Dragon Age: Inquisition features BioWare's 'first fully gay' male party member

Dragon Age: Inquisition features BioWare's 'first fully gay' male party member

Dorian the Mage will set new ground when he debuts in BioWare’s Dragon Age: Inquisition on October 10th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Miyamoto: Nintendo is its own genre

Miyamoto: Nintendo is its own genre

One thing Nintendo is rarely accused of is having its finger on the pulse – but there’s a good reason for that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Gears of War's Cliffy B 'officially coming out of retirement'

Gears of War's Cliffy B 'officially coming out of retirement'

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski is officially coming "out of retirement" and returning to game development.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

A new all-you-can-eat access service for Android console Ouya has caused consternation amongst developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 9:38AM in News

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Dota 2 tournament The International boasts $10m prize pool

Dota 2 tournament The International boasts $10m prize pool

The International 2014, this year's rendition of Valve's official Dota 2 tournament, has garnered more than $10m for its prize pool.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 11:04PM in News
Steam Early Access success Rust being rebuilt from ground up

Steam Early Access success Rust being rebuilt from ground up

Facepunch Studios' Steam Early Access hit Rust will undergo a total revamp, as the current version is being scrapped entirely for one with new code that will significantly alter the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:35PM in News
Summer Games Done Quick raises $700k for Doctors Without Borders

Summer Games Done Quick raises $700k for Doctors Without Borders

Last week's online speed run fundraising event Summer Games Done Quick received $713k in donations, organizers Speed Demos Archive have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
VIDEO: FIFA 15 trailer highlights visual upgrades

VIDEO: FIFA 15 trailer highlights visual upgrades

A new EA video detailing some of the graphical upgrades on the way in FIFA 15 suggests that the game will be a visual treat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 4:26PM in News

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Are we really giving up on Xbox 360 and PS3?

Are we really giving up on Xbox 360 and PS3?

E3 2014 was rammed with games for PS4 and Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2014 at 3:59PM in News
There are over 125 Kickstarted games currently available on Steam

There are over 125 Kickstarted games currently available on Steam

A good reminder of what Kickstarter has contributed to the games industry can currently be found over on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Immorality in games could INCREASE morality in real-life

Immorality in games could INCREASE morality in real-life

Many a Daily Mail headline would have you believe that violent games create violent people, but one new study suggests the opposite might be true.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:58PM in News
Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Microsoft may be aiming high with its RRP for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:08PM in News

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Toulouse returns to Microsoft as Gears of War community chief

Toulouse returns to Microsoft as Gears of War community chief

Former Xbox Live policy and enforcement director Stephen Toulouse has rejoined Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
YouTube debuts 60 frames per second videos with new Battlefield: Hardline short

YouTube debuts 60 frames per second videos with new Battlefield: Hardline short

Content creators now have the option of uploading video at 60fps to YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Dinklage's Destiny dialogue has been improved, Bungie claims

Dinklage's Destiny dialogue has been improved, Bungie claims

Bungie says that Peter Dinklage’s voice performance in the Destiny alpha is being revised for the game’s actual release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Shock! Gran Turismo 7 looking unlikely for 2014

Shock! Gran Turismo 7 looking unlikely for 2014

At one stage Polyphony Digital said Gran Turismo 7 could be released in 2014. What are the chances of that happening, do you think?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Sniper Elite 3 buyers left empty handed after key scam

Sniper Elite 3 buyers left empty handed after key scam

A batch of stolen and subsequently re-sold Steam keys has left potentially hundreds of Sniper Elite 3 buyers without a copy of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

The latest addition to 505 Game’s Sniper Elite series has gone straight to the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 30th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Steam breaks 8m concurrent users barrier

Steam breaks 8m concurrent users barrier

The latest Steam Sale has helped Valve’s digital games service hit a brand new milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
EA reveals Madden, FIFA and NHL 15 Ultimate Editions

EA reveals Madden, FIFA and NHL 15 Ultimate Editions

EA Sports has unveiled Ultimate Edition versions of the studio's upcoming Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15 and NHL 15 releases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:12AM in News
Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Goat Simulator North American distribution rights acquired by Deep Silver

Deep Silver has picked up the North American retail distribution rights for downloadable PC hit Goat Simulator, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 1:48AM in News