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Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures removed from digital outlets

Saturday, 18 January 2014 15:44 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures from Telltale Games has been removed from all digital distribution channels due to the expiration of a distribution agreement between the developer and Aardman Studios.

According to Telltale, there are no “plans to renew the agreement at this time.”

If you have already purchased the adventure titles, you can still download them from the cloud via Steam, Telltale’s online store, or XBLA.

Those who purchased it on iOS will have to contact iTunes customer support, and event at that, the “decision to restore the app may be at their discretion,” notes Telltale.

You find instructions on how to redownload the games through the forum link.

Thanks, Eurogamer.

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15 Comments

  1. fihar

    Well, that sucks.

    I kinda hate it that Telltale only got really big after doing Walking Dead. Seems to me that just like in films, humor in video games is valued considerably less than gut-wrenching dramas and that for some unknown reason, people seem to think that Walking Dead deserves more credit than Back to the Future.

    And yes, I’m more hyped for their Borderlands game instead of the Game of Thrones one.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. TheWulf

    @1

    It’s just the nature of things. There are more behaviourally conditioned zombies than genuinely self aware people, the unwashed masses outnumber the well-read, there are more groups with insane right-wing ideologies than left, there are more audiences who value violence over dialogue, there are more audiences who value the mundane over the fantastic, there are more potty-mouthed sociopaths than empaths, and so on, and so on.

    This is honestly more of an issue than I ever realised, it’s a worse balance than I’d expected.

    It galled me to see just how many people hated Broken Age. Part of it was misogyny (you play a girl at some point, how evil), and part of it was that the setting just went over the heads of so many. They didn’t understand fantastic humour. I can only imagine that these people would have burned the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as some kind of witchery.

    I recall when science-fantasy with good humour was common. The first thing that Broken Age’s quantum knitting technology-based warp and woof drive reminded me of was the Infinite Improbability Drive.

    Yet people hated it. They hated it because it wasn’t mundane, and it challenged them with its brilliance, they didn’t understand it, thus they hated it. The humour just went over the heads of so many. No one really gets jokes like warp and woof drive, and that makes me sad. Though it doesn’t make me at all surprised.

    So… yeah. I bought the Wallace & Gromit games and dug them. I bought them for friends, too. In fact, I think I’ve done that for almost everything in Telltale’s library barring The Walking Dead. To their merit, though, The Wolf Among Us does have quite a bit of good humour. It just feels like they’re trying to meet everyone half way. Humour for the smart people, violence for the stupid ones.

    But yes… this shouldn’t surprise you, at all.

    It’s something I’ve had to get used to. People hated Gone Home, The Novelist, To the Moon, Broken Age, and so many other things for the reasons I listed in my opening paragraph.

    The weird part is that we seem to be heading towards the sterile, white picket fence attitudes of the ’60s. I feel that the average person is becoming more misogynist, more homophobic, and more fascist-loving than ever. It feels like a relapse after the ’90s and early ’00s where we made strides in women’s rights and everyday people were treating LGBTQ people with respect.

    Then the bottom fell out of that.

    It’s almost like the Internet gave marketers the ability to better measure what people truly want. They found out that there are 10 hateful sociopaths to every 1 empath. So they’ve opted towards creating more misogynistic, hateful content again, and violence has been on the rise. So now games like Day of the Tentacle are replaced with Call of Duty.

    I can’t help but feel sometimes that the Internet ruined things, because it gave so many of the wrong kinds of people a voice. So now we’re spiralling backwards. We hit a cultural perigee, and we’re falling, falling, and falling some more.

    The only saving grace being our indies and small, starving devs. Bless ‘em.

    I honestly just wonder when it’s going to get better, because you’ve touched on the source of a lot of my bitterness.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Tyrantsoul

    @2 Is it fun living in your world of black and white?Seriously I have read some BS comments on here but you take the biscuit.Its just peoples preference.For example I never found Wallace and Gromet very funny.I also do not like the walking dead.I did however like what I saw of Broken Age and I hope it makes it as a game for them.As for your misogyny comment,most gamers could care less if you play as a female.Games like Tomb Raider,Resident Evil,Silent Hill just to name a few.

    I don’t mean to insult you Wulf but it seems to me like you are taking your experience of people from online.Misogyny and homophobia in real life is on the decrease.Most people could care less if someone is gay at this point.

    The downfall of our society is a worry yes,the thing is though its mainly down to people like you,who think because you like certain things that you are somehow better than other people.Sad thing is you don’t see the hypocrisy of it.Its no better than judging someone if the are attracted to a different sex than you.

    Anyway on topic I hope people who have already bought it would still have access to the games.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. sh4dow

    @4

    One could ask you whether it is fun living inside your bubble.
    “Misogyny and homophobia in real life is on the decrease”? I guess that must be why there was only fairly recently a streak of suicides among teenagers in the USA who were mostly bullied for being gay.

    Oh and – calling his world view black and white is really quite ironic. And I’ll leave it up to you to probably not think about what the hell I mean by that. Because I got limited time to waste on people who lack even basic grammar skills and spout aggressive things towards thoughtful people.

    @2

    Indeed – for the most part. I do find that there is a lot of immaturity in games like To The Moon and Broken Age. They probably would have appealed to me when I was a teenager but by now, I find them too bubbly and their humor too superficial.
    And actually – I stopped playing To The Moon because I even found the humor cruel and insensitive. They kept making fun of the touching story presented. I guess to deal with the drama? But personally, I never was somebody who hid his emotions beneath shallow jokes and I don’t appreciate that in others.
    While I find your assessment of the internet today (and the fact that the offline society is mirrored very closely by now) pretty accurate, I think it should be noted that it wasn’t like that AT ALL about 15 years ago. Back when there were mostly just geeks or at least academics online. It was the first time in my life that I encountered communities where people coexisted peacefully and didn’t regularly bully one another. And you didn’t have aggressive dumb people – or if there were, people didn’t just say “oh, he’s just a troll” but they actively tried to remove him from the community. At least back then, trolls (or simply very hostile people) would at some point still give up when they were banned multiple times.
    Which is why I would never talk badly about the internet – it enabled me to have an amazing social life… for a while. A better one than I ever could’ve thought would be possible. It is really quite sad and pathetic that it turned into what it is now but that doesn’t mean that the concept itself was bad to begin with, as the past demonstrates.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. sh4dow

    Oh yeah

    @article:

    Well, digital distribution… that’s what happens. Now instead of people going on ebay to get second hand copies of something that isn’t being produced any more, they’ll have to pirate it in order to play it. Amusing, in a way.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Panthro

    @2

    “the unwashed masses outnumber the well-read”

    Yeah, I hate being part of the unwashed masses who like The Walking Dead, that horrid video game which centres around violence and gore… I only wish they had made more of an effort to include more dialogue and interaction with other characters rather than just having one massive gore slide show for 8 hours.

    You are truly a perfect human being who we should all follow, all hail TheWulf… Let us disband our wrongful ways to follow you, Let us all download Wallace and Gromit to experience the incredible gameplay and humour which all of us mouthbreathers never gave a chance because it didn’t include any clay blood.

    I wish we could all be like you… It’s horrible down here in these slums filled with braindead illiterates playing GTA V all day :’(

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Tyrantsoul

    @5 Grammar aside.I was not being aggressive toward him.Just pointing out the fact that when you discriminate against someone for their tastes/believes and then complain about homophobia it is pretty much the pot calling the kettle black is it not?

    Yes it’s sad to see people kill themselves over bullies and such but you have to remember that the USA does not equal the world.Oh and “unwashed masses” and “brain dead zombies” makes him neither thoughtful nor empathic.

    Oh and for the record

    Irony

    1. The expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Ireland Michael

    “It’s just the nature of things.”

    No it isn’t.

    “There are more behaviourally conditioned zombies than genuinely self aware people”

    No there isn’t.

    “the unwashed masses outnumber the well-read”

    No, they most certainly don’t.

    ” there are more groups with insane right-wing ideologies than left,”

    No there are not.

    “there are more audiences who value violence over dialogue.”

    Nope. Less than 1% of people are inclined towards this sort of attitude.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Old MacDonald

    “Seems to me that just like in films, humor in video games is valued considerably less than gut-wrenching dramas and that for some unknown reason, people seem to think that Walking Dead deserves more credit than Back to the Future.”

    Well, that is because it does. Back to the Future was pretty mediocre, and well behind stuff like Sam & Max season three and Tales of Monkey Island in terms of everything from the quality of the writing to the presentation. And The Walking Dead was probably even better; Telltale never really did puzzles well, so it’s really a good thing that they ditched them. I don’t think the fact that one is a zombie drama and the other is a comedy is all that important here. The BTTF-episodes ranged from weak to a bit above average, and it’s obvious that the people who made it did not feel comfortable with the format.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. SplatteredHouse

    “So… yeah. I bought the Wallace & Gromit games and dug them. I bought them for friends, too. In fact, I think I’ve done that for almost everything in Telltale’s library barring The Walking Dead. To their merit, though, The Wolf Among Us does have quite a bit of good humour. It just feels like they’re trying to meet everyone half way. Humour for the smart people, violence for the stupid ones.”

    There were lighter moments to be found in TWD as well. The game encourages players to consider their actions, and portrays the impact on social relation, weighing that up against an urge to survive. You’re just misrepresenting that game. YOU should be aware, with your interest in dialogue over violence, that the zombie monsters are not always the “point” of a work in which they are featured. The creator may be slyly holding up a mirror at the audience (case in point: Dawn of the Dead). A game gives the opportunity to make the choices. Perhaps to consider Which horror is the more dangerous, the one tearing flesh from bone, or the one possibly being openly, casually rife, driving communities apart.

    I wonder why you’re harbouring such a prejudice against a nuanced piece of work on the one hand, while at the other lavishing praise upon and lamenting at the lack of recognition of what you view as, what. Intellectually superior pieces?! Every artist can get a breakout hit. TT worked very hard for theirs. And, when that hit comes, some fans want to see more like that which was released before the groundswell of support – perhaps forgetting that because of the massive rise in interest it is all the more likely that the early releases enjoy a new lease of appreciation and life, from new fans.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. fihar

    @10
    I’m not entirely sure how Walking Dead is better than Back to the Future.
    The stylization of the characters is bound to divide opinions, but the script and the voice acting (even down to the Michael J. Fox impersonation) was top-notch.
    Puzzles are a hit-or-miss and even though I kinda thought that puzzles in Back to the Future took a backseat, I’ve always thought that Telltale’s puzzles were quite good, if not slightly inconsistent.

    The fact that one’s an emotional drama set in a world populated by zombies and the other a comedy about a time-traveling duo with a DeLorean time machine matters a lot really.
    Even I could see which one is going to sell more without playing the actual game (and which one will be showered with more praise by critics, assuming that the two are actually of the same quality) which is incredibly ironic as the latter is much more interesting.

    Anyway, opinions are opinions.
    What I don’t like is that Telltale will always be known as the studio that made emotional drama that is The Walking Dead instead of one that has the keen sense to write hilariously witty dialogue with a quirky cast of characters such as those you’d might find in their earlier games. Telltale should make more of Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People really.
    These days, quirky for the sake of being quirky is good enough for me.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. fightclubdoll

    I hate seeing Wallace and Gromit games getting left in the dust.
    I have all the XBLA games, so I won’t be losing them…
    Still, this is part of an overall trend for W&G titles.
    I loved the original Xbox games Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Project Zoo, but back compatibility was never extended to them on 360.
    They’re both very fun, challenging even, especially the former.
    I still have the discs and a fully functional original Xbox, but the neglect and what appears to be a climate of apathy for these titles seems very unfortunate, even quite sad, to me.
    (For comparison, I just completed Max: The Curse of Brotherhood on Xbox One and it’s delightful and challenging, but it’s easily less than half the game you get in W&G: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.)
    If the original Xbox W&G games were redone in HD and offered on next-gen, I’d buy them again without hesitation.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. sh4dow

    @7:

    You called his comment to contain the most bullshit of any here. If that is not aggressive then I don’t know…

    And most co-workers in Europe I’ve had the honor of working with called negative things “gay”. Among other bigotry. It doesn’t take being a US citizen to be intolerant/ignorant. And before you again point out that THIS is an intolerant view to have – I find being tolerant of intolerance quite absurd if one claims to be tolerant.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Djoenz

    @Wulf and Shadow

    You cant put it in percentages, but mankind is full of sin indeed. Im not gonna bitch about it, but I have met many many ppl in my life and so far a lot are egocentric, selfish and hypocritical.

    But a lot are good too. Dont see it too much in black and white bro. Nobody is perfect. Being a pessimist all the time wont do ya any good. Thinking a lot of people are shite (most are) wont do you any good haha.

    Respect one and another. Its all about respect. You dont have to like everyone.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Tyrantsoul

    @14 perhaps it did come across as a tad aggressive,I did write it after a long night.As for the gay issue I think tolerance is very much on the increase.Take here for example,30 years ago it was illegal to be gay but nowadays its not a big thing.The term gay as a negative is slang at this point.I bet most people don’t even think what it means when they say it.F**k for exam means forsaken under cardinal knowledge I believe.The very nature of tolerance is to be also tolerant of intolerance due to the fact it is their belief,and to force your belief on them would be intolerant in return.It’s like I said nothing is black or white.

    I do get where you are coming from to a degree Sh4dow.Hell gaming wise I get frowned at when I say Rez is one of my all time favorite games.

    #15 1 year ago

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    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]