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Avengers game will happen “when we have the right partner”, Marvel boss says

Sunday, 4 May 2014 23:03 GMT By Brenna Hillier

The Avengers won’t spawn a video game adaptation until Marvel can find a developer willing to do it right, according to executive TQ Jefferson.

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Jefferson’s comments follow another interview in which he said Marvel is aiming for fewer, smarter licensed games now that it enjoys enough mainstream success to choose its partners.

“The Avengers game will come when we have the right partner, that has the right vision, that has the time to develop a strong, competitive triple-A title and wants to do it right,” he told IGN.

Jefferson said any Avengers game has to meet Marvel’s ambitions for fun gameplay, a compelling story and staying true to character – and if that doesn’t happen, the company won’t sign the deal.

“Gamers, they know better. They’re not going to flock to something that’s sub-par,” he added.

That the company hasn’t pushed out an Avengers game to capitalise on the movie’s success demonstrates Marvel’s new commitment to quality over quick and dirty licensed games, Jefferson continued, agreeing that the dreadful Thor and Captain America games taught the publisher a lesson.

“We got a bloody nose on both of those,” he said. “We would rather not have a game than to just sign something to have something out on time.”

The latest Marvel games are The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which isn’t going down super well according to Metacritic, and Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes, which is coming in northern autumn and serves as a reminder that Disney owns Marvel.

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6 Comments

  1. ItsFade

    I would love to see Marvel do with their games what they have managed to do with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel have so many characters that would make for some absolutely brilliant games given the right talent.

    #1 10 months ago
  2. SlayerGT

    First super hero movie to return to greatness was Batman begins. Rocksteady did a fanatic job doing Batman. Marvel should see if they’re interested in doing a “Rocksteady adaptation” of the Avengers. Makes sense to me, seems obvious.

    #2 10 months ago
  3. dazedonthemoon

    I think Sucker Punch would make a killer Avengers game.

    #3 10 months ago
  4. fihar

    @SlayerGT
    Eh, Spider-Man 2 and Singer’s X-Mens were already great superhero flicks. Nolan’s Batman just happend to tick all the geeky checkmark.

    I’m not entirely sure whether Rocksteady can fit with Avengers’ tone to be honest and I certainly don’t want Avengers to be gritty.

    #4 10 months ago
  5. TheWulf

    I thought they already did, and that it was called LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Which was okay, but not on the same level as LEGO Batman 2, the area design felt somewhat uninspired by comparison and the variety of powers amongst the heroes wasn’t that great.

    I’m not sure who’d do the best job of it, though, really. I want to say Volition, given enough funding, because Saints Row IV was, hands down, the most fun I’ve had with a superhero game in a decade. It’s no doubt the most fun I’ve had since Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Everything else just pales and falls into obscurity by comparison. When it comes to the feel of super powers, Volition is unbeatable.

    The same goes for power armour, as Saints Row IV so eloquently illustrated. It might be worthwhile to team them up with another developer to help them out with world design, but other than that, I don’t honestly think that anyone could do a better job of it than Volition. I think that Volition’s sense of humour would be well suited to an Avengers game, too. I’d love to see the take the Boss’s writer would have on Tony Stark.

    I know there are more popular, po-faced, restricted, and less fun superhero games out there, like inFamous, but that’s really typical of the mainstream. The mainstream reminds me of vogons, give them crystal crabs, and they’ll crack them open to feast on the small amounts of unpalatable meat within. Give them a lump of turd, and they’ll hail it as the most interesting thing they’ve seen all bloody week. I’m glad I’m not mainstream.

    So, probably Sucker Punch would make what the Mainstream Homogeneity wants, but I have to air my objections to that.

    @1

    I’m tired of the cinematic Universe, honestly, it’s cowardly. I disliked what they did with Extremis, and how Iron Man 3 ended in general. Instead of celebrating science, it ended on a note that basically said “science made me inhuman, humanity is what makes me special, I don’t need technology to be Iron Man.

    It’s a neo-luddite’s wet fantasy, to be sure, but not any Tony Stark I’d recognise. Worse, they’re trying to copy him with the comics, now, so he’s abandoned over two decades of technological advancement to go back to what his suits were like in the ’80s, which makes absolutely no sense whatsoever until you apply the neo-luddite agenda behind it. They’re appealing to knuckle-draggers who can’t stand it when things become so high-tech that the topics involved go over their heads. This is why Star Trek died off, even though it was using over-simplified metaphors to explain its science!

    Hell, it’s why Futurama died off. Even Futurama was too intelligent and ‘out there’ for the average mainstream knuckle-dragging herdie. Have I mentioned that I hate the Mainstream Homogeneity? Because I really do.

    I wish that those who subscribed to the ideals of the Mainstream Homogeneity would go over there, we could go over there, in the opposite direction, and we’d all live happily ever after, separated from each other. Of course, the homogeneity would die out in the same way any regressive culture has, so it’s double the benefit!

    I want Tony Stark to be an intelligent Future Man again, like he was around the time of Warren Ellis’s Extremis, before other, more Amish writers ruined that for him. Is it too much to ask for a smart technologist who actually lives up to the role and is never written by technology-fearing/hating baboons?

    If, in the next Avengers, Tony has full Extremis capabilities then I’ll take it all back. But I genuinely can’t see that happening, can you? I’ll even present you with another angle. In the comics, Tony used Extremis quite openly to heal his heart, in the Armoured Adventures cartoon Tony used Extremis to cure his heart condition. However, in Iron Man 3, it’s LIGHTLY implied that Tony MAY have used Extremis to fix his heart condition.

    And comments from around the Internet?

    NO! ABSOLUTELY NOT! I WOULDN’T LET MY KIDS WATCH THAT BULLSHIT. HE WAS JUST USING OLDE WORLDE MEDICAL SCIENCE THAT’S SIMPLE ENOUGH FOR A TINY INTELLECT LIKE My OWN TO GRASP, A GIANT MAGNET, YOU SEE? HE USED A GIANT MAGNET. A MAGNET! TO REMOVE THE BITS FROM HIS HEART. DO YOU NOT SEE THE GIANT MAGNET????

    It was tempting to burst their bubble and point out that their ‘magnet’ was just normal hospital apparatus (directed lighting), but I just didn’t want to interact with anyone so completely idiotic, I felt that I would have caught stupidity from them, it’s probably contagious when someone is that stupid.

    But that’s the Mainstream Homogeneity for you. Knuckle-draggers who can’t even handle something like Extremis without throwing a wobbly. So, no, in the next Avengers movie, Tony isn’t going to have any Extremis abilities. I can’t set myself up to be disappointed by that. I admit, if he does, I’ll be the one openly cheering from the aisles, but… I doubt it.

    They need to make money, and progressive science is offensive to the dribbling imbeciles who make up the movie-going audience.

    Sigh.

    I miss the fearlessly progressive Tony, okay? Even Matt Fraction’s Tony tried to be fearlessly progressive.

    /flop

    Stupid bloody Mainstream Homogeneity, ruining everything.

    It makes me really wish that there was some indie Iron Man out there, one who was a fearless technologist and stuck with the bleeding edge of sci-fi. I’ve looked, there isn’t. There’s just Tony Stark. I guess it’s just not a popular idea amongst the vast majority of future-fearing humans.

    /grumble

    @2

    Eh. I preferred Batman & Robin. It knew how to not take itself seriously and it was actually intelligent every now and then. I have read, however, that it actually takes a greater intellect to appreciate cheesiness, that the average person is incapable of it. Which, honestly, makes a lot of sense. Batman & Robin had some genuinely brilliant moments where they had so much fun with the lore laid out by Batman through the decades, from the ’60s TV show to the modern comics.

    The thing is is that humour is intelligence, and an inability to grasp humour beyond memes and simple pop-culture jokes denotes a lack of overall intelligence. It’s always been known that a refined sense of humour is the hallmark of an advanced mind. Medical science figured that one out a long time ago. The more able you are to understand jokes, quickly, the smarter you are in general. Humour, by its nature, requires perspicacity.

    And insight is something I value. Too few people have it. Too few people are passionate. In fact, the only thing that knuckle-draggers are passionate about tends to be imitating and hating on people who are smarter than them, and generally more passionate then them.

    And I’m fed up of being dragged down by the stupidity of the Mainstream Homogeneity.

    I feel that the Mainstream Homogeneity is getting more and more stupid with each decade. Humour becoming ever more low-brow, subject matter being grossly oversimplified for poorly lit minds to understand, metaphors of metaphors being put to use just so that the lacking ones in the audience will get it. You know, Star Trek tried that. It used metaphors to explain what it was talking about to people who didn’t get it, every Star Trek since TNG was doing that. But then it gave up and turned into HURR HURR WAR, ME AM LOVE WAR because it wasn’t stupid enough to turn a profit.

    And that’s what bugs me about modern entertainment: It has to be stupid to turn a decent profit.

    I’m sick of that. I long for intelligent entertainment outside of books again. And even books are slowly leaning in that direction. Sci-fi is going down the drain after the death of the last, prolific sci-fi writer — Iain M. Banks.

    I don’t know if anything like The Culture can ever happen again.

    You will be missed, Mr. Banks.

    I just feel completely marginalised because I have a moderate intellect. I don’t like this feeling.

    I can’t imagine how it is for people smarter than I am. I feel for them. They have my empathy.

    So, back to the topic of Marvel. The Generalissimo, Stan Lee, is a funny, progressive, pro-social rights guy. I love him. That’s why societal issues were always a big part of Marvel comics from their earliest era. And that only became ever more and more prevalent as time went on. Marvel was the first comic to dare to have openly gay superheroes, and didn’t turn away from that.

    Yet in this Age of Stupidity, Marvel Now has embraced the Mainstream Homogeneity and comics are now more about superheroes biffing things than anything else. They’ve taken over DC’s old position. Whereas DC, ever since the New 52, seems to be becoming the new Marvel. It’s taking me some time to adjust to this, since I don’t know a whole lot about DC.

    I can only imagine that Stan Lee is genuinely depressed to see his progressive company turned into an idiocy mill.

    I remember in 2001, when Marvel hired Grant Morrison to write the X-Men because they wanted to boost the intellectual worth of the IP. Grant did something really amazing, essentially, he had the Phoenix Force see humanity at its worst: Xenophobia and hatred borne of the desire for self-preservation. A comic book actually understood that self preservation was the root of all evil when it comes to us humans, that babies fight in the womb to survive, attempting to kill the other so that they’ll live. This was actually covered within the story, it was the first I’d heard about it, and I looked into it to see whether it was a thing and not just fiction. (It is, indeed, a thing.)

    So the Phoenix Force, now having returned to the /root of reality, decided that it was going to tamper with the code of reality to remove the self preservation instinct, or at least lessen it, to change it enough to make sure that xenophobic hatred could never have happened in the first place. It was Grant Morrison’s gift to Marvel, and considering the history of the X-Men, the most bloody clever thing to do, since they could finally move on to other issues rather than just the discrimination they’d been harping on about for four decades. The X-Men could now explore other social issues.

    In the current climate of cloying shallowness and puerility, that couldn’t happen. In fact, all of Marvel’s characters have been reduced to one-dimensional caricatures of themselves to suit readers with a lower average intellect.

    I just… I’ve had enough.

    Why is it so wrong for comics to be intelligent? Why can’t we have more Warren Ellis, Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and so on? And less Bendis, Miller, and so on?

    Oh, and if you don’t buy that comics are becoming more perverted and less smart? Apparently, Power Man kicking Elektra in the vagina is suitable reading for kids these days. Thanks for that, Bendis, you depraved fucker.

    Hey kids! Cool superheroes kick women in the vag!

    Fffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

    #5 10 months ago
  6. ManuOtaku

    If i were them i will consider mercurysteam and Ninja Theory, also rocksteady will be an obvious choice, but i do think they want to do a different thing for now on.

    #6 10 months ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

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

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

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

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

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

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

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

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

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

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

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

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

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

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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

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

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

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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 […]