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Sony bringing PS4 and plenty of games to Comic Con 2013

Friday, 12 July 2013 21:48 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sony is bring PS4 and plenty of games to Comic-Con 2013 and this will give attendees the chance to get their grubby, cosplay-attired hands on the new console.

Here’s what you can expect at the event:

PlayStation Booth (#301)

PlayStation 4 Games

DRIVECLUB
Knack
Octodad: Dadliest Catch

PlayStation Vita Games

Killzone Mercenary
Tearaway
The Walking Dead
Dragon’s Crown
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate
Spelunky

PlayStation 3 Games

BEYOND: Two Souls
Gran Turismo 6
Puppeteer
Diablo III
Batman: Arkham Origins

PlayStation Panels & Signings

Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us) Signing
Date: Friday, July 19th
Time: 2:00-3:00pm PST
Location: Dark Horse Booth (#2615)

Description: Neil Druckmann signing with Faith Erin Hicks for The Last of Us American Dreams in the Dark Horse Booth. Note: this is a ticketed event.

The Art of Video Games
Date: Friday, July 19th
Time: 4:00-5:00pm PST
Location: Room 7AB

Description: Quite a bit has changed since Dark Horse first published Mass Effect in 2010, as the publisher has grown this line of books to include franchises like Last of Us, Dragon Age, Bioshock, The Legend of Zelda, and most recently, HALO and Tomb Raider! From canonical comics to beautiful hardcover art books, Dark Horse has firmly established that there is life for popular gaming franchises far beyond the games themselves. Dark Horse PR director Jeremy Atkins, creators Faith Erin Hicks and Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us), and some surprise guest writers and artists offer a look at what’s to come.

Behind the Scenes with Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Game Series
Date: Saturday, July 20th
Time: 4:00-5:00pm PST
Location: Room 23ABC

Description: Join Robert Kirkman (Creator of The Walking Dead comic series) and Telltale Game’s Dan Connors (Telltale Games, CEO) and Kevin Bruner (Telltale Games, President and CTO) as they discuss the inspiration behind developing the critically-acclaimed game series. Along with PlayStation’s Don Mesa (Director of Product Planning & Platform Software Innovation, SCEA), the team will walk fans through the origins of the game, reveal details on exciting new gameplay features exclusive to PlayStation Vita and include a little sneak peek on what’s to come for next chapter of The Walking Dead game series. Q&A moderated by Greg Miller (Executive Editor, IGN).

SDCC runs Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21.

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49 Comments

  1. Zensi

    Knack ? What are they thinking …..

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Lengendaryboss

    @1 Then @Steph
    They could be thinking of promoting their launch titles for PS4, complete madness i tell you i don’t know what brilliant stunt they will pull next oh and Steph separate and bold the PS Vita section: for a moment i thought PS4 ports were happening.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Odahviing

    Knack and Driveclub, blockbusters are coming take cover

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Lengendaryboss

    Someone needs to help me out here: what exactly is so bad or lacklustre about Knack and Driveclub?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. actuallyisnotafox

    @4 nothing, knack looks like fun, same way ratchet and clank does. drive club well, a beautiful driving game.. what more could you want from a console? :p

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @4 Not feeling much for Drive Club, but I don’t understand the apparent bad rap Knack seems to be getting at all. It looks great.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Lahanas

    I am amazed with how bland ps4′s launch lineup looks. Say what you want about Microsoft, but they have announced far more interesting games for Xbox One.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Ireland Michael

    @7 Different strokes for different folks. I personally think the Xbox One’s lineup is a giant plate of blandness with bland for dessert and a side portion of super-bland just for good measure. The only game in their entire showing that even remotely piqued my interest was Project Spark.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Hcw87

    @6
    For a game that’s supposed to show the ”power of the PS4”, Knack is just really lacking something. I don’t know if it’s the instantly disappearing bits of destruction (similar to Metal Gear Rising), or just overall graphical fidelity.

    And when it comes to Driveclub, it doesn’t look anywhere close as good as The Crew or Forza 5. The damagephysics is like oldschool Gran Turismo where you can slam into a wall and glide through a corner. Far too arcadey.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Lengendaryboss

    @5+6
    I just confused as to way they both seem to be getting mauled by some, oh well beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    @7
    Can’t agree and and the same-time can.
    15 for MS: http://www.vg247.com/2013/06/07/xbox-one-microsoft-promises-more-exclusives-at-gamescom-xbox-360-e3-surprise/

    20 for Sony: http://uk.ign.com/articles/2013/06/24/20-games-12-new-franchises-coming-to-playstation-4-in-year-one

    Whether either of the announced lineup of games is good is still to be determined.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. pcbros

    @4 – I played both at E3 and here are my honest thoughts.

    Knack looks like fun but for me, it got boring after a while (maybe the demo didn’t include the more exciting levels). It has that Lego series feel where you just do the same moves, over and over again. There was no real challenge. Also the pacing is not fast and exciting. The graphics are good but nothing that screams next-gen. It was the ONLY game that I walked away from after 5 min of play.

    Driveclub was not running at 60fps (looked more like 30fps), the controls were more arcade style and the track they demoed was dull. The game did not feel next-gen to me. I think GT6 (I played that too) was a better racing game.

    Those are my impressions…

    #11 2 years ago
  12. SlayerGT

    @11 Is DriveClub open world?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. ps3fanboy

    Friday hemorrhoids look to be really flared up in here. There is more PMSing right here than on any day of The View.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. xxJPRACERxx

    @7 Agree 100%. Before e3 I was ready to get my pre-order for the PS4 but after e3 I pre-ordered a Xbox One.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. TrickyAudio

    Yeah, it seems if a game hasn’t got aliens or MP5′s in, they aren’t good enough ;)

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Fethennour

    Knack looks very fun, and it will be one of my very first PS4 games, I’m looking forward to it. Not that much interested in DriveClub though, I’m not really a big fan of racing games.
    @11 : Thanks for sharing your impressions.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Odahviing

    I’m keen to see what games will be revealed at Gamescom.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Telepathic.Geometry

    I think that the main reason I am a PS3 guy rather than a 360 guy is that the 360 games tend to focus strongly on shooters, racing games and sports sims, whereas – at least as I see it – PS3 focuses more on platformers, puzzlers and action adventure games.

    Obviously both platforms carry a lot of the same games, but I feel that divide. I’m pretty sure that a lot of people will say that Titanfall is better than Knack, and I’m sure that from many different perspectives that will be true, but I would choose Knack every time. Running around shooting huge mechs DOES appeal to me, but the call of adventure and hidden rooms and power-ups is where my heart lies.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. ChunkyLover112

    Lol, they’re still trying to make people buy this shit?

    It’s kind of amazing that a console has managed to fail before even being released. Well done sony, well done.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Sang2

    #18
    You sir deserve a +1. I feel the same way.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Aullah

    Knack is getting bad rep, because it was the first game that was revealed for the ps4. The first game should show the awesome graphics of the system, instead we got a childs game with silly graphics. Thats why.

    This was the biggest mistake of sony since the console reveal.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. backup

    Sony the only one who won all gens

    #22 2 years ago
  23. super3001

    ps3.5 games look bad. 30 fps controller lags and uninspired.

    xone launch games are much better

    #23 2 years ago
  24. backup

    1 year headstart and still losing to PS3 loooooool

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Christopher Jack

    @23, How is it the PS3.5? What specifically grants the Xbox One next gen status but not the PS4?

    #25 2 years ago
  26. loci

    The reason Knack is a launch title is (as they explained) because they want to showcase diversity rather than just more shooters.
    As for a lack of titles shown at E3, they have said they are holding title reveals back, for Gamescom etc.
    Microsoft have already shot their load…Sony are still on the foreplay ~_~

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Aullah

    @26 They should start it with deep down even if its a demo only.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Lengendaryboss

    I honestly think certain people has lost their marbles.

    @19 i’ll start with xbox fanboy: i honestly hope that “LOL” was just laughing at yourself because like most fanboys what you speak of has no proof.

    @21 That doesn’t even make any sense. This also applies to @24 in a different sense.
    http://www.psxextreme.com/ps4-news/268.html
    “It was pretty intentional. We were like yeah we hate to see all the PS4 games being FPS or action-adventure or very photorealistic, you know big-budget blockbuster games. And you know people like these games, but these are not the only kinds of games that people can have fun with.”
    So god forbid Sony should cater heavily to one audience at first and not the other.

    @23
    Troll elsewhere you annoying Xbox fanboy, you speak with opinions not facts.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Aullah

    @28 By mistake, I mean BAD MOVE.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. backup

    @28
    This also applies to @28 in a different sense u know wat
    PC gamers are pirates and PC gaming is dead only RTS lol

    #30 2 years ago
  31. pcbros

    @12 – The demo didn’t seem open world. But I haven’t looked up any info on Drive Club.

    They will have a free version, so there will be no risk in trying it.

    @26 – Nothing wrong with diversity. But it could have been a better showcase title. The gameplay, graphics and challenge could have been beefed up. The game at this point does not scream, “you need to buy a PS4!”.

    My problem with games like Knack and the Lego Series is that, in my opinion, they do not stack up well with Nintendo’s platformers in terms of gameplay and challenge. I feel a lot more creativity goes into Nintendo’s offerings in terms of level design.

    I feel like games like Knack are meant so that an 8 year old can beat it without much trouble. Which is ok but for me, it’s boring.

    But things could change after the official release. Maybe it’s better than what was showed.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Lengendaryboss

    @29
    Ok. Edit: Never mind Sony troll/fanboy.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Reddpayn

    If games run at 30 fps on ps4 then they will be like 26 fps on xbone cause it has worse specs

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Aullah

    @32. Im neither a troll, nor a fanboy. I dont have any console, im pc only… but I still think that starting the lineup with Knack is a bad move.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Lengendaryboss

    @34
    No that was meant for backup, not sure what happened to the number 30 i wrote in there.

    Edit: Speak of the devil :)

    #35 2 years ago
  36. backup

    @32
    Ok. Edit: Never mind PC pirate troll/fanboy

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Christopher Jack

    @36, You have no issues calling anyone else out but have you ever looked at yourself. Frankly if I made the choices around here ps3fanboy, super3001 & yourself would be gone by now. I don’t mind personal preferences, I personally prefer PC>PS4>XB1>PS3>PSV>X360>WiiU>3DS, but I don’t need to bring that up every topic & harass those who share different views. Nor make ridiculous claims that PC is dying & those that remain are pirates, I think the current Steam sales beg to differ, currently over 4.5million users with a peak of close to 5million today.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. backup

    @37

    i don’t have his cell number jack :P

    You have no issues calling anyone else out but have you ever looked at yourself.
    Frankly if I made the choices around here Christopher Jack would be gone by now.

    but PC gamers are pirates is fact just look at torrent sites

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Lengendaryboss

    @38
    Good god copying and editing people’s words thats a new one.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Christopher Jack

    I didn’t deny that I had preferences, in fact I just listed them. But I don’t go around shouting stereotypes like a 4 year old. All console gamers are dumb, all Nintendo gamers are kids & all PC gamers are virgins, shit like that doesn’t belong here.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. backup

    @39
    butthurt ?

    see i did it again :P

    Good Lengendaryboss copying and editing people’s words that’s a new one.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. pcbros

    @33 – That’s why Forza looks better and runs at 60 fps :P

    You have no clue what the systems are really capable of. We will see the true power of both systems after launch.

    Let’s not forget all the hype that surrounded the almighty Cell processor. In the end, there was no visible difference in graphical power.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. SlayerGT

    @42 At E3 there weren’t attendants standing there telling you about DriveClub?

    #43 2 years ago
  44. pcbros

    @43 – They had a booth that was divided into two sides (teams). When it was your turn to try the game, they just told you where to go and mentioned that if you post a tweet on their tablet, you get a shirt and key-chain (which I have).

    So I just basically took my seet, they took my picture with the PS Camera I believe and I began racing on my own. No info at all was provided.

    But then again, most playable demos (except for Nintendo’s) were left up to you to explore, unless you specifically called over a rep and asked a question.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. SlayerGT

    @44 well good job securing info! ;) I kid. No really thanks for the input. I just automatically assumed it was open world..idk why. But yeah I’m getting Plus as soon as my Live runs out on the 24th. So I’ll check it out I guess. So far no one seems up on it but me.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. pcbros

    @45 – Actually, the most informative demos were the ones where 20-30 people were invited into a small room and a developer played a live demo while explaining what was going on.

    I had the pleasure to attend developer demos for Titanfall, Killzone, Infamous, Watchdogs, Garden Warfare, Battlefield 4, and Forza 5.

    I actually played: Killer Instinct, Forza 5, DriveClub, Knack, Battlefield 4, Splinter Cell, Mario 3D, Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country and Gran Turismo 6.

    So I felt I left with a good overview of what’s to come :)

    As far as the lack-luster excitement for DriveClub, I think it’s because racing games usually don’t draw in a lot of excitement to begin with. So you either have car fanatics that drool over the realism Forza and Gran Turismo bring or you have the people who want fast, exciting racing games… and those people will gravitate towards Need for Speed. I think DriveClub is just getting a little lost in the mix. It’s neither a realistic sim or an over-the-top racer.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. SlayerGT

    @46 I think they should have teamed Evo up with Polyphony and made an open world street racing game using GT tech. Same everything except open world instead of tracks and casual clothes instead of racing suits. I mean you figure how well GT sells, take the idea of Forza Horizon but go full sim like GT. I would love such a game. And then throw motorcycles in for good measure :D

    So you didn’t get to try The Crew? That’s another I’m curious about.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Lengendaryboss

    @Slayer
    They tried: won’t happen
    “The new racer is said to play in a manner similar to Project Gotham Racing. The team wanted to label it a Gran Turismo title, according to the site, but Sony Japan didn’t approve. Even without the Gran Turismo name, however, the studio are supposedly referring to the game internally as Europe’s biggest racer in the past decade.”
    http://gematsu.com/2013/02/rumor-first-details-on-sony-and-microsofts-next-gen-racers

    #48 2 years ago
  49. pcbros

    @47 – I didn’t get to see The Crew :(

    E3 is divided into two main buildings. One building had Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. This building had reasonable wait times to see and play games.

    The other had mainly 3rd-party developers like Ubisoft, EA, Sega, and Activision. That building was packed! Every game had roughly a +2 hour wait. So it was really hard to see everything. Good thing Sony had a few Ubisoft games in their booth (I only had to wait around 15-20 min to see Watchdogs vs over two hours to see the same game at the Ubisoft booth).

    But I agree, an open-world racing game with realistic sim physics would be fun. Test Drive and Forza Horizon have sort of done it.

    #49 2 years ago

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    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]