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GTA V estimated to sell 18-20 million units in first year, claims analysts

by Alex Coon July 31, 2013
Analysts are expecting Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V to ship 18-20 million copies in its first year.  Cowen & Co. analyst Doug Creutz estimates GTAV’s full-year sales to be at 18 million, although he admitted that it remains a “guessing game” where the title will come in between 15 to 25 million units sold. Another […]

Journey and The Unfinished Swan bundle on sale today on PSN

by Alex Coon July 31, 2013
Here’s a very good deal to take advantage of today. Over on the Official U.S. PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced that they’re bundling last year’s PSN hit Journey with The Unfinished Swan for just $14.95! Originally, Journey alone costs that much and the game has made waves when released last year. Not only was it […]

Battlefield 4, Titanfall and more to be playable at gamescom, EA calls event “best gamescom yet”

by Alex Coon July 31, 2013
For those in Germany and looking forward to Battlefield 4, Titanfall and a few more EA games, you’re in luck, as the publisher has confirmed that mega-shooter Battlefield 4 and Respawn’s upcoming Titanfall will be playable on the show floor. In a blog post, EA’s Keith Ramsdale states, “This will be the first time that […]


Castle of Illusion gets 15-minutes of gameplay, brings the nostalgia

by Alex Coon July 30, 2013
For someone like me who vividly remembers gaming back in the 90s, one of the highlights were Disney’s platforms…or better yet, good Disney platforms. One of ’em was Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. Now, for those not old enough to remember it, you’re in for a treat as SEGA is making an HD remake […]

PS4 hardware pron video gives us an intimate look at the console

by Alex Coon July 30, 2013
Can’t get enough of the PlayStation 4? If so, then this video will be right up your alley. Shown in this four-minute video is pure hardware pron. We get to see the next-gen console’s buttons, USB ports and its various crevices and niggles. Also shown off are the new PlayStation Eye, the DualShock 4 (and […]


Call of Duty: Ghosts leading current software pre-order sales, claims analyst

by Alex Coon July 30, 2013
It’s another year, which means another Call of Duty game is set to be released. It’s easy to think that some people might just be getting tired with the franchise, but if Cowen & Co. analyst Doug Creutz is to be believed, Call of Duty: Ghosts is set to take over the next-generation of gaming, […]

Microsoft “looking into” bundling Xbox One with headset

by Alex Coon July 30, 2013
It’s been known for quite some time that Microsoft’s Xbox One won’t include a headset out of the box unlike its predecessor. While Microsoft has often cited the next-gen version of Kinect as one of the biggest reasons for the change, those hoping that they eventually include one just got a glimmer of hope. Over […]

Splinter Cell Blacklist Spies vs. Mercs multiplayer video is all kinds of sneaky

by Alex Coon July 29, 2013
In this newest Splinter Cell Blacklist video by Ubisoft, community developer Zack Cooper and level designer Geoff Ellenor shows us how the game’s Spies vs. Mercs multiplayer mode is shaping up. One of the big changes incoming is the player count where skirmishes in Blacklist will involve eight players with four in either team. Go […]


Gamescom press event to focus on “PS4 and games,” claims Sony

by Alex Coon July 29, 2013
It’s no secret that Sony will once again host a press conference at this year’s gamescom in Germany. According to the official PlayStation Facebook page, Sony will be focusing on the PS4 and games at the event. With the buzz around PlayStation 4 building, 2013 continues to be one of the most exciting years ever […]

PS4 friends limit to be at 2,000, party chat won’t be limited to PS+ members

by Alex Coon July 29, 2013
If you’re one of the many people who reached your “friend limit” on the PS3, well, we have good news for you. In this new video by PlayStation Access, it reveals that the friends limit on the PS4 will be at a plentiful 2,000! Not only that, they also confirm that party chat, which has […]

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition bumps The Last of Us off UK sales chart

by Alex Coon July 29, 2013
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has finally ended The Last of Us’ six-week reign atop the UK charts. Minecraft saw a 74% increase week-on-week, with data courtesy of Ukie/ChartTrack. Nintendo’s Pikmin 3 is at second place, with two more Nintendo games (Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.) rounding out the top […]