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News: Fast & Furious: Showdown Sounds Like the Pursuit Force Sequel You've Been Dreaming Of

Fast & Furious: Showdown Sounds Like the Pursuit Force Sequel You've Been Dreaming Of

Pulling onto PS3 next month

After the atrocious The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, you’d probably do well to turn your nose up at yet another licensed Activision tie-in – but Fast & Furious: Showdown has the potential to be alright. The title – which is set to drift onto the PlayStation 3 on 21st May in North America – sees you...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's 'Uprising' DLC Adds Volcanoes, Hollywood Stars

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's 'Uprising' DLC Adds Volcanoes, Hollywood Stars

Staging a rock concert, too

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is set to host a global uprising later this year, with the first-person shooter’s second major expansion pack. The add-on – dubbed Uprising, in case you missed it – features four new maps and a fresh “zombie adventure”. Treyarch is describing the package as the most “fan-centric”...

News: Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Feast your eyes on some character models

Bungie’s reluctance to share actual gameplay footage of its upcoming PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 title Destiny continues with this ‘character development’ video. The short – which was shown during a GDC presentation overnight – introduces three of the character classes from the first-person...

News: Bungie Confirms That Destiny Will Be Fulfilled on PlayStation 4

Bungie Confirms That Destiny Will Be Fulfilled on PlayStation 4

Developer is excited about working on Sony's new system

Already confirmed for PlayStation 3, Activision and former Halo series developer Bungie appeared at the PlayStation 4 announcement event to confirm that Destiny is on the way to Sony's new console; both versions will be available together at the game's launch. After the extensive details a...

News: Leaks Bring Bungie's Date with Destiny Forward

Leaks Bring Bungie's Date with Destiny Forward

Can't stop the flow

Bungie is expected to announce Destiny on 17th February, but it may have been beaten to the punch. Joystiq has got its hands on a couple of promotional posters, which show the game’s logo and lead characters. Apparently, the hoardings will be available from GameStop stores on Monday, presumably as rewards for pre-orders.

News: Feast Your Eyes on The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Feast Your Eyes on The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Dead wood

For a game that’s less than two months away, it’s telling that Activision has only just released the first trailer for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Sure, we got that rough footage earlier in the year, but believe it or not, that was fan-made. Thankfully, this new trailer is official, even if it still doesn’t look very good...

News: Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Out of this world

Bungie, the developer best known for creating the Halo franchise, will disclose the very first official information about its brand new intellectual property at the Game Developers Conference in March. According to the convention’s schedule, the studio will host an hour-long presentation dubbed ‘Brave New World: New Bungie...

News: Zombies Infiltrate Nuketown in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Zombies Infiltrate Nuketown in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

They're looking for brains

All of that radiation has clearly played havoc with the once neighbourly population of Nuketown. Activision has announced that from 17th January, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 season pass holders will be able to embark in a spot of undead shenanigans on the popular map. If you’re planning on joining the fun, we seriously...

News: December NPD: Black Ops 2 Dominates Disappointing 2012

December NPD: Black Ops 2 Dominates Disappointing 2012

The future's bleak

Staying consistent with the rest of 2012, December served up another year of decline for the North American video game industry. Despite pulling in a whopping $3.2 billion during the festive window, sales were still down 22 per cent over last year’s $4.10 billion. The year as a whole drooped by a similar margin, scooping just...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Adds New Maps Next Month

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Adds New Maps Next Month

Plus, fresh firepower

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s first DLC pack Revolution will target the PlayStation Network on 28th February. The add-on will include four brand new maps, a fresh zombies arena, a unique undead game mode, and an exclusive weapon. That’s quite a hefty offering compared to previous expansions. The added locations include...

News: What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

Making magic

Hands up if you've played Blur? Not many of you, huh? That’s a real shame, because the Bizarre Creations developed combat racer is one of our favourite titles on the PlayStation 3. Not only does it have a solid single-player campaign, but it’s also augmented with one of the slickest online components we’ve ever had the fortune to...