• Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate adds Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant

    The Ultimate version of Dead or Alive 5, arriving later this year, will include the characters Ein and Jacky Bryant, from the Dead or Alive series and Virtua Fighter respectively, in addition to the previously announced Ninja Gaiden character Momoji.

  • New One Piece game announced for 3DS

    Jump magazine has revealed this week that a new One Piece game for 3DS is in development. The game is called One Piece: Unlimited World Red. No other details have been revealed. Game Jouhou, who reported the news, speculate the game is related to Ganbarion’s One Piece: Unlimited series. Courtesy of Gematsu.

  • Square Enix relaunches 10th anniversary teaser site

    Back on April 1 this year, Square Enix celebrated the 10 year anniversary of Squaresoft’s merger with Enix on April 1, 2003 by launching a teaser site which disappeared a day later. The teaser site has been relaunched with a countdown clock stopped at 00:46:49 and a new message.

  • Is Far Cry making a comeback?

    With the recent success of Ubisoft’s throwback to the 80’s with the Far Cry 3 DLC Blood Dragon, it looks like they may have decided to do another throwback, this time to the original Far Cry. A Far Cry HD listing for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has surfaced on the Brazil’s rating board site. […]

  • Free respec offered for Dust 514 players

    While DUST 514, the console based MMO/FPS set in the Eve Online universe, is continuing to receive changes from CCP to its skill system based on feedback from players, some players are not happy with the effects the changes are having on their chosen skills. To help things run more smoothly CCP is offering players […]

  • Age of Conan's 5th anniversary in-game event

    As part of the celebrations for Funcom’s Age of Conan 5 year anniversary, brutal boss monsters will be roaming and rampaging through the world of Hyboria for five days in a row.

  • DDO update kicks off Shadowfell Conspiracy prequel

    Update 18 for Dungeons and Dragons Online releases today in preparation for the Shadowfell Conspiracy expansion pack. The update serves as a prequel to the expansion pack set to release on 5 June and adds two new quests, available to all players, known as the Disciples of Shadow.

  • Major Nelson's Xbox One Q&A chat transcribe

    Xbox LIVE programming director Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb answered questions about Xbox One in a live Yahoo! chat today. He shed some light on a few minor details and shrugged others off to be addressed at E3, which he points out is merely 18 days away.

  • Xbox Fitness and Kinect One domains registered by Microsoft

    Microsoft has registered domain names for the new Kinect hardware, which will come bundled with the console, called Kinect One as well as what is likely to be a new Kinect-based fitness game for the new console, called Xbox Fitness.

  • Xbox One reveal creates anticipation and disappointment for indie devs

    With Sony and Nintendo both making visible efforts to promote and improve independent developer involvement and access to their consoles, the independent developer presence was clearly lacking in Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal. Several independent developers, as well as Ouya, offer their thoughts on the reveal.

  • Microsoft's focus will remain away from PC games

    Microsoft has announced 15 exclusive games coming to the Xbox One in its first year but PC gamers aren’t likely to see all of that content. When asked about Microsoft’s Window’s 8 gaming strategy, Matt Booty, general manager of Redmond Game Studios and Platforms, said, “We have got everything from very, very casual games, like […]

  • Samurai Warrior producer promoted to Executive Vice President of Tecmo Koei

    Hisashi Koinuma, the producer of many Omega Force games such as Samurai Warrior, Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage, One Piece: Pirate Warriors and Pokemon Conquest has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Tecmo Koei Games.

  • Who the devil..? Diablo III one-year anniversary infographic

    An infographic depicting many statistics from Diablo III in the last year has been posted on the site in celebration of the first anniversary of the game.

  • World of Warcraft Escalation patch

    Patch 5.3, or Escalation, for World of Warcraft is available today delivering many additions. A new Battleground called Deepwind Gorge as well as a new Arena, The Tiger’s Peak, are included along with new scenarios Battle on the High Seas, Blood in the Snow, Dark Heart of Pandaria and The Secrets of Ragefire.

  • Kinect will make its way to PC

    Ben Kilgore, corporate vice president of interactive entertainment business has confirmed that the next-gen Kinect will be available on Windows PC at some stage.

  • No separation for Live Arcade, Indie and Retail games on Xbox One

    Microsoft’s Studios corporate vice president Phil Harrison has stated that there will be no separation between game distribution channels with Xbox One.

  • Xbox One Kinect is always on and listening

    As more and more details are released and clarified by Microsoft regarding the specification of the Xbox One features and functionality, it has been revealed that the microphone for Xbox One’s Kinect will always be on.

  • PlayStation store update for the US

    The US PlayStation store has posted a rather larger update, listing full games, ultimate editions, a preorder, some savings and bundles.

  • GDC Europe announce more talks for design and business tracks

    The organisers of GDC Europe have announced more talks for the event in August. As part of the design and business tracks, the new talks will take place from Monday 19 August through to Wednesday 21 August. These additions will be talks from Steven Masters on Assassin’s Creed III’s design, Don Daglow on the ‘treasures […]

  • Join Major Nelson for a chat on Xbox One

    Following the recent online discussion regarding the technical side of Xbox One, Major Nelson has announced he will be taking some questions in a live Yahoo! chat. Details can be found on The chat will use Covert It Live and will automatically go live on his site. It will start on Wednesday at 4p […]