Author Archives: Dave Cook
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 09:26 GMT
YouTubers across the world are reporting a torrent of YouTube Content ID warnings landing in their inboxes in what is the start of a crackdown on monetised video game content. Get up-to-date reports on the matter here.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 09:20 GMT
Mega Man isn’t getting a video game from Capcom any time soon it seems, so Jasco Games has taken matters into its own hands to produce a board game adaptation. The project is on Kickstarter now and is already funded.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 09:05 GMT
Lego: The Last of Us isn’t official, but it has been realised in a superb mock trailer. Ever wanted to see a tiny plastic Joel shanking cute infected on the abandoned, bricky streets? Step inside.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 08:51 GMT
Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games has reportedly cancelled or shifted development of its survival horror game. Amazon has been contacting customers to say that the game has ceased production and will not hit the store.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 08:39 GMT
League of Legends developer Riot Games has released patch notes for its 3.15 update, which is rolling out today from 7:30 am PST. It adds new champion Yasuo and the usual barrage of gameplay tweaks and balancing.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 08:17 GMT
Payday 2 was a resounding success for Overkill Software, turning a profit before it even launched. VG247′s Dave Cook continues his chat with director David Goldfarb about the development process and plans for 2014.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:48 GMT
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:32 GMT
No Man’s Sky bowled many gamers over when Hello Games released its space-faring rogue-like at the VGX awards last weekend. ID@Xbox boss Chris Charla was one of those people it seems, as he really hopes the studio will bring its game to Xbox One.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:17 GMT
Blockbuster has confirmed it will close its remaining 91 stores across the UK by next week, putting 808 people out of work.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:00 GMT
Bayonetta 2 developer Platinum Games is bringing its hack-and-slash sequel to Wii U via Nintendo, yet gamers are still asking the studio for a PS3 and Xbox 360 edition. Creative Producer JP Kellams has said on Twitter that he’s tired of “pedantic port-begging.”
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 11:49 GMT
The Division’s David Polfeldt, managing director at Ubisoft Massive has stated that the new generation isn’t really about the PS4 and Xbox One consoles themselves, but the freedom they allow creators.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 23:50 GMT
Walking Dead: Survival Instinct and Bloodrayne developer Terminal Reality has reportedly been shut down .
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 10:56 GMT
GameHorizon 2014 organisers Games Industry International has announced the event’s first speakers, and tickets are now on sale.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 10:41 GMT
Soul Sacrifice Delta has received a free PS Vita demo in Japan, that lets you clobber ten shades out of Little Red Riding Hood and other fabled characters.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 23:50 GMT
Tales of Zestiria has been revealed for PS3 by Namco Bandai, following a string of teasers on the RPG’s official site.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 13:04 GMT
Amazon UK has opened its own PSN store offering a wealth of games, DLC and season passes as an alternative to Sony’s own marketplace.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 09:51 GMT
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reflected on his career at the company in a new interview. In it, he explains that getting the Microsoft brand into the living room via the original Xbox was his idea.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 09:28 GMT
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z has a bonus mode called ‘Ninja Gaiden Z.’ It pays tribute to the NES original and sees you hacking up zombies in a 2D scrolling beat-em-up fashion. Tecmo Koei’s released a video of it online. Watch it here.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:34 GMT
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was originally intended to include extra levels like Wood Zone and Hidden Palace Zone. The latter has been restored in a new official remaster of Sega’s 1992 platformer.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 09:11 GMT
Battlefield 4 was due to get a bug-fixing patch on December 2, but DICE has confirmed that the patch has been delayed into the next title update.