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Gran Turismo 6 out this holiday on PS3, demo lands in July

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 16:43 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Kazunori Yamauchi has announced Gran Turismo 6 is in development and will be releases this holiday season on PS3. A demo will be released in July to coincide with the launch of the new GT Academy season.

Announced during the game’s 15th anniversary event, Yamauchi said the game’s engine has been “renewed, we’ll be cleaning it up, making it smoother for the future.” He noted the rendering engine specifically has been revamped.

The Physics Engine is revamped, it contains a new suspension system, tire and aerodynamics modelling has been reworked as well. A variety of “Edge Effects”, the chemical reactions between the real world and the virtual world, are also planned for GT6.

Also, collaborations between various automotive manufacturers and brands crossing different industries will be revealed gradually across the next six months.

Silverstone Circuit will be just one of seven new locations in Gran Turismo 6, taking the total to 33, with 71 different layouts available, 19 of them brand new. There will also be regular additions of new tracks set to be made available online. The game will also contian 200 more cars than GT5, with 1200 available at release and more available after launch.

It will have new tracks released every month as DLC.

Cars featured during the GT6 Silverstone demo include the following – asterisk denotes a care new to the series:

  • Acura NSX ’91
  • Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale ’11*
  • Alpine A110 1600S ’68
  • Audi Sport quattro S1 Rally Car ’86*
  • Ferrari 458 Italia ’09*
  • Ferrari Dino 246 GT ’71
  • Ford GT ’06
  • KTM X-BOW R ’12*
  • Lamborghini Countach LP400 ’74
  • Light Car Company Rocket ’07*
  • McLaren MP4-12C ’10
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 ’11*
  • Nissan 370Z (Z34) (GT Academy Version) ’08
  • Nissan 370Z Tuned Car (GT Academy , Version) ’08
  • Nissan GT-R Black edition (GT Academy Version) ’12
  • Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 N24 Schulze Motorsport*
  • Nissan Leaf G (GT Academy Version)
  • Tesla Motors Model S Signature Performance ’12*
  • Toyota 86 GT ’12

Players will be able to create their own racing series and championships to compete online and they will have more control over online events. This will all be accomplished using new course maker features, and scenery can be expanded several tens of square miles.

“It is amazing to think that it is 15 years since we first released Gran Turismo,” explained Kazunori Yamauchi, during the announcement at Silverstone Circuit. “Things have changed a lot since then and now Gran Turismo 6 is a further evolution of my dream.

“We’re pleased to deliver GT6 to PlayStation 3 as we have a very loyal community on that platform. However, we have refactored the game to make it very flexible and expandable, with a view to making many future developments. I am very pleased with everything about the new game and the new additions, but the launch will be only the beginning for GT6.

“The game will continue to develop throughout its life. I already have many ideas for things I want to achieve in the next 15 years of Gran Turismo.”

A new user interface, will allow players to focus on quick responses and short load times, and balances directional key operation and touch operation.

This is due to an app connecting the experience between users PlayStation, phone, tablet and PC.

Here’s a full summary of features:

New Game Engine

Refactoring
Compact, nimble operation
Flexible expandability
A new rendering engine that pushes the limits of the PS3

New Physics Engine

New suspension and kinematics model
New tyre model
New aerodynamics model
Technical partnership with Yokohama Rubber and KW Automotive

1,200 Cars, abundant custom parts, and on-going DLC

From historic cars to the latest racing cars, the game contains a total of 1200 cars.
Multiple aerodynamic parts and custom wheels will be available for almost all cars.
Players can create their own personalised custom car in the game.
Cars will be continually added online

33 locations, 71 layouts

33 Locations and 71 layouts will be provided from day 1 (7 more locations and 19 more layouts than GT5)
More new tracks will continue to be provided online

New Course Maker

Massive scenery spanning several tens of square kilometers
A new course generation algorithm

Community/Club/Race Organizer

Players can form their own communities
Various community levels from local and domestic to global
Players themselves can create and manage their own online events

New User Interface

Balancing directional key operation and touch operation
Quick response
Shortening of loading times

Multi Device Compatibility

PlayStation
Smart Phone
Tablet
PC

More announcements will be made regarding the racer at E3 and gamescom, and at the same time the PS3 version of GT6 launches, the aforementioned mobile version and web application version will release as well.

The announcement trailer and screens are below.

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33 Comments

  1. dandliver90

    Already knew an hour ago!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Clupula

    While I am not a fan of the series (or any driving game, for that matter), I am pleased to see Sony are still going to continue to support the PS3, even after the PS4 is out. I see so many people who act like Sony is just going to cut off the PSN and stop selling anything PS3 the day that 4 launches. It’s nice to know that, for those of us who won’t be upgrading for a couple years, we’re still going to be supported.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. monkeygourmet

    @2

    But what’s the ‘cut off’ point?

    Without b/c I can’t see me having my PS3 Phat AND PS4 under my TV at the same time…

    Same with 360 / 720 before anyone says I’m slagging off the PS4…

    I really think titles like this should have a dual release.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Clupula

    @3 – I would like them to support the PS3 at least until sometime in 2015. Two years is a good grace period.

    They said they’ll be working on bringing backwards compatibility to the PS4 and if it was just something like having to rebuy and download/stream PS3 games, I don’t see why that’d be something they’d need to work on. The PS3 already does that with PS2 games. It can’t be that hard. Actually backwards compatibility, I can see that taking some time.

    So, let them figure it out for the next couple years and I’ll stick with my PS3 until there’s 20 good exclusives for the PS4.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dragon246

    @Clupula,
    Agreed. And since they are perfectionists, they concentrate on one platform, master it, and then move on.

    However, PS3 decision is mostly due to, as I mentioned above, since they are fucking perfectionists. GT 6 work started in 2010, soon after GT5, so its not surprising.

    Something which makes Sony platforms leading gaming ones for me, unlike their competitors who abandon their old platforms as soon as their new one arrives.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Francis O

    Sony is doing a good job supporting PS3 owners. I think Sony still wants to make money off the system well after the PS4 is here.

    Not everybody is going to run out and buy a PS4 in the first year. Most new consoles have a slow adoption rate.

    This is good for Sony and Gran Turismo fans. They don’t have to buy a new console just to play their favorite game. The sales of this game will help fun a massive PS4 GT too.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dark

    No PS4 version? wtf wrong with you sony!!

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Razor

    Hmm, sounds like Polyphony have learned some stuff from GT5.

    That’s good.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. KAP

    @3

    If its any indication Sony still supported the PS2 until recently. So you don’t need to worry about the PS3 bud… Just saying that’s all.
    I love the way people make a big fuss about b/c almost like your gaming seasion cant survive without it, keep your damn PS3 if that’s the case.

    Not rocket science really is it.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dragon246

    @KAP
    +1

    The reason why Sony consoles have such long legs.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. TF_PtMaster

    Actually is good to know Sony is supporting PS3, but is also true Sony could win big if they launched a PS4 version.

    Like it or hate it, Gran Turismo is a game that sells systems.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Stephany Nunneley

    @1 Of course you did, however we stick to embargoes around here.

    @all Since it was rebuilt, I am just theorizing here, it may be announced for PS4 at gamescom or E3 because they said at the event they will more to announced on the game then.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. silverstorm

    Really not acceptable that they say 1200 cars when about 80 % of those does not even have a proper fucking cockpit view. And i hope it’s better than it’s disappointing predecessor.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Moonwalker1982

    Am i the only one who finds this reveal a bit….mild? If thats the right word? I don’t care about GT at all, but this is a big name, a big game, i’d expect the hype around it to be a lot bigger.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    CAN’T WAIT. I LOVE This.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. mkotechno

    I can’t wait to drive the 27 models of Mazda MX-3 of the 90′ again… Seat Leon MK1, nah, this is too european… Opel/Vauxhall Kadett GSI… nah, much better that Mitshubishi microcar nobody knows…

    Forza physics are worse but at least has a coherent car list.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. ps3fanboy

    you remember ms xbox1 how fast they dropped it?, this will happen with x360 too. its only ms that drop the ex console after new arrival… sony always support their lastgen 5 and more years after new arrival.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. SlayerGT

    More customization!? Praise the lords of GT! :D

    #18 2 years ago
  19. fihar

    The funny thing is, I fully expected GT6 to be simply a revamped, more polished version of GT5 with more cars and tracks.
    Kazunori being Kazunori, he announced that there’s going to be an all-new game engine and physics engine.
    I would be fine with simply more customizations, more online options, and better UI, but they’ve just completely blown away my expectations by actually giving us a new game.

    Of course, judging by the exorbitant amount of cars in the game, Standard cars will still be there. Let’s just hope Kazunori made the right choices this time.

    Sony is definitely going all-out with giving the PS3 a proper send-off aren’t they? This was a console that gave them a big financial loss at the beginning, and now they’re going head over heels in giving the PS3 a glorious twilight years before the PS4 joins the party.

    @15
    This was just a taster I believe, something to give the fans in conjunction with the 15th Anniversary.
    The E3 reveal will definitely be much bigger than this.

    @17
    You also won’t find exotic machines like the Red Bull X2010 and the Citroen by GT in Forza.
    This is what makes GT so eccentric. Like the amazing opening video for GT5, PD sees car as more than just things you drive around and race with. Forza is a great game, but unlike GT, it lacks soul.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. SlayerGT

    @20 My feelings exactly. My only concern now is the release. I seriously hope it makes it by Christmas.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. CyberMarco

    Let’s hope we’ll get a better variety of cars, not like 15 versions of Nissan Skyline and 10 of Mazda RX-7. I would like to see more European cars, especially Alfa Romeo.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Erthazus

    Don’t compare Forza POS to GT5.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. jmg24bad

    Hell yes, they listened to us. Customization got the improvement it needed. And even more cars

    #23 2 years ago
  24. silverstorm

    @23 Please shut up. Forza 4 is much better than Gran Turismo 5.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. CaptPierce

    @23
    For once, I actually agree with you. Never saw the appeal to Forza. The physics are AWFUL, the car list pretty much copy/pasted from GT5. Having that rewind featured made that already easy game a complete breeze if you used it.

    And people seem to forget they made a patch that lets you look in ALL 1,000+ car models in the game, premium and standard. Forza will never be better than Gran Turismo.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. CaptPierce

    We’ll probably get the GT6 Prologue in 2015, and the actual game in 2020. Excited either way.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. gomersoul

    so no vita version or ps4?! ‘m all for supporting ps3, but neglecting next gen?!

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Da Man

    Please refrain from comparisons of 1998 racing pseudo sim rehashes to Forza.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. sg1974

    New Gran Turismo. Same as the old Gran Turismo.

    And:

    “we’ll be cleaning it up”

    Sounds like it hasn’t been done yet. When is the last time PD hit a deadline? Ever?

    I’ll take Drive Club, thank you very much.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. monkeygourmet

    Theres no point in ragging on Forza.

    This gen it’s made so much ground on GT it’s unreal. Even for big fans, there was a lot of problems with GT5.

    Forza has been going from strength to strength. Especially from an online perspective, ultimatly, ‘Drive club’ on PS4 looks to be copying the design template Forza has set.

    Obviously GT has a huge fanbase who will buy the game anyway, as proved with GT5. Just go on any forum after launch and there are plenty of people pissed off with some of the design choices and AI in GT5.

    Im guessing GT6 will be a more accurte interpretation of how PD imagined GT5, the problem being it’s taken the whole space of a consoles life cycle to get there.

    The Forza teams only fuck up so far has been Forza Horizen IMO. That was starting to get a bit too Micro Transaction happy for me, and I hope that doesn’t repeat with Forza 5. Racing games are prime MT territory though, so I haven’t got high hopes in that respect.

    To me, the dev time for GT5 compared to the finished product was a bit of a joke. The PD team have no one ‘reeling them in’, although I bet they had a shit load of fun at track days doing ‘research’. Obviously if the finished project is a masterpiece, all is forgiven, but a crazy long dev cycle rarely works.

    By the time the product was released, Forza had already made up a lot of ground and was doing a lot of things better the GT.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. RocknRolla

    I do not need 1200 cars if 1000 of them will be stupiid low res looking standard cars like in GT 5 wich was very very annoying, if this is the case with GT 6 it is a deffinete no buy for me :(

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Belmont

    I agree that GT5 certainly had a very long development,but Splinter Cell conviction had almost the same time with around 5 years. That was a 10 hour cliche run of US national Security blah blah…
    Another point with GT is its actual success. 10 million copies is certainly big for a simulator racing game exclusive to PS3. AC3 has sold 12 million and it was on every major platform.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. CaptPierce

    @32
    They upped the res with a patch and made it so you can look inside of ALL the cars now though. :P

    #33 2 years ago

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    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]