Digital Pre-Orders for ‘Dark Souls Remastered’ Open, New Gameplay Trailer Released

In prep for Dark Souls Remastered being released next month, Bandai Namco have released a new gameplay trailer, as well as opened digital pre-orders for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As Nintendo Switch owners sadly found out last week, their version of the game has been delayed to summer, along with that cool Solaire of Astora Amiibo (don’t lie, you want one). In addition, there’s good news for those who previously purchased Dark Souls: … [Read more...]

‘Wolfenstein II’ Switch Boxart Revealed, Requires Download to Play

With Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus set to hit the Nintendo Switch later this year, Bethesda has not only released the boxart for the game, but has also revealed that you’ll be needing a bit of free space on your Switch in order to play. As with a number of other Switch games, the boxart reveals that the art features a bar at the top of the box that warns the game requires a download in order to play. There’s no specific amount of … [Read more...]

Soundtrack for ‘Warhammer: Vermintide 2’ Now Available

So Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has been out for a month now on PC. It’s pretty good. You know what else is good? The soundtrack by Jesper Kyd. Don’t believe me? Well, as part of the release of the soundtrack (which you can find here on iTunes), here are three more tracks from the soundtrack to satisfy your aural cravings.As for the game itself, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has proven pretty successful for the small developer, having sold … [Read more...]

Live-Action Horror game ‘Closed Nightmare’ Hits PS4, Switch This Summer In Japan

For you fans of Japanese horror videogames, Nippon Ichi Software have a treat for you in their live-action horror adventure game, Closed Nightmare. Set for release later this Fall in Japan for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, the game puts you in the role of Maria Kamishiro, who wakes to find herself in a room, having lost all memories about herself, and her left arm is mysteriously paralysed. A nearby cellphone rings, and upon answering … [Read more...]

Capcom Returning to the ‘Dead Rising’ Franchise

In a surprise to many, Capcom appears to be returning to the Dead Rising franchise. Despite Dead Rising 4 having weak sales and a tepid response from gamers, according to a post on Capcom Unity, Capcom has decided to give it another go with Dead Rising, but at the cost of another franchise. More specifically, the post reads, “As the studio is dedicating its focus to our flagship Dead Rising franchise, we have decided to sunset Puzzle … [Read more...]

‘Night Trap’ Headed to the Switch This Summer! Seriously.

Oh what a difference 26 years makes. Upon its release, Night Trap was the subject of much controversy. As most older gamers know, Night Trap caught the ire of the United States Senate when the game hit store shelve in 1992, and the Senate summoned both Nintendo and Sega of America reps to a committee hearing to discuss violence in videogames. At the hearing, executive vice president of Nintendo of America Howard Lincoln quipped that the game … [Read more...]

‘Dark Souls Remastered’ Delayed for Nintendo Switch to Summer

Dark Souls fans waiting for the remaster that’s set to hit the Switch will unfortunately have to wait longer than the original May 25th release date. On Bandai Namco UK’s Twitter page, the company posted that the release of the Switch version will be delayed to the Summer 2018. This also includes the upcoming Solaire of Astora amiibo. When asked why the delay, Bandai Namco responded the delay is “purely development”, and … [Read more...]

Could ‘State of Decay 2’ See a Steam Release?

Undead Labs’ State of Decay 2 is set for release May 22nd for Xbox One and PC. And like other Xbox Play Anywhere titles, the PC version of the game will be available on the Windows Store exclusively. Or so we thought. At PAX East, Undead Labs showed off State of Decay 2 in a live demo on Twitch. Things were looking good until an error message appeared, stating “Login Failed. Unable to connect with Steam. Make sure Steam is running, … [Read more...]

Grab ‘Dead Space 2’ on Xbox One for Free This Month

A couple of months back, we got the superb Dead Space for free on PC. And now, for those Xbox One players with an Xbox Live Gold account, you can grab the awesome sequel, Dead Space 2, for free! As part of Xbox’s Games With Gold service, from today until April 30th, Xbox One owners can grab Dead Space 2 and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and The Witness for free. Unfortunately, the promotion doesn’t include the DLC (apart from the … [Read more...]

Console Versions of ‘Agony’ will be Censored, PC version Remains Uncut

In a recent update on Kickstarter page, in the process of continued polish and preparation for release of Agony (which was delayed from its original March 30th release date), Madmind Studio has unfortunately run into censorship issues. “As mentioned many times, every version of Agony, regardless of the platform, is identical in terms of content,” states the team. “However, in order to be able to publish the game, we had to make … [Read more...]

No ‘Darksiders 3’ for E3 This Year

Those hoping to catch a glimpse of Darksiders 3 this year at E3 will unfortunately be out of luck. In a post on their website, THQ Nordic have stated that they won’t be attending the annual June event in LA, and instead will be “forced to stay in our lovely Viennese beer gardens, blowing the froth off a couple, watching football and one or two cool press conferences on Twitch”. All joking aside, the probable reasoning behind THQ … [Read more...]

2K Reportedly Working on New ‘BioShock’ Game?

Once again, it’s time for Rumour Control. Here are the facts. In a Kotaku article (yeah, I know) regarding last year’s Mafia III, and its impact on its developer, Hangar 13 (which subsequently went through layoffs after the game’s release), the author of the article mentions that some of the crew who worked on Mafia III had left Hanger 13 and “moved to the top-secret studio next door to work on an unannounced new BioShock … [Read more...]

‘Hellblade’, ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ Clean up BAFTA Awards

Last year, Playdead’s Inside was the big winner at the BAFTA Awards, and this year, Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice continued the trend of genre games scoring the big wins. However, Hellblade didn’t pick up the Best Game award. That went to another genre compatriot. Last night at the Tobacco Dock, Hellblade took home five awards from their nine nominations, including the awards for Artistic Achievement, Audio … [Read more...]