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Titanfall trailers show off Ogre and Stryder mech classes

Sunday, 8 December 2013 01:25 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Titanfall was given two short videos during VGX tonight showing off the Ogre and Stryder class of mechs.

It started off showing Hammond Robotics which makes the titans in the game. There are more titans in the game than just the two shown so far, one of which was the Ogre class titan. The mech heavier than the standard titan, but is a bit slower. It is an alternative choice for players to use upon being unlocked.

The Stryder class is lighter and you can see it in action below battling it out with an Atlas titan.

No date for the beta just yet. The game’s content is finished, it’s being balanced at the moment, and there will not be any Kinect integration in it.

Titanfall is slated for release in February on PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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44 Comments

  1. monkeygourmet

    My PC is ready! :D

    #1 1 year ago
  2. lilmike99

    I’m curious to know if that 888 number actually leads to something at the end of the trailer.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. lilmike99

    It actually goes to Hammond Robotics lol.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. fengato

    Now that Destiny (and the early beta) have delayed, I’ve got all my hype pinned on this. Hope it can deliver.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. sho0ok

    To be honest the trailer doesn’t do the game justice. However as for the show this is the worst gaming event I’ve ever seen in my life. Thanks to the whiners who was complaining last year about the format /:

    #5 1 year ago
  6. lolatfanboys

    Damn that censure ship…damn you censorship nazis

    #6 1 year ago
  7. G1GAHURTZ

    Videos removed!

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Stephany Nunneley

    @7 They are back up. I am replacing all now. Give me a few minutes, as I have to wait for GT to load and resize the vids to fit our page format.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    Thanks, Steph.

    Second trailer is HYPE!

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Stephany Nunneley

    @9 Np! :)

    #10 1 year ago
  11. eaglerapida13

    my xboxone is ready

    #11 1 year ago
  12. debug

    The trailers were not fantastic, they totally showed the engine weaknesses :P
    Anyway, it’s not that important. I’m sure it will be a ton of fun!

    #12 1 year ago
  13. sho0ok

    @debug yes exactly fun. Xbox doesn’t do games just to play SP only, they are all about fun not graphics and not the best story but balance (same as the console balance story)

    #13 1 year ago
  14. gomersoul

    No Kinect integration? Fucking hilarious… But I thought Microsoft made a smart move by forcing Kinect on dumb consumers, because it would make devs use it?! Turns out it’s a useless piece of shit whether you have it or not :)

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Arcnail

    @14 Yes, because MS making developers use Kinect in any game released for the Xbone would totally be a great idea…

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Lazuliv

    @14 Don’t be an idiot not every single game that comes out on Xbox One needs Kinect integration. Jeez some people. They haven’t even talked about Kinect and they’re assuming.

    OT: This game looks fucking amazing!

    #16 1 year ago
  17. manamana

    This game oozes style! Heavens!

    #17 1 year ago
  18. G1GAHURTZ

    @16:

    They have spoken about Kinect. Zampella said in the Gametrailers interview that goes with these trailers that “It didn’t fit”, so they’re not using it.

    Simple as.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. polygem

    (*i’m still not digging this at all*)

    #19 1 year ago
  20. torjs99

    Are the videos from the 360 version?

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Gekidami

    ^ Could be the XB1 version too, they’re both in 720p. /trollface

    But seriously, yeah, as far as visuals go this really isnt a looker.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Djoenz

    First trailer is awesome strider. Looks slick.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. G1GAHURTZ

    @19:

    And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.

    You don’t have to like this game, or even want to play it. It doesn’t make you any less of a gamer.

    Sadly, that’s exactly how many other people will probably think.

    This game has already won award, after award. It’s got game critics raving about it after just a few hours play, and being developed by Respawn, it looks like it’s got all the ingredients to be the go-to shooter.

    There are even other strangely coincidental events that almost seem to be conspiring to make it even more of a hit.

    For example, the game releases in March. The very same month that MS have apparently decided to finally get headsets working properly on their console. Every other FPS on the X1 before that has to deal with no proper headset solution.

    We’re also looking at the worst reviewed, and probably most heavily criticised CoD since CoD3 being its main challenger before release, and the only other big name, new IP shooter penciled in for 2014, Destiny, being pushed back to a September release.

    Add to that the fact that practically everyone who’s played it seems to love it, and it looks like you won’t be able to get away from seeing this game all over the internet in 2014.

    So we’ll probably get clown after clown, and troll after troll popping their heads up to tell the world how much they don’t like the game, and how there’s nothing special about it, anyway.

    Particularly ones with bizarrely keen affiliations to the Sony brand.

    But, again, if you simply don’t think the game is for you, there’s nothing wrong with that.

    Play other games, and be happy.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. abdooltk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO4mKEJLxr8
    WITH SOUNDS

    #24 1 year ago
  25. polygem

    @23: sure, and there’s no doubt in my mind that this game will play silkysmooth and be lots of fun. I just don’t dig the presentation .Too much brown, the codish military vibe in the voiceacting etc. Nothing there that really pushes my buttons. That’s ok though – there’s other stuff that clicks with me more – But i have no doubt that this game will be fun and become a huge success. You can only judge a game after you’ve played it for a good while anyway.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. TheWulf

    Still not sure about this one.

    Though I wonder how the desaturation will be aided by SweetFX? With the visual aesthetics, at least, that’s my biggest problem. It seems like it could look nice if I’m able to wipe enough of that virtual soot, grime, and dirt off of my monitor to see the game assets beneath.

    I’ve had an on and off interest with this, but I’m a little more interested in the mainstream now that I can deal with the ridiculous amounts of ugly desaturation. I mean, look at that first screenshot. I just want to wipe it clean to see the natural colours beneath.

    (I wouldn’t mind reskinning the robots with some paint too so that they’re not rotting, rusted piles of grey-brown scrap metal. Sorry to whom that offends, but I like colourful robots!)

    #26 1 year ago
  27. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ LOL!

    I’m thinking that they’re possibly going to be customisable. I can imagine bright coloured parts/upgrades/weapons being unlockable at some stage…

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Legendaryboss

    @25/27
    Clown robots and More Colour DLC confirmed!

    #28 1 year ago
  29. mal617

    MY XB1 is READY for Titanfall and Quantum Break

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Obernox

    Stryder goes “OMNOMNOMNOMNOM”

    #30 1 year ago
  31. lolatfanboys

    + for mechs – for CoD style fps and engine

    #31 1 year ago
  32. fengato

    Poly said:

    “sure, and there’s no doubt in my mind that this game will play silkysmooth and be lots of fun. I just don’t dig the presentation .Too much brown, the codish military vibe in the voiceacting etc.”

    Yep, visually it looks unappealing/drab to the point of being ugly (don’t want to alienate the COD fan base)- and yes facial animations and characters are sub-par (the assistant woman is particularly poorly done), though the gameplay looks like it could engage me for a long time. Just as I don’t dig COD production values (characters, voice acting, graphics etc) I find that it offers the quickest/purest hit of competitive play. TF might just be the next evolution that COD needs.

    I remember watching an interview with Vince in which he says that when he goes back to other shooters he feels that he’s missing something. I think this might be the case as the new movement and parkour looks inherently fun (empowering).

    #32 1 year ago
  33. manamana

    For all who are interested in Titanfall, Jaxendale got you covered with informations: http://youtu.be/vrVFgmUHKhM.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. The_Red

    @32
    This whole thing is a byproduct of last gen with games like Gears of War, MGS4 and such where colors were pretty much killed. From what I understand, limiting the color-range was a tool to slightly improve the performance while also making the lighting engine look more realistically than was possible.

    Now look at Mario 3D World or Pikmin. Technically they look lame (Or horrible in case of Pikmin 3) but the lighting plus colors / art direction elevate them to much higher levels. The lighting engine Nintendo has surpasses even the likes of Battlefield 4. Now image that lighting model used in a next-gen game with full color range. You get Witcher 3 (The definition of HOLY SHIT THAT’S STUNNING).

    #34 1 year ago
  35. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ It’s personal preference.

    I, for example, like desaturated, gritty looking games in general. Others, clearly don’t.

    Some people like modern looking house interiors, with cool creams and whites. Others like brightly coloured walls and loud, highly decorative, wallpaper. Others still, like dark wood colours and dark reds.

    Some people change their preferences depending on the season, and their mood.

    There isn’t an overall ‘colour is better than no colour’ consensus, in any field.

    #35 1 year ago
  36. The_Red

    @35
    Witcher 3 is truly dark and gritty looking and yet it uses full spectrum of color. It proves that you don’t need to rely on desaturation and grey-love to look real, dark and gritty.

    #36 1 year ago
  37. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ Well, maybe it does prove that there’s more than one way to build a particular mood, but it doesn’t prove anything about artistic style choices or personal preferences.

    For example, I think the bright purples and greens in Halos 1-3 make them look unrealistic, and for children.

    Other people love the look, and that’s their personal preference. I wouldn’t say that they should like the look of Halo 4 more, because it uses less colour.

    I don’t think it’s particularly reasonable to assert that people other than yourself simply don’t know what looks good, or to say that a game would look ‘better’ if it had more colour, etc.

    I really liked the greys and browns in Gears. It just didn’t look as good to me when they put more saturation into the later versions.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    #37 1 year ago
  38. fengato

    ^ Not sure that anyone would consider TF to be a beauty (Source was after all originally chosen so they could scale to 360 and PS3). But yeah, looks like a fun evolution of COD.

    #38 1 year ago
  39. polygem

    yep, all about preference. i totally love the purple spaceships in halo and my pink needler gun. to me this doesn’t mean it looks childish at all. to me the military tough guy stuff of a gears or cod feels so much more childish. i stll liked those games, some of them even a lot. i have played almost every cod and gears game (but haven’t played mw3 much more than an hour or so, that was when my cod fatigue was on it’s peak, same with judgement, didn’t feel like playing it anymore. happened to halo 4 too.finished it, played mp a while but never really clicked).

    i would probably be all over the place if this game had a different artdirection. i have picked up a ps4 instead of a xbox one because destiny is clearly the game i want to play much more and ps4 was cheaper and kinectfree…but that’s just me. there’s an audience for both and i expect both to become huge, well deserved hits. that’ll be around for the whole next gen and beyond that.
    i can also see myself buying an xbox one after a pricecut and play titanfall and enjoy the hell out of it just as i enjoyed some cod’s and all the gears games. they make me scratch my head sometimes or roll my eyes, sometimes even laugh but man do they play great. in the end you can always convince me with great gameplay.

    #39 1 year ago
  40. manamana

    Titanfall clearly has a ‘real’ colorpalette. And one can clearly see in the ‘Angel City’ map that there are cherry blossom trees, blue sky and lots of colorfull signs around. The colors just don’t scream 150% saturation! It just takes it’s greyish tone from warplaces, where all the debris and stuff makes a colorpalette look desaturated also less vivid.

    I kinda like it very much, that they aim for a realworld colorpalette instead of phantasy colors.

    Edit: poly, you can also play it on a PC…

    #40 1 year ago
  41. fengato

    ^ Yeah but that super high contrast look is anything but real world. I think they’re just going for what’s safe, and trying not to scare off the COD players from their new scifi world.

    #41 1 year ago
  42. polygem

    i didn’t bother about resistances browns for example. i liked the 50/60′s scifi ‘from outer space’ vibe it hided underneath it’s presentation. i liked that. it really really is all about the preference. lots of people dig this game and that’s great. it will probably become one of the most relevant online shooters for a good while. that alone will make me play it at some point. i just enjoy this stuff. i’m just personally not impressed with the artdesign. it’s like zampellas shirt on the vgx’s…kind of ugly :)

    edit: but man, let this guy enjoy his shirt and wear it with pride. i respect bold statements!

    #42 1 year ago
  43. manamana

    That shirt was godawful. But hey, aslong he puts out games like that – who cares?! :-D

    #43 1 year ago
  44. bradk825

    Just watched the Strider one. Creative idea for a trailer. Loved it.

    The gameplay looks FAST paced. This isn’t Mechwarrior anymore with big lumbering machines travelling slowly and packing a big punch. You’ve gotta be on the move at all times to stay alive it looks like.

    I suppose you should expect fast-paced from Respawn though.

    #44 1 year ago

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    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 […]

  • Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $36 and more in EA’s Xbox One sale

    Many EA digital games are being offered at considerable discounts on Xbox One right now. The latest EA sale is pretty good, offering sales on many AAA titles. It’s only available on Xbox One, with extra savings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The list below covers prices for Gold Subscribers. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered reviews round-up, all the scores

    Grim Fandango Remastered is a classic game brought into the new generation, so it’s time for everyone to know how great it is. The reviews for Grim Fandango Remastered have started popping up and as per usual, we’ve collected a few of them below. Grim Fandango Remastered is, as the name suggests, a remastered version […]

  • The Witcher 3: latest build is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

    The recent preview build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was running at full-HD resolution on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One. German website Gamestar attended the recent preview event for The Witcher 3 and examined the three versions that were on offer, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the quote, courtesy of Google […]

  • Joystiq is likely to close – rumour

    AOL is rumoured to be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Re/code is reporting that AOL is likely to close its video game site Joystiq soon, according to “various sources.” The move is part of a company-wide restructuring that will affect Joystiq and other “under-performing content properties.” Joystiq is one of the most renowned sites […]

  • The Last of Us movie will be “pretty faithful” to the game

    The Last of Us will bring many of the same elements to the big screen as the small one, according to writer Neil Druckmann. Although The Last of Us will have to be adapted in various ways to make the transition from lengthy interactive adventure to cinema-friendly story arc, Druckmann is hoping to keep the […]

  • Microsoft is fixing Xbox One’s slow controllers

    Xbox One control pads have many charms, but quick start up is not one of them. The Xbox One controller currently takes up to five seconds to connect to your console after switching on, which is an eternity for someone with an attention span as short as mine. Luckily, Microsoft is working to fix this […]

  • Lucius 2 releases on Friday the 13th (of course)

    Lucius 2 has a really fitting release date. Lucius developer Shiver Games has produced a follow-up to the dark tale of an evil child, and it’s coming your way on February 13 – which just so happens to be a Friday. Lucius 2: The Prophecy will set you back $20, and release through Steam. As […]

  • Saints Row 4: Re-Elected PS4 recalled in Australia, incorrect content to blame

    Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has been recalled in Australia due to a mysterious manufacturing issue. An Australian PR representative said that the retail PS4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has “a serious manufacturing issue” and has been recalled nation-wide. Here’s what we were told (emphasis mine): “A manufacturing issue has caused an incorrectly classified […]

  • The Whispered World follow up now coming to PS4, too

    Deadalic’s gorgeous-looking adventure Silence has been confirmed for a fourth platform. Originally announced for Mac and PC with an Xbox One port one revealed at a later date, Silence is now on its way to PS4 as well. All versions are due later this year. Silence is Deadalic’s first multi-platform release and in my mind […]

  • Mythbusters to tackle DOOM this weekend

    DOOM is the subject of the next episode of Mythbusters. Having been airing for over ten years now, Mythbusters has pretty much run out of myths to bust, which is why we find ourselves in 2015 with an episode dedicating to answering the question “could DOOM be real?” Bethesda has rveealed that the January 31 […]

  • Destiny hosting a Bungie Bounty – go go go

    Destiny players have a chance to take down Bungie employees in return for one of the most exclusive vanity items in the game. Destiny’s Bungie Bounties usually feature guests from the community, and today’s event is no exception. Joining Bungie community manager David “Deej” Dague are several members of Bungie.org, the developer’s most staunch fan […]

  • Elite: Dangerous developer issues lay-offs

    Elite: Dangerous team Frontier Developments has had to let staff go. At least 15 staff have been laid off from the developer’s Halifax studio. According to an investor update, this decision will allow Frontier to focus its efforts at its primary studio in Cambridge, England. “With its business emphasis now on two major self-published franchises, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs free for a limited time

    Dragon Age: Inquisition tunes can be yours for the bargain price of zero cashmoney. The tavern songs from Dragon Age: Inquisition will be made available for purchase from various digital distributors sometime after February 9. Until then, though, you can have them for free – including their sheet music. To take advantage of this generous […]

  • Even the Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 teaser is frightening

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is probably going to be just as tense and uncomfortable as its two prequels. This teaser for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is the first we’ve heard of the project since creator Scott Cawthon confirmed it is in the works. The third entry in the series is now up on […]

  • 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped last quarter

    Xbox One and Xbox 360 console sales were strong last quarter, although Microsoft isn’t talking hard numbers yet. Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles to retailers in the quarter ending December 31, the company revealed in its latest financial briefing. This figure wasn’t broken down by platform, and Microsoft didn’t supply […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection: five minutes of b-roll footage

    We may not have proper, uncut gameplay footage of the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but we have the next best thing. Homeworld Remastered Collection was confirmed to release on February 25. Gearbox has only showed a trailer, but no extended gameplay demos. There was however a b-roll video showing at PAX South, and we’ve embedded it […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered looks sharp in these new screens

    Grim Fandango will come back from the dead with the Remastered edition, and it’s looking great. Grim Fandango Remastered has a few new screens available to prove that even old games can look stunning with the right remaster, especially ones with an already well-defined art style. Have a look at them below and get excited. […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: beta weapons, maps, modes, progression system and more

    The Battlefield Hardline beta will include a third new map and a new game mode, on top of what’s already announced. You may remember last week DICE started a community mission for all Battlefield 4 players. The goal was to reach 2 billion points playing Rush mode. That goal has been achieved and as a […]

  • Dying Light launch trailer is one last display of its forte

    The launch trailer for Dying Light is here one day ahead of the game’s release. Techland and Warner Bros. have put out the launch trailer for Dying Light. The trailer is a short reminder of the game’s main selling points: free-running, weapon crafting, drop-kicking zombies. Reviews should start to come out tomorrow for the game […]

  • Watch The Witcher 3 developers stream new gameplay on Twitch

    The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED is hosting a Twitch live-stream to show off brand new gameplay footage and answer some fan questions. The live-stream will start at 7:00pm GMT, 2:00pm EST, 11:00am PST. It will show off plenty of new footage, some of which was shown only to the press so far. The […]

  • Finally, some screens for Final Fantasy 15

    Patience is a virtue and we finally have our hands on a few gameplay screens from Final Fantasy 15. There’s not a lot of them, but they show the impressive lighting and they’re all gameplay as far as I can tell, so take a look. There is no release date for Final Fantasy 15 as […]

  • Here’s 15 minutes of gameplay from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 1080p

    The Witcher 3 has a new direct-feed, 1080p video available that’s 100% gameplay. Would you like some gameplay of The Witcher 3 in beautiful 1080p? Why, of course you would! The gameplay below shows combat, conversations, travelling. In short, it’s a small sample of everything the game will offer. If you’re looking to learn much […]

  • Two Mortal Kombat X characters to be revealed this week

    Mortal Kombat X will get not one, but two character reveals this week. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has been at again on Twitter, teasing all kinds of reveals over the past few days. Firstly, Boon tweeted this image, which at first glance appears to show a character holding a bow. However, further examination by […]

  • Planetside 2 successfully claims the Guinness World Record for biggest FPS battle

    The Planetside 2 community has successfully organised an online battle involving over 1000 players, breaking the previous Guinness World Record. The event, which was organised by Planetside Battles was pitched to the community last week. 1,158 players have answered the call, smashing the record for “Most Players Online in an FPS Battle.” The previous 999 […]

  • Microsoft aiming for Xbox One-to-PC streaming to function while you watch TV

    Streaming Xbox One games to PC while you watch TV on the console through the HDMI pass-through is something Microsoft is hoping to achieve when the service launches with Windows 10. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has been on Twitter answering fan questions following last week’s Windows 10 event. One interesting bit that came out of those […]

  • Everything we know about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be one of the biggest RPGs of the year, due for release in May on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Delayed since its target release of 2015, CD Projekt Red’s latest game takes the series to a true open world environment, and charges the player with tracking […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date leaked – rumour

    According to an email sent to some YouTubers, the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline is scheduled for February 3. The date for the Battlefield Hardline beta is believed to be February 3. It comes from an email that’s been sent by Ronku to various YouTubers reminding them of the starting date, February 3. Ronku is […]

  • The history of The Witcher: beyond the Road With No Return

    We take a look at The Witcher franchise, from the original short stories to its blockbuster video games. The world was first introduced to Geralt through a set of short stories called The Witcher (English translation) written by author Andrzej Sapkowski. The first short story was published in the Polish fantasy and science fiction magazine […]