Archives / 2014 / February

Pretty Chitty Bang Bang – Carmageddon shifts to Steam Early Access on March 27

Carmageddon: Reincarnation will arrive on Steam's Early Access service on March 27, Stainless Games announced. The UK developer also offered a pre-alpha trailer for the vehicular destruction game, which focuses on damage tech for the reboot. Carmageddon: Reincarnation is the result of a successful Kickstarter project in June 2012 during which the indie developer earned $625,143. The developer... »

WSJ: Warner Bros. eyeing Machinima for investment opportunity

Warner Bros. is considering an investment in Machinima of $10-15 million, reports the Wall Street Journal. Machinima, a multi-channel YouTube platform, received $35 million from Google in the past, but according to AllThingsD, was unable to secure a mega-round of $70 million last year and is still looking for a new CEO. We've reported on binge and purge layoffs at the company for the past two... »

Tony Hawk's new game is exclusively for mobiles

Tony Hawk may be returning to video games, but he isn't returning to consoles anytime soon. The skateboarding star revealed his new game is exclusively for mobile phones, after admitting last year he'd been “wanting to do a mobile game for a long time.” “We're working on a mobile game now,” Hawk told Bloomberg. “We're working on a game for mobile d... »

Titanfall for Xbox One actually requires 20GB of hard drive space

Titanfall won't take up as much of your Xbox One hard drive space as previously thought. Respawn Entertainment community manager Abbie Heppe confirmed on Twitter that the game will require a 20GB install, not “up to 40GB,” as was reported on Monday. The 40GB figure came from the packaging of the special-edition Titanfall Xbox One bundle. Heppe said that the discrepancy was probabl... »

Tropico 5 beta test confirmed for PC

The PC version of Tropico 5 will be able to play in closed beta next month, publisher Kalypso Media has announced. You can sign up to try the dictatorial strategy sandbox now via Kalypso's site. The beta will begin sometime in March, before a full roll-out of the game sometime later in “Q2 2014” on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360. “Under the wise and benevolent guidance of El... »

Pac-Man Museum Launches Today Cross-Platform

Namco Bandai have today proudly released a new compilation of both classic Pac-Man titles and newer releases in the series, entitled Pac-Man Museum. The download-only collection is now available for purchase on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, with gameplay modes for up to four players. Pac-Man Museum includes the titles; Pac-Man, Super Pac-Man, Pac & Pal, Pac-Land, Pac-Mania, Pac attack, Pac-... »

Call Of Duty Elite Bows Out Friday

Activision is slated to cease the Call of Duty Elite service on Friday February 28th. Elite launched to coincide with Modern Warfare 3 in November 2011, it was intended as a online platform to further enhance the series MP experience alongside better stat tracking/viewing. The platform launched as a tiered service in 2011 but was later rolled into a completely free service alongside the Black Ops ... »

Outlast reopens its gates with Whistleblower DLC in April

Outlast receives its first DLC in April both on Windows PC and PS4, obliterating any hope that you'd escaped the Mount Massive Asylum for good. The first-person survival horror features reporter Miles Upshur investigating the creepy hospital, and the “Whistleblower” DLC details the events that led him to the asylum's foreboding gates. Whistleblower stars Waylon Park, a softwa... »

Here's a look at March's Xbox One update

Microsoft has released a preview video detailing the new features and enhancements coming in next month's Xbox One firmware update, including improved party chat functionality and friends list features. Starting next month, Xbox One player parties will have party chat enabled by default — a change spurred by frequent user requests. The Xbox One's improved interface will clearly dif... »

New INFAMOUS Gameplay Video – Enjoy Your Power

One of the first big PlayStation exclusive games on the PlayStation 4 – inFamous Second Son – will launch at retail worldwide in just under a month, on March 21. This has been one of the main games leading the PS4 marketing push, and will surely get a lot more advertising weight thrown behind it in the coming month. The latest evidence of this is a brand new gameplay TV spot, that show... »

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