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Massive update brings Biker culture to GTA Online; Redux mod finally launches

Massive update brings Biker culture to GTA Online; Redux mod finally launches

You'll soon be able to officially form and lead your own motorcycle club in GTA Online.

Rockstar has announced that its upcoming Bikers update will allow up to eight players to roll around together and wreak havoc on two wheels.

Bikers will introduce new roles to play from fresh Prospects to club Presidents, alongside what Rockstar is calling a massive slate of new competitive and co-op gameplay.

There will be a range of new motorcycles, properties that include MC Clubhouses with a special custom Biker mechanic, and venues for seedy business ventures.

Bikers will also include a selection of appropriately-themed new modes for bikers of all kinds, along with new weapons, styles, tattoos and features.

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Destiny children's book is an illustrated Grimoire alternative

Destiny children's book is an illustrated Grimoire alternative

Bungie is planning a full-scale release for a children's book based on its online sci-fi shooter Destiny.

Entitled D Is For Destiny, the book assigns each letter of the alphabet a different concept from the game, presumably so that children can learn what their parents are talking about when they grumble about loot drops or Oryx.

The text's rhyming, alliterative couplets explain the game's lore in a child-friendly fashion, accompanied by illustrations, possibly telling its story more clearly than the game itself.

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Alien: Isolation could get official VR support

Alien: Isolation could get official VR support

While the saying may be "in space, no one can hear you scream", in VR your screams might end up annoying everyone in the vicinity.

But that might not deter Sega, which is considering getting into the VR race – starting with Alien: Isolation.

In an interview with MCV, Sega Europe head Jurgen Post went into detail about the avenues the company is exploring.

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Dying Light players have killed a whole lot of zombies

Dying Light players have killed a whole lot of zombies

Players of zombie action game Dying Light have really outdone themselves, according to statistics released by developer Techland.

In a new video entitled "Book of Records," the studio released a slew of data recorded by the game, revealing (amongst other things) that players have:

Destroyed 389,300,768 roofs, or all the houses in India and the United States combined;
Travelled 1,000,105,940 kilometres, or approximately the distance from Earth to Jupiter and back;
Climbed 125,105,940 km, or over 14 million Mount Everests;
Driven 49,380,980 km, or about 1200 laps of the Earth;
Set off 422,106,064 firecrackers, equivalent to about half a kiloton of TNT;
Cut off 303,105,714 heads, which would collectively weigh half again as much as the Troll A offshore natural gas drilling platform, the heaviest manmade object in history;
Run over 835,582,580 zombies, or over 200 times the entire historical road toll of the United States;
Fired 130,106,024 arrows, which would cause enough damage to defeat every Dark Souls boss, at NG+6, over 27,000 times.

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Grand Theft Auto could teach self-driving cars to see

Grand Theft Auto could teach self-driving cars to see

Self-driving car AI may learn how to read the world from games like Grand Theft Auto, thanks to a paper published by a group of researchers this week.

The Intel Labs and Darmstadt University researchers were involved in training vehicle AI to recognise objects in the world - people, cars, sidewalks, poles, signs, trees, and so on - using annotated real-life images as reference points.

Those images - from the Cambridge-Driving Labeled Video Database, or CamVid - had to have each object outlined and annotated by hand, in a process that took a great deal of time.

However, the researchers (Stephan R. Richter, Vibhav Vineet, Stefan Roth, and Vladlen Koltun) found that video from open-world games like Grand Theft Auto V were realistic enough to use in the AI-training process - and could be annotated in a fraction of the time.

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Destiny's Private Matches go live following MLG livestream

Destiny's Private Matches go live following MLG livestream

Destiny's private matches were expected to hit next week with the Rise of Iron expansion, but Bungie apparently couldn't wait that long.

Following an exhibition livestream on MLG, the developer has flipped the switch and brought the PvP feature online, almost a week early.

Through private matches, players can set game type, map, score and time limits, as well as the time of day.

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Destiny 2.4.0 preps for Rise of Iron, tweaks everything

Destiny 2.4.0 preps for Rise of Iron, tweaks everything

Bungie has released a significant update to Destiny to prepare for the imminent release of its Rise of Iron expansion, featuring a wide range of announced and unannounced tweaks.

Most of the changes are obviously geared towards the new expansion: the Cosmodrome map now features the new Plaguelands and Felwinter Peak areas, though they cannot be visited; a new, thus far inaccessible area has been added on Mars; SIVA clusters can be found in the "Fallen S.A.B.E.R." strike; and the opening title screen and theme music now reflects the Rise of Iron era.

The game's loot table has been adjusted, adding in the new Trespasser exotic sidearm, enabling loot drops at higher than the current maximum Light level of 335, and improving rates of legendary event reward drops.

News Index


Destiny children's book is an illustrated Grimoire alternative
Destiny children's book is an illustrated Grimoire alternative
NEWS That clears things up.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Alien: Isolation could get official VR support
Alien: Isolation could get official VR support
NEWS They mostly come out alright... mostly.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Massive update brings Biker culture to GTA Online; Redux mod finally launches
Massive update brings Biker culture to GTA Online; Redux mod finally launches
NEWS Double good news!
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
Dying Light players have killed a whole lot of zombies
Dying Light players have killed a whole lot of zombies
NEWS Techland releases staggering stats.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Grand Theft Auto could teach self-driving cars to see
Grand Theft Auto could teach self-driving cars to see
NEWS There goes the neighbourhood.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
Destiny's Private Matches go live following MLG livestream
Destiny's Private Matches go live following MLG livestream
NEWS Bring on Hide & Go Seek.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Destiny 2.4.0 preps for Rise of Iron, tweaks everything
Destiny 2.4.0 preps for Rise of Iron, tweaks everything
NEWS Forgive us our Trespassers.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Lindsay Lohan's GTA V lawsuit thrown out by NY court
Lindsay Lohan's GTA V lawsuit thrown out by NY court
NEWS Mean, girl.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
2
MGSV Definitive Experience lacks rumoured Mission 51
MGSV Definitive Experience lacks rumoured Mission 51
NEWS Maybe it's in Area 51.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Stealth
1
Ubisoft shows off Watch Dogs 2's sunny San Francisco
Ubisoft shows off Watch Dogs 2's sunny San Francisco
NEWS Now with "Nudle Maps."
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4, WiiU
1
2013's Rocksmith 2014 getting remastered for 2016
2013's Rocksmith 2014 getting remastered for 2016
NEWS Yesterday's game, tomorrow.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
2
Destiny's PS4-first content won't come to XO this year
Destiny's PS4-first content won't come to XO this year
NEWS Xboned.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
3
Destiny is finally getting private Crucible matches
Destiny is finally getting private Crucible matches
NEWS Only took two years.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Destiny Collection drops new players in a sea of content
Destiny Collection drops new players in a sea of content
NEWS Don't drown.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
First three Dead Rising titles getting minimally remastered
First three Dead Rising titles getting minimally remastered
NEWS No re-animation.
360
Re-Release
4
"Rage", "The Evil Within", and "sequels" mentioned in same sentence
"Rage", "The Evil Within", and "sequels" mentioned in same sentence
NEWS By Bethesda, even!
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action
9
Studio closure makes Disney Infinity unplayable on PC
Studio closure makes Disney Infinity unplayable on PC
NEWS "Play without Limits" huh?
PC, 360, PS3, Wii, WiiU, 3DS
Action: Adventure
Destiny: Rise of Iron's artifacts could wildly change the game
Destiny: Rise of Iron's artifacts could wildly change the game
NEWS They're finally useful.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Report: Inside will soon be inside your PS4
Report: Inside will soon be inside your PS4
NEWS So much for console exclusivity.
360, XO
1
Darksiders is being "warmastered" for new-gen consoles
Darksiders is being "warmastered" for new-gen consoles
NEWS But not fully warmade.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
4
Life Is Strange is becoming a hella live-action series
Life Is Strange is becoming a hella live-action series
NEWS [Focus on TV screen]
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
4
Destiny is finished on previous-gen consoles
Destiny is finished on previous-gen consoles
NEWS Better luck next gen, Guardian.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Destiny: Rise Of Iron has a ridiculous new Sparrow
Destiny: Rise Of Iron has a ridiculous new Sparrow
NEWS Very metal.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4: old-school Lara, new-school VR
Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4: old-school Lara, new-school VR
NEWS Hope you like triangles.
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
4
Original Dead Rising may rise again on PS4
Original Dead Rising may rise again on PS4
NEWS Another bad week for Frank West.
360
Action: Third-Person
10
Moments of Triumph event celebrates 2 years of Destiny
Moments of Triumph event celebrates 2 years of Destiny
NEWS And 25 of Bungie.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
2
Black Ops III: Descent DLC brings dragons to CoD
Black Ops III: Descent DLC brings dragons to CoD
NEWS Khaleesi player mode TBC.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
1
Skyrim total conversion Enderal releasing next month
Skyrim total conversion Enderal releasing next month
NEWS A whole new world.
PC, 360, PS3
Adventure & RPG
7
Mass Effect novels will bridge ME3 and Andromeda
Mass Effect novels will bridge ME3 and Andromeda
NEWS Fan questions will be answered.
360, PS3
Action: Third-Person
Destiny to leave previous-gen consoles behind
Destiny to leave previous-gen consoles behind
NEWS Rise of Upgrades.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
4