Far Cry 4 Season Pass to Include New PvP Mode

Far Cry 4

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...]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Launch Trailer Hits Early

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

COD: Advanced Warfare is still two weeks away from its release date, a wait that's unbearable for millions of hardcore Call of Duty gamers. Fortunately, the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare launch trailer has leaked onto YouTube a bit early, giving us all a glimpse into more Call of Duty Advanced Warfare gameplay video. COD Advanced Warfare introduces a new exoskeleton to the Call of Duty gameplay toolbox, mimicking Titanfall to a certain degree. But frankly, there were only a few more places Call of Duty could go, and … [Read more...]

Assassin’s Creed Producer Leaves Ubisoft

Assassins Creed Unity

One of Ubisoft's most public faces, Jade Raymond, has left the company after 10 years. According to a statement from Ubisoft, Raymond and Ubisoft have "agreed to pursue future opportunities separately." Raymond's departure from Ubisoft comes at an interesting but logical time, as Assassin's Creed Unity is wrapping up production and will ship soon for PS4 and Xbox One. Such departures aren't new to the industry, so hearing that the Assassin's Creed producer leaves Ubisoft doesn't mean the franchise is or will be in … [Read more...]

Watch Super Smash Bros. Wii U Live Stream on Thursday

Super Smash Bros.

With 700,000+ gamers having purchased Super Smash Bros. for 3DS -- and thousands having already entered our free Super Smash Bros. 3DS giveaway -- it's safe to say Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is on Nintendo fans' radar. For those fans, Nintendo itself is hosting a free Super Smash Bros. Wii U live stream this Thursday to show the game in action. The Super Smash Bros. Wii U live stream is part of the company's next Nintendo Direct session. These Nintendo Direct presentations are essentially a "state of the state" for … [Read more...]

HBO Go on Xbox One In Testing Phases: Report

Xbox One

Millions of HBO subscribers use the HBO Go app and live streaming service to catch-up on old movies, TV series (like Game of Thrones) and other HBO programs ranging from live boxing to the Real Sex series. Unless they own an Xbox One, that is. HBO Go on Xbox One hasn't yet released. It appears that may soon be changing. Microsoft announced this summer that 45 new Xbox one entertainment apps would release before the end of 2014, but some of the largest haven't yet seen the light of day. One of those is HBO Go on Xbox … [Read more...]

PlayStation Store September 2014 Revenue Sets Record

Glacier White PS4

In the PS4 vs Xbox One sales battle, analysts, media and fans pay attention to straight-up console sales figures. Today Sony announced a new line of battle on the digital-sales front, saying the PlayStation Store September 2014 revenue set an all-time PSN record for Sony Computer Entertainment America. SCEA's PlayStation Store September 2014 revenue was buoyed by Destiny, which was one of, if not the, most-hyped games of 2014. You can read our Destiny review here. According to Sony's internal revenue figures, Destiny … [Read more...]

The Witcher 3 Opening Cinematic Goes Online Next Week

The Witcher 3 screenshot

It seems there are basically three massive RPGs on people's radar for PS4 and Xbox One. One of them, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, has been on our radar for several years now. Next week, The Witcher 3 Opening Cinematic will be on everyone's radar as it makes its debut at the Golden Joystick awards and then online. Normally info that a cinematic is going online isn't all that grand. But this is The Witcher 3, people! Seems The Elder Scrolls Online has dropped off the face of the next-gen Earth, leaving Dragon Age … [Read more...]

Sunset Overdrive Season Pass Includes Day One Bonuses

Sunset Overdrive screen

Normally the Season Pass concept for games is a way to get discounted DLC after a game ships. Microsoft and Insomniac Games are taking a slightly different tack with the Sunset Overdrive Season Pass, announcing that it will include some bonus content on the game's launch day. The Sunset Overdrive Season Pass will include three rounds of add-on content that releases post-launch. However, the $19.99 Pass will also include some content that's unlocked and fully usable immediately upon the Sunset Overdrive release … [Read more...]

Sunset Overdrive Pre-Loading Goes Live for Xbox One

Sunset Overdrive

Insomniac Games is no stranger to non-PlayStation platforms in light of their multiplatform shooter Fuse, but it's still wild to see Sunset Overdrive as an Xbox One exclusive. Although the Sunset Overdrive release date is still a ways out (Oct. 28), Sunset Overdrive pre-loading has now gone live for Xbox One owners. Announcement of Sunset Overdrive being available for pre-loading accompanied news that the game has gone gold. Xbox One owners who take advantage of Sunset Overdrive pre-loading for the Day One Digital … [Read more...]

Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundles with Kinect Include Three Games

Assassins Creed Unity

Microsoft today officially confirmed the rumors that two new Xbox One Assassin's Creed bundles will be released in November. Both Xbox One Assassin's Creed bundles, one with the Kinect 2 sensor and one without, will ship on November 2. You can also pre-order the Assassin's Creed Xbox One bundles from Amazon. Ubisoft has not announced an Assassin's Creed bundle for PS4, though that could be a simple matter of the Xbox One Assassin's Creed bundles being timed exclusives. Available worldwide on Nov. 2, both the core … [Read more...]