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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth 2 gets typically ridiculous trailer

Thursday, 12 December 2013 04:22 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Hyperdimension Neptunia is ridiculous. The whole series is ridiculous. The Vita remake of the second game, Re; Birth 2, is ridiculous. This trailer for it is ridiculous. It’s kind of ridiculous that it will probably come west. Developer Compile Hearts is, I strongly suspect, ridiculous. Come through the break, shake your head, and leave a ridiculous comment.

Hyperdimension Neptunia casts consoles and other gaming hardware as scantily clad women, cobbles together a tissue-thin plot, and then lets you blow up stuff in super-anime RPG stylings. Re; Birth 2 hits Japan on March 30.

Thanks, Gematsu.

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22 Comments

  1. Brenna Hillier

    That semi colon is truly ridiculous, for starters.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. loveaya

    Please blame on the western developpers who don’t want to make any game for poor Vita, that’s why now there are so many import JP games on Vita.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. salarta

    I’ve enjoyed these games, though I STILL haven’t gotten around to playing my copy of Neptunia V. I think the main thing I like is the base concept of making use of the console wars and humanizing video game consoles, particularly as women.

    I do wish that the form of expression of this idea was different, since the games are full of sexualized content and anime cliches. mk2 had some extremely cringe-worthy moments; the ones that stuck out for me most were “let’s spend 10 minutes or so entirely on the girls doing a concert and having otaku nerd fans mob them” and “here’s a robot villain that’s a fat gross otaku nerd type that lusts after lolis and literally gets to control two during the game.”

    Which makes it all the more noteworthy that from what I remember, the person writing these games is a woman. For all the complaints about video games being sexist or misogynistic and gross about women, the kind of games women write scripts for tend to suggest they’re willing to go harder than men on how they treat women in ways that would get men in trouble.

    Edit: Correction, not the scriptwriter, but the director. Her name is Naoko Mizuno.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Ireland Michael

    @3 You’re a funny guy, You claim you’re so against this sort of stuff, to the point of obsession, and yet you play the games not once, but multiple times. Man, you must be in so much denial.

    I’d give you a hug, but you’d probably consider it an attack against women or something.

    Just did a google search for your name, because I was convinced you had some severe denial issues and I wanted to see if I was right…

    Damn, you are one messed up kid.

    Female empowerment my ass. You attack everyone to deflect your own insecurities because you’re so messed up in the head that it’s the only way you know how to deal with it.

    How are those non-consensual, young girl raping incest stories panning out for you?

    #4 1 year ago
  5. salarta

    @4: Nah, nothing’s an attack against women anymore. Anyone that claims otherwise is making shit up.

    You make a good point though, it was fucking stupid of me to accept sexualization of women in this series but be opposed to sexualization and victimization of formerly strong women for other games. That’s double standards. Likewise, the bitching about games like this one is just bitching. Mentioning that the Hyperdimension Neptunia games are directed by a woman is necessary to get people to stop bitching about oversexualization, because there’s a stupid double standard where if a man does something it’s treated like it’s sexist but when a woman does it it’s acceptable, even empowering. Both men and women want to make games with formerly strong victim women and hypersexual women, let’s drop the bullshit and let both sexes go at it.

    Also, I’m actually surprised it took you this long to go that far. I had an answer prepared for months. It’s irrelevant now.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @5 No, what is irrelevant is your raging hypocrisy. You have years worth of (terribly written) graphic erotica strewn across the Internet that shows that your dubious defence of women is a sham and a facade.

    I guess torture porn and abuse and degradation is perfectly okay when it’s applied to men though. At least that’s what your “literature” would suggest, when you’re not busy turning women into men to justify raping them.

    You’re a hypocrite. I always knew you were a hypocrite. When you started posting links to sites including photos of panty collecting, the alarm bells in my head starting ringing like crazy. Now I know I was right.

    Walk away from the site before you embarrass yourself even more, mate.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. mariaroze

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    #7 1 year ago
  8. salarta

    @6: I just admitted I was being hypocritical in my prior post. It wasn’t intentional, but it was hypocrisy nonetheless. So that’s not news to me.

    I’m aware that a lot of this is an attempt to shame me into silence, because you think I’m still thinking the same way I was. I’m not. By lucky circumstance, the same night you chose to look me up is the same night I gave up. I’ve written crazy, ridiculous, idiotic content, and you know what? My answer was always that it’s just fanfic, weird wild hairs that I decided to write knowing that by being fanfic and not canon or officially sanctioned it had no bearing on anything. But none of that matters now, because I have a new answer: the content of the games I’ve been railing against isn’t wrong, and neither is the content of anything I’ve written. I’ve seen and talked with men and women that like things even crazier than anything I’ve written, and the bar lowers in society constantly.

    And let’s be honest. “Terribly written” may or may not be true, but in this case it’s just another part of your attempt to run me off. Over something I won’t be saying anymore. Because I’m forcing myself to accept things now.

    There are two final things I have to say in this reply to you. One: I don’t blame you for not looking this far, but the last time I wrote any of those fics was more than a year ago, October 31st of 2012. Since then, I’ve had people request that I continue fics and even outright offer to pay me to write stuff for them, and my answer since last year has always been that I’m currently not interested in writing anything. That might change. Two: you think you know what makes me tick because you did a Google search and found a hobby I haven’t messed with for over a year, but you have no idea.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Ireland Michael

    How convenient. You’re fooling nobody but yourself, mate.

    Your magical redemption is irrelevant. This quick google search of your username shows the completely hypocritical nature of everything you’ve written on this site since the day you arrived. I don’t need to “know what makes you tick” to know that every word you’ve spouted in defence of women is complete bullshit.

    Claiming you’ve suddenly “seen the light” means nothing, because you’re completely oblivious to how utterly warped your worldview of women is to begin with.

    I’m not trying to shame you into silence. I’m telling you that you need serious psychological counselling.

    “Two: you think you know what makes me tick because you did a Google search and found a hobby I haven’t messed with for over a year, but you have no idea.”

    No, but I sure as hell know the signs to keep people away from children.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. salarta

    @9: I never called it a redemption. :P

    I like this attitude, though. How a work of fiction that is obviously pure screwball dicking around is sufficient to keep people away from children. Okay, okay, I know you’re just exaggerating that for effect, but there are people that mean it. Reminds me of the idiotic complaints about Sasha Grey reading to kids just because she worked in porn, like it meant contact with her would give off porn cooties or something.

    The defense I shared was genuine. It had its very early beginnings with 3rd Birthday, it magnified with “Tomb Raider,” and it’s done now. As far as I’m concerned, anything goes with the next game, and nobody has any reason to bitch. The only “light” I’ve seen is that the defense I was giving was wrong. Do I still think it’s wrong? Yes. Am I going to stand in the way anymore? Nope. That’s the kind of thing people want, they can go all the way if they wish. I’m working on making myself accept that fact. Just don’t bitch if a guy does it too.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Ireland Michael

    @10 When that “screwball dicking around” includes the fantasied raping of children (or age play, or whatever you want to call it), you can be damn well sure it’s enough to make me want to keep someone away from children. I’m not even remotely “exaggerating it for effect”.

    If you’re actually going to stop prattling on about Tomb Raider and the like, that’s just a convenient bonus. If it’s a bonus that actually comes to pass then I expect my “Hero of VG247″ badge in the mail, for finally shutting you up.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. salarta

    @11: Okay, I’ve written a lot of things, but 1) I steer clear of underage specifically because the idea of kids in such a situation is awkward to me so I have no idea where you’re getting that claim, and 2) even if I wrote that kind of content, it would not be indicative of a desire for such a thing to actually happen. The only things I’ve written that I would EVER want to actually see happen to someone are the fics that are 100% consensual between adults.

    Tell me which fic this is that you are referring to when you talk about “fantasies of raping children.” I’m not challenging you, I am asking you sincerely. I have no recollection of any such fic, and if it exists then I need to remove it since it has no business existing in the first place.

    Also, I think you are mistaken about my prior post. I am not shutting up about Tomb Raider, I am simply not going to be fighting against the tide of what people want Lara to become anymore. That decision came about before we even started this exchange.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Ireland Michael

    @12 “I steer clear of underage specifically because the idea of kids in such a situation is awkward to me so I have no idea where you’re getting that claim”

    Oh, I don’t know, the numerous stories with “NC”, “Rape” “Incest” and “Age Play” in the descriptions.

    “even if I wrote that kind of content, it would not be indicative of a desire for such a thing to actually happen.”

    You’ll have to excuse me if I don’t find that reassuring.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. salarta

    @13: The first three, I definitely remember writing fics with that content. The last one, no.

    I also feel the need to point out that many writers have written extremely fucked up sexual content, including famous ones. Stephen King wrote a child gangbang in It, for example.

    http://blogs.houstonpress.com/artattack/2012/09/stephen_king_sex_scenes.php

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Dragon

    Eh, what are we discussing here? I cannot make heads or tails of it.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Unknown_Gamer

    I had so much respect for Salarta and you all should have , I’m so against the whiteknight keyboard warriors who tries to have their own logic and trying to be cool by making fun of Salarta comments especially the one who’s targeting Salarta opinions in every post , Salarta stay strong and don’t let these haters wreck you from sharing your opinions

    #16 1 year ago
  17. fihar

    This has gone waaay too far into personal territory guys.
    Use private correspondence if you want to do something like this, or at least the forum.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. salarta

    I’m a little hesitant to add another comment because I don’t know whether it’s a good or bad idea. These issues are completely off-topic, and it could be going into “mutually destructive” territory at this point. I think it may be a good idea to say at least one more thing, and I hope I am not wrong in thinking that.

    It’s personal territory, with the “shame into silence” approach, and I don’t blame him for going in that direction. The personal elements are near a fine line because they may be personal, but they are also something I have done while also appearing on the surface to be a direct contradiction to opinions I have stated in the past. It’s low-hanging fruit, and people that see it have an initial reaction of thinking it’s proof that I’m a liar and a villain, that all the impassioned comments I’ve ever made were fake. It’s an understandable reaction to bring it up, because it looks related enough to the topic of discussion. Plus, by the time it’s discovered, the person tends to be very frustrated with me. However, I am disappointed because after a year here without this being dragged in, I thought people found out already but refrained from using it because things here were above places like GameFAQs with a focus on the argument rather than the arguer.

    This isn’t the first time this has happened to me, it’s only the first time on this site and the most recent case in general. I could have signed up using a completely different pseudonym instead of this one and nobody would be the wiser (well, except the NSA, which probably has docs on what time I scratched my nose this morning in case my nose plots something). Normally, this kind of thing only makes me more vocal in saying the things people are trying to silence, but this time it’s irrelevant. I gave up that fight about an hour before this happened. I reached my breaking point. I saw enough of the things I’ve warned about, and people supporting it, to break me. That is the future. I can’t change it. All I can do is force myself to want that to be the future as much as everyone else does.

    Anyway, I said what I felt I needed to say, this is the last comment I will make in this article since this situation took it really off-topic. Sorry if this final reply causes any further trouble, and thank you to Unknown_Gamer for your support.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Ireland Michael

    @13 Google “salarta”. He has dozens of stories on the internet which show exactly how full of hot air his whole tirades are.

    I wouldn’t even care, if his post weren’t constantly filled with ramblings about his personal intellectual superiority and everyone else’s ignorance. Sometimes it’s hard to tell TheWulf and salarta apart.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. monkeygourmet

    Is it going to become a trend that people on this forum get a full internet and lifestyle debriefing now?

    I’m not against what Michaels saying here, but it seems like a slippery slope. Basically, what I’m saying is;

    “Should I be looking out my window to make sure VG247 forumites aren’t going through my rubbish bins”…

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Ireland Michael

    @21 When he started posting screenshots of sites that had pictures of otakus collection girl’s underwear alongside their claims of Tomb Raider bein torture porn fodder, I found the whole thing extremely uncomfortable.

    After he started going on last night about playing the very games that are basically embody everything he’s supposedly so against, his whole stance, the whole thing pretty much clicked together.

    I did a five second google search of his username, nothing more.

    If someone wants to make an argument on the internet, they have to accept it’s going to be challenged somewhat. It started respectfully, people discussing his point, but then it became apparent to pretty much everyone that this was some sort of crazy obsession. It’s literally the only things he talks and writes about.

    I’m simply arguing his hypocrisy.

    Salarta is an extreme exception to the rule, and rightfully so. The slippery slope is rarely slippery, or a slope.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. monkeygourmet

    @22

    That’s fair enough.

    I’ve just read some of the Resident Evil 6 ‘story’, I can see why you spotted the hypocrisy. I didn’t read the Samus ‘Morphball’ story, but I can guess where it’s going… O_o

    It’s like a video game Marquis De Sade!

    #22 1 year ago

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 “Ember” teaser video released ahead of full reveal

    Activision has released a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teaser video titled “Ember” and you can watch it right here. Here’s the video blurb: “In the next 50 years, technological advancements will lead us into a world where only those who risk going too far, will find out how far we can actually go.” […]

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

    Bioware has updated Dragon Age Keep after listening to community feedback. The update includes more customization and control over heroes, world states, career and more. Players can now customize hero portraits or delete Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes from the Hero section. They can also remove playthrough states from the World State Manager and keep up […]

  • Here’s a look at some Conker community creations in Project Spark

    Conker’s Bug Reunion releases today, and below is a video showing some of the community creations you will be able to download using the creation pack. Project Spark is a free download on Xbox One and Windows 8.1, and you can download the Conker Creation Pack today. It contains 350 assets in order for users […]

  • Rainbow Six: Siege video shines spotlight on the British Counter Terrorist Unit

    Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Siege video which gives you a look at the British Counter Terrorist Unit which features “the best of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.” The firm said that over the next few weeks it will introduce the public to each of the units in the game. Rainbow Six Siege […]

  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to Amazon.co.uk and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on www.twitch.tv The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]

  • GTA movie will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s Sam Houser, the BBC confirms

    The GTA movie Game Changer will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar co-founder and president Sam Houser, theBBC has confirmed. The BBC also confirmed Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, a role Paxton already confirmed last week when speaking with Deadline. Here’s the synopsis per the BBC: “Conceived for an adult audience, this special 90-minute drama […]

  • Take a look at Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode

    Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode has received a trailer today. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold will come with two modes, Classic and Story. Classic Mode was trailered today and in it, you’ll get to make your party by choosing from 13 classes. You’ll be able to customise them too using the character creation tool. Revamped […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows to come with new challenge mode

    Shovel Knight’s upcoming expansion Plague of Shadows will bring with it a new challenge mode. Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has revealed the challenge mode, one of the new additions coming to the game with the free Plague of Shadows expansion. “Are you more into digging than distillation? Already have your Feats book long […]

  • Nvidia releases complete graphical guide for GTA 5

    Those with GeForce cards will be happy to know that Nvidia has released a comprehensive graphical tweaks guide for GTA 5. Nvidia usually produces graphical guides for the big AAA games, and GTA 5 is no different. Their guides offer in-depth coverage of each in-game setting, how much they affect framerate, if they can be […]

  • Cthulhu voodoo: why Bloodborne is the best Lovecraftian game

    Sherif Said tackles Bloodborne’s links to Lovecraftian horror, explaining why you should face the madness and immerse yourself in its lore. Spoilers inside. No other game could commit to its themes so religiously without feeling the need to compromise its vision and veer towards accessibility. Bloodborne stands tall above any game that dares attach itself […]

  • WWE 2K15 is coming to PC this year

    WWE 2K15 will make its way to PC this spring. WWE announced that WWE 2K15 will make its debut on PC in the spring. The game will be based on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, both of which came out in November. MyCareer and 2K Showaces modes are included, as well as all […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new mod adds snow to GTA Online

    If you’re looking to get some snow in your GTA Online, someone figured out a way. Modder ECB2 created a mod that works with GTA Online on PC. The mod is called “Snow in GTA Online” and it does what it says on the tin. YouTube channel imperfectplayers captured a video showing it in action. […]

  • Deals with Gold: Call of Duty edition

    Xbox Live Deals with Gold for the week of April 20 are now live with mostly Call of Duty games. Various Call of Duty games are on sale on Xbox One and Xbox 360 through Xbox Live this week. Indie games Never Alone and We Are Doomed managed to sneak in as well. With the […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: PSN sign in problems fixed in new patch

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Mortal Kombat X and it brings an end to the aggravating sing in issue encountered by some users on PS4. Mortal Kombat X 1.03 patch has been released. The patch fixes bug CE-34878-0, which affected the PlayStation 4 version. The bug caused users to have to log in and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new patch fixes Windows Media Player issue, getting stuck in the clouds

    GTA 5 has received a new patch on PC to fix issues caused by the lack of Windows Media Player and getting stuck between online matches. Patch 335.1 is now available to all owners of GTA 5 on PC. The strange issue that affected those who didn’t have Windows Media Player installed, has been fixed. […]