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David Hayter says he was not asked to be in Metal Gear Solid 5

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 21:53 GMT By Phil Owen

Well, this is certainly interesting. After watching the trailer and gameplay demo for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain earlier today, I thought it was strange that Snake (Big Boss, it would appear) did not speak at all. David Hayter, previous voice for Snakes both Solid and Naked, went to Twitter to say he “had a good run.”


That’s the true end of an era right there. At least we’ll still have him in SWTOR as the Jedi Knight. And we can watch the movies he writes.

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37 Comments

  1. silverstorm

    This cannot be

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Lengendaryboss

    This Can’t be :(

    #2 2 years ago
  3. SlayerGT

    I thought he came out first and asked the community if they’d be upset if he didn’t voice again. Kojima, being Japanese, was probably insulted he would even ask. That or they’re not even thinking of English voice overs yet.

    Edit: Then again it is The Phantom Pain..maybe Snake will be mute from his accident.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Beta

    Utterly ridiculous that they’ve replaced David just like that after so many years. If it was a new character I wouldn’t mind. First Ironside goes, now this.

    You wouldn’t replace Nolan North as the voice of Nate, why do this?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Darth-Bader

    to be completely honest… I wasn’t crazy about his voice acting. Too grunty! but that’s my opinion! Still, it would be interesting to hear how Snake will sound now.

    of course it’s possible that Hayter will still be doing the VA and this is all another Kojima stunt.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. The Dude

    In a way, I’m ready for this change. David Hayter is Solid Snake, and tbh it was beginning to get difficult to distinguish between him and Big Boss. I know one is a clone of the other, but they seemed to like the same person for too long, and the change in voice may help separate the two characters.

    I will miss David’s voice though.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. matirishhh

    Not only writes, but also directs. His debut movie “wolves” will be in cinemas this year. Such a shame he will no reprise his role…MGS is not the same without him…

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Beta

    David Hayter trending higher than MGSV on Twitter right now. Quite a bit of hate for Kojima and Konami too.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. salarta

    I’m not really surprised he wasn’t asked. David Hayter has become such a huge name that perhaps there was some concern that the cost of hiring him to VA again would be too high.

    There’s also an alternative explanation: Snake can’t talk. Whether or not that’s actually likely is anyone’s guess, but if Snake has no speaking lines at all, then there really isn’t a need to bring David Hayter in just to record some grunts and groans if even that.

    Though no matter what the reasons are, Kojima and Konami still should have at least contacted him. Let him know what the plan is, why they aren’t using his talents.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Hellhound30x

    To be honest, I’m not even excited about MGS anymore… I know, it shouldn’t bother me as much as it does, but it does… bleh! Why do Japanese game developers seem to make one stupid decision after another stupid decision… bleh!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. theevilaires

    Very stupid Kojima very fucking stupid. David Hayter is Snake and this just won’t feel proper :( I knew it wasn’t him in that gameplay trailer and this news just confirmed it. Pure bullshit man.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. theevilaires

    I’m having second thoughts on buying this now. I don’t need this game. I know how it all ends in 4 which makes 5 pretty much useless and dumb. I haven’t even bought the HD collection yet or played peace walker on either format. Yea I think I’m done with Metal Gear Solid now. “I had a good run” Kojima.

    The era of Metal Gear Solid being my favorite series has ended. At least I still have Uncharted and I know Norlan North will always do Drake cause Naughty Dog aren’t foolish to ruin their good fortune with their games.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Zohar

    MGS trailers welcome wild speculation so here goes:

    Character with no arm in trailer is Liquid (who was never voiced by Hayter), not Solid or Big Boss. Turns out he’s alive afterall. Big Boss appears in “Ground Zeros” prequel missions only, with different VO. Game splits the time line between 70s/80s big boss and post MGS4 Liquid waking up in a totally changed world.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Beta

    I’m happy to end my long love affair with this series with MGS4. They didn’t need to do MGS5 and this has completely killed my excitement. I’d consider buying it if they brought Hayter back but I’m not hyped at all now.

    https://www.change.org/petitions/kojima-productions-bring-back-david-hayter-as-the-voice-actor-for-snake-in-mgs-v Petition has just been started.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. theevilaires

    @ 13 you’re on crack. Liquid is dead. Nothing in that video suggest he was Liquid and you forget Liquid has a British accent. Guy in that video was clearly not British and definitely not Hayter. Still I’m done with the series it ended at 4 for me and MG Raiden is a joke. The end has begun.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Dragon246

    And even odder thing is a few months ago, Hayter started a poll on Twitter asking how would fans feel if he is not a part of MGS, most people wanted him and he forwarded to Kojima and KojiPro.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Dragon246

    Here is the proof-
    https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/307920914811588608
    https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/308013058234646529

    Really bad decision, Hayters voice is almost synonymous with Snake.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Armitage Shanks

    I think this is being done as it seems like Kojima is working towards a full blown remake of the first Metal Gear title.Just as they had Richard Doyle voice Big Boss in MGS4 to help differentiate the characters i think they will probably bring Hayter back for Snake in the remake and have whoever is voicing Big Boss now return also.I have a feeling we will at least see Solid Snake gearing up for his mission to Outer Heaven to take down Big Boss or something like that in a post credits scene of the Phantom Pain.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. TraceableX

    They ruined SH and know they are doing this? Konami is so fucking stupid.

    @12, very same here.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. penniman

    Perhaps hayter wanted a ton of money, so Kojima would be justified to let him go. Perhaps it was roughly 20 million and his comments on twitter are directed at Kojima for not paying the summ?

    Also, unlike most of you. Hayter doesn’t make MGS. Metal Gear Solid is popular because of the great story telling, characters, and plot.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Phoenixblight

    @20

    What part of was not asked do you not understand? You have to be asked in order to make an offer for how much you want to be paid.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. penniman

    @21 Perhaps for MGS4 it cost a ton, and Hayter was being greedy then to warrent Kojima not even asking for Hayter again.

    I am just saying that it is a little strange that Kojima wouldn’t ask for him out of nowhere.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Phoenixblight

    @22

    Yes of course the “its not Konami’s fault” you know the publisher that pushed out bugged products out the door but the voice actor is being greedy. The company put in a shit load of money for their new engine what that engine does with a 3d scanner is not cheap, hell 3d scanners themselves aren’t cheap they could easily pay David Hayter he isn’t getting paid as much as Mark Hammil who is paid 10k for 3 days work and is known for being the highest paid Voice Actor.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Digital Bamboo

    Didn’t see this coming. To be honest I have mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, Hayter IS Snake, and has been from the very first MGS game I ever played on PS, so it’s difficult to imagine the character being voiced by anyone else. However, during my recent replay of MGS3 I felt that Snake’s voice was a bit much–extremely gruff, even though I never felt that way before–then again, everything about MGS is ‘a bit much’ so Hayter’s voice is kinda’ the perfect fit.

    Anyhow, they should have at least told the man. Even better, throw a MGS party to say farewell to Hayter and hello to whoever will now be voicing Snake. That way, they could have all had a drink together (and perhaps a private laugh or two at Kojima’s expense) and parted ways on good terms. Just seems cold.

    BTW, not that I care a great deal, but I haven’t played MGS4 yet, and didn’t know any of the plot points mentioned in this thread. It would be cooler if posters would indicate potential spoilers before they drop them.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. aaron_avelino

    this is the only idea or decision of kojima that i do not like. i just wish he knows how the iconic voice of snake meant to us, fans of the game. First Sam Fisher now Snake? F*ck no!!!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. mojo

    hayters gonna hate

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Eregol

    I find this odd. Wasn’t it blatantly his voice when they showed Ground Zeroes a ways back, when he said ‘Kept you waiting huh?’
    And Ground Zeroes has been renamed The Phantom Pain?

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Beta

    http://www.explosion.com/26543/snake-japanese-voice-actor-will-reprise-his-role-in-mgs5/

    So they’re using the same Japanese actor as they always have making this decision even more mind boggling…

    #28 2 years ago
  29. osric90

    I don’t know what to think about this. I grew up listening to the old good Hayter. Konami has been making weird decisions lately, let’s hope this is for the best somehow. And well, yes, maybe Richard Doyle will be voicing the character this time (I doubt it will be a mute character even when that could be a possibility for all the coma stuff). But I’m sure we all will riot if this doesn’t happen: MG1 and MG2:SS not voiced by David Hayter… and, of course, a life changing, circle closing MGS1 remake.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. POOP CRUSTY

    LOL seriously people? So because he isn’t voicing Snake you won’t buy it or aren’t excited anymore? Get over yourselves. Who cares? I’ve been playing MGS games since the first one came out and I won’t let something as miniscule as a different voice for snake change my opinion of the game.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. locus2k1

    Just my two cents:

    I’m no expert on the Japanese culture, but as far as I am aware VAs are a big thing over there, no matter what the medium is – games/movies/TV shows, they generally have the actors remain the same, spanning careers that can go on for decades; the rare replacement being due to health difficulties and/or death.

    Now I am not saying in any way that David Hayter has any health problems, but there may be a good reason why he is not being used… random question – has the Japanese VA for Snake/Big Boss been confirmed to be reprising his role?

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Hellhound30x

    BRING BACK DAVID HAYTER, SIGN THE PETITION!
    https://www.change.org/petitions/kojima-productions-bring-back-david-hayter-as-the-voice-actor-for-snake-in-mgs-v?utm_campaign=friend_inviter_chat&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition&utm_term=permissions_dialog_false

    #32 2 years ago
  33. YoungZer0

    First Sam, now Snake? Why are videogame developers getting rid of the iconic voices of their heroes?

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Hellhound30x

    @#33 anything to prevent “residuals” from happening… because in the end it will be inevitable….
    Why do you think Mark Hamill doesn’t want to do the Joker anymore in the Batman games? They make almost a billion dollars off both games, and he only ever got one check… greedy industry this game industry is…

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Clupula

    Is there ANY industry that isn’t a greedy industry? That’s kind of the point of being an industry in the first place. To make money.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Beta

    @30 You’re free to do as you wish, as are we. No need for anyone to get over themselves.

    No, I’m not very excited for this and yes, that is somewhat because of the fact that Kojima and Konami didn’t even contact Hayter. And ignored him when he made contact asking why they chose a different actor.

    If people are excited then I’m happy for them, but I’m happy with MGS1-MGS4. :)

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Clupula

    See, I’m still going to buy it, no matter what, but I did sign the petition and I do want Hayter to do the voice. He IS an iconic voice.

    #37 2 years ago

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    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]