Tag Archives: gamescom 2014

Sounds like Assassin’s Creed: Rogue could be heading to PS4 and Xbox One

"It’s too early to discuss this subject. Right now Unity is our game for new generation consoles." That’s the official line from a Ubisoft developer, speaking to OXM, about the possibility of PS3 and Xbox 360 title Assassin’s Creed: Rogue being ported to PS4 and Xbox One. And in the …

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VIDEO: 11-minute Assassin’s Creed Unity mission sees players invade Notre-Dame

Ubisoft has released a full walkthrough showing one possible way of approaching an assassination mission in Assassin’s Creed: Unity. The short shows the new stealth mechanics, as well as the vibrancy of digital Paris complete with a full recreation of Notre-Dame. Players will be free to tackle missions in a …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: Call of Duty devs hired eSports experts for Advanced Warfare

ESportswill play a major role in this year’s Call of Duty once again, and developer Sledgehammer has even hired competitive gamers to help. However, lead multiplayer designer Greg Reisdorf says that they didn’t always take the feedback on-board, because the game has to be fun for all of its fans. …

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Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

The third and final MCV @ Gamescom daily magazine is out right now for you to read online. If you are one of the thousands and thousands attending the final business day at Koelnmesse, make sure to grab your copy from one of the many people handing them out. But …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: ‘Clones are holding the industry back,’ says Romero

Veterangames developer John Romero has said clones of popular indie hits are hindering the rise of new genres that could expand the games industry. Using one of his personal favourites – smash hit construction title Minecraft – as an example, the id Software co-founder and designer of Doom said copycats …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: Ubisoft vows to improve its PC games

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft says it is making strides in its attempts to win over dissatisfied PC gamers. The firm has come under fire from PC fans in the past for its DRM system and for releasing PC SKUs of games long after their console counterparts. But European bossAlain Corre …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: ‘Players didn’t understand Destiny until they played the beta,’ says Bungie

Gamerscould not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta. That’s according to the title’s director of production, Jonty Barnes, who told MCV @ Gamescom that this was due to the sheer volumeof content – while players were familiar with individual aspects of the game, as …

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PC version of PES 2015 not the same as PS4 and Xbox One

It sounds as if the PC version of PES 2015 won’t be the same beast as the PS4 and Xbox One game. PC users: same modes and gameplay as PS4/Xbox One. Better visuals than PS3/Xbox 360. A hybrid really,” PES European brand manager Adam Bhatti said on Twitter. Focus was …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Dead Island 2

TheCity of Angels becomes the City of the Dead in the next game in Deep Silver’s open-world zombie-bashing RPG series, Dead Island. Dead Island 2 will continue the main storyline told in Dead Island, follow-up Dead Island: Riptide and cartoony spin-off sequel Escape Dead Island (set for release in November). …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: PS4 goes beyond the core as sales fly past 10 million

TheCEO of PlayStation says the console games industry must go beyond the core gamer if it wants to see the sort of numbers reached by PS2 and Wii again. Speaking to MCV @ Gamescom after the reveal that PS4 sales had shot past 10m units in nine months, Andrew House …

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