as coming to PS4 as well. Of course, listing it for PS4 could also be a typo, not that I would personally know about that sort of thing, really. However, according […]

  • Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available

    Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available and you can grab the new Assembly Kit as a beta through the tools menu via your Steam library. The Creative Assembly said the tools will be “immediately familiar” to modders of Rome 2 and Shogun 2, but the new version is the most “extensive” […]

  • How to get level 34 Ascended Raid gear in Destiny: House of Wolves

    Watch: two videos showing you how to get level 34 raid gear and a shopping list of what you need. One of the big changes that House of Wolves is bringing to Destiny is the chance to upgrade your weapons and gear to level 34. In these videos Arekkz Gaming shows you how to use […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP back in the spotlight

    Destiny PvP players, your time has come to shine. New Crucible maps. New Crucible rewards. And the glorious wonder of Elimination mode. Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP front and centre. When Destiny was first detailed, one of the things Bungie stressed was that there’d be something for everyone. If you wanted to play solo […]

  • Destiny: Trials of Osiris – everything you need to know in one video

    The Destiny: House of Wolves embargo has lifted, and with so much information floating around pertaining to Trials of Osiris, it can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Arekkz Gaming tells you everything you need to know in one video. In the video above you will be informed of how the 3v3 Team Deathmatch event works, how you […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch a Trials of Osiris match from start to finish

    With the release of Destiny: House of Wolves looming, players will soon be able to participate in the new 3v3 Team Deathmatch event in The Crucible, Trials of Osiris. Below is a video featuring an uncut, complete match from start to finish. In the video, Arekkz Gaming gives you a breakdown of the mode and […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – here’s what your PC needs in order to run it

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is out next week, and Bethesda has today released the PC specs for the standalone title. MachineGames has made some tweaks to the system requirements and have included both minimum and recommended specifications. Minimum OS: 64-bit Windows 7/Windows 8 Processor: Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.3 GHz / AMD FX-8320 @ 3.5 […]

  • Destiny: Trials of Osiris – watch the livestream reveal right here

    Bungie will be showing off Destiny’s new 3v3 Team Deatmatch Trials of Osiris today, and you can watch the Twitch stream right here if you like. It kicks off at 11am PDT/2pm EDT and will feature community manager Deej and design leads Lars Bakken and Derek Carroll. More will be revealed on House of Wolves […]

  • May Xbox Games with Gold: Mafia 2, CastleStorm: Definitive Edition, F1 2013

    Microsoft has announced the free games Gold members will be able to pick up through Xbox Live. On Xbox One, Gold users can download CastleStorm: Definitive Edition for the month,and Pool Nation FX is being offered for an additional month. Starting May 1, Xbox 360 Gold members can download Mafia 2 through May 15, and […]