Minimum and Recommended Specs for Upcoming “Dark Souls” Game Revealed; Dev Says Hardware Requirements are Not Yet Final
Dec 22, 2015 A couple of days ago, the minimum and recommended system requirements of the next installment in the "Souls" series were leaked through its Steam page. However, the post was immediately taken down and "Dark Souls III" developer FromSoftware announced that the leaked specs are not yet final.
Russian Man Who Lost his Wife and Job is Suing Bethesda over Unexpected ‘Fallout 4’ Addiction
Dec 22, 2015 A man from Russia whose life fell apart is taking development studio Bethesda to court for releasing the game "Fallout 4." According to the complainant, a 28-year-old gamer from Siberia, he became seriously addicted to the game which caused him to neglect certain important details in his life.
Konami Already Working on ‘Metal Gear Solid 6’ After Hideo Kojima’s Departure?
Dec 19, 2015 Development studio Konami may have just officially announced that it is working on the next entry to its "Metal Gear Solid" franchise. However, it is not yet clear how the company will proceed with this project since series creator Hideo Kojima is no longer working with the studio.
Three New Free Games Unlocked for Xbox Live’s Games with Gold Program
Dec 18, 2015 It's already mid-December which means Xbox Live Gold members can already access three new free games through Microsoft's Games with Gold program. In addition, as noted by the tech giant, all free games released at this point for the Xbox 360 can be played on the Xbox One system through the backwards compatibility service.
Activision Unveils new Head-to-Head Multiplayer Mode Rival Challenges for latest ‘Guitar Hero’ Game
Dec 18, 2015 Game publisher Activision has unveiled a new feature for "Guitar Hero Live" that will surely change how players compete against each other in the game. Dubbed as Rival Challenges, the new mode is now available through the game's "Guitar Hero TV."
Activision to Use Proceeds from Upcoming Personalization Pack DLC for CoD to help Veterans
Dec 18, 2015 Game publisher Activision has unveiled a new content update for Treyarch's recently released "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3." The company's earnings from the latest DLC, dubbed as C.O.D.E. Warriors Personalization Pack, will be donated to the veteran aid program Call of Duty Endowment
16 New Xbox 360 Games Announced for Xbox One Consoles
Dec 18, 2015 As promised, Microsoft has recently unveiled the 16 new Xbox 360 titles that can be played using the Xbox One through the backwards compatibility service. With the latest roster update, the total of number of last-gen games that are now available for the company's next-gen console is now at 120.
Nintendo Gives Away New Items Including Fire Koopa Clown Car for Wii U’s ’Super Mario Maker’
Dec 18, 2015 Nintendo recently announced that it will launch a massive update for the "Super Mario Maker" on the Wii U. Aside from the added content, the update will also be accompanied by a web service that will let players search for new courses and levels using their computers and mobile devices
Microtransaction System for ‘Destiny’ Adds Warlock, Titan and Hunter Level Boost for $30 Each
Dec 16, 2015 Development studio Bungie has unveiled a new set of paid character level boosts for its "Destiny" game. This is the first time that the studio has offered players of its first-person shooter game the chance to level-up their characters in exchange for real-world money.
Kojima Officially Leaves Konami; ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Creator in Talks with Sony for New PlayStation Game
Dec 16, 2015 Famed video game designer Hideo Kojima has officially left the development studio Konami. According to reports, he and a small team from the company are currently forming their own studio and are targeting to release a new game for Sony's PlayStation platform
‘Super Smash Bros.’ Director Confirms DLC Support for Game’s Wii U Version Ending Soon
Dec 16, 2015 Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of the "Super Smash Bros." mash-up series, said the DLC support for the game's Nintendo Wii U version will end in the near future. Although he didn't explain the reason behind this decision, he noted that he will still probably continue working on the game.
New Nintendo NX Rumors Point to Gamepad with Touchscreen Controller
Dec 15, 2015 A patent application filed by Nintendo suggests that the mysterious NX gaming system might come with a gamepad featuring a touchscreen-based controller. But, as noted by various sources, it is not yet clear if the patent is for the NX or for a totally new gaming device.
Upcoming ‘Getaway’ DLC Comes with New Maps, Weapons, Vehicles and Game Modes
Dec 15, 2015 Development studio Visceral Games has announced that the next DLC for "Battlefield Hardline" will arrive in January of next year. The upcoming content update, titled "Getaway," will feature new weapons, maps, vehicles and game modes.
Open Beta for ‘Fable Legends’ Delayed to Spring 2016
Dec 15, 2015 Lionhead Studios has announced that the open beta for the upcoming free-to-play action RPG "Fable Legends" has been pushed back to spring 2016. According to the company, it will use the extra time to extend the closed beta event for the game.
DICE Confirms New ‘Battlefield’ Game is in the Works
Dec 14, 2015 Development studio Digital Illusions CE (DICE) has confirmed that it is now focused on creating the next installment of the "Battlefield" series. According to the company, some of the developers who worked on this year's "Star Wars Battlefront" will handle the upcoming project.