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David Cage: “I don’t make games to make money”

Thursday, 2 May 2013 12:58 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Beyond: Two Souls is more about its writer’s personal journey than Quantic Dream wanting to turn a dime. David Cage speaks to Patrick Garratt in Paris.

“I don’t do work for hire. I don’t make games to make money. I make games by passion, because I want to share something, because I have something to tell.”

David Cage doesn’t want your money. The Quantic Dream creative head, currently working on supernatural thriller Beyond: Two Souls, is on a mission to write. He’s doing what he wants to do.

“I put a lot of myself in the games we make,” he said, speaking to VG247 in Paris. “I don’t do work for hire. I don’t make games to make money. I make games by passion, because I want to share something, because I have something to tell.”

You should believe him. It’s a consistent message. David Cage is a passionate man, a person trying to achieve his potential. He’s a fiction writer. He sanctions creative elements classically associated with film and novel narrative; writing ‘what you know’ is a prime example.

“I really feel I became a writer on Heavy Rain,” he said. “Before that I didn’t know what I wanted to say, what I had to talk about. I was just telling stories, borrowing things from different things I’d seen in the past. I really discovered on Heavy Rain that I could talk about myself, and that it was easier to write about things you know, things you experience yourself.”

He “never” considered a Heavy Rain sequel, the obvious financial choice given the original grossed over €100 million. Cage wanted to move on. Sugardaddy Sony didn’t try to coerce the Frenchman into a second game.

“I really thank them for that,” he said.

David Cage

Cage is the founder and CEO of French developer Quantic Dream.

David Cage is a stage name: David De Gruttola is written on his birth certificate.

Quantic Dream, based in Paris, has been responsible for Omikron: The Nomad Soul, Fahrenheit and Heavy Rain. The studio’s next game – releasing this October for PS3 – will be Beyond: Two Souls.

While Heavy Rain grew from Cage’s experiences as a young father, Beyond: Two Souls sprouted from a sadder seed.

“It was really me being confronted with death. I lost someone I felt close to, and I wanted to write something about that. It’s about changing, it’s about accepting who you are, it’s about confronting your fears. And it’s about what’s after death.”

Beyond is based on a dual mechanic in which the player controls both Jodie and Aiden, her guardian “ghost”. The concept started with the idea of a person who could see an invisible someone. While gameplay is complex – it involves two distinct control methods, fighting, puzzle-solving and conversational interaction – it’s clear Cage’s primary investment is in plot and his personal journey as a writer. Beyond’s narrative leaps around chronologically. This isn’t the sort of thing people make if they want to sell as many copies as possible.

“Many films are really surprising in the way they deconstruct narrative, and I’ve always been impressed by the extra layer it adds to story-telling,” Cage said.

“Suddenly the audience is not just watching and passively looking at the story being told; you need to think, you need invest yourself in the story, and you need to be clever. You need to connect dots. It creates an extra layer of complexity that I really, really enjoyed.”

He added: “You’ll never know what to expect. You don’t know. You can’t tell. Will you be Jodie when she’s an adult, or when she’s a teenager, or when she’s a kid? You don’t know. Will I be homeless? Will I be chased? What will happen to me? There’s no way you can tell. The fact that the game is totally unpredictable is something I really enjoy, and it’s not just unpredictable in story but in terms of what you’re going to do, where you’re going to be, what the context will be. That’s something I found very appealing.”

If you’re still think Cage is in games for the money, take a look at Beyond’s content. The demo we saw in Paris involved a homeless woman giving birth, characters stealing food and street begging. Not shooting bad guys. Cage has always espoused the need to draw emotion from the player, and this has never been more obvious than in Beyond. This is not intended to be a “mass” game. David Cage is trying to make a work of art.

Beyond: Two Souls gameplay, showing off the
relationship between Jodie and Aiden.

“I thought it was really interesting to talk about homeless people from a different angle,” he said, talking specifically of the birth scene.

“I wanted to put you in the shoes of someone living outside and begging and being hungry, needing to find a place to sleep. But at the same time, I didn’t want to have something that would be purely depressing where nothing good can happen, and I thought that having someone who was pregnant would be something very interesting. It gives you a contrast between the difficulty of someone living on the streets and the fact that this cycle keeps happening, that a new life’s coming. That there’s hope.”

Cage is not a cash-in. He’s an artist, or at least he wants to be. He even told me he doesn’t “have the talent” to “lie” in his creations. We’ll see. Anyone can be talented, David. It’s all about doing the work. Every writer knows that.

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31 Comments

  1. CPC_RedDawn

    “I don’t make games for money”

    I will fix this..

    “I don’t make games for money, but I get paid a five figure salary every year” :)

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dragon246

    “Sugardaddy Sony didn’t try to coerce the Frenchwoman into a second game.”

    Fixed :D

    Btw, I am waiting to hear brilliantly thought out one-linerremarks about how Cage is a “Peter Molyneux”, his games suck, I don’t play movies, he doesn’t make games, he makes CG bullshit, a failed movie director, its not art and so on.
    Incidentally, most of them like playing 100 shooters and 25 year old re-releases again and again. Not that its bad though :D

    Also, is anyone else getting “Congratulations! This is a test campaign” message at the start of comments section?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    @2 – Heh. I think the sales chaps are just trying out a new ad “thing”. I’m sure they’ll fix it quickly.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    @1 five figures? are you kidding?

    Six figures for the CEO.

    Also, this guy is an egomaniac. He’s not bothered about money because he owns a studio worth millions, and he gets to socialise with hollywood stars, who he gets to direct like he’s a legitimate big shot.

    Not a fan of him or his games. Nice graphics, no substance.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Beta

    I rather enjoy Cage’s style of game making. It’s different and I’m looking forward to Beyond :)

    #5 2 years ago
  6. redwood

    i have respect for him.. but this is the opposite of cliffy telling us to suck it up over EA going mental with IAPs… so a little moderation would do everyone alot good.. I have respect for him and his games though

    #6 2 years ago
  7. TheBlackHole

    Also, I love how the only positive thing you said about this during the commentary Pat, was ‘good flames’ :)

    Epic.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. lubu

    wow he talks alot and every day

    #8 2 years ago
  9. theevilaires

    Cage is SONY’s Peter Molyneux only his games don’t suck. David cage actually achieves his original vision for his games while Peter Molyneux falls short every time with Fable and Milo being the prime examples.

    Cage is becoming a legend in this industry among top ranking devs like Hideo Kojima,Kazunori Yamauchi,and Ted Price. David Cage is a hero because without him PS3′s potential would have never been realized and proven to all the haters out there that this machine is capable of amazing games that blur the line between them and movies. SONY should be so grateful to have this man developing his vision exclusively on their console. But then again his vision can only be realized only on one console.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. polygem

    peter molyneux is a great games designer. sure he had a low recently, but he knows that and i think he really reflected why and how that happened. i think we will see a great return.

    i didn´t enjoy heavy rain at all. so boring.

    idea for a game:

    cage money – the don´t game (a qte,movie”game”)

    #10 2 years ago
  11. theevilaires

    ^ Whats wrong with a game that focuses more on the story than actual gameplay. Sometimes I rather play a game like that and have minimal input. Great change of pace from shooters that plague this current gen.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. DeyDoDoughDontDeyDough

    Cage makes pretty games (but not good ones), but he’s a bad, bad, BAD writer who, in any medium in which the story has to stand on its own (films, books) would be considered a joke.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Kabby

    Pat’s alive? Holy shit.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Telepathic.Geometry

    I loved Heavy Rain, and I’m planning to play it again sometime soon. I have had Beyond pre-ordered since Day Zero. For me, the most important thing for a game to do is to be unexpected or different or fresh, and Cage can at the very least do that. Credit where credit’s due…

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Da Man

    Some of you folks need help.. And friends.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. spazzwan

    @9 Dont forget Naughty Dog’s contributions, I personally think the Uncharted series is a better example of the PS3′s capabilities. Having said that I still agree with most of what you are saying, I just dont agree with “David Cage is a hero because without him…”.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Lengendaryboss

    @13
    Sorry if this might sound rude, but who exactly is Pat? i haven’t seen his presence here as much as the other staff but then again i haven’t been here too long some other users.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Gheritt White

    ^LOL

    @15: Hear, hear.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. polygem

    @LB: he just runs this place that´s all :)
    @tea: sure….that game just wasn´t for me, cannot say why but it never got me hooked. i will play beyond for sure (not at release) but for now i am not feeling it. like i said somewhere else: i still think it is great that the playstation has all these games, because, like you said, variety is very important and this is indeed where sony is great at.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Lengendaryboss

    @19
    It there some sort of inside joke i am not aware of?
    @20
    Oh. well thanks for the response.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Gheritt White

    @21: Loads, probably.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Lengendaryboss

    @22
    Not even going to look deeply into that.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Richenbaum

    The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. TheBlackHole

    “Whats wrong with a game that focuses more on the story than actual gameplay”

    Because it’s a GAME, and without good GAMEPLAY it’s just a boring ‘choose your own adventure’ with QTEs.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. nikk900

    I personally loved Heavy Rain and I can’t wait for Beyond. I respect David and admire him for his passion. Love him or hate him, at least his games are an escape from all the shooters and bland games we have today.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. theevilaires

    @25 Its a different change of pace for a game. I’m sorry I’m a trophy whore and I play every genre. I don’t see that much difference between a RPG like Final Fantasy and a game like Beyond besides the level up system and wait time to input certain commands. They’re both still heavily story based games.

    Games like Beyond and Heavy Rain are needed in this industry. They help bridge the gap and David Cage is the man to go to if you want that kind of job done….not Peter Molyneux.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Clupula

    Loved Heavy Rain and am super excited for Beyond.

    Actually, thinking about it, I even liked Omikron on the Dreamcast.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Mjorh

    Two Thumbs Up!

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Agt_Pendergast

    I liked some of the individual moments in Heavy Rain, but I feel like what they added up to was not that great. Also, the voice acting could get really bad in parts, and in a story focused game, that’s a big detriment for me. Beyond seems to have a pretty good cast, so I’m interested, hopefully Cage has improved his writing.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. sh4dow

    Well… it’s easy to say you’re not in something for the money when you don’t have to worry about making a living. Hell, I would do all kinds of things just out of pure passion if it just so happened to make me enough money to live off of it.

    And for everybody like him who actually gets to say that he doesn’t make games to make money, there are probably 100 other people who don’t even get to say that because their games actually don’t make money.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Malmer

    Can’t wait for this game. Heavy rain was great, even though it had some plot holes. I expect this one to be among my top games this year. Now if only he made a full game out of the amazing Kara demo.

    #31 2 years ago

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    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]

  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

    Here’s a video for Bloodborne players showing a quick way to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam. It also provides a look at things you may have missed in Central Yharnam and The Sewers, courtesy of VaatiVidya. Don’t forget, we have guides posted for the game with more updates coming soon. Bloodborne released in […]

  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

    A Bloodborne bug has prevented players calling on help to take on one of the nasty early bosses. Bloodborne bosses are significantly easier to take down in co-op. Unfortunately, at least one of them is proving difficult to find help for – and not just because not many players have obtained the Small Resonant Bell […]

  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

    Mass Effect 3 is discounted on the European PSN, but it’s not free. Update 2: The option to add to cart now lets you choose between the free trial or full version. The full version is on sale for £6.49 or £5.84 for PlayStation Plus members. The free trial is of course is still available, […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

    The winners of Elite: Dangerous’ Race To Elite competition have been announced, with one player receiving the grand prize of £10,000. Back when Elite: Dangerous launched, developer Frontier announced a competition that would award players to first reach Elite rank in trading, exploration, or combat, a prize of £1,000 each. The grand prize – £10,000 […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

    PlayStation 4 firmware 2.50, codenamed Yukimura, is due for release tomorrow, March 26. Firmware update 2.50 for PlayStation 4 will be launching tomorrow, March 26, Sony has announced. Codenamed Yukimura, the system update is promised to bring suspend/resume feature, trophy sync improvements, accessibility options, and much more. 2.50 has been in beta testing a while […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

    Heists aren’t the only addition in GTA Online’s latest DLC – there’s a lot of content that can earn you big RP and cash payouts. GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges While heists are the talking point and big payoff after more than a year of waiting, there’s a […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

    What’s the best bolt-action, Police sniper rifle for the Professional class in Battlefield Hardline? Let us help you answer that question. As you’re probably aware, Battlefield Hardline weapons are class specific and faction specific. This makes deciding on a good weapon and loadout much harder than it was in Battlefield 4. Which is where Westie […]

  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

    Final Fantasy 15 was nine years in the making – and counting. Are we the same people we were in 2006? Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae A demo available for PS4 and Xbox One. Offers a couple of hours of gameplay. More if you jump over the borders. Bundled with Final Fantasy 15 Type-0 and […]

  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]