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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.

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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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    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]

  • Parkour pioneer David Belle acted as a consultant on Dying Light

    It has been announced that actor, stunt coordinator and leading pioneer of Parkour, David Belle, consulted on Dying Light in order to bring authentic parkour to the game. According to a press release sent over by Techland, the development team worked with Belle to “verify the depiction of parkour” in the game as well as […]