Live action trailers seem rather pointless to me but Blair describes this one as “awesome” and who am I to argue. It is for the Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Freedom Cry DLC.
Lovely Jack Tretton does not yet own a PlayStation 4, “I don’t have one yet because I’m like ‘No, sell it,’” he said. “It breaks my heart if somebody’s got $400 in hand and they want a PS4 but we can’t sell them one.”
Meanwhile Adam Boyes has teased something awesome for PlayStation 4.
“I got a chance to have a super sneak peek of a game that’s coming up and I’d lost my mind, it was amazing. I can’t say what it is, but… [it's] for PS4,” he said.
A new trailer for Thief in which the wise old crone known as the Queen of the Beggars gives her views on the City as it goes through a time of death and gloom.
The question “Are video games art?” seems to have answered as the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. has added PlayStation classic Flower to it’s permanant collection.
“The best video games are a great expression of art and culture in our democracy. I am excited that this new medium is now a permanent part of our collections alongside other forms of video, electronic and code-based art,” said the director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Elizabeth Broun.
The rabbit combat sim (yes, really), Overgrowth, is now available via Steam Early Access.
The DayZ standalone alpha released is out now, you can grab it from Steam.
The in-game prices of cars – not the DLC – have been almost halved in Forza 5. Dan Greenawalt told IGN “We based our economy largely on Forza Motorsport 4 data… The earn rate [in Forza 5] should have been the same.”
A new Digimon game, Digimon Story Evolves, has been announced for PS Vita but won’t be on the shelves until 2015.
Oh joy, yet another Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer.
A Blue Toad Murder Files sequel is on the way, as far we know this has not been officially announced.
Incredible talent is creating the Murder Files sequel at @Relentless_SW. We have a BAFTA-nominee working in my team the next few months.
— MartijnVanDerMeulen (@MvdMigans) December 18, 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts has not sold as well as previous entries in the franchise with analysts suggesting sales are down 19% year-on-year compared to 2012 release Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
Whilst this is bad news for investors in Activision it means little to gamers, the title still sold a bucket load and will hover around the top twenty all year until Call of Duty: Marmosets is released next year.
Free stuff, we love it and our own Adam has spotted some freebies for 02 customers.
“If you get the O2 Priority Moments app thing on your blower you can pick up free Skylander: Giants character from GAME,” he noted “There are loads to choose from and the deal goes live on Wednesday 18th December and lasts until the 31st December.”
Here is a list of characters you can choose:
And Finally, to celebrate their VGX win Naughty Dog had Joel imitating Antonio Banderas from the film Assassins. Now we have LEGO Joel imitating actual Joel imitating actual Antonio.