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Antemasque Thrash Around in Live Video for 'In the Lurch'

Former Mars Volta members get energetic in grainy video<p>Antemasque, the new project from former members of The Mars Volta and At the Drive-In, …

North America

PlayStation 4 specs detailed further at GDC

As part of a PlayStation 4 developer panel at the Game Developers Conference today, Sony revealed more of the official hardware specs for its next home console, adding to what it announced back in February.<p>It will feature a 64-bit x86 architecture, with what Sony refers to as minimal power …

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Title Reveal Trailer

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain are finally revealed to be Metal Gear Solid V.<p>by on

Metal Gear

Hideo Kojima reveals the mysterious 'Phantom Pain' as 'Metal Gear Solid 5,' shows new trailer

Confirming previous speculation, the mysterious trailer for <i>The Phantom Pain</i>, which teased audiences last December, has been revealed as <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>. Videogame auteur Hideo Kojima took the stage today at the Game Developers Conference to officially announce that both the …

Kojima Productions L.A. building campus in Playa Vista, the 'Red Fox' to Tokyo studio

Kojima Productions is expanding to the West with the arrival of Kojima Productions Los Angeles, a secondary development studio to complement the original Kojima Productions in Tokyo, tasking itself with the mission to become one of the "top studios in the world."<p>While Konami and Kojima Productions …

Telltale reveals The Wolf Among Us

The next game from The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games has been detailed. The developer confirmed with IGN today that the first episode in its Fables series will release this summer as The Wolf Among Us. The game was originally announced in 2011.<p>Based on the comic series from DC Comics' …

The Walking Dead

Everything we know about the “PS4.5”

The PlayStation 4 is <i>so</i> 2013. It's been years since Sony's current console launched across the globe, and fans are already hungry for the next Big …

Solid Snake voice actor hints he wasn't asked to reprise role in Metal Gear Solid 5

Longtime Metal Gear Solid voice actor David Hayter will not reprise his role for <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, he implied in two tweets sent earlier today.<p><i>Metal Gear Solid 5</i> director Hideo Kojima announced during a talk at the 2013 Game Developers Conference today that the upcoming title …

Full Sail study explores the value and hidden weights of Metacritic

For as much rage as is often directed at it, much of the process behind Metacritic, the popular game review score aggregation site, remains frustratingly opaque. A group of researchers at Full Sail University sought to shed some light on the service, with results from their study presented by …

Activision shows off next-gen visuals

Today during a GDC panel, Activision technical director Jorge Jimenez offered a glimpse into what next-generation characters could look like.<p>The developer's technical talk focused on the processes of creating realistic-looking characters without reaching the uncanny valley. Jimenez explained that …

Nextgen

David Hayter says he wasn't asked to voice MGSV

[UPDATE] Speaking with GameTrailers, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima confirmed that David Hayter will not return for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but declined to comment on his replacement.<p>"It's a new type of Metal Gear game and we wanted to have this reflected in the voice actor as well," …

Metal Gear

Hideo Kojima Announces 'Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain' [Updated]

<i>Please read the update below for clarification on Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain.</i><p>Hideo Kojima showed up at his GDC event this morning head fully wrapped in bandages. That was the final giveaway that Moby Dick Studios was a ruse, and that <i>The Phantom Pain</i> was a Metal Gear game.<p>Turns out, it was …

EA says DRM a 'failed, dead-end strategy'

Digital rights management (DRM) is a broken system, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau told GamesIndustry International this week at the Game Developers Conference.<p>"DRM is a failed, dead-end strategy; it's not a viable strategy for the gaming business," Gibeau said.<p>The EA executive's comments came in …

DRM

Dragon Age 3, Next Mass Effect To Use Frostbite 3: Best And Worst News Ever, Obviously

The <i>Dragon Age</i> and <i>Mass Effect</i> franchises will both add a new level of graphical fidelity to their RPG experience and be reduced to denatured <i>Call of Duty</i> clones, it was revealed Wednesday.<p>Aaran Flynn, GM of BioWare Edmonton and Montreal, said in a tweet that the engine will power <i>Dragon Age III</i>, …