Sony Black Friday 2014 Ad: PS4 Bundle with Two Free Games

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Until today, no Black Friday 2014 ad had shown much movement on PlayStation 4 pricing for the holidays. While the core price of the PS4 doesn't appear to be changing, Sony has announced two incredible PS4 bundles that each include two free games. And they're doozies. Sony's Black Friday 2014 ad, which you can see here on Sony's official Flickr page, shows two different PS4 bundles with two free games each. The first is a GTA 5 PS4 bundle for $399.99 that also includes The Last of Us Remastered. The second is a PS4 … [Read more...]

Sony Announces PlayStation Price Drop for Black Friday, Holidays

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With Black Friday 2014 sales now less than two weeks away, gamers have been waiting to see whether Sony would announce a special PS4 Black Friday deal, bundle or price cut. Sony did announce a PlayStation price drop today, though not fully what people were waiting for. Sony announced a special Black Friday and holiday price for the PlayStation TV, which is now $20 to $40 less depending on whether you pick up a bundle or a stand-alone system. The company also announced a PS3 price drop for some specific PlayStation 3 … [Read more...]

Walmart Black Friday 2014 Deals to Start Early

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As much as holiday shoppers may like Black Friday 2014 sales to actually take place on "Black Friday," the day after Thanksgiving, it looks like some Walmart Black Friday 2014 deals will start early. To be specific, some of the Walmart Black Friday 2014 deals will actually be going all month long. While the Walmart Black Friday 2014 ad won't hit until closer to Thanksgiving, some sales have already begun. Online retailers like Amazon and NewEgg.com have historically offered big sales not on Black Friday but on Cyber … [Read more...]

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

Sunset Overdrive

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...]