Category:  News

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 »

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 »

December 5th Nintendo Direct NA Breakdown: Lego Iwata Loves Carrots

Posted by Christian, December 5, 2012 in 3DS, Hot, News, WiiU 0

In today’s episode of “What’s going on with Nintendo?” we look at some gameplay footage and get a few release dates for big titles on the horizon for Wii U and 3DS among some other more… interesting things (like Lego Iwata, pictured above). Embedded will be the full-length video, with… Read More »

[UPDATE] Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Heading to New Platforms through VVVVVV, Cave Story Publisher Nicalis

Posted by Christian, November 28, 2012 in 3DS, Hot, Indie, Mobile, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 4

In a postmortem by Edmund McMillen today in Gamasutra, he essentially announced the intent and confirmation of a remake of the PC indie hit Binding of Isaac for consoles and even possibly handhelds. In the article, he goes through a beautiful look at the road to Isaac, the decisions made that… 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 »

Bioware Montreal in Charge of Mass Effect 4; Some Details Made Clear

Posted by Christian, November 12, 2012 in Hot, News 9

In a post made to the Bioware blog, Bioware Montreal studio director Yanick Roy made a brief introduction for himself before getting on to some interesting news regarding the studio’s previous work on the Mass Effect series and the big undertaking about to take place. Roy made it clear that… 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 »

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 »

Call of Duty Elite Will Be Free for Black Ops II

Posted by Christian, October 15, 2012 in Hot, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 5

With just months until we get our paws on Call of Duty Black Ops II, we still weren’t quite sure how the Elite services were being handled. Last month, we found out the details of the special editions but unlike Modern Warfare 3, there weren’t any promotions towards their flagship… 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 »

NBA Live 13 Cancelled

Posted by Christian, September 27, 2012 in Hot, News, PS3, Xbox 360 4

While it isn’t new news that NBA Live 13 was in troubled waters since late this summer, it still comes as a bit of surprise that their second attempt at resurrecting the NBA installment from EA Sports has again come up short. For those unaware, we were playing this same… 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 »

Bayonetta 2 Announcement Trailer & Wii U Exclusivity

Posted by Davekraft, September 13, 2012 in Featured, Hot, Main, News, WiiU 3

Yes, Bayonetta 2 has been announced today in the Nintendo Direct conference and what’s also been revealed is that the sequel to the much loved first game will be exclusive to the Wii U. Surprised I am not, disappointed I am. Naturally, no other details were announced. It is nice… Read More »