Killer is Dead videos show gameplay, how to woo the ladies

Friday, 7 June 2013 20:38 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Killer is Dead has quite a few gameplay videos available for you to gawp, showing everything from battles to how to woo the ladies. It’s not that hard, really. Battling it out that is. Check ‘em all out below. Grasshopper Manufacture’s latest arrives on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in August. Thanks, Gematsu.


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  1. JGMR

    Although I liked No More Heroes on the Wii, Killer7 on the Gamecube really was something else. Best of luck to them!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. polygem

    yeah killer 7 blew me away. that game, wind waker, eternal darkness and many more. the gamecube had some very good and memorable games and people still say it was a shit system :) i will never understand that.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. monkeygourmet


    It’s because a lot of people thought buying a PS2 made them ‘grown up’ and ‘cool’.

    The gamecube looked like a toy (a good thing), and dog forbid they be seen with a ‘toy’ console…

    But, having that stance you missed out on;

    F Zero
    Chibi Robo
    Fire Emblem
    Eternal Darkness
    Killer 7
    Donkey Kong jungle Beat


    #3 2 years ago
  4. Joe Musashi

    Besides it being a total straw-man argument (lets position one faction/platform against another because we’re ultrasensitive and, despite nobody so far making the claim, we’ll dispute it pre-emptively and list some games because listing games is proof!) , it’s using precisely the same “adult/child’s console” logic so passionately dismissed in so many other arguments – now, suddenly and mysteriously perfectly valid. I guess that logic is only valid when you happen to approve of the end result. How convenient!

    Also PS2 owners missed out on Killer 7? Are you sure about that?


    #4 2 years ago
  5. monkeygourmet


    Of course…

    Sorry, I forgot the main marketting push behind Playstation wasn’t to try and make gaming ‘cool’! Silly me…

    Pushing ‘Wipeout’ into Ministry of Sound clubs and pushing FMV in showreels over gameplay didn’t happen at all…

    Of course Killer 7 was released on PS2, but, like Resi 4; it will be always remembered as a Gamecube game.

    I don’t understand your reference to ‘other arguments’? Nintendo consoles are always percieved as childish, even though thats not true?

    You could have ignored my previous post if you didn’t agree. You have put yourself on the pedestsal, the perfect position for a nudge.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Joe Musashi

    Two posts and, completely unprompted by anyone, you’ve attempted to position this as a platform vs platform argument. Nobody else. Just you. You introduced that topic, and you are arguing for it and perpetuating it.

    You’re also providing misinformation and applying double-standards.

    As you say “Things never change”. Maybe they’d change if proliferate posters could curb their incessant desire to start unnecessary platform wars.


    #6 2 years ago
  7. monkeygourmet


    I love the fact that your inner Sony fanboy is showing. I like GAMES not consoles, but fanboys piss me off.

    The conversation started by talking about Killer 7 on the Gamecube, once again, you’ve decided to draw a line under after this.

    Someone (I can’t remember who?) was talking about the Gamecube looking too childish (especially the pad) the other day, which Poly commented on. He didn’t argue, just said he liked the design. Im aware alot of people thought this about the GC’s design especially as the PS2 was being pimped as the ‘adults’ choice with DVD et all.

    Nintendo didn’t make the ‘kiddie’ image, Sony just tried to pretend gaming was for big boys.

    All I was stating was good games you may have missed if you didn’t get a GC and still hold up ‘gameplay wise’ today.

    All you have done is be over sensitive. Like I said, you forgot to tuck your fanboy in.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Joe Musashi

    Look at comment 1 and 2. Now look at your first sentence in comment 3.

    Started by you. Unprompted by anyone else. Perpetuated by you.

    Spin spin spin as much as you like. Fire as many accusations as you like. You’re still making this a platform vs platform debate even though nobody else is. You appear to be unable to stop.


    #8 2 years ago
  9. manamana

    @4 you forgot about the no1 reason I bought it next to the playstation: Metroid ;-)

    And I still play some of those titles from time to time, it’s because of gameplay > graphics …

    #9 2 years ago
  10. polygem

    Joe, you aren´t even honest to yourself but still think you can judge others?. i can´t understand why you always want to play the forum teacher. it´s a weird obsession. your cock waving, smartass attitude is not helping out anyone.
    this place must not be perfect. smile.
    you behave like the pope. preaching morals but not acting by your own standards.
    i said i liked the gamecube, monkey said he believed many people did not like the gamecube because it looked like a toy. we had this discussion here. several times. people said that. it´s not a made up fantasy, so nothing wrong with posting this here. it´s not offensive, it´s a freaking discussion, with opinions, preferences and all that you know. i wont continue to let you draw a picture of me being a fanboy. i never was one. never. there was a time when i enjoyed sega the most, nintendo, i played 360 the most this gen and i am having a playstation revival atm. you wont tell me the truth is something else mr. joe.
    you know what your problem is: you think you are making the right conclusions…but you don´t. you assume a lot, too much really, you seem to ignore posting history too when you feel like it, while other times you back up your stuff when it suits you, yet you are complaining if others do the same. i think you just love yourself a bit too much and aren´t very sensitive. you fail at reading between the lines. you are missing humour too.
    what systems do you play on joe?

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Joe Musashi

    Sorry poly. Not in the mood for another tiresome tag-team between you and your chum. Your opening remark demonstrates that your mind is already made up so you don’t require any input from me.

    My earlier points still stand, but these attempts at distraction and deflection are cute. smile.


    #11 2 years ago
  12. sg1974

    Always amusing when trolls complain about trolls. Here, have a fiver – go buy yourself some self-awareness.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. polygem

    no problem joe. on the other hand, it´s not my problem if you start this over and over again. you shouldn´t complain if you get a reaction to it. if you feel like correcting people all the time and analysing every single word they are saying, expect them to react to it, especially because you are deciphering them completely wrong – at least that´s how i feel most of the time about you explaining me what i just said – or don´t even bother at all. starting it and then saying i don´t feel like discussing it now is kind of cheap. i am always ready for another round. i am also always ready for a shake hands. cute. naaah, rather annoying but smile indeed.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. polygem


    #14 2 years ago
  15. sg1974

    Yeah. That’s the same.

    Make it a tenner. You need more.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Lengendaryboss

    Hahaha :)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. monkeygourmet


    “It’s because a lot of people thought buying a PS2 made them ‘grown up’ and ‘cool’.”

    “It’s because a lot of people”

    “A lot”


    Not “all”…


    You have chosen to take this as an attack on ALL PS2 owners rather than the merits of the game cube.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. absolutezero

    People bought the Gamecube because its a Nintendo console and nothing else.

    People bought the PS2 because of implied cool and totally nothing to do with the PS1.

    No one bought the Xbox.

    OK I’m glad we cleared that up there.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. monkeygourmet


    What ‘tag team’? It’s not like Poly and I have ‘high fived’ each other in this thread.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. absolutezero

    I bet you’ve patted his ass though.

    pat pat pat

    #20 2 years ago
  21. monkeygourmet


    And what would be wrong with that?

    Homophobe detected!


    #21 2 years ago
  22. Clupula

    I think the only people who associate Killer 7 with being a Nintendo game are people who owned a Gamecube. I think most people probably saw it as a weird PS2 title. Same with Resident Evil 4. It’s only considered a Nintendo game by hardcore Nintendo fans. Most people just see it as another RE game.

    Now, the REmake, yes. People do consider that a Nintendo game because it was exclusive. Same with Twin Snakes.

    It’s sad that, in a thread with an article with absolutely zero to do with Nintendo, it had to become an NDF thread.

    That said, I will say that I came this close to buying a Gamecube for Killer 7, Viewtiful Joe, and Resident Evil 4. It was the first Nintendo system since the NES that had a lineup that somewhat appealed to me, I thought link was a better Soul Calibur II guest character than Spawn or Heihachi (in fact, I think the PS2 had the worst guest character there. I had really hoped they would have added someone not typically known from a fighting game) and they had this deal where there was Zelda collection disc that came with the system, so it had reached the amount of exclusives I require a system to have before I buy it, I started saving up. Two weeks before I was going to buy it, all three of those games were announced for PS2, so I no longer had any incentive to pick up the system, as it had lost a lot of exclusives (in fact, I actually assumed, at the time, that REmake would have made it over too, to be quite honest).

    It was a lot easier to just wait a year and get the better version of RE4 than to buy a new system whose controller I wasn’t particularly fond of in the first place (it always looked like someone had left Dreamcast controller and a N64 controller on a radiator with a bunch of crayons).

    #22 2 years ago
  23. absolutezero

    I have lots of patted ass friends I think you’ll find!!

    #23 2 years ago
  24. monkeygourmet



    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    Oh, what a amazing thread. Not. Same people trying to instigate…again.
    Ninty backed games (mainly) for kids, Sony went for an “adult” audience for marketing, their games show that. I feel sorry for anyone who tries to spin it, because both Ninty and Sony have acknowledged that, directly or indirectly.
    Btw, no shame in playing any games, we all were kids once.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. monkeygourmet


    It was part of this:

    Thats why I associate it with the Gamecube & Nintendo.

    It was a kind of ‘iconic moment’ for Capcom & Nintendo to be working together, especially after Resi Evil on the PS1.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. absolutezero

    The PS2 version of RE4 is the worst available, well apart from the PC port but at least I could shove some modded skins in that to make up for it being a piece of shit.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Clupula

    @31 – But it’s a moment that failed for both parties involved and Capcom went back to producing games for other systems. The initial idea was for Capcom to eventually be bought by Nintendo, if I remember correctly. But it didn’t work. The sales were too low and so they had to go back to where their bread was buttered.

    There’s a reason people think Christopher Columbus discovered America. It’s because the other Europeans who got here first didn’t stay and establish themselves. Sure, those games were on Gamecube first, but very few people remember that. I only remember it because they almost made me buy the system.

    I was actually tired of the Resident Evil franchise by the time RE4 came out, but a friend of mine let me play it on his Gamecube, along with Viewtiful Joe and Killer 7, so I started thinking, “Hey, they fixed Resident Evil! I should definitely look into the system.”

    But, as I said, there was no need. The games didn’t take hold on the Gamecube, so I was able to get them on the system I already had and that’s how they’ll be remembered now.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. zinc

    The *best* version of Resi 4 was on the wii…

    Only game worth playing on the wii too ;)

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Clupula

    @34 – No need for gimmicky aiming nonsense when there’s a perfectly good controller to aim with.

    @32 – The graphics, in the end, turned out to be a little bit less than the Gamecube version, but whatever. Didn’t care then. Don’t care now. It had the extra Ada stuff and that was what mattered.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. monkeygourmet


    I would argue it was a ‘teenage’ audience rather than an ‘adult’ one.

    Also, regardless of ‘marketing’, gameplay still remains the consistant truth.

    In the early days, alot of Sony titles were ‘smoke and mirrors’ (which sometimes, still holds true today).

    That does happen a bit with Ninty, but the gameplay is always a big (if not only) focus.

    Just look at how Luigi’s Mansion 2 was developed. Lots of the levels were ‘scrapped’ just because the gameplay wasn’t right:

    “Yeah… I think officially he said there was no true tea-table-flipping on this title. [laughs] But at one point he threw out all the bosses of the game and made us start over.” (LM2 Dev on Miyamoto)

    #31 2 years ago
  32. monkeygourmet


    Yeah, can’t argue with that.

    It’s subjective. A lot of friends and I just think of these as GC games; Resi 4, Killer 7, Viewtiful Jew etc…

    I guess it just dependant on which console you gamed on. Like people thinking ‘Panzer Dragoon’ is an Xbox game rather than a Saturn game.

    For some strange reason, I never owned a PS2.

    Had tons of access to the console and played most games, but plumped for the xbox and GC in the end.

    PS1 was a god tier console though, played the shit outta that..

    #32 2 years ago
  33. monkeygourmet


    too true, Wii version kicked ass!

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Dragon246

    Different tastes again I guess. I don’t like jumping,kicking for hours in a game, which is exactly what all mainline Mario games do. If you like it, I have no objections.

    Just like in Paper Mario 3ds, where they destroyed the paper thin story that existed in previous games, just for gameplay.
    Last of us(judging from reviews) vs. Any ninty game. The immersion is what I am looking for, not gameplay smokes and mirrors, which encompasses almost entire ninty output imo.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. monkeygourmet


    Agree on ‘Last of Us’, really looking forward to that.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Clupula

    @37 – The little Freudian slip you made with one of the titles makes me imagine a completely different game. I’ll let you figure out which one. ;)

    As for the PS2, I’d argue that it had the greatest software lineup in videogame history, with the PS1 and Genesis closely behind it.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. monkeygourmet



    You noticed! I was wondering if anyone would spot it! :D

    PS2 had easily the best line up, I would have to say SNES was on par or close, but easily over the Genesis! :)

    SNES came out hard, with;

    Super Ghouls & Ghosts
    Mario World
    F Zero
    Area 88
    Final Fight
    Super Tennis

    etc.. To be fair, Nintendo haven’t even come clost to the glory days of the SNES.

    Megadrive could shift sprites around easier though, I think Thunderforce series kicked ass!

    #37 2 years ago
  38. polygem

    08/06/13, 9:28 am
    yeah killer 7 blew me away. that game, wind waker, eternal darkness and many more. the gamecube had some very good and memorable games and people still say it was a shit system i will never understand that.”

    that was my original post. only positive things. no bashing in any direction. i just said i liked the gc, that i think it had awesome games and that i cannot understand why many people hated it. killer 7 is connected to the gc for me, it was first announced as an exclusive, i played it on the gc and i loved the game, simple as that. it was only made for ps2 as well because the gc didn´t sell as well as expected which just proves my point…and that´s me turning this into a nintendo thread? that makes me a ndf member again too?

    no way guys. no way.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. monkeygourmet


    He’s gone buddy!

    Off to get Francis! ;)

    #39 2 years ago
  40. polygem

    edit: i´m so sick of this.

    #40 2 years ago

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  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

    Sid Meier’s Starships will be released on iPad alongside Mac and PC, and to give you an idea on how it plays on the tablet, a new video has been released. Watch below as Pete Murray and lead producer Stuart Zissu show off the iPad version. The 4X space-strategy releases on March 12.

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

    Observer Mode will be released for Evolve as a free update for all platforms, 2K and Turtle Rock have announced. The community feature was designed to give Evolve players the ability to observe and add commentary as well as livestream, allowing a sixth user to “passively enter a custom game” with the ability to switch […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

    White Night is here, not long after it was revealed and with a mysterious launch trailer. White Night, the black-and-white survival horror set in 1930s Boston, has revealed its launch trailer. White Night is mix of old-school horror, exploration and puzzling solving in an eerie, noir setting. The game’s main mechanic is light. any object […]

  • Free-to-play is “a significant part” of PlayStation’s digital future

    Free-to-play games on PlayStation 4 have seen enough growth that Sony is now considering the model a major part of its future digital business. Sarah Thompson, senior account executive for PlayStation’s free-to-play business said at a GDC panel that Sony has witnessed impressive growth in the free-to-play sector. “We’re really looking at this as a […]

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

    Broken Age making of documentary Double Fine Adventure will be made available to all. When Double Fine turned to crowdfunding, changing the industry forever, it promised to give an unprecedented look behind the scenes with a professional documentary of the whole development process of Broken Age. That documentary was initially restricted to Kickstarter backers, but […]

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

    Gone Home won’t be made available to the console masses after all. Indie hit Gone Home was announced for console release almost exactly one year ago, and we’ve heard absolutely nothing since then. Turns out, that’s because it’s not happening: developer the Fullbright Company confirmed to Eurogamer that the ports have been cancelled. “Our publishing […]

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

    Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter. Ever wondered how Minecraft came to be a Microsoft property? It’s actually a pretty great story. Remember when Notch tweeted this? Anyone want to buy my share of Mojang so I can move on with my life? Getting hate for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again. Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around. 343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today […]

  • Nvidia unveils Shield, an Android 4K Smart TV set top box

    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]