The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Just Became About Features

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Just Became About Features

Anyone backing Microsoft or Sony in the (absolutely ridiculous) ‘console war’ knows that the Xbox One receives monthly updates introducing a myriad of features, while the PlayStation 4 does not. After Firmware Update 1.74 turned out to be another stability patch, some fans are turning on Sony to demand they release updates with more content. Thus, the fight moves from resolution and games to UI and features. Both the Xbox One […]

Survey Shows Nintendo E3 Success

Survey Shows Nintendo E3 Success

Nintendo pull back their deficit after impressive response to their E3 showing. A recent survey has done much to re-enforce the idea that Nintendo ‘won’ E3. The survey, which was carried out by IHS in partnership with Gamer Network, showed Nintendo’s strong showing at the expo and how they had piqued gamer interested in the Wii U. Around 1000 ‘core’ gamers were surveyed about their intent in purchasing any of […]

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 […]

Classic Anime’s That You Never Knew Were Video Games

Classic Anime’s That You Never Knew Were Video Games

Whether it was the golden age of Toonami or the early days of Adult Swim, there’s no doubt that the greatest feeling of our Friday night’s youth was coming home after a long crappy week of school and letting our imaginations run rampant with fictional characters that not only understood us better than our peers, but left an impression of values in our mentality that not even the best school lessons could […]

Kinectless Xbox One Is Still No Match For The PS4

Kinectless Xbox One Is Still No Match For The PS4

The NPD Group released their monthly sales statistics yesterday, and to the surprise of many, it was Sony’s PS4 that managed to be the top-selling console for the sixth month in a row. Many games industry watchers thought the release of a cheaper Kinectless Xbox One would guarantee Microsoft at least one NPD victory, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. It’s difficult to say how many skus Sony’s […]

Sony: Limited Edition Destiny & The Last Of Us PS4 Consoles

Sony: Limited Edition Destiny & The Last Of Us PS4 Consoles

If you’re living in Japan and are on the edge about buying a PS4 wait just a moment! Sony have unveiled two new limited editions to their collection, the recently launched Frozen edition will now be joined by both Destiny and The Last Of Us editions, but here’s the catch, they will only be released in Japan. The Destiny PS4 console will not only be the beautiful white box we […]

Destiny Beta, Day 1: Downed Servers, Long Loads, and Improved Dinklage

Destiny Beta, Day 1: Downed Servers, Long Loads, and Improved Dinklage

The first day of the Destiny beta has come and gone, and this gamer, for one, quite enjoyed herself. Well, I enjoyed myself once I got into the game. As one of the many who pre-ordered through a retailer, my download codes didn’t get to me until around noon EDT. By then, both PSN’s servers and Bungie’s servers were already stressing. It took fifteen minutes just to successfully enter my download code, […]

The Newest Badass of Borderlands! Skill Tree and Gameplay for Athena The Gladiator

The Newest Badass of Borderlands! Skill Tree and Gameplay for Athena The Gladiator

When it comes to showcasing blood and guts with style and a sick sense of humor to boot, the Borderlands franchise needs no introduction. Arguably one of the most engaging multiplayer first-person shooters ever since the first steps taken on Pandora with its conception back 2009, and hands down the fabled masterpiece of Gearbox Software. But that’s enough brown nosing, the real reason you’re here is to check out the latest in […]

Are the Destiny Beta Servers Already Strained?

Are the Destiny Beta Servers Already Strained?

The Destiny beta is almost here, but the first technical issues may already be showing up. As of 9am PDT, one hour before the Destiny beta servers are meant to go live, and both PSN and Bungie.net appear to be cracking under server pressure. There are scattered reports across the Internet of people having trouble connecting to the PlayStation Network this morning, enough that the official Playstation Q&A account was […]

Hacker GeoHotz Hired By Google To Improve Security

Hacker GeoHotz Hired By Google To Improve Security

Hacker George Hotz (aka GeoHotz) has been hired by Google to be part of their Project Zero security initiative. For those deeply invested in the Sony community, you may remember GeoHotz as the man behind the only PS3 jailbreak. After being sued by the hardware maker, it seems mister Hotz has found a new source of employment. Wired reports that  GeoHotz seems like a perfect fit for Zero’s mission. According […]