New ‘Tomb Raider’ Expansion Pack with Hours of Gameplay Coming Next Week
Jan 20, 2016 Publisher Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming expansion pack for "Rise of the Tomb Raider," titled "Baba Yaga: Temple of the Witch," will launch on January 26. As noted by the company, this major content update will feature additional hours of gameplay
Square Enix Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign with ‘Life is Strange’ Game
Jan 20, 2016 Game publishing giant has promised to make a donation to an anti-bullying charity every time some tweets using the hashtag #EveryDayHeroes. This is part of the studio's joint campaign with non-profit organization PACER.
Devs Explain Why ‘The Division’ will Not Feature Brooklyn at Launch
Jan 19, 2016 Developer Ubisoft has confirmed that the upcoming game "Tom Clancy's The Division" will be set in one borough of New York City. The studio noted that the launch version of the game will not include Brooklyn, which is the primary setting of the game's demo and trailer.
‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ Coming to Wii U This Week
Jan 19, 2016 Development studio Telltale Games has announced that the first episode for "Minecraft: Story Mode" for the Wii U will arrive on January 21. But, just like their Xbox and PlayStation counterparts, Wii U gamers will have to wait a while before they can get to play the rest of the game's episodes.
New Level for ‘Doom’ Released After 21 Years
Jan 19, 2016 After more than two decades, a new level of the cult classic "Doom" series has been released. It was created by the series' co-creator John Romero and can be played for free.
Gaming News: ‘Call of Duty’ Facing Another Lawsuit Over Depiction of Historical Figure
Jan 14, 2016 More than a year after Activision was sued by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noreiga due to his depiction in "Call of Duty: Black Ops II," the game publisher is facing another lawsuit filed by the family of a historical figure. In the lawsuit, the family of Jonas Savimbi, the rebel leader of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, is suing the French division of Activision for around $1 million due to his portrayal in the 2012 game.
‘World of Tanks’ Confirmed to Arrive for the PS4 Next Week
Jan 14, 2016 Development studio Wargaming has announced that its highly successful online multiplayer game "World of Tanks" will arrive for Sony's PlayStation 4 console next week. The launch of the full game comes a month after the studio held a beta event for PlayStation 4 players last year.
PlayStation Store Offering up to 80% Discount on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita Games, Sale Includes GTA V, ‘NBA 2K16,’ ‘Call of Duty,’ and Many More
Jan 14, 2016 Sony is currently holding another sale for players of the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The promo, dubbed as PlayStation Essentials, offers discounts of up to 75 percent. Members of Sony's PlayStation Plus subscription service, on the other hand, can save up to 80 percent on the featured games.
Devs Explain Difficulty Modes and Combat System of Upcoming FFXV
Jan 14, 2016 The upcoming "Final Fantasy XV" game has been in development for some time now and studio Square Enix has been slowly dishing out some of its major gameplay details. Recently, during a question and answer session with gamers, developers working on the game explained the difficulty setting and combat mechanics of the title.
Story Details of Crowdfunded Game ‘Psychonauts 2’ Unveiled
Jan 14, 2016 Shortly after the crowdfunding campaign for the sequel to "Psychonauts" ended, director Tim Schafer held an online question and answer session with fans of the budding game series. According to the director, the story of the upcoming "Psychonauts 2" will take place immediately after the events of the first game.
GTA V Voice Actor Teases New Content for Game, is the Single-Player Expansion in the Works?
Jan 13, 2016 An Instagram photo posted by voice actor Shawn Fonteno hinted that Rockstar Games may be reviving the rumored story DLC for "Grand Theft Auto V." Fans of the game know Fontana as the voice and motion-capture model for Franklin Clinton, one of the three main characters of GTA V.
Like Best Buy, Amazon is also Giving Away 20% Discounts on Brand New Games for Amazon Prime Members
Jan 13, 2016 Amazon has unveiled a new discount promo targeting gamer online shoppers. But, as noted by the online retailer, only those with an Amazon Prime subscription will be able to take advantage of the deal.
Microsoft Announces This Week’s Deals with Gold Lineup for the Xbox One and Xbox 360
Jan 13, 2016 Microsoft has unveiled the official line-up of games that are included in this week's Deals with Gold discount program. And, like in previous offerings, only gamers with Xbox Live Gold memberships will be able to take advantage of the discounted titles for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles.
CD Projekt Red Confirms ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Enhanced Edition’ Listing was a Mistake
Jan 12, 2016 Development studio CD Projekt Red has clarified that it did not release an Enhanced Edition for "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt." This means that the listings spotted on the sites of two European online retailers could have been posted by mistake.
System Requirements for ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Revealed for the PC Revealed
Jan 11, 2016 Around two months after the release of "Rise of the Tomb Raider" for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms, Square Enix is now preparing to debut the game for the PC. In preparation for the launch, the studio has released the system requirements for the game.