Don Mattrick has jumped ship from Microsoft and has been "unanimously" appointed as the CEO of Zynga. Mattrick spent six years at Microsoft, the last three of them as the president of the Interactive Entertainment Business. He was responsible for the team that grew Microsoft's Xbox 360 global user base and helped…
So after collecting all the pigeons in GTA IV, I had somewhat lost the will to live, or at least to play that game anymore. So I headed back to the dashboard to grab a new XBLA game when I see something intriguing; Spartacus Legends, free for gold members. Free…
Microsoft has been the centre of scrutiny recently with all of the strange and odd policies for the Xbox One and the sudden retraction of said policies from their consoles. One of these was the need to charge indie developers to update their games on Microsoft software. Recently however, Microsoft has changed…
Ubisoft require 137 Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag fans in order to create a piece of history. They will be capturing their likeness and putting them all into an 18th century style oil-painting of a Naval Battle. You can find more information by following this link. This painting is to be…
Ubisoft have announced today an unique way for Assassin's Creed Black Flag fans to be part of Assassin's Creed history. 137 fans will be immortalized in an Assassin's Creed 18th Century style oil-painting of an intense naval battle, and you could be in that picture!  Created by the masters at…
Microsoft has revealed that they are breaking tradition and are not including a headset with the console instead Microsoft are pushing Kinect's microphone features saying: "(The Kinect has) highly sensitive multi-array microphones designed to enable voice inputs and chat as a system-level capability, both in-game and with Skype and other experiences."…
As series veterans will know, Geralt the witcher is rarely phased by anything. Rarely batting an eyelid killing both bandits and horrible monstrosities, CD Project RED makes the world a gritty place filled with murky shades of grey.  Six new screenshots show all facets of this world. From a peaceful…
Talking to Polygon, Microsoft has confirmed that there will be a first day update for their next-gen console. While the specifics update hasn't been released yet, it has been hinted that it is "not tied directly to enabling offline functionality". A spokesperson stated "A day one system update for Xbox…
For those who haven't seen the 1970-80's cult film series, Mad Max is set in a post-apocalyptic Australia. With oil and all energy supplies nearly completly run dry, the titular Max fights against roving gangs of S&M wearing bikers. While not a family friendly series, it did gain a healthy…
I honestly wanted to be in the marketing room at Microsoft after this year’s E3, if anything to see their reactions to fans utter disbelief at their consoles absurd policies, stance on DRM and oddly high price. Most gamers were shocked to hear about how badly the Xbox One, affectionately…
 Twitter is the source of more chagrin to Xbox fans as the official Xbox Support account announces a new feature that doesn't show the console in a favouring light. The tweet reads: "If your account is banned, you also forfeit the licenses to any games that have licenses tied to…
It seems that these QTE-heavy battle sequences need not have the events all-together. A member of Kotaku Australia was able to find out that the QTE’s in Ryse, an Xbox One exclusive title, would complete themselves if left alone for too long. When Crytek was asked about this, they stated…
Well the dust is still settling over the Los Angeles Convention Center after E3’s battle of the conferences, as Microsoft sought to lay to rest gamer’s fears about the Xbox One whilst Sony looked to drive home their advantage. We’ll come to comparing the two conferences later, but for now…
Troy Baker continues to add to his list of high profile voice acting roles. It was confirmed, via Hideo Kojima on Twitter, that the star man of The Last of Us and Bioshock Infinite will be the voice of Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V.   With Troy Baker, the…
It’s no secret that consoles are getting more powerful than ever before. The Xbox One and Playstation 4 both boast very high specs for computers that aren't custom built by gamers and with that kind of power on mass production, you can almost guarantee that the games will have evolved…
 In a disclaimer released by Microsoft, The Xbox One is only planned to be supported in certain Xbox Live countries. Here is a list of the countries that are supported: • Australia• Austria• Belgium• Brazil• Canada• Denmark• Finland• France• Germany• Ireland• Italy• Mexico• Netherlands• New Zealand• Norway• Russia• Spain• Sweden•…
Virus, darkwinter, complex world, pandemics, directive 51. That is a lot of different words to digest in a short teaser. Thankfully we got more than a tease for the next Tom Clancy game "The Division". Showing a good chunk of gameplay, Ubisoft displayed nn open-world RPG. The Division takes tactical…
With Pitbull and Christina Aquilera, Just Dance is returning this October on all platforms. More singing, more dancing, the same party action.               Just Dance 2014 will be out, oddly, this year on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii as well as next-gen hardware. What do…
With Pitbull and Christina Aquilera, Just Dance is returning this October on all platforms. More singing, more dancing, the same party action.               Just Dance 2014 will be out, oddly, this year on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii as well as next-gen hardware. What do…
We live in a world where everything and everyone is connected in one way or another. In Watch Dogs, the question being asked is what would happen if you could hack into devices and control everything? The trailer presented at the event was put up by us on VGU earlier…
'Levelusion' has been used by EA for the new Battlefield game to make the levels even better and more in depth for the players. Commander mode gives you a birds eye view of the Battlefield which can be done on your home console or on the move.   Stunning visuals…