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PS4 & PS Vita bundle rumours: we ask the retailers

Thursday, 8 August 2013 16:40 GMT By Dave Cook

PS4 and PS Vita bundle rumours dropped last week, so VG247′s Dave Cook and Steph Nunneley have called their local retailers to see if there’s any truth to the matter.

If you missed the initial rumour you can play catch-up here.

Basically, an anonymous source of Machinima said that Sony is bundling both consoles together for around $500, and that the package will launch by the end of the year.

We decided to ask our local game shops to see if they had heard anything regarding the bundle, just to see if there was any truth to what we’d heard.

Over in the States, Steph contacted her local GameStop first and asked them if a PS4 and PS Vita bundle was on the cards.

A sales rep replied, “Oh no. That is two completely different systems. That would be getting about $700.00 worth of stuff. So for $700.00 to be knocked down to $400.00 I don’t think that’s going to happen.

“If they are going to bundle it, it won’t be for $400.00. I have not heard anything about that, I know there will be a lot of cross-play between the Vita and the PS4 and I know that you will be able to use your Vita as a second controller for the PlayStation 4 [if game is programmed for it according to Sony - SNN].

“So while it’s not entirely unfathomable that it would happen we just havn’t been given anything on it. If they definitely did that, like I said the price would be around the $600-700 area.

“However if [you are] wanting to get a PS4 I recommend getting into a Gamestop as soon as possible to pre-order because we don’t know when they are going to be shutting off this SKU again.

“They have shut off reservations of PS4 twice now and they re-opened it last Saturday which was when I finally got the chance to pre-order my own. They are saying that it could be any day now that they shut if off again.”

Steph then tried another GameStop store nearby and was told by an employee that there was no PS4/PS Vita bundle on their system and, “as far as I have heard from corporate,” there is to be no new PS4 bundles until after the current packages have launched.

Meanwhile here in Scotland, I called my local branch of HMV and was told by an employee, “We don’t have any information on that yet. It probably won’t be until a lot closer to the time until a price has been released and stuff.”

I then asked if the bundle was actually a thing and he replied, “I’ve not heard anything, I’ve probably heard as much as you – that there probably will be a bundle but as far as us having it in the show I haven’t heard anything.”

Defeated, I called my local GAME store and asked the same question. Their staffer told me, “Not that I’m aware of. The only bundle we’ve been told about is the one exclusive to us that comes with the PS4 itself, Killzone special edition and Driveclub special edition. It also comes with PlayStation Plus. That’s the only one I’ve heard of, I’ve not heard anything being bundled with a Vita.”

I then asked if this was something I should keep an eye on the GAME website for, and he replied, “I’d keep an eye on it but I’ll be perfectly honest; with the amount of solus Vitas that Sony has still got – and the fact that you can already buy it solus – I don’t know why they would bundle [PS4] with a Vita.

“If anything it would be re-bundled again with a PlayStation Eye – and that’s me just giving pure guesswork. If I were Sony I’d bundle it with the PlayStation Eye instead of Vita. Maybe it’s something they’ve still to announce as they’ve still to announce a release date.”

Together we also tried Best Buy, ASDA, Tesco and Toys ‘R Us. I largely got kind old ladies who sounded lovely but couldn’t tell me what was going on, while Steph hit a brick wall over the pond. In most cases however, stores had either stopped PS4 pre-orders or were close to pulling the plug on them.

Either way, it seems like retailers at shop level haven’t heard of this fabled bundle. We’re since taken this higher and are still waiting on a response, although in my experience it’s unlikely that chains will disclose anything they’re not supposed to.

We’ll let you know if they do however, but for now, what do you make of the bundle rumour? Let us know below.

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32 Comments

  1. Lengendaryboss

    So Steph and Dave went around like mad men (and women) interrogating the nearest shops via phone to provide info for us: how kind :)

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Dave Cook

    @1 We put on fake voices. It was fun.

    (We didn’t really put on fake voices)

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Djoenz

    “If they are going to bundle it, it won’t be for $400.00. I have not heard anything about that, but I do know that you will be able to use your Vita as a second controller for the Playstation 4. I know there will be a lot of cross-play between the Vita and the PS4″

    That sales rep is incorrect right? Remote play doesnt mean it can be used as second controller persé. You guys already had a thread about that somewhere.

    You guys are funny though xD I guess its case closed!

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Dave Cook

    @3 Thanks, yeah it didn’t really work out, but the fact they don’t have the bundle on their systems means it’s not imminent at least.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Sini

    clearly they forgot to say they represent vg247, otherwise they would get the truth.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    @1 I will never tell my secrets to gleaning information… or discounts at tire stores for that matter. :D

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dave Cook

    @5 No way dude, they’d probably tell us less if they knew we were journalists.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. DrDamn

    @3
    The Vita can be used as a controller if the game is specially programmed to support it – don’t expect it will beyond some stuff from Sony themselves. Remote play is a separate point and available on all games which don’t use the camera.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. sebastien rivas

    This article sheds lots of lights here.

    It demonstrates that PR is an important point to pre sales and noting a statement like “but I do know that you will be able to use your Vita as a second controller for the Playstation 4. I know there will be a lot of cross-play between the Vita and the PS4. ” means Sony did not fully succeed in their PR game pre-sales play.
    I suppose now we need a Sony PR with bullet point capaboilities of PS4 and Vita tandem.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. DrDamn

    @9
    I think it tells us that lots of people in retail don’t actually know all that much – not a big surprise. I once corrected an employee in Toys’r'us who was happily telling a prospective customer WiiU was an add on for the Wii – whilst holding the controller in her hand.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. sebastien rivas

    @ 8

    I know but such clear statement confuses the readers to the point where it dismantle Sony’s PR pre-sales.

    Steph & Dave please, take the whip and go see the one you interviewed to teach him life.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. GK

    whats a point for a bundle if price is bigger then PS4 alone + Vita Alone? :D
    500$ best price and people could really interesting in this.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. loci

    Top investigative journalism. Pulitzer prize time methinks.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Djoenz

    @Dave man you guys should have freaking vlogged it so we could see your reactions and hear their reactions, but with a comedic spin.

    Like this guy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83jVGxmBLLk

    @13
    Shit this is actually cool what Dave and Steph did. Ofcourse the fact wether sales reps are even entitled to give tht information or the expectations to get answers this way was highly enough doesnt matter.

    I think its hilariously awesome that they took the time to even pick up the phone and started calling.

    Fucking awesome this thread made my day.

    Now try to aquire Major Nelson’s personal phone number and start questioning or inquiring him!

    #14 2 years ago
  15. unclejibjab

    I wouldn’t listen too much to what game have to say. I overheard an employee telling a woman the other day that the PS4 uses a new media that holds 4x as much as bluray.

    Clueless or will do anything to seal the deal?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. sebastien rivas

    @12
    +1 on you.

    @14

    hahaha thanks, you made my day ;)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Dave Cook

    @14 hah :D that’s certainly something to bear in mind!

    #17 2 years ago
  18. sebastien rivas

    @15

    Yes this is bound to happen but I am really skeptical it will be on Ps4.
    What purpose would it be for in first place. 25 by 4 100. Jeezz 100 gigs gaming data. Do I need to purchase the Enterprise with the holo deck to play those games?

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Stephany Nunneley

    @10 & 15 – I once had a Best Buy employee tell me God of War 2 wasn’t out yet which is why it wasn’t on the shelf … it had been on the market for at least 6 months.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. sebastien rivas

    @ 10

    But guess what. That is what I thought it was. I thought the wiiu was an addition for the wii for months and months until about a week ago when I came on vg247 and I started to decipher through you guys.. all your posts and threads that the wiiu is not just a controller!

    Why did I think that way.. Well I cannot assure which, where, how but I remember to clearly reading it in a magazine!!!! in a magazine man….
    and I said to myself dude I don’t want to spend that much money on a wii controller with a screen.

    That is why I say beware with this article here it is bound to confuse some readers who are not informed at all or substantially not enough. Just like for me and the wiiu….

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Stephany Nunneley

    @20 Well I added a link in there where Sony said Vita is a “second controller only if the game is programmed for it” just so no one else who never heard this gets confused.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. smartalves

    my problem with this? price!!! Why? I live in Portugal and taxes here are killing games (diference to UK will be 10 euros less).
    For me (correction, for my son) the good bundles will be PS4+game+controler or +eye. Everything will be too much money (specially the prices os ps vita games).

    #22 2 years ago
  23. GK

    22,ps vita games for free,i dont have ps vita but i already have 20+ games from ps+ :D just barging price for ps+.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Professor Zoom

    Suck on that PS fanboys. :)

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Djoenz

    @All:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE6mP3KSNLQ

    #25 2 years ago
  26. sebastien rivas

    @ 21

    I have been following VG247 about vita for a bit so I am not confused so far about Ps4+vita capabilities and yet, thanks to another poster (sorry forgot the name) who rectified me on PS4+Vita capabilities.

    My point is, because I read or even flew over other previous articles by you and others then I have a good sense on Ps4+vita capabilities. May I be sadly surprised by Sony in the end during confirmation or debunk.. maybe.
    But for others, a reader who do not know about Ps4+Vita capabilities will not understand this article in any way for many reasons already posted. If the guy is old just like me and do not click on linkies in first place then s/he will be at large.
    Although thanks again to all posters, s/he will be able to get a better idea and in the right direction.

    One point I want to bring. I am NOT accusing you or Dave of anything but I am from the 70′s generation, perhaps I am the only one not being used to go through link that has links that has links. Anything prevents you or Dave or the Vg247 staffs from copy/past citation with citation names from other links that are linked.. in links? huhh link ;)
    where was I again????
    Cheer ;)

    #26 2 years ago
  27. noamlol2

    so mashitima lied

    shocker…

    #27 2 years ago
  28. sebastien rivas

    @ 27

    It sounds like it but I wait and see for Sony to come up to definitive PR solution(s).
    Same goes and Microsoft I feel like I am crossing a desert and am tired of staying skeptical about Microsoft to be honest because I have faith and wish to own one so I wait and wait…

    #28 2 years ago
  29. nikk900

    I work at GAME and all I’ll say is – if we did have a bundle like this coming we would not be allowed to tell people until sony say we can, and I’d assume the same for other retailers. So I think this was a bit pointless.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Fin

    @29

    Yup.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. VibraniumSpork

    I’d prefer that GAME started talking about what modular bundles they’ll be offering – “PS4 + Any 2/3 Games” etc. That Killzone bundle would be tempting if they hadn’t packaged Driveclub with it – surely the majority of Launch Dayers will be picking up PS+ and will download it (albeit in limited form) anyway?

    #31 2 years ago
  32. nikk900

    @31 The plus version of driveclub is limited like you say, but the bundle version is a special edition as is killzone. It was either that or knack.

    #32 2 years ago

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  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]