Author Archives: Dave Cook
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 13:15 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts is heading to PS4 and Xbox One some time after the game hits current-gen formats on November 5. However, Infinity Ward’s executive producer Mark Rubin has said that the creation of next-gen AI is taking longer than the game’s visuals due to the studio not having final consoles yet.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 13:00 BST
The Legacy of Kain series has fallen silent for some time. Earlier this month we broke news that Nosgoth is coming via Square-Enix, and it marks the return of the franchise after many years. However, one NeoGAF user has dug through the bowels of the internet and has unearthed evidence of ten failed attempts at new games in the series.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 12:18 BST
Super Smash Bros’ new combatant Wii Fit Trainer has been showcased in a screen assault from Nintendo. Get all the images here.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 12:05 BST
Killer Instinct has received a bit of flack since it was announced for Xbox One, mainly because it’s now a free-to-play game that charges players for additional character. Everyone gets Jago for free, but developer Double Helix Games has argued that the game’s fight roster has been kept small because gamers don’t want a lot of fighters.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:49 BST
State of Decay is the monstrously fast-selling XBLA title from Undead Labs, and although they’ve done gangbusters already, the team isn’t stopping just yet. The studio has confirmed it is working on a pure sandbox survival mode and a Steam edition as well.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:35 BST
Space Hulk developer Full Control is bringing its PC, Mac and iOS strategy game to Rezzed 2013 this weekend. The indie and PC gaming expo will give gamers a chance to play the title’s alpha build and meet with the team behind it. We’ve got two new screens of the Warhammer 40K adaptation here.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:26 BST
Pikmin 3 will include all of the features Shigeru Miyamoto wasn’t able to get into the GameCube original due to technical limitations and because the man has a very massive imagination. Regardless, the Wii U romp will see all of those ideas brought back into one charming package of win.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:34 BST
FIFA 14 is heading to PC this year, but it won’t be powered by EA’s next-gen Ignite Engine. The reason, the publisher says, is that too many people still have low-spec rigs that can’t handle the PS4 and Xbox One version of the game.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:36 BST
Xbox One was showcased on Jimmy Fallon recently, and during the show Microsoft’s Phil Spencer said the console was three times as powerful as Xbox 360. Given the leap of 512MB RAM to 8GB those maths simply don’t stack up. Spencer has now taken to Twitter to correct what he said.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:56 BST
Watch Dogs developer Ubisoft Montreal has released a trailer for the game’s ‘Live’ app, which they say will let players turn their phone into a weapon. They mean in the game people, let’s not start bashing each other’s skulls in with our iPhones and Galaxys please.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:34 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s third DLC pack is rumoured to be called ‘Vengeance’, as suggested by a piece of promotional art spotted online.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:25 BST
Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment is using Xbox One and Windows 8′s cloud computing technology to enhance its debut shooter. Announced at E3, the game is heavily interwoven with online aspects, and studio founder Vince Zampella has discussed the power of the cloud in a new interview.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:11 BST
Thief developer Eidos Montreal has published a 33-minute presentation of its next-gen stealth title running on PS4. The clip has insight from the team and plenty of gameplay to tide you over for now.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 09:08 BST
Microsoft’s ecosystem across Windows and Xbox formats isn’t encouraging the influx of indie-to-small developments as it should, former Microsoft Game Studios exec Peter Molyneux has cautioned.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:49 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has strategy fans in a cold sweat over whether or not 2K Marin can deliver a tactical experience. VG247′s Dave Cook talks with the studio to get some clear answers.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 09:19 BST
The Cave is heading to iOS formats, and Sega will be handling porting duties for Ron Gilbert’s subterranean adventure-puzzler.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:40 BST
Crimson Dragon is heading to Xbox One after a long development schedule, but Panzer Dragoon creator Yukio Futatsugi hopes it will be successful enough that he can make an RPG follow-up. Fans of Panzer Dragoon Saga might want to hold on to something.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:28 BST
Akaneiro: Demon Hunters developer Spicy Horse has launched its action-RPG via Steam Early Access for PC, Mac and Linux.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 comes with sealed play mode, allowing players to craft their own deck from random booster packs and use it to fight against their opponent. It’s the first time sealed play has appeared in the series.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 08:09 BST
Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has called the stress of deciding which characters stay and go in each iteration of Nintendo’s brawler “almost deadly”. It’s not a decision the man has made lightly for the incoming Wii U and 3DS editions.