The creators of Burnout are teasing a spiritual successor to the beloved racing series.
Criterion Games co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry left the company in 2014 to form a new studio called Three Fields Entertainment.
In a series of tweets, Ward and Sperry revealed they are currently working on a multiplayer sports game, but that their next project would be a driving game.
They also tweeted that the driving game would be a spiritual successor with “lots and lots of crashing”.
The crashing comment is a strong indicator that the game will be a spiritual successor to the collision-heavy Burnout series. Even more revealing is the hashtag #shinyredsomething, which refers to the code name for the original Burnout game, Shiny Red Car.
Activision says it is aware of the issues surrounding Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 5, and that it is working to fix them.
In a statement sent to Eurogamer, the company said it is working with the game’s developer Robomodo to improve things.
“We are aware of the issues that players have experienced following the launch of Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 5, and are working with the developer to address these so that we can continue to improve the gameplay experience for all of the Tony Hawk fans who have known and loved this franchise for more than 16 years.”
Introversion Games has earned more than US$19 million in revenue from sales of management sim Prison Architect.
In an interview with Eurogamer, Introversion games co-founder Mark Morris revealed that the game has sold more than 1.25 million copies since it launched on Steam Early Access program in September of 2012.
Introversion co-founder Chris Delay also revealed that the studio, formed in 2001, was on the edge of closing before the game's success.
Daybreak Studios has revealed the next expansions for both EverQuest and EverQuest II.
EverQuest's The Broken Mirror will be the game's twenty-second expansion, and be available on November 18.
The Broken Mirror will include four new zones, as well as revamps of three existing areas. There will be also new quests, heroic adventures, missions, bonus raids, spells, AAs (Alternate Advancements), and an Illusion Key Ring for easy illusion access.
Warner Bros. has announced that the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight will once again be available to buy digitally by the end of October.
"As many of you know, we released a major patch for Batman: Arkham Knight PC a few weeks ago," Warner Bros. wrote in a Steam page update.
"While there were significant performance improvements made to the game, the teams are continuing to work on the additional updates that were outlined in our previous post.
Microsoft has acquired the Havok 3D physics company from Intel, the company has revealed in a blog post.
Havok's software will be familiar to gamers, as its logo is present on the launch screen of more than 600 games, from Guitar Hero to The Elder Scrolls.
The middleware tool provides real-time collision, body physics, and more for video games and animation.
StarCraft II's 3.00 patch is bringing some considerable UI changes to the game.
The menu systems have received a complete graphical overhaul, with 3D models now present in most menu panes, and the campaign selection screen now has a character focus.
Blizzard is hoping these improvements will make the game's social features more accessible, and will support them with an overhauled chat system.
Two of Destiny’s biggest PvP events are returning for the first time since the launch of The Taken King.
Bungie announced in its Weekly Update that Iron Banner and Trials of Osiris would both be returning to the game on October 13, with some notable differences.
Iron Banner will have the same emphasis on power, however, the damage curves have been changed in accordance with new measurement systems introduced in The Taken King.
Oculus' Rift VR headset will likely cost more than US$350, according to Oculus CEO and founder Palmer Luckey.
The estimate emerged in an interview with Road To VR at the Oculus Connect developer conference.
"You know, I'm going to be perfectly honest with you. We're roughly in that ballpark... but it's going to cost more than that," said Luckey, when asked how the Rift's price would compare to that of the $350 developer kits.
“Nothing is resolved, it just abruptly cuts to the end credits around the four-hour mark – on a cliffhanger of all things.”
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