Category:  Misc

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Battlefield 3’s Armored Kill DLC Just a Day Away

Posted by Davekraft, September 3, 2012 in Featured, Main, Misc, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 1

As some of you are probably aware the latest DLC for Battlefield 3, Armored Kill, is available to download in just a day’s time… for PS3 Premium users. Yes that’s right, PS3 Premium subscribers get it a full week before anyone else due to an exclusivity deal struck between Sony and… Read More »

Check Out This Crazy GTA IV Back to the Future Mod

Posted by Davekraft, August 29, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, PC, Videos 8

Things like this are just too good not to share and as far as mods go this is definitely one of my favourites. Someone has actually gone and made a full working Back to the Future mod for GTA IV. With a full Marty McFly character skin and an exceptionally… Read More »

Is Super Mario Bros Surrealist Art? [Video]

Posted by Nic, March 15, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Retro, Videos 5

It’s not all that new to hear people making the case that video games are art and as such should be respected in the same vein as all other forms of art, but it’s not that often that you hear someone making the case that video games could already fit… Read More »

Katamari Damacy Sculpture

Posted by Nic, March 12, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News 4

If you really think about it the game Katamari Damacy is a pretty heavy game. It’s just catastrophe and chaos with bright colors and catchy music. What would it look like though if someone matched the games very somber undertones with an equally somber tribute. Perhaps like this? The Flickr… Read More »

Black Mesa Shirt

Posted by Nic, March 12, 2012 in Main, Misc, Not News, products 1

You know Aperture was cool and all, but it’s way too mainstream now. You know what’s really in? Vintage evil corporations like Black Mesa. Doing tests on subjects is kinda tame compared to killing every living being including employees when shit goes awry. You can support a vintage evil corporation… Read More »

Check Out This Big Super Mario Mural/Billboard [Video]

Posted by Nic, March 9, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News, Videos 6

We’ve covered these guys on HBG before doing a giant Mega Man mural, but now they’re doing a Super Mario Bros. themed mural as an ad for an art show. Performance art, street art, and an ad rolled up into one — not bad. While this mural may be a… Read More »

World Of Warcraft Wants You Back, Will Instantly Boost Your Character To Level 80

Posted by Tovan, March 7, 2012 in Main, Misc, PC 10

Initially launching on November 23, 2004, World of Warcraft is approximately eight years old. That said, it’s not surprising that the popular MMORPG is starting to see a decline in subscriptions. Blizzard Entertainment isn’t in danger of going bankrupt anytime soon, as World of Warcraft still had 10.2 million subscribers… Read More »

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Website Comes Online

Posted by Nic, March 6, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, News 1

Final Fantasy has entered the ever increasing parade of major franchises to have a 25th Anniversary. While the Final Fantasy 25th anniversary site is up it’s current state looks like a place holder until Square Enix announces more. What the site does have is a list of links to information… Read More »

This Portal Blanket is Warm And Informative

Posted by Nic, March 5, 2012 in Culture, Main, Misc, Not News 0

If you’ve played Portal, or even if you haven’t actually, you’re probably familiar with the signs in the test chambers giving you a heads up about what’s ahead. Flickr user Doctor Moo has decided to immortalise some of the icons from the signs as a blanket. This blanket is a… Read More »

Posted by Tovan, March 2, 2012 in Main, Misc 7

Anxious to see what Assassin’s Creed 3 will look like, but don’t want to wait until Ubisoft officially unveils it on March 5? You’re in luck, as All Games Beta has published four five six screenshots of the recently announced game, which is set during the American Revolution. The leaked… Read More »