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Nintendo Direct E3: Super Mario 3D out in December

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 14:11 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Nintendo held an E3-centric Nintendo Direct presentation today where the firm announced the new Smash Bros, showed off the new 3D Mario, and revealed a new look for Bayonetta.

You can watch the presentation again below.

During the presentation, which was pre-recorded in Nintendo’s Kyoto headquarters, president Satoru Iwata provided updates regarding upcomg Wii U games such as the aforementioned,along with the Mario Kart, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and the new Monolith Soft game, “X”.

Nintendo has opened up a website for its E3 coverage, where the feed will show games trailers, interviews, and more E3 festivities from the show floor.

Games, games, games

The E3 presentation kicked off with Pokemon X&Y, with a new Poké being shown. It is a fairy-type and works well against dragons and called Sylveon. It is the first new Pokémon type to be introduced in a Pokémon video game in over a decade. The game is set to launch on October 12 worldwide. on 3DS.

Super Mario 3D World was also detailed, and along with new power-ups , such as the ability to turn into a cat which can climb walls.

The game, developed by the same team that created Super Mario 3D Land for Nintendo 3DS and the Super Mario Galaxy games for Wii, lets up to four players play as Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad. Each character has his or her own unique characteristics, and people can play cooperatively or competitively.

The new cat transformation allows players to scratch enemies and even scamper up the flagpole. Clear warp pipes add some new puzzle elements to gameplay. The game is scheduled to launch this December on Wii U.

Mario Kart 8 for Wii U has anti gravity mechanics, according to another video shown. You can fly through the sky, race under water, or ride motorcycles. Iwata said the game will have the “best collection” of online multiplayer modes. Elements from previous Mario Kart games have made their return, these include gliders and and the aforementioned motorbikes. The game will support online multiplayer and will have deep integration with Miiverse. The game is scheduled to launch in spring of 2014.

The new 3DS The Legend of Zelda game now has a name: it’s called The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. A trailer is below. This game takes place after the events of and in the same world as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Link can now become a drawing to move along walls. This opens up ways to explore and puzzle elements that give Link access to locations he could not otherwise reach. The game is scheduled to launch this holiday season.

Wii Party U was also shown along with its various mini games. Iwata said the game was originally slated for summer, but the development team needs more time with it. It will now be released in October.

Wii Fit U has also been delayed into December, after being slated for summer. The team needs more time to develop and polish the game, said Iwata.

Art Academy for Wii U will be out this summer. This was announced last month, but the reminder was nice.

Two montage videos were shown: one was for third-party titles coming to Wii U and 3DS, and the other for indie games releasing on the eShop.

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker runs 1030p, according to Iwata, and he said shaders were added to “help with visual expression.” The game was shown in a lovely video, and Iwata said it runs in 1080p. Some game adjustments have been made, which he said would be detailed later, but in the original game, Tingle Tuner was included and is back for Wii U – but is different this time out.

Instead of using the device in conjunction with Game Boy Advance and GameCube via a Link Cable as in the original, this time, the in-game device will link the game with MiiVerse. This time out it is a Tingle Bottle, which uses the Wii U GamePad controller to post comments about the game to Miiverse.

Comments from players wash up on the shores of beaches in the game. Players also have the option to sail faster than they did in the original version. The game is scheduled to launch this October.

Platinum’s The Wonderful 101 was shown, and Iwata explained its game mechanics a bit. Players can use the GamePad touch screen to drag your troops around on the map to various locations. Players take on the role of Wonder-Red, leader of a group of superheroes which are overpowered by invaders from space. Combined, the superheros can become a fist or blade and unleash attacks on their enemy.

It will launch August 23 in Europe and September 15 in the US. More information on the game will be coming through a Nintendo Direct dedicated to the game, after E3.

With Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, the camera angles have been changed to show players dynamic scenes providing more gamplay experiences. The first Wii U installment in the franchise is in the works at Retro Studios and Dixie Kong joins the adventure. Simultaneous two player co-op was confirmed, and players can choose between Donkey Kong or Dixie Kong. The game will be released on Wii U in November.

Two videos were shown of Bayonetta 2. One was a typical trailer, and the other showed in-game footage. Our favorite witch has a new outfit and her hair has been cut – each having to do with her new abilities. Bayonetta 2 will launch in 2014 and more information on the game will be coming out of E3, according to Iwata.

X“, the seamless open-world game in the works at Monolith Soft. The game was teased a while back for Wii U and while a trailer was shown giving yo a glimpse of the world and fight mechanics; there still isn’t much known about it. Players can ride human-shaped robots at certain points in the game, or use the robots to battle enemies in the sky. The game is scheduled to launch in 2014. We hope to hear more on it soon.

Finally, the new Super Smash Bros. game was shown off. Characters shown in the trailer ranged from Harvest Moon to Nintendogs, and there were familiar faces in there such as Link, Mario, and the announcement of Mega Man, which excited plenty of people. Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS in 2014.

Trailers galore:

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35 Comments

  1. Froseidon

    My body is Reggie.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. mistermogul

    @1 – lol! Unlucky you!

    #2 2 years ago
  3. KAP

    What are Nintendo thinking, having a presser at 7am… Oh come on Nintendo! ffs

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Froseidon

    @3 – Its a Nintendo Direct, not a proper conference I think.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. DogmanSP

    I have to head off to work just as this starts. It’s gonna be a long~ day…

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Mus42

    @3 Maybe Nintendo doesn’t care much for its US Wii U customers, seeing as they don’t exactly have many at this point?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Gnosis

    Meh, gonna miss that one too…sucks.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Tr0n

    http://e3.nintendo.com/

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Bomba Luigi

    Now I really wanna hear what the Heck Retro Studios is Doing. Its about Time.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. backup

    here is list of games
    mario galaxy F
    mario galaxy u
    mario galaxy c
    mario galaxy K
    Pokemon XXX
    Pokemon YYY
    Pokemon ZZZ
    conference is over

    #10 2 years ago
  11. ps3fanboy

    this is gonna be another blow to microsofts xbone :D

    #11 2 years ago
  12. salarta

    @10: You forgot the tons of Wii U brand titles like Wii U Yodeling and Wii U Swimming.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. mistermogul

    @9 – I really hope Retro’s working on another Metroid Prime but somehow doubt they are…

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Bomba Luigi

    @13: When I remember right, Retro Studios said after Prime3 its the Last one they are doing.

    I myself really hope for a brand new IP.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. absolutezero

    The end up of Prime three set up the next possible game in the series. That was thrown out the window with Other M however so the Metroid series is in pretty bad shape.

    I have no idea what Nintendo are going to do with it because its been all over the place in terms of genre and style and quality.

    Metroid is my favourite Nintendo franchise and it hurts.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Armitage Shanks

    All aboard!!!

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Bomba Luigi

    The Fuck? No word about Retro Studios?

    Or are they doing Mario Kart or Donkey Kong again?

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Fin

    @17

    Donkey Kong.

    Nintendo are fucked, they’ve no marquee title for Q4.

    Games are just [insert Nintendo IP here] HD.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. OlderGamer

    Pretty poor show really.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Clupula

    That was actually…I almost feel bad for saying anything bad about it. It’s like watching a child set up a lemonade stand between two giant supermarkets, in an attempt to compete with them.

    I mean, he was all, “We have shaders! Look, we have different camera angles!” You know, things that we’ve seen for the last eight years. And then making an announcement that Bayonetta got a haircut. I want to just pat Iwata on the head and silently nod, just to not hurt his feelings.

    Anyway, Nintendo had no big surprises nor anything exciting, outside of the two games I already was interested in (Bayonetta 2 and the Monolith RPG, which, at first, I started to wonder if it was Xenogears/Saga related, which would have been a big coup for Nintendo).

    I will say, as much as I didn’t care about Megaman being in Smash Brothers, I’d certainly like to see a side-scrolling Megaman game in the style of his background.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. CyberMarco

    Other than the new Smash Bros, which looked like a more polished version of SSM Brawl, every thing else is a bit of the same but in 1080p. Let’s see what Platinum, Sega and Monolith will deliver.

    A 6/10 for me.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Digital Bamboo

    “Coming in 2014″

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Clupula

    @21 – Your score is very generous. I’d give this a 3/10. Microsoft’s was a 6/10.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. CyberMarco

    @23 Probably, but only because I’m interested in Bayonetta and waiting for a great Metroid to make a BOOM on the system, if not it would be even less for sue…

    As much as I try to like Nintendo’s approach I’m left baffled with their decisions…

    *Edit

    5/10 is enough!

    #24 2 years ago
  25. polygem

    some nice games but just not enough unfortunately. mk and mario3d looked great but at the same time they looked too samey. smash bros, cool but again…they really need much bigger guns.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. OlderGamer

    I would give ‘em a 7/10

    Really lackluster. But DK looked good. 101 looked good. As did Sonic, Windwaker HD, Smash Bro, Mario 3D, hell most of it looked good. But nothing grabbed me, nothing impressed me, and nothing made me excited about getting my hands on it. Not bad games, but not games I can’t wait to own.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. manamana

    Wow, now that was a bummer. No really, what is Nintendo up to? They presented their console two years ago!

    #27 2 years ago
  28. monkeygourmet

    @23

    You already said they would have to do the impossible to raise even a tiny quiver in your pants.

    This was pretty ‘meh’ overall…

    Apart from the Mario stuff, it was all games that had been announced or, as people have said xyz game in HD…

    Sony def killed it this year, Wii U second just because the Xbone is such a joke. :)

    I was hoping for:

    Fatal Frame U
    Metriod U
    Pilotwings
    F Zero U
    Starfox U
    Zombi U2 (Bono edition)

    I hated the fact it was just stuff we had already seen… I mean, what the fuck have they been working on?! Everything looked rushed as hell and not of the quality I would expect, especially for a company using cheaper tech with a years head start…

    Poor show, especially when they needed to bring the thunder.

    Def getting PS4 on launch, PC and obviously keep the Wii U for X, which looked to be one of the best things shown at E3 so far…

    Unfortunatly, Nintendo needed to show about 5 games of that quality.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Digital Bamboo

    I feel like Nintendo took the advice that “the Wii U just needs more games like the 3DS” a bit too literally. The U is not a 3DS for the living room. They did look fun though.

    EDIT: Speaking of 3DS, now that the videos are up, the 3DS games look fantastic.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. DrDamn

    Far too much of that is 2014. Mario needed to be a proper WiiU 3D Mario not a sequel to a 3DS game. Very disappointing. :(

    #30 2 years ago
  31. mistermogul

    Games looked cool but for the love of god, I wish they would be a bit more adventurous with what they develop. They are playing it way too safe…

    Having said that there was some stuff there I’ll get (Bayonetta 2, Wonderful 101, Zelda, Xenoblade?) so I will now stop complaining and go pre-order my PS4 instead!

    #31 2 years ago
  32. mistermogul

    Of course we have all forgotten here the Wii U’s biggest announcement in that the console will fully allow people the ability to trade in their used games!

    Not only that but the Wii U also does not require an internet connection every 24 hours or spy at you through a hidden camera!

    ;)

    #32 2 years ago
  33. fearmonkey

    I want to play Super Mario 3d World, it is exactly the kind of game I was hoping for. if it would have been a launch title, I would own a Wii-u. I just pre-ordered a PS4 though, and so I guess Ill wait for a price drop and awhile before I get one.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Fin

    Thought the near-total absence of INNOVATIVE WII U CONTROLS/ER was telling.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. aseddon130

    same sh*t over and over every year without fail, people give Acti and EA for dishing out the same stuff over and over every year but Nintendo get a pass, why?? They basically do the SAME GAME over and over and now they have the excuse of a HD remake now at their grasp.

    #35 2 years ago

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]