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Killzone: Shadow Fall tech slideshow appears, mentions unnanounced IP

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 08:27 GMT By Dave Cook

Killzone: Shadow Fall was unveiled at Sony’s PS4 reveal event earlier this year, and it looked quite tasty from a tech perspective. But what you didn’t see were the slides that went along with the game’s presentation. The documents have emerged online and are full of technical data on the game, and make mention of another IP in the works at Guerrilla Games.

The slideshow can be found on the developer’s official site, and spools off a wide range of technical jargon and numbers that no doubt mean a lot to the technically-minded gamer.

Here’s a new video presentation of the tech in action – thanks GamesHQMedia:

The presentation also praises how easy the PS4 is to code for, and for how fast the console’s GPU is, although the slides to admit that he team had ‘fights’ with the system’s thread scheduler.

Here’s confirmation of Guerrilla’s new IP:

Let us know what you make of the data below.

Thanks MP1st.

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46 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    and it is still in 30 FPS and looks like a current gen game with PC stuff like 1080p but sloppy AA, filters and ok textures opposed to awful.

    So next gen is going to look the same but this time in 1080p. Great.

    Right now, you can play Metro: The Last Light in 2560×1440 resolution (or 1080p) with Direct X11 high end tesselation and the best lightning and textures to date with SSAO and high end texture filtering up to 16x oh and yeah. 60 frames per second or even more if your rig can do it.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. redwood

    i was gonna say.. “in before erth” but … oh well.. i ‘ll keep trying

    #2 2 years ago
  3. monkeygourmet

    @2

    You can never stop the ERTH QUAKE!!! :D

    But saying that…

    I thought 1080p and 60fps was a given next gen…

    If MS manage that, Sony have ‘lost’ already on all the Digital Foundary stuff. In fact, i don’t see why MS would not just target that, then all multiplats would play better on the 720.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    “In before Erth” there would be an army Playstation fans so oh well. They are here.

    @3, Actually 60 fps is not a given. It’s not a given even for a PC for MOST of the players.

    but I hoped at least for 1-2 year of 30+ fps. Because Sony says that it’s next gen console is next gen. If it is, why it’s not playing games in it’s first years for 60 fps?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. redwood

    but we shall endure!

    #5 2 years ago
  6. JackThomas

    That tech demo is stunning, bring on the PS4.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. JackThomas

    @1 Agreed, should have been 60 FPS for next-gen at least.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. EdNorton

    I wonder what the new IP is. But still, Shadow Fall looks great judging by that demo.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    http://images.eurogamer.net/2013/articles//a/1/5/5/8/5/1/6/Killzone_006.png – I can’t see how this is stunning. Low res textures and shadows does not exist in this world and look at their faces. They are the same.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. JackThomas

    @9 – you’re basing it off one image?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. redwood

    @9 don’t buy it than :)

    #11 2 years ago
  12. tezzer1985

    I love how unsatisfied most gamers are, that’s the reason the industry isn’t looking to good.

    Whenever anything is announced, people talk shit about it, gaming culture has lost it’s spark in the way we use to champion games.

    Killzone is a series that has always been technically great, even the PSV version looks good…So let them make the game, it’s the first wave of next gen titles, lets hope the game turns out well, and they continue to develop games throughout the next gen, cause the games will only get better.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Christopher Jack

    They only used 1.5GB? How much do the devs have to work with, 6 or 7GB?

    @12, While self-entitled gamers, such as our good friend Erth here may be annoying but they’re hardly the reason the industry is struggling. Now we could debate the potential of each issue here but it’d derail this thread.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. monkeygourmet

    @13

    or do they…..?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    @13,
    giant open world with population like in Assassins Creed where each of the person has it’s own face and facial animation with physics all over the place.

    In reality our games has good graphics right now but in physics department games are still not that great.

    there was a first level in Crysis 3 that had realistic ROPE simulation that destroyed any PC on max with the high end videocard like GTX 680. Jut one little rope made all experience on ULTRA in 1080p almost unplayable.

    Physics baby and all your 8 gigs are going to hell.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Thebeakers

    this game looks beautiful.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. tezzer1985

    @13

    I agree with you. Guerrilla Games are one of the few developers, who I feel push hardware. So I can’t judge off a 10min demo, I have faith this game will be great on a technical level.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. DrDamn

    @MG
    “i don’t see why MS would not just target that, then all multiplats would play better on the 720.”

    They won’t target 60fps this coming gen for the same reasons they didn’t this time and the time before. If you target 30fps then your game can look prettier and do more things (physics, AI, not just graphically). Prettiness sells, but so do the other things. We aren’t at the point yet where there is enough power to do everything.

    The perfect example is BF vs. CoD on consoles. BF is about big environments, physics, vehicles, destruction, CoD is about tighter environments and less demands on the physics. CoD can target 60fps but BF doesn’t for those reasons. It’s a trade off and not always about prettier graphics.

    For certain types of game I think 60fps should be the target, but other games still benefit more from a 30fps target on current systems.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. JackThomas

    @13 – they didn’t use 1.5 GB.

    “Killzone Shadow Fall PS Meeting demo using 3GB of RAM for graphics is an eye-opener… and that’s with FXAA (no multi-sampling).” – https://twitter.com/digitalfoundry/status/334397605444468736

    “Killzone uses much more than 3GB of RAM. That’s just the graphics… at least another 1.6GB used elsewhere based on the presentation.” – https://twitter.com/digitalfoundry/status/334568103583285248

    #19 2 years ago
  20. JackThomas

    @15 – how about 32 GB :p That’s how much RAM I’m putting into my new PC build with a Titan. 32 GB overkill or will it allow me to play games very smoothly and what framerate could I achieve with that kind of power?

    #20 2 years ago
  21. DrDamn

    @20
    Your eyes will bleed with the frame rate achieved and you will have a 13% smoother experience, 4.341% more fun and 237% more smugness. (*) Figures are approximate YMMV.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. machy

    @20 that’s a stupid build unless u own 83-4K scream, even so 32GB of ram is just a wast of ur money the biggest game or software out there only req at max 6 GB so if got ur self 12 GB of ram that ‘d be overkill not overdammness like 32

    #22 2 years ago
  23. JackThomas

    @21 well how much in terms of framerate are we talking? I will never have lag and can play games to the absolute max?

    @22 I’m also getting it to do 3D editing in video, etc.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    @JackThomas, That’s too much money and it’s not worth spending so much.
    I have currently 16 Gb Of Ram and that’s already overkill.

    For Titan and 32 Gb Of Ram memory money better to buy PS4 and decent Rig that will run every game on max in next gen. Lol

    titan videocard is freakin powerfull but it’s overrated. 7x series of geforce will have more power this christmas anyway.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. kadu

    Dear VG247,

    Please give us ignore button when you update the site. This would make reading comments under news sooo much better.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @DrDamn – Indeed but the 60fps COD continuously outsells the much prettier 30FPS Battlefield which kind of suggests that publishers and devs are barking up the wrong tree.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. DrDamn

    @TTGoA
    I wouldn’t say BF is much prettier on consoles at least. The trade off is for the scope of environments, destruction, physics, vehicles – nothing to do with prettiness. It’s a different sort of game. It has to come down to 30fps on consoles to be the sort of game it wants to be.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Rockin a Jack D

    If you want 60+fps gaming across all titles then get a PC!

    Consoles only offer a baseline experience, on the PC the game is the best it can be.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Joe Musashi

    @3 “I thought 1080p and 60fps was a given next gen…”

    It’s been argued at length that we’ve already got a next-gen system available and it’s been around for a number of months. If that next-gen system isn’t a ‘given’ at delivering 1080p and 60fps then that should be what is setting your next-gen expectations.

    @29 If you want 60+fps gaming across all titles then get a PC!

    I like my PC gaming a great deal. But if frame-rate is your criteria for good gaming then you’ve been missing out on many great games.

    JM

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Rockin a Jack D

    @30

    I don’t ilke Sony or MS IP. So in that regard i’m missing nothing.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Deacon

    @31 – pretty extreme to say you like NO Sony or MS IP. If that’s honestly the case, what the hell games did you play as a youth? OR… perhaps you’re still a wee nipper?

    #31 2 years ago
  32. monkeygourmet

    @DrDamn & Topic

    I’ve heard what you are saying from a lot of people and understand what your getting at.

    Locked 30fps would be okay(ish), but it would have to include a TON of graphical improvements to warrent it and especially no screen tear.

    I fear if they are only aiming for 30fps, it won’t be long before Digital Foundary don’t start showing games that are ‘next gen’, but where they have pushed the graphical abilities a little too much and we start to see sub 30fps games… Again…

    I mean, Crysis 3 on the 360 / PS3 amoungst many other games were getting to be almost unplayable in places. Jerking, tearing etc…

    I feel if they had opted for 1080p & 60fps (totally possible on relativly modest spec if you ask me), then we would definatly see at LEAST locked 30fps, but with many games also supporting 60fps.

    30fps on some games, especially FPS, is starting to look very ‘last gen’.

    It’s not like MS and Sony have the advantage of TEH HD graffix over SD this time. These consoles are so long in the tooth, we’ve all seen what a 2 year old PC is capable of and PC gaming has exploded since the launch of PS3 / 360, and we’ve all had HD film content for years now.

    I just don’t think the jump is big enough after seeing things like ‘Last of Us’ running on PS3. Getting 1080p over 720p is such a tiny jump IMO, especially if these ‘next gen’ consoles have to last 8 years or so.

    Im really hoping MS can pull me back in, otherwise it’s all aboard the PC train! :)

    #32 2 years ago
  33. DrDamn

    @MG
    But how do you aim hardware at a particular frame rate and resolution? You can’t. Because the trade off is still always available. A platform holder can try and mandate it, but is one hardware manufacturer going to do that when the other doesn’t? What would be interesting is if the output of the game is just bound graphically and not by AI, physics etc, then games to give people the option to scale things back and hit 60fps instead. It’s not going to be possible in all games, but some it should be. With more standard hardware is this more feasible this time round?

    I disagree on the jump. We are going from 720p (upscaled from below that in many cases) to 1080p. That’s a pretty substantial difference in clarity. Particularly this time where a lot of the people upgrading will already have TV’s which can display and exploit that.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. monkeygourmet

    @34

    I fear your being hopeful! ;)

    Especially with this title in particular… It’s going to be almost completly linear and they have a ton of experience squeezing the PS3 for all it’s worth…

    This should be the perfect oppertunity to throw effects, 60fps & 1080p into the mix, especially if the archietecture is so similar to a PC. It makes me feel like the dev kits kept changing while they were in production.

    Saying that, I would still like to see a ‘jungle’ level! :)

    #34 2 years ago
  35. DrDamn

    @35
    “It’s going to be almost completly linear”

    That in a game would help support being able to chose 30fps with pretties or 60fps with smoothness. However from what they’ve said game design is going more down the more free-form approach to levels rather than a strict corridor shooter. Don’t judge it just by the demo we’ve seen. Well not yet anyway. :)

    #35 2 years ago
  36. jmg24bad

    Erthazus does not ever know what he is talking about. I have been on this site for years without saying anything but damn dude.

    He posts and boasts about his rig (if he cares about GAMING at all, he wouldn’t need to) all the time like someone cares.

    Every game without good looking graphics (top end PC graphics) is automatically bad.

    He doesnt understand that people dont care about ROPE physics lol

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Lengendaryboss

    Awesome, i also looked on the Killzone Twitter Page and they said its early days before the New IP is revealed. Killzone Mercenary plus Shadow Fall look good the former is on my day 1 list.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. monkeygourmet

    @36

    See!

    That was a perfect example of to-ing and fro-ing and decent discussion!

    No homophobic insults and we both tolerated each others different opinions!

    We should be the poster child for the new look ‘VG247′! ;)

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Deacon

    ::applause::

    #39 2 years ago
  40. DrDamn

    /bow :)

    #40 2 years ago
  41. mxmassef

    Well killzone is propably just a test before they make the real next gen games :) (maybe)

    #41 2 years ago
  42. TF_PtMaster

    @36 i follow VG247 for 4 or 5 years, almost everyday, and this year was the one i created my account and i must say, i will probably not stay here must longer, because i read comments from 4 or 5 people that screw this website all day.

    I know how difficult is to manage this particularly project, but VG247 please star moderating the comments.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Rockin a Jack D

    @32

    Nah, Uncharted was Tomb Raider with a cock, Killzone & Resistance are mediocre piss-poor shooters, Wipeout is a poor-mans F-Zero, Heavy Rain is a shite french film stuffed with QTE’s, Gears of War is a meatheaded shooter aimed at teens and Halo is one of the most overrated IP’s in history.

    As i said, i’m missing nothing on Sony/MS platforms…

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Da Man

    Replaying Library in CE is more fun than anything in Killzone series..

    #44 2 years ago
  45. BrahManDude

    I just want to take cover in multiplayer then i am fine with 30 fps Killzone 2 & 3 were the same i think so it don’t matter

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Juice_Man101

    @44
    Name me 10 pc exclusives that aren’t mmos or indie that are worth playing.

    #46 2 years ago

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    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    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 […]