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Lego Marvel Super Heroes will have a mix of open world and linear levels

Lego Marvel Super Heroes' open world<p><i>Lego Marvel Super Heroe</i>s will have a combination of open-world level design and tighter, linear levels — similar to <i>Lego City Undercover</i> — according to Marvel Interactive's Chris Baker.<p>The game is set in New York and players will have the whole of Manhattan at …

Nvidia says Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are great news for gaming PCs

"I'm glad the new consoles are here," says Nvidia's senior vice president Tony Tamasi, "if for no other reason than to raise the bar." He points to a handy chart, which claims that the company's GeForce GTX Titan — a $1,000 graphics card — has roughly two and a half times the power of the …

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will introduce F.A.T.E Battles and limit breaks

Square Enix's Final Fantasy 14 reboot — <i>A Realm Reborn</i> — will introduce F.A.T.E Battles and limit breaks to the massively-multiplayer online game, the studio announced.<p>In a demo of the game that Polygon played, Square Enix highlighted that F.A.T.E Battles are a new way for players to earn XP and …

Microsoft: 'We Have A Product For People Who Can't Access The Internet, It's Called Xbox 360'

In no way am I attempting to purposefully continue the dogpile on to Microsoft in the wake of their struggles Monday at E3 when by all accounts, they were thumped by Sony‘s PS4 announcement. But everyone did wonder how Microsoft was going to spin things once the dust settled, and attempt to explain …

Remedy on how Quantum Break's TV episodes are affected by gameplay

Remedy's <i>Quantum Break</i> for Xbox One is part "cinematic action shooter" and part episodic television series, with each half of the multimedia game affecting the other. But <i>Quantum Break</i> is not a "choose your own adventure," says creative director Sam Lake.<p>"Both the game and the show are meant to be …

Final Fantasy XV - Battle Gameplay First Look

Get your first look at the battle system in this gameplay trailer for Final Fantasy XV, coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360.<p>by on

Borderlands 2 -- Krieg: A Meat Bicycle Built For Two

World of Warcraft introduces the flesh-eating Armored Bloodwing mount for $25.00

<i>World of Warcraft</i> recently introduced the Armored Bloodwing to its stable of mounts, which is available for $25.00 from the Blizzard Store.<p>Once a player purchases the Armored Bloodwing mount from the Blizzard Store, it will be unlocked to present and future characters on a single Battle.net account.<p>…

El Shaddai IP sold to game director's venture Crim

Crim, the company headed by <i>El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron</i> director Takeyasu Sawaki, announced today its purchase of the El Shaddai IP from Ignition Entertainment.<p>According to Ignition (as translated by Gematsu), the sale entails "prequel, sequel and all other derivative rights of the …

Tales of Xillia limited edition a features booklet, two DLC costumes, music CD for $60

Namco Bandai's <i>Tales of Xillia</i> will now also come as a first-run limited edition for $60 which will include an exclusive collectable character profile booklet, music CD and two DLC costumes.<p>The previously announced collector's edition will cost $99.99 and includes limited edition packaging, the …

'Human Asteroids' recreates classic game, makes you the spaceship

Ever wanted to play a live action version of Asteroids? If Two Bit Circus' travelling circus comes to your town, it could be a very real possibility. Having already created high-tech festival games that feature robots, lasers, and complex machines, its engineers have recreated the classic Atari …

London V&A museum appoints resident game designer

London's V&A museum is promoting games as a creative activity by announcing the hiring of its first Game Designer in Residence, BAFTA-winning game developer Sophia George.<p>Over her six month-long post, the 22-year-old will work to develop a game that will be shown at the art and design museum and …

Borderlands 2 short film shows what goes on inside the mind of Krieg

Gearbox Software has released a short film based on <i>Borderlands 2</i>'s <i>Krieg the Psycho</i> DLC, asking the question what goes on inside the mind of Krieg?<p>Clocking in at just over four-and-a-half minutes, <i>Krieg: A Meat Bicycle Built for Two</i> finally answers why Krieg became a Vault Hunter in the first place, …

Wii U platformer Toki Tori 2 coming to Steam on July 2

Wii U platformer <i>Toki Tori 2</i> is headed to Steam on July 2, developer Two Tribes announced today.<p>The game, which is renamed <i>Toki Tori 2+</i>, includes a number of new features added since its release on Wii U last year. The Steam release will include achievements, Steam Workshop integration, along with a …

Former Assassin's Creed head Patrice Desilets joins speakers at Gamelab

Former Ubisoft and THQ creative director Patrice Desilet will join the line-up of speakers participating in this year's Gamelab Conference in Barcelona.<p>Desilets, who is best known as the team lead behind the Assassin's Creed franchise before leaving in 2010, will host a session at Gamelab where he …

Monster Hunter 4 coming to Japan on Sept. 14

<i>Monster Hunter 4</i> will launch in Japan on Sept. 14 for 5,990 yen, it was revealed during today's Nintendo Direct conference.<p>According to series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, Capcom and Nintendo and working on a limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL device for the title's launch. Both limited edition devices …

Asus will release a 4K 31.5-inch monitor in the US this June

Perfect for professionals, gamers, and people with too much money<p>4K Ultra High-Definition TVs are already on their way to our living rooms, but Asus is planning on giving users the option to connect a next-gen monitor up to their laptops and desktops next month. Scheduled for release in late June, …

$25 Armored Bloodwing mount now available in WOW

Gamers can fly the skies of Azeroth on an all-new mount, as Blizzard Entertainment has launched the Armored Bloodwing creature. It is available now for $25 in the Blizzard Store.<p>The Armored Bloodwing is described as a "monstrous" flesh-eating bat, "the perfect companion for trips that call for …

Vigil Games was planning to add cooperative multiplayer, last two Horsemen to Darksiders 3

Vigil Games was planning to add cooperative multiplayer to a third installment in the Darksiders series had they retained control of the IP, former Vigil creative director Joe Madureira told IGN.<p>The Darksiders games, along with more than 150 other titles, were acquired by Nordic Games in April at …

Infinity Ward discusses leaving Modern Warfare behind

Some may have been surprised when Infinity Ward's latest project was announced as Call of Duty: Ghosts and not the rumored Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4.<p>Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin explained the studio's thinking process regarding moving on from the series in a new interview with …

Naughty Dog will modify existing engine rather than build new one for PS4 development

Naughty Dog will keep its current in-house engine, with which the company built the Uncharted series and upcoming title <i>The Last of Us</i>, for PlayStation 4 development, game director Bruce Straley told Digital Spy.<p>In a recent interview, Straley said Naughty Dog will not develop a new engine from …

The Next-Gen Used Games Issue Comes Down To Trust

Despite being mentioned in neither of the two big press conferences this year from Microsoft and Sony, the issue of used games appears to be one that may end up defining the next console generation. I recently read Erik Kain’s article on the subject which was based on commentary from YouTuber Total …

GTA V special editions revealed; pre-order now

<b>Pre-order extras, exclusive content, multiple editions — buying video games is a tricky business, these days.</b><p>Rockstar at least seem to be keeping its …

Contrast shadow-shifting onto XBLA, PSN and Windows PC in Q3 2013

Focus Home Entertainment will publish Compulsion Games' 2D/3D puzzle platformer, <i>Contrast</i>, on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Windows PC in Q3 2013.<p>Inspired by <i>Pan's Labyrinth</i> and Valve's Portal games, <i>Contrast</i> is set in a surreal 1920s dreamscape filled with cabaret singers, illusionists …

Divekick adds Seth 'S-Kill' Killian to roster as its final boss

Seth "S-Kill" Killian, fighting game expert, former special advisor at Capcom and now producer at Sony Santa Monica Studio, has joined the increasingly bizarre cast of parody fighting game <i>Divekick</i>.<p>Featuring Killian's signature cross handed style, S-Kill will appear as the final boss of the game's …

Xbox One isn't that surprising and isn't that bad

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Don’t count me among the people who think Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement was an unmitigated disaster. It wasn’t. In fact, it was exactly what I expected. …

See Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate's Jacky and Ein brawl in all-new arenas

The <i>Dead or Alive 5</i> roster will expand with returning fighter Ein and Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant — a fighter whose sister already appears in the game — when Tecmo Koei and developer Team Ninja release <i>Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate</i> later this year.<p>Today, Team Ninja released the first gameplay video of …

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive introduces community regulators with Overwatch

Valve is introducing a community regulated scheme called the Overwatch into <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i>, giving experienced community members the power to review and decide on disruptive behavior reports, according the official <i>Counter-Strike</i> blog.<p>Via the Overwatch button, Investigators will …