The Last of Us Remastered Multiplayer Matchmaking Addressed by Naughty Dog

The Last of Us Remastered PS4

Naughty Dog knows all too well about the issues with The Last of Us Remastered multiplayer matchmaking. The developer knows the multiplayer is not working at times, both because they play the game themselves and because they listen to their most ardent fans. The company today officially addressed the problems and shed light on a possible fix. The developers today said working on The Last of Us Remastered multiplayer matchmaking is "our number one priority." In a statement, the company acknowledged that while … [Read more...]

‘In Space We Brawl’ Beat-em-Up Exclusive to PS4, PS3

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Amid all the love for classic games like Pac-Man, Asteroids, Spy Hunter and Rampage, one of the most beloved genres from the arcade era was the beat-em-up. Games like Double Dragon, Bad Dudes and the like ruled the roost. An upcoming PS4 and PS3 game, In Space We Brawl, hopes to rekindle that among a new generation. In Space We Brawl will be exclusive to the PS4 and PS3. The developer, Forge Reply, did not divulge a specific release date, but did say the game was coming "soon" to both systems. In Space We Brawl … [Read more...]

Xbox One August Update Rolling Out Now

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If you've been refreshing your Xbox One settings to see if the Xbox One August update has hit your console, Microsoft's "Major Nelson" has some info you'll be pleased to hear. The Xbox One August Update is now rolling out to all owners of the next-gen console. If your unit hasn't been hit yet, it will be soon. Previously the Xbox One August Update had only been made available to participants in Microsoft's Preview program. Xbox One updates often take place earlier in the month rather than later, leading some hopeful … [Read more...]

PS4 Share Play: The Best Thing for Gaming Since Pong

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Sony used its Gamescom press conference to take the wraps off PS4 Share Play, a new feature coming to its latest console. PS4 Share Play will be part of PS4 firmware update 2.0, which is scheduled to release this fall. Yes, the PS4 system update will include broadcast and video-sharing features for gameplay footage and a dedicated YouTube app, but Share Play is by far the biggest feature. In fact, it could very well be the best thing gaming has seen since Pong. Before you hip-check me for hype, hear me out. Pong … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Table Import Problems Solved

Pinball FX2 Xbox One PS4

Xbox One owners finally got their hands on the free-to-play Pinball FX2 game today after a three-week delay to enable Xbox 360 table imports. However, some readers reported Pinball FX2 Xbox One table import problems when they tried to re-download their previous purchases. Contrary to popular opinion, the issue isn't a hobbled game. It can, however, require a clumsy workaround to import Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables to the Xbox One version. For the record, the table-import problems may not affect all players, though if … [Read more...]

Amped Wireless REC10 Wireless Range Extender Review

Amped Wireless REC10

WiFi may be ubiquitous, but that doesn't necessarily mean it actually reaches every place we need it to. Most of us have experienced the dreaded "dead spot" at home, and you'll probably get nods in the office if you mention That Conference Room where WiFi connections go to die. Fortunately, the Amped Wireless REC10 Wireless Range Extender can fix that. This WiFi extender truly lives up to its developer's name, taking any existing router and either extending its wireless connection to previously under-performing areas … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Now Live After Delay

Pinball FX2 Xbox One PS4

After a three-week delay, Pinball FX2 Xbox One now lives on the Xbox Games Store as a free download. Pinball FX2 was originally supposed to launch on July 29, but it was delayed due to gamers' call for Xbox 360 tables to transfer over. As of this morning, that functionality is complete. Anyone who has previously paid for and downloaded tables for Pinball FX2 on Xbox 360 can download and play those tables for free on the Pinball FX2 Xbox One version. Zen Studios had initially indicated gamers would have to re-pay for … [Read more...]

Disney’s Maleficent Flies onto Blu-ray Nov. 4

Disney's Maleficent Blu-ray

One of the best-known Disney villains dominated the big screen earlier this year, and she's poised to do the same to the small screen as 2014 comes to a close, as Disney's Maleficent flies onto Blu-ray Nov. 4. The timing of the Maleficent release date will pose a quandary for many would-be owners, as it comes weeks before the Black Friday shopping weekend. To watch or not to watch early, that will be the question. Those with a weak willpower will surely succumb to Angelina Jolie's villainous appeal. After grossing … [Read more...]

Xbox One Pre-Loading Confirmed, Begins with FIFA 15

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Whether accurate or not, there's a stereotype that gamers are an impatient bunch. Queueing in front of stores for midnight launch parties and pre-ordering games are just two examples. So when Microsoft today at Gamescom confirmed that Xbox One pre-loading is coming in September, Xbox One owners unsurprisingly pumped their fists in the air. Xbox One pre-loading has been one of the console's most asked-about features for months. Pre-loading has been available on PCs for years, allowing a soon-to-release game to … [Read more...]

First NBA 2K15 Gameplay Footage with Kevin Durant

NBA 2K15 Kevin Durant

It's no big surprise that the first NBA 2K15 gameplay footage features NBA 2K15 cover athlete Kevin Durant. What is surprising is just how incredible the trailer looks. Comprised of about 15 seconds of actual gameplay footage, the new NBA 2K15 "first look" video shows KD posterizing the Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodola. After bringing the ball up court and doing a little stutter step, the virutal KD drives to the hoop and throws it down exactly like the real-life Durant would. This initial NBA 2K15 gameplay … [Read more...]