‘In Space We Brawl’ Beat-em-Up Exclusive to PS4, PS3

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Amid all the love for classic games like Pac-Man, Asteroids, Spy Hunter and Rampage, one of the most beloved genres from the arcade era was the beat-em-up. Games like Double Dragon, Bad Dudes and the like ruled the roost. An upcoming PS4 and PS3 game, In Space We Brawl, hopes to rekindle that among a new generation. In Space We Brawl will be exclusive to the PS4 and PS3. The developer, Forge Reply, did not divulge a specific release date, but did say the game was coming "soon" to both systems. In Space We Brawl … [Read more...]

Xbox One August Update Rolling Out Now

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If you've been refreshing your Xbox One settings to see if the Xbox One August update has hit your console, Microsoft's "Major Nelson" has some info you'll be pleased to hear. The Xbox One August Update is now rolling out to all owners of the next-gen console. If your unit hasn't been hit yet, it will be soon. Previously the Xbox One August Update had only been made available to participants in Microsoft's Preview program. Xbox One updates often take place earlier in the month rather than later, leading some hopeful … [Read more...]

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Enables PS4, Xbox One Recording at 60fps

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Internet message boards have been buzzing since the PS4 and Xbox One launched about the two next-gen consoles' video capabilities. The PS4 generally has more consistency in terms of offering full 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, though claims of the Xbox One's inability to pull-off those same specs is greatly exaggerated. Fortunately, no matter what side of the fence you sit on a new device called the Elgato Game Capture HD60 will let you record your most epic gameplay moments. The Elgato Game Capture HD60 … [Read more...]

King of Wushu in Development for Xbox One

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The martial arts scene had a bit of a mainstream re-awakening years ago with the release of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and the fantastical wushu style hasn't really lost traction. For instance, a new game called King of Wushu is currently in development for Xbox One and PC that brings the martial art into the realm of arena combat. King of Wushu is a multiplayer online battle arena game coming from a company known for those titles. Snail Games has an extensive library of martial arts games, of which King of … [Read more...]

DIGIMON All-Star Rumble Release Date for PS3, Xbox 360

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Bandai Namco has announced the DIGIMON All-Star Rumble release date for PS3 and Xbox 360 as Nov. 11. The company has been slow to embrace the next-gen PS4 and Xbox One, but as long as it taps into the fanbase for established franchises like DIGIMON it can afford to be a bit deliberate. The Nov. 11 release date affects all countries in the Americas. Namco did not announce a DIGIMON All-Star Rumble release date for Europe or Asia. DIGIMON All-Star Rumble is a party-arena multiplayer game that takes place during a … [Read more...]

Madden NFL 15 Xbox One Bundle to Release Next Week

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Microsoft an Electronic Arts are going all-in with their strategic partnerships, as a Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will go on sale next week. The bundle will hit just as the NFL enters its fourth and final week of the preseason and as the Madden NFL 15 video game hits retail. The Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will cost $399, the same retail price as the Kinect-free Xbox One. In essence, then, it includes a free copy of Madden NFL 15. "Free" and "football" are two words that go very well together, especially when … [Read more...]

Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit to Hit PS4, Xbox One in 2015

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Independent developers continue to find homes for their titles on the PS4 and Xbox One, including studios whose work began on Kickstarter. A new game called Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit, for instance, will be making its way to PS4 and Xbox One in 2015. It was originally funded May 1, 2014 on the crowd-funding site. Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit is billed as the only strategic space-survival game that uses orbital debris to build the future homes of humanity. If you've ever fantasized about … [Read more...]

Destiny Beta Sets Record: 4.6 Million People Played

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The Destiny beta proved many things during its incredible run a few weeks back. Namely, it showed why Destiny should be at the top of every gamer's wish list this fall, regardless of the console they own. In large part because of its excellence, the Destiny beta also managed to set a new record for any new console franchise, with more than 4.6 million people participating. The Destiny beta included a sampling of major activities featured in the full game, which will release on Sept. 9 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox … [Read more...]

PS4 Share Play: The Best Thing for Gaming Since Pong

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Sony used its Gamescom press conference to take the wraps off PS4 Share Play, a new feature coming to its latest console. PS4 Share Play will be part of PS4 firmware update 2.0, which is scheduled to release this fall. Yes, the PS4 system update will include broadcast and video-sharing features for gameplay footage and a dedicated YouTube app, but Share Play is by far the biggest feature. In fact, it could very well be the best thing gaming has seen since Pong. Before you hip-check me for hype, hear me out. Pong … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Table Import Problems Solved

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Xbox One owners finally got their hands on the free-to-play Pinball FX2 game today after a three-week delay to enable Xbox 360 table imports. However, some readers reported Pinball FX2 Xbox One table import problems when they tried to re-download their previous purchases. Contrary to popular opinion, the issue isn't a hobbled game. It can, however, require a clumsy workaround to import Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables to the Xbox One version. For the record, the table-import problems may not affect all players, though if … [Read more...]