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Joseph Murphy

Co-founder of The Gaming Liberty, Joseph can usually be found making things, breaking things or on steam. Follow me on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thejoeeffect

The End – A Goodbye from Joseph

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 4th 2014 - No Comments

So this is where the journey ends. Wow. How far we’ve come. Writing a post like this is something I guess I never thought I would have to face, but here we are. How on earth do I articulate and compress almost five years of my life into a single post? As Shane did, let me cast my mind back a little to the start of things if I may....

Homefront: The Revolution hitting Xbox One, PS4 and PC in 2015, new trailer shows it off

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 2nd 2014 - No Comments

Crytek has lifted the lid on Homefront: The Revolution. Details of the game, as well as general rumours, have been spreading for quite some time but now there’s a glimpse into what you can expect from Crytek’s Homefront: The Revolution. Co-published between Crytek and Deep Silver, Homefront: The Revolution features an open-world...

Mortal Kombat X officially announced, debut trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 2nd 2014 - No Comments

NetherRealm Studios has formally revealed Mortal Kombat X. While it’s currently unknown what platforms the game will release on, it has been confirmed the game will ship during the 2015 window. The debut trailer for the game doesn’t show any gameplay, but does in fact come with a description which cites Mortal Kombat X “combines...

Rise of Nations: Extended Edition confirmed, releases next month on Steam

by Joseph Murphy - on May 31st 2014 - No Comments

Microsoft has revealed they have acquired the rights to the Rise of Nations franchise, and that an extended edition of Rise of Nations will release next month. The extended edition will contain the Rise of Nations base game, as well as the Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots expansion and set you back €19.99 generally, but the formal...

Nintendo “preparing” Youtube affiliate program for gamers, details coming in the future

by Joseph Murphy - on May 29th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has confirmed they are “preparing” a Youtube affiliate program for gamers. The official affiliate program, which is currently being developed, will see revenue split generated from these videos split between Google, Nintendo and the creators of said content: “Nintendo has been permitting the use of Nintendo copyrighted...

WIN: One of three copies of Watch Dogs for your platform of choice!

by Joseph Murphy - on May 28th 2014 - 1 Comment

*Competition is now closed* The Gaming Liberty has teamed up with Player1 Gaming to offer gamers a chance to bag a copy of Watch Dogs. We have three copies of Ubisoft’s open world hacking adventure to give away to our readers, with the winners of the competition even getting a chance to pick their platform of preference (Xbox...

Confirmed: Steam Machines controller delayed until 2015

by Joseph Murphy - on May 28th 2014 - No Comments

Valve has confirmed their Steam machine controller will now ship in 2015, rather than the previous 201 window. In an update provided to the Steam Universe group, Valve’s Eric Hope said the firm has now moved to using “wireless prototype controllers”, and that Valve is now “realistically” looking at a 2015...

Thatgamecompany raises $7 million for their “most ambitious interactive project yet”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 28th 2014 - No Comments

Thatgamecompany, the developer behind flOw, Flower, and Journey, has confirmed they have raised $7 million in capital to fund their next project. The news comes direct from the developer and reveals the famed studio has already entered the “next phase” of development on their latest title. Teaming with Capital Today and “a...

Confirmed: The Order: 1886 delayed until “early” 2015

by Joseph Murphy - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments

Ready at Dawn has confirmed The Order: 1886 will release in 2015. Originally slated for 2014, the game will now release “early 2015″, with the delay added onto the development. Confirming the news, The Order: 1886′s creative director Ru Weerasuriya said the delay will allow the studio time to “hone in” a higher...

New GRID Autosport trailer welcomes you to endurance racing

by Joseph Murphy - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments

Codemasters Racing has released a brand new gameplay/video doc which details endurance racing. The video is a mix of gameplay footage and brief snippets from interviews with British racing driver Matt Bell and Aleksander SchJerpen from Century Motorsport to name a few. The studio is obviously quite keen to instill the endurance feeling...

Xbox One priced for Japan

by Joseph Murphy - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments

Microsoft has confirmed Xbox One prices for the Japanese market. Launching September 4th, The console will launch in two separate bundles – the one with Kinect will set gamers back 49,980 yen (€370/£291/$490), while the Xbox One without Kinect will cost 39,980 yen (€295/£233/$392). The release date for the Japanese launch...

New Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on May 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Monolith has released a brand new Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer. Titled “make them your own”, the trailer shows Talion’s abilities when corrupting the minds of orcs. Capturing them, Talion bends their will and sends them back from the horde they came from. If the orcs survives long enough, and becomes a war...

Metro Redux formally revealed, hits PS4, Xbox One and PC “this summer”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Deep Silver has formally revealed Metro Redux for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Releasing “this summer”, Redux sees both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light “re-worked” into next-gen visuals, boasting 60FPS on consoles, as well as a bevy of new and improved content and features. Metro Redux, deep silver promises, “is...

The Wolf Among Us – Episode 4: “In Sheep’s Clothing” dated, new trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on May 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Telltale Games has revealed the release date for the next episode in the ongoing The Wolf Among Us campaign. Episode 4, titled “In Sheep’s Clothing”, hits PC/Mac from May the 27th, Xbox 360 on May the 28th and iOS (iPhone and iPad) on May the 29th. Release dates for PlayStation systems “are forthcoming”...

ZeniMax formally sues Oculus, claims VR firm participated in “exploitation” of trade secrets

by Joseph Murphy - on May 23rd 2014 - No Comments

ZeniMax has compiled their formal case against Oculus VR for “unlawful exploitation of intellectual property.” The full lawsuit can be seen through here and sees Zenimax, its subsidiary id Software accuse Oculus VR and its founder, Palmer Luckey, for “illegally misappropriating” ZeniMax trade secrets relating...