Fri, May 17, 2013 | 14:29 BST
SEGA has announced that Total War: Rome 2 is the fastest pre-ordered Total War game to date, with over six times the number of pre-orders its first official week compared to Shogun 2. The Collector’s Edition has also pre-ordered well, with over half the available copies already sold out in the US. The firm also said Total War sales hit 2 million last year “without a major release,” to support the series. Those who pre-order the strategy title get the first DLC, The Greek States Culture Pack, free on the day of release. Rome 2 is out September 3.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 14:21 BST
Insomniac Games has announced that Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault will arrive on PSN for Vita next week. It will come with Deadlocked HD as a bonus.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 17:16 BST
Nintendo Direct sessions for North America and Europe contained quite a bit of interesting information on the firm’s upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles for summer. During the event, the biggest take away was when Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that the next three Sonic titles to be released from SEGA will be exclusive to Nintendo systems.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 13:48 BST
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be released on PC, according to Hideo Kojima speaking during his HideRadio podcast. Platinum Games creative producer Jean Pierre Kellams also confirmed the news on Twitter. This is all that’s known at the moment, but as more details are announced, we’ll be sure to update you on the matter. Thanks, Joystiq.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 13:30 BST
Wildstar’s second closed beta, The Dominion, has started. It focuses solely on the second faction it’s named after and features new zones, dungeons, battlegrounds and more.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 13:37 BST
Alex Donaldson concludes his discussion with NeoGAF owner Tyler Malka, and discusses the issue of money and how you keep something so big and influential afloat for so long.
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?
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 06:58 BST
Fans voted in Beowulf as the fifth and final DLC character to be added to Skullgirls following its tremendously successful crowdfunding campaign.