Splatoon gets a website and multiplayer details

Splatoon is easily the newest idea to come from Nintendo in years. First revealed at E3 2014, Splatoon brings competitive third-person shooting to Wii U, without sacrificing the trademark silliness and fun that the big N is known for. It comes out this May, and now has its own website to keep fans updated in the meantime. more »

Sledgehammer’s Michael Condrey talks Advanced Warfare’s best guns

There are numerous components to a good loadout, but it all starts with the gun. Some like to run and gun, some prefer to snipe, and others prefer to get up close and personal with the shotgun. There are always weapons that rise above the pack, however. The co-founder of the studio that created is more »

Star Wars Battlefront hits Xbox One, PS4, PC holiday 2015

I still struggle to accept the fact that a third Star Wars Battlefront game is even being made. I’d long since filed the idea alongside the rest of the games industry’s pipe dreams. But here we are, with DICE and EA’s take on the franchise gearing up for a holiday 2015 release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. more »

Advanced Warfare Ascendance maps will use grappling hook

Grappling on buildings was one of the most fun things to do in the  campaign. So I was sad I couldn’t do it in multiplayer. Soon we’ll be able to, at least on the maps in the Ascendance DLC. Ascendance will deliver four new maps, a new weapon and more content for Exo Zombies. The more »

How to transfer your Borderlands saves to Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Borderlands will be more handsome than ever come Tuesday, March 24 (March 27 internationally), so now’s the time to bring your Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel saves up to speed if you plan on springing for the series’ new-gen incarnation. Fortunately, Gearbox today released the guidelines for uploading existing character files for use with Borderlands: The Handsome more »

EA reports DDOS attacks on Battlefield Hardline servers

Battlefield can’t catch a break these days. The launch of was marred by server issues. According to the game’s official Twitter, EA was the victim of another DDOS attack. They’re working on the problem and hope to restore full functionality as soon as possible. A lot of people reported no issues, so we’re still trying more »


Uncharted 4 delayed because it was too ambitious for 2015

The continuing adventures of Nathan Drake suffered a little bit of a snag and we won’t see Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End until Spring of 2016, maybe. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog by Naughty Dog directors Bruce Straley and Neil Druckmann, Uncharted 4 outgrew its reported 2015 release window because the “game more »

Titanfall’s season pass is free on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Free is our favorite price to pay for things around here. So we’d thought we’d let you know that the season pass for Respawn Entertainment’s is free on both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The game released on March 11, 2014, so this giveaway is probably commemorating the one-year anniversary. You can download the more »

Far Cry 4 sends us to the Valley of The Yetis

gave players a crazy, chaotic open world to run around in. How could it get stranger? Yetis. The DLC dropping today crashes Ajay Ghale in the Himalayas after a helicopter crash. A mysterious cult called The Awakened Ones feels like they run these mountains. Ghale has to defend and upgrade the camp and then fight more »

This Helldivers PS4 bug can wipe your save if your controller dies

Helldivers, the latest top-down action title from Arrowhead Studios, the makers of Magicka and Gauntlet, hasn’t exactly rolled out the red carpet for new players. On PS4 at least, it’s come with a nasty save-wiping bug linked to controller batteries. In other words, if your controller dies, your progress may soon follow. What may sound like an overblown Butterfly Effect is more »

Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle is not the smart play

I know Halo is synonymous with the Xbox brand. But I can’t believe an Xbox One bundle with the notoriously broken Master Chief Collection is going to send consumers rushing to the stores. The first thing it did for me was bring all up the problems we’ve been reporting on. There has to be something more »

Wolfenstein: The New Order gets standalone prequel

Last year’s was a critical and commercial success for Bethesda. So naturally they’re returning to that universe with Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a prequel that will show how B.J. Blazkowicz began his Nazi-killing ways. The prequel is set in 1946, with the Nazis about to win World War II. In Part One, Rudi Jäger and the Den more »