Gaming

The Division Beta’s “Unprecedented” Interest Means Waitlisted Users Not Getting in Today

Demand for The Division’s beta test is so high that those on the waitlist for access shouldn’t expect to get in until tomorrow at the earliest, Ubisoft has said. In a post on Ubisoft’s forums, community manager Natchai Stappers said the company is “seeing an unprecedented level of interest in The Division beta.” “As a result, it is unlikely that ... Read More »

Mass Effect Andromeda, Titanfall 2 Will Release By March 2017

EA’s quarterly shareholder earnings call reveals that new installments in the Mass Effect, Titanfall and Battlefield franchises are expected to release before March 2017. As 2016 gets underway, there are plenty of big-name titles that we know are in development (likeMass Effect Andromeda), but currently don’t have an official release date. Now, a quarterly shareholder report from EA has revealed ... Read More »

Detective Pikachu Fan Video Makes the Case for Danny DeVito

If you watched the Detective Pikachu trailer thinking it would be amazing to have Danny DeVito play the sleuth mouse, then you aren’t alone. One YouTuber created a video featuring the classic Pokemon voiced by the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star, and now a petition has been started to get him the gig. YouTuber Teahollow1 dubbed the original Japanese ... Read More »

Next Battlefront Game Could Feature Star Wars Force Awakens Content

During a revenue call, EA reveals the real reason why no post-launch maps or characters from The Force Awakens will be making it into the current Star Wars Battlefront. Since the game launched last November, fans have been patiently waiting for news regarding new content arriving for Star Wars Battlefront after the free Jakku map arrived in December. Thanks to new details ... Read More »

Halo 5 Airing on ESPN Helps “Legitimize” Competitive Gaming, 343 Boss Says

It’s not just snowboarding and skiing taking place at this weekend’s ESPN X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Eight of the world’s best Halo 5: Guardians teams are competing in the Aspen Invitational with their eyes on $30,000 in prize moneyand at a shot at the title, even if the tournament doesn’t affect Halo World Championship rankings. Though other video games ... Read More »

Next Remedy Game Will Use Quantum Break’s TV Show Concept

Remedy Entertainment’s art director, Saku Lahtinen, says future games from the studio will use the live-action episodic TV format found in Quantum Break. Even though upcoming Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break is from a tried-and-true studio like Remedy Entertainment, the game is still a fairly significant gamble. This is due to its unique approach to gaming, using an episodic story structure combined ... Read More »

You Can Play Saints Row’s Cancelled PSP Game Right Now

Saints Row Undercover, a cancelled PSP game, was recently revealed to the public for the very first time. Now, people can play it for themselves, thanks to the series’ developer, Volition. Volition released a playable ISO of Undercover to Unseen 64which will preserve and archive the cancelled Saints Row prototype. You can download it from the links on Unseen’s website, ... Read More »

Cancelled Saints Row PSP Game Released for Free

Cancelled PSP sandbox Saints Row: Undercover is released for free by developer Volition, and made available to any players with a PC and a PSP emulator. The financial woes of THQ had huge ramifications for a number of popular video game franchises. One such series was Saints Row, the Volition sandbox series, which saw a nearly-completed PSP title dubbed Saints Row: ... Read More »

Mass Effect Andromeda, New Battlefield, Titanfall 2 Release Dates Narrowed

While EA has not yet publicly announced a specific release date for the next Mass Effect, Titanfall, or Battlefield, it has narrowed down their release windows. EA had previously stated that Titanfall 2 (or whatever it ends up being called), the new Battlefield, and Mass Effect Andromedawould be out during fiscal year 2017, which runs from April 1, 2016 through ... Read More »

New ARK: Survival Evolved Dinosaur Holds Three Players

Studio Wildcard announces that the next update for ARK: Survival Evolved will add the game’s first three-seat dinosaur, the Gallimimus, along with new items. ARK: Survival Evolved continues to be one of the most popular games to release through early access. The game’s concept of a shared online multiplayer world full of dinosaurs has obvious appeal, and has so far ... Read More »