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PS4 “SHAREfactory” coming in update 1.70, video details new key features

PS4 “SHAREfactory” coming in update 1.70, video details new key features

Over on the Official PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced the new features coming to the PlayStation 4′s “1.70″ update. Most important of all might be the new “SHAREfactory”  that let users edit videos on their PS4s, along with other fan requested additions. With SHAREfactory, you can now easily combine your captured video clips for editing, personalize them with special effects using filters, transitions, and themes, as well as share them with your friends and social networks. SHAREfactory also allows you [...]

Sony confirms The Last of Us Remastered edition coming to PS4

Sony confirms The Last of Us Remastered edition coming to PS4

Amid all rumors and speculations, Sony has finally confirmed that The Last of Us is coming to the PlayStation 4 later this year. Announced in the PlayStation Blog, Naughty Dog’s debut game on the PS4 will be titled The Last of Us Remastered, and listed below are the details regarding the critically-acclaimed game. Moving our efforts to the PS4 has allowed us to remaster an already phenomenal looking The Last of Us in 1080p with a list of upgrades including [...]

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Developer Overview and Gameplay trailer released, Pitchford explains spin-off

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Developer Overview and Gameplay trailer released, Pitchford explains spin-off

2K Games and Gearbox Software has confirmed the next entry in the Borderlands franchise, and sadly, it won’t be for next-gen platforms. Check out the full run of info for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in the vid, and read up on the official details straight from 2K Games in the press release below. Today, 2K and Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, an all-new standalone Borderlands game set in-between the award-winning Borderlands and Borderlands 2. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel launches players to Pandora’s moon for the very first time offering [...]

Rise of the Triad 1.4 out now — Details within

Rise of the Triad 1.4 out now — Details within

Interceptor has emailed reminding shooter fans that Rise of the Triad 1.4 is out now. Listed below are some of the things to expect. The DOOMSTICK arrives today as part of the 1.4 patch for Rise of the Triad, along with 6 new maps (bringing the total to a mind-boggling 21!), new achievements, and a whole horde of features, options, and even some new cheats. As part of this celebration–where the shotgun crafted by the gods of FPS is handed [...]

Battlefield 4 servers to be upgraded by DICE to address “rubber-banding” issues in 64-player Conquest

Battlefield 4 servers to be upgraded by DICE to address “rubber-banding” issues in 64-player Conquest

Finally! News that Battlefield 4 players have been waiting for. DICE has announced that they’re upgrading the servers for BF4 in order to address the “rubber-banding” players are experiencing in 64-player Conquest mode. Here’s the complete post: We wanted to provide a quick update on the issues with Battlefield 4 “rubber-banding” some players on certain platforms experienced during matches with 64-players. Looking into this further, we’re unhappy with our server performance, so we’ll be upgrading the hardware as soon as possible, [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts “Devastation” gameplay trailer

Call of Duty: Ghosts “Devastation” gameplay trailer

Devastation brings four small to medium-sized Multiplayer maps: Ruins, Behemoth, Collision, and Unearthed — which is a re-imagined version of Dome, the fan-favorite map from Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3. Devastation also includes the “Ripper,” a brand new tactical 2-in-1 weapon with the unique ability to switch from SMG to AR and back on the fly, in the middle of combat. The Extinction saga picks up with Episode 2: Mayday. Following the events of Nightfall, players board an abandoned research vessel, in [...]

Final Fantasy 14 housing prices set to lower in January

Final Fantasy 14 housing prices set to lower in January

Square Enix announced that the housing prices in Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will begin lowering in January 2014. Game director and producer Naoki Yoshida made the announcement on the game’s official forums, stating that the decision had been made due to a “prodigious amount of gil in circulation” within the game’s worlds, which had not been expected. The initial goal had been to avoid circumstances where the wealthiest players would purchase all of the plots of land available [...]

FIFA 14 earns top spot in Christmas and New Years charts for UK

FIFA 14 earns top spot in Christmas and New Years charts for UK

Although FIFA 14 had fairly low sales during the game’s initial launch in comparison to FIFA 13, it seems that the title has now overcome these obstacles and is well on its way towards becoming the largest selling FIFA game to date. FIFA 14 dominated the top spot for the UK’s top selling titles over the course of the Christmas holiday and is now maintaining its position in today’s New Year chart. Other titles such as Call of Duty: Ghosts, [...]

Steam reaches 7.6 million concurrent users, sets new record

Steam reaches 7.6 million concurrent users, sets new record

Over 7.6 million of Steam’s 65 million users logged in yesterday, Dec. 29, setting a new record for the service’s peak concurrent usage. This is a noticeable increase from the 7 million users that were recorded over this year’s Thanksgiving holiday weekend, as well as the high of 6 million from 2012. The latest data is provided from Valve’s Steam Statistics page, which revealed that the exact peak figure was 7,678,758 when it was recorded at noon yesterday. Valve’s free-to-play [...]

Capcom hints at new Ace Attorney title for 2014

Capcom hints at new Ace Attorney title for 2014

In an extensive group interview with 4gamer recently, some of Capcom’s lead developers have revealed the company’s plans for upcoming titles in the new year. Although a lot of the announcements were essentially teasers, some titles were more directly confirmed such as an upcoming Ace Attorney game. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies director Takeshi Tamazaki has confirmed that his team has already started working on an all new title for the Ace Attorney series. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney [...]

Season Passes for Assassin’s Creed 4 and Batman: Arkham Origins on sale today only for Xbox 360

Season Passes for Assassin’s Creed 4 and Batman: Arkham Origins on sale today only for Xbox 360

As Xbox 360 continues on its ‘Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal’ offerings, Day 14 has brought the ‘Tis the Season Pass’ sale, which is definitely worth checking out if you haven’t secured a season pass for some of this year’s top releases. Season passes are on sale for titles such as Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Batman: Arkham Origins, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Metro: Last Light, and Saints Row 4. Discounts range from 25% to 50% and are available today [...]

Hackers reverse engineered the Wii U GamePad to stream PC games

Hackers reverse engineered the Wii U GamePad to stream PC games

Trust hackers to come up with some creative stuff every now and then. This time, they have reverse engineered the Wii U’s GamePad controller to allow it to stream PC games, taking the Wii U completely out of the equation. The hacking duo gave a lecture titled ”Reverse engineering the Wii U Gamepad” at the 30th Chaos Communication Congress, detailing how they got around to achieving this feat. The lecture’s description reads: When the Wii U was released, a few console hackers [...]

Sega wants to make more free-to-play games for the Nintendo 3DS

Sega wants to make more free-to-play games for the Nintendo 3DS

Sega has expressed its interest in making more free-to-play games for the Nintendo 3DS beyond its first F2P title, Initial D: Perfect Drift Online. Initial D is scheduled to release for the handheld in Japan this winter and the project is being led by Toshihiro Nagoshi of the Yakuza series. In an interview with Famitsu, Nagoshi said: We don’t intend to stop with this title, and after looking over its results, we’ll think about what to do next. However, unlike games for smartphones, I believe there’s [...]

Chinese games industry brought in $13 billion this year

Chinese games industry brought in $13 billion this year

China may be known for banning video games here and there, but the country’s games industry is booming and bringing in some big, big numbers. This year alone, China’s games industry has brought in $13 billion. This info comes from the the China Game Industry Annual Conference’s China Games Party, which also revealed that about $8.7 billion out of $ 13 billion came from online client-based games. Of course, PCs play a significant role in all of this since console gaming doesn’t [...]

GameStop seem to be struggling to sell Xbox One, make homemade signs

GameStop seem to be struggling to sell Xbox One, make homemade signs

It seems as though GameStop are struggling to sell Xbox Ones, one NeoGAF user found an interesting marketing angle being used when he went into his local GameStop today. The staff have made some prison art style signs that steer customers off some of the false Xbox One issues. It also seems like the employees are pushing for Xbox One sales, giving negative feedback on the PlayStation 4 systems one employee apparently even said that he uses his PlayStation 4 [...]

Titanfall supports sniping, but not quick scoping or no scoping

Titanfall supports sniping, but not quick scoping or no scoping

We’re all excited by Titanfall (Right?) we recently heard that it won’t support Kinect, despite being a Microsoft exclusive. But now we know that the other two most annoying issues to hit gaming — Quick Scoping and No Scoping will also not be supported. Over on Respawn’s forums, scriptacus (who we understand is a developer) stated: “Sniping is in the game, but due to how the game plays it’s a pretty different animal than you’ll find in your run of the [...]

Classic 70s and 80s games can now be played within a web browser for free

Classic 70s and 80s games can now be played within a web browser for free

The Internet Archive is now hosting classic video games from the 1970s and 80s online, and they can be played within a web browser for free. The team has already launched games from The Atari 2600, The Atari 7800 ProSystem, The ColecoVision, The Magnavox Odyssey², and The Astrocade. The games currently do not have sound but it will be added soon. We’re not complaining! Archivist Jason Scott wrote: In coming months, the playable software collection will expand greatly. Making these vintage games [...]

Uncharted Reveal for PlayStation 4 coming in 2014

Uncharted Reveal for PlayStation 4 coming in 2014

A little over a month ago, Naughty Dog announced a new Uncharted game for the PS4 during the All Access Event on Spike TV. Not much is known about the game but we’re told to expect a full reveal in 2014. Naughty Dog community strategist, Eric Monacelli, announced this on the PS Blog titled ‘The Last of Us Music Video and Looking Ahead to 2014‘. The last few lines of the post read, “2014 will also bring our full reveal of UNCHARTED for PS4. [...]

Save up to 75% off on major titles through Steam during Dec 29-30

Save up to 75% off on major titles through Steam during Dec 29-30

You can save up to 75% off on a number of hit titles through Steam’s holiday sale between December 29 and 30. It seems that Valve has leaked the list a little early so nothing is set in stone. But here’s what’s on offer from what we know so far: Sunday, December 29, 2013 Fallout: New Vegas 66% off Deadlight 80% off Mass Effect 2 75% off Euro Truck Simulator 2 75% off Might & Magic Heroes VI 75% off The Swapper 66% off Risk of [...]

Gaming for Good raises over $10m for Save the Children

Gaming for Good raises over $10m for Save the Children

Charity organization Gaming for Good has raised over $10 million for Save the Children. GFG is run by gamer and internet personality, Bachir Boumaaza aka Athene. For those who aren’t familiar with GFG, it offers downloadable PC games through its website that can be purchased using points earned through charitable donations. The initiative was met with a positive response, and a number of publishers and indie studios ending up joining the cause. These include Square Enix, Remedy Entertainment, The Fullbright Company, and [...]