Apple, Microsoft, Google, Samsung, Nokia, HTC, Motorola, Huawei, and Asurion all have pledged to offer a free anti-theft tool for devices they make after July 2015; the effort is also being supported by wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile while Blackberry and LG are not involved. This feature would mean that when a consumer has their device stolen or loses it will be able to log on from a computer to remotely wipe and render their former device inoperable.
RedLynx's Trials Fusion has finally been released for all currently supported console platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS3. The game should be available for download on all listed platforms at this time; the digital download will set console gamers back $20 USD while PC riders are forced to wait until April 24th. RedLynx released a new developer diary to coincide with the console release which covers the title's progress from concept art to final release build.
Developer Spark Plug Games has revealed that their upcoming endless runner/action game is slated to arrive in July for the PS4, Vita, PC, and Mac. The title was funded via Kickstarter and is the studio's second attempt at crowd funding; in 2012 the developer was forced to cancel a project, Steampunk Bullet Train, due to lack of funds. The developer claims that MechRunner will be feature complete and launch ready by July 2014 regardless of the current Kickstarter campaign's success or lack thereof.
Humble Bundle is back today with yet another assortment of high-grade Android games including Double Fine's The Cave and Fireproof Games' The Room 2 on top of other various stellar titles. All of this is part the Humble Mobile Bundle 5; users can pay at least $1 USD and receive Aralon: Sword and Shadow, Bag It!, and R-Type 2. Those who BTA(beat the average) will be given The Room 2, The Cave, and Carcassonne as well as more games yet to be added.
Titan "Nose Art" insignias will let players customize their fighting robots, developer Respawn Entertainment revealed on Tuesday.
Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment committed to more frequent and transparent updates on its new official blog.
Game director Steve Fukuda wrote that Respawn's focus has always been on releasing the game, so supporting a title post-release is a chan ...read more
Thanks to a publishing deal through Adult Swim Games the crowdfunded survival platformer Rain World will be coming to the PlayStation Vita "and well beyond." The project was first intended to release on PC and Mac sometime in December 2014 but since Adult Swim Games came aboard developers have officially confirmed that the title will land on the PS Vita first and from there who knows. Rain World ...read more
Call of Duty: Ghosts is the "coolest game in da hood" according to Snoop Dogg, he has been approached by Infinity Ward to provide voice work for the multiplayer callouts. His voice will be sold as part of a "voice DLC"; the DLC will feature Snoop announcing things like "squad member active - a brother from another mother" and "rack up points by reaching the enemy portal, y'dig?". The Snoop Dogg voice pack will be available for purchase on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 starting April 22nd for $2.99.
Microsoft has announced a range of Xbox Live discounts as part of the online marketplace's spring sale.
Numerous Xbox 360 games and DLC packs are now on offer, including Assassin's Creed, Saints Row, Borderlands and Skyrim content. The sale items listed below are available to all Xbox Live members until April 21.
Hitman Absolution is free to download until tomorrow for all Xbox Live Gold members as part of ...read more
Square Enix has officially closed their publishing and development facilities in Mumbai after barely a year into operations. The company most famous for the Final Fantasy series set out for their Mumbai office to develop "world class mobile gaming for India" through local partnership with national game studios. According to information given by Square Enix the Mumbai studio at peak only had 6 employees to speak of, there has been no official word if they were simply let go or given transfers within the company.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has apparently scheduled a PlayStation Network maintenance for Easter Monday. This claim came in the form of a now deleted tweet by PlayStation English community manager Chris Owen; Sony has made no other official clarification regarding this specific maintenance. If this rumor is found out to be true then this means PlayStation ...read more