Six fan-created shield designs chosen to appear in Dark Souls 2

The winners of a fan-created shield design contest, who were chosen by From Software and the Dark Souls 2 community, were revealed on the game’s Facebook page today. The six From Software-chosen designs will make their way into the final game with the creators’ names in the credits, and the six community-chosen designs will be […]

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World of Warcraft hackers in China sentenced to two years in prison

Hackers aren’t getting off the hook in China, it seems. A group of ten men have just received prison sentences of up to two years for hacking over 11,000 World of Warcraft accounts. The group was led by two men named Chen and Zhu. The team flipped stolen WoW accounts that they purchased for $1. […]

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Microsoft very interested in bringing No Man’s Sky to Xbox One

You may have heard of No Man’s Sky. You may not have. One thing’s for sure though: you should definitely keep an eye on it. Announced at this year’s VGX, it is a procedurally generated space exploration game in development by Hello Games. Speaking with OXM, ID@Xbox program director Chris Charla expressed great interest in […]

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Rumor: Call of Duty: Ghosts for Wii U and PC listed by Spanish retailer

Just a few days ago, we reported that Call of Duty: Ghosts, an as-yet-unheard-of entry in the Call of Duty series, is pegged for a November 5 release. Well, this will certainly add fuel to the fire, as the title has been listed by Spanish retailer Xtralife. Unlike the previous listings, which showed listings for […]

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Payday 2 Game Director: We’re “excited” we didn’t have to be a shooter with a “collapsing building” to excite people

In most first-person shooter games these days, more and more games are using its tech and set-pieces to let people know that their game is the next big thing and uses said features to be their games’ main selling points. This isn’t the case with Overkill’s Payday franchise. Payday is, of course, the heist-driven FPS […]

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John Carmack thanks Notch for inspiration to jump to Oculus

John Carmack has publicly credited Notch (Markus Persson) for being the inspiration to jump over to Oculus in a short exchange on Twitter. In the tweets, Carmack tells Notch it was “something you wrote” that led to the final decision to leave id Software, but as of yet, we’re not 100% sure what this inspiring […]

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More GTA V details surface, you can hunt animals and sell meat to factories

Spanish website Areajugones has revealed even more details on Rockstar’s upcoming Grand Theft Auto V. While these details haven’t been confirmed by Rockstar, they have come from “reliable sources,” like Famitsu. Design-wise, pressing L3 on the PlayStation 3 controller will activate each character’s special ability. Much like in GTA IV, ATMs can be used to […]

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