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The PS4 sold more than the Xbox One or any other console in March – making it the hardware leader for the third consecutive month – market research group NPD reports. The Xbox One and PS4 pushed US hardware sales in March up 78 percent from 2013, from $222 million to $395 million.
PAX East’s designated indie games fiefdom was, unsurprisingly, overflowing with interesting projects. Secret Ponchos. Gods Will Be Watching. Subnautica. Not A Hero. Below. Many of the other games on display were known quantities that we’d either played previously or are playable now in a...
Forget trying to make the Citizen Kane of games, that's been done. Indie dev Broken Window Studios has its sights set on a far weirder goal. They want their horror game, Grave, to deliver the same discombobulating sense of strange as David Lynch's weirdo classic Eraserhead.
After an initial outing on PC which was barely serviceable—rendering at 1024x720, locked at 30 FPS with unusable mouse controls—From Software and Namco Bandai have a lot to prove with this sequel. For Dark Souls 2, PC was reportedly considered a major target platform from the start.
There's been no shortage of debate concerning the ongoing "war" between Microsoft and Sony in the battle for the living room. One argument that constantly makes the rounds is the fact that right now, more PlayStation 4 games run in 1080p than they do on Xbox One.
Gamers Honest Truth claims to have received word from sources close to Activision that the Xbox One edition has been pushed back. The site also says that its Amazing Spider-Man 2 Xbox One pre-order has been cancelled by a local EB Games outlet. The rumour is given legs by the fact that the Xbox One...
Sony is considering a discount for owners of The Last of Us on PlayStation 3 who also buy the upcoming PlayStation 4 version. Writing on the EU PlayStation blog, Naughty Dog's Eric Monacelli responded to a fan question regarding a discount for those who had already splashed out on the PS3 game (and...
What's Hearthstone like on iPad? PG 03:56PM PDT Apr 16, 2014
The iPad version of Blizzard's all-conquering card-'em-up has just arrived on Apple's US and UK App Stores, having already been soft launched in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. You can get it by clicking here. But is the mobile version any good? And why, as PC gamers, should you care?
Sony announced today that global sales of the the PlayStation 4 have exceeded 7 million units as of April 6, 2014. Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment wrote in a press release: "The response from the global gaming community for PS4 has been overwhelming and we are...
Nintendo passed on Skylanders concept CVG 02:42PM PDT Apr 16, 2014
A Polygon feature on the creation of the toy-and-game phenomenon follows Skylanders from the licensed game crash around 2008 to serving as the inspiration for a new market segment. It also reveals that Nintendo had the opportunity to get involved at the ground floor.
In The Final Hours of Titanfall, Geoff Keighley reveals that the years-long litigation profoundly impacted Respawn's corporate culture. Keighley says it's as if there were two companies, according to an excerpt posted by Kotaku: one involved in the lawsuit and one not.
Blizzard's collectible trading card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available for iPad. The free-to-play game was first announced at last year's PAX East event in March 2013 as a cross-platform, multiplayer strategy game intended for PC, Mac and iPad.
Dark Souls 2 4K screenshots PG 10:00AM PDT Apr 16, 2014
Dark Souls 2 is a gorgeous game. Except when it's an ugly game. It's a little weird that way—some environments are absolutely breathtaking, while others stand out with dated, blocky geometry. This gallery mostly reflects the former, capturing some of Dark Souls II's most breathtaking vistas and...
Games so bad they're good: Far Cry 2 JS 09:30AM PDT Apr 16, 2014
I was invited to be on the "Games So Bad They're Good" panel at PAX East, but a scheduling conflict prevented me from taking part. Fortunately, my Editor in Chief, Ludwig Kietzmann, was ready and willing to take my place. His selection, Far Cry 2, took more than a few people by surprise - the...
Sony Computer Entertainment has just announced the sale of its entire 9,520,000 pile of Square Enix shares to a company called SMBC Nikko Securities. An income of nearly 4.8bn yen - around £28m - will be marked down in Sony's financial report for the year ending 31st March 2015.