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Microsoft has acquired Havok. The long-running physics-based middleware toolset that has been used in countless games over time is now officially under Microsoft's umbrella after an announcement went out earlier today.
Bethesda and Microsoft have teamed together for a brand new bundle for the Xbox One featuring Fallout 4. It features a 1TB Xbox One game console, a copy of Fallout 4, a free digital copy of Fallout 3, a wireless 3.5mm headset, and a card with a redeemable 14-day free trial of Xbox Live Gold.
Now that Destiny has officially shifted into year two, Guardians will start to notice additional changes being made to long-running events. Both the Iron Banner and Trials of Osiris are set to return this month and, according to Bungie, players can expect quite a few tweaks being made to the familiar competitions.
When we think of video game censorship, we generally think of politicians or cable news pundits complaining about violence or sexual content. However, there have been a lot of cases where games were changed or banned outright for more unusual reasons.
Ubisoft is extending the closed beta test of Rainbow Six: Siege all the way through the weekend, ending it on October 4th. The beta was supposed to end during the middle of the week, but instead Ubisoft decided to extend it and send out a few more closed beta codes to get more stress testing in ahead of the game's release this December.
The official theme song has been made available in its entirety over on YouTube. Gamers can listen to the theme song right now to get a feel for how the game will sound under composer Kazuma Jinnouchi, who is continuing the work from Halo 4 after the original composer, Marty O'Donnell, took leave and followed Bungie to work on Destiny.
Activision has officially responded to the complaints about Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5. The game is riddled with bugs and glitches and is nigh unplayable for some people. Nevertheless, the company wanted people to know that they are looking into these complaints.
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate's release date is fast approaching and Ubisoft is releasing more and more information about the game, including that the AAA title will have a microtransaction cash shop to help speed up progress for those who don't have time to play.
Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have noticed that you really hated the "Augment Your Pre-Order" program they announced for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. They announced on the game's website today that they're scrapping the program.
The development studio behind games like 'Splosion Man and The Maw is parting ways from Microsoft. That's right, Twisted Pixel is now an independent developer now that they have parted ways from Microsoft and decided to follow their own path.
I have no idea what the actual plot is of the game other than the fact that there's a rise of augmentations and some sort of biomechanical war being waged between some indiscernible factions, but the graphics and the gravitas of the trailer help masks the questions surrounding the story.
Activision decided to promote Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 in an unusual way yesterday: by reporting on a fake terrorist attack via Twitter. It didn't go over well.
Loads of games series are worthy of a resurrection but, sometimes, those new takes on old favorites do more harm than good. Here's our list of the 10 reboots that we'd all be better served to simply forget.
We’ve got some bittersweet news for fans of Conker series: A sequel called Getting’ Medieval was in the works and, now, will likely never see the light of day. Thankfully, a recent behind-the-scenes video from Rare at least gives us an idea of what we’re missing out on.
Microsoft has announced another Xbox One bundle for the fall. The Xbox One Holiday Bundle, launching in October at $399, comes with several games.