E32013 archive

  • Godus: Peter Molyneux talks new game, Xbox One, and where it all started
    Gaming

    Godus: Peter Molyneux talks new game, Xbox One, and where it all started

    By 22 July 2013

    Peter Molyneux isn't just a gamer, but a game creator in the truest sense of the word. He has been involved in the industry since the beginning, first creating Populous for the Amiga, before moving on to titles like Black & White and the Fable series....

  • Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar iPad and iPhone preview
    Apps

    Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar iPad and iPhone preview

    By 12 July 2013

    Originally designed as a massive, sprawling PC game, Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar fits better with iPad and iPhone. Not only is the multiplayer game easy to dip in and out of when you're on the bus, but its controls suit a touchscreen so perfectly...

  • Bungie finally releases Destiny PS4 gameplay walkthrough video, watch the game in action
    Gaming

    Bungie finally releases Destiny PS4 gameplay walkthrough video, watch the game in action

    By 4 July 2013

    Bungie and Activision have finally released the entire gameplay walkthrough video of Destiny on the PlayStation 4, as shown during Sony's press event at E3 in Los Angeles in June. And it's in glorious 1080p high definition. The massively multiplayer first-person...

  • Need For Speed: Rivals executive producer talks online multiplayer, PS4 vs Xbox One and Frostbite
    Gaming

    Need For Speed: Rivals executive producer talks online multiplayer, PS4 vs Xbox One and Frostbite

    By 21 June 2013

    Amid the madness of this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, Pocket-lint grabbed some downtime with Marcus Nilsson, head honcho of newly formed Ghost Games and executive producer on upcoming Need For Speed: Rivals. Well, we say downtime. At a show as...

  • Frostbite will never be Unreal Engine because EA won't let others use it, says exec
    Gaming

    Frostbite will never be Unreal Engine because EA won't let others use it, says exec

    By 21 June 2013

    Need for Speed: Rivals, a next and current-generation driving game from Electronic Arts, is unique in that it uses a modified version of the much-acclaimed Frostbite 3 engine. The game development technology is best known for powering the Battlefield...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #132 - E3 aftermath special: Xbox One, PS4 and the hottest games
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast #132 - E3 aftermath special: Xbox One, PS4 and the hottest games

    By 19 June 2013

     And so the dust has settled on this year's E3 gaming convention, but the products shown and implications will run all the way to Christmas and beyond. It is ideal timing, therefore, for the three intrepid Pocket-linters who travelled to the show in...

  • Turtle Beach XO: The official Microsoft Xbox One gaming headsets, we go hands-on
    Gaming

    Turtle Beach XO: The official Microsoft Xbox One gaming headsets, we go hands-on

    By 18 June 2013

    Xbox One is on the horizon. So too are official Microsoft-licensed gaming headsets from Turtle Beach - the XO Four and XO Seven - which come dressed up in classic Xbox black and green for that official Xbox One design style. It's tasty stuff that we ate...

  • Turtle Beach Marvel Seven limited edition gaming headset pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Turtle Beach Marvel Seven limited edition gaming headset pictures and hands-on

    By 18 June 2013

    Turtle Beach is to launch a Marvel-branded line of its Seven series headsets in the second half of 2013 and Pocket-lint got our mitts on a set at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, California. For a moment we felt like true superheroes. Based...

  • Gran Turismo 6 preview and incredible screens
    Gaming

    Gran Turismo 6 preview and incredible screens

    By 18 June 2013

    Next generation? Who needs the next generation? Although eyebrows were raised when it was revealed that Gran Turismo 6 would be coming out on the PlayStation 3 rather than the expected PlayStation 4, you only need take one look at the screengrabs of the...

  • Titanfall gameplay preview
    Gaming

    Titanfall gameplay preview

    By 18 June 2013

    If this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles made one thing clear it's that we've got some serious first person shooters in the pipeline. Titanfall looks to be one such title. We looked on as hours-long queues built up around the EA stand on the show...

  • Turtle Beach Call Of Duty: Ghosts Spectre headset pictures and eyes-on
    Gaming

    Turtle Beach Call Of Duty: Ghosts Spectre headset pictures and eyes-on

    By 18 June 2013

    Call Of Duty: Ghosts is on the horizon for its next-gen launch this year. But what's the ultimate multiplater game going to be like without the ultimate headset to chat to your friends (or, indeed, foes)? Fortunately Turtle Beach has got your back. The...

  • Skylanders Swap Force preview and screens
    Gaming

    Skylanders Swap Force preview and screens

    By 18 June 2013

    Skylanders is massive. Ask any six-year-old about it and you'll never shut them up about the collectable characters. It is Pokemon for the new generation. And it's actually really fun for adults too. The third in the now annual series is Skylanders Swap...

  • Project Spark Xbox One preview and screens
    Gaming

    Project Spark Xbox One preview and screens

    By 18 June 2013

    Minecraft and Little Big Planet took in-game creation to a new level, by effectively making the creation of a game into the gaming experience itself. Project Spark has a premise that is similar, but offers far more than basic level creation tools or landscape...

  • Interview: Sony talks PS4 price, games, and entertainment
    Gaming

    Interview: Sony talks PS4 price, games, and entertainment

    By 18 June 2013

    According to many attending the annual games convention, E3, in Los Angeles, Sony had a good show. Its E3 press conference detailed much more on its next-generation console following the initial tease in February. It managed to undercut Microsoft's Xbox...

  • Nvidia Shield final production build shown at E3, we go hands-on
    Gaming

    Nvidia Shield final production build shown at E3, we go hands-on

    By 17 June 2013

    From the amount of green-coloured lights on Nvidia's stand at the 2013 E3 gaming expo you'd be forgiven for thinking that the final build of its Shield portable games console is also green. But, fortunately, it's not. Previously we've only seen the clam-shell-shaped...

  • Dead Rising 3 Xbox One preview
    Gaming

    Dead Rising 3 Xbox One preview

    By 17 June 2013

    The first Dead Rising and its sequel were an acquired taste. Not taking themselves too seriously in the zombie slaughtering stakes, yet levying almost ludicrously difficult game mechanics on the player, both have attained cult status and many eyes, therefore,...

  • Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop pictures and hands-on

    By 17 June 2013

    The Razer Blade 14 unhinges the typical gaming laptop concept: this slender 14-inch slab is far smaller and thinner than a typical gaming laptop but doesn't hold back on the power or specification. Pocket-lint was on hand at the E3 gaming expo in Los...

  • FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview
    Gaming

    FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview

    By 17 June 2013

    A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a hands-on session at EA's UK office, Pocket-lint played a 65 per cent finished build of the Xbox 360 version of FIFA 14. And we loved it. There are plenty of new features which yet again raise the bar for the annual footy...

  • Microsoft: Xbox One should be judged by our consumers when it launches, not now
    Gaming

    Microsoft: Xbox One should be judged by our consumers when it launches, not now

    By 17 June 2013

    Microsoft has told Pocket-lint that its controversial plans for how the Xbox One needs to connect to the internet is not only about empowering the future of what the new next-generation console can offer, but also what consumers are telling it they want....

  • Infamous: Second Son gameplay preview: Eyes-on Sony PS4 title
    Gaming

    Infamous: Second Son gameplay preview: Eyes-on Sony PS4 title

    By 17 June 2013

    One of Sony's Playstation 4 big hitters looks set to be the exclusive Infamous: Second Son title, due out in 2014. Ahead of release Pocket-lint got to preview the game in action at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, California, and can already...

  • Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console pictures and hands-on

    By 17 June 2013

    Mad Catz has been manufacturing gaming accessories for other companies' games consoles for many years, now it is to cut out the middle man and launch a gaming device of its very own. The Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android Micro Console is a tiny box with huge...

  • New Super Luigi U preview: First play
    Gaming

    New Super Luigi U preview: First play

    By 17 June 2013

    There's something fundamentally familiar about New Super Luigi U. And that's no accident: the side-scrolling platform game ultimately is - to give it its music biz terminology - a remix of New Super Mario Bros U. Pocket-lint got to play Luigi U at the...

  • Bayonetta 2 preview: First play of Wii U exclusive
    Gaming

    Bayonetta 2 preview: First play of Wii U exclusive

    By 17 June 2013

    Bayonetta 2 is one of those fast-paced arcade games that's borderline bonkers. The now Nintendo-only sequel to the original arcade smasher is set for launch on Wii U in 2014. Good job, as Ninty needs some of those grittier titles to grace its flagging...

  • Hands on: Pikmin 3 review
    Gaming

    Hands on: Pikmin 3 review

    By 16 June 2013

    For whatever reason we've got the 90s advert for Penguin chocolate bars running through our heads. "P-p-p-pick up a Pikmin," we think to ourselves - mental Freudian slip in full effect - as we pluck flower-topped, carrot-like characters out of the ground...

  • Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay preview, trailer and screens
    Gaming

    Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay preview, trailer and screens

    By 16 June 2013

    Batman's Arkham guise is among the most successful of gaming franchies out there - and for good reason. Dark and twisted, much like the Christopher Nolan movie trilogy, the forthcoming Batman: Arkham Origins takes the reins for the forthcoming game installation....