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Sony Posts Surprise Profit on PlayStation 4, - Spider-Man'

Sony Corp. posted a surprise first- quarter profit as the PlayStation 4 topped sales for game consoles and "The Amazing Spider-Man" rejuvenated box-office receipts for its Hollywood studios.


Related Topix: Beenox, The Amazing Spider-Man, Video Games, TV, Electronics, Cameras, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, iPhone and iPad App, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Courier News

Michael Rooker talks - Guardians of the Galaxy'Michael Rooker talks - ...

Michael Rooker talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 'Walking Dead' actor discusses his comic book history Check out this story on Michael Rooker attends the premiere of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the Dolby Theatre on July 21 in Hollywood, California.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Slither, Mallrats, Michael Rooker, The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality, Video Games, Entertainment


NEWGames Inbox: Destiny GOTY, F1 2014 next gen, and Watch Dogs London

The morning Inbox is not surprised that Neil Gaiman isn't much of a games designer, as readers continue the EA Access debate.


Related Topix: The, F1, Codemasters, Video Games, Deep Silver, Ubisoft, Sega, Destiny, Watch Dogs, London, Bungie Software


Call of Duty: Ghosts' latest map pack lets you kill with mine carts, extreme Canadian weather

Nemesis , the fourth and final downloadable content pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts , launches Aug. 5 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, giving players all-new ways to kill each other in multiplayer.


Related Topix: Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Video Games, Call of Duty , West, X360

Harry Shum Jr. for Crouching Tiger sequel

Harry Shum Jr., who is best known for playing Mike Chang in 'Glee' is to star as a martial arts hero in the upcoming sequel 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny'.


Related Topix: Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh


Destiny: See What a Level-29 Titan Can Do - " IGN First

The Destiny beta maxed out at a mere level 8. Want to see how badass you can be after you've reached, say, level 29? Destiny sandbox designer Sage Merrill shows off just how superpowered you can get once you hit the level-20 cap.


Related Topix: Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, Titan, Blizzard Entertainment

The Spirit of Rock CHOM

The Destiny Beta - Why Destiny Will Rock Your Socks

We played the Destiny Beta so you wouldn't have to. So what did CHOM's Girls on Games think of Bungie's latest IP? The world of Destiny is set hundreds and hundreds of years into our future in a post-apocalyptic version of our universe.


Related Topix: Destiny, Bungie Software, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Cyanide Studios, Atlus Co., Game of Thrones

Ars Technica

Strong PlayStation 4 sales keep Sony in the black

Just a few months ago, we were looking at Sony's end-of-fiscal-year financial reports and worrying about the consumer electronics giant's $10+ billion in losses over the past eight years.


Related Topix: Video Games, Beenox, The Amazing Spider-Man, PS3, PSP

Business News

Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis DLC tease alludes to gambling aspect?

A new teaser trailer for the fourth and final DLC pack this year for Call of Duty : Ghosts has been released by Infinity Ward.


Related Topix: Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Video Games


Destiny's six-player raids can only be played with friends

Destiny's six-person raids do not feature the option for matchmaking with strangers, developer Bungie has revealed, as it wants you to plan and tackle these tougher missions with friends.


Related Topix: Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, EverQuest, Sony Online Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Escapist

The Real Story Behind That Leaked Deadpool Footage - Update

Update: Tim Miller, co-founder of Blur and director on Deadpool responded to us via email, stating that he's unable to discuss the issue.


Related Topix: Deadpool, High Moon Studios, Video Games, Cameras, The, Deep Silver


NEWGames Inbox: EA Access worries, Mario Kart 8 sales, and The Last Of Us 2

The morning Inbox struggles to cope with Destiny withdrawal symptoms, as one reader recalls the horror of Operation Raccoon City.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, The Last of Us, Mario Kart 8, SCEA, Naughty Dog, Nintendo, Destiny, Bungie Software, They, Madden, _No Company, EA Tiburon, EA Sports

Canada Online Explorer

'Last of Us Remastered' great but little new in it

Out now for the PlayStation 4, The Last of Us Remastered is a visually enhanced re-release of last year's stellar PlayStation 3 action-adventure game, The Last of Us.


Related Topix: The Last of Us, SCEA, Naughty Dog, Video Games, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Spider-Man, Beenox, PS3

Check it Out: Somebody Hacked the Destiny Beta Code

Somebody out there on Reddit hacked Destiny's beta code and shared what he found with everyone.


Related Topix: Destiny, Bungie Software, Video Games


Destiny beta: Over 4.6 million served

The beta began July 17 on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, then kicked off July 22 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One before concluding on the night of July 27. Across those four platforms, a total of 4,638,937 unique players explored the beta.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Destiny, Bungie Software, PS3, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Computer And Video Games

The Last of Us' Joel and Ellie on the secrets of game storytelling

Asked to identify the secret to The Last of Us' narrative success, Troy Baker, voice of The Last of Us' gruff Texan protagonist Joel, recites the origins of HBO drama series Deadwood, the TV Western which was originally pitched as a Roman epic, but had its setting changed upon request of the network.


Related Topix: Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, SCEA, Video Games, Call of Duty


New Game: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure - Camo

Camo is a Life Element character figure for the game Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure .


Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Video Games, Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Check out these beautiful new amiibo close-ups

New close-ups of the long-awaited NFC toys have surfaced on the web today . Earlier this year, Nintendo announced that they will release a variety of NFC toys bearing the name amiibo .


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, Toys for Bob, Skylanders

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Verizon's FiOS Xbox apps now let you watch 'The Walking Dead,' er, live

Verizon's FiOS app has been leading the way on the Xbox One live-TV front, and now it's getting a handful more channels in its stable.


Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality, Video Games

[PODCAST] Co-operative Multiplayer (#55): Comic-Con 2014 and Games

This week on Co-operative Multiplayer we discuss what we played, Daniel talks about the Destiny beta, and we go over some of our favorite things from Comic Con 2014.


Related Topix: Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software