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E3 2014: Were the press conferences any good? Did Sony beat Microsoft? Expert opinion here

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 20:29 GMT By Patrick Garratt

The dust’s settling on the E3 press conferences. Find out what our writers thought of the showings from Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft.

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35 Comments

  1. Joe Musashi

    This is the sort of event that a poll would make a lot of sense for. ;)

    Ubisoft won for themselves. They get their games into MS and Sony’s conferences plust have a conference all to themselves.

    Nintendo’s compact presentation was the best format. The ‘and we have one more thing to show you‘ didn’t really compare to MS’s Crackdown or Sony’s Uncharted 4.

    Game of the conferences: No Man’s Sky.
    Surprise of the conferences: Splatoon.
    Best presenter: Aisha Tyler. Slick, professional, knows how to handle a golf-clap.

    All of the above is fact, not opinion. Just so you know.

    JM

    #1 8 months ago
  2. DirtEHarry

    Promoting those tendentious articles of Mr. Martin doesn’t make them better.

    #2 8 months ago
  3. psxman

    Came expecting “Expert opinion”…

    #3 8 months ago
  4. Legendaryboss

    @psxman Me too, would have been Pat saying fuck you too Matt. Brenna and Dave my opinion is better than yours.

    #4 8 months ago
  5. Legendaryboss

    Poor Steph, she is left out of the team :(

    #5 8 months ago
  6. OmegaSlayer

    Nintendo was the one who pleased their fans most.
    Period.
    Rest was between the meh and the average.

    #6 8 months ago
  7. Untold stories

    I say Nintendo

    #7 8 months ago
  8. Stephany Nunneley

    @Legendaryboss I am too nice to have a solid opinion. :) I’d be like: “yay! good job everyone!” That’s why. HAHA!

    #8 8 months ago
  9. Legendaryboss

    @Stephany Nunneley Fair enough ;)

    #9 8 months ago
  10. polygem

    “Surprise of the conferences: Splatoon.”

    Unfortunately this game must have been only a dream…

    “Nintendo don’t have the infrastructure or tools to support a game of this type. The’ll do MMOs before they do competitive MP TPS. Not that they’re moving in the direction to do either venture.
    Not. Gonna. Happen.”

    JM

    opinions, facts, opinions, it can get cofusing

    #10 8 months ago
  11. A Zombie Riot

    How I would rank all of the press conferences/events that took place…

    Microsoft/Nintendo – Simply for having the focus of games. And they both showed off a lot. Learning more about SSB for Wii U and 3DS was great. The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was fantastic. Microsoft announcing Crackdown at the end was a huge nice surprise, and we got to see Fable Legends finally.
    Ubisoft – Started off showing the first 5 minutes of Far Cry 4… which escalated quickly, lol. Showed off more games we knew about and then ended with the surprise Rainbow Six Siege. Fantastic ending!
    Sony – No Man’s Sky looks great and it looks like the company didn’t lose much (or anything, really) from their flood. Great! Hearing the news of GTA V coming to nex-gen platforms finally was a nice surprise… but that was really it for me. The Order looked good and Bloodborn looks promising but there really wasn’t much else there for me.
    EA – Started off with SW: Battlefront and holy crap does that game look beautiful. Then Mirror’s Edge, The Sims 4 and Battlefield: Hardline… the rest was mostly sports games or Bioware’s games… and while Dragon Age was shown off quite a bit… Mass Effect was only a tease and same with their new IP. I figured we would’ve gotten more of ME at this point. Also, WTF at their golf game! Why is Battlefield 4 invading golf??!?!!? ;)

    Overall, it was still fantastic and I’m glad we got to see the amount of games we did!

    #11 8 months ago
  12. ManuOtaku

    For me are were equally good, this is the first time that all 3 came on the same level.
    But considering past events, for how bad they were, i was surprised with nintendo and microsoft, they exceeded my expectations, while sony did came short, because my expectations were higher due the quality of their pasts events.

    overall A great E3 for all gamers regardless of personal allegiance.

    #12 8 months ago
  13. Legendaryboss

    @10
    Complains about “shit stirring”, proceeds to “shit stir.” You’ve likely turned this thread into something else.

    #13 8 months ago
  14. polygem

    @Legendaryboss:
    funny that you complain now but not….oh, forget it, nevermind.

    #14 8 months ago
  15. Legendaryboss

    @14
    An acknowledgement is not complaining.

    #15 8 months ago
  16. polygem

    teling joe that he was wrong is not shit stirring

    #16 8 months ago
  17. polygem

    telling joe that he was wrong is not shit stirring

    #17 8 months ago
  18. Legendaryboss

    Whatevs.

    #18 8 months ago
  19. polygem

    @Legendaryboss

    “Interesting”

    Legendaryboss

    #19 8 months ago
  20. kingy

    Nintendo gave me a reason to buy a wii u (zelda) .Sony made me feel better about buying a ps4 and Microsoft have still left me thinking about a Xbox one that’s about it for me

    #20 8 months ago
  21. polygem

    this was the initial shit spark btw lb.
    “All of the above is fact, not opinion. Just so you know.”
    you know the posting history. you can read and decipher that reference. it´s not that hard really.
    you just don´t want to. or you really can´t but that would be worrying.

    #21 8 months ago
  22. Legendaryboss

    Hmmm you didn’t understand my post, making assumptions on my behalf and @19
    Da fuck! Since you can never get any my posts accurately, it just isn’t worth explaining.

    #22 8 months ago
  23. Joe Musashi

    Easy there, child. Your hypocrisy is showing. Again.

    And, at this point there is zero detail on how it will work as an online mp game or how you’re going to coordinate team-play without standard functionality like team chat. Tapping a second screen to teleport to someone’s location is not a substitute for the absence of years old standard functionality used by everyone else. Compare it to the spoken coordination of the Rainbow 6 or BF Hardline demos.

    My objective point concerning lack of infrastructure is amply demonstrated by Nintendo in light of what those other two examples show. And there are many more examples.

    Remember: your OPINION on lack of standard functionality doesn’t alter the FACT it is still lacking. Petulant point scoring, childish sulking and blatant hypocrisy do not seem to be altering those facts either.

    JM

    #23 8 months ago
  24. Brenna Hillier

    I love it when threads devolve into meta-arguments about who is meaningfully engaging with the topic and who is just having fights.

    Wait, not love. The other one. The one where I get out the ban hammer. Desist.

    #24 8 months ago
  25. NocturnalB

    There was no clear winner for me, but that’s because I was digging games from everybody’s conference this year. I’m just so bummed that we have to wait till next year for a lot of them! No Man’s Sky is looking awesome, and I can’t friggin WAIT to play Batman. And I’m really happy that The Order has finally shown a little more of what bad guys you’ll be facing, that monster in the trailer definitely made it more compelling for me.

    So many goods delivered man. My wallet’s already aching. Also I’m on the same gush fest that Pat is having over the new GTA 5 ports.

    #25 8 months ago
  26. OlderGamer

    I think nintendo.

    Period.

    #26 8 months ago
  27. Nintendo1985

    Experts? Lol, no no, more like Sony fanboys.
    http://www.destructoid.com/fact-ps3-fanboys-are-the-worst-149259.phtml

    #27 8 months ago
  28. Gheritt White

    • Game of the Conference: Sunset Overdrive (runner up: Mirror’s Edge 2)
    • Surprise of the Conference: Phantom Dust (runner up: No Man’s Sky)

    #28 8 months ago
  29. polygem

    yes brenna, ban hammer please! i would say joe and me deserve it. we´ve both been nasty.

    @Joe:
    “The’ll do MMOs before they do competitive MP TPS. Not that they’re moving in the direction to do either venture.”
    JM

    #29 8 months ago
  30. polygem

    @joe

    http://www.vg247.com/forum/topic/mario-sunshine-themed-watergun-mp-tps/

    i want to only see you once, just once (once), discuss things with some good will, a joe willing to take a step back when appropriate.

    once you´ll be able to manage that and maybe will even be able to stop hiding one or two sideblows in every post,..you have become a true ninjii (cuz they got honor).

    off for some short holidays now. will prolly derail this again later. with a great tan.

    show-wise:

    nintendo

    the rest was embarrassing in style and presentation. an industry making a caricature out of itself,

    there have been a few good looking games though like ori, no man´s sky, the new from game.

    most of the stuff shown was hugely disappointing though and it mainly showed an industry that has lost the passion for games. it probably needs another crash at this point.

    #30 8 months ago
  31. ChristopherJack

    Sony
    1. Entwined
    2. Driveclub
    3. LBP3
    4. Hotline Miami: Wrong Number
    5. Broforce
    6. Titan Souls
    7. Not a Hero
    8. The Talos Principle
    9. Bloodborne
    10. Abzu
    11. The Last of Us- Remastered
    12. The Order : 1886
    13. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
    14. Magicka 2
    15. Grim Fandango- Remastered
    16. Let it Die
    17. No Man’s Sky
    18. Ratchet & Clank- Remastered
    19. InFamous: First Light- Standalone DLC

    Sony get early/exclusive Betas/features/content &/or for Destiny, Battlefield Hardline, GTA V, Far Cry 4, Dead Island 2, Disney Infinity, Mortal Kombat X, MGS 5: The Phantom Pain & Batman: Arkham Knight.

    Microsoft
    1. Forza Horizon 2
    2. Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved
    3. Sunset Overdrive
    4. Halo: Master Chief Collection
    5. Dance Central Spotlight
    6. Ori & the Blind forest
    7. Inside
    8. Halo 5: Guardians
    9. Crackdown
    10. Fable Legends
    11. Scalebound
    12. Phantom Dust
    Microsoft get first dibs on DLC from: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, The Division, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Evolve.

    Now quality is subjective but I’ve gotta give it to Sony since Halo now bores me. Not only do Sony have the better current library(subjective again but they have well over twice as many games that you can play on PS4 that you can’t play on XB1), you also know they have a lot they didn’t show today, games like Deep Down that have already been announced & those that we know Sony still have to unveil, not to mention Sony always saves something for TGS & Gamescom.

    #31 8 months ago
  32. lubu

    “Expert opinion here”
    oh please

    #32 8 months ago
  33. Joe Musashi

    @31 “..you also know they have a lot they didn’t show today, games like Deep Down that have already been announced & those that we know Sony still have to unveil, not to mention Sony always saves something for TGS & Gamescom.”

    Whilst I can see where you’re coming from, I think it’s a little unfair to give credit to a certain conference where you refer to things that weren’t shown or may be shown at another venue altogether.

    The same could be true for Microsoft. Did we see what Black Tusk or Rare or other MS studios were doing? Given recent Microsoft comments on Rare’s freedom of options, it could be a big surprise or add diversity to the Xbox portfolio. Stuff we know about wasn’t shown (ie Quantum Break) so shouldn’t MS be earning credit for that if appraisals are to be fair?

    I’m just playing devil’s advocate, of course – you openly declare subjectivity after all. ;)

    JM

    #33 8 months ago
  34. OmegaSlayer

    @Nintendo1985 Jim Sterling, which is a total idiot with fat even in his brain, wrote that in 2009…
    Has the world stopped there for you, mr. Nintendo?

    #34 8 months ago
  35. Seventizz

    Anyone with a brain (that’s not wrapped up in stupid blind fanboyism) can see Microsoft stole the show. Sony’s show was boring and too long, Nintendo is well, Nintendo, and Microsoft delivered a stellar lineup with what they promised – games.

    #35 8 months ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

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

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

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

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

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

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

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

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets. The Nintendo Creators Program will launch on May 27, but is currently in beta and taking registrations. This is Nintendo’s answer to the knotty question of YouTubers making money on videos featuring its assets […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

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

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

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

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

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

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

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

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

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

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

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

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

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

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

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

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

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

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

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

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

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

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

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

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

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

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

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

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

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

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

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

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

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

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

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

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

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

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

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

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

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

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

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

  • Closed beta for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts tomorrow

    The private beta period for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts on January 29. Those who pre-order the game via Steam, will automatically be included in the beta, enabling them to provide feedback on the first campaign in single-player mode. An additional beta period will be announced in the weeks leading up to launch. The […]

  • Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL available once more on UK store

    UK residents who want to get their hands on the shiny Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL can once again pre-purchase it through the Nintendo UK Store. If you want one, you better hurry because units will likely go rather fast. Only one per customer is allowed, and once you drop £209.99 on it, […]

  • Nintendo Q3: 1.9M New 3DS models sold, Wii U lifetime sales hit 9.2M

    New 3DS XL has sold 1.3 million units as of December 31, 2014, Nintendo announced in its Q3 financial results today. New 3DS moved 580,000 units by the end of the same period. Lifetime sales of both systems combined total a little under 1.9 million. Combined global sales for current 3DS models available in Europe […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s exo zombies reanimate a familiar format

    Advanced Warfare’s exo suits manage to bring an undead format back to life. Dave Cook welcomes zombies back to Call of Duty. “The challenges start to spike early so seasoned zombie slayers needn’t worry about being coddled.” Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s first DLC went live this week, dropping four very solid maps for multiplayer […]

  • YouTube app and Maps will be removed from PS Vita

    Sony said that it will end support for the YouTube and Maps apps, as well as remove the “near” feature in an upcoming firmware update. Sony has revealed that a system update releasing in March will remove the Maps app and prevent the “near” feature from obtaining location address or display maps, making it redundant. […]

  • There is a Destiny loot cave Easter egg in Dying Light

    Dying Light is the latest game to take a jab at Destiny by having its own loot cave. Destiny’s infamous loot cave has been recreated in Dying Light, sort of. Of course the loot cave in Dying Light is only an Easter egg and doesn’t actually net you any loot. Instead, upon entering it, you […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 supports co-op in story mode, but only offline

    You can play the campaign of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 in co-op, but not online. 4gamer spoke to producers of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and made out with a few details concerning story, setting and more. The site confirmed that while you will be able to switch between characters in the single player, and have […]

  • The Witcher 3 may have a permadeath “Insanity” mode

    Although not yet confirmed, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developer CD Projekt RED is working on a difficulty mode dubbed “Insanity” that will delete your save if you die. During Monday’s Twitch stream, the developer took a few questions from the chat and we’ve got a bunch of answers. There are many interesting little bits […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition is the most successful launch for BioWare, based on sales

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is responsible for the most successful launch in developer BioWare’s history, according to EA. During last night’s EA Q3 2015 earnings call, the publisher said that Dragon Age: Inquisition was the most successful launch for developer BioWare. Today, we get a bit more detail. “In particular, Dragon Age: Inquisition had by far […]

  • Here’s a walkthrough of one mission from Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack, Hurk Deluxe, seems like good fun, judging from this video. The Hurk Deluxe Pack was released today on all platforms. It comes with five new missions. The video below takes a look at the “Call of the Wild” mission. In the walkthrough you’ll get to see some of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date confirmed on Xbox Store

    The beta date for Battlefield Hardline has popped up on the Xbox Store, confirming the rumoured date. The listing for the Battlefield Hardline beta is available for anyone to see right now on the Xbox Store. Granted, it’s for Xbox 360, but unless EA is starting this beta early on Xbox 360, this will pretty […]