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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 Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

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  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for March 3: Heroic and Nightfall detailed

    Bungie has reset the weekly cap of Crucible and Vanguard marks and added new Heroic and Nightfall strikes, now with burn. From now until next Tuesday, the weekly Heroic strike will be The Devil’s Lair with Heroic and Lightswitch modifiers. As for the Nightfall, you’ll be fighting Sepiks Prime with the help of Arc burn. […]

  • Few Mass Effect FemShep cosplays are as elaborate as this one

    The internet is full of Female Commander Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, but very few are as terrific as this one. Visual artist Freya Willia has spent over two years painstakingly creating the perfect suit of armour and the best weapons to make her cosplay of Female Shepard as authentic as possible, Omni tool and […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed Unity, Red Dead Redemption and more discounted

    This week’s Deals with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers is a good mix of modern games and old favourites. The list of discounted games through this week’s Deals with Gold is live with discounts on Assassin’s Creed Unity, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, and more. The deals are live now […]

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

    Destiny players regularly compare the size of their Grimoire Points. Learn how to make yours the biggest. Destiny guide: how to earn Grimoire Points In Destiny, earning most Grimoire cards is just a matter of playing the game, maybe a little more attentively than usual. You’ll either need to complete a certain number of actions […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows will let you play as a baddie

    Shovel Knight owners will benefit from the generosity of Kickstarter backers quite soon. Because Shovel Knight was overfunded during its Kickstarter campaign, developer Yacht Club Games committed to releasing free content updates. The first of these, Plague of Shadows, has now been detailed. The expansion stars baddy Plague Knight, who turns on his former allies, […]

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

    GTA has a long history of controversy. The latest Did You Know Gaming tells the full stories behind the sensational headlines. Grand Theft Auto is such a byword for controversy that it’s easy to forget the full context of what actually happened to bring mainstream press, politicians and interest group awareness to the Rockstar series. […]

  • Infamous 2 one of five new PlayStation Now additions for March

    PlayStation Now will expand to the tune of five new games this month. The March PS Now additions are Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, R-Type Dimensions, Alone in the Dark: Inferno and Operation Flashpoint: Red River. PS Now will set you back $20 per month or $45 for a three month subscription. It offers all you […]

  • Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

    Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster hits PS4 in May. The PS4 release date for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is May 12 in North America and May 15 in Europe. Gematsu reports a special pre-order bonus calendar with art by Yoshitaka Amano is available through the Square Enix Store and participating retailers. In Europe, pre-ordering […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can now aspire to the ranks of Grand Master Prestige. Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games will add 15 more Prestige levels to the latest Call of Duty, giving players at max XP a chance to grow even further. According to the Sledgehammer Games blog, when you enter Master level […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

    Destiny’s toughest challenge gets even nastier if you throw Creepers into the mix. The ultimate Destiny challenge – for now – is the Crota’s End raid. Taking place in an alternate dimension accessed through the Hellmouth on the Moon, the Raid takes Guardians through a pit of darkness to the resting place of Crota himself. […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer introduces the Heir to the Monado

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D protagonist Shulk is the Heir to the Monado, his distinctive red sword. Let this trailer fill you in on what that means. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D releases for New 3DS on April 2 in Europe and April 10 in North America. As well as all the content of the Wii original, it has […]

  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

    The Elder Scrolls: Total War is a terrific mod allowing you get get intimately involved with the history of Bethesda’s detailed fantasy universe. The first release of The Elder Scrolls: Total War dropped on the weekend, giving players their first chance to try out LoRdNazgu1‘s creation. This version runs from 3E 427 to 4E 45, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 out now on Steam

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is out now. Yes, we’re surprised too. You can grab Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 on Steam for $8. Developer Scott Cawthon really doesn’t mess about; the game was only announced in early January. Here’s the blurb: Thirty years after Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza closed it’s doors, the events that took […]

  • EVE Online heister makes off with $13,000 worth of goods

    EVE Online is a hotbed of villainy, espionage and backstabbing, but one intrepid corporate thief has made waves even in this setting. The thing about EVE Online is that it’s a true sandbox: the game’s rules are very loose, and allow players to make careers out of theft, piracy, assassination and espionage in addition to […]

  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

    Nintendo of America has announced a fresh supply of the difficult to find Marth Amiibo. The Marth Amiibo will be back in stock in the US in late April, the platform holder said on Twitter today. Planning to pick up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and don’t have a Marth amiibo? More are headed to stores in […]

  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

    Skyrim has been granted a new beta update – more than three years after launch! – to improve the experience for modders and those who use them. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released in November 2011. I think that’s worth noting before we discuss the beta update that dropped today, even as Bethesda is working […]