Xbox Games with Gold for November 2014 for Xbox One, Xbox 360

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On this even of Halloween and with the last Games with Gold October days among us, Microsoft has shared the list of free games on the Xbox Games with Gold for November 2014 roster. The question now is whether Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners feel that the Xbox Games with Gold for November 2014 free games list is more of a trick or a treat. Microsoft has stuck with two traditions for Xbox One owners. First, following the popularity in October of the indie game Chariot, Xbox One owners will see another new indie game in … [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...]

Xbox One November System Update Details

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The Xbox One November System Update is just a few days away, as is the release of the November Games with Gold free games. While Microsoft hasn't yet announced details about the former, the company has shed light on what's included in the Xbox One November System Update. One of the most-talked about elements of the Xbox One November update will be the addition of custom backgrounds. Yesterday Sony launched PS4 System Update 2.0, a key feature of which was background themes. In the November Xbox One update Microsoft … [Read more...]

Dying Light Canceled for Xbox 360 and PS3

Dying Light

Techland has announced that the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Dying Light have been canceled, while the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC versions are still alive and well. Seeing Dying Light canceled for Xbox 360 and PS3 isn't surprising, though it will certainly be a tough pill to swallow for gamers who don't own a PS4 or Xbox One. The reason Dying Light was canceled for the current-gen systems seems to be largely technological. In an open letter to gamers, Techland seemed pretty apologetic, though the logic makes … [Read more...]

Ubisoft Reveals The Crew Closed Beta Dates for Xbox One and PS4

The Crew

Ever since Ubisoft announced a closed beta for The Crew was coming to the next-gen consoles, PS4 and Xbox One gamers have wanted to know The Crew Closed Beta dates so they could set aside the requisite time. Today we got that information, as The Crew Closed Beta is racing toward us much faster than expected. The Crew Closed Beta dates are Nov. 6-10, a five-day span that will be identical on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Anyone who wishes to pre-order The Crew in North America is guaranteed access to The Crew … [Read more...]

Destiny Expansion The Dark Below to Release Dec. 9

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Bungie's Destiny will get a whole lot bigger in early December, as the developer announced that the Destiny expansion The Dark Below will release on December 9. The Dark Below will be available for Destiny owners on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 at the same time. There will be no timed exclusives with this one. With that said, PS4 and PS3 owners will get exclusive access to an exclusive cooperative Strike named The Undying Mind. This Strike, and a few more goodies tied to it, will be a timed exclusive for … [Read more...]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Pre-Loading Now Available

Halo Master Chief Collection

The holiday season may be swinging in the Xbox One's favor, what with today's news of the $50 Xbox One price drop and the release of the must-own Sunset Overdrive (read our Sunset Overdrive review). And then there's this little nugget of good news: Halo: The Master Chief Collection pre-loading has now begun for anyone who pre-ordered the game digitally. Although Halo: The Master Chief Collection pre-loading has begun, you won't be able to play the game early. As with all pre-loaded games on any system, it simply … [Read more...]

Help Wanted: Video Game Reviewers and Writers

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The holiday-timed rush of video game releases is nearing, and for the first time in years, we're asking for your help. The PS4 and Xbox One will pop with new releases in the next two months, while the Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360 will each see their own game releases as well. Frankly, it's just too much for us to cover with our existing resources. That's why we're issuing this Help Wanted: video game reviewers and writers alert. There's a lot of video game content to monitor and post, from breaking news and game reviews … [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...]