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News: EA Charging Xbox One Users for Sport Demos

EA Charging Xbox One Users for Sport Demos

System error bringing in the cash

So it seems as if gamers on Xbox One wanting to try out FIFA 14 and EA Sports UFC by downloading the demo, have been asked to drop some pennies in order to get access to the download. Demos that are usually free. Representatives from EA Australia has confirmed to online magazine Polygon that a "system error" is to...

News: Monster Hunter Evolve Soon in Alpha Stage

Monster Hunter Evolve Soon in Alpha Stage

But console owners will have to wait

The monster hunt is about to begin as developer Turtle Rock announced that an alpha trial of Evolve is close to going live. And you might be lucky enough to take part of it — if you're a PC player living in North America, that is. Also noteworthy; the first rule of the alpha, you do not talk about the alpha...

News: Sunset Overdrive to Provide Dedicated Server Chaos in Sunset City

Sunset Overdrive to Provide Dedicated Server Chaos in Sunset City

Smooth Moves

Yesterday, our very own Emma talked about the new 'Chaos Squad' Mode in Sunset Overdrive. A few hours later in today's weekly episode of Sunset TV, Sunset Overdrive's Community Manager Brandon Winfrey revealed that 'Chaos Squad' will run on Microsoft's Cloud Azure Dedicated Servers. These are the same 300,000 servers that also power the...

News: Konami Claims 'The Pitch Is Ours' With Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

Konami Claims 'The Pitch Is Ours' With Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

New screenshots, new features

After having been on the back foot for a few years in the football game stakes, Konami are launching a counter-attack against EA's upcoming FIFA 15 with their Xbox One version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2015. The game's slogan this year is "The Pitch is Ours!" and the wave of new screenshots Konami have released that show...

News: Airtight Games Officially Confirms Studio Closure

Airtight Games Officially Confirms Studio Closure

Ends 10 year streak of making games

Airtight Games, developer of games like Dark Void, Quantum Conundrum and the recently released Murdered: Soul Suspect, has confirmed on Twitter that they have closed their doors for good. The Redmond-based studio has been reportedly struggling since January. A sign outside their building reveals the shut down and...

News: Lindsay Lohan Sues Rockstar

Lindsay Lohan Sues Rockstar

The rumoured lawsuit is finally filed

According to rumours buzzing late last year, the actress and former troubled teen Lindsay Lohan is not at all happy with Rockstar — it's now been confirmed as a lawsuit against the game developer was filed yesterday. The actress is claiming Rockstar used her as a model, without her knowing and permission,...

News: Project CARS Picked Up By Bandai Namco For November Release

Project CARS Picked Up By Bandai Namco For November Release

Thank heavens for that.

It's been a while since we've heard...well...anything about Slightly Mad Studios' Project CARS, but it has today been confirmed that Bandai Namco have picked up the distribution rights to the game. The title is due for release on Xbox One in November, and the publisher is claiming that the game is "he most authentic,...

News: First Trials Fusion DLC Pack Detailed

First Trials Fusion DLC Pack Detailed

Rust to rust

Ubisoft has confirmed that the first DLC pack for Trials Fusion will be released on July 29th. The pack - entitled "Riders of The Rustlands" - is the first of SIX packs that will be released over the next 12 months or so. If you've purchased the Trials Fusion Season Pass (£15.99) then you get them all as a part of that. If not,...

News: New World of Tanks Pack Set To Hit Retail in August

New World of Tanks Pack Set To Hit Retail in August

Panzer Tank Saga

Wargaming has confirmed that the hit Xbox 360 online title World of Tanks will be making its way to retail in August as a new bundle. The World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Combat Ready Starter Pack as it will affectionately be known, will be released on August 12th in the US and South America, August 14th in the Asia-Pacific region,...

News: Black Flag DLC and Child of Light Discounted in This Week's Deals with Gold

Black Flag DLC and Child of Light Discounted in This Week's Deals with Gold

Won't somebody think of the savings?!

This week's Deals With Gold list has gone live, and there's plenty on the cards for fans of Assasin's Creed IV: Black Flag and for those who haven't yet picked up the astounding Child of Light on Xbox 360. The deals run until July 7th, so you should jump on in and take advantage if you haven't already. The full...

News: More Walking Dead Coming This Month

More Walking Dead Coming This Month

The story continues...

Fans of the Walking Dead series have been waiting since May, but shouldn't have to wait much longer for the next episode in the zombie apocalypse story. Developer Telltale revealed that they expect the episode, called In Harm's Way, to be ready and released this month. It will be the fourth episode of The Walking Dead: Season...

Feature: Game Of The Mid-Year 2014

Game Of The Mid-Year 2014

Who doesn't enjoy reading a good list or five?

And that’s that… We’re now officially halfway through 2014, and the second half of the year is underway — time sure does fly, doesn’t it? While the past six months might not have been bursting at the seams with truly great blockbuster games, there has been more than enough quality...

News: Tecmo Koei Changes Name

Tecmo Koei Changes Name

To avoid confusion...

The company behind the Dead or Alive, Fatal Frame, Ninja Gaiden and Dynasty Warriors franchises has changed its name today, in Europe and the US at least. Tecmo Koei started out as the companies Tecmo, Inc (or Tehkan, to those of a certain age) and Koei Co., Ltd. In 2008, they merged to become Tecmo Koei. At one point, the...

News: Free Gaming World Cup Tribute Remix EP Released

Free Gaming World Cup Tribute Remix EP Released

Features tracks from some classic kickabouts

With the 2014 World Cup in full swing, Croation director Ivan Hakštok has put together a collaborative EP featuring remixes of seven tracks from seven classic soccer games. Not only that, but it's available for free. Futebol Arte: World Cup Tribute EP features tracks from Tehkan World Cup, Mario...

News: Mighty No. 9 Takes Aim At Xbox Platforms

Mighty No. 9 Takes Aim At Xbox Platforms

Mega side-scrolling action ahead

Keiji Inafune has had a hand in some great game franchises. While working for Capcom, he brought us Resident Evil, Dead Rising, Onimusha, and Mega Man just to name a few. After leaving a few years ago, Inafune and his new team at Comcept are bringing back the Mega Man formula in their new project, Mighty No. 9, which...

News: ESCAPE Dead Island Announced for Xbox 360

ESCAPE Dead Island Announced for Xbox 360

Spinoff central

Deep Silver has announced that a third-person survival adventure title based on the Dead Island franchise will be heading to Xbox 360 in the autumn of 2014. The game, entitled ESCAPE Dead Island is in development with FatShark, is set between the original game and the forthcoming Dead Island 2. ESCAPE follows the story of Cliff...

News: Plants vs. Zombies Gets New Map, Mode, and Sponsored Characters

Plants vs. Zombies Gets New Map, Mode, and Sponsored Characters

Tactical Taco Party!

PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be getting a bit of a content boost tomorrow, July 1st, in the form of a new bunch of DLC. The "Tactical Taco Party Pack" will be available from Tuesday, and will include the new Jewel Junction map, a new mode entitles Vanquish Confirmed (which is exclusive to Xbox 360 and Xbox...

News: EA Shows Off FIFA 15 Visuals

EA Shows Off FIFA 15 Visuals

Breathing, hair movement, and more

EA Sports has released a new trailer from FIFA 15, which focuses on the game's graphics. The trailer shows some incredibly impressive stadium shots, as well as close ups of the new player models. There's also confirmation that - wait for it - the players will have hair that moves. They'll breathe, too! It sounds...

News: Titanfall Gets Twelve New Achievements

Titanfall Gets Twelve New Achievements

Everything's better with achievements

The recent Titanfall update that went live, has added a bunch of new achievements to the mix. Some folks have missed it, so we thought we'd shed some light. The achievements are as follows:- Blood Water: Kill 200 enemies on Runoff – 30G Runoff Connoisseur: Play every game mode on Runoff – 10G Side Pipe:...

News: Sniper Elite 3 Tops UK Sales Chart

Sniper Elite 3 Tops UK Sales Chart

Number one with a bullet.

505 Games' Sniper Elite 3 has bulleted to the top of the UK All Formats Sales Chart this week, narrowly beating out Watch Dogs and EA Sports UFC. The franchise is on the up. The first Sniper Elite only reached the number 15 spot back in 2005, and Sniper Elite 2 reached the top spot in 2012, albeit after being on the...

Rumour: Five New Titanfall Game Modes Leaked

Five New Titanfall Game Modes Leaked

More modes than you can shake a Titan at?

According to a NeoGAF user, the June patch for Titanfall contained hidden details regarding more game modes possibly coming in Titanfall's future. The June patch introduced the new mode "Marked for Death", where one player on each team is marked as the primary target and the goal is to kill the enemy...