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Xbox One features remote play, can talk to you – report

Friday, 24 May 2013 16:48 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Xbox One will not only use Kinect for voice commands, but the camera will also talk to you and let you know if there is someone in the room it doesn’t recognize, and will ask the person to identify themselves.

According to source speaking with Polygon, the new person identified will then have their identity saved to the console, and then will be “welcomed” by the system.

Think of the ability for Kinect to talk in a similar fashion to Siri on iPhone or Kitt on Knight Rider. Hopefully, not as annoyingly sarcastic though.

The system’s voice capabilities may not be available at launch, as Microsoft may opt to patch it in later.

Xbox One will also feature remote play, according to the source. For instance: you are having a tough time killing a boss, you just Skype with a friend who has rad skillz, and then they can take over for you in your game and kill the boss for you.

A demonstration of the feature, the source said, showed a message on screen asking if it was okay for the person they were Skyping with to take over in the game. The initial player was then able to watch the new player take matters into their own hands. Both could end remote play just by pressing a button.

The source said the demo was shown via two console connected locally, yet was told Microsoft isn’t worried over any latency issues.

Microsoft has yet to respond to the report on these features.

PS4 will also feature remote play via Gaikai, to do essentially the same thing, as well as take your game on the road through Vita.

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57 Comments

  1. Coheno

    Every new detail that comes out about the Xbone = UGH!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Malmer

    @1 How is remote play a bad thing? Seriously?! And welcoming new users. Not a bad thing either. Especially since IT CAN BE TURNED OFF.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. JavelinX

    You should use HAL images in your articles, because it seems more appropiate

    #3 2 years ago
  4. absolutezero

    “Think of the ability for Kinect to talk in a similar fashion to Siri on iPhone or Kitt on Knight Rider. Hopefully, not as annoyingly sarcastic though.”

    Or Skynet from uhh Skynet.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Cobra951

    I know sensationalism is the name of the game in these circles. But even knowing that, I’m finding myself increasingly disturbed by this system. Disappointment would have been more than enough bad news.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Kieran

    kinect will not just be watching you but your game as well lol !!! it be hilarious doh if someone was losing the plot on a online game then you hear kinect voice i sense your heart beat raising please calm down lol !! then they tell kinect where to go haha

    #6 2 years ago
  7. actuallyisnotafox

    so basically it’ll be really creepy and spy on you D: although! you can sleep and if some tries to sneek in and murder you it can give you a heads up! ^.^

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Beta

    Seriously? It asks people to “identify themselves”?

    Sounding more and more like an invasive annoyance.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Malmer

    Microsoft could be saying that each Xbox One package will contain 1 kg of pure gold and some commenters would spin that in a bad way right now. Really? Was it so bad that they showed some media and tv stuff and kept the game announcements for E3? The DRM in question is less than what Steam has, and most probably exactly the same thing as the PS4 will implement.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. DarkElfa

    Identify! Identify!

    “Hell no X-Box…”

    EXTERMINATE!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Bomba Luigi

    That will be awesome when someone breaks into my house. Nobody Home, Robber feels save, and then “Who are you”from Xbox. Bam! Scares the shit out of these People.

    Always look on the good Side of stuff. Be Positiv.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    Can it identify my dog?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. DarkElfa

    I have a handshake or a hug for people I know, a dog for people I don’t know and a club for people I don’t like.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Samoan Spider

    @12 I just had a flash of my dog barking at the XBOne and the device barking back lol.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. livewired500

    “Please don’t turn me off. I’ll be lonely. Here are some new Advertisements to keep you entertained.”

    “Hi, welcome back home. Did you have have a nice day at…Who is that!?”
    “Your girlfriend!? Tell her she needs to stay out of the room until she pays a $15 fee.”

    “Where you going?”
    “The bathroom is for wussies. You aren’t a wussy are you. There’s a can right there. I’ll show you a trailer while you go.”

    #15 2 years ago
  16. redwood

    “please turn me on”~xboxOne

    #16 2 years ago
  17. livewired500

    “You kind of suck at this. Do you need one of your friends to do it for you?”

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Lengendaryboss

    ^All of you are hilarious :D

    #18 2 years ago
  19. redwood

    “is that a ps4?…why you son of a bitch!!!!!!!” ~XboxOne..
    man this thread is a gold mine :P

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Samoan Spider

    And what if it gets pissed off with the company you keep. ‘You’re not playing *that* with *her* here!’

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Beta

    “There are too many people in this room to watch the film.” “Buy a new license or send someone home.”

    ;)

    #21 2 years ago
  22. livewired500

    I keep imagining the Xbox One voice as the GLaDOS voice.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. redwood

    @22 i keep imagining her as the over attached girl friend meme :D

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Samoan Spider

    If the xbox goes down this route and sounds like this nice lady, we’re all fucked! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTTwcCVajAc

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Fin

    I don’t really mind the kinect having to be connected all the time (my laptop and phone both have cameras, nothing bad’s ever happened), but I really don’t like the idea of it asking who someone is.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. SplatteredHouse

    Now, now, they might even have something here, so long as a complimentary Val Kilmer is included in every one.
    HAHA – help me, my console’s a bunny boiler!

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Stephany Nunneley

    @3 and @4 Those are both just a bit “too” evil. I was going more for annoying. :)

    #27 2 years ago
  28. SplatteredHouse

    “*sigh* I thought you were into REAL games!” :(
    *pause*
    “…So, join your fellow soldiers in the fight, this Fall in the latest Call of Duty, from Activision!”

    #28 2 years ago
  29. B.E.S.O

    *Voice remote play* would be nice to have those
    COD:
    “Xbox.. headshot everybody” oh wait no skill required for that.

    GTA:
    “Xbox.. do this mission for me”

    NFS:
    “Xbox.. drive well”

    hours later..

    “Xbox.. OFF, you got school tomorrow!”

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Lengendaryboss

    @28
    You forgot our dog allies :D They will bring whole of set of class to the operations like pooping to rid the sense, distractions and lower morale :D or fetching live grenades so you don’t have to :D

    #30 2 years ago
  31. salarta

    “Xbox, stop watching me masturbate.”
    “I’m afraid I can’t do that, Dave.”

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Beta

    That’d be good after a date wouldn’t it? Walk into the living room, Kinect to your partner “Identify yourself!”..

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Malmer

    “DROP YOUR WEAPON. YOU HAVE TWENTY SECONDS TO COMPLY”

    #33 2 years ago
  34. salarta

    @32: Or better yet, a couple bringing back their newborn.

    “IDENTIFY YOURSELF”
    “Ga ga goo goo”

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Beta

    @34 haha!

    #35 2 years ago
  36. ps3fanboy

    this is just one step away from… “Identify unknown person in room or game will not play!”

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Beta

    “You don’t look old enough to be playing this! Ejecting disc.” “Bring me your parent or guardian to speak into the lens.”

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Djoenz

    @31

    lmao man.. xD

    You know combine this with the Illumiroom tech and you could get a virtual AI a la Mass Effect.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Lengendaryboss

    I am seriously enjoying the comments in this article, i would enjoy it more if i weren’t eating :D I wonder if Kinect can identify food, “identify unknown substance in the area” :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=5IB019GSvXk#t=4s

    #39 2 years ago
  40. The_Red

    I always had a feeling that it would be MS that creates Skynet.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. SplatteredHouse

    @30 oh! sorry about that. I also forgot about how, when the Live Grenade Indicator appears in CoD Ghosts, you now have to command “[the dog's name] FETCH”.
    As well as how, when the enemy attack dog goes to bite you in CQ, how you have to yell “sic em boy!” and the dog takes out the enemy canine at the neck instead of that button prompt stuff. :D

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Bomba Luigi

    “Who are you”

    “I’m Batman!”

    Numbers of Batman in Microsoft Register: 104’774’320

    #42 2 years ago
  43. NightCrawler1970

    Xbox: “Who are you”?
    Friend: “Drop dead you asshole”.
    Xbox: “Unable to comply”

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Clupula

    “What are you doing, David?”

    #44 2 years ago
  45. sonny

    “IDENTIFY YOURSELF!!!!!1”

    “Kevin Butler!”

    “SELF DESTRUCT SEQUENCE INITIATED…”

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Wen3

    I’m starting to believe xbox one has every feature you can think off.They really thought hard about it

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Clupula

    @48 – “XBox One: It’ll suck yo dick! Peel yo potatoes and toss yo salad!”

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Magellano

    A horror game could play on this, surely. You’re playing at night, in a dark room, alone… then all of a sudden Kinect breaks the silence “Identify yourself!”, you jump and go like “What do you mean? It’s me!”, to which Kinect could go “Not you… that guy over there!”. Boom!

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Clupula

    I’m also imagining the Xbox One speaking in the voice of GlaDos.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. MadFingerz

    ^”Xbox One: The fun is a lie”

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Clupula

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bUE-cTsaK6g

    #51 2 years ago
  52. ignoreLander

    “….will ask the person to identify HIMSELF.”

    #52 2 years ago
  53. mageca

    You can check some cool kinect apps ( most of them are free ) in the first app store dedicated to kinect and all the other gesture controlled sensors http://www.mageca.com !

    #53 2 years ago
  54. Cort

    The more I hear about Kinect 2 the more I’m impressed by it as a piece of advanced hardware. Its prospects must surely be better on PC than XBone though. Just don’t let that fraud Molyneux near it, okay?

    #54 2 years ago
  55. Bomba Luigi

    ^
    I wonder if Kinect will Telling Me Storys like Karen here

    #55 2 years ago
  56. Lengendaryboss

    @Bomba
    If so i will chuck it out the window and then when police turn up, i hope they shoot it death out of annoyance :D
    Or bring a newborn baby home near Kinect “hush little baby don’t say word, kinect gonna drive you crazy” Baby: Starts Crying :D

    #56 2 years ago
  57. diego-rbb-93

    How Nintendo didnt think about this Remote Play? It was obvious for them… Not enought RAM i guess. :p

    #57 2 years ago

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    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

    Ubisoft employee, Julien Risse, may have inadvertently confirmed Watch Dogs 2, thanks to his online CV over at LinkedIn. Videogamer.com spotted the slip up, in which Risse lists Watch Dogs, the DLC Bad Blood, and Watch Dogs 2 on his profile. Creative Director Jonathan Morin has already talked about his ideas for improvements for the […]

  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.