news:Sony 'Back to the Drawing Board' with Driveclub
March 11, 2014 5:32 pm
2014 release in doubt
In a recent interview with IGN, Sony's Scott Rohde discussed why Driveclub, the much-hyped simulation racer from Evolution studio, was delayed.
news:Battlefield 4 Server Rentals Coming to Consoles Soon
March 10, 2014 12:46 pm
"Indeed, it is coming"
PC players have been able to rent Battlefield 4 servers, and it appears console players will too sometime soon. When asked on the Battlelog forums when rentable servers would be available, community manager "EA_Stive" responded, "Indeed, it is coming."
news:The 19 Classes of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
March 10, 2014 11:18 am
Choose from three cities: Gridania, Ul'dah, or Limsa Lominsa
Last week, the beta for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn came to an end. Today, in a post on the official PlayStation Blog, Ubisoft community project manager Hergan Thaens, has released an update about what players should expect when the title releases on April 14, as well as details of the starting cities and their perspective classes.
news:Players Are Able to Turn Off Drop-In Multiplayer for Watch Dogs
March 10, 2014 10:10 am
The Shield makes sure you're not spammed
In a recent livestream, the team behind Ubisoft's upcoming open-world action game Watch Dogs answered several fans questions, including how its drop-in multiplayer will function. According to lead game designer Danny Belanger, players that are not interested in multiplayer can switch the function off.
news:Potential PS Now Game Prices Revealed on Gaikai Site Redesign
March 10, 2014 9:11 am
Far Cry 3 and Uncharted 3 for $5.99 and $4.99 respectfully
Gaikai, the developers behind Playstation Now, have updated its official website and now contains a UI concept for the service, along with some price-points for games like Far Cry 3, Uncharted 3 and The Last of Us. These are possibly just place-holders for the prices.
preview:Dark Souls II Gets New Trailer
March 7, 2014 11:07 am
Epilogue part 1
Namco Bandai have released a new trailer featuring Dark Souls II's opening sequence. The prologue sets up the story for the game, and ensures your nightmares will continue.
preview:Wage War With An Aircraft Carrier in Battlefield 4's Carrier Assault Mode
March 7, 2014 10:29 am
Set to release sometime in late March
Battlefield 4's third downloadable expansion, Naval Strike, will feature the Carrier Assault mode that is a homage to the Titan mode of Battlefield 2142. Set in the South China Sea, players are tasked with destroying the enemy team's carrier.
news:Tomb Raider to Pass 6 Million Copies Sold My End of March
March 7, 2014 9:29 am
"Has exceeded profit expectations"
To celebrate the one year anniversary of Tomb Raider, Square Enix and developer Crystal Dynamic have announced that the title will surpass 6 million units sold by the end of March, and is on pace to become the best-selling game in the history of the franchise.
news:Naughty Dog Responds to the Departure of Amy Hennig
March 7, 2014 8:09 am
"Bruce Straley and Neil Druckmann were NOT involved"
Earlier this week Sony and Naughty Dog confirmed reports of the departure of Uncharted creative director and writer Amy Hennig. Multiple sources alleged Hennig was &qout;forced out" by Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley.
news:Jack Tretton Steps Down as SCEA President and CEO
March 6, 2014 5:48 pm
Sony Network Entertainment's EVP and COO Shawn Layden to replace him
Today, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced that Jack Tretton, after a 19-year tenure as Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) President and CEO, will withdraw from the role as of March 31, 2014.
news:Foul Play Coming to PS4 and PS Vita
March 6, 2014 4:53 pm
1080p and 60fps
In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Mediatonic's Luke Borrett announced that Foul Play is coming to PS4 and PS Vita. Foul Play is a theater-themed beat'em up up in which you play as a Victorian Daemonologist named Baron Dashforth.
preview:BioWare Releases New Dragon Age: Inquisition Video
March 6, 2014 12:43 pm
Take a tour of Thedas
Courtesy of BioWare comes a new video showing off the world of Dragon Age: Inquisition. Though no new gameplay is featured in the video, we are treated to a flythrough of the various locales you'll be visiting.
news:Killzone: Shadow Fall Dev Addresses Multiplayer Resolution
March 6, 2014 12:00 pm
"We will do our best to be more precise with our language"
In a blog post today, Killzone: Shadow Fall producer Poria Torkan explains that while single-player sees the game run at full 1080p, multiplayer runs at a native 960X1080 though is upscaled via an innovative technique that relies on previously calculated visual data.
news:Watch Dogs Release Date Officially Announced
March 6, 2014 10:45 am
Ahead of expected reveal later today
Ubisoft has officially confirmed Watch Dogs will release globally on May 27. To accompany the announcement, a new story trailer has been released.
news:Guacamelee Confirmed For Other Platforms
March 5, 2014 4:07 pm
Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, 360, and Wii U "soon"
Today, Drinkbox Studios has confirmed that Guacamelee is making the jump to other platforms. A "Turbo Championship Edition" of the title will be making its way from the PS3 and Vita to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, 360, and Wii U.
news:Killzone: Shadow Fall's First Multiplayer Expansion Gets Detailed
March 5, 2014 1:30 pm
Includes 3 new abilities, 3 new weapons, and 2 new game modes
Guerrilla Games has released details on Killzone: Shadow Fall's first multiplayer expansion- The Insurgent Pack. The first expansion includes 3 new abilities, 3 new weapons, and 2 new game modes. Check out the details
news:PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate Coming to PS4, PS Vita This Summer
March 5, 2014 12:26 pm
Supports cross-play and cross-save features
Double Eleven has announced the release of PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.The game has received a complete overhaul for its PS4 release.
preview:SOMA Gets a New Teaser Trailer - "Theta"
March 5, 2014 10:16 am
A big secret about SOMA will be revealed 'sometime soon'
Frictional Games, the developers behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent, have released a new trailer for their upcoming sci-fi horror game SOMA. The new trailer showcases a few in-game scenes as well as a few clues on what the game's story will be about.
news:Uncharted Writer And Director Amy Hennig Departs Naughty Dog After 10 Years
March 5, 2014 8:49 am
'Forced out' of the company
The creative director and writer on the Uncharted series, Amy Hennig, has left developer Naughty Dog. A representative from Sony released a statement regarding Hennig's departure stating:
news:HBO Go App Coming to PS3 "Later Today"
March 4, 2014 5:45 pm
Just in time for the new season of the Game of Thrones
Today, Sony announced that the HBO Go app for the PS3 will be available for download "later today." Sony originally revealed HBO GO for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 back in January. The status of the PS4 app is still unknown.