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Assassin’s Creed Is Ubisoft’s Best-Selling Franchise, But You Probably Already Figured

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 9:12 am

Ubisoft’s corporate website is listing some pretty interesting numbers. Specifically, the page reveals the company’s top selling franchise. Yes, it’s Assassin’s Creed. Collectively, the series has managed to hit 73 million units — an impressive feat, no doubt. Second place […]

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Watch Dogs Season Pass Detailed, Add-On Campaign Coming Post-Launch

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 1:36 pm

Upcoming spy-and-hack title Watch Dogs is set to receive the season pass treatment when it launches next month. The listing for the downloadable pass is now up for pre-order on GameStop (Thanks, Joystiq!), where you can purchase it for $19.99. […]

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The Evil Within PAX East Trailer Is Terrifyingly Surreal

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 9:37 am

The upcoming Bethesda-published survival horror game from Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks recently got a new trailer in time for PAX East. As expected, it’s quite horrific and super creepy. More than anything, though, it’s incredibly surreal. The whole […]

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Aztez Bringing Brawling and Strategy Together on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and PC

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:56 am

The two-man studio at Team Colorblind is currently toiling away on a brand new game for (inhale) the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux (exhale). Titled Aztez, the game features a combination of fast-paced beat […]

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Costume Quest 2 Goes on the Hunt for Even More Candy on Consoles, PC

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:35 pm

As someone who fell in love with the original Costume Quest, it brings me great joy to report that publisher Midnight City has announced the return of the series with Costume Quest 2. Double Fine is bringing back the first […]

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Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 2:20 pm

Following an unexpected delay, Ubisoft’s latest franchise Watch Dogs is now set to debut on May 27. Speaking on the Ubisoft blog, Senior Producer Dominic Guay explained exactly what the reason was for pushing the debut game back. As it turns […]

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Out Now: Dark Souls II and Titanfall

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 12:25 pm

Two of 2014′s biggest releases have dropped today. The first is the much awaited sequel to From Software’s popular action-RPG series. Dark Souls II arrives on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, ready to brutalize you and send fear into […]

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Kojima Wonders if Players Will Be Able to Finish MGS V: The Phantom Pain

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 10:01 am

After revealing at the end of 2013 that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain would be “hundreds of times larger” than Ground Zeroes, series creator Hideo Kojima has followed up on his previous statements. Specifically, Phantom Pain will be […]

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Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Announced for Xbox One, 360, PS4, Wii U

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 11:05 am

Developer Drinkbox Studios is prepping its acclaimed 2013 brawler Guacamelee for release on a handful of new platforms after finding initial success on the PlayStation 3, Vita, and Steam. Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is headed to the Xbox One, […]

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MGS V: The Phantom Pain on PC Is Something Kojima ‘Would Like to Do’

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 10:04 am

If you’re looking forward to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 3, you’re set. The game’s been long confirmed for those platforms, so there’s no worrying for those particularly […]

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Watch Dogs Gets May Launch Date

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 6:48 am

Following leaked info surrounding the launch for Watch Dogs courtesy of GAME (Man, those guys are getting into the habit of doing that, eh?), Ubisoft has made it official by confirming the rumored May 27 release date. A post on […]

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Respawn Co-Founder Confirms Titanfall Season Pass, No Microtransactions

by David Sanchez on March 5, 2014 @ 11:36 am

Well, it looks like Titanfall will indeed get the season pass treatment. Speaking on GameSpot’s The Lobby, Respawn Entertainment Co-Founder Vince Zampella confirmed the news. We all know how we feel about season passes at this point (some like them, […]

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Rocksteady Developing Batman: Arkham Knight, Due Out This October on Xbox One, PS4, PC

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

The fourth entry in the Arkham series of Batman games is coming. Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to launch for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 14. Now, if you were bummed out by Batman: Arkham Origins […]

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Could Land on PS4 in April, News on Other Platforms

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 10:41 pm

Octodad: Dadliest Catch may hit the PlayStation 4 sooner rather than later. According to a tweet from developer Young Horses, April is the studio’s goal, though nothing is set in stone. Additionally, Young Horses is looking into releasing Dadliest Catch […]

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Conker’s Bad Fur Day Dev on Nintendo and Microsoft

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 10:16 pm

The latest issue of Nintendo Force Magazine (as shared by Destructoid) features quite the telling interview with Chris Seavor, who previously worked on Conker’s Bad Fur Day. The dev shared some of his experiences as a Rare staff member, delving […]

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Sega Details Plans Following Atlus Acquisition

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 7:07 pm

Sega has been pretty quiet about its plans surrounding Atlus parent company Index Corporation. In a recent press release (translated by Gematsu), the company finally revealed what appear to be major long-term plans regarding the buyout. First, Index Corporation as […]

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Titanfall Beta Sign-ups Now Live

by Justin B. on February 11, 2014 @ 6:46 pm

Respawn Entertainment has just unveiled the beta sign-ups for one of this year’s most anticipated games,  Titanfall. All you have to do is visit their beta page and sign-up for either the PC or Xbox One beta. If you choose […]

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Kojima Responds to Criticisms of MGS: Ground Zeroes Over Two-Hour Campaign

by David Sanchez on February 6, 2014 @ 11:28 am

In a recent report in the latest issue of Game Informer, it was revealed that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes could be finished in two hours. Even despite the game’s fairly low price, that’s a considerably short amount of […]

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Titanfall DLC Confirmed, Will Change Based on Community

by David Sanchez on January 29, 2014 @ 10:49 am

It should come as a surprise to absolutely no one that Titanfall will receive post-launch DLC. That said, the way EA and developer Respawn Entertainment will approach DLC is certainly worth noting. As indicated on Joystiq, EA head Andrew Wilson […]

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Not Coming to Next-Gen Consoles

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 9:54 pm

If you were holding out on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 making its way to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, well, stop it! Speaking to Destructoid, Producer David Cox explained that while Konami and publisher MercuryStream had considered the […]

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WWE Network Coming to Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 8:51 pm

When you think about CES, professional wrestling doesn’t really come to mind. That changed this year when WWE made a huge announcement during the show. The company revealed that its WWE Network, which had first been announced back in 2011 […]

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PES 2015 Confirmed for PS4 but Not Xbox One

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 4:04 pm

If you dig soccer games but aren’t down with the whole FIFA thing, you’ll probably be interested to know that Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been confirmed for the PlayStation 4. As indicated on the series’ official Twitter account (via […]

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Mirror’s Edge 2 Won’t Be Penned by Rhianna Pratchett

by David Sanchez on January 8, 2014 @ 10:39 am

Rhianna Pratchett, who was one of the writers involved with Mirror’s Edge back in 2008, won’t be returning to the series. Pratchett made the announcement via her Twitter account yesterday. “It’s really lovely that people care enough to ask whether […]

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Microsoft: Over 3 Million Xbox One Units Sold in 2013

by David Sanchez on January 6, 2014 @ 2:24 pm

Microsoft sold all of the Xbox Ones in 2013! All of ‘em! Well, actually, the company sold over 3 million of them, which is still pretty good when you think about it. Microsoft issued a thank you to fans for […]

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Square Enix Uses Stealth to Quietly Cancel Hitman on New Consoles

by David Sanchez on January 6, 2014 @ 2:12 pm

While not much was known about Square Enix’s next-gen foray into the world of Hitman, we now know this much: The game’s been canceled. As indicated by VideoGamer, LinkedIn profiles of several Square Enix Montreal employees listed the game as […]

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MGS: Phantom Pain World ‘Hundreds of Times Larger’ Than Ground Zeroes

by David Sanchez on January 1, 2014 @ 4:14 pm

We already know that Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain are both a part of the same Metal Gear Solid V storyline. But how do the two games compare to one another? According to Hideo Kojima (as translated by Siliconera), […]

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Assassin’s Creed IV DLC Coming in Two Weeks

by David Sanchez on December 4, 2013 @ 11:55 am

If you’re eagerly anticipating more Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag content, you won’t have to wait too long. As advertised on Game Informer (and spotted by VideoGamer), the story-based Freedom Cry DLC is coming to the game in two weeks […]

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Apple Acquires Original Kinect Motion Technology Dev

by David Sanchez on November 25, 2013 @ 12:44 pm

PrimeSense, the company that developed the motion sensing technology of the Kinect for the Xbox 360, has been bought out by Apple, reports BBC News. While further details have yet to be disclosed, reports indicate that the acquisition ran Apple […]

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Rayman Legends Goes Next-Gen in 2014

by David Sanchez on November 12, 2013 @ 5:48 pm

Last month, Ubisoft revealed that sales figures for Rayman Legends were below the company’s expectations. That’s quite a shame, because the game is actually really great, and more people should totally play it. Ubisoft is hoping more folks get in […]

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Landing in Spring 2014

by David Sanchez on November 4, 2013 @ 8:43 am

Konami has revealed details regarding the launch of Metal Gear Solid V. The adventure is set to take place across two games, Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, with the former being prepped for a spring 2014 release. According to […]

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Ryse: Son of Rome to Get Season Pass (Naturally, Right?)

by David Sanchez on November 1, 2013 @ 11:53 am

Ryse: Son of Rome, the Xbox One launch title developed by Crytek, is set to have a Season Pass. As if the quick-time events and purposely incorrect spelling of the word “rise” weren’t already obnoxious enough. The Ryse Season Pass […]

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Titanfall Coming March 11, Collector’s Edition Revealed

by David Sanchez on October 22, 2013 @ 10:25 am

Titanfall from EA and developer Respawn Entertainment has been dated. According to a press release sent out today, the upcoming title will be available on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC beginning March 11, 2014. In addition to the […]

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Watch Dogs Delay Means No Hacking Espionage Until 2014

by David Sanchez on October 15, 2013 @ 11:56 pm

One of the biggest news stories of the day surrounds Ubisoft’s upcoming hack-heavy espionage adventure Watch Dogs. It turns out the game isn’t launching next month as originally planned. Instead, the highly anticipated title will arrive sometime around spring 2014, […]

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Dead Rising 3 Map Revealed (Because At This Point, Why Not?)

by David Sanchez on September 11, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

Seriously, why not, right? I mean, we already got a look at the map of Grand Theft Auto V. It only makes sense that the map of Capcom’s upcoming zombie-fest gets some internet exposure long before the game launches. The […]

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Titanfall Dev Warns About Fake Beta Scammers

by David Sanchez on September 6, 2013 @ 10:28 am

With so many people incredibly eager to play the hell out of Titanfall, it would make plenty of sense for some folks to hope to jump into an early beta. If you do find any offers for early access to […]

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Xbox One Drops on November 22

by David Sanchez on September 4, 2013 @ 10:06 am

Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One will arrive on the gaming scene beginning November 22. This launch date applies specifically to North America (US, Mexico, and Canada), as well as a few other regions. Australia, Austria, Brazil, France, Germany, […]

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Xbox One To Support Eight Controllers Simultaneously

by David Sanchez on September 3, 2013 @ 12:20 pm

The Xbox One controller product listing on Xbox notes that up to eight controllers can be supported on the console simultaneously. That’s a whole lot of controllers at one time, and if utilized properly, this feature could totally make for […]

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Gamescom 2013: Here’s the Xbox One Launch Lineup

by David Sanchez on August 20, 2013 @ 9:04 am

We still don’t know exactly when the Xbox One will hit store shelves and online retailers, but we do have info regarding the console’s lineup of launch titles. You’ve got fighting games, dancing games, fitness games, historically-themed action-adventure games, racing […]

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PS4 Streaming Won’t Require PS Plus

by David Sanchez on August 9, 2013 @ 9:02 am

Microsoft recently announced that streaming and recording video on the Xbox One would require an Xbox Live Gold Account. Following suit, Sony has addressed the issue as it pertains to the PlayStation 4. Simply put, you won’t need a PlayStation […]

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Leaked Footage of Team Bondi’s Whore of the Orient Surfaces

by David Sanchez on August 2, 2013 @ 7:02 pm

A while back Team Bondi announced that it was working on its next game, titled Whore of the Orient. The studio’s first project since finishing up L.A. Noire and subsequently going bankrupt hasn’t been in the news all that much. […]