All Posts by: Davekraft

Posted by Davekraft, February 6, 2013 in Featured, HBG Original, Previous Generations 16

With big games such as GTA V and Battlefield 4 coming out this year, possibly the next generation of consoles too, I got thinking about past games and consoles and what they have given me over the years. I got wondering, why do I love gaming so much? That inevitably… Read More »

Vice City Coming to PSN Next Week

Posted by Davekraft, January 24, 2013 in Culture, Main, News, Previous Generations, PS3 2

Ever since the releases of San Andreas for PSN and Vice City for iOS and Android, Rockstar have received more than a few requests from the community wondering when they’d be able to touch down at Escobar International and return to the neon-lit streets and sun-splashed shores of Ocean Beach on their PS3’s. Today, they… Read More »

Skype Coming to the Next Xbox?

Posted by Davekraft, January 16, 2013 in Main, News, Xbox 360 9

Microsoft will reportedly replace it’s voice chat feature with Skype in the next Xbox console. A person familiar with the matter said Microsoft will be “consolidating all their communications technology” around the Skype platform. This means that Skype will become the default chat service on the next generation Xbox console… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, January 16, 2013 in Featured, Main, Misc, Not News 7

Since CD Projekt Red (the same guys responsible for The Witcher 1 & 2) released the Cyberpunk 2077 Teaser Trailer a week or two ago the internet has been a buzz with talk of what this title may bring to the gaming scene. The beautiful looking graphics (which although just… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, January 6, 2013 in Featured, Main, Misc, Not News 9

We hope you had a great New Year! How did you celebrate it? What are your New Year’s Resolutions? – Well, as the fireworks die down and the New Year celebrations come to a close, through the fog of last year 2013 starts to come into clear view. 2012 was… Read More »

UK Government Reveals Cultural Tax Relief Test on Video Games

Posted by Davekraft, December 11, 2012 in Culture, Misc, News 2

The UK government has released a list of criteria game developers will need to meet in order qualify for tax relief, via a cultural test attached to a legislation draft submitted today. Games developed in the UK will earn points awarded on factors ranging from whether it contains a British… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, November 16, 2012 in Featured, Hot, Main, Misc, News 14

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II earned more than $500 million worldwide during its first 24 hours on sale. To put that in perspective, last year’s Modern Warfare 3 earned $400 million in the US and UK on launch day. “With first day sales of over half a… Read More »

Skyrim’s Dragonborn DLC’s Morrowind-esque Screenshots

Posted by Davekraft, November 15, 2012 in Main, Misc, News, PS3, Xbox 360 1

While we already knew that Skyrim’s Dragonborn DLC would be made available for download via Xbox LIVE on December 4 for for 1600 Microsoft Points, today Bethesda has released new information and a slew of new screenshots detailing what fans can expect. Per Bethesda’s email this morning, the Dragonborn DLC is described as follows: With… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, November 5, 2012 in Featured, Hot, Main, News 8

Yes that’s right, the eagerly awaited second trailer for GTA V will premiere next week on Wednesday the 14th of November. Rockstar has just announced trailer #2’s arrival date 3 days before GameInformer’s huge 18 page GTA V featurette is released. Also, GTA V is now available for pre-order. For… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, October 30, 2012 in Featured, Hot, Main, News 18

“Today, we’re proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto V is expected to launch worldwide spring 2013 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Developed by series creator Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto V takes place in a re-imagined, present-day Southern California in the largest and most thriving game-world we have ever created… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, October 24, 2012 in Featured, Hot, Main, News 12

  A short and to the point bit of news here. Rockstar have officially announced via their blog that we should all get ready for some long-awaited GTA V info next month. 8 days till November? Well, that WOULD be next month, but we’ll have to wait and see. —–… Read More »

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Listed for Next-Gen Consoles

Posted by Davekraft, October 21, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News 6

Various job listings for developer Spark Unlimited indicate the anime-inspired Ninja Gaiden spin off Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z will be a third-person combat game on next generation consoles. A senior designer listing details “tuning for a third-person action shooter on next generation consoles” in the job description. Spark is also hiring for a multiplayer engineer and AI… Read More »

Battlefield 3: Aftermath DLC Trailer Released Showing Crossbow

Posted by Davekraft, October 18, 2012 in Main, News, PC, PS3, Videos, Xbox 360 5

What’s this? Crossbows? What? Yeah, you heard right… The penultimate DLC for Battlefield 3, Aftermath, which is set for release in December has been given it’s own Premiere trailer a little earlier than expected. If you’re non-the-wiser to Aftermath then I don’t blame you. It’s appearance hasn’t really been as… Read More »

GTA V Logged Release Date Changed by UK Supermarket

Posted by Davekraft, October 2, 2012 in Main, Misc, Not News, PS3, Xbox 360 11

Is Rockstar Games starting to secretly inform retailers of their plans to ship GTA 5 next year? The famed developer has yet to confirm an official release date or platforms for that matter, but we have seen some recent activity online with retailers changing their shipping dates around. Online retailers… Read More »

Posted by Davekraft, October 2, 2012 in Featured, Main, News, PS3, Videos, Xbox 360 9

As you may or may not know, 505 Games announced Terraria for Xbox 360 and PS3 back in mid-September. It was a surprising announcement but I feel it was also an inevitable one. This is great news for console gamers such as myself, I’ve always loved the way Terraria looks… Read More »

Ubisoft to Spend £4m on Marketing for Assassin’s Creed III

Posted by Davekraft, September 30, 2012 in Main, Misc, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 11

Ubisoft definitely want that #1 Christmas spot, that’s for sure. They’re setting aside £4 million ($6.5m) for Assassin’s Creed III’s marketing campaign and that will make it the biggest in the company’s history. With games like FIFA 13, Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 landing in the next few months… Read More »

Xbox Only Medal of Honor: Warfighter BETA Coming in October

Posted by Davekraft, September 21, 2012 in Hot, Main, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 3

EA have announced that the public BETA for soon to be released Medal of Honour: Warfighter will be an Xbox 360 exclusive. The BETA’s release window has been confirmed as “early October” and will feature all gun unlocks and classes in the game along with one game mode called HotSpot,… Read More »

Rangers to Feature in FIFA 13 After-all

Posted by Davekraft, September 21, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, News 0

If you’ve been following the EA Sports FIFA Twitter then you will have seen that The Rangers Football Club (sorry, ‘Rangers NewCo.’) have been confirmed to be in FIFA 13 as a Rest of the World team. This is great news for Rangers fans, Celtic fans and even on a footballing level… Read More »

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Expansion Announced – Screenshots & Teaser Trailer

Posted by Davekraft, September 21, 2012 in Main, News, PS3, Videos, Xbox 360 5

If you’re like me then Dragon’s Dogma got stale pretty quickly for you in NG+ but fear not, the open-world JRPG is about to get a huge update. The size of this update is almost that of a new, full game but thankfully it comes in the form of an… Read More »

Dead Island: Riptide Trailer Delivers More Sadness

Posted by Davekraft, September 18, 2012 in Main, Misc, Not News, Videos 6

Fans of Dead Island will vividly remember the original game’s sad trailer and maybe others will too. People remember that trailer for obvious reasons and some have even said it was the greatest game trailer of all time. Now, whether you agree with them or not isn’t the issue here, the… Read More »