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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Walkthrough Part 9 – How to Find the Pieces of a Mirror of Fate

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 15:45 GMT By Staff

Figure out how to sneak past Agreus, complete the Toy Maker’s play, and defeat them both in battle.

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Head up the stairs and into the hallway, then continue through the doorway on the left. Access the device on the left to open the next door, then approach the door to see another cut-scene. Head into the dark room filled with rubble to the right to find a fallen knight. Examine him to obtain another Soldier’s Diary entry.

Move out of the room and head right, down the hall. When the path forks, head to the right. There’s a Pain Box to the left, but it’s inaccessible at the moment. Obtain another Soldier’s Diary entry at the fallen knight to the left, then take out the bad guys just ahead. Continue into the room at the end of the path and access the device to the right to open the door. Head down the path to initiate another cut-scene.

The next section requires you to sneak around without alerting Agreus. If Dracula steps on any of the dead leaves, it will alert Agreus and Dracula will have to start the process over. You can distract Agreus by shooting Shadow Daggers at the bells along the walls. However, if Agreus gets too close to Dracula, he will smell him and it will be difficult to shake him off the scent. There are two areas you cannot reach that house secrets, so keep this in mind once you receive Dracula’s final ability.

Tip: In some instances, when you drop from a structure, if you immediately press the Grab button, Dracula will not make any noise, even with leaves beneath him.

Use a Shadow Dagger on the bell on the far left wall, then wait near the right corner of the structure right in front of you for Agreus to take the bait. As soon as he passes, quickly jump forward and to the right to avoid the leaves, then grab the structure to the right and move around to the right until you reach the far side. If you’re fast enough, you can do this without using a Shadow Dagger at the beginning.

Drop down and follow the open path around to the right. Jump over the leaves then grab the structure and make your way around to the other side where it’s safe to drop down. If Agreus is on to you, shoot another Shadow Dagger at the bell just above the entrance. Head to the right wall and grab the structure to move over the leaves as you make your way to the corner. When you reach the corner, head left until you get to the leaves. Make sure Agreus is not close, then quickly run to the right, ignoring the leaves.

Head to the right and jump on the structure as quickly as possible and make your way around to the opposite side. If you’re fast enough, Agreus will walk away since he won’t be close enough to pick up Dracula’s scent. Facing the entrance, there’s another bell on the far left wall in this section. It’s okay to rustle the leaves here as long as you make it to the open section near the middle before Agreus gets too close.

Circle back around to the other side of the structure, then drop down in the safe area. Jump over to the railing along the structure to the right, and move around to the next safe spot. Head to the corner, then jump across to the other structure. You’ll make some noise so move quickly.

Use the bell on the far left wall to distract him, then you have two options. You can take two attempts to complete your objective, or you can be extremely agile and do it in one take. If you opt for the two attempt method, quickly run to the far corner where the device is located. You’ll rustle the leaves, but as long as Agreus is not too close, you’ll make it to the device and have time to activate it. This opens the gate, which you can then make a run for during your second attempt.

If you opt for only one attempt, you’ll need to use the bells to distract Agreus, access the device, use the bells again, then make it to the open gate. Unfortunately, each bell only works once or twice depending on the frequency between uses. It’s very difficult to make it to the device and the open gate without alerting Agreus, which is why the two attempt method is favored.

Once inside the gate, follow the path to the elevator, then head up. Replenish Dracula’s health and magic on either side of the elevator, then continue down the path. Use a Void Projection to freeze the owl-like creature ahead, then pick up the fragment of the Mirror of Fate left behind. Agreus appears right after as you engage him in a boss battle.

Boss Battle: Agreus

The battle against Agreus is far more straightforward than many of the previous boss battles. Agreus uses two weapons, a long spear, or two scimitars. He changes between the two throughout the battle. When he is using the spear, watch out for his unblockable projectile attack. He throws the spear at Dracula twice in rapid succession. Dodge several times continuously to avoid this attack. If either spear hits, you must complete a quick time event to avoid significant damage.

When Agreus uses the scimitars, he throws the swords in a circular pattern around Dracula, then uses a linear attack immediately after. Stay in the middle during the circular attack. If you dodge, you will most-likely get hit. As soon as the circular attack is complete, dodge to the left or right. If you’re far enough away, you can also dodge back to avoid the second attack.

No matter which weapon Agreus uses, he has an unblockable lunging attack that should be dodged left or right to avoid. He also blocks a good number of Dracula’s attacks. While you can switch to the Chaos Claws to get around the blocking, it’s not necessary. If you stick to the Shadow Whip and stay close to Agreus, dodging backward to avoid his standard close-range blockable and unblockable attacks (used with both weapons), you can capitalize on Agreus’ many openings.

Staying at close range prevents Agreus from using his projectile attacks, which means you only have to deal with the unblockable lunging attack, and his normal melee attacks that alternate between blockable and unblockable. When you see the lunge coming, dodge to the right or left, then dodge again in Agreus’ direction so you remain close. While he is recovering from the lunge attack, he cannot block Dracula’s attacks.

Repeat this process several times, and Agreus won’t last long. In addition, while Agreus blocks two to four of Dracula’s attacks, if you continue attacking, his guard will break and a few hits will land. At this point Agreus dashes away to begin his offense again. Dodge toward him to maintain a close distance and continue the fight until Agreus is down.

At the conclusion of the battle, drop down into the water on the right to find another fallen knight behind the tree. Examine him to obtain a Soldier’s Diary entry, then jump back up to the main area. Head to the left, up the path and back through the hallway. Use the device to open the door, then continue across the bridge to engage several Harpies.

Defeat the Harpies and continue down the path to find two more. Take them out, then head into the castle and toward Trevor to initiate another cut-scene. Head through the doorway to the left and access the lever in the middle of the room. The Toy Maker now tests Dracula’s aim. Hold R2 (PlayStation) or RT (Xbox) to aim at the tapestries. As soon as you see a face pop up, move the reticule over to it and release to shoot a Shadow Dagger. Do this three times to earn experience points.

Head down the hall and through the doorway and defeat the Cleric and his friends. Move over to the pillar near the edge of the cliff and access it. Follow the quick time event to create a bridge that leads to the upper platform. The bridge does not last long so quickly make your way up the bridge to the platform.

Jump down on the other side to find a Pain Box that holds a Life Gem. If you wish to travel back to the City of the Damned, head through the doorway to the right and access the lever in the center of the room. Use Mist Power to move through the gate and enter the City of the Damned. Otherwise, head over to the pillar to extend the bridge again, then head back up to the area above.

Head inside the castle, then up the stairs to the right to find a Pain Box that holds a Chaos Gem. Drop down to the area below and take out the enemies, then examine the fallen knight in the corner to obtain another Soldier’s Diary entry.

Scale the fish head door, but climb to the left instead of straight up. Continue down the hallway to find a Pain Box that holds a Life Gem. Head back to the main room and climb again, only this time climb straight up. Head down the hallway and jump down into the room below.

All of the chairs in the room can be destroyed for experience points and items. Head to the far left to find another pillar similar to the ones that extended the bridge just outside. Access the pillar to reveal an alcove where you can replenish Dracula’s magic. It does not stay open very long, so replenish quickly.

On the opposite side of the room, a lever is found near the stage. However, you need to turn the power on to make the lever work. Jump up to the stage, then climb up to the balcony on the right. Examine the fallen knight for another Soldier’s Diary entry, then head through the opening and drop down into the room below.

Access the Pain Box to obtain another Void Gem, then change into rat form in the darkness just ahead. Head through the vent in the corner, then run around to the vent on the far side of the stage. Use the darkness to the right to change into Dracula again, replenish your magic if need be, then use a Chaos Bomb to ignite the furnace and restore power.

Transform back into rat form, then run up the small ramp in the corner, behind the furnace. When you reach the moving spikes, wait for the first one to move twice in rapid succession before attempting to pass. The second spike moves rapidly multiple times, then takes a brief pause. Get as close as possible, wait for the pause, then quickly move to the other side. The third one is just like the first. It moves once, pauses briefly, then moves twice before pausing again.

When you reach the end, gnaw the rope to the left, which kills one rat, then take the next rat through the opening ahead. You don’t need to worry about the spikes this time, as gnawing the rope stops the spikes. Follow the ventilation system until you reach the stage room again, then head through the vent on the left and transform back into Dracula.

Climb up the wall, then jump down and access the lever on the right. Use the device that appears, then you must place the character and corresponding decoration on stage at the appropriate time. For every correct placement, you earn 500 experience points. Every time you ask to repeat the narrative, 300 experience points are removed from the reward. However, the reward will never go below zero. The correct order is as follows:

- Toy Maker with Workshop decoration.
- Walter Bernhard with no additional decoration.
- Change to the Castle decoration.
- Demon with no additional decoration.
- Kid with Theater decoration.

At the conclusion of the play, head up to the stage and grab the Toy Maker’s heart from the kid to initiate a cut-scene followed by a boss battle against the Toy Maker.

Boss Battle: Toy Maker

At the beginning of the battle, Dracula must engage the Toy Maker’s puppet. It only has three attacks: a vertical strike, a horizontal strike, and a jumping stomp. It alternates between the vertical and horizontal attacks, with the vertical attack dodged to the left or right, and the horizontal attack dodged by jumping or dodging away from the puppet. If the puppet jumps in the air, jump and dodge away to avoid the small shockwave when it hits the ground.

Defeat the first puppet to engage the Toy Maker himself. He attacks with two back to back fists to the ground, which each create a small shockwave. This can be evaded by keeping your distance, or jumping. As soon as you see the visual indicator of an unblockable attack, dodge away from the Toy Maker quickly. The following attack is very difficult to evade if Dracula is anywhere near the Toy Maker, and if caught, it triggers a quick time event that will inflict significant damage if failed.

Use primarily aerial attacks at maximum Shadow Whip range to temporarily defeat the Toy Maker and spawn his next puppet. The snake uses four attacks: fire breath, deadly spinners, a tail spin, and a shockwave. Listen to the Toy Maker’s narration for clues as to which attack is about to occur. Stay in the air and at maximum Shadow Whip range. If the snake breathes fire, back away and jump over the fire if it gets close to Dracula. When the spinners come, stay in the air to evade them. If the snake jumps into the air, prepare to jump to avoid the shockwave when it lands, and dodge away from the snake if it starts to spin, indicating the tail spin attack is coming.

Defeat the second puppet to engage the Toy Maker again. The second time around is identical to the first, except that he now ignites circles of flame between attacks. Stay in the air in the middle of the flame circles, and wait until they’ve stopped moving before dodging away while airborne. If you move too soon, the circles follow Dracula, making it difficult to land safely.

Once enough damage has been inflicted, the Toy Maker stands up on two legs and uses fast, linear attacks. Switch to the Void Sword or Chaos Claws and use a Void Projectile or Chaos Bomb respectively to knock the Toy Maker down. Once down, attack with Dracula’s strongest available skill to inflict as much damage as possible while it’s down. When it stands back up, immediately use another projectile to bring it back down. Repeat this process until the Toy Maker is defeated.

Head back to Trevor, taking out the Cleric and his crew along the way. When you approach Trevor, another cut-scene begins.

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    When sneaking past Agreus using you can also use your Mist to pass over leaves without alerting him. Mist also works if he spots you, sometimes you can disappear long enough for him to move on.

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    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with the Metroid Prime Trilogy, Shadow of the Ninja on Virtual Console and a demo for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Here’s your update: Metroid Prime: Trilogy – Wii U Rock ’N Racing Off Road – Wii U Frenchy Bird – Wii U Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – […]

  • Battlefield Hardline open beta takes place next week on all systems

    Details and dates for the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta were announced by EA and Visceral Games today. From February 3-8, the beta will be available to all players worldwide on Origin for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You’ll notice that the dates coincide with the Microsoft slip up earlier in […]

  • Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief headline February PS Plus offerings

    Sony has announced your free PlayStation Plus games for the month of February. Come February 3 in North America and February 4 in Europe, Plus members on both side of the pond will be gifted with the following: Transistor (PS4) Apotheon (PS4) Yakuza 4 (PS3) Thief (PS3) Rogue Legacy (PS Vita|PS4|PS3) Kick & Fennick (PS […]

  • Life is Strange launch trailer and final dev diary released

    With the first episode of Life is Strange releasing tomorrow, Dontnod Entertainment has released the last developer diary for the title as well as the launch trailer. Titled Creating Arcadia Bay, the video provides more information on the licensed soundtrack as well as the voice actors behind Max and Chloe. It also touches upon how […]

  • LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers out this year

    LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers have been announced by Warner Bros., the former was outed by Toys R Us and then teased at the end of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, if you recall. LEGO Jurassic World encompasses all four Jurassic Park films and will be made available in June for 3DS, PC, […]

  • Pokemon, Super Smash Bros. top Nintendo’s million units sales list for Q3

    Nintendo has posted a list of titles which have sold millions of units as part of its quarter three earnings release. Global unit sales of 3DS titles for the nine months ending December 31, 2014: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 9.35 million (life-to-date, same) Super Smash Bros.: 6.19 million (life-to-date, same) Tomodachi Life: 2.11 […]

  • How to take a screenshot on Xbox One: a lesson in frustration

    Trying to do just one simple thing seems to have 360 steps with Microsoft – why is the Xbox One’s functionality such a car crash? “The Xbox One’s definition of usability is in fact the exact opposite – this is a console designed to make life inconvenient for its players unless they sign up for […]

  • Game of Thrones’ Westeros is being made in Minecraft by 125 people

    WesterosCraft, the project dedicated to creating the entirety of Game of Thrones’ Westros has resurfaced. There are more than a few ambitious Minecraft projects, but hardly any as impressive as WesterosCraft. We first came across it all the way back in January 2013, but it looks much better now. “I would say the world is […]

  • Dying Light exploit gives you unlimited money and items

    Dying Light has been out for just over a day and an infinite money and item exploit is already out there. A simple exploit has been discovered in Dying Light that lets you duplicate weapons, all of which you can sell for profit. Win/ win. YouTuber PowerPyx lays out the steps in the handy video […]

  • Sunset Overdrive concept art is as jovial as the game itself

    Sunset Overdrive is a colourful game which is partly due to its concept art. The concept art featured below is created by Vaughan Ling, one of the concept artsists who worked on Sunset Overdrive. Anyone who’s played the game will immediately recognise the locations, weapons, character designs and general atmosphere of the game through these. […]

  • Get an extended look at the PS4 version of Project CARS

    The PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS has been shown in 1080p 60fps. The video below is captured by racing game enthusiasts Team VVV from a preview build. You can see different racing disciplines being demonstrated here, on different circuits. The game’s impressive visuals get even better when the weather gets worse.

  • Battle Pod is the Star Wars arcade game you’ve waited your whole life for

    Star Wars: Battle Pod is an arcade game that lets you replay the battles of the original trilogy, and features an incredible cockpit. If you’ve never played a game at an arcade before, Star Wars: Battle Pod will definitely be the one to change your mind. It’s an arcade cabinet out of a classic Star […]

  • CoD Exo Zombies: how to unlock the Ride of the Valkyries Easter egg

    To no one’s surprise, Exo Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Easter eggs. The first Exo Zombies Easter egg, of surely many more to come, has been discovered. It’s a musical one that involves Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. How you unlock it is not as convoluted as you might […]

  • Dying Light is sub-1080p on Xbox One, full 1080p on PS4 – report

    Early analysis of Dying Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has revealed a few technical details about both ports. Digital Foundry has produced some analysis of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Dying Light based on some early testing. Both versions manage a solid 30 frames-per-second, only dipping below that in […]

  • Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC free to all EA Access members

    EA is offering Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion free to anyone with an active EA Access subscription. Anyone with an active subscription to EA Access can download the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 starting January 29 and through February 28, free of charge. All you need to do is find it on the […]

  • The Witcher 3 is getting optimised, but no visual downgrade

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is in the final stages of development and developer CD Projekt RED is making sure optimisation work doesn’t impact the game’s visuals. The Witcher 3 art producer, Michal Stec, spoke to Eternity in an interview and was asked whether the team will downgrade the visuals to get better performance. “No. […]

  • Can’t download Dying Light on PS4? Here’s a fix

    If you’ve bought Dying Light on PS4 and you’re having trouble downloading it, you’re not alone. Here’s how to beat the bug. Techland’s Dying Light is stumbling out of the blocks a little this week, with many PS4 users experiencing problems with their full-game downloads. A bug’s to blame. Your console thinks you’ve already installed […]

  • What The Witcher 3 owes to Skyrim – and how it surpasses it

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt owes more than a nod to Bethesda’s Skyrim. I went to see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and had a great time. I went in a fan of the books but not very experienced with the first two games. I came out with The Witcher 3 top of my gaming […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

    Dragon’s Dogma Online looks pretty rad – an undesirable quality in a game unlikely to come west, from our perspective. The first Dragon’s Dogma trailer was released this afternoon; admire its beauty below. The free to play online RPG was announced for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4 overnight, but Capcom doesn’t intend to bring it […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X map about five times the size of last game’s

    Xenoblade Chronicles X is not a small game. This week’s Famitsu has a feature on Xenoblade Chronicles X giving some details on Monolith Soft’s next RPG and first Wii U game. According to Siliconera‘s translation of reports on the feature, the game’s map is about five times the size of that in Xenoblade Chronicles. The […]

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

    Take on Mars, the space sim from Bohemia Interactive will soon be reader for wider consumption. According to a new Take on Mars development roadmap, the sim will go into beta at the start of April, with full release expected in June. The project is currently available via Steam early Access, but between now and […]

  • Can you guess the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal from this fatality audio clip?

    Mortal Kombat X will have at least one very liquid-sounding fatality. NetherRealm is revealing Mortal Kombat X’s cats one character at a time, and has promised a new reveal during a community Twitch stream tomorrow. It also provided the following teaser video – it’s audio only, and apparently taken from a fatality sequence. What’s your […]

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers – PewDiePie, others weigh-in

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets, and some prominent YouTubers aren’t pleased with the company. Update “What Nintendo are missing out on completely is the free exposure and publicity that they get from YouTube,” wrote Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) on his […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

    Can’t sign into Xbox Live? Microsoft is on the case. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users report being unable to sign in to Xbox Live. Microsoft is already aware of and working on the problem. “Our team is hard at work right now trying to get this resolved. Thank you for staying patient while we […]

  • Make money from your non-Valve mods with Steam Workshop

    Valve has opened the money-making side of Steam Workshop to third-party titles, giving enterprising modders more ways to make money. Steam now hosts curated Workshops for Dungeon Defenders: Eternity and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, the first non-Valve games to support the scheme. What that means is that community members can create, vote on and eventually even […]

  • Check out DmC: Devil May Cry’s new manual lock-on

    DmC: Devil may Cry developer Ninja Theory has released a video showing off the new, controversial lock-on mode. The new manual lock-on is causing quite a stir, although its reception is probably better than the white-wigged Dante who makes fans even more upset than the original makeover. “The primary purpose of this video is to […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

    Dragon Quest Heroes is yet another Omega Force take on an existing property – like Hyrule Warriors or the One Piece games. And it looks pretty sweet. We haven’t heard much from Dragon Quest Heroes here in the west because it hasn’t been confirmed for release outside Japan. This isn’t terribly surprising as we still […]

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

    Square Enix is doing something pretty mysterious right now. The Final Fantasy publisher is teasing something called Project Code Z. The project, which Square Enix is tweeting about in Japanese, English and German, is due for reveal at Tokaigi 2015 on Saturday. It’s a PS4 game, but that’s all we know. There’s a website you […]

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

    Tetris fans have a new western champion. Tetris is one of those gaming obsessions that goes much deeper than you might expect. For example, did you know that some versions of the game assess your performance and over you the chance to become a “grand master”? Turns out that’s a thing, and according to Polygon […]

  • Ken Levine’s next game teased as “sci-fi-ish” small, open-world RPG

    A series of tweets from BioShock creator Ken Levine has shed a sliver of light upon his next project. According to Levine he and his team are considering something a bit sci-fi and contemplating first-person mode. The team is developing the game for PC with a large in scope, expandable, systems-based narrative where more can […]

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

    Shelter 2 casts players in the role of a lynx, which makes for quite a different experience to the badger of the first game. The first Shelter game had you evading predators, but in the second, you becomes one yourself. That doesn’t mean there are no dangers to face, of course. Judging by the trailer […]

  • Why King of Fighters 13 isn’t coming back to Evo

    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

    Evolve players are pretty quick at hunting each other down. Evolve developer Turtle Rock has released an infographic brimming with statistics garnered from its recent beta test. One of the key takeaways is that all three monsters, and all four classes, are working as intended – their performance in game matches Turtle Rock’s designs. If […]

  • Super Mario Amiibo can be pre-ordered on Nintendo UK, Mario and Peach sold out

    The latest set of Amiibo in the Super Mario series is now available for pre-purchase through the Nintendo UK Store. Each of the following sports a red base and will run you £10.99: Bowser, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toad and Yoshi. It looks like Peach and Mario are both sold out, though. All six can be […]

  • The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 free to download now

    League of Legends has excellent music, and now you can have it too. The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 collects 15 tracks from the MOBA’s history, and is available for free. You can grab the music from iTunes, Google Play or via direct download. Tere’s an example track below to get you in […]

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

    With Super Bowl 49 occurring this coming Sunday, February 1, EA Sports has updated Madden NFL Mobile with new feature enhancements and Super Bowl-themed Live Events. Updates include: League vs League Tournaments Obstacle Course Super Bowl Bonus Players Tom Brady and Richard Sherman Super Bowl Legends Super Bowl Moments Upgraded Auction House The Super Bowl […]

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

    Super Smash Bros. was originally intended to have 16 custom moves per character. The final version of Super Smash Bros. only features 12 custom moves per fighter, but Nintendo left animations for some of the cut moves in place. A Youtuber called RED has dug these cut mvoes out of the brawler’s code, and displayed […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours of sex scene mo-cap data

    Sex is nothing new to the The Witcher games, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is no exception. In fact, it contains 16 hours of sex scene motion capture data. Giggity. There’s a reason for the bedroom dalliances though, as Geralt is a flesh and blood human, or a modified human at any rate, with […]

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

    A launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered has been released after an Amazon listing was revealed for it over the weekend. Key upgrades include: High-definition Graphics — All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop. Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s […]

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

    The exact dates as well as more information on the Battlefield Hardline open beta will be shared tomorrow. This is according to the latest blog post from developer Visceral Games. “We’ll share the exact dates and info on the Battlefield Hardline open beta tomorrow,” wrote Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis. “Stay tuned, thanks again, and keep […]

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

    An upcoming Hearthstone patch will apply a balance change to the Undertaker card, Blizzard has announced. After the release of Goblins vs Gnomes, Blizzard said it kept an “eye on the state of game balance” as more matches were played using the additional cards. Released with The Curse of Naxxramas, Undertaker is considered an overly […]

  • February Games with Gold offers up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The free games on offer in February via Xbox Live Games with Gold have been announced. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download #IDARB during February. Xbox 360 users can grab Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons from February 1-15, when it will be replaced by Sniper Elite V2 from February 16 -28. […]

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

    Third-party game key seller Kinguin is issuing refunds to those who found their games deactivated through Ubisoft’s Uplay service. Customers which purchased keys for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Watch Dogs are affected. Kinguin said 4,600 customer tickets were submitted over the last 72 hours and 35 out of 3,400 of […]

  • Video Unlimited to be re-branded as PlayStation Video starting in February

    Like Music Unlimited, Sony’s Video Unlimited service is being replaced and re-branded PlayStation Video. PlayStation Video will become part of PlayStation Network to streamline digital services for the over 64 million PSN users. PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music will be added to PSN which is already a destination point for the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, […]

  • Spotify arrives on PlayStation Music this spring, Music Unlimited closing

    Spotify will launch on PlayStation Network this spring as part of a new music destination called PlayStation Music. PlayStation Music is a replacement for Music Unlimited, and those with a PSN account can link to Spotify which can be used just for music, or when playing games on PlayStation 4. Existing playlists from current Spotify […]