Injustice: Gods Among Us Wii U edition delayed

Monday, 15 April 2013 16:50 GMT By Dave Cook

Injustice: Gods Among Us publisher Warner Bros. has confirmed that NetherRealm Studios’ brawler has been delayed on Wii U.

It’s not exactly a mind-shattering delay though. It was supposed to launch this Friday April 19, but now the Wii U edition will launch a week later on April 26.

CVG adds that no reason has been given for the delay. We’ll update if we hear more.

Are you getting the Wii U edition? Let us know below.


  • Madden 15 predicts Super Bowl XLIX winner

    Like every year, the latest Madden game – in this case Madden NFL 15 – predicts the winner of the Super Bowl. This year isn’t any different. Despite the Seattle Seahawks leading the first half of the game, Madden 15 predicts The New England Patriots will walk away with the coveted Super Bowl 49 trophy. […]

  • The time has come for another Majora’s Mask 3D video

    Nintendo has released a new video for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, and it’s almost three minutes long. Enjoy. Majora’s Mask 3D arrives in stores alongside New 3DS XL in North America and Europe on February 13.

  • Here’s an in-depth breakdown of Battlefield Hardline’s beta video

    Want an in-depth look at some of the Battlefield Hardline changes noted in the latest trailer for the game? Westie has you covered. In the video below, our Battlefield expert notes the significant changes made to Battlefield’s long-standing Reflex Sight. The reticle has been changed from a Red Dot to a Yellow Triangle, which Westie […]

  • Take 90% off when you purchase the GOG Devolver Game & Watch bundle

    GOG and Devolver Digital have teamed up to offer a deal which includes games such as Hotline Miami and movies for 90% off. Starting today through February 3, individual games and movies can be purchased for 50% off the regular price, or you can grab all in bundle form for 90% off ($13.75). The Devolver […]

  • Borderlands 2 writer Anthony Burch announces departure from Gearbox

    Borderlands 2 writer and Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’? creator Anthony Burch has announced his departure from Gearbox Software. Burch announced on Twitter today he had left the developer to work as the lead writer on an original Hulu series from Freddie Wong’s RocketJump. The show will be produced by Lionsgate. The new series will expand […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video shows contents included in Collector’s Edition

    Some lovely gameplay screenshots and a video showcasing the Collector’s Edition for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD have been released by Square Enix in order to tempt you into purchasing one. The video shows off the artwork of illustrator Yoshitaka Amanthe and also provides a look at the exclusive content included in the limited product such […]

  • The new modes in DmC: Definitive Edition sound agonizingly difficult

    The PlayStation Blog has posted a hands-on with DmC: Definitive Edition which includes more details pertaining to the collections new game modes. According to the article, one of the new addition is Turbo Mode, which ups the game’s speed by 20%, which makes fighting off hordes monsters much more challenging. A new difficulty level titled […]

  • Reminder: GTA 5 PC pre-order incentive ends February 1

    Just a friendly reminder for those planning on pre-ordering GTA 5 for PC: the free game and $1 million $GTA incentive ends on February 1, which is this Sunday. As previously reported, those who pre-order will be handed $500,000 in-game cash for GTA 5 and and $500,000 for GTA Online. Pre-order by February 1, and […]

  • Free Evolve: Hunters Quest launches for smartphones, tablets

    A free companion app for Evolve has been released on smartphones and tablets titled Evolve: Hunters Quest. Developed by 2K studio Cat Daddy Games, Evolve: Hunters Quest is a match three puzzle-combat game with over 100 missions set in the Evolve universe. Players join a team of Hunters on the planet Shear to find unique […]

  • Super Bowl participants play Mortal Kombat X in latest Clueless Gamer segment

    Late Night talk show host Conan O’Brien aired another Clueless Gamer segment last night, and it featured NFL players Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski playing Mortal Kombat X. Seattle Seahawks running back Lynch and and New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski will go up against one another during Super Bowl 49 this coming Sunday, February […]

  • Full release of Prison Architect to occur in 2015

    Prison Architect, which first surfaced in 2011, will finally be released at some point this year. After numerous updates over the years, and over a million units sold, Introversion said a mobile version is also in development. Prison Architect is still currently in alpha, and started life as a crowdfunding project on the developer’s website […]

  • Bloodborne console bundle confirmed, new Chalice Dungeons video

    The Bloodborne PlayStation 4 console bundle which popped up on Amazon Spain yesterday, has been confirmed by Sony for release across Europe. The bundle includes a black PS4 console, matching Dualshock 4, and a physical copy of the game. Prospective buyers are encouraged to check their local retailers for pre-order options. Sony has also released […]

  • Parkour saves Dying Light from the edge of mediocrity

    Techland’s latest scrapes together enough fun to help you survive the winter. But only just. “There’s a great sense of vertigo in Dying Light. Techland has done a thorough job of building a tiered city that you can scale quickly and easily.” Dying Light doesn’t do itself any favours in the first 30 minutes. It […]

  • GTA 5 looks a lot like Limbo without textures

    Every screenshot you see for Grand Theft Auto 5 is carefully textured, carefully lit. But what if everything was tripped down to basic silhouettes? Artist Kim Laughton has created a project called los_santos.obj. It strips the well-detailed GTA 5 textures from the landscape shots, resulting in a haunting, Limbo-like aesthetic, that brings depth into the […]

  • #IDARB made free on Xbox One a few days early

    February’s Games with Gold game on Xbox One, #IDARB, has been made free a few days ahead of schedule. #IDARB is a couch co-op, arcade sports game. It’s also February’s free Games with Gold game on Xbox One. But you don’t need to wait until February. The game is available right now through the Xbox […]

  • 300 staff offered voluntary retirement as Sega focuses on mobile and online PC games

    The jobs of around 300 employees at Sega will be cut amid ongoing restructuring of the company. Sega has released a note today advising that 300 of its staff members will be solicited for voluntary retirement. The company is going through restructuring and as it realigns its focus on smartphone and online PC games. 120 […]

  • Watch the first gameplay footage for Sid Meier’s Starships

    The first gameplay footage for Sid Meier’s Starships has been shown through a developer Twitch stream. Developer Firaxis hosted a Twitch live-stream yesterday to give everyone their first look at Sid Meier’s Starships, the upcoming turn-based strategy set in the Civilization: Beyond Earth universe. Sid Meier even shows up at one point, so watch the […]

  • Life is Strange reviews round-up, all the scores

    The first episode of Life is Strange comes out today. So, is it worth your time? Life is Strange is an episodic adventure game in the style of recent Telltale games. The game is developed by Dontnod, the team behind Remember Me. A few outlets have gone live with their reviews of the first episode […]

  • No PC specs yet for Battlefield Hardline, but should be close to Battlefield 4

    Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral Games has said that the PC requirements for the game won’t be that much different from those of Battlefield 4. Visceral Games has been pretty active on Twitter recently, revealing details about the game and the upcoming beta, as well as answering fan questions. The developer tweeted this earlier regarding the […]

  • Hearthstone: Team Archon releases player following cheating allegations

    Hearthstone’s Team Archon has released member Raphael ‘Hosty’ Tsantili from the team following cheating allegations. The cheat allegations originated in a Reddit thread that showed Hosty watching the his opponent’s stream, AKA stream sniping. The match was played against Lifecoach in the Pinnacle 2 tournament. Team Archon later announced the news in a tweet. “Archon […]

  • H1Z1 survival guide: tips and tutorials for surviving your first days

    It’s a zombie-eat-man world out there, newbie. Follow this guide and you may survive to see the sun come up. H1Z1 wants to be the new DayZ. Whether or not it has the depth to truly compete is yet to be seen, but first impressions are solid. You may be here for some time. That’s […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 30, 31

    Xur’s weekly shopping event has commenced with the usual assortment of Exotics. Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrive at the Tower in Destiny for yet another week of mystifying lines murmuring and Exotic gear trading. Strange Coins and Motes of Light are the only currencies he accepts. Along with the usual suspects, Xur will […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta will be 11GB, pre-load date revealed

    The file size for the open beta of Battlefield Hardline has been confirmed along with some pre-load information. EA posted a handy FAQ that reveals a few small details you may missed about the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline. The beta download will be between 10-11GB on PC, Xbox One and PS4. As for Xbox […]

  • Competition: Win graphic novel Ricky Rouse Has A Gun

    We have five digital copies of acclaimed graphic novel Ricky Rouse Has A Gun to give away on iPad. Ricky Rouse Has a Gun – Out Now from Oiffy on Vimeo. Named one on the best graphic books of 2014 by The Boston Globe Ricky Rouse Has A Gun has been praised by Minecraft creator […]

  • Dying Light reviews round-up, all the scores

    A few reviews of Dying Light have started going live and we’ve gathered them all. As you’re probably aware, review copies for Dying Light were sent to outlets only 24 hours before the release date. As a result, it’s taking most of them a while to play and asses the game. There are a few […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – epic kills and loot rage

    Destiny Guardians continue to prove they are the funniest, most talented and wildly handsome players around. This week’s top Destiny videos are a short but sweet bunch. We’ve mostly got Crucible material this time, kicking off with two particularly awesome kills. This first one comes from Steven Genore. I don’t want to call it a […]

  • Ouya scores $10 million cash injection – rumour

    Ouya has been granted a new lease on life thanks to a hefty investment. Ouya games and software may be added to Alibaba’s set top box following a $10 million investment, according to rumours out of the financial world. The Wall Street Journal cited “people familiar with the matter” for the news. No further details […]

  • Chinese console trial to expand nation-wide

    China will open its borders to video game consoles. Last year, the Chinese government allowed a trial of video game console sales in Shanghai, ending a 14 year ban. Bloomberg reports the trial went well enough that China has elected to allow the business nation-wide. Platform holders still have to wait on local governments, who […]

  • 3DS life to date sales top 50 million, Wii U at 9.2 million

    Nintendo has released update hardware life to date sales figures. According to figures released in Nintendo’s latest financial briefing, the 3DS has sold over 50 million units, and spawned 215 million software sales. The poor old Wii U is still languishing at under 10 million hardware sales, with 52 million software sales to its name. […]

  • Destiny heavy ammo bug to be fixed, probably won’t break everything else

    Praise the Sunbro, Bungie is finally going to fix the heavy ammo bug in Destiny. If Destiny has one bug that has gone too long unresolved, it’s the heavy ammo issue. For quite a while now Guardians wearing armour that increased heavy ammo capacity have found their supply emptied whenever they respawn, return to orbit […]

  • MLB 15 The Show continues year-to-year saves, has real time sun and shadows

    MLB 15 The Show is going to be oodles better than last year’s effort, judging by a list of planned improvements. SCE San Diego has released a list of features and improvements coming to MLB 15 The Show. For those keen on the franchise the news that year-to-year saves are making a return is an […]

  • Nintendo outlines 3DS and Wii U release dates for the upcoming year

    Nintendo has published a list of release dates for upcoming 3DS and Wii U games. There aren’t a great many surprises on offer, unfortunately, but if you’rew wondering what’s next for your faithful 3DS and Wii U, you can now consider yourself fully informed. It’s worth noting that these dates are subject to change, and […]

  • Majora’s Mask Hyrule Warriors DLC is just too, too cute

    Majora’s Mask might be the creepiest Zelda but its Hyrule Warriors incarnation is so adorable I don’t know whether to eat it or tuck it up in a little blankey. The Majora’s Mask DLC hits Hyrule Warriors is due on February 5, and includes a version of young Link so sweet that I need a […]

  • Fahrenheit remaster doesn’t play nicely with unusual Steam names, apparently

    Fahrenheit will reportedly not work for you if you have special characters in your Steam name. Fahrenheit, or Indigo Prophecy as it is sometimes known, has been re-released on iOS, Linux, Mac and PC thanks to Aspyr Media. It’s not much of an upgrade, but it is pretty cheap and a great way to experience […]

  • Bloodborne PS4 bundle pops up on Amazon Spain

    Bloodborne should definitely get its own PS4 bundle. It just makes sense. A Bloodborne PS4 bundle has popped up online, although there’s been no official announcement form Sony. Amazon Spain listed the pack, which includes a 500GB console and goes for €440. In other words it’s very similar to existing game bundles and doesn’t include […]


  1. Francis O

    Yeah, I’m getting the Wii U version for off-TV play. But I’ll be picking it up on time cause as far as I know, the US version is set to be released Tuesday along the PS3 and 360 versions.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. KAP

    @1 First Rayman, then Aliens Colonial Marines, now Injustice?! I’d hate to own a Wii U. Its really not looking good for this system mate.

    Just seems like wishful thinking for any third party title to get released for his dreadful console.
    Nintendo most definately hvent drop the ball this time have they… sigh!

    Then to top all this one nicely we got PS4 and 720 coming to put thefinal nails in the cofin once and for all. Damn..

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Lengendaryboss

    To be fair ACM got cancelled, so Wii U owners dodged a bullet there :D
    As for third party support, i don’t see it lasting.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Francis O

    @2 Rayman being delayed was not a big deal. I’m glad Aliens Colonial Marines got cancelled on Wii U. And like I said, this is just in Europe. The US is still getting the game on time for Wii U….so I don’t see where you’re going with that.

    If those are you’re reason for thinking the Wii U is a dreadful console then you’re an idiot…..awww man Aliens Colonial Marines didn’t come out! That game sucks ass. Why would I buy that trash on my Wii U? I know dumb PS3 and Xbox 360 fans did.

    You know Batman Origins, Deus Ex, Resident Evil Revelations, Need for Speed, Watch Dogs, Mass Effect, Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell, are all out or coming to the Wii U. You’re overreacting to a 1 week delay.

    And before you right off the Wii U, you know a new 3D Mario, Zelda, and Mario Kart are launching this fall for Wii U? The Wii U will easily outsell the PS4 and Xbox 720 this fall.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Lengendaryboss

    Of course the Wii U will outsell two new next generation consoles, and while we are at it PS Vita will become the best selling handheld of all time, trumping DS and 3DS. I really hope your being sarcastic.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Francis O


    I didn’t say all time sales, I said this fall. Reading comprehension isn’t your strong suit is it?

    I’m not being sarcastic. The Wii U will be the cheapest console out of the PS4 and Xbox 720. The Xbox 720 is DOA in Japan at launch. And Nintendo will have more system sellers this fall. Not to mention, I know a large amount of people who fell spurred by the Xbox 360. The RROD did not do MS any favors. Many people will take a wait and see approach with MS new console due to that.

    Mario Kart, new 3D Mario, and Zelda. The Wii U will outsell the PS4 and Xbox 720, as far as worldwide. I’m thinking there will be supply constraints as well with the PS4 and Xbox 720.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Lewis247

    What the fuck is actually wrong with the Wii U. Constantly either something isn’t coming to the console or multi-platform games get delayed on the system.

    At least there is some titles like Deus Ex doing it right but I’m seriously concerned about the WiiU.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Lengendaryboss

    You do know that many anaylsts and gamers believe Wii U is current gen (PS3, Xbox360), that the Wii U is what should have launched in the place of Wii and.even Epic Games laughed at Wii U being next gen. Of course Wii U will outsell in that predicament because as you said shortages, short period of availability and takes long for some gamers to transition from current gen to next gen.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. dreamcastnews

    @2 learn to type proper English before spouting shit.

    Nintendo haven’t dropped any ‘ball’. The Wii U was always going to be a hard-sell to gamers and 3rd party publishers alike, I have every faith in Nintendo however.

    I’ll just sit and wait for the next fucking cretin that states ‘ I can’t wait to play Zelda on PS5!!!111!!!’

    bollocks, if you want to play a game buy the system it’s for.

    Also, why does it matter what ‘gen’ it falls into? Nintendo did the right thing by releasing a console that sold 100 million, don’t you think?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. KAP


    I was about to ask you how’s it feel to have a wii U collecting dust but then your comment says it all.. Lol
    Bitter sweet.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Francis O

    @8 Legendaryboss

    You do know that many anaylsts and gamers believe Wii U is current gen (PS3, Xbox360), that the Wii U is what should have launched in the place of Wii.

    - Wait, analysts like Michael Pacther? Because what he says is right all the time. The Wii U is next gen because of when it was released. Not the power of the console. Go look up the definition of “generation” or watch this video here.

    -And looks up the term “Monday Morning Quarterback” in regards to your Wii U should have been the Wii statement. Nintendo made millions on Wii, they played it right.

    Of course Wii U will outsell in that predicament because as you said shortages, short period of availability and takes long for some gamers to transition from current gen to next gen.

    - That’s what I was saying, your the one who said this:
    Of course the Wii U will outsell two new next generation consoles, and while we are at it PS Vita will become the best selling handheld of all time, trumping DS and 3DS. I really hope your being sarcastic.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Lengendaryboss


    #12 2 years ago
  13. dreamcastnews

    @10 mine isn’t collecting any dust at all, it’s been busy playing Batman, Tekken, Nintendoland, Darksiders and Lego City.

    Myself, like others are pretty sick of the Nintendo flaming going on particularly on this site, I own pretty much every console going – does this make me part of the ‘NDF’ (lolz) or does that just make me a gamer un-bias to what gaming platform to choose, I must admit, I’m pretty tired of the random dislike aimed toward Nintendo – who cares? If you aren’t buying one for whatever reason (you don’t believe Nintendo make core games, the SNES was the last good system, Nintendo raped your Mum – whatever it may be) if you’re that vocal about them take it to a Sony or Microsoft thread where your comments will make you look like some kind of comedy Messiah – here? You just come off as a prick. So the Wii U hasn’t taken off (yet) we can all see that asshat – no need to keep stating what we all see – much like the running commentary on the opening of a crisp packet, it’s unnecessary.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Francis O

    @13 yeah, I agree. It will take off, people, especially on this site, are flaming the hell out of Nintendo for no reason.

    If you’re not going to buy one, that’s cool, but what is the need for the consistent trolling of people who do enjoy it.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. theevilaires

    @9 No Nintendo got lucky by selling a console that got 100,000 plus sales. The real thing they should have done was released the Wii U as the Wii and save the gamepad with a screen for next gen. They would be on top of the world if they had done that.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Francis O

    There is no way could predict that. That means there would be no Wii Sports. And that was one of the main reasons the Wii took off.

    Not to mention, what about price? The tech inside of the Wii U in 2006 would have been expensive as hell.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. dreamcastnews

    @15, speculation. It’s 100,000,000 sales not 100,000 – you could put one hundred thousand down as blind luck…. hundred million? Not so much, the Wii was a fantastic extension to the Gamecube’s vision, Nintendo were pretty much pot-less by the time the Gamecube failed, so they made a GC 1.5 with a new control method (not a gimmick, an actual legitimate change to the industry) and thus the Wii was conceived and to be fair, it was bitter sweet for a Gamecube fan like myself watching everyone flood back to Nintendo with essentially, a reworked version of their previous hardware. I don’t see anything wrong in what Nintendo are doing – why should we forget what we already know? There’s plenty of Nintendo games that don’t rely on graphical prowess and we’re moving toward an era where the independent developer is king, fresh ideas are winning more critical acclaim than graphical beasts of yesteryear.

    Nintendo have the right idea but they’ve hit many teething problems in the process making them look pretty foolish – don’t forget, they’ve been doing this before we were born and I’m sure they know in the long run how to play this one out.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Clupula

    You know, I just found out you can’t even unlock the iOS outfits in the Wii U version. Why would anyone buy that version when it’s clearly inferior to the others?

    Oh wait, I know. Nintendo fanboyism.

    Just like the thought that someone will buy a Wii U over a PS4 or a 720. If someone wants to stick with a current gen system, they’ll buy a PS3 or 360, because that’s where the games will be.

    The Wii U would have been successful if it had launched two years ago. Now? It’s going to be a Gamecube level flop. Maybe even a Dreamcast one.

    And I say that as someone who loved the Dreamcast. But Nintendo’s only options in a couple years will be to either 1) focus completely on the portable market, where they are leading 2) drop the Wii U completely and try to compete with Sony and Microsoft with an actual next-gen system or 3) become a third party publisher. That’s it. Period. Point blank.

    And no amount of Francis dancing around in his rose-tinted Tingle outfit will change the facts.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    @16 you clearly are misunderstanding what I’m saying. they could have matched specs with PS3 or 360 very similar and still did Wii Sports and motion tech. How is that hard? The gamble was on motion controls not graphics. they went with last gen graphics because it was too much of a risk to do costly next gen GPU and motion control back in 2006. So they cut their lost and sacrifice graphics for new type of game play. Now in 2013/14 release the Wii U that matches PS4/720 graphics with the Wii U pad.

    Thats all I’m saying. We all know why Nintendo went with last gen graphics in the Wii so its not speculation or we didn’t know. The risk was all about motion controls and it paid off very well. The risk was not graphics. Now they’re playing catch up with graphics in the Wii U…..get it air brain.

    @17 I just skimmed over your BS* but thats pretty much what I was trying to say and I meant 100 million not thousand.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Francis O

    Clupula, you’re about as dumb as Michael Pachter. Nobody is dancing around in rose tinted lenses. You’re saying Injustice Gods Among Us is the inferior version because of unlockable iOS outfits? Really….did you just say that? Injustice Gods Among Us is better on Wii U because of Off-TV play. I’ll take that over iOS outfits.

    Just like the thought that someone will buy a Wii U over a PS4 or a 720. If someone wants to stick with a current gen system, they’ll buy a PS3 or 360, because that’s where the games will be.

    - People buy Nintendo systems for Nintendo games. You can’t play Mario, Metroid, Zelda, Xenoblade 2, Bayonetta 2, The Wonderful 101, Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, Pikmin 3, Mario Kart, Star Fox, or any of Nintendo’s excellent first party games on the other systems. So I think the sales of Nintendo’s games prove that point. Give Nintendo time to release their big hitters, you’ll be lining up the old rehash BS when Nintendo is selling a lot this fall.

    The Wii U would have been successful if it had launched two years ago. Now? It’s going to be a Gamecube level flop. Maybe even Dreamcast one.

    - Thank you for telling me the future, to bad you said the same thing about the 3DS…. and you’re ass was wrong. Wii U’s been our for 5 months, give it some time. Not to mention, the Xbox 720 is DOA in Japan, good luck selling any units there.

    And I say that as someone who loved the Dreamcast. But Nintendo’s only options in a couple years will be to either 1) focus completely on the portable market, where they are leading 2) drop the Wii U completely and try to compete with Sony and Microsoft with an actual next-gen system or 3) become a third party publisher. That’s it. Period. Point blank.

    - In a couple years, when the Wii U is doing really well, I’ll come back and say I told ya so. Graphics don’t make or break a console, games do. The Xbox 720 and PS4 could have graphics better than a 3000 gaming rig, but without a bunch of games, it wouldn’t sell.

    You’re the worst kind of troll, the Michael fortune telling VG247 Pachter troll. Start pulling BS and telling the future, GTFO dude.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Lengendaryboss

    Good grief, brutal much?
    Unfortunately i don’t think you take your head out of Nintendo world and look at things from a broader perspective, making your points very Nintendo infatuated. IGAU is not better because of off screen play, thats just personal opinion. The fact that the Wii U sells because of Nintendo games shows the lack of third party support. Third party support is what a console needs, you can’t survive on the same franchises you need diversity or else it becomes very boring at some point.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. dreamcastnews


    I have to agree with Francis, you’re a fucking idiot, mate. You passively troll all Nintendo articles then call other people’s responses bullshit? It’s clear that you only have one functioning braincell that you obviously use to poke Nintendo players with a stick, in fact; sod this… Why don’t you fuck off back to your Xbox/PS3/PC/Ouya you out and out cumgullet.

    Nobody cares for your stupid analyst-styled rants about what ‘should’ have happened. Nintendo sold 100 mill Wii consoles, it was a GC blah blah they couldn’t make a motion based 360/PS3 competitor, you know why? NO FUCKER WOULD BUY IT, like the Gamecube before it! It’s all based on keeping the cost down, PS2 was £109.99 by 2006 so £180 didn’t seem too steep for a new Nintendo machine… If it was 360 graphic level it’d be £250-300 easy mode, you’ve heard of penetration pricing, I presume? Pretty much all the trollbase of VG247 wouldn’t since Nintendo ‘rehash’ the same games and you clowns seem to call yourself gamers after all.

    EDIT : Dreamcast didn’t flop, Sega ran out of cash and resources, no cash + no marketing = a ‘bubbling’ product with zero public perception, hence why most incorrectly label it as a competitor for the N64/PSX

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Francis O

    So Injustice Gods Among Us is better on PS3 and Xbox 360 because of unlockable iOS outfits? Sorry but no.. you have you’re opinion, which is cool. But Off-TV play > iOS outfits.

    My points are not Nintendo infatuated, you guys are just anti-Nintendo. I’m not bashing the PS3 or Xbox 360 in any of my posts. I just defend the Wii U from trolls. Nintendo makes some of the best games in the business, I’m well aware third party support is needed.

    Injustice Gods Among Us is coming to Wii U right? So that’s third party support. Batman, Splinter Cell, Watch Dogs, DuckTails, are also coming to Wii U. As well as Bayonetta 2 and The Wonderful 101.

    Nintendo’s first party offerings are going to be far more diverse than Sony’s and Microsoft’s. If you don’t want Mario, Get The Wonderful 101, Zelda not you’re thing, get Bayonetta 2. Not big on Pokemon? You can get Xenoblade 2, or Pikmin 3, or Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem.

    The PS4 and Xbox 720 are going to host a million first and third person shooters, just like the PS3 and Xbox 360. The Wii U will have plenty of variety. There’s nothing wrong with liking or defending the Wii U. I have a good gaming PC and I’ll be getting a PS4 at some point. I’m going to get to play what I want. So if the Wii U’s third party support dies in the future, it’s not like I won’t be able to play the games that don’t come to the system.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis I never said it was better on PS3 and Xbox360, you continuously put words in my statement. Clupula said that about IOS unlockables. I just said that Off screen play does not make Wii U the best version.

    I am not anti Nintendo, i am just looking at things from a broader perspective which does not translate into Anti Nintendo, i like Nintendo offerings (Mainly Pokemon, been a bit lax in picking up new titles on DS). The Wii U is being compared to PS3 and Xbox360, so compared to that third party support it does seem lacking. Nintendo offerings aren’t more diverse than Sony’s personally but with MS yeah.

    While your statement about FPS and TPS might be true, there will be different offerings like Knack, Driveclub, The Witness and Watch Dogs so it won’t necessarily be dominated by one genre.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Francis O

    Well I think Injustice is superior on Wii U because of Off-TV play and MiiVerse. But that’s my opinion.

    It’s not a fair fight if you’re comparing the Wii U to PS3 and Xbox 360. Those systems have been out since 2005 & 2006.

    But if you want to compare Sony’s games to Nintendo’s I do not mind having a friendly debate on diversity some day.

    I think with the games Nintendo has announced so far, and are currently out on the 3DS and Wii U. It’s hard to say anybody beats Nintendo on Diversity of IPs.

    Sony and MS are shooter factories, we all know that. Nintendo is more platformers, action, and RPG.

    The PS4 will have diversity, but come on… don’t mention a simulation racing game like Driveclub. Games like that are part of the problem. Just like shooters. Knack looks ok…. but the game SEEMS like a tech demo for Unreal Engine 4.

    I’m not big on puzzle games, but I know The Witness is going to be cool. And yeah I agree, Watch Dogs is going to be cool. I’ll be getting that on Wii U.

    I’ll get a PS4 at some point, Probably when they announce Mass Effect 4 for it, however, if the game comes to Wii U as well, I’ll get it on that and hold out on a PS4. But it’s EA so it’s probably not.

    I’m not into shooters that much, so all the complaining of 3rd parties skipping out on Wii U doesn’t phase me. I buy Nintendo systems for Nintendo games. PS3 and Xbox 360 host the same boring ass shooters every year.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Clupula

    @25 – Please do point to me saying the 3DS is going to be a failure. I would love to see you bring that quote up from me.

    Go ahead, Francis (which whenever I hear your name, I imagine the fat guy who still lives with his rich parents in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, so whenever I type your name, it’s in the mocking voice of Paul Reubens).

    Anyway, off-tv play doesn’t mean anything. Why would anyone even need that? I don’t play portables and I don’t need a console that can’t decide if it wants to be a portable.

    You’re missing out on DLC, on unlockables, on pre-order bonuses, on trophies/achievements, and it’s the system that will have the smallest community, so you won’t have the variety of people to play against you’ll have on the 360 and especially the PS3 (since that’s where fighting games tend to sell the highest)…and yet, because of your Nintendo bias, it’s the best version because you can play it on the toilet.

    Come on, Francis (once again, remember how I say your name). There hasn’t been a superior version of any game for the Wii U. Deus Ex might be it, because of the revamped bosses and integrated DLC, but that isn’t out yet, and is still probably missing trophies/achievements.

    And if you think that the only games on the PS3 and 360 are first person shooters, then you haven’t spent much time looking at what the systems have to offer, especially the PS3, where shooters don’t sell as well as the 360, and JRPG’s, fighting games, and experimental titles thrive.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Clupula

    Seriously, though, Francis (hehe), I’d take you a lot more seriously if you actually spoke like a person and not a Nintendo P.R. drone.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. dreamcastnews

    @26 I’d count Need for Speed Most Wanted over Deus Ex, I have a sneaking suspicion they may mess it up….

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Clupula

    @26 – Mmmm. I dunno. Admittedly, I know nothing about racing games. No interest in them whatsoever. Need for Speed. Forza. Gran Turismo. Midnight Club. Whatever that other one is that looks exactly like Need for Speed when I see the trailers. No interest. It could be the best version of all time and I wouldn’t know. Never understood racing games, outside of WipeOut, and that’s only because you get to blow up the other vehicles and play super aggressively.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. dreamcastnews

    @29 yeah I get that, I’ll only play Forza because it’s super easy to win and the handling is what I’d consider the best mix of sim and arcade but any others would be a hard sell to me point A to point B seems awfully dull.

    WipeOut is an exception due to it’s audio/visual prowess.

    NFS is meant to be a beast on Wii U but I don’t fancy the on/off digital triggers for racing games……

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Clupula

    Maybe it’s because I’m a New Yorker and I have no interest in driving real cars when there are perfectly good subways here, so playing a pretend car doesn’t really do anything for me.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. dreamcastnews

    I don’t blame you crazy congestion and crazy taxi drivers!

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Just-Joe

    You should probably put this applies to the UK only and not everywhere else.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Francis O

    Clupula, you’re a troll dude. iOS outfits don’t make a game better sorry. And I don’t care about the community aspects. I don’t want to pay for Xbox Live, and nobody I know is getting this game on PS3.

    For me, Off-TV play is a big deal, I don’t give a shit if you don’t like portables or not. Go online and look at how many people say Off-TV play is a big deal. One of the biggest features of the PS4 is being able to play you’re games on the PSVita. A lot of people are exciting about that.

    And I don’t give a shit about trophies or achievements. I have a life outside of games. I don’t have the time to collect every one anymore. I did that shit when I was in college.

    Yes, the PS3 and Xbox 360 are shooter boxes. Look at the best selling games for both systems. All freaking shooters. GTA, Bioshock, Mass Effect, Uncharted, Killzone, Resistance, Halo, Gears of War, ect.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Clupula

    Hahahaha…just came back from my local Gamestop. Being I’m in a major metropolitan area, my Gamestop’s sales are usually a good gauge of how well a game is going to sell, as I saw with both DmC and Ninokuni.

    Anyway, there was quite a line there. I asked the guy behind the counter and it was probably 7 PS3 copies for every 3 360 copies were reserved.

    And they did not get a SINGLE pre-order for the Wii U version.

    In fact, when the guy there asked if anybody was getting the Wii U version, half the line laughed.

    You can tinkle yourself over Nintendo all you want, but this game is going to be yet another nail in the third party coffin for the Wii U.

    Anyway, looks like my pre-order bonus has installed (wouldn’t it be nice to get that on the Wii U?), so time to go play. Have fun playing with yourself, Francis. HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Francis O


    What? I take back saying you’re dumb, you’re actually retarded. What was the jumbled mess you call a post?

    I have a 360 and PS3 btw, I choose not to play all the crappy shooters and you probably eat up on there.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Lengendaryboss

    Hmmm… This just got much worse.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. jspellert

    I haven’t read all the comments but I have to agree that it’s almost a no brainier that the WII U will flop. The WII had a novelty something people had never used before and people bought it like hotcakes. But the majority NEVER bought any games which is hard on companies.

    The WII was overpriced but got lucky it was novel so in the end the price was right for Nintendo, but as some had said the WII U should have been launched in place of the WII.

    Nintendo does deserve to be flamed because they are making many silly mistakes. They got lucky with the WII so fix your shortcomings. Bring the WII U out last, if you unwilling to match the PS4/720 power make it close, go out of your way to make sure third parties are supported, make sure the platform is easy to develop for.

    They did none of that and it silly considering they had the number 1 selling console and could wait until last. At this point we know that their sales are slower than expected and when companies such as DICE makers of BattleField 4 (which I think will usurp or at least take a huge chunk out of Call Of Duty soon because BF3 was incredible with insane DLC support) comes out and straight up says the WII U is not powerful enough and we are not supporting it. That’s a heavy blow, it tells consumers two things, the system is not as good as the next gen coming out even if you know nothing of specs and 3rd parties don’t really trust sales on WII U and have no problem walking away from them, which is harsh. And once one does it, it’s easier for others to follow which should scare WII U owners.

    So far the PS4 looks like they have done the best to clean up their huge mistakes with PS3 and will be the console to watch, they literally went to 3rd party developers and said what should we do to make this thing better and easier for you to make the best games on and then they (supposedly) did it. Removed load times from streaming, instant sharing, reduced load times from disc based games, instant connection to friends games, standardized development, direct support for 3rd parties, highest specs with standard parts, I’m impressed. I believe that’s why Microsoft delayed the 720 announcement until next month because that is a hard act to follow, but hopefully that will make MS come out of the gate strong too.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. DrDamn

    “But the majority NEVER bought any games which is hard on companies.”

    Lower tie-ratio than 360/PS3 but more Wii units sold meant more software units overall sold. There is an argument that it was mainly Nintendo software which did well, but not one that people didn’t buy games on the Wii.

    #39 2 years ago

Comments are now closed on this article.

  • Ermac joins Mortal Kombat X cast

    Mortal Kombat X will see the return of the red-clad ninja with origins in myth and glitches. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Twitch stream made good on NetherRealm’s promise of a new roster reveal. As a few of you guessed from the teasers, the latest character to be announced is Ermac, another of the ninjas. Like […]

  • Badland: Game of the Year Edition coming this spring to multiple platforms

    Frogmind Games has announced it will be bringing its action-adventure game Badland to multiple platforms this spring with Badland: Game of the Year Edition. Initially released in 2013 on tablets, the game is a mix of physics-based gameplay with varying level designs and power-up featuring cloning, growing and slowing down time. Badland is set in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront concept art shows Endor, map details teased

    With Star Wars Battlefront set for holiday 2015, it’s high time we were told something about the FPS. Today, a slight bit of information was released on the game, along with a piece of concept art. Finally. While we wait until spring for the first look at the game, we’ll have to be sated with […]

  • You can now catch Emboar and Serperior in Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

    Two new Pokemon are now available for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire through the official Pokemon website’s special event. You can pick up the fire, fighting type Pokemon Emboar from January 28 – November 30, per IGN, using the special code POKEMON500. Enter it into the Mystery Gift section from the main game menu to […]

  • Fight demons, save the world in The Awakened Fate Ultimatum this March

    A new set of videos for The Awakened Fate Ultimatum have been released by NIS America, showing off the roguelike RPG coming to PlayStation 3. In the game, player will guide a high school student named Shin Kamikaze as he comes to term with being a god. After having a dream featuring a girl talking […]

  • You can now pick up Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition on PC, tablets

    Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition is now available on PC as well as Android and iOS tablets. The fifteen year-old title has been revamped in full HD and includes the seven original campaign scenarios and 48 skirmish maps. Local multiplayer mode, a map editor and a Steam lobby are also included.

  • 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s Make Arma Not War contest announced

    The 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s €500,000 Make Arma Not War contest have been announced, after the firm combed through over 250 entries. Finalists chosen in the single-player category were chosen by Arma 3 players, and the add-on and multipkayer entries were selected by Bohemia Interactive. Winners for the next round will be evaluated by […]

  • Here’s a new batch of gruesome Killing Floor 2 screenshots

    Tripwire Interactive has released a new batch of screenshots for Killing Floor 2. The screens show various weapons as well as a variety of Zeds ready to tear you to shreds. Killing Floor 2 is slated for release this year on PC and PlayStation 4. It will also be made available for SteamOS.

  • Hatred is now available for pre-order, new video released

    Hatred is now available for pre-order through the game’s official website. There are two editions to choose from: Digital version with the official game soundtrack for €16.66; or the Digital version with the game soundtrack and a T-shirt for €36.66. The second edition is limited to 1,485 units. Hatred, which was handed an AO rating […]

  • This The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D TV spot is sort of creepy

    With The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D arriving on the first Friday the 13th of the year, it’s only fitting Nintendo would release a slightly creepy TV spot for it. The game’s concept is rather dark, and while it the commercial isn’t too creeptastic, for as short as it is the message is conveyed […]

  • GTA 5 “documentary” chronicles the life of a Tennis Pro

    Here’s another user created video featuring footage from GTA 5, but this one is a documentary instead of crazy stunts, mayhem and face-plants. Created by Bombastic Gamer Films, the documentary delves into the life of Tennis Pro Andreas Schmovakovic, who is both the “greatest player in the world, and the worst.” It’s rather good honestly. […]

  • World of Tanks Xbox 360 updated with console exclusive Pacific Island map, JapaneseChi-Nu Kai tank

    World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition has been updated with a new and exclusive console-only map called “Pacific Island”, which also comes with a Japanese tank. Players will be able to wreck havoc in their very own Japanese Chi-Nu Kai tank, which ca be picked up through the in-game store for Tier 5. It tank […]

  • Here’s the first trailer for OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood

    Roll 7 has released the first trailer for OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood. Gameplay in the second outing will include ramps, jumps and hills, allowing for plenty of air and split level routes. It comes with a deeper combo system with Manuals, Reverts, Revert Manuals and Grind Switching. The ‘Tricktionary’ has also been updated with new […]

  • Learn all about the single-player mode in this Evolve video

    A video showing off the single-player portion of Evolve has been released by 2K and Turtle Rock. All content in the game can be played in either online multiplayer or offline in single-player. The video below contains two matches of Defend mode played from both the Monster and Hunter perspective. AI obviously takes on the […]

  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U update comes with 15 extra stages

    An update for Super Smash Bros. Wii U has been released, and it comes with 15 new stages for the 8-player mode. The update, version 1.0.2., is 316MB in size and the stages are split with nine normal stages and six Omega stages. Here’s the list: Regular stages Animal Crossing – Smashville Animal Crossing – […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update includes Metroid Prime Trilogy, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. demo

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with the Metroid Prime Trilogy, Shadow of the Ninja on Virtual Console and a demo for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Here’s your update: Metroid Prime: Trilogy – Wii U Rock ’N Racing Off Road – Wii U Frenchy Bird – Wii U Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – […]

  • Battlefield Hardline open beta takes place next week on all systems

    Details and dates for the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta were announced by EA and Visceral Games today. From February 3-8, the beta will be available to all players worldwide on Origin for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You’ll notice that the dates coincide with the Microsoft slip up earlier in […]

  • Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief headline February PS Plus offerings

    Sony has announced your free PlayStation Plus games for the month of February. Come February 3 in North America and February 4 in Europe, Plus members on both side of the pond will be gifted with the following: Transistor (PS4) Apotheon (PS4) Yakuza 4 (PS3) Thief (PS3) Rogue Legacy (PS Vita|PS4|PS3) Kick & Fennick (PS […]

  • Life is Strange launch trailer and final dev diary released

    With the first episode of Life is Strange releasing tomorrow, Dontnod Entertainment has released the last developer diary for the title as well as the launch trailer. Titled Creating Arcadia Bay, the video provides more information on the licensed soundtrack as well as the voice actors behind Max and Chloe. It also touches upon how […]

  • LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers out this year

    LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers have been announced by Warner Bros., the former was outed by Toys R Us and then teased at the end of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, if you recall. LEGO Jurassic World encompasses all four Jurassic Park films and will be made available in June for 3DS, PC, […]

  • Pokemon, Super Smash Bros. top Nintendo’s million units sales list for Q3

    Nintendo has posted a list of titles which have sold millions of units as part of its quarter three earnings release. Global unit sales of 3DS titles for the nine months ending December 31, 2014: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 9.35 million (life-to-date, same) Super Smash Bros.: 6.19 million (life-to-date, same) Tomodachi Life: 2.11 […]

  • How to take a screenshot on Xbox One: a lesson in frustration

    Trying to do just one simple thing seems to have 360 steps with Microsoft – why is the Xbox One’s functionality such a car crash? “The Xbox One’s definition of usability is in fact the exact opposite – this is a console designed to make life inconvenient for its players unless they sign up for […]

  • Game of Thrones’ Westeros is being made in Minecraft by 125 people

    WesterosCraft, the project dedicated to creating the entirety of Game of Thrones’ Westros has resurfaced. There are more than a few ambitious Minecraft projects, but hardly any as impressive as WesterosCraft. We first came across it all the way back in January 2013, but it looks much better now. “I would say the world is […]

  • Dying Light exploit gives you unlimited money and items

    Dying Light has been out for just over a day and an infinite money and item exploit is already out there. A simple exploit has been discovered in Dying Light that lets you duplicate weapons, all of which you can sell for profit. Win/ win. YouTuber PowerPyx lays out the steps in the handy video […]

  • Sunset Overdrive concept art is as jovial as the game itself

    Sunset Overdrive is a colourful game which is partly due to its concept art. The concept art featured below is created by Vaughan Ling, one of the concept artsists who worked on Sunset Overdrive. Anyone who’s played the game will immediately recognise the locations, weapons, character designs and general atmosphere of the game through these. […]

  • Get an extended look at the PS4 version of Project CARS

    The PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS has been shown in 1080p 60fps. The video below is captured by racing game enthusiasts Team VVV from a preview build. You can see different racing disciplines being demonstrated here, on different circuits. The game’s impressive visuals get even better when the weather gets worse.

  • Battle Pod is the Star Wars arcade game you’ve waited your whole life for

    Star Wars: Battle Pod is an arcade game that lets you replay the battles of the original trilogy, and features an incredible cockpit. If you’ve never played a game at an arcade before, Star Wars: Battle Pod will definitely be the one to change your mind. It’s an arcade cabinet out of a classic Star […]

  • CoD Exo Zombies: how to unlock the Ride of the Valkyries Easter egg

    To no one’s surprise, Exo Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Easter eggs. The first Exo Zombies Easter egg, of surely many more to come, has been discovered. It’s a musical one that involves Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. How you unlock it is not as convoluted as you might […]

  • Dying Light is sub-1080p on Xbox One, full 1080p on PS4 – report

    Early analysis of Dying Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has revealed a few technical details about both ports. Digital Foundry has produced some analysis of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Dying Light based on some early testing. Both versions manage a solid 30 frames-per-second, only dipping below that in […]

  • Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC free to all EA Access members

    EA is offering Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion free to anyone with an active EA Access subscription. Anyone with an active subscription to EA Access can download the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 starting January 29 and through February 28, free of charge. All you need to do is find it on the […]

  • The Witcher 3 is getting optimised, but no visual downgrade

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is in the final stages of development and developer CD Projekt RED is making sure optimisation work doesn’t impact the game’s visuals. The Witcher 3 art producer, Michal Stec, spoke to Eternity in an interview and was asked whether the team will downgrade the visuals to get better performance. “No. […]

  • Can’t download Dying Light on PS4? Here’s a fix

    If you’ve bought Dying Light on PS4 and you’re having trouble downloading it, you’re not alone. Here’s how to beat the bug. Techland’s Dying Light is stumbling out of the blocks a little this week, with many PS4 users experiencing problems with their full-game downloads. A bug’s to blame. Your console thinks you’ve already installed […]

  • What The Witcher 3 owes to Skyrim – and how it surpasses it

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt owes more than a nod to Bethesda’s Skyrim. I went to see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and had a great time. I went in a fan of the books but not very experienced with the first two games. I came out with The Witcher 3 top of my gaming […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

    Dragon’s Dogma Online looks pretty rad – an undesirable quality in a game unlikely to come west, from our perspective. The first Dragon’s Dogma trailer was released this afternoon; admire its beauty below. The free to play online RPG was announced for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4 overnight, but Capcom doesn’t intend to bring it […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X map about five times the size of last game’s

    Xenoblade Chronicles X is not a small game. This week’s Famitsu has a feature on Xenoblade Chronicles X giving some details on Monolith Soft’s next RPG and first Wii U game. According to Siliconera‘s translation of reports on the feature, the game’s map is about five times the size of that in Xenoblade Chronicles. The […]

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

    Take on Mars, the space sim from Bohemia Interactive will soon be reader for wider consumption. According to a new Take on Mars development roadmap, the sim will go into beta at the start of April, with full release expected in June. The project is currently available via Steam early Access, but between now and […]

  • Can you guess the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal from this fatality audio clip?

    Mortal Kombat X will have at least one very liquid-sounding fatality. NetherRealm is revealing Mortal Kombat X’s cats one character at a time, and has promised a new reveal during a community Twitch stream tomorrow. It also provided the following teaser video – it’s audio only, and apparently taken from a fatality sequence. What’s your […]

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers – PewDiePie, others weigh-in

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets, and some prominent YouTubers aren’t pleased with the company. Update “What Nintendo are missing out on completely is the free exposure and publicity that they get from YouTube,” wrote Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) on his […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

    Can’t sign into Xbox Live? Microsoft is on the case. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users report being unable to sign in to Xbox Live. Microsoft is already aware of and working on the problem. “Our team is hard at work right now trying to get this resolved. Thank you for staying patient while we […]

  • Make money from your non-Valve mods with Steam Workshop

    Valve has opened the money-making side of Steam Workshop to third-party titles, giving enterprising modders more ways to make money. Steam now hosts curated Workshops for Dungeon Defenders: Eternity and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, the first non-Valve games to support the scheme. What that means is that community members can create, vote on and eventually even […]

  • Check out DmC: Devil May Cry’s new manual lock-on

    DmC: Devil may Cry developer Ninja Theory has released a video showing off the new, controversial lock-on mode. The new manual lock-on is causing quite a stir, although its reception is probably better than the white-wigged Dante who makes fans even more upset than the original makeover. “The primary purpose of this video is to […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

    Dragon Quest Heroes is yet another Omega Force take on an existing property – like Hyrule Warriors or the One Piece games. And it looks pretty sweet. We haven’t heard much from Dragon Quest Heroes here in the west because it hasn’t been confirmed for release outside Japan. This isn’t terribly surprising as we still […]

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

    Square Enix is doing something pretty mysterious right now. The Final Fantasy publisher is teasing something called Project Code Z. The project, which Square Enix is tweeting about in Japanese, English and German, is due for reveal at Tokaigi 2015 on Saturday. It’s a PS4 game, but that’s all we know. There’s a website you […]

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

    Tetris fans have a new western champion. Tetris is one of those gaming obsessions that goes much deeper than you might expect. For example, did you know that some versions of the game assess your performance and over you the chance to become a “grand master”? Turns out that’s a thing, and according to Polygon […]

  • Ken Levine’s next game teased as “sci-fi-ish” small, open-world RPG

    A series of tweets from BioShock creator Ken Levine has shed a sliver of light upon his next project. According to Levine he and his team are considering something a bit sci-fi and contemplating first-person mode. The team is developing the game for PC with a large in scope, expandable, systems-based narrative where more can […]

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

    Shelter 2 casts players in the role of a lynx, which makes for quite a different experience to the badger of the first game. The first Shelter game had you evading predators, but in the second, you becomes one yourself. That doesn’t mean there are no dangers to face, of course. Judging by the trailer […]

  • Why King of Fighters 13 isn’t coming back to Evo

    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

    Evolve players are pretty quick at hunting each other down. Evolve developer Turtle Rock has released an infographic brimming with statistics garnered from its recent beta test. One of the key takeaways is that all three monsters, and all four classes, are working as intended – their performance in game matches Turtle Rock’s designs. If […]

  • Super Mario Amiibo can be pre-ordered on Nintendo UK, Mario and Peach sold out

    The latest set of Amiibo in the Super Mario series is now available for pre-purchase through the Nintendo UK Store. Each of the following sports a red base and will run you £10.99: Bowser, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toad and Yoshi. It looks like Peach and Mario are both sold out, though. All six can be […]

  • The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 free to download now

    League of Legends has excellent music, and now you can have it too. The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 collects 15 tracks from the MOBA’s history, and is available for free. You can grab the music from iTunes, Google Play or via direct download. Tere’s an example track below to get you in […]

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

    With Super Bowl 49 occurring this coming Sunday, February 1, EA Sports has updated Madden NFL Mobile with new feature enhancements and Super Bowl-themed Live Events. Updates include: League vs League Tournaments Obstacle Course Super Bowl Bonus Players Tom Brady and Richard Sherman Super Bowl Legends Super Bowl Moments Upgraded Auction House The Super Bowl […]

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

    Super Smash Bros. was originally intended to have 16 custom moves per character. The final version of Super Smash Bros. only features 12 custom moves per fighter, but Nintendo left animations for some of the cut moves in place. A Youtuber called RED has dug these cut mvoes out of the brawler’s code, and displayed […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours of sex scene mo-cap data

    Sex is nothing new to the The Witcher games, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is no exception. In fact, it contains 16 hours of sex scene motion capture data. Giggity. There’s a reason for the bedroom dalliances though, as Geralt is a flesh and blood human, or a modified human at any rate, with […]

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

    A launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered has been released after an Amazon listing was revealed for it over the weekend. Key upgrades include: High-definition Graphics — All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop. Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s […]

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

    The exact dates as well as more information on the Battlefield Hardline open beta will be shared tomorrow. This is according to the latest blog post from developer Visceral Games. “We’ll share the exact dates and info on the Battlefield Hardline open beta tomorrow,” wrote Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis. “Stay tuned, thanks again, and keep […]

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

    An upcoming Hearthstone patch will apply a balance change to the Undertaker card, Blizzard has announced. After the release of Goblins vs Gnomes, Blizzard said it kept an “eye on the state of game balance” as more matches were played using the additional cards. Released with The Curse of Naxxramas, Undertaker is considered an overly […]

  • February Games with Gold offers up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The free games on offer in February via Xbox Live Games with Gold have been announced. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download #IDARB during February. Xbox 360 users can grab Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons from February 1-15, when it will be replaced by Sniper Elite V2 from February 16 -28. […]

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

    Third-party game key seller Kinguin is issuing refunds to those who found their games deactivated through Ubisoft’s Uplay service. Customers which purchased keys for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Watch Dogs are affected. Kinguin said 4,600 customer tickets were submitted over the last 72 hours and 35 out of 3,400 of […]

  • Video Unlimited to be re-branded as PlayStation Video starting in February

    Like Music Unlimited, Sony’s Video Unlimited service is being replaced and re-branded PlayStation Video. PlayStation Video will become part of PlayStation Network to streamline digital services for the over 64 million PSN users. PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music will be added to PSN which is already a destination point for the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, […]

  • Spotify arrives on PlayStation Music this spring, Music Unlimited closing

    Spotify will launch on PlayStation Network this spring as part of a new music destination called PlayStation Music. PlayStation Music is a replacement for Music Unlimited, and those with a PSN account can link to Spotify which can be used just for music, or when playing games on PlayStation 4. Existing playlists from current Spotify […]