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We’ve always known that both Sony and Microsoft would want their next generation consoles out before the holiday season begins in the US, and now it looks like that probably will happen. Sony announced earlier this month at GamesCom in Europe that the PS4 would be releasing in the US … [Read More]

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google-plus-games

At the end of June, Google+ Games gets shuffled away into the Google graveyard, along with Google Reader (which has a lot more people mourning it than the Google+ Games service). Google+ Games has been around since the end of 2011, according to InsideSocialGames.com. It never got a great deal … [Read More]

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ps4

The PS4 and the Xbox One are now available for pre-order through various online retailers. Amazon has already sold out of the Launch day edition of the PlayStation 4 in the US, which are guaranteed for delivery on the first day the console launches, however they are also selling standard … [Read More]

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xbox-one-controller

Microsoft has confirmed in an official statement on their Xbox website that their next generation console, Xbox One, will require an internet connection in order to fully function. Whilst the console does not require a persistent internet connection, it must check in at least once every 24 hours, and if … [Read More]

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xbox-one

Rumours are swirling that Microsoft is running into some major issues whilst manufacturing it’s next generation Xbox One, with many insider sources suggesting that the GPU may be under-clocked in order to mitigate any risk of overheating or a re-occurrence of the Red Ring of Death (RROD). A thread on … [Read More]

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god-of-war-games-art

When the Museum of Modern Art’s senior curator of architecture and design announced the acquisition of 14 video games in 2012, “all hell broke loose.” In this far-ranging, entertaining, and deeply insightful talk, Paola Antonelli explains why she’s delighted to challenge preconceived ideas about art and galleries, and describes her … [Read More]

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xbox-one

On Tuesday 21st May, Microsoft revealed their next generation of gaming, with the Xbox One. However, despite being touted as a gaming device for the past few months, Microsoft spent 75% of the time talking about TV and sports, announcing just two exclusive titles at the event, only one of … [Read More]

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Microsoft Steve Ballmer

Adam Orth, a Microsoft Games Studios creative director who caused a massive row on Twitter, Neogaf and several other gaming websites when he dismissed ‘Always Online’ DRM as a major issue in gaming, has now not only protected his tweets on Twitter, but has also removed his account from … [Read More]

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always-on-drm-chair

Adam Orth, a Creative Director at Microsoft Studios, has suggested that the next Xbox, commonly known as Durango or Xbox 720, will require users to be always online whilst playing games or running apps. In an ill-thought out Twitter tirade with Senior gameplay designer at BioWare, Manveer Heir, Orth posted … [Read More]

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unreal-engine-4-logo

During the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this year, Epic Games unveiled an Unreal Engine 4 demonstration running in real-time for the PlayStation 4. This Elemental demo was also shown last year running on PC, and we were very impressed at the time, so we decided to make a quick split-screen … [Read More]

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samsung-xbox

One of the big rumours that’s hit the internet recently is that the next Xbox, often referred to as the Xbox 720, will force users to install all the games that they buy to the hard drive, and will not require the game to be in the drive once they … [Read More]

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oculus-rift

Valve has announced that the first game to officially support John Carmack’s Oculus Rift, will be their free-to-play multiplayer title, Team Fortress 2. Whilst it may look like Nintendo Virtual Boy 2.0, it is the next step in gaming, a cutting edge virtual reality headset that started on Kickstarter, … [Read More]

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Nintendo Wii U

The Wii U is off to a rocky start, but things are about to get worse as developers continue to ignore the system when it comes to core third party titles. This week, Deep Silver have confirmed that Saints Row IV and Dead Island: Riptide will not be available for … [Read More]

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microtransactions-game

That’s possibly a title that makes a lot of gamers’ hairs stand on end, but I’m here to convince you why you should want more micro-transactions in your game, and why Electronics Arts isn’t the bad guy when it says it will make micro-transactions part of every one of its … [Read More]

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PS4

Just like the original 60GB PS3 that was priced at $599 and included PS2 hardware directly on the motherboard, should Sony look into making a SKU for their next gen system with a similar feature?

If we look at the logistics, it seems like the main issues that Sony could … [Read More]

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