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Dead Island 2 Dev Cites "Difference in Vision" For Parting Ways With Publisher

The former developer of Dead Island 2 has said a difference in vision between the studio and Deep Silver resulted in the decision to go its separate ways.<p>Timo Ulmann, managing director of Yager Developments, said in a statement that the project "fell out of alignment."<p>"Our team is made of the best …

PlayStation Store Fighting Game Sale Discounts Street Fighter, BlazBlue, Mortal Kombat, and More

In advance of fighting game tournament EVO 2015, Sony has launched a fighting game sale on PlayStation Network, offering discounts on a number of classic and recent titles. for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita.<p>The list of discounted games includes Mortal Kombat X, Ultra Street Fighter IV, and Guilty Gear Xrd. …

PS Vita

New PS4/Xbox One/PC Sandbox-Style Warhammer Action-RPG Announced

<b>[UPDATE]</b> The first teaser trailer for Martyr has been released. Check it out below.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Another Warhammer game is on the way.<p>Van Helsing and King Arthur developer NeocoreGames on Wednesday announced Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr, which the Budapest-based studio …

Elder Scrolls Online's First DLC Release Date, New Details Announced

Bethesda on Wednesday announced that The Elder Scrolls Online's first DLC expansion, Imperial City, will launch on August 31 for PC/Mac and on September 15 for Xbox One and a day later on PlayStation 4.<p>Imperial City introduces "hours" of new gameplay to the fantasy MMO, spanning new areas, quests, …

Wickd Talks New Team, Fnatic, Elements Struggles: "It’s impossible for the current team to be on top"

Following Mike "Wickd" Peterson's departure from long-time team Elements, the top player found a home on challenger team Denial eSports as part of the EU Challenger scene. His former LCS organization is currently ranked eighth in the standings while Fnatic continues their undefeated streak.<p>I caught …

North America

PS4 Finally Getting Goat Simulator, GoatVR Mode Teased

Coffee Stain Studios' wacky game Goat Simulator, in which you play as a goat with the goal of causing as much destruction and mayhem as possible, is finally coming to PlayStation platforms.<p>The game will be released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on August 11, developer Double Eleven announced …

Virtual Reality

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'Dead Island 2' Plunges Into Development Hell As Deep Silver Drops Developer

Often times you’ll see turnover on a game before it’s released as certain key figures may depart for creative differences or simply because their job is done. Less often will you see a publisher replace an <i>entire developer</i> working on a game, but that’s just what’s happened with <i>Dead Island 2</i>.<p>Deep …

China will make up 1/5th of the global mobile gaming market this year

China has come online with smartphones at an incredible rate, and this has it on pace to rule the world when it comes to spending on smartphone and tablet games.<p>The Asian superpower is set to generate approximately $6.5 billion in revenues this year with games like Hearthstone taking a respectable …

Mobile Gaming

This Xbox One Game Now Syncs Up With Lights in Your Living Room

The Xbox One version of Frima Studio Inc.'s indie game Chariot has been updated to support a really cool-sounding new feature. Frima and electronics company Philips on Wednesday announced that the game now features integration with the Philips Hue connected lighting system.<p>How does it work? …

Living Rooms

PS4's Morpheus VR Headset Coming to GameStop Expo

GameStop Expo attendees this year will be able to see the future--kind of.<p>The retailer on Wednesday announced a partnership with Sony to bring the company's PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset to the public convention.<p>Attendees will be able to try out a "large array" of Morpheus game demos, …

Virtual Reality

How to understand and play dating sims

The first ending many people experience when playing notorious pigeon dating sim <i>Hatoful Boyfriend</i> involves being ambushed by ninjas for "failing to display sufficient intimacy with the birds." You are unceremoniously killed and brought back to the main menu to start over from the beginning or are …

Transformers: Devastation - What Makes Platinum Perfect for Transformers? - IGN Video

Platinum Games has a distinctive style and approach to combat, but the director thinks it lends itself well to the world of Autobots.

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is a game of dress up, co-op and paper dolls

The idea behind <i>The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes</i>, a new multiplayer game for Nintendo 3DS in which a trio of Links team up to solve puzzles, dates back to 2009.<p><i>Tri Force Heroes</i> game director Hiromasa Shikata was working on another game in the Zelda series, <i>Spirit Tracks</i>, at the time as a …

Forza-themed Xbox One sports a 1TB hard drive and racing sounds

Gentlemen, start your consoles.<p>Microsoft announces a special edition of its Xbox One game console, created to promote the latest release in its racing game series, Forza Motorsport 6. This new blue-colored console will feature some racecar-inspired casing modifications, and will sport a 1 TB hard …

World of Warcraft - Official Hellfire Citadel Trailer - IGN Video

This new raid features 13 bosses, including Kilrogg Deadeye, a reanimated Mannoroth and Archimonde himself.

Ratchet & Clank Remastered - Official Gaspar Gameplay - IGN Video

This location from the original game now boasts a new main path as well as a jetpack sequence.

Destiny: Why The Fans Are Furious - IGN's Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

Destin and Fran understand why Destiny fans are angry, but they may want to wait until Thursday before doing anything too rash.

Dying Light studio responds to Destiny, Red Bull partnership with a beverage promo of its own

Forget Mountain Dew! The realest gaming fluid on the market is now Red Bull.<p>Early this morning, the energy-drink company Red Bull and Destiny publisher Activision sent out an astounding press release about their new partnership. The announcement uses incredible language that describes how a new …


Red Bullshit: How 'Destiny' lost support of its biggest fans

Last week, <i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie was riding high following the reveal of the game's biggest expansion to date, <i>The Taken King.</i> Gamers were excited to learn about the new subclasses, missions, weapons, armor and, most importantly, a new raid focused on Crota's vengeful dad, Oryx. But as E3 2015 …

The one Batman: Arkham Knight menu option you must change right away

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is a great game — as detailed in our 10/10 review — but it's got one really puzzling design decision: Rather than using the left trigger to cause the Batmobile to brake, it's monopolized by the car's tank form. And we do mean monopolized: You have to hold it down the entire …

Life is Strange's second season would star a new cast (if it happened)

Dontnod Entertainment's episodic adventure game, <i>Life is Strange</i>, is already past its halfway mark. With only two episodes left in the series, many have wondered what might come next — and if the developer would consider continuing work on it with a second season.<p>The answer? Well, it's …

Nintendo E3 2015 Digital Event Pre-Show - IGN Live: E3 2015 - IGN Video

We discuss what we think will appear or what we want to appear during Nintendo's E3 2015 Show.

Super Mario Maker -- E3 2015 Rewind Theater - IGN Video

IGN's Jose Otero and Brian Altano take a closer look at Nintendo's E3 trailer for Super Mario Maker.