Author Archives: Dave Cook
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 12:44 GMT
Call of Duty: Ghosts didn’t fare too well at review, but Activison feels that its biggest and most trusted critics are the fans themselves who, according to Eric Hirshberg, are getting along with the new shooter just fine.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 12:05 GMT
Hawken developer Adhesive Games has published a new trailer showcasing the shooter’s new map Wreckage, along with details surrounding its festive update and gameplay quirks.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 11:49 GMT
Battlefield 4 multiplayer allows for 64-players online at once, and this was more important than getting the game running at 1080p. That’s the view of DICE, which has spilled many tech-beans in a new interview.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 14:36 GMT
Destiny has graced the cover of GameInformer’s January issue, and as usual the press has picked its paper bones clean of news. See what’s what here.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 10:51 GMT
Microsoft has issued an Xbox Live alert across Xbox One and Xbox 360, concerning the newly-released Battlefield 4: China Rising DLC pack.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 10:32 GMT
Just Cause 3 looks to be in the research phase over at Avalanche Studios, as the team has recently taken a trip to Costa Rica to, “research complex environments for future games.”
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 14:33 GMT
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag – Freedom Cry is the game’s first expansion, and the latest issue of Game Informer seems to have dropped the release date ahead of its official announcement.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 10:11 GMT
Blacklight: Retribution has launched on PlayStation 4 following a slight delay.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 13:33 GMT
PlayStation 4′s Live feeds have been turned back on by Sony, after they were disabled to ensure a smoother European launch.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 20:15 GMT
Are heavyweights like IGN and Gamespot in danger of becoming irrelevant? That’s the topic discussed by Curse’s VP of sales Nathan Lindberg, who feels that gamers aren’t listening to game reviews and typical journalistic sites, but their friends, community personalities and other forms of new media.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 09:36 GMT
Final Fantasy 6 is getting the HD treatment on iOS and Android. Square has released a pair of images and compared them to the SNES original.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 10:17 GMT
Final Fantasy 8 was added to the Steam registry once upon a time, but was then promptly pulled. Now, the entry has been updated by Square, suggesting something is happening.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 09:06 GMT
Namco Bandai’s new Tales of game will be officially announced on December 12 during a NicoNico livestream in Japan.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 08:52 GMT
Battlefield 4: China Rising has – without any fanfare – raised the multiplayer level cap from 100 to 110, which is a first for the series. Once you hit level 101, something lovely happens.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 11:26 GMT
Battlefield 4 received a patch on PC this week that was said to eliminate a notorious one-hit kill bug that has been affecting players since the game launched. Did the update fix the issue? DICE has said, “Yes and no.”
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 11:33 GMT
Battlefield 4: China Rising reviews are dropping now, and YouTube personality Westie has kindly sent us over a batch of gameplay videos, each showing off the four new maps in action. Caution: it gets a bit ‘explodey.’
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 08:18 GMT
Monster Hunter 4 is quite successful, like, 4 million units successful. Capcom’s RPG has been bowling over Japanese critics and the gaming public since it launched back on September 14. We’re still angling for that western release mind you.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 23:12 GMT
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have launched in most territories now to varying levels of fanfare. VG247′s Dave Cook reflects on both launches and look forward to what next year might bring.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 16:59 GMT
Fallout 4′s mysterious ‘Survivor 2299′ countdown site is still ticking, and has been updated with some form of gibberish code, along with the message that “Nuclear Winter has come.” How long until the Spike TV VGX awards again?
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 13:01 GMT
Project Spark developer Team Dakota has released the intro video to its game creation title. It’s all very whimsical and orchestral. Check it out here.