Author Archives: Dave Cook
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 09:36 BST
Nintendo has confirmed that it will hold a pre-E3 Nintendo Direct webstream, which will unveil the company’s next 3D Mario title, as well as the next instalments of Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 08:28 BST
Silicon Knights founder Denis Dyack has published a video addressing complaints and allegations levied at the developer, discussing such areas as the poor quality of X-Men Destiny, and treatment of staff at the studio.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 08:12 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that Game & Wario – due to hit Europe June 28 – was originally planned as a pre-loaded Wii U title called Pirates. It didn’t star Mario’s nemesis at all, in fact.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 09:36 BST
How far are we from fully controlling games with our mind? VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with neuro-technology expert Zack Lynch to discuss why sensory tools like Oculus and Google Glass are the future of gaming.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 12:57 BST
Final Fantasy 8 is getting the HD treatment on PC, developer Square-Enix has confirmed. THe studio has released two images showing its new lick of paint.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 12:51 BST
Monster Hunter 4 has received a new batch of screens from Capcom, showing off the 3DS game’s Frozen Sea, new weapons and of course, monsters.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 12:35 BST
Remember Me has received a snazzy new story trailer courtesy of developer Dontnod Entertainment, along with new pieces of concept.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:52 BST
Manhunt has released on PSN Europe, courtesy of publisher Rockstar Games. The mega-controversial kill-em-up comes with all the PS2 content intact and unedited.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:44 BST
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios has created a parody of PSY’s ‘Gentleman’ music video called ‘Grieferman’. Get your fill of pixelated chicken abuse and dancing Creepers here
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:38 BST
Rainbow Six: Patriots pre-orders at GameStop have been binned, sparking rumours that Ubisoft’s squad shooter has either been cancelled or is being re-tooled significantly. The latter is probably the likely answer though, so take this with a pinch of salt.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:27 BST
Battlefield’s UK senior product manager Kevin Flynn has taken up a new role as senior brand manager for the Call of Duty franchise. Yeah it’s a slow news day, bear with us peeps.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 18:10 BST
PlayStation 4 could have built-in voice recognition, similar to Microsoft’s Kinect speech functions, according to a job post unearthed recently.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:09 BST
Jagged Alliance: Flashback developer Full Control has six days of Kickstarter funding left, and has released a neat Unity-powered diorama, letting you scroll around a scene from the turn-based game’s actual gameplay.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:40 BST
Apple is celebrating over 50 billion App Store downloads worldwide since the store launched in 2008.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 18:00 BST
The Last of Us has multiplayer, we know that much and not much else about it to be honest. But Naughty Dog lead artist Nate Wells has been touting it as something rather special.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 08:25 BST
Gears of War: Judgment’s next DLC pack ‘Lost Relics’ has been outed by co-developer Epic Games, and will bring new a new multiplayer mode and maps to the mix.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 13:08 BST
The Last of Us publisher Sony recently sent VG247′s Dave Cook a demo build. He genuinely didn’t enjoy it, but could see greatness forming. Was it just a bad demo, or is there cause for concern?
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 12:39 BST
Distant Worlds: Final Fantasy is an orchestral celebration of the series’ music over the years, and it’s heading to Blu-Ray in Japan from June 26.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 12:41 BST
Metro: Last Light developer 4A Games has issued a new PC patch on Steam, that rectifies issues with AMD cards and gives players control over FOV settings.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 12:14 BST
Sony’s mysterious ‘Panopticon’ countdown site has expired, and in its place a new trailer has appeared. It’s not the Last Guardian. Sorry folks.