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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date leaked

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date leaked

IGN has accidentally let the snake out of the bag.

According to a since-removed video on the site, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be released worldwide September 1.

Platforms weren’t specified, but the game is in development on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC.

The seven-minute video was spotted by NeoGAF, and stars Metal Gear creator creator Hideo Kojima himself.

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Heists update will add new modes, daily challenges to GTA Online

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Heists update will add new modes, daily challenges to GTA Online

The Heists update to GTA Online will bring with it a number of new modes and challenges, Rockstar has announced.

Three new PvP "Adversary" modes will be added to the game, and these will be unlocked as players complete the new GTA Online Heists.

The first is called Come Out and Play. In it,a team of three runners is trying to evade a team of hunters. The runners are well-armed but must flee on foot and only have one life, while the hunters have unlimited lives and free-aim shotguns, but must remain on motorbikes and ATVs.

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Local co-op added to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

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Local co-op added to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

Capcom has added local co-op play to the PC edition of Resident Evil: Revelations 2.

Co-op play was initially removed from the PC version to ensure a stable user experience across a variety of different PC settings and devices.

However, the game was mistakenly advertised as containing co-op, and that slip-up resulted in 43 percent of the game’s Steam reviews being negative. Capcom subsequently offered refunds to customers who purchased the game expecting co-op.

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EA outlines Battlefield Hardline Premium

EA outlines Battlefield Hardline Premium

EA has revealed the contents of the Battlefield Hardline Premium pack. It includes four story-themed digital expansion packs and four new features.

The Premium pack will cost AU$59.99.

Battlefield Hardline will be released on March 20.

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Mad Max has a release date, last-gen dropped

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Mad Max has a release date, last-gen dropped

Mad Max will release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and SteamOS on September 5, Avalanche Studios has announced.

However, there is bad news for last-gen console owners: the game’s Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions have been cancelled.

According to Avalanche (Just Cause), Mad Max delivers open world gameplay in a post-apocalyptic setting where cars are the key to survival.

“Gamers become Mad Max, a lone warrior who must fight to stay alive in The Wasteland, using vicious on-ground and vehicular combat against savage bandits,” it said.

“Following the theft of his iconic Interceptor, Max must align himself with a gifted, but peculiar, mechanic named Chumbucket and others to build the ultimate war vehicle as he works to escape from the dangerous Wasteland.”

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Modder adds co-op to Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

Modder adds co-op to Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

A modder has added offline co-op to the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations 2.

Last week Capcom mistakenly advertised that the game’s PC version featured offline co-op, and was forced to offer refunds when this was not actually the case.

According to Capcom, co-op play was removed from the PC version of the game to ensure a stable user experience across a variety of different PC settings and devices.

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New-gen Payday 2 arrives June, will include most DLC

New-gen Payday 2 arrives June, will include most DLC

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition is coming to new-gen consoles in June, and will include almost all the game’s DLC to date.

More than a dozen pieces of DLC have been released for the robbery FPS, and they've added weapons, heists, and new mechanics to the game.

Crimewave Edition will run at a resolution of 1080p.

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The latest Trials Fusion DLC adds tracks, challenges, holographic cityscapes

The latest Trials Fusion DLC adds tracks, challenges, holographic cityscapes

Fault One Zero, the fifth of six planned DLC packs for Trials Fusion, is available now.

The expansion adds 10 new tracks, 24 challenges, five trophies, and new objects for the track editor to the game.

The official rundown:

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor players have killed more than 5.65 billion Uruks

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor players have killed more than 5.65 billion Uruks

Altogether, players have put 74.6 million hours into Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

That's one of many stats released in a new infographic by Monolith that dissects how players have engaged with the game.

Players have killed more than 5.65 billion orcs, and dominated a further 200 million.

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The Evil Within's first story DLC stars Juli Kidman, is out March

The Evil Within's first story DLC stars Juli Kidman, is out March

The first piece of story DLC for The Evil Within launches next month, Besthesda has announced.

The Assignment will be available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC on March 10, and on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on March 11 for NZ$15.

The first in a two-part story driven experience, The Assignment sees players take on the role of detective Juli Kidman, Sebastian Castellanos’ mysterious partner, in a concurrent story that looks to answer some of the questions surrounding her whereabouts during The Evil Within.

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Grand Theft Auto V on PC delayed for a third time

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Grand Theft Auto V on PC delayed for a third time

The PC release of Grand Theft Auto V has been pushed back for a third time.

The game is now scheduled to launch on April 14. It was initially expected on January 27, then delayed until March 24.

“Our apologies to PC gamers worldwide who have been counting down the days until the launch of the game, but a bit more time is needed to ensure that the game is as polished as possible, and to make certain that both Heists and the GTA Online experience are ready to roll out on day one for PC,” said Rockstar.

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Battlefield Hardline infographic breaks down the beta

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Battlefield Hardline infographic breaks down the beta

EA has released an infographic calling out data from the recent Battlefield Hardline open beta.

More than 7 million people played the beta, said EA. Players stole $2.8 billion in Heist bank jobs. Players busted more than 3.8 million vaults and hotwired over 38 million cars. There were 28 million Hotwire takedowns.

The operator class was by far the most popular, with 57 percent of all players opting for play it. 21 percent chose mechanic, 18 percent chose professional, and just 6 percent chose enforcer.

In total, the cops won 57 percent of all matches played, suggesting that there's still some fine tuning to do.

News Index


Heists update will add new modes, daily challenges to GTA Online
Heists update will add new modes, daily challenges to GTA Online
NEWS Coming March 10.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
1
Local co-op added to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC
Local co-op added to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC
NEWS Capcom comes to the party.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
2
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date leaked
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date leaked
NEWS Kojima says it's the last Metal Gear.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
9
Mad Max has a release date, last-gen dropped
Mad Max has a release date, last-gen dropped
NEWS Don't get mad, get even.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
4
EA outlines Battlefield Hardline Premium
EA outlines Battlefield Hardline Premium
NEWS AU$59.99.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Modder adds co-op to Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC
Modder adds co-op to Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC
NEWS Doing Capcom's work for it.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
New-gen Payday 2 arrives June, will include most DLC
New-gen Payday 2 arrives June, will include most DLC
NEWS Upgrade discount a possibility.
PC, 360, XO, PS4
Action: First-Person
The latest Trials Fusion DLC adds tracks, challenges, holographic cityscapes
The latest Trials Fusion DLC adds tracks, challenges, holographic cityscapes
NEWS Available now.
PC, 360, XO, PS4
The Evil Within's first story DLC stars Juli Kidman, is out March
The Evil Within's first story DLC stars Juli Kidman, is out March
NEWS New enemies, mysteries, horror.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor players have killed more than 5.65 billion Uruks
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor players have killed more than 5.65 billion Uruks
NEWS Oh the humanity.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
9
Grand Theft Auto V on PC delayed for a third time
Grand Theft Auto V on PC delayed for a third time
NEWS Heists coming to console March 10.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
19
Battlefield Hardline infographic breaks down the beta
Battlefield Hardline infographic breaks down the beta
NEWS Operator the most popular class.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
1
Destiny to add Heroic Strike matchmaking
Destiny to add Heroic Strike matchmaking
NEWS Coming in 1.1.1.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
5
Project CARS delayed for "final adjustments"
Project CARS delayed for "final adjustments"
NEWS Now coming in April.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
1
Battlefield Hardline multiplayer concept art captures urban America
Battlefield Hardline multiplayer concept art captures urban America
NEWS "Heightened, dramatic realism."
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
1
Rise of the Tomb Raider puzzles harder than forebear
Rise of the Tomb Raider puzzles harder than forebear
NEWS New screenshots within.
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
6
The Crew update adds races, new PvP mode
The Crew update adds races, new PvP mode
NEWS The Speed Live update.
PC, 360, XO, PS4
Tenacious D and Weezer are the next Rock Band DLC
Tenacious D and Weezer are the next Rock Band DLC
NEWS Comeback rumours mount.
360, PS3, Wii, DS
Motion Control: Kinect
1
Destiny to get reputation UI in next patch
Destiny to get reputation UI in next patch
NEWS Long overdue.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
3
Dying Light's Season Pass includes new missions, weapons, map
Dying Light's Season Pass includes new missions, weapons, map
NEWS First DLC out today.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Assassins Creed Rogue on PC supports eye-tracking tech
Assassins Creed Rogue on PC supports eye-tracking tech
NEWS March release date confirmed.
PC, 360, PS3
Shadow of Mordor cleans up at DICE Summit
Shadow of Mordor cleans up at DICE Summit
NEWS But Dragon Age takes GOTY.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
GTA V has now sold-in more than 45 million units
GTA V has now sold-in more than 45 million units
NEWS The juggernaut rumbles on.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
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In Rise of the Tomb Raider the environment is the real enemy
In Rise of the Tomb Raider the environment is the real enemy
NEWS An info dump.
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
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Next Destiny DLC expansion slated for May - rumour
Next Destiny DLC expansion slated for May - rumour
NEWS Called House of Wolves.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
5
Mortal Kombat X rated R18+ in Australia
Mortal Kombat X rated R18+ in Australia
NEWS With little fanfare.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
4
Almost all of Game of Thrones' Westeros has been recreated in Minecraft
Almost all of Game of Thrones' Westeros has been recreated in Minecraft
NEWS 125 people chipping in.
PC, 360, XO, PS4, Vita
10
Battlefield Hardline open beta hijacks all platforms next week
Battlefield Hardline open beta hijacks all platforms next week
NEWS New modes, maps, features.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
10
Dying Light box copies delayed, Be the Zombie mode free
Dying Light box copies delayed, Be the Zombie mode free
NEWS Always should have been.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
6
Game of Thrones - Episode 2 coming in February
Game of Thrones - Episode 2 coming in February
NEWS Video inside.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4, iOS, Android