Ubisoft is looking to improve on Far Cry 3’s oft-criticised script, says one of its writers.
Writer C.J. Kershner told Polygon, "We were aware of the discussions happening about Far Cry 3. People identified some problems.
"Our protagonist is not the white saviour, not the dudebro," added Kershner, who previously worked on the script for Homefront.
"He's not coming back to his hometown to help.”
Kershner also recognised that the writing in a sandbox-style game often takes a back seat to emergent gameplay.
It looks like Valve has added an analogue stick to its Steam Controller.
As spotted by Facepunch user DevinWatson, the latest update for digital distribution client Steam includes a new picture of the controller at the following location:
The Uncharted film will release on June 10, Sony has announced.
The Hollywood Reporter states that Uncharted: Drake's Fortune will fill the space left by the delay of Amazing Spider-Man 3, which is now slated for a 2018 release.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune’s screenplay is being written by David Guggenheim (Safe House, Stolen), and will be directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief).
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will be available to download from December 9 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC, publisher Square Enix has announced.
The isometric action-adventure title is a sequel to the excellent Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
It sees Lara travel to Egypt to defeat the evil god Set. To do so, she must join forces with rival archaeologist Carter Bell, along with imprisoned gods Horus and Isis.
Areal, the game pitched as "the definitive spiritual successor to the cult hit S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series" has been suspended from Kickstarter.
The crowdfunding effort was halted by Kickstarter with just two days remaining, and just after clearing its funding goal. No money will be taken from backers.
Nvidia has unveiled a new Shield gaming device, and this time it’s a tablet intended to be used with a standalone controller.
The first Nvidia Shield – now to be known as Shield Portable – has a 5-inch screen attached to an Xbox 360-style controller, whereas the new Shield may be paired with an optional controller over Wi-Fi.
Nvidia told Ars Technica that its goal with the new Shield tablet is to make a good standard tablet as well as a good gaming tablet.
The Destiny beta is back up and running a full day early.
It was expected to return tomorrow after a two day maintenance period.
This news means those on Xbox 360 and Xbox One can join those on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 and jam the game for the next five days, as codes were sent out earlier today.
Playground Games has revealed the first 100 cars that will feature in upcoming open world racer Forza Horizon 2.
Just over 200 cars will be included when the game is released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One on September 30.
According to a post on Xbox Wire, all of the cars have been built from the ground up to take full advantage of the power of Xbox One, and include new features like functioning windshield wipers, working headlights and interior lights, and dynamic dirt-mapping.
The release of Dragon Age: Inquisition has been delayed six weeks in order to give it an extra layer of polish, EA has announced.
Inquisition was due out on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC on October 9, but will now hit on November 21.
“We appreciate the enormous support we’ve received from all of you to get to this point, and while this extra few weeks may not seem like a lot, I know the game you’ll play will be all the better for it,” said executive producer Mark Darrah.
The release of Battlefield Hardline has been pushed to 2015 so the game may be improved and expanded, DICE has announced.
Feedback from the game’s beta got DICE thinking about what else it could put in the game, said studio VP Karl Magnus Troedsson.
“The more we thought about these ideas, the more we knew we had to get them into the game you will all be playing,” he said.
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