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Sony has confirmed that they will be adding 2-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network to increase the security of its users. 2-factor authentication is a technique used by many online platforms that allows the user to make sure their account is secure by utilizing the additional security information that only the user has access to, instead of just the username and password. This ...read more
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Sources familiar with the matter told The Verge prototypes being tested contain “upgraded components” similar to those which improve the “performance of a PC gaming rig.” The report comes after FCC filings popped up last week suggesting Microsoft was possibly working on two new Xbox One models. One of which is assumed to be a slim model. Since the FCC documents were discovered, the ...read more
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“The Xbox 360 helped redefine an entire generation of gaming at Microsoft. I am incredibly proud of all of the work and dedication that went into development of the Xbox 360 hardware, services and games portfolio over the last decade. And I’m grateful to the fans for their continued passion and support. “Thanks to the Xbox 360, we evolved Xbox Live from the original Xbox into the ...read more
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The upgraded PS4 has popped up yet again, with more details and a less ridiculous codename. As you may recall, rumours of a more powerful PS4 first cropped up at GDC this year, from multiple sources. Details were vague, suggesting only that the upgraded console would have a better GPU and be able to support 4K resolutions and was a way off yet. A second report corroborated the whispers, ...read more
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The multiplayer beta of Gears of War 4 officially launches tomorrow, but it has been open to press, developers, friends, family and contest winners since Friday night. Apparently The Coalition is getting ready for the floodgates opening with a first round of updates. A mandatory update has been made available on the Xbox Live servers, and it’s a big one, weighing 6.3 gigabytes. At the ...read more
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Today Steam’s Daily Deal features the critically acclaimed platformer Limbo, putting it on sale for 75% off until Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. Limbo’s standard pricing is $9.99 but you can pick it up for just $2.49 for this limited time.
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A slimmer Xbox One console has been rumored for at least as long as the console has been out- the rumors seem to hint at a cheaper, smaller unit that will lack a disc drive and be cheaper. Over the time, those rumors have changed, as Microsoft have hinted at a new hardware strategy for Xbox, having multiple SKUs and variants, and iterative improvements over time. A while back, some FCC filings ...read more
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Rumors started flying earlier this year that Red Dead Redemption 2 might be getting announced at this year’s E3. If you were one who believed those rumors, then a new leaked map which is supposed to detail the playable area for the upcoming title will positively send you into a tizzy. The map was first posted on Neogaf by a user who claimed to know someone close to the development team. ...read more
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The Coalition’s Rod Fergusson has revealed that Gears of War 5 is pretty much a given at this point- unless Gears of War 4 does terribly. That knowledge, apparently, makes development far easier, with less pressure on the developers, than before. “One of the things that’s nice about Microsoft’s investment is that we know, unless this does horribly, we’re probably going to do another ...read more
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Quite a few Activision games are on sale this weekend through Steam. The publisher’s sale has discounts on various genres, with up to 75% off the regular price. Other games in the Call of Duty franchise are also on sale, along with Transformers titles and last year’s episodic adventure King’s Quest. Here’s just a few of the games marked down this weekend:
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