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Latest Final Fantasy XV Screenshots Introduce Continent, Ido & Lestallum

Latest Final Fantasy XV Screenshots Introduce Continent, Ido & Lestallum

Square Enix released three new screenshots off their upcoming action role-playing game, Final Fantasy XV. The screenshots introduce the game’s locations, check them out below: Continent The four continue their drive along the clear river, passing through the coniferous trees. Should they go full speed... 

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Lady Gaga & Zynga found GagaVille

Lady Gaga & Zynga found GagaVille

Two social media heavyweights — Lady Gaga and Zynga — will partner for GagaVille, an offshoot of FarmVille. GagaVille, a uniquely designed neighboring farm to FarmVille, that sports unicorns and crystals, according to Zynga, launches May 17.GagaVille visitors will get a first listen to unreleased... 

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Report: Call of Duty: Black Ops most pirated game in 2010

Report: Call of Duty: Black Ops most pirated game in 2010

TorrentFreak‘s annual report on the most pirated games of the year has Activision‘s Call of Duty: Black Ops taking the dubious top honor for 2010. Even with Activision’s attempts to play “good cop” with pirates, Black Ops is estimated to have been downloaded 4.27 million... 

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Capcom calls Dead Rising 2: Case Zero ‘most dynamic sales weapon’ it’s ever had

Capcom calls Dead Rising 2: Case Zero ‘most dynamic sales weapon’ it’s ever had

“It’s the most dynamic sales weapon we have ever had in our arsenal, giving us the equivalent exposure of a multi-million pound TV campaign,” Capcom’s UK product manager Karl Reader told MCV. “We foresee other publishers will follow suit.” And why shouldn’t... 

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How Ellen DeGeneres got Matthew Perry his role in Fallout: New Vegas

How Ellen DeGeneres got Matthew Perry his role in Fallout: New Vegas

Who should ex-Friends star Matthew Perry thank for landing his latest job, a role in Fallout: New Vegas? Not his agent. According to senior producer Jason Bergman, Perry’s role was cemented thanks to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. On the April 24, 2009 show, Perry appeared not only to promote 17... 

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Dead Rising 2 Fortune City Map Revealed

Dead Rising 2 Fortune City Map Revealed

Over on Fortune City’s visitor guide website, you’ll find tons of info relating to Dead Rising 2’s world. One of the key elements revealed is a spiffy map of Fortune City to give you all a head start when playing the game. Be sure to head on over to www.visitfortunecity.com to check... 

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Left 4 Dead 2 New Changes Designed To Make It Less Rage Quit-y

Left 4 Dead 2 New Changes Designed To Make It Less Rage Quit-y

Valve is making some noteworthy changes to the way Left 4 Dead 2 plays, the way it scores and the way it can sometimes infuriate players. When Valve polled zombie apocalypse enthusiasts on their rage quitting reasons, this was why. The official Left 4 Dead site outlines some, but not all, of those impending... 

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Fallout Online named, teaser site launches

Fallout Online named, teaser site launches

Interplay has launched a teaser site for Fallout Online, presumably the proper title for Project V13 from Chris Taylor, designer of the original Fallout (with help from Masthead Studios). This comes in the wake of drawn-out legal action between Interplay and Bethesda over the rights to the Fallout... 

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Driver: San Francisco coming to 360, PS3, Wii and PC

Driver: San Francisco coming to 360, PS3, Wii and PC

Ubisoft has announced even more details about its upcoming relaunch of its gritty, open-world franchise, now titled Driver: San Francisco. We make it out to San Francisco for a few days every year for GDC, but we’ve never witnessed a single act of gritty crime, so we’re not sold on how eventful... 

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Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft has confirmed during its post- press conference / mass console giveaway “media roundtable” that it is no longer manufacturing the original Xbox 360 hardware in any form. A Microsoft representative has told Joystiq that the now-outdated machine will continue to be sold until stock... 

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Fallout: New Vegas vaporizing mutants on Oct 19 in US, Oct 22 in EU

Fallout: New Vegas vaporizing mutants on Oct 19 in US, Oct 22 in EU

What more do we need to say? We’ll be heading back into the future ’50s world of Fallout, sculpted by Obsidian, on October 19 in the US and October 22 in Europe. In case you hadn’t already seen in the recently released E3 trailer, the Las Vegas … er, New Vegas setting is... 

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Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Microsoft reportedly has a juicy reveal up its sleeve for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo mid-June: Inside sources say Hulu is coming to the Xbox Live service on the Xbox 360 console. Gear Live reports that in addition to Project Natal details, Microsoft will be unveiling the Hulu service... 

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Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi submitted to Korean ratings board by Microsoft

Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi submitted to Korean ratings board by Microsoft

Microsoft Korea has submitted Sega’s Crazy Taxi and Sonic Adventure to the Korean ratings board, leading to speculation that the Dreamcast titles are racing to XBLA. Sega was unable to officially comment on the ratings. Sonic Adventure popped up like a blue blur on radar back in January, while Siliconera... 

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A World of Keflings includes in-game Avatar props and pets

A World of Keflings includes in-game Avatar props and pets

Ninjabee has announced that A World of Keflings will expand on the Avatar functionality of its predecessor, A Kingdom for Keflings. Specifically, the title will allow players to bring their Avatar props and pets inside the game world. Players will be able to summon their props and pets whenever they... 

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Left 4 Dead 2’s The Passing Is Coming Next Week

Left 4 Dead 2’s The Passing Is Coming Next Week

The first downloadable episode for Valve‘s southern fried zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 didn’t make its originally scheduled “late March” release. Thankfully, it looks like “The Passing” campaign will make a late April release. Valve updated the official Left 4 Dead... 

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‘Wizard Of Oz’ Meets ‘Left 4 Dead’

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Meets ‘Left 4 Dead’

Can’t say this mash-up ever occurred to me, though, in hindsight, it seems sort of obvious. Four people from four different backgrounds trying to conquer a gauntlet to ensure their future survival. Whether they’re up against flying monkeys or zombies, the challenge before them is still epic. The... 

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Left 4 Dead 2 ‘The Passing’ DLC pushed back, priced at 560 Microsoft Points (always Free on PC)

Left 4 Dead 2 ‘The Passing’ DLC pushed back, priced at 560 Microsoft Points (always Free on PC)

We’re not exactly used to finding out hot scoops on Valve‘s game projects from Xbox Live’s “Inside Xbox” feature “SENTUAMESSAGE,” so it was especially odd to us when we heard that Left 4 Dead 2‘s upcoming Left 4 Dead 1 crossover DLC “The Passing”... 

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This post about Portal 2 concept art is free of Portal jokes

This post about Portal 2 concept art is free of Portal jokes

As a safe haven for all the world’s thinking people, we’d like to happily announce that though this post is about a new look for Portal protagonist Chell in the upcoming Portal 2, you’ll find no sly, winking references to the original game anywhere in sight. We’re fresh out... 

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