Day: February 17, 2014

5 Minute News – 17th February

And we’re finally back with our Emphasisonthethe’s ‘weekly’ 5 Minute News round up. Due to personal commitments we missed the round up last week, and due to technical issues this week’s roundup is even more delayed. We’re gonna get this down eventually, promise… Regardless, please enjoy Emphasisonthethe’s delightful opinions on Sonic Boom, Titanfall ...

The Order: 1886 getting new trailer tomorrow

PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 will be getting a new trailer tomorrow, Sony has revealed on PlayStation Europe’s official Twitter. The trailer will be posted at 14.00 GMT/15.00 CET and will hopefully shed some light on the game which is currently being developed by Ready at Dawn. Since its announcement at E3 last year, details about the game have been hard to come by, but the game w...

Gone North Games reveals “A Story About My Uncle” Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for A Story About My Uncle, a non-violent, first person platformer, has been revealed by Gone North Games. A Story About My Uncle is about a boy searching for his lost uncle, and the strange world he ends up in. The teaser is almost reminiscent of Valves’ Portal, but with less robots and more athletics. You can watch it below. A Story About My Uncle actually started as a s...

Valve now allows you to report Steam Tags

An update to Steam last week gave users the ability to assign tags to games, however suitable or inappropriate they may have been. However as the situation grew steadily out of control, with all kinds of tags appearing for games, Valve has inevitably released an update which will allow users to report inappropriate Steam tags. On the Steam client beta Forums, Valve developer Al Farnsworth revealed...

Ryse: Son of Rome Mars’ Chosen Pack DLC releasing February 28

Microsoft and Crytek have announced that the Ryse: Son of Rome Mars’ Chosen Pack will be released on February 28 for $8.99. The DLC will also be part of Ryse: Son of Rome’s Season Pass. The Mars’ Chosen Pack will add new maps, a new character skin and a brand-new cooperative gameplay mode called Survival. Survival Mode will see players trying to fight and stay alive as long as po...

Reports suggest Apple & Google now rejecting Flappy Bird clones

According to various reports from developers, both Apple and Google are rejecting Flappy Bird clones after the hugely popular game was removed by its Vietnamese creator Dong Nguyen last week. Apple are rejecting the clones on the grounds that they “leverage a popular app”, while Google are reportedly rejecting them by classing them as “spam”. However games which are very si...

Daylight to launch in April

In a video walkthrough with IGN, studio director Jarred Gerritzen of  Zombie Studio’s revealed that horror game Daylight will be launching this April on PC and PlayStation 4. Daylight had previously had a release date of “early 2014” and while no date was mentioned, we do know that we can expect the title this spring. Zombie Studios are known for games such as Blacklight: Tango D...

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes runs at 720p on Xbox One and 1080p on PS4

Konami has confirmed that the Xbox One version of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes will run at 720p, while the PS4 will run at 1080p. Both versions will render at 60 frames per second however. Konami did a comparison on their website between the current and next-gen versions of the game which offered insight into how the Xbox One and PS4 versions will differ. The difference between the PS3 and PS...

Titanfall beta open to all Xbox One users, PC coming soon

Microsoft has announced that the Titanfall beta is now open to all Xbox One users, with the PC beta version also being available to everyone shortly. The beta had originally required a code in order to gain access, requiring gamers to sign up and get lucky, however everyone can now experience the Titanfall beta. To download the beta on Xbox One, simply head to the “New Game Demos” sect...

Fable Anniversary Review

We’ve all heard of the Fable series. It is the lovely line of games whose marketing promises end up being fables, as well. Mentions of Peter Molyneux’s name may remind you of that bad taste in your mouth that the past few games may have left you, but fear not; for, I come bearing good news: There was a time, long ago, in a console generation far, far away, where Albion was a world of swords,...

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS4 Bundle Coming to Japan

Konami has announced a special Metal Gear Solid V themed PS4 console today which sports the Fox Emblem. As of now, it will only be available for purchase in Japan. Priced at 46,980 yen (roughly $460) this special Metal Gear Solid console, which also comes with a copy of the game, will be available on March 20th, the release day of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

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