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The Phantom Pain is Metal Gear Solid V – Trailer

We all knew that The Phantom Pain was a Metal Gear Solid game, and that all the misdirection was just that. Today it has been confirmed that The Phantom Pain is actually Metal Gear Solid V, alongside an absolutely stunning 6 minute long trailer that will almost certainly have you on the edge of your seat. Don’t forget to slam the resolution up to 1080p. Some of it we’d seem before, a lot of it is brand new. It looks…

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Next Ninja Gaiden Made with Unreal Engine 3

There were rumours at the end of last year that the next Ninja Gaiden game, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, would be made using Epic’s Unreal Engine 3. Tecmo Koei and Epic have today confirmed those rumours, With a beautiful new cel-shaded art style, this new reboot of the infamously difficult series is bound to split fans, but no more so than the last iteration – Ninja Gaiden 3. Further information will be released about the game over the coming months,…

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Rock Band DLC Ends on a High Note

Easily the best party music franchise is coming to an end next week, when the final piece of DLC for Rock Band 3 is released. As a goodbye to the franchise and to the thousands of diehard fans who have supported them through to this point, Harmonix have announced that the last song will be the very suitable 'American Pie' by Don McLean. It's been a big request over the years, so what better way to end four years of weekly DLC?

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Want to be the Very Best? – European Pokemon Championships Dated

If you couldn’t read through the title of this post without breaking into song, there’s a bit of good news for you. If you’re a PokeNut and have a team to be proud of in Black and White 2, you could be in for a chance to be shipped off to Vancouver, where you can prove yourself to the world as the ultimate Pokemon master. Professor Oak would be proud. The European leg of the competition will be held across…

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PAX East: 2K Announces XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS

During their conference at PAX East, games publisher 2K Games announced that their turn-based strategy title XCOM: Enemy Unknown – one of the most critically-acclaimed games of 2012 – would be coming to iOS this summer. And they’re not talking about a watered-down version or ‘companion’ game (think Borderlands: Legends): XCOM: Enemy Unknown will essentially be the same game players enjoyed on consoles and PC last winter. How is this possible? Project lead Jake Solomon credits Epic’s Unreal Engine, which…

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Ubisoft think Rayman will be a Wii U System Seller

Ubisoft recently revealed that Rayman Legends – a game that was touted as a release-window must-buy – was being delayed on Wii U so that it could go multi-plat. Fans of the franchise, and people who just wanted an awesome platformer on Wii U, didn’t take the news especially well, and who can blame them? Copies of the Wii U version of the game are probably sitting in warehouses, gathering dust. The feedback and anger haven’t deterred Ubisoft, however, who…

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Double Fine’s Next Game… Ships on a Floppy Disk

Double Fine are currently at PAX East, sharing a booth with Capy, with whom they have released a bundle on Steam. To commemorate their working together, a few developers have created a game: Capy Fine Racing GP, an Outrun-style retro game with a twist - it actually comes on a floppy disk.

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ESRB Rate Jak and Daxter Collection for Vita

The ESRB have rated a version of the Jak and Daxter HD Collection for PlayStation Vita. If you’ve ever wanted a healthy dose of platforming fun (followed by two less fun but great games) on the go, this might be your chance. Although not confirmed by Sony, an ESRB rating means a port is almost certainly in the works and is probably even in the latter stages of development. First spotted by Neogaf user ULTROS!, the Jak and Daxter HD…

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Durango Unleashed – Everything We Know, Everything We Don’t Understand

The next Xbox - code named Durango - has been something of a worry for gamers that supported Microsoft this last generation. Rumours of always-on connections, used-game blocking and an increased reliance on apps and Kinect have got people worried. After the PlayStation 4 reveal, the panic increased. The PS4 seemed to do everything right, and yet the negatives of Durango kept leaking. Just how much of it is true? What can we expect to see from Microsoft's next console? Are we really going to be be underwhelmed?

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Egg Shaped PS4? – Just what are Sony UK Teasing?

Sony have yet to show off their PS4 console, and it’s causing many to wonder just what the device will look like. That’s why a post on the UK Sony Facebook page is causing a bit of a splash with their followers. The picture shows a red egg-shaped device that looks as much like a chair from an old sci-fi program than it does a games console. This can’t possible be the PlayStation 4, can it? I have to admit,…

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