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Battlefield 4 beta bug list goes live, DICE now working on known issues

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 10:15 GMT By Dave Cook

Battlefield 4 is now in beta, and users have been reporting a number of bugs from all builds. DICE has now posted the list online and has stressed it is working to remedy the problems.

The beta went live yesterday and I’ve been playing it, so stay tuned for some opinions on that later this week.

EA_Chem posted the following bug list on the Battlelog forum and said that they are being looked in to now.

PC

  • We have received reports of Freezes and Crashes affecting the BF4 Beta client. Our team is currently investigating this matter and we will update you here as soon as we know more.
  • If you are affected by a Freeze or a Crash upon joining a game, and the error message “BF4 Beta has stopped working” appears, please make sure your Windows is fully updated and your Graphic card is running on its latest driver. Alternatively, some players using GeForce drivers were able to fix this by downgrading their driver to an earlier version.
  • We received report of unusually low performances, and are currently looking into that as well.
  • Please note that the Battlefield 4 Beta does not support Win32 and 32 Bit operating systems.
  • Video settings may not be saved after rebooting the game.
  • The tooltip “E” to enter the Venom is visible at a 400 meter distance.

Xbox 360

  • Player stats in Battledash may not match the stats displayed on Battlelog.
  • You may experience an 8 seconds non-interactive pause, when leaving a Multiplayer session or after pressing Start when booting the game.
  • You may be floating if you jump on the bollards.
  • Cruise Missiles may not destroy any vehicle dropped by Vehicle Drop.
  • The requirements for unlock criteria may not be displayed.
  • Two flag icons may appear overlapping on each other at each flag point.
  • The first attachment of any weapon that is not unlocked, will be the only attachment shown for the first unlocked weapon.

PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360

  • If you’re disconnected from the EA Servers, the Main Menu tiles remains fixed in the front end.

PlayStation 3

  • When you choose to quit during the EOR, you may be able to see “underworld” for 1 second.
  • The camera transition before the EOR screen is under water.
  • If you destroy an enemy tank near the Flag A, it may triggers the map’s Mini-Levolution event.
  • If you quit from the XMB™ menu after the “Press Start” screen, you may experience a forced shutdown.
  • The background screen for the losing team during EOR, is placed “under the game world” for Domination and Obliteration game modes.
  • The Hit Indicator is not present when shooting at enemies.
  • The EOD Bot can’t arm or disarm MCOMs on Rush mode.
  • If you disconnect and reconnect your Ethernet cable while playing, the Game may remain in an endless loading loop.
  • You may not be able to perform a knife takedown on an enemy using the TAW Launcher.
  • If you sign out from PSN while loading into a MultiPlayer server, you may experience an infinite loading screen.
  • In the Soldier Progression menu, you may be able to see upcoming vehicle unlocks that will not be available in the Beta.
  • You may be able to see several Medals, Ribbons, and Dog Tags in the “My Soldier” menu.

Have you encountered any of these issues? Let us know below.

Via MP1st.

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36 Comments

  1. Yoshi

    I haven’t been able to even join a damn game :/ It just stayed at joining server.

    I really can’t believe this is where BF4 currently stands with its build. It was similar with BF3 beta. Seriously, do companies not do proper internal testing anymore?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Xbone

    I was about to preorder it, but with my unusually low performance, I wont. I will wait for the full release, try it and maybe then I will buy it.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. VibraniumSpork

    I haven’t experienced any bugs on the PS3 Beta (yet) but I will say that this thing is uuuuuugly, as well as coming across as a little uninspired. Really re-considering picking this up at launch now. I know it’s a Beta, but still…at least the BF3 Beta actually had me jazzed for the full product.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Fin

    “8 seconds non-interactive pause”

    Most creative wording for “hang” I’ve ever seen.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dave Cook

    I am really bored by the beta. It lacks heart. Still a colossal technical achievement, but where’s the soul?

    (It was sucked out of the series after Bad Company 2 imo)

    Blogging my experience tomorrow on the site. Stay tuned.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. wickedcricket

    I like how first impression of BF4 for many is a big disappointment. How people are not satisfied with “overall effect” and are more frequently bragging about BF4 being a BF 3,5. The truth is that this is a really entertaining game (At last!) and DICE picked everything what’s the best in MP from BF2 and BC2 and put it into BF4 + Frostbite3. Game really feels like BF2 with better graphics (which I expected from BF3 to be – and was very disappointed) and (improved) BC2 mechanics. That might prevent masses of buying this game and only (hopefully) true BF Series enthusiasts and HC fans to pick it up and play it, meaning it will decrease the amount of 11 year old kids and bunch of douchey noobs in MP game and finally stress how TP is (and always was) important in BF… but what do I know? I don’t share the mainstream opinion.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. fengato

    As an Aussie on Xbox (and those from NZ), we’re still not able to get in on the action. Utterly ridiculous when the BF4 Beta was sold as a part of the MOH WF package. EA are incompetent at this sort of thing.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Dave Cook

    @6 “DICE picked everything what’s the best in MP from BF2 and BC2 and put it into BF4 + Frostbite3″

    I categorically disagree with this.

    Bad Company 2′s format is different. So much more fun than BF3 and BF4 so far.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. VibraniumSpork

    @6 + @8 I agree with Dave. Seeing nothing of this marked improvement or sense of entertainment mentioned by wickedcricket in the Beta.

    At best it looks like more of the same…at worst it looks like the current-gen versions may be suffering badly in the shadow of the next-gen versions. That map seems way, way too big for 32 players to me.

    Dave, do you know if smaller portions of BF4 maps are being made available for the 360/PS4 versions or are these the 64 player maps just copied over to a 32 player game (if that makes sense)?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dave Cook

    @9 Yeah it makes sense, but I’ve no idea sadly.

    My blog tomorrow will get a lot of people upset. I say that I liked it, understand it’s just a beta, but as a self-contained beta it doesn’t suggest much in the way of new ideas and yeah, it’s just boring.

    I do stress repeatedly though that I can still see the fun potential and that the full game will likely be brilliant. In the end, it’s too small and early to say anything concretely.

    Still, can’t wait for the shit-storm of abuse to begin. I’m going to ignore the comments.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. wickedcricket

    @8 I understand your opinion Dave, I know that you are a COD “enthusiast” and like fast action, get-your-kill-asap person/gamer – nothing wrong with that. I remember when I first sat to BC2 (after as far as I remember spending 600hrs in MW2 – not to mention around 3500hrs in BF2) and my first impression was: Why is everything here sooo slow and sluggish? Taking a distance from one point to another was a pain, at least for me. But I got use to it and yeah you are right it was a lot fun (still is I guess). But when you look at the game in long term (getting used to it) scenario and see how things has evolved FROM BF2 and BC2 you will see my point. Bad Company format IS different I agree (it meant to be – it’s more or less same as in MOH) but core mechanics, the feel, is the more or less the same (Ok maybe not exactly the same but better – it has evolved from the point where it was left in BC2 and BF2). BF4 is the same way slow&sluggish as in BC2: running, picking up weapons, changing weapon, switching kits, vehicle mechanics. That is my impression and more importantly I like it much better than in BF3.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. VibraniumSpork

    @10 Well, you can only call it as you sees it! Seems like I’ll dig your assessment though, sounds spot on.

    One small but really jarring thing I also found was how slick and gorgeous the opening cinematic and menus are compared to the gameplay. “Oh yeah, this is looking great!,” I though as it booted up…when I got in game I was stunned by how feeble it looks and plays.

    I thought BF4 would be an easy choice for me on PS4 launch day. Not so sure now. May try sticking with KZ for the first few weeks and then assessing the BF/COD choice from there. Sadly some of that decision will be kinda made by what my clan/PS Friends are playing -_- #firstworldproblems

    #12 2 years ago
  13. lop78

    @1 dont use quickmatch or whatever that quick start setting is, i had the same problem 5 or six times browse servers and pick a game that isnt quite full yet 3-4 open slots got me in first try every time

    #13 2 years ago
  14. OwnedWhenStoned

    @6 If they had taken everything that was best from BF2 we would still have private servers.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. wickedcricket

    @10 don’t worry Dave I respect your opinion a lot here and actually waiting forward to see your Beta Review.

    And as I said before I really like that people don’t like BF4. Yeah I know games should really have entertaining factor as big as possible (especially in MP FPS) but nobody notices how TP is stressed here and how BF4 is no longer “Lone Wolf” game anymore.

    I’ll be having a lot of fun with my clan mates and will be getting a 64p server for sure for this. :)

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Hcw87

    @10
    What exactly made BC2 better? I had alot of fun in that game myself, but going back to it now i honestly can’t see how it’s the better game.

    BF3/4 has more maps/vehicles/weapons/assignments etc etc, together with Battlelog. BC2/1 had none of those.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Dave Cook

    @17 The ability to destroy more of the scenery.

    Battlelog doesn’t interest me in the slightest. More weapons that all feel similar does not excite me when snipers from over the map can take you down in one shot. Vehicles are also all quite similar.

    It’s a hard thing to place tbh, but BF3 just felt dull to me. Sterile even. Bad Company 2 was a pure blast.

    I’m not alone on this, but yet I find it hard to explicitly say why it was better.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. metralha16

    Isso é para quem nao concegue entra no jogo

    É SÓ BAIXA, NO CASO VAI TER VARIOS PARA BAIXA É SÓ BAIXA ESSE AQUI windows6.1-KB976932-X64.exe 903.2 MB LINK ABAIXO ;)

    http://www.microsoft.com/pt-br/download/details.aspx?id=5842

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    isso serve tmb para aqueles q nao concegue entra no jogo ;)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzZe59-4Vi4

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Hcw87

    @18
    I agree on the destruction part.

    I think some people find BC2 better because BC2 was a fresh experience after only having Call of Duty/Halo to play online for a long time. It was new and it did alot of things right. It’s hard for a game to live up to that, and i’m sure Half Life 3 will fall into the same trap if it ever comes out.

    This is also why WoW players allways goes back to WoW after playing a new MMO for a while. They just can’t shake the experience they had in their first game.

    If you never played BC2 i’m sure you would have liked BF3 a whole lot more.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. absolutezero

    I on the other hand put hundreds of hours into Battlefield 2 (and to a lesser extent 1942, Vietnam and 2142) and as such, I also fucking hate BF3 and have little to no interest in BF4.

    If you are interested Planetside 2 offers gameplay far more similar to BF2 than any of the games since.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dave Cook

    @20 Yeah I think you’re right. I had grown tired of COD and wanted something fresh. I was hooked on BC2 from release right up to the end of BC: Vietnam. The whole thing was just superb imo.

    With BF4, yes the format has improved, but it feels too similar to BF3. I think I’m honestly getting bored of shooter pack.

    I’m not even that fussed about CoD Ghosts, and I’m a fan of the series.

    Titanfall can’t come soon enough.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. wickedcricket

    @17 & @18 I agree with all of that – what you forget was the humor element you could experience in SP.

    4 individuals and story in the game that was actually great and funny – that’s what made BC2 game awesome, oh and not to mention that BC1 was a console exclusive and people felt the need for this game on PC, oh and maybe a fact that at that time there was no other game with vehicles, destructive environment, advanced graphics (times of 8800GTS) like that and maybe (coming back to SP story) I just couldn’t simply let this game go…

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Llewelyn_MT

    As much as would like to play it I’m getting frame rates 10-20 times worse on Low in Battlefield 4 than on Medium in Battlefield 3. -.-

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Doppleganger

    Would have loved to be able to try the game if it was on my damn xbox 360! Battlefield 3 gave me the pop up that its available as Im a premium owner and I dont see NATHING!.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. mark6IKX

    So I was starting battlefield… not realizing I was signed in on my other computer.. Instead of launching battlelog.. It Launched the game.. So I’ve seen the Intro video for the game..

    Here’s the kicker.. I recorded it :)

    You can watch it here:- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI3YM4riMYA&feature=c4-overview&list=UUWhQyb8DXkbUi5pQwxp2pLg

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Dave Cook

    @26 the intro video was the most exciting part of the beta.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. powerbuoy

    > We received report of unusually low performances, and are currently looking into that as well.

    Glad they’re working on this. It baffles me that it can run so much worse than BF3 seeing as it’s the same engine. (I get ~40FPS in BF4 with constant dips as low as 5 whereas in BF3 I run it pretty much constantly at ~80FPS (both at ULTRA)).

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Dendroball

    #28 Well no it’s not exactly the same engine as it is Frosbite 3 vs. Frostbite 2, what you said would be like saying Unreal Engine 4 is the same engine as Unreal Engine 3, which makes no sense at all.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. xxJPRACERxx

    Really like the beta so far and placed my pre-order. Gameplay wise I really like it. Problems I encounter are low performance, stuck at loading screen, CDT and not able to respawn after death.

    About BC2 and BF3 I had a blast too playing BC2 but I tried it a couple of months ago after many hours of BF3 and I think BF3 is much better.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Os Money

    BC2 had much better level design than BF3. Though I prefer the over quicker pace in BF3 (fast but not twitchy)

    #30 2 years ago
  31. cyborg913

    Honestly nobody is talking about what REALLY should be said: this game looks like absolute SHIT! It LITERALLY makes me angry. I’ve never felt so slighted by a company I respected. I mean how do they at all get away with showing that beauty at E3 and GAMESCOM and then follow it up with this? The lack of detail in all aspects is both an eye sore and down right aggravating. If you ask me they may have sealed their fate with this beta. They managed to come back after the BF3 Beta and regain some doubters but this… This is gonna take some serious work

    #31 2 years ago
  32. cyborg913

    Oh and another issue to add; the icon for reversing a knife isn’t always displayed

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Djmiki_Esp

    I have a bug which don´t let you play bf4 beta, and it happens in hundreds of persons, it says, dat is a fail with DirectX and in the end of the bug report says the name of your graphic card, it´s really anoying pls fix it, pls.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. Zore1

    what are you lot playing on a 5 year old PC or a xbox , ps3 the game runs fine and looks good but i upgrade my pc every year but that’s what a gamer does , as for the bugs have ya not played on a beta before this is working fine , if ya wanna talk about bad run game’s that went live WoW would crash all the time and for years

    #34 1 year ago
  35. Azurwrath6

    someone please help me?! I went to pre-order battlefield 4 pc download and premium, And when I entered the credit card number and stuff and then clicked on review order or something like that and then clicked checkout and it took me right back to the previous page. I don’t know if it charged it or not, on my order history it doesn’t show. So is it going to unlock on day one or did I do something wrong?! please help!

    #35 1 year ago
  36. Hcw87

    @35
    Log in to your bank and check there.

    #36 1 year ago

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    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]