Disappointed with this month's PlayStation Plus selection? It sounds like Sony will be giving you the choice to select your freebies moving forwards. A trailer on the 'What's New' section of the PlayStation 4 confirms that a new feature is on the way, allowing you to vote for which title you want to be given away for free. Judging by the clip, you'll h ...read more
Microsoft could consider the idea of unlocking Xbox 360 once its lifecycle and developers support officially ends, according to Xbox Head Phil Spencer. The news comes as Spencer himself answered a question by a fan, hinting this could be a proper option for the future of the platform.
Even though Spencer didn't offer an "official answer", he said Microsoft w ...read more
If we weren't too grown up to be discussing console wars we'd probably be announcing a winner and holding up an awkwardly parallelogram shaped belt right about now. In its quarterly earnings Sony has reported sales of three million PS4s in the last three months, taking overall sales to an incredible 25.3 million consoles.
This figure positively sails past ...read more
Street Fighter 5 will launch worldwide on the same day.
When Street Fighter 5 launches in the spring of 2016, it will do so across the globe. Event Hubs reports that Street Fighter producers Yoshinori Ono and Tomoaki Ayano attended the Hong Kong video games convention and confirmed the news in a livestream.
“We will have a simultaneous [Street Fighter 5] release a ...read more
Microsoft's eighth generation home console, the Xbox One, has surpassed the 13 million mark, according to VGChartz's latest sales data.
The Xbox One reached the milestone for the week ending June 27. The console sold 94,057 units to bring its worldwide lifetime sales to 13,054,203 units. There have also been 61,731,058 games sold for the Xbox One at retail.
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Microsoft has made much ado about Windows 10's support for streaming Xbox One games to your PC, but how do you actually do it? There's a good chance that you can figure it out if you're reading this, but Microsoft has helpfully posted a full walkthrough in case you or your friends need some help. The gist? You'll need both an Xbox One controller and an Xbox Live account, of ...read more
Sony has revealed the games heading to PS Plus in August 2015.
All the games will arrive on August 4, at which point July's offerings will abscond. With that in mind, these are the titles you'll soon be able to take for a spin:
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (PS4)
Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
Sound Shapes (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
CastleStorm Complete Edition (PS3, PS Vita)
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Revealing backwards compatibility on Xbox One for Xbox 360 games was an absurdly juicy feature for Microsoft to just casually throw out at E3 this year. Speaking to Official Xbox Magazine, Microsoft's corporate vice president Kudo Tsunoda explains the next steps and why the full back catalogue won't be appearing just yet.
"So, we’ll ...read more
The Xbox One had always had some interesting TV and wider entertainment functionality but, Microsoft executives are saying their TV ambitions are now taking a back seat.
Back when the Xbox One was originally unveiled, the console seemed heavily focused on entertainment and TV functionality, an aspect that gaming fans weren’t too pleased about. The new Xbox was su ...read more
Ever since Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would support streaming Xbox One games to PC, we’ve all been demanding answers as to if we can stream PC games to Xbox One. After all, that’s the more useful application, right? Microsoft have always said it was something they’d look at, but talking to The Verge head of Xbox Phil Spencer has said that PC streaming is seriously ...read more