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Debut Hohokum developer diary

Hohokum looks like it could be another funky hit for the Sony Xdev stable. Hohokum sees player traverse through the whimsical, colorful universe of Hohokum, where players take on the role of a curious flying kite-like being and travel to unique worlds full of eclectic characters and interactions. Sony has released this first dev diary – Art of Hohokum –…

Console versions of The Elder Scrolls Online may receive 6 month delay [UPDATE]

[UPDATE] Bethesda has confirmed with CVG that the game has definitely been delayed by six months to allow ZeniMax to “solve a series of unique problems specific to those platforms”. [ORIGINAL STORY] A new alleged screenshot suggests The Elder Scrolls Online console versions may just have been pushed back another six months. CVG report that a Reddit claims to have taken…

Destiny beta in July

Activision has dated the Destiny beta which is set to release in July. Last November Bungie said it was hoping for 1m testers to “crash against” Destiny’s beta. The beta will arrive on PS3 and PS4 first, and shortly after on Xbox platforms. Activision also revealed earlier this week that it is investing $500m to support the launch. This is…

No new Need for Speed in 2014

2014 will not see a new Need for Speed game released. This is the first year since 1996 that we will not see a new Need for Speed released. Speaking with Kotaku, Need for Speed executive producer Marcus Nilsson assured fans that a new game is in development, and that the brand is alive and kicking, just no release this…

Sledgehammer not making Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for PS3 and Xbox 360

Sledgehammer Games, the lead developer of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, will not be developing the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions. “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is being developed specifically for next gen consoles and PC,” says Activision. “This is the first iteration of Activision’s expanded three-year development cycle allowing the debut lead title from Sledgehammer Games an added year…

Destiny to receive $500 million to support launch

Activision are going all out with Bungie-developed Destiny, supporting the launch with a whopping $500 million. GamesIndustry are citing a Reuters report which claims the $500 million figure was confirmed by the publisher. Activision emphasised that the budget will include, “marketing, packaging, infrastructure support, royalties and other costs.” “Bungie’s very ambitious plan is designed to unfold over a 10-year period,”…

Microsoft extends DLC exclusivity deal for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

For no reason we care to understand, Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will uphold the Xbox DLC exclusivity deal. Despite the Playstation’s 4 edge in the next-gen market, in terms of units sold, the Xbox platforms will continue to receive DLC content for the Call of Duty games first, before Playsation platforms. VG247 report that Microsoft announced on Xbox…

NHL 15 revealed promising “next-gen hockey”

EA Sports has officially outed NHL15, which the studio promises will usher “a new generation of hockey videogames.” EA Sports says NHL 15 “boldly changes everything you know about the award winning franchise.” “Look, move, play and think like a real hockey player with all new authentic player modelling and an evolved arsenal of tools, including the Superstar Skill Stick…