The Game Awards 2014′s full list of categories and nominees announced
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The Game Awards 2014′s full list of categories and nominees announced

The full list of categories and nominations for the upcoming Game Awards 2014 have been announced, with Bayonetta 2, Dark Souls II, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Hearthstone, and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor vying for Game of the Year. Other categories include Best Independent Game, Best Narrative, Best Shooter, Best RPG, and so on. The Game Awards ... Read More»
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First teaser trailer for Telltale’s Game of Thrones highlights actors from the HBO series reprising their roles
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First teaser trailer for Telltale’s Game of Thrones highlights actors from the HBO series reprising their roles

One of the many reasons Cyanide’s 2012 Game of Thrones RPG didn’t work was because the developer only struck a deal to include a couple of likenesses from the HBO fantasy epic in the game—minor characters, at that. That won’t be the case with Telltale’s upcoming episodic Game of Thrones adventure. In a post today ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 creative director given the go-ahead to develop his own project à la Child of Light
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Far Cry 4 creative director given the go-ahead to develop his own project à la Child of Light

Ubisoft has given Far Cry 4 creative director Alex Hutchinson the greenlight to develop a new, personal project, the man himself informed CVG. “I’ve got clearance along with a bunch of people from AC3 and AC4 to go off and do something new after [Far Cry 4],” Hutchinson told CVG. “The challenge then is to ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ‘is the biggest entertainment launch of the year’
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ‘is the biggest entertainment launch of the year’

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the biggest entertainment launch of the year, according to publisher Activision. Not only is it the biggest videogame launch of 2014, but it also beat movies, music, and books to the title. According to Activision, this claim is made based on “retail and digital sell-through, and reported movie, music, ... Read More»
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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions pre-order bonus levels announced
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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions pre-order bonus levels announced

Sierra has announced two additional levels as pre-order bonuses for Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions. Pre-ordering the game on Xbox One or purchasing it on Xbox 360 by December 2 will net players the ”unique Torus-shaped” grid level called Blood Count. While PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 pre-orders get the Secret Eye level that features a ”unique triangle-shaped ... Read More»
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Next Battlefield game returning to franchise’s military roots in 2016
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Next Battlefield game returning to franchise’s military roots in 2016

The next Battlefield title following Battlefield Hardline, set to release in 2016, will see the franchise return to its military roots. EA CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed during the UBS Global Technology Conference (via GameSpot) that the next game in the franchise will be a “fun, new Battlefield that will be a return to a Battlefield military-style ... Read More»
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Ubisoft investigating Far Cry 4 PC crashes, PS3 corruption, and pre-order code errors
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Ubisoft investigating Far Cry 4 PC crashes, PS3 corruption, and pre-order code errors

Ubisoft has updated its live blog with details of a few Far Cry 4 issues that it is currently investigating. “While most players are reporting a smooth experience, we have received reports of a few issues we’re investigating that we want to tell you about,” the publisher explained. “First, just a reminder though: as we ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn suffering from DDOS attacks
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn suffering from DDOS attacks

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is currently suffering from ongoing DDOS attacks. According to the publisher, “an anonymous third-party targeting the FINAL FANTASY XIV game servers on the NA/EU data center.” These attacks are resulting in players suffering from connection issues, lag, and being kicked off the server. “Due ... Read More»
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New Easter egg found three years after Batman Arkham City’s release
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New Easter egg found three years after Batman Arkham City’s release

Three years after the game’s release, players are still finding hidden messages from Calendar Man in Batman: Arkham City. Julian Gregory Day, a.k.a. Calendar Man, is best known for committing crimes centered on holidays, seasons, and anniversaries. He first appeared in Detective Comics #259 (September 1958) and was long considered a joke villain until he ... Read More»
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Latest Far Cry 4 trailer overviews upcoming DLC content, early alt ending discovered
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Latest Far Cry 4 trailer overviews upcoming DLC content, early alt ending discovered

A new trailer for Far Cry 4’s season pass overviews the upcoming DLC content (sure, it’s not even out yet, but this is the world we live in), while an unofficial video reveals a hidden Easter egg ending found early into the game. Escape from Durgesh brings new open-world missions, while The Hurk Pack adds ... Read More»
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Dragon Age: Inquisition launch trailer emphasizes its wonderful world
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Dragon Age: Inquisition launch trailer emphasizes its wonderful world

Alright, fantasy fans, here’s your requisite launch trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition—right on the even of its long-awaited release. The mood-setting trailer, set to a rendition of “What A Wonderful World,” emphasizes all the varied and vast new environments BioWare constructed for Inquisition—in no small part a direct response to some of DAII’s criticisms. There’s ... Read More»
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Leaked screenshots offer a first look at Telltale’s Game of Thrones
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Leaked screenshots offer a first look at Telltale’s Game of Thrones

Leaked screenshots that are allegedly of Telltale Games’ upcoming Game of Thrones series have appeared online. The eight screens were first posted by the Lifelower Twitter account (via: Kotaku) and show popular characters from the television show, such as Tyrion and Cersei Lannister and Margaery Tyrell, all rendered in Telltale’s familiar art style. Last week, Telltale revealed that ... Read More»
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Battlefield 4′s Final Stand DLC goes live tomorrow
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Battlefield 4′s Final Stand DLC goes live tomorrow

Battlefield 4‘s fifth, and final, expansion pack, Final Stand, will be rolling out to Premium members tomorrow, November 18, EA has announced. “We’ve worked hard to ensure you’ll have a blast with the new weapons, gadgets, and vehicles featured in Final Stand,” EA said. “You’ll traverse the environments with the new Snowmobile and use the ... Read More»
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Swedish videogame organization working to promote gender equality in games
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Swedish videogame organization working to promote gender equality in games

Dataspelsbranschen, a Swedish organization that represents the videogame industry in the public eye, wants to reward developers that promote gender quality in games. According to manager Anton Albiin, speaking to the Swedish news outlet The Local, the Swedish government awarded Dataspelsbranschen a 272,000 kronor ($36,672) grant to fund these promotion. The company is still exploring ... Read More»
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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions launch trailer here to remind you about its upcoming release
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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions launch trailer here to remind you about its upcoming release

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions arrives on PC and consoles in a little over a week, and to remind you why you should be pumped about that—and in case, you know, you forgot it was a thing—here’s a launch trailer! Dimensions is the first entry in the geometrically stylized twin-stick shooter series to leave a Microsoft platform. ... Read More»
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