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Yoshida weighs up Sony’s PS4 line-up versus Microsoft’s Xbox One slate

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 11:42 GMT By Dave Cook

PlayStation 4 had a solid showing at E3 2014, but many gamers and critics out there were impressed by Microsoft’s TV, entertainment and suit jacket-less conference. Sony president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida has commented on the PS4′s current slate, and what’s on the horizon.

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Speaking with Eurogamer, Yoshida was asked to comment on how he felt Sony’s line-up compared to Microsoft’s.

“Very well, very very well,” he began. “Games like Destiny coming out, The Last of Us HD, it’s a new game to play for people who didn’t play on PS3. One amazing statistic, to me at least, was published by Nielsen a couple of months ago. They researched the PS4, and reported that 17 per cent of PS4 owners had never owned the last gen. A completely new consumer who skipped a generation. 32 per cent additionally didn’t own a PS3, but owned a 360 or Wii.

“Almost 50 per cent of people who have purchased a PS4 didn’t own a PS3, and that’s lots of people that missed exclusive PS3 titles like The Last of Us, so it’s a great way to welcome those people back to PlayStation, saying this is what you missed.”

Yoshida stressed that games like The Last of Us: Remastered are a good way of getting Sony’s new customers up to speed with the PS3 back catalogue, and suggested that the Uncharted series could be a good candidate for a similar remastered release.

Specifically, he said, “”here are requests from some consumers for games that were released later in the generation, like Uncharted, which people might have missed. That would be a good candidate. We don’t want to flood the market with remade games either.”

What do you make of the PS4 slate so far? Let us know below.

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37 Comments

  1. TheWulf

    >_>

    Microsoft: We had a great showing at E3!
    Sony: E3 doesn’t matter to the majority of people. Here are some sales figures.

    Oh console war.

    My toy car is better because my friends like it.
    Well, my toy car is better because it’s statistically superior!
    Nyeh!
    Nyehhh!

    #1 8 months ago
  2. Legendaryboss

    Yeah the ball is in MS’s court, exclusive wise. But that doesn’t matter for a very good reason, momentum is still on their side (not the reason). It depends on how they approach it (again that isn’t it either).

    Early next year is entirely different, similar to this year the ball is once again in Sony’s hands ATM.

    #2 8 months ago
  3. Mike W

    @TheWulf

    Huh??

    I’m sorry, but what point are you trying to make?

    #3 8 months ago
  4. OrbitMonkey

    Well you could argue the WiiU has the best console exclusive line-up… if your still in nappies!

    :)

    Between Sony/Ms though… Bit tougher to call really. Third party support will be going fir console parity, so that just leaves the exclusives…

    Really not much in it.

    #4 8 months ago
  5. LovesALLformats

    Remake a year old game…Sony needs $ bottom line

    #5 8 months ago
  6. Mike W

    @LovesALLformats

    Sigh….you can’t help can you?

    #6 8 months ago
  7. Obernox

    That has to be a record for shortest post by TheWulf.

    #7 8 months ago
  8. Homer2014

    where is the difference between sony and microsoft?
    MS
    Forza Horizon 2
    Halo The Master Chief Collection
    Sunset Overdrive

    Sony
    Driveclub
    LittleBigPlanet 3
    The Last of US Remastered

    preferences are subjective

    #8 8 months ago
  9. Homer2014

    @LovesALLformats

    remake 13 years old, 10 years old, 7 years old and 2 years old games…

    #9 8 months ago
  10. ManuOtaku

    For me as owner of the 3 consoles, i think between microsoft and sony at the moment is pretty even in quantity of titles, and in diversity as well, whih is a surprise in the microsoft side of things, were it tends to be more shooters than anything else. Although this might change in the future, but i believe microsoft under the new gaming leader, will take the neccesary actions to close the gap.

    Also, i do agree with orbitmonkey, nintendo offerings are great on this department, at the moment even better than the other two.

    #10 8 months ago
  11. OmegaSlayer

    Meh…
    I’m constantly annoying Sony executives via twitter because as a long time customer and a stylish hack’n'slash fan I feel left behind.
    Devil May Cry was the reason I got a PS2 and Devil May Cry 4 was the reason I got a PS3 (I actually purchased DMC4 a week before getting the PS3).
    Where’s my reason to get a PS4?
    As much as I find some upcoming games appealing (The Witcher 3 for example), I don’t feel cuddled by Sony.
    Not having a Platinum games on PS4 is a disgrace imho.
    I purchase one console per cycle because of time and money, and this time Sony’s hardware is not cutting it for me.
    So…remasters yes, Platinum Games not… (Korra is a downloadable game, so it doesn’t count)

    #11 8 months ago
  12. kingy

    I’m a bit bored of my ps4 to be honest so I’ve bought a wii u and Xbox one mariocart 8 and Titanfall are filling the gaps of boredom so I personally think they need to pull there fingers out ..I’m pritty sure I would feel the same if I had bought one of the other consoles first though , they all need to start releasing more software

    #12 8 months ago
  13. Legendaryboss

    @4
    Platform thats been out longer than the other two has more exclusives… Well who would have thought? Which makes the situation its in all the more worse.

    @8
    Don’t forget Project Spark & Singstar… Oh dear god i can’t believe i mentioned those! … Now that i think about it they are equal.

    @11
    Um isn’t that more to do with Capcom than Sony? In any case you know what you must do.

    #13 8 months ago
  14. Mike W

    @OmegaSlayer

    I hear you man, I wish the old Devil May Cry will return. I actually thought Capcom was going refresh the series with Nero (his Devil arm was a beast), but the executives there thought it would be a good idea to reboot the series to what we have now, which did not work out in their favor.

    I hope Sony works out something with Platinum Games to bring some new IP over to the PS4, but it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen anytime soon.

    #14 8 months ago
  15. gomersoul

    Knack is hack and slash, not quite the caliber you’re after, but still… Dmc will come, what it will be like is another question altogether

    #15 8 months ago
  16. Arcnail

    So he was asked about the game line up and mentions a game that’s also running on the Xbox1 and a PS3 remake (albeit a good game)…

    You sure convinced me buddy..

    #16 8 months ago
  17. Hcw87

    @16

    My thoughts exactly. MS has the strongest lineup this year by far.

    #17 8 months ago
  18. Clupula

    I think Sony has a far stronger lineup of exclusives than Microsoft, but I say that as someone for whom Halo has never held any interest (nor Destiny, for that matter) and who doesn’t like racing games. For someone into more mainstream FPS fare, MS would have a better lineup.

    But while I would sure love to play Scalebound, there’s not a single other title on the XB1 that interests me, while I’m super excited to play Bloodbourne, Uncharted 4, and may have to skip on LBP3 just as I skipped on LBP2: because I just don’t have time to dedicate my life to that game the way I know I did with LBP1.

    Not to mention, all the Japanese RPG’s that various Japanese developers say they’re making.

    That said, neither system holds a candle right now to the PS3 lineup, but this early in their lifetime, I wouldn’t expect either to.

    #18 8 months ago
  19. Jbumi

    The one thing I’ve been waiting for (for multiple generations now) is a re-release of Suikoden II on PSN. PLEASE, Sony, put it up!!!

    #19 8 months ago
  20. majormayhem70

    Some of y’all actually think that the remake of The Last if Us is on par with the Master Chief Collection?!? Wow. Smh…

    #20 8 months ago
  21. Untold stories

    I think your going to have to change the title. He only mentioned two games within the whole article and focused on statistics.

    #21 8 months ago
  22. Untold stories

    @majormayhem70 nobody mentioned that. Please stay out it.

    #22 8 months ago
  23. Mike W

    @majormayhem70

    Why compare either? All the titles are updates from their previous versions…..It was common sense for MS to update the visuals and cinematics for Halo 1 and 2 seeing how those titles were on the original Xbox……..so I fail to see the point you’re trying to make.

    Is there new information out there that we don’t know about that MS is also revamping the visuals of Halo 3 and 4? Or are they just boosting the framerate and resolution for those titles?

    #23 8 months ago
  24. fearmonkey

    I’m part of that 32% that didn’t own a PS3 so I am actually very happy about The Last of us Remastered. I’m happy with my PS4, and I’m happy that Xbox One will get the Master Chief Collection and Sunset Overdrive, as I’ll eventually get an Xbone.

    Most of the games I am excited about are third party games and they will mostly look and play better on PS4. Some great games coming to the PC as well, lots to look forward to.

    #24 8 months ago
  25. Mike W

    @Hcw87

    I think MS has Sony beat when it comes to indies department this year, unless Sony announces something new coming out for PS4 this year at Gamescom (but I’ll doubt it).

    But as far as exclusive titles goes from its “first party” camp, it’s just as dry as Sony’s. We have Halo and Forza and the rest is coming from independent developers (Insomniac) and third party developers.

    So I failed to see what you are talking about, that MS has the “strongest line up this year by far”.

    Am I missing something?

    #25 8 months ago
  26. majormayhem70

    @Untold stories Mmmmm, nah idioso. I come n go as I please. Read between the lines.

    #26 8 months ago
  27. majormayhem70

    Just phucking with y’all. I do think the Halo collection edges out whatever is coming out for the ps4

    #27 8 months ago
  28. Savan

    The presentation of the console’s lineup entirely depends on the person looking at it, honestly I couldn’t care less about the XboxOne’s shooter exclusives, I’m not saying that it’s a worse lineup, it just doesn’t suit me as a gamer. I’m feeling more suited towards the PS4 at the time, with exclusives like Bloodborne and Little Big Planet 3… Maybe a little No Man’s Sky too.

    #28 8 months ago
  29. OmegaSlayer

    @Mike W exactly
    Platinum games, like 95% of Japanese titles are “AA” titles at best if we consider the production costs and I’m dead sure that getting an exclusive title from Platinum costs less than the moneyhat to have Battlefield and Far Cry DLC exclusive for a month.
    I’m sure making The Wonderful 101 costed less than getting those DLC.

    Look…
    http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Witcher-2-Cost-10-3-Million-Make-58698.html
    And everyone knows how BIG The Witcher 2 is.

    Now remember…
    http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-paid-75-million-to-stop-gtaiv-ps3-exclusivity/1100-6262370/
    Microsoft paid $ 50 million to have exclusive content.

    This exclusive content war is killing AA gaming

    #29 8 months ago
  30. Seventizz

    Sony still riding that marketing train.

    Sadly, gamers aren’t very savvy and it’s working.

    #30 8 months ago
  31. zoopdeloop

    @Homer2014
    exactly
    in this case they both have poor line ups
    Last Of Us in only one year old(whoever really wanted to play it,did one way or the other)and Sunset Overdrive is well…for the majority just what Knack was for ps4 …irrelevant (wait till you see how badly scores).
    But what matters most is their line up in the long run.We already know Sony comes first by a long shot when it comes to the number of 1st and 2nd party development teams

    #31 8 months ago
  32. antraxsuicide

    @zoopdeloop
    Actually, MS has more 1st party studios than Sony does at the moment. Sony had to close several studios last generation, and MS has opened a ton of new ones specifically for X1 development. Said studios have not released (or even announced) their projects yet. So it may very well be a good fight from MS on the 1st party front.

    #32 8 months ago
  33. zoopdeloop

    @antraxsuicide
    Only if you count those that only work on the mobile and PC market and some of them that don’t even produce games
    nontheless a lot of the projects made from most of their party will still be lower budget, motion gaming peripheral based on Arcade titles.(just because Kinect became optional doesn’t mean they won’t support it)
    So yeah not a lot of AAA there compared to what Sony’s or Nintendo’s studios can produce

    #33 8 months ago
  34. derpex

    PS4 has many great AAA games that gamers love. That’s why it’s 8.5+ million in sales and growing. Sony’s large number of well funded 1st parties will ensure PS4 has a ton of great AAA exclusives, as many or more than PS3.

    1st/2nd party studios include Japan Studio, Polyphony Digital, Naughty Dog, SCE Bend, SCE San Diego, SCE Santa Monica, Sucker Punch, Pixel Opus, Evolution Studios, Guerrilla Games, Guerrilla Cambridge, SCE London, Media Molecule, Ready at Dawn, Quantic Dream, etc.

    For some reason PS4 keeps selling like hotcakes despite attempts to downplay its library. All 3 consoles have good exclusive games, it’s only fanboys trying to trash one or the other and pretend it has “no gaems lolol”.

    Some of the AAA PS3 2013 exclusives: Beyond Two Souls, The Last of Us, Puppeteer, God of War: Ascension
    Gran Turismo 6, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (not 1st party), Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus. Expect a similar level of long term PS4 support with tons of 1st party games.

    PS4/Sony exclusives Jun-Dec: The Last of Us Remastered, Driveclub, LittleBigPlanet 3, Infamous: First Light, Samurai Warriors 4, Natural Doctrine, Guilty Gear Xrd, Singstar, Resogun DLC, and lots of indies.

    PS4 has 36+ AAA games from July to December 2014, or 6 per month. Most of those are multiplatform but there’s no shortage of AAA games for PS4 owners.

    PS4/Sony exclusives 2015 (announced): Bloodborne, The Order, Ratchet & Clank Remastered, Uncharted 4, Let It Die, Deep Down, and lots of indies.

    PS4 AAA games from July-Dec 2014: The Last of Us Remastered, Driveclub, LittleBigPlanet 3, Infamous: First Light, Samurai Warriors 4, Guilty Gear Xrd Sign, Singstar, Sniper Elite III, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition, Madden NFL 15, Metro: Redux, Destiny, NHL 15, FIFA 15, Alien: Isolation, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K15, NBA Live 15, Battlefield: Hardline, Evolve, Just Dance 2015, The Evil Within, Assassin’s Creed Unity, WWE 2K15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, The Crew, Far Cry 4, Lords of the Fallen, Shadow Warrior, Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate, Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, The Legend of Korra, Project Cars, etc. Plus a truckload of indies.

    #34 8 months ago
  35. RingTrainer

    It’s funny how last E3, Sony fans criticized Nintendo releasing Zelda Windwaker HD because it was just a remake. They also criticized Microsoft for talking about TV in their conference and not focusing on games only. This E3 Sony talks about TV and introduces Last of Us HD (I guess the original was not HD???) and does not really show anything game wise that we haven’t already seen.

    For me, this NEXT generation has been disappointing. I’m glad I didn’t jump on the hype.

    #35 8 months ago
  36. Panthro

    @RingTrainer

    All in all, both shit.

    The hype never gets lived up to, xbox and playstation are all talk and no game.

    #36 8 months ago
  37. RingTrainer

    @Panthro

    True.

    Believe it or not, I’ve been really interested with the Wii U recently. I can list quite a few games I’m interested in. I tend to really enjoy Nintendo games (although the Wii was some what of a let down). It might also be because I have a daughter on the way :D

    #37 8 months ago

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    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    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 […]