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Xbox One delayed into 2014 – rumour

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 14:24 GMT By Staff

Xbox One has been delayed into 2014, according to a source cited on a gaming site today.

UPDATE: CVG’s Tamoor Hussain has just tweeted this out:

We suspect he’s right too.

ORIGINAL STORY: Treat this 100% as rumour for now until we get our own feedback from Microsoft on the matter, but a source has told Gamereactor that Xbox One will now ship in Q1 2014, as opposed to the previous November window suggested by Microsoft.

Whether this means Xbox One has been delayed in all territories or just select regions remains to be seen.

Hang fire on your dismay/joy just yet folks. We’re asking Microsoft for comment.

Via Johnny.

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52 Comments

  1. Lengendaryboss

    Oh please.

    It gives weight on a previous rumour. But i don’t see it.

    But there are many reasons for this.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Joe Musashi

    Regardless of the accuracy of this rumour, I’m sure Microsoft would move heaven and earth to ship for the current holiday season – even if it meant reduced volume or limited regions.

    JM

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Goffee

    Shouldn’t be true, but if it is, I wonder if all these U-turns are taking their toll? Either that or a hardware supply issue?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Beta

    Microsoft really would not want to let Sony have the holiday season all to themselves. I can’t see this happening.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. DGOJG

    I can’t see this happening since they themselves have stated a November launch window. Regardless if Sony released before or close after November I doubt they’d miss it.
    Side note; why on earth do you sign off every comment #2?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. actuallyisnotafox

    @4 precisely, youd think theyd need all the time they can get with a u turn and change here and there, but yeah if sony gets that holiday season, itll be tough :p

    #6 2 years ago
  7. FuntimeBen

    As much as I’m a PS4 fanboy next-gen – this can’t be true. Microsoft is already delivering retail production units to staff. Even if they have to drop ship every last console off the assembly line, they will make this holiday season.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Patrick Garratt

    Fairly sure this is total bollocks, yeah.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. bradk825

    Probably not true, a day after MS said they would have “exciting news.”

    I am guessing they are going to annouce a release date, but it’s more likely to be a date in November.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Major Mayhem 70

    I actually agreed with Legendary for a change. World must be coming to an end. Lol. Just phucking with you man as always.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Dave Cook

    I also believe it’s total bollocks.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Aullah

    They will release the console this year even if the console itself has problems.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Robbins

    Probs to get it up to the 12gb

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Irani

    This Is Lie and It Is From Sony Fans Against Microsoft’s Positive News , Shame On You Sony

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Dave Cook

    @14 what does this have to do with Sony. Do you think Kaz Hirai is the source?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Kreion

    @12
    No they won’t, they don’t want a repeat of the red-ring debacle. I mean look at the system, they could likely make it smaller than that and move the powerbrick inside but I imagine they are a but paranoid about the heat of the thing.

    But at the same time, they will definitely release in 2013. If they released in 2014 they may as well push the date back another year and release next holidays, it’d put them in a better position than releasing in Q1 next year -.-

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Lengendaryboss

    @Dave
    Don’t humour/acknowledge this special war enthused MS loving troll.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Lengendaryboss

    Many websites seem to call BS on this, even VG247 staff which makes me wonder why you guys didn’t follow their lead?

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Dark

    With so many 180′s , this could be true.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Fethennour

    They just want people to talk about them. Hey, seems like it works.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Sylrissa

    I’m starting with the PS4, but I still call BS on this.

    No way this can be true, MS wouldn’t let Sony have the holiday season all to themselves it would be a disaster.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. bradk825

    MS is having to face rumours on a consistant basis, you have to wonder who keeps starting them.

    Some people need to learn, “Annonymous Sources” “Sources who claim to be…” could be anyone. Anyone. You could email any news agency right now and claim to be an annonymous source “from the White House” and they will print what you say if it’s even half-ways believable. So rumours should, as noted by Dave, be treated as rumours until the horse’s mouth confirms or denies.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. redwood

    naaah.. can’t be true!

    #23 2 years ago
  24. schnide

    I think Microsoft released this false rumour themselves so they could have something new to u-turn on today.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Ireland Michael

    Yeah, I can’t see this happening. At all.

    It would be commercial suicide for the format.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Lengendaryboss

    @24
    I hope your joking, every U-turn MS does is for the customers (in public mind).

    #26 2 years ago
  27. ysleiro

    Is VG247 catering to trolls?

    I mean when I read the “dismay/joy” line I had to read it twice to understand (I asked myself “Joy? why even write that VG247?”.

    Who in their right mind would be happy if the console misses it’s proposed ship date?

    You would have to be a COMPLETE douche and troll. I mean if you aren’t interested in buying it, or are a fan of another device that’s fine. That’s all understandable but to rejoice because others that may be interested now have to wait is TROLLISH to the 10th degree.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. stretch215

    It seems cvg have their shit together….

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Dave Cook

    @27 exactly my point. some people can be complete dicks.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. skydivinggamer

    Lol legend you actually MS has the consumer in mind? Lol i remember my first beer too!

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Lengendaryboss

    @30
    Officially in the public mind by that i mean their public view on the U-turn, we don’t know another official reason for the U-Turns.

    Personally i doubt the above is true.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. MCTJim

    Not even 8 am in Redmond and here go the rumors this morning :P

    #32 2 years ago
  33. JonFE

    Back in June MS announced that the XBO will be launched in 21 countries first and the rest of the world will follow (http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-06-14-21-launch-countries-listed-for-xbox-one). Of course, some things have changed since then, but I wouldn’t be surprised if MS went along with the original plan and a staggered XBO release. I really doubt they’ll totally give up the ludicrous Christmas season, though…

    It *would* still be a step backwards, IMHO, given the simultaneous x360 release.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Kreion

    @30

    Every company has the consumer in mind…the consumer is the only reason they exist as a company. No company cares about what is GOOD for the consumer, rather they care about how much money they can get without the consumer turning on them. There is no exception to this: anything done for the ‘good’ of the consumer, is done to increase the companies image in the public-eye. So people are more likely to buy their stuff and they make money regardless.

    See the point?

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Fin

    Shit like this shouldn’t be allowed.

    Market manipulation.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. ps3fanboy

    … and then the house of cards starts to collapse at micro$hafts. the extra 50mhz push on the cpu was to much, so its gonna be delayed until the problem get fixed good enough for a release. now we have another rrod distastes in the making.

    take my advice and forget the xbone. get the ps4 instead its the better hw, has the better games and online, also its cheaper. it is now gonna be released before the xbone too.

    no point in waiting for the xbone disaster….

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Dave Cook

    “Market manipulation.”

    I don’t think so. We expressed our doubts on it publicly. If anything we’re calling it out as bullshit.

    Before I get the usual ‘why report on it at all crap I always get’, there is a point to reporting on this and casting doubt on it. Who knows how many people will have gone to GameReactor and have come away actually believing it.

    That’s my take on it. If I’m wrong, please advise.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Eregol

    It could be bullshit, but as anyone knows changing things with a console’s base structure isn’t as simple as pushing a button.
    Code needs to be re-written and tested to make sure it functions as intended without said item. So it is plausible that the box could be delayed. It’s just unlikely.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Fin

    @37

    I don’t mind reporting on something as rumour, but this is an extreme case. Something that’s so massive should be at least confirmed by one of your own sources.

    Don’t get me wrong, this site is great, and the journalism is too, but reporting on such a huge unfounded rumour hurts the credibility of games journalism.

    Just my two cents like.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. ps3fanboy

    @39 they gotta get the hits and clicks to earn the money here at vg247… so they post this.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. fearmonkey

    No this couldnt possible be true.

    The only way this could be true is if Sony did it first………I kid I kid…. :)

    #41 2 years ago
  42. ysleiro

    @ps3fanboy

    These type of posts cater to you and your kind though.

    Enjoy it. Gobble it all up.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. sebastien rivas

    Well to be honest I just thought of that yesterday which also sparked a question toward innability to purchase two consoles because I cannot afford both at once.

    One deal among many other situations why MS would be better off coming in 2014 is here in my assumption. I heard here and there form various Xbox 360 owner that their xbox crashed every so often with something called RRORD or something like that.
    Now we know that MS beefed up the APU at GPU level in terms or something acceptable, I think it was a bump in the order of 30 to 50 mhz if I recall correctly which is not that huge of a deal and yet could provide better in game fluidity.
    If you turn an xbox 1 and play then fine, though turn on an Xbox 1 with STOCK cooler for over 4~6 hours every day and I am not certain the STOCK cooler will suffice the XBOX1 to stay cool.
    We know that heat is great enemy of electronic components and AMD “gaming” APUs as far as we know them in mass market for PC while they are great value APUs, they are not really known to stay cool.
    So does MS comes in 2014, I would not be surprised. I know this is NOT the only issue that may arise in or around Xbox1 that could lead to a 2014 opening doors but it definitely is something that concerns me.

    anyone know how MS wants to cool their AMD APU? I never came across of this fact…

    One major and other solution is the massive uproar MS is going through right now which is definitely substantiated and yet while I believe they rectified their shot in my point of view, they still suffer as a result.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Hcw87

    @43
    http://asia.cnet.com/microsoft-xbox-one-designed-to-run-for-10-years-continuously-62221974.htm

    Cooling won’t be a problem basically.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. sebastien rivas

    @ 44

    Thanks a bunch for the link, those massive fins and large cooler were definitely reassuring

    Thanks ;)

    #45 2 years ago
  46. ysleiro

    BREAKING NEWS:

    Xbox One delayed in 8 European markets due to language, localization etc.

    As consolation MS offers free game bundled in to those that pre-ordered and maintain the pre-order in the affected 8 markets.

    http://www.polygon.com/2013/8/14/4621372/xbox-one-delayed-in-eight-markets

    #46 2 years ago
  47. Beta

    I stand corrected. If Sony launches on time in those territories this could hurt MS a bit.

    #47 2 years ago
  48. Hcw87

    FUCK! Ofcourse my country is affected. So fucking glad i’m getting both consoles, but still this is pretty bad.

    If PS4 is delayed aswell, i’m going to be so pissed off.

    #48 2 years ago
  49. bradk825

    @37 I can see both sides of the argument but I mostly agree with you. If the rumour is out there, people will believe it, so it’s better to address it openly and call a spade a spade. As long as you are careful to say it’s pure rumour and no credible source has backed it up yet, I think you’re in the clear.

    There is a fine line to tread between addressing a rumour and just plain spreading it. I think this particular article does that just fine.

    #49 2 years ago
  50. bradk825

    Wow, looks like it was at least half true. Truthfully, I didn’t see that coming, even that far.

    More thankfully though, Canada is launching on time. Bullet dodged, achievement unlocked.

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Moonwalker1982

    The Netherlands is affected too and that’s my country. Lots of Dutch gamers don’t even want Dutch stuff on Xbox Live, they are fine with English. This is really bad. It really sucks for the folks who wanted to get one on launch. I will be more than fine with GTA 5 for months to come and i wasn’t even able to afford one anyway.

    What i don’t get though is…why not bring the X1 to Holland in English and later bring an update for Dutch language?

    #51 2 years ago
  52. Beta

    So yeah. Looks like Tamoor was half right about it being untrue. It is launching in the UK and US on time. Shame about the countries affected.

    But hey guys, it hopefully won’t be long. And if it is, buy a PS4 ;) Sorry, I’m teasing.

    #52 2 years ago

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    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for March 3: Heroic and Nightfall detailed

    Bungie has reset the weekly cap of Crucible and Vanguard marks and added new Heroic and Nightfall strikes, now with burn. From now until next Tuesday, the weekly Heroic strike will be The Devil’s Lair with Heroic and Lightswitch modifiers. As for the Nightfall, you’ll be fighting Sepiks Prime with the help of Arc burn. […]

  • Few Mass Effect FemShep cosplays are as elaborate as this one

    The internet is full of Female Commander Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, but very few are as terrific as this one. Visual artist Freya Willia has spent over two years painstakingly creating the perfect suit of armour and the best weapons to make her cosplay of Female Shepard as authentic as possible, Omni tool and […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed Unity, Red Dead Redemption and more discounted

    This week’s Deals with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers is a good mix of modern games and old favourites. The list of discounted games through this week’s Deals with Gold is live with discounts on Assassin’s Creed Unity, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, and more. The deals are live now […]

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

    Destiny players regularly compare the size of their Grimoire Points. Learn how to make yours the biggest. Destiny guide: how to earn Grimoire Points In Destiny, earning most Grimoire cards is just a matter of playing the game, maybe a little more attentively than usual. You’ll either need to complete a certain number of actions […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows will let you play as a baddie

    Shovel Knight owners will benefit from the generosity of Kickstarter backers quite soon. Because Shovel Knight was overfunded during its Kickstarter campaign, developer Yacht Club Games committed to releasing free content updates. The first of these, Plague of Shadows, has now been detailed. The expansion stars baddy Plague Knight, who turns on his former allies, […]

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

    GTA has a long history of controversy. The latest Did You Know Gaming tells the full stories behind the sensational headlines. Grand Theft Auto is such a byword for controversy that it’s easy to forget the full context of what actually happened to bring mainstream press, politicians and interest group awareness to the Rockstar series. […]

  • Infamous 2 one of five new PlayStation Now additions for March

    PlayStation Now will expand to the tune of five new games this month. The March PS Now additions are Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, R-Type Dimensions, Alone in the Dark: Inferno and Operation Flashpoint: Red River. PS Now will set you back $20 per month or $45 for a three month subscription. It offers all you […]

  • Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

    Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster hits PS4 in May. The PS4 release date for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is May 12 in North America and May 15 in Europe. Gematsu reports a special pre-order bonus calendar with art by Yoshitaka Amano is available through the Square Enix Store and participating retailers. In Europe, pre-ordering […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can now aspire to the ranks of Grand Master Prestige. Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games will add 15 more Prestige levels to the latest Call of Duty, giving players at max XP a chance to grow even further. According to the Sledgehammer Games blog, when you enter Master level […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

    Destiny’s toughest challenge gets even nastier if you throw Creepers into the mix. The ultimate Destiny challenge – for now – is the Crota’s End raid. Taking place in an alternate dimension accessed through the Hellmouth on the Moon, the Raid takes Guardians through a pit of darkness to the resting place of Crota himself. […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer introduces the Heir to the Monado

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D protagonist Shulk is the Heir to the Monado, his distinctive red sword. Let this trailer fill you in on what that means. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D releases for New 3DS on April 2 in Europe and April 10 in North America. As well as all the content of the Wii original, it has […]

  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

    The Elder Scrolls: Total War is a terrific mod allowing you get get intimately involved with the history of Bethesda’s detailed fantasy universe. The first release of The Elder Scrolls: Total War dropped on the weekend, giving players their first chance to try out LoRdNazgu1‘s creation. This version runs from 3E 427 to 4E 45, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 out now on Steam

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is out now. Yes, we’re surprised too. You can grab Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 on Steam for $8. Developer Scott Cawthon really doesn’t mess about; the game was only announced in early January. Here’s the blurb: Thirty years after Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza closed it’s doors, the events that took […]

  • EVE Online heister makes off with $13,000 worth of goods

    EVE Online is a hotbed of villainy, espionage and backstabbing, but one intrepid corporate thief has made waves even in this setting. The thing about EVE Online is that it’s a true sandbox: the game’s rules are very loose, and allow players to make careers out of theft, piracy, assassination and espionage in addition to […]

  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

    Nintendo of America has announced a fresh supply of the difficult to find Marth Amiibo. The Marth Amiibo will be back in stock in the US in late April, the platform holder said on Twitter today. Planning to pick up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and don’t have a Marth amiibo? More are headed to stores in […]

  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

    Skyrim has been granted a new beta update – more than three years after launch! – to improve the experience for modders and those who use them. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released in November 2011. I think that’s worth noting before we discuss the beta update that dropped today, even as Bethesda is working […]

  • Paradox’s next epic RPG is, uh, Knights of Pen & Paper 2

    Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is very serious business so please enjoy this very serious trailer. “Return to the dicey world of Knights of Pen & Paper for a new turn-based adventure, where players get to take on the role of players, and also of the game’s encounter-designing, rules-laywering GM in a fully customizable […]

  • Amplitude looks amazing in new gameplay trailer, has a team multiplayer mode

    Amplitude may have been delayed but we still get something this March: a fine new gameplay trailer. Amplitude is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 sometime in northern summer. It’s a reprisal of Harmonix’s classic rhythm action game, a forerunner to its later efforts with Guitar Hero and Rock Band, and was crowdfunded. Update: Turns […]