On this special day, the whole DualShockers team wishes you a very happy Valentine’s Day, be it with your real life love or your virtual darling. Here are our five most popular stories between February 7th and February 13th.
If you kept in touch with the gaming news this week, you probably heard that Remedy Entertainment’s Quantum Break will be released simultaneously on PC on April 5th. As you may guess, this announcement caused mixed reactions among the hardcore Xbox fanbase. Head of Xbox Division Phil Spencer took the time to reply on Twitter to players’ concerns and explain the company’s vision regarding Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers. You can check out his reactions in the article.
Much to everyone’s pleasure, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End‘s release date is getting closer and the developers are working really hard to deliver the best experience for players. Lead Game Designer Emilia Schatz and Multiplayer Level Layout Artist David Ballard provided us insight about these crunching sessions in a couple of tweets. If you want to get a taste of the developers’ dedication and sacrifices to bring the game on our screen, be sure to check out the article.
Valkyria Chronicles Remastered finally hit the Japanese shelves this week, bringing alongside with it the demo to upcoming PS4 exclusive Valkyria: Azure Revoluton. If you want to get a glimpse on how amazing the game looks, you can check out these lovely 1080p screenshots directly taken from the playable demo with a PS4.
Game Developers Conference will start on March 14th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. As usual, Sony and Microsoft will host several sessions to showcase their latest technologies and share their developments tips and tricks with the developers. While Sony will mainly focus on PlayStation VR and PlayStation Network, Microsoft will cover topics such as DirectX 12, Windows 10 and Xbox Live. You can check out more in the linked article.
Activision Blizzard released its financial results for the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015. The press release accompanying these results listed quite a few interesting facts: Destiny will be getting a new expansion this year and a full sequel in 2017. A new “innovate” Call of Duty game from Infinity Ward was confirmed for 2016. Last but not least, a new Skylanders game will also be released this year. You can check out the financial results and any relevant detail included in the the press release in the article.