Post by Eorl @ 10:55pm 29/07/14 | 4 Comments
Engadget), who have torn open and modified an ATM to play the classic first-person shooter utilising the machines controls.
Software-wise this hack isn't exactly a difficult feat, with a majority of ATMs like the one featured in the video below running Windows XP. That isn't to say it wasn't easy though, with the team requiring custom software and hardware, including a circuit board that would interpret typical ATM deposit commands into demon slaying.
Check it out in action below, though you'll notice that the ATM hack still has a fair way to go, with the number pad and side buttons still needing mapping. The group also mention the possibility of using the receipt printer, though the odds of getting that working are probably rather slim.
Post by Eorl @ 03:33pm 29/07/14 | 2 Comments
On the Xbox One front, gamers have two titles to choose from: Crimson Dragon and Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut. Sadly, it looks like Xbox 360 fans are getting the better deal with dystopian steampunk stealth title Dishonored coming to the platform's program, alongside Motocross Madness.
Not a terrible selection of games this time round, especially with Dishonored leading the charge on Xbox 360. Will you be jumping in on these deals? Let us know in the comments!
Post by Eorl @ 02:42pm 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
Eager fighting fans wanting to jump in on the action can find all the details at the official website. The doors to the beta program open at 4:00PM AEST on Friday, August 8th. It will last ten full days, ending at the same time on Monday, August 18th.
Announced in April alongside its initial alpha program, Rise of Incarnates is a free-to-play PC fighting game that features humans with god-like powers battling in mostly-destroyed, yet real-life locales. The beta will include New York City and Paris-based levels that allow players to use the environment to their competitive advantage. The program's limited character roster starts with four fighters: Mephistopheles, Lilith, Grim Reaper and Ares. The fifth playable character, Brynhildr, is expected to join the roster on August 13th, along with the Paris level.
Rise of Incarnates' beta will also include the ability to purchase in-game items and goodies, such as character customization options. Players will be able to synthesize skill cubes to improve their fighters' performance use a new "Awakening" system.
Post by Eorl @ 01:22pm 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
Capcom revealed the news directly through their blog, with a new trailer showing off the Hyrulian regalia. Players choosing to take on Link's look will not only find a fitting costume but also the iconic Master Sword, Hylian Shield and a deadly looking bow for use against the monsters.
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be making its way onto 3DS come the first quarter of 2015, so we've got a bit of waiting before we can take on the monsters dressed Link style. Until then, why not check out the trailer below depicting the Link-like monster hunter in action.
Post by Eorl @ 12:14pm 29/07/14 | 1 Comments
The interview takes a good look at the two characters that the actor and actress play, including reminiscing on some of the more heated moments that the two shared while acting out scenes. The best bit is when Johnson talks about recording a heated scene with a different actor going up for the Joel part, giving us a glimpse into how motion-capture can get emotional, and quick. The video also touches on the very enjoyable "alternate" ending - if you've not seen that in full, that footage is waiting for you below along with the interview.
The Last of Us: Remastered will launch on PlayStation 4 tomorrow, July 30th. Fans eager to get in early can purchase through the American store, with their version going live in roughly an hour or so time. Though be warned, the download weighs in at 45GB.
Post by Eorl @ 11:19am 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
Conceived with the intention to honour dedicated players of the series, fans can look forward to a treasure trove of “must-have” Samurai Warriors content in the Samurai Warriors 4: Special Anime Pack including:
Alongside the 10th anniversary edition, Koei Tecmo also announced pre-order incentives for those willing to part with their hard-earned cash early. These include new states "Sinister Beauties" and "Men of Charm and Courage," plus special costumes and new weapons for over 25 characters.
Samurai Warriors for is scheduled to launch on October 23rd in Australia and New Zealand for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
Post by Eorl @ 10:10am 29/07/14 | 1 Comments
The footage goes for roughly 36 minutes, and features a number of key elements that the original gameplay demo at Ubisoft's E3 2014 conference showcased, including drones, breaching and the level's destruction. Check it out below.
Rainbow Six: Siege is expected to launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One come 2015.
Post by Dan @ 09:43am 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
The latest promotional trailer from WB takes viewers into the recording booth to chat with the likes of Troy Baker, Laura Baily and Travis Willingham, as well as the iconic 1960s Batman himself Adam West.
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is coming to PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in Spring 2014 (Northern Fall).
Post by Dan @ 09:27am 29/07/14 | 3 Comments
UK actor Rupert Friend (best known for his role as CIA Agent Peter Quinn in TV drama Homeland) is the latest thespian to wear the iconic barcode-clad bald head and business attire, replacing the late Paul Walker, who had originally been cast in the role. Agent 47 was previously played by Timothy Olyphant (Justified, Deadwood) some seven years ago in the studio's first attempt at a film adaptation.
Polygon has gotten a hold of a couple of stills of Friend wearing his Hitman garb and akimbo Silver Ballers, and some other less interesting information about the supporting characters played by Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Into Darkness, Heroes) and Hannah Ware (Betrayal).
Hitman: Agent 47 is due in theatres on Feb 27 2015.
Post by Eorl @ 09:23am 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
The list appeared on Sony's official Gamescom.4theplayers.de site, where it was noticed by NeoGAF. Hours later, the list was then removed. Also mentioned was missing in action PlayStation 3 adventure Until Dawn - a pulpy teen horror title shown off at Gamescom 2012 for PlayStation Move.
Sony has yet to confirm the PlayStation 4 releases for any of the above obviously, so we'll have to wait for the official word come August 12th when Sony is scheduled to go live with their press conference.
Post by Dan @ 09:09am 29/07/14 | 0 Comments
Firefly wasn't the only videogame adaptation of a sci-fi TV series to reveal its first gameplay footage during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, TNT's Falling Skies got in on the action too.
A teaser trailer shows a very XCOM-inspired, tactical RPG take on the alien invasion of Earth versus human resistance tale that is also boasting voice acting from its TV series cast and a storyline that takes place between seasons 3 and 4.
Falling Skies: The Game is due on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Spring 2014 (Northern Fall).
Post by Dan @ 09:55am 28/07/14 | 8 Comments
Yep, It's true. The Big Damn Heroes have joined Firefly Online!Given that the game is in development by a studio only known for a handful of casual mobile games, we'd find this news hard to believe if Mal Reynolds himself, Nathan Fillion, hadn't made an appearance at the end of the first "gameplay" trailer. See for yourself below.
The announcement also suggests that the targeted release window for Firefly Online has been pushed back to Spring 2015 (Southern Hemisphere Autumn 2015).
Post by Dan @ 09:28am 28/07/14 | 1 Comments
Games Industry International a Crytek representative encourages confidence in the company's future, but does not delve into specifics of any of its studios or their games.
Like the games industry as a whole, Crytek has been in a transitional phase. Our evolution from a development studio to an Online-Publisher has required us to refocus our strategies. These challenges go along with an increased demand for capital which we have secured.No mention was made of the state of Homefront: The Revolution, which has been in development at Crytek UK, the studio where many staff were recently rumoured to have walked out.
Post by Dan @ 08:49am 28/07/14 | 0 Comments
Live out your end-of-times fantasies and be who YOU want to be. You're the hero after all, right? Play as male or female, with multiple body types and skin tones, and mix all sorts of completely gender neutral apparel, hair and body art customizations in whatever combination you want. Hear directly from the creators of Sunset Overdrive as they discuss the inspirations behind the customization options in Sunset Overdrive, and their favorite pieces players can useIf you're ever wondered what a kangaroo cod-piece might look like, check out the video below.
Sunset Overdrive is due on Xbox One on October 28th 2014.
Post by Dan @ 08:40am 28/07/14 | 1 Comments
According to VG 247 the video has been linked to a recent trademark filing by publisher and BioWare parent company EA for something named "Shadow Realms", which seems to suggest a full reveal shouldn't be too far away -- perhaps the 2014 GamesCom expo in Cologne in a few weeks time.
Whatever it is, it's certainly a departure from the usual themes of BioWare games, which have traditionally been straight up sci-fi and medieval fantasy.
Post by Eorl @ 02:15pm 26/07/14 | 18 Comments
The Sims official website, where a new FAQ has revealed the system requirements needed to run the game.
The Sims 4 will require Windows XP (or later), at least 2 GB RAM and 9 GB of hard drive space, with at least 1 GB of additional storage for custom content and saved games. The Sims 4 will also be DirectX 9.0c compatible.
The processor and video card requirements are as follows:
PROCESSOR: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 Dual-Core 4000+ or equivalent (For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62 or equivalent)A one time internet connection, as well as an Origin account, will be required for product activation and installation - however a persistent online connection won't be necessary.
Post by Eorl @ 11:02am 26/07/14 | 0 Comments
The second episode is something for the Dota 2 fans, as Luke and Joaby are joined by local game developer Tim Stobo and games journalist Ryan Cunningham to discuss The International Dota 2 Championships 2014 in detail. With a collective play time of over 4500 hours there's more than enough experience to go around. Except for Joaby, who doesn't know what he's talking about. But at least he stays quiet.
As always, these episodes are available right here on AusGamers, but you can also subscribe to their RSS feed to grab the show off iTunes or PocketCasts or whatever.
The GAP Episode 232 - Podcast Simulator 2015
The GAP Episode 233 - The Dota 2 International 2014 Pubstomp
Post by Eorl @ 10:55am 26/07/14 | 0 Comments
Shadowgate will be available through Steam and other online distribution outlets for $19.99. This reimagined version, made possible in collaboration with indie company Reverb Triple XP, features new puzzles and harder difficulty levels, as well a bonus Retro Mode that let's players "experience the game like its 1989."
Shadowgate was successfully crowdfunded via Kickstarter in November 2012, pulling in $137,232 from 3,468 backers. For a better look at how the remake stacks up to the original, check out the below video comparing the two.
Post by Eorl @ 10:35am 26/07/14 | 18 Comments
Details are still to come on just what the movie will entail, with knowledge on what the movie's storyline will entail. Producer Sam Raimi, who is very well known for his work on the Evil Dead series, has apparently been contracted to work on the film. Sony hasn't confirmed who will be playing Joel and Ellie of the game, however according to some fans at the booth Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead) has been name dropped for Joel while Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark has apparently been contacted to play as Ellie.
Hopefully we'll be hearing more on the movie soon enough, but until then you can stare at the first-ever poster release below. What are your thoughts on video games to movie adaptations? Was Super Mario the best movie ever made? Let us know in the comments!
Post by Eorl @ 10:20am 26/07/14 | 0 Comments
Warner Bros. has also released a new trailer to coincide with the game's promotion at San Diego Comic-Con. The spectral figure paired with Shadow of Mordor's protagonist, Talion, is revealed to be Celebrimbor, the long-departed Elven smith who forged the Rings of Power. Beyond their connection to Middle-earth's notorious mind-control jewellery, both Talion and Celebrimbor have reason to venture into Mordor and hijack Sauron's army for their own purposes.
For a more on Shadow of Mordor, head by our game page which includes all the various material to get you up to scratch with open-world title.