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Here are 13 commentated minutes of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

This game’s looking pretty interesting! Check out the video and let us know what you think. :)

Developer The Astronauts has released a 13-minute gameplay video of its upcoming supernatural adventure title The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.

Available in the header above, the video features commentary from creative director Adrian Chmielarz (whose previous credits include Painkiller and Bulletstorm). It starts from just a couple of minutes into the game, and Chmielarz provides a bit of a…

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The Last of Us’ next multiplayer expansion will be free

It’s a nice token of gratitude to fans for their patience as the studio tries to fix the PS4 version’s matchmaking

Naughty Dog community strategist Arne Meyer has taken to the studio’s official blog to announce that it is still working to improve The Last of Us: Remastered’s matchmaking system, and will release two new maps for free as a token of appreciation for fans’ patience while it does so.

Since the game’s release at the end of last month, some players have been reporting lengthy wait times when trying…

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Here’s some new info about Sunset Overdrive’s “advanced” traversal options

The game will also include capes, and those capes will billow in the wind!

In the latest episode of its weekly promotional show Sunset TV, Insomniac Games community manager Brandon Winfrey has detailed some of the more “advanced” traversal techniques that players can employ in Sunset Overdrive.

Flanked, as always, by that awesome abstract backdrop, Winfrey showed off four different techniques that can be used to speed up their transition between traversal paths:

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Microsoft has no plans to introduce online content/game gifting on Xbox One

Honestly, you’d think that both the #PS4 and #XboxOne would boast this feature already.

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed that Microsoft has no current plans to implement the ability to gift games and downloadable content to friends.

@The_Iceman2288 I like the feature, great part of digital, but we don’t have a plan right now.

— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) August 20, 2014

Although it stands to reason that such gifting functionality may have already been introduced if Microsoft had…

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Super Smash Bros. Director explains why the release of the 3DS and Wii U versions are so far apart

Ah well, as long as the games come out with minimal bugs, I guess.

Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai took to his regular Weekly Famitsu column to provide an explanation of why the releases of the 3DS and Wii U version are far apart.

“Checking is done both domestically and overseas, so for a game like Smash Bros., several hundred people are employed.” he explained, as translated by Kotaku. “So, debugging alone becomes a huge project. So much so that one…

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Ubisoft has released a new trailer that covers almost everything there is to know about Ivory Tower’ open world racing title, The Crew.

In addition to this, the publisher also released the following images showcasing three of the game’s varying environments:

The game looks like a more faithful interpretation of the original Need for Speed: Most Wanted than Criterion Games’ 2012 game of the same name.

The Crew is set to be released on PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One on November 11 in North America, November 13 in Australia, and November 14 in Europe.

There’s a definite old-school Need for Speed vibe in this trailer. Ubisoft has released a new trailer that covers almost everything there is to know about Ivory Tower’ open world racing title, …

Here’s our first official look at Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s multiplayer

Please MTV, Pimp My Mother Base!

Kojima Productions has officially unveiled the multiplayer component of its upcoming stealth action game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

The twenty-two minute long video, presented by IGN, highlighted what Director Hideo Kojima said of the experience at gamescom: that it at least partially revolves around using resources acquired from missions to customise a player’s Mother Base, whilst…

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Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is FIFA 15’s UK cover star

The company also announced that it’s now Chelsea’s official gaming partner.

EA Sports has announced that young Chelsea star Eden Hazard will feature alongside Lionel Messi on the cover of all versions of FIFA 15 in Belgium, France, Holland and the United Kingdom.

Hazard’s selection as the game’s cover star comes after a brilliant Barclays Premier League season for the Blues, where he recorded 14 goals, 7 assists and created 92 chances in 35 appearances en route to being…

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will most likely not run at 1080p on consoles, but dev says that it’s still “optimising”

If only Microsoft and Sony released consoles that were powerful enough to handle a modern open world game…

CD Projekt RED has responded to Visual Effects Artist Jose Teixeira’s recent comments about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt not running natively at 1080p on both current generation consoles.

“As [Teixeira] said, we are working hard on optimising the game and nothing is set in stone,” Marketing Manager Tomasz Tinc explained to GameSpot. “Our engine team remains optimistic and we will surely squeeze the…

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Destiny’s not out for three weeks, but here’s a “launch” trailer anyway

It’s crazy to think that #Destiny is finally coming out, and soon!

Activision Publishing has released the requisite “launch” trailer for Bungie’s Destiny three weeks before the game’s actual launch.

The trailer appears to be narrated by the mysterious hooded figure that watches over players during the game’s early missions, who sounds here like that one awesome teacher in primary school who looks forward to seeing “what you will become”.

Destinyis scheduled to…

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