November 2014 PlayStation Plus Free Games Leaked

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With just a few days left until November, Sony's announcement about the November 2014 PlayStation Plus free games was due to come soon. Apparently it wasn't coming soon enough for hardcore PS4 and PS3 owners, though, as the community forced a leak of the November 2014 PlayStation Plus free games before Sony was ready. Following its now months-old tradition, PS4 owners will get three tites as part of the PS Plus November 2014 free games lineup. One of them was predicted last week, as The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is … [Read more...]

PS4 System Update 2.0 Now Live on PSN

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While Microsoft's Xbox One system updates seem to happen monthly, Sony's PS4 system updates are less regular but arguably meatier. The latest such update, PS4 system update 2.0, has gone live today via PSN. PS4 system update 2.0 includes quite a few new features, most notably Share Play. Share Play is a tool that allows PlayStation 4 owners to have an online "local" co-op experience by allowing them to invite a friend to join their game even if that friend doesn't own a copy of it. The only catch is that a … [Read more...]

Grand Theft Auto 5 Exclusive Content for PS4, Xbox One Owners

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Rockstar Games has unveiled an impressive list of Grand Theft Auto 5 exclusive content for gamers who upgrade from an existing version of the game to GTA 5 for PS4 and Xbox One. In addition to the Grand Theft Auto 5 exclusive content, PS4 and Xbox One owners will able to access all the add-on content they purchased as part of the GTA 5 Special Edition or the GTA 5 Collector's Edition last year. The release date for GTA 5 on PS4 and Xbox One is Nov. 18. The GTA 5 exclusive items, listed below, are available … [Read more...]

Sunset Overdrive Grinds onto Xbox One Today

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One of the best reasons to own an Xbox One has launched today, as Sunset Overdrive is now available for Xbox One at retail and for download via Xbox Live. The "traversal shooter" from Insomniac Games is outstanding, as you can read in our Sunset Overdrive review. Sunset Overdrive is a perfect next-gen combination of Jet Set Radio Future and Crackdown, both outstanding Xbox-exclusive titles when they released many years ago. However, where Sunset Overdrive really stands out are the areas of weaponry -- always an … [Read more...]

Xbox One Price Drop Starts Nov. 2, Drops Price $50

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Forget all about Black Friday, Microsoft has announced a $50 Xbox One price drop will go into effect on November 2, 2014. The Xbox One price drop date comes less than one year after the next-gen console's original release date. Microsoft said the Xbox One price drop was a "limited-time promotional offer." The price decrease is being promoted as in effect until January 3, 2015, taking the $50 reduction through the holiday shopping season. If it contributes to a dramatic boost in Xbox One sales, the $50 price cut could … [Read more...]

This Week: Blu-ray New Releases on October 21

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The TV and movie studios find home viewers in that odd period between early-fall blockbusters and pre-holiday releases. However, there are quite a few Blu-ray new releases on October 21 worth reviewing, including one of the most high-profile TV Blu-ray sets to release in some time. Arguably the two most-popular new Blu-ray releases this week will be Downton Abbey Seasons 1-4 and Sex Tape starring Cameron Diaz. Though their content is decidedly different, both Blu-ray new releases are geared toward … [Read more...]

Far Cry 4 Season Pass to Include New PvP Mode

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Ubisoft has shed light on the pricing and downloadable add-on content for the Far Cry 4 Season Pass, including information about a new player-versus-player (PvP) multiplayer mode. The Far Cry 4 Season Pass will include several new missions that can be played either individually or in co-op mode. That also means the content will be eligible for the Keys to Kyrat mode on PS4, which allows owners of the game to "share" the game for an hour with a friend to play through missions, even if that person doesn't own Far Cry 4 … [Read more...]

Sunset Overdrive Season Pass Includes Day One Bonuses

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Normally the Season Pass concept for games is a way to get discounted DLC after a game ships. Microsoft and Insomniac Games are taking a slightly different tack with the Sunset Overdrive Season Pass, announcing that it will include some bonus content on the game's launch day. The Sunset Overdrive Season Pass will include three rounds of add-on content that releases post-launch. However, the $19.99 Pass will also include some content that's unlocked and fully usable immediately upon the Sunset Overdrive release … [Read more...]

Tetris Ultimate Release Date for Nintendo 3DS Confirmed

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With Mario still stealing hours from Nintendo 3DS owners' lives, Ubisoft has announced a release date for the next game that promises to suck up your time. And the Tetris Ultimate release date is just around the corner, meaning 3DS owners won't get much of a break. On November 11, Tetris Ultimate for 3DS will hit retail stores for $29.99. If you're just as fine downloading it through the Nintendo eShop rather than picking up a retail disc, Tetris Ultimate for 3DS will only be $19.99. A version of Tetris Ultimate … [Read more...]

In Space We Brawl Blasts Onto PSN Store for PS4, PS3

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The arcade-style space shooter In Space We Brawl has gone live today in the PSN Store for both PlayStation 4 and PS3. The game's indie developer, Forge Reply, will upload In Space We Brawl to the PS Store in the EU and Australia on Oct. 15. In Space We Brawl lets players choose from 11 spaceships and 11 different weapon attachments to unleash what the developer calls "cosmic mayhem." In this case that seems like more than hype, as the game combines gameplay reminiscent of classic arcade beat-em-ups with the … [Read more...]