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GTA 5 gameplay video released – watch it here

Monday, 8 July 2013 16:07 GMT By Dave Cook

GTA 5′s first public gameplay reveal is live. Titled “An Introduction to Grand Theft Auto 5,” this is the first official gameplay video to the latest game in the critically acclaimed series. Enjoy it below.

GTA 5 hits PS3 and Xbox 360 September 17 worldwide.

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155 Comments

  1. YoungZer0

    About damn time.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Lengendaryboss

    Thats sooner than expected.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Oynox Slider

    @2

    Really? I expected it in July. R* started theses gameplay video series always earlier with L.A. Noire, RDR and Max Payne 3…

    #3 2 years ago
  4. undermyrules

    GTA 5 hits PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 September 17 worldwide….That sounds great even for us pc gamers but you just made a mistake…i hope you do that on purpuse :D

    #4 2 years ago
  5. POOP CRUSTY

    Finally!

    #5 2 years ago
  6. KAP

    YES!!!!!!!!
    Super excited. I hope it’s an extensive gameplay footage, maybe the same 45mins play through that was shown to the media a few months ago… I hope so…

    #6 2 years ago
  7. SolidGamerSnake

    This is actually really suprising. As far as I remember, Rockstar have never shown actual gameplay of any 3D GTA game before the release.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. silverstorm

    OMG

    #8 2 years ago
  9. silverstorm

    @7 I think they took after the gameplay videos for RDR, which were great.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dark

    I’m so excited!!!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. noamlol2

    thank you rockstar for making my cock harder then diamonds

    #11 2 years ago
  12. KineticCalvaria

    @11, one of those 3 protagonists really doing it for you eh?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Moonwalker1982

    They never used to do this and I liked it. It was part of the hype and excitement to be totally in the dark on how the game would look during gameplay and i’d rather stay it that way. So for tomorrow I have a nice media blackout planned. A bit more than two months to go, that’s nothing. :)

    #13 2 years ago
  14. fearmonkey

    They make a PC version, I would be severely tempted.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Eddie Rodrigues

    @1 Second that.

    @14 Well they sure could make one, I mean, the only game they didn’t make a PC port was RDR due to mysterious reasons (their excuse was “We don’t think it is a good idea”) and Max Payne 3 did well-ish compared to the PS3 and 360 ports.

    @13 Alien: Colonial Marines. Ring any bells? Hype, excitement, pre-orders.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. SplatteredHouse

    @1 +1.
    I’ll see this. Basically, only because I have asked to see it.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. jmg24bad

    I need to see what it will play like. Although it will make the wait even more painful :(

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Moonwalker1982

    @17

    Ignore the video man, fight it. I know I wil, absolutely no reason to spoil things for myself.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. SlayerGT

    @15 If Rockstar had made Aliens that would be a different story. They don’t make shitty games. Not in opinion anyway..or the critics.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. mistermogul

    Oooh excite!

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Kyle Jackson

    Hopefully it will be as good looking as the last GTA’s mods, lol

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Crussong

    @21 Well.. no.. it wont. It will at least looking good as Red Dead Redemption. But since its the same engine and its running on consoles, there are no mods like icenhancer. The hardware just cant handle it.
    It WILL look good. But dont expect anything like you saw on the PC with GTA IV.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. TD_Monstrous69

    It sucks I’ll be working around that time, so I won’t be able to see it until I get home (or I duck out, and see if I can watch it on my phone during by break, or during lunch. Either way, can’t wait to see what this new Los Santos looks like.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. mistermogul

    I’m like an excited little kid at Christmas! Yay for GTA!

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Neuromancer

    @21 HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!11one!!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. TheLastDodo

    I am here dave, just as promised :)

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Mike

    meh – they’re late

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Dave Cook

    @27 no we’re not, it’s there. Refresh as the site is being rammed :D

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Mike

    can’t see it on R*’s site either.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. TheLastDodo

    This video is unavailable :(

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Dark

    #31 2 years ago
  32. MidlifeAxe

    Well, that just looks awesome!

    #32 2 years ago
  33. lubu

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Mike

    GTA Online. That’s news, right?

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Gama_888

    Holy Mother of God that looks motherfreaking awesome!!!!!
    So Overhyped for this game, will be pre-ordering now.

    Quick clip of the online just at the end, it also look pretty insane!!!

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Erthazus

    After watching this video you look at the GTA 4 PC version…

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Mike

    Looks, alright. Doubt I’ll do half of it, or finish it. Characters are a bit sterotypical, but ok, I guess.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Patrick Garratt

    Well. Fuck. Sold.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. kingy

    This looks brilliant anyone who says otherwise is a dick

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Mike

    Otherwise.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. TheLastDodo

    What. Pat. Said.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Dave Cook

    I can already say I will not have time to finish this game. Ever. This makes me sad.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. Erthazus

    In the world of Xbox 360 and PS3 grass does not exist.

    this game needs to be ported over to the next gen. Seriously.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. manamana

    @42 this!

    @43 Dude, a world this huge and all you do is watching grass. Seriously, grow up.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. Ireland Michael

    Not too shabby.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. kingy

    @40 lol 😃…you must agree it looks like a lot of fun

    #46 2 years ago
  47. DSB

    Looks like they’ve learned a few things since GTA IV. It remains to be seen whether it takes several ridiculously boring missions just to get to the good ones though.

    Hopefully it’ll be more Gay Tony, and less everything else.

    It looks great, but looking at that video all I can see is my 360 struggling to pull it, dropping frames whenever there’s a bit of action :P

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Mike

    In the next-gen GTA you can sleep for 8 hours, go to the toilet, actually make your own dinner from a variety of different ingredients, read a full length newspaper with different news generated from the cloud and shoot some people in the face.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Fin

    I find it hard to believe this is current-gen.

    My god it looks so good.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. Mike

    @46 I dunno, tbh. Didn’t really see enough of how the main mechanics work: driving/shooting. I won’t go skydiving or bike riding, either. :)

    /doesn’t like GTA games

    #50 2 years ago
  51. ChunkyLover112

    I hope this game fails, along with its devs — a bunch of flippant assholes.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. CyberMarco

    Man, what a trailer. If R* managed to create such a world on the PS360, I don’t even dare to imagine what they’ll deliver with next-gen consoles.

    I’ll wait for the PC version, let’s hope it will be more modding-friendly. Icenhancer would be rad!!!

    #52 2 years ago
  53. Ireland Michael

    @49 Its looks good, but it isn’t really any sort of vast visual Improvment over GTAIV, vasoline filter notwithstanding.

    It definitely doesn’t looks “next gen”, but I’ve never really had a problem with current gen graphics anyway. I think graphics have gotten to the point where creativity is far more important than visual fidelity.

    #53 2 years ago
  54. Mike

    @53 Surely open world is where more grunt is desired? The shaper and deeper the draw distance the better, no?

    #54 2 years ago
  55. kingy

    @50 I’ve had a pre order on this since it was announced so I’m a big fan I didn’t like the shooting machanics in gta4 thought it was sloppy but just from looking at the short clip u can tell its a lot better

    #55 2 years ago
  56. Erthazus

    The best improvement so far are shooting mechanics from Max Payne 3. It will be interesting to see if your character will have the same smooth animations as Max Payne. That would be nice.

    Everything else looks just ok to me.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. CyberMarco

    @Erthazus

    “Everything else looks just ok to me.”

    Compared to GTA4? You should check your eyes maybe…

    #57 2 years ago
  58. Erthazus

    @57, Well, better activities sure, but what else? Diving… ok. Tennis!? =/

    #58 2 years ago
  59. naffgeek

    PS4 pre-order cancelled.

    I’ll play this for a year and then get one.

    Holy mother of Thor!!

    #59 2 years ago
  60. YoungZer0

    @47: I wouldn’t bet on it. As much fun as the missions were, they were pretty much out of touch with the rest of the world.

    Maybe they will try to strike a balance since you have 3 very distinctive characters in your crew. I bet Trevor gets all the crazy missions.

    In any case, that one mission is straight out of HEAT.

    #60 2 years ago
  61. Digital Bamboo

    This looks amazing.

    @43 grass @ 2:02

    #61 2 years ago
  62. Lengendaryboss

    @38/41
    Day.One.Buy.Awesome.Video.More.Hyped.Than.Ever. :)

    #62 2 years ago
  63. CyberMarco

    @58

    The 3 playable characters, where you jump instantly from one to another, the random encounters ala RDR, the improved shooting mechanics from MP3, an enhanced customization of characters, cars etc ala GTA:SA, and an online MP yet to be revealed.

    Yeah, it’s o-k I guess…

    #63 2 years ago
  64. Mike

    I agree with Erthazus, it’s the same game with a couple of different characters to give you a sense of variety (although it seems there are only two or three ways to complete a mission with the outcome being the same), a larger game world, and more activities.

    Which is cool for those of you billions of people who love GTA, but for me, nah. Unless more info comes as to mission structure, checkpointing, car mechanics, shooting mechanic etc. I’m remaining unmoved.

    GTA IV put me off completely.

    #64 2 years ago
  65. Kabby

    Looks ambitious. May run like ass on current machines.

    #65 2 years ago
  66. Bomba Luigi

    I don’t know…I’m not really want the next GTA. Yeah, It will be great and all, but it just don’t get me. the Last two GTA were very good Games too but I could never get into them and was overall dispointed. So my Expectetions are now not that great anymore.

    I really don’t wanna say it looks bad or anything like that, because it dosn’t, but its just not looking like I could have Fun with it for the most the Time. I guess theres for every Game one Dude somewhere who don’t want it.

    #66 2 years ago
  67. CyberMarco

    @64

    I was comparing the trailer with GTA 4, not games with same mechanics in general.

    #67 2 years ago
  68. Hcw87

    It must suck to have such a shit taste in gaming as the people who don’t get excited about this game.

    Me and 99% of the rest of the world will enjoy the hell out of this.

    #68 2 years ago
  69. Moonwalker1982

    Am I the only one that didn’t watch the video? I wanna go in totally fresh.

    #69 2 years ago
  70. Clupula

    I can’t wait to play this. The trailer leaves me very excited.

    That said, this will be a day one buy and a week two play, considering the last two Rockstar games I bought needed a bit of patching before they didn’t make me afraid my PS3 was going to explode. Unlike Betheseda, though, Rockstar’s patches usually fix any problems there are within a couple days.

    #70 2 years ago
  71. Hcw87

    @69
    I thought like you, but the video didn’t really spoil anything for me. If anything, it added to the hype.

    #71 2 years ago
  72. GwynbleiddiuM

    3 playable characters, ALL MALE! Grand Sausagefest V.

    #72 2 years ago
  73. Talkar

    I’m still waiting with my preorder for this game until i know more about it. Heck, i probably won’t even preorder it, and just wait for it to drop in price, considering how bad GTA IV was to say Vice City or San Andreas.

    #73 2 years ago
  74. Moonwalker1982

    @71

    Yeah but the thing is..it no doubt shows things from third person and that spoils things In my book. :)

    #74 2 years ago
  75. Ali

    feels,looks,plays and sounds dull. IMO !

    #75 2 years ago
  76. Hcw87

    @75
    Just like you and your life.

    #76 2 years ago
  77. Ali

    @76 I am not the idiot who bothered to tag a comment he didn’t agree with.

    #77 2 years ago
  78. Lengendaryboss

    @75+76
    https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/2279189760/h3F3C9B0E/

    #78 2 years ago
  79. Edo

    Looks good for a current gen game and hopefully it WILL look that good when people actually get to play it.

    #79 2 years ago
  80. DrDamn

    Looks immense. Been trying to avoid getting suckered in to this one but it does look fantastic.

    #80 2 years ago
  81. AmiralPatate

    I’m all for side stuff to do, but stock exchange… really?

    #81 2 years ago
  82. GK

    people,what kind of next gen you want to find in this game? GAME IS RELEASE ON PS3 AND XSHIT 360.or yours PS3 console is next gen? maybe i dont know something? maybe i can upgrade my ps3 or xshit 360 to next gen?

    game is not announce for PC,nor for PS4 or Xbox One.what kind of next gen you are trying to find here :D funny people :)

    #82 2 years ago
  83. mistermogul

    I hate to say it, but this looks FREAKIN AWESOME!

    What the hell is the release date?

    #83 2 years ago
  84. spazman

    It pains me to say, I’ve come away from the 4 minutes feeling very underwhelmed. It comes across as dour and mondane and that hilly billy character isn’t as great as r seems to think he is.

    #84 2 years ago
  85. Useful Pseudonym

    3 way tie goty
    TLOU
    GTA V
    Bioshock Infinite
    Three very different games all at the top of their field in 1 year
    We are so v lucky especially if on ps3

    #85 2 years ago
  86. Joe Musashi

    The return of the king. Aww yiss.

    JM

    #86 2 years ago
  87. polygem

    HOLY SHIT! i´m not interested in this game at all. trailer just confirmed it for me. thx for that.
    the artdesign bores the shit out of me. pass.

    #87 2 years ago
  88. mistermogul

    @87 – Wow!

    You’re not playing it because of the art design? Doesn’t the gameplay mean anything to you?

    Each to their own I guess…

    #88 2 years ago
  89. polygem

    i played almost all the gta´s. never became a big fan though. too much gangsta dudebro stuff going on for me. artdirection is important, sure. i wouldn´t want to spend 100 hours of gameplay in a world i don´t like to be in….and that´s exactly my problem with the series. it´s fun for a while but it gets old fast and it makes no sense to me to drive around in a videogame california and blow things up. just not my idea of a fun game. many people like to do all the side mission stuff too, to me it´s just boring in gta. i don´t like this “realism” of the series and the humor is sometimes great but often it just makes me roll eyes, just not feeling it. not saying it´s a bad series, i am able to enjoy it but i am far from hyped. overall it looks pretty boring to me. i quitted gtaIV halfway through and never returned to it. imo it was a techincally stunning, mediocore game with ultraboring artdirection. no scratch that it was just a shit game.

    #89 2 years ago
  90. Lengendaryboss

    Cynical, Haters and Unbelievers look :D
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or9UvpOezw8

    #90 2 years ago
  91. polygem

    :)

    #91 2 years ago
  92. spazman

    @ 89
    yes, gta 4 in a nutshell. the houser brother who wrote 4 with the other dude made a pigs mess of the game, and it looks form 5′s trailer the houser dude no longer has it in him to take on the task of scripting a gta game. And that aiming looked uninspiring, pistol and rifle, and the cars looked like boats as they did on 4. I’m worried. If this game doesn’t have the humour akin to vice city, it’s gonna be 4 all over again. All that change to another character is just a gimmick because the story is gonna be boring. Addendum: hopefully I will be proven wrong on all counts, here’s hoping…

    #92 2 years ago
  93. onefivefive

    Looks fantastic. Day one purchase for me.

    #93 2 years ago
  94. mistermogul

    @89 – Fair enough mate. Lucky there’s plenty of other games with different art styles eh?!

    ;)

    #94 2 years ago
  95. SplatteredHouse

    Welp, there are a few neat touches to add to the established norm. But, it’s still same-ol’. No-one better mention Driver SF near Rockstar.

    #95 2 years ago
  96. xxJPRACERxx

    Damn, GOTG (Game Of The Generation) for me!!! I can’t wait! I can’t wait! I LOVE EVERYTHING that I saw in this video. Man, I’m so pumped up!

    Love the gfx, the style, the HUGE and DETAILED world, the characters, the humor, the animation, the shooting from MP3, customization, cars, activities… EVERYTHING!

    GTA IV is one of my favorite game ever and this is what I’ve wanted (hell, it’s more than I wanted) for a sequel.

    #96 2 years ago
  97. SlayerGT

    I see PS3 prompts..if this is indeed PS3 footage I will be floored. Wow. Just wow. I thought for sure it was PC aiming going on. Fuck two more months! I need this.

    #97 2 years ago
  98. silkvg247

    Lost interest the second I saw they’d made the effort to make three playable characters and not one of them female. Seriously. Not even one in three. Fuck them.

    Ironically though a female cast voice over. Nice to know our place.

    Absolute cunts.

    Your games are a disgrace and so are you.. roll on SR4.

    If nobody understand my drama, imagine if it was three girls.. fuck you and your gender right? Fuck you and wanting to feel immersed.

    #98 2 years ago
  99. spazman

    @ 98
    excellent rant, r should have included a female lead, maybe gta 6 or dlc, you never know.

    #99 2 years ago
  100. silkvg247

    @99 Thing is, I’ll get accused of being feminist and all that shit and I’m honestly not. Put it this way, the only.. ONLY game I have ever seen focus on a female heavy cast is FFX-2.. and even then I found myself a little weirded out thinking how it was female-biased. Though it’s arguably the only female-biased game in existence, that was still my natural thought process. No male orientated game triggers that response in anyone… and maybe it should. That is all.

    #100 2 years ago
  101. Lengendaryboss

    @Slayer
    Rockstar confirmed footage was on PS3.

    @SilkVG247
    Is it really that bad? There could be female supporting characters like Michael’s sister/wife?

    #101 2 years ago
  102. TD_Monstrous69

    GTA V, more like GTA legacy. Because this looks like Rockstar has just about pulled out everything from their long lineage of games of this past gen, and sticking it into GTA V; the structure/camera angles of GTA IV and Red Dead Redemption, the gun-play of Max Payne 3, and the driving of Midnight Club, while in the meantime, adding some new gameplay and narrative possibilities. Can’t wait.
    Also, @98 not to sound dis-compassionate, or white-knighting, for I have sympathy for what you’re saying, women do need a more prominent role in the games, from all aspects. But at the same time, I’m not really seeing what it is Rockstar has done wrong.

    #102 2 years ago
  103. silkvg247

    @101 it isn’t omg start nuclear war bad, but it’s pretty shitty that out of 3 main chars one can’t be female, yeah. Or at least offer some customization such as the most basic one ie gender.

    @102 they are doing nothing wrong at all just like BF4 does “nothing wrong”. ie exclude one of the only two genders on the planet as a playable option / valid avatar.

    #103 2 years ago
  104. Phoenixblight

    @103

    We knew that is about 3 male characters a long time ago. At this point its crying over spilt milk.

    #104 2 years ago
  105. silkvg247

    @104 I didn’t follow it like that, because I like to follow shit later on or closer to due date. Not that it matters, cos what.. I would have seen this exact same bullshit last year and commented to rockstar that omg perhaps we should consider girls play too.. yeah, I am sure it would have made some astronomical difference.

    #105 2 years ago
  106. monkeygourmet

    @103

    Your complaining about stifling creativity in the Scribblenauts thread, yet you seem to want to dictate Rockstars vision for this game?

    Strange…

    If Rockstar wants to make a game with 3 male protagonists, what’s the problem?

    If it turns out to be a shitty game, that would be more of a issue…

    You come across as having a bit of a chip on your shoulder sometimes.

    #106 2 years ago
  107. silkvg247

    @106 then why do I sing the absolute praise of Saints row? eh?

    Best games ever. Because they cater to us all.

    #107 2 years ago
  108. Phoenixblight

    @105

    THey are the developers if they want to make a game about 3 male characters robbing a bank that is their call. If you want a game that you play as a female in a open world go grab saints row. They are the developers they make whatever the hell they want. There are plenty of other games to fulfill your needs if not go make one, prove Rockstar wrong.

    “Because they cater to us all.”

    I disagree. THe games that try to cater to everyone seem to be the weakest. Jack of all trades and Master of None. That is one of the reasons why Saints Row series and TES always felt weak on gameplay because it tries to go after everything.

    #108 2 years ago
  109. SlayerGT

    @105 You should at least wait till the game cheapens and get it for the multiplayer, sure to be plenty avatar options.

    #109 2 years ago
  110. monkeygourmet

    @107

    Because the character in Saints Row is a blank canvas. At no point do you really feel connected with their plight because its not that heavily story led…

    My Saints Row character is ‘Larry David’ from Curb your Enthusiasm… At no point do I play Saints Row games for the character development or story. It’s pure mindless fun.

    Maybe you should be angry at Saints Row devs. How dare they make a game allow you to have a female character yet it has little or no bearing on the story?! How insulting, what a token gesture…

    Anyway joking aside, Rockstar have written this story, it’s their choice of protagonists. It looks like they offer different perspectives and gameplay attached to their sub-stories. I really don’t see your problem in anyway whatsoever.

    #110 2 years ago
  111. OrbitMonkey

    @110, well you wouldn’t would you. You don’t have a vajayjay ;)

    #111 2 years ago
  112. silkvg247

    @108/110 Alright then, look at it this way.. I could connect to my SR character more than any other character in a GTA-esque game. Because I could be female. Now.. if I could have the advanced storytelling of GTA in my avatar too? Man.. orgasmic gameplay.. yet to see it. You take it for granted.

    I’ve only ever had it in hmm.. Phantasy star. The original.

    You don’t get it, you just don’t get it.. because you are used to being spoon fed your own gender 99.9% of the time.

    #112 2 years ago
  113. monkeygourmet

    @111

    :)

    I just don’t understand. My girlfriend is pretty damn stoked to play the game. She absolutely doesn’t care if their isn’t a female lead as your playing a story that someone else has created.

    As long as the story is good, and gameplay is fun, what’s the problem?

    @112

    I think you need to split story driven games with set Charecters with more RPG driven customisable games like Skyrim or the aforementioned Saints Row.

    As much as you could change your clothes, GTA games have always had a ‘set’ player choice.

    ‘You don’t get it, you just don’t get it.. because you are used to being spoon fed your own gender 99.9% of the time.’

    I think you need to understand you maybe worrying about something that is very personal to you. I’m not even talking about gender choice in games.

    It’s unfair to assume that just because I don’t share your view its because I’m in the lucky percentage that gets catered for. Very naive attitude their Silk.

    #113 2 years ago
  114. absolutezero

    What if I can’t connect to a female avatar? What then? What if one of three characters is a lady and I can not connect? Do I just have to deal with it? I guess I do. :(

    Even though I can because I have the power of empathy!

    Huzzah I can play as whatever the fuck I want including a floating gun and a lizard! Even a female lizard! FUCK. :o

    #114 2 years ago
  115. Lengendaryboss

    @112
    I’m guessing you like games like Tomb Raider, Saints Row, Remember Me and TLOU. Nothing wrong with that at all.

    #115 2 years ago
  116. silkvg247

    Look I am just saying in general this is shit guys, it’s 2013, they finally decide omg we need versatility in our script.. so we will have many personas.. and what, even though it’s proven now that girls play too, we still, WE STILL can’t have girls as awesome main characters. It’s a depressing standard to be set by one of the so called TOP gaming franchises. That is all.

    #116 2 years ago
  117. silkvg247

    @114 omg welcome to 99% of games in my world?!

    #117 2 years ago
  118. absolutezero

    Its a non-issue. They wrote a story, that story has three main characters all of whom happen to be male. Not through some horrible conspiracy against female players but because it fit the story.

    I mean sure if you seriously can not go ahead and play a single thing without there being a playable main character of your gender, then fine go right ahead.

    Sure they could have changed up one of the main characters to be a female, that would have been an easy model swap. It would however upset the dynamic of the three main characters and the relationships between them. I mean would you only play as the female character if there was one? and miss out completely on the other strands because they happen to be male?

    #118 2 years ago
  119. silkvg247

    @115 TLOU female chara pre-scripted good shooter, if I were younger a nice role model, certainly a step in right direction yes.

    Tomb raider reboot fucking hell.. its ok but new Lara feels devoid of character. Really. Biggest shock moment was her nearly getting raped or hmm.. impaled. – way to exploit female vulnerability.

    Saints row.. yeah.. the only gender neutral sandbox game in existence. The ONLY one. Hence always I will sing it’s praises. THQ or whatever branch of THQ made SR appeal to us all.. THANK YOU!

    #119 2 years ago
  120. absolutezero

    @silk :D Thats every game for me, regardless of main character gender, or species or whatever. I guess.

    Aliens are cool. I kinda like robots.

    #120 2 years ago
  121. silkvg247

    @118 yes darling, they all happen to be male, pure coincidence.

    #121 2 years ago
  122. absolutezero

    Really?

    We’re doing this now are we. Well alright GL HF!

    #122 2 years ago
  123. silkvg247

    @122 sorry but the fact you think it’s a coincidence that they go with an all male cast is absurd. They cater to the majority.

    #123 2 years ago
  124. monkeygourmet

    @123

    And of course the huge illegal immigrant majority, like in GTA 4…

    Edit…! :)

    Remember, you jumped to the defensive of the pushy ‘girlfriend’ character the other day in the GTA 5 screenshot thread… Then it turned out that was his sister…

    My point being…:

    You seem touchy as hell around this subject at the same time to trying to distance yourself from feminism accusations… Often jumping to conclusions or seeing things that aren’t even there…

    Hence why I said made its more of a personal thing? Not that it’s any of my business obviously. But then, you did decide to post your rants.

    #124 2 years ago
  125. silkvg247

    @124 the male portion of said community were X and the female were Y. Fill in the blanks. Go on.

    Let me spell it out.. did any single one of the females in any of the so called represented ethnicities point a gun at your balls and put you in your place? No, of course not.. because they are all whores.

    #125 2 years ago
  126. monkeygourmet

    @125

    When did the reverse of that happen? My GTA story memories are a bit patchy to say the least.

    #126 2 years ago
  127. Phoenixblight

    @125

    Go make your own female Open WOrld. Developers do not need to cater to every whim of every gender, race, what have you. If you feel like its needed go make your own female protagonist GTA. They are the creators if they wanted to make a game about a pink alien who hate blue humans that is their business and we have no right to dictate what they should or shouldn’t do. If you don’t like it, don’t buy it. Simple.

    #127 2 years ago
  128. monkeygourmet

    @127

    She can’t because its a male dominated industry and impenetrable to females.

    Especially females with crazy ideas like making an open world game with a female protagonist like AC Liberation. It just doesn’t happen…

    #128 2 years ago
  129. silkvg247

    @127 there are ONLY TWO GENDERS. TWO. TWO! TWO genders.. on the planet. You want to sub type them further, that’s your call. Me, I just want to get half the fucking planet recognised. Insane I know.

    @128 You wanna bring two or three female focused games into play that’s fine, but what does it prove? That there are some games where we’re equal? Mirrors edge for example? It isn’t good enough, you aren’t putting the shoe on the other foot my dear.. if you were, you’d realise that for each mirrors edge you have a billion prostitutes in GTA.

    #129 2 years ago
  130. monkeygourmet

    @129

    And for each ‘Catherine’, you have a million ‘FPS’s'…

    I think your anger at Rockstar is mildly misdirected. I believe there were lots of whores in Saints Row? That’s okay because you can be a female charecter right?

    http://saintsrow.wikia.com/wiki/Whored_Mode

    Great example of strong female representation.

    #130 2 years ago
  131. OrbitMonkey

    @129, I understand your frustration, I do.

    But Rock star couldn’t write a decent female character story arc if they tried. They specialise in male wish fulfilment, trying to think outside that box would hurt them.

    So, please. Stop trying to hurt Rock Star. They provide for immasculated men everywhere.

    #131 2 years ago
  132. SlayerGT

    ^ Give it a rest guys. She likes GTA that’s all. Just wants more out of it. I love Ace Combat but hate that they “rebooted” it..same thing.

    #132 2 years ago
  133. monkeygourmet

    @132

    Well… Silk started a rant fom the off:

    (98)
    ‘Ironically though a female cast voice over. Nice to know our place.

    Absolute cunts.

    Your games are a disgrace and so are you.. roll on SR4.’

    (Kinda harsh dont you think?)

    She also complained about the ‘hard done by girlfriend’ character the other day which is proven to be the guys sister.

    Hence why I said she may be entering into things with a ‘preloaded’ viewpoint, that’s all..

    #133 2 years ago
  134. SlayerGT

    @133 You have a point. I think it may be a bit of both.

    To your point I think she’s pulling that “card” because she’d just like to to appeal to her more than it does. That’s all.

    #134 2 years ago
  135. monkeygourmet

    @134

    :D

    #135 2 years ago
  136. Biscuitpants

    wasnt even hyped until now, fuck

    #136 2 years ago
  137. silverstorm

    That’s enough of your rant woman

    #137 2 years ago
  138. DSB

    You’d be hard pressed to argue with the facts on this one.

    The women in GTA games tend to be either bimbos, bitches or damsels, or any combination of the three.

    And even though they change protagonist with every game, you don’t have a single woman.

    I’m not saying they should be checking boxes, but I’d say the Housers have a number of pretty clear biases when it comes to making up their stories.

    #138 2 years ago
  139. Clupula

    @137 – Dude, I totally disagree with her on this one, but don’t be acting like an abusive husband shutting up the womenfolk. They shouldn’t be changing their vision to accommodate PC checkpoints, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have the right to complain if she’s upset about it. She’s a person and the fact that you call her, “woman,” makes it sound like you’re about to give her the back of your hand for speaking up, and that’s kinda fucked.

    #139 2 years ago
  140. xxJPRACERxx

    I never hit a woman with my hand or fist. I hit them with my dick and they like it! GTA is made for me baby!

    edit: JK in case this wasn’t obvious…

    #140 2 years ago
  141. silverstorm

    @139 If she were a dude i would say “That’s enough of your rant man” and nobody would give a shit. And calling Rockstar cunts just because there is not a female lead is not even an opinion, it’s an attack.

    #141 2 years ago
  142. Rafa_L

    Wow, lot of hate here.

    I understand wanting diversity in games, it’s not even about “half the population” it’s about each of us gamers wanting to feel included and represented in things we like.

    Is it silly or small? sometimes our wishes are, but the more the better.

    Two things, not about games, but about comments that annoys me. “If you don’t like it make one yourself” simply stupid. “If she were a dude…” It’s not the same, it’s not the same for white/black, men/woman, gay/straight, etc. If you are a mid 20s straight american white male you may have been led to believe the world belongs to you, but that’s not a right, get over it.

    #142 2 years ago
  143. Phoenixblight

    “I understand wanting diversity in games, it’s not even about “half the population” it’s about each of us gamers wanting to feel included and represented in things we like.”

    The world is not made of pixie dust and wants. The developers(Rockstars) went with what they feel the story should be about that is their right and their choice, no need to attack Rockstar for doing what they want to do. You can simply not buy the game. THere is no need to attack the developer for using their creative freedom. Its like getting pissed at Michael Bay for not making a Romantic Comedy.

    “”If you don’t like it make one yourself” simply stupid. ”

    Nothing stupid about it. SHe is a developer or at least claims to be one. why not? There are plenty of indies making games and throwing them on kickstarter because they feel there is a market for it.

    #143 2 years ago
  144. SlayerGT

    @Phoenix Thank you. It just speaks to how far reaching and enjoyable their games are to play, that folks would get so upset about something like “wanting more of a connection from a game”.

    They’re damned if they do and they’re damned if they don’t. Folks would just find something else to bitch about. Like The Last of Us. On TWO of my favorite podcast, listening to people I respect, the game was called out for having “doors that wouldn’t open, just textures”. I’m like are you fucking kidding me!? :D I’m of the mind, when it comes to games, that you can’t please everyone..do what you want. It is art.

    #144 2 years ago
  145. Mjorh

    Dunno what 2 say , its rocksolid n u can’t find flaws or sth !
    Funny dialogue
    Natural reactions n animations
    Diversity in gameplay
    Good-looking graphics
    We shall beat another masterpeice like GTASA!

    #145 2 years ago
  146. M. K.

    Didn’t even know there was gameplay footage incoming, just checked on facebook and there it is.

    I couldn’t care less about it, since GTA4 was pure crap (besides the nice city). But this, wow. I mean, there was no doubt that R* is going to create a kickass world again, but this time, even the gameplay like driving and shooting looked a lot better than it was in GTA4 or RDR.

    I’m still more looking forward to SR4 because it doesn’t have to convince me any more, I know what I’m going to get on release, but GTA5 is definitely on my list for now.

    #146 2 years ago
  147. Exzeerex

    Where’s my motherfuckin’ Agent, huh Rockstar?
    The PS3 exclusive announced in June 2009 remember?

    Somehow this video put me off, even though I was hyped to begin with. Will buy it either way though since it’s a GTA.. And regardless of opinion they always have some sort of quality.

    #147 2 years ago
  148. Gekidami

    “there are ONLY TWO GENDERS. TWO. TWO! TWO genders..”

    This is really offensive to cultures that consider there to be more than two genders…

    But anyway, game looks damn good, to bad i wont be playing it if there isnt a ported next gen version.

    #148 2 years ago
  149. CyberMarco

    From monkey,

    “She can’t because its a male dominated industry and impenetrable to females.”

    Isn’t the same situation with most big-budget movies now? I mean the same thing can be said for making movies about strong macho, going-rambo men helping/protecting yet another fragile/defenseless girl.

    I can see there could be a problem about it, but I think it’s how the world works. Good thing there is always an alternative, in you case Silk SR4.

    P.S. I’ll be damned, I can’t remember when was the last time I saw a healthy debate on the Internet, especially on VG24/7. Kuddos to you guys and girls for keeping a level in the discussion. :)

    #149 2 years ago
  150. polygem

    it´s a supersexist dudebro series. many will argue it just plays with cliches n´stereotypes, not taking things serious and all that…that´s what makes gta so unique and funny. some even argue it´s a parody of our society and it´s ingenious because of that. you can look at it from that point, some well educated adults might be able to see that – but look at the majority of 16 to 25ish youngsters playing these games. to them it´s all about being a cool gangsterbro going to the stripclub and dating prostitutes. money is very important. expensive clothes and cars, women are just like the cars, if you got the cash you got the hot babes…ughhh. now fix that qualified social education worker.

    #150 2 years ago
  151. xxJPRACERxx

    @148 “This is really offensive to cultures that consider there to be more than two genders…”

    WTF?!? What are the other genders? Male, female…. shemale?

    @150 “if you got the cash you got the hot babes…”

    That’s true.

    #151 2 years ago
  152. silkvg247

    @130

    “I think your anger at Rockstar is mildly misdirected. I believe there were lots of whores in Saints Row? That’s okay because you can be a female charecter right?

    http://saintsrow.wikia.com/wiki/Whored_Mode

    Great example of strong female representation.”

    Whored mode is great. Have you played it? Waves of ridiculous enemies, not just female whores. Gimps. Sausage men. I dunno.. it’s just bat shit crazy. How can you offend anyone when you offend everyone? Makes us all equals.

    It’s called whored as a play on words by the way.

    I did come on a bit strong with my language against rockstar but I’m sure they can take it and have heard worse. The thing is, it just dissapointed me *that* much to see the same shit, again, in 2013, with the next gen on the horizon again. It’s like nothing ever changes. Alienating women is awesome! It’ll really help the industry mature.

    GTA can have all the whores is wants, if only it also had a strong female character to offer some ying to the yang – to recognise females aren’t just walking sex buckets. Would be cool.

    #152 2 years ago
  153. Djoenz

    I dont know many females that like to play GTA tbh.
    I will definitely buy this awesome game.

    Doing MP with the lads on PSN :)

    #153 2 years ago
  154. OrbitMonkey

    ^ You’d need to leave your basement, if you want to know more females.

    ;)

    #154 2 years ago
  155. Rafa_L

    @143 I didn’t said I agree with her, i haven’t even read most of her comments, I didn’t attack Rockstar, though they’re not one of my favorite developers, I was just saying the more people interested in a game the better.

    The reason I think that kind of comment is stupid is because then we couldn’t have opinions, reviews, critics, etc, we just have to accept everything if we can’t do better. I don’t know or care if silk is a developer, we have the right to have an opinion and want more from a game as big as GTA, who isn’t done by indies or one programmer, it’s a group of people, and how many individuals in the company have the power to give a final say is how things are going to be? So yeah, I think saying “if you don’t like it do it better” is a shallow argument.

    #155 2 years ago

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    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]

  • This is what co-op looks like in Dying Light

    Dying Light’s cop-op mode has been given a short demo by developer Techland. Dying Light supports drop-in/ drop-out co-op for up to four players. The entire campaign is playable in co-op, and there are special co-op challenges. Watch as four members of developer Techland take on the game’s zombie apocalypse. Dying Light is out January […]

  • Get Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third and all DLC for $5

    Bundle Stars’ latest bundle packs Saints Row 2 and the complete Saints Row: The Third for $5. The Saints Row bundle is priced $5. It is live now and for another 14 days. It comes with Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, which is basically the game plus all the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 23, 24

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has made the trek to Destiny’s Tower for another week of business. Destiny’s Exotics vendor, Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at the Tower as per the weekly schedule. Xur will sell you Exotic weapons and armour pieces if you have the Strange Coins to afford it. He also […]

  • Bloodborne is getting two special edition PS4s in Japan

    Sony will launch two limited-edition, Bloodborne-themed PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan. Two bundles are available, one in black and another in white, complete with a controller and a headset. The hard disk cover is engraved with the title and the cover shot. Both bundles come with the collector’s edition release of the game, which was […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – Xur vs Cryptarch rap battle

    Destiny has once more produced a slew of entertaining, educational and occasionally baffling videos. Destiny players have repeatedly sparked crazes by exploiting the game’s little foibles – Sparrow surfing is one example. This latest one is kind of mysterious; I don’t know how it’s done, or why you would want to, but Hidden Reach has […]

  • The Sims 4 free for 48 hours with Origin Game Time

    The Sims 4 is the latest game to be offered free through Origin’s Game Time promotion. The Sims 4 is now free to download from Origin, granting you a 48 hour window to try it out and see if you want to pay for the full game. The free time starts counting as soon as […]

  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]