Zut Alors! Un nouveau trailer pour Titanfall est arrivé, mais il est en français. Vous pouvez seulement regarder si vous portez un béret et manger une baguette.
More Titanfall news, it appears that the decision to make the game Xbox One exclusive was due to predicted sales of the consoles.
“I think you should assume that we made that decision when it was back a few years ago when we decided to go exclusive,” said EA’s Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen. “We had some forecast at that time from where we thought both Xbox and PlayStation would be and that’s what we based our decision on. I think we’re still feeling very comfortable with that.”
Always MS exclusive at launch, great partner and focus is good for a startup. EA made a deal for the rest, we only found out recently =(
— Vince Zampella (@VinceZampella) October 29, 2013
A popular Battlefield 4 Youtuber has admitted he was paid by EA to promote their game but also admits he did not disclose that his videos were paid for promotions.
“Everything that I say in my Battlefield videos is genuine; no opinions are bought, and thus I didn’t feel the need to disclose that I was getting paid by EA to say what I want,” explained LevelCapGaming.
He also said that “turning down the money means turning down the press access” and that if he didn’t not take the cash then he might not be able to pay for flights to visit shows and conferences.
Annoyingly, the question of using YouTubers to promote games was one I was going to raise at a recent BAFTA talk, but sadly they ran out of time before I could raise the point. I did tweet Mike Bithell about it though. That counts, right?
Staying with Battlefield, Ghost Games have been hit with lay-offs with the remaining staff allegedly reassigned to a “Police themed” Battlefield title. An unannounced Need For Speed title has been also been put on hold if the rumours are true.
Zynga have purchased Natural Motion, a company that specialises in animation technology. Interested? No, me neither.
A spooky new trailer for The Evil Within, which looks very Resident Evil-y with a splash of the underated Silent Hill movies.
According to all sources, “The street’s the place to go”*, and these mysterious sources also say the PS4 1.6 update, which will bring PlayStation Pulse headset compatibility to the PS4, will arrive on February 22.
*The song is back in the charts this week so I am justified in reusing this quote.
The Need For Speed movie aired a new trailer during the Super Bowl, it’s the one just above this text.
Apple have patented pressure sensitive bezels – in other words, turned the bits around the sides of the screen on an iPad in to buttons.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2‘s soundtrack gets a “making of” video set in the famous Abbey Road studios.
The Last of Us has picked up the Writers Guild award for best script in a video game.
GAME have followed Microsoft’s lead and you can now trade in a PS3 for a discounted Xbox One.
£299.99 is the price of a Solus Xbox One console when you trade in an Xbox 360 250GB + 5 games, or PS3 250GB + 5 games, or PS3 320GB + 5 games. Get an Xbox One FIFA Fixed Pack for only £319.99 when you Trade-In. £319.99 is the price of an Xbox One FIFA Fixed Pack when you trade in an Xbox 360 250GB + 5 games, or PS3 250GB + 5 games, or PS3 320GB + 5 games
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment has got a new trailer, you can read our preview here.
Rambo: The Video Game has got a release date and it is 21st February. A release in North America & Canada for PlayStation 3 and Windows PC, will follow later in Q1 2014.
And Finally, the brainwashing has begun..