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EA has announced that a trial for Battlefield 1, courtesy of EA/Origin Access on Xbox One and PC, will be out on October 13th for subscribers of the service. It will offer ten hours of game time (though that only counts for when the game is running). However, there will be some limits. Multiplayer will be available but you only get five maps – St. Quentin Scar, Amiens, Sinai Desert, Fao ...read more
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It’s being reported that Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron both have started production of the PlayStation 4 Pro. Foxconn is apparently doing double-duty, as they have allegedly taken on trial production of the Nintendo NX as well. The Nintendo NX is Nintendo’s upcoming and yet unnamed console reportedly releasing in 2017. In the past, Foxconn and Pegatron equally split the OEM (original ...read more
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Only available on PlayStation 4, the first Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta weekend opens on October 14 at 10am PT/1pm ET, Activision announced today. The second multiplayer beta weekend, available to both PS4 and Xbox One players, will then open on October 21 at 10am PT/1pm ET. Here’s the full schedule: You can gain access to the Infinite Warfare multiplayer beta by pre-ordering any ...read more
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It looks like there will not be any more delays on the Nintendo NX, and that it will hit its previously announced release date of March 2017 worldwide after all. It also seems like Nintendo expect it to sell in pretty appreciable quantities- according to a report by DigiTimes, Chinese manufacturer Foxconn have begun trial production on the Nintendo NX. The report also states that annual ...read more
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One of the big selling points that Microsoft have over the PS4 Pro is that the Xbox One Scorpio promises to be a far more powerful and therefore superior device. And that’s great, but the Scorpio is also a year away. In the here and now, it falls to the existing Xbox One S to take on the Pro. But even there, in spite of inferior specs, the One S has a feature that the PS4 Pro does not- it ...read more
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According to a new report from CNBC, a number of companies are considering making a bid for Twitter. Potential bidders are Salesforce and Google, among others. The company could receive a bid shortly, and it's believed that there could be a deal before the end of the year. According to the report, the potential buyers are interested in the user data that Twitter generates, as well as its place ...read more
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Yahoo has announced details of a massive data breach, in which "information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen". The company said today that the data was stolen from its network in late 2014, and blamed the action on an unnamed "state-sponsored actor". It said in a press release that it had confirmed the circumstances of the breach as part of "a recent ...read more
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Major Nelson took to Twitter today to announce the new batch of backward compatible titles. Well, it wasn’t exactly a batch but does that matter when it’s a great classic like Call of Duty 3? Follow the Allies on the Normandy Breakthrough campaign as they push inland to liberate Paris and take the first step on the path to Berlin. Through a seamless narrative that delivers the rush of ...read more
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EA Sports’ FIFA 17 is now available to play on Xbox One and PC. That is, if you have a subscription to EA/Origin Access. As with previous triple-A games, FIFA 17 is available to play several days ahead of its release courtesy of a limited time trial. This allows for 10 hours of playtime though it only counts when the game is actually running. Those interesting in playing the full game can ...read more
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"Burnout Paradise" is one of the most wanted games with backward compatibility for Xbox One. Unfortunately, the game developer, Criterion, said that the racing game is still in the works. Over a year ago, Criterion Games announced that they were talking to Microsoft about bringing the "Burnout Paradise" to Xbox One. Even though there have been some development since the announcement on July ...read more
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