Xbox Live membership to carry over to Xbox One, membership still required

With Xbox One coming to stores later this year, many fans are wondering if their Xbox Live membership from carry over from Xbox 360 to Xbox One.

Well, you would be happy to know that your Xbox Live membership will carry over from 360 to Xbone.

Meaning, you will be able to reap the benefits of the memberships on both Xbox consoles.

Obviously, for all of this to happen, you are required to have an Xbox Live membership. Without it, you can carry over nothing to Xbox One.

What do you think of Microsoft allowing users to carry over their Live membership? Let us know in the comments.

Once again EA and Origin have hit with ‘unexpected downtime’

Origin is EA’s very own PC marketplace for its games. While the PC version of EA’s games are only available on Origin, that doesn’t mean the store is flawless.

This time around the EA’s PC client has hit by another unexpected downtime. Meaning, players can’t log-in into their Origin accounts and can’t play online games.

How long this unexpected downtime will end, remains to be seen. Those who want to play Battlefield 3 will be disappointed as the service is down and players can’t log-in.

I hope EA fixes this downtime as soon as possible as I would love to play conquest in Battlefield 3.

Battlefield 3 is a first-person action shooter developed by EA DICE. The game is available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Battlefield 4 coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One confirmed, “China Rising” to be a pre-order incentive

Well, that was quick. Just a few minutes ago, we posted that another of Battlefield 4′s expansions has its titled leaked again.

It seems, this isn’t really a leak, but info that EA was preparing to send to the press…along with a few other things.

In a press release sent by EA, the publisher has confirmed that Battlefield 4 will be coming to both the PlayStation 4 and  the recently-announced, Xbox One and will be available later this year.

The highly-anticipated action blockbuster Battlefield 4 will be available this holiday for early-adopters of the next-generation hardware systems: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4

In addition to that, “China Rising” will be a bonus for those who pre-order the game. According to EA:

Players that pre-order Battlefield 4 will receive the Battlefield 4 China Rising premium digital expansion pack at no additional cost*. In this sprawling expansion, players fight for dominance across the vast and majestic Chinese mainland in four massive multiplayer maps, using all-new vehicles and high-tech military equipment. Separately, players that pre-order the Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe exclusively on Origin™ will receive the base game, bonus in-game digital items, the Battlefield 4 China Risingdigital expansion pack and access to the exclusive Battlefield 4 multiplayer beta*.”

There you have it. So, now you just have to decide whether you’re going to get Battlefield 4 on the PC, current-gen consoles or on next-gen.

Battlefield 4 multiplayer to be revealed and live-streamed at E3

Earlier, EA confirmed that Battlefield 4 will be released on both the PS4 and Xbox One. Not only that, but they also revealed what the pre-order incentive will be, too.

Now,  courtesy of EA’s press site, we have new word when DICE will be unveiling the game’s vaunted multiplayer; and to no one’s surprise, it will be at E3! However, what comes as a surprise is that DICE will be live-streaming multiplayer matches complete with commentary!

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), DICE will be unveiling Battlefield 4 multiplayer with a spectacular live demo at “The Download: EA 2013 Preview” press conference taking place at 1:00 pm PST on Monday, June 10 on Spike TV and at http://www.ea.com/e3Fans attending E3 will have the chance to go hands-on with multiplayer in EA’s booth located at #1601 in the South Hall. DICE will also be live streaming their entire E3 booth experience including multiplayer matches complete with commentary. Tune into http://battlefield.com/livestream to catch all the action.

I think it’s safe to say that Battlefield fans will most likely keep a close eye at this year’s E3 more so than before.

Are you ready to see Battlefield 4′s multiplayer? What are you expecting they showcase their, close-quarter battles or full-on warfare?

Call of Duty Dog opens a Twitter account – cat is out of the bag

If you watched the Xbox One launch, you probably saw the Call of Duty developer video that showed off some of the things we’ll see in the upcoming COD: Ghosts. Well, the thing that stood out (other than the dirt under the nails) was the use of dogs. You’ll be able to play the game and have your dog sniff out bombs, attack enemies and most likely get shot.

Within minutes, a Twitter account for ‘Call of Duty Dog’ was opened, has an image from the game as a profile pic and goes by the Twitter name @CollarDuty.

Some of the tweets have been comedy gold already to the more than 2500 followers.

“And can I just say, Watch Dogs? There’s only room for one dog this Holiday season. #TopDog”

“Exclusive DLC coming to Xbox One. DLC, of course, stands for Doggy Loves Content #woof”

“Haters, you said I was a bitch, but who’s the top dog now? #growl”

Not sure how long the jokes will last, but it was easily the most memorable item I took from the launch.

Source: Twitter

Call of Duty: Ghosts to have early content on Xbox One

It turns out that the Xbox One will launch this year, Call of Duty: Ghosts will carry on giving Xbox the DLC first.

Call of Duty: Ghosts will try to focus on the story more, they want players to feel close and emotional to the AI. It’s running on a new engine, and a puppy will join your squad (And die, no doubt.)

You will now be able to slide and climb over cover by running at it, fish will move out of the way they’re trying to make this game very, very immersive.

And you can finally have customization! It’s about time.

The game was compared to Modern Warfare 3, and I have to say I was impressed by that, hats off to you, Infinity Ward

PS4 actual console teased in new video, full reveal coming at E3

Sony has released a lot of details when it comes to the PlayStation 4, but one thing it hasn’t shown or talked about is what the console actually looks like.

Now, though, Sony has released a new teaser video that gives us a fast glimpse of the hardware, or at least parts of it.

Excited? Give it a look.

For the actual reveal, Sony has given a date that shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. We’ll get to see the actual console on June 10, which is the same day as Sony’s E3 press conference.

Will it resemble the PS2? Maybe the George Foreman PS3 grill? Your guess is as good as mine at this point, but it wouldn’t surprise me if a Sony fan somehow manages to piece all the fast-moving images to come up with a close representation.

Thanks, NeoGAF!

Lords of Shadow 2: Gabriel as Dracula image revealed by producer, still looks like a goth

While official news and info regarding Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 hasn’t exactly been pouring at this point, we at least have a screenshot to show fans excited for the game.

Now, if you haven’t finished Lords of Shadow 1, the headline alone and image below will surely be a huge spoiler for you, but that’s not the only twist in the game. So give it a go to know all the “WTF” moments the game has to offer.

Over on Twitter, franchise producer Dave Cox has tweeted the following image along with letting us know he’s “editing this week.”

It’s nice to know Gabriel will — at some point — still look like a creepy old goth, no?

Hopefully, we’ll see some actual gameplay from LoS2 at next month’s E3.

For more on the game, make sure to read up on some of the gameplay changes, and how LoS2 will be the end of the spin-off.

Kevin Conroy will be returning for Batman: Arkham Origins

We’ve previously reported on NAG Magazine’s claim that Kevin Conroy wouldn’t be returning for Batman: Arkham Origins. Well, it looks as if we all might have got it wrong. In a Q&A session at Dallas Comic-Con, Conroy announced that he has been working on the “next Arkham game” for the past “nine or ten months”, and claimed the NDA (non-disclosure agreement) is what kept him from talking about the project.

In the interview, Conroy describes the upcoming Arkham title as, “an unbelievable game,” with a “huge cast” and a “big story” that is “just amazing.”

We’re cranked for the news that the 58 year old who has been the voice of almost every animated and game-related version of Batman since 1993′s ‘Mask of the Phantasm‘ will be returning once again to voice the Caped Crusader.