PlayStation Now Open Beta Goes Live on PS4

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Sony today delivered on a promise is made at CES this year, going live with the PlayStation Now open beta for all PS4 owners. The PS Now program is a game-streaming service through which PS4 owners can stream PS3 games to play them on a PS4. The PlayStation Now open beta follows a limited-invitation PS Now private beta that had been running since January. Sony has no immediate plans to use its PlayStation Now service to stream older PS2 or original PlayStation games to the PS4. With that said, most gamers will likely be more interested in … [Read more...]

PlayStation Plus August 2014 Free Games: A Bit Lackluster

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Sony has unveiled the PlayStation Plus August 2014 free games, and the news is a bit of a downer. Much like the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for August, the "last-gen" system has a leg up on its next-gen kin, with the PS3 outshining the PS4 in its free games for August. The two PS Plus August 2014 free games for PS4 are Road Not Taken and Fez, while the PS3 is getting Proteus and Crysis 3. The PlayStation Plus August lineup is rounded out by two PS Vita games, Metrico and Dragon's Crown. In an interesting twist, PS4 and PS Vita owners are … [Read more...]

Games with Gold August 2014 Free Games List Detailed

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Microsoft has announced the Games with Gold August 2014 free games list, and Xbox 360 owners in particular should be very pleased. Of the two free Xbox 360 games in August, one is an absolute must-own. Xbox One owners aren't left in the dark, however, with one of the August 2014 free games being a former Xbox One launch title. The Xbox One Games with Gold for August surprisingly lasts all month, as both free games will be available from Aug. 1-31. Xbox 360 owners will see the expected two free Games with Gold in August, but they'll be … [Read more...]

Neverwinter Free-to-Play MMO to be Xbox One Exclusive

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As soon as The Elder Scrolls Online said it'd have a monthly fee, many Xbox One owners started looking for MMO RPG alternatives. Today Cryptic Studios announced their Neverwinter free-to-play MMO is one such option, as it will ship as a console-exclusive for Xbox One in 2015. The announcement marks the first time Cryptic Studios' popular Neverwinter free-to-play MMO will appear on a console. Neverwinter is set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe. The Xbox One version of Neverwinter will launch alongside a PC … [Read more...]

PS4 Getting Official Motocross MXGP Video Game This Fall

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The PlayStation 4 is getting a new next-gen exclusive game, as the developers at Milestone have announced their MXGP video game will race onto PS4 this fall. The MXGP video game, the official motocross game, is already available for PS3, Xbox 360 and PS Vita. The PS4 version of MXGP will mark the game's first worldwide release. Milestone did not indicate any plans to release the MXGP video game for Xbox One, apparently making it a next-gen exclusive for Sony's platform. The PS4 version of MXGP features 18 tracks total, including four … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Delayed, But Xbox 360 Tables Will Transfer

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The Pinball FX2 Xbox One version has been delayed until sometime in August, Zen Studios announced today. The game was originally scheduled to launch Wednesday. However, the delay comes with very good reason: it means Zen Studios will have time to make all Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables transfer for free to the Xbox One version. Consumers were originally going to need to purchase all-new Xbox One versions of their Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables. Naturally, the news that they'd need to pay for content they conceptually already purchased rubbed … [Read more...]

John Cena Named WWE 2K15 Cover Superstar

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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...]