Chella reports on all things Gamescom this week. Watching both major conferences, it looked like Microsoft would finally put one in the win column, until Sony came out and blew them away once again.
According to a new Eurogamer report, Rise of the Tomb Raider is probably a timed exclusive for Xbox One and Xbox 360. When pressed on whether the game will make it to other platforms, Xbox boss, Phil Spencer was a little bit cagey. He did admit that the deal “has a duration”. Spencer said, “I have Tomb Raider shipping next holiday exclusively on Xbox. It is Xbox 360 and Xbox One. I’m not trying to fake anybody out in terms of where this thing is. What they do with the franchise in the long run is not mine. I don’t … Continue reading Rise of The Tomb Raider Not So Exclusive
Microsoft has announced three new Xbox One bundles due out in time for Christmas. Gamers can choose from FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and the much rumoured Sunset Overdrive white console. The Call of Duty bundle is going to set you back $499.99 (£429.99), but comes with a hefty 1TB hard drive. The console and controller also come with a limited edition paint job, complete with gold detailing and some custom sound effects when you turn the machine on and off. The bundle is due out 4 November and can be preordered now, on Amazon.com. It also comes … Continue reading FIFA 15, CoD and Sunset Overdrive Xbox One Bundles Announced
Similar to its predecessor, in Farming Simulator 15 you face the daily challenges of a modern farmer as you grow crops, sell produce, rear livestock and manage and develop your own farming complex in two immense open worlds.
Microsoft’s media briefing ahead of Gamescom 2014 came the shock announcement that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an “Xbox exclusive”. As the follow-up game to the successful Tomb Raider reboot and Lara Croft’s latest adventure, this is a major coup for Microsoft and puts Sony on the back foot. It has been confirmed by the game’s developer, Crystal Dynamics, that Rise of the Tomb Raider will not be available for PS4 or PC. Needless to say, there has been an outcry from fans. Speaking to MCV about the news, head of studio Darrell Gallagher, said, “We believe this will be a step … Continue reading Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One Exclusive
With both Sony and EA competing for the hearts and minds of console gamers, and battling between streaming and downloading, it means that gamers will soon have some choices to make.
Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leader and publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, announced today that Cryptic Studios is bringing popular free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter to consoles.
Prepare for a new era of combat. Today, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), revealed details on three collector’s edition versions of the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The Atlas Pro Edition, Atlas Limited Edition and Atlas Digital Pro Edition are infused with specialized content sure to immerse players in the high-tech, advanced future Sledgehammer Games is bringing to Call of Duty this November. The Atlas Pro Edition and Atlas Limited Edition are now available for pre-order while supplies last. The Digital Pro Edition will be available for pre-order at a later … Continue reading Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Collector’s Editions To Attack This Holiday
This new trailer for Assassin’s Creed Unity shows Arno racing against time through a dense and chaotic central Paris in order to prevent the beheading of Elise, a character central to Assassin’s Creed Unity’s story. As an independent young noblewoman, Elise is determined to secure her place in the Templar dynasty amidst the chaos of the French Revolution. Her quest leads her to cross paths with Arno and establish an unlikely bond with him. Elise will also be featured in a new paperback, also titled “Assassin’s Creed Unity,” by Oliver Bowden from Penguin Random House. The story examines an era … Continue reading Trailer: Assassin Creed Unity
Chella deconstructs Valiant Hearts: The Great War in terms of artistic merit, gameplay and storytelling style. And she’s mighty glad that the industry, and Ubisoft specifically, is willing to take chances like this beyond the normal run and gun bullet storm gameplay we normally get.