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Sony Computer Entertainment Sells Square Enix Stocks and Records $47 Million

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 16, 2014 1

Sony Corporation recently announced at a press event that Sony Computer Entertainment has come to an agreement to sell its 9.52 million shares in Square Enix to financial firm SMBC Nikko Securities. Following the sale, SCE reported that ¥4.8 billion (just under $47 million) was earned. Sony Computer Entertainment didn’t give any details or reasons as to why it decided to sell its Square Enix stocks, but it may be linked to the recent selling of assets to improve the company’s overall financial...

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New Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Revealed

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 16, 2014 0

Infinity Ward revealed more ‘customization items’ for Call of Duty: Ghosts yesterday. As well as 6 new Personalization Packs, an Extinction Squad Pack, a Legend Pack and Classic Ghost pack, a whole new kind of customization item was confirmed. Voice packs will be launching for the first time ever in Call of Duty, and there are currently 2 set for release. Specific details are below. These new items won’t be included in the season pass, but will be available April...

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Media Create Sales: Titanfall Sees Humble Japanese Debut as Hardware Sales Continue Slump

By Ben Lamoreux, April 16, 2014 0

Titanfall finally made its Japanese debut this week, but it didn’t exactly take the market by storm. Seeing as Xbox One has not yet launched in Japan, it was limited to a number nine debut on Xbox 360. Meanwhile, 3rd Robot Wars Z: Jigoku Hen took both the number one and two spots on PlayStation 3 and Vita respectively, but both consoles (and, in fact, all consoles) saw declined numbers this week. Hit the jump for the breakdown.

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Watch Dogs Has Robots

By William Bishop, April 16, 2014 1

It’s been made apparent in some previous screenshots and trailers that Watch Dogs will feature some “strange” things, and evidently, massive, robotic spiders are taking the frame in this picture. How do we know? Thanks to a screenshot from Imgur by a user named, quite appropriately, Leakythings.

After the mecha dragons and flaming head zombies revealed in a the trailer shown below, it definitely causes us to ponder just how many elements of strangeness and uniqueness will unveil themselves a...

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Multiple Retailers List The Last of Us Remastered For Release on June 20

By Ben Lamoreux, April 15, 2014 0

Sony is giving Naughty Dog’s immensely popular title The Last of Us a fresh new paint of coat, remastering it for PlayStation 4 with tuned up graphics. We know from the game’s first trailer that it’s slated for a summer release, but that’s still a pretty broad window. However, Best Buy, GameFly, and Target are all currently listing June 20 as its release date. This could just be...

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Each Major Location in Destiny Will Be the Size of Halo Reach

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 15, 2014 1

Yesterday, a software engineer from Bungie has given us a better idea of how large the Destiny universe will be. Christian Diefenbach, one of over 500 workers on the massively multiplayer first person shooter, claimed that each major location within the game will be the size of  Bungie’s previous game, Halo Reach. Bungie has previously shown a large map, featuring many planets and worlds, meaning that this could be an enormous game. To date we have seen glimpses of these major locations. Vehicles have...

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Multi-Platform Elder Scrolls Online Play Requires Multiple Subscriptions

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 13, 2014 2

With the recent launch of the PC Elder Scrolls Online and the console versions just 2 months away, a question was sparked by Reddit user Lapwner. He contacted The Elder Scrolls Online customer services and asked if a single subscription would cover multi-platform gaming (The same as Final Fantasy XIV for example), but the answer he received was not a good one. “Thank you for contacting The Elder Scrolls Online. Yes. In order to play The Elder Scrolls Online on...

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Rumor: Assassin’s Creed Comet to be Set in Ancient Rome, Alleged Concept Art Leaked

By Joel Palermo, April 12, 2014 2

Alongside recently revealed Assassin’s Creed Unity, exclusive to new-gen consoles, Ubisoft is also said to be working on an Assassin’s Creed game for Xbox 360 and PS3 named Assassin’s Creed Comet. At the moment, there hasn’t really been any information given about the era in which Comet will take place, but a recently posted image of what appears to be concept art for the game by DeviantArt user DarthDestruktor suggests that Comet will take place in ancient...

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New Destiny Screenshots From GDC

By Harrison Bolin, April 11, 2014 2

During a presentation at GDC by Nvidia, some new Destiny screenshots were released. Along with that, another screenshot featuring the Shrike (shown above), a speeder like vehicle, was also made available. The two screenshots from the Nvidia presentation showcase Nvidia GameWorks OptiX Ambient Occlusion. Long name, but it helps with lighting and shadows. Make the jump to see see what Destiny looks like without its makeup.

 

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The Canceled Darth Maul Star Wars Game That Began as a Nintendo-Exclusive

By Joel Palermo, April 10, 2014 7

Footage of a canceled Star Wars game featuring one of the series’ most sinister villains, Darth Maul, has been released in addition to a confirmation of the game’s existence by Game Informer on Tuesday. Reportedly, the game went into development under Force Unleased 2 co-developer Red Fly Studio in late 2010 as what was supposed to be a Nintendo-exclusive. As time progressed, the game shifted and was expected to release on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U, but was abandoned...

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