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Titanfall minimum PC requirements are not super low

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 21:14 GMT By Phil Owen

Respawn Entertainment co-founder Zince Zampella has tweeted out the minimum system requirements for Titanfall on the PC, and they are significant. See below.

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Minimum requirements:
64-bit Windows 7, 8, 8.1
AMD Athlon X2 2.8GHz or Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz
4GB RAM
512MB VRAM, Radeon HD 4770 or GeForce 8800GT

You ready? This shouldn’t be too much to handle for most regular PC gamers, but even so…

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29 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    Significant? Lol?

    8800 GT is 2007 year.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Whizzo

    No they’re not low, they’re practically subterranean.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Tiucaner

    Yeah they’re high if this was 2009…

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Panthro

    You must have a pretty low end PC to call these minimum specs low Phil…

    I would actually expect higher for a ‘next gen’ game though….

    What do you have to say for yourself?

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Panthro

    Actually maybe this article was sarcasm? hard to pick up on over an article

    #5 1 year ago
  6. cthuluface

    Calm down, it was sarcasm

    #6 1 year ago
  7. polygem

    i just joined the pc crowd with an i5 4670k, gtx780ti machine. also having a samsung 9 series 2k monitor here for testing atm /hard to let it go now tbh, it´s the best screen i´ve ever played games on – so tempted to keep it but it´s superexpensive :) games like far cry 3, borderlands 2 and asscreed black flag look amazing with everything maxed out running smooth in 2k resolution. it´s crazy really. still not interested in titanfall though. might check it out in a year or so when it´s on sale.
    instantly became a huge fan of windows 8.1 btw.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. harr0w

    I don’t expect recommended to be pushing it either.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. monkeygourmet

    @poly

    Wow! Congrats on the awesome PC!!!! :D

    I’m not commenting on this site anymore (hate the new design amongst other things!), but just signed in to say hi!

    The gtx 780ti is a beast of a card, I love my gtx 780 and just love gaming on the PC. Can’t really go back to playing games in sub 1080p / lower than 60fps… Just doesn’t look right now! :)

    Anyway, my steam ID is monkeygourmet. Add me and I’ll drop you a message when I’m next online! Hope your well, enjoy the rig!!!

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Erthazus

    Yeah. I hate the new design too.
    Tablet design is just awful for commenting.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. polygem

    haha mg. we´re friends already: it´s miqho – quite confusing with all my different screen names, i admit that…couldn´t remember my old OhMikeOdd steam account password so i created a new one, then i remembered the password again :) i´ll stick with the new account now though. fresh start into pc land.
    haven´t commented much on here anymore either.
    loving the pc this far. this monitor is absolutely blowing my mind as well. i just wanted to check it out but i doubt that i will be able to let it go now :) it´s like an oled really. it´s just the best screen i´ve ever used.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Digital Bamboo

    PC Builders – I have a question. Forum is not back yet so I shall attempt to get your attention here.

    I am buying a GPU this weekend. Hopefully a GTX 770, if I can find one for around 400 000 won. Failing that, it will be either a 670 or 660Ti.

    Now, my budget for the other components is ~$750. How does this look?

    i5 4670K (taking a page from polygem’s book here)
    212 EVO
    ASRock287 Extreme 4
    8GB RAM
    Seasonic S12II-520
    500GB HD (I know 1TB is like $9 more, but I really don’t care about the HDD, because I’m getting a Samsung SSD soon after anyway).

    Case is yet to be determined, as all popular ones I searched from logicalincrements.com were wildly overpriced on Korean computer retailer websites. I’m just going to go ahead and assume that a decent case can be had for $50 and I just don’t yet know about it.

    Does anyone foresee any problems with that system? I trust that i5 won’t bottleneck a 770, but are that power supply and motherboard good? Everything compatible? I had to go cheaper on a few parts to stay in my budget.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. ddtd

    @4 – It’s running on Source.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. DreamCleaver

    @Digital Bamboo
    Personally, I’d go with an i7-4770K (but that’s just me) and it’s not that much more expensive, either.

    You might need more wattage from your PSU, though. My old 630 W PSU didn’t have enough energy to go around after upgrading to a GTX 680 (from a 460). My PC kept rebooting due to not having enough energy to go around while gaming.
    Perhaps 700 W or more? Mine’s at 850.

    But, back then I had an old first gen i7 930, which has a higher wattage requirement compared to the new 4th gen ones, so it might be enough. I’d ask around some more. *shrugs*

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Knight Of Justice

    Come on.64 Bit again?Why is everyone making 64bit only games?

    #15 1 year ago
  16. DreamCleaver

    @Knight Of Justice
    You serious?

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Llewelyn_MT

    @Knight Of Justice: 32-bit processors are out of production for years now. Windows 7 and later can’t even run on that many processors that are not 64-bit, just a few odd 32-bit Pentium 4 variants nobody uses anyway, especially not for gaming. The fact there even is a mainstream 32-bit Windows is quite silly as the need for backwards compatibility with 16-bit applications for a common person is negligible.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. wickedcricket

    @Erthazus

    :( yeah me too I hate the new look and design :( I even stopped coming here as often as I used to, checking for news & updates. Everything is soooo messed up! And mobile version is just horrible, PC version also has this HUGE black stripe on the right hand side, waste of space in my opinion :/

    #18 1 year ago
  19. polygem

    @Digital Bamboo

    i posted in your forum thread but yeah….it´s down.

    i am just starting into pc but i´ve looked up tons of stuff and talked with friends about it.
    but i´d suggest you better listen to the pros :)

    anyway, my 2 cents:

    the i54670k is a good choice if you´re mainly going for a gaming rig.
    the i7 would be helpfull if you really run multiple apps and programs at the same time. not talking about the browser with 10+ pages, open office, steam, a game and teamspeak, plus program xyz running in the background. that´ll work with an i 5 as well. i7 is a bit of an overkill and the performance difference is minimal for gaming. it´s good for rendering, graphics programs etc. for professionals in these fields.

    if both are very close to same pricing an i7 wont hurt of course. some say that future games (in YEARS) might take more advantages of the i7 structure but that wont mean the i5 can´t handle those games very well anymore then.

    i5 wont even bottleneck two 780s.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGdo75gasaQ

    really like that linus nerd. pretty good infos about pcs :)

    this guy is also pretty good:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHQqpIEw7jk

    witht the intel cpu try to go for a ´K´version. you can overclock those later if you want

    i have an MSI Z87-G45 motherboard. it´s fairly priced, rich on features and i personally think the bios is pretty noob friendly (if you are looking into optimising, overclocking etc. no need to bother with that much at all if that´s not your thing)

    for the case i have a thermaltake urban s41. it´s pretty huge. i wanted to go with a smaller case first and then put it ON my desktop but i decided to take a bigger one for better airflow and easier future upgrades.
    i also like the bitfenix prodigy, it´s cheap and smaller, pretty popular. make sure your motherboard will fit your case.

    the gtx780ti is a bit of an overkill right now. i can max far cry 3, borderlands, ass creed black flag etc. and run it on 2k resolution and it runs just great but no need to do that really. these games look awesome on slightly lower settings and 1k too :)

    i think buying a 670 or 660Ti would be fine as well. you might want to upgrade in 2 years or so but with amd´s mantle tech coming up and all that, it might not be too bad to wait how that´ll turn out and then switch to amd after prices have dropped. 780´s will soon drop even more in price as well. in two years they´ll be very affordable.

    i think you´ll be fine with either a 670 or 660Ti. i tried far cry on lower settings too and trust me, even the lowest looked better than the console version.

    8gb ram are just fine for gaming. this is probably the easiest part to uprgrade anyway. you will always be able to add some more ram to your machine easily. just makes sure you have a decent motherboard but 8gb is more than enough. that jayz guy has a performance video on his oage that shows that 8gb is the sweet spot for gaming atm.

    i´d also go for a 750w psu .

    i really love windows 8.1 btw.

    ssd´s are awesome. superfast.

    pc´s are pretty great i must say :)

    #19 1 year ago
  20. polygem

    @ DB:

    just checked that your mobo is about the same price as mine only 10 dollars more so you wont really save much on the msi. yours looks better too / not a fan of that hardcore gamerstyle dragon logo on mine :)

    i think a better psu would be indeed usefull. i5 and gtx660ti or 670 will be just fine and will last you for a good while.

    again. keep in mind, these atx motherboards wont fit in smaller cases like the bitfenix prodigy. if you go for these mobos you have o make sure to take a midi tower. no tiny little steambox builds with these :)

    if space isn´t a problem it´s probably more clever to go for a bigger case anyway for future upgrades. it´s much easier to install stuff in there as well.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Knight Of Justice

    @DreamCleaver Yeah.Why not?BF4, NFS: Rivals, Thief & … .All Of them are NOT 64-Bit only.Do you have any problem with them?
    I say Respawn should think of traditional gamers who still use old fashioned PCs for gaming.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Scared

    @Knight Of Justice What the hell is a ‘traditional’ gamer? The minimum specs are very reasonable

    #22 1 year ago
  23. tenthousandgothsonacid

    Site redesign is horrible. When’s the forum back so we can work out a compromise ? Site is not fit for purpose in it’s current state and most people I know have given up in it.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Knight Of Justice

    @Scared I don’t say it’s not reasonable.I say Why 64-Bit only?
    Traditional Gamer is a person who still uses Pentium 4 CPU with a minimum of 2 GB Ram and a 9600 GT Video Card.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. KesMonkey

    @Knight Of Justice Why stop there? I demand modern games be able to run on my 25 MHz 386, with 12MB RAM, no GPU, and Windows 3.1.

    Please. You’re being silly.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Llewelyn_MT

    @Knight Of Justice: That’s more like a description of a “gamer who didn’t upgrade a thing since WoW came out”. Titanfall won’t run on a Pentium 4 PC anyway. Even the aged Athlon X2 2.8 GHz is way faster than most P4s.

    Besides, you’re reading this wrong. Minimum system requirements is not a set of things that will run a game when put together. It’s a guarantee you won’t run it if you don’t have at least that and you’d better have a better CPU or GPU, otherwise it will barely start.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. Knight Of Justice

    @Llewelyn_MT : Come on man.I know many people who had this system spec and played BF4, NFS Rivals, MGR:Revengance and many other modern games.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Digital Bamboo

    @polygem Thanks for all the info, man. I think I managed to read your forum post before the site changed over, (if it began something like, “I promised myself I wouldn’t post here anymore, but this thread just pushed all my buttons”) but didn’t have a chance to reply.

    I’ll have to wait and see what GPU I can grab for ~400. Video cards and cases seem to be considerably more expensive in Korea, compared to the US&Canada. i5′s go for about the same price, but the i7′s I’ve seen are $50-100 more than the i5 4670K.

    Anyway, I think you’re right about the power supply, even though I won’t be using it for anything more demanding than gaming on a single monitor with a GTX 770. A 620W should be sufficient. For all I know, the 770 could cost over $500 in the Korean brick-and-mortar store, so it may just be powering a 670 or 660Ti anyway.

    Case size (&style) is of little concern to me, as long as it performs the basic functions that it should. It will be going in my office/man cave, so it can be as big and ugly as I want it to be.

    #28 1 year ago
  29. polygem

    @Digital Bamboo:
    …i lied / about the posting part /but only posted 3 times or so last month. it´s a start :)

    you´re right about the psu. you don´t really need 750w. 650w will be just fine for what you´re planning….if you can, at some point, grab a second 660ti and want to sli then you might be happy that you have a better psu already but man, that probably never stops with these pc´s. you can go crazy and pimp everything – always – a neverending story but it doesn´t have to be.
    i think you´re building just the right machine for right now and the next 2 or more years. with your chosen specs you will be fine for a good while and everything will run just fine. everything less would be a bit of a compromise and everything more would be a bit of an overkill really. you nailed the sweet spot and that makes you sound like a clever guy :)

    i went for an overkill of course but that´s me. i just canot tame these techno horses sometimes :)

    #29 1 year ago

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  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]