Although there are a few stragglers remaining before 2015 comes to a close, most of the year’s biggest game releases have already launched. And it’s been a great year for gaming by and large, with many of our favorite franchises returning and a few original IPs taking the industry by storm, but now it’s time to look forward to year three of the new generation. More →
Late on Friday night, Paris was brutally hit in a highly coordinated terrorist attack that ISIS later claimed responsibility for planning. At least 127 people died in the massacre, with gunfire and explosions injuring more than 300 people. The team of agents planned and carefully executed the hit, targeting various sites inside and around the French capital, including the stadium where a football match between France and Germany was underway and where French President Francois Holland was in attendance.
That means the attackers were likely communicating with each other before the event, as this sort of operation can’t be pulled off without thorough planning. But instead of using encrypted mobile devices, like iPhone or Android devices, the attackers may have been using an unexpected communications platform, Sony’s PlayStation 4 console, a report speculates. More →
If you’re desperate to pick up a PS4 this holiday before all of the big game releases start dropping, you might not have to wait until Black Friday after all. On Sunday, a Sam’s Club employee took to the Cheap Ass Gamer forums to share a leaked flyer for a promotion that would give customers the chance to pick up a PS4 bundle with a free game for $299. More →
When it comes to first-party games, this is going to be one of Sony’s slowest holiday seasons in years. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection was the last true triple-A exclusive of the year, and with Uncharted 4 delayed until early 2016, PS4 owners are going to have to depend on a collection of solid third-party titles to keep them occupied through the winter. More →
There’s really only one game that everyone’s going to be talking about this weekend — a game that doesn’t even launch until next month — but an interesting collaboration from Square Enix and Tecmo Koei is slated to launch on Tuesday, and although I’ve only spent a couple of hours with it, I thought it was worth sharing my initial impressions. More →
You may have missed out on purchasing a PS4 console for a discounted price from past sales, but Sony is about to fix all that. The company announced on Thursday that it’s officially dropping the price of the PS4, making it cheaper than ever. Sony also announced its “big holiday lineup” in the process. More →
Despite its continued dominance of the console market, it looks like Sony is prepping a price drop for its PlayStation 4 this holiday season. Spotted by video game deals scourer Wario64 this weekend, Target temporarily listed the PS4 at $349.99 in an ad on its website before realizing they’d made an error. More →
Coming in just under the wire, Sony has announced the latest lineup of free PlayStation Plus games for October. It appears that the decisions were made at the last second this month, as the video which typically showcases all six games for the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita only includes the new-gen additions this time around. More →
The most difficult decision that a modern console gamer has to make it when to upgrade to the new generation. I know, it’s not exactly a life-altering decision, but it’s typically not a cheap one, so some carefully considerations must be made ahead of time.
Although tens of millions have already made the leap, there are still plenty of gamers who are squeezing every last drop out of their PS3s and Xbox 360s, but it’s looking like the beginning of the end for the former generation. More →
If you have a PlayStation 4 and you’re not maxed out on controllers, now is the time to complete your set. Sony’s wireless DualShock 4 controllers are fantastic, but they’re also pretty pricey, with a full retail price of $64.99. But we’re the BGR Deals Team, and you’ll never pay full price as long as you stick with us. More →
There have always been concerns about how long Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo can continue pushing out $300-500 machines every few years, but the former head of Xbox doesn’t think that this is the last generation. In an interview with GeekWire last week, ex-Xbox chief Robbie Bach discussed the future of game consoles, the Xbox One PR disaster and more. More →