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New Call of Duty title tackles concept of privatized war

New Call of Duty title tackles concept of privatized war

What if a company was your opposition in war? A new Call of Duty game asks that very same question. The latest Call of Duty takes a page from recent political headlines and puts it in the palm of your hands. A new video for the game, which you can see below, teases the idea heavily.

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Madden NFL 15 launches August 26, cover vote starts May 8

Madden NFL 15 launches August 26, cover vote starts May 8

One of the most anticipated sports games to launch each year is the new entry in the EA Sports Madden NFL franchise. The next entry on the franchise will be Madden NFL 15 and EA Sports has announced that August 26 is the launch date. Madden NFL is often one of the biggest sports games launched each year, and this year will be no different.

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Wolfenstein gameplay trailer details mayhem vs stealth

Wolfenstein gameplay trailer details mayhem vs stealth

If you’re a fan of the recently revealed ninja-esque game THIEF, you’re aware that we’re in an age of "choose your own" gameplay. You can make a game your own, and developers encourage this with bonuses and tags in either fashion. With the newer - not yet released - game Wolfenstein (2014), you’ll find at least two kinds of gameplay going on.

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Watch Dogs customizations: gameplay, not aesthetics

Watch Dogs customizations: gameplay, not aesthetics

Watch Dogs is a game which exists as both a single-player and uniquely multiplayer entity. Because of the way multiplayer comes into play on this game, the multiplayer trend popular in many other online games - character customization - is akin to dressing up a ninja in reflective orange and chrome. Chatting with Ubisoft earlier this month we had the opportunity to ask Watch Dogs Lead Gameplay Designer Danny Belanger to what extent customization plays a role in this title both online and off.

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Mad Max trailer reveals West Coast Customs-built vehicle

Mad Max trailer reveals West Coast Customs-built vehicle

This week the team behind the next-generation Mad Max game have made clear their intent on bringing real-deal custom vehicles to the gaming universe. This isn’t Twisted Metal anymore - it’s not a cartoon. Instead you’ll see "West Coast Customs" popping up several times throughout this pseudo-gameplay trailer.

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Last of Us: Grounded Bundle DLC release May 6th

Last of Us: Grounded Bundle DLC release May 6th

The release date for The Last of Us downloadable bundle "Grounded" has been noted by Naughty Dog’s team as having a May 6th release date for the United States. The EU (Europe) release of this DLC will be May 7th, and the season pass will no longer be available after the week of May 13th.

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Hulu Plus remote control app hits Xbox One, PS3, PS4

Hulu Plus remote control app hits Xbox One, PS3, PS4

If you’re using Hulu Plus on your PlayStation 3, Playstation 4, or Xbox One, the team responsible for helping you control this situation are bringing some heat. There’s now a Remote Control app for Hulu Plus, allowing you to control what you see on your TV from your smartphone or tablet. It’s all very retro, when you think about it.

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Watch Dogs 2: franchise material

Watch Dogs 2: franchise material

As Watch Dogs hits the streets on every platform under the sun, we had a chat with Ubisoft about the game’s future. Speaking with Watch Dogs’ Lead Gameplay Designer Danny Belanger, we asked specifically what might happen if this game were to be a success. As it turns out, there’s no limit to where this franchise might go.

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Watch Dogs E3 2012 vs launch 2014: Ubisoft comments

Watch Dogs E3 2012 vs launch 2014: Ubisoft comments

Earlier this month SlashGear caught up with the Watch Dogs crew at Ubisoft, aiming to get out of them some hard answers on what they’ve done with the title over the past couple of years. Asked to describe the differences between what was shown at E3 2012 and what’s being shipped in 2014, Ubisoft’s Lead Gameplay Designer for Watch Dogs Danny Belanger suggested that it wouldn’t be a simple answer. "From us and from me, I can’t answer that with words," he said, "I think you have to play it."

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MGS V: Ground Zeroes exclusive missions go cross-platform

MGS V: Ground Zeroes exclusive missions go cross-platform

Console exclusivity of missions in Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes will be no more come this summer. In an update through his own online show Kojima Station, father of Metal Gear Solid Hideo Kojima announced Konami’s intent to spread the love.

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Watch Dogs skill trees: hacking, crafting, driving, combat

Watch Dogs skill trees: hacking, crafting, driving, combat

Earlier this month, SlashGear attended a several-hours-long early gameplay session with Ubisoft for the game Watch Dogs. In this session we were given the opportunity to take a relatively in-depth look at how Watch Dogs is going to play out. Our demo session gave us ample time to investigate how we’re going to be customizing our character Aiden Pearce throughout the game, giving him hacking skills and abilities as we go.

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Watch Dogs Spider-Tank gameplay: time for Digital Trips

Watch Dogs Spider-Tank gameplay: time for Digital Trips

There’s a side-game in Watch Dogs that users will be wanting to play as soon as they possibly can once the title is released next month: Digital Trips. In this altered reality, the user is brought to one of at least two optional worlds. One is Madness, the other is Spider-Tank.

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