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InFamous: Second Son sold 1 million copies in nine days

Thursday, 10 April 2014 02:41 GMT By Brenna Hillier

InFamous: Second Son is the fastest-selling InFamous game to date, according to Sony Computer Entertainment.

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In a press release, SCE Australia said global sales of InFamous: Second Son exceeded 1 million units within nine days of its March 21 western launch.

That makes it the fastest-selling InFamous title, outdoing both earlier releases on PS3.

InFamous: Second Son breaks away from the formula of previous games with a new hero, Delsin, taking over from Cole, and drawing on both smoke and neon powers instead of Cole’s electricity abilities.

It’s the first release from Sucker Punch on PlayStation 4, and the first since the developer was acquired by Sony.

InFamous: Second Son arrives on PS4 in Japan in May.

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28 Comments

  1. Dragon

    Great numbers.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. dazedonthemoon

    As it should. Great game. Plus its kinda the only true next gen game out so far. I know I’ll catch some flak for that but it really set the bar for me.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Legendaryboss

    No, its not possible. Nine days? Madness.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. KineticCalvaria

    Great game, although I do think for someone with superpowers that Delsin is incredibly squishy, I like my superheroes to feel invincible.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. dazedonthemoon

    @KineticCalvaria
    That’s actually what I liked about it. They other infamous games I blew through and barely worried about getting hurt cause I was so damn powerful. This one wasn’t hard by any means but you at least had to be a little clever when faced with a lot of enemies.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. jmg24bad

    Crazy how it did it on an install base under 8 million

    #6 1 year ago
  7. melonbuster1

    It should have sold 5 million. .they don’t have games. . That is a piss poor number. . How much has ryse sold or any xbox1 game for that matter. . Titanfall. . Second son sold no new hardware. It is boring and simple. . I ended it

    #7 1 year ago
  8. marporte

    @melonbuster1 Not everyone who owns an X1 is going to buy Titanfall or Ryse and not everyone who has a PS4 is going to buy infamous. I think the bigger thing to take from this is last gen had some really big titles South Park, Demon Souls 2 and 360 Titanfall for those who preordered for the 360 as well as Titanfall for X1 but infamous sold well and made records with Sony. MS had to give Titanfall for free with a month to make hardware sales because people are not buying the X1 units that has been sitting in some stores since November. Instead the people who but X1 but the titanfall bundle with a temporary price drop. If we want to go by your logic then Wii Sports is the greatest game of all time because it was bundled with the Wii and sold more games and “pushed units”. Sony Just released MLB the show 14 another exclusive franchise made by Sony for the PS4 and PS3. So thats two first party games this year and MS only had 1 third party semi exclusive that is not exclusive anymore and Kinect Sports Rivals.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. melonbuster1

    I have every game for both systems. . But to make a point. .not using titanfall. . Because that seems to hurt sony heads. But let’s use forza5 because sony heads try to act like Microsoft only has titanfall. Oh and btw no xbox1 was sitting in the stores since November. Ps4 is in more countries and is 100.00 less but sold 1.5 million more. But comes up short compared to the xbox1 dollar amount sold because the xbox1 is in less countries but is 100.00 more so it made more for the company. But back to fast selling software. . Why wouldn’t everyone who has a ps4 buy second son? They have no games. The ps4 is selling off of hype and hate. But the fact that second son didn’t do 3-5 million over night is sad. The lines should have been made days in advance because of the lack of software. Let’s see gears of war or halo or the next big title for the xbox1. I bet more than a million in 9 days.. just goes to show that the game is all that. . Btw like I said I have it and ended it and now back to my xbox1 stack

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Panthro

    @melonbuster1

    lol.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. marporte

    @melonbuster1 That argument is still flawed it took the last of us nearly a year to sell 7 million when PS3 has exclusives nearly 10 to 1 on xbox 360. to sell that many as think second son should have one in every two persons with a PS4 to buy it. Xbox has been hpying titanfall footage when they first doing commercials so your wrong about that also. Before the Xbox came out they had titanfall and forza flashed over and over when they were advertising the system. I hardly saw anything for Ryse or Dead Rising but it was MS choice to hype that one game.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. marporte

    @melonbuster1 Also not everyone who has a PC or X1 loves or has to own titanfall another flaw.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. zoopdeloop

    “Why wouldn’t everyone who has a ps4 buy second son? They have no games

    the choice of buying third party multiplatform games instead that perform better on their system ring any bells?

    #13 1 year ago
  14. melonbuster1

    There are more games to choose from on the xbox1 oppose to the ps4 .so let’s no compare. But the only reason the ps4 is hitting now is because Microsoft miffed the hand off from 360 to xbox1. . If Microsoft doesn’t mess up e3 then it’s game over. Because Microsoft won last generation. It was poised to win this one too early but the bad e3 messages hurt. So now it’s a fight. But the sony brand is done the system is good but not great. Best looking and playing games are on xbox1. . Not the last generation remakes.. but new ips. I was just mad that sony is hyping numbers that they know are low.. If any sony head is on this site and doesn’t own this game and did not support the brand then shame on you. Because like I said you will see any blockbuster game from Microsoft and the clan goes out to support it. So 1 million in 9 days is a loss. Should have been 3-5 million over night

    #14 1 year ago
  15. marporte

    @melonbuster1 MS didn’t win if we want to base it on numbers of units sold because your not basing it on quality exclusives. If you want to base it on units, Nintendo won with Sony and Microsoft nearly neck and neck despite MS having an entire year of a head start over the other two. If you want to base it off of exclusives Sony won because they had more AAA titles that were exclusive to the platform than Nintendo and MS. Sony came back from a bad E3 and 2000 Riiiiiiiiiiiidge Racer and Giant Crab jokes. MS business model and focus on kinect and failing to connect to its core audience was their downfall at the end of this past gen and thats because MS wanted to cash in on the motion control fad. MS is 0-2 for winning generations. This last one was much better than the original Xbox but it wasn’t a real generation winner. The only reason why Sony is leading is because Sony put games first no gimmicks like a tablet controller or a voice control box and charging a 100 dollars like it is going to make gaming better. Nobody liked Kinect enough for it to be with paying 100 dollars for the biggest reason to buy an X1 was Titanfall and in the end MS “conveniently” didn’t show the 360 version because it wasn’t really that much of a leap. MS makes selfish poor choices and it caught up with them. This new head of Xbox is the change MS needs but MS needs to go through the sewers like Sony did last gen when the PS3 came out. You obviously are a fanboy because MS won last generation somehow having less exclusives and tying for 2nd place in units sold and this gen MS is winning with less units sold and ahead by 1 or 2 exclusives. If we go by history and how Sony and MS operates then at the end of this generation Sony will have more AAA exclusives and a wider range of them like the last 2 console generations but MS will win because you think they should. MS has to do more than shell out money for studios to make titles that will eventually go multiplat with the sequel. MS needs REAL 1st party developers and new franchises by those developers. If MS acquires some new ones then thats awesome and I will invest in an X1 but until then I will put faith in the company that makes new IPs and invest in the gamers and is not afraid to take a risk and think outside the box.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. melonbuster1

    @marporte I have both systems. . Well I have all systems. Always did. I’m a fan of games. So I really don’t need to put faith behind any one company. Make a good game and I will buy it. . Vita , 3ds, wiiu it doesn’t matter. .but you my friend are a sony head. With your heart tied to them. I could care less if they make it or don’t. Same with Microsoft or Nintendo. Hell I have steam .but hey stick to your ps4. I’ll keep buying those hot games for every platform

    #16 1 year ago
  17. dkpunk

    And it’s still only third place in the PAL Charts this week. Interesting…

    #17 1 year ago
  18. dkpunk

    @dkpunk Actually strike that. 6th place. Ouch.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. marporte

    @melonbuster1 actually I owned all systems for every console generation with the exception of this one. Xbox coasted on halo and 360 coasted on halo and GOW. I look at my library and all I got are shooters and fable II. Even the first 2 Halos came out on PC so I could have just skipped the first xbox entirely and got nearly everything on PC. Once a new generation comes out instantly the current gen becomes dry and your forced to buy a new system with MS at the helm. If we take your original flawed complaint at what you said we can easily argue that the only reason X1 has games is because they put hardly any exclusives titles on the 360 in the past 3 years. Sony and Nintendo are working on 3 and two different systems and consoles/handelds respectively and MS only really has 1 at a time. A system is worth its salt for its GAMES like you said and Forza is awesome, Titanfall I can get on my 360 and is looking to go multiplat with future installs, Ryse was bland and Dead Rising will go multiplat because thats what Capcom does so I guess that leaves Kinect Sports Rivals and Kinect is not that improved and Killer Instinct I was never a fan. Forza and KI is really the best “true exclusives” X1 has to offer. I will stick with my 360 and wait to get an X1 when it goes down to 400 or lower because it isn’t worth it for the full price

    #19 1 year ago
  20. melonbuster1

    @marporte that is your right. But that’s not the argument. The argument is why didn’t second son sell 3-5 million over night. Instead of a measly 1 million in 9 days. Did you buy it? I did day 1. So if you’re upset they didn’t do 3-5 million maybe you should look at yourself or the person next to you

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Michael Ireland

    @melonbuster1 Because it’s a single game on a console that just launched? Figures like that would require a user attach rate of 70% – 90%, and that’s nigh impossible.

    Heck, games on established machines numbering over 150 million owners barely scrape those kinds of numbers most of the time.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. marporte

    @melonbuster1 WOW, HOW is it Micheal gets it and you don’t. Like I said in the first statement. The last of us sold 7 million copies over a year. Most games to get to a million and is a struggle. You arguemet about lack of games but it was flawed and you argue how much a game should sell and that flawed too. I bought so many great games that didn’t even make it to a million but you want to argue it should do better based on your “unbiased” preference. I know Infamous will be great it will get more sales and those who don’t play it will get to a year or so on plus and enjoy it. What annoys me is you claim to be a gamer but you clearly come here to talk crap on how it should do better and defend MS when nobody was attacking MS. Thats classic fanboy stuff and your actions make you a hypocrite. MS talks sales figures all the time and they haven’t had much to boast about yet but they will and you can have a party about it. I will just say good for them and not nitpick their victory because thats what a fanboy does.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. melonbuster1

    @marporte did you buy the game.. you never answered the question. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. melonbuster1

    @Michael Ireland did you buy the game. Did you make a line at midnight to get it? Did your friends buy it. Or are you guys cheap and want it used or will like to rent it or hope for it as a gift. . Lol. Did you purchase. We’re you part of the million or not.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. melonbuster1

    @melonbuster1 again I purchased it liked it and thought everyone should have it but seeing how most people don’t like that type of game 2-4 million people should have got it at least

    #25 1 year ago
  26. marporte

    @melonbuster1 I got a copy so how is saying disparaging remarks part of the solution. You don’t deny that what you say is MS biased even though you own both you can still have a preference. I own every system but atleast I am honest enough to say what my preference is. Are you out there telling people to buy this game or are you spending time nitpicking that the numbers are not good enough on a board. You spent more time arguing its not good enough based on a hamfisted idea that 80% of people should get every exclusive because there is no games. By that flawed logic the last GOW for 360 should have sold more than anything because it was great and the exclusives were even drier on the 360 but that is not how the real world works. But you don’t seem to argue the fact that what you say is one sided and flawed so I am done. When MS eventually has some good numbers to report I will see if you post anything about how the number should be and you probably won’t have a nice day.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. melonbuster1

    @marporte I like Microsoft stuff to be honest. But I urge everyone to buy this game . It may not be so far different from the past games in the series but it is a very good game none the less. I can get a but repetitive at points but it is better than knack that sold 3 million

    #27 1 year ago
  28. Legendaryboss

    @27
    1. That logic is extremely flawed.
    2. 5 million sales on a platform overnight, with an install base that is at 7 million is impossible. Probable.
    3. Subjective lack of games in comparison to Xbox One will not inflate sales figures of Infamous SS or any other PS4 exclusive.
    4. Knack has sold 3 million? Ha! Japan didn’t haven’t a choice up until recently. Its not at 3 million.

    #28 1 year ago

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    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]