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PS4 Berlin launch produces crazy queue, see it here – video

Friday, 29 November 2013 15:32 GMT By Dave Cook

PlayStation 4 released in Europe today and outside the console’s launch in Berlin, Germany, an insane queue started to form. Watch it in full here.

It followed this incredible PS4 light show in Rome, Italy.


Thanks to News Channel 44 for the clip.

That’s a lot of cold, tired people.

Did you get your PS4 today? Let us know below.

Thanks FuturePreacher.

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41 Comments

  1. Nam3M3King

    Wow that’s crazy! I wonder how many got a ps4 there, must suck to finally get at the front only to be told sorry out of stock

    #1 1 year ago
  2. bachireddy27

    Yeah True… Hope all got their Console :)

    #2 1 year ago
  3. matirishhh

    @1 – True…That would be a nightmare. Germany clearly love Spielestatzion! Awesome video!

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Clupula

    Okay, someone needs to tell all these people console gaming is dead!

    #4 1 year ago
  5. FeaturePreacher

    Can’t wait to see the sales figures from Europe and worldwide soon.

    @Dave Cook

    It’s featurepreacher, btw, but no worries.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. artursz1993

    well done, Germany :)

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Bashtee

    Not all got one. A german PC news site http://www.computerbase.de wrote, that several thousands were disappointed, because they didn’t have enough consoles. Sony wanted to sell the PS4 from 19 to 3 o’clock in the morning (GMT+1), but told the crowd after three hours, that they were running short on consoles. However, they were able put up an order, which will be delivered between the 16.12.13 and the 21.12.13.

    Got mine with the mail. Sold it for 575€. Full of regrets. Didn’t even touch the controller.

    Holy crap, friend just sent me this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48wAgk_i4Ns

    #7 1 year ago
  8. AsianGameing

    JUST WOW

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Opalauge

    Yeah…and I just wanted to go home after work and then this!!! Never seen so many people at Potsdamer Platz.
    On the other side…if you run a store in Berlin and give a discount on beer, the queue would be the same. :D

    #9 1 year ago
  10. thiz

    @9 If you put a discount on Club-Mate in Prenzlauer Berg, there will be corpses…

    Also, that guy listed the video in the sports category… has to be my favorit part.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Opalauge

    @10:

    :D Or free parking lots for baby carriages!
    I’m living in Friedrichshain…so beer would definetly sooner lead to war than Club-Mate. ;)

    #11 1 year ago
  12. alterecho

    The guy started to breathe heavily, covering that distance!

    #12 1 year ago
  13. zoopdeloop

    what are all these guys smoking really?
    This new generation is hardly a huge leap from the previous to justify all this

    #13 1 year ago
  14. SuperGamerDude

    I wouldn’t want one THAT bad.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. FeaturePreacher

    @13
    It’s called pent up demand. The 7th generation of consoles would have traditionally ended in 2011. So there’s about 2 years of consumers wanting something that hasn’t been released before demand goes down.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Djoenz

    Insane man…
    @7 even more insane! o__O

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Cort

    That is crazy. Biggest gaming launch of all time surely confirmed. Congratulations Sony: crown snatched back from Nintendo.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. polygem

    i’ve been there with a friend. i had mine on preorder though. we’ve been there for 4+ hours but he didn’t get one…everything was sold out.
    was fun anyway – we had some beers and talked about destiny :)
    will check if we’re on that video now :)

    edit: no chance – bad quality

    #18 1 year ago
  19. AeroknoX

    friend was me 😭! I’ll be getting mine on Christmas now. got the new Mario today instead. The destiny talk was three hours plus, so good fun anyway!

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Animeboy413

    Thank You for this article

    #20 1 year ago
  21. The_Red

    This is great news. Worldwide success of PS4 and Xone shows how tried of last gen system people really are and how much they are ready for a new gen.

    The ironic (And a bit sad) part is how most of launch line-up on both sides is crap and the best new game is on the platform that is being mostly ignored (3D World on Wii U).

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Dannybuoy

    Wow. Seems Sony has a hot console on its hands. I think its a bit shortsighted for so many people on these sites to say console gaming is dead. The general public don’t feel this way and are proving that it very much isn’t. Some people need to forget they are actually the minority *looks at PC master race*

    #22 1 year ago
  23. The_Red

    @22
    I don’t think people are saying console gaming is dead now. Sure, they said it when Wii U came out and bombed but currently sales of both PS4 and X1 are phenomenal.

    Plus with the latest reports from Europe, PS4 is on its way to PS2 / Wii levels of success (At least for the first few months) which is insane considering the horrible quality of launch line-up. Xone at least has Killer Instinct and Dead Rising 3.

    (I won’t include Forza 5 because those microtransactions make it less desirable than week old dog shit)

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Clupula

    @23 – There are a lot of PC people who pop up out of the woodwork at the end of every console gen to say that “console gaming is dead” and only the PC will survive.

    And they’re always proven wrong every gen.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. Clupula

    @21 – And I was tired of Mario in high school. And I graduated in ’93.

    In a perfect world, Nintendo would actually invest in some new ip’s and characters. But that’s an argument that’s been made many, many times.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. The_Red

    @Clupula
    There are PC fans that always say consoles are dying and there are console fans that always say PCs are dying.

    Regarding Mario, I’m absolutely with you but being tired doesn’t mean it’s bad . The game is seriously well made (I was expecting to be weaker but it is good). Of course excluding Mario 64 and to some degree Galaxy 1, I haven’t really enjoyed any Mario game due to my dislike of the character and world.

    It is a great game that’s from a really tired and boring franchise. Problem is that the same goes for every next-gen game, except they are not really that great. Take Battlefield 4 and COD Ghosts. They are old and tired games that are mediocre and not really well made. AC4 is the closest thing to Mario 3D World (A decent game from a long milked franchise).
    In terms of exclusives, situation is even worse. Shadowfall is rather bad and Forza 5 is a horrible mess of micro-transactions with less content than previous games but more aggressive premium DLC strategy. New IPs? We are stuck with Knack and Ryse…

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Panthro

    @22

    The only ‘master race’ around here are you self absorbed console gamers…

    And the ‘minority’? As much as it pains your ears to hear it but there are far more PC gamers in this world than console gamers… Not that I give a shit about our ‘numbers’ anyway.

    But those are the facts, look then up

    Its also funny that your the guy who brought this up first… Feeling a bit self conscious of yourself and the rest of the console eltitists?

    I used to be a die-hard console gamer until about 2/3 into the playstations and 360s life, when I saw what the PC was offering I jumped ship and commited to never touch a console again (kidding, I had a game of fife on my dads PS4 with him last night) I never started out disliking something I didnt know about, I am well versed on both platforms pros and cons and for the ME the PC was the one with better value even though it cost more.

    So yeah; for now console gaming is dead for me, I have no use for it and dont see the value in a closed gaming platform with so far some very crappy uninspired exclusives.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Panda

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GCY4uTIX3W8/UnBjyDmlawI/AAAAAAAAAGE/PBfAgcj9TCE/s1600/glorious.png

    #28 1 year ago
  29. Opalauge

    @27:

    A “closed gaming platform” guarantees a uniform user base which guarantees the highest possible intersection of users for a game = possible sales.
    Without that, no one would develop a game with a production value of games nowadays.

    #29 1 year ago
  30. absolutezero

    Man it sure seems like now the new consoles have come out and sold well they’ve stopped fighting within themselves and just gone back to the endless droning on about PC players instead.

    Fucking Us vs Them bollocks. Utter bollocks.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Ireland Michael

    “The only ‘master race’ around here are you self absorbed console gamers…”

    Surely you realise the irony in calling someone else self absorbed and then going on a rant about why your format is apparently better? You’re kinda proving the point… especially considering his was just a humorous passing comment and yours is a practical essay.

    “And the ‘minority’? As much as it pains your ears to hear it but there are far more PC gamers in this world than console gamers… Not that I give a shit about our ‘numbers’ anyway.”

    If you didn’t give a shit about the figures, you wouldn’t be pointing them out to “prove” your point.

    “But those are the facts, look then up”

    Link, please?

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Panthro

    Here comes Michael to save the day… How about you stop jumping into other peoples discussions like the hero we all don’t need.

    How was I going on a rant about how my format is better? I’ts my OPINION and I was stating why I changed from consoles to PC.

    All he done was made a snide remark about people who game on PC, am I not allowed to defend my format now? So I decided to fire back, Why do you think I am in the wrong?

    “If you didn’t give a shit about the figures, you wouldn’t be pointing them out to “prove” your point”

    There are plenty of things in this world which I don’t give a shit about but it doesn’t mean I don’t like to correct people when they are wrong.
    Why would I care how many other users are using a PC alongside me? That guy obviously does otherwise he wouldn’t bring it up.

    “Link, please?”

    I’ve seen plenty of articles stating Steam has over 65 million users which is also rising every year by 30%.
    Also, that doesn’t count the large amount of the PC gaming fanbase who don’t have a Steam account and use other means to play there games.
    Use your fingertips and go look them up for yourself.

    There is no hint of ‘irony’ here I don’t look down on consoles nor do I think they are shit, I just don’t want one of the new ones… It pains me when console gamers think its ok to fire shots at the PC but when we retaliate we get called ‘elitists’ and what not is that ok with you?

    Next time I will take the hit on the chin and move along, I forgot that its not ok for the PC crowd to have an opinion on this site.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. Ireland Michael

    “All he done was made a snide remark about people who game on PC, ”

    No, I’m pretty sure all he was doing was making a silly joke.

    “I’ve seen plenty of articles stating Steam has over 65 million users which is also rising every year by 30%.”

    That’s still not as high as the console’s online userbase, and is a relatively small percentage of the entire PC owning market, which is somewhere in the region of 180 million PCs a years.

    “when we retaliate we get called ‘elitists’ and what not is that ok with you?”

    When a PC gamer is called an elitist, it’s because of their obsession with specs and graphics instead of the simple act of enjoying the game. They’re not insulting the format. They’re insulting the people on the format with a crap attitude, which obviously isn’t everyone. If you’re not one of those people, why would you be offended?

    “Next time I will take the hit on the chin and move along, I forgot that its not ok for the PC crowd to have an opinion on this site.”

    Personally, I think it’s absolutely silly to defend any format, because they’re all great and they are ultimately nothing more than tools to access the game.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. Panthro

    Whenever I see the words ‘PC elitist’ used I don’t think about people who are obsessed with specs I see people who are ignorant to any other format other than PC be it for the games or the specs.

    Im not offended by him calling me an elitist, I just get annoyed that he is lumping every PC gamer into one group when we are not.

    If I randomly out of context made a snide remark about all of the ‘console peasants’ on this site I would be greeted with a response far worse than what I replied with so why in the hell are you wasting your time arguing with me like I did something terribly bad?

    I suppose it must be a slow day on VG eh haha.

    #34 1 year ago
  35. FeaturePreacher

    @23
    It’s not really insane when you consider the standing ovation Sony got at e3. Microsoft really damaged their prospects when they took a Wii U mistake of focusing on gimmicks instead of the hardware and audience that matters.

    #35 1 year ago
  36. ninjakenzen

    You would have to be truly stupid to think Console gaming is not relevant, i.e dead.

    Panthro, your comments are pathetic. I understand you personally feel Console gaming is dead for you and it’s PC gaming all the way. But your attempts to bring that out in this discussion about PS4 Berlin’s launch is nothing short of irrelevant.

    You were looking for conflict with those post, and a side of smugness. Then you go on the counter playing innocent saying ‘my opinion’. Fucking weak man.

    This is why PC gamers in console articles are really generally looked down upon. It’s not so much the smugness really, it’s the poor social skills and the out of context passive aggressiveness.

    #36 1 year ago
  37. sh4dow

    I don’t get it. This is the first time in about 20 years that a console launch did not matter at all to me (360/PS3 was underwhelming but at least it sparked mild interest in me – which led me to buy a used 360 over a year after launch). Yet, people seem to go even crazier than usual.
    Maybe I’ve just become too old for “traditional” gaming… Never thought I’d say that.

    #37 1 year ago
  38. Clupula

    All I’ll say is that, counter to your claim of me lumping in EVERY PC gamer as having an elitist attitude, if you read my comment, I used the term “a lot of,” not “all.”

    Also, as Michael pointed out, there are more owners of just a PS3 and just a Wii and just a 360 than the 65 million users of Steam. Not to mention, as someone who doesn’t game on PC, I have a Steam account. I got it when Portal 2 came out on PS3. Slowed my computer down too much, so I deleted it. But I am one of those 65 million, yet I’m not a PC gamer.

    But I’m not here to do an us vs. them argument. All formats have their positives and negatives. I was just pointing out that many, not all, PC gamers have this weird thing at the end of every gen where they declare console gaming is dead. How many times have we heard, in the last year, that there won’t be a PS5? Hell, I remember people two years ago declaring that Sony wouldn’t do a PS4, but would, instead, move the Playstation brand onto PC. I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone say PC gaming is dead, because it will always exist as a separate format for gaming.

    #38 1 year ago
  39. absolutezero

    “I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone say PC gaming is dead”

    AHA HA HA HAHA HA

    #39 1 year ago
  40. sebastien rivas

    Yeah well saying dead console or dead PC or dead whatever is like saying I don’t like it. like it what I will ask you? nobody knows; therefore a fail attempt to anything and many thing at same time.
    Not only do we reach annoyance and boredom with those kind of hack and slash comments resulting in nothingness but an expression at the level of Neanderthal but it is what we call trolling too, something with no substance whatsoever.

    Although I for one will jump over this next gen for lacks of sustainable power. I assume it is going to be ok for next year or so then quickly fall down, so I wait and see perhaps for 2018 gen.

    Otherwise, am still waiting for Steam machine and need to be fed more info…

    In the meantime, good luck to Xbox1 and ps4 users, and effectively, waiting for a console so long in the weather makes it more demanding and deliver greater bounds perhaps…

    #40 1 year ago
  41. ctankep

    @7

    It’s a manufactured “shortage” –
    A lot o’ stores received only 5 -10 consoles for launch. No wonder
    it sells out first day. Same as you Europeans we’re getting shitloads
    o’ PS4 stock on 16.11 through 21.11. Just in time to capitalise on th’
    launch hype an’ push for th’ mainsteam must have.

    #41 1 year ago

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    A few reviews of Dying Light have started going live and we’ve gathered them all. As you’re probably aware, review copies for Dying Light were sent to outlets only 24 hours before the release date. As a result, it’s taking most of them a while to play and asses the game. There are a few […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – epic kills and loot rage

    Destiny Guardians continue to prove they are the funniest, most talented and wildly handsome players around. This week’s top Destiny videos are a short but sweet bunch. We’ve mostly got Crucible material this time, kicking off with two particularly awesome kills. This first one comes from Steven Genore. I don’t want to call it a […]

  • Ouya scores $10 million cash injection – rumour

    Ouya has been granted a new lease on life thanks to a hefty investment. Ouya games and software may be added to Alibaba’s set top box following a $10 million investment, according to rumours out of the financial world. The Wall Street Journal cited “people familiar with the matter” for the news. No further details […]

  • Chinese console trial to expand nation-wide

    China will open its borders to video game consoles. Last year, the Chinese government allowed a trial of video game console sales in Shanghai, ending a 14 year ban. Bloomberg reports the trial went well enough that China has elected to allow the business nation-wide. Platform holders still have to wait on local governments, who […]

  • 3DS life to date sales top 50 million, Wii U at 9.2 million

    Nintendo has released update hardware life to date sales figures. According to figures released in Nintendo’s latest financial briefing, the 3DS has sold over 50 million units, and spawned 215 million software sales. The poor old Wii U is still languishing at under 10 million hardware sales, with 52 million software sales to its name. […]

  • Destiny heavy ammo bug to be fixed, probably won’t break everything else

    Praise the Sunbro, Bungie is finally going to fix the heavy ammo bug in Destiny. If Destiny has one bug that has gone too long unresolved, it’s the heavy ammo issue. For quite a while now Guardians wearing armour that increased heavy ammo capacity have found their supply emptied whenever they respawn, return to orbit […]

  • MLB 15 The Show continues year-to-year saves, has real time sun and shadows

    MLB 15 The Show is going to be oodles better than last year’s effort, judging by a list of planned improvements. SCE San Diego has released a list of features and improvements coming to MLB 15 The Show. For those keen on the franchise the news that year-to-year saves are making a return is an […]

  • Nintendo outlines 3DS and Wii U release dates for the upcoming year

    Nintendo has published a list of release dates for upcoming 3DS and Wii U games. There aren’t a great many surprises on offer, unfortunately, but if you’rew wondering what’s next for your faithful 3DS and Wii U, you can now consider yourself fully informed. It’s worth noting that these dates are subject to change, and […]

  • Majora’s Mask Hyrule Warriors DLC is just too, too cute

    Majora’s Mask might be the creepiest Zelda but its Hyrule Warriors incarnation is so adorable I don’t know whether to eat it or tuck it up in a little blankey. The Majora’s Mask DLC hits Hyrule Warriors is due on February 5, and includes a version of young Link so sweet that I need a […]

  • Fahrenheit remaster doesn’t play nicely with unusual Steam names, apparently

    Fahrenheit will reportedly not work for you if you have special characters in your Steam name. Fahrenheit, or Indigo Prophecy as it is sometimes known, has been re-released on iOS, Linux, Mac and PC thanks to Aspyr Media. It’s not much of an upgrade, but it is pretty cheap and a great way to experience […]

  • Bloodborne PS4 bundle pops up on Amazon Spain

    Bloodborne should definitely get its own PS4 bundle. It just makes sense. A Bloodborne PS4 bundle has popped up online, although there’s been no official announcement form Sony. Amazon Spain listed the pack, which includes a 500GB console and goes for €440. In other words it’s very similar to existing game bundles and doesn’t include […]

  • Ermac joins Mortal Kombat X cast

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  • Badland: Game of the Year Edition coming this spring to multiple platforms

    Frogmind Games has announced it will be bringing its action-adventure game Badland to multiple platforms this spring with Badland: Game of the Year Edition. Initially released in 2013 on tablets, the game is a mix of physics-based gameplay with varying level designs and power-up featuring cloning, growing and slowing down time. Badland is set in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront concept art shows Endor, map details teased

    With Star Wars Battlefront set for holiday 2015, it’s high time we were told something about the FPS. Today, a slight bit of information was released on the game, along with a piece of concept art. Finally. While we wait until spring for the first look at the game, we’ll have to be sated with […]

  • You can now catch Emboar and Serperior in Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

    Two new Pokemon are now available for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire through the official Pokemon website’s special event. You can pick up the fire, fighting type Pokemon Emboar from January 28 – November 30, per IGN, using the special code POKEMON500. Enter it into the Mystery Gift section from the main game menu to […]

  • Fight demons, save the world in The Awakened Fate Ultimatum this March

    A new set of videos for The Awakened Fate Ultimatum have been released by NIS America, showing off the roguelike RPG coming to PlayStation 3. In the game, player will guide a high school student named Shin Kamikaze as he comes to term with being a god. After having a dream featuring a girl talking […]

  • You can now pick up Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition on PC, tablets

    Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition is now available on PC as well as Android and iOS tablets. The fifteen year-old title has been revamped in full HD and includes the seven original campaign scenarios and 48 skirmish maps. Local multiplayer mode, a map editor and a Steam lobby are also included.

  • 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s Make Arma Not War contest announced

    The 50 finalists for Bohemia Interactive’s €500,000 Make Arma Not War contest have been announced, after the firm combed through over 250 entries. Finalists chosen in the single-player category were chosen by Arma 3 players, and the add-on and multipkayer entries were selected by Bohemia Interactive. Winners for the next round will be evaluated by […]

  • Here’s a new batch of gruesome Killing Floor 2 screenshots

    Tripwire Interactive has released a new batch of screenshots for Killing Floor 2. The screens show various weapons as well as a variety of Zeds ready to tear you to shreds. Killing Floor 2 is slated for release this year on PC and PlayStation 4. It will also be made available for SteamOS.

  • Hatred is now available for pre-order, new video released

    Hatred is now available for pre-order through the game’s official website. There are two editions to choose from: Digital version with the official game soundtrack for €16.66; or the Digital version with the game soundtrack and a T-shirt for €36.66. The second edition is limited to 1,485 units. Hatred, which was handed an AO rating […]

  • This The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D TV spot is sort of creepy

    With The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D arriving on the first Friday the 13th of the year, it’s only fitting Nintendo would release a slightly creepy TV spot for it. The game’s concept is rather dark, and while it the commercial isn’t too creeptastic, for as short as it is the message is conveyed […]

  • GTA 5 “documentary” chronicles the life of a Tennis Pro

    Here’s another user created video featuring footage from GTA 5, but this one is a documentary instead of crazy stunts, mayhem and face-plants. Created by Bombastic Gamer Films, the documentary delves into the life of Tennis Pro Andreas Schmovakovic, who is both the “greatest player in the world, and the worst.” It’s rather good honestly. […]

  • World of Tanks Xbox 360 updated with console exclusive Pacific Island map, JapaneseChi-Nu Kai tank

    World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition has been updated with a new and exclusive console-only map called “Pacific Island”, which also comes with a Japanese tank. Players will be able to wreck havoc in their very own Japanese Chi-Nu Kai tank, which ca be picked up through the in-game store for Tier 5. It tank […]

  • Here’s the first trailer for OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood

    Roll 7 has released the first trailer for OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood. Gameplay in the second outing will include ramps, jumps and hills, allowing for plenty of air and split level routes. It comes with a deeper combo system with Manuals, Reverts, Revert Manuals and Grind Switching. The ‘Tricktionary’ has also been updated with new […]

  • Learn all about the single-player mode in this Evolve video

    A video showing off the single-player portion of Evolve has been released by 2K and Turtle Rock. All content in the game can be played in either online multiplayer or offline in single-player. The video below contains two matches of Defend mode played from both the Monster and Hunter perspective. AI obviously takes on the […]

  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U update comes with 15 extra stages

    An update for Super Smash Bros. Wii U has been released, and it comes with 15 new stages for the 8-player mode. The update, version 1.0.2., is 316MB in size and the stages are split with nine normal stages and six Omega stages. Here’s the list: Regular stages Animal Crossing – Smashville Animal Crossing – […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update includes Metroid Prime Trilogy, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. demo

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with the Metroid Prime Trilogy, Shadow of the Ninja on Virtual Console and a demo for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Here’s your update: Metroid Prime: Trilogy – Wii U Rock ’N Racing Off Road – Wii U Frenchy Bird – Wii U Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – […]

  • Battlefield Hardline open beta takes place next week on all systems

    Details and dates for the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta were announced by EA and Visceral Games today. From February 3-8, the beta will be available to all players worldwide on Origin for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You’ll notice that the dates coincide with the Microsoft slip up earlier in […]

  • Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief headline February PS Plus offerings

    Sony has announced your free PlayStation Plus games for the month of February. Come February 3 in North America and February 4 in Europe, Plus members on both side of the pond will be gifted with the following: Transistor (PS4) Apotheon (PS4) Yakuza 4 (PS3) Thief (PS3) Rogue Legacy (PS Vita|PS4|PS3) Kick & Fennick (PS […]

  • Life is Strange launch trailer and final dev diary released

    With the first episode of Life is Strange releasing tomorrow, Dontnod Entertainment has released the last developer diary for the title as well as the launch trailer. Titled Creating Arcadia Bay, the video provides more information on the licensed soundtrack as well as the voice actors behind Max and Chloe. It also touches upon how […]

  • LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers out this year

    LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers have been announced by Warner Bros., the former was outed by Toys R Us and then teased at the end of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, if you recall. LEGO Jurassic World encompasses all four Jurassic Park films and will be made available in June for 3DS, PC, […]

  • Pokemon, Super Smash Bros. top Nintendo’s million units sales list for Q3

    Nintendo has posted a list of titles which have sold millions of units as part of its quarter three earnings release. Global unit sales of 3DS titles for the nine months ending December 31, 2014: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 9.35 million (life-to-date, same) Super Smash Bros.: 6.19 million (life-to-date, same) Tomodachi Life: 2.11 […]

  • How to take a screenshot on Xbox One: a lesson in frustration

    Trying to do just one simple thing seems to have 360 steps with Microsoft – why is the Xbox One’s functionality such a car crash? “The Xbox One’s definition of usability is in fact the exact opposite – this is a console designed to make life inconvenient for its players unless they sign up for […]

  • Game of Thrones’ Westeros is being made in Minecraft by 125 people

    WesterosCraft, the project dedicated to creating the entirety of Game of Thrones’ Westros has resurfaced. There are more than a few ambitious Minecraft projects, but hardly any as impressive as WesterosCraft. We first came across it all the way back in January 2013, but it looks much better now. “I would say the world is […]

  • Dying Light exploit gives you unlimited money and items

    Dying Light has been out for just over a day and an infinite money and item exploit is already out there. A simple exploit has been discovered in Dying Light that lets you duplicate weapons, all of which you can sell for profit. Win/ win. YouTuber PowerPyx lays out the steps in the handy video […]

  • Sunset Overdrive concept art is as jovial as the game itself

    Sunset Overdrive is a colourful game which is partly due to its concept art. The concept art featured below is created by Vaughan Ling, one of the concept artsists who worked on Sunset Overdrive. Anyone who’s played the game will immediately recognise the locations, weapons, character designs and general atmosphere of the game through these. […]

  • Get an extended look at the PS4 version of Project CARS

    The PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS has been shown in 1080p 60fps. The video below is captured by racing game enthusiasts Team VVV from a preview build. You can see different racing disciplines being demonstrated here, on different circuits. The game’s impressive visuals get even better when the weather gets worse.

  • Battle Pod is the Star Wars arcade game you’ve waited your whole life for

    Star Wars: Battle Pod is an arcade game that lets you replay the battles of the original trilogy, and features an incredible cockpit. If you’ve never played a game at an arcade before, Star Wars: Battle Pod will definitely be the one to change your mind. It’s an arcade cabinet out of a classic Star […]

  • CoD Exo Zombies: how to unlock the Ride of the Valkyries Easter egg

    To no one’s surprise, Exo Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Easter eggs. The first Exo Zombies Easter egg, of surely many more to come, has been discovered. It’s a musical one that involves Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. How you unlock it is not as convoluted as you might […]

  • Dying Light is sub-1080p on Xbox One, full 1080p on PS4 – report

    Early analysis of Dying Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has revealed a few technical details about both ports. Digital Foundry has produced some analysis of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Dying Light based on some early testing. Both versions manage a solid 30 frames-per-second, only dipping below that in […]

  • Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC free to all EA Access members

    EA is offering Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion free to anyone with an active EA Access subscription. Anyone with an active subscription to EA Access can download the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 starting January 29 and through February 28, free of charge. All you need to do is find it on the […]

  • The Witcher 3 is getting optimised, but no visual downgrade

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is in the final stages of development and developer CD Projekt RED is making sure optimisation work doesn’t impact the game’s visuals. The Witcher 3 art producer, Michal Stec, spoke to Eternity in an interview and was asked whether the team will downgrade the visuals to get better performance. “No. […]

  • Can’t download Dying Light on PS4? Here’s a fix

    If you’ve bought Dying Light on PS4 and you’re having trouble downloading it, you’re not alone. Here’s how to beat the bug. Techland’s Dying Light is stumbling out of the blocks a little this week, with many PS4 users experiencing problems with their full-game downloads. A bug’s to blame. Your console thinks you’ve already installed […]

  • What The Witcher 3 owes to Skyrim – and how it surpasses it

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt owes more than a nod to Bethesda’s Skyrim. I went to see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and had a great time. I went in a fan of the books but not very experienced with the first two games. I came out with The Witcher 3 top of my gaming […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

    Dragon’s Dogma Online looks pretty rad – an undesirable quality in a game unlikely to come west, from our perspective. The first Dragon’s Dogma trailer was released this afternoon; admire its beauty below. The free to play online RPG was announced for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4 overnight, but Capcom doesn’t intend to bring it […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X map about five times the size of last game’s

    Xenoblade Chronicles X is not a small game. This week’s Famitsu has a feature on Xenoblade Chronicles X giving some details on Monolith Soft’s next RPG and first Wii U game. According to Siliconera‘s translation of reports on the feature, the game’s map is about five times the size of that in Xenoblade Chronicles. The […]

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

    Take on Mars, the space sim from Bohemia Interactive will soon be reader for wider consumption. According to a new Take on Mars development roadmap, the sim will go into beta at the start of April, with full release expected in June. The project is currently available via Steam early Access, but between now and […]

  • Can you guess the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal from this fatality audio clip?

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

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers – PewDiePie, others weigh-in

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets, and some prominent YouTubers aren’t pleased with the company. Update “What Nintendo are missing out on completely is the free exposure and publicity that they get from YouTube,” wrote Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) on his […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

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

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

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

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

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

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

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

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

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

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

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

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

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

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

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

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

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