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Jade Raymond interview, part 3: The Future

Friday, 10 May 2013 14:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The third and final part of our exclusive Jade Raymond video interview is below. In it, Raymond discusses her future plans, whether she’ll return to being a stage presence again, and how the games industry is changing.

You can watch the first part of Sam’s chat with Jade here, and part two is through here.

The footage was shot at GDC in March.

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48 Comments

  1. DarkElfa

    NB4 the third round of appearance complements/sexist jokes/feminist rebuttles/bullshit.

    She’s worked hard in her industry, I enjoyed the games she was a part of and I thank her for her part.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. redwood

    Nb4 everyone else

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Sam Clay

    Yeah, hopefully today we can keep it calm.

    In other news: I will say this was one of the most interesting interviews I’ve ever conducted. Hopefully we’ll see a few more of these type things in the future.

    I have a few more in the works too :)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. theevilaires

    Jade is pretty much the Goddess of gaming at this point. She’s gorgeous, she’s smart, and she deserves to be praised for all shes accomplished in this industry.

    Great interview by the way. You should try to get an exclusive interview with that Patrice guy who got fired from UbiSoft. I wanna get the scoop behind all that drama. Also kinda curious what kind of shoes was Jade wearing during this interview? High heels, sneakers, or boots? open toe sandals perhaps? :D

    #4 2 years ago
  5. DarkElfa

    @4, You had to go and call her gorgeous…..you BASTARD!

    #5 2 years ago
  6. theevilaires

    @5 Well sorry you can’t help but notice shes hot when you see her. Her smile alone gets my blood pumping. I’m like Vampire with this woman.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Sam Clay

    @4 she was wearing Heelys ;)

    #7 2 years ago
  8. DSB

    You should throw some of those questions at Jason Rubin one day, Sam. He has some pretty strong opinions about the roles of developers in the media. Where they are and where they should be, and how it affects the entire industry.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. theevilaires

    @7 OMG thank you so much :)

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Kabby

    So weird.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Djoenz

    She said Splinter Cell was too complex is that an implication that Splinter Cell Blacklist will be accustomed to be more mainstream?? I hope not!

    http://www.newsgab.com/attachments/celebrity-pictures/231656d1262773002-jade-raymond-lucky-magazine-interview-january-2010-issue-mq-scans-1.jpg

    Jade bought a PSP Go …trololol.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Megatron

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Mjorh

    I think with AC she’s shown her ability n intellegence , hope to see more female producers in this industry

    #13 2 years ago
  14. DarkElfa

    Honestly though, this was a dumb picture to take:

    http://jawairiya1128158.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/jade-raymond-ubisoft-toronto1.jpg

    That’s why you understandably end up with crap like this:

    http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/scale_super/13/137411/2077859-jade.jpg

    #14 2 years ago
  15. theevilaires

    ^ thats funny Darkelf but kinda true she is the prettiest of the bunch there. I wonder how many guys their wish they could have her. Seeing her walk around the office all day I know she can feel eyes undressing her.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. DarkElfa

    Well you can’t have your cake and eat it too. The minute she decided it was okay to let Ubisoft use her as a pretty face for promotion, the mistake was already made.

    The internet does not suffer fools nor the foolish, she does not forgive and she does not forget. To those who sail the sea of fame, she is the Kraken, one misstep and she will pull you down into the depths and swallow you whole…

    #16 2 years ago
  17. salarta

    The meme possibilities alone in the group picture are awesome, just looking at the faces of some of the people there. One dude in the back falling asleep while standing up, one guy that looks like he was just there delivering a UPS package and decided to pose anyway, several are just completely ignoring the fact they’re in a group photo and talking to each other or looking away like “fuck this shit I have games to make.” It’s a shame all of those got passed up.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. theevilaires

    ^ LMAO :D

    #18 2 years ago
  19. ps3fanboy

    Jade Raymond is doable in that 2005 pic… today not that much.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Lengendaryboss

    ^People you should be ashamed of yourselves she is a human being like the rest of us in the world, not a piece of meat or eye candy to leer/slobber at/over.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Ristas

    Okay, seriously theevillaires…do you even realize what kind of bullshit you are writing?

    “I wonder how many guys their wish they could have her. Seeing her walk around the office all day I know she can feel eyes undressing her.”

    Are you fucking serious? Jade Raymond is a pretty looking lady. Yes. She is also a grown, married women, just like the whole office is full of other grown, married women and men. They aren’t 15 years old, barking after every girl they meet.

    This woman did a lot for this industry and proved she does great work. Yet, she and pretty much every other woman in this industry has to deal with people debating how hot she is, rather than what she does and what she is talking about.

    Seriously, get out of your room and meet a girl yourself. Maybe then you can stop fantasizing about a married female developer living in canada. Jesus.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Digital Bamboo

    ^I always assumed theevilaries was 15 himself.

    I’m actually surprised to see him lusting after a real woman after he said the following about the cast of Final Fantasy X-2, “real life women would/could never be this kick ass because all they do is whine,bitch and moan all day.”

    This whole Jade Raymond foot fetish business may actually be a step up for him.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. monkeygourmet

    I don’t know much about Jade Raymond, but from articles I have come across, Ubisoft seem to pimp her out.

    The picture someone linked earlier is a good example. You can’t really do stuff like that then complain later.

    Also, other people seem to like complaining about the sex symbol stuff on her behalf, how gallant.

    If anything they should complain about Ubisoft pimping her ass out.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Ristas

    Really? Because i don’t read about how sexy Cliff Bleszinski is when i watch or read an interview with him. Same with Richard Garriot, Peter Molyneux, Patrice Desilets, anyone really. There are a lot of big names in game development, but only when they are female, they are getting reduced to their looks.

    The second a female is involved in gaming journalism – doesn’t matter if she’s a journalist or a developer – it takes only a few comments until they are strictly about her looks. Every. single. time.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. rbevanx

    @ps3fanboy
    Haha brilliant trolling.

    Get a grip guys, it’s the net/videogames it was inevitable.

    On her career I think she has been very lucky and it’s Patrice Desilets who has made Ubi-Soft and they fired him again!

    She deserves the jokes as she’s crap and brings out broken games, Sod her.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. BD

    #1reasonwhygameindustryisintheshitterrightherefolks

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Stephany Nunneley

    @24 I am not taking up for the Internet here – I agree it seems to be more rampant here than irl – but it happens in other professions as well.

    My mother worked as an LCSW at a private practice for a few years and wasn’t taken seriously by many in her field because she was drop dead gorgeous (still is, honestly). I guess they thought she either wasn’t smart or sailed by on her looks. Mom worked her ass off to get that degree going to school at night while working at a bank during the day to help pay the bills. So that bugged the shit out of me.

    Anyway, She didn’t fit in with anyone in the area in her profession as she didn’t wear Birkenstocks nor was she Lilith from Frazier. She had clients ask her out, one even stalked her for a while, and the other people in firm either hit on her or if they were a woman they talked about her behind her back.

    So, it’s not just the games industry that automatically sees a pretty woman and laser focuses on that aspect more than her qualifications, it’s got its roots in every profession. The Internet just brings the games and tech industry more into focus.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. sg1974

    I can’t decide who I desire most, Jade Raymond or Veronica Belmont. So I think I’ll take both. At the same time. With some strawberry jelly.

    Oh, hi Veronica, I, er, didn’t see you there….

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpmed4k5N61qatz8so1_500.jpg

    #28 2 years ago
  29. ps3fanboy

    i have had a few beers and a whiskey tonight… Jade Raymond is doable now. anyone here have her phone number?

    #29 2 years ago
  30. ps3fanboy

    @28 someone got lucky with Veronica Belmont….

    http://i.imgur.com/Mll3bhE.jpg

    #30 2 years ago
  31. salarta

    @26: I’d say the number one reason the industry is in the shitter is because of people buying disrespectful spinoffs and sequels just because they’re marketed out the ass and people actually think their purchases of soulless Hollywood wannabe junk are somehow progressing the industry. You can have people acting like asshats toward the people that create games but still have great games if the asinine and insulting ones are discouraged and the good and respectful ones are encouraged.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Clupula

    The comments on this thread are part of the reason why I hate humanity so much.

    Not the only reason. But one of them.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. sg1974

    Perhaps we men should be more respectful and behave more like women do in always and without any fail focussing purely on things like emotional intelligence, honour and kindness to animals. As every ugly man knows, all women treat all men with decency and respect and unfailingly look past the surface and examine the heart when looking for a suitable life partner and mate. And women never, EVER objectify men. Just ask Goerge Clooney

    Oh, next time you are in a newsagents, pick up several different types of women’s magazines and have a quick thumb through. Not just the “Rape! Incest! MURDER!” sector (which, by the way, is a roaring success across all female income and social groups), but supposedly respectful titles based in Manhattan and edited by friends of presidents.

    Women are not the slightest bit different from men. They are just as likely to focus on attractiveness and desirability as are men, and just as likely to use their attractiveness and desirability to influence people or gain benefits – probably more so. And while I’m at it, if you are willing to look for it, you’ll find that a huge body of research has proved that women are no less titilated and aroused by hard core pornography.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. zinc

    ^ Hear, hear! VG247 is surely the last bastion of masculinity! Outside these testosterone soaked halls, feminazi’s run rampant! Pouring scorn on fat blokes for not having abs, mocking penis size & laughing at male pattern baldness as they shampoo their luscious locks!

    And when a man protests this cruel injustice?! We’re castrated! *sob*!!

    Oh woe is the poor down-trodden man!!

    #34 2 years ago
  35. monkeygourmet

    @32

    “The comments on this thread are part of the reason why I hate humanity so much.

    Not the only reason. But one of them.”

    AND your in a band…

    EMO detected!!!! :D

    #35 2 years ago
  36. zinc

    @36, I could be wrong, but I believe this isthe band…

    http://m.reverbnation.com/artist/nemesisimperium

    Not exactly One Direction… But close :-)

    #36 2 years ago
  37. DarkElfa

    @27, It’s just the way so many were brought up to see and understand women and beauty. In this world pretty people are treated different than the rest of us and once they figure that out, like any person with an advantage, we expect them to use that advantage to move ahead.

    Hell we see that everyday at work, school, on the web, in magazines and on TV. Hot women doing hot women things for fame and fortune. Bikinis, sex and stupidity. Those less fortunate see them and hate them for both their luck and their use of it.

    Things were no different for your mom. When people less attractive saw her at the top while they remained at the bottom, they could only surmise her beauty play a part in some or all of her rise to the top and regardless of whether she intentionally used her looks to aid her in her rise, you can guarantee they helped her get there and people know that as well.

    Jade Raymond is no different. She may or may not have used her looks to move ahead, that’s really not for any of us to know, but they certainly didn’t hurt her career.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Clupula

    @37 – Yup. We’re playing all the pop hits to our tween demographic. lol

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Clupula

    @36 – No, emo would be if I was saddened by humanity. Or lost faith in them. That’s be emo.

    I have hatred for them. A burning violent hatred. That’s metal. lol

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Da Man

    It’s not really Jade Raymond’s looks, it’s L’Oréal and deprived nerds.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. ps3fanboy

    @32 Clupula, i smell envy all the way here. i guess your one of the ugly bugly girls that dont get boys attention…

    #41 2 years ago
  42. salarta

    @43: He feels pretty, oh so pretty.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. zinc

    @43, Lol, your like so incisive. Surely a mind of Patcher like sharpness ;-)

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Mjorh

    @43 Man c’mon don’t be such an ass!D! Clupula was jus sayin his/her opinion …how come u find it envy or sth ?

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Clupula

    @43 – I’m not even sure what is going on in your post, but at least it’s a step up from your usual attempts to make me ashamed I own a PS3 with your alternate universe Francis speak.

    I think I’m going to go get a game digitally in your honor.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Clupula

    @44 – If I were pretty, you’d be posting nine hundred comments about how awful it was every time I changed my look or did something that didn’t fit in with your waifu fantasies. :p

    #46 2 years ago
  47. salarta

    @48: Nah, I’d be posting nine hundred comments about how I want your symbolic status and personality respected while everyone else is claiming you were always a braindead bimbo only good for your looks and their brainwashing of you to fit popular fantasies is a vast improvement. :P

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Clupula

    @49 – Okay, kudos to you for that one. :)

    #48 2 years ago

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  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]

  • Parkour pioneer David Belle acted as a consultant on Dying Light

    It has been announced that actor, stunt coordinator and leading pioneer of Parkour, David Belle, consulted on Dying Light in order to bring authentic parkour to the game. According to a press release sent over by Techland, the development team worked with Belle to “verify the depiction of parkour” in the game as well as […]