Far Cry Primal appears to have been accidentally revealed by IGN Turkey.
As we reported earlier today, Ubisoft is teasing a new game via a livestream of a cave painting, but now it seems the raptor is out of its cage.
IGN Turkey's article is gone, but its tweet is still online. Here’s a screenshot of it, just in case it disappears:
The text below the pic translates roughly to “Here’s the first image from Far Cry Primal”.
A top Internet research analyst believes eSports could be "the next big thing in media and entertainment," and a billion-dollar industry, within just a few years.
Baird Equity Research analyst Colin Sebastian said in an investors note that 2014's $200 million eSports revenue was only the beginning.
Citing revenue streams like tournaments, advertising, broadcasting, and betting, Sebastian expects competitive gaming to break the billion-dollar barrier in 2018, rising to over $1.8 billion by 2020.
Valve's Steam hardware will be sold at GameStop, GAME UK, and EB Games retailers in the US, UK, and Canada.
The so-called "Steam Sections" will operate as "stores within stores," stocking Steam Machines and controllers, the Steam Link streaming dongle, and Steam prepaid cards.
GameStop SVP of Merchandising Bob Puzon also confirmed that the stores would be Valve's "exclusive non-digital retail launch partner" for its devices.
Star Wars: Battlefront's in-game currency system will not utilise a real-life currency system, says design director Niklas Fegraeus.
"The credits that you use to buy things in the game are earned. You play the game, complete challenges, and that's how you get credits," Fegraeus said, in an interview with GameSpot.
Battlefront will feature "several systems" of earning points and credits, ranging from standard performance-based rewards to special challenges.
The Elder Scrolls Online's next DLC pack, Orsinium, is the MMO's biggest ever expansion, says Bethesda.
Taking players to the titular Orcish homeland, Zenimax Online Studios says the expansion offers over 20 hours of additional gameplay.
The included quests will be available to all players, regardless of level.
Ubisoft looks set to announce a new game today, via an arcane YouTube livestream.
The stream started around 5AM New Zealand time, showing a cave painting of a warrior with a spear and bow.
Since then, the camera has slowly zoomed out to reveal more figures, animals, and environments, accompanied by the sounds of droning music, flickering fire, water droplets, animal noises, and distant voices.
All Xbox One players will soon be able to remap the buttons on their controllers, says Xbox Gaming manager Mike Ybarra.
In a tweet, Ybarra confirmed the feature is "coming for all controllers soon."
At time of publication, Xbox One button remapping is only available on the US$150 Xbox One Elite controller.
Activision says it is aware of the issues surrounding Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 5, and that it is working to fix them.
In a statement sent to Eurogamer, the company said it is working with the game’s developer Robomodo to improve things.
“We are aware of the issues that players have experienced following the launch of Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 5, and are working with the developer to address these so that we can continue to improve the gameplay experience for all of the Tony Hawk fans who have known and loved this franchise for more than 16 years.”
Introversion Games has earned more than US$19 million in revenue from sales of management sim Prison Architect.
In an interview with Eurogamer, Introversion games co-founder Mark Morris revealed that the game has sold more than 1.25 million copies since it launched on Steam Early Access program in September of 2012.
Introversion co-founder Chris Delay also revealed that the studio, formed in 2001, was on the edge of closing before the game's success.
“It’s no exaggeration to say that the core gameplay sets a new standard for the genre – it’s a shining example of puzzle gaming done well.”
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