Next week, we'll finally be able to get our hands on the much-anticipated demo for Final Fantasy XV, which is basically the Half-Life 3 of JRPGs. This continues a long tradition of publisher Square Enix releasing demos for their big RPGs alongside other games... like the demo for Xenogears, which launched with the…
EA Access subscribers will get a sneak peek at Dragon Age: Inquisition five days before it comes out, Electronic Arts just announced. It's only a six-hour demo, so don't get too excited. But hey, at least your progress will carry over. Subscribers can also get a 10% discount on the Xbox One store. Read more here.
The 3DS version of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. has a demo on the e-Shop in Japan—and people are putting the game through its paces.
Are you one of the PC gamers who prefers Origin to Steam?
Good news: the Xbox One has game demos! Bad news: they're kind of annoying to find.
I downloaded the demo for The Wonderful 101, and was surprised to find this message pop up telling me that I would only be allowed to run the demo 20 times. Now, of course I don't plan on playing a demo more than once or twice, as I'm sure most people don't. Which is why I find it so odd that Nintendo would put this…
Giving players a chance to try before they buy is a noble gesture, but it may not be a wise. According to research presented by game designer Jesse Schell at the Gamelab conference in Barcelona today, a demo can cut into a game's sales by more than 50 percent, CVG reports.
Thanks to advances in Nintendo downloadable content distribution, 3DS like Mario Kart 7 can now be patched to eliminate exploits. Awww man, I love exploits.
REMIX! This week sees the release of only two new games across Nintendo's three platforms, signaling a time of change for the Weekly Nintendo download.
In today's completely grown-up edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter DukeofWulf muses on how easy it is for kids today to fill all of that free time they've got with copious amounts of free gaming, the little snots.
After watching the last Syndicate trailer, I had to grudgingly admit that it did indeed channel some of the vibe of the original game. In this new video, Syndicate executive producer Ben O'Donnell walks us through the just-released 4-player co-op demo, detailing some of the features of the upcoming game's co-op…
The Nintendo 3DS launched yesterday, which means everyone at Nintendo was too busy playing with it to release more than a couple of WiiWare demos and a pair of DSiWare games in this week's Nintendo Download.
More demos of WiiWare games are coming — finally. But they're still only going to be offered for a limited time and won't be for all titles.
LucasArts will give Star Wars fans a taste of Starkiller's wet-n-wild adventures on Kamino next week, with the release of the The Force Unleashed II demo. Double your lightsaber pleasure on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on October 12.
Word just hit from EA that their Battlefield: Bad Company 2 demo is "on pace to become the fastest downloaded demo in EA history." It has been downloaded to Xbox 360s and PS3s more than two million times.
Video game publishers might rethink their marketing budgets when they see the results of the latest study from Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, which indicate that friends are three times as likely to influence a game purchase than traditional advertising.
This week brings WiiWare demos of five popular titles, a new Art Style title for the DSi, and Pokémon's answer to Gears of War Horde Mode, Pokémon Rumble.
Gears of War 2 designer Cliff "D.H." Bleszinski is concerned about the sanctity of his latest gore-filled shoot 'em up. He doesn't want a bunch of dudes nailing his baby girl, turning his little lady into worn-out damaged goods as millions of Xbox 360 owners clumsily penetrate her, robbing Epic's latest of its…