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DICE: “We strongly want to get into Linux for a reason,” says Gustavsson

Saturday, 12 October 2013 21:11 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

DICE is interested in developing for Linux, and feels the OS need only one “killer” game for the platform to become mainstream.

Speaking with Polygon, DICE’s Lars Gustavsson said the team wants to get into Linux development “strongly”.

“It took Halo for the first Xbox to kick off and go crazy — usually, it takes one killer app or game and then people are more than willing [to adopt it] — it is not hard to get your hands on Linux, for example, it only takes one game that motivates you to go there,” he said.

“I think, even then, customers are getting more and more convenient, so you really need to convince them how can they marry it into their daily lives and make an integral part of their lives.”

Gustavsson is also of the opinion that Valve’s upcoming Linux-based OS and machines will help change the way games are consumed and will put indie game developers in a better position.

“Basically for different ways of accessing customers and giving them possibilities of play, I think it is super exciting,” he said. “The only thing I know is that from five or ten years from now gaming and especially how you consume it won’t look like it does today. I do think with streaming services and new input devices and so on, it wouldn’t surprise me if there is less need of hardware and more on demand gaming experience.”

“I think, hopefully, competition usually means a better experience for the customer. I think it is healthy with competition. It is truly welcomed, so that we can have better games in the future. I think that the possibilities are many and I think indies can build for Linux even though [the OS] doesn’t have enormous audience,” he said.

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34 Comments

  1. GwynbleiddiuM

    I was wondering how EA Execs would feel about this (as they ruined their PC sales by going Origin exclusive) now that one of their top tier devs is showing interest on Steams new venture, curious.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. DSB

    Man, EAs CEO must be ordering a hitman as we speak.

    I haven’t even bothered to learn the new guys name, so I’ll just call him “Ken Doll” or “Gibeauslayer” until he makes his first callous and stupid remark.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. xxJPRACERxx

    Origin may not be popular among some gamers but “ruined their PC sales” is a lot of exaggeration. I have Origin on my PC as well as all my friends and we have no problem with it.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. GwynbleiddiuM

    @3 Tell that to FIFA devs who completely thought it’d be a waste of time to bring the next-gen FIFA to PC and made up an uber-stupid excuse for it. I also have a few titles on Origin, BF3, ME2 and ME3, MoH and FIFA 13. So I know first hand what a BS Origin is.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. CyberMarco

    @3 I too have Origin on my PC and only have 2 games, well actually 1, BF3 which I didn’t even buy it directly from Origin but from a CD-key site and the other one is BF4 beta, so yeah so many games on that platform.

    I wont be bothered to buy any 3rd-party game on Origin any day.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. pcbros

    Valve’s master plan is taking shape…

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Diingo

    https://1-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/vp/image/1378/60/1378602015629.gif

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Erthazus

    STEAM MACHINES. BABY. It’s coming. Battlefield 5 – 4K, 100 FPS, Battlefront 3 – 4K, 100 fps.

    going to laugh my ass off when consoles/Steam machines will have the same power as PC’s. Lawl

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Talkar

    Curious to see that in an article where the topic is competition is great, people seem hellbent on monopoly being the prime choice.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Juice_Man101

    @8

    You’re going to laugh when a pc has the same power as a pc? lolwut

    #10 1 year ago
  11. DSB

    @1 You’re way off, man.

    In FY 2010 (before the launch of Origin) EA made 867 million the PC. In FY 2011 (when Origin was launched) they made 847.

    In FY 2012, they made 1.1 billion on the PC.

    Even if they were selling less, they’re getting 100% of the profits instead of 70% of the profits.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. ZarraN

    Something most people seem to forgot here is that the last years the definition of what a personal computer (PC) has changed.

    There is already signs that tablets sales will surpass PC sales in 2015 and there are many other device eating Windows market share.

    OSX is Linux based.
    Android and iOS tablets are Linux based.
    Android and iOS smartphones are Linux based.
    Chrome OS is Linux based.
    SteamOS is Android based.
    PlayStation platforms are Linux based.
    TV based operating systems are Linux based.

    But since Windows has dominated the personal computer market back in the days it has been really well supported by developers and still is.

    This could change since Microsoft haven’t been able to to slow down the trend of people using personal computers that isn’t Windows based. At the same time Microsoft doesn’t seem to be interested in supporting Windows as a gaming platform.

    DICE could potential build one game, that is playable on all Linux platforms one day. But all this hopefully be irrelevant when we get to cloud gaming.

    @11 You are talking about revenue and not profits. The cost to build a PC game and have a working marketplace can actually be higher than what Sony and Microsft take of the revenue, since both help them promoting there games.
    The reason why EA probably invested in Origin was because Valve doesn’t have same kind of partnerships with publishers but still wants the same cuts for sales and they were likely to get back there investment by getting increased margins.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. DSB

    @13 Fat chance. The only thing you pay for to deliver a PC game today is bandwidth, which is dirt cheap.

    To deliver a console game, you have trucks and printing plants, and Sony and Microsoft still take a cut, along with Gamestop. It’s vastly more expensive than running a random number generator, and maintaining an internet connection.

    Depending on who you ask, a publisher would be lucky to see anywhere between 20-40% of the cut from a physical copy once everyone takes a slice. With a digital copy, they get 70%.

    And that’s exactly why EA decided to create Origin.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. CyberMarco

    @8 Yeeeeeeeeeey! Can’t wait to give an arm and a leg for 4K @100FPS BABY!!

    You are such a tool. -.-

    #14 1 year ago
  15. KineticCalvaria

    @10, ha exactly… That’s a dumb thing to say, even by Erthazus’ standards.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. dcarnage

    @13, OSX and IOS are Unix based.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. RoyBrown

    @13

    Did you just pull that shit out your ass?

    You dead set got almost all of that list wrong.

    OSX is based on Unix
    http://www.apple.com/opensource/

    Android is Unix-Like
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix-like

    IOS is based on Unix

    SteamOS is not based on android at all.

    It will effectively be it’s only flavour of Linux, many expecting it to be similar to Ubuntu.

    DICE can never build a game that just works on all platforms with a single set of CODE. IOS games now require two different instruction sets if you code for the 64bit A7 CPU.

    Mantle is a newly developed API Made by DICE, and they want to run with that, and they only make PC/console games, that’s their focus but they still need to work with various API’s and different consoles, I’m not even sure why you made this point in regards to build one game.

    Cloud gaming is fucking decades away. Countries like Australia still rely on a copper network with a 20ms ping at it’s lowest. Meaning you would need to build entire infrastructures around the world.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. Max Payne

    @18 Mantle is made by AMD.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Panthro

    @13

    You sir, are silly.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. nollie4545

    There will be no real gaming orientated OS unless all hardware makers and developers get on board and develop a universal set of APIs compatible with existing hardware. Windows isn’t ideal for gaming by any means but it has a very high degree of commonality which is what is required.

    As much as I am keen to see games running at 4K and 10000 frames per second, the graphics hardware, display adapters and surrounding technology need to be match also. This steam box isn’t going to let you play games are insane PC destroying levels of fidelity on a plain widescreen TV.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Panthro

    @21

    With the GTX 680 setup and above it will surpass what the PS4 and X1 will be pumping out…

    And if not, Will be equal visually but in full 1080p 60 frames per second.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Darksider123

    And I want everything EA out of it

    #22 1 year ago
  23. nollie4545

    Using a GTX 680 based machine to compare against the next gen consoles is not really a content, I personally think the 560/660ti type cards will be on a more equal footing. Nivida themselves already said that both consoles have about half the poke of the 680.

    People buying into the next gen console war thinking they will be running Crysis 3 type games on Ultra are sadly mistaken. You can’t do that with a GPU worth about $200.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Ireland Michael

    We should all just go back to 386 processors and 33mhz processors.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. pcbros

    @25 – DX or SX?

    Either way, it runs Day of the Tentacle just fine.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. nollie4545

    Poor poor mike. His butthurts so much. How long have you been an EA employee, by the way?

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Panthro

    ^ this guy has gets a serious rage boner over any news relating to EA.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. nollie4545

    Lol, the last thing I would rage about is any video game or developer or publisher my friend. On the contrary, I can’t stop having a good chuckle at EAs pet junkyard dogs.

    #28 1 year ago
  29. Ireland Michael

    @26 As long as it runs Monkey Island 1 and 2, I’m pretty much sorted.

    @27 “butthurt”
    “must be employed by [insert company here]”

    You are literally a walking stereotype, mate.

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Hcw87

    @29
    You’re just a random PC elitist/Graphics whore on the same level as Erthazus (or whatever he’s named), so the joke is all on you.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. nollie4545

    Firstly, I’m not your mate. Referring to someone in that way is the sort of thing a chav would do. You’re not a chav, are you?

    Second, if I’m a PC elitist/graphics whore by your measure then clearly I’m more heavily invested personally in video gaming than you. Also it illustrates what a miserable little sod you are to be bitching about what platform someone chooses to play on and I am sorry your personal finances/intellect/crippled hands don’t allow you to play games on PCs.

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Hcw87

    ”Second, if I’m a PC elitist/graphics whore by your measure then clearly I’m more heavily invested personally in video gaming than you.”

    ^…What? Make sense.

    ”I am sorry your personal finances/intellect/crippled hands don’t allow you to play games on PCs.”

    ^Said by every PC Elitist since the dawn of time.

    nolife4545 indeed.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. Ireland Michael

    @32 Ell ooh ell. Wow,

    Yeah, totally not a spoilt brat.

    Its th people like yourself that give actual PC gamers a bad rep.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. DonnaCabel11

    First time i trusted an online job add and managed to make 90$ in 5 hours… Exit35com

    #34 1 year ago

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    Mortal Kombat X will have at least one very liquid-sounding fatality. NetherRealm is revealing Mortal Kombat X’s cats one character at a time, and has promised a new reveal during a community Twitch stream tomorrow. It also provided the following teaser video – it’s audio only, and apparently taken from a fatality sequence. What’s your […]

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets. The Nintendo Creators Program will launch on May 27, but is currently in beta and taking registrations. This is Nintendo’s answer to the knotty question of YouTubers making money on videos featuring its assets […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

    Can’t sign into Xbox Live? Microsoft is on the case. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users report being unable to sign in to Xbox Live. Microsoft is already aware of and working on the problem. “Our team is hard at work right now trying to get this resolved. Thank you for staying patient while we […]

  • Make money from your non-Valve mods with Steam Workshop

    Valve has opened the money-making side of Steam Workshop to third-party titles, giving enterprising modders more ways to make money. Steam now hosts curated Workshops for Dungeon Defenders: Eternity and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, the first non-Valve games to support the scheme. What that means is that community members can create, vote on and eventually even […]

  • Check out DmC: Devil May Cry’s new manual lock-on

    DmC: Devil may Cry developer Ninja Theory has released a video showing off the new, controversial lock-on mode. The new manual lock-on is causing quite a stir, although its reception is probably better than the white-wigged Dante who makes fans even more upset than the original makeover. “The primary purpose of this video is to […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

    Dragon Quest Heroes is yet another Omega Force take on an existing property – like Hyrule Warriors or the One Piece games. And it looks pretty sweet. We haven’t heard much from Dragon Quest Heroes here in the west because it hasn’t been confirmed for release outside Japan. This isn’t terribly surprising as we still […]

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

    Square Enix is doing something pretty mysterious right now. The Final Fantasy publisher is teasing something called Project Code Z. The project, which Square Enix is tweeting about in Japanese, English and German, is due for reveal at Tokaigi 2015 on Saturday. It’s a PS4 game, but that’s all we know. There’s a website you […]

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

    Tetris fans have a new western champion. Tetris is one of those gaming obsessions that goes much deeper than you might expect. For example, did you know that some versions of the game assess your performance and over you the chance to become a “grand master”? Turns out that’s a thing, and according to Polygon […]

  • Ken Levine’s next game teased as “sci-fi-ish” small, open-world RPG

    A series of tweets from BioShock creator Ken Levine has shed a sliver of light upon his next project. According to Levine he and his team are considering something a bit sci-fi and contemplating first-person mode. The team is developing the game for PC with a large in scope, expandable, systems-based narrative where more can […]

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

    Shelter 2 casts players in the role of a lynx, which makes for quite a different experience to the badger of the first game. The first Shelter game had you evading predators, but in the second, you becomes one yourself. That doesn’t mean there are no dangers to face, of course. Judging by the trailer […]

  • Why King of Fighters 13 isn’t coming back to Evo

    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

    Evolve players are pretty quick at hunting each other down. Evolve developer Turtle Rock has released an infographic brimming with statistics garnered from its recent beta test. One of the key takeaways is that all three monsters, and all four classes, are working as intended – their performance in game matches Turtle Rock’s designs. If […]

  • Super Mario Amiibo can be pre-ordered on Nintendo UK, Mario and Peach sold out

    The latest set of Amiibo in the Super Mario series is now available for pre-purchase through the Nintendo UK Store. Each of the following sports a red base and will run you £10.99: Bowser, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toad and Yoshi. It looks like Peach and Mario are both sold out, though. All six can be […]

  • The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 free to download now

    League of Legends has excellent music, and now you can have it too. The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 collects 15 tracks from the MOBA’s history, and is available for free. You can grab the music from iTunes, Google Play or via direct download. Tere’s an example track below to get you in […]

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

    With Super Bowl 49 occurring this coming Sunday, February 1, EA Sports has updated Madden NFL Mobile with new feature enhancements and Super Bowl-themed Live Events. Updates include: League vs League Tournaments Obstacle Course Super Bowl Bonus Players Tom Brady and Richard Sherman Super Bowl Legends Super Bowl Moments Upgraded Auction House The Super Bowl […]

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

    Super Smash Bros. was originally intended to have 16 custom moves per character. The final version of Super Smash Bros. only features 12 custom moves per fighter, but Nintendo left animations for some of the cut moves in place. A Youtuber called RED has dug these cut mvoes out of the brawler’s code, and displayed […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours of sex scene mo-cap data

    Sex is nothing new to the The Witcher games, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is no exception. In fact, it contains 16 hours of sex scene motion capture data. Giggity. There’s a reason for the bedroom dalliances though, as Geralt is a flesh and blood human, or a modified human at any rate, with […]

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

    A launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered has been released after an Amazon listing was revealed for it over the weekend. Key upgrades include: High-definition Graphics — All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop. Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s […]

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

    The exact dates as well as more information on the Battlefield Hardline open beta will be shared tomorrow. This is according to the latest blog post from developer Visceral Games. “We’ll share the exact dates and info on the Battlefield Hardline open beta tomorrow,” wrote Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis. “Stay tuned, thanks again, and keep […]

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

    An upcoming Hearthstone patch will apply a balance change to the Undertaker card, Blizzard has announced. After the release of Goblins vs Gnomes, Blizzard said it kept an “eye on the state of game balance” as more matches were played using the additional cards. Released with The Curse of Naxxramas, Undertaker is considered an overly […]

  • February Games with Gold offers up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The free games on offer in February via Xbox Live Games with Gold have been announced. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download #IDARB during February. Xbox 360 users can grab Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons from February 1-15, when it will be replaced by Sniper Elite V2 from February 16 -28. […]

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

    Third-party game key seller Kinguin is issuing refunds to those who found their games deactivated through Ubisoft’s Uplay service. Customers which purchased keys for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Watch Dogs are affected. Kinguin said 4,600 customer tickets were submitted over the last 72 hours and 35 out of 3,400 of […]

  • Video Unlimited to be re-branded as PlayStation Video starting in February

    Like Music Unlimited, Sony’s Video Unlimited service is being replaced and re-branded PlayStation Video. PlayStation Video will become part of PlayStation Network to streamline digital services for the over 64 million PSN users. PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music will be added to PSN which is already a destination point for the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, […]

  • Spotify arrives on PlayStation Music this spring, Music Unlimited closing

    Spotify will launch on PlayStation Network this spring as part of a new music destination called PlayStation Music. PlayStation Music is a replacement for Music Unlimited, and those with a PSN account can link to Spotify which can be used just for music, or when playing games on PlayStation 4. Existing playlists from current Spotify […]

  • Closed beta for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts tomorrow

    The private beta period for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts on January 29. Those who pre-order the game via Steam, will automatically be included in the beta, enabling them to provide feedback on the first campaign in single-player mode. An additional beta period will be announced in the weeks leading up to launch. The […]

  • Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL available once more on UK store

    UK residents who want to get their hands on the shiny Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL can once again pre-purchase it through the Nintendo UK Store. If you want one, you better hurry because units will likely go rather fast. Only one per customer is allowed, and once you drop £209.99 on it, […]

  • Nintendo Q3: 1.9M New 3DS models sold, Wii U lifetime sales hit 9.2M

    New 3DS XL has sold 1.3 million units as of December 31, 2014, Nintendo announced in its Q3 financial results today. New 3DS moved 580,000 units by the end of the same period. Lifetime sales of both systems combined total a little under 1.9 million. Combined global sales for current 3DS models available in Europe […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s exo zombies reanimate a familiar format

    Advanced Warfare’s exo suits manage to bring an undead format back to life. Dave Cook welcomes zombies back to Call of Duty. “The challenges start to spike early so seasoned zombie slayers needn’t worry about being coddled.” Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s first DLC went live this week, dropping four very solid maps for multiplayer […]

  • YouTube app and Maps will be removed from PS Vita

    Sony said that it will end support for the YouTube and Maps apps, as well as remove the “near” feature in an upcoming firmware update. Sony has revealed that a system update releasing in March will remove the Maps app and prevent the “near” feature from obtaining location address or display maps, making it redundant. […]

  • There is a Destiny loot cave Easter egg in Dying Light

    Dying Light is the latest game to take a jab at Destiny by having its own loot cave. Destiny’s infamous loot cave has been recreated in Dying Light, sort of. Of course the loot cave in Dying Light is only an Easter egg and doesn’t actually net you any loot. Instead, upon entering it, you […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 supports co-op in story mode, but only offline

    You can play the campaign of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 in co-op, but not online. 4gamer spoke to producers of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and made out with a few details concerning story, setting and more. The site confirmed that while you will be able to switch between characters in the single player, and have […]

  • The Witcher 3 may have a permadeath “Insanity” mode

    Although not yet confirmed, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developer CD Projekt RED is working on a difficulty mode dubbed “Insanity” that will delete your save if you die. During Monday’s Twitch stream, the developer took a few questions from the chat and we’ve got a bunch of answers. There are many interesting little bits […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition is the most successful launch for BioWare, based on sales

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is responsible for the most successful launch in developer BioWare’s history, according to EA. During last night’s EA Q3 2015 earnings call, the publisher said that Dragon Age: Inquisition was the most successful launch for developer BioWare. Today, we get a bit more detail. “In particular, Dragon Age: Inquisition had by far […]

  • Here’s a walkthrough of one mission from Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack, Hurk Deluxe, seems like good fun, judging from this video. The Hurk Deluxe Pack was released today on all platforms. It comes with five new missions. The video below takes a look at the “Call of the Wild” mission. In the walkthrough you’ll get to see some of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date confirmed on Xbox Store

    The beta date for Battlefield Hardline has popped up on the Xbox Store, confirming the rumoured date. The listing for the Battlefield Hardline beta is available for anyone to see right now on the Xbox Store. Granted, it’s for Xbox 360, but unless EA is starting this beta early on Xbox 360, this will pretty […]

  • GTA player flies jets backwards in impressive stunts

    Doing stunts with jets in GTA 5 can be impressive, but it’s nothing like flying them backwards. Making videos of your jet stunts has become too mainstream. Which is why the latest video from YouTube channel GTA5Videos is all about defying that. The video below features some insane stunts mostly done by flying jets backwards, […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare balance patch out, System Hack nerfed, HBRa3 buffed

    The latest patch to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is here with some major changes to game balance. Making good on the promise to nerf System Hack, developer Sledgehammer Games has released the latest patch to Advanced Warfare to do just that, and much more. The patch is out now on Xbox platforms, with PlayStation […]

  • Grinding three purples in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel may crash your game [UPDATE]

    Update: Gearbox Software has announced there’s currently a hot-fix in place for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as a temporary solution to crashes caused with the DLC update. Until a permanent fix can be made, the hotfix should correct crashing issues. All will be fixed in the next major game update. Original Story A bug that snuck […]

  • Havoc maps up the tempo for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

    Dave Cook dons his Exo suit to find the new Havok DLC maps a great change of pace for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Given that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare places great emphasis on verticality, it’s little wonder that Sledgehammer Games has designed the first of its four DLC map packs with elevation and […]

  • G2A responds to deactivated Far Cry 4 keys debacle

    G2A, one of the third-party sellers that were named in the ongoing episode of deactivated Far Cry 4 keys has decided to release a statement. G2A is a well known third-party key sellers online. Most users know it through its sponsorship deals with many YouTube and Twitch channels. The service sells keys both through its […]

  • Petroglyph’s Victory resurfaces with Korean co-developer

    End of Nations, Mytheon and Grey Goo developer Petroglyph Games seems to have salvaged a stalled project. Victory popped up back in early 2013 after Trion Worlds took End of Nations in-house. Petroglyph’s attempt to crowdfund the unusual strategy title ended in iniquity, but it vowed to do whatever it could to bring the game […]

  • Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC now available

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack adds new story missions and a pile of new weapons. Far Cry 4: Hurk Deluxe is now available on PC and Xbox platforms, and is rolling out to the PSN in line with local network updates. The pack bundles five story missions, including Yak Farm, Blood Ruby and Hurk’s […]

  • Yes, Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions, but thankfully they’re not as outrageous as initial reports suggested. The subject of Resident Evil: Revelations 2′s microtransactions arose earlier today with reports filtering out of a European press event that you’ll be able to pay to keep playing after your character dies. The ramifications of this are pretty […]

  • Play mini-games to unlock Magicka 2 content

    Magicka 2 publisher Paradox Interactive has invited fans to earn in-game rewards by playing other games. The Magicka website will host various mini-games in the build up to Magicka 2′s launch later this year on PC and PS4. Playing these games controbutes to a community score total which will eventually unlock in-game content as well […]