Rockstar has warned fans that invitations to participate in a Grand Theft Auto V beta for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC beta are fake.
The problem appears to have got far enough out of control that the developer has set up a dedicated page warning players against what it believes to be a phishing scam.
"Please Note: There is no pre-release ‘beta’ test for Grand Theft Auto V," reads the site. "If you see ads or solicitations to join a beta program, beware as this is likely some type of online phishing scam."
It simply wasn’t practical to ship Halo: The Master Chief Collection on two discs, 343 Industries says.
Yesterday it was revealed that those wishing to play the online modes in The Master Chief Collection need to download a 20GB day one update before they may do so.
“We realize that this isn't ideal for everyone, but it's the path to the smoothest eventual experience,” Halo development director Frank O'Connor wrote on NeoGAF.
Comedian Rob Riggle will play photographer Frank West in the upcoming movie adaption of Dead Rising.
Riggle, a former US Marine, is known for his work as a satirical correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and for his comedic roles in 21 Jump Street, Let's Be Cops, Step Brothers, and more.
Dead Rising: Watchtower is in production at Legendary Digital Media. The script is penned by Tim Carter (Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Sleeping Dogs).
Grand Theft Auto V's FlyLo FM will get 30 minutes of new music in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC edition of the game.
The station, curated by musician Flying Lotus, plays music by producers such as Aphex Twin, Tyler the Creator, Outkast, and of the artist himself.
"I was really proud of the first bit of it," Flying Lotus said of the station, "but I still felt there was so much more to say, though, so I’m really excited about that."
Ubisoft executive Jade Raymond has stepped down from her role as managing director of Ubisoft Toronto to "pursue new opportunities".
Raymond had been with Ubisoft for 10 years. She started as a producer on the first Assassin's Creed. Raymond was a founding member of Ubisoft Toronto, and went on to become the studio head. She is one of only a handful of prominent women in the video game industry.
"I’ve spent 10 extraordinary years at Ubisoft, and I am proud to have been part of many of the best teams in the industry making truly remarkable games," said Raymond in a statement.
The CEO of the studio developing isometric mass murder sim Hatred has called claims he is a neo-Nazi "fucking ridiculous".
On Friday, several sites reported that Destructive Creations CEO Jarosław Zieliński is a Facebook fan of the Polska Liga Obrony (Polish Defence League), an Islamophobic, anti-immigration, nationalist group in Poland.
FX artist Marcin Kaźmierczak was also found to be a supporter of the Młodzież Wszechpolska (All-Polish Youth), another right-wing nationalist group.
“It’s as if Evolution Studios spent so much time hand-crafting dazzling road tarmac textures, it forgot to give the game a soul – something to distinguish it beyond some great audio and visuals.”
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