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Forza Horizon 2 announced for Xbox One and Xbox 360

by Shane Willoughby - on Jun 2nd 2014 - No Comments

Forza Horizon 2 is official, and will launch on Xbox 360 and Xbox One later this year. Turn10 and Playground Games will once again be responsible for development. In a chat with with IGN, creative director Ralph Fulton said “[Turn 10 and Playground] share this belief that we can create a true home for racing fans on Xbox One.” Forza...

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...

New Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer takes some inspiration from Breaking Bad

by Shane Willoughby - on May 28th 2014 - No Comments

A new Handsome Jack narrated Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer has been released and it take more than a huge slice of inspiration from TV sensation Breaking Bad. The trailer, emulates that of the teaser trailer of the final episodes of the hit AMC show. We’ve posted the original Breaking Bad teaser and the new Borderlands short...

Batman 3: Beyond Gotham announced ahead of E3

by Shane Willoughby - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments

Warner Bros, TT Games and The LEGO Group has announced LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gothamfor Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC and 3DS. “Building on the incredibly successful LEGO Batman franchise, we are working to make LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham the ultimate super hero videogame this year for all ages,”...

The Evil Within gets revised October date. New trailer scares people who are not actors

by Shane Willoughby - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments

The Evil Within has slipped into October. The game will now release on October 24th in Ireland and Europe, with the extra few months required to “balance” and “refine” according to Shinji Mikami and be Tango Gameworks team. The new date also came with talk of pre-order incentives in the “Fighting Chance”...

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”...

Xbox One June update will add real names and external support

by Shane Willoughby - on May 21st 2014 - No Comments

A new Xbox One system update planned for June will allow users to be identified by their real names, as well as giving you the option to use external storage options. Smartglass interactivity will also benefit from a revised push. The announcement comes after a wave of changes and revisions to Xbox Live. You can read a much more detailed...

New Batman: Arkham Knight gameplay trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on May 21st 2014 - No Comments

RockSteady Studios has released the first gameplay trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight. The trailer, titled “Evening the Odds”, shows off a tonne of Batmobile footage, as well as giving you a glimpse at not only the scale of Gotham City, but the roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, that are...

Details of Far Cry 4′s plot leak online

by Joseph Murphy - on May 21st 2014 - No Comments

Details of the plot for Far Cry 4 have leaked online. The details appeared briefly on Ubisoft’s Uplay store, and were soon pulled, but thanks to the power of the net, there’s a cached version available to read. The synopsis, seen below, reveals gamers will take on a character named Ajay Ghale as they aim to fulfill their...

CD Projekt Red talks The Witcher 3: “We’ll not deliver exclusive content to any of the platforms”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 20th 2014 - No Comments

CD Projekt Red has confirmed they are avoiding exclusive platform content for The Witcher 3. Speaking to Eurogamer, The Witcher 3 developer revealed they aim to treat “all gamers equally” by avoding the exclusive content trap, in truth, too many developers find themselves falling into: “We’ll not deliver exclusive...

Layoffs hit Rare, cuts to change the “methodology” of the studio says Microsoft

by Joseph Murphy - on May 19th 2014 - No Comments

Developer Rare has been hit with layoffs, Microsoft has confirmed. The renowned studio, which is owned by Microsoft, has faced an unconfirmed number of layoffs after the release of the Xbox One exclusive Kinect Sports Rivals failed to sell as much as anticipated. A statement, direct from Microsoft, reveals the layoffs signify a “decision...