Epic Games' Tim Sweeney has confirmed a new high end, next-gen project is in development at the studio, intended to showcase Unreal Engine 4. However, in the future he thinks that large triple-A titles will be less common.
One of the more interesting things creative director Jonathan Morin has said about development is that the delay was due in part to players finding hacking possibilities where "the outcome wasn't as we planned", resulting in Ubi taking the extra time to fix things.
What sounds like something from a Spider-Man comic/movie/game is actually going to be featured in Watch Dogs. An eight-legged ultra-destructive arachnid-inspired tank. We dare you to watch it in action and not think it looks incredible
Note the careful phrasing in the title. There's no actual jetpack, just the word in a few lines of code which recently appeared in an updated xex file, a kind of Xbox executable. So, it's not there yet but it might be on the way.
Microsoft has revealed the exact release date of the Xbox One in Japan: September 4. According to Microsoft, 48 Japanese companies have registered to develop games for the console so far, including Bandai Namco, Capcom, Konami, and Square Enix. Gematsu has the fully translated list.
Yes, it's a nose. But look at the pores. This is supposed to be an "actual in-game character". At least it looks like a more next-gen effort after Ghosts' 'new' engine turned out to be the old one with bits bolted on.
Having played Wolfenstein: The New Order it's definitely got something of an old school shooter feel about it. Mainly thanks to the loud guns and cavalier attitude to sensible plotting that captures some of the original's silliness. Here's Bethesda streaming the opening half hour.
Here's the first trailer for GRID Autosport, the next installment in Codemasters' racing series. You can read all about the game's features in the blog post accompanying the trailer (including how Autosport has not one, but two in-car camera views). Lands on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on June 27.