Category Archives: Genres
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 21:14 GMT
Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios wants players to feel the same “sense of mystery” when roaming about the game world, as movie goers felt when watching the films.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 20:18 GMT
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 20:00 GMT
Yakuza Restoration – known in Japan as Yakuza Ishin – will feature gamplay elements other than just beating up enemies. According to a new video released, featuring producer Masayoshi Yokoyama and designer Shinnosuke Hirasawa, the game will also contains some dungeon crawling. Yakuza aficionados needn’t worry though: combat will remain similar to previous games in ther series, only with a feudal Japan twist. In the video, you will see two-handed fighting using a katana, and dual-wield sword and pistol moves. The game launches in Japan on February 22 for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. Thanks, Siliconera.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 19:39 GMT
World of Warcraft players can now test patch 5.4.2 through the game’s Public Test Realms. The changes coming with the update affect raids, dungeons, warriors, the Cross-Realm raid browser, mail, and more. You can head through here to glance at the patch notes if you like.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 19:34 GMT
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One is now available on PC, Mac and Linux through Steam and for PC and Mac through GOG. It will run you $19.99/£18.99 for the moment for both episodes, not a piece, mind, but in total. After December 11 you will have to pay full price. The game sees the series return to point and click for the first time since Broken Sword 2. Episode 2 will arrive in January and is also slated for release on PS Vita, iOS and Android.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:50 GMT
A sequel to Bravely Default is in development for 3DS, per an announcement in this week’s Jump magazine. Called Bravely Second, the title is also the name of a gameplay mechanic in Bravely Default: For the Sequel which will be released in North America next year. A release date for Bravely Second has not been announced, and if you head over to Siliconera, you can look over the Jump scan which features the character Magnolia.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:44 GMT
Playlogic and Two Tribes are bringing Toki Tori to the PlayStation Network later this month.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:35 GMT
Starbound has gone into beta and will be made available on Steam later today, and you can also still pre-order the title from its official website. The beta will be released in three stages. The procedurally-generated sandbox title is expected for release on Vita and pulled in over $1 million in pre-orders. The beta trailer is below.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:27 GMT
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:16 GMT
Zen Pinball 2 will release for PlayStation 4 later this month, Zen Studios has announced. It will come with a selection of tables from the previous generation’s table library, and if you already own these tables on PS3 or PS Vita, they will be made available as a free download for PS4.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 17:09 GMT
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 16:21 GMT
Football Manager of the Dead Lexicon Pack is now available for free for Typing of the Dead: OVERKILL players. This means that all the words and phrases have been replaced by commentary lines from the Football Manager series. Anyone who owns Typing of the Dead: OVERKILL will automatically receive the Football Manager of the Dead Lexicon Pack on a Bosman free of charge. More lexicon packs are to come over the next few months. Screenshots are below.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:03 GMT
Guild Wars 2′s Wintersday event is returning to Tyria, as is the toy making inventor Tixx. The festival starts December 10 and lasts for six-weeks. A balance update will also be included in the content patch. A video announcement and more information is below.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:27 GMT
The second campaign episode for Arma 3, Adapt, has been announced and will pick up where the first episode left off in January.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:23 GMT
Bravely Default launches across Europe December 6 as digital download from Nintendo eShop or at retail as either a standalone packaged version and as part of the Bravely Default Deluxe Collector’s Edition. Today, Square Enix has released the launch trailer for it and you can watch it below. Bravely Default: For the Sequel lands during Q1 2014 in North America.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 14:35 GMT
It’s no longer fashionable to believe in the Wii U. Brenna takes a look at Super Mario 3D World’s disappointing sales and admits the plumber isn’t enough to keep Nintendo afloat under Sony and Microsoft’s barrages.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:44 GMT
Nintendo of America has announced a 2DS bundle containing your choice of either Pokémon X or Pokémon Y for the holidays. Starting on December 6, the two bundles can be purchased from Target with the game pre-installed on the red 2DS system for $149.99. Toys R Us will offer an exclusive Pokémon Y bundle with a blue Nintendo 2DS system and the game pre-loaded on an SD card for $149.99.
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.