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3 hrs ago |

Minecraft could be delayed on Xbox One, PS4, and PS Vita

It appears that those of you planning on getting your Minecraft fix on a current generation console and the PlayStation Vita are going to have to wait a little while longer.


Related Topix: Video Games, Minecraft, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

4 hrs ago |

GoPro Shares fall after net loss in first report after IPO

GoPro, in its first earnings release as a public company, reported a wider quarterly loss, helping to send shares down 15 percent.


Related Topix: Video Games

8 hrs ago | Joystiq

Discussion: How much would you pay for EA Access?

From aggressive downloadable content campaigns to Online Passes , EA has never shied away from trying new ways to make cash with games.


Related Topix: PopCap, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, Electronic Arts

13 hrs ago |

Grand Rapids man confesses to using Craigslist in armed robbery of video game systems

Those who warn of the danger of video games may have more ammunition after a 25-year-old Grand Rapids man pleaded guilty to responding to Craigslist ads offering X-Box and PS3 game systems for sale by robbing the sellers at gunpoint.


Related Topix: Video Games, Grand Rapids, MI, X360, Kent County, MI

14 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Microsoft dates Gamescom 2014 media briefing with teaser trailer

The company is planning a number new trailers and announcements for the show, which will kick off at 1pm BST/2pm CEST/8am EDT/5am PDT.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, EA Sports

18 hrs ago |

Strike Suit Zero and Motocross Madness now free with Xbox Live Gold

Right now you can fire up your console and download a free, albeit older, game through the Games with Gold program.


Related Topix: Motocross Madness, Bongfish, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored, Arkane Studios, X360

Thu Jul 31, 2014

International Business Times

PS4 News: PlayStation Now Open Beta Begins Plus a Look at Sony's Profitability

A PlayStation 4 controller is displayed at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California, June 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Video Games, Sony Playstation 2, PSP


Betting On Teens In Wearable Tech

Disney, Mattel, Xbox, and PlayStation take note; wearables for teens are here, and they are about to disrupt your business.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games


Killer Instinct's first season is coming to retail with a TJ Combo combo

The first season of Killer Instinct for Xbox One is coming to retail this September, Microsoft announced today .


Related Topix: Video Games

PlayStation is outselling Xbox by more than 3:1

Sony reported its quarterly financials earlier today, and as part of that report, it disclosed that it had sold a combined total of 3.5 million PS4 and PS3 units during the quarter ending June 30. As MCV UK notes, Sony has said that the strong sales of its PlayStation 4 are compensating for declining interest in the PS3, and given how well the PS4 ... (more)


Related Topix: They, _No Company, Video Games, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, PS3


Neverwinter Coming to Xbox One in 2015

Perfect World announced that Cryptic Studios is bringing popular free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter to consoles.


Related Topix: Cryptic Studios, Perfect World Entertainment, Video Games, Neverwinter


Spider-Man and PS4 drive surprise profit for Sony

Spider-Man and the PS4 helped Sony make a surprise profit in the last three months.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Spider-Man, Activision, Beenox, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, WII


Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition Allows Character Imports From PS3, Xbox 360

Are you still constantly working on a new character branch in Diablo III, or have you already given that particular game a rest? We now have word that Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition will be making an appearance on the likes of the Sony PS3, Xbox 360, Sony PS4 and Xbox One this coming 19th of August, which would be close to the first year since ... (more)


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, PS3, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, Gadgets

Wed Jul 30, 2014


PlayStation Plus August 2014 Free Games: A Bit Lackluster

Sony has unveiled the PlayStation Plus August 2014 free games, and the news is a bit of a downer.


Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, AAA, Vanillaware, ATLUS, Dragon's Crown, PS3

Business News

Xbox One's EA Access is announced, it's like Netflix, sort of

EA has revealed their version of a subscription gaming service for Microsoft 's Xbox One , giving unlimited access to games like FIFA 14 and Battlefield 4. When you think of Netflix, you probably think of a small monthly fee, loads of movies and TV shows to choose from, all from different studios.


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


Don't Expect A New Nintendo Console Before 2018

Up until recently, the Mario maker released a new TV-connected game machine every five years.


Related Topix: Video Games, Nintendo, Wii U, WII, X360

Guardians of the Galaxy Skin Pack Heading to Minecraft on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Even if you have been living under a rock for the past year, you know that interest in the Guardians of the Galaxy is at an all time high thanks to Marvel 's latest hollywood blockbuster.


Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, The, D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games, Deep Silver, X360, Guardians of the Galaxy


Is it time to upgrade your PlayStation or Xbox?

There are plenty of signs that buying a PS4 or Xbox One would bring hours of joy, but if you don't have all that much time to settle down with a game, is a console upgrade really worth the money yet? Some tell you to go for it, while others advise you to wait for a few more months until the prices go down, but eventually you end up going through ... (more)


Related Topix: Video Games

Over 4.6 million played the 'Destiny' Beta on PlayStation and Xbox

On Wednesday, video game publisher Activision announced over four million players participated in the " Destiny " beta via the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One .


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Activision, Destiny, X360, Bungie Software

EA Access "Netflix for games" may be dead in the water

Though it's being launched for Xbox One this week with much fanfare, Sony's response to EA Games initiative with all-you-can-eat gaming may have dire implications.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games