John Cena Named WWE 2K15 Cover Superstar

WWE 2K15

WWE 2K15 marks the first time the wrestling franchise will appear on PS4 or Xbox One. It'll also mark the first time John Cena will grace its cover, as Cena has been named the WWE 2K15 cover athlete. In WWE's terms, Cena is technically the "cover superstar." But whatever. WWE 2K15 is being developed for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PS3. The WWE 2K15 release date is Oct. 28 in North America and Oct. 31 internationally. It will release simultaneously on all platforms, without any hubbub over timed exclusivity. Cena has … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Releases Free this Week

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Zen Studios is all queued-up to release a Pinball FX2 Xbox One version this Wednesday (July 31), complete with a whole host of Pinball FX2 tables ready for download. Some tables will be included in Pinball FX2 for Xbox One, while others will have a fee to download. Pinball FX2 will arrive as a free download on Xbox One with nearly the entire Pinball FX2 library available on day one. Nearly all the Pinball FX2 tables will be available on Xbox One from the start, with the Star Wars Pinball table packs, all Marvel Pinball tables, Plants vs. … [Read more...]

Co-Op Rocks New Sunset Overdrive Gameplay Trailer

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Insomniac Games has always been keen on multiplayer action and crazy gunplay. As if you needed more proof, the studio has released a new Sunset Overdrive gameplay trailer that shows those concepts are alive and well in the Xbox One-exclusive shooter. Microsoft and Insomniac first unveiled Sunset Overdrive's co-op multiplayer at E3, but the video below is the first time the public has gotten more insight into the game's co-op experience Chaos Squad. Players will be able to go straight from the game's campaign to Chaos Squad in-game. If a … [Read more...]

Heavenly Sword Movie Based on PS3 Game Streets in Sept.

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Heavenly Sword was one of the most touted games of the PS3 launch lineup, with a marketing schedule that started at E3 that year and went well beyond the then-next-gen console's launch. Now a new Heavenly Sword movie has been announced, with an all-star voice cast including Anna Torv, Alfred Molina and Thomas Jane. The Heavenly Sword movie release date is currently slated for Sept. 2. The film will be available in a Blu-ray Combo Pack, a DVD set and via Digital HD. The film will also be available on the Sony PlayStation Network. No big … [Read more...]

NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Curated by Pharrell Williams (Happy)

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Fans of 2K Sports' NBA 2K series will be doing a "happy" dance with this news: the NBA 2K15 soundtrack is being curated by Pharrell Williams. If you don't know the name, Pharrell Williams is the Grammy-winning artist who recorded "Happy." To be fair, not everyone's a fan of the song, but the artist isn't a one-trick pony. He's also been tasked with a tall order for the NBA 2K15 soundtrack. 2K Sports has publicly promised the game will have "the most extensive and musically diverse soundtrack in NBA 2K history." Williams is no stranger to … [Read more...]

Zen Pinball 2 PS4 Update Enables Free PS3 Table Imports

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It may not be a free PS Plus game for August, but PS4 owners who have Zen Pinball 2 just got a great pre-func bonus from Zen Studios. A new Zen Pinball 2 PS4 update allows anyone who bought tables on the PS3 version to export them from the "last-gen" system and import them for free to the PlayStation 4. The Zen Pinball 2 PS4 update technically went live July 15. For those PS4 owners who haven't logged into the game since then, this news should be greeted like Christmas in July. All told, the following tables and table packs are now … [Read more...]

PlayStation Now PS4 Open Beta Launches July 31

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Today Sony launched the PlayStation Now service on a limited basis on 2014 model-year Bravia TVs. Effective tonight, those Bravia owners will be able to stream PS3 games directly to their HDTV. That's all well and good, but what about the PlayStation Now PS4 open beta? When will that finally open registration and become available? How's July 31 sound? The PlayStation Now beta is currently available on a limited basis on both PS4 and PS3. The Private Beta has been going on since late May, giving a select few the chance to try Sony's new … [Read more...]

Glacier White PS4 Release Date Tied to Destiny

Glacier White PS4

There are myriad reasons to be excited about Destiny, the upcoming game from Bungie and Activision. First is that it's the first non-Halo game to come from Bungie since the Xbox series' launch. Second, it's a multi-platform title, meaning PlayStation owners will get their hands on it via their native console. Third and related to that point, the game's given Sony a specific Glacier White PS4 release date to shoot for. Sony unveiled the Glacier White PS4 at E3, giving an Apple-like vibe to a next-gen console that's already trounced the … [Read more...]

Xbox Games with Gold July Free Games List Only Three Deep

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The Xbox Games with Gold July free games list is now official, but it's not coming up rosy compared to the June roster. At least not for Xbox One owners, who have just gotten used to seeing the Games with Gold program. Xbox 360 owners are doing just fine with Xbox Games with Gold July free games list, as they'll see two titles for free. Xbox One owners, on the other hand, will get a single title on July 2 after seeing two free games in June. That's not exactly a good way to keep momentum for a Games with Gold program that's just one month … [Read more...]

Dragon Ball Xenoverse Coming to PS4, Xbox One

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Attention, Dragon Ball Z fans: your beloved franchise is making the leap to the next generation. Bandai Namco has announced that Dragon Ball Xenoverse will appear on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in addition to the PS3 and Xbox 360. A Dragon Ball Xenoverse release date has not yet been announced. It's not likely that the game will be a timed-exclusive on any platform. Developed by Osaka-based developer Dimps, which created the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai series, Dragon Ball Xenoverse will include all the epic battles fans have come to expect … [Read more...]