Titanfall beta saw 2 million unique users, rumored cheevos list appears

Saturday, 22 February 2014 21:06 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Titanfall is the news du jour of late, what with the beta happening and everything. Speaking of the beta, Respawn’s community manager Abbie Heppe told Polygon that 2 million unique users participated in the tester.


Heppe said the team is now actively trying to work out bugs now, with engineer Jon Shiring adding that while there may be issued encountered at launch, the beta helped determine some of these beforehand.

“You never want to say that everything is going to be perfect,” said Heppe. “Obviously there are things that can change. But you don’t want to say, ‘oh, no, there will still be problems,’ because you don’t want to give people a lack of confidence in what you’re doing.

“I think that this beta was really about giving people confidence that not only will we be communicative with them, but we’re actively trying to work out any bugs now.”

That should be reassuring for some folks.

Speaking of Titanfall though, what’s being rumored as the Achievements List for the game has popped up over on NeoGAF.

We won’t post it here due to possible spoilers and such, but you are free to spoil yourself through the link if you like.

Titanfall will be released on March 11 for PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Thanks: ShopTo, Titanfall-Community.


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  1. Delsin Row

    you know, if you guys posts 10 news, 5 of them talks about titanfall and x1.
    so if you care, stop that.if not, do whatever you wants

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Hcw87


    It’s the biggest release of Q1 2014, deal with it.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Delsin Row

    @Hcw87 maybe you care of this. maybe 1 milion person care for this game. but what happend if im not like this game? deal with it

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Erthazus

    @2, It’s not the biggest release of Q1. It is the most hyped release of Q1 at best.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Major Mayhem 70

    @4 So what exactly is the biggest release of Q1 considering Q1 ends at the end of March? Just wondering. Is it Thief? Plants vs Zombies? Infamous? Or has it already been released? Tomb Raider? Strider? Outlast?

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Delsin Row

    @Major Mayhem 70 we cant call a game the biggest release of month,decade, ever and so on….
    alot of people, who buy consoles, who play games, dont come to the games websites. they dont vote for the biggest game of the their opinion is important too.maybe if they vote infamous would be the biggest game of Q1. im just saying that we cant call a game the biggest release. i think infamous is the biggest release of the think titanfall is the biggest.everyone think diffrently ;)

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Dragon

    @Delsin Row,
    Please. Nobody cares which news gets how many articles. VG247 is for reporting news, no matter which platform, no matter how much.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. sho0ok

    @Erthazus it’s the biggest and the most hyped. DEAL WITH IT!!!!

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Major Mayhem 70

    @8 I hear what your saying, and from a “personal opinion” perspective your right…

    But you know I can’t just leave it there. Right?

    The article states that 2 million unique users saw the Titanfall beta. Now let’s say half of those users liked what they saw and buys into Respawns vision. That’s a million sold. That’s a successful launch by any standard. True, Infamous will be launching in the same month and many PS4 owners will snatch that game up in a hurry. Yours truly included. Remember, I said PS4 owners. Let’s say all PS4 owners buy Infamous. What’s that come to? 6.5 million by launch? Now follow me back to Titanfall for a deeper look. Titanfall will be released not only to X1 users but PC gamers and 360 owners. That’s a whole lot more millions than PS4 millions. Even if only a quarter of 360 owners and PC gamers buy Titanfall, Infamous can’t match those millions. It’s really basic math when you break it down. And I know the “Negative Nancy’s” will think otherwise, and I’ll be sure to remind them of that come April.

    Now again, what is the biggest first quarter release? Before you answer, think with your brain and not with your heart.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Hcw87

    When you think about it, it’s the biggest release of the first half of 2014, atleast. We still don’t know much about games coming out later this year (Destiny should come out at the end of the year, but i won’t be surprised if it gets delayed).

    When i say biggest release, i mean the game that will sell the most and be the most well-received game. Infamous will be good, but it won’t come close to be as big as Titanfall. It’s just simple facts, and it cannot be denied.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. BlackRaZoR

    @Major Mayhem 70 Man i love your math brain, really I love it…………..:)
    Ps sorry if I wrote something wrong, my English is not good at all ;)

    #11 1 year ago
  12. sho0ok

    @Major Mayhem 70 I thought about it and still think that it will be the biggest, you now why? Cuz playstation players in general don’t buy enough copies. Therefore hopefully an wrong but infamous wont sell that much as you are expecting. If it sells 1.5 millions in 2 months that would be great :)

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Delsin Row

    @sho0ok Doesnt matter. what matters is sony make games for everyone. sony make games of every genre. like beyond, infamous and so on…. they want to satisfy every gamers that have their console.
    but microsoft…… they just make the shooter games and throw it to their players. im curios. are you guys not tired of shooter games? well advertise is a big thing. i know every body are hyped now. :)

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Hcw87


    Killzone Shadowfall.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Joe Musashi

    @14 ” It’s just simple facts, and it cannot be denied.”

    Comparing two events that have not taken place and stating the outcome as factual is about as childish as they come.



    #15 1 year ago
  16. Hcw87


    Predicting Titanfall to be a bigger launch than Infamous is like predicting England as a football team will beat a team of 3 year olds, and that a Ferrari will outrun a 50 year-old Volvo.

    Makes you look stupid even trying to deny it, or state it as childish. It’s just facts as solid as they come.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Joe Musashi

    Congratulations on entirely missing the point of what I said.


    #17 1 year ago
  18. Hcw87

    What exactly was your point then? Are you saying just because the games haven’t released yet, there may be a chance of the opposite happening? Stop being so awkward.

    You can go to bed at night and not be 100% sure you’ll wake up in the morning with all 10 fingers, because it hasn’t happened yet, and therefore can’t be ”proven”, right? It’s just so stupid.

    Just answer me yes or no to this: Do you think Titanfall will be a bigger release than Infamous (sales+critical reception)?

    If you answer anything other than yes to this, you’re a lost cause to me.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Joe Musashi

    My point was patently clear in my comment.

    However, those suffering from tunnel vision fueled by the eager consumption of Microsoft PR, and also a very poor understanding of the word “fact” (I recall you having difficulties with the word “shown” also) will understandably struggle to comprehend it.


    #19 1 year ago
  20. Joe Musashi

    Oh look. Childish ‘butthurt fanboy’ issues directive of how I am somehow answerable to him and that if he doesn’t get the response he wants then he can declare himself the victor.

    Yup. That always works well.


    #20 1 year ago
  21. Major Mayhem 70

    @11 My math concerning this topic is really meant to be overly exaggerated. The main point that I wanted to get across, was the fact that potential buyers of Infamous will only be PS4 owners. Titanfall isn’t debuting on a sole console. I think some are making the mistake that “Infamous will sell this many units on the PS4 and Titanfall will sell this many units on the X1.” It’s not about how many X1 owners will support Titanfall, it’s how many X1, 360 and PC owners will buy Titanfall. The PS4 has sold millions but, it is far behind the install base of the 360 and PC.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. Hcw87

    It’s baffling the length some people go to make themselves look like complete utter fools on the internet. Some kind of self-hating syndrome perhaps? Maybe you’re fishing for that second ban?

    Either way, trying to conversate with the likes of you is like trying to talk to a fish.

    Also congrats for not answering a most simple question. You’re either in denial, or you just won’t admit to being wrong.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Joe Musashi

    I am not here to validate your wonky opinions, child.

    And my observation in #15 is bang on the money. That you’re getting so hooked on a single application of this principle and cannot see why:

    a) #15 is right
    b) your comments prompting of it were wrong
    c) your tunnel-vision response to #15 is wrong
    d) your tantrums that follow are wrong

    You really can’t grasp the simplest of statements, especially when they conflict with your bias.

    For someone who, amongst other things, has a reputation for flinging out the phrase “butthurt fanboy” in the general direction of others, you present yourself as the text-book definition of the term.

    Declaring opinion as fact is a no-no.



    #23 1 year ago
  24. sho0ok

    @Delsin Row I agree with you in regards of making games for everyone, even though most games are average (B2S, infamous, god of war..etc). However they made a truly fantastic game, which is the uncharted series. Also Last of us was good but not as good as uncharted. Anyway MS make games that last where they have a good multiplayer mode. So they sacrifice the single player with the multiplayer. However they are very good in general.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. Delsin Row

    @Hcw87 14 halo-gears of war- titanfall stand by for other shooter games. oh wait. the only genre game that you can get in the entire 8th gen is shooter :lol:
    oh wait. you can play ryse too…..

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Delsin Row

    @sho0ok 24 dude come on. infamous, god of war and last of us are a average game? :|
    Last of us=95
    god of war3= 93
    god of war2= upper than 85
    god of war1= upper that 85

    #26 1 year ago
  27. BlackRaZoR

    @Major Mayhem 70 I’m serious before when I wrote that I love your math :)
    And the point is perfectly focused, titanfall is a cod like game on PC xone and x360, btw infamous is only a ps4 game, and we know how many people and child buy cod…….

    #27 1 year ago
  28. sho0ok

    @Delsin Row to be honest I didn’t like both god of wars in ps3 they were boring no story just hack and slash. Last of us was great but I ment not as good as uncharted series. While infoumus Meh, beyond 2 souls the ending was great only meanwhile the gameplay not so much.

    #28 1 year ago
  29. sho0ok

    @BlackRaZoR so do you mean children wont buy infamous? Cuz last I checked ps4 is not for mature audience only (clearly you aren’t, lol just kidding) /)

    #29 1 year ago
  30. Arcnail

    ^^^ Children calling children, children ^^^

    This is a write up, about a game that had 2 million beta users, and not a single post about the actual story.

    Just.. PS4 is better.. no XBOXONE is better.. waahhhhhhhhh.

    Every single one of you above me should get your moms tit out of your mouth, crush a case of beer, and get laid. When you finally man up, you’ll realize your petty internet posts don’t matter. You’ll just be happy playing what you want to play, regardless of what others say.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. Delsin Row

    @Arcnail Thank Grandpa. so give us some good advice. for example how should we choose our future wife?

    #31 1 year ago
  32. BlackRaZoR

    @sho0ok No I’m saying, as major says, that the fan base of cod like game is bigger than infamous are :) btw I will buy both of them :P
    And third add me on psn: BlackRaZoR
    Or xbox live : BSG BlackRaZoR
    So we can play titanfall together :)

    #32 1 year ago
  33. Delsin Row

    @BlackRaZoR i will add you on psn. right now i have just ps4. but i will give you a taste of myself in psn :P

    #33 1 year ago
  34. BlackRaZoR

    @Delsin RowMmmmmhh a taste of yourself XD sexy :P

    #34 1 year ago
  35. dkpunk

    @Delsin Row “right now i have just ps4.” well that explains a lot.

    #35 1 year ago
  36. sho0ok

    @BlackRaZoR I don’t play on psn much only for exclusives, so I won’t bother adding you. However ill add you on xbox live :)

    #36 1 year ago
  37. sho0ok

    @Delsin Row he didn’t ask you to add him, he was talking to me lol. JK

    #37 1 year ago
  38. sho0ok

    @Arcnail idiot no one said ps4 or xbox is better here in the post. We were talking about games in general. BTW u just called me a child, so in ur logic ur a child also lol.

    #38 1 year ago
  39. Delsin Row

    @sho0ok I Know. :D I Just Like His Personality And i Said Whats the harm!
    we can have 1000 friends on psn.thanks to sony :D ( Like this is a big deal! )

    #39 1 year ago
  40. super3001


    You are right. Titanfall will be biggest launch Q1, maybe first half of year. Hype and sales.

    We all know it and so does JM. Wont get straight or honest answer from him when there are sematics spelling or grammar to divert away from the point though.

    No point trying conversation with JM. He not interested in video games. Just mind games and starting argument.

    Dont feed it. You wont get good discussion.

    #40 1 year ago
  41. Joe Musashi

    Ah, the most well balanced and neutral commenter of the community speaks.

    Being segregated from the mindset that you and your compatriots shamelessly display is most flattering.

    My point in #15 still stands, of course.


    #41 1 year ago
  42. BlackRaZoR

    @sho0ok More friends more fun :)
    So basically also i play on live more than psn:)
    I have bf4 cod dr3 ki FIFA just dance ac4 and shortly titanfall :P

    #42 1 year ago

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  • Star Wars Battlefront won’t have Battlelog support

    Star Wars Battlefront is not just Battlefield in a Hallowe’en costume, so don’t expect the same suite of features. Star Wars Battlefront is the subject of intense anticipation and curiosity, so it’s not surprising a bunch of rumours have turned up. One of these rumours suggests that Battlefront will have its own version of Battlelog, […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beats Bloodborne to top March NPD chart

    PS4 had a good month but it was EA’s multi-platform Battlefield Hardline that was the best-selling game. March 2015 NPD at a glance Total spend down 6% YoY. Hardware and software both down. Console hardware blamed for significant hardware dip. Accessories up. Battlefield Hardline tops software chart. PS4 outsells other consoles. Wii U, 3DS and […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves gear upgrade paths will be revealed next week

    Destiny developer Bungie will reveal new equipment upgrade paths during a livestream next week. Destiny: House of Wolves will release on May 19, the developer announced last week, promising a full schedule of reveals over the next few weeks. It also gave a broad outline of some of the things it will be discussing in […]

  • Don’t forget: the Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow

    Just a quick heads up to remind you that The Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow, April 17 at 10am EDT. The free weekend is an incentive to bring back beta players which tried the game, but decided not to pursue a purchase. You can play the MMO until 10am EDT on […]

  • Tale of Tales announces May release for Kickstarter success Sunset

    Those attending Kill Screen’s Two5six Festival next month will be able to play Tale of Tales upcoming title Sunset before it’s released. Along with the news provided to us by BeefJack, Tale of Tales have also released new set of lovely screenshots which we have posted below. Sunset will be released on Linux, Mac and […]

  • Take 50% off select racing titles through the Codemasters online store

    Codemasters has launched an online store and is celebrating by giving you 50% off the titles listed. Here’s what’s on sale: F1 2013 Classic Edition F1 2014 – F1 RACE STARS BUNDLE F1 2013 GRID 2 GRID 2 Reloaded GRID Autosport DIRT 3 Complete Edition DIRT Showdown Toybox Turbos F1 RACE STARS Hit up the […]

  • Spy_Watch coming to Apple Watch from Surgeon Simulator devs

    Surgeon Simulator developers Bossa Studios have announced its working on an Apple Watch game called Spy_Watch. Spy_Watch, according to the developer, has players heading up a spy agency which isn’t faring too well. Players will need to train a spy and then send him out on various missions to “reclaim the agency’s former glory.” Real-time […]

  • Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power hits Steam Early Access next week

    Frozenbyte has announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will launch on Steam Early Access next week. The early access title will run you $19.99/€19.99/£14.99 and you can purchase it come April 21. If the short video above isn’t enough to tempt you, a video showing nine minutes of gameplay was released last week.

  • Journey, Flower, flOw trilogy to be released this summer on PS4 in 1080p at 60fps

    A remastered version of the Journey Collector’s Edition is coming to PlayStation 4 from ThatGameCompany. According to Gamespot, the trilogy will contain PS3 titles flOw, Flower and Journey on one disc, and it will run in 1080p at 60fps. A standalone version of Journey will arrive close to the trilogy’s release on PS4 through the […]

  • Here’s a few screenshots of PS4-exclusive Alienation from Housemarque

    Screenshots for Alienation, Housemarque’s four-player co-op PlayStation 4 exclusive, have been released and you can have a look at them in the gallery we’ve posted. Announced at gamescom 2014, the game features three main character classes, weapon customization, and various team set-ups. The game has players shooting at things with twin-stick gameplay with a top […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront website notes November 17 release, teaser video and first image hit

    The first Star Wars: Battlefront image has been posted, and apparently it appeared on the official website at some point this morning. The game will also be released on November 17, according to the official website’s source code. The release date is noted in the code located in the image below. Props to Gematsu for […]

  • Mortal Kombat X is the fastest selling entry in the series to date

    Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any other game in the series to date, making it the “biggest launch” in Mortal Kombat history, according to creator Ed Boon. Speaking in a series of tweets, Boon said both the mobile and console versions have “literally millions of players getting online” resulting in the servers being […]

  • Shadow of the Beast reboot resurfaces with some new screenshots

    The Shadow of the Beast reboot, which was announced in 2013, has show its face once more with early screenshots. Screenshots of the Amiga classic remake show off the Karamoon’s desert and the main character, Aarbron. According Matt Birch, CEO and founder of Heavy Spectrum, the team is currently hard at work on the “core […]

  • Halo: Spartan Strike arrives on Windows 8, iOS and Steam today

    Halo: Spartan Strike is now available on Windows 8, Steam, iOS devices and Windows 8 phones. The mobile top-down shooter will run you $5.99. Halo: Spartan Strike tells a new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Those playing on Windows 8 devices can compete […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video shows highlights from the Episdoe Duscae demo

    Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy 15 video which shows highlights from the Episode Duscae demo included with launch editions of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. FFT0 has shipped over one million copies worldwide, and a player feedback survey is available for the Duscae demo until May 19. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is available on PlayStation […]

  • Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since release – SuperData

    PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since it was released on March 24, according to SuperData’s latest report. The figure produced by SuperData is worldwide and comes on the heels of the one million units sold announcement earlier this week. “After the release of the beautiful but terribly short game The […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Mega May returns, Super Smash Bros. update, Mii Fighter costumes

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a Super Smash Bros. update and the StreetPass Mii Plaza games Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler. The update is rather detailed, and a bit larger than normal, and you may wish to pay special attention to the activities listed. Here’s the full update: StreetPass […]

  • Here’s your first look at Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida in Super Time Force Ultra

    Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida is a playable character in Super Time Force Ultra, and today, Capy Games has provided a couple images of the man himself in the game. Yoshida was announced as a playable character in the game during Sony’s PlayStation Experience event back in December 2014. The PS4 and Vita version will […]

  • The wait is almost over – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold

    CD Projekt RED has announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear: The Witcher 3 has gone gold. This means Geralt’s latest, and possibly last, adventure has been sent to the factory to be pressed into lovely gaming discs. “We worked so damn hard over the past three years to bring you this game,” […]

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a “couple weeks out from beta,” new trailer

    Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is just a “couple of weeks out from beta,” according to development studio The Chinese Room, and a release date will be announced “shortly.” To give you an idea of how development has been coming along since it was announced at gamescom 2013, the team has released a new trailer […]

  • GTA 5 on PC looks incredible, but I can’t recommend it to console players

    As much as Matt Martin loves GTA 5, he can’t recommend upgrading from console to PC just for a slick editing suite and even prettier graphics. “This is the third time in as many years that I’ve bought GTA 5.” I have a Grand Theft Auto 5 obsession, as I’m sure you know if you’ve […]

  • The Forest engine updated to Unity 5, major graphical and gameplay improvements made

    The Forest’s latest patch added substantial improvements to the game. The Forest version 0.16 is now live on Steam with plenty of new additions. The game has been ported over to Unity engine version 5. The plant and skin shaders have been replaced or rewritten. Many other visual tweaks have been made, such as model […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront banner leaks from Star Wars Convention

    EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the game’s main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EA’s booth. Here it is: Lots of things happening here. There’s a Star Destroyer in the distance, TIE Fighters and […]

  • Get GTA 5 working with Oculus Rift using this tool

    There’s a way you can play GTA 5 in VR if you own an Oculus Rift Dev Kit and have a bit of cash to spare. VorpX, the go-to program for adding VR support to games has received an update recently to support GTA 5. This is far from perfect, as it only translates the […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 15 team revealed

    This week’s Team of the Week is now available for anyone to challenge in FIFA Ultimate Team. The team members get selected each week based on their performance during the weekend matches. You can fire up FIFA Ultimate Team on any platform and challenge this squad. You’ll also find some Team of the Week items […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will let you stealth all encounters, including bosses

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will bring back one of the original game’s major features. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is considered by many to be a great game and worthy of bearing the franchise name. One of its grating issues though was its boss fights. You only had one way to fight them: be confrontational. The […]

  • Project Cars PC specs and supported wheels announced

    The release date of Project Cars is inching ever closer and more details have been revealed to answer all your burning questions. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed the full list of supported steering wheels on all platforms, as well as the minimum and recommended PC specs. Minimum specs CPU – 2.66 GHz […]

  • GTA 5 gets custom FOV mod on PC

    Those not satisfied with GTA 5′s built-in field of view slider can use a new mod to push the number even further. The PC versions of GTA 5 – just like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts – lets you switch between third and first-person view in shooting and driving. The game has an FOV […]

  • Win! GTA 5 on PC!

    Want to win a Steam key for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC? Just enter here. GTA 5 released on PC this week and is going down a storm. We like it a lot, which is why we’re giving away a Steam code for Rockstar’s latest. All you need to do is enter your email […]

  • GTA 5 topples Skyrim’s record for highest concurrent players on Steam

    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: what does a modern fighting game look like?

    Mortal Kombat continues to evolve as NetherRealm adds RPG systems and daily challenges to a solid fighting game, says Sherif Saed. “Mortal Kombat X takes many cues from games like Destiny, Call of Duty, and GTA Online with hourly, daily and weekly events.” For as many of its familiar facets, Mortal Kombat X has enough […]

  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

  • Project Cars has pretty deep graphics options on consoles

    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

  • Super Smash Bros. patch nerfs Diddy Kong – report

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

    Godzilla lets you stomp around cities and battle classic kaiju. I’m in. Godzilla is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 in early July, but we haven’t seen a great deal of it since its December reveal. The new trailer below gives you an idea of just what Natsume has done with one of the biggest […]

  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains has plenty to offer fans of the anime. Previously known as Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, the Spike Chunsoft action game is coming west thanks to Atlus. Gematsu reports it’s due in both Europe and North America in May, via the 3DS eShop. The trailer below […]

  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

    Street Fighter’s Ryu is rumoured for future Super Smash bros DLC following datamining of the latest patch. Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U were updated recently, and hacker shinyquagsire23 claims to have found some interesting files while poking around in the 3DS patch data. As detailed on Reddit, the audio files included a new […]

  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]