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[Update: Here it is! BOOM! As you can see in the footage, we're going back to San Andreas. At least the Los Santos area, judging from the footage. Oh wowzer!] Grand Theft Auto V's debut trailer is happening today and we've g... read feature

PS3 firmware update 3.72 announced as Sony builds hype


Sep 20
The biggest release this week is undoubtedly a PS3 exclusive -- Firmware Update 3.72! Sony is so excited about this update -- which does nothing of value -- that it's announced its release ahead of time on the PlayStation Blo... read

Call of Duty Elite rewards 'best community in the world'


Jun 23
Activision has said that Call of Duty has the best community of fans in the world, and that is why it's charging a subscription fee for Call of Duty Elite, the new optional service that will soon allow fans access to a variet... read

Zelda Skyward Sword 'best example' of Nintendo innovation


Mar 09
King of all Badasses Reggie Fils-Aime has been talking up The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, confidently claiming that it shows off the best example of Nintendo-brand innovation.  "We continue to be distinctive based on... read

Sony: Shift to 3D will be quicker than the shift to HDTV


Dec 23
Sony's firm belief in 3DTV as the future has been given a little extra cement by SCEE president Andrew House, who has restated the company's faith in the technology, and also noted that people will shift to 3D at a faster rat... read

Molyneux: Kinect will spawn new controllers


Dec 06
Microsoft Game Studios boss and hyperbole master Peter Molyneux has warned against writing Kinect off so early. Despite it looking like a game that will do little more than on-rails shooters and dancing games, everybody's fav... read

Pachter doesn't believe Kinect/Move shortages are real


Nov 29
Industry analyst and milk thief Michael Pachter has question claims that Kinect and PlayStation Move are in short supply. He believes instead that Microsoft and Sony are deliberately withholding units in order to keep up dema... read

MS: You better order Kinect by the end of the week


Nov 18
Microsoft is continuing the drive the Kinect hype train at full speed, attempting to cause consumer hysteria in time for the holidays. According to Xbox Live boss Don Mattrick, if you don't buy a Kinect before this week is ov... read

Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 is now officially available for purchase in North America, and that means our launch coverage has begun. We threw a slew of stories online all at once, but here's a handy guide in case you're looking to follow along at home.  read feature

Ballmer: Kinect is the Xbox 360's 'next generation'


Oct 05
The inside of Steve Ballmer's underpants glisten with pre-cum whenever he thinks about Kinect, if his latest statements were made with any degree of sincerity. The hyperactive Microsoft creature has declared that his company'... read

Sony: Move feels better than a mouse & keyboard


Aug 12
The PC is considered the home of the real-time-strategy game, with the mouse and keyboard providing uncontested control of a battlefield. Sony, however, has other ideas, claiming instead that PlayStation Move has what it take... read

Ninja Theory didn't enjoy being a PS3 launch developer


Jul 29
Ninja Theory isn't in the spotlight as much as it used to be, and there's no denying that Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has less of a spotlight than Heavenly Sword did. According to the studio, however, this is a good thing. ... read

Electronic Arts: 3DS will 'sell like hotcakes'


Jul 23
If there's one thing I love about the 3DS, it's the giddy excitement that it seems to inspire from jaded writers and world-weary developers alike. Electronic Arts is the latest to radiate the hyperactive glee of a small child... read

Street Fighter 4 producer has something big on the way


Jul 05
Guess what? A videogame developer is working on a videogame, and he's excited. Here's the part of the post that is news. Yoshinori Ono, producer of the Street Fighter 4 games, pitched a game to Capcom's head of Research and D... read

Guerrilla owns up to infamous Killzone 2 E3 trailer


May 25
In an interview for the recently announced Killzone 3, Guerrilla has sensed significant distance between now and 2005 in order to finally hold up its hands regarding the infamous Killzone 2 E3 trailer. In case ... read

Square Enix's history-changing, mindblowing announcement


May 21
Square Enix has spent the last week hyping up a massive announcement, and when we say hype, we mean it. The Japanese publisher went so far as to say that this announcement would alter the course of Japanese history. The almig... read

If you've been following me on Twitter, you may know that I'm making my home in Los Angeles this week for a weeklong Pre-E3 Game Critics event, as one of the judges for the show. The grueling five day marathon of meetings wit... read feature

Brink AI allegedly indistinguishable from human players


Apr 20
We've heard countless boasts about powerful AI in videogames over the years, and they have always turned out to be total bunk. Nevertheless, Splash Damage has decided to convince us that one of gaming's most repeated lies is ... read

Greenberg: Natal will sell 'millions and millions'


Apr 05
Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg isn't shy about his opinion when it comes to Project Natal. In fact, the company's attempt to grab a slice of the casual market is being hyped to the Moon, so much so that Greenberg believes it wil... read

Saints Row 3 is 'mindblowing'


Mar 31
THQ doesn't mince its words. The publisher will be rolling out promotion for Saints Row 3 this year, and the hype has already started, with "mindblowing" being the watch-word for this upcoming sandbox sequel. Not that THQ wan... read

Valve: Portal 2 is our best game ever


Mar 12
Half-Life 2? Rubbish. Left 4 Dead? A stain on the history of videogames. Valve has declared that Portal 2 is its greatest triumph yet, even though it's not even finished. Speaking with 1UP, Gabe Newell stated that it's "prett... read

Sony: Heavy Rain will sell well, is totally unique


Feb 26
SCEA president Jack Tretton believes Heavy Rain will sell very well indeed. He also believes that Heavy Rain is completely new and unique, so maybe his opinions shouldn't be taken completely to heart.  "I spent 25 years ... read

Peter Molyneux has 'learnt lesson' about over-promising


Feb 15
Pathological promiser Peter Molyneux has promised that he's learned his lesson about over-promising. The brain behind Fable III is famous for building up exaggerated hype over each of his games. He's also well known for promi... read

Lucky enough to live on best West Coast, I'm privy to all sorts of videogames and fun stuff, connections with a website notwithstanding. One such experience is actually the Final Fantasy XIII bus, which Dale mentioned earlier... read feature

Sonic's the only playable Project Needlemouse character


Jan 15
Everybody act surprised! Earlier this week, Sega teased us with a list of potential playable characters in its upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog reboot, codenamed Project Needlemouse. As we, and likely the world, predicted, the who... read

Sony: MAG is a 'statement of intent' for FPS fans


Jan 13
With God of War III and Heavy Rain set for release over the coming months, it can be easy to forget that Zipper Interactive has a pretty big game of its own headed to the PlayStation 3. That game is MAG, the highly ambitious ... read

CES 2010: Heavy Rain 'blows Uncharted 2 away'


Jan 09
Not that Sony representatives are fans of hype or anything, but an excited PR man seemed so thrilled with Heavy Rain that he made one of the boldest statements we've ever heard, claiming that Heavy Rain is graphically superio... read

Sony: God of War III 'set apart' from other modern games


Jan 08
Sony is loading the hype cannons and preparing for a full assault with God of War III, and who can really blame them? As Kratos gears up for an all-new adventure, Sony product manager Claire Backhouse has sprayed her PR juice... read

OnLive could be on cell phones as well


Nov 15
OnLive has been promising a lot since it made such a splash at E3. We've had some time with the guys behind it and are still unsure that it can deliver on all its amazing promises. Every game, any time, everywhere no matter w... read

Ex-Dtoid editor has the touch, makes me want Epic Mickey


Oct 30
David Houghton is one of my favorite videomgame journalists; he's got an great analytical eye, and he knows how to express his excitement without coming off as insincere. It figures that he would be the one to make me interes... read

Infinity Ward vaguely teases Modern Warfare 2 surprises


Sep 23
As with any good game that, y'know, has an interesting storyline, there's always something we don't find out about until we play the full game for ourselves. Whether that is a plot twist, an epic set piece, or a new form of g... read

Lionhead Studios site updates recap


Aug 16
Ever since Thursday the Lionhead Studios website has been updating with a very interesting countdown. Each day the site has updated with a new historical figure on its entrance page and a quote from that figure. Those going t... read






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