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Watch Dogs and The Crew have been delayed into spring 2014

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 17:03 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Watch Dogs has been delayed into spring 2014, Ubisoft announced today, along with a delay for The Crew, it’s open-world racer. Due to the delays, the firm has revised its financial expectations for fiscal year 2014.

Watch Dogs and The Crew delayed

The Watch Dogs delay includes all versions, per the following statement from the Watch Dogs team:

“Our ambition from the start with Watch_Dogs has been to deliver something that embodies what we wanted to see in the next-generation of gaming. It is with this in mind that we’ve made the tough decision to delay the release until Spring 2014.

“We know a lot of you are probably wondering ‘why now?’ We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune every detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. We thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the way you respond on the web, at events, press conferences and during other opportunities we have to interact. Your passion is what drives us.

“We can’t wait to see you in Chicago next Spring. We are confident you’ll love this game as much as we love working on it.”

Watch Dogs was originally announced for a November 19 release in the States, and a November 22 release across Europe on PC, PS3, PS4 Wii U and Xbox 360.

Amazon and GameStop will both still honor next-gen pre-order bundles, the retailers said in separate statements.

The original release date for Xbox One was November 22 worldwide and on PlayStation 4 November 29 in Europe.

Meanwhile, The Crew was previously planned for release in fiscal year 2013-14, and is now scheduled for fiscal year 2014-15, meaning it may not see a release until April 2014 at the earliest.

Developed by Ivory Tower, The Crew is an open-world racer originally slated for release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in early 2014.

Ubisoft has told Kotaku in a statement it hopes those who “pre-ordered the game will still look forward to playing it in spring 2014,” and that the “extra polish and quality” will add to the game play experience.

Meanwhile, Sony has told CVG it is working “very closely” with both Ubisoft and its retail partners regarding the Watch Dogs PS4 bundle in the UK.

Amazon has said it plans to honor all Watch Dogs bundles this November, but it’s unknown at this time what game, if any, will be included with the console. The retailer said to stay tuned for more updates.

GameStop has said it too will be honoring the pre-order bundles, and will be contacting customers who had either the PS4 or Xbox One versions pre-ordered. Our local store told us customers can either choose a different bundle – which may have a price difference – or they can keep their current order, get their console at release, and then pick up or receive their pre-ordered copy of Watch Dogs upon its release.

Changes to financial targets

Due to delays, Ubisoft has revised its financial targets for 2013-14 and now expects sales of between €995 million and €1.045 billion compared to the prior target of between €1.420 billion and €1.450 billion.

The delays could see Ubisoft losing fiscal revenue of $560 million, which would result in a loss of around $88 million.

“Our long term goal is to win the next generation,” stated Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot in the press release. “The tough decisions we are taking today to fully realize the major potential of our new creations have an impact on our short-term performance.

“We are convinced that, longer term, they will prove to be the right decisions both in terms of satisfaction for our fans and in terms of value creation for our shareholders.

“We are building franchises that will become perennial pillars of Ubisoft’s financial performance. In a context of growing successes for mega-blockbusters, the additional time given to the development of our titles will allow them to fulfill their huge ambitions and thus offer players even more exceptional experiences.

“Fueled by strong momentum for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, calendar 2014 will see the return of growth to the console market. Combined with the quality of our line-up and our strong financial situation, this growth will allow us to achieve record operating income in fiscal 2014-15 and 2015-16.”

Based on the information at Ubisoft’s disposal today, sales for the second quarter of 2013-14 should exceed €210 million.

Final first half earnings will be released on November 12, 2013.

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60 Comments

  1. Hcw87

    They want to max out sales on AC4, and they’re intimidated by GTAV for sure.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Triggerhappy

    Offt, never seen that one coming. I’m waiting til April to get it when I pick up a PS4, but ouch to the people who had it preordered for November :(

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Legendaryboss

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBUsuNBWVus
    Sure it is such a shame, I can deal with it though: now its just making my christmas spending this year a little easier.

    But my 2014 spending becomes somewhat harder and i’m sure there will be surprise purchases.

    Hit and a miss though.

    Oh well at least they are working on it some more, although little close to the curve release date wise. Might have been overshadowed by AC4 Black Flag, marketing and sales-wise.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. ClubCyberia

    I think you might have been first with this one, nice. Launch lineup is slim pickings.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. razvan2you

    #1 No, it’s a Ubisoft tradition……..to dissapoint fans, to annoy every customer and delay EVERY GAME they’re working on.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Dave Cook

    Beats rushing out AC games every year. I applaud their decision. In the end we’ll get a better game.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. MarcoosVGC

    So, is this every version or just ps4 and Xbox one versions?

    Edit: oh looks like the title just changed to answer that ahah

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Edo

    Well,fuck…

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Dark

    oh wow..

    #9 1 year ago
  10. mistermogul

    @7 – “delayed on all platforms”

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Triggerhappy

    @ 5: To be fair though it is for polish this time rather than for putting distance between the console and PC versions… But yeh with other high profile Ubi titles in the same month almost… it does make sense.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Legendaryboss

    What? The Crew Too?

    Its release date was Q1 2014 right?

    Edit: Steph answered my question in the article, you go girl with lightning speed editing.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Moonwalker1982

    I honestly had not seen this coming. Then again, both AC4 and WD is not good for sales no. But i had expected AC4 to be delayed then.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Mike W

    Damn Ubisoft!!!! What a bunch of fucking pricks, why the hell did they wait this late to delay the fucking game?!!!

    #14 1 year ago
  15. locus2k1

    I wonder what this does for Sony’s Boxed Watch Dog PS4 bundles that were mean to come out on 29th November

    BY that I mean from a logistical point of view – will all bundles now be changed to Killzone, for example

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    Delaying an incomplete game is always a good thing. I’m just surprised its being delayed this close to launch, and for so bloody long. It clearly wasn’t in a complete state.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Legendaryboss

    @15
    Edit below: Delayed as well, is the most likely situation seeing as the game ain’t ready to release with the bundles.

    Edit: An alternative might be added, i think. Not necessarily Killzone, wait for official updates.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. mihau

    ” along with a delay for The Crew, it’s online shooter based on the Tom Clancy franchise.” the crew is a racing game, The Division is a shooter.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Stephany Nunneley

    @18 yes it is already fixed you need to hit refresh (too many games cause confusion)

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Bomba Luigi

    Delays are normaly a good Thing, its better then Releasing a unfinished Product. As long as its not getting silly like Duke Nukem or The Last Guardian, thats no longer a good Thing.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. locus2k1

    @17 ShopTO have tweeted to say they will update as soon as they know more… seems like Retailers may not have been told in advance.

    Still, glad I got the Mega-Bundle pre-ordered now, fingers crossed for those who did change to the Watch Dogs bundle though!

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Hunam

    I don’t think GTAV had anything to do with this.

    I’m actually not that surprised by the news. For one, Assassin’s Creed is out the same day on next gen, two Ubisoft franchises, both open world on the same day isn’t smart. Don’t compete against yourself.

    Secondly, the fact that at Eurogamer they didn’t even have a playable build. That was so telling it wasn’t ready. I’m more than happy to wait really, but it is a bit of a fuck up for PS4 bundles.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Hcw87

    @22
    Really? GTAV is the current most played online title (on XBLive atleast) beating even CoD.

    That and AC4 releasing at the same time and it would have KILLED their sales.

    It’s smart, but they could have announced this weeks ago.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. AsianGameing

    good , take time as long they can. i am want don’t bugs game and for good PS4 and pc

    #24 1 year ago
  25. cggraham1333

    They did this with GTA5 too, it was supposed to come out in march but they delayed it to September… @ HCW87- completely agree, this is def bc of AC4′s sales & Ubisoft’s overall profit. Can’t blame them but it still sucks

    #25 1 year ago
  26. game_on

    That’s a shame, I had this one planned for my Wii U. Oh well, then it will be good old Mario all over again for me.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. bradk825

    For me this is almost good news, lol. Too many awesome games already coming out in November.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. fearmonkey

    Bummer – But it does make it easier what games I want for launch. Killzone and Knack for me so far, Watch Dogs was third on my list.

    I was debating on whether I wanted Watch dogs on PS4 or PC, this will give me more time.

    To people making comparisons to GTA5, they moved it back so now it could compete with the launching of PC and next gen GTA5 release.
    They will need to watch that.

    #28 1 year ago
  29. Phoenixblight

    Well I was getting this game with the PS4 at launch. Guess what that means? I am hocking my two systems(purchased an additional one just for selling) for double their worth and purchasing the PS4 at a later point.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c764JWVt5Fw

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Panthro

    :’( no….

    :’( watch dogs…. :’( no…

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Legendaryboss

    @To Those Interested:
    PS4 Bundle Update via CVG: “Sony is working closely with Ubisoft & retail partners to manage effects of #WatchDogs delay on #PS4 bundles.”
    https://twitter.com/CVG_News/status/390158436500914176

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Lv01

    I hadnt preordered a watch dogs bundle, but I did have it preordered separately… Just have to wait now… Less money to spend on launch day tho!

    #32 1 year ago
  33. junguler

    in most cases delay means better and more polished end product and even some may add some additional content in the game insted of making them for dlcs (which in ubisoft case is not true :D)

    #33 1 year ago
  34. Erthazus

    They just finished GTAV… and thought they have unpolished turd.

    #34 1 year ago
  35. AmiralPatate

    With GTA V coming to PC in Q1 2014, the probability imma buy Watch Dogs just dropped by 69 points.

    #35 1 year ago
  36. Pitts

    “Watch Dogs and the Crew” would’ve been a great show back in the 80s.

    #36 1 year ago
  37. KineticCalvaria

    I literally swapped my Amazon preorder from the BF4/KZ:SF bundle to the Watch Dogs bundle this morning… now I’ve swapped to the bundle with just KZ:SF, decided to get BF4 only on PC.

    What a bloody nightmare, I’m not even that interested in KZ :(.

    #37 1 year ago
  38. Erthazus

    Hey, Kinetic, Battlefield 4 duel with me. *evil Erth* At this November. Prepare to die, my son.

    #38 1 year ago
  39. KineticCalvaria

    @38, I’ll gladly play with you, as long as you don’t start talking about ‘teh graphix’. :D

    #39 1 year ago
  40. Erthazus

    Ofc mate. What’s the point talking about graphics with the player that play PC games!? :D
    It’s all about match.

    #40 1 year ago
  41. Erthazus

    btw, fun fact though.

    Battlefield 4 is the first game in the history of gaming that will have wind-simulation physics.
    Watch Dogs is the second one but it is delayed so the prize goes automatically to Battlefield 4.

    amazing.

    #41 1 year ago
  42. YoungZer0

    Smart decision. The next two months are packed enough. Pity though. GTA V was such a bad game, I was thirsting for something better and quick.

    #42 1 year ago
  43. CaptPierce

    First word: What?
    Second word: THE FUCK?

    I was anticipating this game something fierce. :(
    Oh well, hope the extra results in a better game in the end.

    #43 1 year ago
  44. KineticCalvaria

    @41, oh boy >.< lol. Although I didn't know that to be fair…

    #44 1 year ago
  45. OmegaSlayer

    I’m totally with Dave.
    The game is quite ambitious, if they want to make a franchise out of it, they better not waste it losing sales due to release a rushed game and being cannibalized by their own same game (AC4).
    You need balls to delay a game.
    Ubi has shown those balls.
    Kudos to them.

    #45 1 year ago
  46. Ekona

    Fucksocks and cockweasels :(

    I’ve got this on pre-order for the Xbone, guess I’ll pick Ryse up instead then along with Forza and DR3. Ah well, one of those things I guess.

    #46 1 year ago
  47. Keivz

    Not surprised at all. I expect more game delays to be announced in the coming days as well.

    #47 1 year ago
  48. Uncontested

    Woooow… This is really disappointing news. Was really looking forwards to this game. I’m kinda bored with GTA V already.. Just isn’t the fun mayhem game it was in the past with wanton destruction and so on.. lol..

    #48 1 year ago
  49. Phoenixblight

    @48

    Watch DOgs definitely won’t be that either.

    #49 1 year ago
  50. SplatteredHouse

    Welp, better get used to seeing more Ubisoft ads. And reports. and all the screens and movies. On a weekly basis, And then, all the other shit that I just skip because: after a while it’s just noise. Bettong the farm on AC…What-was-it-this-time! Let’s hope that works out for ‘em.

    #50 1 year ago
  51. Xbone

    Delaying the game 5 weeks before realese a dick move. I dont have problem with delays, but im sure its not because it is not done… FU UBI. Guess what… GTA5 PC will come at the same time and I dont have money for both.

    #51 1 year ago
  52. tezzer1985

    What happens to those PS4 bundle packs 😁

    #52 1 year ago
  53. Phoenixblight

    @52

    I emailed Amazon and they said that I will still get the launch Ps4 but the game won’t come with it. So just get a new console, thats it.

    #53 1 year ago
  54. TD_Monstrous69

    O what the fuck!

    #54 1 year ago
  55. Certainty

    Just a thought but could they actually be focusing on making it native 1080 instead of the native 720 and up scaled to 1080?

    #55 1 year ago
  56. Phoenixblight

    @55

    No this is from the fear of cannibalizing their own sales along with feeling the pinch of GTA V.

    #56 1 year ago
  57. Hyperx64

    That sux! No problem. Assassins Creed 4 it is – will love me some more ocean escapades :)

    #57 1 year ago
  58. Stephany Nunneley

    Amazon tweet and statement from GameStop have been added.

    #58 1 year ago
  59. Biscuitpants

    cant wait until people buy this and become disappointed haha

    #59 1 year ago
  60. kaffikjelen

    Hopefully they scrap that stupid faux science fiction UI. That’s just distracting, as it also is in Assassin’s Creed.

    #60 1 year ago

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  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

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  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

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  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

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  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

    Sony has announced the addition of AMC to its PlayStation Vue service, which soft launched in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia earlier this month. Those who use the service can now get their Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead fix, and also watch the Sundance channel, WEtv and IFC. AMC and WEtv are […]

  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

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  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

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  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

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  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

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  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

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  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

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  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

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  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]

  • What to expect from the Call of Duty Championship this weekend

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  • MLB 15 The Show video highlights improved graphics, updated grass patterns

    Sony has released a video for MLB 15 The Show which provides a look at graphical improvements made to the game. Along with the visual upgrade over MLB 14 The Show, the game contains new minor league stadiums, dynamic sun generated in real-time, and upgraded grass patterns which reflect each stadium’s unique look. MLB 15 […]

  • Valve to offer HTC Vive Developer Edition free to qualified developers

    Valve has said it will offer the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free to qualified developers in an effort to buoy projects before the tech launches commercially. Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios and The Room studio Fireproof Games are just some of the developers which already have a free Vive in-hand. According to Valve’s Doug […]

  • DriveClub gameplay video features MotorStorm’s off-road buggies

    Some gameplay footage of MotorStorm’s off-road buggies in DriveClub has surfaced. Pictures of the buggies were shown on the Japanese PlayStation Blog earlier this month, which considering the game was developed by Evolution Studios – which developed MotorStorm – this isn’t too much of a surprise. The buggies were first spotted by Videogamer, which pulled […]

  • Mortal Kombat X live-action TV spot features the track Chop Suey

    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    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

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  • 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

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  • 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 […]