That Dragon Age: Inquisition cover art looks pretty sweet, but that green part seems a bit out of place, I think that BioWare should have stuck with red and white. I’m still excited for the game!

I don’t care much about resolutions and frame rates, however Sony has better exclusive franchises in my opinion. I couldn’t get into Gears of War, Halo, and Fable on my Xbox 360, but loved Ratchet and Clank, Wipeout, Uncharted, and God of War on the PSP and Vita. The only upcoming Xbox One game that looks interesting to me is Quantum Break, but we have seen very little gameplay of it.

My favourite handheld console is PS Vita, but I’m younger than most of you so the only other portable console I’ve owned is PSP, which was really good too. I’m sure that the Game Boy was a fantastic console :)

Chris did an amazing job, it was really refreshing to see a different host with his own presentation style. I assume he’ll be back later this week due to ANZAC day, right?

Source: GS News – Xbox One Working To Beat PS4; Last of Us Artist Quits!

PC and Xbox One exclusive Titanfall is the top-selling US game for March

April 17, 2014

NPD released their monthly US sales report today, and the Xbox One/PC exclusive Titanfall has come out on top. According to an NPD press release, “Titanfall was the top-selling game for March 2014, with a solid attach rate to the Xbox One. After one month of sales, it is currently the second-highest selling game for the Xbox One.” NPD did not specify the current top-selling Xbox One game, but given past performance, that crown likely goes to Call of Duty: Ghosts

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PC space sim Star Citizen hits a mind-blowing $42 million

April 15, 2014

Another week, another funding milestone for PC space sim Star Citizen. The game’s already wildly successful crowdfunding effort has now reached a mind-blowing $42 million.

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American Chopper star on why his wild World of Warcraft mash-up makes sense

April 12, 2014

Custom-made Choppers from renowned bike designer Paul Teutul Jr. of Discovery Channel reality TV show American Chopper fame are coming to World of Warcraft

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The Legacy of Kain Lives on in Nosgoth

April 12, 2014

The Legacy of Kain series was dormant for over a decade, and then Nosgoth popped up last year, although it wasn’t exactly what fans of the series expected. Rather than an adventure game, Nosgoth is a free-to-play competitive, team deathmatch game.

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Microsoft wants its new Gears of War game to be "innovative" — What does that mean to you?

April 8, 2014

Battlefield 4 players discover massive Megalodon shark Easter Egg Game of the Month March 2014 Watch Dogs and the Terrifying Power of Smartphones Studio formed by Blizzard, SOE, Relic veterans shuts down 1080p for all? Performance gap between Xbox One and PS4 is fading away, Oddworld dev says Is This the Last Console Generation?

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The Best Games on the Xbox 360

April 6, 2014

After a shaky introduction to the world of video games with the release of the original Xbox, few thought that Microsoft would ever find long-term success in the home console business. But then the Xbox 360 came along and became one of the best-selling consoles of all time. Hundreds of games have been released for the Xbox 360 since its release in 2005, making the task of choosing the best on the console an extremely tough one

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Zombies Monsters Robots has Zombies, Monsters, and Robots

March 26, 2014

Zombies are popular. Monsters are big

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Epic opens up their Unreal development tools to everyone with a $19 subscription service

March 19, 2014

Gears of War developer Epic is probably better known in the development community for creating and licensing the Unreal game engine, but those tools have always been very expensive and limited to big studios. However, Epic announced that all that’s changing for Unreal Engine 4: starting today, anyone can download and start using the complete Unreal Engine 4 for $19 a month. Epic revealed the plan’s details at a GDC press conference earlier today

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Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war

March 2, 2014

Just in case you’re someone who’s inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn’t about to go out of business, and the launch of the Xbox One has not been a complete disaster (though it’s been a small one). But the Xbox One is in second place, and that’s where it’s going to stay for this console cycle

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Review

February 25, 2014

Castlevania: Lords of Shadows is occasionally beautiful, occasionally exciting, and occasionally rewarding. However, to fully enjoy its best parts, you must endure a handful of drab settings and boring stealth puzzles along the way. At times, it’s enough to make you want to put the controller down.

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The Xbox One UK price drop: What does it mean for the US?

February 25, 2014

The Xbox One is getting a price drop effective immediately in the UK, going from £430 to £400. But the rest of the world is getting a freebie as well–while supplies last, you’ll be able to pick up an Xbox One bundle with a free Titanfall download code when the game launches on March 11

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PC space sim Star Citizen funding reaches an astonishing $39 million

February 21, 2014

[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Chris Roberts announced that if funding reaches $40 million, Cloud Imperium Games will assemble a team to work on bringing procedurally generated content to Star Citizen. “This stretch goal will allocate funding for Cloud Imperium to develop procedural generation technology for future iterations of Star Citizen,” Roberts said. “Advanced procedural generation will be necessary for creating entire planets worth of exploration and development content

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Cliff Bleszinski: I’d like to think there’s more to my creativity than Gears of War

February 18, 2014

Veteran game designer Cliff Bleszinski has said he’s lost all interest in making disc-based games. In a fascinating new interview with Gamasutra, the former Gears of War designer spoke passionately of how he’d want his next title to take advantage of vibrant PC communities that allow a more direct, ongoing relationship with players.

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Reimagining the shooter in 2014

December 20, 2013

2013 isn’t even over, but we’re already looking forward to next year with GameSpot’s Most Anticipated for 2014 series. Which games are our editors most looking forward to over the next 12 months?

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Gamespot’s Site Mashup

November 27, 2013

Gamespot’s Site Mashup”There’s a lot of life left” in Gears of War, says MicrosoftHow to record gameplay on your Xbox OneEVE Online Review Gamespot’s Everything Feed! News, Reviews, Videos. Exploding with content

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Former Epic Games president joins Remedy board of directors

September 11, 2013

Former Epic Games president Mike Capps has been appointed to the board of directors at Alan Wake and Quantum Break studio Remedy Entertainment, GamesIndustry International reports today. Joining Capps as a new member on the board is Finnish digital security firm F-Secure president and CEO Christian Fredrikson

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Why female soldiers are now in Call of Duty

August 15, 2013

Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward has explained why female soldiers are only now coming to the franchise’s popular multiplayer mode in this fall’s Call of Duty: Ghosts. “A lot of it was the engine,” executive producer Mark Rubin told Kotaku in a new interview

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CliffyB writes open letter asking for Phil Fish to continue making games

July 30, 2013

Veteran game designer Cliff Bleszinski has written an open letter to Fez developer Phil Fish, requesting that he stay in the games industry. Bleszinski’s post on Tumblr speaks about how the Gears of War designer has learnt to respond to criticism online, and asks Fish to make a return.

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