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DayZ more likely on PS4 than Xbox One

Friday, 14 June 2013 01:46 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Both Microsoft and Sony have approached Bohemia Interactive about porting DayZ to new hardware, but creator Dean “Rocket” Hall is more in favour of the PlayStation 4 than Xbox One.

“We talked to both of them. But, as I’m sure you’re aware, Sony lets you self-publish and they don’t make you pay for updates,” Hall told Eurogamer.

“Microsoft requires you to have a publisher. They have no digital distribution strategy and they require you to pay $10,000, or whatever it is, for updates.”

Hall said that Bohemia likes Sony, and that he personally liked what he saw on the PlayStation 4.

“I like what I saw on the Xbox in a lot of cases as well,” he added. I’m not shitting on them. I’m kind of hopeful that Microsoft has just forgot to talk about its indie support. Maybe I’m being a bit naive.”

The architecture of both consoles mean Hall doesn’t see many barriers to getting DayZ running on either of them.

“It’s totally achievable. The only barriers are the ones console manufacturers put up in the way of indie devs,” he said.

“That’s the only barrier now. I’d love to see this on Xbox Live. I’d love to see it on PS4.”

A console port is probably inevitable but the DayZ team won’t start on it until the PC standalone release is finished.

Thanks, Massively.

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45 Comments

  1. MCTJim

    on either platform I have not had the desire to play indie games…go figure

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Tavarish

    @1 DayZ is hardly indie game when considering development talent, veterans, behind it.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. ps3fanboy

    smart move to get your game on the ps4, and not on the sinking flagship of microsoft called the xbone.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. psfanboy

    Great!! Hopefully it comes to my new Playstation!

    #4 2 years ago
  5. superjay779

    lol there’s like an army of PS fanboys. So I take it they never took you to the conference PS3fanboy.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    Why would you do that when you could use the infinite processing power of the clooooud on Xbox One, Dean? WHY?!

    #6 2 years ago
  7. superjay779

    @6 Did you read the article. He said he doesn’t want as many restrictions in place for indies.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Ireland Michael

    @7 I was being intentionally overdramatic at Microsoft’s expense..

    #8 2 years ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ aka trolling.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Ireland Michael

    @9 Because disliking Microsoft’s pompous bullshir is such an uncommon feeling around here right now…*rolls eyes*

    #10 2 years ago
  11. superjay779

    So it’s ok to troll as long as everyone is doing it.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. DarkElfa

    If everyone is doing it then it isn’t exactly trolling. Trolling is something intentionally done to try and pull someone into a heated discussion or start a fight of some sort.

    Trolls in general are best ignored and the word is more over used and miss-used than love.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. G1GAHURTZ

    Not “everyone” is doing it.

    Only the trolls…

    #13 2 years ago
  14. superjay779

    “If everyone is doing it then it isn’t exactly trolling. Trolling is something intentionally done to try and pull someone into a heated discussion or start a fight of some sort.”

    It’s still trolling it’s just that there is no one left to be drawn in to fight. I think the word troll id underused especially around here.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Ireland Michael

    Trolling is the act of saying something with the deliberate intent of getting a reaction out of people.

    I was simply making a sarcastic statement regarding the console’s ludicrously overblown capabilities, and a complete lack of any desire to work with Microsoft… a popular opinion amongst independent developers of late, it seems.

    The console is a joke, and the company making it is quickly becoming one. I intend to treat them as such. I have been platform neutral for 25 years, but Microsoft is the first company to ever give me reason to straight up not support a console.

    Apparently having an opinion and stating it constitutes as “trolling” now.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. superjay779

    “console’s ludicrously overblown capabilities”"The console is a joke, and the company making it is quickly becoming one.” Yes that is trolling but hey continue. I’m not gonna stop you and hey everyone else is doing it.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Ireland Michael

    @16 How is having an opinion trolling, exactly?

    It’s my opinion on an inanimate hunk of hardware. If my opinion of a piece of machinery causes an emotional reaction in someone else, well…

    #17 2 years ago
  18. superjay779

    @17 Yes I do get to emotional. I really wish I could turn it off lol.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. G1GAHURTZ

    Well there you go, it’s clearly trolling.

    We now know that such needless comments cause a negative, emotional response in people, so any continued attempt to repeat them in this or other articles, is obviously done knowing that people will react, and done expecting a negative response.

    Blatant trolling.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. The_Red

    @Ireland Michael

    Why do you waste your time explaining something to blind fans? It doesn’t matter what you say or what your opinion is. To them, anyone who doesn’t love Xbox One is a troll.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. sg1974

    Trolling? What, like starting this troll thread and adding two further comments intended to wind people up further and defend your trolling?

    http://www.vg247.com/forum/topic.php?id=14969

    You’re so funny G1ga. And full of shit. And to think Michael actually defended you in that string.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Ireland Michael

    @21 He did clearly post that only as a bit of fun…

    Having preferences is fine, but when people start judging others based on their hardware choices, its probably time to reign it in a bit…

    #22 2 years ago
  23. sg1974

    Yes will imagine what he would have said if someone had posted the same video and comment for his favourite console.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Beta

    In what world is criticising a company or console trolling?

    If you get insulted or emotional when somebody does this I think you need to take a step back from the computer. ;)

    #24 2 years ago
  25. mojo

    13: sais the troll.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Bloobat

    @22 While he may have done that as a bit of fun it’s still going to clearly provoke people who like the Playstation, the fact that he made no mention of the Xbox crashes is just sad. In fact I watched every conference bar Ubisoft’s and all three I saw experienced technical difficulties.

    If people can’t post something constructive then they shouldn’t post at all.

    @24 it’s ok to criticize a company/product but when you completely ignore the fact that there were technical difficulties on both sides (Ms’s lack of sound on more than one occasion) then it isn’t criticizm, just trolling.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Ireland Michael

    @26 Yeah, the start of that Battlefield segment was pretty much the definition of “awkward silence”.

    But man, Sony’s conference, and the entire audience chanting their name when they announced the lack of DRM… I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like it.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Bloobat

    @27 Yeah that was impressive, I was so happy when they announced that. I have never seen anything like that at E3.

    I’m not going to lie I prefer PlayStation and will definitely be getting a PS4, however that doesn’t stop me from criticizing Sony or praising Microsoft, for one although I thought the Sony conference was great I did miss the Last Guardian and a Naughty Dog announcement, the fact that Plus is now required, while not effecting me as I have been a member since day one, is disappointing for many I am sure and I know some of my friends will be more than a little annoyed.
    I also feel sorry for Microsoft in a way, although I thought their reveal was a pile of crap they did fulfill their promise of games, games, games at their E3 conference and while not all were my cup of tea they redeemed themselves to a certain extent. I also felt sorry for the Battlefield guy when shouts of ‘Xbox off’ and ‘Xbox Sucks’ started coming from the crowd when there was no audio, surprising considering the audience are supposed to be industry professionals…
    What I am trying to say is I think its fine for people to have allegiances as most people do, however when people are not willing to offer any criticism to their platform of choice or are not able to praise the competition at all, no matter how small that praise may be, it becomes frustrating and I do not believe that there should be a place on comment sections for people who do that!

    Essay over ;)

    #28 2 years ago
  29. manamana

    “Microsoft requires you to have a publisher. They have no digital distribution strategy and they require you to pay $10,000, or whatever it is, for updates.”

    Thats not exactly indipendent-developer friendly, is it?

    As far as DayZ on consoles goes, they have so many problems to rule out, that I don’t see them out before late 2014. It already mostly looks and feels outdated, by then it’s just a super-niche game.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Ireland Michael

    @28 Essay appreciated.

    Project Spark genuinely blew me away. That is the one of the most interesting and fun game concepts I’ve seen since LitteBigPlanet and the original Scribblenauts were announced.

    If it wasn’t for the horrendous DRM restrictions in place on the hardware, I would literally buy it day one for that game alone.

    @29 The 360 has had the same system in place for developers and publishers since day one, far as I know. Though last I heard, it was $4,000 to patch a game, not $10,000. It’s pretty damn ludicrous either way,

    #30 2 years ago
  31. manamana

    @30 Plus you need a publisher. See Oddworld article, Lanning sums it all up in this sentence: “Why do we need a publisher when we self-finance our games, we build our own IP, we manage our own IP and we’ve turned nearly two million units online as indie publishers sold – not free downloads? Why? What’s wrong with us?”

    #31 2 years ago
  32. DeVitowned

    A whole lot of crying and dick slurping going on around here. Just saying.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Ireland Michael

    @31 Yeah, already commented there. =P

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Bloobat

    @32 Grow up. Just saying.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. G1GAHURTZ

    Be quiet, sg1974.

    I might take you seriously if I ever see you complain about a single word from ps3fanboy.

    Until then, you’re clearly just being a fanboy.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Ireland Michael

    @35 And there you go doing it someone else. Dictating to everyone what they shouod do and say on the site, because you don’t like it. Get off your lanky horse, Christ.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. G1GAHURTZ

    Oh, so that’s what you call dictating, is it?

    Please explain to me exactly how that’s dictating, then.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. DeVitowned

    @34 My methods may be crude and lewd, but I do make a point about blind loyalty. People seem adamant on character assassination when it comes to bringing up valid criticisms about something they feel so passionate. It’s almost as bad as that Twilight Team Jacob, Team Edward bullshit. So, yeah, boohoo and chuggalug.

    It’s no mystery Microsoft has been shooting themselves in the foot ever since the May reveal, and the self-destruction is even picking up steam. Why has Microsoft turned itself around from being the saviours of indies to burning bridges with such odd policies? They’re screwing over not only a loyal fanbase of potential consumers, but also an army of independent developers. Let’s face it, indies are the ones taking the biggest risks trying to innovate and keep the industry alive. Why try to cater more toward the big publishers that are churning out generic games in an ocean of sequels?

    As for DayZ, I’m going to go YouTube it and try to figure out what the hell it is. If it’s zombies, I’m going to love it. :D

    #38 2 years ago
  39. sg1974

    That’s funny G1GA, I must have imagined those several occasions in the past week alone on which I told PS3f to shut up and lumped him in with Da Man.

    You really do have a highly selective memory and selective sight – just like the dictatorial spoilt brat you are.

    You get fail of the week.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Christopher Jack

    @30, Project Spark will be available on Windows 8 but given your attitude, it’s doubtful you’ve upgraded from Windows 7. I wouldn’t blame you either although so far my only negative experience is that in some games if I click in the bottom I am forcibly taken to the start menu and that often has a strong impact in performance for a while.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    People keep talking.

    But they don’t provide any links…

    I wonder why. Must be the desperation.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. NocturnalB

    @G1GAHURTZ

    I don’t quite understand you. I’ve been coming here for a little bit now and I’ve seen you post a lot. A LOT a lot honestly, and while I completely respect that you have no issues or personal complaints over the new Xbox console, you seem to be at the center of arguments and “fights” about 40% of the time of my reading time. No I’m going to bother trying to find proof or evidence, but I do feel the need to ask, why is that? Is it that you just genuinely enjoy stirring the proverbial pot or what’s the deal? I’m genuinely asking. Believe it or not in certain cases I’ve actually agreed with you, although lately I haven’t.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. zinc

    Lively “debate” on the forums/threads is the closest Giga gets to gaming.

    He put down his pad awhile back.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. G1GAHURTZ

    No I’m going to bother trying to find proof or evidence, but I do feel the need to ask, why is that?

    It’s a historical thing, NocturnalB.

    I’ve been in these comment sections for years, and over that time, I’ve made a fair few vindictive enemies.

    Years ago, I used to troll the PS3, and clearly, people have never ‘forgiven’ me.

    Or more accurately, people, such as sg1974 in this very thread, have been desperate to get one over on me for a long time.

    You say that I post a lot, but the reality is that I don’t. If you look at every single X1 related news story on VG247, you’ll probably find that I’ve commented in less than 10% of them.

    The issue is that, when I do comment, the people who still see me as a monster (just look at Michael O’Connor’s unpleasant tirade yesterday, and sg1974′s ridiculous description above) are often quick to try and turn it into a confrontation.

    Think about the stuff that I say…

    ‘I like this game’, ‘this is a cool technology’, ‘I don’t have any problem with it’, etc, etc…

    I pretty much say the exact same things that people like viralshag and stretch215 say. All positive stuff, not attacking anything.

    Then look at what other people say…

    ‘Go f**k yourself’, ‘you’re a bully’, ‘piece of sh*t’, ‘dictator’, etc, etc…

    Now you tell me where you think the fault lies.

    They just want me to go away. Even if I suddenly started praising Sony, ditched my 360 into a bin and trolled MS at every opportunity, they would still carry on regardless.

    It’s just a personal thing that some people can’t let go of.

    I don’t really care, though. If anyone can point out any mistakes I’m making, I’ll gladly change. Until then, it’s business as usual.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. gargus

    I will get it on PC if its the only system its on, but I would love to see this come to the PS4.

    #45 2 years ago

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    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

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

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

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

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

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

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

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

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

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

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

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