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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain get release dates

Konami has revealed the unique link between Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain where Zeroes will serve as an entry experience and prologue to the events of Phantom Pain. Zeroes will introduce us to key gameplay components that will help bridge gameplay between the linearity of existing titles and the full open-world…

Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix ‘rises’ again

And so it starts… again. The previously rumoured Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix has popped up again, again questioning what it could be. This time it seems very real as Igogaming posted a picture of a ‘Rising Phoenix’ which was found in Black Flag. An ‘Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix ‘title first appeared online, which was speculated to be a possible new…

Bungie want “lots of people to hit the [Destiny beta] servers at the same time”

Bungie are hoping that strenuous beta testing of Destiny will help alleviate launch issues when the servers are bombarded. Bungie senior writer Eric Obsborne explained to IGN that Bungie is hoping for a massive number of gamers to take part in beta testing of Destiny in an effort to push servers and expose any weak points. “From our perspective as…

Battlefield 4 out now!

One of the most highly anticipated titles this year – Battlefield 4 – launches locally today for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Battlefield 4 is powered by DICE’s proprietary Frostbite 3 engine. From the press release: The game lets players wage war across land, air and sea with unparalleled vehicular combat, dynamic environments and a new level of…

PS4 pre-orders “much, much higher” than previous consoles confirms Sony

Sony has forecasted that it will ship 5 million Playstation 4 units by the end of its 2013 fiscal year which ends in March 31, 2014. During an investment call as transcribed by Seeking Alpha, Masaru Kato, Sony’s chief financial officer outlined two main factors that determined the forecasted figures, namely judging by pre-order figures and also due to to…

Nexon head believes mobile and console gap will diminish in the near future

Speaking at the GamesBeat 2013 conference, Nexon CFO Owen Mahoney told the audience that he isn’t particularly interested in going into the console business. He also believes the gap between mobile and console games will diminish in a few years. GamesIndustry are citing Mahoney who explained that the differences between mobile and consoles is comparative to the difference “between a…