Report: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 to Have Checkpoint Microtransactions

Report: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 to Have Checkpoint Microtransactions

Spanish site Mundo Gamers is reporting that Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will feature checkpoint microtransactions. The site reports that it interviewed Matt Walker, head of production at Capcom Japan, and Michiteru Okabe, a Capcom producer. During the interview, the subject of microtransactions was brought up, with both Walker and Okabe confirming that it will be featured in the Raid and Campaign modes of the title (note that these quotes were […]

Life is Strange First 20 Minutes of Gameplay Released

Life is Strange First 20 Minutes of Gameplay Released

The first 20 minutes of the upcoming graphic adventure game Life is Strange has been released online. The video (posted below) shows many different aspects of the title, including it’s visual style, characters, gameplay, and the early beginnings of it’s story. Developed by Dontnod Entertainment, Life is Strange is a five-part episodic title that focuses on a girl named Maxine, who returns to her hometown of Arcadia Bay, Oregon after […]

Destiny Developer Took to NeoGAF to Explain why “mistakes will not be repeated”

Destiny Developer Took to NeoGAF to Explain why “mistakes will not be repeated”

Destiny Developer Luke Smith has taken to NeoGAF to take about Destinys reward and shards economies IGN has reported that yesterday Destiny developer Luke Smith went onto NeoGAF to announce that “the mistakes we made with the DLC1 [The Dark Below] reward economy will not be repeated” in the upcoming House of Wolves DLC. His comments were made in response to a question from a NeoGAF user asking about House of Wolves’ […]

VideoDev on Environment, Combat & Enemies in Hell Blade

VideoDev on Environment, Combat & Enemies in Hell Blade

Uploaded today, the DMC: Devil May Cry and Heavenly Sword creators has presented another video diary or documentary. While fans get exclusive insights from Dominic Matthews and the Ninja Theory team (that currently contains thirteen members) on their development process for Hell Blade, they are also informed about the technical decisions and cognitive concepts that are shaping this original creation from scratch. In special episode, we learn more about the prototyping […]

Gearbox ”Ready to Start” Development on Borderlands 3

Gearbox ”Ready to Start” Development on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3 is coming. Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford announced at a Borderlands panel during this year’s PAX South that the team are ”ready to start” production on a new title in the co-op shooter franchise. He also put out a call for any budding developers to come and help begin production on the game: “We want to think about the future and we want to think about what the next Borderlands is and […]

Hideo Kojima Reveals A New Feature Integrated in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Hideo Kojima Reveals A New Feature Integrated in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has revealed a new feature that is integrated in the upcoming open-world stealth title Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Kojima tweeted an image of Big Boss drenched in blood while riding in a Diamond Dogs helicopter. The tweet, more importantly, has a caption that explains that Big Boss is covered in blood due to him “being shot too much.”  Blood all over […]

Two Mortal Kombat X Character Reveals Coming This Week, Ed Boon Confirms

Two Mortal Kombat X Character Reveals Coming This Week, Ed Boon Confirms

The highly anticipated Mortal Kombat X will have its next two fighters revealed this week, Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has confirmed. Last week, Boon said that a new character and details regarding Mortal Kombat X’s story would be coming “Very soon.” Recently, Boon has been sending out multiple tweets that confirmed that the two upcoming character reveals would be announced on separate days this week.  2 Mortal Kombat X […]

GTAV Music Provider: Tangerine Dream Grieves for Founder

GTAV Music Provider: Tangerine Dream Grieves for Founder

On January 20th, 2015, Mr. Edgar Froese, founder and keyboardist of an electronic/psychedelic rock band called Tangerine Dream, has passed away after suffering a pulmonary embolism in Vienna at age 70. Reported from the band’s official facebook page, the reminding band members (Thorsten Quaeschning, Hoshiko Yamane and Ulrich Schnauss) and other Tangerine Dream crew members) posted this statement:  “This is a message to you we are very sorry for…On January 20th, […]

Dontnod Entertainment Releases Second Developer Diary for Life Is Strange

Dontnod Entertainment Releases Second Developer Diary for Life Is Strange

Developer Dontnod Entertainment has released a new developer diary for the upcoming interactive drama Life Is Strange. The video, which was uploaded onto Sony’s PlayStation YouTube channel, features Life Is Strange developers, including co-directors Raoul Barbet and Michel Koch, discussing the importance of the ‘butterfly effect’ in the title. Butterfly effect is when the choices made by a player can result in a different outcome in the plot—similar to titles […]

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 is A ”Learning Experience’ for Kingdom Hearts III, Says Tai Yasue

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 is A ”Learning Experience’ for Kingdom Hearts III, Says Tai Yasue

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix was apparently a good ”learning experience” for the development team working on Kingdom Hearts III, Tai Yasue, co-director and designer for both titles, has revealed. In an interview with Kotaku UK, Yasue explained how making Kingdom Hearts 2.5, a collection of Kingdom Hearts II, Birth by Sleep and Re:coded, and Kingdom Hearts III simultaneously has benefited the team at Square Enix: “We have been working on 3 […]