Battleborn for PS4, Xbox One Unveiled by Borderlands Devs

Battleborn

Gearbox Software, developers of the revered Borderlands games, are working on a new title called Battleborn for PS4 and Xbox One. Battleborn has been dubbed a "hero-shooter" by the dev team, as it combines fast-paced first-person shooting with cooperative combat by a variety of diverse heroes. Set in a distant future, Battleborn tells a story of players whose only hope for the last star in a dying universe is a new breed of warriors who must put aside their differences to drive back an unstoppable menace. The basic premise sounds cliche, but … [Read more...]

NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Curated by Pharrell Williams (Happy)

NBA 2K15

Fans of 2K Sports' NBA 2K series will be doing a "happy" dance with this news: the NBA 2K15 soundtrack is being curated by Pharrell Williams. If you don't know the name, Pharrell Williams is the Grammy-winning artist who recorded "Happy." To be fair, not everyone's a fan of the song, but the artist isn't a one-trick pony. He's also been tasked with a tall order for the NBA 2K15 soundtrack. 2K Sports has publicly promised the game will have "the most extensive and musically diverse soundtrack in NBA 2K history." Williams is no stranger to … [Read more...]

Project CARS to Release on PS4, Xbox One in November

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This holiday season should see no shortage of good next-gen racing games. Bandai Namco hopes Project CARS will be one of them, as the company has announced it picked-up the distribution rights to Project CARS for PS4, Xbox One and Wii U. Project CARS will be available for all three platforms in November. Bandai Namco's distribution deal covers the Americas alone. The game will release worldwide, but Bandai won't be handling it. Project CARS gathered its worldwide following during a rather impressive crowd-funding campaign. The … [Read more...]

Xbox One Destiny Beta Release Date Announced

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With all the pre- and post-E3 love Bungie showed to Sony, the big debate was how long non-PlayStation owners would have to wait for the Xbox One Destiny beta and Xbox 360 Destiny beta. Turns out, the timed exclusivity isn't all that long. The Xbox One Destiny beta and Xbox 360 beta will both begin at 10:00am Pacific on July 23. Both Xbox betas require an Xbox Live Gold subscription. By comparison, the public Destiny PS4 beta and PS3 betas will begin one week earlier, at 10:00am Pacific on July 17. As with the Xbox betas, the Destiny … [Read more...]

Destiny Ghost Edition and Destiny Limited Edition Details

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Now that the Destiny beta's been dated on all platforms, you'll probably want to know how to get your hands on the newly announced Destiny Ghost Edition and Destiny Limited Edition packages. Activision officially took the wraps off both packages today. Both the Destiny Ghost Edition and Destiny Limited Edition will ship on Sept. 9 alongside the regular retail version of the game. All platforms -- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 -- will have a Destiny Ghost Edition and Destiny Limited Edition SKU available. No exclusives on that … [Read more...]

Forza 5 Hot Wheels Car Pack DLC Available

Forza Motorsport 5

We've just entered July and (in America) blown up a bunch of fireworks. Sounds like the perfect setting for something "hot." Like, say, the new Forza 5 Hot Wheels Car Pack, which is now available to all owners of the Xbox One racing game. The Forza 5 Hot Wheels Car Pack features 10 vehicles, seven of which are all new to the Forza series. The "hottest" of the bunch are the Lamborghini Veneno, the Lotus Type 49 and Audi Auto Union Type D. Lamborghini's 50th anniversary car, the dramatic 2013 Lamborghini Veneno, is exclusive to Forza for … [Read more...]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015: First Details and Next-Gen Status

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup entering in its final matches, Konami today unveiled the first details about Pro Evolution Soccer 2015. Owners of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles will be particularly pleased to hear that Pro Evo Soccer 2015 will be shipping for both next-gen systems. The specific Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 release date has not been announced. The game will ship this year, though, as Konami stated that it will release "during the autumn/winter period of 2014." It'll also appear on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Pre-orders are now … [Read more...]

Indie Xbox One CONTRAST Game Now Available

CONTRAST game

With all the Xbox Games with Gold talk, it's easy to lose sight of other less-marketed games for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Let's change that, shall we? The Xbox One CONTRAST game is now available for download, and it looks outstanding. Versions for PlayStation 3, PS4 and Xbox 360 are also available. The adventure/puzzle game CONTRAST originally launched on Nov. 15 last year, but the Xbox One CONTRAST version has been in the works since then. Heavy on style and seemingly just as focused on substance, CONTRAST is part of the ID@Xbox … [Read more...]

PvZ Garden Warfare Tactical Taco Party Pack DLC Now Free

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare screenshot

Say what you will about Electronic Arts, but their first Plants vs. Zombies console game is pound for pound one of the best values around. Case in point: the PvZ Garden Warfare Tactical Taco Party Pack DLC is now free for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The PvZ Garden Warfare Tactical Taco Party Pack DLC is just the latest round of free downloadable content EA has released for the multiplayer game. And as you can see in the video below, it looks hilarious. This PvZ Garden Warfare Tactical Taco Party Pack DLC may be hitting in time for America's … [Read more...]

Destiny PS4 Trophies and Xbox One Achievements

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While we wait for the public Destiny beta to arrive July 17 -- just a bit later on Xbox platforms -- Bungie has imparted some sweet knowledge to bid the time. In their latest weekly update, Bungie shared the full list of Destiny PS4 Trophies and Xbox One Achievements. To be clear, these Destiny PS4 Trophies and Xbox One Achievements are the same for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms as well. The list below doesn't include the Points or Gamerscore associated with each Destiny Trophy and Achievement. However, it does show Bungie's … [Read more...]