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Sony will bring out some unannounced games at Tuesday’s Gamescom event

Friday, 16 August 2013 01:03 GMT By Phil Owen

Like Microsoft, Sony is holding a big pre-Gamescom showcase that they will be streaming online for all to enjoy. The company has confirmed some unannounced games for the show.

Taking place at 10am PT Tuesday/3am Sydney time Wednesday, they will show videos and talk a big game about the stuff they have coming. Also, they say they will feature some currently unannounced titles along with the stuff we already know about. So, um, anybody have odds on a Last Guardian mention?

Thanks, DrDamn.

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38 Comments

  1. Clupula

    Expecting the Last Guardian is foolish. That game will only be re-announced at either an E3 or a TGS, most likely a TGS.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Zensi

    Captain Obvious

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Beta

    I would love a glimpse or a hint at what the other Naughty Dog team has been working on :)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Lengendaryboss

    @2
    One more, don’t be a smart ass:
    http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/nicholas-cage-you-dont-say.gif

    #4 2 years ago
  5. shogunknight

    New Super Stardust, rumored Helldiver, gameplay of the Order, what else. Gamescom may be quite fun

    #5 2 years ago
  6. polygem

    i am on a weird u-turn myself right now…if the industry is so fucked up anway…why shouldn’t i just go for the x1 next gen?

    :)

    i loved the 360 and just couldn’t get into the ps3 this gen. only sony exclusive i would consider a true must play was demons souls. i could not get into sony consoles since psx….and trust me, i tried. i enjoy my vita but compared to 3ds it lacks so much. tech isn’t everything. in fact tech doesn’t count much at all. truly liking and enjoying a console takes more than specs.
    sooooo
    x1 and nintendo for the next gen?

    hahaa, thinking about this stuff is fun and a pain. i hate ms right now but i prefer their os and ui and controller. why shouldn’t i be an egoistic ass?

    might make a thread about this next week.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Mike W

    @6

    Just get the XBO if that is what you really want….I highly doubt anyone on here will lose sleep because you enjoyed MS’s products over Sony’s….. that’s the beauty of having a preference. :)

    #7 2 years ago
  8. xXNapsterManXx

    I should hope so since they haven’t impressed me with any games yet. At E3 they didn’t really show much.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. OlderGamer

    Right behind you Poly. With all of the u-turns from MS and now the Kinect being able to be unplugged…I am putting the XBO back on the table for my consideration too. Like you I couldn’t get into Playstation either. Any of them. I owned them all, and gamed on them all. PSN+ makes a lot of sense. But, I don’t go bonkers for their exclusives, they just feel overrated to me. I play Uncharted and wonder what the hell the excitement is about.

    Everyone likes their own things, that’s cool. But for me, PC is where I find the most enjoyment. So that is where I will continue to spend most of my time and money. And I will keep waiting on the rest. If/when MS lets a kinectless sku out into the wild…I might bite, if enough games are out there to warrant a purchase.

    But you are not alone man, far from it.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Phil Owen

    Get the console that has the games you want. And also PC is the best.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. OlderGamer

    Mr. Owen +1

    PC ftw!

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Riseer

    @6,Well i bought a lot of first party games mostly because they kick the shit out of 3rd party stuff.Ps3 was a mother fk to port to,Ps4 will be np since it’s a Pc that runs open GL.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. redwood

    you just had to mention The last guardian..
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RRR7GV1rtlg/UQlDiE92R0I/AAAAAAAAGo0/IJmkH7WBPWk/s320/Crying.gif

    #13 2 years ago
  14. gomersoul

    I am surprised so many are so fickle they are considering siding with xbone, all the u turns are not a good sign… why didn’t they have the right policies in the first place? they will screw you soon as they have you on board like they did with 360. ps+ is a great service and ms couldn’t be arsed to compete for 360 owners to get a good deal too. they care only for money, Sony also cares for money but now realises that pleasing customers is the best way to make that money. ms is a sinking ship, they don’t deserve your money. windows is on a downturn too, 430 quid to join the losing team is too much to ask. I don’t trust them and never will

    #14 2 years ago
  15. polygem

    i totally understand that gomersoul and i even sign everything you have said. only a few days ago i had a rant about it here.
    but….i think a lot about this recently. i wasn’t totally enjoying a sony console ever.( well i liked the psp).
    i just dont feel buying into ps4 somehow. i just don’t feel it.
    trust me, i got principles regarding my buying/ consuming decissions for pretty much everything…somtimes i even think i go to far. like in this case maybe?
    i dont like where ms is pushing gaming to. question is. does my buying behaviour really change anything. this is only the entertainment biz anyway. noone is really harmed. it is luxury anyway.

    well i think theres a thread incoming as soon as i am back home on a keyboard.

    @og and owen. i am thinking about pc a lot too recently.it just seems like a great escape out of this console madness.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. redwood

    @polygem.. if the industry IS so fucked up.. than why not side with the PS4? what do you have to loose? except for maybe halo and forza. PSN is bound to get better cause it’s a premium service now. and the sony exclusives are way better than the riese crap you are gonna have on the other side..
    http://thatisevil.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/4474065261_4f95455a3d_z.jpg

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Joe Musashi

    @10 Indeed. There’s a huge amount of over-thinking, over-justifying, over-complicating that’s going on. You know your own preferences and, right now, unreleased consoles are vapour. It’s hard to judge the pros and cons of a controller, for example, without actually holding and using it (some would even seek to argue that opinions are invalid unless you have. Can you imagine?!). The same thing is true of the services and games.

    Separating the games from the services from the politics is difficult. Sometimes, in part, to us saturating ourselves in so much of that detail.

    Personally, based on my own preferences and past experiences with the output of the current console manufacturers, I know which way I’m leaning. Though it’s not worth my time to invest in next gen right now when it’s so expensive, unproven and libraries so small.

    I think it’s far too easy to forget that these things are a marathon and not a sprint. Watching changes occur within a matter of weeks and extrapolating that to 5-10 years doesn’t really make a lot of sense. But I can understand that gamers have pretty short attention spans and we tend to get easily distracted by something bold and eye-catching.

    The safest bet of all is a PC, undoubtedly. A little more investment and effort yield astonishing returns.

    It’s always nice to visit the circus now and again though.

    JM

    #17 2 years ago
  18. polygem

    @red. i will start a thread about it next week when i am back on a keyboard.
    @joe. some just like to be passionate about their hobbies.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Joe Musashi

    You['re eager to] imply (again) rationality and passion are mutually exclusive. They’re not.

    JM

    #19 2 years ago
  20. super3001

    you play GAMES not CORPORATIONS.

    buy what has games you want. no other decision.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. KAP

    @19

    Very true JM, some people look too deeply into a decision like there next gen choice, eventually its not really gonna matter is it.

    I was a PS3 gamer this gen because I felt Sony were doing more exclusives I prefered and theres only so much FPS I could stomach, didnt mean 360 was any less of a console.

    I’ll be getting a PS4 because I prefere what Ive seen of it. Passion only comes in for the games, nothing more.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. dizzygear

    I only care about freedom wars for Vita. The last guardian might as well be declared vapourware.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. redwood

    no polygem… you have to buy a ps4.. a kitten dies everytime an x1 is sold. save the kittens.. buy a ps4.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. polygem

    @red

    :)

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Rockin a Jack D

    These so called “next gen” consoles are just shite PC’s. Yet Sony’s (and MS) PR will hail them the second coming.

    It amazes me how many buy into their bullshit.

    Want next gen? Buy a gaming PC! Yet some on here can’t comprehend that…

    #25 2 years ago
  26. deathm00n

    @25 Do you realize that Technology (in general) is not advanced at the same time around the world? If you don’t, read a little about it. You can tell us all you want about PC being cheaper and the consoles being underrated compared to PCs. BUT this only happens in countrys with cheap technology and that can produce their own technology. Sure, you can probably build a PC that beat the next-gen consoles for what, $800? Guess how much I’ve paid for my pc (here in Brazil) that is only a little better than my PS3 (it can run FarCry 3 on high specs at 60fps)? $1100. How much do you think it will cost to build one that beat the next gen? I’ve paid $350 for my PS3 last year.

    So PS4 with PS+ is going to cost way less I’m sure, since Sony have a factory in Brazil, so the technology is being produced here.

    In the end it’s not buying their bullshit to me, but going for a cheap way to play. I agree that PC is superior if you want the graphics, but you need to look at the big picture, not every place in the world can afford a good computer. Let alone internet connection, since now everything is digital on PC, my connection is 250KBp/s, took 16+ hours to download Crysis 2. It’s way more easier to buy your physical games for a console…

    #26 2 years ago
  27. super3001

    pc do not have favourite games so is no use to me at all. dont care if is 1000x faster I play what gets the games I like

    pc elitist master race asshole can now stfu

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Ge0force

    @Oldergamer: I find it rather strange how you can’t get into a gaming platform. Most of the good games are multiplat and play similar on ps and xbox. Some people didn’t like the ps3-controller and online integration could be better, I can understand that. But that seems to be fixed with the PS4.

    I also prefer my pc for gaming, but there’s no way I’d buy an Xbox One after what MS did the past few months. I agree, they U-turned a lot of bad things, but all of those things were never on pc and ps in the first place. And there’s more work for MS to do: free apps like Youtube and F2P-games are still behind a paywall, Xbox Live Gold is no match for PS+ etc…

    Last but not least: a lot of Xbox One “exclusives” are also on pc. So for me, pc + PS4 somewere in 2014 is the way to go.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. OlderGamer

    Well Ge0, I have always a had issues with the PS pads. They don’t fit comfortable in my hands. And I am not a fan of where they stick the left thumb stick. Uncomfortable for me to use.

    And you are correct about the PS Online. Not so much today, but during the PS2/XB gen, I was playing Mechassult, PSO, NFL2K, Halo, Rally Sport Challenge and more online for XB. On PS2, I played EQOA and a couple games once in awhile. It was a big deal then. Ironicly, I don’t play online as much these days. Today the PSN stuff is decent, the thing I dislike are all of the firmware updates. It seems like everytime I turn the system on, the PS3 needs to download something…and in truth it just takes longer to go from start to finish then the XB360 does.

    It isn’t a deal breaker.

    The behind a paywall point is rather mute at this point. Right now I subscribe to PSN+ and XBL. I imagine in the next gen whatever system I own will also mean owning a sub to go along with it. If I am paying to play online with PSN+, it doesn’t really matter if apps are behind a paywall or not…I am still paying either way.

    As for the idea that MS is bad because they switched their stances…I think that is silly and blown out of proportion. What happened in my book is that Dandy Don left and was replaced, then some changes started in wholesale. Meaning that they listened to customer feedback and made adjustments. That isn’t something that should be seen as a negative. Just the opposite imo.

    I am in the same boat as you man. I am not buying a next gen system for awhile. Maybe in 2014, maybe not. Will depend on feedback from gamers/owners, amount of and quality of games that I want to own, and so on. I am just saying that I know a lot of folks that will now consider a XBO that wouldn’t have a few months back. Like Poly, I am one of those guys.

    But no matter what system I buy, PC will still be where I game the most. Consoles just aren’t as big of a deal as they used to be a gen or two ago. To me anyways.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Lengendaryboss

    “20014″? Far out man ;)

    #30 2 years ago
  31. OlderGamer

    lol yeah fixed, fat fingers and all :)

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Ge0force

    @Oldergamer: of coure I didn’t mean that MS is bad because they switched their stances :D But it’s a fact that it was MS who introduced all those “bad” things in the first place. For example x360 was the only gaming platform where self-publishing wasn’t allowed. L4D DLC was free on pc but not on x360 because MS didn’t allow it. And Youtube and Skype are free on every other platform, but not on x360. I don’t think Don Mattrick was responsible for all the monetizing MS did the past few years. I was just MS’ vision all the way.

    Of course it’s a good thing that they did a 180° on some of those things. But I lost all trust in MS, since they can do another 180° when millions of people bought an Xbox One. That’s why I really hope that Xbox One doesn’t sell that great in the first few months. Then MS have to keep working on their reputation, and then both devs and gamers will be better off.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. DrDamn

    @OG
    “If I am paying to play online with PSN+, it doesn’t really matter if apps are behind a paywall or not…I am still paying either way.”

    I was the same with my Gold sub until I stopped playing so much online and let my sub slide. It’s the lack of any sort of reasonable justification why some features are behind a paywall which is the problem for me. They aren’t services, they are barely updated apps, why do they need a sub? Lovefilm, Netflix, IE, demos available first(*) what is the justification?

    I never minded paying for online. It was a cost associated with a very good service.

    (*) PS+ does this too and unless it’s a Beta where they want to limit numbers I don’t see a justification there either.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Rockin a Jack D

    @26

    The more informed and wiser gamer is on PC. There is a reason for that!

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Lengendaryboss

    @34
    So that rules you out then. :) :P :D

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Rockin a Jack D

    @35

    I’m a PC gamer, hence my comment. Jokes on you…

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Lengendaryboss

    @36
    It was a joke and plus you never said that at @34.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. OlderGamer

    I think down the road I will prolly pony up my console sub based on sub perks like Games for Gold and PS+. I think that is where the value is at in both cases. As for free use of apps on a console, at this point that is what I use my WiiU for. It is a great Netflix and Huluplus machine.

    In the end I can really see me continuing to move away from consoles anyways. PC is just a better fit for me, game wise.

    I also can totally dig what your saying about trusting MS Ge0. I don’t trust any company as far as I can throw them. And some of the biggest ones have a track record to justify being cautious of them.

    #38 2 years ago

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    Elite: Dangerous was announced for Xbox One at GDC 2015 yesterday, and those disappointed over the lack of a PlayStation 4 announcement will be pleased to know it’s in the cards. According to Frontier boss David Braben the space-sim will head to PS4 at some point, once the console exclusivity deal with Microsoft has expired. […]

  • Here’s two new The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to salivate over

    Two new screenshots from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have been released, and they are gorgeous as always. The screenshots follow the two released over the weekend. You can look at the new images in full HD glory over on Only Single Player. CD Projekt Red is at PAX East this weekend showing off the latest […]

  • Microsoft looking into streaming PC games to Xbox One

    With Windows 10, Xbox One users will soon be able to stream their games to PC. Microsoft is also looking into streaming PC games to Xbox One, according to news out of GDC. Speaking with Polygon at GDC 2015, Xbox program director Mike Ybarra said the company is also looking into the ability to stream […]

  • Free! Vindictus Lann Revamp codes worth €25

    We have 400 Lann Revamp codes worth €25 to giveaway for free to VG247 readers. All you need to do is enter your details in the box below and you’ll be given a code to redeem in game. The codes are for warrior character Lann and offer a 7 day unlimited Inner Armour pass, battle […]

  • US eShop update: Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars, OlliOlli, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars, OlliOlli and a demo version of Azure Striker GUNVOL. Your full update is below. eShop Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars – Wii U, 3DS – Cross Buy OlliOlli – Wii U, 3DS – Cross-Buy Proun+ – Proun+ […]

  • Rock Band 4 confirmed for Xbox One and PS4: supports old instruments and 2,168 songs

    Harmonix has lifted the lid on the long-rumoured Rock Band 4, stating it will support 2,168 previously released tracks and last-gen instruments on PS4 and Xbox One. The game will be out this year. Harmonix has yet to reveal specific features for the game, but it has been built with a completely new engine. As […]

  • First run of Rodea the Sky Soldier copies on Wii U come with Wii version

    The first print run of Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U will come with the Wii version packed in, NIS America has confirmed. The publisher confirmed today in a press release that anyone who buys the first run of the retail version of Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U will find the Wii […]

  • Unreal Tournament 4 lets modders sell cosmetic items to players

    Unreal Tournament 4 is a game built with the help of the modding community. So it’s only natural that it will feature a marketplace where all cosmetic items can be sold. Epic Games has confirmed that it will allow modders from the community to sell the cosmetics items they’ve created on the game’s marketplace. The […]

  • D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is coming to PC – rumour

    SWERY 65 has shown off D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die running on PC at GDC this week, teasing that a possible port may be on the way. D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is SWERY 65′s latest project. An episodic detective affair, D4 came out on Xbox One last September and utilised Kinect as its main […]

  • Valve’s Lighthouse, VR controllers and more explained

    Valve’s less-talked about prototype VR controllers and its Lighthouse technology have been shown in more detail. When HTC announced Vive, the VR headset it’s working on with Valve, it mentioned “base stations” and ergonomic controllers. Now we know what they meant by that. The controllers are still in prototype phase, and will look better when […]

  • Listen to two professional Counter-Strike players explain why Dust2 is so popular

    Hear what makes iconic Counter-Strike map Dust2 one of the most popular maps in shooter history from two former eSports players. Sal “Volcano” Garozzo and Shawn “FMPONE” Snelling are both retired professional Counter-Strike players who are currently working as designers. At GDC this year, the pair hosted a panel titled “Community Level Design for Competitive […]

  • Core Morpheus hardware locked in, no plans for wireless version

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  • Watch the full Phil Spencer keynote from GDC 2015

    The full GDC 2015 keynote of Xbox boss Phil Spencer is now available to watch. In case you missed last nights’s Phil Spencer keynote at GDC 2015, the whole thing has been made available to watch on YouTube. The address is titled “The Future of Gaming Across the Microsoft Ecosytem,” and it’s where Spencer announced […]

  • Elite: Dangerous won’t be “dumbed down” for Xbox One

    The Xbox One version of Elite: Dangerous will in fact be the same as the PC one. Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier came out on stage last night at GDC to announce the game making its console debut on Xbox One. Some have feared that the port would not provide the same experience as the PC […]

  • Virtual reality: by gum, it’s really happening

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

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

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

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

  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

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

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

  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

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

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

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

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

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

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

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

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

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

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

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

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

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

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

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

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

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

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

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

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

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

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

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

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

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

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

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

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

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