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KOTOR 3 was in pre-production at Obsidian

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 23:01 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Today in news likely to make you fall to your knees and do the Darth Vader “noooo”, the never-greenlit Knights of the Old Republic 3 sounds like it was going to be totally sweet.

KOTOR 3 was in pre-production at Obsidian Entertainment, Chris Avellone told Eurogamer in a podcast – and that’s why KOTOR 1′s Revan didn’t appear much in KOTOR2; the character would have made a return in the third game, closing the trilogy.

“I always liked the idea that Revan, as smart and powerful as your player-character was, was actually even more of a brilliant strategist than became apparent in the first game,” Avellone said.

“The entire second game is littered with clues as to ‘why didn’t Revan destroy the infrastructure here? What was he trying to make sure was still intact? What did he/she see that no one else saw?’

“I thought that was giving a nice nod to ‘wait a minute, Revan realises there’s an even larger force at work here, and he’s focusing his efforts on that and keeping the big picture in mind’. That was one thing – the idea that there was a larger, global conspiracy.”

The conspiracy in question concerned a previously unencountered kind of Sith lord.

“The idea was that even before the ‘modern day’ Sith came into being in The Old Republic there were even more distant Sith Lords that were considered the true Sith, and the idea that they were still lurking out there in the galaxy waiting for a chance to strike, kind of like the Shadows in Babylon 5, I thought would be a cool finale for that Old Republic trilogy.

In the proposed third game, players would have fulfilled the role of a character called the Exile, who would have attempted to track Revan down. It’s not certain whether the two characters would ever come face to face.

It sounds like Obsidian had qite fleshed out-ideas; the game would retain familiar features like the Ebon Hawk, the base and the player character’s home, and would see the return of companions T3-M4 and HK-47. In one sequence, HK-47′s legs would be removed, and the player would carry the robot in a backpack; it would provide cover fire.

Despite its ambitious plans and the success of the first two games, Obsidian was unsuccessful in getting the sequel greenlit.

“It was a matter of getting LucasArts to greenlight the title. To be honest I don’t know all the reasons that went into this, whether they wanted to have an internal team do it, whether they logistics didn’t work out…” Avellone said.

“Ultimately, it felt like we were pitching and pitching and it just wasn’t going anywhere, and at some point people just drew a line and said ‘it’s just not going to happen’, which made us kind of sad, but, OK, if that’s the business, that’s the business.”

The full podcast report goes into detail on why Obsidian released KOTOR 2 unfinished, and includes a heartfelt thanks from Avellone to the modders who helped restore the lost content so players could experience it. It’s pretty much a must-read (or listen) for any KOTOR fan.

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27 Comments

  1. FrankWhite

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    man, it was probably denied because they were planning SWTOR as far back as 2006/2007.

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    #1 2 years ago
  2. YoungZer0

    http://youtu.be/WWaLxFIVX1s

    #2 2 years ago
  3. GwynbleiddiuM

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO……..

    I’m fucking beside myself right now. I feel like I need to write a very distasteful letter to George Lucas and let him know what a cunt he is and his ex-company too. There should be a KOTOR III announcement very soon otherwise “There wont be a heart left beating!” because The Emperor’s Wroth’s taste for vengeance MUST BE SATISFIED!

    @1 Even so, TOR’s story takes place 300 years or so after the Revan story. It could not possibly affect the MMO. :’((

    PS: WHY LUCAS, WHAAAAAAAAAAY?!

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    Glad it was canned. KOTOR 2 was god awful especially with all the loopholes left because LucasArts wanted it out ASAP. Obsidian doesn’t know how to write a story. Their design philosophy is to have the player just be a shell and let the story unfold where I prefer to actually have control over it.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Juicimus Prime Rib

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO…

    Still would of been nice to have a trilogy for the video games. I never got to play #2, but the first was awesome for me.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. apollyonbob

    Yeah it’s possible you’re not remembering KotoR’s 2 story. Where does this come from? There are people that think KotoR 2 was a good game? KotoR 2 was a mediocre sequel to a great game. That doesn’t make it good.

    It felt like it was a carbon copy of the engine, though based on the number of new bugs it obviously wasn’t. But they changed very little.

    And the story was about, spoiler alert, someone who wants to destroy the Force. The Force itself. Destroy it.

    It was mind numbingly stupid. And even then, it was only half-finished when it was released. Are the rose-tinted glasses of nostalgia really that opaque?

    The only thing that could have saved it was that Obsidian knows how to craft worlds. The world they set up, with the Triumverate, the awesome (and pathetically underused) Nihilus, the Jedi being nearly wiped out by assassins, etc. That was all awesome.

    But then the plot of the game was that someone wants to destroy the Force.

    Wow.

    Also, @3 You really think that there’s no way, in a science fantasy setting like Star Wars, that Revan could show up in The Old Republic? Another spoiler alert – he does.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Ireland Michael

    @6 KotoR 2 was a solid sequel, with far better characters overall, that was unfortunately cut short. The restoration patch goes a long way in rectifying a lot of problems with the original.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. apollyonbob

    @6 Does the restoration patch patch out the absurd storyline about wanting to destroy the Force?

    I suspect it does not.

    Although I suppose it’s possible that it does patch in something for Nihilus to do. Does it also patch out Nihilu’s ridiculous and anti-climatic death by menu option?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    The writing in KotOR 2 was in general much, much better. Loved every single character in the game. Can’t remember the cast from KotOR 1.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. FrankWhite

    Yeah, KOTOR 2 was a great game, and people exaggerate dramatically about the bugs or problems. The game, even without the restored content is a great RPG.

    But lots of people drink the kool aid and think it is cool to bash kotor2, lots of them haven’t even played the game or beat it. i have beaten kotor 2 numerous times without any bugs or problems.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Ireland Michael

    @8 You’re talking about the absurdity of a plot involving the destruction of the force… in a lore populated by giant slugs, moon sized starships, a universe spanning religioun based peace keeping organisation… and weapons made of light.

    Star Wars is the definition of absurdity. I don’t feel the need to get hung up on the technicalities of fictional universes as long as the stories are good and the characters are well realised.

    I fully admitted the game was cut short, and lacked as a result, and I’m not going to deny that it was unfortunate, but yes, it does.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Phoenixblight

    @10

    Generalizing much?

    I have played the game and beaten it and yes I still hate it. Obsidian is practically the MCDonalds of RPGs. They are quick, cheap and lack substance.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Samuel

    As big of a KOTOR fan as I am, I kind of don’t mind that Obsidian didn’t get to make another one, with their track record. There’s still hope that another one might be made, and that someone else might make it.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Ireland Michael

    @12 I completely disagree.

    Alpha Protocol notwithstanding, I’ve found Obsidian to have some of the best writers and stories in the entire industry. Their characters are always incredibly fleshed out, their sense of place and location unmatched, and their plot multi-faceted and smart. None of that pretentious Hideo Kojima-like bullshit.

    Obsidian are the flawed but well made indie movies to AAA summer blockbuster releases of other companies. They rarely look as flashy, but they have a dozen times more substance.

    They could do with hiring a few more bug testers, mind you…

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Phoenixblight

    @14

    Thats your opinion not mine. I can only think of a single Obsidian game I have enjoyed as much as CD Projekt or Bioware games before and after the buyout and that is New Vegas and not even New Vegas the game but the Old WOrld Blues DLC. I am cautiously optimistic about Stick of Truth though and that is only because Trey and Matt Stone are involved.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    @15 “Thats your opinion not mine.”

    Obviously.

    Stick of Truth is probably the most uninteresting thing they’ve ever done in my eyes, but that’\ because I think the show is garbage anyway. So my view on the game is going to be slanted negatively right from the get go.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Digital Bamboo

    Goddamnit.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. GwynbleiddiuM

    The problem with KOTOR II is not in the story telling but in plot shift and going from the story of Revan to Meetra Surik and it’s because they have always thought that there is gonna be a KOTOR III that can explain and draw conclusion to both, which did not happen thanks to Lucas Fucks. I hope Disney can make it happen, otherwise the entire buyout of the franchise is pointless.

    BTW, the whole destroying the Force aspect of the argument is ridiculous since neither Darth Nihilus nor Emperor ever sought to destroy it. Nihilus had this unsatisfying hunger for the Force the more darkness and destruction he caused and tapped into the dark forces those destruction created the hungrier he became.

    It was very similar to what the Emperor wanted, to destroy life on the galaxy in a ritual and become a god-like being.

    @IM Keep Kojima out of this damn ya. :|

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    ” I hope Disney can make it happen, otherwise the entire buyout of the franchise is pointless.”

    EA has the game rights to the IP and the studios working with the IP are DICE, Bioware and Visceral.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. GwynbleiddiuM

    @19 TBH I wouldn’t mind either way, but I do hope BioWare somehow collaborates with Obsidian if they want to make the KOTOR 3. I don’t what they’re doing atm but I suspect Casey Hudson’s team is on it, and I’m cautiously optimistic about it.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Phoenixblight

    @20

    They aren’t going to get involved with Obsidian. There is no need to if you play TOR there is very little about KOTOR 2. You blink and you miss it.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. wickedcricket

    Revan is such a sissy:/ and utterly boring character… Darth Bane on the other hand they should totally make a trilogy about him:D

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Blackened Halo

    Im your father
    MOTHERFUCKERNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :( no :(

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Gheritt White

    http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/

    #24 2 years ago
  25. bradk825

    Well, I guess it’s time to head down there and set myself on fire in the lobby…

    #25 2 years ago
  26. sebastien rivas

    I would say to Obsidian “Do not despair, the force is with you!”

    I want to assume something. I want to assume that Mr Lucas is/was or already sold rights from which at the same or too close around were Obsidian pitching for KOTOR 3 while Mr Lucas may not want to be associated or could not be associated with giving a green light for obscure reasons.

    Not giving a green light to Obsidian for KOTOR 3 is like saying Star Wars movies sequels I to VI never worked in theater. You know it does not make sense, you know Obsidian with KOTOR 3 would bump Star Wars franchise sells much higher, so the reason lays somewhere else.

    Personally I am more than ready for KOTOR 3 and KOTOR 4!!! because you know there is a sequel somehow, somewhere, as much as the force is in each and everyone of us :)
    Cheer,
    :)

    #26 2 years ago
  27. 136199Goat

    I’m sorry, but how in your right minds could you call the plot of Kotor 2 stupid? Because it’s original and unheard of for a Star Wars story?

    I actually found the concept of killing the Force to be fascinating and… believe it or not, I found myself agreeing with Darth Traya in the end. Jedi, Sith… no, no the only TRUE evil is the Force. All it cares about is trying to have some sort of “balance”. Anakin, the Chosen One? He had no special destiny. He was just the Force’s slave to take advantage of and it used him to bring itself back into balance.

    Brilliantly written, in my opinion.

    #27 2 years ago

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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes Game of the Year at GDC Awards 2015

    And the winner is: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor beat out Alien: Isolation, Bayonetta 2, Destiny, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to win Game of the Year at the Game Developer’s Choice Awards 2015. Elsewhere in the awards, Ustwo’s mobile hit Monument Valley was a stand-out favourite, with wins in the Innovation, […]

  • Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video

    Alien: Isolation is one of the most effectively scary triple-A games in years, but it didn’t start off a perfect creation of pure terror. Creative Assembly prototyped Alien: Isolation in third-person perspective before they nailed down the final approach. The developer revealed this during a GDC 2015 presentation, and it’s a good reminder that games […]

  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

    Madden 15 is now included in EA’s all-you-can-eat subscriber service. Madden 15 is the ninth game to be added to the EA Vault, a stash of games available on demand for EA Access subscribers. It's still Madden Season for EA Access members – Madden NFL 15 is now in The Vault for all members. Go […]

  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

    Three major engines went free at GDC 2015, and each of them is monetising in a different way. There’s been a heck of a lot of discussion about development tools and the costs associated with them during GDC 2015. First Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 would be free, bar royalities on successful releases. Then […]

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

    Final Fantasy, a byword in prolific franchises, was created by a man who hates sequel. Final Fantasy games are famous for being reinvented with each core release, and it was not until series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi began to withdraw from the franchise after Final Fantasy 9 that we started seeing regular sequels and spin-offs. Speaking […]

  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

    A Battletoads remake must be on the horizon. Right? Right?? The Battletoads will appear in the upcoming Xbox One version of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games revealed today. The Battletoads drop in for a fight! Shovel Knight is headed to Xbox One and meets up with @RareLtd brawling trio! pic.twitter.com/OCQIuWbH3W — Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) […]

  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

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

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

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

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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