Design Director Paul Rustchynsky has provided more information regarding Drive Club, the realistic racing game exclusive to PlayStation 4. Since the game has been delayed multiple times, many people have been concerned, but Rustchynsky confirmed that the game will see a 2014 release date. It has been heavily rumoured that the game will be released June 12, but he didn’t comment on these speculations.
Box art for a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle has surfaced thanks to French site Gameblog. According to the image above, the bundle will include a 32 GB Wii U and Gamepad, Mario Kart 8 and a seven day trial for Wii U Karaoke. No pricing information was released with the images, but if anything is confirmed we’ll be sure to keep you up to date.
PlayStation 4 got off to a fast start, and so far it’s not slowing down. Originally projected to sell 5.5 million units by March 31, expectations are being exceeded. Sony has revealed that, as of April 6, PlayStation 4 has eclipsed 7 million units sold. This puts it about 1.5 million units ahead of expectations. PlayStation 4 now has a notable lead over Xbox One in these early days, and it has also surpassed Wii U, despite a one year head start. By comparison, PlayStation 3 sold just under 4 million units in its first year on the market.
Borderlands 2 released in September of 2012 and since then it has received a ton of post launch support. After a year and a half, Borderlands 2 will receive its final piece of DLC.
Sir Hammerlock vs. The Son of Crawmerax if the fifth and final headhunter pack. Players will explore Wam Bam Island to find and destory, you guessed it, the son of Crawmerax. Fans of the first game will remember Crawmerax from the Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC.
You can blast away the son of Crawmerax right now for $2.99 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
Ubisoft recently held a special Watch Dogs preview event for certain members of the press. At these types of events, journalists are typically given the game’s demo or the full review copy of the game if applicable, and occasionally the company hosting the event will toss in a one or two other perks related to the game, such as a character figurine or collector’s item. Ubisoft took things a step further this time, with a move that many consider crossing the line from hospitality to bribery. Journalists in attendance received a “asset kit” that included things like bottled water and a Watch Dogs T-shirt…oh and a free Nexus 7 tablet.
Sony Corporation recently announced at a press event that Sony Computer Entertainment has come to an agreement to sell its 9.52 million shares in Square Enix to financial firm SMBC Nikko Securities. Following the sale, SCE reported that ¥4.8 billion (just under $47 million) was earned.
Infinity Ward revealed more ‘customization items’ for Call of Duty: Ghosts yesterday. As well as 6 new Personalization Packs, an Extinction Squad Pack, a Legend Pack and Classic Ghost pack, a whole new kind of customization item was confirmed. Voice packs will be launching for the first time ever in Call of Duty, and there are currently 2 set for release. Specific details are below.
On Tuesday, Bungie’s in-house composer and creator of the Halo theme, Marty O’Donnell, was fired “without cause,” according to a tweet from O’Donnell himself.
Wii U sales have not gotten off to the strong start Nintendo had hoped for, and a big part of that is due to a lack of ‘must have’ first party titles. Recent releases like Super Mario 3D World and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze provided only small, temporary boosts, but there may be no Nintendo title that gets people as excited as Super Smash Bros. does. Can Smash Bros. on Wii U help the struggling console turn things around? Cast your vote and join the debate!
Titanfall finally made its Japanese debut this week, but it didn’t exactly take the market by storm. Seeing as Xbox One has not yet launched in Japan, it was limited to a number nine debut on Xbox 360. Meanwhile, 3rd Robot Wars Z: Jigoku Hen took both the number one and two spots on PlayStation 3 and Vita respectively, but both consoles (and, in fact, all consoles) saw declined numbers this week. Hit the jump for the breakdown.
It’s been made apparent in some previous screenshots and trailers that Watch Dogs will feature some “strange” things, and evidently, massive, robotic spiders are taking the frame in this picture. How do we know? Thanks to a screenshot from Imgur by a user named, quite appropriately, Leakythings.
After the mecha dragons and flaming head zombies revealed in a the trailer shown below, it definitely causes us to ponder just how many elements of strangeness and uniqueness will unveil themselves a month from now with the release of the game.
Capy Games, the studio behind the immensely popular Swords and Sworcery, is back at it. Below is a new project that, judging from the trailer, is both highly theatrical and immensely powerful in terms of story and engagement. The game had been previously announced for Xbox One, but the new trailer reveals that it will also be coming to Steam although not specifying Mac, PC, or Linux compatibility.