Ubisoft E3 presser: The Crew, The Division hitting next-gen

Monday, 10 June 2013 22:09 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Ubisoft kicked off its E3 press conference this evening by announcing Rocksmith 2014 Edition. But there was more: Tom Clancy’s The Division, The Crew, South Park, Rabbids coming to TV and more, Hit up the break for a full report.

Watch the conference again below.

Games you knew about already

Splinter Cell: Blacklist was discussed and shown, with Ubisoft calling it the “biggest” game in the series. The trailer, which is posted below, showed mainly gadgets and tracking. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is out on PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 in August; the franchise will continue on next-generation consoles when the hardware lands on shelves.

Rayman Legends was also shown at the conference, and the new video was rather nice as you will see below. It will contain a variety of environments, boss encounters, traps and musical maps. The game comes with 120 levels and will be released on September 3 on PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. The PS Vita version will be releasing on August 29 in US and August 30 in the UK.

Two Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag videos where shown. Lovely as usual, showing loads of pirate fights on land and sea, and a bunch of unruly scalawags running around with our hero assassin.

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot has gone into closed beta. The free-to-play game tasks players with building castles, filling it with loot, and tasking creatures to protect it. Your friends can loot your castle, and may need to use different characters in order to get the job done. Sign up for the beta here.

South Park: The Stick of Truth is out during the holiday season – not necessarily this one though per Cartman. A new video of the game was shown at the conference, along with a special move called the “Nagasaki”. It’s a massive fart basically. Expect a lot of potty humor in the game when it finally releases.

Watch Dogs was shown. It was the leaked trailer from yesterday. NOt much else was said on the game that hasn’t already been said. Watch Dogs is coming to PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One November 22.

Next-gen: The Crew, Watch Dogs

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot took the stage to talk about about next-gen, specifically to announce The Crew -which has been rumored for ages – from Ubisoft Reflection Studios.

The Crew will be “the biggest game ever created” and features the “whole US”, and players will take over criminal organizations one city at a time – how you like, when you like – and it’s “very open”. The entire game is an online persistent world, with city-realistic maps, and can be played in co-op, multiplayer, and single-player – in all missions and races.

The game is a spiritual successor to Test Drive Unlimited 1 from the developers of that game, and the demo showed races in multiple environments and terrain – and you can go anywhere depending on the vehicle you are driving and it contains “thousands” of 20-second trials around the map to reward players for exploration.

Friends can jump into your game – no lobby needed. If you are having trouble with a mission, just ask and your friend can come in and help. The Crew will also have a companion app for car customization. More on that will be announced soon.

Just Dance 2014 will be out in October on “all platforms” according to MC Aisha Taylor, so all motion-control consoles. It was leaked yesterday. It is also coming to PS4 and Xbox One.

Rabbids Invasion was announced as an interactive TV show. It’s about to “launch very soon.” More interactive TV basically. Players, or those watching the game, will be able to use the game via Xbox One. You can play puzzles like “spot the chicken” – and kids can aim their finger at the Rabbid and toss eggs at them.

It is coming to Nickelodeon.

Alice in Chains’s Jerry Cantrell stepped on stage and started jamming to “Man in the Box.” He was introducing Rocksmith 2014 Edition, and he used voice commands for “Session Mode” in which the in-game band will react to the player. Specifics weren’t gone into on it, but there were demonstrations of using voice commands. This means it will contains some Kinect support. It’s out this October, for PS3, Xbox 360 and will be released on next-gen consoles as well.

Tom Clancy’s The Division from Ubisoft Massive was announced, and it’s the long-rumored Tom Clancy MMO – but it’s a next-gen, online, open-world RPG. Not an MMO as previously rumored.

It looks fantastic. It can also be played on tablets because one person was playing it on one. The game takes place after a pathogen is spread through cash on Black Friday in the US.

Within five days, society has collapsed and the Division has been called in to restore order and save humanity. The demo shown took place in Brooklyn, with the Division doing its best to reach a police station. Hit up the video below.

It’s in the works for Xbox One and PS4.

Trials Fusion was confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One from RedLynx. There is also a mobile title Trials Frontier in the works which will work in tangent with the console version. More on both games will be announced at a later date.

As usual, all the news happenings from the conference has been posted separately on the site. Trailers, screens and more information will be added when it hits our inbox.


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  1. Pytox

    Southpark game omg gonna be great :D

    #1 2 years ago
  2. TheBlackHole

    BG&E2 or GTFO.

    Acronyms, bitches.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    You tube is crapping out here and there so if the stream isn’t working for you or goes down try here:

    But don’t go there unless you HAVE to! :)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. CyberMarco

    Southpark oh please oh please oh please!

    It begins! :D

    #4 2 years ago
  5. CyberMarco

    Rocksmith :D :D :D

    \m/ \m/

    #5 2 years ago
  6. monkeygourmet

    Needs more dub step… NOT! :D

    #6 2 years ago
  7. CyberMarco

    Nice, Rocksmith 2014, as long as I don’t have to buy another crappy proprietary cable I’m fine!

    #7 2 years ago
  8. viralshag

    Anyone else getting a really crap connection?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. CyberMarco

    @8 Actually it’s better than EA’s.

    I’m watching it through GT.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Ireland Michael

    God, I can’t stand this woman.

    @8 Yeah, seems to be improving a bit now though.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. viralshag

    @9, Yeah GT gave me the best stretch of video but it just stops after a while. Was fine for EAs and MS.

    Hmm nope seem to be having no luck with this one. Might wait until after.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. CyberMarco

    Spam the F5! :P

    #12 2 years ago
  13. salarta

    I like this woman’s style. She’s amusing and playful.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. CyberMarco

    They should make an animated series of Rayman, it looks gorgeous!

    #14 2 years ago
  15. monkeygourmet

    That splinter cell trailer was confusing as hell…

    Maybe I’m getting too old, couldn’t tell what the fuck was going on?!

    #15 2 years ago
  16. monkeygourmet


    Defiantly, looks great! :)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. silverstorm

    @15 youre not alone bro.. why the fuck wouldn’t they just show a trailer with so much clutter on the screen? i didn’t know where to focus damnit.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Ireland Michael

    Hey, it’s Dungeon Keeper.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. CyberMarco

    ZOMG Southpark! :D

    #19 2 years ago
  20. viralshag

    Good video.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. monkeygourmet


    Yeah it was weird, it must have been for 12 year olds cranked up on Jesus juice! ;)

    #21 2 years ago
  22. CyberMarco

    I’m find it really hard to sympathize with the jokes of the hostess…

    #22 2 years ago
  23. AHA-Lambda

    christ was that it for South park FFS

    #23 2 years ago
  24. viralshag

    I love this presenter.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. CyberMarco

    The Crew, is it the answer to our demands of a new NFS underground? I hope so…

    #25 2 years ago
  26. salarta

    Haha, wow. Guillemot’s answer to the question of why he’s pushing so much for the latest round of consoles is such a thinly veiled way of covering up the real reason of “They have DRM restrictions for us to use at the expense of consumer wants and needs!”

    Which, of course, if the PS4 does things like the XBox One, I won’t be getting that console either.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. viralshag

    The Crew looks cool. Competition for NFS right there. All about online next gen, fo shizzle.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. monkeygourmet


    Exactly! Lol, he got a little boner right there on stage! :)

    #28 2 years ago
  29. monkeygourmet

    Crew actual gameplay looks wank… Next gen still loving the pre renders and bull shots unfortunately…

    #29 2 years ago
  30. CyberMarco


    Yeah, I hoped the graphics would be something really breathtaking, but they are just prettier than with what we are used with PS360. At least the customization is really cool!

    #30 2 years ago
  31. viralshag

    @25, Kinda looks like it to me. I’m liking the look of it so far.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. CyberMarco

    Watch_Dogs: NSA DLC incoming…

    #32 2 years ago
  33. monkeygourmet

    Yeah, gameplay looked fun actually. The pre render at the start wasn’t needed, I hate it when they do that, it’s Tekken 2 on PS1 all over again! ;)

    #33 2 years ago
  34. OlderGamer

    Killer presser from UBI.

    So far.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. monkeygourmet


    You only like it because the hostess is from ‘Archer’! ;)

    #35 2 years ago
  36. monkeygourmet

    I hate pre renders… Makes me realise we’re ‘not quite there’ graphically… ; /

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Edo

    Apart from the South Park it’s a fucking disaster so far…

    #37 2 years ago
  38. salarta


    #38 2 years ago
  39. manamana

    Since I’m not into South Park, I’ll go with the latter … Its friggin shite.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. CyberMarco

    I think Ubisoft dropped the ball this time around…

    #40 2 years ago
  41. daytripper

    EAs is a masterpiece compares to this, awful

    #41 2 years ago
  42. monkeygourmet


    Yep, too much cg and pre-renders…

    #42 2 years ago
  43. manamana

    What a shame CGI stuff …

    #43 2 years ago
  44. CyberMarco

    At least the dev’s names sound funny! :P

    #44 2 years ago
  45. monkeygourmet

    AC4 should be a new pirate franchise…

    They could have called it: ‘The Black Spot’…

    You play a pirate marked for death with the ‘black spot’, you have to find out who wants you dead… Just use the same engine and sailing and stuff, just not the shitty AC character or worn out timeline…

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Erthazus

    CGI….. Too much CGI in this E3.

    Ubisoft is the worst so far.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Digital Bamboo

    Gameplay s’il vous plait.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. manamana

    Holy cow – I agree with Erthazus! What a day.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. CyberMarco

    Milk the cash-cow really hard Ubi…

    #49 2 years ago
  50. daytripper

    You want to sell consoles and software yet show CG trailers? Yeah ok

    #50 2 years ago
  51. hunthunt

    what a bullshit

    #51 2 years ago
  52. OlderGamer

    I thought it was rather good. Something for everyone. As for CGI, I told you folks next gen visuals weren’t going to make your eyes bleed. They still look good tho.

    #52 2 years ago
  53. daytripper

    @52 Why not show gameplay instead of CG, that’s the point and a lot of games have been great today, mirrors edge and bf4

    #53 2 years ago
  54. daytripper

    Wow this looks good

    #54 2 years ago
  55. manamana

    Now this is what I call next-gen console gaming!

    #55 2 years ago
  56. viralshag

    They definitely redeemed themselves with The Division, that looked amazing.

    Does the PS4 have a Smartglass equivalent? I’m genuinely curious because some of this tablet play has looked awesome.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. daytripper

    That looked superb , great end to the show

    That’s what I want to see.

    #57 2 years ago
  58. CyberMarco

    The Division looked really rad, but I’ll wait till release. Ubisoft already mislead me with Far Cry 3, not this time around though…

    #58 2 years ago
  59. monkeygourmet

    That was very cool, that’s how I imagine a ‘next gen’ game to look! :)

    #59 2 years ago
  60. OlderGamer

    No idea, but CGI doesn’t bother me at this point. Most of these games are not coming out right away. If they were launching next week I would be more concerned. And there was gameplay.

    And yeah The Division looks next gen. One of the first games I can say does that. For console only that is. BF4 looked nice, but that was PC footage. The Division was clearly PS4.

    #60 2 years ago
  61. TheLastDodo

    Compared to last year, this has been pathetic from Ubisoft.

    - Splinter Cell trailer was pointless
    - CGI trailer for Watch_Dogs, why?
    - Brief trailer of South Park that showed nothing about the game, why?
    - CGI trailer for Rayman with like ten seconds of gameplay tagged on, why?
    - The Crew looked ok and it had gameplay (Fast And Furious The Game?)
    - Just Dance 2014
    - CGI trailer for Assassins Creed, bit of gameplay
    - New Trials flip yeah! Trials Fusion is coming to PlayStation, Trials on PlayStation finally woop (and Xbox/PC)
    - The Division looked ok,very similar to Watch_Dogs but in a world that’s gone to shit.

    One thing to note, no BG&E2, that was cruel to tease fans like they did yesterday.

    Definitely a step down from last year in my opinion, not sure if Trials and The Division saved it.

    #61 2 years ago
  62. MadFingerz

    Great visuals but let’s face it, it’s Ubi, there’s high chances the game won’t look nearly as good when it releases..

    #62 2 years ago
  63. Ireland Michael

    That definitely looks impressive. And those graphics… *drools*

    Hey, kudos to Ubisoft, they can’t be faulted for keeping the new IPs flowing, and all this stuff has the company’s usual visual flair. Definitely agreed that they went way too heavy on the CGI though. I’ll take gameplay over cutscenes any day of the week.

    #63 2 years ago
  64. Exicuren

    @56 Yes, Sony has a smartglass tech, but even wider because it has conectivity with android tablets, don’t know if it can be with smartphones

    #64 2 years ago
  65. daytripper

    Was hoping Ubi would of had something for the Wii U guys in terms of new ip but not to be. The Division saved their presser from being awful imo

    #65 2 years ago

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    Tickets to Dota 2 The International 2015 are now sold out, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The tickets went on sale in two phases starting March 27. Phase one sold out in six minutes, and phase two sold out in four minutes. Each round of sales offered the same quantity of General Admission tickets priced at […]

  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

    Just settling down to the Call of Duty Championship this weekend? Here’s a rundown of today’s matches and what else to expect over the next three days. The Call of Duty Championship is taking place in LA this weekend until Sunday, with 32 four-player teams battling it out for a prize pot of $1 million. […]

  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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