I finally saw Mad Max: Fury Road last night, and all I could think about while leaving the theater was how the hell Avalanche Studios thinks it’s going to make a game out of that. Avalanche Studios, the team behind the enormous open world sandbox that is the Just Cause series, is releasing a Mad Max game this September, and I couldn’t imagine it living up to the movie…
…at least, until I saw the latest trailer.
There’s no doubt that The Witcher 3 is one of the momentous game releases of the year, and now that it’s out, we need to nitpick it until there’s nothing left to discuss. As it does with every major multiplatform release, Eurogamer has put both the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game to the test to see which comes out on top. More →
When I first installed the closed beta for Rocket League over the weekend, I didn’t expect it to consume my every waking thought, but that’s exactly what’s happened. Rocket League is a PS4 and PC sports game (of sorts) in which you and your teammates attempt to hit a large ball into a goal on the opposite side of the field. The twist is that you’re inside of a car powered by rockets. More →
If you’ve been holding out for a PlayStation 4 price drop, you might be in luck. On Wednesday, WholesomeGamer was tipped off that Sony’s official retail loyalty site, intended to reward verified video game retail employees, is currently running a promotion which gives members the chance to win a PS4, PS Vita and other prizes.
Within the rules of the promotion, Sony lists the ARV (average retail value) of each prize, but here’s the catch: the prices listed don’t match up with the current MSRP of the PS4 or the Vita. More →
Ever since temporarily losing its grasp on the top spot over the holidays, the PlayStation 4 has been the console to beat in 2015. With a few huge exclusive releases early in the year, such as The Order: 1886, Bloodborne and MLB 15: The Show, it looked like Sony was going to run away with the first half of 2015… which is why the NPD results from April are especially shocking. More →
On Wednesday afternoon, Sony started sending out invitations for its E3 2015 press conference. Both Nintendo and Microsoft announced their own E3 plans earlier in the week, which means we now know when we can expect to learn more about the game release schedules for all three major consoles in mid-June. More →
On Tuesday, Ubisoft revealed Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the next entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise. The follow-up to Unity will be set in 19th century London, with players taking on the role of Jacob Frye, a gangster who wants to steal from the rich aristocrats and give to the poor working class.
Eight years after what many expected to be the last game in the series, Tony Hawk is back. Game Informer revealed on Tuesday that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will launch on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One before the end of the year, bringing the franchise back to its roots with the classic gameplay gamers remember from the earlier 2000s. More →