Author Archives: Dave Cook
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.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:52 GMT
Nintendo is likely to miss out on its projected ¥100 billion profit projection for the financial year, according to analysts. In addition, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has stressed that he company “steadfastly refuse” to believe that the Wii U is in a tight spot.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:35 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 includes a few musical easter eggs that will be instantly recognisable to fans of the series. This video shows some of them in action.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:25 GMT
PS Vita TV is already out in Japan and is said to be enjoying modest sales. PlayStation’s European boss Andrew House has stressed that the device is still coming to the west, but that it’ll take a “different road to market.”
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:12 GMT
Kirby: Triple Deluxe has been featured in the Japanese gaming press this week, and as ever, several magazine scans have oozed out of the internet’s pipe. Observe them here.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:56 GMT
Xbox One’s party system has been debated in a Reddit forum, with many gamers decrying the inability to chat cross-game. Microsoft community man Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb has responded to cool matters, stressing that “things will get better.”
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:48 GMT
Epic Games vice-president Mark Rein has commented on the state of second-screen play found on Wii U and Xbox SmartGlass. He reckons the method’s killer app will come eventually, but it’s not quite there yet.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:37 GMT
Sony has published its second ‘Deal of Christmas,’ knocking pounds off Diablo 3 and Spelunky. There’s also a new round of movie rentals in there too.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:27 GMT
Microsoft teased that its new studio Lift London was creating four new titles exclusively for Xbox formats. Studio head Lee Schuneman has now suggested that three of those games will be revealed soon.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 17:07 GMT
Xbox One consoles also double up as dev kits, and as such, each contain development menus buried beep below the standard interface. One gamer has posted a how-to guide on Reddit showing you how to gain access, but warns that the process could brick your console.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 04:20 GMT
Wii U won’t see another Christmas and that’s just fine, according to former Little Deviants developer Kenny Linder. He also reckons Nintendo dropped the ball on Super Mario 3D World advertising, to the point that “nobody gives a s**t.”
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:47 GMT
Persona Q: Shadow of Labyrinth has received a batch of 3DS screens and character artwork, courtesy of publisher Atlus.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:34 GMT
Sony’s PSone companion device, the PocketStation lives on in a free PS Vita app. It’s now free for all in Japan as of today.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:12 GMT
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain has “enormous volume,” and as such, will take some time to complete. Creator Hideo Kojima has also explained why the game will take so long, and why he chose to split the title into both Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain segments.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:16 GMT
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn developer Square Enix has confirmed the MMO’s PS4 launch date, and clarified the format’s incoming beta test dates.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 10:49 GMT
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 08:43 GMT
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King is heading to mobile, care of Square Enix, and the publisher has just released a trailer for the PS2 epic.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 08:37 GMT
Persona 4: Dancing All Night publisher Atlus has released new screens for its PS Vita dance-em-up. There’s also a plot synopsis and some character bios. Check them out here.