In an effort to support the widespread use of Sony's next generation console, the PlayStation 4, game developer Square Enix recently shared that it is developing more games for the PS4 which it plans to release within 2015.
According to a report in Forbes, one of Square Enix's producers, Shinji Hashimoto revealed that there are even more PS4 games in development "that have yet to be announced." He said this during an interview about a recent announcement for a sequel to "Dragon Quest Heroes" that the company is developing.
In the same Forbes report, another interview with another producer, Yusuke Suda, revealed that there is a possible resurgence of titles for the popular "Mana" series in 2015 because it is the franchise's 25th anniversary. Suda is said to be responsible for an upcoming PS Vita game called "Rise of Mana." more >>
With fans eagerly anticipating the arrival of the next game in the "Kingdom Hearts" series, rumors have been flying around about the game's release date. There were also reports that the game will be delayed and will skip 2015. What Square Enix has confirmed so far is that the game's release date remains unannounced, which has always been the case since the game was announced in 2013.
Perhaps to counter any rumors that the game is indeed delayed, the game's director, Tetsuya Nomura recently told Famitsu that the game's development is progressing "smoothly."
The developer NetherRealm announced the release of patch 2.02 for its Mortal Kombat X title. The patch incorporates new costumes for some of its fighters, including a new skin for Sub-Zero.
There are also a few changes in its gameplay, including:Takeda (Shirai Ryu) – is now able to always teleport to the other side when making the Air Shirai Ryu Port. Takeda (Ronin) – incorporates a new move - "Quick Kall" (Down, Towards, Front Punch) which allows the dropped blade to quickly return even while not making an attack. Shinnok (Impostor) – is now able to control the location of a stolen Goro Stomp. Sub-Zero (Grandmaster) – proper scaling is now possible on Ice Klone combos made towards a grounded opponent. General – Regular or command grab- "throws" will sometimes not connect on a grounded opponent off a counter hit.
To fix PC issues, a patch was also released and NetherRealm awarded extra 10,000 Krypt Koins to all PC players. Ed Boon, creative director for NetherRealm posted on Twitter that the said patch should greatly improve the game's performance on PC. The creative director also claimed that the launch was the "biggest launch in the franchise's history." more >>
As the previous "Halo 5: Guardians" trailer teases it fans about the real origin of Master Chief, the new update highlights the role of Spartan Locke in the game.
In the trailer released by Microsoft, Locke – an UNSC elite manhunter, is seen to take out the Covenant as he seeks out the Master Chief. The trailer also shows off the new Spartan Locke HUNTER-class armor, which is exclusive to players who will pre-order the Xbox title from GameStop. The retailer also announced that those who will pre-order from them would also get a special "Halo 5" poster.
The armor is playable in the game's multiplayer mode. According to Microsoft, the game content includes: more >>
After countless rumors and leaks which circulation lasted for months, Sony has finally lifted up the curtains to officially reveal the highly anticipated Sony Xperia Z4 this Monday in Japan.
For those wondering if the high-end Android smartphone would arrive in other countries, a report from BGR cited the Russian publication Hi-Tech.mail.ru saying that Sony has included in their plans to make a flagship announcement for international markets and that they will do so probably in "late of May."
During the unveiling, the Xperia Z3 successor was shown with a "slightly tweaked OmniBalance design" with a premium aluminum frame running along its sides. more >>
Second person shooter Screencheat has been scheduled for release on PS 4 and Xbox One this year.
Developer Samurai Punk has announced it will be bringing its unique and addictive second person shooter video game, "Screencheat," to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2015.
The Australian games development company reaped earlier success when they originally released the game on Steam. The game encourages imaginative cheating with players forced to screen-cheat to find their opponents in order to shoot them. more >>