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UK Charts: Minecraft dominates, Tales of Xillia in at 4th

Monday, 12 August 2013 09:09 GMT By Dave Cook

Minecraft Xbox 360 has held onto its top spot in the UK Charts as newcomer Tales of Xillia enters at a solid fourth.

You can check out all of the Tales of Xillia review scores here, as well as my own write up and interview with director Hideo Baba.

Here’s the chart in full:

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. FIFA 13
  3. The Smurfs 2
  4. Tales Of Xillia
  5. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  6. The Last Of Us
  7. Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
  8. LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes
  9. Tomb Raider
  10. Assassin’s Creed III
  11. Far Cry 3
  12. Need For Speed Most Wanted
  13. Grand Theft Auto IV
  14. LEGO Lord Of The Rings
  15. Max Payne 3
  16. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary Edition
  17. Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros.
  18. Grand Theft Auto Episodes – Liberty City
  19. Battlefield 3
  20. Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package

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39 Comments

  1. backup

    Xbots and PC pirates where r ur exclusive games

    o wait they don’t have any lol

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Pytox

    @1 ffs digital sales arent in these charts and also there barely is pc retail market -_-

    Also Tomb raider still is in top 10 and still not good enough for Squeenix?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. actuallyisnotafox

    smurfs 2 is 3rd ._. i see

    #3 2 years ago
  4. lubu

    @1 go fuck you mother somewhere else

    @2 because this sales are in UK , that means top selling game in UK alone and they don’t buy games a lot, i bet minecraft sold 200units in UK and it is on top

    #4 2 years ago
  5. backup

    @4
    go fuck you Father somewhere else

    zero games for PC pirates deal with it

    #5 2 years ago
  6. lubu

    @5 i don’t give a fuck about PC, first they have steam so no figures second you fuck head must be banned from life, i don’t know where you live yet but someday someone will fuck you and your big cow breasted mother

    #6 2 years ago
  7. backup

    @6
    ehh too much bad words

    some many times “fuck” word use u seems to be soooo desperate probably u r gay who fucks his father and brother

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Professor Zoom

    Why do we always get UK charts? Why no total Europe or US chart? This can’t be taken much serious, when Fifa 2013 is at number 2.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. CycloneFox

    @8: You do know, that VG247 is an UK blog, don’t you?

    It is a real pitty, Tales of Xillia only got the forth place. It’s one of the best JRPGs I’ve ever played and great fun to play with friends cooperatively. Also The Team Destiny Tales of titles are always much better than the Team Vesperia Tales of titles and Xillia brings alot of new stuff (gameplay-wise)into the series, which could also appeal to the western audience.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Lengendaryboss

    @9
    Thats irrelevant when they also report on NPD, Japan figures and PlayStation EU/US charts.

    @8 There is no official EU chart and NPD (US) is a monthly thing. The best you’re gonna get is Vgchartz.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. DrDamn

    @8
    As @10 points out there is no European chart to report on.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Francis O

    These charts are almost irrelevant as they don’t give us any raw numbers of how these games actually performed. I would like to know actually numbers like the Media Create Sales charts for Japan.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. cindayjon

    just as Scott answered I am surprised that someone can profit $5048 in 4 weeks on the internet. did you see this link,,, max38.com

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Professor Zoom

    #12 They’re as much relevant as the Japanese charts…

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Clupula

    For a game that’s in such a niche genre, that’s actually really, really good numbers. I don’t think Graces F even made the top 10, did it?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Francis O

    @14 Thats great, but there are no actual numbers to back it up like the Media Create or NPD.

    Everybody here is just guessing. How can something be relevant when it’s missing the actual numbers itself.

    We all know the UK games market is struggling. Is this a way to cover up sales? NPD and Media Create charts give the numbers like it is.

    @Clupula

    You were down on Pikmin 3 when it debuted with a similar chart position, but up on Tales of Xillia because its in a niche genre called the “JRPG”…. If JRPG’s are a niche genre, what the hell is Pikmin 3?

    And you said, really really good numbers….there are no numbers, just a position on a chart. It could have sold 2 or 10,000 copies, we don’t know.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Lengendaryboss

    @16
    http://www.elevenwarriors.com/sites/default/files/images/users/captain%20obvious/lighten-up-francis-o.gif

    https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/1411208960/hAE723079/

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Clupula

    @17 – Oh, you know him. Just trying to start a fight with his nonsense. I’m not in the mood to play with his dumbass this morning. I just can’t help but think of how little fun this site will be for him if they ever go ahead with that update they keep saying they are, and we get ignore buttons, and all his favorite playmates don’t even see his posts anymore. I doubt he’ll even come here if he doesn’t have people to fight.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Lengendaryboss

    @16
    Oh yeah and Francis that last sentence, your logic it applies to Nintendo right? Right?.

    Similar? Here’s the Top 20 in full for the week ending July 27th:
    1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Microsoft)
    2. Pikmin 3 (Nintendo)

    Here’s the chart in full: (Now)
    1.Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
    2.FIFA 13
    3.The Smurfs 2
    4.Tales Of Xillia

    Edit: Also weren’t you the one who said Pikmin 3 is doing well in sales but also said we don’t know sales figures elsewhere?

    #19 2 years ago
  20. DrDamn

    @16
    Chart Track charge money for the real numbers and you aren’t allowed to release them. It’s how they make their money.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. salarta

    @2: One, “Tomb Raider” keeps getting its price cut lower and lower so it’s not really all that strange to see it stay high when a game that sold for $50-60 five months ago now costs about $15. Two, it’s the UK; that thing hasn’t been in the top 10 or 20 in the U.S. for a month or two now. But don’t worry, they’ll make more crap following off from that thing until 20 years from now, when they’ll reboot it again because that generation thinks this generation’s Lara Croft sucks just like this generation thinks the previous generation’s Lara somehow sucked.

    Anyway, that aside, I’m glad Tales of Xillia is that high. It really should be higher. If it was made in the golden age of JRPGs, I would say it’s above average, but given how little we got out of this generation for quality, Tales of Xillia’s bumped up to one of the best games this gen.

    Also, Milla is pretty cool. So far, I’d say she comes after Chell for best female protagonists of this generation, with Chell at the top.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Clupula

    Come on, everyone, we all know he’s full of shit, since he wasn’t making any comments about exact numbers when Pikmin was at #2 for the entire week anyone gave a shit about it. But now, he’s going to argue for argument’s sake, so he can get his sad little jollies fighting with the lot of us.

    Suddenly, when his shit isn’t up top anymore, the UK market is struggling. When Pikmin was up there, it was an example of the comeback of the Wii U.

    He’s so full of shit, his eyes are brown. Even the other people on the site who tend to favor Nintendo realize that he’s just a troll and have called him out on it for doing more damage to their cause than good. Just ignore him and he’ll blow away.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. salarta

    @22: He’s so full of air his eyes are blue!

    He’s so full of swamp gas his eyes are green!

    He’s so full of Shades of Grey his eyes are shades of grey!

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Clupula

    Air isn’t blue.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. salarta

    Aiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiir!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Francis O

    I was purely commenting on Clupula’s complete 180 when it was Pikmin 3 at the top, compared to Tales of Xillia.

    I’m not saying Tales is selling bad, I’m just starting to question this when we have no numbers as one of my users pointed out to me.

    “Also weren’t you the one who said Pikmin 3 is doing well in sales but also said we don’t know sales figures elsewhere?”

    I did, I always factored in the install base as well, but like I said, UK seems to be the only place that isn’t showing numbers, and i’ve read a few articles since then, that talked about the sinking UK games market

    Pikmin 3 still came in 11th place for the UK, so its not like it’s doing horrible based on the charts
    http://mynintendonews.com/2013/08/12/uk-charts-pikmin-3-slides-out-of-top-ten/

    Legendary, you have too much time on your hands to make GIFs like that.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Dragon246

    @Francis,
    Friendly warning – You may want to avoid visiting here on Wed on MC chart, a particular “high profile” new Wiiu game bombed so hard its not even funny.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Francis O

    Dragon, What game is that? The only thing I can think of is Yakuza 1&2 HD, but that’s not a high profile game. It’s just a HD port. I even went on record saying it will won’t do much for the Wii U.

    Wii U need new games, not PS2 HD ports.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Dragon246

    ^ If you know how much Ninty thinks it is “high profile”, you would laugh your ass off.
    Sellthrough % is a joke for that game.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Francis O

    What Nintendo thinks and what I think are different. Plain and simple.

    The game sold less than 60K in it’s first week for the PS3 when it launched last year, so I’m not expecting much from it.

    If Nintendo thought Yakuza HD was “high profile” wouldn’t they give it it’s own Nintendo Direct like they did The Wonderful 101 and Pikmin 3?

    How much did they ship? There is no way they put out more than 40-50K on the streets.

    In the digital age, it’s hard to see how a game is really performing until the companies financial reports, for example animal crossing has around 3 million plus in physical sales, but another 1 million plus on the eShop. Same goes for Luigi’s Mansion 2.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Lengendaryboss

    @Francis
    I don’t make those gifs, i just link them: its so quick and easy ;)

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Francis O

    @31 Good for you Legendary, you’ve shown to have more talent than just being a keyboard warrior.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. fihar

    Want to know why Xillia’s sales aren’t any higher?
    Because NamDai has already confirmed Xillia 2 for localization. Believe it or not, that has actually made some people I know less committed on supporting the series.
    Don’t shoot the messenger, I can’t even understand the logic.

    My copy should be arriving tomorrow, can’t wait.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. dizzygear

    @33 Maybe their hoping for a ToX 1 & 2 package deal?

    I’m just happy it cracked the top 10 hoping it will improve the odds to see more Bamco titles here. God Eater 2 in particular.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. salarta

    @33: My guess is that they expect a re-release of the game with all of the DLC included, which is foolish to expect for a game like Tales of Xillia. They’re not Gearbox or any of the other hundreds of Western companies that do Game of the Year editions with all the DLC included in a single package for the same price as the original release.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Clupula

    @35 – Your guess would be wrong. The reason for it is that Xillia has had a bad reputation for a while amongst Tales fans, since it has no cameo battles, there’s not many unlockable outfits, compared to previous Tales games, it’s a shorter game that usual (if you only play through one character’s story, of course) and people were generally calling it an unfinished game. However, Xillia 2 supposedly fixes all that, so a lot of people who wanted Xillia 2 only pre-ordered Xillia in order to assure the sequel comes here. Once the sequel was announced for Western release, I saw many of these same people say they were cancelling their pre-orders and not picking up Xillia, because what they really wanted was the second one.

    While I think that’s dumb and I’m having a lot of fun with Xillia, myself, that is the most common reason I’ve seen among the Tales fanbase.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Clupula

    Also, the battle system not being as intricate as in Graces F was a factor for the people who said that about Xillia.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Irani

    ننه ی همتون رو گاییدم
    FU.CK ALL OF YOU GUYS

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Clupula

    @38 – Thank you for contributing absolutely nothing to the conversation. Of course, it’s right up there with your usual “Shame to Sony” posts.

    #39 2 years ago

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    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • 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 […]