Should Consoles Have Early Access Like PC?

Should Consoles Have Early Access Like PC?

Having early access to a game that you’re interested in is cool, you can see what the game is about and get an early feel of the experience you will one day have. Generally these experiences are found on PC through Steam, but we are seeing a slight trend in developers wanting to offer console gamers the same experience. With the amount of love both Sony and Microsoft are showing […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity and the Many Pre-Order Bonuses

Assassin’s Creed Unity and the Many Pre-Order Bonuses

Fans around the globe await the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity. And why not? The franchise has been widely popular and successful. With compelling storylines, action for only the brave at heart and suspenseful and intricate gameplay, Assassin’s Creed gets two thumbs up from most gamers. Assassin’s Creed Unity will be released on October 28th, as announced by Ubisoft. That’s a lot of waiting. If you can’t wait though, Amazon, […]

Will Ubisoft Ever Live Down Their Assassin’s Creed Gender Blunder?

Will Ubisoft Ever Live Down Their Assassin’s Creed Gender Blunder?

This weekend, it happened again: Ubisoft took criticism for their recent Assassin’s Creed Unity blunder. You know, the one where they ct female playable characters? This time, the critic was Ashley Johnson, voice of Ellie in The Last of Us (which is being rereleased for the PS4 this week). She was quoted in a VideoGamer.com interview as saying, “Give me a fucking break! It’s 2014! How many video games do […]

Destiny – Why Is There No Cross-Platform Play?

Destiny – Why Is There No Cross-Platform Play?

As I’m sure most if not all of you area aware, the beta for Destiny was just recently made live. While many are already rolling into action, shooting away on various planets in different areas, a few last-gen console users may be wishing they can gun down their friends who have next-gen consoles. So why doesn’t Destiny allow Ps3 + Ps4 and Xbox 360 + Xbox One users to play together? Well, they say it’s […]

Metal Gear Solid V  Screen Causes Stir On Russian News

Metal Gear Solid V Screen Causes Stir On Russian News

If there’s one place you wouldn’t expect to see a screenshot of Metal Gear Solid V, it’s definitely on Russian cable news. Yet in a surprise turn of events, one happened to appear for a few seconds on a recent SophieCo broadcast. While discussing his heartbreaking experience as an African child soldier, hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal recounts the harrowing mindset and real-world events he was forced to witness. In direct contact […]

Quantum Break Unbroken By Xbox Entertainment Closure

Quantum Break Unbroken By Xbox Entertainment Closure

Remedy Entertainment’s game-TV hybrid Quantum Break wont be impacted by the recent closure of Xbox Entertainment. Microsoft confirmed to Polygon yesterday that both the gameplay segments and show are on track to meet their expected release date. In fact, its developers remain committed to their previous promise that fans will see more footage from both sides of Quantum Break during Microsoft’s Gamescom press conference next month. For those that haven’t […]

Ding Dong, the Xbox One Kinect is Dead

Ding Dong, the Xbox One Kinect is Dead

Eating crow. Backing the wrong horse. Barking up the wrong tree. Swallowing the jagged little pill. Pick your euphemism, folks! They all apply to Microsoft, who had to put a positive spin on yet another blunder with their Xbox One as June sales showed that, no, people do NOT WANT the Kinect. Specifically, Microsoft was “happy” to announce that sales in June doubled over May. That’s a stunning number, all […]

Battlefield Hardline developers are following player advice: 10 changes to multiplayer

Battlefield Hardline developers are following player advice: 10 changes to multiplayer

Visceral Games identified the community’s least favorite features of the Battlefield Hardline Beta and is in the process of improving the game’s multiplayer based on player suggestions. Developers categorized complaints into ten major categories and began working on ways to fix them without taking the fun out of the game. Here are the categories. 1. Less explosive spam: Devs say the use of and availability of explosives in game will […]

Battlefield Hardline gameplay details: big differences from other shooters

Battlefield Hardline gameplay details: big differences from other shooters

Today, Ian Milham, creative director of Battlefield Hardline, made some big announcements for the upcoming game. We all know Hardline is taking a cops and robbers approach to the first person shooter genre. Talk of basing the game off of material made for TV cop dramas is nothing new. However, Milham did release some juicy hints about things we can expect in single player for Battlefield: Hardline, talk about the […]

Microsoft announces major layoffs; Nokia’s future

Microsoft announces major layoffs; Nokia’s future

Today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed the recent rumors, saying that the company will have massive lay offs, affecting 18,000 employees. These job cuts will happen within the next year, with the first 13,000 employees being notified within the next 6 months. As of June 5th, Microsoft had 127,104 employees according to The Verge. This means that with the loss of 18,000 employees, it reduces Microsoft’s personnel by about 14%. […]