Gaming Timeline

Capcom To Begin Work On A New Fighting Game

Capcom Fighting Game Japan

Virtual brawlers rejoice! Capcom is getting ready to begin work on a new fighting game. The company that first put the Street Fighter franchise into the hands of armchair scrappers oh-so many years ago is reportedly ready to begin work on another video game featuring all sorts of hand-to-hand combat. According to executive producer Yoshinori… Read more »

‘GTA 5’ PC Bit Torrent Could Literally Ruin Your Day

'GTA 5' PC bit torrent could ruin your day

A new GTA 5 PC bit torrent has been proven just a bad idea all around. While technically bit torrents are a bad idea to begin with for copyright reasons, this one has an especially nasty bonus attached. First off, Grand Theft Auto 5 is not available on PC yet, and might not see a… Read more »

Goodbye Nintendo Wii, Groundbreaking Console Ends Production

Nintendo Wii Ends Production Run

When the Nintendo Wii was unveiled competitors Microsoft (Xbox) and Sony (Playstation) dismissed the gaming console as nothing but a passing fad. More than 100 million units later and the popular console has ended its production run. Deemed as the “first gaming console for everybody” by Oprah Winfrey, the Wii ended up in retirement homes,… Read more »

‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ 16-Minute Gameplay Demo Hits [Video]

'Batman: Arkham Origins' gameplay demo shows off the Batcave and the Gotham City Police Department

A 16-minute Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay demo has hit, showing off the Gotham City Police Department and the Batcave. The prequel to the Arkham series is certainly an ambitious one, in that it expands Batman’s turf to cover the entire city of Gotham with multiple levels and a more open world environment. As previously reported… Read more »

‘Forza Motorsport 5’ Car List Increased

'Forza 5' car list and spotlights doubled

Forza Motorsport 5‘s car list has been increased by 24, bringing the total to over 100 now for the Xbox One exclusive racing title. The racing title that Microsoft is hoping you’re wanting more than Need for Speed: Rivals and Gran Turismo 6 has controls that take full advantage of the most high-end racing wheels’… Read more »

‘Watch Dogs’, ‘The Crew’ Release Delayed Until 2014

'Watch Dogs', 'The Crew' release dates delayed

Watch Dogs and The Crew‘s release dates are getting delayed, meaning that they won’t be launch titles for next-gen consoles after all. Ubisoft may be getting cold feet about jumping into the gaming pool so quickly after Assassin’s Creed IV and the current top sellers Grand Theft Auto 5 and Pokemon X and Y, but… Read more »

New Xbox One Friends App Demonstrated [Video]

New Xbox One Friends app demonstrated by Major Nelson

The new Xbox One Friends app is demonstrated by Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb in the video above. In yet another attempt to surpass the console’s capacity for playing video games, Microsoft has gone past the sports and TV talk and is now expanding where Skype would suggest. The Xbox One is being turned into a… Read more »

‘State Of Decay: Breakdown’ DLC Details Revealed

State Of Decay DLC Undead Labs

Hungry for more juicy bits about Undead Labs’ upcoming State of Decay: Breakdown DLC? The team behind the open-world title recently opened up about the first expansion pack. Instead of coughing up even more missions for the game’s main storyline, the developers decided to implement a so-called “sandbox mode” that puts your survival skills to… Read more »

‘Pokemon’ Icon Pikachu Was Originally Muscular In The US

'Pokemon' Pikachu was almost muscular

Pokemon‘s Pikachu was originally supposed to be muscular. Yes, the pocket monster that has become practically the standard of cuteness wasn’t supposed to be cute initially. When Pokemon Red and Blue were being planned for their US release, Japanese developer Gamefreak had a very different idea of what we would get. Seeing as Japan tends… Read more »

Game Of The Year 2013: Our Predictions, Round Two

Game of the Year 2013 predictions

The Game of the Year awards for 2013 are no doubt closing in, and there is some stiff competition out there for the title. Every gaming news publication has their own ideas of what should win, and usually takes reader polls to determine the winner. However, The Inquisitr doesn’t take polls that we’re aware of,… Read more »

‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ For PC Coming In Early 2014

'Grand Theft Auto 5' to hit PC in early 2014

Grand Theft Auto 5 will hit PC in early 2014, according to sources. It was previously reported by The Inquisitr that there were lines of code in the Xbox 360 hack of GTA 5 which pointed to a PC version, and now the ensuing rumors have been proven true. You won’t have to wait quite… Read more »

New ‘Pokemon’ Game Will Star Pikachu By Himself

New 'Pokemon' game stars Pikachu

A new Pokemon game starring Pikachu is in the works, though the title’s name hasn’t been finalized. You knew it had to happen eventually. When you think of Pokemon, usually the first image that comes to mind is that of the electricity-wielding pocket monster that’s been with the series since Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow…. Read more »