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Battlefield 4 alpha phase begins, recommended specs and details inside

Monday, 17 June 2013 12:03 GMT By Dave Cook

Battlefield 4 developer DICE will open the shooter’s alpha trial today to seasoned players, and a recommended spec list has been made public. Get the details here.

The following specs come from this Battlefield 4 alpha invite, care ofMP1st:

  • OS: Vista SP2, Win7 (Win8 not supported)
  • 64 bit (32 bit not supported)
  • Dx10 or Dx 11 GPU with 1+GB of RAM, Dx 11 highly recommended
  • 25GB HDD free space required
  • Latest Origin version required

This morning we reported on a batch of screenshots that have leaked from the alpha phase, showing boat customisation options and more.

What do you make of the specs and the images? Let us know below.

Battlefield 4 hits PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 on October 29 Stateside, and November 1 across Europe. It’ll launch on PS4 and Xbox One in due course.

Thanks PC Gamer.

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70 Comments

  1. Max Payne

    Windows 8 not supported LOL!
    I am glad they are ditching 32 bit . FINALLY !

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Yoshi

    ‘to seasoned players’ And this means? XD

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dave Cook

    @2 people who have been playing Battlefield for years and are recognised by the community team.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Yoshi

    Ahh cool. Fingers crossed for me then :D Only thing I don’t qualify is being a recongnised community member :P However I did gain access to the BF3 alpha.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. wickedcricket

    @4 invites were sent out, yesterday.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Tavarish

    @2 It was more and less confirmed that it was “random” draw from newsletter mailing list.

    @3 That is very debatable. There has been some backtracking of people that got into this Alpha and some of them have barely touched Bf 3 and only other Bf game on account is F2P one.

    Hopefully there is healthy amount actual vets in for that point of view feedback.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Crussong

    No Windows 8 support?
    Is it for the Alpha or in general?
    Not asking for me, but my father is using Windows 8 for a few weeks now and is playing Battlefield 3 a lot.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Keivz

    Wow, I hope these aren’t the final system requirements. I have win-8 64 bit and vista 32 bit. What’s with no support of the newest operating system? Win-8 handles games just fine and certainly better than vista! And why no listing of system RAM requirements? Is V-ram becoming the most important factor for the next gen?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Max Payne

    @8 Considering its 64 bit only , I think minimum is 4gb to have.
    And for windows 8 , I think is just for alpha , because vista/7/8 are pretty much identical in architecture/kernel.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. CyberMarco

    @8

    I suppose that the minimum recommended RAM is 4GB, because the 64bit requires so.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. backup

    BF4 still unable to do wat MAG did
    256 players
    MAG>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BF4

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Yoshi

    @11 Actually it’s more like players aren’t able to do that. Just look at the graphics of MAG versus BF4. It’s a lot more to process. I know for a fact a lot of people who can barely run BF3 would lag like fuck.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. OwnedWhenStoned

    I’ve got MAG and it’s nowhere near as good as BF or even CoD.

    Whilst it is technically impressive, having more players doesn’t necessarily make it a better game.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. macronia

    @10 then BF4 may require 4GB minimum – 6GB recommended at launch ?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. backup

    ppl have their own taste
    i enjoyed it few months
    but still 256>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>24
    power of PC lol

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Tavarish

    @11 MAG can’t do what Planetside 2 is doing. 2000 players / continent, 3 continent and growing ^.^ And PS 2 actually has graphics engine to go with that.

    @14 That would be glorious. WTF, game that would actually use memory! I know right?

    #16 2 years ago
  17. backup

    @16 it’s also coming to PS4
    DIce is failure who can’t even beat MAG hahaha
    256 >>>>>>>>>> 24 BF fans cry more

    #17 2 years ago
  18. OwnedWhenStoned

    @15 True. Although, BF is 64 player on the PC.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. macronia

    @16 , :/ , i hope not more than 4 , right now i have 4gb and maxed BF3 easily with minimum 50fps , i have no intention getting another 4 right now :)

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Crussong

    @backup, try to troll more, idiot. We’re still not convinced MAG is so much better than BF4. Go!
    You seem to know Battlefield pretty well, since you assume BF has 24 player max. I’m impressed.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. NeoSquall

    People are really replying to backdown?
    SRSLY?

    #21 2 years ago
  22. OwnedWhenStoned

    It’s a guilty pleasure.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. JopDiga

    ps3fanboy and backup are the same person.
    MAG is shiiiiiit and so is PS3 and PS4. PS4 is just a PC packed inside a console case nothing more. Games are still better on PC with GTX Titan, GTX 780 and GTX 690 raping your PS4 everyday. Also higher resolution than 1080p (which is btw 7+ years old) and 60+fps. We can choose if we want to play with mouse/keyboard OR with a controller, you console-fuckers cant. We can plug in our PCs also with TVs and we pay less for more graphics and better game overall.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. JopDiga

    MAG on Metacritic = 76% low score haha
    Battlefield 3 on Metacritic = 89% high score you bitch ps3sucker and fuckup guy!

    #24 2 years ago
  25. GrimRita

    Had an invite, hell knows why – I havent touched BF3 because its on Origin and have zero interest in BF4 because it’s on Origin and, I own Windows 8!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. undermyrules

    @23 you just won the internet for today + 1….console peasants are always some braindead kids who trolling on the net and dont have anything to do..

    #26 2 years ago
  27. backup

    @23
    JopDiga and undermyrules are the same person.

    don’t need shitty alt to take down beggars

    #27 2 years ago
  28. backup

    @24
    jopdick

    U2= 96
    any PC exclusive near that ? wait a minute do PC have any exclusive

    and 76 is not bad u know that jogdick

    #28 2 years ago
  29. backup

    @20
    as i said i am talking about power not game u idiot beggar
    256>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>32/64 watever
    ppl have different taste u may like BF3 much more i don’t care

    #29 2 years ago
  30. JopDiga

    You fucking retard backup (fuckedup) you compare a Singleplayer game with a Multiplayer game?? And you did the comparison with MAG and BF3 first now you throw Uncharted 2 in the fight you pussy! Well the original Half Life has 96 too and is PC exclusive you cocksucker.

    MAG IS SHIT, NO ONE GIVES A SHIT ABOUT THAT FAIL GAME. MAG IS DEAD AND THOSE GRAPHICS ARE LIKE PS2 UGLY AND IT LAGS (MAG = LAG = PSN).

    #30 2 years ago
  31. GrimRita

    Does Mag actually have 256 players playing?

    #31 2 years ago
  32. backup

    @30 You fucking retard jopdick (fuckedup)
    you compare a Singleplayer game with a Multiplayer game??
    No but this proves u are blind idiot
    i repeated said 256>>>>>>>>>>64/32

    And you did the comparison with MAG and BF3 first now you throw Uncharted 2 in the fight you pussy!
    no mr JopussyDiga u first bought meta score

    Well the original Half Life has 96 too and is PC exclusive you cocksucker.

    lol 15 yrs ago that is best u can come up with u pussy sucker

    MAG IS SHIT, NO ONE GIVES A SHIT ABOUT THAT FAIL GAME. MAG IS DEAD AND THOSE GRAPHICS ARE LIKE PS2 UGLY AND IT LAGS (MAG = LAG = PSN).

    it depends on taste it has vast players that for sure
    PC – pirates= killing developers = shameless a**holes

    #32 2 years ago
  33. JopDiga

    Yes but only one game mode (Domination), others have less player count. What a FAIL!

    #33 2 years ago
  34. backup

    yes power PS3 to support 256 players and power of PC to support 64
    wat a fail

    #34 2 years ago
  35. JopDiga

    That backup guy is 12 years old and got fucked by his father while his mother watched how the penis got inside his ass. His father is a smart one and played PC and thats why he hates PC. Also he has no money and cant afford a PC. Well thats sad but you should STFU and go get fucked again by your father. Maybe he will let you suck his cock this time.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. JopDiga

    PlanetSide 2 has 2000 players you sucker.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. backup

    @36

    how many times i need to owned u ?

    PS4 also getting game with 2000 player support

    #37 2 years ago
  38. backup

    @35

    That JopDiga guy is 70 years old and got fucked by his grandfather’s dog while his grandmother watched how the pussy got inside his ass. His father is a smart one and played Ps and thats why he hates Ps. Also he has no money and cant afford a Ps4 . Well thats sad but you should tombstone and go get fucked again by your grandfather’s dog. Maybe he will let you suck his cock this time.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. JopDiga

    Who the fuck said PS4 will also have 2000 players support you cocksucker? It only will be released also on the PS4 nothing more. And why it will also be released on the PS4? Because its basicly a PC and not a console. They just downgrade it so PS4 players can also play it. They were begging for it like other F2P and MMO games like Elder Scrolls Online (now also on PS4 because they sucked the cocks of the developers so hard, begging).

    PS4 = low graphics PC nothing more.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. JopDiga

    Hey can you not come with something which you dont copy and paste? Thats just bad, you just take mine and cant even get it right haha you dickhead. You like it licking your fathers hairy ass dont you? Your mother does it, she camps the whole time on your fathers dick and plays PS3.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. backup

    @39

    u were fucked by dog that’s why u don’t know about new news

    just do search and u will get the answer

    not able to post the link

    #41 2 years ago
  42. backup

    @40

    ey can you not come with something which you dont copy and paste? Thats just bad, you just take mine and cant even get it right haha you pussyhead. You like it licking your fathers’s dog hairy ass dont you? Your mother does it, she camps the whole time on your fathers’s dog dick and plays PC.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. JopDiga

    You dont have a link because no one said it will have 2000 players on PS4 you cock-licking-assfucked-bastard thats why hahahahaha. You cant even prove that it will have 2000 players like you said hahaha. You couldnt find a source thats because you buttasshole is so hard fucked and red with white cream and you cant sit anymore. HAHAHA you gay pussy.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. JopDiga

    backup is one of those CoD players which get angry and using their headsets, they sound like girls.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. JopDiga

    He has skipped school and is only be able to copy like a fag. His father didnt care and fucked him really hard.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. backup

    @44
    backup is one of those sims 3 players which get angry and using their headsets, they sound like girls.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. backup

    @43
    http://us.gamespot.com/news/mmofps-planetside-2-coming-to-playstation-4-6409316

    now u can cry all the day

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Hcw87

    Oh man, you guys win the fail of the month of the entire internet.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. backup

    @45

    JopussyDiga has skipped school and is only be able to copy like a fag. His father’s dog didnt care and fucked him really hard.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. JopDiga

    You idiot in your source no one says its 2000 players like on PC you fag hahahaha you just pwned your self really hard in your ass fisted.

    PS4 = low shit version of a PC which outperforms it in every game.

    #50 2 years ago
  51. JopDiga

    Like I said he is copy and paste because he is 12 years old and cant speak and write. His hands are full of sperm and he is licking it while ctrl+c and +v it.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. backup

    @50

    http://n4g.com/news/1282953/planetside-2-on-ps4-looks-like-pc-on-max-settings-supports-vita-remote-play

    start crying now

    #52 2 years ago
  53. backup

    @51

    still better than bad mouthers like u who never went to school

    #53 2 years ago
  54. JopDiga

    Still no one said 2000 players on PS4 hahahaha you cant read.

    #54 2 years ago
  55. backup

    @54
    u never went to school sorry u can’t read it

    atleast listen now http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swy0_w8SnxA

    #55 2 years ago
  56. JopDiga

    Yeah yeah we know it now everyone on this site knows you can only copy and paste like a FAG. backup you are the biggest cocksucker in the world and when I find you I will teach you how to have respect and will hurt you that you wish you never were born, now go and suck your fathers cock, he waits for you in this room, he is using your mother for now.

    I wont click on your gay porns on that youtube link sorry. Show it to your father maybe he likes it and will take you now really hard.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. JopDiga

    MAG players = FAG players = LAG = PSN got fucked up April 2011 for more than one month without online play hahaha.

    #57 2 years ago
  58. backup

    @57

    after owning bad mouther comes
    can’t accept defeat lol

    watever same to u

    #58 2 years ago
  59. JopDiga

    Dont write like you are fingering your pussy with one hand, you bastard. You got fucked up that hard you should jump out of the window/bridge and do us a favor. Thank you for your 12 years cocksucking so your father was happy.

    #59 2 years ago
  60. NeoSquall

    Dave (or whoever manages moderation in these boards), would you kindly clean up this mess?

    #60 2 years ago
  61. backup

    @59
    cry more

    #61 2 years ago
  62. JopDiga

    Well you are the one who is crying. Going to BF4 news and telling others how good your MAG is but instead of playing it you write bullshit here. You wanted it, you got it, dick-licking-fag. Cry hard when your father gets in your anus again. He will for sure, he will come to you even when he dies.

    #62 2 years ago
  63. backup

    @62

    my point was why Dice not going for 256 players

    but u bad mouther created the whole mess

    #63 2 years ago
  64. Hcw87

    Dissociative identity disorder.

    #64 2 years ago
  65. JopDiga

    “BF4 still unable to do wat MAG did
    256 players
    MAG>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BF4″

    MAG<<<<<<<<<<<<<<BF4
    MAG = LAG = for FAG = no destruction = ugly PS2 graphics = PS3 ugly graphics, Xbox 360 is better multiplatform console.

    #65 2 years ago
  66. backup

    @65

    watever ppl have different taste i like MAG more player made it soooo fun
    it would be cool to have 256 players for BF4

    don’t even get me started about graphics i can list PC games with ugly graphics

    better not get RROD while playing those multiplats lol

    #66 2 years ago
  67. JopDiga

    No one plays MAG dont you fucking realize. BF4 with 64 players is perfect, not getting spawn killed like in MAG. And hey I have a PC, PS3 and 360, and I like Uncharted but thats it nothing more. But sadly I got a YLOD on my PS3 Launch 60GB version but that console sucked anyone, wasnt like the old nice PS2. This generation Xbox 360 had better multiplatform games with better graphics and framerates but PC is still best, you can use Mouse/Keyboard and Controller and Games are cheap on Steam.

    #67 2 years ago
  68. backup

    @66
    kudos for derailing thread
    from BF to planetside and to 360 and then to steam

    it was just my opinion that BF4 should have 256 players

    i don’t care wat u think and wat games u like as i said ppl have different taste in gaming and i enjoy MAG

    #68 2 years ago
  69. splashofartstudios

    @66- Wow man…your kinda an idiot…It seems with every pc game that gets a story on this site…you and your ps3fanboy bitch comes here and talks trash about it… Pc is the superior gaming experience… It will ALWAYS be..you know why? Because games are made on pc, thus more powerful than your dumbed down shit consoles.

    #69 2 years ago
  70. NightCrawler1970

    I played MAG, at least the map is 5x bigger that all those 4×4 maps from COD/MW1.2.3 ops ect ect…

    And i never had LAG during the game…

    #70 2 years ago

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

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

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

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

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

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

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

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

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

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

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

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

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

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

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

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

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

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

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

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

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

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

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

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

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

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

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

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

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

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    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

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

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

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • 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 […]