Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Sony finds an exciting way to use your trophies

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At least, if you’re from the States. For now only, I hope. Anyway, the new promotion scheme named “Greatness Awaits” sees Sony give away incredible stuff, from Kenway’s outfit to Killzone sniper’s stuff, in true, physical, man-scaled form. How, you say? Through a website called Bid For Greatness, you can bid your gold trophies on such items, and snatch them. ... Read More »

Call of Duty: Ghosts Is Next Game From Infinity Ward

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As leaked by Tesco, and as was leaked months ago by various people over the internet, the next Call of Duty might be called Ghosts. The box art that  was leaked seems to suggest that, and considering it’s Infinity Ward’s turn to pump out a Call of Duty game this year, Ghosts doesn’t seem out of the question. We should ... Read More »

Dishonored review leaked; game finished in under 4 hours

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As DSO Gaming reports, a very early review of Dishonored was leaked today by CVG. The site rewarded the game with a 9.5, an almost perfect score, as evidenced below. The review has, since then, been reverted to “private” and is no longer accessible. CVG noted the game gives you amazingly much freedom, has an interesting steampunk world, and that ... Read More »

[UPDATED] Xbox Live down again, twice in less than a month

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Xbox Live, Microsoft’s online service for Xbox 360, is down again. The message on the official Xbox Live status page says: Members will experience difficulties attempting to login to Xbox LIVE. Our engineers are hard at work to find and implement a fix as quickly as possible. Keep checking back with us every 30 minutes for an updated message and ... Read More »

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee New ‘N’ Tasty announced, platforms and trailer inside

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Oddworld Inhabitants have announced the remake of Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, subtitled “New ‘N’ Tasty”. Unveiled at the Eurogamer Expo, the game has complete 3D graphics, but plays like its Playstation One and PC counterpart, from 1997 and 2001 respectively. The game will be coming to Playstation Network, Playstation Vita, PC and Xbox Live Arcade, most likely in 2013. Quench the ... Read More »

PSN Day 1 Digital goes big, and it kicks off amazingly

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Brand new games usually cost 60$, but Sony is here to change that. You can buy Dishonored, NBA 2k13, Need for Speed: Most Wanted and more for 54$. And not just that; for example, Doom 3 BFG Edition will cost 40$, but Sony can give it to you for 36$. But what’s the catch? It’s only available for digital downloads ... Read More »

Valve’s new EULA gets them in trouble, in Europe

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Valve Software recently changed Steam’s EULA (End User License Agreement). The Federation of German Consumer Organization (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband e.V. in German, or VZBV) gave Valve time until October 10th, to respond to a claim that the new EULA is treating consumers unfairly, and unequally. If Valve fails to meet the deadline, the matter will be resolved in the court. The ... Read More »

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate announced for 3DS and Wii U

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Wii U and the 3DS are getting a great game to keep their people occupied. Announced today, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be coming to the Wii U and 3DS this March. Capcom describes it as “the most expansive entry to date”, and the game will fully utilize both platforms’ features, such as the Touch Screen, 3D visuals, StreetPass and ... Read More »

Bayonetta 2 a Wii U exclusive – no, really!

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Nintendo revealed that Bayonetta 2 is coming to the Wii U, and only it. Platinum Games, the developer behind the first title, is back for the sequel, with Nintendo publishing it. Atsushi Inaba of Okami is the producer, and Yusuke Hashimoto from the first Bayonetta is directing. Unfortunately, we have no trailer at the moment, but we’ll share later. The ... Read More »

Wii U price and release dates announced

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Nintendo just revealed the price and release date of its newest console for North Americans. It will come on November 18th, in two bundles: The Basic set will have 8GB of memory and includes the console, a GamePad, an HDMI cable, a sensor bar and an AC adapter. The basic set will be $299.99 in the United States. The Deluxe ... Read More »

Nintendo Network revealed

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Nintendo revealed that buying the “premium edition” of Wii U will give you access to Nintendo Network Premium. It is Nintendo’s online service, which is supposedly free, even though Nintendo said they couldn’t promise it would always be. It seems like it’s a rewards program, which gives you a 10% of each purchase (game or DLC) in points, that can ... Read More »

Xbox 720: Microsoft R&D patents 360 degree full 3D game environment technology

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“Environmental display” device patent filing has taken place, issued by Microsoft’s R&D department.Featuring 3D depth camera, it appears the device will emit infrared light patterns and register where is the player blocking the signal, a technique which is similar to that of the Kinect. But the patent suggest Kinect’s 3D camera will play a role, which is used to separately ... Read More »