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The 28 most anticipated games of E3 2014

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 14:05 GMT By Dave Cook

E3 2014 kicks off next week and it promises to be a bumper year of reveals and fresh information on the hottest new games. Dave Cook runs down our list of the top 28 most-anticipated games at the show.

We’ve converged in the VG247 orbital news strike platform and discussed the games we’re most looking forward to at E3 2014. As we ranked each game using our hype-omiter there were tears, there were laughs, and someone even cried. Now here, for your reading pleasure, are our top 28 most-anticipated games of the show.

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28. Sunset Overdrive

Last seen in: Sunset Overdrive’s guns look insane in this new trailer

It’s a new Xbox One exclusive and a fresh IP. In a world filled with sequels that’s surely a good thing, right? Insomniac’s first new-gen title has made this list because it’s not smothered by drab colours and stereotypical plot nonsense about rogue nations, terrorist plots or other familiar guff. It looks insane, funny, colourful, slick and more than a little bit like Jet Set Radio. We’re not seeing a downside yet.

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27. Fable: Legends

Last seen in: Fable Legends: Xbox One shots show new enemy type, lush environments

Fable games may have taken a dip in recent years, but we’re liking the concept of having four human-controlled heroes working through a quest while another human controlled villain tries to make their life a living hell. Jokes about the cloud aside, this is a new form of co-op and PvP set within a universe that still manages to charm us with its British wit and morally-skewed backbone. We can’t wait to kick those new-gen chickens.

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26. Homefront: The Revolution

Last seen in: Homefront: The Revolution is open-world, out 2015 – trailer

We first heard this one was coming about two years ago, but it’s official; the next Homefront is going open-world thanks to Crytek UK, and it’s coming to PS4, PC, Xbox One, Mac and Linux in 2015. It’s set four years after North Korea assumed control of the US with its superior technology, and it’s up to your band of rebels to take it back. We weren’t too keen on the first game, but it’s the open-world setting that appeals to us most. It could work.

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25. Mortal Kombat X

Last seen in: Mortal Kombat X officially confirmed for 2015, trailer inside

The ninth Mortal Kombat game was a solid reboot that took the series’ special blend of bone crunching, head decapitating madness to a new generation. It had a great combo system, tons of chunky characters, audacious Fatalities and a neat story mode. We’re expecting more of the same with some new tricks, but with the added bonus of being on new-gen machines as well. This can only be a good thing, surely?

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24. Resident Evil 7

Last seen in: Capcom doesn’t want to repeat series mistakes, but what else can it do?

It seems that Resident Evil 7 rumours appear every E3 season, but we’re hopeful that Capcom will drop something in LA next week. What will the new game look like? Well, if the company has a lick of sense it’ll ditch the over-emphasis on gunplay and truly, honestly take the series back to its roots like it’s been promising for some time now. Chuck in some Barry Burton for good measure please Capcom. Ta!

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23. Battlecry

Last seen in: Battlecry is Bethesda’s take on Team Fortress – trailer

This one took us by surprise recently, as it wasn’t leaked ahead of time and because it’s another new IP. Interestingly, Battlecry was designed by Half-Life 2 and Dishonored’s Viktor Antonov, so that plants it firmly on our radar straight off the bat. It’s a multiplayer combat game set in an interesting post-apocalyptic steampunk world with chunky character and even chunkier facial hair. Plus, watch that trailer, seriously.

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22. Evolve

Last seen in: Watch the hunters in Evolve try to bring down a Goliath and Mega Mouths

Turtle Rock’s spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead is feeling better each time we play or see it, and it’s not hard to see why. The 4v1 multiplayer format demands strict teamwork in order to take the alien player down effectively, and there’s an incredible amount of class diversity and skills to play with. We’re big Left 4 Dead fans here at VG247, and in the absence of a third game out of Valve we’re glad someone’s keeping this blend for co-op alive and well.

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21. Dragon Age: Inquisition

Last seen in: Dragon Age: Inquisition screenshots show off Emprise Du Lion

This is sounding mighty interesting. It might not be open-world as first rumoured, but BioWare is making Dragon Age bigger in this third instalment, with only you and your all-star Inquisition team standing between the Breach and the salvation of Thedas. It sounds like it’ll go back to the roots of Origins, with plenty of moral consequence and tough decisions to be made as you assemble the team, and let’s not forget that it’s looking rather shiny on PC and the new-gens.

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46 Comments

  1. fengato

    Was just making a list like this in the shower! Personally hyped for Battlefront and Halo 5.

    #1 9 months ago
  2. AmiralPatate

    The most anticipated games are those we don’t know of yet.

    #2 9 months ago
  3. xbenblasterx

    @fengato Why did you have to do it in the shower?

    #3 9 months ago
  4. Matt Martin

    I can’t believe Dave and Pat forced Bayonetta 2 on there :)

    Grown men.

    #4 9 months ago
  5. kyr95

    Mine is Kingdom Hearts 3- my childhood dream coming true! :’)

    #5 9 months ago
  6. Legendaryboss

    MGS 5: The Phantom Pain, all other games are on the wait and see list.

    #6 9 months ago
  7. mamu-ti

    I want Fallout 4 and Deus Ex

    #7 9 months ago
  8. fengato

    @xbenblasterx In mah head, silly. ;-)

    #8 9 months ago
  9. tmac2011

    mortal kombat X and metal gear solid V is what im looking forward too. hopefully MGS5 has a release date for E3 would be really nice

    #9 9 months ago
  10. Joe Musashi

    Some good variety of titles on there. Two of my favourite franchises too. :)

    JM

    #10 9 months ago
  11. Dog4life

    Not really hyped now for any of them.

    looking forward for some fresh footage.

    #11 9 months ago
  12. The_Red

    Don’t agree with most placement but then again, I’m not really high on most of known games.

    Project Beast & Mortal Kombat X.
    That’s it for me.

    #12 9 months ago
  13. undermyrules

    6.halo lol 3..legend of zelda…rofl 26.Homefront… such list..

    #13 9 months ago
  14. mistermogul

    Er,… Monolithsoft’s “X”?

    #14 9 months ago
  15. Legendaryboss

    @mistermogul Forget X :lol: Where is Pokemon?

    #15 9 months ago
  16. Mike W

    I’m interested to see Resident evil 7, the new Uncharted and God of War, Witcher 3 and the new Zelda game.

    #16 9 months ago
  17. Darkfield

    I was about to rage until I saw the first spot.

    #17 9 months ago
  18. jomac3db

    Final fantasy 15, uncharted 4, deep down, mortal kombat, God of war 4, the order 1886, and contra

    #18 9 months ago
  19. mistermogul

    @Legendaryboss – Don’t hold your breath mate! Can’t see Wii U Pokemon coming for some reason…

    @Mike W – Good choice of games sir!

    #19 9 months ago
  20. Dog4life

    Where is Peggle 2 for ps4 ? ahahahahaah

    No really , i want that game so bad

    #20 9 months ago
  21. polygem

    destiny
    metroid
    castlevania symphony of the night 2 :D
    smash bros
    bayonetta 2
    project beast
    gow
    day z final build :D

    #21 9 months ago
  22. Legendaryboss

    @mistermogul Who’s talking about Wii U? I meant 3DS.

    #22 9 months ago
  23. mistermogul

    @Legendaryboss my bad :(

    #23 9 months ago
  24. Mike W

    @polygem

    Not bad poly….

    @Mistermogul

    Thanks :D

    #24 9 months ago
  25. Telepathic.Geometry

    Dave you made a mistake. Project Beast should have been number 1.

    #25 9 months ago
  26. Mike W

    @Telepathic.Geometry

    It does look good lol.

    That has to be Demon Souls 2…..

    #26 9 months ago
  27. polygem

    @Mike W

    thx, in no particular order btw.

    i am also interested in some of the other games on this list including zelda (i hope for a top down one though – unlikely), the division etc. and others like the evil within.
    i also hope for lots and lots of unannounced stuff this e3.

    most of all i really want that castlevania game to be true, more infos and gameplay for project beast and a new metroid…then all the rest :D

    #27 9 months ago
  28. ManuOtaku

    mine are in not particular order:

    Sunset Overdrive, bayonetta 2, the division, tom raider 2, destiny, zelda, far cry 4, uncharted, smash brothers, god of war and tge witcher.

    Also Some unknown games (Surprises).

    #28 9 months ago
  29. Persia13

    The Crew?! The Witcher 3?! Mirror’s Edge?! Mass Effect 4?! Star Wars Battlefront?!
    Seriously.

    #29 9 months ago
  30. Clupula

    I think shaking up the series is the last thing the God of War franchise needs. They tried that with Ascension and angered the fanbase something mighty.

    #30 9 months ago
  31. Arnvidr

    Admitting such an article might be okay to break up into two pages, but four is just ridiculous. That last page especially.

    #31 9 months ago
  32. mathk

    wtf that list.

    #32 9 months ago
  33. 2-K

    There Should be Mirror’s Edge on the List

    #33 9 months ago
  34. BrokenSpline

    @2-K

    Nope doubt it. Dice is working on Battlefront with DICE LA.

    #34 9 months ago
  35. Obernox

    What #7 said.

    #35 9 months ago
  36. kingy

    Now I’ve seen them all in a list I want them all

    #36 9 months ago
  37. salarta

    On Resident Evil 7: every E3 season makes it sound like the franchise has gone more years without an entry. :P I want to see RE7 announced, starring Jill and/or Claire with few to none of the characters from RE6 in it (Chris and Leon especially shouldn’t be anywhere in sight since they’ve been stars in nearly everything for the past 10 years), but it hasn’t reached a point where the silence is taking too long just yet. Also, the next game should really focus on a female character regardless of who it is. The people working on the franchise lately have such a bad case of male character obsession, and it’s to the point that I really don’t want to play the games anymore unless they star Jill or Claire. I skipped RE6, bought Revelations.

    Final Fantasy XV: It may be turning its back on gameplay, but it’s bringing back the things that actually make a Final Fantasy game count as a Final Fantasy game and not some random thing with the brand name and a few bastardized concepts slapped on it to sell copies. What I’ve seen so far, assuming Lightning isn’t in it anywhere, has a good chance of getting me to actually buy a Squeenix game, and that’s saying a hell of a lot.

    Tomb Raider 2: Bleh. I know it’s going to happen, and I’ll have to just roll my eyes and watch this crap continue until 20 years from now when the next generation deems THIS version to be a pile of crap just like this generation has decided the original and proper Tomb Raider and Lara Croft were somehow intrinsically bad in every fathomable way. That doesn’t mean I have to like it or wish it well in any way whatsoever.

    Legend of Zelda: I haven’t played the latest console entry, but Zelda seems to be full of solid entries. While I’m writing this, I notice Metroid is conspicuously absent. Is this because we haven’t heard anything at all about a potential new game, or is it because of how horrendous Other M was, and how badly the next Smash Bros game seems to be treating Samus by design, that a Metroid game isn’t anticipated at all? I would assume it’s because we haven’t heard anything, but the Borderlands entry leads me to believe that isn’t enough on its own.

    Metal Gear Solid 5: I’m not sure if it’ll close the loop on the franchise. I think we’d need to see Big Boss interact with Frank Jaeger and Naomi Hunter, at the very least, before it really feels that way. It’s very, very possible we’ll get both in Phantom Pain, because I don’t expect Kojima to give away surprises like that for fans, but we’ll have to see. My personal suspicion is that we might not see the loop truly close until we reach a retelling of the Metal Gear games from Big Boss’ perspective.

    #37 9 months ago
  38. Armitage Shanks

    I would love to see more footage of No Mans Sky than pretty much anything else.

    #38 9 months ago
  39. yeoung

    The Last Guardian! Right?

    ..

    Right…?

    ..

    I made myself sad..

    #39 9 months ago
  40. Brenna Hillier

    @yeoung ha ha. I wouldn’t hold my breath. I think it’s in dev hell.

    #40 9 months ago
  41. BrahManDude

    yeah i agree with the list except Borderhash 3 and Destiny

    #41 9 months ago
  42. Dave Cook

    I’ve messed this list up. Streets of Rage 4 should have been top.

    #42 9 months ago
  43. OlderGamer

    Kind of depressing, I wouldn’t play most of these games if they were free.

    Everyone it seems would have their own list anyways. I have a list. Just different.

    My number one game on my list is Diablo III: Reaper of Souls PS4 edition.

    Why? Because it is one of the few games that I know I can easily put upwards of 500hours into playing. Toss in couch co-op(the wife loves Action RPGS), the great controls(D3 was fantastic on PS360), and that has me and most of my close gamer friends planning to buy copies. But I don’t need E3 to sell me on the game, I know I want it.

    What I am actually anticipating from E3 are game reveals that I don’t know about yet. It would be nice if the “conference” was less about pumping big name franchises and yearly releases and more about actual game discovery. Less marketing. And it isn’t because I don’t like some of the established franchises, it is just that I get tired of being seemingly smothered by them. The hype/marketing is a monster that turns me(and many of my friends off about gaming today). Anyone recall going to a store and discovering a game you didn’t know was coming and enjoying it. It was Xmass morning as a little kid. I did that with Guardian Heroes and so much more. Now it is pump them preorders. And sell that DLC. Very corperate.

    Sigh, yeah I know. Cynical and old. That is me.

    #43 9 months ago
  44. ManuOtaku

    @OlderGamer thats why we like you, for being cynical and old, proud of those gray hairs. ;-).

    #44 9 months ago
  45. OlderGamer

    @Manu

    :)

    #45 9 months ago
  46. KewreL

    We’ve got “all of the Milky Way to explore” in Destiny? I take it you guys don’t realise it’s our galaxy that’s called the Milky Way, not the solar system. If you count the orbit of Neptune as the edge of the solar system (I wouldn’t), the Milky Way is almost 2 million times larger.

    #46 9 months ago

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    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    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 […]