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Resident Evil 7 not appearing at E3 says source close to Capcom

Friday, 31 May 2013 17:41 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

It looks as though Resident Evil 7 may not make an E3 appearance after all, reports Geimaku.

Earlier this month, a promotional poster “claiming” to be for Resident Evil 7 and sporting a “The War Ends Now” tagline, was purportedly “leaked” onto the net.

Whether fake or not, and we are leaning on the former, a source close to Capcom states a RE7 is not on the cards for the LA Convention Center next month.

Capcom has previously stated that it will be monitoring reaction to Resident Evil: Revelations on consoles and PC before it makes a decision on where the series will head in the future.

Thanks, makta112.

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17 Comments

  1. xxJPRACERxx

    Just forget that franchise and start something new.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. salarta

    “Resident Evil 7 will not appear at E3, so watch for it at E3!”

    I’m pretty sure a different commenter around here at one point linked to evidence that the picture above was really a fanmade mock-up. The picture’s even appeared on GameFAQs as far back as February.

    Anyway, I’m hoping RE7 stars Jill and Claire, and NOBODY from RE6 aside from maybe Sherry shows up in it. If Jill and Claire couldn’t be in RE6 despite it being promoted as this big reunion, with Ada even calling it a “Raccoon City reunion” with Claire nowhere in sight, then everyone in RE6 shouldn’t be in RE7.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. SameeR_Fisher

    Okay good, now give me Dino Crisis Reboot and I will be happy, make it something like RE Remake, so it would be Dino Crisis Remake, WOW.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Richenbaum

    @2 that I can agree on. it should definitely be Claire’s turn at bat again.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Rosseu

    I hope they don’t make a 7. I recently bought the 3DS port Resident Evil: Backtracking, and it was annoying as fuck. Jill was very hot but it was still annoying and shitty. That game received positive feedback?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. salarta

    @5: First, if you’re saying you bought the 3DS version of Revelations… Revelations was initially released on 3DS last year, not ported to it from other mediums. The 3DS version was the original, everything else it’s been released on make up the ports.

    Second, it depends on what you’re focusing on. Revelations was very much like the original game when it comes to approach and layout, so I guess if having the game set in a mostly self-contained environment is a problem, then that’s your thing. There’s also fair reason to complain about the controls a little bit, because the controls did make some parts unnecessarily difficult, but it was still quite playable, moreso than other recent RE games. The things that get it so much positive feedback are actually bringing the survival and the horror back to what was supposed to be a survival horror title, making it enjoyably tense and atmospheric.

    The third and final thing is that it has to be admitted, some of the positive reception could be a result of comparison. Revelations is better than RE6, so praising Revelations further reinforces that it’s the direction Capcom should take with the franchise.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Clupula

    Claire should be able to live her life in peace. She found her brother. Her mission is over. She can stick with the office job she said she wanted after Degeneration.

    Personally, I’d have the next Resident Evil have two totally new protagonists and be a smaller story taking place in the established universe of the game.

    Maybe a young couple stuck in a single building or small town when a sample of the C virus is unleashed by some random terrorist group. There’s no need for war zones or globe trotting. Or even the BSAA to be involved, except in mention. Maybe have a cameo by Jill and Chris at the end of the game or something. But keep it small in scale and keep it within one smaller setting.

    Personally, I would have loved to have seen RE6′s Leon campaign to have been the length of all of RE6 and kept within Tall Oaks.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Rosseu

    It’s the PS3 version. Yes it was like the original game but just for the first 3 episodes, the rest was RE5 all over with the game throwing 10 to 15 enemies at me in very narrow spaces. So the survival part is: I have to save my ammo for a lot of enemies, or try my luck and dodge which does not always work and knife them.

    I don’t know what direction you’re talking about but if they can make an RE that is as creepy as the first few chapters in Revelations, and keep it that way for the rest of the game and not resort to cheap bombardment of enemies every few minutes then that’d be great.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. salarta

    @7: More accurately, the office job that the people currently in charge of the Resident Evil series decided she should have, which makes for a convenient excuse to keep her out of future games. And even then, the “office job” they gave her could STILL be worked around for her to star in future games. It’s pure and simple bullshit for Claire to be left out of this stuff, yet Leon comes back over and over.

    If the series gets rebooted without Jill and Claire as main stars (either together or separately) in a main numbered entry, I’m never buying another Resident Evil game. Simple as that. Before RE6, they could have rebooted the franchise or continued it with two brand new characters while leaving the others in the past. Now, it’s too late. They basically gave a slap in the face to two out of four of the most important characters in the whole franchise, and that needs to be made up for.

    You’re going to claim it doesn’t need to be made up for, and if you approach that as purely opinion, then we simply disagree, but I remain resolute that dicking Jill and Claire out of the most important supposed anniversary game for no legitimate reason when the whole world was suffering through a major pandemic means it needs to be made up for. I’m not going to settle for anything less than the two of them getting to star in another main entry. THEN, after that, I’m fine with the franchise moving on or restarting. But not before.

    @8: Thanks for clarifying on what system you got it for. Knowing that is also helpful to know because different versions play differently. And I completely agree with you that the first few episodes were better than the remainder, though I will say that the whole game was so, so much better than RE4 and RE5 were to me (I never played RE6, never will). And I say that having thought very well of RE4, and having felt RE5 was okay. Revelations is the only game of the franchise in the past decade to make me eager to keep playing.

    But, as you said, the controls could use improvement, and I think some of it could be that it was ported over from 3DS. Dodging was annoyingly difficult in many cases. I was never successful with knifing enemies. It takes WAY too long to be able to line up a shot, and the agonizing time it takes to make that work was what made the final boss fight “hard,” not actual difficulty. And I never liked the rush of enemies, ESPECIALLY with the comms officer fight. It didn’t make the fight seem challenging, it only pissed me off.

    I think it did a lot of great things though. I think dodging could be good if it’s fine-tuned. I like the whole idea of scanning for things, and using the scanner to see laser fields. I like the return of puzzles, as simple as they were here. I hated the comic relief team, and I thought Jessica was too hyper-sexualized, but I liked all the rest… even Rachel, who was hyper-sexualized as well, but what little we saw of her personality-wise was interesting to me. There was a certain amount of real horror to her, a glimpse into the terrible sensation of what it’s like for a virus to change you and make you suffer while doing its thing. I would’ve liked to see more of that, and I hope future Resident Evil games take advantage of that.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. zinc

    Gosh, some people take games far too seriously o_0

    Personally I think Capcom should reboot the franchise. Have a young Claire get shipwrecked on an island… Full of pirate zombies… Only a bow to defend herself…

    Surefire hit.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. salarta

    @10: Only works for sales if she’s terrified of even the tiniest threat.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Clupula

    @9 – Well, I’m sure Capcom would be terribly worried about losing your one sale.

    “Yeah, we took the franchise back to its horror roots and we’ve outsold Resident Evil 6, but…sorry, Salarta didn’t buy a copy, so we’re a failure.”

    I think that’s why Tomb Raider is considered one by Squeenix. Sure, they sold 3.4 million copies, but their real goal was 3,400,001 copy and your one sale is what threw them off.

    They should totally say, “Screw story continuity, screw Claire wanting to no longer have to deal with zombies and endless abominations! Salarta wants her to have to suffer because he’s having a hissy fit that she wasn’t in RE6.” Personally, as a writer, if I were forced to bring her back for an RE7, I’d kill her off, just for the emotional punch it would bring. Kill her off right in front of Chris…and then have Chris die at the end of the game too, so the franchise can only continue with Jill, Leon, Sherry, Jake, and Ada.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Clupula

    @9 – Also, as someone who hasn’t had a chance to play Revelations, thanks, once again for the spoiler. Of course, Capcom themselves kinda spoiled it by showing the particular skin of what happens to the character you mentioned, but still, thanks for reminding me of a spoiler I had managed to forget about.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Clupula

    @10 – No, she gets no weapon, except a giant purple Saints Row dildo. And is naked, the entire game. And can only fight the zombies by choreographed danced numbers, with leering camera angles.

    “Shake your butt to ward off the zombies!”

    Now, better with Kinnect.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Mjorh

    @14LOL!

    I hope they’ve sort of catched on what a mess RE6 was n try to make a real RE experience, i remain skeptical though !

    #15 2 years ago
  16. salarta

    @12: Yes, that is precisely what I was saying, that companies only care about my personal purchase! You have the absolutely correct interpretation of my statement and most definitely are not just exaggerating the shit out of things to make my approach to these issues look dumber than it is! In fact, you’re so right, I bet Squeenix is going to call me up personally any day now to head the next Tomb Raider game.

    I’m one person, but I stand by what I care about, and I say what I stand by. That’s all anyone can really do short of making billions of dollars, starting a company and buying the IP. I’m one person, but I’m not the only person. Mocking my willingness to be vocal about such things isn’t going to change that, particularly since I’ve seen what happens when you’re silent about what you care about and its worth to you.

    Saying “screw story continuity” to mock my caring about respecting the past is laughable because that’s what they’ve been doing for years now, especially in games like Umbrella Chronicles where they change parts of old games to suit their whims. No, it’s not screwing story continuity in ANY way for Claire, as part of TerraSave, to be in a camp helping to oversee aid efforts over an outbreak when one occurs and she’s once again caught in the middle of one. That is just one of MANY potential scenarios for her to return, the only limitation to whether or not they happen is if you have something personally against the character or her continuing to be worth a shit to the franchise like she should.

    And yeah, sure. Kill off Claire. You do that. And enjoy your little step in killing off the franchise in the process. There’s a reason all the characters that have died in RE4-6 plus the films were brand new characters, with the exception of Wesker, and even his having been killed off is a big thorny issue. Besides, why kill off Chris and Claire? Why single them out? Is it… because you have something against them personally? What makes them more worthy of being killed off than any of the other characters? Why wouldn’t Leon get killed off after going on so many missions, as you would expect in a real life situation that chances of continuing to live drop with each mission you go on at such high risk levels? Why wouldn’t Ada Wong get killed off, with all the dirty secrets she’s been involved in and the companies she’s tied to undoubtedly wanting to get rid of the risk she poses of their secrets getting out?

    I don’t want any of the main characters to get killed off because it’s completely unnecessary. Even though I abhor Ada Wong for being put on a pedestal in RE6 while Jill and Claire were needlessly left out of the game, I still don’t think she should be excised from the franchise. Each character brings something to the table, and instead of being asshats and obsessing over their fanboy favorites of Chris, Leon and Ada, Capcom should be using ALL of their characters. The only reason I “obsess” over Jill and Claire is because Capcom basically went out of their way to dick them over in RE5, Degeneration and RE6, first by making them look like complete failures in need of the men around them to save them and make them better (RE5, Degeneration), then by refusing to acknowledge their worth to the history of the franchise (RE6). Revelations was a step in the right direction, even though they just “had” to force Chris into it. I’d do the EXACT same thing if the shoe was on the other foot, and Jill and Claire were plastered in everything while Chris and Leon got dicked out of fair depiction and representation relative to their history and worth to the series.

    Jill and Claire back as leads in a main numbered entry, and Rebecca, Barry and Carlos should all return as well. More characters exist than the “sainted” Chris, Leon and Ada, it’s time for Capcom to acknowledge it. They’re not writing Shakespeare, they’re writing B-movie grade material. There’s no excuse.

    @13: I’d be concerned about the “spoiler” I said there if it wasn’t for Capcom spoiling it themselves constantly in their marketing of the game. I knew that “spoiler” before I even played the game or looked up information online about it. There are other real spoilers I could have said.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. theslavicsociopath666

    In Resident Evil 7, I’m just hoping for a more horror-type gameplay. In Resident Evil 7, I would like to see Helena as a main character, single player. I enjoyed her with Leon’s campaign in RE6, so it would be great to see her back. One thing that I don’t think Capcom should do is make multiple storylines. Keep it like RE4, and just have a main story. Maybe Helena’s mission is to extract new information on the c-virus, and while there, a whole plot unfolds. (Not sure of the story, I’m not a creative writer.) She fights evil bosses, and even her mutated sister, Debra, could come back (as a new deformed species, just to change it up).

    #17 2 years ago

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    Fahrenheit will reportedly not work for you if you have special characters in your Steam name. Fahrenheit, or Indigo Prophecy as it is sometimes known, has been re-released on iOS, Linux, Mac and PC thanks to Aspyr Media. It’s not much of an upgrade, but it is pretty cheap and a great way to experience […]

  • Bloodborne PS4 bundle pops up on Amazon Spain

    Bloodborne should definitely get its own PS4 bundle. It just makes sense. A Bloodborne PS4 bundle has popped up online, although there’s been no official announcement form Sony. Amazon Spain listed the pack, which includes a 500GB console and goes for €440. In other words it’s very similar to existing game bundles and doesn’t include […]

  • Ermac joins Mortal Kombat X cast

    Mortal Kombat X will see the return of the red-clad ninja with origins in myth and glitches. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Twitch stream made good on NetherRealm’s promise of a new roster reveal. As a few of you guessed from the teasers, the latest character to be announced is Ermac, another of the ninjas. Like […]

  • Badland: Game of the Year Edition coming this spring to multiple platforms

    Frogmind Games has announced it will be bringing its action-adventure game Badland to multiple platforms this spring with Badland: Game of the Year Edition. Initially released in 2013 on tablets, the game is a mix of physics-based gameplay with varying level designs and power-up featuring cloning, growing and slowing down time. Badland is set in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront concept art shows Endor, map details teased

    With Star Wars Battlefront set for holiday 2015, it’s high time we were told something about the FPS. Today, a slight bit of information was released on the game, along with a piece of concept art. Finally. While we wait until spring for the first look at the game, we’ll have to be sated with […]

  • You can now catch Emboar and Serperior in Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

    Two new Pokemon are now available for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire through the official Pokemon website’s special event. You can pick up the fire, fighting type Pokemon Emboar from January 28 – November 30, per IGN, using the special code POKEMON500. Enter it into the Mystery Gift section from the main game menu to […]

  • Fight demons, save the world in The Awakened Fate Ultimatum this March

    A new set of videos for The Awakened Fate Ultimatum have been released by NIS America, showing off the roguelike RPG coming to PlayStation 3. In the game, player will guide a high school student named Shin Kamikaze as he comes to term with being a god. After having a dream featuring a girl talking […]

  • You can now pick up Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition on PC, tablets

    Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition is now available on PC as well as Android and iOS tablets. The fifteen year-old title has been revamped in full HD and includes the seven original campaign scenarios and 48 skirmish maps. Local multiplayer mode, a map editor and a Steam lobby are also included.

  • 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s Make Arma Not War contest announced

    The 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s €500,000 Make Arma Not War contest have been announced, after the firm combed through over 250 entries. Finalists chosen in the single-player category were chosen by Arma 3 players, and the add-on and multipkayer entries were selected by Bohemia Interactive. Winners for the next round will be evaluated by […]

  • Here’s a new batch of gruesome Killing Floor 2 screenshots

    Tripwire Interactive has released a new batch of screenshots for Killing Floor 2. The screens show various weapons as well as a variety of Zeds ready to tear you to shreds. Killing Floor 2 is slated for release this year on PC and PlayStation 4. It will also be made available for SteamOS.

  • Hatred is now available for pre-order, new video released

    Hatred is now available for pre-order through the game’s official website. There are two editions to choose from: Digital version with the official game soundtrack for €16.66; or the Digital version with the game soundtrack and a T-shirt for €36.66. The second edition is limited to 1,485 units. Hatred, which was handed an AO rating […]

  • This The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D TV spot is sort of creepy

    With The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D arriving on the first Friday the 13th of the year, it’s only fitting Nintendo would release a slightly creepy TV spot for it. The game’s concept is rather dark, and while it the commercial isn’t too creeptastic, for as short as it is the message is conveyed […]

  • GTA 5 “documentary” chronicles the life of a Tennis Pro

    Here’s another user created video featuring footage from GTA 5, but this one is a documentary instead of crazy stunts, mayhem and face-plants. Created by Bombastic Gamer Films, the documentary delves into the life of Tennis Pro Andreas Schmovakovic, who is both the “greatest player in the world, and the worst.” It’s rather good honestly. […]

  • World of Tanks Xbox 360 updated with console exclusive Pacific Island map, JapaneseChi-Nu Kai tank

    World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition has been updated with a new and exclusive console-only map called “Pacific Island”, which also comes with a Japanese tank. Players will be able to wreck havoc in their very own Japanese Chi-Nu Kai tank, which ca be picked up through the in-game store for Tier 5. It tank […]

  • Here’s the first trailer for OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood

    Roll 7 has released the first trailer for OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood. Gameplay in the second outing will include ramps, jumps and hills, allowing for plenty of air and split level routes. It comes with a deeper combo system with Manuals, Reverts, Revert Manuals and Grind Switching. The ‘Tricktionary’ has also been updated with new […]

  • Learn all about the single-player mode in this Evolve video

    A video showing off the single-player portion of Evolve has been released by 2K and Turtle Rock. All content in the game can be played in either online multiplayer or offline in single-player. The video below contains two matches of Defend mode played from both the Monster and Hunter perspective. AI obviously takes on the […]

  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U update comes with 15 extra stages

    An update for Super Smash Bros. Wii U has been released, and it comes with 15 new stages for the 8-player mode. The update, version 1.0.2., is 316MB in size and the stages are split with nine normal stages and six Omega stages. Here’s the list: Regular stages Animal Crossing – Smashville Animal Crossing – […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update includes Metroid Prime Trilogy, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. demo

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with the Metroid Prime Trilogy, Shadow of the Ninja on Virtual Console and a demo for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Here’s your update: Metroid Prime: Trilogy – Wii U Rock ’N Racing Off Road – Wii U Frenchy Bird – Wii U Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – […]

  • Battlefield Hardline open beta takes place next week on all systems

    Details and dates for the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta were announced by EA and Visceral Games today. From February 3-8, the beta will be available to all players worldwide on Origin for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You’ll notice that the dates coincide with the Microsoft slip up earlier in […]

  • Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief headline February PS Plus offerings

    Sony has announced your free PlayStation Plus games for the month of February. Come February 3 in North America and February 4 in Europe, Plus members on both side of the pond will be gifted with the following: Transistor (PS4) Apotheon (PS4) Yakuza 4 (PS3) Thief (PS3) Rogue Legacy (PS Vita|PS4|PS3) Kick & Fennick (PS […]

  • Life is Strange launch trailer and final dev diary released

    With the first episode of Life is Strange releasing tomorrow, Dontnod Entertainment has released the last developer diary for the title as well as the launch trailer. Titled Creating Arcadia Bay, the video provides more information on the licensed soundtrack as well as the voice actors behind Max and Chloe. It also touches upon how […]

  • LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers out this year

    LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers have been announced by Warner Bros., the former was outed by Toys R Us and then teased at the end of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, if you recall. LEGO Jurassic World encompasses all four Jurassic Park films and will be made available in June for 3DS, PC, […]

  • Pokemon, Super Smash Bros. top Nintendo’s million units sales list for Q3

    Nintendo has posted a list of titles which have sold millions of units as part of its quarter three earnings release. Global unit sales of 3DS titles for the nine months ending December 31, 2014: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 9.35 million (life-to-date, same) Super Smash Bros.: 6.19 million (life-to-date, same) Tomodachi Life: 2.11 […]

  • How to take a screenshot on Xbox One: a lesson in frustration

    Trying to do just one simple thing seems to have 360 steps with Microsoft – why is the Xbox One’s functionality such a car crash? “The Xbox One’s definition of usability is in fact the exact opposite – this is a console designed to make life inconvenient for its players unless they sign up for […]

  • Game of Thrones’ Westeros is being made in Minecraft by 125 people

    WesterosCraft, the project dedicated to creating the entirety of Game of Thrones’ Westros has resurfaced. There are more than a few ambitious Minecraft projects, but hardly any as impressive as WesterosCraft. We first came across it all the way back in January 2013, but it looks much better now. “I would say the world is […]

  • Dying Light exploit gives you unlimited money and items

    Dying Light has been out for just over a day and an infinite money and item exploit is already out there. A simple exploit has been discovered in Dying Light that lets you duplicate weapons, all of which you can sell for profit. Win/ win. YouTuber PowerPyx lays out the steps in the handy video […]

  • Sunset Overdrive concept art is as jovial as the game itself

    Sunset Overdrive is a colourful game which is partly due to its concept art. The concept art featured below is created by Vaughan Ling, one of the concept artsists who worked on Sunset Overdrive. Anyone who’s played the game will immediately recognise the locations, weapons, character designs and general atmosphere of the game through these. […]

  • Get an extended look at the PS4 version of Project CARS

    The PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS has been shown in 1080p 60fps. The video below is captured by racing game enthusiasts Team VVV from a preview build. You can see different racing disciplines being demonstrated here, on different circuits. The game’s impressive visuals get even better when the weather gets worse.

  • Battle Pod is the Star Wars arcade game you’ve waited your whole life for

    Star Wars: Battle Pod is an arcade game that lets you replay the battles of the original trilogy, and features an incredible cockpit. If you’ve never played a game at an arcade before, Star Wars: Battle Pod will definitely be the one to change your mind. It’s an arcade cabinet out of a classic Star […]

  • CoD Exo Zombies: how to unlock the Ride of the Valkyries Easter egg

    To no one’s surprise, Exo Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Easter eggs. The first Exo Zombies Easter egg, of surely many more to come, has been discovered. It’s a musical one that involves Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. How you unlock it is not as convoluted as you might […]

  • Dying Light is sub-1080p on Xbox One, full 1080p on PS4 – report

    Early analysis of Dying Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has revealed a few technical details about both ports. Digital Foundry has produced some analysis of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Dying Light based on some early testing. Both versions manage a solid 30 frames-per-second, only dipping below that in […]

  • Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC free to all EA Access members

    EA is offering Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion free to anyone with an active EA Access subscription. Anyone with an active subscription to EA Access can download the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 starting January 29 and through February 28, free of charge. All you need to do is find it on the […]

  • The Witcher 3 is getting optimised, but no visual downgrade

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is in the final stages of development and developer CD Projekt RED is making sure optimisation work doesn’t impact the game’s visuals. The Witcher 3 art producer, Michal Stec, spoke to Eternity in an interview and was asked whether the team will downgrade the visuals to get better performance. “No. […]

  • Can’t download Dying Light on PS4? Here’s a fix

    If you’ve bought Dying Light on PS4 and you’re having trouble downloading it, you’re not alone. Here’s how to beat the bug. Techland’s Dying Light is stumbling out of the blocks a little this week, with many PS4 users experiencing problems with their full-game downloads. A bug’s to blame. Your console thinks you’ve already installed […]

  • What The Witcher 3 owes to Skyrim – and how it surpasses it

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt owes more than a nod to Bethesda’s Skyrim. I went to see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and had a great time. I went in a fan of the books but not very experienced with the first two games. I came out with The Witcher 3 top of my gaming […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

    Dragon’s Dogma Online looks pretty rad – an undesirable quality in a game unlikely to come west, from our perspective. The first Dragon’s Dogma trailer was released this afternoon; admire its beauty below. The free to play online RPG was announced for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4 overnight, but Capcom doesn’t intend to bring it […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X map about five times the size of last game’s

    Xenoblade Chronicles X is not a small game. This week’s Famitsu has a feature on Xenoblade Chronicles X giving some details on Monolith Soft’s next RPG and first Wii U game. According to Siliconera‘s translation of reports on the feature, the game’s map is about five times the size of that in Xenoblade Chronicles. The […]

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

    Take on Mars, the space sim from Bohemia Interactive will soon be reader for wider consumption. According to a new Take on Mars development roadmap, the sim will go into beta at the start of April, with full release expected in June. The project is currently available via Steam early Access, but between now and […]

  • Can you guess the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal from this fatality audio clip?

    Mortal Kombat X will have at least one very liquid-sounding fatality. NetherRealm is revealing Mortal Kombat X’s cats one character at a time, and has promised a new reveal during a community Twitch stream tomorrow. It also provided the following teaser video – it’s audio only, and apparently taken from a fatality sequence. What’s your […]

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers – PewDiePie, others weigh-in

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets, and some prominent YouTubers aren’t pleased with the company. Update “What Nintendo are missing out on completely is the free exposure and publicity that they get from YouTube,” wrote Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) on his […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

    Can’t sign into Xbox Live? Microsoft is on the case. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users report being unable to sign in to Xbox Live. Microsoft is already aware of and working on the problem. “Our team is hard at work right now trying to get this resolved. Thank you for staying patient while we […]

  • Make money from your non-Valve mods with Steam Workshop

    Valve has opened the money-making side of Steam Workshop to third-party titles, giving enterprising modders more ways to make money. Steam now hosts curated Workshops for Dungeon Defenders: Eternity and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, the first non-Valve games to support the scheme. What that means is that community members can create, vote on and eventually even […]

  • Check out DmC: Devil May Cry’s new manual lock-on

    DmC: Devil may Cry developer Ninja Theory has released a video showing off the new, controversial lock-on mode. The new manual lock-on is causing quite a stir, although its reception is probably better than the white-wigged Dante who makes fans even more upset than the original makeover. “The primary purpose of this video is to […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

    Dragon Quest Heroes is yet another Omega Force take on an existing property – like Hyrule Warriors or the One Piece games. And it looks pretty sweet. We haven’t heard much from Dragon Quest Heroes here in the west because it hasn’t been confirmed for release outside Japan. This isn’t terribly surprising as we still […]

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

    Square Enix is doing something pretty mysterious right now. The Final Fantasy publisher is teasing something called Project Code Z. The project, which Square Enix is tweeting about in Japanese, English and German, is due for reveal at Tokaigi 2015 on Saturday. It’s a PS4 game, but that’s all we know. There’s a website you […]

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

    Tetris fans have a new western champion. Tetris is one of those gaming obsessions that goes much deeper than you might expect. For example, did you know that some versions of the game assess your performance and over you the chance to become a “grand master”? Turns out that’s a thing, and according to Polygon […]

  • Ken Levine’s next game teased as “sci-fi-ish” small, open-world RPG

    A series of tweets from BioShock creator Ken Levine has shed a sliver of light upon his next project. According to Levine he and his team are considering something a bit sci-fi and contemplating first-person mode. The team is developing the game for PC with a large in scope, expandable, systems-based narrative where more can […]

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

    Shelter 2 casts players in the role of a lynx, which makes for quite a different experience to the badger of the first game. The first Shelter game had you evading predators, but in the second, you becomes one yourself. That doesn’t mean there are no dangers to face, of course. Judging by the trailer […]

  • Why King of Fighters 13 isn’t coming back to Evo

    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]