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By Kieran Mackintosh On 30 Jul, 2013 At 10:50 AM | Categorized As Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Featured, News, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With No Comments
'Assassin's Creed' - Aveline

Details on three Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag’s PlayStation-exclusive contents are revealed! Both Ubisoft and Sony announced during E3 that Assassin’s Creed 4 will be receiving three missions exclusively PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Featured in these three missions is Aveline de Grandpré, a character from Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation that you get to play as. Yesterday, on its […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 25 Jul, 2013 At 03:28 PM | Categorized As Black Ops 2, Featured, Industry, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 | With 5 Comments
'Black Ops 2'

Black Ops 2 dev, Treyarch, receives death threats and threats of violence after release of patch. I was – and still am – honestly appalled beyond words when news of this hit my Twitter feed. This is just a disgraceful and demeaning mess to gamers as a whole and to Treyarch themselves. Design Director David Vonderhaar of […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 23 Jul, 2013 At 04:41 PM | Categorized As Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Featured, Industry, News, PC, PS3, PS4, Ubisoft, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With No Comments
'Assassins Creed'

The popular Assassin’s Creed series could eventually have a game set in modern times. One of Ubisoft’s flagship franchises, Assassin’s Creed, might possible get a game in the future where setting is ye olde modern times. According to lead writer Darby McDevitt, however, the Assassin’s Creed franchise’s “historical tourism” is one of the series’ biggest draws. […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 19 Jul, 2013 At 09:40 AM | Categorized As Featured, Grand Theft Auto, GTA 5, Industry, News, PS3, Xbox 360 | With No Comments

Some questions about GTA 5 are answered and Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies talks about character mechanics. Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies recently spoke with Jeuxactu in an interview about the three main protagonists for GTA 5 and how players will be able to control them. This is quite the switch-up to what has been the norm […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 1 Jul, 2013 At 09:16 AM | Categorized As EVE Online, Ext., News, PC, PS3 | With 1 Comment
'DUST 514'

EVE Online developer CCP have been working with Sony to evolve the submission procedures for free-to-play games like their MMOShooter Dust 514. CCP confirmed this in an update on its DUST 514 website when discussing forthcoming updates and changes to Dust 514. As a result of its talks with Sony, CCP has promised it will submit near-monthly updates to DUST 514 over the […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 28 Jun, 2013 At 11:29 PM | Categorized As Call of Duty: Ghosts, Featured, News, Next-Gen, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With No Comments
Infinity Ward

Forgive me for being dubious, but I’m quite skeptical of Infinity Ward developing a game for the generation after next-generation. In a recent interview with EDGE (June 25), Infinity Ward executives Steve Ackrich and Mark Rubin reflected back on their experiences over the past decade and openly discussed key events that “defined the studio’s ethos.” They also discussed […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 27 Jun, 2013 At 11:11 PM | Categorized As Ext., News, PS3, The Last of Us | With No Comments

UPDATE: Naughty Dog have released a patch which, among other things, removes the phone sex hotlines. ORIGINAL STORY: I honestly had to double-check this story was genuinely true before I took it seriously. It’s not every day you see the word “sex” appear in the To-Do list. After a quick search on Google it turns out that […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 27 Jun, 2013 At 08:17 AM | Categorized As Ext., News, Next-Gen, PC, PS3, PS4, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With No Comments

In an in a round of questions fired out by GamingBolt, senior producer Dominic Guay was asked about how Ubisoft’s anticipated next-gen title Watch Dogs will look on next-gen consoles. As you may know already, Watch Dogs is an open-world action-adventure game currently in development by Ubisoft Montreal. In Watch Dogs you are a vigilante who has the ability to […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 26 Jun, 2013 At 07:53 PM | Categorized As Ext., News, Next-Gen, PS4 | With 1 Comment
DualShock 4

It seems that DICE’s lead designer Alan Kertz can’t get enough of the PlayStation 4′s DualShock 4. In a series of tweets he rather openly expressed his fondness for the controller. Previously he tweeted about how Battlefield 4 will “likely” use the L2 and R2 triggers to aim and shoot because the PS4′s triggers are “so much improved” […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 25 Jun, 2013 At 03:33 PM | Categorized As Battlefield 4, Featured, News, Next-Gen, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With 3 Comments

DICE’s upcoming next-gen title Battlefield 4 will not only have destruction similar to Bad Company 2 but a couple of details on the tweaks and changes of its classes and weapons have also been unveiled. Battlefield 4 changes things up a little bit compared to what gamers will be used to in Battlefield 3. For example the Recon class […]


Even though it is already known that Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will be coming out for the PlayStation 4 (amongst other platforms), and it was also rumoured back in April that the game would be a launch title too. Now it has been recently confirmed that bigwig publisher Ubisoft’s next-gen title - Assassin’s Creed 4 - will be coming […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 21 Jun, 2013 At 01:08 PM | Categorized As Battlefield 4, Featured, News, Next-Gen, PC, PS4, Xbox One | With No Comments

Computer hardware distributor AMD recently issued a statement (along with EA) on IGN clarifying that, since the next-gen consoles – the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One – both run on AMD hardware, the relationship between the company and the Battlefield series developer DICE which enables the two to collaborate on and optimise DICE’s upcoming Battlefield 4 for […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 18 Jun, 2013 At 09:58 AM | Categorized As Featured, Industry, News, Next-Gen, PS Vita, PS3, PS4 | With 5 Comments

Shuhei Yoshida (Sony’s President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment) was interviewed on the Japanese gaming site Game Watch, where he detailed why the PlayStation 4 will require PlayStation Plus for multiplayer. DualShockers states that Yoshida reaffirmed that “multiplayer on PS3 and PS Vita will remain free of charge.” I unfortunately can’t read Japanese so I’ll […]

By Kieran Mackintosh On 17 Jun, 2013 At 08:21 PM | Categorized As Destiny, Featured, News, Next-Gen, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One | With 1 Comment

Bungie’s anticipated next-gen title Destiny may have the possibility of coming to PC. I’ll give you a minute to go get your socks back on. Eric Osborne (Bungie’s Community and Marketing Relations Manager) was asked by IGN if a PC version could be available in the  future.  “We haven’t said yes, and we haven’t said no,” Osborne said. […]