Call of Duty: Ghosts Engine Not New After All

So, it would seem that Infinity Ward were lying during the World Premiere of Call of Duty: Ghosts at the Xbox One Reveal when they stated that they were utilising a new engine to create the title. Turns out, it’s not entirely new, just…upgraded. Speaking to OPM, animation lead Zach Volker clarified the developers’ statements, saying; When we’re talking about a new engine we’re ta...

Xbox One to be region-locked says report

If all of the recent news about the Xbox One wasn’t worrying enough, it looks like anyone who is eager to import games from other countries is going to be out of luck when it comes to the Xbox One. Speaking with Digital Trends, a Microsoft spokesperson said “Similar to the movie and music industry, games must meet country-specific regulatory guidelines before they are cleared for sale....

Microsoft looking to implement TV achievements

With the announcement of the Xbox One, much news has been circulating regarding the new console, including much hype surrounding a patent Microsoft filed last November. The patent outlined an achievement system very much like that which already exists on the 360, except this time, incorporating various achievements for simply watching TV. Users could be rewarded for anything from watching a major ...

Become a Part of Watch_Dogs

Ubisoft is offering 15 randomly chosen players the chance to have their own identity placed in the hotly anticipated open-world adventure title Watch_Dogs. Users wishing to enter the competition need both a Facebook and Uplay account to be able to enter their details for the competition. Sign up for the competition here, then enter your name, date of birth, occupation, and three interesting facts ...

One 4 U: A take on the new console market

Please note that the following article expresses the opinion of author. After the announcement of the Xbox One at Microsoft’s recent revelation event, gamers around the world now have a better insight into what the 8th generation gaming console market is shaping up to be. Many gamers and households want to pick which system is right for them and their friends and families, the sort of single conso...

YEBIS 2 Post-Rendering Available for Xbox One

Game studio and middleware developer Silicon Studio is looking to provide post-rendering solutions for next gen consoles with their new middleware YEBIS 2. Previously shown off in the Agni’s Philosophy tech demo by Square Enix, Silicon Studio has announced that they are partnering with Microsoft to bring YEBIS 2 to the Xbox One for developers to use and take advantage of the new system’...

Need For Speed Rivals Coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 [UPDATED]

UPDATE: You can check out the official teaser trailer for Need for Speed Rivals embedded at the bottom of this article. EA Games have just made a colossal announcement that they will be releasing the latest Need For Speed game, Need For Speed Rivals, on the recently announced Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. Set within an open road environment Need For Speed Rivals looks to provided gamers with a h...

Destiny’s ‘Law of the Jungle’

Bungie has revealed a 60 second live-action/CGI mix trailer directed by Jon Favreau and featuring Giancarlo Esposito, of Breaking Bad and Revolution fame, for their highly anticipated MMO-like first person shooter Destiny, set for release late this year. Called ‘Law of the Jungle’, it revolves around the mythology of the game’s future-based world in which players take the role of a Gua...

Xbox One’s Used Game Fee to Cost as Much as a Full Retail Release?

As the dust settles on Microsoft’s Xbox One Reveal Event – to mixed reactions, more details have emerged on its controversial plan to place a fee on gamers if they want to play used games on their new Xbox One console. But just how much will this “fee” cost for gamers? In an interview with Kotaku, Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Harrison indicated that the fee to play a new game on a...

Good Night, Good Luck – Warner Bros. Announces Dying Light

Warner Bros. today announced their brand new upcoming IP being developed alongside Techland, who are renowned for their Dead Island and Call of Juarez franchises. The game is called Dying Light and will release in 2014 for Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360. Dying Light is a first-person, action, survival-horror game set in a dynamic post-apocalyptic world filled with infected. What separates Dying L...

Thief announced for the Xbox One

With yesterdays announcement of the Xbox One it should come as no surprise that games announced for the next-gen PS4 are also being announced for Microsoft’s latest media device. Today Square Enix has announced that Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the Thief franchise, simply called Thief, will also be heading to the Xbox One as well as the PlayStation 4 and the PC sometime in 2014. While li...

Behind the Scenes of Call of Duty: Ghosts

Infinity Ward have released the behind-the-scenes trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts that they showed during their Xbox One Reveal presentation, which can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article. In it, Executive Producer Mark Rubin and the Call of Duty: Ghosts development team discuss the all-new world, story and characters, and take you inside the new, next-gen engine. We alluded to these...

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