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Battlefield 4: the first trailer is in, watch it here

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 05:22 GMT By Staff

Here it is, guys; your first look at the next-generation almost incredibly shiny but apparently current generation Battlefield, fresh from GDC.

Steph was in attendance at the shooter’s debut, which included a live gameplay demonstration. You can read her Battlefield 4 impressions here and check out a recorded demo below.

A publicly accessible press release puts Battlefield 4 down for a northern autumn launch, and a pre-order link offers it on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. According to Polygon, and Polygon alone, a PS4 version has been confirmed, too.

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48 Comments

  1. mkotechno

    So, again script action -> boring aim and kill -> script action…

    No impressive game mechanics, no impressive graphics, whats the point of all the hype? I’m very dissapointed and sad.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Mercu

    And there it goes… another game that pass over Wii U.
    I’m starting to regret myself about buying this bullshit.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Nerdgazm

    Everything was impressive except for that cut the leg part. Pretty cheezy.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. jowadmax

    Guys why complaining? What I see is a stunning masterpiece in graphics and technology. And the story is not that bad, at least from what I saw in the 17 mins. It’s better than some of the crappy movies we see nowadays! idk what did you expect? A whole new gender emerging through this game? Or a guy carrying a camera through a real city to get convinced with the graphics?

    I personally think it’s impressive and worth praising.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. YoungZer0

    Looks really good. Glad that the story seems to revolve around you and your squad again, like in Bad Company 2. Barely remember any of the characters from BF3. The destruction seems to open up a few opportunities too, something I was completely missing in BF3. And it looks like the game has some team mechanics, so that’s good too.

    Wonder if you’re gonna play as a russian again, but I highly doubt it.

    Gotta admit the chopper rotor blade scene was pretty intense.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. mkotechno

    #4 Yeah, maybe the story is not bad, but I definetively not going to pay 60$ to see the other 22 minutes.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. YoungZer0

    @6: Nope, you probably pay 60$ for the multiplayer.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Francis O

    It looks like every other shooter…. I’m just not into these shooting, western focused games.

    The graphics are good though.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. BrahManDude

    umm time to buy a pc imagine multiplayer

    #9 2 years ago
  10. ActionGameKing

    Why is no-one commenting on the open-nature of the single player? Vehicles and destructible environments are now in single player! That’s a HUGE step-forward from the restrictions of BF3 campaign!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. fearmonkey

    Wow is the game beautiful, very impressed.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. gomersoul

    why are people harping on about innovation for next gen? what is everyone expecting? being able to pull the trigger with your penis?! this game looks awesome with obvious choices on how to kill enemies is present… it has to be scripted to tell you a story, the major changes next gen will come in multiplayer. how innovative does shooting guys get? stop whining and come up with your own ideas

    #12 2 years ago
  13. ActionGameKing

    @12 I don’t get the complaints either. Next-Gen has been around for a while if you take a moment to look at PC gaming.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. powerbuoy

    @1 – I too prefer dynamic gameplay over scripted events. Not many devs seem to agree though.

    @5 – Agree about BF3′s story. Let’s hope this one’s better.

    @10 – Yea I noticed that too :) Seems promising!

    I was definitely hoping for more gameplay improvements though. To me it looked too much like BF3 with somewhat prettier graphics. Are there any devs besides Rockstar that focus on physics (Euphoria) and fun gameplay? I guess I’ll never get to dynamically blow an enemies limbs away. Well, perhaps in Max Payne 4.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. The_Red

    I guess I’m in the minority here but the graphics looked underwhelming. After visual masterpieces like Witcher 2 and Crysis 3 on PC, I was expecting a whole lot more.

    Stale gameplay plus slightly better graphics are NOT the way to go. At least last gen we had the graphical leap. This time around, both graphics and gameplay in AAA games have disappointed me.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. ActionGameKing

    @16 That’s a fair assessment. I expect the first year or 2 of “next gen” to be full of very beautiful but average games. I think Destiny could be a game-changer though, that one looks different.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Erthazus

    PC footage. Pretty much dissapointed. It looks great, but not as big of a leap. well, ok then, it’s still going to be good. They are trying to not go any further with a crappy Next gen hardware.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. The_Red

    @17
    There’s just one problem: Even as PC footage it wasn’t anything special. PC can do MUCH more than this in terms of graphics. When the gameplay is this generic and by-the-numbers, the graphics need to be a WHOLE LOT better than an slightly upgraded BF3.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Erthazus

    I’m more dissapointed that DICE took Call Of Duty story approach with Evil Russians, now Chinese… with crappy linear corridors but with real time explosions, better particles and of course destruction.

    It looks like a Call Of duty game but a bit better. That is not what I want from them.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. roadkill

    What the f**k is wrong with you you deepshits? How was that anything but unfuckingbelievable!? You fucking sad trolls, get the f**k out of here and crawl back under your rocks you pathetic losers!

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    @20, I saw that on my PC in 2011. Nothing spectacular for me. It was spectacular in 2011.

    I’m a huge fan of BF series, but here I don’t see a big of a leap. I can’t see how DICE can surprise me.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. manamana

    Bonnie Tyler was the only surprise here.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Hcw87

    Show me a game that looks better than this. You guys are talking out of your ass.

    Oh and don’t try to bullshit me with ”Crysis 1 looks better”, because that’ll just make you look dumb.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Dave Cook

    @20 because it looked visually impressive but seemed to have no gameplay innovation whatsoever. Same shit, better visuals. But I remain optimistic as always. I’m sure it will be superb.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dave Cook

    @23 visuals aren’t everything.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Erthazus

    ” but seemed to have no gameplay innovation whatsoever. Same shit”

    you just described Call Of duty since 2003 year.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Hcw87

    Ofcourse not, i’m just responding to the people whining about the graphics is all. It’s like they have to whine about everything no matter what.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Dave Cook

    @26 I know I have just described Call of Duty as well. And? They’re both guilty of it.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Dave Cook

    @27 Yeah it gets me down too man. Never a good thing to say eh? :(

    #29 2 years ago
  30. monkeygourmet

    This looks very, very boring and generic.

    Graphically amazing, but it was like watching paint dry… Same scripted corridor rubbish over and over again.

    Mindyou the single player portion of BF3 was god awful too, sometimes a ‘shiny’ game makes people forget it plays like a turkey.

    Multiplayer is hopefully better, saying that, I always liked Bad Company over Battlefield anyway so I’ll have to wait and see.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. nielsthomas1

    I was bored the entire video, that is how “unfuckingbelievable” (in #20s words) it was.

    It wasn’t even graphically amazing, just more grey and brown with pretty lights thrown in.

    As for gameplay, what gameplay? It was just one giant setpiece in which for more then half the time nothing happened/you weren’t even in control of your character. It’s actually just one large cutscene with press LMB to shoot and press E to open doors. That’s it.

    But so long as people buy it…

    #31 2 years ago
  32. G1GAHURTZ

    BEEN THERE

    #32 2 years ago
  33. G1GAHURTZ

    DONE THAT

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Samoan Spider

    Looks good to me. It’s on my list. Not near the top, but its there. I only just recently finished MoH:Warfighter and contrary to popular belief, I didn’t find it shit and really enjoyed it. I am certain this will be fun, but when it comes to MP, I’m out. I just don’t have it in me any more to play nice with the current generation of shouty-screamy kids that play these games.
    Its certainly a good looking game. What amazes me is how many people saying that the graphics don’t look that great blah blah blah. Let me get this straight, you’re judging a Youtube video on its graphical fidelity? Yeah, I’ll leave you with that thought.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. YoungZer0

    Can we please stop with this ‘Innovation’ bullshit?

    Most of you who cry out that word will buy the new Call of Duty, like every other year.

    As @10 pointed out, the gameplay seems to be much more open. You killing the enemy, hijacking their vehicle, using the MG to get the advantage, telling your mates to put some suppressing fire on the enemy so you can flank them.

    What if the enemy didn’t see you? Maybe they would’ve just rolled past your characters?

    There is variety, it’s just not the one you’re looking for. What, were you hoping you use rails to escape a handyman? This is still a military shooter.

    The only thing I blame them for is sticking to the american side. I loved the parts in BF3 were I could play as the Russian. You could see a different approach to tactics, morals and so on and so forth. That is worth exploring, but we’ll never see it again. Not from a big publisher.

    The suits want to make money. Biggest buyer is america, therefore: American Hero.

    Think about it, how much more different the whole game would be if the ENTIRE game is played from the russian side? We could see the ‘enemy’ and how he thinks about the war, that’s interesting, that’s different.

    It would completely stand out on the market.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. G1GAHURTZ

    …the gameplay seems to be much more open.

    Are

    You killing the enemy,

    we

    hijacking their vehicle,

    still

    using the MG to get the advantage,

    in

    telling your mates to put some suppressing fire on the enemy so you can flank them.

    2006!!??

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Erthazus

    Oh look, Call Of Duty fanboy came in to the Battlefield topic.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. G1GAHURTZ

    You must be talking about yourself, Mr ’500 hours in one summer’ Erthazus.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Gadzooks!

    Boring linear ultra-serious rubbish. Just like CoD.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. YoungZer0

    I didn’t say it was unique, new or special, but a step up from the previous game. And it still has more variety than a Call of Duty game.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    You said the gameplay looked “much more open”

    Which is complete gibberish.

    I must have done every single part of the entire 17 minute section in at least THREE different games before.

    There was nothing very “open” about any of those, either.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. YoungZer0

    “You said the gameplay looked “much more open””

    Yeah, I know what I said.

    “I must have done every single part of the entire 17 minute section in at least THREE different games before.”

    And this game combines them all, isn’t that grand?! O:

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Samoan Spider

    @41 So are you saying you wouldn’t have fun doing them in this game? That’s the point. There are very few entirely fresh things, what we don’t know is the context or what leads up to and follows each of the things you’ve seen so I can’t see how, if you’re a gamer, you couldn’t enjoy it? I don’t mean the harshly. If you don’t like this kind of game, you don’t buy it. If you do, you will. Its as simple as that. Unless they really fuck it up, I can’t see how they can go wrong.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. G1GAHURTZ

    That’s the problem with SP.

    It never changes. It’s always the same old thing, over and over again.

    When I play an SP campaign (which is very rarely), I usually play through it at least twice. Once on normal, and once on the hardest setting, to get the achievements. Then, maybe on the easiest, to get the collectables.

    I usually get a good 20 or so hours out of it, overall.

    After that, I rarely touch it again, if ever.

    So, for me, playing the 17 minutes (which seems to have disappeared from the site) that they showed would be like going back to the levels that I left behind years ago.

    Seriously…

    Race to the top of a building to rendezvous with a chopper, only for the entire building to come down at the last moment???

    Do you realise how many times I’ve done that in another game!? (Whose name I shall not mention here.)

    It’s getting like a broken record.

    As a gamer, I don’t just want devs to say ‘Hey, remember what you’ve done before? Well, we can do it much better than developer x!’

    I want them to do their own stuff.

    You know, be original.

    Game does look pretty, though…

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Fin

    That’s def next-gen.

    Anyone know what Rihanna song that is. Luv Rihanna. Her latest album is unreal.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Fin

    Just watched some of the 17 minutes. It’s reeeeally scripted (which was my issue with BF3 SP). Not enthused.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. roadkill

    @24 “Same shit, better visuals. But I remain optimistic as always. I’m sure it will be superb.” Yup you’re definitely optimistic..

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Moonwalker1982

    Has BF4 been confirmed for next-gen consoles at all? Cause if not…i will not buy it for my 360 or PS3, because the way it’s going to ruin this game is just unimaginable. The ending of the video cleverly says nothing about platforms but if a launch next-gen console game is going to perform and look like this…sign me the fuck up right now.

    From start to finish those graphics are insane and it seems to contain no QTE so far which is a really good thing. Far too many times the controller was snatched away from the player in BF3′s campaign. It seems to handle the cinematic bits better as well.

    #48 2 years ago

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  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]