Evolve Intro Cinematic

Watch the intro to ‘Evolve,’ the most anticipated co-op shooter of 2015

By on January 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM.

Watch the intro to ‘Evolve,’ the most anticipated co-op shooter of 2015

The past few weeks have been a bit of a breather for gamers as the release schedule slowed to glacial pace, but now that 2015 has begun, we have a whole new slate of huge titles to look forward to. Most notable are a few multiplatform releases scheduled to hit in the first quarter of the year, including Evolve, which just went gold this week. More →

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Jimmy Fallon and Nicole Kidman Funny Date Video

The funniest thing you’ll see all day: How video games cost Jimmy Fallon a date with Nicole Kidman

By on January 8, 2015 at 1:10 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll see all day: How video games cost Jimmy Fallon a date with Nicole Kidman

We’re used to seeing The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon do plenty of funny tech-related bits, some funnier than others, so it’s not surprising to find out the star sort-of chose video games and other distractions over actually paying attention to Nicole Kidman when the two first met. More →

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18.5 Million PS4 Sales

Sony hits another milestone as PS4 sales reach 18.5 million globally

By on January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

Sony hits another milestone as PS4 sales reach 18.5 million globally

Sony announced on Tuesday that PlayStation 4 sales have passed 18.5 million units as of January 4th, a huge jump from the 13.5 million of late October. This is especially good news for the Japanese corporation considering the fact that the Xbox One finally jumped the PS4 in November, potentially indicating that the unprecedented interest in Sony’s console was beginning to die down. More →

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PlayStation Now Game Streaming Subscriptions

You’ll soon be able to play 100 of your favorite PS3 games on your PS4 for just $20 per month

By on January 5, 2015 at 4:05 PM.

You’ll soon be able to play 100 of your favorite PS3 games on your PS4 for just $20 per month

The prospect of streaming an entire back catalog of a game console over the Internet sounds like a dream come true, but, as Sony has discovered, finding a fair price for that service can be a bit tricky.

Up to this point, the only way to play PlayStation 3 games on PlayStation Now has been to rent them for a limited amount of time, but starting on January 13th, Sony will add subscriptions to the service. More →

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PS4 PS3 PS Vita Free Games

Sony reveals the free PlayStation games it’s giving away in January – here are the details

By on January 2, 2015 at 12:25 PM.

Sony reveals the free PlayStation games it’s giving away in January – here are the details

What better way to ring in the new year than with a bunch of free games on all of your PlayStation devices? Sony recently revealed the free games lineup for PlayStation Plus subscribers for the month of January, featuring a few huge hits and some beloved classics, updated for modern consoles. More →

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Sony PSN Outage Discounts and Plus Subscription

Putting up with the Christmas PSN outage gets you free Plus extension and discount for games

By on January 2, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

Putting up with the Christmas PSN outage gets you free Plus extension and discount for games

Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) and Microsoft’s Xbox Live services were both hit by hackers during Christmas, with PSN staying offline even after the attacks stopped. To make up for the downtime, Sony on Thursday announced that it’ll offer gamers who have an active PlayStation Plus subscription an extension, and that all PSN users will soon receive a one-time discount good for digital purchases. More →

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Xbox One SDK Leaked

Xbox One SDK reportedly leaked by hackers in order to ‘end 2014 with a bang’

By on December 31, 2014 at 6:30 PM.

Xbox One SDK reportedly leaked by hackers in order to ‘end 2014 with a bang’

As if the massive DDoS attack from Lizard Squad wasn’t enough of a disastrous end to the year for Sony and Microsoft, a new group called H4LT has apparently leaked the Xbox One software development kit on to Twitter. According to H4LT, this is the first step to bringing homebrew to the Xbox One. More →

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Halo 5 Best Buy Demo

Here’s your chance to play Halo 5 even if you don’t own an Xbox One

By on December 31, 2014 at 4:10 PM.

Here’s your chance to play Halo 5 even if you don’t own an Xbox One

Microsoft hasn’t had any trouble selling the Xbox One since the temporary price drop went into effect, but if you still need some convincing, maybe a play session with Halo 5: Guardians will do the trick. This Saturday, January 3rd, a demo for Halo 5 will be playable at over 50 Best Buy locations between the hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. More →

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Most Anticipated Xbox One Exclusives of 2015

The 5 most anticipated Xbox One exclusives of 2015

The 5 most anticipated Xbox One exclusives of 2015

By on December 31, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

Maybe all of the controversy surrounding the launch of the Xbox One was for the best. It meant that Microsoft had no choice but to shake things up if it wanted to get back on the right side of the gaming community. In fact, by slashing prices, providing frequent updates and releasing some stellar exclusives (including my game of the year), the Xbox One became my favorite home console. More →

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Microsoft Xbox One TV

Microsoft’s most ambitious Xbox One plans appear dead

By on December 30, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Microsoft’s most ambitious Xbox One plans appear dead

Remember back in long-ago days of 2013 when Microsoft was pushing the Xbox One as an all-purpose cloud-based entertainment system that wasn’t just for games but also for movies, music and television shows? Well, those days appear to be over and Microsoft for now seems happy for people to think of the Xbox One as just a gaming console. The Verge’s Nilay Patel notices that all of the key executives behind the push to make the Xbox One more than a gaming console have either been reassigned to new positions or have left the company. More →

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PlayStation Store Holiday Sale

The last PlayStation Store sales of the year have been extended following massive hack

By on December 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

The last PlayStation Store sales of the year have been extended following massive hack

Sony announced on Monday that it would be temporarily extending the final week of the Holiday Sale and the most recent Flash Sale on the PlayStation Store following the PSN outage resulting from a massive hack. The Holiday Sale will now end on January 6th at 3 p.m. ET and the Flash Sale will end on New Year’s Eve at 3 p.m. ET. More →

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Most Anticipated PS4 Exclusives of 2014

The 5 most anticipated PS4 exclusives of 2015

The 5 most anticipated PS4 exclusives of 2015

By on December 30, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

Now that we’ve thoroughly explored the top 10 games of 2014, it’s time to look ahead to the new year. 2015 promises to be an interesting year in gaming not only because developers are becoming increasingly comfortable with the new hardware, but also due to the high-profile delays that shook the release schedule this fall. More →

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