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Star Citizen’s latest video is “rendered 100% in-engine, in real-time, at 4k resolution”

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 22:11 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Star Citizen had a video available which Roberts Space Industries states is “rendered 100% in-engine in real time at 4k resolution” showing off the Hornet and three variants of it: Ghost, Tracker, and Super Hornet. As if a regular hornet isn’t scary enough on its own. You can also look over the specifications through the firm’s blog. Star Citizen has now hit over $23 million in funding, and the next stretch goal is $25 million which will provide a larger alpha test net with extra servers and worldwide infrastructure. Thanks, PCgamesN.

Anvil Aerospace Hornet F7C: Domestic Emergency from Roberts Space Industries on Vimeo.

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28 Comments

  1. Arcnail

    Nice!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. monkeygourmet

    Will gtx 780′s in SLI run games in 4k?

    #2 1 year ago
  3. TheBlackHole

    mmm. where to start…

    for all the accuracy and detail they want to put in this game using their incredibly large windfall, you think they’d be able to avoid OXYGENATED EXPLOSIONS IN SPACE!

    That shit annoys the hell out of me. George Lucas did one good thing in the new star wars films – he didn’t make ships explode in a ball of flames, when in the oxygen free zone known as ANYWHERE IN OUTER SPACE.

    Also, how many of these epic, expensive, largely pointless videos do you think they’ll make prior to actually showing proper gameplay? And I mean proper gameplay – trading, missions, feature activity, not space combat.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    @2

    According to DF, three Titans struggled to hold a 30fps rate in 4k, without all settings on high (for a variety of games).

    #4 1 year ago
  5. monkeygourmet

    @4

    Oh yeah… I remember that actually… That’s mental… Even 800 series won’t be enough without dual cards by the sound of it.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. TruthHurts

    It’s about time people realize that they will not be able to run this game anywhere close to those settings, if they can even run it at all. While the developer sure loves to spend the money of the backers’ to create glorified advertisements which make them more money, they sure as hell don’t know their way around optimization.

    This bubble will burst.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Panthro

    @6 Only a small minority of people run games in 4K anyway.

    Its a massive amount of detail in the ship but outside its basically empty space, I’m pretty certain anything with more power than a GTX 650 will probably run it on max settings with a little bit of AA at 1080p and maintain a frame-rate over 30fps.

    And you cant just assume they don’t know how to optimize a game, where are you getting that from?

    #7 1 year ago
  8. DSB

    @3 If the teeth on your comb are that fine, it’ll be very hard to appreciate anything though. From Battlefield to CoD, there’s plenty of factual errors, including the way explosions behave.

    Although I get it. It would be cool to see something stylish.

    I’d be surprised if videos like this, essentially tech demos, weren’t part of their plan to attract funding for the game. They’re showing their capabilities and ambitions.

    I think it’s smarter to blow the pants off an investor than it is to drown them in a bunch of talk about gameplay. They don’t know what they’re looking at anyway, but they still want to be impressed.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. StarBandit

    @6

    Were you born dumb??or are you just regularly this stupid and trollish..

    The game is far from being done it’s in pre-pre-alpha stage and they have not done almost no optimization as of yet. You don’t optimize at alpha stage this early in the development.

    Get with the program quick…and what bubble will burst? i hope your fear mongering ego does first.

    it’s such a cop out samey prediction so redundant.

    @3

    Good thing’s comes to those that wait and don’t speculate…people will be able to play the dog fighting aspects of the game in December and before that a big hangar module update.Which will unlock the ability to invite other players, other thing game play and mechanics in action/real time will come later in other modules as they progress and backers test it.

    Also stop acting like you know how much they are spending and attributing that to mean a lot of being spent on these commercial adverts for in-game ships. Sense they are also apart of the games universe, so they are not a wast of anything and they are money well spent out a budget of 23 million and counting.

    Some of you people love to nit pick and bitch on a early in development project that is producing high quality work at this stage, like no other that I’ve seen.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. fearmonkey

    @3 – they aren’t going for realistic, they are going for action space opera type of stuff. If we wanted realistic, all the ships would handle like the human ships in Babylon 5. (which I would die to have a game for)

    The game looks incredible, I’m glad I have X-Rebirth coming to tide me over.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Panthro

    I wish this game was as realistic as call of duty, I hope they add dogs.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. fkid

    #3: First, games that are 100% realistic are rare (name 3?) and usually relay poetic, philosophical messages (e.g. Dear Esther) or have a very steep learning curve (e.g. EVE) and note how much people complain about those games sometimes. That said, this game will still be as close to a real space-sim as they can get it while still being fun and enjoyable for the many backers of the game. Feedback will mould this game for sure.

    #6: Ignorant comment given that they are using CryEngine 3 and great optimizations are built-in to start with for the consoles and a variety of PC configurations. Extra polygons in a pre-alpha video in 4K will obviously be to showcase the highest end potential of their product.

    Personally, this video demonstrates that this will be the closest interactive experience to simulate being a pilot in a fictional sci-fi universe like Star Wars. I, for one, am excited as f*ck!

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Panthro

    This is one of the games I wish I could turn back time and back, I didnt know about it during its kickstarter… I know, I must have been living under a snorlax…

    But when I saw the first gameplay presentation I was blown away and cannot wait for the release, its one of the very few games I am looking forward to playing.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. StarBandit

    @11

    Lets talk about that realistic next gen fish A.I…;p

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Panthro

    @12

    Oh geez!, I almost forgot about that next generation Fish A.I…

    Star citizen might as well not even be a game if it doesn’t have space fish and space dogs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4OFv9eWIKY < Made me laugh.

    Oh and the new arms they created ;) can't forget about those new arms! They even have ARM HAIR! Thats right… ARM HAIR!

    #15 1 year ago
  16. MarcoSnow

    @Panthro

    This video shows us just how far we’ve come with fish AI:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMYso30L9zI

    #16 1 year ago
  17. CPC_RedDawn

    @7

    Yes they said the minimum required graphics card to run the game is a GTX460 (It might have been a 470 not too sure)

    That may sound quite old now in terms of PC hardware but remember that’s MINIMUM!!!

    It was only the other week we discovered 50% of steam users who took the Steam hardware survey won’t be able to run the next COD or Watchdogs!! Due to those needing 6GB RAM minimum!! Which is just insane! I dread to think how much RAM or even the install size will be on this game!

    #17 1 year ago
  18. Panthro

    Wow, I never read the details I just expected them to be a little similar to crysis 2/3.

    A 460 is a little faster than a 650, thats a bit insane really… I guess we will just have to believe there predictions until they start the optimisation stage, maybe they will change the minimum specs, who knows… It got a lot of funds via kickstarter so there must be a big demand for it within the people who can run it, I know I wouldn’t be backing it if I couldn’t run it adequately.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. pcbros

    Wing Commander spiritual sequel, say no more. Wing Command 3 was a big game for me growing up. Killer FMV :D

    This just looks incredible…

    @10 – X-Rebirth looks awesome! I was recently gifted Sins of a Solar Empire Rebelion, so I will be giving that a try. I just finished Portal 2 lol :)

    #19 1 year ago
  20. TheWulf

    I’ll say it again — these guys are masters of marketing. You can see the doubt creep in around the edges with overly aggressive posts like #9′s. What they’ve done is used the same lust-inducing greed that car commercials use. Except in this case, that sexy car is actually in your budget.

    It’s an incredible feat of social engineering from where I sit. Anyone interested in anthropological studies is going to appreciate this, honestly, since they’ll understand what’s going on here. Usually psych students are well versed in this kind of thing, thus they don’t fall for it so easily. Instead of being enticed into lust, they examine what’s happening and ask more logical questions.

    For example: Where’s the evidence that any development beyond pre-rendered cutscenes is going on? Whereas Elite has had dev diaries and is heading towards an upcoming beta for people to actually play, all we’ve seen from Star Citizen are pre-rendered car commercials.

    Yeah, they say it’s all real time, but I haven’t seen much evidence of anything real time from them.

    I have my doubts, honestly. And they are valid.

    I’ve described this as “one of the greatest cons of the decade,” and if they decide to just drop development or release a very half-arsed tech demo, there’s nothing stopping them. They have no legal obligation to meet the desires and ridiculously high expectations they’re creating. This is the best get-rich-quick scheme anyone’s ever thought of.

    I wish I’d thought of it. It’s admirably well done — the way it targets a very specific niche that has more money than sense, giving them exactly what they want. CCP could probably pull the same con, if they wanted.

    But yes, I get the vibe that this is a con. I got that from “We need $1m for a fast travel system.

    If it isn’t a con, I’d be surprised.

    We’ll see, I guess.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. HomeworldFanShip

    @20 TheWulf:

    You’re clearly trolling or maybe your stupid or clueless or bored..maybe all four…there is so much information about Star Citizen and CIG out there that it’s overbearing.

    So lets state the ways here : two 24 hour live stream, pax, E3, amd live event, dragon-con, Citizen-Con, Wingmans hangar (42 episode’s) , WIP terra video, Space port WIP video, secret hangar code testing area …go’s on and on.

    Now lets keep going.

    The Frontier team has shown next to nothing (Six to Seven Dev videos and a pre- rendered in-game breakdown vid , with tiny project information newsletters) compared to the CIG team with in-depth videos and analysis an process breakdown, round tables, comm-links, Writers guides, ship concept art, character concept art, …etc..etc.

    All that in almost the same spawn of time no less and these are fairly different space-games (SC will be a handcrafted ‘MMO” and will have a single player game in SQ42 and the other is a solo/semi-online “MMOish” procedural generated open world space-game) going into fundamentally different paths of development and the development process one more traditional and the other modular an non-traditional production Schedule (CIG).

    One is a little more closed off and the other is not. One is fully crowd funded (SC) and the other is kick started. But his outside “suit” investors that will ultimate dictate their direction in the future , if deemed necessary.

    Next time

    Go do some research , and stop thinking your Dr.Phil (or whatever). Stop with bs “greatest con of all time” lol real funny real funny. How about next time you get off you high horse and come back into reality because your being negative just to be negative. An i hate that shit personal, no marketing or car adverts voodoo needed. I really dislike people like you, that troll and assume without fact checking first.

    An your last comment makes it clear that you have done ZERO research and are in fact trolling with your “Fast travel system for a million” statement because it’s not fast travel.

    Also don’t act like you were looking forward to this game with that kind of attitude. Because one; you have nothing good to say, two; it’s always con this and con that or that CIG is doing all this for shady reasons . When they have done nothing of the sort (unless you have evidence to the contrary) and am sure 200,000 people would notice if that was the case.

    So cheers, Plus i see you in this section for Star Citizen all the time (after almost each update). As well leaving asinine fear mongering comments, and posting mis-information. So either you were ban from the forums for good and here you are bitching or your ten years old with nothing better to do or maybe just maybe your a sad little man.

    Knowing the facts about something before shitting out the mouth and not assuming earns a person more respect amrite…

    #21 1 year ago
  22. YoungZer0

    @21: “leaving asinine fear mongering comments, posting mis-information. ”

    Yep, that pretty much sums up every comment by TheWulf.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Fin

    Oxygenated explosions? Really?

    Next up: complaining that there’s sound effects in space.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. HomeworldFanShip

    @21

    Sorry about all the typo’s in advance…;p

    #24 1 year ago
  25. TheBlackHole

    @23

    Seriously. It’s just one of those things that gets my back up. I’m a big sci-fi fan – films, books, games. Things exploding like that in space is just insanely stupid when you have the faintest understanding of basic chemistry. I get that most people won’t care though.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. TheBlackHole

    Does anyone actually know how they are getting so much funding?

    - They don’t advertise.
    - They only made a relatively modest amount on Kickstarter (by comparison).
    - Their website doesn’t rank for any decent terms related to games, sci-fi, space, crowdfunding, MMOs etc.
    - Their Kickstarter page STILL outranks their website for the phrase ‘star citizen’.
    - Also, an AVERAGE funding figure of $85. Seriously? That seems outrageously high as an average across almost 300,000 people.

    I hope beyond hope that it’s all legit and they release a fantastic game, but something just doesn’t add up about it all.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Tannhauser

    @27
    Chris Roberts. Simple as that. There are many, many people out there, who grew up with Wing Commander, who knows what he and his team are capable of (RSI is basically a “who-is-who” of the era) and that he has always delivered. And these people are grown up now, maybe have an academical degree, make good money and are still enthusiastic enough to invest their money in a dream that came directly from the golden era of PC-Gaming. The rest is clever hype and amazing community support.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Panthro

    Taken from Star Citizen FAQ webpage

    At the moment you will be able to play it on a dual core PC with a GTX 460 or greater and 4GB of system memory. If you’re running an i7 2500, 2600, 2700 or better with a GTX 670 or greater then the stars are the limit!

    #28 1 year ago

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    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 […]

  • Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were purchased through Origin

    Far Cry 4 owners who found their games deactivated without warning may be surprised to learn where they came from. Many copies of Far Cry 4 purchased through third-party re-sellers have been deactivated without notice. Although resellers affected by the deactivations argued that they had made authorised purchases, Ubisoft has denied this. The publisher told […]

  • Will Assassin’s Creed visit Japan in 2016?

    The next Assassin’s Creed game after Victory may finally bring ninja and assassins together. An Assassin’s Creed fan has spotted what certainly looks like a heavy hint that the next game after Victory will be set in Japan. Ubisoft forums member Cornik22 was looking through the Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag official art book when […]

  • Resident Evil HD modder aims to restore original, terrible voice acting

    Resident Evil and its early sequels are justifiably famous for their simply dire voice acting. Some Resident Evil fans feel they just can’t enjoy the experience of exploring Umbrella facilities if someone isn’t talking at them with absolutely no regard for pacing, content or tone. As a result, modder Bunny has stepped up to the […]

  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple to revenue spike

    The iPhone is still going strong – in fact, it’s selling better than ever. Apple has announced its financial results for the quarter ending December 27 2014, exceeding expectations with a 29.5% increase in revenues to $74.6 billion. This was a new record for the company. One of the key factors in this spike is […]

  • HoloLens has “mind-blowing” potential for games, says Microsoft CEO

    Microsoft’s VR wearable HoloLens is going to be great for games, according to CEO Satya Nadella. Speaking to investors, Nadella made Microsoft’s entertainment plans for the device explicit. “It’s also getting clearer how the games people love today will evolve to mind-blowing experiences in the future when designed for the mixed reality that Windows 10 […]

  • EA Q3: Battlefield 5 still on for holiday 2016, PGA Tour 15 spring release confirmed

    EA announced its financial results for its Q3 fiscal year 2015 quarter, ended December 31, 2014, noting total net revenue $1.13 billion in total net revenue compared to $808 million year-over-year. For the nine months ending December 31, total net revenue came in at $3.3 billion. Net revenues were up 39% and net income came […]

  • Players logged 113M single-player hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition, other EA games stats

    Ahead of its Q3 2015 earnings release, Electronic Arts has released a game infographic showing some interesting stats compiled through gameplay from October – December 2014. For FIFA 15, over 3.3 billion goals were made; 73 million knockouts occurred in EA SPORTS UFC; over 10 million families were created in The Sims 4; 113 million […]

  • Hyrule Warriors has shipped 1 million units worldwide

    Koei Tecmo has announced shipments of its Wii U hack and slash action title, Hyrule Warriors, has shipped one million units worldwide. The Omega Force-developed title was released in Japan on August 14 and in the west on September 26. Two packs of DLC for the game are slated for February alongside the version 1.5.0 […]

  • Xbox Games Store discounts Never Alone, Dragon Age: Inquisition, more

    This week’s deals available through the Xbox Games Store will be valid until February 2 with titles such as Battlefield 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, Never Alone, and Titanfall discounted. Discounted titles with an asterisk are for Xbox Live Gold members only. Xbox One Just Dance 2015* – 40% Another World* – 50% Never Alone* – […]

  • Say hello to Mortal Kombat X’s latest character: Reptile

    As promised, one of two character reveals this week for Mortal Kombat X has occurred: it’s the acid-spitting Reptile. Nice! Watch the video above. Mortal Kombat X is slated for release on April 14 and will be available on PC, PS3, PS4,Bxo 360 and Xbox One. Thanks, MrTGJelly (Trent).

  • Twisted fairy tale Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries hits Steam Early Access

    Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successful Kickstarter from GRIN Studios, has launched on Steam Early Access. The PC title is described as a “cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood,” who armed with an axe sets out on a quest to avenge the murder of her parents. Gameplay features action-platforming, combo-based hack ‘n […]

  • Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed to late March on Steam

    Koei Tecmo has announced it is delaying the PC release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to March. According to an updated listing on Steam (thanks, AGB), the fighter was delayed “in order to provide you with the best experience possible.” To apologize for the delay, Team Ninja will offer the Halloween 2013 Set, […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online will be F2P “no plans” for western release

    Dragon’s Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Set for release this year, Dragon’s Dogma Online has a lobby which will support up to 100 players, is open-world, and the executive producer is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Players can form groups with up to four players or pawns while raids […]

  • Watch this release video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel DLC Lady Hammerlock

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel releases today on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and coinciding with the release is the launch trailer. In the Lady Hammerlock DLC, players are introduced and will be able to step into the shoes of Sir Hammerlock’s sister, Lady Aurelia the Baroness. The DLC will run […]

  • Free DLC for Tales of Zestiria takes place after main storyline

    Free DLC will be released in Japan for Tales of Zestiria, and while Bandai Namco has yet to state whether it will be released westward with the core game this summer, it’s an interesting slice of content. According to information from Jump posted by Siliconera, the DLC Alisha After Episode: What Is Reflected In The […]

  • This video of a Paris flat looks the real deal, but it’s all Unreal Engine 4

    I’m not entirely sure when, or how, this fella managed to sneak into my secret flat in Paris and film it, but since it’s out there I may as well share it with you. All joking aside, this video is rather amazing. It provides a virtual tour of a flat located in Paris; however, it’s […]

  • The Witness passes key development milestone, still no release date

    The Witness has seemingly come back from the dead. Creator Jonathan Blow has posted an update on the game’s development. Surely you still remember The Witness? Jonathan Blow’s follow-up to Braid, which was shown during the PlayStation 4 reveal event all the way back in February 2013? Well, today we got our first development update […]

  • You can now take selfies in World of Warcraft

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft has added a S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera to the game. And it does exactly what it sounds like it does. Patch 6.1 is currently being deployed to World of Warcraft’s Public Test Realms (PTR). There’s a massive list of patch notes, but the most pressing one, other than Twitter integration, […]

  • Hellblade: early gameplay and prototype footage revealed

    The latest developer diary for Hellblade is here with a look at some early gameplay prototypes and a peek at some polished areas. Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has revealed even more details of how game development works behind the scenes. The eighth part of this ongoing diary shows early gameplay footage along with some intriguing […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2: Raid mode offline-only on launch, more details

    Capcom has revealed a tonne of new details about Raid mode in Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Capcom has confirmed that Raid mode will launch with the first episode of Revelations 2 in February. You will be playing it offline only though, either solo or in split-screen co-op. As for the online portion, Capcom promised it […]

  • Watch the first 20 minutes of Life is Strange

    The first 20 minutes of Life is Strange have been posted online for anyone to watch. The opening 20 minutes of Life is Strange set the stage for what kind of game it is. The kind that you’ll probably like if you’re a fan of Telltale games. The video is courtesy of consolewarsofficial and you […]

  • Don’t blame Ubisoft for cancelling keys – blame the culture of overpriced games

    Publishers need to drop PC games prices in order to stem the flourishing grey market, says Matt Martin. “How are you going to sell me Far Cry 4 for £45 when I can pick up Far Cry, Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, Far Cry: Blood Dragon and extra DLC for just £30?” Some players […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online is real, full reveal in this week’s Famitsu

    What’s been heavily-rumoured to be the next instalment in the Dragon’s Dogma franchise, Dragon’s Dogma Online, will be fully revealed this week. According to a recent post by Famitsu, the magazine’s upcoming weekly issue, which releases January 29, will contain a massive feature on Dragon’s Dogma Online. The magazine will dedicate 18 pages to all […]

  • Valve responds to recent Counter-Strike match-fixing scandal, bans offenders

    Valve has investigated the recent case of match-fixing involving two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional scene and decided to ban those involved from future tournaments. Recent allegations involving match-fixing between iBUYPOWER and NetcodeGuides.com – two of the professional teams that played in Cevo Season 5 – came to light. Valve has took notice […]

  • Having issues playing Grim Fandango Remastered on PS4? Sony is offering help

    Sony has offered a few steps to help those who are having issues with their pre-loaded PS4 installs of Grim Fandango Remastered. A few reports have started to appear online from users who’ve pre-ordered and pre-loaded Grim Fandango Remastered on their PS4 consoles. Sony has since posted a support thread on the official forums, to […]