Amazon Fire TV will launch with 96 games, full list here

Thursday, 3 April 2014 10:48 GMT By Dave Cook

Amazon Fire TV will launch with 96 games, and the full list of free and paid titles has emerged online.

It follows claims from Amazon’s Peter Larsen that Amazon Fire TV is not trying to be a games console.

You’ll also find the debut Kindle Fire TV trailer and our full report on what the $99 device does through the links.

Here’s the game list in full:

Free Games

  • Despicable Me: Minion Rush – Gameloft
  • The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season (first episode free) – Telltale Games
  • Hungry Shark Evolution – Future Games of London
  • Asphalt 8: Airborne – Gameloft
  • Deer Hunter 2014 – Glu Mobile
  • Hill Climb Racing – Fingersoft
  • Riptide GP2 – Vector Unit
  • Bingo Blitz – Buffalo Studios
  • Reaper – Hexage
  • Stickman Downhill – Djinnworks
  • Big Win Slots – Mobile Deluxe
  • Into the Dead – PikPok
  • PBA Bowling Challenge – Concrete Software
  • Badland – Frogmind
  • Stickman Base Jumper – Djinnworks
  • Dead Trigger 2 – Madfinger Games
  • Zen Pinball HD – Zen Studios
  • Sonic CD – Sega
  • Dead on Arrival 2 – N3V Games
  • Voodoo Whisperer – Gogii Games
  • Dead System – Animoca
  • Clarc Lite – Hahn Film AG
  • Vendetta Online – Guild Software
  • Arc Squadron: Redux – Psyonix Studios

$.99 Games

  • Naught 2 – Blue Shadow Games
  • Grandpa and the Zombies – Tivola Publishing
  • Endless Skater – Supervillain Studios
  • Ski Safari – Defiant Development
  • Polar Bowler: 1st Frame – WildTangent
  • Gravity Guy – Miniclip
  • Buddy & Me – Sunbreak Games
  • Rabbids Big Bang – Ubisoft
  • Quell – Fallen Tree Games
  • Pocket Rally – Illusion Magic Studio
  • Gravestompers: Kid Zombies Save Eradication! – Mad Menace Entertainment
  • Motorbike – baKno Games
  • Quiet, Please! – Nostatic Software
  • Beyond Ynth HD – FDG
  • Grow – Epic Pixel
  • Puddle – Neko Entertainment
  • Recursion – Kick Back Games
  • A Ride into the Mountains – Chia-Yu Chen
  • Cannon Ballers – Steamburger Studios
  • League of Evil – Noodlecake Studios
  • Super Daddio 2 – Glenn Bacon
  • Super Mega Worm – Deceased Pixel
  • Quiet Christmas – Nostatic Software

$1.00 – $1.98 Games

  • Alpha Wave – Hardline Studios ($1.00)
  • Sci-Fighters – Headup Games ($1.29)
  • Experiment – Headup Games ($1.31)
  • Ascent of Kings – Nostatic Software ($1.49)
  • Kung Fu Fight! – Nostatic Software ($1.49)
  • Striker Soccer Euro 2012 Pro – U-PLAY Online ($1.87)

$1.99 Games

  • Quell Reflect – Fallen Tree Games
  • Radiant – Hexage
  • Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhurst – Big Fish Games
  • Fantastic 4 in a Row – EnsenaSoft
  • Vacation Vexation – Nostatic Software
  • Fist of Awesome – I Fight Bears
  • Atlantis Sky Patrol – Big Fish Games
  • Evac – Hexage
  • Mini Golf Mundo – Esenasoft
  • Mystery Castle HD Episode 1 – Runestone Games
  • Mystery Castle HD Episode 2 – Runestone Games
  • Mystery Castle HD Episode 3 – Runestone Games
  • Mystery Castle HD Episode 4 – Runestone Games
  • Mystery Castle HD Episode 5 – Runestone Games

$2.00 – $2.98 Games

  • Coaster Crazy Deluxe – Frontier Developments ($2.49)
  • Monster RPG 2 – Nooskewl ($2.91)

$2.99 Games

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Sega
  • Sonic the Hedgehog – Sega
  • Doom & Destiny – HeartBit Interactive
  • Rayman Fiesta Run – Ubisoft
  • Quell Memento – Fallen Tree Games
  • Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame – Ubsoft
  • Double Dragon Trilogy – DotEmu
  • King Oddball – 10tons
  • Canabalt HD – Kittenface Software
  • Dark Incursion – Big Blue Bubble
  • Trouserheart – 10tons

$3.99 Games

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 1

$4.99 Games

  • The Game of Life – Electronic Arts
  • Terraria – 505 Games
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II – Sega
  • Crazy Taxi – Sega
  • Air Fighters Pro – RORTOS
  • Clarc – Hahn Film
  • The Cave – Double Fine
  • Tetris – Tetris Online
  • Virtua Tennis Challenge – Sega

$6.99 Games

  • Sev Zero – Amazon Games Studio
  • Aftermath XHD – Jakyll
  • Minecraft – Pocket Edition – Mojang
  • Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour – Gameloft

$7.99 Games

  • NBA 2K14 – 2K Games

Via CVG.


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  1. Gekidami

    So tell me, why this is getting so much attention, yet cable boxes and the like that have had the option of playing games on them for years now have gotten zero articles? This is pretty much just that expect you guy it once.
    In fact i didnt even know Apple TV & Roku existed till today only from hearing them referenced in regards to this, and they’re apparently the exact same thing.

    Seems like the device is already old news. Its for people who for some bizarre reason cant get their hands on a box provided by a TV service (be it cable, ADSL or satellite, they all do it these days) or dont own a Smart TV or one of the other options already out that are pretty much the same thing. …So who is this aimed at, exactly? Anyone here actually interested in this?

    Going back to my original point, as to why this is getting so much attention from gaming sites, i really dont get it. Only valid reason i can see is sort of a felt obligation after over hype fuck-ups.

    #1 11 months ago
  2. ChristopherJack

    @1, Actually we only have a single cable provider in Aus with none of those sort of features afaik & we only recently got our first serious attempt at an IPTV box which is also limited (& expensive), Of course we also have thing like Apple TV & such but I’ve never seen the point in them or smart TV, Seriously though, without Netflix & Hulu in Aus, what’s the point in smart TVs & smart boxes? With both it maybe an enticing sales point for a super cheap smart box or stick.

    #2 11 months ago
  3. Michael Ireland

    @Gekidami It’s aimed at the causal consumer, not the core consumer.

    It has games because it can.

    Dedicated gamers seem unwilling to accept that core gaming experiences are old fashioned in consumers eye at this point. It’s a dying market.

    The vast majority of consumers (especially the growing youth population) is far more invested in the portable experience now than dedicated hardware. They want simple, throwaway gaming experience that pass the time, not 60 packages, many of which aren’t even worth the money.

    Lots of people have ditched the PC for the tablet. This brings the experience back to the living room and the TV at an affordable price.

    #3 11 months ago
  4. Dragon

    “Dedicated gamers seem unwilling to accept that core gaming experiences are old fashioned in consumers eye at this point. It’s a dying market.”
    Agreed. Its not like PS4 is the fastest selling console ever.

    #4 11 months ago
  5. Michael Ireland

    @Dragon Irrelevant. Lots of people bought the consoles quickly because they were stuck with a drawn out hardware run and were desperate for new hardware. The sales of the hardware might be high enough, but they absolutely pale in comparison to the sales of Apple products and Android related technology. And hardware is only one side of the equation – it also needs to shift software. Developers are far more willing to chase 50,000.000 sales than 50,000.

    Apple’s phone division alone is currently worth more money than Microsoft is worth in it’s entirety. Sony is currently in money desperation mode. Both are struggling to eke out any sort of profit from the gaming market.

    Both console’s consumer base combined is barely 1/10 that of the current mobile / tablet market. People consume mobile and portable technology and content with a ferocity that that console market could only wish it did.

    But feel free to keep denying that to yourself if you want. All of this is easily backed up by the numbers.

    #5 11 months ago
  6. PEYJ

    A bit doomsday-like comments in here about the consoles : )

    I think that core gaming is also an artform – that goes for both some of the indie games and the more expensive ones. Core gaming dying out could happen in the 21st century but I really don’t think it will be in the first half of it.

    #6 11 months ago
  7. Michael Ireland

    @PEYJ I don’t think its going to die. I just think its becoming largely irrelevant and niche.

    #7 11 months ago
  8. Dragon

    “Developers are far more willing to chase 50,000.000 sales than 50,000.”
    So, tell me how many mobile gaming companies are bigger than console game making companies? And what is the average cost of mobile games vs console games?

    “Both console’s consumer base combined is barely 1/10 that of the current mobile / tablet market.”
    Funny. Proof? I want some links to believe that.
    I will tell you something, the split is 50-50 in Japan, a country way ahead of West in terms of smartphone usage.

    “All of this is easily backed up by the numbers.”
    Where? I don’t see any. Tell me some relevant ones.

    “I just think its becoming largely irrelevant and niche.”
    Irrelevant? Right. As long as there is demand for console games, that wont happen. If anything, this Fire TV, if successful, will only re-establish the home console market. Its basically 2-3 old hardware in a console format.

    #8 11 months ago
  9. OlderGamer

    Mike +1

    #9 11 months ago
  10. Michael Ireland

    @Dragon I’ll gladly provide links to back up my stance when you provide links to back up yours. I don’t sit around keeping a giant bookmark of folders for this information, but it’s easily searchable.

    #10 11 months ago
  11. Dragon

    @Michael Ireland,
    Here are mine-

    Now give me for these-
    “Both console’s consumer base combined is barely 1/10 that of the current mobile / tablet market.”
    “Developers are far more willing to chase 50,000.000 sales than 50,000.”

    #11 11 months ago
  12. Michael Ireland

    @Dragon Ummm… that link only substantiate my point even more.

    You also need to prove that Japan is such a huge part of the mobile as you claim. There may be a high PERCENTAGE, but the population of Japan itself is only a small percentage of the entire global market.

    It’s simple math. Add up the hardware sales numbers of the major consoles and then add up the hardware sales of Apple products and Android devices. Heck, you don’t even need to include Android and it’s still significantly larger.

    Give me 10 minutes and I’ll gladly provide links.

    #12 11 months ago
  13. mistermogul

    @Michael Ireland “I don’t sit around keeping a giant bookmark of folders for this information”

    I’m disappointed. And you call yourself a serious comment contributor, I dunno!


    #13 11 months ago
  14. Michael Ireland

    @mistermogul Hahahaha.

    @Dragon: I’m on my phone so linking will be sporadic. – Apple are currently selling more units of their hardware in a year than Sony and Microsoft have sold in half a decade. Considering they’re selling at price points often higher than the console hardware, “record setting consoles sales” suddenly doesn’t sound so impressive. – The number of registered Android devices is about to hit one billion More Android devices have been registered in the last year than Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony combined have sold in hardware in the last half a generation.

    #14 11 months ago
  15. Michael Ireland

    @Michael Ireland *half a decade

    #15 11 months ago
  16. Gheritt White

    @Michael Ireland I’m with you on this on this one. IMHO microconsoles are the future of interactive living room entertainment one way or another, either as box top units or built into TV sets.

    The current gen is the last gen of consoles and will max out at roughly 7 years, with a tail of a further two or three.

    #16 11 months ago
  17. Dragon

    @Michael Ireland,
    You just continue to prove my stance that your recent future talks are nothing but hot air baseless assumptions which don’t have even an iota of objectivity in them.

    I asked for links for these-
    “Both console’s consumer base combined is barely 1/10 that of the current mobile / tablet market.”
    “Developers are far more willing to chase 50,000.000 sales than 50,000.”
    Where in the link you gave is that 1/10th thing written? I said 50-50 in Japan and gave the exact link. No skirting around.
    Give the links to the supposed “facts” you typed, not some random mobile trivia which I already know.

    “Apple are currently selling more units of their hardware in a year than Sony and Microsoft have sold in half a decade.”
    Yeah, so? Sony sells more than 40 million smartphones per year, at a average unit price over what Samsung does (which sells more than 100 million per year). So? How does that give the “1/10th” number. Its been going on for years.

    Give me some solid proof for your 1/10th data, or admit that it was gross over-exaggeration to give your subjective opinion a meaty backing of false data.
    Lets see if you skirt the topic or give some backing for that “1/10th number”.
    Everyone can have opinions, which are entirely subjective in nature, and wrong in your case. Don’t try to pass them as gospel truths though. You will fail hard at that.

    #17 11 months ago
  18. Dragon

    @Gheritt White,
    That is more like it. You can have your opinions. In this case, microconsoles are just consoles with outdated aka cheaper hardware. Cheaper things sell. I doubt anyone disagrees with that. In fact, I wrote a big piece in forums when PSVTV was announced that $100 consoles backed by Sony, Amazon etc. has the potential to do very well.
    However, do you also agree with the notion that mobile/tablet gaming will kill consoles (which obviously includes Fire TV, its a console, micro, mini whatever)? Because that is fallacy.
    Obviously, in future, we will have devices which easily hook up at TVs plus have all the smartphone features, rendering every other device connected to TV rather moot.
    Then again, that is an all in one device, encompassing everything consoles, mobiles stand for.
    When one device can do it all, why bother buying multiple ones? Everyone is working towards it. Mobile/console/PC things is just business practice. When a single device can have everything, its hardly that console or PC or mobile die out. They all get combined into one.

    Which also makes me grin everytime I hear people saying “I only wanna game console”. I don’t use my games console for anything other than games, but really, if a device can do everything, why shouldn’t it?

    This is the Wulf effect :lol:

    #18 11 months ago
  19. Gheritt White

    @Dragon I don’t think *anything* is going to kill PS4 and Xbox One, I just don’t think that there will be further dedicated hardware to replace them. In 7 years time, microconsoles (either standalone or built-in) will have the horsepower to compete and a price point that can’t be matched. Everything is moving in the direction of software as a service anyway, so a streaming solution with a bit of dedicated local processing makes the most sense. Plus, most people don’t actually care about the latest whiz-bang GFX – IMHO, games don’t *need* to look any better than what you can get from a PS4 or XB1 and for those that think otherwise, there will *always* be PCs.

    #19 11 months ago
  20. Panthro

    @Gheritt White

    Because PC’s are *only* for games with good graphics.

    #20 11 months ago
  21. Gheritt White

    @Panthro No, but PCs are the only place where you can bet the *best* graphics, so if that’s what floats your boat, that’s the platform to which you’ll gravitate. Everyone else (myself included) will be happy to trade that for convenience and compatibility (consoles/microconsoles/set-top boxes).

    As for game genres, despite the protestations of The Glorious Master Race, there’s actually very little difference in the types of experience I can get on PC and those I can get on tablet/console/microconsole. In fact I’d say I was drowning in options, no matter which platform I choose.

    #21 11 months ago
  22. Michael Ireland

    @Dragon , “Where in the link you gave is that 1/10th thing written?”

    It’s called basic math. Add up the userbase of phone and tablets and compare it to the useable for dedicated games consoles.

    #22 11 months ago
  23. Dragon

    @Michael Ireland,
    I lose. Your fantastic logic is way above my level (small matter that I am quite good at modern physics). So, just adding all mobile and tablets, many of which are sub $150 phones that are incapable of playing a good portion of mobile games, and then dividing that number with number of console gives you the size of consumer base, no matter whether that consumer base is even capable of playing the game, or are indulged in easy piracy.
    There is something called common logic, look it up.

    @Gheritt White,
    I agree with your assessment. Price and convenience matters most imo. One of the things I feel PSVTV will have an advantage over Fire TV since it would have PS Now on it eventually.

    That said, the guy you agreed with told us folks that streaming games is fantasy and will never happen and people will never accept AND boxes beneath the TV are there to stay.
    I have hardly ever heard a bigger bundle of contradictions than that coming from a single guy.

    #23 11 months ago
  24. illuminatusv

    This is so amazing … NOT !!

    #24 11 months ago
  25. ManuOtaku

    The way i see it all this back and forth is because ireland has the believe that sony and microsoft will not survive with only their core audience in the future, which is a blasfemy in the eyes of some followers, and they are not fanboys. but when is about nintendo for the exact same reason, core avid nintendo gamers not enough to keep them in busines all doom and gloom, and the very few posters that defend their stance(nintendo), they are fanboys.

    Ps: i dont name the person this is aimed for, because he/she tends to write to some commenters pretending they arent there.

    #25 11 months ago
  26. salarta

    Is it just me, or do NONE of these games have much value for buying Fire TV solely based on the games component?

    The Sonic and Tetris games can be bought on many devices, Minecraft is on nearly everything (except Oculus, for good reason), and a good chunk of it looks like shovelware.

    I still think a lot of people will get this for the Amazon Prime aspect, but I think I’ll be passing for now until we see more out of it.

    #26 11 months ago

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  • 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 […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.

  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena is a twin stick shooter MOBA for PC

    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena has been announced as a twin stick shooter MOBA blend from Whitebox Interactive. Set for a 2016 release on PC, the game’s beta will be on show at PAX East next month. An Early Access release is slated for Q2 2015 and you can already purchase early access for a […]

  • More information, videos for cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun surface

    A trailer for the cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun title from Climax which was reportedly set for an E3 2012 reveal, has surfaced. Along with the above video is another which is described as a pre-boss battle cutscene. It’s below. According to a source of NeoGAF’s Mama Robotnik, the game was being developed under […]

  • Three additional games added to Square Enix Humble Bundle

    Kane & Lynch Collection, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Startopia have been added to the Square Enix Humble Bundle. All three are made available when paying the average price of $7.69. Those who have already purchased the bundle will automatically be granted the titles. All three are available for PC only. The […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 gets Fast & Furious with standalone expansion

    A Fast & Furious tie-in and standalone expansion to Forza Horizon 2 will arrive for Xbox consoles next month. Titled Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, the downloadable title does not require the base game to play. “We’ve been talking with the folks at Turn 10 for a number of years and have always […]

  • The Evil Within: The Assignment has a release date, new trailer

    The Evil Within: The Assignment will be released on March 10 in North America and March 11 in Europe, it was announced today. Along with an exact release date was a trailer detailing more information about the first set of DLC. The Assignment is the first of two DLCs centering on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, […]

  • Steam and GOG cross-platform multiplayer added to AvP Classic 2000

    Steam and GOG have announced Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 owners will be able play multiplayer with each other across both platforms. With the recent online multiplayer update for for AVP Classic 2000, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley has made good on his promise from June to offer cross-platform play between the Steam and GOG platforms. […]

  • OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood arrives on PS4, Vita next week

    Roll7 has announced it will release OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood next week. The developer announced the dates on Twitter this morning alongside the launch trailer. You will be able to download the game for PlayStation 4 and Vita March 3 in North America and March 4 in Europe.

  • Week 7: Play GTA Online with VG247 tonight at 8pm UK time!

    Heists got a date! Come play GTA Online with us to celebrate. We’re playing GTA Online on PS4 tonight with whoever else fancies it. That means you. This week’s playlist is Happy for Heists, because we kind of are. The six jobs involved will last about 45 minutes. Anyone can turn up. Here’s how. We’ll […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight – first look into the story

    Batman: Arkham Knight has a new trailer available that gives us a peek into Scarecrow’s plan to unite all villains against Batman. The trailer below has a different tone to the ones showing Arkham Knight. Instead, we get a look at Scarecrow’s team of super-villains including new footage of Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. There […]

  • Vita knocks New 3DS LL out of top slot on Media Create charts

    Thanks to four new titles, one of which was God Eater 2: Rage Burst, PlayStation Vita has knocked New 3DS LL out of the top slot on the Media Create charts in Japan. The handheld, which came in thrid place last week, moved 35,203 units for the February 16-22 period, compared to 10,901 units the […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes coming west in 2015, PS4 only

    Dragon Quest Heroes will be making its way to west this year. Square Enix has announced that it’s bringing Dragon Quest Heroes to the west this year. The press release mentioned only PAL territories (Europe & Australia). Though it’s unlikely it will miss the US. The game will release on PlayStation 4, both digitally and […]

  • Destiny: how to make sure Crota stays down for longer

    If you’re familiar with the final encounter of the Crota’s End raid, then you know every second Crota is immobilised counts. Arekkz Gaming has a handy tip for anyone who’s played Crota’s End or anyone attempting it. The trick is simple to execute and will ensure Crota stays on his knees for longer, making for […]

  • NBA Live 15 added to EA Access just four months after release

    EA has added NBA Live 15 to the list of games available instantly to anyone with an EA Access subscription. NBA Live 15 has been added to EA Access’ Vault, EA has announced. As of today, anyone with an EA Access subscription on Xbox One can play it alongside other available games. NBA Live 15 […]

  • Deal: get Advanced Warfare Limited Edition Xbox One bundle + extra game for £299

    UK retailer GAME is offering a good deal on the Advanced Warfare Limited Edition 1TB Xbox One bundle and is throwing in an extra game. The retailer has reduced the price of the bundle to £299, which is the usual price for the standalone console. The bundle is of course Advanced Warfare-themed. The console and […]

  • That Metal Gear Rising 2 logo was for the second anniversary of the original

    Metal Gear Rising developer Platinum Games has confirmed, once and for all, that the “2″ logo we saw during Sony’s presentation at Taipei Game Show was definitely not for a sequel. Platinum posted this on Twitter earlier. デザイナーの趙&ニシイから、『MGR』2周年記念イラスト! ディレクターの齋藤( @PG_saito )が、開発スタッフブログでご紹介しています↓↓ #mgr — PlatinumGames Inc. (@platinumgames) February 25, 2015 The illustrations were made by artist Yong-Hee […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2 is formulaic and I’m okay with that

    There’s something comforting about the lack of ambition and plain old gameplay in Resident Evil Revelations 2, says Matt Martin. “It’s locked from the other side.” Of course it is. What did I expect? I’ve been here before. So many times. Not just in Resident Evil but a million other games. It’s so familiar as […]

  • Battlefield 4: double XP event live now through Sunday

    EA is holding a double XP event in Battlefield 4 on all platforms. The publisher is celebrating Battlefield Hardline going gold by offering all Battlefield 4 players double XP in multiplayer matches. The double XP event is now live and through 23:59 UTC on Sunday, March 1.

  • BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Rayman Legends free with March Games with Gold

    The list of free games coming in March as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold programme has leaked. The leaked list of games include Rayman Legends and #IDARB for Xbox One along with Tomb Raider and BioShock Infinite for Xbox 360. In addition, Microsoft will be offering double the amount of games in April. The […]

  • Telltale’s new IP will be a “super show”, bridges the gap between TV and game

    Telltale’s upcoming mysterious new IP will be produced in collaboration with Lionsgate and will be a hybrid game and TV show. Entertainment Weekly spoke to Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner to understand what’s a super show. “A “Super Show” episode combines one part of interactive playable content with one part of scripted television style content,” said […]

  • Next Mortal Kombat X stream to show Brutalities, new character

    Brutalities will be making a return in Mortal Kombat X and we’re getting a look at them very soon. The next Mortal Kombat X live-stream has been dated and we know it will show Brutalities for the first time. Developer NetherRealm Studios posted this on Twitter. — NetherRealm Studios (@NetherRealm) February 23, 2015 Notice […]

  • PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 does not support offline co-op [Update]

    Players who bought the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 have realised that the game doesn’t support offline co-op. Unlike the console versions, the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 can only be played in single player, with no offline co-op option. Capcom has not revealed this prior to launch. Instead, users on […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed, Sleeping Dogs, Thief, and more

    This week’s Deals with Gold is offering hefty discounts on some good titles. The list of discounted games for this week’s Deals with Gold promotion includes Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, Thief and others. The deals cover Xbox 360 and Xbox One and are only available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. […]

  • Snake looks very bloody in new MGS 5: The Phantom Pain shots

    Hideo Kojima has released a few screenshots from Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain that show a very bloody Snake. Legendary Metal Gear designer Hideo Kojima has been posting a few cryptic images on Twitter for a while now and it seems things are not looking great for Snake and co. He posted the […]

  • Lethal Weapons: Battlefield Hardline and the buddy cop movie

    Battlefield Hardline brings Visceral’s flair for narrative to a franchise notorious for its lack of storytelling. Battlefield Hardline Written by Rob Auten and Tom Bissell. In addition to their individual credits, the pair have penned a number of games together, including Gears of War: Judgment and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. Auten has also worked […]

  • Mother 4 gets first gameplay trailer

    Mother 4 is probably never going to happen, but this unofficial fan version looks pretty special. The Mother series is probably best known to western gamers as Earthbound, which is called Mother 2 in Japan. Neither of the other two games have been officially localised, and thanks to its (numerically!) limited impact in the west, […]

  • Long lost Sonic X-treme demo now playable

    Sonic fans have resurrected Sonic X-treme, one of the blue hedgehog’s most regrettably lost adventures. Sonic X-treme was originally planned as the Sega mascot’s first 3D outing. The tale of its troubled development and eventual cancellation is a sad one, but probably pretty typical of the mess that was Sega in its drawn-out death throes. […]

  • Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires getting a free-to-play version

    Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will be available in a stripped-back free-to-play form in addition to its full retail release. Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Free Alliances Version will be available in March via the PlayStation Network. FAV players can use Edit and Free Modes, and if they have PlayStation Plus they can play Empire Mode or […]

  • Europa Universalis 4: El Dorado’s new religions, alt starting maps detailed

    Europa Universalis 4: El Dorado adds a number of new mechanics. Get the details direct from the creators. Europa Universalis 4′s next expansion releases on February 26 for Linux, Mac and PC, and adds a boatload of new features. In the seven minute video below, project lead Martin Anward details some of these new features, […]