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Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

The publisher behind indie hits Hotline Miami, OlliOlli and Broforce is combining elements of some of gaming's greatest fantasy titles for its next release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

It seems that the controversy surrounding the addition of paid mods to Skyrim has cooled Bethesda's desire to reintroduce the service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 8:40AM in News
Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant Games has announced an iOS version of its action RPG Transistor is now available on the App Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:52AM in News

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343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News
Second season pass announced for Evolve

Second season pass announced for Evolve

2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios will launch a second season pass for Evolve next week, with content arriving at unrevealed points between then and March 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:44AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

The Dark Knight is one of the most popular characters of all time, having spawned countless smash-hit games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:38PM in News
IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

Three major eSports organisations, including two of Europe's largest teams, have been signed to international talent management agency IMG.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:08PM in News

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Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Developer 343 Industries has confirmed that microtransactions are included in the multiplayer part of upcoming Xbox One title Halo 5: Guardians.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Unveiling Guerrilla’s new IP Horizon Zero Dawn upon the world at E3 was a tense moment for Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 2:22PM in News
Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

One of E3’s most hotly anticipated games nearly got itself a release date this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was not shown at E3 this week as Nintendo didn’t want to frustrate people who hoped it might be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:27PM in News

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The racing game renaissance

The racing game renaissance

The racing genre can be incredibly difficult to keep up with. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Danish developer Io Interactive has said that the freshly announced Hitman won’t have a Season pass as the studio isn’t a fan of the model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Publisher Ubisoft is the first major third-party publisher to back virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:17AM in News

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Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 must arrive this side of Christmas as promised, say UK retailers. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Kickstarter is far from the only source of funding for Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

The creator of DayZ Dean Hall is developing a virtual reality title for Valve’s SteamVR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD is doubling-down in its efforts to attract prospective virtual reality users with a brand new flagship GPU.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft has ramped up in its battle to convince Xbox 360 gamers not to defect to PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Fan tries to pre-order Fallout 4 with 2,000 bottle caps

Fan tries to pre-order Fallout 4 with 2,000 bottle caps

One Fallout super fan has attempted to pre-order the latest entry in Bethesda’s apocalyptic series with a box of bottle caps.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
FF7 Remake producer: 'Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything'

FF7 Remake producer: 'Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything'

The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII will be much more than just a HD remaster of the beloved 1997 RPG, the game’s producer has revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition cancelled due to 'quality compromise'

Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition cancelled due to 'quality compromise'

An ultra-premium version of the next Batman title has been pulled days before the game’s release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:03AM in News