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2 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Epic working on high-end console game

Epic Games has three games in development: Fortnite , a mobile game, and a high-end title meant to show off the new generation of consoles.


Related Topix: Gears of War, Epic Games, Video Games, Fortnite, Unreal Engine 4, Epic

7 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Support Added To Unreal Engine 4 In Latest Update

Moving a game from one platform to another -- from iOS to PC, from Xbox One to PlayStation 4 -- isn't as easy as it seems.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Unreal Engine 4, Epic

7 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: The barbarian battle continues with 'Duel of Fates,'...

Barbarian battling is on big-time with the release of "Duel of Fates," the third downloadable content package for "Ryse: Son of Rome," now available for Xbox One.


Related Topix: Ryse, Crytek, Video Games

8 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

'Watch Dogs': Hack Your Way to Victory in These 3 Multiplayer Modes

It's not even out yet, but Watch Dogs has been making headlines for almost two years.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, Video Games, 2012, Gliese Games, The, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Activision, Call of Duty , Microsoft Xbox

12 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Lessons From A Skyrim Newb

Options were limited to Producer Taylor Quimby 's Xbox games, which include Call of Duty, Skyrim, Portal 2, BioShock Infinite and Halo 4. The masses ultimately chose Skyrim, drawn to its "Game of Thrones-ness" and option to "pretend to be a stabby turn-of-the-century street urchin."


Related Topix: Irrational Games, Portal, Halo, 2K Games, 343 Industries, Valve Software, BioShock

16 hrs ago | EL33TONLINE News

Project CARS release window narrowed down to November in show-stopping new trailer

Slightly Mad Studios' community assisted racing simulator Project CARS will be released during November according to a new trailer showing the game's incredibly detailed graphics in motion.


Related Topix: Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Video Games, Project CARS, Need for Speed, Electronic Arts, Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo, Wii U

20 hrs ago | Brand Republic

Clear Channel Outdoor Planning Awards shortlist revealed

Carat, Fifty6, MGOMD, Maxus MEC, MBA, Mediacom, MPG Media Contacts, MediaVest, Mindshare, OMD UK, UM London and Walker Media have entries on the shortlist of this year's Outdoor Planning Awards, a joint venture between Media Week, Clear Channel and Campaign.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, WII

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Store allows you to action-figure yourself

Ever fancy making your own action figure, not building one, but actually turning yourself into one of those one-of-a-kind comic book store collectables? A small store in California will do just that.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games

Boy Genius

It looks like Siri is coming to Apple TV

Apple is always working on ways to make both Apple TV and Siri more useful and now it looks like the company is planning to bring them together at some point.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Kinect, Video Games, X360

'Minecraft' TU16 on Xbox 360 will likely release alongside Patch 1.06 on PS3

Now that Title Update 15 has released for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition , along with Patch 1.05 on the Playstation 3 version of the sandbox creation game, 4J Studios has announced their plans to begin work on Patch 1.06 for PS3 in addition to working on launching Minecraft on both Xbox One and PS4.


Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, Hidden Path Entertainment, Culture, X360, PS3, Microsoft Xbox

NBC New York

Teen's Home Swarmed by Cops in Apparent "Swatting" Hoax

Travis Graves is now believed to be a victim of a prank. Tracie Strahan has an exclusive interview with Graves.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Long Beach, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Xbox One hitting Japan September 4

Microsoft Japan has revealed that the Xbox One will finally be hitting shelves in Japan on September 4th, 2014.


Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Video Games, Capcom, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Dead Rising, The, Kinect, Deep Silver, X360


Warface exits beta, enters warzone on Xbox 360

As was previously announced , Crytek Kiev-developed FPS Warface officially launched on Xbox 360 today following its near one-month open beta phase.


Related Topix: Crytek, Ryse, Video Games, Trion Worlds, Warface, X360, 2012, Gliese Games, EA Games, Crysis 3


ilomilo and Year Walk devs reveal canned game Brisby & Donnovan

Before Simogo worked on such wonderful outings as Year Walk, Device 6, Beat Sneak Bandit, and Bumpy Road, the two-man Swedish studio was working for SouthEnd Interactive where the wonderful puzzle game ilomilo was born.


Related Topix: ilomilo, Southend Interactive

Next Gen Gears of War - Bleeding Edge - News

A job posting - one of 13 currently in circulation - for work on GoW as a Senior Rendering Engineer, states that the new title will use, 'bleeding edge new rendering techniques to deliver best in class visuals for an AAA Console game.'


Related Topix: Gears of War, Epic Games, Video Games, The, AAA, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

UK Video Game Charts: Titanfall Triumphant Again - News

The Xbox 360 release for EA and Respawn's Titanfall shooter provides a second successive week at #1 in the UK All Formats' Chart and, despite a 28% drop in sales week-on-week, a third week of #1 positions in all.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy, Square Enix, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Thief, Eidos Montreal, Game., Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports


NEWSecret E3 Xbox One and PS4 games are Eden Falls and Kill Strain?

Both Microsoft and Sony have been caught registering the names of what could be major new next gen game reveals for this June.


Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, 4A Games, Sega, Metro, THQ, London, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Computer And Video Games

State of Decay: Lifeline DLC releasing in June

The DLC features a new map and narrative . It follows a small military outfit tasked with evacuating civilians from a zombie-infested region, ultimately extracting a team of scientists whose research is vital to combating the outbreak.


Related Topix: Video Games, Decay, The, Deep Silver, Undead Labs, State of Decay

Mon Apr 21, 2014

These are the best video games on the market

WHETHER you're a fan of shooters, racers, sports games or adventure, these are the games you should spend your money on.


Related Topix: Video Games, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, SCEA, Halo, 343 Industries, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Activision, Call of Duty , Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment


Newegg bundling $450 Xbox One with Titanfall, Forza 5 [update: now $500]

Update: At the time of writing Newegg had the bundle at $450, but it seems that time has gone and it's now $500.


Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Turn 10, Forza Motorsport