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Players will be able to customise the more than 50 weapons found in Battlefield 3, resulting in a huge range of options.In a post on the BattleBlog, DICE revealed “thousands of weapon customization options” available to players of the upcoming shooter. Each weapon will sport three accessory slots, and the more time you spend using each weapon, the greater the number of option you’ll ...read more
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The first console of this generation, the Xbox 360 is getting on a bit in years, with many expecting a new console to be announced soon. Microsoft has now commented on rumors of the 360's successor, dubbed the 720.Talking to Eurogamer, Chris Lewis, vice president of Interactive Entertainment Business for Microsoft Europe, said I would only say it’s too long if things are stagnating. If ...read more
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Want to get an new Xbox 360 with a Kinect controller today? If so, you might want to wait a few extra days if the latest rumor is correct. According to Joystiq, pictures of an upcoming Wal Mart newspaper flyer show that for the week of August 28, the retailer will be selling the 4 GB version of the Xbox 360 with the Kinect motion controller camera included for $249. That's a $50 price cut ...read more
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UK retailer Game Group has emphatically denied that it has been coercing publishers into guaranteeing it a period of exclusivity before PC games are made available through Steam. Yesterday a poster on the Facepunch forum claimed: "Some time around the start of this year Game started talking to multiple publishers regarding their games being available on Steam. They basically want (at least) ...read more
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We’ve been grudgingly getting used to the idea of being forced to play EA’s PC games through its Origin download service, but things just took a turn for the invasive. Like 'constantly-watching-from-just-outside-the-window' invasive. A frankly terrifyingly worded End User License Agreement for Origin states that, in theory, EA can swim through all of your hard drive contents, like a data ...read more
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This weekend UK gamers can play the hotly-anticipated Battlefield 3 at insomnia43, the UK's biggest gaming festival. The event has already been confirmed as the biggest ever UK LAN party. But it isn't all purely for fun, with over £50,000 to be won by those entering the tournament. Other games featured in the competition include FIFA 11, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and Counter-Strike: ...read more
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PAX attendees have chance to win a custom painted, Batman: Arkham City-themed Xbox 360. Microsoft's official Xbox Facebook page published several photos of the giveaway today saying those headed to the Penny Arcade Expo can register to win one at the Warner Bros. booth. The company says those not going to the show in Seattle this weekend will have other opportunities to win one, but would not ...read more
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Minecraft's highly anticipated update 1.8 also known as The Adventure Update will be playable at PAX Prime. Confirmed just recently by Marcus Perrson via Twitter, the developer of Minecraft has said that the finishing touches of this playable build for the game is uploaded and ready to go as early as tommorrow. Of course, you'll have to wait just like everyone else for the doors to open at PAX ...read more
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A rumor from the French Canadian readership for Joystiq recently suggested that a new Xbox 360 Bundle will be heading our way. The great part about the new bundle is that it will include downloadable copies of five of the best that Xbox 360 has to offer. According to the image, the new bundle is of the 250 GB variety, and comes packed with Alan Wake, Gears of War 2, Halo 3, Fable III, and Halo ...read more
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Despite their inclusion in previous Forza Motorsport titles, Forza 4 won't feature any vehicles from German sports car company Porsche. In a FAQ posted to the official Forza website, Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenwalt explained, "EA couldn't see their way towards collaborating again," though it seems that it wasn't for lack of trying on Turn 10's part. EA currently has licensing exclusivity ...read more
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