Ryse is Crytek's Roman gorefest where the might of the empire hacks and slashes its enemies into bloodied stumps. There's one issue though - QTEs - and how apparently you can't even fail them.
Well, you can 'fail' the QTE but the kill still happens regardless. Why? Crytek say it's because the combat system is "designed to be accessible to a wide variety" of gamers.
BioWare Montreal is working on the next game in the Mass Effect series, according to studio director Yannick Roy on Twitter, it'll be "borrowing" many game systems from Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Developers who worked on Rage, the Call of Duty series, Lost Planet, Madden and Planetside 2 are teaming up to bring what the world truly needs: a virtual reality sex adventure for Oculus Rift called Wicked Paradise.
Former videogame journalist Tom Francis' first indie game, Gunpoint, cost the developer a whole $30. The flood of sales of the game have enabled Francis to quit his job and be a full time developer.
Bethesda had a press only presentation behind closed doors at E3 last week, and apparently it was Fallout 4. It's alleged to be coming to Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4 and PC in October 2015 - it's 55% done?
It's been in development since January 2011 by a small dev team, according to leaks. Skyrim's development ending beefed up the Fallout 4 effort. A 37 second trailer was shown to attendees.
A new rumor has popped up on Reddit as user ‘Afforess’ has uncovered a Steam entry for Half-Life 3, complete with bug reports for the unannounced, long-awaited sequel.
22Cans' Peter Molyneux has criticised Microsoft for their rather poor 'ecosystem' for supporting indie and small developer projects, adding it "drives me crazy." With Windows and Xbox you'd think they'd go all out.
He remarks it's a "wasted opportunity" that Microsoft doesn't foster an ecosystem combining the two in a "truly encouraging way." He understands the need for secrecy because of leaks, but "it doesn't seem right".
Hitman: Absolution developer IO Interactive has announced that the studio has fired nearly half of its staff, and all projects in development have been cancelled to make room for a new Hitman game.
An e-Sports scandal has hit Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA2), as roX.KIS player Alexey ‘Solo’ Berezin has received a lifetime ban from prominent Starladder TV after it was revealed that he had bet on his own team to lose.
EA's presence at this year's gamescom in Germany will include The Sims 4, announces the official twitter. So far only a teasing new logo has been released with some art of the new Sims.
They got some bullet points to read on the official website, if you happen to speak Simlish that is. EA promises that The Sims 4 will not be requiring an always-on connection, unlike SimCity.
Undead Labs founder and executive producer Jeff Strain has revealed in an interview with Xbox.com that a new update will be coming to the studio's open world zombie game State of Decay will add a sandbox mode.
Runic Games' action-RPG Torchlight is entirely free of charge via GOG.com as part of their 2013 #NoDRM Summer Sale, where over 500 titles with no DRM are "at least 50% off" for over two weeks.
All that DRM talk surrounding E3 was depressing, says GOG.com, so they're giving away Torchlight. There are going to be plenty of daily deals so best to check-in regularly.
The upcoming Warhammer 40,000 MMO, Eternal Crusade, will have campaigns that may from from a few weeks to three months, as the AI faction, the Tyranids, will prioritize leading player factions.
Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman is working on a first-person open world survival game, Rust, which can best be described as a cross between Minecraft and Day Z.
The beta run for DOTA 2 from Valve is nearing its end and will officially launch as a free-to-play MOBA this summer. Right now it's available via Early Access and through beta keys that were given away.
It receives its official release right on the doorstep of The International this August, which hosts the largest tournament in the DOTA 2 calendar. It's Steam's top played title.
Microsoft has realized the mistake in their strategy for the Xbox One, and have completely removed online requirements from their upcoming console, the Xbox One. Not only that, but the company did something not done with the Xbox or Xbox 360: the Xbox One will be region free.
Just because EA and AMD are all chummy doesn't mean that other parties are getting the cold shoulder. Frostbite 3 was shown off with optimisations for AMD hardware, but that's just to prove day one support.
DICE doesn't operate a "partnership with AMD specifically" with Battlefield 4, but for the purpose of optimising the tech for AMD gamers. Nvidia nor Intel are being side-lined with Frostbite 3.
Amplitude Studios has announced June 26th is day for Disharmony. The first official expansion adds a new faction, as well as Automaton ship models as "a gift to the community for being so awesome."
'The Harmony' are the new guys in town and want to annihilate Dust. New fighters and bombers jazz up fleet battles, ship design is reworked, invasions introduced and smarter AI.
Daniel Windfeld Schmidt from Eidos Montreal's Thief development team has divulged some more information about Garrett's return, and the role footsteps have when sneaking; carpet is your friend - stone is not.
Eidos recognise that sound is a "very important factor" to Thief, and so is feedback from guards, who also can be difficult to hear so it's a "double-edged sword" for Garrett. Loot is purposeful.
Saints Row 4 started life as the Saints Row: The Third expansion Enter the Dominatrix, and Volition is dealing with fan anger over the fact that the expansion is being sold as a full game. The developer insists that the game has a broader scope than just the cyberspace section.