Microsoft Files ‘Screamride’ Trademark

Microsoft has filed for another game software trademark application, this time for “Screamride” on April 9. GameSpot found the latest Microsoft trademark application, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filing doesn’t contain much information, other than the fact it’s for “entertainment services, namely, providing an online computer game.” Over the past month, Microsoft has […]

Terraria For Consoles Receiving Huge 1.2 Update Today

Terraria developer Re-Logic is releasing the massive 1.2 update for the Xbox 360, PS3, and Vita versions of the game today. The update, which was released for PC last October, brings numerous graphical enhancements, bug fixes, new bosses, recipes and items, as well as tweaks to NPC behavior. A full change log can be viewed […]

Unlocked: The Bungie Situation

Download Podcast Unlocked Ep. 141: The Bungie Situation (MP3) IGN’s Mitch Dyer, Marty Sliva, and Destin Legarie welcome Brian “BRAP BRAP” Altano to Podcast Unlocked this week, in an episode free of Ryan McCaffrey’s typical order. Structure is out the window. Sanity, lost. Sense? None. On the agenda this week, the Locksmiths discuss whether or […]

Sony Offered to Develop a Vita Version of Titanfall’s Prototype

Prior to revealing PlayStation 4, Sony offered to develop a Vita version of Respawn Entertainment’s R-1, the prototype shooter that would eventually become Titanfall. In 2012, Respawn reached out to Sony about its unannounced next-generation platform in an effort to understand its hardware, according to The Final Hours of Titanfall. Sony wasn’t ready to talk […]

Titanfall Developer Toyed With Dragons, Aliens, Zombies

Before Titanfall, early ideas at Respawn Entertainment included a demon invasion, “Batman with guns,” military men shooting rockets at dragons, playing as an alien fleeing the government, and a game about baiting hordes of zombies. These concepts, as detailed in The Final Hours of Titanfall, rarely proceeded beyond written pitches, some with a piece of […]

IGN UK Podcast #227: A Pong of Lice and Tyres

Did you see that episode of Games of Thrones? Well if you didn’t, not to worry, because while Alex, Stu and Chris do discuss some of the most shocking moments in television history, spoilers are kept to a minimum. The week’s news is also the target for discussion, as well as round-up up the best […]

Watch Game Scoop! Episode 300 LIVE

Game Scoop! — IGN’s video game talk show — is about to level up. The show turns 300 on Friday, April 25th. Please join us for a special live streaming event. We’ll be taking your questions live, giving away a PS4 with a copy of Watch Dogs, and getting into other shenanigans. What: Game Scoop! […]

4 of The Biggest News Stories for April 18th

We always end Friday on a good note and today is no different as we have a Wind Waker Statue to giveaway to one lucky someone. More on the Xbox One stats versus the PS4 and Titanfall hitting big in the month of March! Here are the top stories we covered: How do the Xbox […]

Blizzard, Gearbox Designing Cards for Magic 2015

The Magic: The Gathering 2015 deck set to be released July 18 will feature cards created by prominent game developers. Wizards of the Coast announced that the Magic 2015 Core Set will feature 14 cards from 14 different developers, including Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix designer David Sirlin, Gearbox Software’s Mikey Neumann, Guild Wars […]

Gaming for Good: The State of Video Game Charities

During the week of January 5th to January 12th, speedrunners at the annual Awesome Games Done Quick event raised over $ 1,000,000 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The marathon, streamed live on Twitch and organised by Speed Demos Archive, featured over 500 attendees and participants playing an eclectic selection of over 150 games from several […]

Terminated Halo Composer’s Music Still Remains in Destiny, says Bungie

Bungie says its upcoming shooter Destiny is still on track for a September release, despite the recent termination of its composer Martin O’Donnell. Speaking with Eurogamer, Bungie’s chief operating officer Pete Parsons said that O’Donnell’s music would remain in Destiny, and that his departure would not negatively impact the remaining development. “I think the Bungie […]

PS4 Leads March Hardware Sales, Titanfall Tops Charts

The NPD Group has revealed the top ten best-selling games in the United States for the month of March. Total software sales for the month reached $ 432 million, with hardware sales increasing 3% since March 2013 to achieve $ 1.025 billion. The top-selling games from March 3 to April 5 are, in order: Titanfall […]