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1 hr ago | WorthPlaying

'Pinball FX 2' (ALL) Delayed In Order To Implement Table Transfers

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.


Related Topix: Zen Studios, Pinball FX, Video Games, Pinball FX 2, Microsoft Game Studios, Plants vs. Zombies, X360, Star Wars Pinball

5 hrs ago | Joystiq

Meet Elise, the 'fiery Templar' of Assassin's Creed Unity

Following raucous online backlash against the notable lack of female characters in Assassin's Creed: Unity , publisher Ubisoft has introduced Elise, a female Templar who apparently plays a key role in the game's plot.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Video Games

9 hrs ago | IGN

Forza Horizon 2 Unveils 16 New Cars

According to the announcement, this week's reveal was "chosen with heritage in mind," featuring classic cars including the 1965 Alfa Romero Giulia TZ2, the 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is, the 2002 Ferrari Enzo Ferrari, the 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 427, and the 1971 AMC Javelin AMX.


Related Topix: Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Video Games, Turn 10, Microsoft, Forza Horizon, Coupe, Convertible, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet, X360

13 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

EA reveals Xbox One subscription service 'EA Access'

EA has revealed a subscription service for Xbox One that serves up EA games for a monthly or annual fee.


Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports, FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, Electronic Arts, Madden NFL 25, Battlefield 4, EA DICE

14 hrs ago | 4 color rebellion

4cr Minute

Last year, indie studio SkyGoblin released the first chapter of The Journey Down .


Related Topix: Video Games

18 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Shadow Warrior dated for PS4 and Xbox One

Bandai Namco Games Europe and Devolver Digital will release the console versions of 2013's Shadow Warrior reboot on September 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Shadow Warrior, Flying Wild Hog, Video Games, Devolver Digital, Serious Sam, Mommy's Best Games, Croteam, X360, Edge, Hotline Miami, Abstraction Games

21 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

New Metal Gear Solid 5 details to be revealed at Gamescom

The publisher said today that both titles will be on show at its Gamescom stand "and will perfectly demonstrate the versatility and power of Kojima Productions' Fox Engine, whilst delivering a new experience in visual quality and the power of the new wave of console systems".


Related Topix: Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, The Phantom Pain, _No Company, Moby Dick Studio, X360, PS3

22 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Watch the Halo Nightfall Comic-Con panel here

Panellists include 343 Industries executive producer Kiki Wolfkill, Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor, plus key Halo: Nightfall cast and crew, who share new details about the live action series' story and production.


Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Halo 4

Mon Jul 28, 2014


How PS2 became gaming's most popular console

With more than 150 million sold, the PlayStation 2 is deservedly the king of consoles.


Related Topix: Sony Playstation 2, Video Games, Nintendo Gamecube, X360


Killer Instinct Classic 2 for Xbox One outed by Game Rating Board

A Korean Game Rating Board submission named " Killer Instinct Classic 2 " as an upcoming release for the Xbox One, suggesting that Microsoft is planning a port of the 1996 arcade game Killer Instinct 2 .


Related Topix: The, Game., Video Games, Deep Silver, Go

Gaming Age

P90X now available for Xbox Fitness

P90X for Xbox Fitness is now available, and if you've been too chicken to check out the high-intensity, video exercise program, this Xbox One version may be the perfect way to finally get motivated.


Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , The, Halo, 343 Industries, Deep Silver, X360


Xbox Live Games with Gold for August 2014

For the month of August, Xbox Live Gold members can look forward to two new free games on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.


Related Topix: Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored, Video Games, Arkane Studios, Crimson Dragon, Grounding Inc., Microsoft Game Studios, Press Play, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

CBC News

Saskatoon group keeps pinball machines plugged in

When people think of popular videos game, recent titles like Candy Crush Saga and Grand Theft Auto come to mind.


Related Topix: Canada, Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Business News

Xbox One UK chart: Hot weather and no big new games means slow charts

The Microsoft Xbox One charts are moving at a snail's pace again this week, due to summer heat waves, school holidays and little to no new game releases.


Related Topix: Plants vs. Zombies, Sniper Elite, 505 Games, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Microsoft Patent Suggests Splittable Xbox Controller For Tablets

As far as dedicated gaming tablets are concerned, there aren't too many at the moment.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, 3DS, Gadgets


Alleged Xbox One For China Promo Materials Leaked, Priced Revealed

Several months ago, Microsoft made it official - the Xbox One would be arriving in China this September .


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, Gadgets

New details for 'Halo 2: Anniversary' emerge

"Halo: Nightfall," it doesn't mean that they aren't aware of the high demand for more info about the remastered collection.


Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Sat Jul 26, 2014

#SDCC14: New Lords of The Fallen Trailer and Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

Lords of the Fallen left this year's E3 with little to show for it. Apart from a few stage demos, the promising action RPG was left out of both Microsoft and Sony's press conferences.


Related Topix: City Interactive, Lords of the Fallen


Trailer for Xbox's Atari E.T. documentary phones home

Remember when a bunch of people hung out in a landfill for a weekend and it didn't end in total disappointment? In April, the devoted among us choked on dust in Alamogordo, New Mexico while Xbox Entertainment Studios and Lightbox Entertainment dug for an answer to the E.T. Atari cartridge legend .


Related Topix: Gears of War, Epic Games, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Alamogordo, NM


Google Reportedly Finalizes Deal To Acquire...

Two months after rumors first circulated that Google was planning to purchase Twitch, the Mountain View, California-based tech giant has reportedly finalized a deal to acquire the streaming video game service for the sum of $1 billion.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, SCEI, X360, PlayStation 4, SCEE