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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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Who won? The best opinion on the E3 2014 press conferences from the VG247 team. Read and profit.

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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 10 months ago
  2. DirtEHarry

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

    #2 10 months ago
  3. psxman

    Came expecting “Expert opinion”…

    #3 10 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 10 months ago
  5. Legendaryboss

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

    #5 10 months ago
  6. OmegaSlayer

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

    #6 10 months ago
  7. Untold stories

    I say Nintendo

    #7 10 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 10 months ago
  9. Legendaryboss

    @Stephany Nunneley Fair enough ;)

    #9 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago
  13. Legendaryboss

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

    #13 10 months ago
  14. polygem

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

    #14 10 months ago
  15. Legendaryboss

    @14
    An acknowledgement is not complaining.

    #15 10 months ago
  16. polygem

    teling joe that he was wrong is not shit stirring

    #16 10 months ago
  17. polygem

    telling joe that he was wrong is not shit stirring

    #17 10 months ago
  18. Legendaryboss

    Whatevs.

    #18 10 months ago
  19. polygem

    @Legendaryboss

    “Interesting”

    Legendaryboss

    #19 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago
  26. OlderGamer

    I think nintendo.

    Period.

    #26 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago
  32. lubu

    “Expert opinion here”
    oh please

    #32 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago

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  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]