Friday Sep 12
AU Game Price Inflation
A report on games.on.net says the price of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on Steam in Australia jumped from $49.99 to $71.99 with no explanation, as WBIE declined to comment when the site asked about this . This echoes their recent story about other price increases in the region discussing a whopping 80% spike to the price of Civilization: Beyond Earth and a $15.00 jump for Watch Dogs as well as earlier instances of sudden inflation for Borderlands 2 , XCOM , Fallout: New Vegas , and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Reviews: Destiny Review - World of Chorecraft
Developed by Bungie. Published by Activision. Released September 9, 2014. Available on PS4 , Xbox One.
Video gaming: Destiny is so much like Halo it almost feels strange
During the Destiny Alpha, my major take away from the experience was that the game felt very similar to the franchise that arguably made Bungie and built the Xbox brand - Halo. After spending about six hours with Destiny over the last few days, I've concluded that it's so much like Halo that at times it feels a little weird.
Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us Get Next-Gen Release Date
Telltale Games has announced The Walking Dead: Season One and Season Two will hit PS4 and Xbox One for the first time in October, with The Wolf Among Us following suit in November. Those'll be the same months that the respective compiled versions of the games are also released at retail on PS3, PS Vita and Xbox 360.
'GTA 5' publisher may be merging with 'Destiny'...
Activision may be adding several more big brands in the future. According to a report from Nasdaq on Sept.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Xbox Deals with Gold takes you to Pandora and the Windy City
This week in the Deals with Gold sale it's a little barren in terms of choice, compared to previous weeks at least. On Xbox One you're limited to just a couple of titles, which is familiar with these deals, however on Xbox 360 it's all things Borderlands , as both games plus Borderlands 2 's DLC is discounted.
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Tue Sep 09, 2014
Deals with Gold: Watch Dogs, Borderlands DLC blow-out
This week's edition of the Xbox Live Deals With Gold promotion features discounts on two Xbox One games, two Xbox 360 games and a slew of Borderlands 2 downloadable content. On the Xbox One side of things, the cartoonish, turn-based warfare of Worms Battleground receives a 40 percent discount while open-world hacking adventure Watch Dogs is discounted by 30 percent.
The Motley Fool
What Activision's Free "Destiny" Upgrade Means for Cross-Platform Gaming
Game data from the previous versions will also carry over to the newer ones. The Xbox 360 and PS3 versions can only be upgraded to the Xbox One and PS4 games, respectively -- the deal doesn't allow gamers to swap between the Sony consoles.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Destiny first look: A 310m epic from Halo development studio is very different kind of shooter
Mirror games reviewer Kevin Lynch casts a first eye over the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One sci-fi 'massive online multiplayer' video game It is set in a mysterious science fiction future that has seen mankind conquer the galaxy, then teeter on the brink of extinction. You play as a Guardian, a defender of the last safe city on the planet, fending off alien threats and looking for a way to revive the benevolent Traveller.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Cinema Blend News
Blue 500GB Xbox 360 Bundle Coming Soon With Two Games
Microsoft is preparing a new holiday bundle for the Xbox 360. A new advertisement from Walmart reveals that they plan to sell a blue Xbox 360 with two games.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Would northern England look to Scotland?
If Scotland votes for independence on 18 September, the north of England will have a land border for the first time in centuries and will face the challenges and opportunities of having another country on its doorstep. What might the consequences be for northern England? The borderland back then was a law unto itself - literally, with its own system of law and administration both sides of the border - designed to deal with a brutal population of "border reivers", meaning raiders, whose way of life revolved around theft and violence.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Sega files lawsuit against Gearbox for Colonial Marines
Yep, this is STILL going on. Publisher Sega and developer Gearbox Software were hit with a class-action lawsuit in response to the horrendously bad Aliens: Colonial Marines .
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Borderlands 2 Coming to Linux
GamingOnLinux has word from Aspyr Media that Borderlands 2 is coming to Linux. There's not much for now, but following up on Steam Database post with some indications, they got a confirmation from Aspyr's Michael Blair: "Yes! BL2 Linux is absolutely real! We've been working hard on it for months and will talk about a release date as soon as possible."
Xbox One to Launch in 29 New Markets: Why It Matters
Today, Microsoft's Xbox One lives in 13 markets worldwide , whereas you can officially buy Sony's PlayStation 4 in 72. That's neither as vast a difference as simple subtraction makes it look, nor one as trivial as some seem to believe.
'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel' DLC will add Handsome Jack as a playable character
The villain of the last title in the series, or the hero as he saw himself, will return as a major character in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel .
Gearbox Software talks Battleborn characters
Battleborn is the newest IP from Gearbox Software, creators of the Borderlands games.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Gearbox Announces Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass
Considering Borderlands 2 had a Season Pass, along with a plethora of additional DLC, it should come as no surprise that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is getting a Season Pass as well.
PAX Prime 2014: Games, trailers and announcements
This weekend The Penny Arcade Expo or PAX Prime took place in rainy Seattle. Attended by gamers, industry wonks and Cos-players from all over, PAX isn't the biggest gaming expo of the year, but that's what E3 and GamesCom are for.
Stiq Figures: Let's trade dream crossovers edition
I remember dreaming up improbable video game crossovers with my schoolyard friends.